Three million British people every year choose acupuncture to treat a range of medical conditions. But there is still confusion over which health problems it can really help.
Here, femail.co.uk investigates the scientific facts and finds out which conditions acupuncture is proven to help... Follow the link to read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-149339/Acupuncture-scientific-evidence.html
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said. Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow's stomach. They were "astonished" to find it almost completely wiped out methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA... Follow the link to read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-32117815
Acupuncture successfully lowers blood pressure in patients with hypertension. Researchers conducted a randomized, controlled clinical trial of 120 patients. Groups 1 and 2 received medications, but group 1 also received acupuncture in addition to usual care. The group receiving acupuncture had significantly lower blood pressure. In addition, the acupuncture group had significantly less anxiety.... Follow the link to read more: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1290048-acupunctu
A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials indicates that acupuncture can affect the severity and frequency of hot flashes for women in natural menopause... Follow the link to read more: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140714122812.htm