Use of Auricular Acupressure to Improve the Quality of Life in Diabetic Patients with Chronic Kidney Diseases: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Citation: (Wang, 2014)

In the context of an alarmingly high prevalence of albuminuria — rates indicating there will be 300 million diabetic patients in the year 2025 — this study assesses the effectiveness of simple, standardized protocol-based auricular acupressure for quality of life improvement in these patients with kidney disease. Results of this study indicated that auricular acupressure significantly helped patients with chronic kidney diseases to improve their quality of life outcomes.  Wang S, Chen Z,...


Auricular Acupuncture with Laser. Citation: (Round 2013)

Beyond the use of needles, auricular treatments are applied using Low Level Laser. In a review article lead by Regina Round in conjunction with the Frank Bahr Research Group “Auriculomedicine and Pharmacopuncture,” scientific findings on auricular acupuncture with laser are described and critically discussed. Results of studies have shown evidence of the effect of auricular laser acupuncture. However, a comparison of these studies was impossible due to their different study designs. Details o...