Review: Acupuncture bests sham acupuncture for migraine

(HealthDay)—Acupuncture seems better than sham acupuncture for reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, intensity, and responder rate, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Nov. 26 in The Neurologist.

Medical research

Acupuncture beneficial for postprandial distress syndrome

Acupuncture results in an increased response rate and elimination rate for all the cardinal symptoms in patients with postprandial distress syndrome (PDS), according to a study published online May 12 in the Annals of Internal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Acupuncture may cut arthralgia from aromatase inhibitors

(HealthDay)—Acupuncture may cut joint pain among postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer and aromatase inhibitor-related pain, according to a study published in the July 10 issue of the Journal of the American ...


Should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain?

Some see acupuncture as a safe alternative to drugs, while others argue there's no convincing evidence of clinical benefit and potential for harm. So should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain? Experts debate the issue ...

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