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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 reduces risk of dementia in depressed people

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Background: Depression is one of the most disabling disorders, which causes long-term complications such as neurodegenerative disorder and cerebrovascular disease. Some patients with depression seek acupuncture treatment. We aimed to investigate the association between acupuncture treatment and the risk of dementia in patients with depression from the perspective of real-world evidence. …

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Acupuncture can improve vascular dementia

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Objective: To explore the mechanism of acupuncture in improving cognitive ability by regulating hippocampal phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K)/protein kinase B (Akt)/mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway in vascular dementia rats. Methods: A total of 80 male SD rats were randomized into sham operation, model, non-acupoint and acupoint groups (n=18 per group). The VD …

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Acupuncture improves cognitive function in people with vascular dementia

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A total of 120 patients with VD after cerebral infarction were randomized into an acupuncture combined with medication group (60 cases, 1 case dropped off) and a western medication group (60 cases, 1 case dropped off). In the western medication group, oxiracetam capsules were given orally, 2 capsules each time, …

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