In this issue
Use of acupuncture for stroke in China
Retractions New guidance from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Myofascial trigger points: does recent research gives new insights into the pathophysiology?
Increased H-reflex response induced by intramuscular electrical stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
Scalp acupuncture effects of stroke studied with magnetic resonance imaging: different actions in the two stroke model rats
Acupuncture and reflexology for insomnia: a feasibility study
A prospective randomised controlled study on efficacies of acupuncture and steroid in treatment of idiopathic peripheral facial paralysis
Comparison of the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment and local anaesthetic injection for low back pain: a randomised controlled clinical trial
Integration of acupuncture for outpatients and inpatients in a general hospital in Brazil
The relevance of childhood developmental factors to the efficacy of acupuncture on the affective component of back pain
A review of the potential effect of electroacupuncture and moxibustion on cell repair and survival: the role of heat shock proteins
Treatment of chronic pain with an auricular acupuncture device (P-Stim) in Singapore
Acupuncture in the treatment of temporo-mandibular disorders in Sydenham’s chorea patient: a case report
Neuroanatomical basis of acupuncture treatment for some common illnesses
Author's response
Summaries and commentaries by editor Adrian White on a selection of recent acupuncture research studies
National and international meetings
BMAS Acupuncture courses