Acupuncture for Nausea and Vomiting: an Update of Clinical and Experimental Studies.

“Systematic reviews on postoperative nausea and vomiting, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, and pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting exist… There is good clinical evidence from more than 40 randomized [sic] controlled trials that acupuncture has some effect in preventing or attenuating nausea and vomiting.”

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Needle Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. A Systematic Review and Updated Meta-analysis.

“CONCLUSION: Acupuncture provided significantly better relief from knee osteoarthritis pain and a larger improvement in function than sham acupuncture, standard care treatment, or waiting for further treatment.”

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Acupuncture or Counseling Plus Usual Care ‘May Improve’ Depression Symptoms

“Acupuncture or counseling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, according to a study by researchers at the University of York… Compared with usual care alone, there was a significant reduction in average depression scores at three months for both the acupuncture and counseling interventions.”

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The Ancient Art of Infertility Treatment


“‘It can allow you to cross the line from infertile to fertile by helping your body function more efficiently, which in turn allows other, more modern reproductive treatments, like IVF, to also work more efficiently,’ says James Dillard, MD, assistant clinical professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and clinical adviser to Columbia’s Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.”

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Acupuncture Effective for Allergic Rhinitis

“The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study that showed that acupuncture can significantly relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms… In this trial, patients with allergic rhinitis were randomly allocated to receive acupuncture for a 3 month period or to a control group that received no acupuncture.”

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Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study

New York Times

“A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the treatment to date — found that it can ease migraines and arthritis and other forms of chronic pain.

The findings provide strong scientific support for an age-old therapy used by an estimated three million Americans each year. “

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