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September 16, 2007

Australian Study Proves Acupuncture's Effectiveness with Allergies

at Melbourne's RMIT University, enlisted 80 patients aged from 16 to 70 for twice-weekly treatment sessions.Half received genuine acupuncture, where needles were inserted up to three centimetres deep into "acupoints", while the others had a sham therapy, which involved shallow and wrongly-placed insertions.

After eight weeks, patients treated with real therapy found a greater relief from symptoms than those on the fake version. And three months after therapy had ended this group still had fewer symptoms than their fellow sufferers.

I can't find the actual journal artile but the Yahoo 7 article is: Article Here

Posted by Admin at September 16, 2007 12:41 PM