Affiliation: Nippon Medical School
- Effects of mirthful laughter on growth hormone, IGF-1 and substance P in patients with rheumatoid arthritisS Ishigami
Department of Joint Disease and Rheumatism, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:651-7. 2005..We evaluated the levels of serum GH, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in RA patients and evaluated the effect of mirthful laughter on GH and IGF-1...
- Mirthful laughter differentially affects serum pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine levels depending on the level of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritisT Matsuzaki
Department of Joint Disease and Rheumatism, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:182-6. 2006..To examine the effect of mirthful laughter in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), we evaluated the levels of serum cytokines before and after patients experienced mirthful laughter...