CLINICAL & RESEARCH STUDIES

Cardiovascular

  • Haldiya, K.R., Mathur, M.L., Sachdev, R. & Saiyed, H.N. (2005) Risk of high blood pressure in salt workers working near salt milling plants: A cross sectional and interventional study. Environmental Health, 4:13.

 

COVID-19

 

  • Uysal, B. & Ulusinan, E. (2020) The importance of halotherapy in the treatment of COVID related 19 diseases. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigation, 11(4), 1-7.

 

Dermatology

  • Shah, P. (2019) A review of salt therapy as a complimentary treatment  for enhancing respiratory wellness and skin ailment. The Indian Practitioner, 72 (5), 28-32.
     

  • Lim, H.W., Collins, S.A.B., Resneck, J.S., Bolognia, J.L., Hidge, J.A., Roher, T.A., Van Beek, M.J., Margolis, D.J., Sober, A.J., Weinstock, M.A., Nerenz, D.R., Begolka, W.S. & Moyano, J.V. (2017) The burden of skin disease in the United States. J Am Acad Dermatol, 958-972.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A. V. (2006) Prospects of halotherapy in sanatorium and spa. Dermatology & Cosmetology, 36, 77-75.

     

Respiratory – asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, rhinitis etc

  • Motoc, N.S., Maierean, A.D., Man, M.A., Alexescu, T.G., Ciumarnean, L., Tonca, C., Dogaru, G., Todea, T.A. & Domokos, B. (2020) The efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation in improving the clinical status in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Balneo research Journal, 11(1), 35-44.
     

  • Potyazhenko, M.M., Ishcheikin, K.Y., Nastroga, T.V., Sokolyuk, N.L., Kitura, O.Y., & Gorodnytska, I.M. (2020) Optimization of pathogenetic therapy in patineyt with chronic onstructive lung disease. Wiad Lek, 73(4):773-776.
     

  • Sandu, V.M,  Mihaescu, T. Filipeanu, Cernomaz, A. & Crisan-Dabija, R.A. (2019) Impact of halotherpay on COPD exacerbations. European Respiratory Journal 2019 54: PA2498; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.PA2498.
     

  • Shah, P. (2019) A review of salt therapy as a complimentary treatment  for enhancing respiratory wellness and skin ailment. The Indian Practitioner, 72 (5), 28-32.
     

  • Bar-Yoseph, R. et al. (2017) Halotherapy as asthma treatment in children: A randomized, controlled, prospective pilot study. Pediatr Pulmonol, 52(5):580-587.doi:10.1002/ppul.23621.
     

  • Risandabija, R. & Miiaescu, T.  (2017)  Halotherapy and Buteyko Breathing Technique – a possible successful combination in relieving respiratory symptoms. Global Journal for Research Analysis, 673-674.
     

  • Vladeva, E. (2015) Halotherapy – an alternative method for the treatment of respiratory disease. Heart-Lung, 21, 1-2, 31-35.
     

  • Al Achkar, M., DGeller, D.E., Slaney, A.P. & Layish, D.T. (2015) Halotherapy in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Pulmonary Medicine, 1-3.
     

  • Rashleigh, R., Smith, M.S. & Roberts, N.J. (2014) A review of halotherapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of COPD.  9: 239-246.
     

  • Weinreich, U.M., Nilsson, T., Mylund, L., Christiansen, H.T. and Schantz Laursen, B. (2014) Salt Halo Therapy and Saline Inhalation Administered to Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Pilot Study. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine, 4:185. Doi:10.4172/2165-7386.1000185.
     

  • Lazarescu, H., Simionca, I., Hoteteu, M., Munteanu, A., Rizea, I., Iliuta, A., Dumitrascu, D., Dumitrescu, E. (2014) Surveys on therapeutic effects of “halotherapy chamber with artificial saltmine environment” on patients with certain chronic allergenic respiratory pathologies and infectious-inflammatory pathologies. Journal Medicine Life, (7) 83-87.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A., Ponikowska, I., Szafkowski, R. & Chojnowski, J. (2012) Dry sodium chloride aerosol in rehabilitation of patients with COPD. Poster presented the 22nd ERS Congress, Vienna, Austria.
     

  • Grainge, C.L., Lau, L.C.K., Ward, J.A., Dulay, V., Lahiff, G., Wilson, S., Holgate, S., Davies, D.E. & Howarth, P.H. (2011) Effect of broncioconstriction on airway remodeling in asthma.  New England Journal of Medicine, 364, 2006-15.
     

  • Opriţa, B.,  Pandrea, C., Dinu, B., Aignătoaie, B. (2010)   SALTMED: The Therapy with Sodium Chloride Dry Aerosols. Therapeutics, Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology, 3, 201-204.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A. (2009) Dry sodium chloride aerosol against acute respiratory infections. Poster presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress.
     

