Acupuncture may not boost chances of IVF success

IANS May 16, 2018

Undergoing acupuncture treatment during in vitro fertilisation (IVF) might not increase a woman's chances of conceiving, finds a study.


Acupuncture -- a traditional Chinese medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body -- has become a widely used treatment prior to and during IVF. The study, however, showed that acupuncture is no better than placebo for improving IVF success. It showed no significant benefit from IVF when compared with a short course of acupuncture...

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