Ouch! Science Shows Benefits of Acupuncture . Acupuncture, or the art of sticking needles into people to improve their health, has been a popular alternative medicine for thousands of years, even though we don’t know exactly how it works. But science may be on the verge of changing this. Dominic Swire has more. .
. It’s estimated four million people in China suffer from cataracts, a clouding of the eye, which can cause blindness if left untreated. The condition is easily cured, but many of those afflicted live in remote areas and find it difficult to travel to hospital. The solution? Bring the hospital to the patients! .