One in five patients has symptoms which are undiagnosed by medicine, and the cost of treating them is twice that as of a diagnosed patient.
A team from the University of Exeter examined 80 patients, and investigated the benefit of acupuncture being added to their usual care.
After the first trial of its type, researchers say those who underwent acupuncture showed 'a significant and sustained benefit' and add that the treatment could be safely added to the list of possible therapies. Read more
Monday, August 1, 2011
Acupuncture Has Significant Impact on Mystery Illnesses
Acupuncture has a "significant" effect on patients with mystery symptoms and could be added to the list of available treatments for undiagnosed health problems, research shows.