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Arts in Healthcare
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: This study explores the benefits of dance for women affected by cancer and considers how such benefits enhance wellbeing. Specifically, it examines how dance can combat negative side eff ...
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Creative Arts Therapy programs in pediatric hospitals may incorporate Art Therapy, Music Therapy, and Dance/Movement therapy as part of their patient-centered, multidisciplinary, multi-m ...
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: The current global pandemic changed people's lives and health dramatically. People worldwide are looking for transformative health and wellbeing. Many seek this though conventional treat ...
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: There has been increasing research on mindfulness and art therapy in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Conventional treatment methods such as CBT and pharmacotherapy (PT) using SSRIs h ...
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Depression is a common yet in terms of individual/social significance most underestimated disease. Yearly six million (17%) of Germany`s population require treatment. The international l ...
    • Arts in Healthcare
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: It has been well documented that meditation has a beneficial effect on the health. Researchers also reported that painting calligraphy can positively influence some illnesses too. In aut ...
Acupuncture
    • Acupuncture
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Previous clinical trials have demonstrated that both acupuncture and sham acupuncture exert significant, non-specific effects on treatment outcomes when compared to no-treatment controls ...
    • Acupuncture
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: For over 20+ years, acupuncture has been shown to provide pain relief for various patients. However, few studies examine use of acupuncture in a postsurgical joint replacement population ...
    • Acupuncture
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: People have been teaching self-acupuncture (SA) in the UK since 1977. More recently, a small body of research has been conducted on SA. However, detailed guidelines on teaching and deliv ...
    • Acupuncture
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Many randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of acupuncture reveal no significant differences between acupuncture and sham acupuncture, while other studies find statistically significant dif ...
    • Acupuncture
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Acupuncture can be considered a complex treatment intervention,which includes different components leading to an overall treatment effect. Amongthese are various factors evoking specific ...
Complementary Therapies & Clinical Care
    • Complementary Therapies & Clinical Care
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Chronic otitis media with effusion (COME) is a common entity in 1-8year old children. Natural resolution is relatively high, although the longer COME persists the higher rate of complica ...
    • Complementary Therapies & Clinical Care
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: In the field of hydrotherapy, specific wraps and compresses are known as heat-generating or heat-absorbing wraps for a variety of indications. In Traditional European Medicine, calf comp ...
    • Complementary Therapies & Clinical Care
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Insomnia symptoms are associated with abnormalities in the circadian body temperature rhythm, as it is synchronized with the sleep-wake rhythm. Exogenous skin warming with footbaths can ...
Covid Research
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 infection is a lethal disease caused by a Novel strain of coronaviruses. Although vaccinations of healthy people and meticulous treatment of infected people are the main globa ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: To present the evidence of the therapeutic effects and safety of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) used with or without conventional western therapy for COVID-19.
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has a profound impact on physical and mental well-being throughout the world. Previous studies have revealed that complementary and alternative medicine (C ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Little evidence is available to support the use of traditional, complementary and integrative medicine (TCIM) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study investigated the frequency and patt ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIH) has been a popular medical approach. This study aims to investigate CIH use in patients afflicted with COVID-19.
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: COVID-19 sparked a pandemic in December 2019 and is currently posing a huge impact globally. Chinese herbal medicine is incorporated into the Chinese national guideline for COVID-19 mana ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Many patients ('long-haulers') suffer lingering illness following COVID-19. The aim of this presentation is to evaluate the evidence of nutrient deficiencies affecting immune function an ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) may provide an opportunity for health preventive or supportive self-treatment regarding Covid-19 infections. The study aims to explore self-h ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: The Window of knowledge in the Contributions of the Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the context of COVID-19 pandemic, of the Virtual Health Library on Traditional, ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Chinese patent medicines (CPMs) are an indispensable part of traditional Chinese medicine. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) manifests as an acute respiratory infectious disease. This ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Covid-19 has had a large impact upon UK society and healthcare, however little is currently known about its impact upon UK herbal medicine practice. This survey aimed to identify: change ...
    • Covid Research
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: It has been widely reported that the mental well-being has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the imposed social isolation restrictions. It is essential to investigate, ...
Diabetes
    • Diabetes
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Self-care is an in important component of chronic disease management and maintaining well-being. Type 2 diabetes is highly prevalent worldwide and is a condition that is managed consider ...
