Professional - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Acupuncture

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Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

This study is currently recruiting patients.

Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NCCAM and NIDDK). The purpose of this study is to determine whether acupuncture is effective in reducing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Study Design: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Control, Parallel Assignment, Efficacy Study.

Study location:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, General Clinical Research Center, Boston, MA.

Recruiting: Lisa A. Conboy, ScD 617-384-8565.
Ted Kaptchuk, OMD, Principal Investigator.