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Why acupuncture is giving doubters the needle…

29 July 2013

Emeritus Professor, David Colquhoun (Department of Biosciences), argues that given the subjective nature of pain, and the difficulties people have describing it, a 10-point difference is pretty insignificant. Most people would not be able to distinguish that sort of difference of pain intensity, which he describes as "minimal". Read: The Observer