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49 Abstracts with Therapeutic Action Superior to Drug Therapy Research

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Pubmed Data : Br J Dermatol. 2000 May;142(5):973-8. PMID: 10809858
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Acne
Therapeutic Actions : Light Therapy: Colored
Pharmacological Actions : Dermatologic Agents
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Pubmed Data : Diabetes Res. 1984 Nov;1(4):201-7. PMID: 6099231
Study Type : Human Study
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Problem Substances : Metoprolol
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 May ;34(5):421-5. PMID: 25022107
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Vegetative State
Therapeutic Actions : Acupoint Injection , Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Neuritogenic
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 May ;34(5):431-4. PMID: 25022109
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Dyspepsia
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
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Pubmed Data : AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Jan;180(1):263-9. PMID: 20942277
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Moxibustion
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 Dec ;34(12):1156-60. PMID: 25876339
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Problem Substances : Donepezil (trade name Aricept)
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Pubmed Data : Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Jan ;136(1):82-6. Epub 2014 Oct 31. PMID: 25449310
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine
Pharmacological Actions : Chemotherapeutic
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Pubmed Data : Headache. 2006 Nov-Dec;46(10):1492-502. PMID: 17115982
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 Nov ;34(11):1083-6. PMID: 25675568
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
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Pubmed Data : Bone. 2009 Nov 26. PMID: 12390610
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Acupunct Med. 2009 Dec;27(4):174-7. PMID: 19942724
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Low Back Pain
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 Jan-Mar;58(1):69-76. PMID: 25464680
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Electroacupuncture
Problem Substances : Paracetamol
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2009 Jan;29(1):13-5. PMID: 19186715
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2009 Mar;29(3):247-51. PMID: 19358513
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Acne
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Moxibustion
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Pubmed Data : Arch Dis Child. 1987 Feb;62(2):123-7. PMID: 3548602
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 1997 Aug;11(4):735-40. PMID: 9305483
Study Type : Human Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents
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Pubmed Data : Hepatogastroenterology. 1990 Feb;37(1):72-80. PMID: 2179093
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012 ;2012:187163. Epub 2011 Sep 22. PMID: 21949670
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : An Bras Dermatol. 2009 Oct;84(5):463-8. PMID: 20098847
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Acne
Therapeutic Actions : Light Therapy: Colored
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Pubmed Data : Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2015 Feb ;40(1):70-4. PMID: 25845225
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2015 Sep 18. Epub 2015 Sep 18. PMID: 26383034
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Antidepressive Agents
Problem Substances : Fluoxetine (trade name Prozac)
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 Oct ;34(10):956-60. PMID: 25543421
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015 ;2015:930175. Epub 2015 Sep 15. PMID: 26472986
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Headache
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2008 Aug;28(8):555-9. PMID: 18767576
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Electroacupuncture
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Pubmed Data : Br J Sports Med. 2015 Nov ;49(21):1414-1422. PMID: 26476429
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Am J Clin Hypn. 2013 Apr ;55(4):378-86. PMID: 23724572
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Hypnosis
Problem Substances : Benzodiazepines
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2015 Feb ;35(2):123-6. PMID: 25854015
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Depression
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Problem Substances : Fluoxetine (trade name Prozac)
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2015 Feb ;35(2):141-4. PMID: 25854020
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine
Problem Substances : Antipsychotic Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Biopsychosoc Med. 2014 ;8(1):27. Epub 2014 Dec 11. PMID: 25525457
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Lasers Med Sci. 2016 Feb 12. Epub 2016 Feb 12. PMID: 26873501
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Laser Treatment: Low-Level
Pharmacological Actions : Analgesics
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Pubmed Data : Diabetes Care. 2003 Feb;26(2):446-51. PMID: 12547878
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Diabetic Ulcer
Therapeutic Actions : Maggot therapy
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Pubmed Data : Wound Repair Regen. 2002 Jul-Aug;10(4):208-14. PMID: 12191002
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Pressure Ulcer
Therapeutic Actions : Maggot therapy
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2009 Aug;29(8):603-7. PMID: 19947259
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Osteoarthritis
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 May ;34(5):417-20. PMID: 25022106
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Acupuncture: auricular
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : J Affect Disord. 2000 Jan-Mar;57(1-3):255-9. PMID: 10708840
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Depression
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 May ;34(5):455-8. PMID: 25022116
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 Dec ;34(12):1161-4. PMID: 25876341
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture: auricular
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Pubmed Data : Acta Paediatr. 1995 Jan;84(1):79-83. PMID: 7734907
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Med Food. 2004;7(1):7-12. PMID: 3121268
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Urology. 2015 Mar ;85(3):636-40. Epub 2015 Jan 9. PMID: 25582816
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Analgesics
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Pubmed Data : J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2015 Oct ;8(5):229-35. Epub 2014 Nov 29. PMID: 26433799
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Problem Substances : Ibuprofen
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Pubmed Data : J Agric Food Chem. 2010 Jan 12. Epub 2010 Jan 12. PMID: 3545246
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Pain: Traumatic
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2009 Aug;29(8):655-7. PMID: 19947273
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1991 Jul;35(3):191-4. PMID: 1791060
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2004 Mar;29(1):19-33. PMID: 15077462
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2015 Feb ;35(2):119-22. PMID: 25854014
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Problem Substances : Fluoxetine (trade name Prozac)
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Pubmed Data : Acupunct Med. 2014 Aug ;32(4):356-8. Epub 2014 May 22. PMID: 24855097
Study Type : Human: Case Report
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Pubmed Data : Sao Paulo Med J. 2015 Dec ;133(6):540. PMID: 26760126
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture
Pharmacological Actions : Prophylactic Agents
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2009 Nov;29(11):935-7. PMID: 19994698
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Diseases : Insomnia

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Natural medicine doesn't just involve "nutraceuticals," but extends to modalities like yoga and acupuncture that an increasing body of peer-reviewed research shows can be superior to drugs.

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