  • Elkins, M.R., Robinson, M., Rose, B., Harbour, C., Moriarty, C.P., Marks, G.B., Belousa, E.G., Xuan, W. & Bye, P.T.P. (2006) A controlled trail of long term inhaled hypertonic saline in patients with cystic fibrosis. The New England Journal of Medicine, 353(3), 229-240.
     

  • Hedman, J., Hugg, T., Sandell, J. & Haahtela, T.(2006)   The effect of salt chamber treatment on bronchial hyperresponsiveness in asthmatics. Allergy 61: 605-610.
     

  • Garavello, G., Romagnoli, M., Sordo, L., Gaini, R.M., Berardino, C. & Angrisano, A. (2003) Hypersaline nasal irrigation in children with symptomatic seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized study. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (14) 140-143.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A. (2003)  Halotherapy of Respiratory Diseases. Physiotherapy, balneology and rehabilitation (6) 8-15.
     

  • Daviskas, E., Anderson, S.D., Gonda, I., Eberl, S., Meikle, S., Seale, J.P. & Bautovich, G. (1996) Inhalation of hypertonic saline aerosol enhances mucociliary clearance in asthmatic and heath subjects. European Respiratory Journal (9) 725-732.

 

Smoking

 

  • Chervinskaya, A.V.(2006) Effect of Dry Sodium Chloride Aerosol on the Respiratory Tract of Tobacco Smokers. European Respiratory Journal, 28:50, 106-107.

Snoring, sleep & ear

 

  • Gelardi, M., Iannuzzi, L., Greco Miani, A., Cazzaniga, S., Naldi, L., De Luca, C., Quaranta, N. (2013) Double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial on the efficacy of Aerosal in the treatment of sub-obstructive adenotonsillar hypertrophy and related diseases. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngol. 1818-1824.

 

Sports / athletics

 

  • Catalina, S., Catalin, S. & Ion, S. (2012) Impact assessment of saline aerosols on exercise capacity in athletes. Procedia- Social and Behavioural Sciences 46, 4141-4145.

 

Viral mitigation

 

  • Quan, F.S., Rubino, I., Lee, S.H., Koch, B. & Choi, H.J. (2017) Universal and reusable virus deactivation system for respiratory protection. Scientific Reports, 1-10.   DOI: 10.1038/srep39956

 

General well being and history

 

  • (2021) Origin, distribution, and perspective health benefits of a particulate matter in the air of underground salt mine: a case study from Bochina Poland. Environ Geochem Health, https:??doi.org/10.1007/s10653-021-00832-2.
     

  • Uysal, B. & Ulusinan, E. (2020) The importance of halotherapy in the treatment of COVID related 19 diseases. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigation, 11(4), 1-7.
     

  • Vladeva, E. (2018) Halotherapy benefits and risks. Scripta Scientifica Salutis Publicae, 4, 22-26.
     

  • Endre, L. (2015) Theoretical basis and clinical benefits of dry salt inhalation therapy. Orv Hetil, 156(41): 1643-52. Doi:10.1556/650.2015.30267.
     

  • Khan, M.A., Khoruzhenko, O.V., Vakhova, E.L., Lyan, N.A. & Radetskaya,  L.I. (2015) The role of non-medicamental technologies in the rehabilitation of the children presenting with acute rhinosinusitis. Vopr Kurortol, 92(4): 36-40.
     

  • Zajac, J., Bojar, I., Helbin, J., Kolarzyk, E. & Owoc, A. (2014) Salt caves as simulation of natural environment and significance of halotherapy. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 21 (1), 124-127.
     

  • Gallicchio, V.S. (2014) Use of trace elements and halotherapy in the treatment of human diseases. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/58235
     

  • Bhugwant, C., Bessafi, M., Favez, O., Chiappini, L., Sieja, B. & Leoz_Garziandia, E. (2013) High contribution of sea salt aerosols on atmospheric particles measured at an urban tropical location in reunion island. Journal of Environmental Protection, 4, 828-842.
     

  • Gelardi, M., Iannuzzi, L., Greco Miani, A., Cazzaniga, S., Naldi, L., De Luca, C., Quaranta, N. (2013) Double-blind placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial on the efficacy of Aerosal in the treatment of sub-obstructive adenotonsillar hypertrophy and related diseases. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngol. 1818-1824.
     

  • Pino, O. & La Ragione, F. (2013) There’s something in the air: Empirical evidence of the effects negative air ions (NAI) on psychophysiological state and performance. Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 1(4), 48-53.
     

  • Khan, M.A., Chervinskaia, A.V. & Mikitchenko, N.A. (2012) The use of Halotherapy for the health improvement in children at institutions of general education. Vopr Kurortol. (2) 31-35.
     

