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January 20, 2004

Acupuncture + Caring = Pain Relief?

A British university study is testing acupuncture to see if the relationship a practitioner has with their patient plays a role in healing.

Lead researcher Dr Peter White said his team were particularly interested in the whether the effects of acupuncture could be enhanced if the patient developed a good relationship with the practitioner.

"Perhaps complementary and alternative medicine treatments can present a valuable model design through which we may understand this process."

Posted by linda at January 20, 2004 6:36 PM

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