The authors of the review, however, acknowledge difficulties with research on the effects of massage, including the fact that it’s impossible to “blind” study participants or care providers to whether a person is receiving massage or a comparison treatment.
As the U.S. population ages, and as research shows the benefits of massage therapy to seniors, massage for the elderly may grow as a specialty. New research shows Alzheimer’s patients may lose muscle mass, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of Neurology.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A substantial number of American couples are looking beyond just state-of-the-art fertility treatments to therapies dating back centuries in hopes of improving their chances of conceiving a baby, according to new research.
Newswise — In the largest national survey of its kind, researchers from UCLA and UC San Diego measured medical students’ attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and found that three-quarters of them felt conventional Western medicine would benefit by integrating more CAM therapies and ideas.