Theme: Traversing the Future of Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine 2017

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Alternative Medicine 2017

With the overwhelming success of previous Alternative Medicine Conferences, ConferenceSeries Ltd welcomes you to attend the 8th International Conference on Natural & Alternative Medicine to be held from September 25-27, 2017, Dubai, UAE. Alternative Medicine 2017 aims to gather leading educational scientists, researchers and research students to exchange & share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Natural and Alternative medicine.

Alternative Medicine 2017 main slogan is to address the challenges in making a safer, sustainable and affordable system for medication, and health through consolidating the underpinning Alternative Medicine research platforms. Natural & Alternative Medicine 2017 conference prepares a ground for seeding new concepts and nurturing knowledge through discussions and analysis on Traditional and Alternative Medicine developments.

This conference is mainly will focus the latest and exciting innovations in every area of Alternative Medicine research, and it will offer a unique opportunity for investigators from all over the world to meet, network, and perceive new scientific interactions. around the theme:" Traversing the Future of Alternative medicine ".

ConferenceSeries Ltd is an international science conferences event organizer and union of Open Access publisher. ConferenceSeries Ltd currently has more than 700+ Open Access journals with fifty thousand Editorial team 3 million readers. ConferenceSeries Ltd also organizes 1000+ International scientific events annually across the world, where knowledge transfer takes place through round table meetings, panel discussions, poster presentations, International workshops, International symposiums & world class exhibitions. ConferenceSeries Ltd  conferences hosts presentations from eminent experts in the relevant fields.

We invite you to join us in Dubai to promote Natural & Alternative Medicine.!!!


The worldwide alternative medicine and therapies market size was over USD 30.0 billion in 2014. Striking drivers include lower side effects and developing patient awareness levels. Expanding geriatric populace base, developing mindfulness about general well-being and prosperity, and slant towards recreation and unwinding are additionally liable to support request.

As indicated by the World Health Organization (WHO) in October 2014, the total population of elderly individuals has multiplied since 1980 and is anticipated to achieve 2 billion by 2050. In addition, the quantity of individuals more than 80 years old will be quadrupled to 395 million somewhere around 2000 and 2050.

Athletic setbacks like ligament tears can be successfully treated utilizing alternative therapies. The upside of no side effects and long-lasting effect drive treatment request. Availability of different types of procedures like Homeopathy, Naturopathy and Ayurveda give a variety of treatment options to patients to choose the most reasonable method.

Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) are utilized along with conventional procedures to cure anxiety, diabetes, stress, post-menopausal disorders, and rush the recuperation time frame. The utilization of these medicines is broadly settled and is likewise recognized to be safe and effective.

Why Dubai ?

Asia Pacific is relied upon to develop at a quick pace because of the early adoption of therapies like Ayurveda, Acupuncture and Meditation for treating Arthritis, Toothache, Infertility and other Chronic Diseases.

Emirates population have also started adopting to Alternative Medicine treatments. Wellness tourism in Dubai is relied upon to be world class furthermore to produce over USD 2.60 billion by 2015. All Complementary and Alternative Medicine practices are observed by the Dubai Health Authority.

Increasing the utilization of Alternative Medicine by a substantial extent of all inclusive community has been shown by projects and overviews directed in European Union (EU) part states. Chronic diseases, Aging population and Anti-microbial resistance are some factors likely to drive the Asian alternative medicine and therapies market over the next seven years.

Major Alternative Medicine Associations in UAE:

Dubai Herbal & Treatment Center

Emirates Physiotherapy Society

Dubai Health Authority

Major Alternative Medicine Associations around the Globe:

World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

The American Alternative Medical Association

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine

Australian Natural Therapists Association


Related conferences:

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioners throughout the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Brisbane from 5-7 May 2017 for the Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC).

The peak annual convention is a must-attend event for practitioners, researchers and the profession with international guest speakers include Dr Debra Betts (New Zealand) and Dr Kai Cheng (China). AACMAC 2017 will offer an engaging and clinically relevant academic program with practical workshops, industry seminars, and social and networking activities.

Delegates will deepen their understanding of current practices and leave with an awareness of the latest research, techniques and treatment protocols. The conference also offers a valuable opportunity to broaden networks within the greater health community, allowing for greater collaboration, understanding and connections.


Track 1: Evolution of Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicines utilization started in the mid of nineteenth century. Amid this time, alternative medical practitioners picked up prevalence and started to contend with conventional medical experts. Alternative medicine provides great healing effects as scientific medicine. Alternative medicine may treated as complimentary methods that improve the efficacy of treatment. Due to its healing effects Alternative Medicine usage is increasing more frequently.

Track 2: Herbal Medicine and Plant Remedies

Herbals have been utilized for health and restorative purposes for a few a great many years, majority of people still using herbal medicine to meet their wellbeing needs. Therapeutic plants are critical hotspots for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Medicinal plants and herbal medicines having most elevated market in Asia since decade, therapeutic plants can be utilized as food to meet every day necessities of body.

