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Pain

Acupuncture Superior to Conventional Treatment of Low Back Pain, Study Says
German researchers have found almost half the patients treated with acupuncture needles felt relief that lasted months. In contrast, only about a quarter of the patients receiving medications and other Western medicalacupuncture research treatments felt better.

MRI Shows That Acupuncture Treatments Reduce Pain
Sticking an acupuncture needle into a point in the hand greatly diminishes the amount of brain activity associated with pain impulses, doctors report.

Arthritis: Acupuncture
To ease arthritis pain, you do not necessarily have to rely solely on pain pills and steroids; there are a few alternative treatments that may help you find relief, including acupuncture.

Acupuncture May Ease Impact of Headaches
Acupuncture Lessens Suffering Due to Chronic Daily Headaches

Acupuncture Superior to Drug Therapy for Migraines
In one of the largest studies of its kind to date, a team of investigators in Italy examined the effectiveness of acupuncture versus a variety of pharmacological therapies in treating migraines.

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General Pain

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Fertility

Acupuncture May Improve Sperm Quality
Acupuncture may help some men overcome infertility problems by improving the quality of their sperm, according to a new study.
Acupuncture Boosts IVF Success
Women undergoing fertility treatment could have their chances of success boosted by acupuncture. German researchers said they have increased success rates by almost 50% in women having in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Substitution of Acupuncture for HCG in Ovulation Induction

Role of acupuncture in the treatment of female infertility

Pins & Needles: Can Acupuncture Help You Conceive?

Acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer significantly improves the reproductive outcome in infertile women: a prospective, randomized trial

 

Women's Health

Menstrual Pain

Pregnancy

Acupuncture Fights Morning Sickness
Acupuncture helps relieve morning sickness for pregnant women, a study shows.
Back pain during pregnancy

Cancer/Chemotherapy

Acupuncture Relieves Cancer Chemotherapy Fatigue
Acupuncture could help relieve the crippling fatigue associated with chemotherapy treatment in cancer patients.

Cancer Patients Turning to Alternative Medicine
Most cancer patients are using complementary therapies such as acupuncture to assist their healing.