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Rules of acupoint and meridian selection in acupuncture-moxibustion for stable angina pectoris
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2018 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Author(s): TANG Yi-han, FEI Lan-bo, DENG Jie, WU Song, HUANG Wei To summarize and analyze the acupoint selection rules in acupuncture-moxibustion for stable angina pectoris. Clinical studies and literature on acupuncture-moxibustion for stable angina pectoris with definite acupoint selection were included through retrieving China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) , Wanfang Database and VIP in order to analyze the characteristics and rules of acupoint selection in acupuncture-moxibustion treatment for stable angina pecto...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - May 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Mild moxibustion at different intervention times on the levels of ET-1 and NO in the uterine tissues of rats with cold-damp coagulation and stagnation type dysmenorrhea
Conclusion The analgesic effect of mild moxibustion at different intervention times on cold-damp coagulation and stagnation type dysmenorrhea rats was different, which was the most significant in pre-instant moxibustion group. One of the mechanisms of action may be related with the adjustment of abnormal levels of ET-1 and NO. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - May 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture at facial acupoints combined with electrical stimulation on the auricular vagus nerve points for 60 cases of chloasma
Conclusion . The curative effect of electroacupuncture at facial acupoints combined with electrical stimulation on the auricular vagus nerve points for treatment of chloasma was satisfactory. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - May 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture combined with intermittent pneumatic compression therapeutic apparatus for diabetic peripheral neuropathy and the effect on HIF-1 α and VEGF levels
Conclusion Electroacupuncture combined with intermittent pneumatic compression therapeutic apparatus can effectively improve the clinical symptoms of patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the efficacy were better than electroacupuncture, intermittent pneumatic compression treatment and cobamamide. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - May 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Meta analysis of the effect of distal or local point selection on acupuncture efficacy
Conclusion The curative effect of distal-local point combination was superior to that of simple distal point selection or local point selection during acupuncture treatment for diseases, and there was no obvious difference in the curative effect between simple distal point selection and local point selection (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - May 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect comparison of thermosensitive moxibustion and estazolam on anxiety and depression in the patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation
Conclusion The thermosensitive moxibustion at the yuan-source points of the liver and gallbladder meridians significantly improves the sleep quality, relieves the symptoms of anxiety and depression and enhances the therapeutic effects in the patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation. Hence, this therapy deserves to be recommended in clinical practice. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 6, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of electroacupuncture B ăihuì (百会 GV 20) and Yìntáng (印堂 EX-HN 3) and western medicine in treating depression post-schizophrenia (电针百会,印堂与西药治疗精神分裂症后抑郁疗效对比观察)
Conclusion According to the comparison of the clinical efficacies of electroacupuncture at GV 20 and EX-HN 3 and oral administration of sertraline hydrochloride for treatment of post-schizophrenic depression, the overall conditions were improved effectively and the difference was not statistically significant. Electroacupuncture takes effect more rapidly in treatment of depression, and its effect can last for a longer time. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 31, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture –moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" for prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized controlled trial
Conclusion Acupuncture–moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" was effective on prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 30, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture-moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" for prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized controlled trial
Conclusion Acupuncture-moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" was effective on prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 19, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture combined with cupping therapy for 30 cases of intractable hiccup
Conclusion The clinical efficacy of acupuncture combined with cupping therapy for intractable hiccup is satisfactory, which is worthy of clinical promotion and application. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 19, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect comparason of thermosensitive moxibustion and estazolam on anxiety and depression in the patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation
Conclusion The thermosensitive moxibustion at the yuan- source points of the liver and gallbladder meridians significantly improves the sleep quality, relieves the symptoms of anxiety and depression and enhances the therapeutic effects in the patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation. Hence, this therapy deserves to be recommended in clinical practice. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 19, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Analysis of the characteristics of Al-Hijamah bloodletting therapy in Arab region
