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2008-04-01 09:30:00

A limited form of acupuncture, called battlefield acupuncture, was introduced to LRMC doctors who applied the procedure to war- wounded servicemembers and local patients for pain relief, and often with significant results.

2007-10-18 06:00:12

By Alfhaily, F Ewies, A A A Key words: ACUPUNCTURE, HOT FLUSHES, VASOMOTOR SYMPTOMS ABSTRACT There is an increased interest amongst women in seeking alternatives for hormone replacement therapy because of their fear of side-effects.

2006-07-05 16:10:00

Acupuncture is effective in relieving osteoarthritis knee pain, new research suggests, but placebo acupuncture appears to also do the job.

2006-06-16 10:36:10

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia, especially the fatigue and anxiety that often comes with the condition, a new study suggests.

2006-03-09 12:35:00

Acupuncture improves lower back pain, compared with no treatment, German researchers report. However, they found that a minimal intervention consisting of superficial needle placement at non-acupuncture points resulted in similar improvements.

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2005-07-30 19:35:00

Acupuncture treatments cut the frequency of tension headaches in half in individuals prone to the ailment, a new study found.

2005-07-29 06:30:00

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for patients suffering from tension headaches, German researchers said on Friday.

2005-07-15 09:16:17

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture performed at specific sites on the skin may relieve some of the symptoms of overactive bladder, according to researchers.

2005-06-15 21:15:00

The emergence of acupuncture is allowing some patients to relieve or significantly reduce dry mouth's debilitating effects, according to a report in the May/June 2005 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal.

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2005-03-19 09:45:00

Acupuncture can help relieve pelvic girdle pain, that searing ache that can wrap around the lower back and stomach in the last trimester of pregnancy, Swedish researchers find.


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