Electroacupuncture restores learning, memory loss

October 13, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture, Diabetes, Heart health

CM NEWS – Electroacupuncture has been demonstrated in the lab to be able to significantly restore learning and memory impairment induced by and cerebral ischemia. Read more

Acupuncture safe for kids: review

June 7, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture

CM NEWS – Acupuncture seems to be safe for children, although its efficacy on some conditions remain uncertain, according to a mega review of 62 studies and meta-analyzes. The risk for adverse events of acupuncture on children is estimated to be 1.55 per 100 cases, leading experts to consider the treatment as “low risk”. Read more

Acupuncture reduces pain in head and neck cancer patients

June 1, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture

CM NEWS has been found to significantly reduce dysfunction, and dry mouth in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection.

The study was led by David Pfister, MD, Chief of the Head and Neck Medical Oncology Service, and Barrie Cassileth, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC). Dr Pfister presented the findings at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology. Read more

Acupuncture ‘increases IVF success’ by 65%

February 10, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture, Women's health

Times – Women who undergo IVF increase their chances of pregnancy if they are also treated with , a new analysis suggests. Read more

Electric acupuncture helps insomnia

January 24, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture

sishenchongCM NEWS – Using electric acupuncture to needle 4 “extraordinary” acupoints on the top of the head might have impressive effect on treating insomnia, a recent study indicates.

Researchers at the Shandong Provincial Hospital in China evaluated the clinical therapeutic effect of electric acupuncture at a set of 4 acupoints Sishencong (EX-HN 1, “Four Brightening Spirits”, 四神聰) on insomnia. Read more

Asthma gets help from injection-acupuncture

November 14, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

zusanli1.gifCM NEWS – Injection of a traditional Chinese medicine herbal extract into a widely used point may have an anti-inflammatory and immune-regulatory effect on bronchial allergic , according to a new South Korean study.

The herb used in the study was perilla seed (Perillae fructus; or 紫蘇, Zisu in Chinese; or Shiso in Japanese). Injection of the herbal extract into an acupuncture point (herbal acupuncture) is a therapeutic technique combining both acupuncture and herbal treatment. Read more

Acunpuncture needles out low back pain

October 2, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

Science Daily – Six months of acupuncture treatment appears to be more effective than conventional therapy in treating low back pain, according to a study in the Sept. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, although the study suggests that both sham acupuncture and traditional Chinese verum acupuncture appear to be effective in treating low back pain. Read more

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