Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success

Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success 08 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture improves in vitro fertilization embryo transfer (IVF-ET) success rates. Qingdao University researchers conducted a controlled clinical trial and confirmed that acupuncture reduces failed embryo implantation rates using transvaginal ultrasonography. Findings include increases in good-quality embryo rates, endometrial receptivity, improvements in serological sex hormone levels, and the … Continue reading Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success

Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke

Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke 06 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture aids swallowing for post-stroke dysphagia patients. Researchers at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shenyang, China) found combining acupuncture with standard functional training improves outcomes for patients with dysphagia and other symptoms following a stroke.┬áThe study outcomes included overall neurological function … Continue reading Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke

Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief 28 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the total effective rate of drug therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both drug therapy and acupuncture in … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use 21 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture improves pain relief outcomes in patients receiving pain-relieving drugs after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Researchers from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both pain-relieving drugs and … Continue reading Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia 12 DECEMBER 2018 Acupuncture increases the efficacy of drug therapy for the relief of trigeminal neuralgia by 20%. Researchers from the Affiliated Huzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University conclude that acupuncture combined with carbamazepine delivers consistent positive clinical outcomes for patients with trigeminal … Continue reading Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials

Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials 08 DECEMBER 2018 Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of insomnia. Their controlled laboratory investigation finds acupuncture effective for the regulation of sleep latency and duration. In addition, the researchers identified important biological responses elicited by acupuncture responsible for its … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found 28 NOVEMBER 2018 Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers conclude that acupuncture inhibits nerve cell death due to sciatic nerve impairment. A controlled laboratory investigation identified the neuroprotective role of two acupuncture techniques for impaired sciatic nerves. Shallow acupuncture and deep acupuncture at Huantiao (GB30) successfully promoted motor … Continue reading Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol

Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol 16 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture enhances weight loss and improves blood chemistry in patients with simple obesity. Researchers tested the efficacy of warm needle acupuncture by adding it to a weight loss dietary program. Patient outcomes improved significantly for patients receiving acupuncture plus dietary therapy when compared with patients … Continue reading Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol

Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Prostatitis

Acupuncture Beats Drugs For Prostatitis 20 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture outperforms drugs for the treatment of chronic prostatitis. Researchers from the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University gathered objective and subjective data in a controlled clinical trial consisting of patients with chronic prostatitis. The acupuncture treatment group achieved a total effective rate of 87.5% and … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Prostatitis

Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results

Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results 30 OCTOBER 2018 Acupuncture is effective for patients with lumbar disc protrusions. CT scans confirm that acupuncture reduces disc protrusion size and increases healthy space in the spinal canal. Along with relief from nerve compression, investigators conclude that acupuncture improves range of motion and reduces pain for … Continue reading Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results