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Medical News Today: How to relieve fibromyalgia pain
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. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

ESPN host opens up about endometriosis to help others feel like 'they're not alone'
ESPN host Molly Qerim said she treats her endometriosis symptoms with acupuncture. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Cool Digs: For a business that involves needles, Mend Acupuncture has a calming decor
Woven fabrics, soft lighting, calming colors and plenty of greenery make up the offices of Mend Acupuncture. The clinic opened in the Remington Row mixed-use development opened in 2016. A second location in Lutherville opened last year. Acupuncture is often used to manage health difficulties such as digestive problems, anxiety and depression, autoimmune disease and discomforts such as headaches and bac k pain. Many women also use acupuncture treatments for help with fertility and premenstrual syndrome.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carley Milligan Source Type: news

Benefits of integrative medicine extend beyond wellness, Mayo Clinic finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Integrative medicine has become an increasingly popular way to enhance treatment for health concerns. At Mayo Clinic, two forms of integrative medicine ? acupuncture and massage ? have already helped numerous patients. In a review of several case studies in Explore, Mayo Clinic researchers examined the potential role of integrative medicine as [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Practical Ways to Incorporate Acupuncture Into Clinical Practice Practical Ways to Incorporate Acupuncture Into Clinical Practice
With evidence of acupuncture's effectiveness mounting, experts outline practical ways to incorporate this complementary treatment into clinical practice.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

Low back pain often wrongly treated worldwide
Subject to inappropriate and costly tests and treatments; best practice guidance ignored Related items fromOnMedica Paracetamol 'does not help back pain or arthritis' Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts Nurofen TV ad is banned for being ‘misleading’ NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 23, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Woman dies after "live bee acupuncture" session
The alternative medicine procedure involves injecting bee sting venom into the body, and doctors warn of serious risks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live bee sting acupuncture is deadly for Madrid woman
Once a month for two years, a 55-year-old woman in Madrid had gone for acupuncture therapy using live bee stings. Apitherapy -- the medicinal use of bee hive products, including honey, pollen and bee venom -- was the woman's go-to treatment for stress and contractures, a tightening of her muscles that caused stiff joints. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman Dies From Bee Sting Acupuncture
Title: Woman Dies From Bee Sting AcupunctureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - March 22, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Harvard scientists ask 'what is the point?' in challenge to acupuncture researchers
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The effectiveness of acupuncture compared to standard treatments has led to its growing inclusion in pain guidelines and in delivery organizations like the US military and Veterans Administration, yet many continue to believe acupuncture lacks scientific credibility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Woman dies after ‘acupuncture’ session that used live bees instead of needles
A woman in Spain died after undergoing a supposedly routine “bee acupuncture” treatment and then suffering an allergic reaction that put her in a coma. The alternative medicine procedure is more or less what its name conjures up: Instead of a needle, an acupuncture practitioner injects bee venom into the body at certain points. In some instances, […]Related:Longtime AIDS researcher Robert Redfield picked to lead CDCTeenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his.Former FDA commissioners say right-to-try bills could endanger ‘vulnerable patients’ (Sou...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effect of acupuncture on the TLR2/4-NF- κB signalling pathway in a rat model of traumatic brain injury - Lin SJ, Cao LX, Cheng SB, Dai QF, Lin JH, Pu L, Chen WH, Zhang YJ, Chen SL, Zhang YM.
OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of acupuncture on the TLR2/4-NF- κB signalling pathway in the cortex of Sprague-Dawley rats following traumatic brain injury (TBI), and investigate the possible mechanism underlying the effects of acupuncture on scar repair. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bee Venom Acupuncture: A Therapy That Could Kill You
Researchers report the recent case of a 55-year-old Spanish woman who died after having an alternative procedure known as bee venom acupuncture, in which live bee stings were used, as opposed to standard acupuncture needles. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Bee Acupuncture: Death Would Be One Reason Not To Get It
So who thinks that paying someone to have you stung by bees is a good thing? How about actress Gwyneth Paltrow? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Can acupuncture help alleviate menopausal symptoms?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) An umbrella review from Duke Clinical Research Institute that was a comprehensive assessment of previous systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials has found that women who received acupuncture had less frequent and less severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause than women who did not have acupuncture. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Debate Continues Over Acupuncture for Pain Debate Continues Over Acupuncture for Pain
Whether or not doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain remains controversial, as evidenced by a new"head-to-head" article in The BMJ.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Spanish woman dies from bee sting acupuncture
The unnamed patient suffered an anaphylactic shock to the venom, which led to a coma and multiple organ failure.  She passed away weeks later in a Madrid hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to help normalize uric acid levels, reduce risk of gout and kidney damage
(Natural News) Acupuncture helps normalize uric acid levels, reducing the risk of gout and kidney damage, according to a study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Carried out by a team of researchers from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the study investigated the effects of acupuncture therapy at specific areas on serum uric... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optimizing Sham Acupuncture: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, silly rhymes cross cultural boundaries (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to relieve depression symptoms at the molecular and behavioral levels
(Natural News) As a fundamental element of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture has been used to remedy a wide array of ailments for thousands of years. Only recently has it been utilized as a treatment for depression. Its efficacy against this mood disorder has been called into question by a multitude of mental health professionals. This,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How this Scottsdale entrepreneur turned acupuncture into a health and beauty mega brand
This Scottsdale company has sold more than 500 licenses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

