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Giving placebos such as reiki to cancer patients does more harm than good

Giving placebos such as reiki to cancer patients does more harm than good | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Edzard Ernst: Reiki and other placebo therapies may improve cancer patients' wellbeing but it deprives them of more effective treatments
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Controversial article - get students thinking about Attitudes & Values - does society accept CAM health practices?

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Close Up: Testing Alternative Therapies

A Victoria University professor has issued a warning to the increasing number of people turning to alternative medicine. More and more New Zealanders have di...
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Very interesting... opposing perspectives. Good for critical analysis - practitioners' backgrounds and their beliefs?

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Chiropractic treatment : Cancer Research UK : CancerHelp UK

Chiropractic treatment : Cancer Research UK : CancerHelp UK | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
This page tells you about chiropractic treatment for people with cancer.
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3.3 - Chiropractic care for treating cancer? One of the MANY health practices discussed on this informative website.

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Capes Health Professionals's curator insight, December 21, 2013 9:04 AM

Chiropractic treamtent for cancer patients is still being researched and continually being looked at as a complimentary treatement to help with patients suffering from a life changing disease. If you want to find out more about chiropractic and its benefit to cancer patients the information found here at cancdr research uk will be more than helpful. Chiropractic making waves again.

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How Cells Divide and How Chemotherapy Works

A cell is the functional basic unit of life, often called the building block of life. Humans have about 100 trillion cells. You body is constantly producing ...
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3.3 - Great for students understanding about Chemotherapy as a Western Scientific Medicine

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NZ women trial new breast cancer treatment technology

NZ women trial new breast cancer treatment technology | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
New Zealand women are among the world's first to trial a new development which cuts breast cancer treatment to days.
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3.3 Health Practices - Breast Cancer Radiation treatment

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The Sanctuary » Natural Health Therapies for Mind-Body-Spirit

The Sanctuary » Natural Health Therapies for Mind-Body-Spirit | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
A special place for health and healing situated in a peaceful location on the Weiti River, Red Beach. Our practitioners are dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health and wellness needs on all levels physical, emotional and spiritual.
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If teaching at an Auckland Secondary School - definitely get in touch with Sharon at The Sanctuary. We have practitioners coming in to teach our students about CAM... Reiki, aromatherapy massage, hypnotherapy/visualisation, and acupuncture/acupressure

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Eastern vrs. Western Medicine

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Very clear comparison between Western (WSM) and Eastern (CAM, TM) medicine. Helps students to understand the differences between each.

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Breast cancer information | Breast Cancer Care

Breast cancer information | Breast Cancer Care | Health Practices used in New Zealand | Scoop.it
Breast Cancer Care provides information and support for everyone affected by breast cancer. Find information, get support on our forums, donate and much more.
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3.3 - Very thorough in providing a range of information for treating Breast Cancer. Helpful for students' research

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Breast Cancer Surgery

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3.3 - Easy to follow, clear explanation of Surgery as a Western Scientific Medicine for treating Breast Cancer

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