Tag Archives: cognitive function

Acupuncture improve gut microbiome and cognitive function

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A close relationship has recently been described between subjective cognitive decline (SCD) and gut microbiota disorders. Herein, we aim to investigate the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on gut microbiota in participants with SCD.We conducted a study of 60 participants with SCD. Sixty participants were allocated to either electroacupuncture group (n …

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Tai Chi beats brisk walking at improving cognitive function in the elderly

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Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the differential effects of Tai Chi vs. brisk walking on cognitive function among individuals aged 60 and greater. Patients and methods: For participant recruitment, a health talk was arranged at two communities in which two different exercise modalities (Tai Chi and brisk walking) …

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Moxibustion improves cognitive impairment

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Purpose: Mild cognitive impairment is a general neurodegenerative disease. Moxibustion has been shown to have remarkable effect on cognitive improvement, however, less is known about the effect of moxibustion on mild cognitive impairment and its underlying neural mechanism. This study aimed to investigate the ameliorative brain network in mild cognitive impairment …

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Tai Chi delays cognitive decline

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Introduction: Cognitive training and physical exercise have shown positive effects on delaying progression of mild cognitive impairment to dementia. Methods: We explored the enhancing effect from Tai Chi when it was provided with cognitive training for MCI. In the first 12 months, the cognitive training group had cognitive training, and the mixed …

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Qi Gong improves cognitive function

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This randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of a 3-month-long Chan-Chuang qigong program on patients’ physical performance and quality of life while excluding the influence caused by the progression of their cognitive impairment. Patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment were recruited from two dementia daycare centers …

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The Chinese herbal formula Bu Yang Huang Wu Tang improves cognitive function in people with vascular dementia

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Background: Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang is a widely used traditional Chinese herbal medicine for treating ischemic stroke in South Korea and China. Its efficacy in vascular dementia has been reported. There has been no comprehensive systematic review of Bu Yang Huan Wu Tang for vascular dementia. Methods: We searched 15 electronic …

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Acupuncture improves poststroke cognitive impairment

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Objective: Physical therapy combined with acupuncture is the current research hotspot in the treatment of poststroke cognitive impairment, but which combination treatment is the best is still controversial. Based on the network meta-analysis method, we evaluated the efficacy of various physical therapies combined with acupuncture for the treatment of poststroke cognitive …

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Moxibustion improves cognitive function

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Purpose: Mild cognitive impairment is a general neurodegenerative disease. Moxibustion has been shown to have remarkable effect on cognitive improvement, however, less is known about the effect of moxibustion on mild cognitive impairment and its underlying neural mechanism. This study aimed to investigate the ameliorative brain network in mild cognitive impairment …

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Acupuncture improves cognitive function and aids learning

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Sixty students aged 18-25 years were randomly allocated into acupuncture group (AG) (n=30) and control group (CG) (n=30). The AG underwent 20 min of acupuncture/day, while the CG underwent their normal routine for 10 days. Assessments were performed before and after the intervention. Results: Between-group analysis showed a significant increase in …

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Moxibustion improves cognitive function

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A total of 120 patients with aMCI were divided into a moxibustion group and a medication group using a random number table, 60 patients in each group. In the moxibustion group, 6 cases were dropped out and 5 cases were withdrawn, and then 49 cases accomplished the trial finally. In …

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