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Acupuncture Reduces Two Types of Cancer Pain Acupuncture Reduces Two Types of Cancer Pain
The largest study of its kind found that the Chinese medicine is effective only for the treatment of two kinds of pain; some US experts disagreed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

ACP Update on Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines
The update includes a nod to tai chi as a nondrug intervention and further supports acupuncture. But even new research falls short in 2 important ways. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 8, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Steven A. King, MD, MS Tags: Blog Pain Source Type: news

How the Body and Brain Achieve Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief via Acupuncture
Research describes how acupuncture may relieve pain in people with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) while also showing acupuncture’s effects in the brain ’s pain centers. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - March 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

At 21, This Breakout NBA Star Has A Wellness Plan Even Mortals Can Follow
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture improved neurological recovery after traumatic brain injury by activating BDNF/TrkB pathway - Li X, Chen C, Yang X, Wang J, Zhao ML, Sun H, Zhang S, Tu Y.
How to promote neural repair following traumatic brain injury (TBI) has long been an intractable problem. Although acupuncture has been demonstrated to facilitate the neurological recovery, the underlying mechanism is elusive. Brain-derived neurotrophic fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

AHN opens new holistic treatment center at Bellevue campus
Allegheny Health Network has opened its new Center for Complementary and Integrative Health inside the Allegheny General Hospital Suburban Campus in Bellevue, a comprehensive treatment model aimed at addressing patients' "mind, body and spirit," according to the system. The center, funded through a grant from the Suburban Health Foundation, incorporates both evidenced-based medicine and integrative medical modalities like massage therapy, acupuncture and Tai Chi. It will be directed by Dr. Sandra… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lydia Nuzum Source Type: news

Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Acupuncture produced changes in the brain and nerves that produced lasting relief from wrist pain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Acupuncture Wrists Brain Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Alternative and Complementary Medicine Pain Source Type: news

Ditch the paracetamol and try ACUPUNCTURE
Massachusetts General Hospital said it could work by rewiring the primary somatosensory cortex in the brain. This is the region which receives signals related to the sense of touch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Looking for relief, pregnant women turn to marijuana despite medical advice
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’s National Vital Statistics Reports, more than one in five U.S. births now occur in states where marijuana is legal. That ’s triggered a concern among health professionals about the use of marijuana by pregnant women.Along with the broader availability of marijuana comes the perception that it is a harmless substance, health professionals say. But pregnant women, who may be seeking relief from a variety of ailments, should be aware of the potential health consequences of marijuana use.To understand how marijuana affects expectant mothers and infant...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 2, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Don ' t Do This: 150 Medical Practices That Are All Failures
An Australian review uncovered 156 medical practices that are ineffective, harmful, or both. Acupuncture is a particularly egregious example, accounting for 10 of the 156 examples of bad medicine. Why do people keep doing this stuff? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Don ' t Do This: 156 Medical Practices That Are All Failures
An Australian review uncovered 156 medical practices that are ineffective, harmful, or both. Acupuncture is a particularly egregious example, accounting for 10 of the 156 examples of bad medicine. Why do people keep doing this stuff? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Acupuncture Useful for Migraine Prophylaxis Acupuncture Useful for Migraine Prophylaxis
True acupuncture beat out sham acupuncture and being wait-listed for acupuncture in reducing migraine frequency and severity in patients without aura, in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acupuncture might help prevent migraines
(Reuters Health) - For people with a certain type of migraine headache, regular acupuncture treatments may help reduce the frequency of these debilitating attacks, a recent study from China suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Acupuncture shows promise in migraine treatment, study says
When most people get a headache, a simple over-the-counter pain reliever and a few moments of quiet can usually do the trick. But for millions of Americans suffering from debilitating migraines, the pain can be so intense that relief may seem out of reach. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Lessens Migraine Attacks in Chinese Study (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But lack of full blinding a major trial limitation (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 20, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Doctors Have Been Treating Lower Back Pain All Wrong
This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.   Sarah DiGiulio is The Huffington Post’s sleep reporter. You can contact her at sarah.digiulio@huffingtonpost.com.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Have Been Treating Lower Back Pain All Wrong
This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.   Sarah DiGiulio is The Huffington Post’s sleep reporter. You can contact her at sarah.digiulio@huffingtonpost.com.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

