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2012-01-09 17:31:12

Acupuncture shows clinical effect in treating migraines but whether real or placebo effect is uncertain Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110551.pdf. An international team of researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture...

2012-01-09 17:27:37

Traditional Chinese medicine makes fertility treatments far more effective, TAU researchers discover Traditional Chinese medicine has long been used to ease pain, treat disease, boost fertility, and prevent miscarriage. Known in the Western medical community by its acronym TCM, these traditional remedies include herbal preparations and acupuncture. Now Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that a combination of TCM therapy and intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a winning solution...

2012-01-04 15:06:16

The current issue of Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., explores how the U.S. military is incorporating medical acupuncture to assist in the medical care of military personnel serving in the war zones and the efforts underway to explore military applications of acupuncture. The issue is available online. “The use of acupuncture for helping wounded warriors suffering from pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, and mild traumatic brain...

2011-12-19 16:08:08

Although the study was done in rats, scientists suggest the findings could help explain why many users of the therapy report health benefits Acupuncture significantly reduces levels of a protein in rats linked to chronic stress, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found. They say their animal study may help explain the sense of well-being that many people receive from this ancient Chinese therapy. Published online in December in Experimental Biology and...

2011-12-17 08:00:00

Eternal Health Wellness Center will offer a seminar for staying healthy on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2011 Dr. Quli Zhou, L.A.C., M.S. will be conducting a seminar at Eternal Health Wellness Center, a San Jose alternative medicine provider, on Dec. 19 at 6:00 p.m. presenting information about staying healthy through Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM). Dr. Zhou, a licensed Acupuncturist, has 25 years of experience in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She...

Acupuncture Safe For Kids: Study
2011-11-22 06:36:11

Acupuncture can be a generally safe treatment for children when performed by trained professionals, according to a new Canadian study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The researchers reviewed 37 studies or case reports, and found that in 1,422 children treated with acupuncture, just 168, or 12 percent, experienced a mild adverse reaction such as pain, bruising or numbness. The scientists identified 25 reports of serious adverse events, such as infections and other...

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...


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2005-05-26 11:26:21

Cinnabar (German Zinnober), sometimes written cinnabarite, is a name applied to red mercury(II) sulfide (HgS), or native vermilion, the common ore of mercury. The name comes from the Greek, used by Theophrastus, and was probably applied to several distinct substances. Other sources say the word comes from the Persian zinjifrah, originally meaning "lost". Cinnabar was mined by the Roman Empire for its mercury content and it has been the main ore of mercury throughout the centuries. Some...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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