Effects of different acupuncture treatment methods on mild cognitive impairment: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is an intermediate state between normal aging and Alzheimer ’s disease, which is the world’s most common form of dementia. It is important to identify early and easily available ...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

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Conclusion: These estimates suggest that DSS provides clinically important reductions in symptoms of AD and VD and can be a promising anti-dementia drug candidate.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cognitive Deficits;   Alzheimer Disease Intervention:   Procedure: Acupunture Sponsor:   N & S Neurology Center, A Medical Group, Inc Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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
AbstractAs the worldwide population ages, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) increases. However, the results of promising medications have been unsatisfactory. Chinese acupuncture has a long history of treating dementia, but lack of evidence from well-designed randomized controlled trials that validate its efficacy and safety, as well as its lack of clear underlying mechanisms, contribute to its limited application in clinical practice. In recent years, brain imaging technologies, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, have been used to assess brain responses to acupuncture ...
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
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