News & Updates

18 November 2019

Patrick Dempsey’s cancer centre offers acupuncture, and he swears by the needle treatments too! Dempsey started the non-profit cancer center in Maine, where his mother was treated for ovarian cancer. He told Insider that acupuncture is one of the most popular treatments offered at the Dempsey Center. Scientific studies suggest that acupuncture can help ease the nausea and vomiting that are often side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Find out more.

6 November 2019

Nice article in the Evening Standard on affordable acupuncture, including the work of acupuncturists helping the community of Grenfell. Find our more.

1-3 November 2019

The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) is at the Fertility Show, London. Acupuncture is a popular treatment choice for infertility. Please visit the BAcC stand if you would like to find out more about:

  • how acupuncture can support you through your fertility journey;
  • how you can identify a safe, well-trained and professional traditional acupuncturist;
  • the research that has shown that acupuncture may increase the chances of success of IVF treatment.

See also this BAcC video which features some success stories from the practice of BAcC member Alison Savory: