11 06, 2014

Acupuncture Lowers Chemo Side Effects, Ups Immunity

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

Acupuncture reduces chemotherapy side effects for colorectal cancer patients. New research confirms that acupuncture benefits the immune system and improves the psychological state for these patients. Blood samples prove that acupuncture enhances the immune system’s NK (natural killer) cells for colorectal cancer patients. Subjective testing showed improved mental health scores after acupuncture. The researchers concluded [...]

Acupuncture Lowers Chemo Side Effects, Ups Immunity2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
26 11, 2013

Acupuncture Could Ease Joint Pain From Breast Cancer Treatment

2013-11-26T12:04:21+00:00

Acupuncture could ease an extremely common side effect of breast cancer treatment, a new study suggests. Researcher from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine found that acupuncture seems to decrease symptoms of arthralgia -- or joint pain -- from taking aromatase inhibitors. The findings are published in the European Journal of Cancer. "This [...]

Acupuncture Could Ease Joint Pain From Breast Cancer Treatment2013-11-26T12:04:21+00:00
2 09, 2013

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Anti-Estrogen Breast Cancer Therapy

2017-02-07T20:54:43+00:00

New research finds acupuncture an effective treatment modality for hot flashes induced by anti-estrogen therapy for breast cancer patients. Acupuncture helps women with breast cancer by relieving hot flashes. A follow-up after the investigation confirmed that the clinical results persisted for a least one month after the cessation of acupuncture treatments. Acupuncture was given [...]

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Anti-Estrogen Breast Cancer Therapy2017-02-07T20:54:43+00:00