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Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients

Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients

The world’s largest randomized controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients. The study found acupuncture was as effective as pain medicine in providing long-term relief for patients who came to emergency in considerable pain.

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Emperor’s College Develops Difference Makers

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State acupuncturists celebrate new regulations

House Bill 165, was passed by the Legislature and signed last month by Gov. Matt Mead. It creates a board of acupuncture with five governor-appointed members and a mandate to approve license applications and create standards for licensed practitioners.

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Acupuncture becomes popular as battlefield pain treatment

STARS AND STRIPES: In 2013, agencies received $5.4 million from a DOD/VA medical-sharing initiatives to improve quality and cost savings at their facilities for a three-year project to develop and implement an education and training program in battlefield acupuncture to address concerns about over medication of service members.

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Getting Better

TED RADIO HOUR: “We expect a lot of our doctors, but they don’t always have the best tools to treat us. TED speakers explore new ways to think about disease, diagnosis, and the delicate art of healing.” Listen to the podcast

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The Acupuncture Channel System (Part 2)

The earliest Chinese reference to channels is in the Mawangdui Medical Manuscripts, which are dated to the Warring States period of the Zhou Dynasty (475 BC-221 AD). The text presents 11 channels.

There are no acupuncture points listed in those channels. The treatment methods are moxibustion and bloodletting; since there were no points, there is no acupuncture.

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The mythology behind the Chinese zodiac

What’s your sign? In Western astrology, it’s a constellation determined by when your birthday falls in the calendar. But according to the Chinese zodiac (生肖), it’s your shuxiang, meaning the animal assigned to your birth year. Watch the video…

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“The Acupuncture Channel System” by esteemed Emperor’s College faculty member, David Twicken.

The earliest Chinese reference to channels is in the Mawangdui Medical Manuscripts, which are dated to the Warring States period of the Zhou Dynasty (475 BC-221 AD). The text presents 11 channels. There are no acupuncture points listed in those channels. The treatment methods are moxibustion and bloodletting; since there were no points, there is no acupuncture.

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Can acupuncture ease baby colic?

The crying of babies with colic may be reduced if they are treated with acupuncture, according to research from Sweden which studied 147 babies aged two to eight weeks. Although the study findings were not statistically significant, Dr Mike Cummings, medical director...

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The Science Behind Tai Chi and Qi Gong

NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY AND INTEGRATIVE HEALTH: In a recent NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture, Peter Wayne, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, spoke about the role of tai chi in preserving and rehabilitating some age- and chronic disease-related mental and physical decline.

Watch the video “Minding Your Balance With Tai Chi”

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Books Recovered

Herbs have been used to cure illnesses in China long before westernization spread all over the globe. A lot of written accounts were made to preserve the old ways of creating and administering medicine in the country. Over the years, some of these books got lost. Now, some traditional medicine books have been recovered overseas and

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Acupuncture is not just for humans

“We notice that if we miss a treatment, there’s a difference,” Kienle, a chemist who lives in Oakdale, said. “My husband was not a believer at first … and we missed an appointment, and he looked over and he said, ‘That was helping.’”

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Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Pain

PAINWEEK 2016, the largest US pain conference for frontline clinicians with an interest in pain management: Presentation by Dr. Richard Harris--"What we found is that there are many areas of the brain where acupuncture needling changed the opioid receptor binding...

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Veterinary Acupuncture

From Living Well Magazine: The original animal that we know of that was treated with acupuncture in China was the horse. Today acupuncture is practiced on horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, pigs, sheep, goats, cows, ducks, various birds, and even exotic mammals.

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