Ötzi the iceman was covered in acupuncture-like marks used as a primitive painkiller

Experts from the Institute for Mummy Research in Bolzano, in the Italian province of South Tyrol, claim that healthcare and treatment was already common during the Iceman’s time.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Related Links:

Condition:   Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy Interventions:   Other: Acupuncture and Home Exercise;   Other: Home Exercise Alone Sponsor:   Mike O'Callaghan Military Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
(Natural News) Treating psoriasis is complicated by the fact that it’s not as well-understood as other skin conditions. According to a review, acupuncture-related approaches can be an effective alternative to conventional treatment methods in providing relief to people with the disease. To put psoriasis simply, it’s a condition where skin tissue grows abnormally fast. This...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Condition:   Cancer Intervention:   Other: Questionnaire Sponsor:   General Hospital Groeninge Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 28 October 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Jun-Young Shin, Sang-Heon Choi, Da-Woon Choi, Ye-Jin An, Jae-Hyuk Seo, Jong-Gu Choi, Min-Suk Rho, Sang-Suk LeeAbstractFor the connectome of primo vascular system, some long-type primo vessels dyed with Alcian blue injected into inguinal nodes, abdominal node, and axially nodes were visualized, which passed over around the vena cava of the rabbit. The Alcian blue dye revealed primo vessels and colored blue in the rabbit lymph vessels. The length of long-type primo vessels was 18 cm on average, of which diamet...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Healthcare providers, policy makers, insurers, and other stakeholders are making progress in ensuring improved access to integrative pain management therapies such as yoga, acupuncture, and massage.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Conclusions: Acupuncture improved symptoms of CIPN and QoL in Korean women suffering from peripheral neuropathy after chemotherapy using taxane for breast cancer. The effects of acupuncture lasted for at least 1 month after the treatment. PMID: 30420895 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Roh HS, Park BR, Jang EY, Kim JS, Gwak YS Abstract Drug addiction is a chronic relapsing disease, which causes serious social and economic problems. The most important trial for the successful treatment of drug addiction is to prevent the high rate of relapse to drug-seeking behaviors. Opponent process as a motivational theory with excessive drug seeking in the negative reinforcement of drug dependence reflects both loss of brain reward system and recruitment of brain stress system. The negative emotional state produced by brain stress system during drug withdrawal might contribute to the intense drug crav...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Use of practitioner-led complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), such as acupuncture, massage, osteopathy and chiropractic treatment, rose from 12 per cent of the population in 2005 to 16 per cent of the population in 2015, according to a survey led by researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care. However, access to these treatments was unequal, with women, those who are better off and those in the south of England more likely to use CAM.
Source: University of Bristol news - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news
Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia that causes cognitive dysfunction. Acupuncture, an ancient therapy, has been mentioned for the treatment of vascular dementia in previous studies. T...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
In the emergency department, acupuncture relieves pain, cuts stress and anxiety, and is acceptable to the majority of patients.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
More News: Acupuncture | Health | Italy Health