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No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won't. The study compared outcomes for more than 800 Australian and New Zealand women who underwent either real or " sham " ...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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Conclusions Acupuncture and other CIM therapies may result in a short-term and transitory reduction in TIPN-related symptoms.
Source: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Quality of Life Source Type: research
Conditions:   Acupuncture, Ear;   Episiotomy; Complications;   Pain, Labor Interventions:   Procedure: Ear acupuncture;   Drug: Analgesics Sponsor:   University Hospital  " Sestre  Milosrdnice " Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Brignardello-Petersen R PMID: 29776589 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of the American Dental Association - Category: Dentistry Tags: J Am Dent Assoc Source Type: research
We present examples of tissue repair using these new modalities. Part of this paper was first presented at the international conference of acupuncture and electrotherapeutics held at Columbia University Oct. 2013. Since then the field has exploded and we will try to include some of the most relevant discoveries. PMID: 29772133 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine whether application of laser beam on acupuncture points has a positive effect on the rehabilitation of patients with a diagnosis of distal radius fracture (1.5 inches proximal to distal articular surface of the radius) when applied with active conventional physical therapy exercises. Patients with a distal radius fracture treated with closed reduction, percutaneous pinning, and a short cast for six weeks was included and were assigned to one of two study groups. The control group was given simulated laser acupuncture with the laser off, while the experimental group received lase...
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
Authors: Yasemin C, Turan S, Kosan Z Abstract It was aimed to observe the efficacy of body acupuncture and auricular acupuncture for the management of obesity. Fifty female obese patients were randomized into 2 groups; a Body Acupuncture Group (GBA; n=25) and an Auricular Acupuncture Group (GAA; n=25). All patients were followed up for 12 weeks. Their anthropometric measurements (body weight, body mass index, body fat percentage, waist circumference and hip circumference) were recorded for analysis in every 15 days. Patients were compared in terms of anthropometric measurements. Patients in the GAA received 6 sessi...
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
Conclusion The curative effect of distal-local point combination was superior to that of simple distal point selection or local point selection during acupuncture treatment for diseases, and there was no obvious difference in the curative effect between simple distal point selection and local point selection
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion Electroacupuncture combined with intermittent pneumatic compression therapeutic apparatus can effectively improve the clinical symptoms of patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the efficacy were better than electroacupuncture, intermittent pneumatic compression treatment and cobamamide.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion . The curative effect of electroacupuncture at facial acupoints combined with electrical stimulation on the auricular vagus nerve points for treatment of chloasma was satisfactory.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion The analgesic effect of mild moxibustion at different intervention times on cold-damp coagulation and stagnation type dysmenorrhea rats was different, which was the most significant in pre-instant moxibustion group. One of the mechanisms of action may be related with the adjustment of abnormal levels of ET-1 and NO.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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