Fight obesity with Traditional Chinese Medicine
(Natural News) Obesity has become a global epidemic. It is not only a health problem on its own, but it is also linked to many serious conditions. Fortunately, there is an effective and natural solution to fighting obesity: Acupuncture. A review written by researchers from China confirmed that this traditional Chinese medicine – both alone and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can acupuncture manage rheumatoid arthritis of the hand?
(Natural News) For thousands of years, acupuncture has been used in Chinese medicine to treat various ailments. This healing art involves the insertion of fine needles in certain sites along the body called acupoints. A study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine confirmed that acupuncture safely and effectively improves rheumatoid arthritis of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Before you reach for pain medication, have you considered acupuncture?
(Natural News) Due to growing interest in non-pharmacological treatments, researchers from Stanford University looked into the effects of acupuncture and its potential to reduce pain after surgery. They analyzed the results of several clinical studies where patients were given acupuncture treatment after total knee arthroplasty (replacement surgery). The results of their meta-analysis, which showed the efficacy of acupuncture in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An observational study on acupuncture for earthquake-related post-traumatic stress disorder: the experience of the Lombard Association of Medical Acupuncturists/Acupuncture in the World, in Amatrice, Central Italy - Moiraghi C, Poli P, Piscitelli A.
Background and Objective: Earthquakes are associated with severe psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Current first-line therapies for PTSD have well-known side-effects. Acupuncture is a comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Acupuncture to promote recovery of disorder of consciousness after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Tan L, Zeng L, Wang N, Deng M, Chen Y, Ma T, Zhang L, Xu Z.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become an economic and social burden for patients and their families. While acupuncture is an effective tool for promoting recovery of disorder of consciousness (DOC) following TBI, there have been no comprehensive meta-ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Acupuncture equals disease prevention say new studies
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Well-recognized for its therapeutic effects, acupuncture is increasingly being appreciated for its ability to promote wellness and contribute to the prevention of a broad range of conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wikipedia’s culture of character assassination: The case of Dr. Dean Radin
(Natural News) Many therapeutic modalities in natural and non-conventional medicine share principles in common with parapsychology. This is particularly true of Mind-Body medicine, the power of the mind to initiate and facilitate healing. Some medical practices are based upon theories of energy, such as acupuncture, energy medicine and therapeutic touch, and the healing abilities of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why does Wikipedia want to deprive you of Acupuncture
(Natural News) Although it is completely ignored by the mainstream media, all natural and alternative medical philosophy and therapies remain under constant attack in the United States, as well as in the UK, France, Canada, Australia and elsewhere. In addition to the pharmaceutical industry’s profitable interests tied to our federal health agencies (FDA, CDC, etc.)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer-Related Insomnia: New Research Finds Effective Treatments
This study was a first of its kind. It involved a head-to-head comparison of acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy, enrolled patients with many different types of cancer and included nearly 30% minority participants. Previous studies focused solely on breast cancer and included 90% white participants. Limitations of the previous research make it difficult to determine if the results are applicable to patients with other cancers and people of diverse backgrounds. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acupuncture Are Effective Acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy treatments produced clinically meaningful reduction...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 15, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

A Third of People With Cancer Use Alternative Medicine. Here ’s Why That Could Be Dangerous
About a third of cancer patients use alternative medicine — but many of them don’t tell their doctors, according to a new research letter published in JAMA Oncology. Complementary and alternative therapies are those that people use in addition to or instead of traditional medical care. Out of about 3,100 cancer patients who responded to questions about cancer and complementary therapy use through the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, just over 1,000 reported using one or more of these therapies during the prior year, the research letter says. Of these, about a third said they did not tell their doctors tha...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer Source Type: news

One-third of cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine
A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. UT Southwestern Medical Center's Dr. Nina Sanford made the discovery that's now drawing renewed attention to habits she said cancer patients must disclose during treatment. Dr. Sanford is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology who specializes in and treats cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

