The Acupuncture Evidence Project: New review finds mounting evidence


In a new review of acupuncture research, Australian researchers have found that the quality of evidence and the number of conditions for which acupuncture has been shown to be effective has increased significantly since the last major review published by the US Veterans Affairs Department in 2014.

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‘I feel better than I have for a long time!’

Women hands cutting cucumber and fresh ingredients (tomatoes, lettuce, onion) for the vegetable salad on white wooden background, top view

The NCA’s in-house Nutrition Clinic offers fantastic support and personalised nutrition advice, for anyone looking to improve their diet and health. Check out this excellent testimonial we’ve just received from a client after their recent visits to see second year student, Marie Dawson:

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5 Ways Your Life Changes When You Become an Acupuncture Student…


So you’re thinking about becoming an acupuncturist? Choosing to study Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is the beginning of a life changing journey but these changes below are perhaps not what you might be expecting!  Hear more from NCA graduate Jo Curle, who now teaches ‘pulses and bodywork’ at the College.

The Human Colouring Book.
You may find family and friends begin to avoid you at gatherings, especially if they see you with a gel pen in your hand. At every possible opportunity you’ll be grabbing an arm or a leg, theirs or your own, and attempting to mark points and measurements on every piece of available skin. Prodding around tendons and bones to get your bearings to mark Lu9 just right … could become an obsession.

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Staying healthy over Christmas!


‘Tis the season to be jolly!’. The festive period may offer a chance to take a break and have more time to rest and relax. But it can also bring extra work, pressure and stress. Jane Nodder, Nutrition Practitioner and Course Director for our online MSc programmes, offers some timely reminders for staying healthy at this busy time of year.

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