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The Placebo Effect in Complementary and Alternative Medicine | Episode 38
 
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A recent editorial published in the BJSM discussed the placebo effect in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in sport. Show Notes: "Placebo effects does not legitimise complementary and alternative medicines in sport." Chris Beedie BJSM. https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/52/13/817.full.pdf Core stabilization exercise and low back pain. https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2474-15-416 Effect of early surgery vs physical therapy for meniscus tears. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2705186 Website: www.michaelbraccio.com Clinic Website: www.velocitysportsrehab.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/michaelbraccio Instagram: www.instagram.com/michaelbraccio ------------- Disclaimer: The videos on this channel are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice; the content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have watched on this channel. #alternativemedicine #research #placebo
Views: 26 Michael Braccio
Med School Interview: Homeopathy, Alternative Medicine & Placebo | PostGradMedic
 
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In this video we'll discuss how to tackle questions about homeopathy and alternative medicines, including an explanation of the mysterious and powerful placebo effect. Want to find out more about the medical school process? Head over to www.postgradmedic.com! Social Links: Facebook ► http://www.facebook.com/postgradmedic Twitter ► @theollieburton Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/postgradmedic/ VIDEOS: Getting SHOCKED in the labs! (for SCIENCE) ► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6wCKv9JbiY My First Week At Med School! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBbBXZEKRqk UKCAT / INTERVIEWS: 5 Top QR Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNE6LxAlVqY 4 Great VR Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwtpqMP2Jzg Abstract Reasoning For Beginners: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isKQ4y7CuAA
Views: 383 PostGradMedic
Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?
 
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What are the principles behind Homeopathy and does it work? Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch: http://bit.ly/1P1hQIH The MUSIC of the video: Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2BI1Wb5 Bandcamp: http://bit.ly/2sJaEmh Facebook: http://bit.ly/2qW6bY4 We would like to thank Dr. Natalie Grams, Dr.-Ing. Norbert Aust and Udo Endruscheit as well as Dr. Robin Fears and Professor Paul Glasziou for supporting us with our research. www.natalie-grams.de www.netzwerk-homoeopathie.eu www.gwup.org Quellen: Main principles of homeopathy: http://bit.ly/2En7XsQ http://bit.ly/2nmH29j Information Network Homeopathy Germany: http://bit.ly/2DEbSDO Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia: http://bit.ly/2DBII87 List of homeopathic remedies: http://bit.ly/2DPPBUw Information regarding different homeopathic potencies: http://bit.ly/2kf8xB5 http://bit.ly/2nobVtY Physical examination of dilution http://bit.ly/2EpX5dY Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution: § 270 Sixth edition http://bit.ly/2EwxkZr 18th century medicine http://bit.ly/29LJFuD http://bit.ly/1R8Pp0W https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctrine\_of\_signatures Hahnemanns rules for taking homeopathic remedies, Organon of medicine §260 Sixth edition: http://bit.ly/2rxz9T4 Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products: Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017: http://bit.ly/2w94FET Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015: http://bit.ly/1BheAmR Systematic reviews from Mathie et al, employees of the Homeopathy Research Institutehttp://bit.ly/2GaWI7x Statement from the FDA demanding homeopathic companies must prove efficacy of their products: http://bit.ly/2f71t3j Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies http://bit.ly/2BLq1tF Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA. Placeboeffect: The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes http://bit.ly/2BlOMg6 Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions http://bit.ly/2n5bfZs Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome http://bit.ly/2DCd9Ms http://bit.ly/2n5yYcS Placeboeffect on children and animals Caregiver placebo effect in analgesic clinical trials for cats with naturally occurring degenerative joint disease-associated pain. http://bit.ly/2DCdQW4 http://bit.ly/2Dxpph8 http://bit.ly/1n71rX2 Homeopathy is big pharma: http://bit.ly/2DQjQqd http://bit.ly/23Faftl http://bit.ly/2FBe5wW Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview: http://bit.ly/2Ew3apa Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview: http://bit.ly/2nsQpnV Marketshare and market development for homeopathy http://on.mktw.net/2DxS0Tp http://bit.ly/2n5wgnG Further reading: Blog beweisaufnahme-homoeopathie.de (German, some articles in English) http://bit.ly/2E0NKc3 ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text) http://bit.ly/2EwxkZr Free ebooks on „Materiae Medicae” (German and English)http://bit.ly/2DtjNQW Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie (Short english version) http://bit.ly/2E3gP6P US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy http://bit.ly/1Nf0Miq Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients) http://bit.ly/2n5GnZX List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z http://bit.ly/2E0RCKj FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels http://bit.ly/2DVtfB6 THANKS A LOT TO OUR LOVELY PATRONS FOR SUPPORTING US: Flavio Storino, Alice Balcon, Hari Krishnan, Warren Wiscombe, Sara Zeglin, Asiryan Alexander, maarten sprengers, William Northern, Kerem Mimaroglu, Yana Kultysheva, Josh, Keaton Anderson, Croconaw, Peter Steinberger, Jonathan Diamond, Troy McConaghy, Paddy, Darko Sperac, Peter Burkhalter, Chris Amaris, Tyler Lovell, John Ruble, Chase Henson, Arpita Singh, Edward C.P., Andreas Edlund, Ryan Bubinski, Paul Greyson, Jerry Ding, Austin Sundquist, Daniel Link, Tim Johnson, kayleigh dreste, Johan Sjöblom, Max Stuart, Mush Rain, Andor Baranyi, Eduardas Afanasjevas, Bill Clem, Jake Smith, Stephen Woerner, Jeff Sorensen, Christopher Damsgaard, Eduardo AV, Michael Gawenka, Florian Hoedt, Lucas Nyman, Nathanael Baker, Martin Wierzyk, Mauricio Streb, Karl, Rameet Chawla, Joachim Andersen, Avinash, Erik Golden, Glenn Stoltz, Elliott Nelson, Andrew Averett, Ben Wei
2 Alternative Medicine The Evidence   Placebo effect, faith healing
 
