Further Reading

This is a selection of some links, books and articles about acupuncture and current acupuncture research findings. I try to keep adding to these just to give a flavor of the kind of research being done.



Toyohari – General Information

General acupuncture information

National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine NIH

Shonishin: Acupuncture for Children by Brenda Loew, M.Ac., L.Ac.

Toyohari: Effective, Nonstimulatory Acupuncture to Regulate Qi by Brenda Loew, M.Ac., L.Ac.

The Shape of Qi , Enhancing the Vocabulary of Contact in Acupuncture, by Charles Chace

In the Land of the Blind by Robert Weinstein, L.Ac.



Reflections on Subtle Palpation

Learning to Work with Qi

History and Progress of Japanese Acupuncture

On Cancer: Study Shows Acupuncture May Relieve Chronic Lymphedema after Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture and Counselling for Depression in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Acupuncture Equal to Talk Therapy for Recurring Depression

Time for Acupuncture to Become Part of Standard Care

Acupuncture for Ovulation Induction in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Acupuncture for Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Paradoxes in Acupuncture Research: Strategies for Moving Forward

Acupuncture Provides True Pain Relief in Study

Acupuncture as a Complex Intervention: A Holistic Model

Traditional Acupuncture in Migraine: A Controlled, Randomized Study

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis

Moxibustion for Treating Knee Osteoarthritis: Study Protocol of a Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial

Gua sha: Scraping of Back is Said to Relieve Pain and Ease Other Medical Problems

Social Science Theory and Methods in the Study of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

The Unexpected Outcomes of Acupuncture: Case Reports in Support of Refocusing Research Designs

Acupuncture for the Treatment of Hot Flashes in Patients with Breast Cancer Receiving Antiestrogen Therapy: A Pilot Study in Korean Women

Acupuncture Fertility Success with IVF Revealed


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