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Acupuncture in cancer study reignites debate about controversial technique

Posted by Peng Zhang on Friday, December 15, 2017, In : News & research 
Large study suggests acupuncture could help women stick with unpleasant cancer treatments.
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-08309-y

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Electroacupuncture for Fatigue, Sleep Disturbance and Psychological Distress in Breast Cancer Patients with Aromatase Inhibitor-related Arthralgia: A Randomized Trial

Posted by Peng Zhang on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, In : Nervous system 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25077452 Cancer 2014; 120 (23): 3744-51 By Mao JJ

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although fatigue, sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety are associated with pain in breast cancer patients, it is unknown whether acupuncture can decrease these comorbid symptoms in cancer patients with pain. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on fatigue, sleep, and psychological distress in breast cancer survivors who experience joint p...

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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Cancer - Case Study

Posted by Peng Zhang on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Digestive system 

Mr B, 59 yrs, education consultant. His first visit was in Feb 2007. The patient’s main complaint was having an abdominal ache which started in May last year. The ache often set off after food. His bowel motions had been increasing from normally once every day to 3-4 times a day, but the stools were soft and well formed. His appetite was normal. He didn’t have any tired feeling. He’d always had light sleep during the night, and recently it seemed to take longer to fall to sleep. Mr B su...


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