Latest Acupuncture Stories

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Professional Development Resources, a nationally accredited provider of continuing education (CE) to psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians and occupational therapists, has announced the expansion of its complementary and alternative medicine curriculum with the addition of a new course on acupuncture. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Professional Development Resources has just released a new online CE course called...

2011-11-14 23:21:58

Research includes drug and non-drug interventions Scientists are discovering promising approaches to treating pain, one of the most common and debilitating neurological complaints, according to research released today at Neuroscience 2011, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. Studies show that "mirror box therapy" can help reduce arthritis-related pain, and that a new opioid-like drug may be able...

2011-11-12 08:00:00

Discontentment is often the driver for change. Kristie Steinbock has woven what she has learned through her training and experience in acupuncture and life, into a new, soul-lifting book for the entire family. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 As people become more and more frustrated with their lives, they frequently begin to question their purpose in the world, says American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine alumnus and practicing Fort Collins acupuncturist Kristie...

2011-11-11 01:16:10

When given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, acupuncture has shown for the first time to reduce the debilitating side effect of xerostomia, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center. The study, published in the journal Cancer, reported findings from the first randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for the prevention of xerostomia. Xerostomia, or severe dry mouth, is characterized...

2011-11-07 10:00:00

RMACT patients gather, over 400 donations made to Toys for Tots. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), Fairfield Countyâs leading fertility clinic and egg donation center, hosted their fourth âœbaby partyâ at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT last night. The party celebrates the successful fertility treatment of over a thousand RMACT patients in Fairfield County...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Holistic Veterinary Care, a new Oakland pet hospital dedicated to using alternative medicine to treat petsâ ailments, is now offering a range of methods to improve the health and wellbeing of Bay Area animals without the sometimes severe side effects associated with standard Western veterinary medicine. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Oakland animal rehabilitation center Holistic Veterinary Care is now open with its mission to improve the lives of pets throughout the Bay...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

Migraine sufferers are invited to a free seminar to learn more about the StimPath procedure and how to relieve chronic migraine pain. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 Individuals who suffer from debilitating migraine pain are invited to attend a free seminar in Lubbock, Texas at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2011, Migraine Treatment Centers of America announced today. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about a revolutionary new migraine treatmentâ”the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'