Author | Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN

Articles

Mindfulness Meditation

October 19, 2010

BySusan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN

Mindfulness meditation and other mindfulness-based practices are gaining popularity due to a burgeoning evidence base supporting its benefits for a broad range of conditions and populations, including cancer patients[1] and healthcare professionals.

Energy Therapies

July 09, 2010

ByLisa Schnepper, PhD, RN|Debra Barton, PhD, RN|Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN

Energy therapies consist of interventions that are designed to interact with the biofield of a person. The concept of the biofield is based on the assumption that all living things have a natural flow of energy that is integral to their basic composition.

Curcumin

April 09, 2010

ByBharat B. Aggarwal, PhD|Debra Barton, PhD, RN|Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN

Curcumin is yellow curry powder, also called turmeric, Indian saffron, “Haldi,” or “curry powder.” It is a yellow pigment present in turmeric and constitutes 2%–5% of turmeric.

Ginger

February 16, 2010

ByJulie L. Ryan, PhD, MPH|Gary R. Morrow, PhD, MS|Debra Barton, PhD, RN|Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN

Ginger, the rhizome of Zingiber officinale Roscoe, is best known for its role as a flavoring agent for food in Asian and Indian recipes.