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.
The Washington Post: Hard to Conceive: “Hard to Conceive Unable to Get Pregnant, She Turned East in Quest of Fertility ” And why not? Six months on fertility drugs, two inseminations and one $13,000 attempt at vitro fertilization (IVF) had all failed me — or I them. I felt I had to try something else. […]
SciDev.Net [BEIJING] Chinese health authorities yesterday launched a nationwide programme to build up 161 traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospitals, each specialising in the treatment of a particular condition, such as different types of cancers, heart and vascular diseases and hepatitis.