In this issue
Acupuncture and brain imaging
The combined effect of acupuncture and Tanacetum parthenium on quality of life in women with headache
Acupuncture for treatment of hospital-induced constipation in children
Do not judge according to appearance
Evaluation of different moxibustion doses for lumbar disc herniation
A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses alongside randomised controlled trials of acupuncture
Intramuscular stimulation therapy for healthcare
A meta-analysis of the efficacy of acupuncture in treating dysphagia in patients with a stroke
The effectiveness of acupuncture for plantar heel pain
Post-stimulation effect of electroacupuncture at Yintang (EX-HN3) and GV20 on cerebral functional regions in healthy volunteers
Brain areas involved in acupuncture needling sensation of de qi
Acupuncture combined with curcumin disrupts platelet-derived growth factor β receptor/extracellular signal-regulated kinase signalling and stimulates extracellular matrix degradation in carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic fibrosis in rats
Long-term changes of diffusion tensor imaging and behavioural status after acupuncture treatment in rats with transient focal cerebral ischaemia
Acupuncture improves cognitive deficits and increases neuron density of the hippocampus in middle-aged SAMP8 mice
Is there a role for acupuncture in the treatment of tendinopathy?
Teaching acupuncture
Summaries of recent papers
Electroacupuncture interferes with bispectral index monitoring
The development of group acupuncture for chronic knee pain was all about providing frequent electroacupuncture
Inconsistent placebo effects in NICE’s network analysis
National and International meetings
BMAS acupuncture courses