Research and Fact Sheets

Research and Fact Sheets

Chinese medicine is used to treat many different conditions and there is a growing amount of clinical research which show evidence of its efficacy. These fact sheets have been compiled to provide accurate and unbiased information about the Chinese medical view of treatment, summarise how Chinese medicine may be beneficial, and provide a list of relevant clinical trials and articles for each of the listed conditions.

This website content is not intended to make any medical claims and is not meant to substitute the advice of other health professionals. CMIR always recommends that patients visit their conventional doctor as well as seeking the help of a CMIR accredited practitioner and promotes an integrative, complementary medical approach. You should not stop taking any medication without first talking to your GP.


Allergies and Hay Fever

Alzheimer's, Dementia and Parkinson's Disease


Bladder Disorders

Cancer, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy

Cerebral Palsy

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Tiredness


Coughing and Asthma

Depression, Stress and Anxiety



Eye Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gynaecology, Fertility and Obstetrics

Hair Loss

Heart Disease and Hypertension

IBS and Crohn's Disease


Men's Disorders

Migraines and Headaches

Miscellaneous Conditions

Pain Conditions

Post-Surgery Conditions

Skin Disorders

Stroke and Paralysis

Tinnitus and Hearing Loss


Weight Loss

Acupuncture Discoveries

The information within the fact sheets will be updated as more clinical trials become available. Please check back regularly for the latest versions.