Items Tagged ‘complementary or alternative medicines’

August 31st, 2015

High Use of Alternative Medicine in Senior Cancer Patients


Alternative medicines are widely thought to be at least harmless and very often helpful for a wide range of discomforts and illnesses. However, although they’re marketed as “natural,” they often contain active ingredients that can react chemically and biologically with other therapies. Researchers performed a comprehensive review of all of the medications taken by senior […]

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