Scientific References

Books
Aaland, M., Sweat, Capra Press, 1978.
Beard, J. The Enzyme Treatment of Cancer, London, Chatto and Windus, 1911.
Cowen, T. and McGuire, J., Spas & Hot Tubs, Saunas and Home Gyms, Creative Homeowner Press, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1988.
Casdorph, H.R. and Walker, M., Toxic Metal Syndrome, Avery Publishing Group, NY, 1995.
Dennis, C., Colorology, Rainbows Unlimited, Clearwater, FL, 1994.
Douglas, W.C., Into the Light, Second Opinion Publishing, Dunwoody, GA, 1993.
Dreosti, I.E. and Smith, R.M., ed., Neurobiology of the Trace Elements, Vol. 1 & 2, The Humana Press, NJ, 1983.
Flickstein, A., Infrared Thermal System for Whole-body Regenerative Radiant Therapy, Dascom Graphics, Santa Fe Springs, 1997.
Finnish Medical Society, Sauna and Your Health: Annals of Clinical Research, 16 technical articles distributed by the Sauna Society of America, 1988.
Finnish Sauna Society, Sauna Studies, professional papers from the 6th International Sauna Congress of 1974, distributed by the Sauna Society of America.
Gerson, M., A Cancer Therapy - Results of 50 Cases, Totality Books, CA, 1958,1977.
Guyton, A., Textbook of Medical Physiology, 6th edition, W. B. Saunders Company, 1981.
Hollander, C., How to Build a Sauna, Drake, New York, 1978.
Hubbard, L.R., Clear Body, Clear Mind, Bridge Publications, Los Angeles, Ca.
Jensen, B., Doctor-Patient Handbook, BiWorld Publishers, Inc., UT, 1976.
Johnson, T. and Miller, T., The Sauna Book, Harper and Row, New York, 1977.
Kervan, L.C., Biological Transmutations, adapted by Michel Abehsera, Swan House Publishing, Binghampton, NY, 1972. (Now published by Beekman Publishers, Inc, Woodstock, NY)
Koch, W.F., The Survival Factor in Neoplastic and Viral Diseases, William F. Koch, 1961.

Kukreja, R.C., ed., Heat Shock Proteins in Myocardial Protection, Landes Bioscience, 2000.
Kutsky, R., Handbook of Vitamins, Minerals and Hormones, 2nd edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981.
Lehmann, J.F., Therapeutic Heat and Cold, 4th ed., Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1990.
McVicker, M., Sauna Detoxification Therapy, McFarland & Co., Jefferson, NC, 1997.
Pfeiffer, C., Mental and Elemental Nutrients, Keats Publishing, New Canaan CT, 1975.
Rogers, S.A., Tired or Toxic, Prestige Publishers, 1990. (Also Detoxify or Die, 2002)
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Takada, K., Egawa, Y., Sasaki, H., Far Infrared Rays, Japan, 1999.
Verlag, S., Heat Shock, 1991.
Viherjuuri, H.J., Sauna: The Finnish Bath, The Stephen Green Press, Brattleboro, VT, 1965.
Wilson, L., Nutritional Balancing and Hair Mineral Analysis, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc., 1998.
Wilson, L., Sauna Therapy, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc., 2003
Yamazaki, T., Science of Far Infrared Wave Therapies, Man and History Co., Tokyo, Japan, 1987.

 

Articles
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Didierjean, L., D. Gruaz, Y. Frober, J.Grassi, J.M. Dayer, J.H. Saurat, 1990, Biologically active interleukin in human eccrine sweat: site dependent variations in alpha/beta ratios and stress induced increased excretion, Cytokine.,2(6)(Nov):438-46.
Dritschilo, A., et al., 1981, Therapeutic implication of heat as related to radiation therapy, Semin Oncol., 8(1)(March):83-91.
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