Migration Celebration

24 Sep 2012

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Sea Turtle Eggs Found at Surfside Beach

24 Sep 2012


A meta-analysis of the efficacy of acupuncture in treating dysphagia in patients with a stroke

22 Sep 2012

BackgroundDysphagia, or deglutition difficulty, is a common manifestation in patients with a stroke and its management is an important aspect of rehabilitation. Acupuncture, a complementary and alternative therapy, is the subject of growing public inte...

Teaching acupuncture: the Brazilian Medical Residency Programme

18 Sep 2012

Acupuncture has had a successful story in Brazil. With its use in the public health system supported by legislation since 1988, its recognition as a medical specialty in 1995 enabled the introduction of an annual board examination and the creation of a...

Post-stimulation effect of electroacupuncture at Yintang (EX-HN3) and GV20 on cerebral functional regions in healthy volunteers: a resting functional MRI study

15 Sep 2012

Objective The aim of the present work was to observe the activation/deactivation of cerebral functional regions after electroacupuncture (EA) at Yintang (EX-HN3) and GV20 by functional MRI (fMRI).Design A total of 12 healthy volunteers were stimulated ...

Acupuncture improves cognitive deficits and increases neuron density of the hippocampus in middle-aged SAMP8 mice

12 Sep 2012

ObjectivesTo examine whether acupuncture could improve cognitive deficits and reduce the loss of neurons in mice models of ageing.MethodsMale 7.5-month-old senescence-accelerated mouse prone 8 (SAMP8) and age-matched senescence-resistant inbred strains...

Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study

11 Sep 2012

Acupuncture outperformed sham treatments and standard care when used by people suffering from osteoarthritis, migraines and chronic back, neck and shoulder pain.

The combined effect of acupuncture and Tanacetum parthenium on quality of life in women with headache: randomised study

08 Sep 2012

BackgroundThe aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy and tolerability of acupuncture (AC), Tanacetum (TAN) or combined treatment on quality of life in women with chronic migraine (CM).MethodsA total of 69 women volunteers were randoml...

Effect of acupuncture treatment for weight loss on gut flora in patients with simple obesity

08 Sep 2012

IntroductionAcupuncture is used in the management of obesity, but the mechanisms of its action are not known. We explored the effect of abdominal acupuncture treatment on body mass index (BMI) and on intestinal flora.Materials and methodsThe study was ...

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