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2013-04-16 19:25:33

Even as medical acupuncture is increasingly being validated as an effective treatment for a broad range of medical conditions, what has been missing is an understanding of the basic science and mechanisms of action of this age-old method of healing. A special issue of Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers presents a series of articles by authors from around the world who provide diverse and insightful perspectives on the science and...

2013-03-25 23:01:12

The book is available online at http://www.intechopen.com/books/acupuncture-in-modern-medicine. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found that 25 percent of U.S. adults reported experiencing a full day of pain within the past 30 days and one in 10 said their pain lasted one year or more. Acupuncture is increasingly used to help mitigate that pain and other symptoms, according to a new book released this month. The book,...

2013-03-14 17:13:28

Understanding the molecular underpinnings of an ancient Chinese therapy's success could increase its acceptance by mainstream medicine While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood. In a series of studies at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), researchers are demonstrating how acupuncture can significantly reduce the stress hormone response in an animal model of chronic stress. The latest...

2013-03-05 23:00:40

Medicine in Motion's Austin sports medicine acupuncturists have compiled a list of five ways acupuncture treatments can help change a person's life Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Acupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illness or provides local anesthesia by inserting of needles at specified sites of the body, and has become more and more accepted as part of modern sports medicine practices. The goals of sports medicine acupuncture include returning the athlete back to...

2013-03-02 23:03:07

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new research that shows how acupuncture is being studied as an effective preventative of seasonal allergies. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new research that shows how acupuncture is being studied as an effective preventative of seasonal allergies....


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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