Acupuncture Research

Acupuncture Research

Acupuncture Research for Female Infertility and Gynaecology:

"Reduction of blood flow impedance in the uterine arteries of infertile women with electro-acupuncture." Stener-Victorin E, Waldenstrom U, Andersson SA, Wikland M., Hum Reprod 11(6):1314-7, 1996.

"Acupuncture Normalizes Dysfunction of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis." Chen BY., Acupunct Electrother Res 22:97108, 1997.

"Acupuncture Treatment For Infertile Women Undergoing Intracytoplasmic Sperm injection."

"Effects of Electro-Acupuncture on Nerve Growth Factor and Ovarian Morphology in Rats with Experimentally Induced Polycystic Ovaries." Stener-Victorin E, Waldenstrom U, Tagnfors U, Lundeberg T, Lindstedt G, Janson PO,. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 79(3):180-8, 2000.

"Substitution of Acupuncture for HCG in Ovulation Induction". Cai XF., Journal of Traditional Oriental Medicine 17(2):119-21, 1997.

"Clinical studies on the mechanism for acupuncture stimulation of ovulation." Mo X. et al. J Tradit Chin Med, 13(2): 115-9, 1993.

"Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy." Paulus, et al., Fertility and Sterility, Vol.77, No.4, April 2002.


Acupuncture Research for Male Infertility:

"Quantitative evaluation of spermatozoa ultrastructure after acupuncture treatment for idiopathic male infertility." Fertilty Sterility. 2005 Jul;84(1):141-7. Pei J, Strehler E, Noss U, Abt M, Piomboni P, Baccetti B, Sterzik K.

"Influence of acupuncture on idiopathic male infertility in assisted reproduction therapy." Dr. M. Zhang et al. J Huazhong University SCI Technology Medicine SCI 2002; 22(3):228-30.

"Effect of acupuncture on sperm parameters of males suffering from subfertility to low sperm quality." Arch Andrology. 1997 Sep-Oct;39(2): 155-6, Siteman S, Eltes F, Wolfson V, Lederman H, Bartoov B, Institute of Chinese Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel.

"Effects of acupuncture and moxa treatment in patients with semen abnormalities." Asian J Androl, 2003 Dec; 5(4): 345-8, Gurfinkel E, Cedenho AP, Yamamura Y, Srougi M., Human Reproduction Division, Discipline of Urology, Sao Paulo Federal University, Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Pregnancy Acupuncture Research:

Elden H, Ladfors l, Fagevik Olsen M, Ostaard H, Hagberg H. "Effects of acupuncture and stabilising exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomised singleblind controlled trail." BMJ 2005;330:761.

Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. "Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized trial." Birth.2002, Mar:29 (1):1-9.

Smith C, Crowther C, Beilby J. "Pregnancy outcome following women's participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy." Complement Ther Med. 2002 Jun; 10(2):78-83.

Cardini F, Weixin H. "Moxibustion for correction of breech presentation." JAMA 1998; 280:1580-1584.

Zeisler H, Tempfer C, Mayerhofe Kr, Barrada M, Husslein P. "Influence of acupuncture on duration of labour" Gynecol Obstet Invest 1998; 46:22-5.

Betts D, Lennox S. "Acupuncture for prebirth treatment: An observational study of its use in midwifery practice." Medical acupuncture 2006 May; 17(3):17-20

Rabl M, Ahner R, Bitschnau M, Zeisler H, Husslein P. "Acupuncture for cervical ripening and induction of labour at term a randomised controlled trail." Wien Klin Wochenschr 2001; 113 (23-24): 942-6.

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