One-third of cancer patients use complementary and alternative medicine
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) A stunning one-third of people with a cancer diagnosis use complementary and alternative medicines such as meditation, yoga, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and supplements. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Acupuncture in the ED a Beneficial Non-Opioid Option for Pain Acupuncture in the ED a Beneficial Non-Opioid Option for Pain
Acupuncture administered in the emergency department is both feasible and beneficial as a non-opioid, non-pharmacologic option for treating patients with less severe pain, new research says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Book Review: Healing a Community
When something as devastating as a mass shooting occurs, it is hard to know where to begin the process of healing. With so many people affected on such a mass scale, there is chaos, uncertainty, confusion — even for mental health providers. “Despite their best intentions, most clinicians are not adequately trained to work with people suffering from complicated grief and complex trauma, the psychological phenomena that often result from these tragedies,” writes Melissa Glaser. In her new book, Healing a Community: Lessons for Recovery after a Large-Scale Trauma, Glaser, who coordinated the Newtown Recovery...
Source: Psych Central - April 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Children and Teens Disorders Family General Grief and Loss Memory and Perception Psychological Assessment Psychology Psychotherapy PTSD Trauma Treatment Violence & Aggression books on mass shootings books on mass Source Type: news

Acupuncture reduces the risk of coronary heart disease in people with rheumatoid arthritis
(Natural News) One of the most widely used methods for relieving pain is acupuncture. It is especially recommended to people with rheumatoid arthritis – a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, swelling and pain in the joints and other body organs. Because of its scope, people suffering from RA have a high risk of developing other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fight Parkinson's with these 6 alternative treatments
(Natural News) Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects movements. Treatment for this condition focuses on managing its symptoms. Here are six alternative treatments that might help people with Parkinson’s disease. Acupuncture: A traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture enhances the appetite, promotes relaxation, boosts energy levels, promotes better sleep, and combats stress – all of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is integrative health and how can it help?
Would you be surprised if your health care provider recommended yoga, acupuncture or massage therapy as part of your treatment for an illness or disease? It's called "integrative medicine" -- an evidence-based holistic approach that combines the best of?conventional medicine and what had been referred to as "alternative care." Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/Bsa98vRYhrs [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 26, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Why acupuncture may be the best option for people trying to quit smoking
(Natural News) Quitting smoking may be challenging because of the addictive nicotine content in tobaccos, but it can be made easier with natural therapies like acupuncture. A study published in the journal Chest found that acupuncture safely and effectively helps people quit tobacco smoking. This alternative therapy, which is a form of traditional Chinese medicine, is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Urinary Incontinence, Try Behavioral Treatments or Drugs, or Both
Bladder training, biofeedback and other behavioral therapies may work even better in combination with drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Incontinence Biofeedback Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Acupuncture Source Type: news

Miscarriage risk higher with age and previous pregnancy problems
Risk higher after previous miscarriage and other pregnancy complications and might share underlying causes Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Target rates for caesareans may be too low Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Stillbirth risk is not increased by conceiving within a year Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture found as effective as nicotine replacement therapy for helping people quit smoking
(Natural News) A study reports that acupuncture is as effective as nicotine replacement therapy in helping people stop smoking. The study, which was published in the journal Chest, aimed to assess the efficacy of acupuncture, auricular point pressing, and nicotine replacement therapy on tobacco cessation in the Chinese population. For the study, a team of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can acupuncture help menopause symptoms?
A new study suggests acupuncture may be useful in reducing hot flushes and night sweats. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Decreased risk of dementia among patients with traumatic brain injury receiving acupuncture treatment: a population-based retrospective cohort study - Juan YH, Livneh H, Huang HJ, Lu MC, Yeh CC, Tsai TY.
OBJECTIVE: We conducted a longitudinal cohort study comparing the effect of acupuncture on the risk of dementia in Taiwanese individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS: A national health insurance database was used to identify 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes Acupuncture a'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes
A small study shows that acupuncture is better than no treatment for menopausal symptoms and is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT), say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Acupuncture a 'Realistic' Option for Hot Flashes
Acupuncture a 'Realistic Option' vs HRT for Hot Flashes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stillbirth risk is not increased by conceiving within a year
New study shows no link with adverse birth outcomes Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Judge throws out abortion pill challenge Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25% (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 12 natural ways to relieve pain
People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

