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Military Pokes Holes In Acupuncture Skeptics' Theory : NPR

Military Pokes Holes In Acupuncture Skeptics' Theory : NPR | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it
In an effort to shake up a "pill for every ill" approach, the Army is making alternative treatments more widely available. Among the new options is acupuncture, which some veterans say is making them less dependent on painkillers.
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Acupuncture Ups Sex Drive & Function After Antidepressant Loss - HealthCMI

Acupuncture Ups Sex Drive & Function After Antidepressant Loss - HealthCMI | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it
Acupuncture Ups Sex Drive & Function After Antidepressant Loss
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Researchers have discovered that acupuncture successfully relieves the adverse effects of antidepressant medications on sex drive and function.
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Acupuncture may ease severe nerve pain associated with cancer treatment

Acupuncture may ease severe nerve pain associated with cancer treatment | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it
Acupuncture may help ease the severe nerve pain associated with certain cancer drugs, suggests a small preliminary study published in Acupuncture in Medicine.

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Shaftesbury Clinic's curator insight, May 21, 2013 6:05 AM

Acupuncture has been shown by numerous studies to help with many different types of pain, and more recently research has started to look at different types of pain from different causes and findings continue to be favourable to acupuncture.

Shaftesbury Clinic's curator insight, May 31, 2013 5:03 PM

Acupuncture is popular amongst patients with many types of neurologial (nerve-related) pain, and this further supports its useful application to this type of complaint.

Dianna Porter's curator insight, May 20, 2015 7:55 PM

Acupuncture can help with many symptoms of cancer and subsequent treatment protocols including fatigue, nausea, pain reduction, hot flushes etc.

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Biological Implausibility Aside, Acupuncture Works

Biological Implausibility Aside, Acupuncture Works | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it
A large meta-analysis has shown that acupuncture's benefits can't be fully attributed to placebo effect, raising the question throughout Western medicine: Why? (Meta-analysis of studies on acupuncture: statistical proof the alt.
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Mixed Results for Acupuncture to Improve in Vitro Fertilization Rates - Science Daily (press release)

Mixed Results for Acupuncture to Improve in Vitro Fertilization Rates - Science Daily (press release) | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it
Mixed Results for Acupuncture to Improve in Vitro Fertilization Rates Science Daily (press release) July 1, 2013 — Acupuncture, when used as a complementary or adjuvant therapy for in vitro fertilization (IVF), may be beneficial depending on the...
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Influence of acupuncture on the outcomes of in vitro fertilisation when embryo implantation has failed: a prospective randomised controlled clinical trial. [Acupunct Med. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

Influence of acupuncture on the outcomes of in vitro fertilisation when embryo implantation has failed: a prospective randomised controlled clinical trial. [Acupunct Med. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI | IVF and Acupuncture | Scoop.it

In this study, acupuncture and moxibustion increased pregnancy rates when used as an adjuvant treatment in women undergoing IVF, when embryo implantation had failed.


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Shaftesbury Clinic's curator insight, May 31, 2013 5:16 PM

Acupuncture is very popular alongside IVF treatment, and previous research has shown that it may improve the chances of conception when given alongside IVF.