Wallace Sampson

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In the last decades of the twentieth century, interest in effects of consciousness on health and illness generated several lines of investigation into effects on cancer. Animal studies showed sensitivity of some cancers to hormonal and stressful influences. However, those findings did not translate into effects on humans, nor did they lead to advances in(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the views, practices, and policies of medical journal editors on the use of words and phrases present in altmed manuscripts submitted for publication. DESIGN Postal survey of 56 journals, with journals selected to cover a range of ISI medical/medically related categories and citation scores RESULTS The overall response rate was(More)
Advocacy and non-critical assessment are the approaches currently taken by most U.S. medical schools in their courses covering what is commonly called "complementary and alternative medicine" (CAM). CAM therapies are anomalous practices for which claims of efficacy are either unproved or disproved. The author's research indicates that most medical schools(More)