Is there scientific evidence of the self-healing ability?

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Master Stephen Co
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

While mainstream medicine has been slow - and often outright reluctant - to accept the principles of energy medicine, some medical researchers have conducted experiments that support its basic tenets. Dr. Robert Becker, an orthopedic surgeon at New York University, performed some interesting investigations into the regenerative ability of simple, less evolved life forms that strongly support the notion of an energetic template, or mold. Becker cites the work of Swiss scientist Abraham Trembley, who found several species of hydras (a small, tube-shaped freshwater polyp) that regenerate if cut into pieces, as long as the piece had a portion of the central “stalk” or body. Becker also references at length the experiments of Lazzaro Spallanzani, an Italian priest who showed that a salamander could regrow a tail or a limb if it was cut off. Becker points out that if both the tail and the leg of the salamander are removed, you can take some tail cells and move them to the area of the severed limb, and they will grow into a limb. Before these experiments, it had been thought that these tails cells had differentiated—that is, their genetic code had been programmed to grow into a tail. But the experiments indicate that the salamander’s tail cells can de-differentiate (become general cells) and then redifferentiate into cells coded for a different purpose (to grow into a limb). In the salamander body, some force or consciousness in its cells somehow knew to grow a limb, even though the cells that had been placed into the area of the severed limb had already been programmed to grow into a tail. According to traditional scientific thinking, this is not supposed to be possible. Becker compares this to a pile of bricks spontaneously rearranging itself into a high-rise building, complete with structural steel, windows, and roof!

Becker cites further examples of regeneration. A newt can regenerate a new eye, including an optic nerve, in about 40 days. Goldfish and salamanders can regenerate spinal fibers. Even humans have some regenerative capability. The human liver can replace a portion of its mass lost due to injury through what medical science calls compensatory hypertrophy, the ability of cells to increase their rate of division and replace the lost tissue. And damage to or dysfunction of one kidney frequently leads to enlargement of the other.

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Your Hands Can Heal You: Pranic Healing Energy Remedies to Boost Vitality and Speed Recovery from Common Health Problems

What if one of the most effective tools you have to restore your health is not surgery or medications, but your own hands? Incredibly, your hands can heal you -- with the "energy medicine" of Pranic...

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