Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies

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December 1998

Volume 3, Issue 4

Pages 143–194

  1. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Summaries and Commentaries
    4. Conference Reports
    5. Book Reviews
    6. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK
    1. The Di Bella story: Emotion as opposed to fact (page 143)

      Edzard Ernst, Jo Barnes, Neil C Abbot, Nicola C Armstrong, Elaine Harkness, Max H Pittler, Clare Stevinson, Berit Vogler and Adrian R White

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00091

  2. Summaries and Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Summaries and Commentaries
    4. Conference Reports
    5. Book Reviews
    6. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK
    1. Complementary Medicine – General

    2. Acupuncture

    3. Novel acupuncture placebo? (pages 148–149)

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00096

    4. Herbal Medicine

    5. Garlic reduces total serum cholesterol (pages 150–151)

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00098

    6. Can Panax ginseng prevent cancers? (pages 151–152)

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00099

    7. Homoeopathy

    8. Homoeopathic Arnica in marathon running (pages 155–156)

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00103

    9. Manipulation

    10. Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements and Dietary Approaches

    11. Miscellaneous

    12. Other Complementary Therapies

    13. Hypnotherapy for weight loss (pages 164–165)

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.1998.00112

  3. Conference Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Summaries and Commentaries
    4. Conference Reports
    5. Book Reviews
    6. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK
  4. Book Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Summaries and Commentaries
    4. Conference Reports
    5. Book Reviews
    6. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK
    1. Clinical aromatherapy in nursing (page 168)

      J Barnes

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00899.x

    2. The Legal Aspects of Complementary Therapy Practice (page 168)

      E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00900.x

    3. The Therapeutic Relationship in Complementary Health Care (page 169)

      A R White

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00901.x

    4. Kava: nature's answer to stress, anxiety and insomnia (page 169)

      MH Pittler

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00902.x

  5. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK

    1. Top of page
    2. Editorial
    3. Summaries and Commentaries
    4. Conference Reports
    5. Book Reviews
    6. Abstracts of the 5th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 10th–12th December 1998, Exeter, UK
    1. Results of laser-acupuncture in carpal tunnel syndrome – a prospective; randomised and blinded study (page 180)

      N Aigner, G Zöch and Fialka

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00904.x

    2. Acupuncture prophylaxis in recurrent cystitis (page 180)

      A Aune, T Alræk and H LiHua

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00905.x

    3. A randomised controlled trial of Five-Flower Remedy for examination anxiety: preliminary results (pages 180–181)

      NC Armstrong, J Barnes and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00906.x

    4. Three cases of thyroid desease treated with acupuncture and Japanese kanpo medicine (page 181)

      L Baker

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00908.x

    5. Thirteen years of combined medicine in a Copenhagen general practice (page 181)

      NJ Bang-Nielsen

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00909.x

    6. Experiences with complementary remedies: preliminary results of a survey of community pharmacists (page 181)

      J Barnes, NC Abbot and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00910.x

    7. MPT does not modify lipid serum levels (page 182)

      S Bellometti, E Bertocco and L Galzigna

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00911.x

    8. Towards reflective practice of aromatherapy (page 182)

      MI Berry

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00912.x

    9. Agnus castus containing preparation* on female sterility (page 182)

      A Blank and I Gerhard

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00913.x

    10. Phytotherapy in irritable bowel syndrome: a randomised double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial (pages 182–183)

      B Brinkhaus, C Hentschel, M Lindner, G Schindler, J Bauer, R Kohnen, W Lehmacher, H Schönekäs and EG Hahn

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00914.x

    11. User profiles of patients in homeopathic and conventional medicine (page 183)

      B Brinkhaus, G Schindler, M Lindner, A Malterer, W Mayer, R Kohnen and EG Hahn

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00915.x

    12. Antiviral activity in vitro of Sinupret® drops and its components (pages 183–184)

      B Glatthaar and V Christoffel

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00917.x

    13. Pharmacological profiling of the Thymus vulgaris preparation BNO1018 (page 184)

      V Christoffel

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00918.x

    14. Otitis media: a homeopathic case and ethical considerations (page 184)

      J.K Crellin

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00919.x

    15. Herbal products: the great Canadian debate (page 184)

      J.K Crellin

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00920.x

    16. A clinical trial of healing as a therapy for chronic pain (page 185)

      NC Abbot, EF Harkness, C Stevinson, P Marshall, D Conn and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00922.x

    17. Recent systematic reviews of homoeopathy (page 185)

      E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00923.x

    18. Alternatives to HRT (page 185)

      M Glenville

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00924.x

    19. A clinical trial of distant healing as a therapy for warts (page 186)

      EF Harkness, NC Abbot and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00925.x

