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July 30, 2014

Acupuncture Provides Significant Quality of Life Improvements Among Breast Cancer Patients Taking Drugs to Prevent Recurrence, Penn Study Shows

Study Reveals Acupuncture Helps Cut Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression in Patients Using Aromatase Inhibitors

Use of electroacupuncture (EA) a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for early stage breast cancer patients experiencing joint pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) to treat breast cancer. Read more ...

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Researchers in the rapidly expanding research field of microbiomics have shown that the human body is home to an entire ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes. What's more, these microbes play an important role in regulating many of our physiological processes.

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