The effects are IMMEDIATE: Just a single acupuncture session can improve muscle strength
(Natural News) For people who need to boost the strength of their muscles as quickly as possible, there are a few ways faster and more effective than through acupuncture. Brazilian researchers can confirm that a single session applied to the muscles of the hand will improve the grip strength almost immediately. The human hand is one of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients school OHSU students on how to treat pain and what to avoid
The future doctors were in the midst of a two-week “intersession” course on pain management and the role of opioids and alternative treatments, including massage, acupuncture and medical marijuana. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Mother gives birth with uterus from deceased donor
Previous uterine transplants have been from live donors who are in short supply Related items fromOnMedica UK to expand trials of womb transplants Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby Patients face postcode lottery for IVF, new data shows Egg freezing for social reasons is not without risk, warns Royal College (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chronic nonpulsatile tinnitus can be remedied with acupuncture
(Natural News) Everyone experiences tinnitus every once in a while, but it becomes a cause for worry when it persists longer than it usually does. According to a study published in the Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine, sufferers of chronic non-pulsatile tinnitus can find relief in acupuncture, concluding that the ancient healing art can reduce the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga and acupuncture may help to treat menopause
Yoga and acupuncture may decrease the frequency of menopausal hot flushes, according to research published inMenopause.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Trying to quit smoking? Acupuncture can help
(Natural News) Smoking does nothing good to the body. In fact, it’s a leading cause of disease and disability for almost every organ in the body. It increases the risk of multiple cancers, such as that of the lungs, mouth, throat, stomach, liver, and kidneys. At least 90 percent of lung cancer cases, in particular,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga, acupuncture might ease menopause hot flashes
- Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How acupuncture helps you lose weight
(Natural News) Losing weight is a lifelong struggle for most people, and most of them are willing to try everything, from trying the latest diets and exercise fads, to going under the knife just to get rid of excess fat and sculpt the body into a more desirable shape. The principle is easy enough, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New scientific study sheds light on why acupuncture is so effective for pain control
(Natural News) When it comes to pain relief, acupuncture reigns supreme. While mainstream medicine has come to rely on harmful pain relievers, new research has demonstrated that acupuncture is a safer, more effective means of relieving pain than conventional pain-killers. More, scientists are finally beginning to understand how, and why, acupuncture is such an effective... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga, Acupuncture Might Ease Menopause Hot Flashes Yoga, Acupuncture Might Ease Menopause Hot Flashes
Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture as a preventive medicine: Why you should use it even when you're not sick
(Natural News) The idea of sticking pins and needles in your body, especially when you’re already perfectly healthy, might make some people squeamish but acupuncture can actually provide a number of health benefits. It isn’t just for pain relief and treating health conditions, it can also be used to prevent health problems from happening in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How acupuncture benefits your respiratory system
(Natural News) Acupuncture is the ancient Chinese practice of inserting hair-thin needles into the skin to stimulate different body parts. As a form of alternative medicine, it does not directly cure any disease; but can help alleviate symptoms and side effects. Acupuncture is a safe alternative treatment with many health benefits, such as reducing inflammation in your respiratory system. The human... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to be an effective therapy for psoriasis
(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)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coverage for Integrative Pain Therapies on the Horizon Coverage for Integrative Pain Therapies on the Horizon
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)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

More adults are using complementary and alternative medicine in England but access is unequal, finds survey
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)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Acupuncture in the ED Cuts Pain, Reduces Stress, Anxiety Acupuncture in the ED Cuts Pain, Reduces Stress, Anxiety
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)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acupuncture at these specific points alleviates pain in cancer patients
(Natural News) Cancer causes many adverse complications, including constant pain. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into the viability of using acupuncture to soothe this pain and cause relief to cancer patients. Although cancers are named after the body part where the tumor – or tumors, in some cases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can acupuncture improve fertility?