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The placebo effect. How it works, how it relates to faith healing, and how the human body can heal itself with faith and belief. The use of the mind body relationship to affect real physical change. Showing how a belief in a medication, a healer, a procedure is enough to make change and cause increase in health.
Views: 424 SJ Smith
Fairy Tale Science and Placebo Medicine - Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
 
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http://facebook.com/ScienceReason ... Harriet Hall with her talk "Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Fairy Tale Science and Placebo Medicine", World Skeptics Congress 2012 in Berlin. Introduction by Willem Betz. --- More videos of the World Skeptics Congress will be uploaded to the following channels: • http://www.youtube.com/FFreeThinker • http://www.youtube.com/ScienceTV • http://www.youtube.com/Best0fScience • http://www.youtube.com/RationalHumanism • http://www.youtube.com/WissensMagazin Please don't forget to subscribe! Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL602E2CD13B5D203C --- Harriet Hall, MD, aka "The SkepDoc," is a retired family physician and former Air Force flight surgeon who writes prolifically about science, critical thinking, alternative medicine, and quackery. She is a CSI fellow, a contributing editor to both Skeptic and Skeptical Inquirer magazines, an editor of the Science-Based Medicine blog, an adviser to the Quackwatch website, a founding fellow of the Institute for Science in Medicine, and is on the editorial review board of the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. --- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an artificial category covering a wide variety of treatments that are dubious, untested, or inadequately tested. Medicine that has been proven to work is just "medicine" -- not CAM. Science is the only reliable way to find out if a treatment really works, and proponents of CAM have recognized the need for scientific studies to support their claims. Unfortunately, good science requires more than just getting positive results from a controlled study. When therapies based on fantasy are studied with the tools of science, it produces confusing noise. Studying how much money the Tooth Fairy leaves under the pillow doesn't prove she exists. Pragmatic studies give an unfair advantage to treatments that have no specific effects but are dressed up like Cinderella with non-specific effects. Energy medicine modalities like Therapeutic Touch are a bit like the Emperor's New Clothes: they have impressed adults with apparently supporting studies; but a 9 year old child, Emily Rosa, pointed out their nakedness with a simple experiment showing that practitioners were deceiving themselves. Meta-analyses and systematic reviews are often flawed, especially when applied to improbable modalities. When science shows that a CAM treatment works no better than placebo, some CAM advocates accept the results but argue that we should use the treatment anyway, because placebos make patients feel better. This constitutes a double standard, because we wouldn't accept that argument for prescription drugs. Prescribing placebos is unethical, and placebo use can lead to harm in several different ways. There is only one science, and it must be rigorously applied to determine the effectiveness and safety of any treatment, whether alternative or mainstream. Recent emphasis on evidence-based medicine (EBM) is encouraging, but in practice EBM tends not to give enough consideration to basic science and prior probability. We need truly science-based medicine to determine whether CAM treatments really work. --- World Skeptics Congress: Promoting Science and Critical Thinking in a World of Uncertainty. Why do people turn to pseudoscience for help? What makes alternative medicine so attractive - and how can we find out what really works? Why is it so difficult for us to deal with risk and uncertainty in a rational way? Can we teach children to think critically and scientifically? And how can academic disciplines like biology or psychology protect themselves from pseudoscientific contamination? The 6th World Skeptics Congress in Berlin was an intellectually stimulating three-day event dealing with paranormal and supernatural claims, fringe science issues, and scams. Major topics at this event were science and pseudoscience in education, in particular anti-evolution claims and origin myths, and the problems of risk and benefit assessment, especially in alternative medicine. Gerd Antes, Wim Betz, Johan Braeckman, Edzard Ernst, Chris French, Luigi Garlaschelli, Harriet Hall, Ray Hyman, Chris Mooney, Simon Perry, Massimo Polidoro, James Randi, Gita Sahgal, Eugenie Scott, Simon Singh, Samantha Stein, Kylie Sturgess, Rebecca Watson and Tomasz Witkowski are just some of the world-renowned presenters who took part, taking apart the claims and conspiracies of the modern world. • http://www.worldskeptics.org/ • http://www.facebook.com/worldskepticscongress2012 • http://www.gwup.org/ • http://www.facebook.com/gwup.org --- Tags: complementary alternative placebo medicine cam fairy tale science treatments studies harriet hall homeopathy pseudoscience education skeptical rational critical thinking skepticism world skeptics congress 2012 berlin .
Views: 19820 RationalHumanism
On placebo effect (part I)
 
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Excerpt from the documentary "Alternative Medicine - The Evidence".
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Is there scientific proof we can heal ourselves? | Lissa Rankin, MD | TEDxAmericanRiviera
 
