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, 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.

Indexing: DOAJ-Directory of Open Access Journals.

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Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.9 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 14.7 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 8 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Open Access Original Research

Erectile Function in Men during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Received: 25 August 2023;  Published: 18 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401014

Abstract

This research focused on two age groups of men (under 40 and over 40 years) and their sexual function during the COVID-19 pandemic. Somatic examinations, including the measurement of hormone levels, were conducted on all patients. The subjects also completed two questionnaires and provided personal history data. The first questionnaire covered the evalu [...]

Open Access Original Research

Efficacy and Safety of Andrographolide and Favipiravir Versus Favipiravir Monotherapy in Patients with Mild COVID-19 Infection: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Received: 08 December 2023;  Published: 02 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401013

Abstract

Reports indicate that Andrographolide inhibits viral replication and reduces COVID-19 symptoms. This study aimed to determine Andrographolide's additional effect and safety in mild COVID-19 patients treated with favipiravir. A multicenter, open-labeled, randomized controlled trial was conducted from October 2021 to February 2022. The patients were rando [...]

Open Access Original Research

Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Use of Complementary and Integrative Health Therapies for Veterans with Opioid Use Disorder in the Veterans Health Administration

Received: 20 December 2023;  Published: 31 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401012

Abstract

The Veterans Health Administration (VA) offers complementary and integrative health (CIH) therapies to Veterans with chronic pain and opioid use disorder (OUD). While CIH therapies have known benefits for chronic pain, less research exists on its use for patients with OUD. In this qualitative study, we aimed to assess provider and patient perceptions [...]

Open Access Research Article

Simplifying the Understanding and Measurement of Mental Disorders Thru a Comprehensive Framework of Psychosocial Health

Received: 20 December 2023;  Published: 23 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401011

Abstract

The assessment of mental health and mental disorders has undergone extensive exploration within the field of psychology, resulting in various models and approaches. In addition to traditional ways like the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, psychologists have proposed alternative perspectives for evaluating mental health. One such [...]

Open Access Original Research

Medicament Testing in the Diagnosis of Long COVID Syndrome

Received: 08 October 2023;  Published: 16 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401010

Abstract

Long COVID syndrome resulting from SARS-CoV-2 infection has a prevalence of 10%-35% in the population. Numerous studies of the disease are currently being conducted concerning the manifestations of long COVID syndrome; however, there are no data on the use of electroacupuncture diagnosis (EAV) and medicament testing (MT) in assessing this condition [...]

Open Access Commentary

Is There Hope for Chronic Pain Patients?

Received: 22 August 2023;  Published: 11 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401009

Abstract

Many websites are dedicated to educating the public about chronic pain and its management. The majority of these websites say there is no cure for chronic pain, but encourage patients to try exercise, diet, stress reduction and other techniques to decrease the severity of chronic pain. Patients are also taught to use oral or injected drugs to treat [...]

Open Access Review

An Overview of Gratitude as a Mind-Body-Spirit Practice in Optimizing Health and Human Functioning

Received: 20 October 2023;  Published: 10 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401008

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of gratitude as a concept and as a mind-body-spirit practice, impacting health and human functioning throughout the lifespan, that can be integrated into daily life to great benefit at no cost. Current society is rife with increases in stress, anxiety, depression, lifestyle-related diseases, and social isolation. The [...]

Open Access Review

Self-Compassion-Based Interventions in Oncology: A Review of Current Practices

Received: 16 October 2023;  Published: 09 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401007

Abstract

Self-compassion consists of an attitude of self-support and self-benevolence. In the general population, increased self-compassion has been associated with well-being and decreased psychopathology. In oncology, higher self-compassion has also been linked with various benefits, such as lower emotional distress, fatigue, body-image disturbances, and sleep [...]

Open Access Review

Food Insecurity, Cardiometabolic Risk and Cardiovascular Disease: A Narrative Review and Call for Action

Received: 24 September 2023;  Published: 09 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401006

Abstract

Food insecurity and insufficient access to affordable nutrition have been associated with increased risk for the development of multiple chronic medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease. In this narrative review, we explore the association between food insecurity and the development of chronic medical conditions that confer increased cardiom [...]

Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgment to Reviewers of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine in 2023

Received: 04 January 2024;  Published: 05 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401005

Abstract

The editors of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize reviewer contributions through several mechanisms, of [...]

