Study on ``liver-soothing and mind-regulating'' acupuncture manipulation in regulating the blood-oxygen concentration in cerebral cortex of PTSD rats
Publication date: Available online 27 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Yan-feng ZHANG, Ya-di HAN, Zhong-ting ZHAO, Xing-ke YANAbstractObjectiveTo explore the brain function mechanism of "liver-soothing and mind-regulating" acupuncture manipulation in intervening post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).MethodsAccording to random number table method, 60 SD rats were randomly divided into blank group, model group, grabbing group, paroxetine group and acupuncture group. Except for the blank group, all the rats were established into PTSD models through electric shock and incarce...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of 43 cases of temporomandibular joint dysfunction treated with thumb-tack needle based on the meridian cutaneous region theory
ConclusionThe thumb-tack needle is significantly effective on TMD. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

He–Ne laser acupuncture for 30 cases of unilateral nervous tinnitus
ConclusionHe–Ne laser acupuncture achieves the satisfactory effects on treating nervous tinnitus and it is easily accepted by the patients. Hence, this therapy deserves to be promoted in clinical application. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical application of the second metacarpal bone lateral needling
ConclusionThe second metacarpal bone lateral needling is applied to the treatment of soft tissue injuries. It is applicable for some internal diseases. The strong needling sensation and the motion of the local affected area are required especially in treatment with this therapy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Influence of electroacupuncture therapy of tonifying the kidney and regulating governor vessel on Aβ related degradation enzymes in the hippocampus of a rat model of Alzheimer's disease induced by Aβ1-42
Publication date: Available online 26 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Yan-jun Du, Shuang-hong Tang, Jia-huan Xiao, Yun Wang, Qing Tian, Guo-jie Sun摘 要目的:探讨电针益肾调督法对阿尔茨海默病模型大鼠β-淀粉样蛋白 (Aβ) 相关清除酶的影响.方法:将40只Wistar雄性大鼠随机分为正常组,假手术组,模型组和电针组, 每组10只.正常组常规饲养.假手术组双侧海马注射5 μL生理盐水, 造模后常规饲养.模型组与电针组双侧海马各注射5 μL Aβ1-42, 电针组造模后于“百会”&ldquo...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Study on "liver-soothing and mind-regulating" acupuncture manipulation in regulating the blood-oxygen concentration in cerebral cortex of PTSD rats
Publication date: Available online 27 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): ZHANG Yan-feng, HAN Ya-di, ZHAO Zhong-ting, YAN Xing-keAbstractObjectiveTo explore the brain function mechanism of "liver-soothing and mind-regulating" acupuncture manipulation in intervening post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).MethodsAccording to random number table method, 60 SD rats were randomly divided into blank group, model group, grabbing group, paroxetine group and acupuncture group. Except for the blank group, all the rats were established into PTSD models through electric shock and incarce...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - October 4, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

He-Ne laser acupuncture for 30 cases of unilateral nervous tinnitus
ConclusionHe-Ne laser acupuncture achieves the satisfactory effects on treating nervous tinnitus and it is easily accepted by the patients. Hence, this therapy deserves to be promoted in clinical application. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical application of the second metacarpal bone lateral needling#
ConclusionThe second metacarpal bone lateral needling is applied to the treatment of soft tissue injuries. It is applicable for some internal diseases. The strong needling sensation and the motion of the local affected area are required especially in treatment with this therapy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture for insomnia attention deficit and the influence of nerve electrophysiology
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Ze-qin REN, Xu YUAN, Rong ZHAO, Jin-long XU, Ze-guan YANG, Jian AI, Zhi-xiong ZUO, Ding-jun CAIABSTRACTObjectiveTo test the neural electrophysiological basis of acupuncture treatment on attention deficit of insomnia patients.MethodsThirty insomnia attention deficit patients were enrolled as the patient group in this study, and 30 normal people were collected as the normal group as the compare. In patient group, acupuncture was adopted and the acupoints were Bǎihuì (百会 GV20), Shéntíng (...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 22, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture at Tàichōng (太冲 LR 3) for dysmenorrhea
