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Open Peer Review Reports for: The best from East and West? Acupuncture and medical training therapy as monotherapies or in combination for adult patients with episodic and chronic tension-type headache: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Original Submission
11 Mar 2019 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Jun 2019 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jianhua Sun
20 Jun 2019 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mateus Dias Antunes
30 Aug 2019 Author responded Author comments - Jörg Schiller
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Aug 2019 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Sep 2019 Editorially accepted
8 Nov 2019 Article published 10.1186/s13063-019-3700-1

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