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.

Do CT Scans Really Increase Your Risk of Cancer by 35%?
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Claim CT scans increase your risk of cancer by 35%. Verdict There is no scientific evidence to support the claim that CT scans increase the risk of cancer. Origin CT or computerized tomography helps visualize internal body organs such as the brain, kidney, spleen,...

Does Ginko Really Help Reduce Brain Damage From a Stroke?
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Claim Ginko Reduces Brain Damage From Stroke Verdict A Comprehensive Cochrane meta-analysis failed to show any quality evidence to support a role for Ginkgo bilboa in the management of acute ischemic stroke. Origin Ginkgo bilboa is believed to have a neuroprotective...