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2011-01-27 00:03:01

New partnership provides oncology-based clinical training for acupuncture interns of Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, one of the oldest and most distinguished acupuncture colleges in the nation, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California.

2010-12-01 08:20:55

Not a believer in acupuncture? Think the pain’s all in your head? Have a personal vendetta against needles? Alternative health isn’t really your thing? Well, It’s time to lay your fears about acupuncture to rest as study results suggest the effectiveness of acupuncture.

2010-11-29 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.

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2010-03-11 06:45:00

Fertility experts said women who seek acupuncture or Chinese herbal medicines to increase the chances of getting pregnant through in vitro fertilization are being misguided, as there is no evidence that the practices work.

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2010-02-10 12:34:57

Doctors at Rush University Medical Center are offering pediatric patients diagnosed with chronic illnesses acupuncture therapy to help ease the pain and negative side effects like nausea, fatigue, and vomiting caused by chronic health conditions and intensive treatments.

2010-02-04 17:44:59

Important new research about the effects of acupuncture on the brain may provide an understanding of the complex mechanisms of acupuncture and could lead to a wider acceptability of the treatment.

2009-10-22 05:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Acupuncture is widely acclaimed for relieving pain. However, many people would rather endure the crushing pain of migraine headaches than face their fear of needles. Nicholas C.

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2009-01-30 11:15:40

The ancient practice of acupuncture has gained traction in recent years, taking steps toward being legitimized among medical professionals.

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2009-01-21 11:37:00

A study found that traditional acupuncture is effective at treating migraines, but researchers also noticed that “fake” treatments worked nearly just as well.

2008-12-22 17:01:17

The U.S military is adding acupuncture to its repertoire for relieving chronic pain, said Pacific College of Oriental Medicine officials. In fact, the Air Force will add a class in battlefield acupuncture beginning next year for physicians being deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the college said Monday in a news release. Acupuncture can relieve a range of pain, including sharp chronic pain, for days at a time, Pacific College said. Physicians will learn auricular acupuncture -- or acupuncture...


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