270 However, Historians Gwei-djen And Needham Said It Was Unlikely A Needle Could Be Made Out Of The Materials Available In China During This Time Period.

Acupuncture.became.he.Yost.opular.lternative.edicine.n.he US. 260 Politicians from the Chinese Communist Party said acupuncture was superstitious and conflicted with the party's commitment to science. 279 Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong later reversed this position, 279 arguing that the practice was based on scientific principles. 280 In 1971, a New York Times reporter published an article on his acupuncture experiences in China, which led to more investigation of and support for acupuncture. 27 The US President Richard Nixon visited China in 1972 . 281 During one part of the visit, the delegation

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57 82 83 A 1998 Review Of Studies On Acupuncture Found That Trials Originating In China, Japan, Hong Kong, And Taiwan Were Uniformly Favourable To Acupuncture, As Were Ten Out Of Eleven Studies Conducted In Russia.

The World Health Organization recommends that before being licensed or certified, an acupuncturist receive 200 hours of specialized training if they are a physician and 2,500 hours for non-physicians; on a rhythm and acupuncture had to be applied at the right point in the rhythm to be effective. 29 :140-141 In some cases a lack of balance between Yin and Yang were believed to be the cause of disease. 29 :140-141 In the 1st century AD, many of the first books about acupuncture were published and recognized acupuncturist experts began http://acunova.dk/nervebetaendelse/ to emerge. “Demystifying ac

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