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Unfallchirurg. 2017 Jan 30. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0310-9. Evidence-based therapy for tendinopathy of the knee joint : Which forms of therapy are scientifically proven?. " No reasonable data are available for the treatment of tendinopathy in the knee region by acupuncture, fascial therapy or cryotherapy. The use of kinesio taping showed no significant relief from complaints compared with standard conservative treatment."

Complement Ther Med. 2017 Feb;30:14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2016.11.004. Epub 2016 Nov 18. Herbal medicines in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A systematic review. "Limited evidence could be found for pine bark extract and Gingko biloba. The other herbal preparations showed no efficacy in the treatment of ADHD symptoms."

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