Acupuncture - simulated or real - reduces nausea

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011, 16:36

Simulated acupuncture is just as effective as real acupuncture for treating nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Acupuncture ‘benefits those with mystery illnesses’

Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011, 16:44

Patients with medically unexplained symptoms could greatly benefit from acupuncture.

Acupuncture helps in reducing nausea

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 08:44

Simulated acupuncture is just as effective as real acupuncture for treating nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Acupuncture helps prevent chronic dry mouth

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 18:48

Acupuncture, when given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, can reduce the devastating side effect of dry mouth, a new study has suggested.

Acupuncture generally safe in kids: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 08:47

Researchers who reviewed reports of acupuncture in kids have concluded that the treatment seems safe for the under-18 crowd -- but added that more evidence would be helpful to ensure that`s the case.

Acupuncture may ease severe nerve pain

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 12:54

Acupuncture may help relieving severe nerve pain experienced by the patients undergoing cancer treatment, a new study has suggested.

Acupuncture could help cure chronic stress

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 12:16

Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese therapy, has been found to significantly reduce levels of a protein linked to chronic stress.

`Electroacupuncture may be effective for depression`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 17:12

Boosting the effect of acupuncture needles with small electric currents may be effective in treating depression, a study in Hong Kong has found.

Acupuncture may benefit patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 09:00

In a small clinical trial, Japanese researchers have found that acupuncture appears to be associated with improvement improvement of dyspnea (labored breathing) on exertion, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Acupuncture proved effective for patients with chronic pain

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 09:49

Acupuncture, the practice of inserting and stimulating needles at specific points on the body for chronic pain, may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture, a study has claimed.

Intense acupuncture improves facial muscle recovery in Bell palsy patients

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 10:54

Bell palsy is sudden onset of facial paralysis that is usually temporary, resolving within weeks or months, although it can sometimes be permanent.

Acupuncture – A low cost alternative for osteoarthritis

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 13:36

Acupuncture could be a low cost alternative to expensive knee surgery for osteoarthritis patients.