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Does acupuncture help pets?

Like any other type of medical therapy, acupuncture is not magic: It is a mode of therapy that has both applications and limitations. I don't like to say that acupuncture treats disease, because so many people associate the ...

Jan 22, 2015
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Acupuncture is equally effective with simulated needles

sometimes referred to as placebo - is just as beneficial as real acupuncture for treating nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy, according to a study from Karolinska Institutet and Linkoping University in Sweden. ...

Mar 24, 2011
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Acupuncture could be solution to pain problem

(PhysOrg.com) -- As a member of the physical medicine and rehabilitation team at UC (University of Cincinnati) Health, Jessica Colyer, MD, has the latest in medical technology available to her. But she sometimes ...

Sep 09, 2010
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Needles improve exercise tolerance in heart patients

Acupuncture can improve exercise tolerance in patients suffering from chronic heart failure. This was determined in a clinical pilot study by the team headed by Dr. Johannes Backs, physician and study director ...

Jul 01, 2010
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