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Menopause. 2017 Mar 27. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000850 Acupuncture for menopausal hot flashes: clinical evidence update and its relevance to decision making.. "Acupuncture improves menopausal hot flashes compared with no treatment; however, not compared with sham acupuncture. This is also consistent with the evidence that a range of placebo interventions improve menopausal symptoms"

Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2016 Sep;15:182-90. doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2016.06.012. Epub 2016 Jun 30. - Plum-blossom needling promoted PpIX fluorescence intensity from 5-aminolevulinic acid in porcine skin model and patients with actnic keratosis. Plum-blossom needling is five clustered needles on a hammer.

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