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Mass. General To Study Acupuncture Treatment For High Blood Pressure

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April 12, 2001
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Massachusetts General Hospital
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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the New England Research Institute have received a multimillion dollar cooperative agreement from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to look at the efficacy of acupuncture in treating high blood pressure.

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the New England Research Institute have received a multimillion dollar cooperative agreement from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to look at the efficacy of acupuncture in treating high blood pressure. The study, Stop Hypertension with the Acupuncture Research Program (SHARP), is a 180 person pilot study which may convert to a larger Phase III trial if initial results are promising.


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