Scientific research indicates that meditation practice can actually change our brain structure to ameliorate reactivity. But meditation is just one tool for what, at the extreme, is known as impulse control disorder.
Being in a controlled trial means the participants are randomly assigned either an old drug or the new one in order to find out its benefits or risks. In the fast-changing world of medication, the FDA needs to revise the protocol.
By creating an incentive for patients to stay healthy, it may be possible to avoid ER visits, eliminate surgeries, cut down or avoid hospitalizations and maybe eliminate some of the unnecessary trips to the doctor.