Links of Interest

These links are for further exploration; they do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Academy Of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) or the medical acupuncture research foundation (MARF) and are separate sites.

Acupuncture information

  • Acubriefs.com
    The most comprehensive database of references on acupuncture in the english language.
  • NIH Consensus Statement
    In november 1997 a consensus conference was held to discuss issues concerning the place of acupuncture in medicine. The paper describes some of the problems inherent in doing research in acupuncture. Nonetheless, the consensus conference supported the Academy's position: "it works!"
  • Acupuncture: Health World Online
    • What? What happens when you have acupuncture?
      Which? Which diseases can be helped by acupuncture?
      When? The history of acupuncture in the west

  • Acupuncture.com
    A good general information resource for acupuncture and TCM.
  • Mircrocurrent Research, Inc
    An effective and advanced electro-therapeutic pain management system. home study program and the latest equipment.
  • Current bibliographies in medicine - Acupuncture
    This is a wonderful collection of references on studies looking at acupuncture since around 1970. over 2,000 citations with help from the national library of medicine. the list was compiled for the november 1997 consensus conference on acupuncture.
  • Journal of Chinese Medicine
    A journal from England with high quality information and linksfor people interested in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine.
  • NIH/NLM
    Over 2,000 citations since around 1970. nih with National Library Of Medicine.


Journals Online


Research Information

  • Acubriefs.com
    The most comprehensive database of references on acupuncture in the english language.
  • Healthfinder
    A gateway search engine to selected online publications, clearinghouses,databases, web sites, support & self-help groups as well as government resources. from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
  • Alternative Medicine and Medical Spas
    Alternative medicine options
  • The GI-Journal Links
    This journal represents a crossroads for many traditional oriental medicine issues.
  • The journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society.
  • Positive Health: The definitive magazine in complementary medicine
    a monthly magazine (printed and online) covering all therapies including acupuncture, aromatherapy, asthma, herbal and chinese medicine, homoeopathy, massage, nutrition, reflexology, yoga and zero balancing.
  • Acutempo.com
    Acutempo.com is a multilingual, on line site with software to calculate open points. Acutempo provides users with some theoretical background on this topic, other pertinent information on classification of points, meridians, organs and energy axes. There is also an index of symptoms/diseases and for each extrameridian, extraordinary and new points are provided. for each point there is a brief anatomical description, indications, puncture and illustration.
  • medscape.com

Medical Acupuncture Associations


Other Health Information

  • Health A to Z
    A collection of wellness centers including alternative medicine.sponsors chats with AAMA members on various health conditions and acupuncture.
  • Ask Dr. Weil
    Offers advice on a wide variety of alternative medicine and herbal topics. ask dr. weil by going to the ask a question page or conduct a search of questions already asked.
  • Wellness Web
    A comprehensive health and wellness site with sections on cancer, heart disease, women's health, seniors, nutrition, fitness, smoking cessation and others, including acupuncture.
  • Mental Health Net
    The largest, most comprehensive guide to mental health online,featuring over 9,200 individual resources. the friendly &fun site covers topics in self-help, psychology, psychiatry and social work.
  • Mayoclinic Health Oasis
    experts provide current medical information and news on health topics. learn about treatment options and prevention methods - pharmaceutical and surgical as well as dietary and behavioral. information on treatment and prevention - a health education resource.
  • Healthy Women (HW)
    Healthy Women (HW) is the nation’s leading independent health information source for women. for more than 20 years, women have been coming to the HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. through its wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.
  • Caring.com
    Provides eldercare resources to help family caregivers make informed decisions and find the right treatment options, including medical acupuncture for stroke therapy and pain relief.
  • Mesothelioma Symptoms
    Acupuncture has become one of the most widely accepted treatment alternatives for sufferers of asbestos-related cancers. Like other patients benefitting from acupuncture, sufferers of mesothelioma, the cancer resulting from asbestos exposure, report tremendous relief as they cope with the pain, anxiety and stress associated with their diseases. In addition, even many sufferers of asbestosis, a chronic inflammatory condition resulting from the inhalation and retention of asbestos fibers, reported pain and breathing relief.
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
    Acupuncture has been linked to alleviating the nausea associated with chemotherapy and the pain incurred from the constant surgeries that cancer patients undergo. The Mesothelioma center offers the most comprehensive and current information on asbestos exposure and provides a complete list of Mesothelioma symptoms. they have a complete list of doctors, cancer center and alternative treatment facilities in the us.
  • Mesothelioma
    A resource for those affected by mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer that occurs in the lining of the lungs and abdomen. studies have been highlighting the great therapeutic benefits that acupuncture has to offer for those battling cancer, such as mesothelioma. they now feature information about acupuncture online and have created a service directory for patients seeking a acupuncturist in their area.
  • Mesothelioma Web 
    A comprehensive site on asbestos and mesothelioma, providing information and support to those who have been exposed to asbestos. mesothelioma web has achieved hon (health on the net) code approval; hon is a non-profit organization that provides medical information and expertise online and thereby contributes to improved health care through patient empowerment and better informed health professionals.
  • Mesotheliomatreatment.net 
    Mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer with no cure, results from asbestos exposure. furthermore, this illness can take decades to finally develop. at www.mesotheliomatreatment.net, we want to show that early detection is crucial to beating this disease. however, once diagnosed, we want to make sure individuals living with mesothelioma are aware of all their treatment options and how they can maintain a great quality of life while living with this terminal illness .
  • The Addiction Recovery Guide
    An extremely user-friendly holistic website, developed to simplify the process of finding credible and useful information on addiction treatment.
  • Dermatlas
    The Dermatlas is an international collaborative project that enables health care professionals, parents, and patients to access high quality dermatology images on the world wide web.
  • Prevention.com
    Features articles from prevention magazine about health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition along with interactive tools and expert advice.
  • Heartlandhealing.com
    Non-profit website includes hundreds of pages of alternative health resources including acupuncture information and a directory of acupuncture practitioners in Nebraska.

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