Published in Cancer Weekly, November 6th, 2001
The 5000-year-old Chinese practice also decreased postoperative pain in these women, they report. Based on strong trends emerging during the course of their ongoing clinical trial, the Duke researchers believe acupuncture is an effective antiemetic (a drug that reduces nausea and vomiting) that is less expensive and has fewer side effects than medications currently used.
"Up to 70% of women who undergo major breast surgery experience significant...
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