Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Japan

  • Nobutaka Suzuki
  • Satoshi Ohno
  • Tsutomu Kamei
  • Yumiko Yoshiki
  • Yuji Kikuchi
  • Kazuyoshi Okubo
  • Tomihisa Ohta
  • Shoji Shimizu
  • Saburo Koshimura
  • Atsufumi Taru
  • Masaki Inoue
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 546)


In recent years, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has grown in popularity worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 65–80% of the world’s health care services as “traditional medicine” 1. Therefore, from the viewpoint of the population ratio, more people use CAM than modern Western medicine.


Alternative Medicine Royal Jelly Grape Seed Extract Kampo Medicine Miller Fisher Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobutaka Suzuki
    • 1
  • Satoshi Ohno
  • Tsutomu Kamei
  • Yumiko Yoshiki
  • Yuji Kikuchi
  • Kazuyoshi Okubo
  • Tomihisa Ohta
  • Shoji Shimizu
  • Saburo Koshimura
  • Atsufumi Taru
  • Masaki Inoue
  1. 1.Department of Complementary and Alternative MedicineKanazawa University Graduate School of Medical ScienceJapan

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