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Saturday, 04 January 2014 10:00

Make acupuncture your 2014 healthy new start

The New Year marks a time for fresh starts which often involve looking at health needs, including treatment alternatives for existing conditions. Traditional acupuncture has become a popular choice, both as a stand alone treatment, and in combination with Western biomedicine. The growing popularity of acupuncture has gained a boost in recent years from NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, which has endorsed acupuncture treatment for non-specific back pain, and as a prophylaxis for migraine and tension type headaches.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:47

We're at The Fertility Show 2-3 November

Its National Infertility Awareness Week (28 Oct - 3 Nov) - The British Acupuncture Council will have a stand at The Fertility Show at London's Olympia this weekend. If you're coming along (tickets £11), drop by for a free 15 minute consultation with one of the 10 members coming over the weekend, and enter our competition for a course of six free treatment sessions with a qualified practitioner.

 

Visit The Fertility Show website.

 

Read our research based factsheets on female infertility and male infertility

 

Browse the "ask an Expert" area for female fertility and male fertility, where you can ask your own questions too.

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 19:06

Anxiety: the silent sufferers

New research out today suggests that anxiety is often suffered in silence, as over two thirds of the estimated three million UK sufferers fail to seek treatment.
The study carried out by the British Acupuncture Council and Anxiety UK, to mark World Mental Health Day (10th October), questioned whether sufferers are currently aware of all the alternative options available to them.

Wednesday, 02 October 2013 15:21

Back care awareness week

As you may know, BackCare Awareness Week 2013 starts this Monday 7th of October and runs until the 11th of October. The theme for the week is 'Caring for Carers'. BackCare UK  has a newly published booklet with the latest research and advice especially focused to help carers which comes along with a free DVD. The pack also has the latest poster and balloons!

 

You can order the pack now via the link http://www.backcaretrading.org.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=101

 

They are also taking last minute orders via the phone 02089775474 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:10

Traditional acupuncture and depression

A major new piece of research has just been published entitled 'Acupuncture & Counselling for Depression in Primary Care - A Randomised Controlled Trial'. The study was carried out by research scientists at York University, and this is the first major study to look at evaluating in such a thorough way, the clinical impact of acupuncture and counselling for patients with ongoing depression.

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