Acupuncture has been used in sports medicine for several decades - primarily for pain management and to aid injury recovery - and, more recently, to help enhance sport performance.
A small study into acupuncture use with elite athletes indicated that even 15 years ago, more than half of 13premioership football clubs used some form of acupuncture to enhance athletic performance.Read More
People with a stronger purpose in life and positive relationships with others may live longer.
A study asked more than 6,000 people (aged 20 to 70) how strongly they felt about the following statements: "Some people wander aimlessly through life but I am not one of them", "I live life one day at a time and don't really think about the future", and "I sometimes feel as if I've done all there is to do in life". Participants were also asked about social relationships.Read More