    20. Experience with Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) in rehabilitation in Hungary (page 186)

      G Hegyi

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00926.x

    21. Analgesic effects of willow bark extract in osteoarthritis: results of a clinical double-blind trial (page 186)

      B Schmid, B Tschirdewahn, I Kötter, I Günaydin, R Lüdtke, HK Selbmann, W Schaffner and L Heide

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00927.x

    22. Candida-associated diseases – a still open discussion (pages 186–187)

      D Jobst, O Brenig and K Kraft

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00928.x

    23. Immunological effects of acupuncture on allergic asthma (page 187)

      S Joos, C Schott, Z Zou, V Daniel and E Martin

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00929.x

    24. Integration of complementary medicine within universities. An epidemiological study involving Medical Universities in Germany (page 187)

      B Brinkhaus, S Joos, M Lindner, J Seufert, R Kohnen and EG Hahn

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00930.x

    25. Demand and supply of massage and acupuncture in Japan. Analytical studies based-on national surveys on health (page 187)

      S Kagamimori, I Matsubara, Y Nakatani, M Sekine, S Sokejima and Z Liu

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00931.x

    26. Autogenic Training: its effects on nursing students (page 188)

      N Kanji

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00932.x

    27. Complementary medicine, tumour regressions, and causality (page 188)

      H Kappauf

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00933.x

    28. Attitudes towards complementary medicine of patients in an department of Internal Medicine/Oncology & Haematology (page 188)

      H Kappauf, D Leykauf-Ammon and U Bruntsch

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00934.x

    29. Semiotic and psychodynamic aspects of the homoeopathic concept of the simile in family medicine (page 188)

      M Konitzer, O Bahrs, Th Doering and GC Fischer

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00935.x

    30. Valuation of hypertensive patients by an ayurvedic questionnaire (page 189)

      K Kraft and W Voss

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00936.x

    31. Pharmacological and antimicrobila studies on different “Tea Tree” oils from Australia and New Zealand (page 189)

      M Lis-Balchin, SL Hart and SG Deans

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00937.x

    32. The effect of aromatherapy on childhood atopic eczema (page 189)

      C Anderson and M Lis-Balchin

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00938.x

    33. Acupuncture in hemiplegic stroke patients – preliminary results (pages 189–190)

      S Lorenzl and M Singer

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00939.x

    34. Arnica 30DH after knee surgery – three randomised double-blind clinical trials (page 190)

      R Lüdtke and J Wilkens

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00940.x

    35. How complementary is phytotherapy? (page 190)

      RW März, D Löw and FH Kemper

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00941.x

    36. Evaluation of integrated complementary and orthodox care at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital. (page 190)

      SW Mercer, T Thompson, RS Duncan and D Reilly

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00942.x

    37. What patients say: different aspirations among those attending general and complementary practices (pages 190–191)

      SM Mills and W Peacock

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00943.x

    38. The psychological significance of touch in manual therapy (page 191)

      BT Nathan

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00944.x

    39. Monitoring free radicals by the erythrocyte fragility test (page 191)

      PA Öckerman

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00945.x

    40. A pilot study of the correlation between acupoints and corresponding brain cortices using functional MRI (pages 191–192)

      Z Cho, S Chung, J Park, H Park and H Lee

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00946.x

    41. Randomised, double-blind trial of chitosan for body weight reduction (page 192)

      MH Pittler, NC Abbot, EF Harkness and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00947.x

    42. Mineral waters – drinks or drugs? (page 192)

      KL Resch, H Böhmer and P Schuck

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00948.x

    43. Patient referrals due to pain in a complementary medicine clinic of a general hospital (page 192)

      I Siev-Ner, G Kaplan, M Heim, M Azaria and D Gamus

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00949.x

    44. Garlic for prevention of breast cancer – an in vitro study (pages 192–193)

      GP Sivam, O Olsen, T Stokke, JD Potter and O Fodstad

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00950.x

    45. Hypericum for fatigue – a pilot study (page 193)

      C Stevinson, M Dixon and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00951.x

    46. The economic evaluation of complementary medicine: a staged approach at the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital (page 193)

      RA Haselen van, N Graves and PAG Fisher

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00952.x

    47. A Canadian study of chiropractors’ involvement in the treatment of children: questionnaire and diary data (page 193)

      MJ Verhoef and C Papadopoulos

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00953.x

    48. Treatment and advice provided by chiropractors and herbalists to patients with inflammatory bowel disease: an exploratory study (page 194)

      MJ Verhoef, RJ Hilsden and I Rapchuk

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00954.x

    49. Feverfew as a preventive treatment for migraine: a systematic review (page 194)

      BK Vogler, MH Pittler and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00955.x

    50. Foot reflexology: a sole method of diagnosis? (page 194)

      AR White, J Williamson and E Ernst

      Version of Record online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.1998.tb00956.x

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