Liberia: Chinese Doctors Teach Liberians

[NEWS] A one-day teaching on the importance of traditional Chinese treatments and Acupuncture was held at the weekend in Monrovia. The teaching exercise was conducted by the Chinese Medical Team in collaboration with the Confucius Institute.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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Conclusion Needle-embedding in acupoint therapy can effectively improve the clinical efficacy, ECG efficacy and the score of Seattle angina questionnaire (SAQ) of stable angina pectoris.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Zhang K, Guo XM, Yan YW, Liu YY, Xu ZF, Zhao X, Wang J, Guo Y, Li K, Ding SS Abstract The mechanisms of acupuncture are still unclear. In order to reveal the regulatory effect of manual acupuncture (MA) on the neuroendocrine-immune (NEI) network and identify the key signaling molecules during MA modulating NEI network, we used a rat complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA) model to observe the analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect of MA, and, what is more, we used statistical and complex network methods to analyze the data about the expression of 55 common signaling molecules of NEI network in ST36 (Zusanli) acup...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Cai C, Gong Y, Dong D, Xue J, Zheng X, Zhong Z, Shao J, Mi D Abstract Lumbar intervertebral disc herniation is a kind of syndrome caused by stimulation or pressure of nerve root and cauda equina due to intervertebral disc disorder, fibrous ring rupture, and pulpiform nucleus protrusion. Application of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) including acupuncture therapy and cupping therapy is unique and effective treatment for lumbar intervertebral disc herniation in China. Hence, we try to investigate the combined clinical efficacy of modified Taiyi miraculous moxa roll and cupping therapy on patients with lum...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions Acupuncture and other CIM therapies may result in a short-term and transitory reduction in TIPN-related symptoms.
Source: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Quality of Life Source Type: research
Conditions:   Acupuncture, Ear;   Episiotomy; Complications;   Pain, Labor Interventions:   Procedure: Ear acupuncture;   Drug: Analgesics Sponsor:   University Hospital  " Sestre  Milosrdnice " Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Brignardello-Petersen R PMID: 29776589 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of the American Dental Association - Category: Dentistry Tags: J Am Dent Assoc Source Type: research
We present examples of tissue repair using these new modalities. Part of this paper was first presented at the international conference of acupuncture and electrotherapeutics held at Columbia University Oct. 2013. Since then the field has exploded and we will try to include some of the most relevant discoveries. PMID: 29772133 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine whether application of laser beam on acupuncture points has a positive effect on the rehabilitation of patients with a diagnosis of distal radius fracture (1.5 inches proximal to distal articular surface of the radius) when applied with active conventional physical therapy exercises. Patients with a distal radius fracture treated with closed reduction, percutaneous pinning, and a short cast for six weeks was included and were assigned to one of two study groups. The control group was given simulated laser acupuncture with the laser off, while the experimental group received lase...
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
Authors: Yasemin C, Turan S, Kosan Z Abstract It was aimed to observe the efficacy of body acupuncture and auricular acupuncture for the management of obesity. Fifty female obese patients were randomized into 2 groups; a Body Acupuncture Group (GBA; n=25) and an Auricular Acupuncture Group (GAA; n=25). All patients were followed up for 12 weeks. Their anthropometric measurements (body weight, body mass index, body fat percentage, waist circumference and hip circumference) were recorded for analysis in every 15 days. Patients were compared in terms of anthropometric measurements. Patients in the GAA received 6 sessi...
Source: Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Acupunct Electrother Res Source Type: research
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