China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion-Evidence-based clinical practice guideline of acupuncture and moxibustion: primary dysmenorrhea

Publication date: Available online 9 December 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Ji-ping Zhao, Bi-ling Wen, Jun Wang, Xiao-dong Wu, Ming-jie Zi, Peng Wang, Peng Bai, Sheng-nan Guo, Sheng Chen
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: Healthy physically active adults significantly improved their endurance running performance after 4 weeks of AC treatment. This is mainly due to the enhancement of the speed corresponding with VT, comparing with their baseline values. PMID: 32253895 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: J Sports Med Phys Fitness Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Qin Jing, Lu Ren, Xue Deng, Nan Zhang, Martin Fu, Ge Wang, Xi-Rong Jiang, Shu-Ru Lin, Cai-Rong Ming
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the costs, health status, and medical service satisfaction with Korean and conventional medicine use before and after surgery of patients visiting Korean medicine hospitals for postsurgical musculoskeletal pain. The study population comprised patients who visited KM hospitals for the first time between June and November 2017 for persistent or recurrent pain and discomfort after low back, neck, shoulder, or knee surgery. Various validated questionnaires were used to collect data. A total of 100 participants were enrolled, and the majority had undergone low back surgery (n = 82). The ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Hou Y, Liu Y, Li M, Ning B, Wen Z, Fu W Abstract Objectives: To systematically assess the efficacy of acupuncture combined with rehabilitation on unilateral neglect after stroke. Methods: The Cochrane Library, PubMed, Excerpt Medical Database (EMBASE), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (VIP), Chinese Biomedical Literature Database (CBM), and Wan Fang databases were searched online for randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of acupuncture and its effects on unilateral neglect after stroke from their inception to September 2019. RCTs on acupuncture...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Authors: Miao D, Lei KT, Jiang JF, Wang XJ, Wang H, Liu XR, Zhang JJ, Xiong JW Abstract We have explored the potential of auricular intradermal acupuncture (AIA) in standard rehabilitation and acupuncture treatment for motor recovery in poststroke patients. This was a randomized, controlled preliminary clinical study in which the patients were randomly assigned to the CT group (conventional treatment, standard rehabilitation, and routine acupuncture) or AIA group (AIA combined with conventional treatment) and underwent 6 sessions in 1 week (6 days). Standard procedures and previously reported acupuncture points wer...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Conclusions: Acupuncture appears to be an effective treatment modality for TTH, but the credibility of the results is limited owing to the generally low methodological quality and evidence quality in the included SRs/MAs. PMID: 32256645 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Conclusions: These results showed that manual acupuncture alone was the most effective therapy for FD. It should, therefore, be considered as an alternative treatment for FD patients who are unresponsive to prokinetics or intolerant to the adverse effects of prokinetics. We recommend further multiple centers and high-quality RCT studies to confirm the present findings. PMID: 32256643 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Abstract Objective: Our aim was to assess the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for OSA patients with various severities of the disorder. Methods: Eight databases including PubMed, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Web of Science, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Chongqing VIP (CQVIP), Wanfang Data, and Chinese Biomedical Literature Database (CBM) were comprehensively searched till July 2019. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) testing acupuncture in the treatment of OSA were eligible for inclusion. Studies were selected for inclusion, and data were extracted by two authors independently. The Cochrane...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Maria Lúcia Bressiani Gil, Luide Michel Rodrigues França Marinho, Márcio de Moraes, Ronaldo Seichi Wada, Francisco Carlos Groppo, Jorge Eiji Sato, Maria da Luz Rosário de Sousa
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: These findings verified the modulation effect of acupuncture on functional connectivity of reward and habit systems related to the VS in IA individuals, which might partly represent the underlying mechanisms of acupuncture on IA. PMID: 32256558 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
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