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Studies and Research

Visit the following sites to see what studies have been completed in the areas of Acupuncture, Herbs and Oriental Medicine.

PubMed Citations
Some of the recent studies conducted on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  PubMed is a service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the News

Meta Analysis Finds Acupuncture Effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptom Relief

Study Finds Acupuncture Enhances Performance and Reduces Pain in Runners with Knee Problems

Study Finds Acupuncture Relieves Persistant Hiccups

Meta Analysis Finds Acupuncture Beneficial for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptom Relief

Meta Study Confirms Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain

Study Finds Electro-Acupuncture and Aerobic Exercise Improves Cardiovascular Function

Meta Study Finds Acupuncture Provides Relief from Anxiety

Study Shows Acupuncture Provides Allergic Rhinitis Symptom Relief

Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Treating Parkinsons Disease

Study Finds Contralateral Needle Technique More Effective for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Study Finds Both Traditional and Electro-Acupuncture Effective for CTS Pain Relief

Acupuncture Increases Brain Function for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Study Shows Kidney 3 Acupuncture Point Improves Brain Function

Study Shows Acupuncture Reduces Fatigue and Improves Well-Being for Breast Cancer Survivors

Study Confirms Acupressure Can Mitigate PMS Symptoms

Veterans Affairs (VA) Recognizes Certified Acupuncturists

Giovanni Maciocia Passed Away

Study finds Acupuncture Effective for Episodic Migraines

Study Finds Acupuncture Reduces Frequency of Migraines

Dr. Michael O. Smith, Founder of NADA, Passes Away

Study Finds Acupuncture as a Clinical Service both Effective and a Good Value

Acupuncture's Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic

Study Shows Acupuncture Alleviates Fibromyalgia Associated Symptoms

Study Supports Using Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

FDA Recommends Acupuncture for Pain Management

Large-Scale Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Many Skin Conditions

Study using Acupuncture for Opioid Withdrawal Yields Promising Results

Acupuncture Alleviates Opiate Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

Acupuncture Reduces Allergy-Caused Itchiness and Wheals

Studies Using Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Show Promise

Acupuncture Alleviates Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Acufinder Launches New Health Contacts Portal

Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Peripheral Neuropathy

A Brief History of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Doctoral Programs

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for Osteoarthritis Relief

World Heart Day

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day

Morningside Recovery's A.S. Giltinan on Treating Addiction with Acupuncture

$1.2 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to Study Acupuncture

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for TMJ

Study Supports Acupuncture Effects in Pain Control

Iraqi doctors use acupuncture during drug shortage

Acupuncture May Relieve Joint Pain Caused By Some Breast Cancer Treatments

Sandra Bullock Secret to Staying Young is Acupuncture

Have Celebrities Gone Wacko for Acupuncture?

Acupuncture Effective for Crohn's Disease

For Women With PCOS, Acupuncture And Exercise May Bring Relief, Reduce Risks

New Evidence that Acupuncture Works for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Study Shows that Acupuncture Effective in Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Real and Simulated Acupuncture Appear Effective for Back Pain

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for Weight Loss

Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity

Acupuncture Is Effective for Allergic Rhinitis

Acupuncture May be Effective Treatment for Tinnitus

Acupuncture More Effective than Medication for Headache Relief

Acupuncture Point, Yin Tang, Relieves Children's Preoperative Anxiety

Acupuncture Reduces Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment As Much As Conventional Drug Therapy

Acupuncture for Dry Mouth: Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity

Acupuncture Helps Chronic Headaches According to Largest Study

Scientists One Step Closer to Understanding The Analgesic Effects of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Eases Side Effects of Head, Neck Cancer Treatments

Study Shows Acupuncture Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure

Acupuncture for a City

Study Shows Acupuncture Works for Migraines

Acupuncture Helps Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Study Says

Acupuncture increases chances of success in IVF by 65%

Acupuncture Relieves Menstrual Pain, Study Finds

Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture

Acupuncturists Treat San Diego Fire Evacuees

Harvard Researchers Discover Genetic Link Between Limiting Calories, Longevity

"Newest" Tool in Global Fight Against Childhood Killer? Ginger

Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer

Acupuncture: Essential Part of IVF Success, Research Finds

Acupuncture Very Effective in Treating Post-Surgery Pain

New Lung Cancer Guidelines Point to Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Reduces Hot Flashes

Acupuncture Helps with Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Lower Back Pain

Hospitals Turning to TCM and Acupuncture, Other non-Western Treatments

Research Analysis Finds TCM and Acupuncture Helpful in Relieving Breast Cancer Effects

Qi Gong a Powerful Stress Reliever, Health Boost During SARS Epidemic

Chinese Herbs May Hold Keys to New Drugs

Electroacupuncture, Laser Therapy Relieve Arthritis Pain

Healing in the Streets

Acupuncture, Fertility Research Delivers Healthy Results

FDA Recall on Three Red Yeast Rice Products

Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) - Chinese Herbal Medicine Fights Cholesterol

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Children's Allergies

Healing a Suffering Continent

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease

Tension Headaches Dramatically Reduced by Acupuncture

Acupuncture May Help Some Men with Infertility Problems

Chinese Herbs Reduce Post-Chemo Nausea

Acupuncture's Brain Activity Noted

British Program Aims to Use Acupuncture, Reiki to Help At-Risk Youth

Tai Chi Effective Addition to Immunity Against Shingles, New Study Finds

Acupuncture-Massage Combination Helps After Cancer Surgery

Lifting Chinese Tiger Trade Ban Threatened

Chinese Medicine and Endangered Wildlife

Study Shows Acupuncture Reduces Frequency of Cancer Therapy Induced Male Hot Flashes

Neck Pain Reduced by Acupuncture

Acupuncture Relieves Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Cupping: How Gwyneth Paltrow Got Her Spots

Acupuncture Effective in Treating Overactive Bladder

Historic Points: Acupuncture Needles

Acupuncturists Without Borders

Blood Pressure Lowered by Acupuncture

Acupuncture: a Fertile Idea

Acupuncture Association of Colorado - Lists Members!

Actress Bo Derek and Assistant Secretary of the State Claudia McMurray to Address Wildlife Trafficking at Local College

Acupuncture to Erase Wrinkles & Renew Youth.

Chinese Herbal Medicine May Increase Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Chemotherapy