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Abdurachman, Krisnawan Andy Pradana, Hamzah, Hendy HendartoAbstractThe patient with dysmenorrhea was treated by needling at Tàichōng (太冲 LR 3) , 4 times of treatment was given and the nausea, migraine and pain scale of the patient were alleviated and finally disappeared. Until the next two menstrual period, patient didn't have similar complaints. The author recommended for other acupuncturists to utilize LR 3 as complementary therapy for relieving pain at primary dysmenorrhea. (Source: World Journal ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Prof. Gui-rong DONG's experience in treatment of prurigo nodularis with acupuncture
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Dong-yao JIANG, Hong-sheng DONG, Gui-rong DONGABSTRACTThe patient with prurigo nodularis were treated by needling at Băihuì (百会GV 20), Fēngchí (风池GB 20), Fēngfŭ (风府GV 16), Dàzhuī (大椎GV 14), Fēngmén (风门BL 12), Xīnshù (心俞BL 15), Gānshù (肝俞BL 18), Qìhăi (气海CV 6), Guānyuán (关元CV 4), Zhōngwăn (中脘CV12), Xuèhăi (血海SP 10), Zúsānlĭ (足三里ST 36), Sānyīnjiāo (三阴交SP 6), Nèiting...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Scalp acupuncture for sleep disorder induced by pre-examination anxiety in undergraduates
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Guo-juan DONG, Di CAO, Yue DONG, Jing ZHANG, Fu-chun WANGABSTRACTObjectiveTo explore the therapeutic effects of scalp acupuncture on sleep disorder induced by pre-examination anxiety in the undergraduates.MethodsA total of 60 undergraduates with sleep disorder induced by the final examination anxiety were randomized into three groups, named a control group (20 cases), a traditional acupuncture group (20 cases) and a scalp acupuncture group (20 cases). In the control group, no any treatment was given. In the trad...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 11, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupotomy combined with fire needle for sacral nerve dysfunction syndrome:a randomized, single-blind clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Wei ZHANG, Min YANG, ZHENG Xue-ping, Zhi-zhong RUAN, Cai-rong ZHANGABSTRACTObjective: To provide the clinical evidence to evaluate the feasibility and refine the protocol for acupotomy combined with fire needle and pudendal nerve block therapy in treatment of sacral nerve dysfunction syndrome(SNDS). Methods: Seventy-five patients with SNDS were randomized into the treatment group (acupotomy and fire needle and pudendal nerve block therapy) and the control group (pudendal nerve block therapy). After a course of tr...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 8, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture at Jiājĭ (夹脊 EX-B2) for lumbar intervertebral disc herniation: A randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 8 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Ping SHAO, Zhen DU, Zhi-ping XIN, Xiao ZHENG, QIU Ming-lie, Zheng ZHU, Xu-ming YANGABSTRACTObjectiveTo compare the effect differences of electroacupuncture (EA) at Jiājĭ (夹脊 EX-B2) and conventional acupoints for lumbar intervertebral disc herniation (LIDH) and the factors influenced the effect during the way of data mining.MethodsA total of 160 patients of LIDH were randomly assigned into the EX-B2 group and the conventional acupoints group, 80 cases in each one. The patients in the EX-B2 group received EA ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - September 8, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Protective effect of electroacupuncture preconditioning at zúsānlĭ (足三里 ST36) on mitochondria in the intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury
Publication date: Available online 29 August 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Zheng HUANG, Yong-ming HAN, Xiao-ping HONG, Yan-jun DUAN, Tao CHEN, Jiao-rong CHENAbstractObjectiveThe study explored the effect of applying electroacupuncture (EA) preconditioning at ST 36 on mitochondria in rats with intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury.MethodsForty SD rats were divided into four sets: sham operation group (sham group); intestinal ischemia/reperfusion group (I/R group); EA preconditioning at ST 36 followed by intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury (ST 36+I/R group); EA preconditioning at the la...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 30, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of 43 cases of temporomadibular joint dysfunction treated with thumb-tack needle based on the meridian cutaneous region theory
Conclusion: The thumb-tack needle is significantly effective on TMD. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 30, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Chemotherapy-induced hand-foot syndrome in rectal cancer treated with acupuncture