‘Strong evidence’ that exercise can stave off falls in over 60s
Particularly programmes that mainly involve balance and functional exercises, finds Cochrane Review Related items fromOnMedica Targeted approach to back pain cheaper and more effective Steroid injection doesn ’t help tennis elbow Moderate exercise improves over-50s ’ brain health Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Solving the opioid epidemic naturally: Acupuncture is a safe and effective way to manage pain
(Natural News) America’s opioid epidemic has now become so bad that doctors and patients alike are starting to look more seriously into alternative medicine. As it turns out, there is one promising solution, and it has been around for more than one thousand years. Acupuncture, which is said to have originated in ancient China, is fit... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Tied to Less Bothersome Hot Flashes in Menopause
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized analysis lacked a comparator group, however (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study: FPs Who Learn Acupuncture Prescribe Fewer Opioids
A recently published survey of family physicians found that those who received training in acupuncture prescribed fewer opioids to patients with chronic noncancer pain than those without acupuncture training. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate - to - Severe Menopause Symptoms
Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
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... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may reduce menopause symptoms
A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
Title: Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
Compared with women who didn't get acupuncture, those who did had significant reductions in hot flashes, a recent study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms? New Danish research suggests that -- for some women at least -- acupuncture might bring relief. " Acupuncture for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Peer support, healing hands may curb prescription opioid misuse
(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. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture may help ease troublesome menopausal symptoms
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 (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Effectiveness and safety of fire-needle moxibustion on insomnia: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis - Liu C, Chen Z, Li T, Yang Z, Zhang Q, Yin J, Zhou P, Fu W, Chen B.
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... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Treating knee osteoarthritis naturally through whole body mechanical vibration combined with acupuncture for reducing pain
(Natural News) If you have older parents or grandparents, you more than likely know at least one person with osteoarthritis. The most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis usually affects the hands, knees and hips, and is caused when the cartilage and bones within a joint begin to break down. The condition worsens slowly over time,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moxibustion is an effective alternative cancer treatment, according to study
(Natural News) When people think of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one of the things that come to mind is acupuncture and herbs. However, a study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines looked at the benefits of moxibustion and its potential to prevent cell death and decrease the likelihood of gastric dysplasia — a condition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systematic review finds acupuncture to be highly effective at treating anxiety disorders
(Natural News) Acupuncture and electroacupuncture have seen considerable testing and use in amending various kinds of anxiety disorders. A recent systematic review conducted by Portuguese researchers winnowed through these many clinical trials to determine the effectiveness of these modalities. Anxiety-related disorders are some of the most common health issues that affect the brain. They comprise a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Studying the potential of acupuncture as an alternative treatment for osteoporosis
(Natural News) The idea of inserting needles through your skin may not be appealing, but acupuncture is actually an effective therapy for many conditions, including osteoporosis. Many studies have investigated the use of this traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that makes the bones weak and fragile, increasing the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrative medicine improves the physical and mental health of people with allergic asthma
(Natural News) Allergies (which are triggered by different allergens) and asthma (a chronic lung disease) are two different conditions, but there are people who suffer from something called allergic asthma. Allergic asthma is asthma triggered by an allergic reaction. According to a study, integrative medicine that involves acupuncture can help enhance the physical and mental health of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can acupuncture be used to treat peripheral neuropathy?
(Natural News) Your central nervous system consists of your brain and your spinal cord, while your peripheral nervous system connects these to the rest of your body. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when your peripheral nervous system malfunctions, causing weakness, numbness, feelings of “pins and needles,” and pain in your body. If you suffer from peripheral neuropathy,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about cupping therapy
(Natural News) Cupping therapy goes way back to ancient Chinese medicinal practices, but it has been gaining popularity today. It is a form of acupuncture that uses cups instead of needles, which are made from different materials, such as bamboo, silicone, plastic, and glass. During a cupping session, around three to five cups are placed onto... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microcurrent point stimulation found to be a safe alternative therapy for neck pain
(Natural News) Acupuncture offers a bevy of benefits, but for some people, the idea of sticking needles in the body throws them off. Fortunately, a study in the Journal of Alternative and Contemporary Medicine suggests using electricity instead of needles in treating neck pain. The research, a collaboration between American and British scientists looked at whether the use... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture performs as well as drug therapy for treating high blood pressure
(Natural News) In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture is often used to relieve pain and other health complaints. According to the results of a study, acupuncture is just as effective as drug therapy when treating high blood pressure (hypertension). The study was conducted by researchers from the Jiaozuo Tongren Hospital in China. Can acupuncture reduce high... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traditional Chinese medicine found to ease symptoms of acid reflux
(Natural News) Acupuncture, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, continues to gain popularity in the U.S. as more Americans try this ancient practice to relieve pain. A survey published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine showed that about 14 million Americans have used acupuncture as part of their health care, a significant increase from only eight million... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news