Many people look for alternatives to hormonal or other drug treatments to improve fertility outcomes. One option is acupuncture. Learn more about it, including whether it works, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Acupuncture and athletic performance: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?two experts talk about how combining acupuncture with physical therapy can help athletes get back in the game?and?how the ancient Chinese practice may also enhance performance. To listen, click the link below. Acupuncture and Athletic Performance (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study looks at the exact mechanisms of acupuncture in reducing cognitive impairment among Alzheimer's patients
(Natural News) Acupuncture is one of the most commonly recommended alternative therapies for patients who are suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer’s disease. However, the exact means by which this traditional Chinese medicine improves the brain activity has remained obscure. So researchers took great pains to map out the areas of the brain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo?
Neuropathy from chemo can cause tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. It is a side effect of the chemotherapy drug that a person uses in their cancer treatment. Learn more about the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo, including natural and alternative remedies, such as vitamins, massage, and acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

The healing effects of qi for mental health: Using acupuncture and TCM to treat emotional distress
(Natural News) Some of the best remedies for many physical health problems were inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM. With thousands of years of experience and wisdom backing it, the approach has long been a good source of safe yet effective treatments for a variety of ailments. Despite this, it still doesn’t quite get... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of veterans affairs facilities offering acupuncture growing rapidly
(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). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The research is clear: Acupuncture reduces chronic pain better than drugs
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs - but not alternatives
Many health insurance plans help American patients pay for opioid painkillers, but they often don't cover non-addictive therapies like acupuncture and counselling, a Johns Hopkins study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pins and needles: How acupuncture can help soothe an irregular heartbeat
(Natural News) Cardiac arrhythmia describes an irregular heartbeat caused by an interruption of electrical impulses in heart function. This group of conditions can be further broken down into bradycardia (slow heartbeat), tachycardia (fast heartbeat), flutter or fibrillation (irregular heartbeat), or premature contraction (early heartbeat). While most types of heart arrhythmia are relatively harmless (caused by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists confirm: You can use acupuncture to lower your blood pressure
(Natural News) High blood pressure affects millions worldwide and costs billions in the United States alone. Those afflicted with this condition typically regulate their hypertension through medication. Unfortunately, antihypertensive medicine has a wide range of side effects that include headaches, diarrhea, nausea, and lethargy, to name a few. If you’re one of the millions with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to be more effective than conventional treatments at reducing sensory, emotional, and motor damage
(Natural News) Needles often conjure images of pain. When someone tells you he’s sitting on pins and needles, it means that person is so tense he can hardly relax. But Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at it another way. Practitioners of acupuncture, a technique using several needles to balance the flow of energy or chi in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science CONFIRMS the efficacy of acupuncture in helping stroke patients recover more quickly
(Natural News) Good news for stroke victims undergoing rehabilitation: Chinese researchers have reported that acupuncture could improve the recovery of stroke survivors. Their recent trial showed that the traditional treatment improved many functions that were disrupted by an acute ischemic stroke. There are millions of stroke survivors in China and around the world. Most of them did not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strong scientific evidence points to acupuncture as an effective treatment for anxiety disorders
(Natural News) Could acupuncture be the solution to anxiety you’ve been looking for? The ancient practice of inserting needles into the skin may sound a bit daunting, but research has continued to confirm that this traditional healing art can offer a myriad of health benefits — including relief from anxiety. Recently published research has further... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study confirms energy transfer in different types of energy healing, including Reiki and acupuncture
(Natural News) For many people, the benefits of energy healing practices like Reiki are immeasurable. But in a recent study, scientists attempted to do just that: Measure (and confirm) the energy transfer which takes place during a typical Reiki session. Reiki is an ancient practice of energy healing that first rose to fame in Japan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture: A New Look at an Ancient Remedy
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Yet it's still viewed with some skepticism in the Western world. And for the squeamish, just the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Integrative Medicine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
It's taken a long time, but things like acupuncture, meditation and message are becoming more mainstream in western culture. ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer discusses the growing use of integrative medicine. To listen, click the link below. Integrative Medicine (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

