Biofield Science Journal Articles

We’ve compiled a list of various studies on the biofield, for those of you doing both academic and personal research on the topic.
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Mechanical Stimulation Shown to Repair Muscle
Ellen T. Roche, Herman H. Vandenburgh, Georg N. Duda, Conor J. Walsh, David J. Monney

Biofield Science and Healing: an emerging frontier in medicine
Shamini Jain, PhD; John Ives, PhD; Wayne Jonas, MD; Richard Hammerschlag, PhD; David Muehsam, PhD; Cassandra Vieten, PhD; Daniel Vicario, MD; Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP; Rauni Pritten King, RN, MIH, CHTPI; Erminia Guarneri, MD, FACC

Challenges and opportunities faced by Biofield practitioners in Global Health and medicine: a White paper
Erminia Guarneri, MD, FACC; Rauni Prittinen King, RN, MIH, CHTPI

Barriers to the entry of biofield Healing into “mainstream” Healthcare
David J. Hufford, PhD; Meredith Sprengel, MS; John A. Ives, PhD; Wayne Jonas, M

Exploring the Biofield
Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN; Rob Saper, MD, MPH

Challenges for preclinical investigations of Human Biofield modalities
Gloria Gronowicz, PhD; William Bengston, PhD; Garret Yount, PhD

An overview of biofield devices
David Muehsam, PhD; Gaétan Chevalier, PhD; Tiffany Barsotti, MTh; Blake T. Gurfein, PhD

Biofield physiology: a framework for an emerging discipline
Richard Hammerschlag, PhD; Michael Levin, PhD; Rollin McCraty, PhD; Namuun Bat, BA; John A. Ives, PhD; Susan K. Lutgendorf, PhD; James L. Oschman, PhD

Distant Healing Intention therapies: An overview of the scientific evidence
Dean Radin, PhD; Marilyn Schlitz, PhD; Christopher Baur

Biofield Science: current physics perspectives
Menas C. Kafatos, PhD; Gaétan Chevalier, PhD; Deepak Chopra, MD; John Hubacher, MA; Subhash Kak, PhD; Neil D. Theise, MD

Clinical Studies of Biofield Therapies: Summary, methodological challenges, and recommendations
Shamini Jain, PhD; Richard Hammerschlag, PhD; Paul Mills, PhD; Lorenzo Cohen, PhD; Richard Krieger, MD; Cassandra Vieten, PhD; Susan Lutgendorf, PhD

Biofield Science and Healing: History, Terminology, and concepts
Beverly Rubik, PhD; David Muehsam, PhD; Richard Hammerschlag, PhD; Shamini Jain, PhD

A consideration of the Perspectives of Healing Practitioners on research Into energy Healing
Sara L. Warber, MD; Rosalyn L. Bruyere, DD; Ken Weintrub, MA; Paul Dieppe MD, FRCP, FFPH

Life Rhythm as a Symphony of Oscillatory Patterns: Electromagnetic Energy and Sound Vibration Modulates gene Expression for Biological Signaling and Healing
David Muehsam, PhD, Italy; Carlo Ventura, MD, PhD, Italy

Biofield Science and Healing: an emerging frontier in medicine
Shamini Jain, PhD; John Ives, PhD; Wayne Jonas, MD; Richard Hammerschlag, PhD; David Muehsam, PhD; Cassandra Vieten, PhD; Daniel Vicario, MD; Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP; Rauni Pritten King, RN, MIH, CHTPI; Erminia Guarneri, MD, FACC

Shifting the Paradigm for Biofield Science and Healing
David Muehsam Co-Director, Research and Innovation for CHI

The Global Coherence Initiative: Creating a Coherent planetary standing Wave
Rollin McCraty, PhD; Annette Deyhle, PhD; Doc Childre

Heart rate Variability: new perspectives on physiological Mechanisms, assessment of self-regulatory Capacity, and Health risk
Author: Rollin McCraty, PhD; United States; Fred Shaffer, PhD, BCB, United States

Human Biofield Therapy Modulates Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Stemness in Mouse Lung Carcinoma
Peiying Yang, PhD1, Patrea R. Rhea, BS1, Tara Conway, BS1, Sita Nookala, BS1, Venkatesh Hegde, PhD1, Mihai Gagea, DVSc1, Nadim J. Ajami, PhD1, Sean L. Harribance2, Jewel Ochoa, MA1, Jagannadha K. Sastry, PhD1, Lorenzo Cohen, PhD1

Human Biofield Therapy and the Growth of Mouse Lung Carcinoma
Peiying Yang, PhD1, Yan Jiang, PhD1, Patrea R. Rhea, BS1, Tara L. Conway, BS1, Dongmei Chen, MD1, Mihai Gagea, PhD1, Sean L. Harribance2, Lorenzo Cohen, PhD1

Data Mining Approach to Evaluating the use of Skin Surface Electropotentials for Breast Cancer Detection
Vinitha Sree, M.Sc.1,* E.Y.K. Ng, Ph.D.1,2 U. Rajendra Acharya, Ph.D., D.Eng.3

The Impact of Healing Touch on Pediatric Oncology Patients
Joyce Wong, RN1, Asad Ghiasuddin, MD2, Chieko Kimata, PhD, MPH, MBA3, Bonnie Patelesio3, Andrea Siu, MPH3

Immediate Effect of Therapeutic Massage on Pain Sensation and Unpleasantness: A Consecutive Case Series
Martha Brown Menard, PhD, LMT, United States

Energy Medicine: Current Status and Future Perspectives
Christina L Ross, PhD, BCPP, 1

The Emerging Acceptance and Importance of Alternative Medical Therapies
Sharlene M. Weiss, RN, PhD

