The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Rating the value of biofeedback to treat diseases

    Alternative & Complementary Therapies has a review of biofeedback by Dr. Sala Horowitz. In it she includes a table that rates the value of biofeedback to treat selected conditions based on the available research.

    The article is a good review. I like her modification of the original table from the AAPB website, because her version is referenced.

    Here are the conditions where biofeedback is judged effective based on Dr. Horowitz’ article. Go to her article to see the rest of the list.

    • Attention-deficit disorder (ADHD)
    • Headache in adults
    • Hypertension
    • Temporomandibular disorders
    • Urinary incontinence

    2/17/07 22:12 JR

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