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB About Lissa Rankin, MD: New age gurus suggest that we can heal ourselves by simply changing our minds, but is this concept grounded in cold, hard science? Lissa Rankin, MD explores the scientific literature, reviewing case studies of spontaneous remission, as well as placebo and nocebo effect data, to prove that our thoughts powerfully affect our physiology when we believe we can get well. About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
Views: 1941670 TEDx Talks
Dr. Andrew Weil Explains Integrative Medicine to Joe Rogan
 
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Taken from Joe Rogan Experience #1213: https://youtu.be/WjYYdMNUXF8
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The Placebo Effect & Alternative Medicine
 
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Phantoms in the Brain - Presentation Chapter 11
Views: 113 Rosalie Lee
On placebo effect (part II)
 
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Excerpt from the documentary "Alternative Medicine - The Evidence".
Views: 5193 wildricegrains
Episode 9 − Health Claims: Making sense of alternative medicine
 
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We've seen that what we perceive and remember is literally shaped by our experiences and expectations. The placebo effect is another example of this phenomenon. Symptoms improve with treatments that have no active ingredients. We introduce several reasons for this effect along with beliefs that "natural" is better, and perceived risks of vaccination. Think101x: The Science of Everyday Thinking is a free online course on edX that's open to anyone. You don't need any previous education or experience, and you can participate as much or as little as you'd like. Learn more at: http://think101.org . -- Attributions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v5ija55vMX7uwsnrcAPHv84iQclY5U0h_QLqEQgr0xU/edit?usp=sharing
Views: 16494 Think101
Adam Ruins Everything - The Magic of the Placebo Effect | truTV
 
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New studies have found that the placebo effect is so strong, it's results are almost like magic. SUBSCRIBE to get the latest truTV content: http://bit.ly/truTVSubscribe Check Adam’s Sources: http://bit.ly/1Q7MHpK Check out videos from Impractical Jokers: http://bit.ly/IJTruTV Check out videos from Billy On The Street: http://bit.ly/BillyOnTheStreet Check out videos from Adam Ruins Everything: http://bit.ly/ARETruTV Check out videos from The Carbonaro Effect: http://bit.ly/TheCarbonaroEffect Check out videos from Comedy Knockout: http://bit.ly/ComedyKnockout Check out videos from Hack My Life: Inside Hacks: http://bit.ly/HackMyLife Check out videos from Talk Show The Game Show: http://bit.ly/TalkShowTheGameShow Check out videos from Upscale with Prentice Penny: http://bit.ly/UpscaleWithPrenticePenny See more from truTV: http://bit.ly/FunnyBecauseItsTRU Like truTV on Facebook: http://bit.ly/truTVFacebook Follow truTV on Twitter: http://bit.ly/truTVTweets Follow truTV on Instagram: http://bit.ly/truTVInsta About Adam Ruins Everything: In Adam Ruins Everything, host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted. A blend of entertainment and enlightenment, Adam Ruins Everything is like that friend who knows a little bit too much about everything and is going to tell you about it... whether you like it or not.  About truTV: Seen across multiple platforms in 90 million households, truTV delivers a fresh and unexpected take on comedy with such popular original series as Impractical Jokers, Billy on the Street, The Carbonaro Effect, Adam Ruins Everything, Hack My Life and Fameless, as well as the original scripted comedy Those Who Can’t. The fun doesn’t stop there. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Adam Ruins Everything - The Magic of the Placebo Effect | truTV http://bit.ly/truTVSubscribe
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine - What You Need To Know
 
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See much more honest health information at: http://www.rehealthify.com/ Rehealthify offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. -- video script below -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care. Standard care is what medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, and allied health professionals, such as nurses and physical therapists, practice. Complementary medicine is used together with standard medical care. An example is using acupuncture to help with side effects of cancer treatment. Alternative medicine is used in place of standard medical care. An example is treating heart disease with chelation therapy (which seeks to remove excess metals from the blood) instead of using a standard approach. The claims that CAM treatment providers make can sound promising. However, researchers do not know how safe many CAM treatments are or how well they work. Studies are underway to determine the safety and usefulness of many CAM practices. To minimize the health risks of a CAM treatment Discuss it with your doctor. It might have side effects or interact with other medicines Find out what the research says about it Choose CAM practitioners carefully Tell all of your doctors and practitioners which CAM and standard treatments you use NIH: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Views: 58915 Rehealthify
The power of the placebo effect - Emma Bryce
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-power-of-the-placebo-effect-emma-bryce The placebo effect is an unexplained phenomenon wherein drugs, treatments, and therapies that aren’t supposed to have an effect — and are often fake — miraculously make people feel better. What’s going on? Emma Bryce dives into the mystery of placebos’ bizarre benefits. Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by Globizco.
Views: 1814337 TED-Ed
Alternative.Medicine.The.Evidence.1of3.Acupuncture.Xvid.mp3.UKNova.avi
 
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Acupunctura pentru anestezie la operatie pe cord
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What is the Difference Between Alternative and Integrative Medicine? - Ask Deepak Chopra
 
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Deepak Chopra Explains the difference between integrative and alternative medicine. Alternative medicine applies an alternative treatment compared to a conventional pharmaceutical treatment or surgery. Integrative medicine uses conventional treatment, but integrates them with mind body approaches and changes the lifestyle choices of the patient as well. THE CHOPRA WELL is dedicated to inspiring, fun, and thought-provoking videos about healthy living, wellness, and spirituality. We are anchored by doctor and author Deepak Chopra, as well as family & friends, who aim to provide you with tools for personal and social transformation. We deal with some "serious" topics and themes here, but we definitely don't take ourselves too seriously. We encourage you to watch a few videos, engage with us and fellow viewers by sharing comments, and subscribing to show your support for our channel. We have several new videos every week, so come back soon!
Views: 5167 The Chopra Well
Søren Ventegodt:Alternative medicine is tested unfairly against placebo.
 
