Am J Hypertens. 2014 Sep;27(9):1146–51. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpu078. Epub 2014 May 2. A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for hypertension. “Larger studies are required to confirm the emerging but low-quality evidence that yoga may be a useful adjunct intervention in the management of hypertension.” Same as it ever was.
Acupunct Med. 2015 Apr 21. pii: acupmed–2014–010633. doi: 10.1136/acupmed–2014–010633. Acupuncture for melasma in women: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. “MA appeared to be beneficial and safe for women with melasma, but insufficient evidence was found to reach conclusions. The encircling needling method, the quick needling method, intensive needle manipulations and individualised points’ selection were widely used. Well-designed trials are required.” Same as it ever was.