Acupuncture as good as medicine after an operation: study

A team of Hong Kong and Australian scientists reviewed 26 trials which looked into use of  pericardium 6, acupuncture point in the wrist to relieve the post-operative symptoms.

Acupuncture was just as effective as routine anti-sickness drugs in preventing nausea and vomiting, but had few side effects and was cheaper, the study found.

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