Cardiovascular Disease Information Center
A review of the impact of oral estrogen therapy on risk for cardiovascular disease after menopause.
Pain Management Information Center
Researchers compared cooled radiofrequency ablation with standard treatment for relieving sacroiliac joint pain.
Acupuncture, whether real or sham, appears to improve patient-reported outcomes among women with breast cancer.
Alternative Meds Update
The National Institutes of Health noted that there is enough scientific evidence of acupuncture's efficacy to warrant its use in certain clinical situations.
For breast cancer survivors, acupuncture was more effective than gabapentin for treating hot flashes.
Neurology Information Center
Undergoing 20 sessions of manual acupuncture is superior to sham acupuncture and usual care for prophylactic treatment in migraine.
An effective and relatively quick method for zeroing in on the root of back pain coupled with new findings about acupuncture treatment could help clinicians better manage this common complaint from patients.
Sleep Information Center
Nearly half of pregnant women suffer from poor quality sleep, particularly in the third trimester, and poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery and postnatal depression.
Acupuncture improved quality of life scores and reduces antihistamine use among patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis, but benefits were short lived.
Acupuncture provides effective relief for back and neck pain, osteoarthritis and chronic headache, results of a metaanalysis show.