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A new article published in the Healthcare Medicine Institute discusses acupuncture to calm arthritis

"Researchers from the University of Manitoba, Canada, conducted a meta-analysis of 12 trials consisting of 1,763 patients with osteoarthritis. All trials compared true acupuncture with sham acupuncture, conventional treatments and no treatments."  Read the full article here.A new article published in Scientific American discusses acupuncture for depression...

"A growing number of people are seeking alternatives to antidepressant medications, and new research suggests that acupuncture could be a promising option. One new study found the traditional Chinese practice to be as effective as antidepressants, and a different study found that acupuncture may help treat the medications' side effects."  Read the full article here.




Remembering Dr. Bruce Pomeranz

We are saddened to learn about the death of Dr. Bruce Pomeranz, who was a key influence on acupuncture research dating back to the 1970's. A link to his obituary in the Toronto Globe and Mail is provided:  http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20130228.OBPOMERANZ0227ATL/BDAStory/BDA/deaths




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