Interesting revival of a 19th century study by Rush University Medical Center researchers. While the successes noted have been labeled “placebo” or due to “nonspecific factors,” the relief patients experience are still real. Increased large motor skill and decreased tremors are nothing to ignore.
It would seem that half of this study can be recreated in anyone’s home immediately. Simply pop a relaxation CD into a headset, and sit back quietly in a comfortable chair for 30 minutes. Nothing to lose, but 30 minutes.
19th century therapy for Parkinson’s disease may help patients today.
Check out this very informative report on Alzheimer’s Disease…
Go to http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/2010-alzheimers-disease-progress-report-deeper-understanding
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the Federal Government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has primary responsibility for basic, clinical, behavioral, and social research in Alzheimer’s disease, aimed at finding ways to treat and, ultimately, prevent this disease. The Institute’s Alzheimer’s disease research program is integral to its mission, which is to enhance the health and well-being of older people. This 2010 Progress Report on Alzheimer’s Disease summarizes Alzheimer’s research conducted or supported by the NIA and other components of NIH, including: Continue reading