Open Access Research Article

The Relationship between Self-Compassion and Predictors of Depressed Mood in Parents of People with Eating Disorders

Received: 18 February 2023;  Published: 05 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401004

Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between self-compassion and possible predictors of depressed mood in parents of people with eating disorders. A questionnaire design was conducted cross‐sectionally in a sample of 112 parents of people with eating disorders. Participants completed measures of depressed mood, experiences of entrapm [...]

Open Access Editorial

Unexplained Phenomena in Auricular Medicine

Received: 02 January 2024;  Published: 04 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401003

Abstract

Auricular medicine, an integral component of traditional medicine, has grown famous as a complementary and alternative Medicine (CAM) modality. Despite its widespread acceptance and anecdotal support, the scientific community grapples with multifaceted challenges that impede the establishment of a comprehensive empirical foundation for auricular medicin [...]

Open Access Original Research

Teachers Experiences in Mindfulness and Fitness Program: A Pilot Study

Received: 28 July 2023;  Published: 04 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401002

Abstract

Current research shows that mindfulness and physical training programs have been shown to help reduce stress independently, however, limited research is available exploring the possible additive effects of implementing both training programs together [1, 2]. To test the feasibility and effectiveness of the Mind-Body Fitness program through a case-series [...]

Open Access Original Research

Participation in an Online Prenatal Mindfulness- Relationship-Based (PMRB) Program: Outcomes for Maternal Mindfulness, Mental Health, Interoception, and Mother-Infant Relationship during Pregnancy and Post-Partum

Received: 06 July 2023;  Published: 02 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2401001

Abstract

This feasibility study sought to investigate the impact of an online 9-session Prenatal Mindfulness Relationship-Based (PMRB) group treatment program upon maternal mental health (depression, anxiety, and stress), interoception, and mother-infant relationship during pregnancy and post-partum. The study was designed in two parts 1) a quantitative examinat [...]

Open Access Research Article

A Tail Within a Tale, Within a Tale: An Autoethnographic Account for Dog Lovers, Cat Lovers, and Story Lovers

Received: 16 October 2023;  Published: 21 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304062

Abstract

It was March-April 2020. The first few weeks of the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown had just begun. Anxiety levels were high, and being locked up at home was an unfamiliar and eerie situation. A music therapist sent her clients (elementary school children on the autism spectrum) daily videos of her dog, Robben, during his daily routines. She dubbed [...]

Open Access Commentary

Evolving Conceptualizations: A Commentary on the Varying Perspectives of Self-Compassion in Western Psychology

Received: 23 August 2023;  Published: 20 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304061

Abstract

Self-compassion involves being touched by and open to one’s own suffering, coupled with the desire to alleviate it and heal oneself with kindness. While self-compassion has gained significant attention in research, certain conceptual and methodological complexities have evolved over time and led to ambiguity surrounding the concept. As such, the overa [...]

Open Access Original Research

A Videoconference Physical Activity Intervention for Colorectal Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Received: 17 July 2023;  Published: 20 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304060

Abstract

Physical activity (PA) after a colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnosis can improve physical function and quality of life and is associated with decreased mortality rates and longer disease-free survival. The accelerated use of videoconference technology during and following the COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to explore the potential of a virtuall [...]

Open Access Research Article

Breathing-Based Meditation for Improving COPD Burden: A Mixed Single-Case and Qualitative Approach

Received: 21 June 2023;  Published: 19 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304059

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) impacts the physiological and psycho-emotional aspects of life. COPD-related secondary sequelae also synergistically interact with each other. For example, dyspnea affects the severity of breath, body functions, and the mind (e.g., anxiety, panic, fear). Such negative psycho-emotional states can further negat [...]

Open Access Technical Note

Integrating Compassion into EMDR for PTSD

Received: 15 August 2023;  Published: 30 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304058

Abstract

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often involves feeling-states of shame and self-loathing. Traditional exposure-based treatments, which are effective for fear-based PTSD, are sometimes limited in effectiveness when working with these emotional experiences: clients with high levels of shame, guilt, or disgust may experience ‘blocks’ in processin [...]

Open Access Original Research

Creating through COVID-19 - An Art-Based Autoethnographic Account

Received: 09 November 2023;  Published: 29 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304057

Abstract

The experience of painting during the COVID-19 period initiated this art-based autoethnographic account. The pandemic affected various fields of life; the discussion is thus pursued from a few interrelated points of view: of an individual coping with the COVID-19 crisis on a personal level, of a painter, of an art therapist, of an art therapy lecturer [...]

