Alternative Medicine

Help for Moms with autoimmune conditions.

ITM: Institute for Traditional Medicine
ITM is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1979 and incorporated in 1983, dedicated to furthering the knowledge and pursuit of traditional medicine systems and their integration with modern medicine. ITM has distributed hundreds of articles to thousands of practitioners worldwide. The articles range from up-to-date herb safety information to new research about disease treatment, from exploring the main theories behind the treatment methods to the rich history of Chinese medicine and its key contributors.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Contains a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) Citation Index (CCI), which includes approximately 180,000 bibliographic citations dated from 1963 through 1999. These citations were extracted from the MEDLINE database (better search capability). However, the user may browse through citations organized by diseases, methods, and CAM systems.

Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
From the Rosenthal Center at Columbia University, with reviews of research projects and good bibliographies of databases and Internet resources related to botanical medicine, aging, breast cancer and women’s health.

White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy
The Final Report of the commission established by executive order to make recommendations on public policy and legislation concerning alternative medicine. Released in March, 2002.

Menopause and Black Cohosh Information Center
A site dedicated to providing the best information on menopause, the latest research, details on alternatives to hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and tips for effectively managing menopause.

Women in Balance Institute
Research and resources on menopause and other women’s health issues.