Acupuncture as good as medicine after an operation: study

A team of Hong Kong and Australian scientists reviewed 26 trials which looked into use of  pericardium 6, acupuncture point in the wrist to relieve the post-operative symptoms. Acupuncture was just as effective as routine anti-sickness drugs in preventing nausea and vomiting, but had few side effects and was cheaper, the study found.

washingtonpost.com: Hard to Conceive

The Washington Post: Hard to Conceive: “Hard to Conceive Unable to Get Pregnant, She Turned East in Quest of Fertility ” And why not? Six months on fertility drugs, two inseminations and one $13,000 attempt at vitro fertilization (IVF) had all failed me — or I them. I felt I had to try something else. […]

Chinese medicine

SciDev.Net [BEIJING] Chinese health authorities yesterday launched a nationwide programme to build up 161 traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospitals, each specialising in the treatment of a particular condition, such as different types of cancers, heart and vascular diseases and hepatitis.

“after every treatment, I notice a difference” Jess Chesney

I came to see Dr Vitalis as I was suffering from symptoms from a concussion. Consequently, I developed insomnia and hadn’t been sleeping for weeks despite being such a good sleeper in the past. I had tinnitus, daily headaches and a very sore stiff neck due to whiplash. I didn’t have much range in turning […]