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2018 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Author(s): GAO Xue-yan, CHEN Bo, CHEN Ze-lin, YU Wei-jia, XING Li-ying, LI Ning-cen, CHEN Xiang-hong Bloodletting therapy, as an ancient medical technology, has been applied around the world for thousands of years. In Arab region, bloodletting therapy is called Al-Hijamah which is analogous to the bloodletting and cupping in traditional Chinese medicine. However, Al-Hijamah therapy has its own characteristics which are analyzed emphatically in this report, including strict operating procedure, prominent mental effect, emphas...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

International patient registry on acupuncture therapy for premature ovarian insufficiency: challenges and opportunities
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2018 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Author(s): GAO De-qiang, HE Li-yun, FANG Yi-gong, LIU Yan, YANG Xing-yue, LUO Lin, LIU Jia, YANG Hui-sheng, Liu Bao-yan Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) effect seriously on physical and mental health of the patients. Studies show that acupuncture may be promising in treating POI, yet evidence is insufficient. International patient registry, one form of observational study, is designed for evaluating effectiveness and safety of acupuncture in real-world clinical settings. We will face a series of opportunities and challe...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of the curative effect of acupuncture manipulation of regulating governor vessel and unblocking brain on the patients with post stroke depression associated with anxiety
Conclusion The curative effect of acupuncture manipulation of regulating governor vessel and unblocking brain on the anxiety state and motor function of the patients with post stroke depression is superior to that of escitalopram. With regard to the improvement of depression, this acupuncture manipulation was provided with the characteristic of rapid onset, and its long-term efficacy is equivalent to that of escitalopram. In terms of the improvement of activities of daily living, the curative effect of the two methods is equally well. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of electroacupuncture B ăihuì (百会GV 20) and Yìntáng (印堂EX-HN3) and western medicine in treating depression post-schizophrenia#
Conclusion According to the comparison of the clinical efficacies of electroacupuncture at GV 20 and EX-HN3 and oral administration of sertraline hydrochloride for treatment of post-schizophrenic depression, the overall conditions were improved effectively and the difference was not statistically significant. Electroacupuncture takes effect more rapidly in treatment of depression, and its effect can last for a longer time. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The treatment of urinary retention of neurogenic bladder of one patient with diabetes from the perspective of governor vessel: a case report
Conclusion It is suggested that the combination of acupuncture and moxibustion, and the integration of syndrome differentiation and disease differentiation can effectively treat retention of urine due to neurogenic bladderof patient with diabetes. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Analysis of the prescription of auricular acupoint therapy for simple obesity based on complex network techniques
Conclusion In this study, the core acupoints and combinations of auricular acupoint therapy for simple obesity were explored effectively, and the pressing materials and major combined intervention methods were summarized and analyzed, thus providing references and treatment thoughts in terms of the point and prescription selection of auricular acupoint therapy for simple obesity. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture combined with Qibei mixture for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion EA and Qibei mixture can decrease defecation frequencies, improve stool properties, and alleviate accompanying symptoms to increase life quality, but the therapeutic effect of combination therapy is greater, with better reliability and long-term efficacy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy observation of comprehensive ying needling therapy for mumps
Conclusion The curative effect of comprehensive ying needling therapy for treatment of mumps was superior to that of conventional western medicine therapy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of Electroacupuncture on urodynamics, PACAP-38 and PAC1R of spinal cord in rats with neurogenic bladder#
Conclusion EA at BL 32, CV 3, SP 6 and GV 14 can improve the bladder function of NB rats of suprasacral SCI, and its mechanism may be related to the increase expression of PACAP-38 and PAC1R protein in the injured spinal cord tissue. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Case of post-stroke depression
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2018 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Author(s): LIN Fa-cai By adopting the psychosomatic therapy, the author treated 1 case of post-stroke depression through applying traditional acupuncture, acupoint injection combined with TCM five-element music therapy. After treatment, the neurological functions of the patient obviously recovered, Hamilton Depression (HAMD) Scale (17 items) score reduced, the levels of tumor necrosis factor and hypersensitive C-reactive protein both declined, and all the indicators were improved significantly, indicating that the curative e...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The effect of acupuncture at J ǐngjiājǐ (颈夹脊) on the repair and regeneration of cochlear hair cells of rats with sensorineural deafness
Conclusion : Acupuncture at Jǐngjiājǐ can promote the repair and regeneration of cochlear hair cells, thus improving the hearing of guinea pigs with deafness. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical study on warming-needle moxibustion for infertility patients with thin endometrium
Conclusion Warming-needle moxibustion can increase the endometrial thickness to a certain extent, thus improving the endometrial receptivity, enhancing the embryo implantation rate, and improving the pregnancy outcome. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of warming yang and supplementing kidney moxibustion therapy on the NF- κB signaling pathway of vascular dementia rats
