A doctor of traditional Chinese medicine prepares to administer a bee sting to a patient.
More than 27,000 people have undergone the painful technique - each session can involve dozens of punctures - at Wang Menglin's clinic Except for trying to prevent allergic reactions to the stings themselves, there is no orthodox medical evidence that bee venom is effective against illness and rationalist websites in the West describe so-called 'apitherapy' as 'quackery'.
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Here, a patient receives an injection after being stung by bees by a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine.
Bee stings are used to treat serious illnesses but the American Cancer Society warned relying on the treatment alone may have serious health consequences But the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the US says on its website: 'In spite of long-standing claims about the possible benefits of bee venom for people with MS, a 24-week randomised study showed no reduction in disease activity, disability, or fatigue, and no improvement in quality of life.' Bees are prepared by a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine.
More than 27,000 people have undergone the painful technique - each session can involve dozens of punctures - at Wang Menglin's clinic in Beijing, says the bee acupuncturist who makes his living from believers in the concept.
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