I feel obliged to link to this article since knee arthritis is one of the most studied uses for acupuncture and because I have a number of marathon runners as patients. The upshot seems to be that there is no conclusive evidence that marathons hurt your knees. In fact, active participants had less ... Read More about Do Marathons Wreck Your Knees?
I just love this study. It is a study done in South Korea in conjunction with Brigham Young University published in Alcohol Clinical Experimental Research. 2010 Sep 2. The title of the study is "Acupuncture Inhibits GABA Neuron Activity in the Ventral Tegmental Area and Reduces Ethanol ... Read More about Alcohol Intake and Acupuncture in…. rats…
I've been meaning to comment on this blog post from the New York Times http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/23/studying-acupuncture-one-needle-prick-at-a-time/?scp=4&sq=acupuncture&st=cse for some time now. It covers a number of issues concerning acupuncture research. It first cites a ... Read More about Acupuncture article in NYtimes: Acupuncture and Osteoarthritis of the Knee Another Look
Click on the link to see the evidence behind some popular supplements. Not an extensive list, by any means, but interesting nonetheless.http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/snake-oil-supplements/ ... Read More about Supplements, a visual depiction of efficacy
I will simply link to the local news story that covered the article published in the New England Journal of Medicine concerning the benefits of mammograms in women over the age of 50 years of age. The data on this topic is difficult to wade through, so I'm leaving the article as is. There is ... Read More about Benefits of Mammograms after 50 less than previously thought