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Acupuncture for Menopausal Hot Flashes: A Randomized Trial

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Tags: acupuncture, controversy, random, mind, debunkery, energy work

One article on PainSci cites Ee 2016: Does Acupuncture Work for Pain?

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Real acupuncture once again fails to beat sham acupuncture, this time for menopausal hot flashes. Large trial, good methodology, fine journal, low risk of researcher bias … and completely consistent with the trend in acupuncture research: the better the test, the harder it fails.

~ Paul Ingraham

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