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August 8, 2005

Acupuncture and Male Infertility

Acupuncture may help some men overcome infertility problems by improving the quality of their sperm, according to a
new study. Researchers looked at the effects of acupuncture on the structural health of sperm in men with infertility of unknown cause. (

July 29, 2005

Acupuncture for Side Effects of AIDS Drugs

Acupuncture may help relieve bloating, cramping, and appetite loss among HIV-infected people taking potent drug cocktails to keep the virus in check. (WebMD)

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Acupuncture for Headaches

The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has proven to be an effective treatment for tension headache. It not only relieves pain, but also cuts rates of recurrence by almost half, a recent study indicates. (Daily News Central)

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July 15, 2005

Acupuncture for Overactive Bladder

Acupuncture performed at specific sites on the skin may relieve some of the symptoms of overactive bladder, according to researchers. Their study of 85 women with the condition, marked by an overwhelming and frequent urge to urinate, found that a few sessions of acupuncture improved these symptoms for many. (Reuters)

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June 18, 2005

Acupuncture for Dry Mouth

The emergence of acupuncture is allowing some patients to relieve or significantly reduce dry mouth's debilitating effects, according to a report in the May/June 2005 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. (Medical News Today)

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March 22, 2005

Micro Acupuncture and Eye Disease

"Acupuncture is the ancient Chinese medical treatment used to treat everything from PMS to smoking addiction. Now, a slightly different form of acupuncture is being used to treat eye disease ... San Diego acupuncturist, Dr. Gail Brent, practices micro-acupuncture -- a treatment that is providing hope for people like Joyce Lea."

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December 26, 2004

Acupuncture for Arthritic Knees

"In the largest study of acupuncture to date, researchers have found that the 2,000-year-old Chinese treatment can supplement traditional therapies to help relieve pain and improve function in patients with arthritis of the knee."

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December 19, 2004

Facial Acupuncture Interest

Facial acupuncture is becoming popular as holistic alternative to trying to turn back time through toxins or surgery. Acupuncturists are reporting an increased interest in the ancient Chinese practice.

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October 27, 2004

Acupuncture for Fertility Treatment, Marijuana-Like Compounds May Aid Array Of Debiliatiing Conditions Ranging From Parkinson's Disease To Pain

"Acupuncture can improve a woman's chances of successful fertility treatment, according to the latest research."

"No longer a pipe dream, new animal research now indicates that marijuana-like compounds can aid a bevy of debilitating conditions, ranging from brain disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease, to pain and obesity."

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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."

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September 2, 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."

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August 26, 2004

Acupuncture Pill, Aromatherapy May Soften Pain Memories

"A Singapore government-backed biotechnology firm says it is on track to developing an acupuncture pill, claiming to have put the traditional Asian method of using needles to address various physical ailments into a tiny capsule."

A small study suggests the scent of essential oils may not dull the body's physical response to pain, but it may make a person's memory of the pain better.

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