Complementary therapies for the treatment of HIV: in search of the evidence

@article{Mills2005ComplementaryTF,
  title={Complementary therapies for the treatment of HIV: in search of the evidence},
  author={Edward J. Mills and Ping Wu and Edzard Ernst},
  journal={International Journal of STD \& AIDS},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={395 - 403}
}
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widespread. Yet, little is known about the evidence supporting its use in HIV/AIDS. We conducted a systematic review of randomized clinical trials assessing the effectiveness of complementary therapies for HIV and HIV-related symptoms. Comprehensive literature searches were performed of seven electronic databases. Data were abstracted independently by two reviewers. Thirty trials met our predefined inclusion/exclusion criteria: 18… 
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