Physical ailments healed through prayer

(a partial list)

Malignancy or cancer 27
Tumor 42
Polio 16
Tuberculosis 68
Pneumonia 38(including 7 cases of double pneumonia)
Heart disorders 88
Kidney disorders 23
Childbirth complications 71(including 4 cases of still births)
Meningitis 9
Appendicitis 24(including 8 acute cases)
Rheumatic fever 16
Cataract 11
Diabetes 12(including one juvenile case)
Pernicious anemia 13
Glaucoma 3
Hepatitis 7
Leukemia 3
Multiple sclerosis 6
Blindness 7
Goiter 13
Epilepsy 13
Crossed eyes 3

From a study of 2,337 verified testimonies of healing of medically diagnosed conditions published between 1969 and 1988. See "An Empirical Analysis of Medical Evidence in Christian Science Testimonies of Healing 1969-1988," Committee on Publication, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA, April 1989.

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