Acupuncture offers long lasting relief to migraines

September 18, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

CM NEWS – Acupuncture has been proved to provide effective and persistent relief of migraine headaches, according to a new study in Italy.

To check the effectiveness of a true acupuncture treatment according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in migraine without aura, researchers of the Department of Medico-Surgical Specialities of University of Padua in Italy compared true acunpuncture to a standard mock acupuncture protocol, an accurate mock acupuncture healing ritual, and untreated controls. Read more

Placebo effect may be at play in acupuncture studies: analysis

June 28, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

Reuters Health – Acupuncture can bring some relief to people with knee arthritis, but the benefits may be at least partly from a placebo effect, a new research review suggests. Read more

Acupuncture stimulates brain metabolism in dementia patients

June 25, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Aging

acupuncture, dementiaCM NEWS – Needling specific acupoints may help patients with dementia, a recently published study shows. The acupoint combo seems to increase cerebral glucose metabolism in the brain, as indicated by cerebral functional imaging. Read more

Acupuncture helps mothers breast feed

June 11, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

CM NEWS – So now not only acupuncture can control pain, it can also help a mother to have a smooth breast feeding experience. Read more

Acupuncture on hypertension ‘a clear effect': landmark study

June 7, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture, Heart health

acupuncture, hypertension, high blood pressureHeartwire – A study billed as the first rigorous, randomized trial in the West to test against a sham (fake) needle technique to treat suggests that, performed properly, may produce blood-pressure changes on a par with monotherapy in mild to moderate hypertension. 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 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

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