Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons : a Report to the National Institutes of Health on Alternative Medical Systems and Practices in the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1994 - Alternative medicine - 372 pages
 

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At the time, this 'report' was ahead of its time. AM was still looking for credibility and peer-reviewed journals, research was hard to find but it was there. I used this during my own research for my BA in Medical Anthro thesis. Read full review

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Page 130 - As used in this subsection and subsection (e), the term "substantial evidence" means evidence consisting of adequate and well-controlled investigations, including clinical investigations, by experts qualified by scientific training and experience to evaluate the effectiveness of the drug involved, on the basis of which it could fairly and responsibly be, concluded by such experts that the drug will have the effect it purports or is represented to have under the conditions of use prescribed, recommended,...
Page xxxvii - The Constitution of this Republic should make special provision for Medical Freedom as well as Religious Freedom.... To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are unAmerican and despotic. They are fragments of monarchy and have no place in a Republic.
Page 226 - Nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China: Supplementation with specific vitamin/mineral combinations, cancer incidence, and disease-specific mortality in the general population.
Page 197 - Relationship between substances in diets low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables and cancer risk. ( 1 ) Cancer is a constellation of more than 100 different diseases, each characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Cancer has many causes and stages in its development. Both genetic and environmental risk factors may affect the risk of cancer. Risk factors include a family history of a specific type of cancer, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight and obesity,...
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Page 295 - Herbal medicines may contain excipients in addition to the active ingredients. Medicines containing plant material combined with chemically defined active substances, including chemically defined, isolated constituents of plants, are not considered to be herbal medicines.
Page 215 - The goals of the programs are to provide needy persons with access to a more nutritious diet, to improve the eating habits of the Nation's children, and to help America's farmers by providing an outlet for distributing foods purchased under farmer assistance authorities.
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