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Headache

Wednesday January 21 2009 The Daily Telegraph reported today that “even 'fake' acupuncture reduces the severity of headaches and migraines”. It said that a major review of acupuncture studies has found that the treatment can help people who suffer from headache and migraine, “even when the...

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Knee Pain

Acupuncture with moxibustion is more effective than drugs for the alleviation of knee pain. Research published in the Anhui Medical and Pharmaceutical Journal demonstrates that acupuncture combined with moxibustion outperforms nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. NSAIDs provided a faster onset...

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Acupuncture for patients with chronic neck pain

Acupuncture is widely used by patients with neck pain, but there is a lack of information about its effectiveness in routine medical care. The aim was to investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture in addition to routine care in patients with chronic neck pain compared to...

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A talk about dangers of prescription drugs

Peter Gotzsche, founder of the Cochrane Collaboration, visits Australia to talk about dangers of prescription drugs. Many of our most commonly used drugs, from painkillers to antidepressants, are dangerous and are killing us off in large numbers, says a  leading researcher visiting Australia next week. Peter Gotzsche,...

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Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain…

An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines. The finding could open the door to Australian hospitals offering the low-cost Chinese therapy, which is used by...

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10 things you should know about Chinese Medicine

I’ve spoken at a few Endeavour College of Natural Health open days now. Prior to presenting to the prospective students I always get to thinking about all of the things I love about acupuncture and Chinese medicine. This medicine really has been a great lifetime passion...

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