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Acupuncture delivers fast pain relief in an emergency

New data from Australia shows that acupuncture can be used in hospital emergency departments for fast pain relief that is as effective as conventional drugs.

19 June, 2017

Acupuncture an effective choice for chronic pain, depression

New evidence shows that acupuncture can be a cost-effective and beneficial treatment option for many types of chronic pain, and for depression.

1 February, 2017

Common pain killers increase heart failure risk

New data from a large analysis of Europeans has found that painkillers such as ibuprofen are linked to an increased risk of heart failure.

30 September, 2016

Chronic pain relieved by yoga, acupuncture

New research shows that some of the most popular complementary health approaches – such as yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture – can relieve chronic pain.

6 September, 2016

Swimming – effective relief for fibromyalgia pain

Results of this new trial have shown that swimming is as beneficial as walking for relieving the pain of fibromyalgia and improving quality of life for sufferers.

24 August, 2016

Try electroacupuncture for carpal tunnel syndrome

Electroacupuncture can enhance the effectiveness of night-splinting and provide welcome relief from carpal tunnel symptoms.

4 August, 2016

Rose essential oil reduces post-operative pain in children

Inhaling Damask rose essential oil at regular intervals can help very young children cope with pain immediately post-surgery and for several hours afterwards.

25 April, 2016

Paracetamol dulls the brain’s response to new information

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may impede our ability to process what’s going on around us and adapt our behaviour accordingly

11 April, 2016

Try mindfulness meditation for chronic back pain

Mindfulness meditation programmes can help reduce severe pain and increase function for older adults with chronic low back pain, according to new research.

9 March, 2016

Try mindfulness meditation to reduce pain

New evidence suggests that mindfulness meditation helps control pain by unexpectedly activating extra areas of the brain to help us cope.

23 November, 2015