Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

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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,...