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79 Articles with Massage/Therapeutic Touch Research

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Pubmed Data : Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2002 Sep 1;27(17):1896-910. PMID: 12221356
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Low Back Pain
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Jul;71(7):894-901. Epub 2010 Mar 23. PMID: 20361919
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Depression
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Integr Cancer Ther. 2015 Mar 17. Epub 2015 Mar 17. PMID: 25784669
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Cancer: Pain
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Support Care Cancer. 2009 Apr;17(4):333-7. Epub 2009 Jan 13. PMID: 19148685
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Cancers: All
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Rheumatol Int. 2010 Jul;30(9):1151-7. Epub 2010 Mar 20. PMID: 20306046
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Diseases : Fibromyalgia
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Adv Nurs. 2010 Aug;66(8):1719-29. Epub 2010 Jun 16. PMID: 20557387
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Constipation
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Adv Nurs. 2003 Apr;42(2):134-42. PMID: 12670382
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupressure, Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Biol Pharm Bull. 2007 Aug;30(8):1557-60. PMID: 15136963
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Antimicrob Chemother. 2001 Oct;48(4):487-91. PMID: 18630537
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Insomnia
Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2010 Sep;30(9):731-3. PMID: 20886792
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
Pharmacological Actions : Galactogogue
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Pubmed Data : Eat Disord. 2001;9(4):289-99. PMID: 16864390
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Microbes Infect. 2006 May;8(6):1450-4. Epub 2006 Mar 29. PMID: 18534325
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Ginger, Orange
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Pubmed Data : Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi. 2007 Jun;37(4):603-12. PMID: 17615482
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2005 Jun;2(2):179-184. Epub 2005 Apr 27. PMID: 15937558
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Midwifery Womens Health. 2006 Mar-Apr;51(2):e21-7. PMID: 16504900
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Sep;16(9):979-87. PMID: 20799900
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Diabetes Technol Ther. 2008 Feb;10(1):39-45. PMID: 18275361
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Neurosci Lett. 2009 Aug 28;460(2):103-7. Epub 2009 Apr 15. PMID: 19933770
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015 ;2015:930175. Epub 2015 Sep 15. PMID: 26472986
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Headache
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2007 Jun;18(6):653-8. Epub 2006 Sep 27. PMID: 17003953
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2014 Aug ;20(8):649-53. Epub 2014 Jun 26. PMID: 24967637
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Affect Disord. 2001 Mar;63(1-3):201-7. PMID: 11246096
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
Additional Keywords : Mother-Child Links

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80 Diseases Researched with Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Postpartum Depression627
Premature Birth526
Depression403
Autism324
Autism Spectrum Disorders324
Immune Disorders: Low Immune Function303
Insomnia303
Low Back Pain 302
Atopic Dermatitis202
Birth: Labor & Delivery202
Cancers: All201
Cocaine Withdrawal202
Cortisol: High202
Fibromyalgia201
HIV Infections202
Infants: Very Low Birth Weight/Low Birth Weight202
Postoperative Recovery202
Stress202
Osteoarthritis: Knee122
AIDS101
Abdominal Obesity (Midsection Fat)101
Alcohol Withdrawal101
Alzheimer's Disease101
Amphetamine Addiction/Withdrawal101
Anorexia101
Anxiety Disorders101
Athletic Performance: Recovery 101
Body Image Distortions101
Breast Cancer101
Breastfeeding: Complications101
Burns101
Burns: Severe101
Catecholamines: Elevated101
Cellulite101
Circulation Problems101
Cocaine Toxicity 101
Cold Intolerance101
Colic101
Constipation101
Cystic Fibrosis101
Dementia101
Diabetic Ulcer101
Dry Eye Syndromes101
Edema101
End-Stage Renal Disease101
Fatigue101
Headache101
High Cortisol101
Hypogalactia101
Kidney Failure101
Kidney Failure: Chronic101
Lactation Disorders101
Low Immune Function: Natural Killer Cells101
Morning Sickness101
Multiple Sclerosis101
Muscle Soreness: Exercise-Induced101
Nasal Congestion101
Neurogenic Bladder101
Overactive Bladder101
Parkinson's Disease101
Peripheral Arterial Disease101
Pregnancy Complications101
Premenstrual syndrome101
Preterm Infant Care101
Renal Disease: End-Stage101
Schizophrenia101
Sciatica101
Smoking Cessation101
Smoking Cessation: Nicotine Addiction101
Surgery: All 101
Sympathetic Nervous System: Over-Activity101
Upper Respiratory Infections101
Wound Healing101
Osteoarthritis21
Child Abuse: Psychological Effects11
Domestic Violence11
Family Violence11
Postpartum Blood Loss11
Postpartum Hemorrhage11
Violence11

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Maternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in difficult menstruation.
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Skin to skin contact between the mother and her new-born baby can have impressive healing and even life-saving effects for the infant.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
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