Tag: prévention secondaire


Assessing the Impact of Prevention: What possible Scientific and Actuarial Approach?

Lecture given at the 3th Meeting of Argus on 25th November 2017, Paris, France. Health prevention has become a priority in terms of therapeutic progress, ageing of the population and early detection. Talking about health promotion or awareness is not enough today. It is necessary to talk about health prevention action and to question their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Efficacy of dietary supplement based on Garcinia on weight loss

  A meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of Garcinia extract to reduce body weight of overweight or obese. An English meta-analysis of Onakpoya and colleagues published in the Journal of Obesity in 2011 assessed on the basis of 12 clinical trials, the efficacy of Garcinia on reducing body weight of adults overweight or obese. The meta-analysis […]

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 […]

Ginkgo biloba does not protect against Alzheimer’s disease

  A clinical trial testing the effectiveness of long-term consumption of ginkgo biloba extract on appariation of risk reduction of Alzheimer’s disease in older people complaining about their memory. A French randomized controlled trial of Vellas and colleagues published in the Lancet Neurology in 2012 evaluated for 5 years, the efficacy of the daily consumption […]

Self-management of anxiety disorders in primary-care

  A clinical trial proves the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral therapy over the Internet in people with social anxiety. A Swedish meta-analysis of Haug and his colleagues published in the journal Clinical Psychology Review in 2011 verifies the effectiveness of self-management in anxiety disorders. The results show that self-management is an important […]