Tag Archives: Alzheimers

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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