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Ear Acupuncture according to the NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association)

Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, and TCM Research Center Graz, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 39, EG19, 8036 Graz, Austria
Medicines 2019, 6(2), 44;
Received: 26 March 2019 / Accepted: 28 March 2019 / Published: 31 March 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Auricular Medicine: Gateway to the Brain in Healing)
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This editorial is a brief report on the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) ear acupuncture and is intended to briefly summarize the main scientific work. The complementary addiction-detoxification auricular acupuncture method has not been sufficiently experimentally explored in many areas. There have been clinical studies, some of which contradict the success. A total of 27 referenced publications were found that refer to the method that has existed for many decades and should be briefly listed here. View Full-Text
Keywords: ear acupuncture; National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) ear acupuncture; National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)

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Litscher, G. Ear Acupuncture according to the NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association). Medicines 2019, 6, 44.

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