Certain European and Oriental nations have been investigating the utilization of herbs and has been in practice since the hundreds of years. The fundamental herbs have no symptoms, cures are in a state of harmony with nature which is the greatest in addition to point where no other pharmaceutical can assert these facts.

Track 3: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an alternative medicine practice that cures illness or provides local anaesthesia by the inserting needles at specified sites of the body. Acupuncture is mostly adopted for the treatment of low back, shoulder and knee pain. Millions of people use acupuncture each year for chronic pain. Acupuncture is a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical areas on or in the skin by a various techniques. Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique of balancing the flow of energy. Nowadays it is often combined with other interventions, like sending a small current of electricity via needles or burning herbs on the acupuncture points.

Track 4: Chiropractic and Osteopathic Medicine

Chiropractic medicine is a type of alternative medicine involved in diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, especially spinal and joints. Osteopathic medicine is a branch of the medical profession, its treatment includes Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, Manual therapy.

Track 5: Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathy is an Alternative treatment method it includes Herbal treatment, Diet therapy and Homeopathy. Natural treatments reestablish the body's inborn capacity to heal itself without the Adverse impacts of conventional drug. Naturopathy is distinct primary health care system that mixes cutting edge logical information with customary and normal types of prescription. Naturopathic Medicine emphasizes all encompassing, preventive care by concentrating on prevention, optimal health and wellness.

Track 6: Current Research in Alternative Medicine

Numerous pharmaceutical organizations have investigated the potential for making new medications from traditional remedies in Asian market. Health authorities and legislatures of different countries have taken an active interest in providing standardized botanical medicines, Alternative Medicine represents an important share of the pharmaceutical market, while China's yearly home grown medication creation is worth US $48 billion. Alternative Medicine is quickly creating since later of 1990s. In 2010 its yield esteem expanded by 24%.

Track 7: Challenges and Future Directions of Herbal Medicine

Certain European Countries have been investigating the utilization of herbs and has been by and by since the hundreds of years. The fundamental herbs have no side effects, cures are in a state of harmony with nature which is the greatest in addition to point where no other drug can claim these facts.

In Asia, utilization of herbal medicine is maybe more pervasive than western nations. A portion of the cases of Herbal medicines are Echinacea, Kava, Valerian, Gingko Biloba, Ginseng and St. John's Wort.

Track 8: Holistic Approach of Alternative Medicine

Holistic nutrition is the current characteristic way to deal with building up a healthy balanced diet while considering the individual as entirety. All physical and emotional characteristics show a block in the flow of vital energy in the body. Holistic Health is an arrangement of medicinal services that emphasizes moral obligation and an agreeable relationship amongst professional practitioner and client.

Track 9: Ayurveda & Homeopathy

Ayurveda is an ancient Alternative healthcare system, it is created from Vedas. All Ayurveda writings are composed in Sanskrit. Ayurveda analyse the disease by heartbeat, tongue, discourse, touch, appearance, vision, pee, stool

Homeopathy is a technique for treating disease by medications, given in moment dosages that would deliver in sound individual indications like those of the illness. Most basic infections treated by homeopaths are Allergic rhinitis, depression, asthma,  Headache, neurotic disorders, non-specific allergy, non-particular sensitivity, arthritis, dermatitis and hypertension.

Track 10: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine has a past filled with a great many years, it has efficient hypotheses, as well as has rich safeguard and restorative strategies for sickness. It sees the key to health as the harmonious and balanced working of body, mind and soul.

TCM is extensive variety of pharmaceutical practices created in China. It is essentially utilized as a reciprocal treatment. Treatment incorporates Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Massage and different treatments. TCM is embraced, broadly utilized as a part of china; practitioners will examine things like tongue, heartbeat focuses, smell of breath and voice. Treatment will be done utilizing herbals, creature, human, and mineral items.

Track 11: Physical Therapies and Natural Remedies

Physical remedies carried out by physiotherapists. Physical therapy practice includes in many settings, such as outpatient clinics, private-owned physical therapy clinics. Physical therapies include Orthopedic, Geriatric,  Decongestive, Neurological, Cardiopulmonary and Pediatric

Physical therapy treatment mainly helps in the recovery of musculoskeletal disorders, physiotherapy teaches how to function within their limitation for patients who have permanent disabilities. Physical therapy is a type of treatment you may need when health problems make it hard to move around and do everyday tasks, it helps improve or restore your physical function and your fitness level.

Track 12: Arabic and Unani Medicine

Arabic Medicine is also known as Islamic medicine which refers science of medicine written in Arabic by Islamic physicians and scholars. It is popular since 7th century, Their concepts and ideas about medical ethics are still discussed today, all over the world. After establishment and development of hospitals, Islamic physicians were able to provide more inherent operations to cure patients using ancient Arabic techniques

Past Conference Report

8th International Conference on Natural and Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine 2017, hosted by Conference Series  was successfully held during September 25-27, 2017 in Dubai, UAE. The conference highlighted the theme “Traversing the Future of Alternative Medicine”.

