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The Nature of Things Alternative Medicine: Teaching New Doctors Old Tricks

A look at alternative medicine. Interviews with Dr. Bruce Pomeranz of the University of Toronto, Dr. Jock Murray (former dean of the Dalhousie Medical School), Dr. Herbert Benson of the Mind-Body Institute of Harvard, Margaret Naeser of the VA Hospital in Boston, Eileen Stewart of a cardiac rehabilitation program, Dr. Bala Manyam (professor of neurology in Illinois), Dr. David Taylor-Reilly ...
  • 1995
  • 00:46:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/10/2014

The Nature of Things Intuition

But Einstein may have been wrong. This fascinating program investigates the historical, cultural and modern scientific approach to confirming the existence of our precognitive abilities. Researchers are pushing forward the science of parapsychology. Through collective research scientists are proving that a correlation exists between physical science and parapsychology. One new theory called the "quantum hologram" tries to prove that the ...
  • 2001
  • 00:53:29
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things A Disease Called Pain

For a long time, it was misread as merely a symptom. It's only recently that chronic pain has been considered a complicated multi-dimensional illness. A Disease Called Pain examines four case studies that shows that chronic pain is a disease caused by abnormal changes in the brain and spinal cord and, if not properly treated at an early stage, can ...
  • 2002
  • 00:45:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Mystery in a Bottle: Herbal Remedies

It's a multi-million dollar industry and it's growing fast. Herbal remedies have become very popular as consumers are increasingly demanding natural products. But consumers may not always be getting what they bargained for. Many natural products contain toxins and other harmful ingredients and because herbal remedies are considered food and not drugs, manufacturers do not usually list maximum doses and ...
  • 1996
  • 00:20:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013