Acupuncture-like stimulation relieves chronic tension headache

May 2, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Pain

headache, acupuncture

CM NEWS – A group of scientists at the University of Aarhus of Denmark recently published a report of a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial on the effect of acupuncture-like electrical stimulation on chronic tension-type headache. They have demonstrated that such practice might provide a safe and potentially analgesic-sparing therapy to tension headache. Read more

Acupuncture is more effective, cheaper alternative to pain killers for migraines

April 27, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Pain

American Chronicle – A recent study done in Italy and reported in the Journal of Traditional Chinese medicine compared the effect of acupuncture for migraine headaches versus conventional killer therapy. Read more

Acupressure eases Alzheimer’s agitation

April 10, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

Reuters – The ancient practice of acupressure may be able to calm the aggressive behaviour that often results from dementia, a small study suggests. Read more

Massage, acupuncutre ease pain after cancer surgery

April 4, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Cancer

UCSF News – Massage and are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in patients, according to a UCSF study. Read more

Acupuncture soothes hot flashes

April 3, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Women's health

ASRM news – Menopausal women in a prospective, randomized placebo-controlled study found that acupuncture treatments reduced the severity of their nocturnal hot flashes and, as a result, they slept better. Read more

Acupuncture controls chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain

March 3, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Men's health

CM NEWS – Researchers have shown in a recent study that acupuncture is effective in alleviating the severity of pain in patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Read more

Acupuncture helps control pain during delivery, study finds

February 14, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Pain

acupuncture needle, pain, deliveryCM NEWS – Acupuncture is able to help first time moms to better endure pain and labour duration during delivery without side effects, according to a recently published study. Read more

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