Latest Veterinary acupuncture Stories

2010-03-04 16:55:00

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.

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.

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.

2009-05-12 07:23:07

Acupuncture can help people with chronic low back pain feel less bothered by their symptoms and function better in their daily activities, according to the largest randomized trial of its kind, published in the May 11, 2009 Archives of Internal Medicine. But the SPINE (Stimulating Points to Investigate Needling Efficacy) trial raises questions about how the ancient practice actually works.

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.

2009-01-26 08:38:32

New research shows the cure to your next headache could come from a needle…not a pill!

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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