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2012-06-30 23:02:00

At Home Veterinary Services hires Dr. Rachel Tennant as an Associate Veterinarian and expands service hours for veterinary house calls and will now provide veterinary acupuncture as well as traditional medicine. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 At Home Veterinary Services, a leading mobile veterinary practice for dogs and cats serving the Portland, Oregon metro area, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Rachel Tennant, MS, DVM, CVA to the position of Associate Veterinarian. The...

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...

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...

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...

2011-03-26 00:00:30

Slava Gotlib is Board Certified L.Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist) as well as MSAC (Master of Acupuncture) and is a Registered Nurse in New York State with over 10 years of experience in critical care and cardiology. Slava received his Masters degree in Acupuncture and Herbology from the Pacific College of Oriental medicine, one of the most prestigious schools of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, also completed a six month externship at Beijing University hospital in China. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

Located on Ventura Boulevard, Bokchi Acupuncture Clinic expertly uses Asian herbal medicine and other therapies to treat a wide variety of acute & chronic illnesses. Studio City, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Bokchi Acupuncture Clinic is proud to announce the opening of its office in Studio City, California, serving the entire San Fernando Valley and beyond. The clinic specializes in Bokchi medicine and acupuncture and treats an array of common ailments such as respiratory problems,...

2010-12-01 08:20:55

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--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. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to...

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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. The methods are commonly offered as a way of boosting the odds of having a baby, but according to the British Fertility Society, couples are wasting their money. They analyzed 14 trials involving 2,670 people before issuing the new advice. However, a leading practitioner...

2010-03-04 16:55:00

Joint pain, stiffness common side effect of routine therapy NEW YORK -- A new study, led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, demonstrates that acupuncture may be an effective therapy for joint pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who are being treated with commonly used hormonal therapies. Results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Joint pain and stiffness are common side...

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2010-02-17 13:35:00

Researchers say an extensive review of past studies has found that acupuncture may be helpful in alleviating menstrual cramps, which affects up to half of all young women, Reuters reported. A team from the Oriental Hospital at Kyung Hee University Medical Center in South Korea conducted a review of 27 studies that involved nearly 3,000 women and found that acupuncture may be more effective than drugs or herbal medicines. The researchers said there is convincing evidence on the effectiveness...