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World Heart Day
Created by the World Heart Federation, September 29th is World Heart Day, which focuses on informing people around the globe that heart disease and stroke ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Chemotherapy induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) causes pain and mobility problems and may be a contributing factor for patients to terminate or suspend chemotherapy treatment. CIPN ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day
Mark your calendar! October 24th is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day. Designated to educate and raise awareness of acupuncture and Oriental medicine this national ...

Morningside Recovery's A.S. Giltinan on Treating Addiction with Acupuncture
Along with other holistic treatments, acupuncture is growing in popularity as a method to help in addiction recovery. Acupuncture for addiction often focuses on helping ...

$1.2 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to Study Acupuncture
NEWTON, MA (June 23, 2010) - The New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) is the recipient of a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Defense grant ...

Iraqi doctors use acupuncture during drug shortage
Iraqi doctors faced with a shortage of anesthetic drugs in a capital city hit by years of conflict have successfully used acupuncture to treat mothers ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for TMJ
Acupuncture Effective for TMJ Patients suffering TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) can find relief from acupuncture.  Research conducted at the Ribeirão Preto Dental School, São Paulo ...

Study Supports Acupuncture Effects in Pain Control
The scientific validity of traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of pain received a nod of support in the May issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia ...

Acupuncture May Relieve Joint Pain Caused By Some Breast Cancer Treatments
A new study, led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, demonstrates that acupuncture may be an effective ...

Sandra Bullock Secret to Staying Young is Acupuncture
3-19-2010This week, yet another celebrity reveals that her secret to keeping young is acupuncture.According to celebrity gossip website, showbizspy.com, Hollywood superstar Sandra Bullock - who ...

Have Celebrities Gone Wacko for Acupuncture?
Everywhere you turn; there are stories about celebrities getting acupuncture.  Supermodel, Elle Macpherson, recently said in an interview with UK tabloid, News of the World ...

Acupuncture Effective for Crohn's Disease
In a study published in the journal, Digestion, acupuncture was found effective for treating Crohn's disease.Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease which involves chronic inflammation ...

For Women With PCOS, Acupuncture And Exercise May Bring Relief, Reduce Risks
Study finds acupuncture and exercise decrease a key marker for diseaseExercise and electro-acupuncture treatments reduce sympathetic nerve activity in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) ...

New Evidence that Acupuncture Works for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain
Researchers at the University of Michigan Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center are first to provide evidence of acupuncture's effect on opoid receptors.Acupuncture has been ...

Study Shows that Acupuncture Effective in Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Acupuncture is as effective as the corticosteroid, prednisone, for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), according to a new study.The randomized, controlled study that ...

Real and Simulated Acupuncture Appear Effective for Back Pain
Newswise — Three types of acupuncture therapy—an individually tailored program, standard therapy and a simulation involving toothpicks at key acupuncture points—appear more effective than usual ...

Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity
Acupuncture can significantly improve learning and memory capacity that has been impaired by hyperglycemia and cerebral ischemia, according to a new ...

Acupuncture Is Effective for Allergic Rhinitis
The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study that showed that acupuncture can significantly relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms.In this German study, 5,237 men and ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for Weight Loss
Acupuncture is growing in popularity as an effective weight loss tool.  With this rise in the use of acupuncture for weight loss came the need ...

Acupuncture May be Effective Treatment for Tinnitus
Do your ears ring after a loud concert" Nerves that sense touch in your face and neck may be behind the racket in your brain ...

Acupuncture More Effective than Medication for Headache Relief
Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, according to a new analysis conducted by Duke University Medical ...

Acupuncture Point, Yin Tang, Relieves Children's Preoperative Anxiety
A study published in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia found that stimulation of the acupuncture point, Yin Tang, alleviated preoperative anxiety in children.According ...

Acupuncture Reduces Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment As Much As Conventional Drug Therapy
Acupuncture is as effective and longer-lasting in managing the common debilitating side effects of hot flashes, night sweats, and excessive sweating (vasomotor symptoms) associated with ...

Acupuncture for Dry Mouth: Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity
A study published in the July, 2008 issue of BMC Complementary Alternative Medicine found that the acupuncture point, Large Intestine 2 (LI 2), increased saliva ...

Acupuncture Helps Chronic Headaches According to Largest Study
A German study published in the September, 2008 issue of Cephalalgia shows that people who suffer from chronic migraines may benefit from acupuncture to reduce ...

Scientists One Step Closer to Understanding The Analgesic Effects of Acupuncture
Combined diprenorphine PET and fMRI study of Acupuncture AnalgesiaNew research conducted through Harvard Medical School and published in the November, 2008 issue of Behavioural Brain ...

