More evidence that acupuncture helps prevent migraines

Yet more evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture in preventing migraines has recently been published. This latest study showed that acupuncture can help prevent attacks of migraine in those who were not significantly helped by preventive drugs. Read More...

Acupuncture releives symptoms of PMS

A new study suggests that acupuncture can relieve the symptoms of anxiety and depression in Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Read More...

Acupuncture effective treatment for depression

A randomised controlled trial comparing acupuncture, counselling and usual care for adults with moderate to severe depression found that both acupuncture and counselling resulted in greater improvement than usual care. Those who received acupuncture improved at least as much, if not more, than those who received counselling. Read More...

Acupuncture helps Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

A study using acupuncture to treat women with Polycyctic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) has found that a 16-week course of acupuncture resulted in more regular periods and an improvement in hormone levels. Read More...

IBS symptoms relieved by acupuncture

A new trial has shown that the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be effectively relieved with acupuncture. Read More...

Acupuncture helps relieve chronic pain

A large overview of the research has found that acupuncture is effective in relieving the chronic pain of arthritis, neck pain, headache and shoulder pain. Read More...

Let acupuncture help you quit smoking

A new comprehensive review has found that acupuncture has a real and significant effect in helping those trying to stop smoking. Read More...

Acupuncture helps insomnia

Acupuncture is as effective as sleeping pills in the treatment of insomnia according to a recent study. Read More...

Acupuncture better than medication at preventing migraine

A new study confirms previous studies in showing that acupuncture is more effective at preventing migraine that the drug topiramate. In addition acupuncture caused far fewer side-effects than the drug treatment. Read More...

Acupuncture more effective than medication for period pain

Acupuncture is a more effective treatment for period pain than the most commonly used medications; this is the finding of a large comprehensive review recently published. Read More...

More benefits from acupuncture in pregnancy

New research shows that acupuncture is an effective treatment for depression during pregnancy. Read More...