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A health prevention program for young couples

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness and efficiency of health prevention efforts focused on physical activity and diet with people living in a relationship for less than two years. A randomized controlled trial of Australian Dzator and colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology in 2004, assesses the 12-month efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a primary prevention […]

Fasting is not a miracle treatment for now

INSERM published in 2014 an expert report on the therapeutic efficacy and safety of fasting. Gueguen and his colleagues published a 2014 INSERM report on the effectiveness and safety of fasting preventive and therapeutic. Current scientific evidence is available to conclude its effectiveness. Fasting the mechanisms are too vague and speculative. Studies have numerous methodological […]

L’écosystème des INM

Le siècle dernier a permis de découvrir les traitements de masse permettant de guérir un certain nombre de maladies organiques. Si cette logique a donné l’espoir de trouver le traitement curatif de chaque maladie, force est de constater que de nombreuses maladies dites chroniques, évolutives et d’origine multifactorielle (épigénétique, comportementale, exposomique) y échappent: diabète de […]

Notre nouveau siècle réinvente la santé et ses écosystèmes

“Alternative Medicine” (Schwartz, 1986), “Complementary and Alternative Medicine or CAM” (Wieland et al., 2011)”, “Complementary Medicine” (Falissard, 2016)”,  “Complementary Therapies” (French Medicine Academy, 2013), “Dietary and Hygiene Solutions”, “Integrative Medicine”, “Lifestyle Medicine”, “Natural Medicine”, “Non-Drug therapeutics” (French Health Authority, 2011), “Paramedical Care”, “Supportive Care”, “Traditional Medicines” (WHO, 2013), “Unconventional Care Practices “(French Ministry of Health, […]

Unconventional Health Practices: Can They Be Evaluated?

Lecture given on the occasion of the 16th Congress of the French Society for the Study and Treatment  of Pain (SFETD) on 25th November 2016,  Bordeaux, France. More and more healthcare professionals and patients are using unconventional practices, also called Non-Pharmacological Interventions (NPIs). These NPIs range from traditional biomedical solutions (such as drugs, implantable medical […]

The self-administered acupressure would care for mood disorders

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of self-administered acupressure on anxiety and depression of Japanese youth. A Japanese randomized controlled trial randomized controlled trial of Horiuchi et al, published in the Global Journal of Health Science in 2015, evaluates the effectiveness of acupressure self-administered for two weeks on the mood of Japanese students state. The results demonstrate […]

The motivational interview with the parents prevents obesity of their children

A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a program based on motivational interview with parents of overweight children aged 2 to 8 years on the prevention of obesity. This non-drug intervention is performed by general practitioners or not associated with dieticians. A US randomized controlled trial of Resnicow and colleagues, published in the journal Pediatrics […]

A dietary supplement based on soy and green tea does not lose weight

  A clinical trial assessed the efficacy of a dietary supplement of soy lecithin and green tea based on the loss of fat mass in overweight people. An American randomized controlled trial of Mangine and colleagues published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease in 2012 assesses, for 8 weeks, the efficacy of a […]

Strength-training: an effective antidepressant for seniors

  A clinical trial showed the efficacy of a supervised program of progressive muscle strengthening on depressive symptoms in patients over 60 years with depression or a mood disorder. A US randomized controlled trial published by Singh and colleagues in the Journal of Gerontology in 2001 assessed the efficacy of a supervised program of 5 […]

Most chronic diseases can be prevented

In 2006, the World Health Organization published a landmark report which should revolutionize our understanding of chronic diseases and cause us to act accordingly. It’s urgent! In a 2006 report, World Health Organization (WHO) warned of the silent chronic disease epidemics, which will affect every country in the world. At this time, these diseases cannot be […]