Overview of systematic reviews with meta-analyses on acupuncture in post-stroke cognitive impairment and depression management

Publication date: Available online 15 May 2019Source: Integrative Medicine ResearchAuthor(s): Caroline Yik-fong Hung, Xin-yin Wu, Vincent Chi-ho Chung, Endy Chun-hung Tang, Justin Che-yuen Wu, Alexander Yuk-lun Lau
Source: Integrative Medicine Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: The present study showed that WAA combined with fluoxetine can relieve the symptoms of depression after stroke. WAA therapy could improve the antidepressant effect of fluoxetine. PMID: 32506860 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: J Tradit Chin Med Source Type: research
Discussion: The Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) mainly aim to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of traditional Chinese medicine rehabilitation program, by comparing the treatment of ZSTX with the PT for the treatment of limb spasm after stroke. Trial registration: Chinese Clinical Trial Registry: ChiCTR 1900024255. Registered on July 3, 2019.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Clinical Trial Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Qigong research publications have been increasing gradually. Reports on study types, participants, Qigong Intervention, and outcomes are diverse and inconsistent. There is an urgent need to develop a set of reporting standards for various interventions of Qigong. Further trials of high methodological quality with sufficient sample size and real world studies are needed to verify the effects of Qigong in health and disease management. PMID: 32444061 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Med Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveTo evaluate the clinical efficacy of the Governor Vessel-unblocking and mind-regulating acupuncture method plus repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in the treatment of post-stroke insomnia.MethodsA total of 72 patients with post-stroke insomnia were randomly divided into 2 groups, with 36 cases in each group. The control group received rTMS treatment with a frequency of 1 Hz and a motion threshold value of 90%. The observation group received acupuncture with Governor Vessel-unblocking and mind-regulating method based on the rTMS treatment of the control group. The points were Baihui (GV 20)...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most common emotional problem after stroke. It can lower the quality of life and increase the recurrence and mortality. Pharmacological agents have been shown to treat PSD. However, the benefits of pharmacoth...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Conclusion: The results of this review will introduce a safe and effective treatment and provide reliable evidence to evaluate the effectiveness of several acupuncture therapies on PSD. Trial registration number: CRD42019132725
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
Conditions:   Post-stroke Depression;   Anxiety Disorders Interventions:   Procedure: Acupuncture Treatment;   Other: Rutin rehabilitation programme Sponsor:   Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
(Natural News) Acupuncture is an age-old traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice that has withstood the test of time. Even today, acupuncture is still used to assist in healing and recovery, as well as to relieve discomfort and pain. Acupuncture therapy is popular among patients who have undergone intensive and harsh treatments, such as surgeries and chemo-radiation...
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Authors: Lai HC, Chang QY, Hsieh CL Abstract In this article, we review signal transduction pathways through which acupuncture treats nervous system diseases. We electronically searched the databases, including PubMed, MEDLINE, clinical Key, the Cochrane Library, and the China National Knowledge Infrastructure from their inception to December 2018 using the following MeSH headings and keywords alone or in varied combination: acupuncture, molecular, signal transduction, genetic, cerebral ischemic injury, cerebral hemorrhagic injury, stroke, epilepsy, seizure, depression, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, vascular demen...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 July 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Lin-xia QIAN, Yue-ting JIANG, Fa-cai LINABSTRACTFocusing on the effect specificity of meridian points along the running course of meridian, by taking the treatment of post-stroke depression (PSD) with the acupoints of the governor vessel as an example, the correlation between meridian points and disease was explored. The specific regulatory effect of governor vessel, Băihuì (百会GV 20) and Shéntíng (神庭GV 24) in physiology and pathology in PSD and the material basis of the specificity effec...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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