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Acupuncture benefits: Traditional medicine could help with hypertension and osteoporosis

Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system, said John Hopkins Medicine. The site continued: “This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. “These biochemical changes may stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being. “National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies have shown that acupuncture… Read More »

‘Zinc fingers’ may help treat Alzheimer’s, animal study shows

Researchers have used a genetic engineering strategy to dramatically reduce levels of tau — a key protein that accumulates and becomes tangled in the brain during the development of Alzheimer’s disease — in an animal model of the condition. The results, which come from investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Sangamo Therapeutics Inc., could… Read More »

Breastfeeding Difficulties May Affect Bonding: How Can We Help New Moms?

Although new mothers describe breastfeeding as a meaningful and fulfilling aspect of caring for their infants, breastfeeding is also a common source of stress and anxiety. A recent study suggests that difficulties with breastfeeding may also impact mothers’ bonding with their infants.   In this study, researchers followed 121 mothers with newborn infants (age = 23-45… Read More »