Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery

Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery 26 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the alleviation of denervated skeletal muscle atrophy. Researchers at the Fujian Provincial Research Institution of Traditional Chinese Medicine conclude that acupuncture reduces myocyte (muscle cell) apoptosis while promoting the proliferation and differentiation of muscle satellite cells. Satellite cells help to repair and regenerate muscle … Continue reading Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery

Acupuncture For Autism Found Effective

Acupuncture For Autism Found Effective 12 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a double-blind randomized controlled trial, University of Hong Kong researchers reveal that electroacupuncture improves core functions in children with ASD, especially language comprehension and self-care ability. True acupuncture was compared with sham acupuncture and only … Continue reading Acupuncture For Autism Found Effective

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain 08 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture and herbs outperform ibuprofen for menstrual pain relief. Jiangxi Maternal Health Hospital researchers conducted a controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine versus ibuprofen for the relief of menstrual related abdominal and lumbosacral pain. Acupuncture combined with Chinese … Continue reading Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis

Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis 26 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of gastric ulcers and chronic atrophic gastritis. Two independent research teams examined these digestive conditions and determined that acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment modality. Let’s take a look at the first investigation. In a controlled laboratory study, … Continue reading Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis

Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits

Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits 09 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture combats attention deficits in insomnia patients. One of the most significant problems for people with insomnia is daytime drowsiness and inattention, leading to an increased risk of mistakes and accidents. Researchers find that acupuncture has the potential to attenuate these symptoms, as well as improving overall … Continue reading Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits

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. The 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