Acupuncture is a practice that is grounded in holistic treatment, which is treating the whole body, rather than targeting the problem alone. It involves the insertion of thin needles into the skin to stimulate nerves, muscles and connective tissues with the goal of alleviating pain, tension and stress. Some medical professionals are looking into the age-old practice with a scientific eye. Two IMU Master of Science in Acupuncture students cum practising doctors are charting their acupuncture interest earnestly. Learn more about this at Scientific Eye on Age-old Practice (Star, 16 July 2019).