Experientia

, Volume 31, Issue 12, pp 1411–1412 | Cite as

Effects of magnetic field on inflammation

  • Y. Mizushima
  • I. Akaoka
  • Y. Nishida
Specialia Biologica

Summary

The effects of a 50 Hz magnetic field on experimentally-induced inflammation in rats were studied. Carrageenan edema was inhibited significantly by exposure to magnetic field for 3 h. Adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats was also suppressed by the magnetic field.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Arthritis Carrageenan Edema 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Mizushima
    • 1
  • I. Akaoka
    • 1
  • Y. Nishida
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine and Physical Therapy, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyo(Japan)

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