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http://www.livskvalitet.org/ http://www.qualityoflife.dk/. Søren Ventegodt: Alternative medicine is tested unfairly against placebo. CAM is offering highly efficient placebo cures that should be tested with respect to its nature.
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How Peaceful Religion Kills | Religion as a Placebo
 
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How Peaceful Religion Kills | Religion as a Placebo Faith healing proves that even peaceful religion can kill. Children dying in Christian Science and Followers of Christ is a regular occurrence. Reliance on placebo rather than on science based medicine is dangerous, and it’s easy to see why. Whether it’s cancer treatment, mental health care, or a time of crisis, you’re better off trusting science, because prayer doesn’t work. SUBSCRIBE for more videos on pseudoscience, skepticism, and atheism! This video contains 100% therapeutic grade skepticism.* ------------------------------------------SUPPORT------------------------------------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/GeneticallyModifiedSkeptic PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/GMSkeptic -------------------------------------------FOLLOW------------------------------------------- Twitter: https://twitter.com/gm_skeptic Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=geneticallymodifiedskeptic -------------------------------------------SOURCES----------------------------------------- Use of Alternative Medicine for Cancer and Its Impact on Survival https://academic.oup.com/jnci/article/110/1/djx145/4064136 Rachel Piland lets baby die by relying on prayer for healing https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/09/28/baby-dies-jaundice-parents-charged/712543001/ *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA
The Placebo Effect
 
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The Placebo Effect
 
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In this clip (9 of 11): How much of what we see as acupuncture's effects may be related to the placebo effect (e.g., from patient expectations)? This is an important question. This clip is part of the lecture "Neurobiological Correlates of Acupuncture: Modern Science Explores Ancient Practice," by Bruce R. Rosen, MD, PhD. Dr. Rosen is professor of radiology at the Harvard Medical School, professor of health science and technology at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and director of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. This lecture, given at NIH in 2005, is part of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series. Free CME/CEU credit is available to health professionals (see http://nccam.nih.gov/training/videolectures).
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The Placebo Effect & Spiritual Practices vs. Traditional Medicine
 
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This is my take on the placebo effect, spiritual practices and traditional medicine. This video is not made to offend anyone. It is only my perspective. Thank you for watching. Song at the end of video: Weightless - Marconi Union https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfcAVejslrU
Views: 216 Guru Jojo
The Power of the Placebo Effect - Dr. Rashid Buttar
 
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The Placebo Effect - Mind-Body Interactions
 
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Video Extracts from : "Placebo: Cracking the Code", a fascinating documentary about the science and psychology of placebos, centered on a gathering of the Harvard Placebo Study Group at a remote cottage in Ireland. Featuring Nicholas Humphrey, Anne Harrington, Dan Moerman, Howard Fields, Fabrizio Benedetti. Directed by Jemima Harrison. 2002. "Lec Last - Mind-Body Interactions" (March 16, 2010) David Spiegel, Stanford Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, discusses hypnosis, the mind, and its therapeutic interaction with the body from helping patients stop smoking to prolonging the lives of cancer patients.
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Prince Charles 'sells snake oil' – Edzard Ernst on alternative medicine 'dangerous' to NHS
 
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Watch the full episode here: http://bit.ly/GU178 Edzard Ernst, expert on evidence based analysis of alternative medicine and author of ‘A Scientist in Wonderland’, talks to Going Underground host Afshin Rattansi about the efficacies of such treatments, and whether recent government suggestions that they should be integrated into the NHS are such a good idea. He gave up a professorship in Vienna to move to Britain to study the subject because alternative medicine is a 'paradise for any researcher' because there are so many unanswered questions. He saw miraculous cures effected by homeopathy such as people getting out of wheelchairs, and says you have to question if it is down to homeopathy or to the placebo effect. The challenge with studying this is creating a placebo alternative to the real thing, and his solutions included actors portraying psychic healing and needles that did not pierce the skin for acupuncture. His study showed actors were actually better than healers at stopping pain, but many said he should not publish that because it would deprive pain sufferers of the placebo effect they gain from the treatment. He argues 'you can only make progress in medicine if you tell the truth,' saying that whilst the placebo effect may alleviate suffering, it does not save lives. He says it is a 'fallacy' that because something has been around for centuries it must work, citing bloodletting as an example that killed millions. He says that chiropractic treatment is 'just as wacky' as homeopathy, and the proof it works just as poor. He says the risks come from people genuinely using it as an alternative to serious conditions like cancer, where alternative medicine goes from being harmless to 'life-threatening.' In the present Ebola outbreak a team of homeopaths went to Liberia to cure the outbreak, and he says if they are 'so deluded' to think they can achieve that, 'one wonders what they do to their patients in everyday practice.' He describes David Treddinick, chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Integrated Healthcare and an advocate for alternative medicine including homeopathy and astrology, as 'really dangerous' and on a mission to integrate homeopathy and other treatments into the NHS. He had a complaint lodged with his vice-chancellor by Prince Charles' private secretary, alleging he broke confidence on a document about the economical effects of integrating alternative medicine in the NHS by critiquing it as 'irresponsibly misguided.' He says the Prince is a 'snake oil salesman' for selling Duchy Originals Detox Tincture, and believes that it is 'crazily naïve' to believe that detox products work, describing them as 'bogus... also dangerous' as it leads to people thinking they can overindulge, take the tincture, and everything will be fine, which is not true. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRT FOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RT FOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansi FOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingundergroundrt
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The placebo effect's role in traditional healing and Western medicine
 
