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Research Archive

Welcome to our Chinese medicine and acupuncture research news pages. We add to the content of these pages continuously as more research news comes in. Browse through the complete archive below or use the category links on the right.

Please note that the most twenty recent research archive items are free to view but access to the thousands of items in the archive require a journal subscription.

A systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome suggests that acupuncture can be effective ...

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Acupuncture compares favourably with drug treatment for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), according to Chinese authors ...

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Acupuncture is a promising therapy for relieving symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), according to Chinese authors ...

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High-intensity electro-acupuncture (EA) is more effective than low-intensity EA at alleviating the clinical symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) patients ...

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Acupuncture can help normalise sperm parameters in infertile men with varicocele, with results comparable to varicocelectomy treatment ...

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Acupuncture treatment can benefit men with premature ejaculation (PE), Turkish investigators report ...

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The use of acupuncture to treat men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) can result in a significant decrease in symptoms ...

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Taking part in a 12-week qigong intervention has significant benefits for prostate cancer survivors, a US study has found.

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A Chinese study has found that electro-acupuncture (EA) at a single point, Zhongliao BL-33, could significantly reduce the symptoms of enlarged prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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In Chinese herbal medicine, walnuts are ascribed the function of tonifying the Kidneys which, among other things, govern sexual function and fertility.

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An extract of bee propolis (Feng Jiao) can slow the growth of prostate cancer tumours, American researchers have discovered.

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An extract of the spice fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has demonstrated a significant positive effect on male libido and may assist in maintaining normal testosterone levels, according to research by Australian scientists.

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A systematic review of RCTs of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) has concluded that the evidence, although inconclusive, is encouraging.

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Results from a high-quality Turkish study suggest that acupuncture is an effective non-pharmacological method for treating premature ejaculation (PE).

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An earlier Drum Tower posting (06/09/2010) described some of the exciting research into the use of acupuncture for treating chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) in men - a refractory disorder for which acupuncture is showing signs of offering  ef

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Results from a high-quality Turkish study suggest that acupuncture is an effective non-pharmocological method for treating premature ejaculation (PE). Ninety patients with PE were randomly assigned to either acupuncture or sham acupuncture (twice per

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Acupuncture can produce meaningful improvement in hot flush frequency for men undergoing androgen ablation therapy (AAT) for prostate cancer. In an observational study carried out in the USA, 22 patients underwent electroacupuncture biweekly for four

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Acupuncture repeatedly demonstrates beneficial effect in this difficult and intractable disorder.

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A pilot study in Turkey has found that acupuncture can improve symptoms and quality of life for men diagnosed with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). A cohort of 97 patients received six weekly sessions of acupuncture at bila

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This Japanese study treated ten men suffering from chronic pelvic pain syndrome (eight of whom had previously received pharmacological medicines without benefit) at a single acupuncture point, Zhongliao BL-33, with the needle retained for ten minutes

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Acupuncture treatment is more than twice as likely as sham treatment to improve men’s symptoms of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Malaysian researchers randomised 89 patients to ten weeks of twice-weekly 30-minute true or sham

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29 patients with psychogenic (non-organic) impotence were treated by doctors in the Urology and Anaesthesiology Departments of Ankara University, Turkey. All patients were needled at points Ciliao BL-32, Dadun LIV-1, Yinlian LIV-11, Neiguan P-6, Tiao

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A Swedish study has shown acupuncture to be effective in reducing vasomotor symptoms (hot flushes) in men following castration therapy for prostatic carcinoma. Patients received twice weekly acupuncture for 2 weeks, and weekly for 10 weeks. Flushes w

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Some sources suggest that up to 10% of men suffer from some of the symptoms of chronic prostatitis, more commonly referred to nowadays as chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). Whilst western medical treatment does not offer a lot of help for this cond

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In a small Brazilian study, 19 male patients with sperm abnormalities (sperm count, motility and morphology) were randomly assigned to receive true (treatment group) or sham (control group) acupuncture and moxibustion treatment. The treatment group w

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This Japanese study treated ten men suffering from chronic pelvic pain syndrome (eight of whom had previously received pharmacological medicines without benefit) at a single acupuncture point, Zhongliao BL-33, with the needle retained for ten minutes

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A study of the effect of acupuncture on sperm quality in men suffering infertility of unknown cause, found that after twice weekly treatment for five weeks, there were fewer structural sperm defects (acrosome position and shape, nuclear shape, axo

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A pilot study has assessed the use of body and auricular acupuncture in men suffering from chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). Ten men who were refractory to conventional therapies were given 30 minutes of body and auricular a

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Acupuncture treatment is more than twice as likely as sham treatment to improve men’s symptoms of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Malaysian researchers randomised 89 patients to ten weeks of twice-weekly 30-minute true or sham

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Both electroacupuncture (EA) and traditional acupuncture (TA) can reduce the impact of hot flushes on men who have had castrational treatment for prostate cancer. Swedish researchers randomised 31 men with hot flushes due to prostate cancer treatm

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The role of auricular acupuncture (AA) in men receiving luteinising-hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) analogues for cancer of the prostate has been investigated by a research group in the UK. Vasomotor symptoms similar to those observed in postmenopau

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Electroacupuncture (EA) can relieve symptoms in men with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and is particularly effective for pain relief. In the first randomised controlled trial of EA for this condition, Korean researchers randomised

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The first prospective, randomised, single-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effect of acupuncture in infertile men with severe oligoasthenozoospermia has shown that acupuncture can improve sperm motility. The German study, involving 29 men compa

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