Auriculotherapy might help in managing constipation

Zee Media Bureau

Washington: Studies have proved that a  form of acupuncture called auriculotherapy can now relieve you of constipation.

Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

Acupuncture can bring significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients, a study shows.

Acupuncture can treat severity of menopausal hot flashes: Study

A new study has revealed that acupuncture can affect the severity and frequency of hot flashes for women in natural menopause.

Acupuncture improves activation of functional brain areas in stroke sufferers

Both acupuncture at Waiguan (SJ5) and sham acupuncture can activate/deactivate several brain regions in patients with ischemic stroke.

Acupuncture normalizes brain structure following heroin relapse

Researchers have found that the structure of the ventral tegmental area in heroin relapse patients gradually normalizes after acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture holds promise for treating sepsis

New research has shown relation between acupuncture use and physical processes that could alleviate sepsis - a condition that often develops in hospital ICU`s, springs from infection and inflammation.

Acupuncture proved ineffective in treating breast cancer

A new study has found that acupuncture is ineffective in treating hot flashes, joint pain, and other menopausal symptoms.

Acupuncture boon for breast cancer patients

There`s good news for breast cancer patients suffering from side-effects of estrogen-lowering cancer drugs.

Acupuncture effective for pain management post tonsillectomy surgery

A researchers has revealed that medical acupuncture is effective in reducing pain after tonsillectomy surgery and can be used as an alternative to codeine.

Acupuncture effective for pain management post tonsillectomy surgery

A researchers has revealed that medical acupuncture is effective in reducing pain after tonsillectomy surgery and can be used as an alternative to codeine.

Acupuncture along with anti-depressants helps fight severe depression

Acupuncture therapy along with anti-depressants helps fight depression more effectively than drugs alone, a new study has found.

Acupuncture can treat depression and anxiety sans drugs

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture could be used to treat anxiety and depression instead of drugs, according to a new study.

Acupuncture as good as counseling for depression: Study

People with depression may benefit as much from acupuncture as they do from counseling, suggests a new study.

Anna Friel takes special care of face

Actress Anna Friel says she is a fan of reflexology and she has tried acupuncture on the face. The 37-year-old also pampers herself with regular facials, which cools the skin and improves blood supply.

Acupuncture could help improve in vitro fertilization rates

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that acupuncture, when used as a complementary or adjuvant therapy for in vitro fertilization (IVF), may be beneficial depending on the baseline pregnancy rates of a fertility clinic.

Acupuncture may help relieve seasonal allergies

Acupuncture may help relieve seasonal allergy symptoms in some people with runny noses and watery eyes, according to a recent study out of Germany - but the effect seems to be small.

Is acupuncture a research-proven treatment-or just a `theatrical placebo?`

Researchers have presented opposing viewpoints regarding the use of acupuncture for pain relief.

Science behind acupuncture revealed

Researchers have explored the basic science and mechanisms of action of medical acupuncture, which is increasingly being validated as an effective treatment for a broad range of medical conditions.

Kim Kardashian gets acupuncture needles stuck on her face

Kim Kardashian, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Kanye West, got acupuncture needles stuck on her face for relaxing.

Intense acupuncture improves facial muscle recovery in Bell palsy patients

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