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The placebo effect's role in traditional healing and Western medicine
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The Placebo Effect
 
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Just how effective is alternative medicine?
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REBUTTAL: 5 Similarities Between Religion and Alternative Medicine
 
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BLOG: http://blog.watershed.net/?p=7035 This video is a response to Drew's video: https://youtu.be/fJXPcuwkYlg YouTuber Drew from "Genetically Modified Skeptic " attempts to align religion with alternative medicine. Honestly, I'm not sure what alternative medicine exactly is, or how it's defined. According to Drew, both religion and alternative medicine (natural health) are pretty much the same thing. I debate those points with our friend Drew in this video. How are religion and alternative medicine are similar according to Drew: * Anecdotal evidence * Placebo Effect * Confirmation bias * Rejection of Science * Emotional manipulation 5 Similarities Between Religion and Alternative Medicine Link: https://youtu.be/fJXPcuwkYlg Dr. Bob's Latest Book: http://bit.ly/2szZnQX Chlorella-Spirulina Products: http://bit.ly/2tAswge Water Filtration: http://bit.ly/2u2BBRK Water Ionizers: http://bit.ly/2uBn4ty All Dr. Bob's Books: http://bit.ly/2uAZdKh Herbal Extracts: http://bit.ly/2trUQ5P Liquid Angstrom Minerals: http://bit.ly/2uVeEN0 Wholesale: http://watershed.net/distributor.html Contact: http://watershed.net/contact.html Website - https://watershed.net Shop Site: https://shop.watershed.net/ BLOG - www.blog.watershed.net Health Tips, Tricks, Hacks: http://healthtips.watershed.net Facebook.com/watershedwellnesscenter Dr. Bob's Twitter - @bobmccauley51 Instagram - dr.bobmccauley Snapchat - bobmccauley The Watershed Wellness Center 16280 National Parkway Lansing, MI 48906 phone: (517) 886-0440 email: [email protected] Dr. Bob's YouTube Channel is not intended as medical advice. The writings and statements on this website have not reviewed and/or approved by the FDA. Our products are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Rather they are meant to demonstrate that aging can be slowed and even reversed and that Great Health achieved when the most fundamental nutritional needs of the human body are met. Always consult a medical doctor or other medical professional when you consider it necessary. Dr. Bob's YouTube Channel  is covered under (47 U.S.C. § 230): "No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider".
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Mark Crislip: Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM) Myths
 
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Mark Crislip covers the the popular myths of SCAMS: Popularity, Placebo effects, Scam definitions, cognitive bias and statistical errors that make SCAM seem useful. Tickets for QED 2015 are currently available – get yours today Mark's slides are frequent and detailed. Download them to follow along at http://pusware.com/lectures/SCAM_Myths.pdf
Views: 2474 qedcon
Healing Quest:The Placebo Effect It's Real: Natural Medicine Update:
 
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http://www.healingquest.tv Sometimes in clinical trials the sugar pills -- i.e. placebos -- work better than the pharmaceutical drug being tested. Dr. Marcus Laux explains how that happens and what it means to all of us.
Views: 648 Healing Quest
Ted Kaptchuk, On The Placebo Effect
 
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Ted Kaptchuk, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and director of the Program in Placebo Studies & the Therapeutic Encounter, answers questions on the placebo effect. What are placebo studies? Is the placebo effect a social phenomena? Could we use the placebo effect to design better healthcare facilities? Can placebo cure patients, or are they only palliative? Was the use of placebos common in the past? Is it possible to use placebos without deception?
Views: 5815 bhstone1
The science of using your expectations to relieve pain
 
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The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from yoga to laying of hands to remedies in your doctor's office. While researching his book, “Suggestible You”, on the science of belief, science writer Erik Vance visited healers in the U.S., China and Mexico. He has been blessed, cursed and tortured in countless ways. He joined ScienceScope to journey from Mexico to Maryland to show how these beliefs influence healing. This work was done in cooperation with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Credits Creators: Nsikan Akpan Matt Ehrichs Video Editor: Matt Ehrichs Producers: Erik Vance Jenny Marder Richard Coolidge Patti Parson Sara Just Nick Massella Michael Rios Ben Herrera Videographer Matt Ehrichs Graphics: Adam Sarraf Special Thanks Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Music (via Free Music Archive): And we danced into the night by The Lovely Moon Dreamliner by Podington Bear Illuminations by Lee Rosevere Light in Branches by Podington Bear Dry Air by Podington Bear Only Instrumental by Broke For Free Wonder Cycle by Chris Zabriskie Day Bird by Broke For Free The Sun Is Scheduled to Come Out Tomorrow by Chris Zabriskie Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe
Views: 7398 PBS NewsHour
Evidence based medicine movement holding back medicine that works
 
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Bruce Lipton and Rupert Sheldrake talk about the evidence based medicine movement holding back alternative medicine and the placebo effect. Full Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI5lw2JEw_0 www.brucelipton.com www.sheldrake.org
Views: 3 Real Naturo
Joe Rogan Experience #1213 - Dr. Andrew Weil
 
