OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine

ISSN 2573-4393
Free Publication in 2018

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Review

Meditation and Immune Function: The Impact of Stress Management on the Immune System

Nicole Thibodeaux, Matt J. Rossano
Received: July 16, 2018; Published: December 3, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804032

Original Research

Complementary and alternative treatment of MS – A study of three cases

Katarina Mark, Maria Arman
Received: June 9, 2018; Published: November 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804031

Review

What is the Current Evidence to Support the Use of Herbs and Supplements to Treat Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

Megan Berberich, Bettina Bernstein
Received: March 10, 2018; Published: November 13, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804030

Communication

Meditation: Awakening the Intuitive and Creative Self

Mariya Shiyko
Received: July 17, 2018; Published: November 8, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804029

Original Research

Impacts of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) on the Psychological and Functional Wellbeing of Patients with Bipolar Disorders

Nancy Poirier, Serge Beaulieu, Sybille Saury, Sonia Goulet
Received: May 25, 2018; Published: November 5, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804028

Review

Integrating Mindfulness and Physical Exercises for Medical Students: A Systematic Review

Marcus A. Henning, Tae Joo Park, Fiona Moir, Chris Krägeloh, Christopher Mysko, Jennifer Hobson, Craig S. Webster
Received: May 25, 2018; Published: October 26, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804027

Research Article

A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding Conceptions of Mindfulness Meditation

Ethan G. Lester, Amy R. Murrell, Dickson E. Dickson
Received: June 19, 2018; Published: October 15, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804026

Concept Paper

Meditation as an Intervention for Health: A Framework for Understanding Meditation Research

Marcel Allbritton, Carrie Heeter
Received: July 30, 2018; Published: October 9, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804025

Research Article

Feasibility of a Meditation Video Game to Reduce Anxiety in College Students

Paul A. Barclay, Clint A. Bowers
Received: July 27, 2018; Published: October 8, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804024

Original Research

Specific Somatic Symptoms Alleviated by Mindfulness Meditation Training

Holly Hazlett-Stevens
Received: April 20, 2018; Published: October 3, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1804023

Review

Potentially Beneficial Effects of St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Hideya Mizuno, Ayako Taketomi, Toshikatsu Nakabayashi
Received: June 27, 2018; Published: September 28, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803021

Original Research

Thai Ethnomedicinal Plants Used for Diabetes Treatment

Methee Phumthum, Henrik Balslev
Received: April 25, 2018; Published: September 25, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803020

Opinion

Pain in Oncology, Reality and Paradox of Homeopathic Care

BAGOT Jean-Lionel
Received: May 31, 2018; Published: September 17, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803019

Review

A Review of the Efficacy of Yoga and Meditation-Based Interventions for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Alexandra Koulouris, Kathleen Dorado, Christina McDonnell, Robert R. Edwards, Asimina Lazaridou
Received: June 27, 2018; Published: September 6, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803018

Original Research

Homeopathy and Complementary Integrative Medicine, Dietary and Lifestyle Advices to Reduce Adverse-Effects of Anti-Cancer Therapy: A Cohort Study with Breast Cancer Patients

Elio Rossi, Cristina Noberasco, Marco Picchi, Mariella Di Stefano, Linda Nurra, Antonella Rossi, Leonardo Ventura
Received: March 28, 2018; Published: September 4, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803017

Original Research

Homeopathy and Cancer – Some Conceptual Issues

Peter Morrell
Received: June 06, 2018; Published: August 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.icm.1803016


OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative, alternative and complementary approaches to improving health and wellness.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Acupuncture
  • Acupressure
  • Acupotomy
  • Bioelectromagnetics applications
  • Pharmacological and biological treatments including their efficacy and safety
  • Diet, nutrition and lifestyle changes
  • Herbal medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Manual healing methods (e.g., massage, physical therapy)
  • Kinesiology
  • Mind/body interventions
  • Preventive medicine
  • Research in integrative medicine
  • Education in integrative medicine
  • Related policies

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility. 

High-Tech Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine-2017

September 25-27, 2017, Xi’an, China

The Annual World Congress of High-Tech Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine (HTA&IM), initiated from 2014, had been successfully organized in Hangzhou and twice in Nanjing, and attracted more than 700 participants from 50 countries. HTA&IM congresses contribute to offering professionals in the field of high-tech acupuncture a multidisciplinary informative cooperative platform, and it has been the most definite and grand High-Tech Acupuncture event in Asia. The HTA&IM2017, with the theme of “Exploring Different Kinds of Modern Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine” will be held during September 25-27, 2017 in Xi’an, China.

To read the welcome letter from the Chair and more information, please visit: http://www.bitcongress.com/
HTA&IM2017/
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The 9th International Symposium on Auriculotherapy Conference Flyer

August 10-12, 2017, Singapore

Welcome to the 9th International Auriculotherapy Symposium to be held August 10-12, 2017 in Singapore. At the 8th Symposium at John Hopkins University, Montgomery Campus, Maryland in May 2014, Singapore was chosen as the next symposium destination as it is a truly modern green city and gateway to South East Asia and the Asia Pacific nations. The symposium will suit both the novice and advanced clinician with the length and breadth of knowledge to be presented. We invite you to contribute to the evidence base for auriculotherapy in 2017. There will be awards for the best research project and best poster presentation. In 2017, lifetime achievement awards will also be presented. Sponsors are very welcome to support one/several of the speakers, contribute towards the awards and the gala dinner.

For more details, please visit: http://www.auriculotherapysymposium.com/.

Phytopharm 2017

July 2-5, 2017, Graz, Austria

Welcome to the XXIst International Congress "Phytopharm 2017" in conjunction with 10th Anniversary of the TCM Research Center Graz to be held on July 2-5, 2017, Graz, Austria. More details are provided at: http://www.doclinika.ru/phyto2017.html.

High-Tech Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine-2016 Conference Flyer

November 16–19, 2016, Nanjing, China

To celebrate the 80th Anniversary of China Pharmaceutical University, the 3rd High-Tech Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Congress (HTA&IM-2016) will be held during November 16-19, 2016, at Nanjing, China. With 7 Supporting Concurrent Conferences in Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Delivery, Cancer Immunotherapy, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells, Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Microbes, and Modern Chinese Medicine, as well as Variety Social Events, the conferences will attract 4000+ Participants from 80+ Countries with 500+ Poster and Exhibition Presentations to join in the grand festival!

HTA&IM-2016 as one Concurrent Conference of the Celebration Event will organize 12+ Parallel Sessions as well as Keynote Forum, and will approach 100+ Oral Presentations and 300+ Participants. You can enjoy other 8 concurrent conferences Free with Only One Registration Pass of HTA&IM!


OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine welcomes the following types of articles: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc. There is no restriction on the length of the papers, color figures, supplementary file types. More details please see Instructions for Authors.

Register and Submit now.