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Aromatherapy: Using Essential Oils as a Supportive Therapy

Aromatherapy: Using Essential Oils as a Supportive Therapy

Lavender, peppermint, and orange are well-known essential
oils that have been included in many study methodologies. ...

Acupuncture for palliative cancer pain management

The Significant Effect of Homeopathic Medicine in Lung Cancer

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A new study has found that older adults with mild cognitive impairment are not only likely to avoid progression, but also experience restoration of their baseline cognition when they begin and continue lifestyle activities, including reading, sports, socialising, and other hobbies. This is significant due to the lack of effective prevention and treatment options for dementia.

One of the less obvious impacts of the pandemic is that hundreds of thousands of families have decided to buy a puppy for company and to help them cope with the stress and emotional upheaval. These puppies have now reached adolescence, and, for many, things have not turned out well. Some have already been relinquished to rescue or sold on to other families. Some of these dogs will have developed serious behaviour problems which may lead to future euthanasia.

Veterans who have acupuncture before surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to a randomized, controlled study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2020 annual meeting. Veterans who received acupuncture also reported they were more satisfied with their pain control than those who did not.

Nurses may be anxious for many reasons – including needing to respond to critical care needs and emergencies, and this anxiety can affect their professional performance. Non-pharmacological interventions, as a safe method, can reduce anxiety. This random controlled, double blind study aimed to determine the effect of music therapy and aromatherapy with chamomile - lavender essential oil on the anxiety of clinical nurses.

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