Thursday, March 24, 2011

Simulated acupuncture can treat nausea effectively in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy

In a recent study comparing acupuncture with simulated acupuncture: 
Simulated acupuncture can treat nausea effectively in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110324/Simulated-acupuncture-can-treat-nausea-effectively-in-cancer-patients-undergoing-radiotherapy.aspx

More compelling evidence of the power of the placebo effect and the power of our own thought and mind

The study from Karoli ska Institutet and Link√∂ping University  in Sweden showed that patients, who received only standard care including medications for nausea, felt significantly more nau­sea than patients in both the real and simulated acupuncture groups.

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