    • Diabetes
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: To assess the effectiveness and safety of Jinlida granules combined with oral hypoglycemic drugs in type2 diabetes (T2DM).
    • Diabetes
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Micro-inflammation is a frequent statue often contributing to comorbidity and poor prognosis of patients with DKD. Damp-heat syndrome is a common disease pattern for DKD. In DKD patients ...
    • Diabetes
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Is there evidence for Cinnamomum species to be used as an alternative to metformin or an adjunct treatment in the management of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2?  By Geraldine Saunders-Hibbert B ...
Evolution of the Integrative Medicine Model
    • Evolution of the Integrative Medicine Model
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The aim of the Saluto-Hygiogenetic EvALuation Group (S-HEAL) is to develop, validate, standardize, classify and implement questionnaires measuring multidimensional and holistic aspects o ...
    • Evolution of the Integrative Medicine Model
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: By means of a paradigm shift in rheumatology, a personalised expansion of the holistic diagnostics and differential diagnostics of all development phases of spondylarthritis psoriatica f ...
Global View
    • Global View
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The results of recent surveys indicate that more than 50 % of the German population has experience with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) or uses CAM regularly. This study elu ...
    • Global View
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The self-reported use of CAM varies from 10% to 76% worldwide. These large variations in reported use are partly due to differences in how CAM is defined and partly how detailed CAM is d ...
Homeopathy
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Various natural products have been evaluated for their anticancer activity in the efforts to discover novel approaches to circumvent adverse events of cancer chemotherapy. The aim of thi ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Hypertension constitutes an important public health issue. It affects 30% of world population according to the latest data. The aetiology of hypertension is various and complex, involvin ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Specific effects of potentised preparations are deemed implausible according to fundamental scientific reasoning. Thus, empirical evidence for specific efficacy has to be critically exam ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: There is a burgeoning of psychiatric morbidity in the general population. There has been a failure of the standard model of care; exponentially increasing medication costs are accompanie ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Homeopathy seems to be frequently a subject of debate, especially in public media, in which its effects and plausibility are highly discussed. Due to the lacking knowledge of a remedy-sp ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Homeopathic preparations in low potencies, containing still measurable quantities of the starting substance, constitute a unique research field in homeopathic basic research. Here we pre ...
    • Homeopathy
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Tinea (ringworm) is highly infectious, particularly amongst schoolchildren. It occurs frequently in East Africa, where standard care is costly, associated with side effects, becoming les ...
Immunology
    • Immunology
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Up to now, the state of knowledge and scientific evidence on the symptoms, diagnostics and therapy of histamine intolerance have shown great deficiencies. The complexity of molecular all ...
    • Immunology
    Poster Stream 3
    Tailored testing protocols for infection-driven pathologies such as Fibromyalgia, M.E., Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, etc.
Integrative Oncology
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Existing evidence supports the use of certain Chinese medicine (CM) interventions for symptom management among palliative cancer patients. However, evidence-based service recommendations ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Integrative oncology has proven to be a useful approach to control cancer symptoms and improve the quality of life (QoL) and overall health of patients, delivering integrated patient car ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: PROACTIVE is a psycho-educational support intervention for prostate cancer patients managed on Active Surveillance. PROACTIVE is comprised of two interdependent components: group worksho ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: concentration in surface waters is over 16 mM/L (~150 ppm) and 12-14 mM/L in the plasma of humans. In recent decades it became evident that altering hydrogen-deuterium isotope ratios exe ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third-most commonly diagnosed cancer type and a leading cause of cancer-related death. Among all the treatment methods available for CRC, the vast majority ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: This observational prospective study conducted at the Clinic for Complementary Medicine and Diet in Oncology, Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca (Italy) aimed at better clarifying why and wh ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: We conducted a feasibility trial of acupuncture in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment. The trial included training radiographers to deliver acupuncture within patients' ro ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Diagnosis of cancer, comprehensive and long-lasting procedures during medical diagnostics and treatment in cancer care, affect the physical, emotional, psychological, and social componen ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network guideline mentions considering traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for breast cancer without specific guidelines.. Many systematic reviews (SR) f ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Breast cancer survivors often suffer from diagnosis- and therapy-related long-term side effects. The aim of this mixed-method pilot study was to evaluate the effects of mindful walking c ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: GenesisCare provides complex radiotherapy and systemic therapies across 14 UK centres. It is the only private provider in the UK to integrate a specialist wellbeing service within its cl ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Chinese medicine modalities, including acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM), have been used as palliative interventions among cancer patients. More research should be conducted ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Propolis is known