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Big Think

Does Acupuncture Work by Re-Mapping the Brain?
Big Think
Detail from an 18th-century Chinese depiction of the various acupuncture points. Photo courtesy Wellcome Images. Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at a time bereft ...
In Shanghai, a modern twist on a traditional therapy: acupuncture for ...SupChina (blog)

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Women's Health

Can Acupuncture Really Help You Lose Weight? We Asked The Experts
Women's Health
When it comes to weight loss, many feel that desperate times call for desperate measures. Case in point: Failure in the face of diet and exercise often leads dieters to unconventional weight-loss methods—cyrotherapy, hypnotism, and yes, even acupuncture.


Acupuncture gaining acceptance in Ohio
Crain's Cleveland Business
The opioid epidemic, which has hit Ohio particularly hard, has prompted the medical community at large to more widely accept acupuncture as an effective method to treat pain. For one, Northeast Ohio's largest health systems — Cleveland Clinic and ...


Acupuncture gaining acceptance in Ohio - Modern Healthcare ...
ModernHealthcare.com
Ohio healthcare providers are turning to acupuncture to treat pain in the midst of the opioid epidemic.

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From Acupuncture to Involuntary Commitment: Alternative Approaches to the Opioid Crisis
New Hampshire Public Radio
A new state law (HB 575) allows licensed health-care professionals, recovery coaches, and peer counselors to administer a five-point ear treatment to addicts in flexible settings such as sobriety meetings and at recovery shelters. Many acupuncturists ...


The Times

Why facial acupuncture is like natural Botox
The Times
This week's beauty guinea pig is journalist Amy Abrahams, who tests a facial treatment that uses needles combined with LED light therapy — with interesting results. The USP Beauty Acupuncture is holistic facial treatment using ultra-fine needles ...


Discover Magazine (blog)

Acupuncture Works by 'Re-Wiring' the Brain, Evidence Suggests ...
Discover Magazine (blog)
Real acupuncture treatments aren't simply exploiting the placebo effect, according to our study.

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EurekAlert (press release)

HKBU clinical study finds scalp acupuncture effective for treating ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) conducted a clinical observation of scalp acupuncture treatment for 68 children ...

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South China Morning Post

Scalp acupuncture helps autistic children with speech and social interaction, Hong Kong university study finds
South China Morning Post
Scalp acupuncture is an effective way of helping autistic children improve their speech and cope with their peers, a Hong Kong university has found. The study, at Baptist University in Kowloon Tong, tested a total of 68 autistic children aged between ...


News-Medical.net

Acupuncture may help alleviate vulvar pain in women - News Medical
News-Medical.net
Acupuncture has been successfully used to treat such ailments as back and neck pain, osteoarthritis and headaches. Judith Schlaeger is working to discover ...

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