Is Integrative medicine credible or quackery?

A term that you might have come across is “Integrative Medicine”, and if so then you might perhaps be wondering what this actually is. Google it and you find that the Wikipedia article sums it up quite distinctly like this … Integrative medicine, which is also called integrated medicine and integrative health in the United Kingdom,[1] combines alternative medicine with evidence-based medicine. Practitioners claim that … Read more

Clinical trials of integrative medicine: testing whether magic works?

You might perhaps be wondering what the term “integrative medicine” actually means, well if curious and you asked, you would get distinctly different answers. For those that support the concept you will be advised that “it treats the “whole person,” focuses on wellness and health rather than on treating disease, and emphasizes the patient-physician relationship“, however … Read more