Patient's Own Words
Low Back Pain
Pain Research
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PubMed database
NIH Acupuncture Bibliography
Dr. Pomerantz' research
Discover Magazine Article
Blood Flow and Acupuncture
CNS Pathway for Acupuncture
Acupuncture and limbic system
Neural mechanisms
Neurobiology of Acupuncture
Acupuncture and dopaminergic neurons
Naloxone and acupuncture
Acupuncture and stress
Opiods and Inflammation:
Infrared Imaging
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Articles and Research

There is a vast library of research documenting the physiological and biochemical effects of Acupuncture in humans and animals. Below are links to some interesting articles.

For a comprehensive listing, please see the PubMed database here, by typing in a search for acupuncture and clicking ‘go’:

PubMed database

and the NIH bibliography can be found here:
NIH Acupuncture Bibliography

A searchable index for study abstracts can be found here:

Specific articles on the following topics can be found at the links below:
Dr. Pomerantz' research

Acupuncture protects liver function

Immunity and Acupuncture

Neutrophils and Acupuncture

Brain Imaging and Acupuncture:
Discover Magazine Acupuncture Article

Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of Pain and Acupuncture

Central Nervous Pathway for Acupuncture Stimulation

Acupuncture modulates the limbic system

Neural substrates, experimental evidences and functional hypothesis of
acupuncture mechanisms

Neurobiology of Acupuncture

Electro-acupuncture stimulation protects dopaminergic neurons from inflammation-mediated damage

Acupuncture and Pain:
Interaction of diazepam and naloxone on acupuncture induced pain relief

Acupuncture and Stress:
Acupuncture inhibits sympathetic activation during mental stress

Opiods and Inflammation:
Involvement of opioid receptors in electroacupuncture-produced

Infrared Imaging

Book Research:
Browse a book on Acupuncture Research