Open Access Concept Paper

Theory and Interpersonal Processes in Compassion Focused Therapy

Received: 20 August 2023;  Published: 29 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304056

Abstract

This paper reviews key theories underlying the interpersonal process in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and links these to purported mechanisms of action in CFT. The paper goes on to provide a concrete practice example of an exampled dialogue between a clinician and client and narrates the interpersonal processes and mechanisms of action in an attempt [...]

Open Access Research Article

Start Early: Providing Trauma-Informed, Systems-Focused Professional Development in Early Childhood Development and Learning Contexts

Received: 21 March 2023;  Published: 21 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304055

Abstract

Adverse and traumatic childhood experiences can have profound negative health and mental health consequences across the lifespan. Prevention and early intervention strategies to mitigate such impacts and foster resilience are essential, yet extant approaches often do not consider the systemic nature of trauma exposure, particularly among communities [...]

Open Access Editorial

‘Digital Chinese Medicine (DCM)’: From Acupuncture to Algorithms and the Digital Transformation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Received: 19 November 2023;  Published: 20 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304054

Abstract

In today's high-tech-driven times, traditional ways are getting a digital upgrade, and Chinese medicine is part of this change. Mixing ancient healing know-how with modern high technology has created digital Chinese medicine (DCM). It could change healthcare worldwide. This editorial aims to explore this new area and look at its possibilities, challenge [...]

Open Access Concept Paper

Empowering Patients, Enriching Outcomes: An Integrative and Occupational Approach to Addressing Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Received: 26 July 2023;  Published: 20 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304053

Abstract

Concept PaperEmpowering Patients, Enriching Outcomes: An Integrative and Occupational Approach to Addressing Chronic Pain in Primary CareKazandra Lopez Hernandez *, John V. Rider School of Occupational Therapy, Touro University Nevada, 874 American Pacific Dr., Henderson, NV, USA; E-Mails: kazandralopezhernandez@gmail.com; jrider@touro.edu* Correspond [...]

Open Access Concept Paper

An Exploration of Compassion Focused Therapy for Grieving Individuals

Received: 26 August 2023;  Published: 16 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2304052

Abstract

In the past several decades, new understandings about grief have emerged. In the same time frame, a substantial body of literature has explored the components of compassion and their potential application to various clinical contexts. Compassion evolved from caring motivation associated with the evolutionary challenges of reproduction that involved [...]

Traditional Chinese Medicine in Europe – from Science to Clinical Practice

August 15-18, 2024
Bad Zurzach, Switzerland

As in the first conference, the scientific program will address current research findings in TCM and will focus on studies in patients. In addition, the conference will offer the opportunity to learn new TCM techniques in practical courses and will be a unique platform for scientific exchange and networking among experts, practicing physicians, therapists, researchers and students interested in TCM.

More details are provided at: https://www.tcmuni.ch/en/congress/

The 14th Annual World Congress of Neurotalk

June 12-14, 2024
Budapest, Hungary

The Annual World Congress of Neurotalk (NT) has been successfully organized 13 times in the previous years and has attracted more than 1000 participants from over 50 countries and regions. The 14th NT will be held on June 12-14, 2024 at Budapest, Hungary. It is an international event focusing on basic research, advanced technology, and clinical application, providing a platform for all experts to discuss the latest researches and achievements.

More details are provided at: https://www.bitcongress.com/neurotalk2024europe/scientificprogram.asp

11th International Symposium on Auriculotherapy

September 8th - 10th, 2023

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful convening of "The 11th International Symposium on Auriculotherapy ", held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from September 8th - 10th, 2023. Dr. Gerhard Litscher, Editor-in-Chief of the ICM Journal, was the chair of the opening session and also gave a keynote lecture in the opening session.
This symposium is designed to build bridges between Auriculotherapy and psychotherapy. Auriculotherapy, a complementary therapy based on the stimulation of specific points on the ear, is gaining recognition for its potential to enhance psychological well-being. Researchers and practitioners are invited to share their interdisciplinary knowledge, experience, and inspiration, contributing to complex multidisciplinary approaches, a milestone in integrative medicine.
If you have information about upcoming conferences in 2023, please share it with us, we are always open to cooperating with conferences in all areas of integrative medicine.

