Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

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Acupuncture aids chronic pain, depression

The University of York (UK) Researchers found acupuncture to be an cost-effective and standard medical care for treating chronic pain and depression. Trials included approximately 18,000 subjects. The research report was published in the...

Acupuncture in the Emergency Room

There are many conditions where acupuncture has demonstrated value in providing pain relief.  In a trial of 300 patients comparing acupuncture and morphine for acute onset moderate to severe pain, acupuncture provided more effective...

Acupuncture and mastectomy recovery study

A single study may offer hope for better mastectomy recovery outcomes. This single study at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, summarized their findings as: “Women who had acupuncture treatments after breast cancer surgery at Northwestern...

Alcohol use linked to prostate cancer risk

In a study published online in BMC Cancer, Canadian and Australian teams both report finding meta-analyses, dose-response relationships, to alcohol consumption and increased risk for prostate cancer. Groups were compared to ‘Abstainers’ and divided,...