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Acupuncture for GERD

Clinical study on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux by acupuncture. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical efficacy and safety of acupuncture in treating gastroesophageal reflux (GER). METHODS: Sixty patients with confirmed diagnosis of GER were randomly assigned to two groups. The 30 patients in the treatment group were treated with acupuncture at acupoints Zhongwan (CV [...]

By | March 31st, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Clinical study on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux by acupuncture

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical efficacy and safety of acupuncture in treating gastroesophageal reflux (GER). METHODS: Sixty patients with confirmed diagnosis of GER were randomly assigned to two groups. The 30 patients in the treatment group were treated with acupuncture at acupoints Zhongwan (CV 12), bilateral Zusanli (ST36), Sanyinjiao (SP6), and Neiguan (PC6), once [...]

By | March 17th, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Vision Loss Reported After Cosmetic Facial Injections

Irreversible vision loss should be added to the list of potential complications associated with injection of cosmetic facial fillers. Michelle V. Carle, MD, from Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group, Los Angeles, California, and colleagues report 3 such cases of blindness or near-complete vision loss in an article published online March 6 in JAMA Ophthalmology. All 3 [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

OSTEOARTHRITIS: $ 14.8 BILLION

Digging deeper into the AHQR report reveals a clue about the high cost of osteoarthritis. Over 90% of the hospitalization for osteoarthritis involved a knee or hip replacement which brings up the question: Are some joint replacements and other orthopedic procedures being performed when they aren’t medically indicated? A recent paper in the New England [...]

By | February 26th, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Mesothelioma prognosis or a breast cancer prognosis

Written by Melanie Bowen of miladyknows.blogspot.com Acupuncture and Health Obtaining a diagnosis for cancer, such as a mesothelioma prognosis or a breast cancer prognosis, is a devastating time. The earlier a diagnosis is made, the higher the likelihood of living through the cancer. While treatment is often effective, particularly in the early phases of cancer, [...]

By | October 1st, 2011|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Harvard Pilgrim and other insurers pay for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine at EWMC

We are pleased to announce that we can now accept Harvard Pilgrim subscribers for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.  Harvard Pilgrim has plans which cover up to 12 treatments, once the benefit is exhausted, under our contract, the subscriber will receive discount off regular prices. We also can accept Mass. Blue Cross and Blue Shield, [...]

By | May 23rd, 2011|General health|0 Comments
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