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2009-01-21 11:37:00

A study found that traditional acupuncture is effective at treating migraines, but researchers also noticed that “fake” treatments worked nearly just as well.

2008-08-11 03:00:15

By Olson, Scott A new law that went into effect July 1 says patients no longer need a physician referral before receiving acupuncture treatments. The upshot for a profession that only became legal in the state within the past 10 years is that acupuncturists should benefit from a boost in business.

2008-07-31 00:00:19

I Write in connection with your interesting piece in the Echo entitled 'Doctors warn: Licence to heal is only natural' (July 8).

2008-07-22 00:00:15

With regard to the article "Doctors warn: Licence to heal is only natural" (July 8), there is no doubt that every measure possible should be taken to ensure patients being treated by complementary therapies are not injured or conned.

2008-07-11 15:00:39

STUDENTS WILL soon be able to gain a Bachelor of Health Science in acupuncture - which meets internationally recognised qualification standards - when the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine commences its four-year degree course in February 2009 at its Wellington and Auckland campuses.

2008-06-24 09:01:45

By DOMINIC LAWSON It's hard to grade nonsense on a scale, but of all forms of medical quackery, psychic surgery must be judged one of the least scrupulous.

2006-03-02 06:17:39

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Acupuncture, one of the most popular complementary treatments, works as well as standard drugs for migraines, German researchers said on Thursday.

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