HOW are you getting on with those New Year resolutions? by Richard Catton (Originally appeared in the York Evening Press during January). As January drags on and the Christmas decorations go back in the loft, it’s no surprise that those vows to cut down on the wine or chocolate and get some exercise may now […]
This video from the British Heart Foundation shows Vinnie Jones (of Lock Stock and Barrel fame) demonstrating the new hands-free CPR. Learn how to save a life to the beat of Stayin Alive. Its easy when you know how. Click.
The chief medical officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to contact medical staff about concerns young children and some adults are not getting enough vitamin D. “It is important to raise awareness of this issue, and I will be contacting health professionals on the need to prescribe and recommend vitamin D supplements to at-risk […]
The results of the UK’s largest ever study into the benefits of yoga, conducted by researchers in the Department of Health Sciences and Hull York Medical School were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine this month. The trial showed that yoga can provide more effective treatment for chronic lower back pain than more conventional […]
Tension-type headaches have made my life very difficult. I can’t concentrate and I feel tired a lot of the time, and I’m fed up with taking tablets. Is there an alternative? Yes. Acupuncture is one of a number of options which have a proven success in dealing with tension-type headaches in the short-term. Headaches are […]
NOVEMBER 22ND, 2011 15:30 Health treatments: what’s the alternative? By susidixon Reiki, acupuncture, hypnotherapy alongside or instead of traditional medication Do you want to beat the blues? Don’t just accept low mood, depleted energy or restless nights as your lot in life – take action! In my opinion, there are many ways to combat the […]
A new book has just been published by Elsevier on the integration of East Asian medicine into contemporary healthcare. The book is co-edited by Volker Scheid and Hugh MacPherson and brings together contributions from acknowledged experts from a number of different disciplines. This includes clinical researchers, Chinese Medicine practitioners, historians, medical anthropologists, and experts in […]
A recently published study suggests that management of female infertility with Chinese Herbal Medicine can improve pregnancy rates 2-fold within a 4 month period compared with Western Medical fertility drug therapy or IVF. Dr Han Liping provides Chinese Herbal Medicine at the York Clinic. For more information about treatments you can visit her page on […]
Ultrasound shows the effects of acupuncture applied to trigger points. Take a look at these scans in action. Ultrasound scans made by Jennie Longbottom and Mark Maybury at ALIED (Acupuncture Learning and Integrated Educational Development) show what happens in the body when acupuncture is applied. A demonstration at the British Acupuncture Conference recently amazed acupuncturists from York Clinic when […]
We really like this video – Acupuncture relieves menopause symptoms on ABC . Women talk about how acupuncture has helped their hot flushes on America’s ABC News.