In this issue
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Group acupuncture for osteoarthritis; a practical option?
‘All in the same boat’
Group acupuncture for knee pain
Supervised exercise plus acupuncture for moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis
Inconsistencies in NICE guidance for acupuncture
External validity in randomised controlled trials of acupuncture for osteoarthritis knee pain
Immediate effects of acupuncture and cryotherapy on quadriceps motoneuron pool excitability
Influence of acupuncture on leptin, ghrelin, insulin and cholecystokinin in obese women
Effects of auricular acupressure combined with low-calorie diet on the leptin hormone in obese and overweight Iranian individuals
Development and validation of the Chinese version of the Massachusetts General Hospital Acupuncture Sensation Scale
Electroacupuncture enhances motor recovery performance with brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in rats with cerebral infarction
Anaemia and skin pigmentation after excessive cupping therapy by an unqualified therapist in Korea
An acupuncture needle remaining in a lung for 17 years
Treatment of obesity by catgut embedding
Summaries of recent papers
Acupuncture for new practitioners
National and International Meetings
BMAS acupuncture courses