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alternative medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) refers to a gaggle of diverse medical and healthcare systems, practices, and products not at present considered as conventional medicine. Buttressed by increased authority arising from significant advances in the medical sciences of the late nineteenth century onwards – together with growth and application of the germ idea of illness by the chemist Louis Pasteur and the surgeon Joseph Lister , of microbiology co-based by Robert Koch (in 1885 appointed professor of hygiene at the University of Berlin ), and of the usage of X-rays ( Röntgen rays )—the 1910 Flexner Report called upon American medical schools to comply with the mannequin of the Johns Hopkins Faculty of Medicine, and adhere to mainstream science of their teaching and analysis.

The controversy burst into the public view earlier this yr when the medical director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute — which markets a wide range …