How this Scottsdale entrepreneur turned acupuncture into a health and beauty mega brand
This Scottsdale company has sold more than 500 licenses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to calm heart rate, increase stamina in athletes engaging in high-intensity training
(Natural News) Acupuncture can normalize heart rate as well as increase the stamina of athletes undergoing high-intensity training, a study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine has found. Prolonged and high-intensity training sessions typically cause athletes to accumulate fatigue and show a decline in performance which increases the risk of sports injuries. Fortunately,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS spends £25million on acupuncture each year
Doctors should stop recommending acupuncture for pain because there is ‘insufficient evidence it is clinically worthwhile’, two scientists wrote in the British Medical Journal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients, doctors turn to acupuncture amid America's opioid crisis
Acupuncture is being embraced by patients and doctors as an alternative to powerful painkillers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture
Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘It’s a National Problem.’ How Hospitals Are Treating Opioid Addiction’s Youngest Sufferers
(CHICAGO) — Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.Sarah Sherbert’s first child was whisked away to a hospital special-care nursery for two weeks of treatment for withdrawal from doctor-prescribed methadone that her mother continued to use during her pregnancy. Nurses hesitated to let Sherbert hold the girl and hovered nervously when she visited to breast-feed. Born just 15 months later and 30 miles away at a different South Carolina hospital, Sherbert’s second child was started on medicine even before he showed any withdrawal sy...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Tanner / AP Tags: Uncategorized APH Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Lena Dunham Reveals She Had a Hysterectomy to Stop Pain From Endometriosis
Lena Dunham said she underwent a total hysterectomy — the surgical removal of the cervix and uterus — in an attempt to ease the pain caused by endometriosis. In an essay for the March issue of Vogue, which was excerpted by the Endometriosis Foundation of America, the Girls creator said she had the surgery to address chronic pain from endometriosis, which occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of a woman’s uterus grows in places outside the uterus. Dunham, 31, has been open in the past about her struggle with the condition, which affects about 176 million women across the globe. Dunham wrote in her e...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Samantha Cooney Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Reduce the severity of these common medical emergencies with 8 acupressure treatments while help arrives
(Natural News) Acupressure is a healing technique which involves pressing certain pressure points in the body by the thumbs and fingers to clear blockages and relieve pain, similar in principle to acupuncture, which provides the same relief but through the use of needles. Acupressure can be used in medical emergencies as a precautionary measure while... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture can boost your chances of getting pregnant
EXCLUSIVE: The Chinese treatment  boosts women's chances of conceiving by 6%, according to a study by an IVF clinic in Prague. Previous research found it doubles the chances of a woman getting pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘We Made Little Spring Rolls With Their Feet.’ These Bears Are Getting Special Treatment for Their Wildfire-Burned Paws
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-month-old mountain lion — did keep eating his fish-skin and corn-husk bandages, vets at the University of California, Davis said Wednesday. Rescuers brought two adult bears, one of them pregnant, and the young mountain lion to veterinarians with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the university after the animals were hurt in the largest wildfire in state history. They were found in the Los Padres Nation...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Knickmeyer / AP Tags: Uncategorized animals APH healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Acupuncture Reduces Menopause-related Vasomotor Symptoms Acupuncture Reduces Menopause-related Vasomotor Symptoms
Acupuncture can be useful for reducing vasomotor symptoms (VMS) in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Research shows acupuncture can be more effective than medication for indigestion
(Natural News) Acupuncture has been around for literally thousands of years now. Having originated in Ancient China, there’s a fair chance that it has already been used to treat all of the most common kinds of disorders and diseases. Now there’s a new study where researchers have measured the efficacy of acupuncture in treating one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Treatment is Recommended for Common Headaches?
Discussion Headache is pain in the scalp, forehead, orbits and temple. Facial and neck pain are usually excluded from this definition. It is a common problem with more than 6 million pediatric patients having migraine. Headaches can also have co-morbidities and more than 1 primary headache type can co-exist. The costs are high both economically and in the quality of life for the patients and families. A review of common headache types and indications for neuroimaging can be found here. Treatment is necessarily multi-pronged. Patients should understand their diagnosis so they can understand what reasonably can be expected...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