More women than men veterans with chronic pain use therapies like yoga and acupuncture
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) A major shift in practice by the VA means that therapies such as meditation and yoga are being offered to VA patients as non-drug approaches for pain management, says Elizabeth Evans of UMass Amherst, who studied their use by gender among veterans with chronic musculoskeletal pain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture confirmed to be an effective rehabilitation treatment for stroke patients
(Natural News) A Chinese experimental trial sought out more positive effects of acupuncture when applied during early rehabilitation of patients who suffered from acute ischemic stroke. It confirmed that the unconventional treatment benefited the patients and reduced the dysfunctions associated with stroke. The study was supported by Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. It was published in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke patients suffering from insomnia can find relief with acupuncture
(Natural News) People suffering from insomnia after a stroke would do well to ditch their sleeping pills for acupuncture needles, according to experts. In a study, researchers from South Korea confirmed that stroke patients who suffer from insomnia can find relief from acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medicine. In fact, it’s even more effective than drug treatments.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holistic treatments for asthma in children: TCM found to be effective at reducing attacks, hospitalizations
(Natural News) The regulatory effects of established Chinese herbal formulas as well as time-honored practices such as acupuncture and moxibustion were recently reviewed by a team from the Bureau of National Health Insurance of Taiwan. In it, researchers found that holistic treatments based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) were effective in reducing symptoms of pediatric... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture improves cognitive function of Alzheimer's patients
(Natural News) Acupuncture has seen some use as a means of alleviating the effects of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) on the brain. However, recent systematic reviews have expressed some doubt on the effectiveness and safety of the traditional Chinese medicinal treatment. Therefore, a new study sought to confirm the findings of earlier researchers regarding acupuncture’s effect... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fully Integrating Medical Acupuncture Into Family Medicine Fully Integrating Medical Acupuncture Into Family Medicine
A family physician relates his experience successfully integrating acupuncture into his daily practice.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Acupuncture reduces the occurrence of breast cancer-related lymphedema: Study
(Natural News) Painful swellings called lymphedema can appear on a patient’s arms after undergoing surgery and radiation therapy for breast cancer. A Chinese study suggested that acupuncture could decrease the chances of this complication, thereby improving the quality of life for cancer patients. Despite the advent of less invasive treatments, lymphedema remains a common problem... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Tracker-Like Aesthetics Lead to Anti-Nausea Device Bonanza?
A Canadian-Chinese medical device manufacturer is poised to enter a niche market for nausea-fighting neurostimulation with a sleek wrist-worn transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) device, providing an alternative to a long-established manufacturer that has just released a redesign of its technology.   Peter Ji, co-founder of Vancouver, BC, and Ningbo, China-based WAT Medical Technology, said there is plenty of room in the nascent therapeutic wearables market for both his firm and Horsham, PA-based Reliefband Technologies to thrive in combating motion sickness, morning sickness, post-opera...
Source: MDDI - September 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Goth Tags: Business Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to relieve menstrual pain for up to a year, according to recent study
(Natural News) Acupuncture can alleviate the intensity and duration of menstrual cramps significantly, a recent study suggests. The Chinese traditional therapy was found to reduce these symptoms in more than half of the women in the study over eight weeks of treatment, with at least a 50 percent reduction in the reported severity of pain. Some... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Constipation can be treated with acupuncture
(Natural News) Functional constipation is a pain in the butt. Not only does it disrupt your life, but it can bring about much more serious problems. South Korean researchers therefore looked into the possibility of using acupuncture to improve constipation. Acupuncture is one of the many techniques that traditional Korean medicine borrowed from its Chinese... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advert for contraceptive app banned
Claim that Natural Cycles app is as effective as long-term contraceptive options is misleading Related items fromOnMedica Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Deprived women 60% less likely to have any antenatal care Fewer than ever women smoke at point of birth Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Clinical trials show that acupuncture is an effective treatment for asthma
(Natural News) According to a review, patients with asthma may soon find relief thanks to a form of alternative medicine called acupuncture. The paper reviewed several clinical trials and outcome studies concerning cases that used acupuncture to treat asthma. It is of note that none of the trials had a large sample size. The authors also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news