Acupuncture Doesn't Up Live Birth Rate for Women Having IVF

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- For women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), acupuncture at the time of ovarian stimulation and embryo transfer is not associated with a significant difference in live birth rate compared with sham acupuncture,...
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THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- A brief acupuncture intervention is associated with reductions in moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in BMJ Open. Kamma Sundgaard Lund, Ph.D., from the University of...
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A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause.
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In conclusion, many complementary and integrative treatment options may be helpful for patients with migraines, and understanding potential efficacy, benefits, and risks can help providers discuss these modalities with their patients. Such a conversation can empower patients, build the therapeutic relationship, and increase self-efficacy, thus improving outcomes and patient-centered care.
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Compared with women who didn't get acupuncture, those who did had significant reductions in hot flashes, a recent study found.
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(University of California - San Francisco) A program offering group support, acupuncture, mindfulness, massage and gentle exercise may help prevent patients on prescription opioids from spiraling down to drug misuse, overdose and death, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF.
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Linked to reductions in hot flushes, sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbance, skin and hair problems, although placebo effect can ’t be ruled out Related items fromOnMedica Antibiotic scrip rates lower in CAM-trained practices Vaginal oestradiol tablet no better than placebo Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? Cancer patients using complementary meds die sooner Don ’t deny menopausal women HRT and explain pros and cons, doctors told
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Publication date: Available online 18 February 2019Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Xiao Xu, Zhen Chen, Hong-Yuan Wang, Li Li, Jue Lu, Min Yan, Cai-Yan Ding, Zhi-Qin Sun, Qiu-Hua SunAbstractIntroductionMoxibustion is described as a technique that applies heat which is generated by burning herbal preparations containing Artemisia vulgaris to stimulate acupuncture points.. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of moxibustion treatment for AS. In the future, a larger RCT will be conducted based on preliminary data from this study.MethodsThis research is a protocol for an open, as...
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This article supports that nursing professionals embrace acupuncture and alternative therapy as a great gift that inspire them to extend their already extraordinary healing power. An overview of the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the development and milestones of acupuncture and moxibustion in past dynasties is presented. In particular, the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in the last 20 years, as well as how social and economic conditions have impacted their expansion, is discussed.
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BACKGROUND: Fire-needle moxibustion (FNM) is an ancient method of external therapy that combines acupuncture with moxibustion, and has the property of high temperature resistance. Insomnia is a major public health problem and strongly associated with a hig...
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CONCLUSIONS Meta-analysis supported a positive treatment effect for the use of acupuncture when used as adjunctive therapy in patients with angina due to CAD. PMID: 30770700 [PubMed - in process]
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