Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) has risen drastically over the past decade. American researchers Jackson et al reported that acupuncture intervention could be safe and effective for reducing withdrawal symptoms in infants, and, thus, should be considered as an additional nonpharmacologic treatment option for NAS. Citation: Jackson et al. A Scoping Review of Acupuncture as a Potential Intervention for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Med Acupunct. 2019 Apr 1;31(2):69-84. ..
A research team from Department of Rehabilitation of the Medical School of Ningbo University, China, reported their newest findings that acupuncture could improve pregnancy rate on PCOS patients. Acupuncture treatment was applied based on conventional hormone treatment with clomifene citrate. The primary points were RN3, Zigong, BL23, and SP10. The combination of acupuncture and hormone ..
Prof. Smith from Western Sydney University reported that acupuncture could be effective when compared with no adjunctive treatment with increased clinical pregnancies, but is not an efficacious treatment when compared with sham controls, although non-specific effects may be active in both acupuncture and sham controls. Smith CA, Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 2019ori..