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Acupuncture as Added Treatment for Chronic Stable Angina

by Colleen Fleiss on Jul 30 2019 5:10 AM

Acupuncture as Added Treatment for Chronic Stable Angina
Clinical trial results have found that adjunctive therapy with acupuncture had a significant effect in alleviating chronic stable angina within 16 weeks.
What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial with about 400 adults conducted in //China investigated acupuncture as an added treatment to antianginal therapies in reducing the frequency of angina attacks in patients with chronic stable angina.

Authors: Fanrong Liang, M.D., of the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan, China, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2407)

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Source-Eurekalert


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