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Open Access Communication

Improving Tolerance and Compliance of New Targeted Therapies with Homeopathy: A Major Challenge in Oncology

Received: 22 April 2022;  Published: 11 July 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2203026


The application of targeted therapies (TT) in oncology has prolonged survivals and even enabled complete remission of cancers previously considered incurable. With small therapeutic indices, the reduction in dosage or spacing out of the doses of TT due to side effects, represents a significant loss [...]

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Open Access Review

Potential Role of Blood Flow Restricted Exercise for Older Adults

Received: 29 April 2022;  Published: 07 July 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2203025


Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength which is associated with the loss of physical performance, lower quality of life, and other negative health outcomes. Resistance training (RT) is a recognized method to increase muscle strength and mass, however some older adults may be [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Integrating the Complementary Therapies of Energy Psychology and Dreamwork – the Dream to Freedom Method

Received: 25 January 2022;  Published: 05 July 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2203024


The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that the integration of dreamwork and Energy Psychology (EP) can enhance outcomes in the treatment of a range of psychological disorders. The therapeutic process often begins with a peeling away of emotional layers until underlying issues surface. When uti [...]

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Open Access Original Research

YNCRG Alleviated Hepatic Steatosis in Metabolic Syndrome Model Rats by Improving Lipid Metabolism and Chronic Inflammatory Reaction

Received: 25 October 2021;  Published: 30 June 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202023


YNCRG is a combination of five traditional Chinese ingredients with medicinal properties. We studied its effects and mechanism of action on a rat model of non-alcoholic fatty liver with metabolic syndrome. Eight-week-old male SHRcp rat(s) and Wister Kyoto (WKY) rats were adaptively fed for one week, [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Clinical Significance of Stress, Depression, Anxiety, and Worry Symptom Improvement Following Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Received: 12 April 2022;  Published: 07 June 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202022


Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teaches mindfulness meditation to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and related forms of distress among a variety of patients. Much research has documented statistically significant reductions across a variety of self-report measures following MBSR, but re [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Integrating Mindfulness Practice in Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotic Psychotherapy

Received: 28 January 2022;  Published: 06 May 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202021


After the emergence of Mindfulness in the Western world, many studies proved its mental and physical benefits. However, implementing Mindfulness in psychotherapy has several challenges: therapists are not formal Mindfulness instructors; the Mindfulness course is a continuous eight-week course, which [...]

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Open Access Research Article

The Use of Yoga in Clinical Practice: A Descriptive Study

Received: 06 February 2022;  Published: 22 April 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202020


The purpose of this descriptive survey was to explore how, and for what purpose, health care practitioners use yoga in clinical practice. A survey was administered to professionals who identified as healthcare practitioners who used yoga in their practice. There were 205 completed responses from a c [...]

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Open Access Commentary

Mindfulness and the Wisdom of Advocates - Journeys in the Landscape of Health Care

Received: 10 January 2022;  Published: 19 April 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202019


Service-user volunteers in a National Health Service (NHS) Mental Health Trust in the UK have made an unusual contribution to mindfulness teaching, training, research and governance as ‘advocates’ of mindfulness-based therapy interventions. We explore the nature of what has been named internally as [...]

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Open Access Interview

An Interview with Dr. James David Adams

Received: 02 April 2022;  Published: 18 April 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202018


Interview with Dr. James David Adams. The skin is where pain is sensed and where chronic pain is created. The safest and most effective treatment for pain is topical plant medicines. Chronic pain can be cured with topical plant medicines. Tran [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Compassion Focused Psychosexual Therapy for Women Who Experience Pain during Sex

Received: 16 October 2021;  Published: 14 April 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202017


Genito-Pelvic Pain Penetration Disorder (GPPPD) affects between eight and twenty percent of women. There is recent evidence that compassion focused therapy (CFT) can help those with general health conditions and persistent pain. This study aims to investigate application of CFT technique [...]

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