ESCAPE FIRE Exposes the Perverse Nature of American Healthcare

ESCAPE FIRE tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: what can be done to save our broken medical system? The film examines the powerful forces trying to maintain the status quo in a medical industry designed for quick fixes rather than prevention, for profit-driven care rather than patient-driven care. After decades of […]

Acupuncture More Effective for Knee Osteoarthritis

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Knee Osteoarthritis Acupuncture should be considered to be one of the most effective treatments for short-term alleviation of knee pain from osteoarthritis (OA), according to a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies by UK authors. This type of meta-analysis is gaining popularity among clinicians, as it allows comparison between multiple interventions that have been used […]

Acupuncture Improves Pediatric Asthma

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Acupuncture Continued Courses Acupuncture Provider A prospective, randomised trial carried out in Denmark has found that acupuncture can reduce asthma symptoms and medication use in preschool children. The researchers randomised 122 children to either acupuncture (10 treatments) or usual care over a period of three months. Significant reductions were observed in subjective asthma symptoms and […]

Acupuncture Helps with Pain Relief After Heart Surgery

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Acupuncture Pain Relief Acupuncture License Renewal Acupuncture can lead to significant pain reduction and improvement in lung function in patients who have had sternotomy for heart surgery. A three-armed trial carried out in Germany enrolled 100 patients who had undergone coronary bypass surgery. Subjects were randomised to three study groups. Group 1 and Group 2 received […]

Electro-Acupuncture as Effective as Drugs for Depression

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Acupuncture Continuing Education Wellness Education Courses Electro-acupuncture (EA) is as effective for depression as the drug fluoxetine, according to Chinese researchers. Seventy-five patients with depressive disorder (DD) were treated with either fluoxetine or acupuncture five times per week for six weeks. EA and fluoxetine were found to have similar curative effects, but EA had a faster […]