Acupuncture's Effect on In Vitro Fertilization Success

(MedPage Today) -- How could it possibly work? Perry Wilson unpacks a new study
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CONCLUSIONS: The results show that classical massage therapy is not significantly inferior to acupuncture therapy in the period from admission to follow-up. Thus, the non-inferiority of the KMT to the AKU cannot be proven in the context of the defined irrelevance area. PMID: 30321900 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
ConclusionsA debate for standardization of the terminology is necessary. This preliminary research can provide a basic outline for the standardization consensus process, and we believe it is noteworthy to discuss miniscalpel needle and miniscalpel acupuncture along with acupotomy and needle knife on the subject.
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Traditional Chinese medicine remains a valuable portal into an alternative way of perceiving health and illness. In view of holistic health care, this article supports nursing professionals embracing the concept and the skill of acupuncture as a great gift to empower them to expand on their already remarkable capacity in the nursing profession.
Source: Holistic Nursing Practice - Category: Nursing Tags: FEATURES Source Type: research
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Acupuncture is an increasingly important and effective component of chronic pain management and other areas of care in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
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The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
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Acupuncture has been widely applied in the clinic to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but the underlying mechanism remains unknown. Diffuse noxious inhibitory control (DNIC) is deficient in patients with ...
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Publication date: Available online 27 September 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Justin Shmalberg, Huisheng Xie, Mushtaq A. MemonAbstractEquine acupuncture and herbal medicine are increasingly popular and have been anecdotally used in the treatment of a number of conditions. There is, however, a lack of data on the most commonly treated conditions in horses. The medical records of 164 horses presented exclusively for acupuncture and herbal therapy over a 3-year period from October 2012 to October 2015 were evaluated from a mixed animal integrative medicine service at a veterinary academic t...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
(Natural News) When you feel pain, what do you do? If it’s minor, you might ignore it and hope it goes away on its own. If you’re still feeling it after some time has passed, perhaps you’ll alternate heat and ice or get some OTC pain pills. If it’s chronic pain, you might turn to...
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This study is aimed at assessing the 1H NMR-based metabolic profiling in liver and kidney of CAG rats and comparing the difference between electroacupuncture and moxibustion treatment. Male SD rats were subjected to CAG modeling by intragastric administration of mixture of 2% sodium salicylate and 30% alcohol coupled with compulsive sporting and irregular fasting for 12 weeks and then treated by electroacupuncture or moxibustion at Liangmen (ST 21) and Zusanli (ST 36) acupoints for 2 weeks. A 1H NMR analysis of liver and kidney samples along with histopathological examination and molecular biological assay was employed to ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Publication date: October 2018Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 23Author(s): Ebru YilmazAbstractIntroductionBecause of no consensus on the best treatment for management of lateral epicondylitis, other alternative treatment options need to be explored for pain relief and cure of the condition. Local steroid injection mostly diminishes pain but with increased recurrence rate long-term, although steroid injection is very effective short-term. However, there is limited data for skin complications related to local steroid injection (depigmentation, skin atrophy). Neural therapy provides healing by applyin...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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