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Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of allergic rhinitis

Ingenta: article summary — Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized-controlled clinical trial World Health Organisation: “Acupuncture is more effective than antihistamine drugs in the treatment of allergic rhinitis“

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Acupuncture is more effective than the leading medication at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery

Read the story on Sciencedaily.com DURHAM, N.C. – In the first such clinical trial of its kind, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found that acupuncture is more effective at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery than the leading medication The researchers also found that patients who underwent the 5,000-year-old Chinese practice […]

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Acupuncture highly effective against hayfever

Acupuncture highly effective against hayfeverLondon, Sept 1 (ANI): A new research published in the journal ‘Allergy’ has confirmed the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating people who suffer from hayfever. Researchers at the University of Erlangen in Nuremberg, Germany, and the Charite University Medical Centre in Berlin conducted their research work on 52 hayfever sufferers in […]

Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cher are having weekly “acupuncture facelifts” to ward off their wrinkles.

Read the story on Telegraph | Health | A few pointers for a new face

The Green Party hopes a visit to the hospital can include options such as acupuncture, osteopathy and homeopathic medicines.

3 August 2004 The Green Party hopes a visit to the hospital can include options such as acupuncture, osteopathy and homeopathic medicines. It follows the release of a report into complementary and alternative health treatments. The Ministerial Advisory Committee recommends that alternative practices deemed safe are worthy of public funding. Greens health spokeswoman Sue Kedgley […]

US$20 million investment to create an “Acupuncture Pill”

Read the story here SINGAPORE – A Singapore government-backed biotechnology firm says it is on track to developing an acupuncture pill, claiming to have put the traditional Asian method of using needles to address various physical ailments into a tiny capsule.

Acupuncture as good as medicine after an operation: study

A team of Hong Kong and Australian scientists reviewed 26 trials which looked into use of  pericardium 6, acupuncture point in the wrist to relieve the post-operative symptoms. Acupuncture was just as effective as routine anti-sickness drugs in preventing nausea and vomiting, but had few side effects and was cheaper, the study found.

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Chinese medicine & SARS: HK researchers

Read the article on Xinhuanet Hong Kong Baptist University announced here Thursday that traditional Chinese medicine with herbs can help patients with SARS sequelae.