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.
New research shows Alzheimer’s patients may lose muscle mass, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of Neurology. 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 YORK (Reuters Health) – A substantial number of American couples are looking beyond for alternative medicine for infertility in hopes of improving their chances of conceiving a baby, according to new research. The state-of-the-art fertility treatments to therapies are dating back centuries.
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.