Publication date: Available online 28 August 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): LI Fang-fei, Hong CHEN, LI Guo-senABSTRACTObjectiveTo observe the clinical therapeutic effects of acupuncture on chemotherapy-induced hand-foot syndrome (HFS).MethodsA total of 60 patients treated with chemotherapy of capecitabine and suffering from the chemotherapy-induced HFS were divided into an acupuncture group and a Vitamin B6 group according to the random number table, 30 cases in each one. In the acupuncture group, after chemotherapy, acupuncture was given at Băihuì (百会 GV 20), Hégŭ (合...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Knee joint pain treated with scraping combined with collateral bloodletting therapy
Publication date: Available online 29 August 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Yao-yao CAI, Wei-hua CHEN, Dan-dan HE, Jia-le ZHANGABSTRACTObjectiveTo observe the clinical efficacy of knee joint pain treated with scraping combined with collateral bloodletting therapy in comparison with the routine acupuncture techniques.MethodsFrom March 2017 through to September 2017, 60 outpatients of knee joint pain were collected from the Acupuncture-Moxibustion Department. They were randomly divided into the group A (treated with scraping combined with collateral bloodletting therapy) and the group B...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Long-term effectiveness of moxibustion on herbs for moderate-severe persistent allergic rhinitis population: A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
This study is a randomized controlled trial to assess the long-term effectiveness of moxibustion on herbs in moderate-severe persistent AR population.MethodsThe study sample size is 56 patients. Eligible patients with moderate-severe persistent AR will be randomized into a moxibustion on herbs combined with conventional treatment group (MOHCT group) and a conventional treatment group (CT group) in a 1:1 ratio. Patients in the MOHCT group will receive a 30-min moxibustion on herbs treatment on Zhìyáng (至阳 GV 9), Dàzhuī (大椎 GV 14) and bilateral Shènshū (肾俞 BL 23), Fèishū (肺...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Analysis of the pain threshold at the acupoints on the medial crus in pelvic inflammatory disease
Publication date: Available online 29 August 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Jiang-yun WU, Yi-ni SUN, Qing-chen ZHOU, Lei WANG, Zhi-hong WEN, Xue-si HOU, Shu-han QU, Yi-fan JIA, Ji-ping ZHAOAbstractObjective: To explore the tenderness response at the acupoints on the medial crus in the patients of pelvic inflammatory disease.Methods: A total of 30 patients of pelvic inflammation and 30 healthy people were included. WAGNER FDX body mechanics algometer was used to determine the score of the visual analogue scale (VAS) and tenderness threshold value at Yīnlíngquán (阴陵泉 SP ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 29, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture at Liv3 as Complementary Therapy for Relieving Pain at Dysmenorrhea
Conclusion: Acupuncture therapy in Liv3 effectively helps to relieve pain at dysmenorrhea. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 7, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Successful spontaneous pregnancy with acupuncture after premature ovarian failure
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): YIN Yaqian, XU Huanfang, SHANG Jie, YANG Huisheng, FANG YigongABSTRACTIn this paper, a case of premature ovarian failure(POF), accompanied with amenorrhea for 2 years was reported. After 2 months of acupuncture, the patient's menstruation was resumed, and after 11 months of treatment, the patient had a spontaneous pregnancy. It is suggested that acupuncture should be used for the patient with POF as early as possible, and if necessary, hormone replacement therapy is still needed, and it is still expected to obtain sp...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 18, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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

Case of infant hirschsprung
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Xue LI, Xiang-ning SHAOAbstractHirschsprung 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 hirs...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Allergic rhinitis treated with warming-needle moxibustion
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Jun-hui WU, Yan FUAbstractA 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...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Tender spot injection at meridian and collateral for acute simple appendicitis
ConclusionTender 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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Excitement transfer therapy for 32 cases of insomnia
