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Taiwanese researchers have confirmed that the appearance of the tongue correctly reflects clinical outcomes in peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
Traditional acupuncture (TA) can reduce the frequency of hot flushes and night sweats (HF&NS), and improve physical and emotional well-being in women taking tamoxifen for breast cancer.
A small Taiwanese study suggests that acupuncture could be used as an alternative to zolpidem (Ambien) for the treatment of insomnia.
Research into the cellular processes involved in prostate cancer suggests that an extract from the Chinese herb Lei Gong Teng (Radix Tripterygium wilfordii, Thunder God Vine) may be able to combat the disease.
Electro-acupuncture (EA) coupled with conventional treatment is more effective than conventional treatment for plantar fasciitis, according to a pilot study carried out in Thailand.
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A pilot study carried out in Brail provides evidence that electro-acupuncture (EA) can significantly improve quality of life for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).
Di Huang Yin Zi (DHYZ, Rehmannia Decoction), a traditional Chinese herbal formula used to treat neurological disorders, has been found to improve neurological function in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), and may be an effective adjuvant therapy for enhancing functional recovery after SCI.
Just one session of acupuncture treatment can result in improvement in pain sensitivity for patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD), according to a Belgian study.
An Iranian study suggests that acupuncture can improve tinnitus.