to possess various biological properties such as antioxidant and antitumor activity. As Tetrigona apicalis is one of the main species mostly founded at peninsular Malay ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: The dialogue concerning complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) between cancer patients and the cancer care team is crucial to ensure patient safety and mutual trust. Research has i ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Thermoregulation disturbances are a common cancer-related complaint that causes thermal discomfort. More attention should be given to the acquired symptom of feeling cold, which is recor ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) Online Task Force was created in response to the challenges facing continuity of integrative oncology care resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Chinese medicine modalities, including acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM), are popular palliative interventions among cancer patients. To deliver patient-centered cancer palli ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is one of the most limiting side effects of chemotherapy and often leads to adaptations in the protocol of the chemotherapy including do ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Breast Cancer Haven (BCH), a national UK breast cancer support charity, temporarily closed its five regional and two outreach centres following government advice regarding social distanc ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Pre-treatment quality of life (PQL) determines the clinical outcome of oncological patients. Integrative oncology (IO) concepts are increasingly seeked and applied by oncological patient ...
    • Integrative Oncology
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers experienced by women. This study aimed to examine the comparative effectiveness and safety of oral Chinese patent medicines (OCPMs) for br ...
Lifestyle Medicine
    • Lifestyle Medicine
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Measuring outcomes and impact of social prescribing has been driven by biomedical models of health. Many benefits of social prescribing relate to the wider determinants of health and are ...
Medical Education
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Mindfulness-based interventions are increasingly used in health, economic and educational systems. There are numerous studies demonstrating the effectiveness of mindfulness-based interve ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: As Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) has shown to increase stress tolerance and quality of life, MBSR courses are offered as elective subject to medical students at Ulm Universit ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-23 recommended evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) education for traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) professionals, including Chinese medici ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Medical students experience significant stress and mood impacts due to multiple reasons including excessive workload, uncertain career choices, and financial stressors. The authors aim t ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: In 2019, a Case Report template meant to standardize and support the structural development of new health care was developed. Accepted for presentation at the ICCMR congress in Brisbane ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Complementary medicine (CM) is often used by patients and offered by physicians in Germany. The attitude of medical students towards CM has been little investigated. The aim was to asses ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic an interprofessional integrative medicine module for undergraduate students including the study programmes medicine, nursery, physiotherapy, midwifery scienc ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) and interprofessionalism strive for patient-centered and value-oriented healthcare. However, until now the scientific discourse on each subje ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The German curriculum in palliative care has remained unchanged since 1996, including aromatherapy, but without specifying its scope and content. Reliable data on the use of aromatherapy ...
    • Medical Education
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Anamnesis is the most important instrument in a doctor-patient relationship and an established component of medical curriculum. Time and cost pressures, accompanied by tight institutiona ...
Mental Health & Stress Management
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: The global disease burden of mental-illness, combined with the restricted efficacy of conventional treatments, has led to increased focus on non-pharmalogical, preventative interventions ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Stress is a physiological process that occurs regularly in the body. Long-term stress can have negative effects and promote chronic diseases. It also affects the autonomic nervous system ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Recently the prevalence of both depression and plant-based dietary patterns (vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian) has increased. Plant-based diets have been encouraged due to beneficial effec ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: A large number of patients diagnosed with mental disorders are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in addition to conventional mental health services (Wahlstr'm et al. 200 ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Cognitive anxiety lies within the broad domain of social anxiety and is a psychological problem which exerts a negative effect on human behaviour. Previous scientific studies into music ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: WHO estimates that 264 million people worldwide suffer from depression. In addition, burnout is an occupational disease that was recently recognized by the WHO. Less than half of those a ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Previous research into trait anxiety (an individual's general anxiety level) and its relationship with music performance anxiety (MPA) has mainly focused on the conscious mind. Little re ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Itroduction: Shugan Jieyu Capsule as a proprietary Chinese medicine has been approved for marketing in China for treating depression for 13 years. Our purpose is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Whilst distress can have a profoundly negative impact on the well-being of women (who are the main receivers of treatment for distress), and poses a huge financial problem for the United ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a highly prevalent common mental health disorder, cited alongside stress and depression as being responsible for around half of all sickness absence ...
