Acupuncture in the News

The articles featured below include news about or mention of acupuncture. See also books about acupuncture.

Acupuncture can help treat lung disease

Acupuncture can help relieve breathing problems associated with chronic lung disease according to Professor George Lewith of Southampton University. He found that acupuncture can much improve the q...

17 May '12 | Lung Disease | Southampton, UK

Proposals for UK regulation of Herbal Medicines, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture

Proposals for improving safeguards for people using herbal medicines, traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture were announced by UK Health Secretary Andy Burnham

01 Apr '10 | UK

Nursing profession focuses on health and wellbeing

As part of Southern Cross University’s (Australia) focus on health and wellbeing a new Academic Health Centre is being built at the Lismore campus. It will provide a venue for a range of clinical s...

12 Apr '09 | Nursing | Australia

Master of Acupuncture now on offer at Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University (Australia) is now offering a fully accredited Master of Acupuncture degree. The two-year course is open to professionals in the medical and allied health fields, such as ...

22 Jan '09 | Acupuncture | Australia

Some breast cancer patients might benefit from acupuncture

In a recent trial involving breast cancer patients, researchers in Detroit, Michigan (USA), found that acupuncture was as effective as the antidepressant venlafaxine for reducing women's hot flushe...

24 Sep '08 | Breast Cancer | Research from USA

Massage and acupuncture reduce pain after cancer surgery (UCSF)

Massage and acupuncture are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in cancer patients, according to a UCSF study. The findings of the randomized controlled clinical trial are...

02 Apr '07 | USA

Maryland Researchers investigate benefit of acupuncture for in vitro fertilization

Infertility specialists at the University of Maryland, MD (USA), are researching the possible effects of acupuncture on pregnancy rates for couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), a proces...

19 Nov '05 | Fertility | Maryland, USA

Maryland Univ receives $10M USD to study Traditional Chinese Medicine

Scientists at the University of Maryland's Center for Integrative Medicine have received grants worth 10 million USD from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), to ...

23 Oct '05 | Traditional Chinese Medicine | Maryland, USA

Acupuncture tackles heartburn

Acupuncture could be the answer for heartburn, but further research is needed. Two experiments explored how the traditional Eastern method of acupuncture might affect transient lower oesophageal sp...

18 Sep '05 | Acupuncture | Australia

Regulation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Province of Ontario has moved closer to regulating traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman announced the release of a p...

29 Jul '05 | Chinese Medicine | Canada

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