Acupuncture therapy for Alzheimer's disease: A protocol for an overview of systematic reviews

Conclusion: We expect to compile evidence from multiple systematic reviews of acupuncture therapy in AD patients in an accessible and useful document. Registration number: INPLASY202040035.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research

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Abstract As the global population ages, the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases has risen. Furthermore, it has been suggested that depression, especially in elderly people, may also be an indication of latent neurodegeneration. Stroke, Alzheimer's disease (AD), and Parkinson's disease (PD) are usually accompanied by depression. The urgent challenge is further enforced by psychiatric comorbid conditions, particularly the feeling of despair in these patients. Fortunately, as our understanding of the neurobiological substrates of maladies affecting the central nervous system (CNS) has increased, more therapeutic ...
Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
In this study, we applied senescence-accelerated mouse-prone 8 mice as the AD animal model, used the Morris water maze, and applied hematoxylin and eosin staining, immunofluorescence double staining, and Western blotting, to explore the effects and potential mechanisms of action of electroacupuncture. In summary, this study suggested that electroacupuncture treatment could improve the learning and memory abilities (p
Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Yan-jun DU, Yi-ming TAO, Qing TIAN, Peng ZENG, Wen-hui WU, Jia-huan XIAO
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Alzheimer Disease;   Cognitive Impairment, Mild Interventions:   Device: low level laser therapy ( laser acupuncture combined with nasal laser irradiation);   Other: aerobic exercise Sponsor:   Cairo University Recruiting
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AbstractObjectiveTo summarize the clinical application patterns in acupuncture-moxibustion treatment of AD by reviewing the clinical literatures on acupuncture-moxibustion for Alzheimer disease (AD) published between January 2009 and December 2019.MethodsChina National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Wanfang Academic Journal Full-text Database (Wanfang), Chongqing VIP Database (CQVIP), Chinese Medicine Acupuncture-moxibustion Information Database, PubMed Medical Data Retrieval Service System, Springer Database and Ovid Technologies (OVID) were retrieved to screen clinical studies of acupuncture-moxibustion treatment of AD...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Preventive Electroacupuncture Ameliorates D-Galactose-Induced Alzheimer's Disease-Like Pathology and Memory Deficits Probably via Inhibition of GSK3β/mTOR Signaling Pathway. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2020;2020:1428752 Authors: Yu CC, Wang J, Ye SS, Gao S, Li J, Wang L, Jiang T, Wang XS, Li BC, Shu Q, Lu W, Du YJ, Kong LH Abstract Acupuncture has been practiced to treat neuropsychiatric disorders for a thousand years in China. Prevention of disease by acupuncture and moxibustion treatment, guided by the theory of Chinese acupuncture, gradually draws growing attention nowadays and has been...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
"Olfactory Three-Needle" Enhances Spatial Learning and Memory Ability in SAMP8 Mice. Behav Neurol. 2020;2020:2893289 Authors: Wang Y, Wang Q, Ren B, Guo T, Qiang J, Cao H, Gao Y, Liu Z, Gao X, Zhu B Abstract As one of the most important therapies in complementary and alternative medicine, acupuncture has been used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Acupuncture of "olfactory three-needle" manipulation can improve the cognitive ability of AD patients. However, the mechanism of "olfactory three-needle" in AD remains largely unknown. Here, we identified that the &q...
Source: Behavioural Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Behav Neurol Source Type: research
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
TIME held its first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday aiming to define — and shape — the future of health care. The Summit, which is an offshoot of the magazine’s annual TIME 100 list of influential people, featured scientists, politicians and entertainers, such as former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, actress Selma Blair, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, comedian Tig Notaro and former Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen. The day included a range of interviews, panels and performances. Here are the biggest moments from the Summit. Former Vice ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Comedy HealthSummit19 onetime Source Type: news
Conclusions: This systematic review will provide evidence for weather acupuncture is an effective intervention for AD and MCI in transgenic mouse models. Ethics and dissemination: Ethical approval is not necessary since this protocol is only for systematic review and does not involve privacy data or conduct an animal experiment. This protocol will be disseminated by a peer-review journal or conference presentation. Trial registration number: PROSPERO CRD42019142985. Strengths and limitations of this study: This systematic review will be the first to provide new knowledge underlying the effectiveness to improve c...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
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