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homeopathy

The James Randi Homeopathic Challenge

James Randi first shot to fame as a stage magician but currently seemed to have had a rebirth as a scientific skeptic. In his bid to challenge and discredit supernatural claims about occult and the paranormal, he has gained certain amount of notoriety if not actual popularity and he has now turned his attention to […]

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture – Variations and Techniques

Acupuncture is a term that we usually associate with therapeutic requirements; however increasingly the concept of Cosmetic Acupuncture is now coming to the fore. There are of course many ways in which acupuncture is able to relieve physical ailments and now with the help of cosmetic acupuncture, people are able to tap into this remarkable […]

massage therapy

Studies Show Increase of CAM Use

A new study has shown that there is an increase in the use of complementary and alternative medicine among Americans. Where mainstream or conventional therapies have proven too expensive, people have turned to alternative care, says the study which was published in Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Inflation and health care […]

spices good for health

Reasons to ‘Spice Up’ Your Life

It isn’t just taste that they add to food, the spicy ingredients commonly found in a curry are also good for health in a number of different ways.  Curries have medicinal benefits and ward off illnesses, says pioneering chef, Gurpareet Bains, who is also an author, and a nutritional therapist. According to Bains, his dish […]