Interesting Research

We are constantly researching new approaches to health and wellness. Here are a few of the studies that we have either been involved with or find interesting that we would like to pass on to you.

The Cochrane Group

We have found the Cochrane Group to provide a wealth of unbiased, strictly scientific reviews of the available research. Their work is not paid for by big pharma. During the past 20 years, Cochrane has worked to transform the way health decisions are made by gathering and summarizing the best evidence from research to help you make informed choices about treatment.

Acupuncture: a promising treatment for depression during pregnancy

This study was conducted thru Stanford University. The goal of the study was to assess acupuncture as a method to lower depression in pregnant women. The outcome was that women who received acupuncture during pregnancy and the postpartum period had significantly lower depression scores at 10 weeks postpartum. Both Andrew and Khim were assessors for this study.

Antihypertensive drug therapy for mild to moderate hypertension during pregnancy

This review of 49 trials, involving 4723 women, found there was not enough evidence to show the benefit of antihypertensive drugs for mild to moderate hypertension during pregnancy.

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