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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.
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.
Acupuncture improved quality of life scores and reduces antihistamine use among patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis, but benefits were short lived.
Neurology Information Center
Undergoing 20 sessions of manual acupuncture is superior to sham acupuncture and usual care for prophylactic treatment in migraine.
Acupuncture provides effective relief for back and neck pain, osteoarthritis and chronic headache, results of a metaanalysis show.
Mood Disorder Information Center
Acupuncture resulted in a significant improvement in sleep measures for veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries, disturbed sleep, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
For breast cancer survivors, acupuncture was more effective than gabapentin for treating hot flashes.
After 12 weeks of acupuncture patients with COPD had better Borg scale score and improved walk distance on the six-minute walk test compared to those assigned to placebo.