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ConclusionsAcupuncture had a satisfactory clinical therapeutic effect on patients of Meige's syndrome II.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Yu LIU, Yi-huang GU, Ying XIONGAbstractObjectiveTo investigate the clinical effect of wrist-ankle acupuncture combined with pinching along the spine on allergic rhinitis (AR) in children.MethodsA total of 65 children with AR were collected from February 2017 through to December 2018 and they were randomly divided into a combined treatment group with wrist-ankle acupuncture, pinching along the spine and western medication (combined treatment group, 32 cases) and a western medication group (33 cases). In the western...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Jing XU, Jing SHI, Jian-ling WANG, Chun-sheng JIAABSTRACTDifferent micro needle system therapies have different advantages and characteristics. However, at present, the dominant diseases for which each therapy is appropriate are positioned relatively vaguely, and even the acupoint selections for the same disease are different. The clinical application of the dominant disease and application characteristics of each micro needle system therapy is a scientific problem that needs to be explored urgently. Based on the ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): De-sheng ZHANG, Pei-rong ZHOU, Shui-chun LIU, Shao-qiu SUNABSTRACTObjectiveTo compare the clinical effect differences of biān (砭) stone hot compress combined with acupuncture at cervical Jiājĭ (夹脊EX-B2) acupoint and simple acupuncture at cervical EX-B2 for axial pain after cervical laminectomy with implant fixation (LIF) operation.MethodsA total of 80 patients with axial pain after cervical LIF operation were randomly assigned into the biān (砭) stone hot compress combined with acupuncture at cervical E...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Miao ZHANG, Cheng-xin FAN, Peng-yu ZHU, Wen-ting NIE, Hai QINABSTRACTObjectiveTo observe clinical efficacy differences of regular acupuncture at empirical acupoints combined with join valley needling at ashi point compared with simple join valley needling at ashi point for scapulohumeral periarthritis.MethodsSixty-four patients of scapulohumeral periarthritis were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group, 32 cases in each one. Both groups underwent basic rehabilitation training. Patients in t...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Xin Wang, Ya-hui Zhang, Zhi-fang Zhang, Shi-ling Lǚ, Yu-lei Liang, Dong-yun Sun, Tian-yuan LǚAbstractObjectiveTo explore the difference in the anti-fatigue effect of moxibustion at different acupoints through observing the impacts of moxibustion at “Shènshù (肾俞BL23)”, “Zúsānlĭ (足三里ST36)”, “Guānyuán (关元CV4)” and “Shénquè (神阙CV8)” on energy metabolic indexes in the one-off exhausted rats.MethodsA total of...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Xiao-rong HOU, Xing-hui CAI, Sheng-bing WU, Rong-jun ZHANG, Li-da ZHANG, Xiao-ge SONGAbstractObjectiveTo explore the mechanism of acupuncture intervention on anti-neuronal apoptosis in heroin-dependent rats based on the PI3K/AKT signaling pathway.MethodsA total of 30 SD rats were randomly divided into a normal group, a model group and an acupuncture group, 10 rats in each one. In the model group and the acupuncture group, the heroin relapse rat model was established by intramuscular incremental injection of heroin...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Journal of Herbal MedicineAuthor(s): Farkash Yosi, Feldman Mark, Ginsburg Isaac, Shalish Miriam, Steinberg DoronAbstractDental biofilm is recognized as the primary cause of oral infections, caries being the most common. Orthodontic appliances might increase the risk for dental caries and white spot lesions. Phytomedicinal methods were shown to inhibit dental biofilm formation. The goal of this study was to examine whether Padma hepaten (PH), a polyphenolic formula derived from traditional Tibetan medicine, could inhibit the caries-inducing properties of S. mutans. B...
Source: Journal of Herbal Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe synbiotic had no significant effect on pulmonary and anthropometric outcomes in children with CF. Further studies are necessary to confirm these findings.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Marco Roberto, Dragana Radovanovic, Edoardo de Benedetti, Luigi Biasco, Geza Halasz, Angelo Quagliana, Paul Erne, Hans Rickli, Giovanni Pedrazzini, Marco MoccettiAbstractIntroduction and objectivesA substantial proportion of patients experiencing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) have a late presentation. There is a lack of temporal trends drawn from large real-word scenarios in these patients.MethodsAll STEMI patients included in the AMIS Plus registry from January 1997 to De...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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