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September 28, 2004

Acupuncture for Post-Surgery Nausea, Acupuncture Moves Toward Mainstream

"Acupuncture, already shown to help ease the nausea patients often suffer after having surgery, may actually work better than drugs."

"Acupuncture, long shunned by mainstream medicine but for centuries considered the crown jewel of alternative therapy, is slowly gaining ground in doctors' offices around the country."

Posted by news editor at 03:56 PM | Comments (0)

September 06, 2004

Yoga Not Substitute for Aerobics, Biofeedback for Asthma Patients

"Practising yoga is good for making your body supple but does not help to control weight and is an inadequate substitute for vigorous exercise, according to the results of a recent study."

"Biofeedback training aimed at increasing heart rate variability appears to allow asthma patients to reduce the amount inhaled steroid drugs they need to control their symptoms, researchers report."

Posted by news editor at 08:59 AM | Comments (0)

September 02, 2004

Acupuncture for Hayfever, Hypnosis for Pain

New published research has confirmed the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating people who suffer from hayfever.

"An anesthesiologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is taking a somewhat unusual approach to help his patients who struggle to find relief from their chronic pain. He uses hypnosis."

Posted by news editor at 12:49 PM | Comments (0)