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A pragmatic randomised controlled trial from the UK has found that acupuncture combined with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) provides significant benefits for patients with depression.
Adding acupuncture to usual care for patients in an emergency department (ED) is feasible and provides effective pain and nausea relief.
Acupuncture has been found to outperform counselling and usual care for patients suffering from depression complicated by pain.
A four-armed pilot study investigating the effects of acupuncture (ACU) and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) on hot flushes and quality of life in postmenopausal women has found verum acupuncture to be the most effective treatment.
Acupuncture is the most effective CAM for treating musculoskeletal conditions and one of only a few therapies that is supported by current medical evidence, according to a report commissioned by the charity Arthritis Research UK....
A secondary analysis of data from the Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration has shown that acupuncture is significantly superior to control, irrespective of the type of control used.
Tai Chi can enhance cognitive function in older adults, particularly in the realm of executive functioning and in individuals without significant impairment, concludes a systematic review from the USA.
Taking part in a 12-week qigong intervention has significant benefits for prostate cancer survivors, a US study has found.
Hong Kong researchers have concluded that tai chi is a useful exercise for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, and can lead to sustained improvements in their health.
A five-year pilot study has shown that a comprehensive lifestyle intervention package may help reverse aging processes at a cellular level.