Therapeutic touch stimulates the proliferation of human cells in culture.

  title={Therapeutic touch stimulates the proliferation of human cells in culture.},
  author={G. Gronowicz and Ankur Jhaveri and Libbe W Clarke and M. Aronow and Theresa H Smith},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={14 3},
  • G. Gronowicz, Ankur Jhaveri, +2 authors Theresa H Smith
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
  • OBJECTIVES Our objective was to assess the effect of Therapeutic Touch (TT) on the proliferation of normal human cells in culture compared to sham and no treatment. Several proliferation techniques were used to confirm the results, and the effect of multiple 10-minute TT treatments was studied. DESIGN Fibroblasts, tendon cells (tenocytes), and bone cells (osteoblasts) were treated with TT, sham, or untreated for 2 weeks, and then assessed for [(3)H]-thymidine incorporation into the DNA, and… CONTINUE READING
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