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Acupuncture can complement the use of spectacles to correct anisometropic amblyopia (lazy eye) in children, according to researchers in Hong Kong.
The children of mothers who drink milk containing a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy have a significantly lower risk of developing eczema, according to a Norwegian study.
A probiotic supplement has been shown to significantly relieve the symptoms of infantile colic, compared to placebo.
Qigong lessons for children offer a possible way to improve wellbeing at school, according to research carried out in Sweden
A systematic review has evaluated the efficacy of acupuncture for nocturnal enuresis (NE) in children. A standardised data extraction form was used to evaluate outcome measures and scrutinise the quality of 13 clinical trials,...
A short course of electro-acupuncture (EA) can improve specific functions in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially language comprehension and self-care ability. Fifty-five children with ASD were randomly...
A small Taiwanese pilot study has found that ear acupressure may facilitate improved visual health for children
A randomised controlled trial carried out in Hong Kong has shown that acupuncture to be effective in treating anisometropic amblyopia (lazy eye)
Stimulation of the Neiguan P-6 acupuncture point is an effective adjunctive treatment for post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in children undergoing adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy. A pragmatic randomised controlled trial...
Swedish researchers have shown that minimal acupuncture can shorten the duration and reduce the intensity of crying in infants with colic.