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Efficacy of electrical stimulation in rehabilitation of stroke

Efficacy of electrical stimulation in rehabilitation of stroke Stein Brazilian a meta-analysis et al published in the journal Stroke 2015 evaluates, based on 29 trials, the efficiency of electrostimulation combined or not with other types of therapies on muscle spasticity after cerebrovascular accident (CVA). The results show that patients who followed a program electrostimulation improves […]

301 revues de littérature sur les INM publiées en 2019

Nous avons recensé toutes les revues narratives, les revues systématiques et les méta-analyses publiées dans une revue scientifique en 2019 sur les interventions non médicamenteuses (INM). 301 articles, ce n’est pas rien… Nous souhaitions connaître le nombre de revues narratives, de revues systématiques et de méta-analyses publiées dans la littérature internationale en 2019 sur les […]

Anti-inflammatory effect of a diet associated with physical activity

A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a supervised program of physical activity and physical activity plus dietary Association on reducing inflammation in the elderly overweight and obese. A randomized controlled trial of English Beavers and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2013, evaluates the efficacy over 18 months of physical […]

Dietary supplements do not protect against cardiovascular disease

A meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of dietary supplements containing vitamins and antioxidants in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. A meta-analysis of Korean Myung and colleagues published in the journal British Medical Journal in 2013 estimated, from the results of 50 controlled randomized trials, the efficacy of food supplements containing vitamins and / or antioxidants in […]

Role of Complementary Medicines according to the French Academy of Medicine

  The French Academy of Medicine published a report in 2013 on the usefulness of acupuncture, osteopathy, chiropractic, hypnosis and Tai Chi. The report by Bontoux and colleagues, published by the National Academy of Medicine in 2013, analyzes the clinical value of four techniques: acupuncture, manual medicine (osteopathy and chiropractic), hypnosis and Tai Chi. The […]

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 […]

Successful Ageing: the Great Challenge of the Third Millennium

 The WHO’s recommendations for ageing well. A 2002 WHO report Active Ageing: a Policy Framework lists the measures people can take individually or collectively to promote healthy ageing. These measures aim to reinforce communication efforts for the promotion of healthy behaviors, the prevention of chronic diseases and a fair and equal access to healthcare for all. The […]

Nations must change gear against the obesity epidemic

   The report underlines the urgency to curb the obesity epidemic looming 2030. A report by the Trust for America’s Health released in 2012 and offers practical solutions to the epidemic of obesity, if left unchecked, will affect nearly half of Americans in 2030 (44%). These solutions are based primarily on behavioral change vis-à-vis food and physical […]