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Dr. Andrew Weil is a physician, author, spokesperson, and broadly described "guru" of the alternative medical brands: holistic health and integrative medicine. https://matcha.com/pages/joerogan
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3 Alternative Medicine Herbal Medicinem
 
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A scientific look at herbal medicine with case studies and laboratory work.
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ACUPUNCTURE ASMR
 
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Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge, and acupuncture is a pseudoscience. There is a diverse range of acupuncture theories based on different philosophies, and techniques vary depending on the country. The method used in TCM is likely the most widespread in the United States. It is most often used for pain relief, though it is also used for a wide range of other conditions. Acupuncture is generally used only in combination with other forms of treatment. Acupuncture is generally thought of as having a Placebo effect with most patients. Doctor Andrew Michaels uses a strange form of acupuncture to stop the pain in the legs of the Possessed Raggedy Andy Doll that his sister Raggedy Ann brought for treatment. Things get a little strange but the idea is to have some fun while getting poked with needles. The introduction animation was by : Open Animation by Sam Mercer itsonly5am.com [email protected] Sam has also started his own Youtube channel to promote his work at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZlTU... Please stop by if you can and subscribe to show support. The intro music was by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dciu... Used with full permission. Filmed on my new Sony a5100 DSLR camera at 60fps. I do not have a patron account. If you'd like to support the channel Check me out on the Tingle App At: https://tingles.app.link/TirarADeguello Best Phone App for ASMR. You can use it Free or Support my channel. Your choice.
Views: 64067 TirarADeguello
1 Acupuncture - The Science behind Alternative Medicine
 
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Acupuncture, the science behind it, the use in hospitals and as a means of stimulating health and a natural anaesthetic
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Lifelines: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
 
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What is complementary and alternative medicine? Dr. Jeffrey D. White, Director of the NCI's Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, explains the different types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and discusses what to think about when considering a CAM therapy, including separating fiction from CAM facts. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam
How Does The Mind Influence Healing - The Placebo Effect
 
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How does the Mind Influence Healing http://anoasisofhealing.com/ The mind plays a very powerful role in healing. What is 'The placebo effect' and how does the mind influence healing? Watch the video... http://www.anoasisofhealing.com/video-disclaimer/ Disclaimer for An Oasis of Healing and Dr. Thomas Lodi videos: The content found here is for informational purposes only, and is in no way intended as medical advice, as a substitute for medical counseling, or as a treatment/cure for any disease or health condition and it should not be used as such. Always work with a physician before making any changes to prescription drugs or a qualified health professional before making any changes to your diet, lifestyle, or exercise activities. This information is provided as-is, and the reader/viewer assumes all risks from the use, non-use, or misuse of this information. Testimonials All diagnoses, recoveries and examples are only of what has been achieved by others, and such results are not typical. Where specific testimonials and treatments are used and attributed to a particular individual or business, those persons are sharing their actual experience and are in no way to imply or solicit a guarantee of projection of a cure, your medical condition or results.
Skeptics Visit a Reiki Healer
 
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TWITTER: https://twitter.com/gm_skeptic Abel’s twitter: https://twitter.com/AbelGarciaOrg Abel’s website: http://abelgarcia.org/ Skeptics Visit A Reiki Healer I visited a reiki master and the experience was interesting to say the least. Like anyone trying something new and unusual, I had several questions: Is reiki real? Is reiki a hoax? Is it a religion? Although I had some preconceived notions, I attempted to enter my reiki session as unassuming as possible. However, after my reiki treatment, I felt I had good reasons to remain unconvinced that reiki healing has much merit. It seems that the practitioners’ claims relied on anecdotal evidence and the experience of the placebo effect. In that way, reiki is much like other forms of alternative medicine. SUBSCRIBE for more videos on pseudoscience, skepticism, and atheism! This video contains 100% therapeutic grade skepticism.* *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA
GoldLab Symposium 2014 - Ted J Kaptchuk
 
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Ted J. Kaptchuk, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Placebo Studies, Healing and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School spoke at GLS2014. His presentation:"Pursuing the Placebo Effect"
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Holistic Dr. Rant!/Holistic Doctor Review Story {V#11}
 
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Video Vlog. My Holistic Doctor Trip. Subscribe to My Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjzhljx1qVWwvJ0QuG3BNZg Don't get me wrong I believe in Holistic Doctors because Holistic medicine practitioners believe that the whole person is made up of interdependent parts and if one part is not working properly, all the other parts will be affected. In this way, if people have imbalances (physical, emotional, or spiritual) in their lives, it can negatively affect their overall health. ________________________________________________________ Here's a little bit of info on the subject: Alternative Medicine - Alternative medicine fringe medicine healing medicine effects. Contrary to popular belief, significant expense is paid to test alternative medicine, placebo; or are practices claimed to have the effects of but which are disproven, unproven, or impossible to prove, or are excessively harmful in relation to their effect; and where the scientific consensus does not, or can not, work because the known laws of nature is that the therapy are violated by its basic claims; or where it is considered so much worse than conventional treatment that it would be unethical science-based to offer as treatment. Alternative therapies or diagnoses are not part of medicine or healthcare systems. Alternative medicine consists of a wide variety of practices, products, and therapies—ranging from those that are biologically plausible, but not well tested, to those with known harmful and toxic including over $2.5 billion spent by the United States government. Almost none show any effect beyond that of false treatment. Perceived effects of alternative medicine may be caused by decreased effect of functional treatment (and therefore potentially decreased and regression toward the mean where improvement that would have occurred anyway is to alternative therapies; or any combination of the above. Alternative treatments are neither the same as experimental medicine, nor— although the latter, when used today may be considered alternative. - Wiki -
Views: 6786 My Life Now
Alternative Medicine
 
