Articles and Research
In this section we share some of the latest articles, information and research about acupuncture.
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Acupuncture benefits cardiovascular parameters in atrial fibrillation – The Journal of Chinese Medicine, June 2019
Acupressure can decrease heart rate and blood pressure in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) report investigators from Turkey. A randomised study was conducted with 60 individuals randomised to standard medical treatment, or standard treatment plus acupressure...read more
Electro-acupuncture helpful for fatigue in inflammatory bowel disease – The Journal of Chinese Medicine, June 2019
Electro-acupuncture (EA) may be helpful in treating fatigue in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a pilot study carried out in Spain. Fifty-two patients with IBD in clinical remission who were experiencing fatigue were randomly assigned to...read more
Brief acupuncture intervention helps beat menopause symptoms – The Journal of Chinese Medicine, June 2019
A brief standardised acupuncture treatment can produce a fast and clinically relevant reduction in menopausal symptoms, according to Danish researchers. Seventy women with moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms were randomised to either acupuncture or a wait list. The...read more
Acupuncture is effective for treating chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in cancer patients, conclude investigators from Hong Kong. In a randomised trial involving 87 patients, one arm received acupuncture twice weekly for eight weeks, while the other arm...read more
Acupuncture produces meaningful, durable improvement cancer survivors’ insomnia, according to an American research team. In a randomised trial, they compared eight weeks of acupuncture with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) in 160 cancer survivors....read more
Pregnant women with pelvic girdle and low back pain treated with acupuncture in addition to routine care report less pain and disability than those who receive routine care alone. French researchers allocated 199 women at gestational age between 16 and 34 weeks to...read more
Two weeks of ear acupuncture significantly reduces lumbar and pelvic pain and reduces functional disability in pregnant women. A randomised trial conducted in Spain enrolled 220 pregnant women at 24-36 weeks gestation. Participants were randomly assigned to receive...read more