The conference was a congregation of eminent speakers from various reputed organizations with their paramount talks enlightening the gathering.

Conference Series hosted a diverse panel of key members of the Alternative Medicine community from Academia, Research lab, Eminent Scientist, Scholar Students to discuss the theme of the conference, on the latest databases, curation and research done in each and every area of the body, mind, spirit, and emotions and its therapy which will help for optimal health and wellness. This event was aimed to exchange and experience across a variety of topics that cover the latest insights in important aspects of Alternative Medicine, Naturopathy and Acupuncture, and perceive new scientific interactions for proper balance in life.

The conference witnessed an amalgamation of peerless speakers, who enlightened the crowd with their enviable research knowledge and on various alluring workshops related to the field of Alternative Medicine, carried out through various scientific-sessions and plenary lectures.

The highlights of the meeting were the eponymic Keynote lectures from

1. Dr. Thomas Bayne, Microbiome Labs, USA

Title: Thirty days of multi-strain probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers

2. Dr. Lloyd Jenkins, Budwig Cancer Clinic, Spain

Title: Transcript for Presentation at Holistic Natural Health Seminar

 3. Dr. Giulio Maria Pasinetti, Icahn School of Medicine, USA

Title: Mechanisms of neuroresilience to promote successful healthy cognitive and psychological aging across the lifespan

 4. Ben Bao Qi Cao, Hygieia Clinic, Canada

 Title: On Complementary Traditional Chinese Medicine with Conventional Modern Medicine Each Other

5.  Dr. Faryal Luhar, Pinnacle of Health - Naturopathic Wellness Centre, Canada

Title: Importance of the Gut Microbiome for Optimal Health Outcomes in Metabolic Diseases

We would also like to thank the Special Sessions and Workshops who enlightened the crowd with their enviable research knowledge and on various alluring topics related to the field of Alternative Medicine

Special Session:

1.  Zehra Gok Metin, Hacettepe University, Turkey

 Title: On Complementary Traditional Chinese Medicine with Conventional Modern Medicine Each Other

 2. Pierluigi Pompei, University of Camerino, Italy

 Title: Bemer electromagnetic fi eld therapy in patients with senile dementia: case reports


1.  Larisa Makismadzhi, Clinic in Managua, Nicaragua

Title: Alternative Medicine and Bioenergy: The Intelligent Solution

We sincerely thank our moderators Dr. Zehra Gok Metin, Hacettepe University, Turkey and Dr. Faryal Luhar, Pinnacle of Health - Naturopathic Wellness Centre, Canada and SA

We would also like to thank all the session chairs and co-chairs for helping us in smooth functioning of the sessions.

We extend our grateful thanks to all the momentous speakers like:

Zehra Gok Metin, Hacettepe University, Turkey

Tu Feng, School of Chinese Medicine Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Chanchal Garg, Maharshi Dayanand University, India

Munish Garg, Maharshi Dayanand University, India

Slobodan Dunjić, Center for Integrative Procedures and Supplements, Serbia

Dušan Vešović, Center for Integrative Procedures and Supplements, Serbia

Subramaniam Ganesh, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Dania Al-Jaroudi, King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia

Conference attendees who contributed towards the successful run of the conference

Alternative Medicine 2017 Organizing Committee would like to thank the Moderator of the conference and all other attendees who contributed effervescently for the smooth functioning of the event. The conference attendees shared their knowledge on various topics related to the field of Alternative Medicine:

  1. Acupuncture
  2. Alternative Medicine
  3. Complementary Medicine
  4. Ayurveda & Homeopathy
  5. Physical Therapies
  6. Herbal Medicine and Plant Remedies
  7. Homeopathy
  8. Ayurveda
  9. Aromatherapy
  10. Meditation & Yoga
  11. Current Challenges and Future Directions for Alternative Medicine
  12. Naturopathic Medicine
  13. Evolution of Alternative Medicine

8th International Conference on Natural and Alternative Medicine  September 25-27, 2017 Dubai, UAE was a great success with the support of  International Multi-professional Steering Committee and coordinated by Journal of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Traditional Medicine & Clinical Naturopathy and  Alternative & Integrative Medicine

Conference Series offers its heartfelt appreciation to all the speakers who have attended and obliged to the Organizing Committee Members, adepts of field, various outside experts, company representatives and other eminent personalities who supported the conference by facilitating the discussion forums. Conference Series also took privilege to felicitate the Organizing Committee Members who supported this event.

With the unique feedbacks from the conference, Conference Series would like to announce the commencement of the 13th International Conference and Exhibition on Natural & Alternative Medicine to be held during October 15-17, 2018 at Osaka, Japan

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