Researchers make case for using more plastic in acupuncture

Plastics have enabled countless advances in modern medical technology and made the practice of medicine safer and more cost efficient. Now, researchers in Australia have published a paper recommending that the ancient practice of acupuncture could also benefit from more widespread use of plastics. Specifically, they make the case that replacing the copper coil handles in disposable acupuncture needles with plastic ones would prevent needles from buckling and be more environmentally friendly. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives read more

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