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SA medicinal plants under threat

Indiscriminate harvesting of wild medicinal plants is driving some species towards extinction, according to a report by the Water Research Commission.

Acupuncture relieves indigestion

A new wireless device that stimulates acupuncture points with electrical waves on the surface of the skin has been found to relieve indigestion symptoms in diabetic patients.

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duckymonster says...

Well done Shannon for citing another article that's been retracted due to having dodgy methodologies. Oh wait, it's probably part of the conspiracy perpetuated by the lizard... Is there really a link between autism and MMR vaccines?
A quick look at leech therapy

Leech therapy actually has a name: hirudotherapy, and it is practised as much at the foothills of the Himalayas as it is in surgeries in New York.

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