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From PHA's 2012 International PH Conference We know that vasodilator treatment improves exercise capacity and symptoms in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Besides medical treatments and modifications to lifestyle, there are several nutritional and dietary supplements on the market that claim to reduce leg swelling, enhance breathing and increase exercise capacity in people with PH and heart failure. This session will help raise greater awareness about various nutritional, herbal and dietary supplements in the context of PH. Panelists: Hector Cajigas, MD, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich. (Chair); Rana Awdish, MD, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich.; Deb McCollister, RN, BSN, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colo.
Views: 539 PHAssociation
Health Minute 003 - Placebo Effect
 
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Alternative Treatments for Autism
 
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The secretin story holds an important lesson that extends far beyond autism . Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter and get the Evidence-Based Eating Guide: A Healthy Living Resource from Dr. Greger and NutritionFacts.org. Sign up at https://www.nutritionfacts.org/healthkit. Sometimes alternative approaches work, and sometimes they don't. You don’t know until you put them to the test. This is part of my deep dive into autistic spectrum disorders for those interested in preventing or treating it: • Cow’s Milk Casomorphine and Autism (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cows-milk-casomorphin-and-autism/) • Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/fever-benefits-for-autism-in-food) • Fighting Autism Brain Inflammation with Food )http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Fighting-Autism-Brain-Inflammation-with-Food) • Best Foods for Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Best-Foods-for-Autism) • Autism and Casein from Cow’s Milk (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/autism-and-casein-from-cows-milk) • Does A2 Milk Carry Less Autism Risk? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-A2-Milk-Carry-Less-Autism-Risk) • Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diets for Autism Put to the Test (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Gluten-Free-Casein-Free-Diets-for-Autism-Put-to-the-Test) • Are Autism Diet Benefits Just a Placebo Effect? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Are-Autism-Diet-Benefits-Just-a-Placebo-Effect) • Double Blind Clinical Trial of Diet for Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Double-Blind-Clinical-Trial-of-Diet-for-Autism) • Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Pros-and-Cons-of-Gluten-Free-Casein-Free-Diets-for-Autism) • Is Autism Really on the Rise? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Pros-and-Cons-of-Gluten-Free-Casein-Free-Diets-for-Autism) • The Role of Pesticides and Pollution in Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-role-of-pesticides-and-pollution-in-autism) • Heavy Metal Urine Testing and Chelation for Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Heavy-Metal-Urine-testing-and-Chelation-for-Autism) • The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Autism (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/The-Role-of-the-Gut-Microbiome-in-Autism) Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/alternative-treatments-for-autism and someone on the NutritionFacts.org team will try to answer it. Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/alternative-treatments-for-autism. You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgments for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics. If you’d rather watch these videos on YouTube, subscribe to my YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=nutritionfactsorg Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution! -Michael Greger, MD FACLM Captions for this video are available in several languages. To find yours, click on the settings wheel on the lower-right of the video and then "Subtitles/CC." To view the subtitles in transcript format, click on the ellipsis button below the video, choose "Open transcript", and select the language you'd like to view them in. http://www.NutritionFacts.org • Subscribe: http://www.NutritionFacts.org/subscribe • Donate: http://www.NutritionFacts.org/donate • HOW NOT TO DIE: http://nutritionfacts.org/book • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NutritionFacts.org • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nutrition_facts • Instagram: http://instagram.com/nutrition_facts_org/ • Podcast : http://nutritionfacts.org/audio/
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Lecture 2: What is CAM
 
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Lecture 1 was about what science-based medicine is; this lecture is about what it isn’t and includes a discussion of placebo effects. CAM stands for complementary and alternative medicine. CAM was once defined as “stuff that isn’t taught in medical schools.” CAM is a shortcut from idea to bedside, bypassing good science. The growing popularity of CAM may be attributed to multiple factors, including misunderstandings about science and a distrust of the medical establishment.
Views: 25901 JamesRandiFoundation
Why Do Placebos Work?
 
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Placebos are treatments that don’t actually do anything. They have no medical effect and no active medicine. It's not a drug that is intended to improve your health. So why do they sometimes work? Well, it turns out your brain is super powerful - so powerful that it can even trick itself! Join Alie Astrocyte as she explores the fun facts about the neuroscience of placebos. Sources: http://www.jneurosci.org/content/25/45/10390 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229912000866 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2819054/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26087681 http://psycnet.apa.org/?&fa=main.doiLanding&doi=10.1037/0003-066X.40.11.1189 http://psycnet.apa.org/?&fa=main.doiLanding&doi=10.1037/0033-2909.130.2.324 http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev.psych.59.113006.095941 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4172306/ http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/218/218ra5 http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.ajp.159.5.728 http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.ajp.159.1.122 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/293/5532/1164 http://www.neurology.org/content/71/9/677 Support us on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/neurotransmissions HUGE thanks to our Patreon supporters, particularly to Ryan M. Shaver, Carrie McKenzie, and Brandon Cisneros - our Patreon Producers. Thanks you three! Also, big shoutout to our newest patron, Mariana Telles Do Casal! Neuro Transmissions is a channel on a mission to bring neuroscience to everyone. It's not rocket surgery, it's brain science! Learn all sorts of fun and interesting things with Alie Astrocyte every other Sunday by subscribing to the channel. Have a topic you want covered? Let us know in the comments. Share, like, and subscribe for more videos to come! Over and out. Neuro Transmissions is on the other social medias too: https://www.facebook.com/neurotransmissions https://www.twitter.com/neuroyoutube https://www.instagram.com/neurotransmissions https://www.neurotransmissions.science Snapchat - @neuroyoutube “In The Mist” by Trackmanbeatz is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Artist: www.trackmanbeatz.com Vectors from freepik.com All other content is original and/or owned by Neuro Transmissions.
Views: 2201 Neuro Transmissions
Does Acupuncture Even Work?
 
