Articles, Research & Studies

Whooping Cough Alleviated by Homeopathic Medicines: A Case Report.

Chung, Y. “Whooping Cough Alleviated by Homeopathic Medicines: A Case Report.” Altern Ther Health Med. 2018 Mar;24(2):58-61. Context • Pertussis cough (whooping cough) is distressing due to the intensity and chronicity of its cough. No specific drugs are available that can alleviate the cough’s intensity or significantly shorten its duration. Homeopathic medicines are used for a wide […]

Complementary and alternative medicine in pulmonology

Mark, J D, Chung, Y.  “Complementary and alternative medicine in pulmonology”.  Current Opinion in Pediatrics 2015: Jun;27(3):334-40 This review examines the latest evidence of CAM use and effectiveness in children with pulmonary disorders. Physicians should be aware of the many CAM therapy options and the research surrounding them in order to provide their patients with the most current and accurate […]

What is Homeopathy?

Chung, Y. “What is Homeopathy?” Illinois Pediatrician. AAP Illinois Chapter newsletter  Vol 27, no.3 The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of the National Institutes of Health (N I H) defines complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products that are not presently considered […]

Complementary and Alternative Therapies: Use in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. State of the Art Review

Chung Y., Dumont R. “Complementary and Alternative Therapies: Use in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. State of the Art Review.”   Pediatric Pulmonology 46:530–544 (2011) With increased awareness of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) and con- cern of potential adverse effects or limited effectiveness of conventional medications, patients and parents are looking to CAM approaches as either an alternative or as adjunct […]