NIH and VA address pain and related conditions in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families: Research will focus on nondrug approachesThirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over 5 years will explore non-drug approaches, like acupuncture and Oriental medicine, to managing pain and related health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug abuse, and sleep... read more
Neuroscience: Where Western Medicine and Chinese Medicine Can Come Together
Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Use of Integrative Therapies as Supportive Care in Patients Treated for Breast CancerThe majority of breast cancer patients use complementary and/or integrative therapies during and beyond cancer treatment to manage symptoms, prevent toxicities, and improve quality of life. Practice guidelines are needed to inform clinicians and patients about safe... read more
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.read more
Endangered sea turtles stranded on Cape Cod during a cold spell last year got a little help from a team of medical providers, including an acupuncturist, allowing them ease back into the wild.read more
There are a number of different types of therapeutic treatment possibilities available to the user of D.H.A. Treatment protocols range in terms of depth and complexity, and thus, effective utilization depends on theread more
PIX11 reporter Kirstin Cole reports on using acupuncture to provide relief for morning sickness.read more
The Roles of Acupuncture and Other Components of Integrative Medicine in Cataclysmic Natural Disasters and Military Conflicts“In the recent past, numerous natural disasters and wars have resulted in casualties on site that have been treated successfully by trained personnel using holistic medical techniques, including acupuncture, hypnosis, yoga, biofeedback and other techniques.... read more
Georgetown University study explores the molecular underpinnings of acupuncture, casting new light on why it works. Researchers found that in animal tests, electronic acupuncture blocks the chronic, stress-induced elevations of the HPA axis hormones and the sympathetic NPY pathway.read more
A Handy Tool to Promote Wellness and Handle Pain.
Do you know yourself like the back of your hand knows you? Despite what you may think, our hands hold a wealth of fortune in them. While they may not tell you where you’re going to meet your true love, they can certainly get rid of that “heart-ache” from your last breakup.read more
Patient care is more than just healing — it’s building a connection that encompasses mind, body and spirit.
Eastern medicine has known this for thousands of years. It is wonderful to see highly respected western medicine institutions like the Cleveland Clinic coming on board. Click through to watch their very moving video.read more
A published discussion on considerations in the translation of Chinese medicine.read more
Understanding your body’s daily 24 hour qi cycle is key to making good choices for your health and well being.read more