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Does TCM boost fertility?

January 18, 2012

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Dateline: 25 November 2011 // Posted by: B. Monahan Source: Daily Mail Story: “Chinese medicine could double the chances of childless couples conceiving” Summary: According to this article, couples with fertility problems are twice as likely to get pregnant using traditional Chinese medicine as western drugs scientists have discovered. It is stated that a discovery of […]

A pill for grey hair?

January 10, 2012

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Dateline: 3 October 2011 // Posted by: xoxo Gossip Girl Source: Daily Mail Story: “Once-a-day pill means you will never have to go grey” Summary: Scientists with beauty giant L’Oreal believe that a pill containing extracts from an unnamed fruit could prevent the onset of grey hair. They intend to design a pill containing this plant extracts which […]

Is sleep a form of ‘overnight therapy’?

January 10, 2012

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Dateline: 23 November 2011 // Posted by: Sinead Kearns Source: Irish Independent, Daily Mail Story: “Can dreaming really make all our worst memories fade away?” Summary: This story was reported in various news outlets and it concerned researchers at the University of California in Berkeley including Els van der Helm and Mathew Walker. The report indicates how these […]

Is acupuncture safe for kids?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 21 November 2011 // Posted by: Claire Mogan Source: CBS News, Fox News Story: “Is Acupuncture safe for kids?” Summary: The American Academy of Pediatrics has given acupuncture in children the go-ahead, after sixty years of research conducted. They reported that acupuncture is “generally safe for kids when performed by appropriately trained practitioners”. The report which was […]

Hypnosis for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 1 November 2011 // Posted by: Hannah Pearsall Source: Reuters, Press TV, ONLINE – International News Network Story: “Hypnosis, even in ‘real world,’ may help IBS” Summary: For those with particularly difficult cases of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), standard medical treatment tends not to alleviate discomfort. Studies since the 1980s have documented that with these difficult […]

Mirror therapy for pain?

December 22, 2011

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Dateline: 15 November 2011 // Posted by: Kaitlin Hanley Source: Los Angeles Times; Huffington Post; Daily Mail; The Guardian Story: “Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain” Summary: A new study reported at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual conference suggests that mirror therapy, often used as treatment for those who have had an amputation, can also be effective in treating arthritis.  […]

Is ’emotional acupuncture’ the answer?

December 19, 2011

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Dateline: 9 November 2011 // Posted by: Stephanie Brolsma Source: ExplorerNews.com Story: “‘Emotional acupuncture’ helps vets: Military veterans find relief from PTSD thanks to touch therapy” Summary: Many war veterans return from duty only to experience flashbacks of their time of service. These flashbacks are symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. According to the article, […]