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"In conclusion, penetrating or non-penetrating sham-controlled RCTs failed to show specific effects of acupuncture for pain control in patients with RA. More rigorous research seems to be warranted." M. S. Lee, B. C. Shin, and E. Ernst, (Rheumatology 2008 — 47:1747-1753) [pdf]