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Acupuncture: What You Need To Know

Information about acupuncture, including safety and effectiveness as well as tips on finding a qualified practitioner and resources for more information.
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ConclusionsUnderstanding points of convergence and divergence could assist clinicians and service providers in negotiating ways forward for integrative cancer services.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion: We developed an effective strategy for melittin purification and allergen removal from bee venom to create safe BVP. PMID: 29681969 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Conditions:   Anatomic Stage I Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage IA Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage IB Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage II Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage IIA Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage IIB Breast Cancer AJCC v8 ;   Anatomic Stage III Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Anatomic Stage IIIA Breast Cancer AJC...
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Sinew acupuncture is a new modality of acupuncture in which needles are inserted into acupoints, ashi points or spasm points of sinew and muscles along the meridian sinew pathway. A previous observational stud...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Insomnia;   Chronic Pain Intervention:   Device: Sterile acupuncture semi-permanent (ASP) gold needles Sponsor:   Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Completed
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(Natural News) Most older women will tell you menopause is a difficult stage in life. They experience hot flashes, night sweats, irregular periods, and a loss of libido, among others. These bothersome symptoms make it harder for them to enjoy life after retirement. Other women take medicine to get going. But recent research shows they...
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I started chemotherapy last month, and my health care provider suggested I try acupuncture for nausea. How does acupuncture work? Is there any risk to trying it? ANSWER: Traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, dates back more than 2,500 years. Acupuncture involves inserting thin, single-use, sterile needles through the skin to identify and [...]
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In this study we examined the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) stimulation on the mechanical strength of the rat Achilles tendon after long-term recovery. METHODS: Using 20 rats, an Achilles tendon rupture model was created in an invasive manner. The rats were assigned to one of three groups, that received EA treatment (EA group), minimal acupuncture (MA group) or remained untreated (Control group). In the EA group, EA stimulation (5 ms, 50 Hz, 20 µA, 20 min) was applied to the rupture region over a period of 90 days (five times/week). In the MA group, needles were inserted into the same positions...
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic pain. The pain caused by fibromyalgia may be treated with specific pain relief drugs, or with natural methods, such as acupuncture and exercise. In this article, learn about scientifically proven methods to improve fibromyalgia pain symptoms.
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Conditions:   Low Back Pain;   Low Back Pain, Mechanical;   Low Back Pain, Recurrent;   Low Back Pain, Postural;   Low Back Strain;   Lumbago;   Lumbago With Sciatica;   Lumbago With Sciatica, Unspecified Side;   Back Pain Intervention:   Other: Acupuncture Sponsor:   China Medical University Hospital Not yet recruiting
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