• The improvement in AHR at the end of treatment was 1.5 doubling doses (95% confidence interval (CI) 0.0 to 2.9, p=0.047) greater in the yoga intervention group than in the control group. (bmj.com)
  • Could the same method be applied to ghost investigation where nether the investigator or the people with them know anything about the. (yahoo.com)
  • Single blind trials (where either only the investigator or only the patient is blind to the allocation) are sometimes unavoidable, as are open (non-blind) trials. (bmj.com)
  • Primary outcome measures were reduction in medication and headache days/month 3 months after the intervention and were assessed by a blinded clinical investigator. (bmj.com)
  • Single-blind experimental design is used where the experimenters either must know the full facts (for example, when comparing sham to real surgery) and so the experimenters cannot themselves be blind, or where the experimenters will not introduce further bias and so the experimenters need not be blind. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2}} . This particular experimental setup has come to be known as Blind FROG due to its mathematical equivalence to Blind Deconvolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among these, dextran sulfate sodium (DSS) administration is a commonly used method, which can induce reproducible acute colitis characterized by bloody diarrhea, ulcerations, and leukocyte infiltration ( PerÅ¡e and Cerar, 2012 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Acyclovir- Individuals aged 60 years or older with acute herpes zoster (N = 209) of no greater than 72 hours' duration were randomly assigned to receive either placebo or acyclovir, 800 mg, five times daily for 7 days in a blinded fashion. (jaoa.org)
  • A survey was administered to parents on 2 consecutive days, first on the day of presentation, when no medication had been given the previous evening, and the following day, when the study preparation was given before bedtime, based on a double-blind randomization plan. (aappublications.org)
  • After 4-6 weeks of baseline and double-blind, placebo-controlled challenges for diagnosis of cow's milk allergy (CMA), infants less than 5 months old with AD received a hydrolysed whey-based formula as placebo (n = 17), or supplemented with either Lactobacillus rhamnosus (n = 17) or Lactobacillus GG (n = 16) for 3 months. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Primary endpoints were the change in ARS score between baseline and the end of the first phase (masked paediatrician) and between the end of the first phase and the second phase (double-blind), and the abbreviated Conners' scale (ACS) score (unmasked) between the same timepoints. (chiro.org)
  • 1. A method of treating a failure of accommodation in a subject comprising the step of administering to said subject a pharmacologically effective amount of astaxanthin and/or an ester thereof. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Blind experiments are an important tool of the scientific method , in many fields of research- medicine , psychology and the social sciences , natural sciences such as physics and biology , applied sciences such as market research , and many others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Investigators noted while these reports showed little evidence of colon cleansing benefits, there were a number of side effects reported following the use of these cleansing methods. (cnn.com)
  • Imagine all the people who are using these products and methods and have side effects and never go to the hospital. (cnn.com)
  • 4 Buteyko breathing, a method of controlled breathing, has recently attracted attention in Australia and some preliminary evidence suggests that it may have beneficial effects. (bmj.com)
  • In trials of different styles of patient management, surgical procedures, or alternative therapies, full blinding is often impossible. (bmj.com)