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INCREASED PRACTITIONER INTERACTION MAY IMPROVE RELIEF IN IBS PATIENTS

Level 2: Mid-level evidence A randomized trial evaluated the impact of increased practitioner interaction in 262 patients (mean age 39 years) with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (BMJ. 2008;336:999-1003; full-text available online free of charge at: www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/336/7651/999; accessed August 13, 2008). Patients were randomized to one of three groups for three weeks: waiting-list control vs. placebo…
Evidence-Based Medicine

ADJUNCTIVE ACUPUNCTURE IMPROVES PREGNANCY RATES IN WOMEN HAVING IN VITRO FERTILIZATION

Level 1: Likely reliable evidence A systematic review of seven randomized trials evaluated needle acupuncture within one day of embryo transfer compared with sham acupuncture or no adjuvant treatment in 1,366 women having one round of in vitro fertilization (BMJ. 2008;336:545-549; full-text available online free of charge at: www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/336/7643/545; accessed May 9, 2008). Comparing acupuncture…
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Contextual Effect Enhances Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

Researchers aimed to clarify the role of contextual effect in widely used nonpharmacologic, nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis by conducting a literature review of knee osteoarthritis trials.
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