Tag: Clinical Trials

A Placebo-Controlled, Pseudo-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Botanical Agents for Gulf War Illness

In this three-part clinical trial, researchers aimed to identify botanical agents for further research in treating Gulf War Illness. Each of the three trials tested three different botanicals with anti-inflammatory properties, searching for efficacy in managing symptoms of GWI. The first trial examined resveratrol, luteolin, and fisetin:  The second trial examined curcumin, boswellia, and […]

Acupuncture as Treatment for GWI

The New England School of Acupuncture (Newton, MA) conducted the study, The Effectiveness of Individualized Acupuncture Protocols in the Treatment of Gulf War Illness: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial, in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA). This research found that acupuncture treatment of sufficient dose appears to offer significant relief of physical […]