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Treating stress by an essential oil

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of aromatherapy product based on Citrus aurantium on anxiety associated with childbirth. A randomized controlled trial of Iranian Namazi and colleagues, published in Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of Citrus aurantium oil on anxiety of women during the first stage of labor compared to […]

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 […]

Utility to associate a method of rehabilitation and psychotherapy for treating back pain

A clinical trial evaluating the long-term benefit of a combined program of physical rehabilitation and behavioral psychotherapy compared to a single program in the treatment of back pain. A Swedish randomized controlled trial of Jensen and colleagues, published in the journal Pain in 2005, compared to 3 years of follow up the effectiveness of medical and behavioral […]

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 […]

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 […]

The dru yoga, a NPI against stress and back pain at work

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of yoga on the perception of stress and back pain. An English randomized controlled trial of Hartfiel and colleagues, published in the journal Occupational Medicine http://occmed.oxfordjournals.org/ in 2012, comparing 8-week efficacy of yoga on perceived stress, back pain and psychological well-being. The results show that a yoga program on workplace participants […]

Two NPIs compared to treat low back pain

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two methods of exercise to treat mild low back pain, the Back School and McKenzie. A Brazilian randomized controlled trial randomized controlled trial of Garcia and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association in 2013, compared to a month efficacy of two physical exercise methods, […]

Horse therapy improves postural balance

  A clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of hippotherapy on static and dynamic balance of the elderly. A Korean randomized controlled trial of Kim and colleagues, published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science in 2014, compared to eight weeks, the effectiveness of hippotherapy program compared to a training on a treadmill on postural and dynamic balance […]

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 […]

A cost-effective program to prevent back pain at work

A clinical trial tests the efficacy of an innovative program to prevent musculoskeletal disorders done on the workplace. A Swedish randomized controlled trial of Linton and colleagues, published in the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation in 2015, assesses the efficacy of one month intervention based on learning and communication strategies to prevent problem resolution Chronic musculoskeletal […]