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Acupuncture could be a potential treatment option for overactive bladder (OAB), according to Turkish researchers.

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Acupuncture may help treat symptoms of nocturia, according to Turkish researchers.

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Chinese researchers have found that a herbal formula called Huai Qi Huang (HQH) can ameliorate proteinuria and haematuria in patients suffering from IgA nephropathy (IgAN, aka Berger’s disease).

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Chewing slices of ginseng root while having haemodialysis can prevent patients’ blood pressure from dropping dangerously, according to Taiwanese investigators.

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Researchers from Hong Kong have found that acupressure has positive physiological and psychological effects on women with urodynamic stress incontinence.

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A Korean pilot study suggests that acupuncture can help with symptom management in patients undergoing haemodialysis.

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Two studies have recently been published on laser acupuncture (LA) for nocturnal enuresis.

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Triptolide, a compound derived from the Chinese medicinal herb, Lei Gong Teng (Tripterygii wilfordii Radix) has been demonstrated to prevent the formation of kidney-destroying cysts in a mouse model of polycystic kidney disease....

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Eleven patients (9 males and 2 females) with overactive bladders were treated by acupuncture. The age range was from 51 to 82 years (mean 71 years). Nine patients complained of urge incontinence and 2 patients of urgency....

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37 children with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome (SDNS) were treated with Chai-Ling-Tang (Sairei-to). After treatment, relapse was markedly improved, time for negative conversion of proteinuria shortened, prednisone dosage...

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