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Mayo Clinic Publishes Data on Complementary Health Approaches to Pain

By |September 5th, 2016|

This new data review gives primary care providers — who frequently see patients with chronic pain — tools to inform decision-making on how to help manage pain.
Primary care providers have lacked a robust evidence base to guide recommendations on complementary approaches as practiced and available in the United States:
Data from a review of U.S.-based […]

Music Therapy: History, Healthcare and Music Star Ambulances

By |September 1st, 2016|

Lars Ole Bonde, PhD Aalborg University Music Therapy Expert talks about the history of Music Therapy; Music Therapy in Hospitals; the difference between Music Therapy and Music Medicine; and the relationship between Music Therapy, chronic Diseases, moments of hope and memory.

Music Therapy History
The history of music therapy begins at the dawn of civilization at […]

Virtual Reality Stanford University Pilot Studies on Pain

By |August 31st, 2016|

“Pain is our harm alarm and it does a really good job of getting our attention,” said Beth Darnall, a clinical associate professor at Stanford Health Care’s division of pain medicine. She says:
Virtual Reality is a psychological tool, like meditation, that can “calm the nervous system, and that dampens the pain processing.”
Read Pilot Studies from […]

Medical School Teaches Meditation: Generation Y is Forcing Medical Education to Become Healthier

By |August 30th, 2016|

 

Medical Students at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine learn about the science and methodology behind the transcendental meditation (TM) technique in the first TM elective course offered at a major medical school in the United States. It is called “Physician Wellness through Transcendental Meditation”

Read Chicago Medicine January 2016 articles:Physician Heal Thyself: Strict School of Medicine Students Give New Meaning to the […]

Brain Doctor Prescription for Heart Health

By |August 24th, 2016|

Change your lifestyle to improve your health.
In the last two-three years, articles touting the benefits of meditation are abundant in the news media, but labeled as “alternative medicine.”  Dr. Romie Mushtaq, traditionally trained neurologist with additional board certification in integrative medicine and featured inTED talk, “The Powerful Secret of Your Breath”, argues that meditation should not be considered […]

Triple Aim: Biomedical-Integrative-Assisted

By |August 18th, 2016|

New proposed strategy recently posted in the Hospitals and Health Networks (H&HN) as an article titled A Holistic Approach to Health Care Can Lower Costs and Improve Quality, authored by Alan Spiro, MD and the director of the Duke Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare, Adam Perlman, MD, MPH
They suggest that alongside of two prevailing models of care – “biomedical” and “integrative” – a […]

Doctor and Dietician Collaborate to Help Danes Out of the Nutrition Jungle

By |August 18th, 2016|

Den plantebaserede kost/The Plant Based Diet

Thoughts on the environment, ethics and health has recently aroused great interest and curiosity about vegan and plant based diet. While more and more Danes switch meatballs out with bean patties, others ask whether it is healthy to eat only plants. Do vegans get enough protein, is cow’s milk […]

Oceans of Hope helps people living with Multiple Sclerosis

By |August 16th, 2016|

NIM TV interviews Mikkel Anthonisen, MD Founder of Sailing Sclerosis Foundation and Iben Skyd, MS Crew Oceans of Hope. An intimate, inside-look and discussion with a doctor and a patient who work and live with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
The Sailing Sclerosis project, Oceans of Hope (OOH), helps to change the perception of multiple sclerosis by […]

Harvard study finds yoga and meditation reduces healthcare cost by 43%

By |August 16th, 2016|

A 2015 study done by Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)’s Institute for Technology Assessment and the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) reveals how mind-body medicine could cut health care costs:
Evoking the relaxation response or a physiologic state of deep rest, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, while also affecting heart rate and blood pressure […] The study also found that practitioners primarily […]

Hope and the IKEA Way to Better Healthcare

By |August 15th, 2016|

 

IKEA Way to Better Healthcare, a powerful post-humous video keynote for ECIM 2015 Global Summit in Greater Copenhagen presented by patient expert, Michael Hay, former Creative Director for IKEA Global Communications, who delivered important directives to city mayors and doctors:
 

 

In 30 years, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities, so in the future, city mayors […]

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