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An 18th-century investigation into mesmerism shows us how to think about 21st-century therapeutic magnets. Article by Michael Shermer, Skeptic (2002 issue) published by ScientificAmerican.com
Concludes that the application of 1 variety of permanent magnet (bipolar) had no effect on a small group of subjects with chronic low back pain. Journal of the American Medical Association (March 2000)
Article by James D. Livingston, Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (1998)