Points of Interest 07/09/2016

ACCC investigates chiropractic clinic. "The ACCC has been asked to investigate after a man died while using a hyberbaric chamber run by a deregistered Melbourne chiropractor. - See more at: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/vic/2016/07/09/accc-investigates-chiropractic-clinic-after-death.html#sthash.q2xxnqtZ.dpuf"

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Mar 15;3:CD009023. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009023.pub2.Chinese herbal medicine for menopausal symptoms. "We found insufficient evidence that Chinese herbal medicines were any more or less effective than placebo or HT for the relief of vasomotor symptoms. Effects on safety were inconclusive. The quality of the evidence ranged from very low to moderate; there is a need for well-designed randomised controlled studies." No there's not.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(7):e2793. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002793. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Symptom Management in Cancer Palliative Care: Systematic Review And Meta-analysis. " Evidence on the use of CHM for treating anorexia and fatigue in cancer patients is uncertain, warranting further research." No there's not part 2.

East Asian Arch Psychiatry. 2016 Jun;26(2):70-6. Acupuncture for Detoxification in Treatment of Opioid Addiction. " A lack of effect was indicated for opioid craving. Most studies were hampered by inadequate reporting details and heterogeneity, thus future well-designed studies are needed to confirm the efficacy of acupuncture in opioid addiction treatment." No there's not part 3.

Women Birth. 2015 Sep;28(3):199-206. doi: 10.1016/j.wombi.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Apr 21. Impact of acupressure on onset of labour and labour duration: A systematic review. I guess if you push on the abdomen hard enough…

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East Asian Arch Psychiatry. 2016 Jun;26(2):70-6. Acupuncture for Detoxification in Treatment of Opioid Addiction.

Are cold and flu-fighting vitamins a waste of money? Yep.

J Pharmacopuncture. 2016 Jun;19(2):109-13. doi: 10.3831/KPI.2016.19.011.

The History of Liquid Ear Acupuncture and the Current Scientific State of the Art. "the injection of liquids into defined acupuncture points of the ear is not a method commonly used in the Western world. The term liquid acupuncture has different definitions, which makes understanding each definition and differentiating one from the other difficult."

J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2016 Jun;60(2):190-4. Subluxation and semantics: a corpus linguistics study.. "It was possible to identify 3 distinct concepts which were each referred to as 'subluxationbest "

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