Little Point in Acupuncture to Treat Pain, Peninsula Medical School and University of Exeter Study Finds  
3/25/2011 7:05:26 AM

Scotsman -- Acupuncture is no better than sham "placebo" treatments at controlling pain and may even be harmful, a study has found. At least five patients are known to have died after undergoing the ancient Chinese needle therapy, while dozens of others have suffered infections and trauma, researchers said.