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Study Finds Acupuncture Can Treat Inflammatory Disease

A study conducted at Rutgers University found a connection between acupuncture and the physical processes that may treat sepsis, an infection with inflammation that causes 25,000 deaths each year in the United States. Sepsis often occurs in intensive care units at hospitals. The lead researcher, Luis Ulloa, noted, “in many cases patients don’t die because […]

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Take the Edge Off of Depression with Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been making headlines once again due to a new study that suggests the treatment can be just as effective as counseling in combatting depression. Led by Hugh MacPherson of the University of York in the UK, researchers split up 755 people with moderate to severe depression into three groups: those who received acupuncture […]

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Researcher Suggests Acupuncture is Overlooked!

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and those who suffer from the condition often experience debilitating pain as their joint cartilage breaks down. When a patient visits a Western doctor with knee osteoarthritis, medication, exercises, and surgery are often offered as treatments. Pharmacological and surgical interventions have a high risk for serious side […]

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News: U.S. Department of Defense Funds Acupuncture Research

The New England School of Acupuncture recently received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct a clinical trial studying the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of Gulf War Illness (GWI). It is the first trial of its kind. New England School of Acupuncture researchers will study how acupuncture affects […]

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