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Many people rave about the benefits of acupuncture but does it actually cure anything? What if it's just the placebo effect at work? What Is Homeopathy And Is It Real Science? - http://bit.ly/2betS7c Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Acupuncture -- A Critical Analysis http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16420542 "Even though widely used in today's clinical practice, acupuncture has remained a controversial subject. Many reviews are currently available but most lack a critical stance and some are overtly promotional. The aim of this overview is to provide a balanced, critical analysis of the existing evidence." Acupuncture: Does It Alleviate Pain And Are There Serious Risks? A Review Of Reviews http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21440191 "Acupuncture is commonly used for pain control, but doubts about its effectiveness and safety remain. This review was aimed at critically evaluating systematic reviews of acupuncture as a treatment of pain and at summarizing reports of serious adverse effects published since 2000. Literature searches were carried out in 11 databases without language restrictions. Systematic reviews were considered for the evaluation of effectiveness and case series or case reports for summarizing adverse events." 5 Scientists Weigh In On Acupuncture http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/5-scientists-weigh-in-on-acupuncture/ "Millions of Americans turn to acupuncture each year to treat chronic pains and even depression. Recently, researchers at Rutgers University reported that combining the acupuncturist's needle with an electric current could yield a new treatment for severe inflammation. Yet many scientists look skeptically at the practice." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Special Thanks to Julian Huguet for hosting DNews! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00
Views: 621932 Seeker
Why Are Placebos Important in Research? Q and A with Ted Kaptchuk
 
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Ted Kaptchuk talks about the importance of using placebos in scientific research. Ted Kaptchuk is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Ted Kaptchuk’s research in the field of placebo studies has focused on the impact of placebos in various illnesses, the neurobiology of placebo effects, and the experience of patients being treated by placebo. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has more info about placebo here: https://nccih.nih.gov/health/placebo
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Exploring Chiropractic: Dr. Mark Crislip, host of Quackcast
 
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Mark Crislip, MD has been a practicing Infectious Disease specialist in Portland, Oregon, since 1990. He is responsible for the Quackcast, a skeptical review of Supplements and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM). For more information on Dr. Crislip, check out www.edgydoc.com and find him on Facebook and Twitter. Topics in my interview with him: What is it about chiropractic - or alternative medicine in general - that has you concerned? Bias of an Infectious Disease doctor versus chronic disease, surgery How do you do it all? Blogging, podcasting, parent, doctor, editor... Have you ever been to a chiropractor? Placebo effect The importance of risk vs. benefit and comparing alternative and traditional medicine What is your favorite microbe? If you had to limit yourself to one topic of debate - homeopathy, vaccines, reiki, aliens - which would it be? The Society for Science-Based Medicine The difference between education and critical thinking and the prevalence of gullible-$h!7s. Evidence-based chiropractic & NCCAM What advice would you give to a student pondering chiropractic school?
Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Can Do MS Webinar - March 8, 2011
 
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MS is a chronic neurologic, immune-mediated disease affecting the central nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Currently there are eight FDA approved medications to treat the disease that have been rigorously tested, monitored for safety, and are closely regulated. However, these medications have their limitations; they are not cures, they do not treat symptoms, are expensive and have potential side effects. Therefore, many individuals living with MS may seek additional therapeutic modalities either to complement their current regimen or seek alternative treatments. There are a variety of alternative therapies, which unlike conventional medicine may not be scientifically tested or regulated. While many CAM interventions may improve quality of life, and provide symptom relief, others are very costly and may purport to "cure" or significantly impact MS with little, if any, scientific evidence. Fortunately, there are many interventions that may be recommended in complement to existing therapies and interventions (physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.) by a healthcare provider (HCP) such as regular exercise (yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi), healthy eating, acupuncture, massage, aqua-therapy, and biofeedback. It is important to discuss all options (complementary or alternative agents) with your MS specialty healthcare provider to determine what may be helpful or harmful in treating MS. It is important to disclose all treatments even those prescribed by your primary care provider and other specialty HCPs that may include herbs, vitamins, minerals, supplements, antioxidants, tinctures, topical treatments, homeopathic or Oriental medical treatments, as well as other therapeutic regimens. Additionally, it is just as important to disclose other non-prescribed therapies such as recreational drug use, and experimental therapies ("liberation treatment" stem cell transplants, bee sting venom therapy, procarin, etc). These discussions and communication with a MS specialist is necessary to prevent any potential drug interactions with your current regimen but also to assess accurately any changes in your status that could be a result of additional therapeutic regimens. You can learn more about CAM in MS in resources that are recommended in the MS specialty community. These include "Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis" by Allen Bowling MD, PhD., and the website "Alternative Medicine Website" www.ms-cam.org.