The treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: ShutterstockThe treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: Shutterstock
The treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: Shutterstock

How traditional Chinese acupuncture with an electric twist could help fight cancer

  • A team of researchers used charged needles to treat brain tumours in mice and found the ‘electro-chemotherapy’ caused cancer cells to ‘burst and die’
  • Chinese scientists hope new technique could pave way to developing simple, safe and low-cost treatments for disease

Topic |   Health in China
The treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: ShutterstockThe treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: Shutterstock
The treatment was inspired by the traditional Chinese treatment. Photo: Shutterstock
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