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Treating post-traumatic stress disorder by EMDR

A clinical study evaluated the efficacy of the desensitization and reprogramming method by Eye Movement better known by its abbreviation EMDR to reduce the severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. A US randomized controlled trial of Van der Kolk and colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry in 2007, for 6 months compares […]

Efficacy of biofeedback against headaches

  A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of biofeedback in reducing the frequency and severity of migraines and tension headaches in adults. A US randomized controlled trial of Mullally and colleagues, published in Pain Physician in 2009, evaluated during 3 years the efficacy of non-invasive and non-pharmacological biofeedback to reduce the frequency and severity of […]

The efficacy of auriculotherapy

INSERM has published in 2013 a report evaluating the therapeutic efficacy of auricular acupuncture The French Report by Gueguen and his colleagues, published by INSERM in 2013, analyzing the clinical benefit of acupuncture at ear level, otherwise known as auriculotherapy in several health disorders and diseases: smoking cessation or alcoholic, pain, dermatology, nausea or vomiting, preoperative […]

Osteopathy prevents chronic back pain

  A clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of osteopathy on the prevention of chronic back pain in people at risk. A randomized controlled trial of English Williams and colleagues, published in the journal Family Practice in 2003, evaluates the effectiveness of osteopathy to reduce acute and subacute back pain over a period of two months. […]

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 […]

Probiotics enhance sugar levels in the blood

A clinical trial evaluating the effect of probiotics on the fasting blood glucose levels in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus. An Irish randomized controlled trial of Lindsay and his collaborators published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015 evaluates the effect of the daily intake of probiotics versus placebo in FPG […]

Efficacy of hypnosis in smoking cessation

A meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of hypnotherapy to stop smoking. An English meta-analysis of Barnes and colleagues published in the journal Cochrane Collaboration assesses 2010, based on 11 randomized controlled trials, the efficacy of hypnotherapy as a treatment for smoking cessation with at least six months follow-up. The evidence is currently insufficient to recommend the […]

The electronic cigarette help quit smoking

  A meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of e-cigarette to help addicts to reduce their tobacco consumption or stop smoking permanently. An English meta-analysis of McRobbie and colleagues published in the journal Cochrane Collaboration in 2014, acting on the basis of two randomized controlled trials, the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes to help smokers to reduce their […]

A diet based on the glycemic index does not reduce the risk of metabolic diseases and cardiovascular

  A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a diet based on the glycemic index on risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in overweight and obese. A US randomized controlled trial Sacks and his colleagues, published in the Journal of American Medical Association in 2014, compared the effectiveness of four diets based on the glycemic index and […]

Cognitive training delays the effects of aging

  A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy during 10 years of cognitive training programs on cognitive abilities and activities of daily living of seniors. A US randomized controlled trial of Rebok and colleagues published in the Journal of The American Geriatrics Society in 2014 evaluated the effectiveness of three cognitive training programs supervised sessions among […]