In this issue
Can low placebo responsiveness in dementia be exploited in clinical trials?
Faulty needle-tips
Acupuncture treatment of chronic low back pain reverses an abnormal brain default mode network in correlation with clinical pain relief
Acupuncture for acute non-specific low back pain
Low-dose laser acupuncture for non-specific chronic low back pain
Ondansetron combined with ST36 (Zusanli) acupuncture point injection for postoperative vomiting
Randomised clinical trial of five ear acupuncture points for the treatment of overweight people
Benefits of acupuncture for diabetic gastroparesis
Examination of surface conditions and other physical properties of commonly used stainless steel acupuncture needles
Does prior acupuncture exposure affect perception of blinded real or sham acupuncture?
Randomised clinical trials on acupuncture in the Korean literature
Influence of different durations of electroacupuncture stimulation on skin blood flow and muscle blood volume
Hyperexcitability to electrical stimulation and accelerated muscle fatiguability of taut bands in rats
A hypothesis for the anti-inflammatory and mechanotransduction molecular mechanisms underlying acupuncture tendon healing
Treatment of post-mastectomy pain syndrome with acupuncture
It's all in the mind! Or is it? Positive acupuncture responses in patients with dementia
Effect of laser acupuncture and auricular acupressure in a child with trismus as a sequela of medulloblastoma
Acupuncture for neuropathic pain due to bortezomib in a patient with multiple myeloma
Summaries of recent papers
Just to be sure
Cubital fossa syndrome treated with dry needling
Editor's response to ‘Just to be sure’
Is an acupuncture point identifiable with skin electrical resistance measurement?
Does acupuncture modulate anti-inflammation via haemorphin in obesity?
BMAS acupuncture courses