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Placebo Effects: Understanding the Mechanisms in Health and Disease
- E. Ernst
- 26 January 2010
Acupuncture for subacute stroke rehabilitation: a Sham-controlled, subject- and assessor-blind, randomized trial.
BACKGROUND Any adjunctive therapy that may reduce persistent disability after stroke should be considered. Acupuncture is used for this purpose, but there is conflicting evidence on its… Expand
Complementary medicine — a definition
Oxford handbook of complementary medicine.
GENERAL ISSUES DIAGNOSTIC CAM METHODS COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINES CONDITIONS 1. Cardiology 2. Dermatology 3. Diabetology 4. Gastroenterology 5. Gynaecology & obstetrics 6.… Expand
Ginseng for cognitive function in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review.
The objective of this review is to assess the clinical evidence for or against ginseng as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease (AD). We searched 20 databases from their inception to January 2009 and… Expand
Qigong for type 2 diabetes care: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES To summarize and critically evaluate the evidence available from clinical trials (CTs) of qigong for patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS We have searched the literature using 15… Expand
Trick or treatment : the undeniable facts about alternative medicine
Whether you are an ardent believer in alternative medicine, a skeptic, or are simply baffled by the range of services and opinions, this groundbreaking analysis lays to rest doubts and contradictions… Expand
Herbal medicines for treatment of bacterial infections: a review of controlled clinical trials.
OBJECTIVES Many hundreds of plant extracts have been tested for in vitro antibacterial activity. This review is a critical evaluation of controlled clinical trials of herbal medicines with… Expand