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Help for Fibromyalgia: Scientists find acupuncture improves symptoms

By | July 25th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Fibromyalgia patients treated with six sessions of acupuncture experienced significant symptomatic improvement compared to a group given simulated acupuncture sessions, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "This study shows there is something real about acupuncture and its effects on fibromyalgia," says David Martin, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and the study's lead investigator. "Our [...]

Give Your Headache the Jab: Acupuncture effective for tension headaches, finds study

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

According to a new study, acupuncture is an effective treatment for tension headache, cutting rates for sufferers by almost half. And a minimal acupuncture course works almost as well as traditional Chinese therapy, say the researchers. In a randomised controlled trial, researchers in Germany divided 270 patients with a similar severity of tension headache into [...]