Tag Archives: Alzheimers

Acupuncture together with Donepezil improves Alzheimer’s Disease

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Background: Functional brain imaging changes have been proven as potential pathophysiological targets in early-stage Alzheimer’s Disease. Current longitudinal neuroimaging studies of Alzheimer’s Disease treated by acupuncture, which is one of the growingly acknowledged non-pharmacological interventions, have neither adopted comprehensive acupuncture protocols, nor explored the changes after a complete treatment duration. Thus, …

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Acupuncture improves Alzheimer’s disease

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Background: This review aims to systematically summarize and analyze recent high-quality animal research results about the use of acupuncture in Alzheimer’s disease patients. This information will be useful in providing a reference for future experimental research and an experimental basis for the clinical use of acupuncture in the treatment of Alzheimer’s …

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Acupuncture helps with Alzheimer’s disease

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Background: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. Numerous cases have illustrated that the acupuncture method could improve Alzheimer’s disease patients’ cognitive function and daily living ability. However, the optimal acupuncture treatments remain controversial. Therefore, we aimed to conduct a systematic review to compare the efficacy of multiple acupuncture therapies for …

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Acupuncture improves cognitive function in Alzheimer’s

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Objective: To determine acupuncture-related treatments’ effects and duration on improving cognitive function, physical function, and quality of life in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Data sources: Eight electronic databases were searched for eligible randomized controlled trials from database inception to January 2021, including Medline, PubMed, EBSCO, Embase, Cochrane, Airiti Library, China National Knowledge …

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Acupuncture with moxibustion improves cognitive function in people with Alzheimer’s disease

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Objective: To systematically research the impact of warming needle moxibustion for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Methods: Four Chinese databases and six English databases were systematically searched. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) involving the use of warming needle moxibustion to intervene in AD patients were included. Data were extracted from the included studies and methodological …

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Electroacupuncture balances gut microbiota in Alzheimer’s disease

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Alzheimer’s disease, as one of most common dementia, mainly affects older people from the worldwide. In this study, we intended to explore the possible mechanism of improving cognitive function and protecting the neuron effect by electroacupuncture. Method: We applied senescence-accelerated mouse prone 8 (SAMP8) mice as Alzheimer’s disease animal model, used …

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The Chinese herbal formula Huang Qi Si Jun Zi Tang can help people with Alzheimer’s disease

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Methods: The active components and targets of Huang Qi Si Jun Zi Tang were searched in the Traditional Chinese Medicine Systems Pharmacology Database and Analysis Platform (TCMSP). The genes corresponding to the targets were retrieved using UniProt and GeneCard database. The herb-compound-target network and protein-protein interaction (PPI) network were constructed by …

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Electroacupuncture improves recognition and memory in Alzheimer’s disease

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Background: Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by loss of recognition and memory. Neuroinflammation plays pivotal roles in the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease and affects the progression of the disease. Astrocyte and microglia, as main immune executors in the central nervous system (CNS), participate into the inflammatory response in Alzheimer’s …

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The Chinese herb Qing Yang Shen (Auricledleaf Swallowwort Root) relieves Alzheimer’s disease

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The present study aims to assess the neuroprotective effects of Qing yang shen, a Chinese herbal medicine, in Alzheimer’s disease cellular and animal models and to determine its underlying mechanisms involving ALP regulation. Methods: Qing yang shen extract was prepared and its chemical components were characterized by LC/MS. Then the pharmacokinetics …

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