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Acupuncture equals disease prevention say new studies

Well-recognized for its therapeutic effects, acupuncture is increasingly being appreciated for its ability to promote wellness and contribute to the prevention of a broad range of conditions. A new study, which demonstrates ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Madagascar battles killer measles outbreak

Frangeline is aged two but weighs no more than a four-month-old—the terrible result of her battle with measles, which is cutting a deadly swathe through Madagascar.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New anti-malaria drug findings reported

Artemisinin is derived from the leaves and flowers of the annual mugwort (Artemisia annua), and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Chinese researcher Tu Youyou recently tested its effectiveness, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Seville have recently published a study reporting that diets supplemented with aqueous extract of Annona muricata L. leaves can prevent symptoms associated ...

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Acupuncture: A new look at an ancient remedy

(HealthDay)—Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Yet it's still viewed with some skepticism in the Western world.

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