Acupuncture and fertility

Research suggests that acupuncture can increase the chances of conceiving successfully (both naturally and through IVF) as it prepares the body for conception and pregnancy. Acupuncturist Maria Maher explains how this ancient Chinese therapy could help to boost...

Cancer treatment hopes for Chinese medicine

Cancer treatment hopes for Chinese medicine bbc.co.uk Combining traditional forms of Chinese and Western medicine could offer new hope for developing new treatments for some cancers, say experts from universities in Cardiff and Peking. Prof Wen Jiang from Cardiff...

Pregnant and depressed? It’s not unexpected

Pregnant and depressed? It’s not unexpected The Irish Times It was once thought that pregnancy hormones helped to protect against depression, with many women reporting a feeling of emotional wellbeing. But it is now known that the hormonal changes in pregnancy can...

5 Common Questions About Acupuncture During Pregnancy

5 Common Questions About Acupuncture During Pregnancy AcuTake The last edition of Acupuncture Success Stories focused on two women who used acupuncture to overcome fertility challenges. And indeed, acupuncture alone and in combination with in-vitro fertilization (IVF)...

Health insurers to discuss covering IVF treatments

Health insurers to discuss covering IVF treatments The Irish Times Support group says people with medical cards should also be covered for IVF Private health insurers are to meet a national infertility support group in coming weeks to discuss the possibility of...