Acupuncture Eases Side Effects of Head, Neck Cancer Treatments
Acupuncture provides significant reductions in pain, dry mouth and shoulder dysfunction for patients after head or neck cancer surgery, according to a clinical study released ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure
A German study published in the June 2007 issue of Circulation found that acupuncture significantly lowers both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The extent of ...

Acupuncture for a City
Acupuncture is not just for people anymore, it is also for the earth.  Artist, Adam Kuby, has taken Feng Shui to the next level by ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Works for Migraines
The latest study, published in the March, 2008 journal, Headache confirms that acupuncture significantly reduces migraines and works better that drugs alone.  The study, conducted ...

Acupuncture Helps Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Study Says
Acupuncture may help people with posttraumatic stress disorder according to a recent clinical trial. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop ...

Acupuncture Relieves Menstrual Pain, Study Finds
A recent German study published in the February, 2008 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology confirms that acupuncture can relieve a woman ...

Acupuncture increases chances of success in IVF by 65%
Women undergoing IVF were 65 percent more likely to become pregnant when they combined the procedure with acupuncture, a recent study has shown. The remarkable ...

Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture
“Is there a doctor on board?” Was the urgent plea for help from the pilot of a Boeing 747 on an Air China flight from ...

Acupuncturists Treat San Diego Fire Evacuees
Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego has been home to the National Football League’s Chargers, Major League Baseball’s Padres, concerts, car sales, and fireworks shows. But ...

Acupuncture Very Effective in Treating Post-Surgery Pain
New research from Duke University Medical Center points to the positive impact that acupuncture has on reducing surgical patients’ postoperative pain, and their need for ...

New Lung Cancer Guidelines Point to Benefits of Acupuncture
Acupuncture is now officially recommended for lung cancer patients experiencing fatigue, dyspnea, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, or to soothe symptoms of pain or nausea and vomiting.Evidence-based guidelines ...

Harvard Researchers Discover Genetic Link Between Limiting Calories, Longevity
While it is not news that restricting caloric intake prolongs life in many species — ranging from yeast to higher primates — what hasn’t been ...

"Newest" Tool in Global Fight Against Childhood Killer? Ginger
Could one of the most widely used herbs in cooking around the world be just the right medicine for one of the deadliest conditions children ...

Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer
One of the greatest challenges to mainstream Western medicine’s acceptance of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been the contrast between the ancient principles and language ...

Acupuncture: Essential Part of IVF Success, Research Finds
Paul Magarelli, M.D., Ph.D., an infertility physician at the Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Center, and Diane Cridennda, L.Ac., an acupuncturist at East Winds, both centers ...

Acupuncture Reduces Hot Flashes
Acupuncture reduces nighttime hot flashes caused by menopause, according to a study published in the journal, Fertility and Sterility. Researchers found seven weeks of acupuncture ...

Acupuncture Helps with Fibromyalgia Symptoms
The June 2007 edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports on a study that found acupuncture helpful in treating the fatigue and anxiety commonly experienced ...

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Lower Back Pain
A British study published in September 2006 found that acupuncture showed the greatest benefit for patients who suffer pain in the lower back, and is ...

Hospitals Turning to TCM and Acupuncture, Other non-Western Treatments
According to a 2006 survey by the American Hospital Association (AHA), more than one out of every four hospitals in the U.S. now offer some ...

Research Analysis Finds TCM and Acupuncture Helpful in Relieving Breast Cancer Effects
For many women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, the use of traditional Chinese medicinal herbs — either alone or with chemotherapy — may help guard ...

Qi Gong a Powerful Stress Reliever, Health Boost During SARS Epidemic
A study of chronically ill people in Hong Kong during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak shows that those who practice Qi Gong, the ...

Chinese Herbs May Hold Keys to New Drugs
A major computer screening of traditional Chinese herbs found more than 62 percent of the 240 plants species studied contained chemical compounds that indicate possible ...

Electroacupuncture, Laser Therapy Relieve Arthritis Pain
A Norwegian research study has found that people with osteoarthritic knee pain may experience relief through electroacupuncture, low-level laser therapy, or electrical nerve stimulation.Dr. Jan ...

Healing in the Streets
When the City of Berkeley, Calif., was looking for ways to reduce aggressive panhandling by homeless people in the mid-1990s, the community got some much-needed ...

Acupuncture, Fertility Research Delivers Healthy Results
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for thousands of years. Amazingly, the first written gynecological records date back to the Shang dynasty (1500 BC- ...

FDA Recall on Three Red Yeast Rice Products
FDA is warning consumers not to buy or eat three red yeast rice products promoted and sold on Web sites. The products, being promoted as ...

Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) - Chinese Herbal Medicine Fights Cholesterol
Red yeast rice (Hong Qu) is a substance made by fermenting a type of red yeast called Monascus purpureus over rice.The use of red yeast ...