Biofield Research: A Roundtable Discussion of Scientific and Methodological Issues
Richard Hammerschlag, Shamini Jain, Ann L. Baldwin, Gloria Gronowicz, Susan K. Lutgendorf, James L. Oschman, and Garret L. Yount

Clinical Studies of Biofield Therapies: Summary, Methodological Challenges, and Recommendations
Shamini Jain, PhD,corresponding author Richard Hammerschlag, PhD, Paul Mills, PhD, Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, Richard Krieger, MD, Cassandra Vieten, PhD, and Susan Lutgendorf, PhD

Real versus sham proximal biofield therapy in the treatment of warts of the hands and feet in adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (MAGNETIK study)
Cathy Gaillard, Laure Allain, Hélène Legros, Sylvie Brucato, Yohann Desgue, Christophe Rouillon, Laure Peyro-Saint-Paul, Anne Dompmartin

Quantifying Biofield Therapy through Biophoton Emission in a Cellular Model
Jeremy B. Kent, Li Jin, Xudong Joshua Li

Evaluation of Biofield Treatment Dose and Distance in a Model of Cancer Cell Death
Garret Yount, Shrikant Patil, Umang Dave, Leonardo Alves-dos-Santos, Kimberly Gon, Robert Arauz, Kenneth Rachlin

The Effects of Oscillatory Biofield Therapy on Pain and Functional Limitations Associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Study
Mohammad Reza Nourbakhsh, Thomas J. Bell, Jason Benson Martin, Amir Massoud Ara

Effect of Biofield Therapy in the Human Brain
Seiya Uchida, Takehiko Iha, Kiyoshi Yamaoka, Kazuo Nitta, Hisanobu Sugano

Indo-Tibetan philosophical and medical Systems: perspectives on the Biofield
Shamini Jain, PhD; Jennifer Daubenmier, PhD; David Muehsam, PhD; Lopsang Rapgay, PhD; Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

The Influence of a Multimodal Health Program with Diet, Art, and Biofield Therapy on the Quality of Life of People in Japan
Kiyoshi Suzuki, Tomoaki Kimura, Seiya Uchida, Hiroshi Katamura, Hideaki Tanaka

The Use of Healing Touch in Integrative Oncology
Laura K. Hart, Mildred I. Freel, Pam J. Haylock, Susan K. Lutgendorf

An Integrative Review of Scientific Evidence for Reconnective Healing
Ann L. Baldwin, Natalie L. Trent

Non-touch biofield therapy: a systematic review of human randomized controlled trials reporting use of only non-physical contact treatment
R Hammerschlag, B Marx, M Yamamoto, M Aickin

Decreased Cortisol and Pain in Breast Cancer: Biofield Therapy Potential
Alice Running

Biofield therapies and cancer pain
Anderson, J. G., & Taylor, A. G

A randomized placebo-controlled pilot study of the impact of healing touch on fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy
Fitzhenry, F., Wells, N., Slater, V., Dietrich, M. S., Wisawatapnimit, P., & Chakravarthy, A. B.

Biofield-based therapies: a systematic review of physiological effects on practitioners during healing.
Hammerschlag, R

Biofield therapies: helpful or full of hype? A best evidence synthesis.
Jain, S., & Mills, P. J.

The effect of healing touch on the pain and mobility of persons with osteoarthritis: A feasibility study
Lu, D. F., Hart, L. K., Lutgendorf, S. K., & Perkhounkova, Y. (2013).

Preservation of immune function in cervical cancer patients during chemoradiation using a novel integrative approach
Lutgendorf, S. K., Mullen-Houser, E., Russell, D., DeGeest, K., Jacobson, G., Hart, L., … Lubaroff, D. M. (2010).

The efficacy of healing touch in coronary artery bypass surgery recovery: a randomized clinical trial.
MacIntyre, B., Hamilton, J., Fricke, T., Ma, W., Mehle, S., & Michel, M. (2008).

Mental Health Wellness and Biofield Therapies: An Integrative Review.
Mangione, L., Swengros, D., & Anderson, J. G. (2017).

Biofield therapies and psychoneuroimmunology. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Mills, P. J., & Jain, S. (2010). 

Biofield therapies: Biophysical basis and biological regulations? 
Movaffaghi, Z., & Farsi, M. (2009). 

Bioinformation within the biofield: beyond bioelectromagnetics.
Rein, G. (2004).

The biofield hypothesis: its biophysical basis and role in medicine.
Rubik, B. (2002).

Biophoton signal transmission and processing in the brain.
Rubik, B., Sun, Y., Wang, C., Dai, J., Tang, R., & Dai, J. (2010)

Effectiveness of Biofield Therapy for Patients Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia
Sarmento, F., Tanaka, H., Cordeiro, E., & Suzuki, K. (2017).

Biophotons as neural communication signals demonstrated by in situ biophoton autography.
Sun, Y., Wang, C., & Dai, J. (2010).

Node of Ranvier as an Array of Bio-Nanoantennas for Infrared Communication in Nerve Tissue. Scientific Reports.
Zangari, A., Micheli, D., Galeazzi, R., & Tozzi, A. (2018). 

Gravitational Mass Carried by Sound Waves
Angelo Esposito, Rafael Krichevsky, and Alberto Nicolis

Inter-Rater Agreement of Biofield Tuning: Testing a Novel Health Assessment Procedure
Richard Hammerschlag, Eileen D. McKusick, Namuun Bat, David J. Muehsam, James McNames, and Shamini Jain

Large effects of brief meditation intervention on EEG spectra in meditation novices
Dr. Joe Dispenza