Get up to date, people!
It seems to have escaped the notice of the
entire world (including many journalists, and even the independent
Little Hoover Commission in California), but the National
Institutes of Health's Consensus Statement on Acupuncture
came out in 1997. And acupuncture research didn't stop
So, in Sept 2003, I did this additional review of
the randomized controlled trials: Acupuncture
Research for Physicans (pdf) (37k) I went back to Medline
and found a year's worth of great new studies. This brief is 10
pages long and based on 37 references. It's addressed to physicians,
but anyone can read it.
For even more research:
But the most comprehensive and up to date review
of the randomized controlled trials on acupuncture comes from
the World Health Organization in 2002. To get to that, go to this
Statistics and the latest super credible research review
Find a licensed acupuncturist here: "Resources
for Finding Acupuncturists and Herbalists"
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