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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.

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.

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.

Do herbal supplements really work?

People have been using herbal supplements for centuries to cure all manner of ills and improve their health. But much about their effect on human health remains unknown.

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