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Acupuncture and moxibustion demonstrate better efficacy than oral sulphasalazine (OS) in treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a Chinese meta-analysis has found.
According to an overview of 24 systematic reviews and meta-analyses carried out by Chinese researchers, current evidence suggests that acupuncture may be effective for treating post-stroke neurological impairment and dysfunction
Acupuncture is promising as a treatment for pain in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, a UK pilot study suggests.
A pilot study carried out in Korea had found that electro-acupuncture (EA) can improve post-stroke depression (PSD), and that the treatment effect varies depending on the degree of motor function impairment of the patient.
A small Brazilian study suggests that acupuncture may be effective in treating the anxiety and depression associated with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
An in vitro study from Australia provides evidence that some Chinese herbal medicines traditionally used to promote longevity have neuroprotective effects. T
Chinese researchers have used a systems-pharmacology approach to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying the actions of Chinese tonic herbs.
The results of a prospective interventional study carried out by American researchers suggests that acupuncture has persistent beneficial effects on both the frequency and intensity of migraines.
Adding acupuncture to conventional treatment is beneficial for patients suffering from functional dyspepsia (FD), according to a Brazilian research team.
Auricular acupuncture using a five-point protocol or the auricular Hunger point alone may be effective in reducing body mass index (BMI) in overweight people.