The 21st World Congress of Psychophysiology

June 26th - 30th, 2023
Geneva, Switzerland

The IOP2023 congress in Geneva will again bring together scientists from different backgrounds who are engaged in research relevant to the understanding of the interplay between mind, brain, and body. Please find the objectives below:

1.The world-wide dissemination of information regarding psychophysiological research, teaching and apppcations

2.The estabpshment and stimulation of psychophysiological research, teaching and apppcations

3.The development and promotion of international collaborations and discussion in the field of psychophysiology

For more details, please visit: https://iop2023.com/

The 21st Conference on International Society for Medical Laser Applications

September 09th - 10th, 2022
Beverungen, Germany

In the last years, a lot of research has been performed in the field of medical laser therapy. The overall results show that medical laser therapy’s potential is even higher than expected. Up to now, already thousands of practitioners worldwide are using external, interstitial and intravenous laser therapy for the benefit of their patients.

Current focus of research:

1. Photodynamic Tumortherapy

2. Anti-microbial photodynamic Therapy (Malaria and Tuberculosis)

3. Interstitial and intra-articular Lasertherapy (Arthrosis knee joint)

4. Transcranial Lasertherapy (Strokes)

For more details, please visit: https://www.isla-laser.org/en/isla-congress-2022/

The 20th Conference on International Society for Medical Laser Applications

September 10th- 11th, 2021
Beverungen, Germany

In the last years, a lot of research has been performed in the field of medical laser therapy. The overall results show that medical laser therapy’s potential is even higher than expected. Up to now, already thousands of practitioners worldwide are using external, interstitial and intravenous laser therapy for the benefit of their patients.

Current focus of research:

1. Photodynamic Tumortherapy

2. Anti-microbial photodynamic Therapy (Malaria and Tuberculosis)

3. Interstitial and intra-articular Lasertherapy (Arthrosis knee joint)

4. Transcranial Lasertherapy (Strokes)

For more details, please visit:

https://www.isla-laser.org/en/isla-congress-2021/

18th International Isla Conference on Medical Laser Applications

November 28th- 30th, 2019
Bangkok, Thailand

In the last years, a lot of research has been performed in the field of medical laser therapy. The overall results show that medical laser therapy’s potential is even higher than expected. Up to now, already thousands of practitioners worldwide are using external, interstitial and intravenous laser therapy for the benefit of their patients.

All the data is collected and presented at the annual ISLA conferences.

Current focus of research:

1. Photodynamic Tumortherapy

2. Anti-microbial photodynamic Therapy (Malaria and Tuberculosis)

3. Interstitial and intra-articular Lasertherapy (Arthrosis knee joint)

4. Transcranial Lasertherapy (Strokes)

For more details, please visit:

https://www.isla-laser.org/en/isla-congress-2019/

WFAS 2019 International Symposium on Acupuncture – Moxibution

November 14 - 17, 2019
Turkey

WFAS 2019 International Symposium on Acupuncture – Moxibution to be held on November 14 – 17, 2019 at the Kaya Palazzo Belek Hotel & Convention Center in Antalya – Turkey. The theme of this year’s symposium is ‘International Consensus on Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine’.

The symposium aims to bring together the health professionals from around the world working on acupuncture and complementary medicine to share their knowledge, skills and practices; to learn new techniques and complementary applications and to get take-home messages and practices for their daily workflow.

The scientific program will include plenary sessions, keynote lectures, panel discussions, workshops, practical applications on the clinical practices of acupuncture, moxibustion and complementary medicine in order for the participants to improve the quality and success of their daily practice. We are confident that this will be a very good opportunity for you to update the relevant data and their clinical applications and interactive moments will clarify the uncertainties.

We aim to create an environment that generates a great deal of dialogue among participants and the experts, leading to idea exchange and discussions, collaborations and most importantly friendship.
We would be delighted to welcome you in a socially enjoyable, scientifically rich, comfortable and warm environment. We want to feel completely at home, in Antalya, and in Turkey. Your participation and your contribution will be our strength.

