Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research

Some research studies in Complementary and Alternative Medicine as a whole. Due to the large number of existing studies, this list cannot be comprehensive. Overviews of research in individual CAM modalities can be found here.
  • The Contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Reduce Antibiotic Use: A Narrative Review of Health Concepts, Prevention, and Treatment Strategy, Baars EW et al. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019. PubMed
  • Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe: Health-related and sociodemographic determinants. Kemppainen LM et al. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2017. PubMed
  • Barriers to the conduct and application of research in complementary and alternative medicine: a systematic review. Veziari Y et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2017. PubMed
  • An integrative review of complementary and alternative medicine use for back pain: a focus on prevalence, reasons for use, influential factors, self-perceived effectiveness, and communication Murthy V et al. The Spine Journal, 2015. Pubmed
  • Are complementary therapies and integrative care cost-effective? A systematic review of economic evaluations. Herman PM et al. BMJ Open, 2012. PubMed
  • Evidence for the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicines in the management of osteoarthritis: a systematic review. De Silva V et al. Rheumatology, 2011. PubMed
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Integrative Oncology: Complementary Therapies and Botanicals. Deng GE et al. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 2009. PubMed
  • CAM Education: Promoting a Salutogenic Focus in Health Care. Rakel DP et al. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2007. PubMed
  • Use of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer patients: a European survey. Molassiotis A et al. Annals of Oncology, 2005. PubMed
  • Public Health Agenda for Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine. Bodeker G et al, American Journal of Public Health, 2002. PubMed
  • Research into complementary and alternative medicine: problems and potential. Nahin RL et al. BMJ, 2001. PubMed