Acupuncture Research
Oriental Medicine is over 4000 years old.  This form of medicine has consistently
proven its effectiveness and value century after century for millions of people.  

Yet, in the West we place great value on the opinions of the current western medical
institutions.   So the following is a list of some of the research results on the
effectiveness of acupuncture and holistic medicine.  The following links are from
PubMed which is a service of  U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National
Institutes of Health or from the The National Institute of Health’s National Center for
Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Acupuncture helps symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder

Acupuncture improves the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted
reproduction therapy

Laser acupuncture helps children with headache: A double-blind, randomized, bicenter,
placebo-controlled trial

The effect of electroacupuncture on rats with spontaneous recurrent seizure and

Electro-acupuncture regulates gastric activity

Electroacupuncture suppresses hyperalgesia by activating the descending inhibitory

Scalp acupuncture decreases the inflammatory response in rats with acute cerebral
ischemia-reperfusion injury

Acupuncture for treating chronic fatigue syndrome

Acupuncture reduces cerebral infarct and increased dopamine levels in chronic cerebral
hypoperfusion and ischemia-reperfusion injured sprague-dawley rats

Acupuncture reduces the severity of hypotension after spinal anaesthesia in patients
undergoing Caesarean section

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs for the treatment of mental depression

Ear acupuncture for hot flushes-The perceptions of women with breast cancer

Eye acupuncture for treatment of renal and ureteral colic

The effects of electroacupuncture combined with behavior therapy on intelligence and
behavior of children of autism

Acupuncture improves the brain stem auditory evoked potentials in the patient with
cervical spondylosis of vertebral artery type

Acupoint sticking therapy for prevention of acute attack of chronic bronchitis

Acupuncture, herbal therapy and simple medication treat renal hypertension of chronic
kidney disease

Prehospital analgesia with acupressure in patients with radial fractures: a prospective,
randomized, double-blind trial

The efficacy of acupuncture in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

The effect of electroacupuncture on leptin and adiponectin in simple obesity

Effects of electroacupuncture on genito-endocrine in patients with perimenopausal

The treatment of chloasma by Chinese herbs combined with acupuncture

Long-term effect of acupuncture on quality of life in patients with early stage of stroke

Holistic acupuncture approach to idiopathic refractory nausea, abdominal pain and

Acupuncture for persistent allergic rhinitis: a randomised, sham-controlled trial

The role of acupuncture in the treatment of migraines

The therapeutic effect of ear point blood-letting combined with cupping for treatment of
acne vulgaris

Clinical observation on abdominal acupuncture plus Madopa for treatment of
Parkinson's disease

Acupressure for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a randomized clinical trial

Study on acupuncture and moxibustion for treatment of spinal cord injury at the
rehabilitation stage