Holistic Health Research

Holistic Health Research Articles

The effect of low-frequency electromagnetic field on human bone marrow stem/progenitor cell differentiation

Click to View PDF Effect of electromagnetic field on cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) in a human mu-opioid receptor cell model Christina L. Rossa,b, Thaleia Telia, and Benjamin S. Harrisona aWake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist...

Sound Therapy Induced Relaxation Down Regulating Stress Processes and Pathologies by Elliott Salamon, and Minsun Kim, John Beaulieu, and George B. Stefano

Summary The use of music as a means of inducing positive emotions and subsequent relaxation has been studied extensively by researchers. A great deal of this research has centered on the use of music as a means of reducing feelings of anxiety and stress as well as...

Mechanisms of Extra Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field (ELF-EMF) on Human Bone Marrow Stem_Stromal Cell (hBM-MSC) Differentiation by Christina L. Ross, PhD

Click to Download PDF Abstract The differentiation of human Bone-Marrow Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells (hBM-MSCs) is dependent on exposure to biophysical and biochemical stimuli that favor early and rapid activation of the in vivo tissue repair process [1]. Exposure...

Integral Healthcare The Benefits and Challenges of Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine with a Conventional Healthcare Practice by Christina L. Ross

Abstract: Today’s medicine is in the midst of an undeniable crisis. Calls to reform healthcare are in the forefront of economic and political discussions worldwide. Economic pressures reduce the amount of time physicians can spend with patients contributing to burnout...

The Use of Magnetic Field for the Reduction of Inflammation: A Review of the History and Therapeutic Results Christina L. Ross; Benjamin S. Harrison, PhD

ABSTRACT Interest in magnetic field (MF) therapy has increased rap-idly in recent years as research shows that this noninva-sive, cost-effective modality might be safer than drugs and surgical procedures for reduction of inflammation. Inflammation is a signal-mediated...

The regenerative effects of electromagnetic field on spinal cord injury Christina L. Ross, Ishaq Syed, Thomas L. Smith & Benjamin S. Harrison

ABSTRACT Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) is typically the result of direct mechanical impact to the spine, leading to fracture and/or dislocation of the vertebrae along with damage to the surrounding soft tissues. Injury to the spinal cord results in disruption of...

Electromagnetic Field Devices and Their Effects on Nociception and Peripheral Inflammatory Pain Mechanisms

Electromagnetic Field Devices and Their Effects on Nociception and Peripheral Inflammatory Pain Mechanisms Christina L. Ross, PhD; Thaleia Teli, PhD; Benjamin S. Harrison, PhD ABSTRACT Context • During cell- communication processes, endogenous and exogenous signaling...