Conclusion Warming yang and supplementing kidney moxibustion therapy may inhibit the NF-κB signaling pathway and reduce the inflammatory response through lowering the expression levels of IL-1β, TNF-α and NF-κB mRNA in the brain, thus achieving the purpose of treating VD. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture at K ŏngzuì (孔最LU 6) for 76 cases of hemorrhoids
Conclusion Acupuncture at Kŏngzuì (孔最LU 6) bilaterally has sound effect for treatment of internal hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoids and mixed hemorrhoid. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Four cases treated with collateral bloodletting therapy by Professor JIA Chun-sheng
In this study, the theoretical knowledge, application method and clinical experience of professor JIA Chun-sheng in blooddraining therapy on the back were mainly introduced. Professor JIA Chun-sheng focuses on two key viewpoints: “Attacking pathogenic qi is to supplement deficiency,” and “Eliminating stagnant pathogen can clean the intestines and stomach, and removing concretions and conglomerations can harmonize ying and wei”, which have been considered as the important theoretical bases of direction of clinical practice. Generally, professor JIA Chun-sheng conducts blood-draining therapy at D&agra...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Case of infant hirschsprung
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Xue LI, Xiang-ning SHAO Hirschsprung is a kind of common and severer congenital digestive tract malformation in newborns. At present, the treatment methods at home and abroad mainly include surgical therapy and neural stem cell transplantation, acupuncture-moxibustion and tuina are mostly applied after operation, and there is rare report on non-surgical treatment before operation. In this paper, satisfactory effect has been obtained by adopting acupuncture-moxibustion and tuina for treatment of infant hirschspr...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Allergic rhinitis treated with warming-needle moxibustion
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Jun-hui WU, Yan FU A case of allergic rhinitis treated with warming-needle moxibustion was introduced. A 57-year old patient with allergic rhinitis for more than 10 years was treated. Yíngxiāng ( LI 20), Shàngyíngxiāng ( EX-HN8), Shàngxīng ( GV 23), Yìntáng ( EX-HN3), Cuánzhú ( BL 2), Fēngchí ( GB 20), Tiāntū ( CV 22), Wàiguān ( TE 5), Hégŭ ( LI 4), Zúsānlľ ( ST 36), Shènshū ( BL 23) and Tàixī ( KI 3) w...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Tender spot injection at meridian and collateral for acute simple appendicitis
Conclusion Tender spot injection at meridian and collateral for acute simple appendicitis can rapidly alleviate abdominal pain, and gradually relieve the abdominal signs. Compared with acupuncture therapy, this thrapy has some advantages such as simple manipulation, quick effect, reliable curative effect and lower treatment cost, so it has been applied by the author for a long time. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Excitement transfer therapy for 32 cases of insomnia
Conclusion The efficacy of excitement transfer therapy for insomnia was significant, which was worthy of clinical promotion and application. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Treatment of “itching symptom” of allergic rhinitis from the perspective of “wind”
Conclusion (1) Significant short-term and long-term curative effects have been obtained during the treatment of “itching symptom” of allergic rhinitis from the perspective of “wind”, (2) the mechanism of action may be related with the decrease of serum IgE level, (3) it is indicated that there are correlations between allergic rhinitis and atopic diseases such as atopic dermatitis and allergic conjunctivitis, etc. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Tuina on acupoints for 80 cases of infantile hypermyotonia
Conclusion Tuina on the acupoints is an effective therapy for infantile hypermyotonia. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture at the superficial fascia for 48 cases of cervical type of cervical spondylosis
Conclusion The curative effect of acupuncture at the superficial fascia for cervical type of cervical spondylosis was satisfactory. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Third Canadian international Chinese medicine & amp; acupuncture conference was held
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Can-hui LI (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effectiveness of acupoint catgut embedding therapy for polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion The current evidence on ACE therapy for PCOS is insufficient to draw firm conclusions due to the poor methodological quality. Future well-designed trials are needed to validate the therapeutic efficacy, safety, and mechanisms of ACE in patients with PCOS. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of moxibustion at Sh énquè ( CV 8) on anti-exercise-induced fatigue in exhaustive rats in varying degrees
Conclusion Moxibustion at CV 8 can reduce the serum MDA and BNU levels as well as the activity of AST, ALT and LDH of organism in a status of long-term fatigue, effectively improve the symptom of long-term fatigue, providing a certain experimental basis for the clinical application of moxibustion at CV 8 in the process of anti-exercise-induced fatigue in the future. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Understanding the concept of safety in acupuncture international standardization: a context-based interpretation
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Fang WANG, Wei-juan GANG, Xiao-dong WU, Guo-feng DONG, Xin WANG, Guan-nan YANG, Yan-jing HAN, Yue-xi WANG, Hong ZHAO There is the deviation on the understanding of acupuncture “safety” in healthcare research and the development of international standards. How to interpret and contextualize the “safety” is the point to break through it. In the aspects of contextual elements and stakeholders, using the literature reviews and theoretic approach, the concept of “safety” is attemp...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

A summary of acupuncture standardization in Australia, Korea, Japan and the USA
