The largest organ in the body may have just been discovered — and it could reshape our understanding of human anatomy

2018-03-30 09:09

An organ called the interstitium might help protect the rest of our organs and tissue and could explain the spread of certain cancers and diseases.

Acupuncture to speed up baby's arrival

2014-01-27 17:11

Wouldn't you want a quicker, easier birth experience?

Ear acupuncture may cause weight loss

2013-12-18 12:34

Placing five acupuncture needles in the outer ear may help people lose that spare tire.

Acupuncture as good as counselling for depression

2013-09-25 14:03

People with depression may benefit as much from acupuncture as they do from counselling, suggests a new study.

Acupuncture the sadness away

2010-03-01 12:18

Pregnant and depressed? Your answer may lie is acupuncture.

A pricky procedure

2009-09-30 10:17

Acupuncture doesn't boost IVF success for all


Suffering from incontinence? Acupuncture might help

2017-06-29 12:58

Researchers found that acupuncture improved symptoms of stress incontinence – an involuntarily loss of urine when sneezing or coughing.

Breast cancer patients experience fewer side effects from anticancer drug when receiving acupuncture

2013-12-23 14:15

Breast cancer drugs can have terrible side affects, but acupuncture may alleviate some of them.

Acupuncture could help in dentist's chair

2013-11-29 06:47

For people who fear going to the dentist, a natural remedy may help them overcome thier gag reflex.

Can acupuncture boost IVF success?

2010-07-19 13:33

New findings question whether acupuncture might boost chances of becoming pregnant through in-vitro fertilization.

Acupuncture beats back pain

2009-11-03 15:02

Ear acupuncture for pregnant women can help curb back pain.

Labour is a pain!

2008-08-22 08:52

Know your pain-relief options, and don’t hesitate to say what you want – and don’t want.

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