Little Point in Acupuncture to Treat Pain, Peninsula Medical School and University of Exeter Study Finds

Published: Mar 25, 2011

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.

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