Michael J McClymond's research while affiliated with Indiana University Bloomington and other places

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Proximal intercessory prayer (PIP) is a common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy, but clinical effects are poorly understood, partly because studies have focused on distant intercessory prayer (DIP). This prospective study used an audiometer (Earscan(R) 3) and vision charts (40 cm, 6 m "Illiterate E") to evaluate 24 consecutive M...


... Credibility further increased since the findings of the AIADH corresponded with the data of the in-depth interviews and hetero anamnesis. In a study by Brown et al 22 in 2010 hearing thresholds were measured with a handheld audiometer before and after intercessory prayer for impaired hearing (and low vision) in rural Mozambique. A significant improvement was found across the tested population, although field conditions were challenging, as the authors say. ...