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Bill Seeks to Provide Acupuncture to U.S. Veterans

Title: Bill Seeks to Provide Acupuncture to U.S. VeteransCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

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Title: Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ERCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 13 June 2017 Source:Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies Author(s): Kee Moon Seong, Geurin Jang, Dong Woong Kim, Sungchul Kim, Bong Keun Song
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: These findings confirm the analgesic properties of acupuncture as a complementary treatment in FM, and indicate that NPY could play a role in pain modulation. PMID: 28598785 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
Background: Acupuncture treatment has been used in China for>2500 years, and at present it is used worldwide as a form of analgesia in patients with acute and chronic pain. Furthermore, acupuncture is regularly used not only as a single anesthetic technique but also as a supplement or in addition to general anesthesia (GA). Objectives: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to assess the level of evidence for the clinical use of acupuncture in addition to GA in patients undergoing craniotomy. Design: This is a systematic review of randomized controlled trials with meta-analyses. Data Sources: The lit...
Source: Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Clinical Investigations Source Type: research
Mortality risk rises with extent of pain Related items fromOnMedica Long use of pain relievers associated with hearing loss NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain Public willing to give pain relief to dying friends Chondroitin sulfate as good as widely used anti-inflammatory for knee osteoarthritis Acupuncture doesn ’t improve chronic knee pain
Source: OnMedica Latest News - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe purpose of the study was to catalog the most recent available literature regarding the use of conservative measures in treatment of pelvic floor disorders.Recent FindingsPelvic floor disorders encompass abnormalities of urination, defecation, sexual function, pelvic organ prolapse, and chronic pain, and can have significant quality of life implications for patients. Current guidelines recommend behavioral modifications and conservative treatments as first-line therapy for pelvic floor disorders. We have reviewed the literature for articles published on physical, complementary, and alternative t...
Source: Current Urology Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Chiropractors and acupuncturists have lobbied for a greater role in treating pain. They might well have won it. Last week, the FDA released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain, which now recommend that doctors learn about chiropractic care and acupuncture as therapies that might help patients avoid opioids. There’s still time to stop this, but you have to write the FDA.
Source: Respectful Insolence - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Complementary and alternative medicine Politics Pseudoscience Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking acupuncture Chiropractic chronic pain fda opioid opioid addiction regulation Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsOverall, five reviews scored 6 or above using the AMSTAR scale and the inter-rater agreement was good (83.6%), whereas seven reviews achieved a low risk of bias rating using ROBIS and the inter-rater agreement was fair (60.0%). No firm conclusions were drawn for efficacy of either spinal manipulation or homoeopathy for FM. There is limited evidence for topicalCapsicum, but further research is required. There is some evidence to support the effectiveness of acupuncture for FM, but further high-quality trials are needed to investigate its benefits, harms and mechanisms of action, compared with no or standard treat...
Source: Systematic Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
The chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is one of the commonest chronic inflammatory diseases in adult men, for which acupuncture has been used to relieve related symptoms. The present s...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
4 hours ago ... Increasingly, more people are using alternative methods, such as massage, physical therapy and acupuncture in the treatment of chronic back  ...
Source: AARP.org News - Category: American Health Source Type: news
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