Celebrate Chinese New Year at Acupuncture & Massage College!

Posted January 06, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Acupuncture & Massage College’s Chinese New Year celebration includes free seminars, free mini-massages, horoscope readings, free lunch, and a giveaway raffle! The Chinese New Year event will be held on Saturday, January 31, 10 am to 3pm on AMC’s campus, located at 10506 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Everyone is cordially invited to attend! … Read More

Green Tea Boosts Production of Detoxification Enzymes

Posted December 16, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Green tea catechins dramatically boost production of a group of key detoxification enzymes in people with low levels of these beneficial proteins, according to researchers at Arizona Cancer Center. These findings, published in a recent issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggest that a green tea concentrate might help some people strengthen their metabolic defense against toxins capable of causing cancer. … Read More

Community Physical Activity Programs Effective In Prevention Of Chronic Diseases

Posted December 09, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Community-based physical activity interventions designed to promote more active lifestyles among adults are cost-effective in reducing heart disease, stroke, colorectal and breast cancers, and type 2 diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read More

Education Can Reduce Effects Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted December 02, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

A test that examines the brain changes that occur after onset of Alzheimer’s disease has resulted in data that supports the theory that education can slow the development of the dementia and cognitive decline that are the basic characteristics of the disorder. … Read More

Insufficient Sleep May Be Associated With Risk Of Heart Disease

Posted December 01, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Uncategorized

Sleeping less than seven and a half hours per day may be associated with future increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Additionally, a combination of overnight elevated blood pressure and insufficient sleep may also be associated with an increased risk of heart disease. … Read More

Exercise May Improve Heart Protection For Women

Posted November 26, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

For decades, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was prescribed for postmenopausal women to protect them from cardiovascular disease (CVD).   However, results from the Women’s Health Initiative questioned its effectiveness, which has led to more caution in prescribing and using HRT for this purpose. New evidence indicates that women can decrease their risk of heart disease with regular exercise. According to a recent study, women who are more physically fit have better blood clotting profiles than women who are unfit. These positive results were evident in three different measures of the hemostatic (blood clotting) system that have previously been linked to heart attacks. … Read More

Obesity and hypertension—two epidemics or one?

Posted November 21, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness, Uncategorized

Obesity is weighing heavily on America. Government and private sector health experts now estimate that 65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. The link between obesity and hypertension is well known, but the exact nature of the association between the two disorders remains unclear. … Read More

Acupuncture Is Helpful When Added To Standard Medical Treatment For Headache

Posted November 10, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

People who received acupuncture in addition to standard medical treatment for chronic daily headache fared better than those who received medical treatment alone, a clinical trial conducted at UNC Hospitals has found. … Read More

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