    • Mental Health & Stress Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: In 2017, more than one in ten people globally lived with a mental health disorder, with anxiety being most prevalent, and neurodegenerative diseases are on the rise. We aimed to produce ...
Mind and Body Connection
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Studies have shown the benefits of mindfulness for health care professionals. Psychiatrists and social workers were shown to have the highest levels of burnout and compassion fatigue. Mi ...
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Dumfries House, a part of The Prince's Foundation, sits in an area of high unemployment and high indices of poor health, including high prescribing levels of analgesics. To provide addit ...
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: To identify the volume, breadth, and characteristics of clinical studies evaluating Tai Chi published between January 2010 and January 2020.
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Chronic low back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions causing disability and absence from work worldwide. This affects the patient, their family and can place a fina ...
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Therapeutic sensations are a common phenomenon in mind and body practices and similar therapies. Tingling, warmth, fullness, and heaviness are frequently reported by patients who receive ...
    • Mind and Body Connection
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Tai Chi is a traditional mind-body exercise that is practiced across the globe by people of different ages and health status. This overview aims to report the best available systematic r ...
Mistletoe Therapy
    • Mistletoe Therapy
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Mistletoe therapy (MT) is used as an adjunct to conventional therapy in cancer patients due to its known immunological properties. However, minimal research has been conducted to identif ...
    • Mistletoe Therapy
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: European mistletoe extracts have been widely used in cancer treatment for at least 100 years. In the present work, the antitumoral potential of Viscum album ethanolic soluble substances ...
    • Mistletoe Therapy
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Mistletoe therapy (MT) is used as an adjunct to conventional therapy in cancer patients due to its known immunological properties. However minimal evidence has been presented on oral mis ...
Nutrition, Gut Health & Microbiome
    • Nutrition, Gut Health & Microbiome
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: A Whole Food Plant-based Diet parallel to treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis ' a pilot study on feasibility: The NutriJIA-Study. Ngoumou G1, Schroetter L1, Klotsche J4, Kandil F- ...
    • Nutrition, Gut Health & Microbiome
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: A significant, but disparate and poorly collated literature exists describing the impact of medication/s on micronutrient status. ObjectiveCurrently no tools allow this data to be easily ...
    • Nutrition, Gut Health & Microbiome
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a major cause of death and disability. It affects ~2% of the population above the age of 65 years and its prevalence increases dramatically as the population ...
    • Nutrition, Gut Health & Microbiome
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Uremic pruritus is a frequent and prominent symptom in patients with advanced or end-stage renal disease. Lack of effective treatments for kidney disease-associated pruritus often leads ...
Pain Management
    • Pain Management
    Introduction: To assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a daily oral dose of two combined edible mushroom extracts, obtained from cultured Cordyceps sinensis, Ganoderma lucidum, Grifola frond ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Polyneuropathy is a generalized disease of the peripheral nervous system and is most commonly caused by diabetes and alcohol abuse. However, the cause often remains unknown, so that only ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a multifactorial disease associated with severe pain symptoms. The complexity of the underlying causes requires a coordinated therapy involving orthod ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Mind-body modalities are becoming an integral part of pain management best practice as non-opioid/non-pharmacologic methods are pursued. Our Pediatric Integrative Health and Wellbeing Pr ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Little is known about the important clinical outcomes from the perspectives of patients with chronic back pain (CBP) and the difference from doctors. The aim is to compare what outcomes ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: I made a mistake by ignoring a red flag in the history of a patient with back pain. To help others avoid repeating my mistake I constructed a small group teaching day to understand and i ...
    • Pain Management
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: To develop a procedure for the implementation of motor and mental imagery into the standard 28 day rehabilitation program for elective orthopaedics patients at a rehabilitation centre, a ...
Patient Activation & Self-Management
    • Patient Activation & Self-Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Activating patients to self-manage low back pain (LBP) may help reduce disability and improve quality of life. This study aimed to describe and compare the extent to which patients seeki ...
    • Patient Activation & Self-Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Habit stickers (HS) are self-activation tools that empower people to develop healthier habits.[1] Rather like an affirming self-prescription, they are small stickers with ' I am... and I ...