MAIN TOPICS

  • Scientific Studies about Acupuncture
  • Cardiology
  • Cosmetics
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Nephrology, Hepatology, Hematology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Immunology)
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Opthalmology
  • Orthopedics and Rheumatology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Urology

DISCIPLINES

  1. ACUPUNCTURE
  2. OTHER DISCIPLINES (TRADITIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE)
    • Apitherapy
    • Chiropractic
    • Cupping Therapy
    • Hirudotherapy
    • Homeopathy
    • Hypnosis
    • Maggot Therapy
    • Mesotherapy
    • Musicotherapy
    • Osteopathy
    • Ozone Therapy
    • Phytotherapy
    • Prolotherapy
    • Reflexology

For more details, please visit:

https://www.wfasturkey2019.com/en/

Forum Neural Therapy International 2019

October 4th - 6th, 2019, Vienna, Austria

Next International Forum Neural Therapy that will take place in Vienna from October 4th to 6th 2019. Traditionally this is a high quality scientific symposium not only on Neural Therapy, but also addressing issues of broad interest in complementary medicine. It will certainly catch your attention. A choice of very specific topics and a wide range of workshops compose a colorful scientific program and provide hands- on experiences.
We hope to open a lively panel discussion concerning neural therapeutic techniques: A lecture on “The respective benefits and disadvantages of deep and superficial injection techniques” should lead to a professional debate about efficiency and safety of Neural Therapy.
Topics:
Neural Therapy
NT and Acupuncture
Neuromodular trigger (Interference fields)
Matrix
NT and Lasertherapy
NT and Orthomolecular Medicine
Mesotherapy
NT and Manuel Medicine
NT and Gynaecology
PRP – additional therapeutic possibilities
Nutritional supplements

For more details, please visit: http://forum-ntaustria.at/

17th International Isla Conference on Medical Laser Applications

June 27-29, 2019, Germany
  • 18 high-profile lectures and presentations from the areas:

• Medical Laser Therapy
• PRP and Laser
• Pain Therapy
• Transcranial Laser Therapy
• Regenerative Medicine
• Photodynamic Tumor Therapy
• Laserneedle Acupuncture
• Sonodynamic Tumor Therapy
• Intravenous Laser Therapy
• Stem Cells and Laser
• Interstitial and Intra-articular Laser Therapy
• Immunotherapy

  • Speakers and participants from over 25 countries
  • Numerous workshops, live demonstrations and panel discussions
  • Selected exhibitors
  • Attractive supporting program

For more details, please visit: https://www.isla-laser.org/en/isla-congress-2019/

5th National Ear Acupuncture and Naturopathy Integrative Conference with International Participation

April 6-7, 2019. Budapest, Hungary

Ear acupuncture - both in research and in clinical practice – is gaining increasing emphasis worldwide. In 2013, we have launched the tradition of creating a platform -  by raising this profession higher level  -  for professional  workers to  on the one hand  to be informed of the results of quality, evidence -based research,  and on the other hand to learn of inspiring case studies, which they may  integrate in their daily practice to improve people's quality of life.
We cordially welcome our guests to the exhibition stalls to ensure the effectiveness of their work with new tools and information.

Featured Topics

  • New Paradigm in International Ear Acupuncture
  • The complementary and integrative application of Western and Easter medicine in acupuncture and other holistic medical procedures
  • The importance of exact localization of ear acupuncture points
  • Placebo – as the healer’s attitude, which is an important part of the healing process
  • The efficacy of soft laser in ear acupuncture therapy
  • Yoga, Qigong, Tai-chi, meditation, etc..

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

4th Asian ISLA Conference for Medical Laser Applications and Regenerative Medicine

Nov 29 – Dec 1, 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Welcome to the 4th Asian Conference for Medical Laser Applications and Regenerative Medicine presented by the International Society for Medial Laser Applications (ISLA). This conference aims at bringing together physicians of various specialties sharing a common interest in advancing Laser Therapy for the patients‘  benefit. This meeting is an excellent chance to get into contact with the leading experts from both fields and to meet old and hopefully new collaborators and friends.
Topics: 
Basic Mechanisms of Low-Level Lasers and Latest Research
Pain Management
Regenerative Medicine (PRP, Stem Cells, Injectables)
Anti-Microbial Therapies (Malaria, Hepatitis B/C, Lyme Disease)
Revolutionary Cancer Diagnostics
Photodynamic and Sonodynamic Cancer Therapy
Topical, Intravenous and Interstitital/Intra-articular Laser Applications
Laser Acupuncture
For more details, please visit:
http://www.isla-laser.org/en/events/ 

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

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

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.

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