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Ancient Remedies for Modern Lives

Currently the Wikipedia page for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) contains the sentence “TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge and acupuncture is a pseudoscience.” Wikipedia defines pseudoscience as “claims, beliefs, or practices presented as being plausible scientifically, but which are not justifiable by the scientific method.” Wikipedia lists astrology, alchemy and creationism as examples of pseudoscience and physicians around the world are outraged that Wikipedia’s editors have grouped acupuncture with these disciplines.

According to the article’s edit history, the battle over the neutrality of acupuncture has been going on for at least two months.

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