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Eur Respir Rev. 2017 Jan 31;26(143). pii: 160092. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0092-2016. Print 2017 Jan. A systematic review and meta-analysis of complementary and alternative medicine in asthma."…there was limited evidence on the effectiveness of CAM in adult asthma as most CAMs were only assessed in a single trial. CAMs with multiple trials provided null or inconsistent results."

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jan 31;17(1):85. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1589-3. A comparative study on the effects of systemic manual acupuncture, periauricular electroacupuncture, and digital electroacupuncture to treat tinnitus: A randomized, paralleled, open-labeled exploratory trial.. All the same; the kind of acupuncture doesn't matter as it is all placebo.

Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 Aug 9;18(9):e30902. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.30902. eCollection 2016. Effect of Homeopathy on Pain Intensity and Quality Of Life. "This study could not show any significant effect of homeopathy on primary dysmenorrhea in comparison with placebo. Considering the possible effect of the homeopath and the homeopathic remedies prescribed on the results of such interventions, further studies are needed to help us arrive at a conclusion." LOL. No, I do not think we need further studies.

Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 Jun 18;18(9):e35421. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.35421. eCollection 2016. Effect of Vocalization of the Holy Quran With and Without Translation on Pregnancy Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial.. "…no statistically significant effect was seen."

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