Saturday, March 17, 2012

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Journals


1.       Alternative and Complementary Therapies
Alternative and Complementary Therapies provides the most authoritative, evidence-based, and practical information for integrating alternative therapies and approaches into private practice or hospital integrative medicine programs. The Journal offers the latest research and top thinking in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as it relates to key areas such as the prevention and treatment of chronic illness, mind/body approaches to disease management, and clinical applications of CAM therapies.

Alternative and Complementary Therapies coverage includes:

    Integrative approaches for preventing and treating chronic illness
    Herbal alternatives to prescription drugs
    Nutraceuticals and their applications in clinical care
    Food as medicine
    The biochemistry of natural medicine
    Practical approaches to creating and expanding a holistic practice
    Legal matters
    Medical literature review
    Clinical applications of CAM therapies
    Mind-body approaches to disease management

2.       The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Impact Factor: 1.498
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy is the premier peer-reviewed journal of scientific work for healthcare professionals, practitioners, and scientists seeking to evaluate and integrate Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into mainstream practice. The Journal delivers original research that directly impacts patient care therapies, protocols, and strategies, ultimately improving the quality of healing.

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine coverage includes:

    Botanical Medicine
    Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
    Mind-Body Medicine
    Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
    Tai Chi
    Qi Gung
    Massage Therapy
    Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine
    Integrative Biophysics
3.       Journal of Medicinal Food
Impact Factor is 1.461
Journal of Medicinal Food delivers original research on the chemistry and biochemistry of the bioactive constituents of food, and substantiates their efficacy, safety, and potential uses. International in scope, the Journal advances the knowledge of the development of new food products and dietary supplements targeted at promoting health and the prevention and treatment of disease.

Journal of Medicinal Food coverage includes:
    Functional foods
    Dietary supplements
    Food-based vaccines
    Safety/Toxicology of functional foods and dietary supplements

4.       BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Free access
Impact Factor - 2.20
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on interventions and resources that complement or replace conventional therapies, with a specific emphasis on research that explores the biological mechanisms of action, as well as their efficacy, safety, costs, patterns of use and/or implementation.

It is journal policy to publish work deemed by peer reviewers to be a coherent and sound addition to scientific knowledge and to put less emphasis on interest levels, provided that the research constitutes a useful contribution to the field.
5.       Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM)
Impact Factor: 2.064
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to understand the sources and to encourage rigorous research in this new, yet ancient world of complementary and alternative medicine.

The Journal seeks to apply scientific rigor to the study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, particularly traditional Asian healing systems. eCAM emphasizes health outcome, while documenting biological mechanisms of action. The journal is devoted to the advancement of science in the field of basic research, clinical studies, methodology or scientific theory in diverse areas of Biomedical Sciences.
6.       Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine focuses on evidence concerning the efficacy and safety of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) whole systems, practices, interventions and natural health products, including herbal medicines. To facilitate information transfer to the consumer, summaries of each article will also be published in easy-to understand and colloquial language. When feasible, selected articles will be published in other languages to facilitate distribution of information to a larger international community.

7.       Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM)
Impact factor: 2.964
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to understand the sources and to encourage rigorous research in this new, yet ancient world of complementary and alternative medicine.

8.       Journal of Medicinal Plant Research
ACADEMIC JOURNALS provides free access to research information to the international community without financial, legal or technical barriers. All the journals from this organization will be freely distributed and available from multiple websites

9.       Alternative Medicine Review a journal of clinical therapeutics - free
Alternative Medicine Review, in continuous publication since 1996, is the leading peer-reviewed, indexed journal designed for sharing information on the use of alternative and complementary therapies. Alternative Medicine Review boasts a review and editorial board consisting of leading experts in the field of alternative and complementary medicine.

10.   Journal of Clinical Rheumatology in Ayurveda
Is peer reviewed bi-annual journal published by The Ayurvedic Trust, Coimbatore, India

11.   International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy
International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy (IJRAP) is an online Journal. IJRAP endeavor is to promote Research and Development in Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Sciences through its scientific and authentic research publication.

12.   Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine (Published and printed with financial support from the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.)

13.   International Journal of Ayurveda Research
The International Journal for Ayurveda Research, a publication of Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India, is a Quarterly peer-reviewed international journal.

14.   Ancient Science of Life
Ancient Science of Life has evolved into an online only, open access multidisciplinary journal in the field of Ayurveda serving as a platform to bridge traditional knowledge and modern science.

Ancient Science of Life will publish full length original papers and reviews on Ayurveda, allied disciplines and all forms of traditional medicine. The journal provides an interdisciplinary platform for linking traditional knowledge with the latest advancements in science. Preference will be given for contributions that interface Ayurveda with disciplines like botany, ethnobotany, ethnomedicine ethnopharmacology, biology, biotechnology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, clinical research, animal experiments and the like. Papers on ayurveda from the perspective of history of medicine, medical anthropology, medical sociology, epidemiology and community medicine will also be accepted. Original literary studies covering aspects of linguistics, philology, literary criticism and critical editing of the original writings of Ayurveda and other traditional systems of medicine will also be accepted for publication. All submissions will be subjected to a very stringent peer review process.

15.   Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine
Journal of Research & Education in Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy (AYUSH),  Integrative Medicine, CAM,  Medicinal Plants, Pharmaceutical Sciences.. ...and other allied Systems of Medicine.

16.   Alternative Medicine Studies
Alternative Medicine Studies is a newly launched Open Access, online-only scientific journal about alternative medical systems including: Acupuncture; Anthroposophic medicine; Ayurveda; Chiropractic; Herbalism and Natural products; Homeopathy; Naturopathy; Osteopathy; and Traditional medicines (e.g. Chinese · Tibetan).
17.   Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy (published between 2001 and 2008.)
Now published as Journal of Dietary Supplements. 

If  you know some more journals pl post details in comments.  I will update this post.