5 Ways to Fix Your Back Pain
by Jennifer Steil, AARP, January 5, 2018|Comments: 0. Non-drug, Surgery-free Back Pain Remedies. Getty Images. The American College of Physicians now recommends a host of alternative measures, such as exercise, tai chi, cognitive behavioral therapy and even acupuncture, to alleviate back pain. Whether nagging  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to be effective at relieving side effects of traditional treatments in breast cancer patients, according to study
(Natural News) Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been around for years – centuries even – because of its natural approach to human health. An area of TCM that’s getting renown even from Western medicine is acupuncture and based on the findings of a study made by researchers at the NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center, it could... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The opioid crisis has some legislators supporting natural remedies, authorizing use of acupuncture to help addicts as an alternative pain treatment
(Natural News) If you haven’t been affected by the opioid crisis, you’re in the minority. As drug overdoses killed more people than guns or car accidents last year, the need for action has never been greater. Some steps have been taken in recent months to try to combat this serious issue, but as long as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Helps AI Pain; Insurers Should Cover, Say Trialists Acupuncture Helps AI Pain; Insurers Should Cover, Say Trialists
In a randomized controlled trial that was praised as well designed, acupuncture improved pain and stiffness among breast cancer patients taking aromatase inhibitors (AIs).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI - Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA
Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Conference News, Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer Care
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain From Breast Cancer Care
The finding could be a win-win for breast cancer patients,  said one oncologist who reviewed the study. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer Care
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acupuncture, Breast Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer Care
THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 -- Some common breast cancer medications can trigger joint pain, but new research suggests acupuncture may ease that side effect. The finding could be a win-win for breast cancer patients, said one oncologist who reviewed the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer Care
Title: Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/7/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Acupuncture significantly reduces joint pain for breast cancer patients
(SWOG) In the largest, most rigorous study of its kind, acupuncture was found to significantly reduce the debilitating joint pain experienced by tens of thousands of women each year while being treated for early stage breast cancer, according to SWOG research results to be announced at a Dec. 7 press conference at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Ease Pain Tied to Breast Cancer Care
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to be an effective tool for weight control in adults
(Natural News) If you’ve run out of ways on how to lose weight, there is another alternative — that is, if you are brave enough to face needles. Acupuncture, a traditional form of Chinese medicine, has been found to play a role in weight loss for adults. A team of researchers at the School of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electrotherapy and Acupuncture Decrease Opioid Consumption After Total Knee Arthroplasty
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - December 1, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news