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View the Evidence:
79 Abstracts with Massage/Therapeutic Touch Research

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Pubmed Data : J Affect Disord. 2008 Jul;109(1-2):189-92. Epub 2007 Dec 20. PMID: 18086500
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Br J Sports Med. 2004 Apr;38(2):173-6. PMID: 15039254
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Neurosci. 2009 May 6;29(18):6042-51. PMID: 19420271
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2010 May;6(3):377-81. PMID: 20426604
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch, Music
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Pubmed Data : J Physiol Biochem. 2009 Dec;65(4):369-76. PMID: 9443139
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Dev Behav Pediatr. 1993 Oct;14(5):318-22. PMID: 8254063
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2015 Aug ;21(3):154-9. Epub 2015 Jun 12. PMID: 26256133
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Bowel Surgery
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
Additional Keywords : Significant Treatment Outcome
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Pubmed Data : J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Jun;25(2):115-22. PMID: 15715034
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2005 Apr;11(2):311-3. PMID: 15865498
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Int J Neurosci. 1996 Feb;84(1-4):205-17. PMID: 8707483
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : J Med Food. 2007 Dec;10(4):689-93. PMID: 10907210
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2008 Jul;12(3):281-9. Epub 2008 Apr 10. PMID: 19083683
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Dermatol Clin. 2005 Oct;23(4):717-21. PMID: 16112449
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2010 May;16(2):92-5. Epub 2009 Nov 14. PMID: 20347840
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1657-61. PMID: 12356617
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Headache
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2010 May;16(2):70-5. Epub 2009 Jul 14. PMID: 20347836
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Phytother Res. 2000 Sep;14(6):452-6. PMID: 10960901
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2010 Feb;24(2):138-42. Epub 2009 Jul 13. PMID: 19627407
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Cellulite
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Pubmed Data : Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Apr;89(4):1155-63. Epub 2009 Feb 11 PMID: 10219433
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Acupuncture, Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Int J Neurosci. 2005 Apr;115(4):495-510. PMID: 15809216
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
Pharmacological Actions : Immunomodulatory
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Pubmed Data : J Cyst Fibros. 2009 Jan;8(1):79-81. Epub 2008 Aug 20. PMID: 18718820
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Cystic Fibrosis
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Pubmed Data : J Clin Nurs. 2010 Apr;19(7-8):917-26. PMID: 20492036
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Stress
Therapeutic Actions : Massage/Therapeutic Touch
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Pubmed Data : Mutat Res. 1997 Feb 3;373(2):197-200. PMID: 19646762
Study Type : Human Study

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84 Diseases Researched for Massage/Therapeutic Touch
NameACCKFocus
Postpartum Depression762
Premature Birth652
Depression340
Autism432
Autism Spectrum Disorders432
Immune Disorders: Low Immune Function330
Insomnia330
Low Back Pain 230
Osteoarthritis: Knee322
Atopic Dermatitis220
Birth: Labor & Delivery220
Breast Cancer220
Cancer: Pain 120
Cancers: All120
Cocaine Withdrawal220
Cortisol: High220
Fibromyalgia120
HIV Infections220
Headache220
Infants: Very Low Birth Weight/Low Birth Weight220
Postoperative Recovery220
Stress220
AIDS110
Abdominal Obesity (Midsection Fat)110
Alcohol Withdrawal110
Alzheimer's Disease110
Amphetamine Addiction/Withdrawal110
Anorexia110
Anxiety Disorders110
Athletic Performance: Recovery 110
Body Image Distortions110
Bowel Surgery110
Breastfeeding: Complications110
Burns110
Burns: Severe110
Catecholamines: Elevated110
Cellulite110
Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea110
Circulation Problems110
Cocaine Toxicity 110
Cold Intolerance110
Colic110
Constipation110
Cystic Fibrosis110
Dementia110
Diabetic Ulcer110
Dry Eye Syndromes110
Edema110
End-Stage Renal Disease110
Fatigue110
High Cortisol110
Hypogalactia110
Kidney Failure110
Kidney Failure: Chronic110
Lactation Disorders110
Low Immune Function: Natural Killer Cells110
Morning Sickness110
Multiple Sclerosis110
Muscle Soreness: Exercise-Induced110
Nasal Congestion110
Neurogenic Bladder110
Overactive Bladder110
Parkinson's Disease110
Peripheral Arterial Disease110
Pregnancy Complications110
Premenstrual syndrome110
Preterm Infant Care110
Renal Disease: End-Stage110
Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Newborn110
Schizophrenia110
Sciatica110
Smoking Cessation110
Smoking Cessation: Nicotine Addiction110
Surgery: All 110
Sympathetic Nervous System: Over-Activity110
Upper Respiratory Infections110
Wound Healing110
Osteoarthritis12
Child Abuse: Psychological Effects11
Domestic Violence11
Family Violence11
Postpartum Blood Loss11
Postpartum Hemorrhage11
Violence11

Massage/Therapeutic Touch-Related Blogs

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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.
Written by Eleni Roumeliotou
Skin to skin contact between the mother and her new-born baby can have impressive healing and even life-saving effects for the infant.

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