What alternative health

practitioners might not tell you



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"In the end, this is a negative study, no matter how much its authors may try to spin it as anything other or speculate that acupuncture might have worked if they had continued the treatment longer. It's also the reason why you probably haven't heard about it, as you can bet that a major study like this from a research powerhouse like Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center published in a very widely read, high impact journal like the Journal of Clinical Oncology would have been trumpeted to every news outlet in the land if it had shown a statistically significant decrease in hot flashes in women in the "true" acupuncture group. It didn't; so it wasn't." Orac at Science Blogs (19th December 2007)