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Auricular acupressure plus exercise is better than exercise alone for body weight (BW) reduction, according to a collaborative study by Chinese and Austrian authors.
Chinese researchers have found that acupuncture can significantly improve pain and activity levels in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy, compared with exercise therapy.
A study from China has found that acupuncture compares favourably with anticonvulsant drug therapy for the treatment of blepharospasm.
Treatment with acupuncture and moxibustion can lead to better chances of a successful pregnancy for women who have had previous IVF failures.
A Chinese study has found that electro-acupuncture (EA) at a single point, Zhongliao BL-33, could significantly reduce the symptoms of enlarged prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Acupuncture has been shown to outperform the drug valproic acid in reducing the pain intensity of migraine headaches, without any of the adverse effects associated with drug therapy.
A study by Chinese researchers indicates that acupuncture can accelerate the clinical response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and prevent symptom aggravation in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). In...
For sufferers of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR), acupuncture treatment can lead to a modest improvement in disease-specific quality of life and can reduce antihistamine use, compared with either sham acupuncture or the...
Acupuncture that elicits the sensation of deqi can improve facial muscle recovery, disability and quality of life for patients with Bell’s palsy. In a randomised controlled trial, Chinese researchers compared the efficacy of weak...
A large study carried out in Spain has shown that moxibustion at Zhiyin BL-67 is an effective and safe way to correct non-vertex presentation when used between 33 and 35 weeks of gestation.