Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds massage helps treat generalized anxiety disorder

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry finds acute Swedish massage therapy provides significant improvement in symptoms of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The article, written by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Self-administered aroma foot massage may reduce symptoms of anxiety

Researchers at Okayama University conduct the first community-based study on the effects of self-administered aromatherapy foot massage on stress and anxiety symptoms. The results suggest aromatherapy massages might provide ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Booster massage dose may be helpful in chronic neck pain

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain, a booster dose of additional massages may be effective for reducing pain and dysfunction, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No single effective treatment for cellulite identified

(HealthDay)—A comprehensive literature review analyzed the range of available treatments for cellulite reduction. The results were published online July 6 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Can therapuetic massage alleviate cancer fatigue?

In a continuation of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory University researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.

Oncology & Cancer

Therapeutic massage takes on cancer fatigue

In a continuation of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.

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