Food is the best medicine – Financial times

Lu Xinhua looks like somebody’s aunt. Her short, wavy black hair, freckles and sweater set give her a kindly demeanour. So I did not mind when she took my wrist with three fingers the other day at lunch. “You have had a cold recently, haven’t you?” she says after a moment. “You tire easily,” she […]

Chinese medicine helps PCOS

Chinese herbal medicines for PCOS

Japanese doctors use Chinese herbal medicine to treat infertility Dr. Takahisa Ushiroyama and colleagues at Osaka Medical College in Japan conducted a trial of treating polycystic ovary syndrome and non-polycystic ovary syndrome with herbal medicine. The medicine is Unkei-to (Chinese name Wen Jing Tang), which combines 12 herbs, including ginseng, cinnamon bark, angelica root, evodia […]

Melbourne’s Northern Hospital embraces acupuncture

It’s time to face a new emergency medicine in Australia. In a radical departure from accepted hospital practice across the nation, the Emergency Department at the Northern Hospital in Melbourne is incorporating ancient techniques into its new approach to care. When patients arrive at casualty, they will now be treated with acupuncture to reduce symptoms […]

Chinese medicine bears hope for women undergoing IVF

Mary Stewart was keen to start a family, but she’d had several ectopic pregnancies and her right-hand Fallopian tube had been removed. Also, only her right ovary was ovulating. Stewart, 31, a property developer, was prepared to try in-vitro fertilisation, but as a last resort. An article she’d read on acupuncture and infertility made her […]

Chinese medicine eases dementia

Chinese medicine is helpful to dementia patients. Japanese researchers have conducted a trial of a herbal formula  to test the benefits of Chinese Herbal Medicine Baweidihuang. They found out that the Chinese herbal formula has improved cognitive function significantly. The Activities of Daily Livings score also significantly improved. The placebo group showed no significant change. […]

How Acupuncture improves IVF success

Acupuncture improves chances of successful fertility treatment

IVF acupuncture significantly increases pregnancy rate, reduces the risk of miscarriage, reduces the risk of tubular pregnancy, increases the live birth rate. Researchers from USA presented a study on IVF and Acupuncture that convinced even the skeptics. Not only are 16 percent more women getting pregnant, but also more women are having babies. “It’s so […]

Hay ferver acupuncture

Acupuncture highly effective against allergic rhinitis hay fever

A new research published in the journal ‘Allergy’ (September 2004, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 953-960(8)) has confirmed the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating people who suffer from hay fever. Researchers at the University of Erlangen in Nuremberg, Germany, and the Charite University Medical Centre in Berlin conducted their research won 52 hay fever sufferers […]

Acupuncture for infertility is even getting the nod from doctors

Dr. R. Ian Hardy, an M.D. with Ph.D. Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist at Fertility Centers of New England said he recommends acupuncture in conjunction with in vitro fertilization to his patients all the time. IVF and acupuncture in Auckland, NZ