If You Have Lower Back Pain, Don ' t Reach For A Pill
The American College of Physicians issued a new guideline for managing patients with low back pain this week, recommending nonpharmacologic approaches such as heat, massage and acupuncture as first-line treatment. This represents a change from their previous guideline published in 2007. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Mt. Sinai Merger Shuts New York's Integrative Medicine "Crown Jewel"
This article is one in a series on significant ups and downs with major centers. We see significant expansion at Jefferson in Philadelphia, a new 17,000 square foot space for the Center for Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, and system-wide integrative health at Meridian Health. The build-up of integrative health and research in the Veterans Administration with which Kligler is now involved is another bright light. Meantime, on the deficit side: the shutdown of the Banner/Center for Integrative Health in Phoenix which was intended as a proving ground for integrative care; the Allina/Penny George Institute shu...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Drugs for Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
The American College of Physicians says back pain of all kinds should be treated with natural and alternative therapies, such as exercise, acupuncture and mindfulness. (Source: WSJ.com: Health)
Source: WSJ.com: Health - February 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: FREE Source Type: news

ACP Guideline: Start with Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Low Back Pain (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH The American College of Physicians now recommends nonpharmacologic therapies — including superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, and spinal manipulation — as first-line treatment for patients with acute or subacute low back pain (lasting 12 weeks or less). The new guideline, published in … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - February 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ACP: Non-Drug Tx Preferred for Low Back Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Try exercise, mindfulness, acupuncture or yoga before NSAIDs (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - February 13, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Bad back? Use yoga, acupuncture and heat packs NOT drugs
BACK pain should be treated with hot or cold compression packs, acupuncture, yoga, tai chi and spinal manipulation and with drugs only as a last resort, new guidelines said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to help treat men with erectile dysfunction and fertility issues
(Natural News) Today, infertility is threatening the peace and joy in many homes. No matter how hard they try, about 12 percent of American women aged between 15 and 44 years have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When it comes to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Underway In Boston To Help Dogs Live Longer
BOSTON (CBS) – With a bounce in her step and a healthy wag in her tail, only the white on her face begins to betray her age. “She’s a typical golden retriever, a real pleaser, happy to hear your voice, wants to be around all the time,” an instant smile comes to Beth McGoldrick’s face when she talks about her dog, Layla, who just turned 12. “She’s really been a fantastic dog. It was heartbreaking to see her go lame.” That was when Layla was just 6 years old. Beth did everything she could to get her faithful companion back on her feet. For Layla that now means routine acupunctu...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall MSPCA-Angell Rapamycin Source Type: news