Acupuncture-Massage Combination Helps After Cancer Surgery
The pain and depression symptoms that sometimes occur following cancer surgery can be eased by a combination of acupuncture and massage, according to ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Children's Allergies
In a small Hong Kong-based study, allergy sufferers between the ages of 6 and 19 showed clear evidence of improvement after being treated with acupuncture ...

Healing a Suffering Continent
The Pan-African Acupuncture Project trains health care workers in Africa to use acupuncture for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.Have you ever wondered if one person can ...

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease
Although the cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is still unknown, there are treatments available on the market to help with the symptoms and ...

Tension Headaches Dramatically Reduced by Acupuncture
A randomized controlled trial in Germany found that acupuncture cut tension headache rates almost in half.Researchers divided 270 patients who reported similarly severe tension headaches ...

Acupuncture May Help Some Men with Infertility Problems
A study published in the July 2005 issue of the journal Fertility and Sterility found that acupuncture helped infertile men by apparently helping improve sperm ...

Chinese Herbs Reduce Post-Chemo Nausea
One of the most common side effects of chemotherapy, nausea, may be most effectively treated by traditional Chinese herbs, according to a recent ...

Acupuncture's Brain Activity Noted
One of the main stumbling blocks to greater acceptance for acupuncture in the West is the lack of understanding of how it works. This began ...

British Program Aims to Use Acupuncture, Reiki to Help At-Risk Youth
The British Home Office is overseeing a £5 million program that treats children in deprived communities to acupuncture, reiki massage, and other therapeutic techniques in ...

Tai Chi Effective Addition to Immunity Against Shingles, New Study Finds
Older adults at risk of shingles may get as much immunity to the varicella-zoster virus (VCV) as the VCV vaccine provides by adding tai chi ...

Lifting Chinese tiger trade ban threatened
WASHINGTON–Any easing of the current Chinese ban on trading products made from tigers is likely a death sentence for the endangered cats, according to a ...

Chinese Medicine and Endangered Wildlife
Healing SpeciesTCM practitioners are joining forces with governments and wildlife organizations to stop the trade in products made from endangered species.The growing popularity of traditional ...

Acupuncture Effective in Treating Overactive Bladder
Approximately 17 percent of American men and women suffer from overactive bladder and spend an estimated $20 billion on products to manage the condition. But ...

Historic Points: Acupuncture Needles
Ever wonder where acupuncture needles came from, how they evolved, and how they’re used today? Here are some highlights from the history of these ancient ...

Acupuncturists Without Borders
After 16 months in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Acupuncturists Without Borders turns to new projects and places. Diana Fried, a licensed ...

Blood Pressure Lowered by Acupuncture
A 2005 study conducted at the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California, Irvine found that acupuncture treatments that used low ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Reduces Frequency of Cancer Therapy Induced Male Hot Flashes
Hot flashes, a problem for about 80 percent of men being treated for prostate cancer with hormone therapy, were reduced in frequency and intensity by ...

Neck Pain Reduced by Acupuncture
A Norwegian study published in the June 2004 issue of Pain found that people who received acupuncture reported less pain three years later than people ...

Acupuncture Relieves Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy
A 2005 Swedish research study found that acupuncture, along with strengthening exercises, help relieve pain in the pelvic girdle for pregnant women and are effective ...

Cupping: How Gwyneth Paltrow Got Her Spots
Film star Gwyneth Paltrow caused quite a stir when she showed up at New York film premiere with round marks on her back from an ...

Acupuncture: a Fertile Idea
Can acupuncture offer a natural fertility aid to couples struggling to get pregnant?  Just ask the McSheffertys.Remember that expression, “Only your hairdresser knows for sure”? ...

Acupuncture Association of Colorado - Acufinder.com Lists Members!
We are proud to announce the recent affiliation between the Acupuncture Association of Colorado and Acufinder.com. AAC members can now be found in the Acufinder.com ...

Actress Bo Derek and Assistant Secretary of the State Claudia McMurray to Address Wildlife Trafficking at Local College
10/12/2006 - According to researchers, on hundred years ago there were eight different kinds of tigers, with over 100,000 wild tigers in the world. Today ...

Acupuncture to Erase Wrinkles & Renew Youth.
Facial Rejuvenation (Cosmetic Acupuncture) to Erase Wrinkles & Renew Youth, Offers Benefits Over Chemicals or SurgeryThe newest way to replenish the skin, erase lines, and ...

Chinese Herbal Medicine May Increase Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
A combined analysis of 34 studies suggests that Astragalus-based Chinese herbal medicine may increase the effectiveness of platinum-based chemotherapy regimens for advanced non-small cell lung ...