Latest Evidence in Treatments

If your friends are telling you to stand in one of those cold Cryotherapy chambers, or shine a Red Light emitting wand on your nether regions… this is the section to visit before making a decision.

We define treatments as those interventions someone else (a medical professional or otherwise) has to do to you, as opposed to Practises, that you can do yourself.

As always, our skilful academics assess the results of the best available research on these treatments, to tell us whether their claims should be taken seriously.

The Treatments for Osteoporosis, According To Evidence
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction Bones are really quite interesting and underestimated. Most of us walk around each day and take our bones for granted. Bones are not just a chassis for humans. Bones don’t just give us structure. Sure, they allow us to move around. But they are actually...

Top Treatments For Fibromyalgia According To Research
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction I spent an unreasonable amount of time dithering over this particular article. Apologies to my dear editor for missing my deadline (more than once). Here is the dilemma. The logical part of my brain told me to follow the advice of Nike and ‘Just Write...

Best Treatments For Kidney Stones According To Evidence
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction Kidney stones are pretty common. Over 2 million people suffer from kidney stones each year in the USA alone. Put another way, up to 3% of the general population develop kidney stones each year. Kidney stones are not just a feature of modern living -...

Does Cupping Therapy Do Anything? A Review of The Research
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction During the last Olympic Games, there was a media frenzy with photographs of odd-looking marks on the upper backs of some swimmers. Curiouser and curiouser. The large bruises were perfect for speculation about underwater attacks by blood sucking lamprey or...