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Deconstructing the Placebo Effect and Finding the Meaning Response
[The cure for the headache] was a kind of leaf, which required to be accompanied by a charm, and if a person would repeat the charm at the same time that he used the cure, he would be made whole; butExpand
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Rehabilitation of persons with traumatic brain injury.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this NIH Consensus Statement is to inform the biomedical research and clinical practice communities of the results of the NIH Consensus Development Conference onExpand
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Biological stress response terminology: Integrating the concepts of adaptive response and preconditioning stress within a hormetic dose-response framework.
Many biological subdisciplines that regularly assess dose-response relationships have identified an evolutionarily conserved process in which a low dose of a stressful stimulus activates an adaptiveExpand
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Are the clinical effects of homeopathy placebo effects? A meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials.
BACKGROUND Homeopathy seems scientifically implausible, but has widespread use. We aimed to assess whether the clinical effect reported in randomised controlled trials of homeopathic remedies isExpand
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Are the clinical effects of homoeopathy placebo effects? A meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials
Summary Background Homoeopathy seems scientifically implausible, but has widespread use. We aimed to assess whether the clinical effect reported in randomised controlled trials of homoeopathicExpand
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A Critical Overview of Homeopathy
The increasing use and reported success of homeopathy worldwide suggest that we should take a serious look at it. This article describes the history and principles of homeopathy, its practiceExpand
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Circular instead of hierarchical: methodological principles for the evaluation of complex interventions
BackgroundThe reasoning behind evaluating medical interventions is that a hierarchy of methods exists which successively produce improved and therefore more rigorous evidence based medicine uponExpand
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Predicting the unpredictable: critical analysis and practical implications of predictive anticipatory activity
A recent meta-analysis of experiments from seven independent laboratories (n = 26) indicates that the human body can apparently detect randomly delivered stimuli occurring 1–10 s in the futureExpand
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The methodological quality of randomized controlled trials of homeopathy, herbal medicines and acupuncture.
BACKGROUND To investigate the methodological quality of randomized controlled trials in three areas of complementary medicine. METHODS The methodological quality of 207 randomized trials collectedExpand
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Why Total Force Fitness
ABSTRACTIn this article we describe a new paradigm for “Total Force Fitness.” In an age of sustained conflict, fitness requires continuous performance, resilience, and recovery of the whole person,Expand
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