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Acupuncture improves memory and cognitive function in Alzheimer’s

Pub Med

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease with insidious onset and progressive development. It is clinically characterized by cognitive impairment, memory impairment and behavioral change. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture are important components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and are commonly used in clinical treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. This paper …

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Acupuncture on hand yangming reduces thyroid antibodies

Pub Med

Background: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) has a high incidence rate and unresolved clinical symptoms. Although Hand Yangming Meridian Penetrating Acupuncture has been used to treat thyroid diseases in China, there is no randomized controlled trial (RCT) on HT. Methods: This exploratory RCT aims to preliminarily evaluate the efficacy, safety, and feasibility of Hand …

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Moxibustion improves knee osteoarthritis

Pub Med

Objectives: To compare the clinical effect between two acupoint regimens of moxibustion on knee osteoarthritis (KOA), and observe the influences on the serum content of interleukin 1α (IL-1α), interleukin-17A (IL-17A), tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α), bone gla protein (BGP) and osteoprotegerin (OPG). Methods: KOA patients were randomly divided into an observation group …

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Auricular acupuncture beats flunarizine hydrochloride for menstrual migraines

Pub Med

Objectives: To observe the curative efficacy of auricular comprehensive therapy on menstrual migraine and its effect on serum prostaglandin F2α(PGF2α), prostaglandin E2(PGE2) contents and ratio, so as to explore its possible mechanism. Methods: A total of 66 patients with menstrual migraine of liver-fire syndrome were randomly divided into observation group (33 cases, …

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Acupuncture and moxibustion points for neurogenic bladder issues

Pub Med

Objectives: To explore the rules of acupoint selection in the treatment of neurogenic bladder (NB) with acupuncture and moxibustion by using data mining. Methods: The clinical research literatures on acupuncture treatment of NB were collected from PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, CNKI, Wanfang Database, VIP Database and China Biology Medicine from retrieved to …

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