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New LA BioMed study offers answers for why acupuncture may help people with chronic pain
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The use of acupuncture to treat pain dates back to the earliest recorded history in China. Despite centuries of acupuncture, it’s still not clear why this method of applying and stimulating tiny needles at certain points on the body can relieve pain.

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Acupuncture may not be effective treatment for infertility in women with PCOS
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Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new international study including Penn State College of Medicine.

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Study shows acupuncture as viable alternative to pain-relieving drugs in emergency departments
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The world’s largest randomized controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients.

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Acupuncture improves quality of life, physical and mental health for patients with allergic asthma, trial finds
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A large randomized controlled, pragmatic trial involving 1445 patients with allergic asthma found that an integrative medicine approach in which acupuncture is added to routine care demonstrated improvements in both quality of life and physical and mental health for those receiving acupuncture.

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Researchers propose link between acupuncture and 21st century medicine
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MD, and co-author Rosa Schnyer, PhD, LAc propose that elements of classical acupuncture “are related to important 21st century advances in physiology and medicine, including systems biology, cross-system integration, matrix biology and mechanotherapeutics.”

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Experts defy exclusion of acupuncture in two British governmental guidelines
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Even as news in the United States recently highlighted the growing inclusion of acupuncture and other complementary and integrative medicine therapies in guidelines for multiple pain conditions, the exclusion of acupuncture in two British governmental guidelines is challenged in a paper and a commentary that are presently available free on The Journal of Alternative and […]

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Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women
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For women who are overweight or obese and are unable to exercise, new research appearing online in The FASEB Journal suggests combining acupuncture with an electrical current may help.

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Acupuncture improves effectiveness of standard treatment for chronic pain and depression
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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.

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Acupuncture may be effective treatment option to resolve excessive crying in colicky babies
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Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic–those who cry for more than 3 hours a day on 3 or more days of the week–reveals research published online in Acupuncture in Medicine.

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