  • Stirbu, C., Catalin, S. & Sandu, I. (2012) Impact assessment of saline aerosols on exercise capacity of athletes. Social and Behavioral Sciences, 4141-4145.
     

  • Kischa, P., Nickovic, S., Starobinets, A., Di Sarr, A., Udisti, R., Becagli, S., Sferlazzo, D., Bommarito, C. & Alpert, P. (2011) Sea salt aerosol forecasts compared with daily measurement at the island of Lampedusa (Central Mediterranean). Atmospheric Research 100, 28-35.
     

  • Bican-Brisan, N., Petresca, D.C. & Mera, O.(2010) Public health and salt environment in some salt mines in Transylvania. Central European Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 16, 1-2(9-18).
     

  • Sandu, I., Alexianu, M., Curca, R.G., Weller, O. & Pascu, C. (2009) Halotherapy: From ethno science to scientific explanations.  Experimental Engineering and Management, 8(6), 1331-1338.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A.V. (2007) Halotherapy in Controlled Salt Chamber Microclimate for Recovering Medicine. Balneol. Pol. Tom, 2 (108), 133-141.
     

  • Grinshtein, I., Shestovitskii, V.A., & Kuligina-Maksimova, A.V. (2004) Clinical significance of cytological characteristics of bronchial inflammation in obstructive pulmonary diseases. Ter Arkh. 76(3):36-9. Abstract is available PMID: 15108456 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE
     

  • Grigor'eva, N.V. (2003) Halotherapy in combined non-puncture therapy of patients with acute purulent maxillary sinusitis. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 4:42-4. Abstract is available PMID: 13677023 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE.
     

  • Roslaia, N.A., Likhacheva, E.I. & Shchekoldin, P.I. (2001) Efficacy of therapeutic use of ultrasound and sinusoidal modulated currents combed with Halotherapy in patient with occupational toxic-dust bronchitis. Vopr Kurortol. (1): 7-26.
     

  • Farkhutdinov, U.R., Abdrakhmanova, L.M., & Farkhutdinov, R.R. (2000) Effects of halotherapy on free radical oxidation in patients with chronic bronchitis. Klin Med. 78(12):37-40. Abstract is available PMID: 11210350 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE.
     

  • Chervinskaia, A.V. (2000) The scientific validation and outlook for the practical use of halo-aerosol therapy. Vopr Kurortol. (1) 4-21.
     

  • Abdrakhmanova, L.M., Farkhutdinov, U.R. & Farkhutdinov RR. (2000) Effectiveness of Halotherapy of chronic bronchitis patients.  Vopr Kurortol. (6) 4-21.
     

  • Farkhutdinov, U.R., Abdrakhmanova, L.M. & Farkhutdinov, R.R. (2000) Effects of Halotherapy on free radical oxidation in patients with chronic. Klin Med. 78 (12)37-40.
     

  • Maev, E. & Vinogradov, N.V. (1999) Halotherapy in the combined treatment of chronic bronchitis patients. Voen Med Zh. 320(6): 34-7, 96. Abstract is available PMID: 10439712 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE.
     

  • Maev, E.Z. & Vinogradov, N.V. (1999) Halotherapy in the combined treatment of chronic bronchitis patients. Voen Med. 320 (6):34-7.
     

  • Chernenkov RA, Chernenkova EA, Zhukov GV. (1997) The use of an artificial microclimate chamber in the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive lung diseases. Vopr Kurortol Fizioter Lech Fiz Kult. (4):19-21. Abstract is available PMID: 9424823 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A.V., Alexandrov, A.N.,  S.I. Konovalov, S.I. (1997) Halotherapy History and Experience of Clinical Application. Medical Journal (3) 2, 82-88.
     

  • Gorbenko, P.P., Adamova, I.V., & Sinitsyna, T.M. (1996) Bronchial hyperreactivity to the inhalation of hypo- and hyperosmolar aerosols and its correction by halotherapy. Ter Arkh. 68(8): 24-8. Abstract is available PMID: 9019826 PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE.
     

  • Chervinskaya, A.V. & Zilber, N.A. (1995) Halotherapy for treatment of respiratory diseases. Journal of Aerosol Medicine (8) 3, 221-232.
     

  • Borisenko, L.V., Chervinskaia, A.V., Stepanova, N.G., Luk'ian, V.S., Goncharova, V.A., Pokhodzeĭ, I.V., Krivitskaia, V.Z., Vishniakova, L.A., Pokhaznikova, M.A. & Faustova, M.E. (1995) The use of Halotherapy for the rehabilitation of patients with acute bronchitis and a protracted and recurrent course. Vopr Kurortol (1): 5-1.