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Bach, Edward (1886–1936), homoeopathic physician

Bernard Leary.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 980 words.

Bach, Edward (1886–1936), homoeopathic physician, was born at The Hollies, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, on 24 September 1886, the son of Walter Best Bach, a brass-founder, and his...

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Barter, Richard (1802–1870), physician and hydropath

Virginia Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Medicine and Health. 678 words.

Barter, Richard (1802–1870), physician and hydropath, was born at Cooldaniel, co. Cork, Ireland. The death of his father and the formative experience of the local Whiteboy insurrection,...

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Baruch, Simon

Rachel P. Maines.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Medicine and Health. 1107 words.

Baruch, Simon (29 July 1840–03 June 1921), physician and sanitarian, was born in Schwersenz, Prussia, to Polish Jews Bernhard Baruch and Theresa Gruen. His parents’ occupations are unknown....

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Beach, Wooster

Barbara A. Van Brimmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1457 words.

Beach, Wooster (1794–28 January 1868), physician, was born in Trumbull, Connecticut, the son of Lewis Beach. His father was of English descent and his mother’s name is unknown. Beach...

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The Benefits of Water Therapy for Sexual and Pelvic Problems

Alexa Fleckenstein.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 12401 words.

Hydrotherapy holds promise for certain sexual and pelvic problems: Water that hits the skin acts on the entire body, triggering the neuro-endocrine-immune system, the brain, the gut-brain,...

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Bioethical Issues in Integrative Geriatrics

Katalin Roth.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 3560 words.

Many older persons use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and an integrative approach is very consistent with the holistic model of geriatric “slow medicine.” Ethical practice...

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Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

Richard Gevirtz and Robin Beltran.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5080 words.

Biofeedback is a noninvasive, patient centered treatment that allows patients to learn to control physiological response to pain. Evidence suggests that underlying autonomic dysregulation...

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Birth Control Pills and Hormonal Contraception

Barbara Bartlik, Amandeep Kaur, Chelsea Schoen and Julie Kolzet.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7964 words.

This chapter reviews the existing literature on the use of hormonal contraception (HC) and sexual functioning. In the cases where HC has been shown to lead to a decrease in sexual...

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Birth order and number of siblings and their association with overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fernanda Oliveira Meller, Christian Loret de Mola, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Antônio Augusto Schäfer, Darren Lawrence Dahly and Fernando Celso Barros.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 4165 words.

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The effect of both birth order and number of siblings on overweight and/or obesity has not been...

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Blackie, Margery Grace (1898–1981), homoeopathic physician

Bernard Leary.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1006 words.

Blackie, Margery Grace (1898–1981), homoeopathic physician, was born on 4 February 1898 at Redbourn, Hertfordshire. She was the youngest of ten children of Robert Blackie (c.1852–1936), a...

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