Olsalazine was not better than placebo in maintaining remission in inactive Crohn disease
- Effectiveness and safety of vedolizumab for treatment of Crohn's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Moćko, Paweł; Kawalec, Paweł; Smela-Lipińska, Beata; Pilc, Andrzej // Archives of Medical Science;2016, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p1088
Introduction:The aim of this systematic review (SR) and meta-analysis was to assess the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab in the treatment of Crohn's disease (CD). Material and Methods:A systematic literature search was conducted in Medline/PubMed, Embase and Cochrane...
- Some of the best medicines are all in the mind. Motluk, Alison // New Scientist;8/18/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2304, p19
Reports on the positive effect of placebos on health. Details of a study conducted on patients with Parkinson's disease using either a placebo or apomorphine drug.
- Is there a place for placebo controlled trials of antiepileptic drugs? Shorvon, S.D.; Espir, M.L.E.; Steiner, T.J.; Dellaportas, C.I.; Rose, F. Clifford // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/9/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6505, p1328
Examines the possibility of a placebo controlled trials on antiepileptic drugs in Great Britain. Uncertainty on the role of anticonvulsant drugs on epileptics; Impact of epileptic seizures on the psychology and social behavior of epileptics; Natural history of epilepsy.
- Relief of Idiopathic Generalized Pruritus in Dialysis Patients Treated with Activated Oral Charcoal. Pederson, James A.; Matter, Billy J.; Czerwinski, Anthony W.; Llach, Francisco // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep80, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p446
Presents information on a study which compared the effect of oral charcoal on idiopathic generalized pruritus in stable patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis to that of placebo dextrose. Results of skin tests; Effect of charcoal and placebo treatment upon the skin lesions; Discussion on...
- Hypnotic self administration: forced-choice versus single-choice. Roehrs, T.; Pedrosi, Bonita; Rosenthal, Leon; Zorick, Frank; Roth, Thomas // Psychopharmacology;1997, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p121
Abstract Twenty-four men and women with insomnia, age 21-50 years, self administered hypnotics under a single-choice with placebo, single-choice with triazolam (0.25 mg), or forced-choice of placebo versus triazolam (0.25mg) paradigm. Subjects received 4- sampling nights of placebo or triazolam...
- Trial of brief intermittent neuroleptic prophylaxis for selected schizophrenic outpatients: clinical outcome at one year. Jolley, A.G.; Hirsch, S.R.; McRink, A.; Manchanda, R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/15/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6679, p985
Evaluates the trial of intermittent neuroleptic prophylaxis for schizophrenic outpatients in Great Britain. Approach to prophylaxis of schizophrenic relapse; Outline of the treatment strategy; Administration of placebo injections.
- How to produce not only powerful but, more importantly, reliable placebo healing and analgesia. Wickramasekera, Ian // Advances in Mind-Body Medicine;Summer2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p211
Presents a conditioned response model replete testable predictions. Proposal of the Pavlovian learning mechanism on the placebo effect; Association of unconditioned stimuli for healing with more powerful placebo effects; Alteration of the body physicochemically and behaviorally.
- Controlled trial of speech therapy versus oxprenolol for stammering. Rustin, Lena; Kuhr, A.; Cook, P.J.; James, I.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/22/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6290, p517
Examines the placebo and oxprenolol for speech therapy in Great Britain. Decrease in pulse rate and systolic blood pressure with oxprenolol; Improvement in extensive speech therapy; Effectiveness of the treatment.
- DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF STATIC MAGNETS FOR THE TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE: RESULTS OF A PILOT STUDY. YVolsko, Peter M.; Eisenberg, David M.; Simon, Lee S.; Davis, Roger B.; Walleczek, Jan; Mayo-Smith, Michael; J. Kaptchuk, Ted; Phillips, Russell S. // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p36
Context Outpatient clinical studies of magnet therapy, a complementary therapy commonly used to treat osteoarthritis (0.1), haw been limited by the absence of a credible placebo control. Objective â€¢ Our objective was to assess the feasibility and promise of studying stain magnetic therapy...