Having announced its official opening mid-2015, the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System’s Primary and Specialty Care for Integrative Medicine at Pantops follows a growing trend in medicine that brings complementary medicine and conventional medicine together in order to solve a long-standing healthcare issue.
The Chaan Thai Blog covers the latest news and research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by sharing potential benefits and other vital information to readers, and by describing how CAM can be incorporated to improve quality of life. While many forms of alternative medicine have not yet been shown in clinical trials to be more effective than placebos, CAM continues to grow in popularity across the world. In third world nations without adequate access to health care, alternative medicine is the only source of healing. And even in the United States, patients with incurable or untreatable chronic symptoms often seek refuge with CAM.