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Stimulating Ear With Acupuncture May Help Weight Loss
2013-12-17 14:24:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stimulating the ear through acupuncture could be an effective method when trying to lose weight. The new research, published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine, has found a five point stimulation of the outer ear may be better than single point at reducing abdominal fat. Ear acupuncture is based on the understanding that the outer ear represents all parts of the body. Dr Paul Nogier first noticed that a patient’s back-ache was...

2013-12-16 23:03:15

A leading university has invited Dr. Darren Starwynn of East-West Seminars to teach courses in 2014. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Representatives with the University of East-West Medicine announced today that it has invited Dr. Darren Starwynn to teach two courses at the University of East-West Medicine in January. Darren Starwynn, president and founder of East-West Seminars, said he will present two, two-day, hands-on seminars at the university. “One of the seminars will...

2013-12-08 23:02:49

Urban Wellness Acupuncture will be a featured exhibitor at the New York City Special Needs Expo discussing acupuncture and natural therapies for ADD/ADHD. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Carla Gervasio, L.Ac., founder and licensed acupuncturist of Urban Wellness Acupuncture, will be providing information on Children’s Programs for Patients with ADD/ADHD to parents and caregivers of children with special needs at the upcoming New York City Special Needs Expo. The event will be...

2013-12-05 23:41:29

An increasing number of clinical and animal studies have confirmed that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Moxibustion is reported to be more effective than electro-acupuncture for improving space-recognizing memory ability in aged mice, suggesting that moxibustion is another alternative or complementary therapy used to treat Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Yanjun Du and team from Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, China only used suspended moxibustion (also named...

2013-12-05 23:39:22

The central analgesic mechanism of acupuncture for migraine remains poorly understood. Acupuncture has been shown to become a recommended treatment for migraine sufferers. However, a single acupuncture stimulus cannot be indicative of the cumulative effects of acupuncture treatment. Prof. Fanrong Liang and colleagues from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine recruited migraine sufferers receiving 1 month of acupuncture treatment and explored the central analgesic mechanism of...

2013-12-04 23:32:57

Malama Chiropractic Clinic- Kailua-Kona’s top-ranked provider of chiropractic, acupuncture and massage services recently celebrated one decade of providing outstanding care to the people of West Hawaii. This milestone was marked by donating proceeds to local Kona charities. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 This November marks 10 years that Malama Chiropractic Clinic has been providing effective chiropractic treatments to the residents and visitors of Kailua-Kona, HI. Dr....

2013-11-17 23:03:43

Blending the best of traditional therapeutic techniques and modern science is often the most suitable cure for many problems. Qi Integrated Health now brings acupuncture in Vancouver at http://www.qiintegratedhealth.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Qi Integrated Health Vancouver Acupuncture Treatment now provides patients in Canada with traditional Chinese medicine that is renowned worldwide as one of the best pain relief treatments that exist. The treatment offered in...

2013-11-07 23:32:49

Research study shows positive results in children when combined with rehabilitative treatment. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for consumers...

2013-11-05 11:54:56

Peripheral or central nerve injury often leads to neuropathic pain, a chronic condition that can manifest behaviorally as spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and allodynia, and which also results in neurological dysfunction. Acupuncture has been used to treat neuropathic pain for a long time, but its mechanisms of action remain unknown. Ziyong Ju and team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China investigated the expression of ephrin-Bs/EphBs in the spinal dorsal horn using...


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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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