Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of coronary heart disease (CHD). Using Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) scans, researchers from the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Peking University Shenzhen Hospital document that acupuncture produces a 70.1% blood perfusion improvement in ischemic myocardium CHD patients, while sublingual administration [...]
"Acupuncture is commonly used to relieve pain in both people and pets. Can it also be used alongside traditional medicine to manage pain in laboratory animals?
The ancient Chinese therapy is slowly being incorporated into research settings, in an effort to improve clinical conditions and quality of life. A 2015 study in Endocrinology revealed that acupuncture impacts biological [...]
"Doctors may be turning away from medication and headed toward more holistic methods to treat cancer survivors who suffer from severe insomnia.
Research suggests up to 60 percent of cancer survivors have trouble falling asleep or suffer from chronic insomnia because of cancer treatments like chemotherapy and steroids, as well as psychological distress.
Typically patients are [...]
"Acupuncture soothes nasal allergy symptoms. Investigators at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital conducted a meta-analysis of 30 independent clinical trials with a sample size of 2,602 allergic rhinitis patients.  The researchers (Tang et al.) conclude, “Acupuncture, either used alone or combined with other treatments such as moxibustion, herbal[...]
A wonderful story about a women, Fatima Kehila living in Sidi Thabet, a rural town in the northern suburbs of Tunisian capital Tunis and how acupuncture help cure her leg arthritis.
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The U.S. military has added the ancient holistic therapy of acupuncture to its arsenal for fighting opioid abuse in the ranks.
The practice, which first originated in China about 8,000 years ago, provides immediate relief for acute and chronic pain, and, without the risk of addiction, can be used without any restrictions.
One of the most popular forms used in the [...]
"For women with breast cancer, hot flashes can be an unpleasant side effect of treatment. But new research points to electro-acupuncture -- a type of acupuncture that uses tiny needles gently activated by a current -- as a possible source of relief.
NJ Advance Media recently asked Jun Mao, MD, Chief of Integrative Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), to elaborate on a study he led to [...]
Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine and medications assists in the elimination of kidney stones that have lodged in the ureters. Jiangxi Jiujiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers made two important findings. First, a combination of herbs and the drug tamsulosin (Flomax) enables the passage of kidney stones. Second, adding acupuncture to the herbal medicine and[...]
Acupuncture therapy is compelling for relief after surgery of the cervical spine. Scientists find electroacupuncture connected to acupoints Hegu (LI4) and Neiguan (PC6) sheltered and viable for accomplishing huge agony alleviation. Surgery on the front cervical spine is a mind boggling technique. Analgesics including fentanyl and sufentanil might be utilized to ease postoperative pain.[...]
Electro-acupuncture is relatively new compared to the traditional ancient acupuncture treatments that were born in China 4,000 years ago. Acupuncturists mostly use it for pain management. The electricity passes between two needles, covering more area than the tradional approach, creating a tingling and numbing sensation. It is said to work so well that physicians in China have even offered it [...]