    • Patient Activation & Self-Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Bah'' fasting (BF) is a religiously motivated intermittent dry fast. It implies abstaining from food and fluids during daylight hours every year in March for nineteen consecutive days. T ...
    • Patient Activation & Self-Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Management of COPD patient involves medical, pharmacological, physical rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions, requiring a multidisciplinary approach. COPD patients may feel helpless ...
    • Patient Activation & Self-Management
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Stress incontinence (SUI) is a common disease among women. It is the most frequent pelvic floor dysfunction, defined involuntary loss of urine during effort or exertion. Epidemiological ...
Planetary & Environmental Health
    • Planetary & Environmental Health
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Nature Based Therapy (NBT) is intentional engagement with nature through plants, animals and natural landscapes for measurable beneficial outcomes. It enhances immune function, improves ...
    • Planetary & Environmental Health
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: WHYoutdoors ' Nature Based Cancer Care CourseMelissa Hillier, (We Hear You) Michael Connors (Natural Academy)IntroductionWe Hear You (WHY) is a charity that provides free professional co ...
Practitioner Support
    • Practitioner Support
    Poster Stream 2
    Introduction: Apart from biological, psychological and social factors, initial studies show that spirituality and culture can also play an important factor in stress management. The study examines the ...
Research and Evaluation
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Up to two-thirds of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Despite this high prevalence, no resource currently systematically summariz ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: In the assessment of geriatric patients beside their functional limitations and rehabilitative needs it is helpful to measure the autonomic functioning, assessable, e.g., by the State au ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The paper sets out the development, validity and responsiveness of the Integrative Medicine Treatment Evaluation Form (IMTEF), which has been designed to measure the effects of complemen ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Exercise and physiotherapy play an important role in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease. Various methods of complementary medicine exist as alternative therapies for the ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is associated with long-term negative outcomes which mainstream treatments are not improving. Families try a variety of non-mainstream tre ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Nutritional Therapy (NT) is an evidence-based complementary therapy, which applies nutrition and lifestyle science to underlying pathophysiology, resulting in personalised health improve ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: It has been reported that up to 70% of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) each year. Healthcare providers refer to clinical pr ...
    • Research and Evaluation
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: The presentation will include video presentation related to impact of crime and regime in the community.BackgroundThe prison service sponsored research in the introduction of a cranial n ...
Traditional Health
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) believes that dampness syndrome (DS)is the leading cause and prognostic factors of obesity. Modern medicine uses body composition indexes such as BMI a ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction:' Herpes zoster (HZ) is a common infection in individuals with immunocompromised immune systems, such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients, and it brings great discomfor ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Opioid addiction is one of the common problems of the societies. Complications and undesirable efficacy of the current treatments are among the main concerns. Hab-o Shefa is a Persian me ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: After taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), 15%-20% of HIV/AIDS patients are still unable to restore immunity (so called incomplete immune reconstruction). There is still ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: In the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), pattern differentiation-guided treatment has been recognised by the latest revision of the International Classification of Diseases ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Raynaud's phenomenon is a cardinal manifestation of systemic sclerosis in which vasospasms restrict the arterial inflow in the fingers and toes. Rosemary essential oil (ROS) is a smooth ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: In the previous study, 'Kidney Flaccidity Compound' (KFC) had positive effect on delaying the progression of chronic kidney disease(CKD),better than Chinese patent medicine(CPM), whereas ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Acute infections are one of the key factors that lead to respiratory diseases. In integrative medicine, chest compresses are used as a supplement to conventional treatments, but little i ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Many systematic review have showed that Traditional Chinese medical (TCM) exercises, from TCM long term practice, were benefitial to patients with low cardiopulmonary function. This over ...
    • Traditional Health
    Poster Stream 3
    Introduction: Shilajit (momiai, mummy, mumie or mineral pitch) has been used traditionally in different medical systems for the treatment of a variety of ailments since hundreds of years ago. The aim ...
Yoga
    • Yoga
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the views of elderly care home residents and care home staff on the usefulness of accessible chair yoga as a well-being intervention ...
    • Yoga
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a long-term condition that results in inflammation of joints resulting in comorbidities including mood disorders leading to poor quality-of -life. Our study ...
    • Yoga
    Poster Stream 1
    Introduction: The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility of a 6-week workplace yoga and mindfulness program for improving psychological health in resident physicians.

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