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Acupuncture and IVF Research Update: May 2018

A new study was published on May 15 2018 looking at acupuncture performed three times during a stimulated IVF cycle to see if this type of acupuncture would improve live birth rates (Smith et al, 2018). The study included 824 women with an average age of 35.4 years old. It looked at acupuncture performed once […]

Turmeric and Depression

Turmeric and Depression: What does the research say? Did you know that there is now evidence to support the use of turmeric extracts in the management of major depression? A recent review of the available research was published showing positive benefit for patients suffering from major depression. And the good thing is that turmeric extracts […]

New study shows Acupuncture enhances weight loss

“Can acupuncture help me loose weight”? This is a common question we here at the clinic. So to answer that, lets look to the science. New research has found that acupuncture could be effective as a tool to aid weight loss. Carried out by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University […]

Science for Acupuncture?

What Does The Latest Science Say About Acupuncture? According to a major recent review of all the scientific research to date, acupuncture now has good evidence that it is effective for relieving the symptoms of 8 conditions, with moderate evidence supporting acupuncture in relieving the symptoms of a further 38 conditions. In addition, the evidence […]

Double the Success Rate of IVF

Acupuncture Doubles the Success Rate of IVF In a recent study conducted by Homerton University Hospital in London 160 female patients undergoing IVF were placed into two groups; one group having four sessions of acupuncture over the course of the IVF cycle and the other having standard IVF without acupuncture. Results showed that 46.2% of […]