Wearing a magnetic bracelet can ease pain caused by arthritis of the hips and knees, UK researchers have shown.
Anecdotal benefits have been reported by wearers but studies comparing these bracelets with 'dummy' versions have produced mixed results.
The current British Medical Journal study found a significant reduction in pain scores among 65 wearers.
The Peninsular Medical School team said the effect could be real or down to the individual's faith in the treatment.
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