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Acupuncture just as effective when the needles are put in the wrong places

Study finds that relief could be the result of the placebo effect


 

Acupuncture can prevent headaches and migraines but it’s just as effective when the needles are put in the wrong places, according to a German study. Any relief could be the result of the placebo effect, or an unspecific needling effect, according to scientists working with the Cochrane Collaboration, who reviewed more than 30 trials.

Guardian.co.uk


 
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