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A review of 10 clinical studies finds acupuncture may relieve back pain and improve physical function in pregnant women.
Many women experience back pain during pregnancy and a new study review suggests an ancient treatment can help.
Acupuncture provided significant relief of lower back and pelvic pain, according to an analysis of 10 trials from various parts of the world. The findings were published Nov. 21 in BMJ Open.
"Acupuncture significantly improved pain, functional status, and quality ...
Tension headaches can make you feel like a vice is squeezing your entire head, and if you're among the millions prone to these crushing headaches, a new study brings some welcome news.
Acupuncture may help prevent tension
After knee replacement surgery, many patients experience a level of pain that has them reaching for prescription opioid painkillers. Now new research suggests that using acupuncture during the operation may help reduce that pain without raising the risk of addiction.
"The opioid epidemic has been in the news and on our minds for years and has created an urgency for us to seek alternatives...
Men with chronic pain from prostate inflammation may get lasting relief from acupuncture, a new clinical trial finds.
At issue is a condition known as chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, in which the prostate gland becomes inflamed and nerves supplying the area are irritated. That can cause pain in the perineum, penis, scrotum and low belly, as well as urinary problems and s...
A new clinical trial supports acupuncture as an option for reducing migraine headaches, and researchers believe doctors should inform patients it is a possible treatment.
The Chinese study "helps to move acupuncture from having an unproven status in complementary medicine to an acceptable evidence-based treatment," said Dr. Heather Angus-Leppan, a neurologist who wrote an editorial th...
Dry mouth can be a troubling side effect of radiation therapy, but acupuncture may ease its symptoms, a new study suggests.
Of 339 patients getting radiation for head and neck cancer in the United States and China, those who had acupuncture had fewer symptoms of dry mouth (xerostomia) than those who didn't have acupuncture.
Patients who had fake acupuncture (placebo) had a...
Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms?
New Danish research suggests that -- for some women at least -- acupuncture might bring relief.
"Acupuncture for menopausal symptoms is a realistic option for women who cannot or do not wish to use [hormone therapy]" to ease hot flashes, sleep issues or mood swings, said a tea...