NSAIDs no better than placebo for spinal pain
No simple analgesics provide clinically important effects over placebo for spinal pain Related items fromOnMedica NSAIDs and COX 2s linked to heart failure admission No role for paracetamol in treating pain in osteoarthritis Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts Liver transplant for paracetamol overdose rates vary widely across Europe Pregnancy paracetamol warning (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 7, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Corrigendum to "Acupuncture treatment modulates the corticostriatal reward circuitry in major depressive disorder" [J. Psychiatr. Res. 84 (2017) 18-26] - Wang Z, Wang X, Liu J, Chen J, Liu X, Nie G, Jorgenson K, Sohn KC, Huang R, Liu M, Liu B, Kong J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The Rejuvenation Secret for Elevating Energy, Creativity & Well-being
Our culture is so accustomed to staying busy and feeling productive that we sometimes forget the importance of simply being without a goal or end result in mind--or worse, we confuse being with being lazy. As you settle in for the winter, give yourself permission to rest and relax. When you don't give yourself the time and space to slow down and literally hibernate, it can be challenging to access optimal levels of energy and creativity.  Professional athletes know this well. They consistently schedule rest days so they do not overtrain. Otherwise they set themselves up for injury or burnout, or they simply can't perform...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction: Could acupuncture be non-invasive CURE to make men last longer?
ACUPUNCTURE could help men stave off erectile dysfunction and last longer in the bedroom, university experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could acupuncture cure erectile dysfunction?
Experts at the University of Sheffield found various alternative treatments - including acupuncture and a Korean topical cream - have significant desirable effects for men with sexual dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain, depression
Acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression, health specialists have found. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 30, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain and depression
(University of York) Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 30, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Comment on: A case of perforating injury of eyeball and traumatic cataract caused by acupuncture - Sodhi PK, Takkar B, Sodhi JP, Sodhi N.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study finds acupuncture to be more effective in treating pain than morphine
(NaturalNews) Acupuncture is an age-old traditional Chinese practice in which practitioners stimulate specific trigger points on the body by inserting thin needles through the skin. In Asia, acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat back, knee, and neck pain, osteoarthritis, headaches, and many other medical conditions. Today researchers are slowly unraveling what benefits acupuncture can have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture may alleviate colic in infants, study suggests
Acupuncture given by nurses may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic – defined as those who cry for more than three hours a day on three or more days of the week – a Swedish study has suggested. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 18, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Can colic really be cured by acupuncture?
Conclusion This randomised controlled trial aimed to compare two types of acupuncture treatment with usual care in infants with colic. This trial has a number of strengths and limitations. It was well designed, and the researchers increased its validity by using a robust study protocol. Assessors were also blinded to treatment group. However, the researchers did not analyse enough infants to be able to reliably detect a meaningful difference between the two different types of acupuncture, and therefore had to pool the groups. As such, the study only looks at acupuncture in general and cannot provide information on a par...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Excessive crying
The crying of babies with colic may be reduced with acupuncture, according to controversial new research from Sweden. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What can be done to tackle excessive crying?
The crying of babies with colic may be reduced with acupuncture, according to controversial new research from Sweden. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may relieve excessive crying in infants
A new, randomized controlled trial suggests that acupuncture may help to alleviate babies' excessive crying, also known as infantile colic. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try
Title: For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a TryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - January 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Acupuncture may help babies with colic, researchers say
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News For beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers have a novel suggestion -- acupuncture. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Cuts Crying in Colicky Infants (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Reduced crying time, number of infants meeting colic criteria after tx (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Colicky Baby? You Might Give Acupuncture a Try
Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture may alleviate babies ' excessive crying (infantile colic)
Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic -- those who cry for more than three hours a day on three or more days of the week -- reveals research. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Acupuncture may alleviate babies ' excessive crying (infantile colic), study suggests
Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic -- those who cry for more than three hours a day on three or more days of the week, new research suggests. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 17, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Will colicky babies benefit from acupuncture?
(Reuters Health) - Colicky babies may cry less after treatment with a scaled-back version of acupuncture, according to a new study - but the results are controversial. Not everyone is convinced the needle therapy is beneficial for babies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Could ACUPUNCTURE reduce the amount of time colicky babies spend crying?
ACUPUNCTURE may reduce the amount of time colicky babies spend crying, a small study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colic study stirs debate on acupuncture
Newborn won't stop crying? A new study suggests that acupuncture might help reduce infantile colic, but experts urge caution. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Acupucture Help Colicky Infants? (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD Acupuncture might help infants with colic recover faster than usual care, suggests a small study in Acupuncture in Medicine.Swedish researchers enrolled … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture might relieve babies ’ colic
But first parents should record for how long babies cry, and try eliminating cow ’s milk Related items fromOnMedica Giving babies eggs and peanuts early cuts allergy risk Babies who eat rice have higher urinary arsenic levels Probiotics in newborns might lower diabetes risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 17, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news