Conclusion Japan and South Korea, which use acupuncture mainly due to cultural and historical influences, place emphasis on establishing technical and basic standards. The USA and Australia, which use acupuncture as a complementary therapy, place emphasis on establishing management standards of acupuncture. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Relationship between the sensor temperature and moxibustion distance of mild moxibustion
Conclusion The nearer the distance is, the higher the maximum temperature and average temperature as well as the larger the fluctuation range will be, and the farther the distance is, the lower the maximum temperature and average temperature as well as the smaller the fluctuation range will be. According to preliminary analysis, the temperature will be the most suitable when the moxibustion distance is 3 cm–4 cm. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The first conference of the fifth editorial board of World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion (WJAM) was held in Beijing
Publication date: December 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4 Author(s): Sheng-nan GUO (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Penetration needling on complementary acupoints for insomnia
Conclusion The penetration needling of complementary acupoints from PC 6 to TE 5 was simple and convenient which can significantly improve the patients' sleep quality. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of moxibustion on the nailfold microcirculation of young and middle-aged people in sub-health status
Conclusion Moxibustion changs the microcirculation of nailfold of body, improves the blood flow pattern, makes the pefiloop status clear, accelerats the blood flow and increases the microcirculation perfusion amount, thus regulating the sub-health status of human body. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - January 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Discussion on the curative effect of acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome
Discussion on the negative result of the paper “Effect of acupuncture and clomiphene in Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial” from Chinese experts were organized, and experts from Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu who's major were clinical acupuncture, acupuncture research and gynecology have made their points. In-depth discussion were made by the experts from the perspective of confirmation of therapeutic program, selection of outcome indices, application of statistical analysis, the illustration of research results and clinical effects. The experts have pointed out that the negati...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

TCM comprehensive external therapy for acne oriented by damp-heat constitution
Publication date: 30 September 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 3 Author(s): Ji-fang ZHANG, Da-wei ZHANG, Wen-wu WANG Acne is a kind of common skin disease in modern young people. Damp-heat constitution is the pathological basis of acne. Influenced by external factors, damp-heat constitution can lead to acne in the three pattern types, including lung meridian wind-heat, spleen and stomach damp-heat and phlegm stasis congestion and stagnation. Therefore, according to the thought of traditional Chinese medicine, the only way to completely solve the problem of recurrent acne is to corr...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

I-shaped acupuncture therapy for treatment of cervical spondylosis
Conclusion The efficacy of I-shaped acupuncture therapy for treatment of cervical spondylosis was definite. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture for the treatment of diminished ovary reserve
Conclusion Acupuncture might improve IVF outcomes for women with DOR by acupuncture treatment for three months or help them to receive naturally. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture combined with herb decoction for intractable hiccup
Conclusion In the one course of treatment, the efficacy of acupuncture combined with herb decoction for treatment of intractable hiccup was obviously superior to that of intramuscular injection with anisodamine. The therapeutic effect of intramuscular injection with anisodamine for treatment of intractable hiccup was the best at the first treatment, and the therapeutic effect of acupuncture combined with herb decoction was the best at the second treatment. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Characteristics and key to manipulation of fire needle
Publication date: 30 September 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 3 Author(s): Hao-ran WANG To explore the characteristics and key to manipulation and of traditional fire needle in China. Fire needle refers to a therapy with red-hot needle inserting into the skin. Special requirements are proposed in terms of selected acupoints, to burn needle body, fire needle manipulation, needle withdrawal disposal and other aspects. The therapy is characterized by “paying equal attention to needling and scorching, and laying emphasis on warming and unblocking”, “rapid needle inse...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The effect of electroacupuncture on the protein expression levels of Cyt-C, Caspase-3 and Caspase-9 in the bladder tissue of rats with neurogenic bladder after suprasacral spinal cord injury
Conclusion suprasacral spinal cord injury can increase the protein expression levels of cytochrome C, activated Caspase-3 and Caspase-9 in bladder ti ssues of rats, and electroacupuncture at BL 32, CV 3, SP 6 and GV 14 can down-regulate the protein expression levels of cytochrome C, acti vated Caspase-3 and Caspase-9 in bladder ti ssues of rats aft er suprasacral spinal cord injury and protect bladder ti ssue, which may be one of the mechanisms that electroacupuncture protects the involved bladder detrusor aft er suprasacral spinal cord injury. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of moxibustion on the expression levels of proteins of neuron and neuropeptide in the intestinal tract of rats with Crohn's disease
Conclusion Moxibustion treatment may regulate the expression levels of proteins of S-100, SP, NK1R, NPY, NPYIR and NPY2R through warm stimulation, alleviate inflammatory response of colonic tissue, and repair impaired colonic mucosa, thus achieving the goal of treating Crohn's disease. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research