ConclusionThe 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 - July 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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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

Penetration needling on complementary acupoints for insomnia
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Yuan YIN, Ya-ping ZHANG, Zhi-xin YANG, Jiao-ying LIAbstractObjectiveTo observe the comparison of the clinical efficacy between penetration needling from Nèiguān ( PC 6) to Wàiguān ( TE 5) and western medicine estazolam for insomnia.MethodsSixty insomnia patients were divided into 2 groups according to the random number table, 30 cases in each group. Penetration needling from PC 6 to TE 5 was mainly adopted in acupuncture group for once a day, 5 times a week, and treatment for 4 weeks was 1 course ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effectiveness of acupoint catgut embedding therapy for polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionThe 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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of moxibustion at Shénquè ( CV 8) on anti-exercise-induced fatigue in exhaustive rats in varying degrees
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Long-gang ZHOU, Yu-lei LIANG, Xiao-hong ZHOU, Jie ZHU, Fei GAO, Xiao-kang XU, Chuang ZHANG, Chen-guang DING, Li-hong SUN, Xiao-shun MAAbstractObjectiveTo explore the effect of moxibustion at Shénquè ( CV 8) on the anti-exercise-induced fatigue in rats after exhaustive exercise in varying degrees.MethodsSeventy-two SD rats were randomly divided into 3 groups according to the random number table method, including blank group, model group and moxibustion group. The model group and moxibustion group wer...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Understanding the concept of safety in acupuncture international standardization: a context-based interpretation
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Fang WANG, Wei-juan GANG, Xiao-dong WU, Guo-feng DONG, Xin WANG, Guan-nan YANG, Yan-jing HAN, Yue-xi WANG, Hong ZHAOAbstractThere 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 a...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

A summary of acupuncture standardization in Australia, Korea, Japan and the USA
ConclusionJapan 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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Relationship between the sensor temperature and moxibustion distance of mild moxibustion
ConclusionThe 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 - July 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 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Sheng-nan GUO (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 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
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Yue-feng TIAN, Chun-tao ZHAI, Hai-ning GAO, Meng CHEN, Jun WANGAbstractObjectiveTo explore the mechanism of moxibustion for people in sub-health status.MethodsThirty-nine young and middle-aged sub-health volunteers were enrolled, including 13 males and 26 females. Mild moxibustion was adopted, and Shénquè ( CV 8), Guānyuán ( CV 4), Zúsānlľ ( ST 36, bilateral), Píshū ( BL 20, bilateral) and Shènshū ( BL 23, bilateral) were selected. The moxibustion was performed once ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture at the superficial fascia for 48 cases of cervical type of cervical spondylosis
Publication date: December 2017Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Zhong-yang SONG, Xiao-guang QIN, Xiao-li FANG, Xiao-qiang YAO, Yu-chan CHENAbstractObjectiveTo observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture at the superficial fascia for cervical type of cervical spondylosis.MethodsAcupuncture at the superficial fascia was carried out for 48 patients with cervical type of cervical spondylosis by selecting the tender points on both sides of the cervical vertebral body and on the neck and shoulders. The treatment was conducted for once a day and treatment for 5 times was considered...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 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
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Yanjun WANG, Yixu HAN, Yutong HU, Lihua ZHANGAbstractObjectiveTo observe the comprehensive curative effect of acupuncture manipulation of regulating governor vessel and unblocking brain for post stroke depression associated with anxiety.MethodsSixty-four patients with post stroke depression associated with anxiety were randomly divided into 2 groups according to the random numbers generated by spss16.0 software, the group of acupuncture manipulation of regulating governor vessel and unblocking brain (group A) and me...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of the efficacy of electroacupuncture Băihuì (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)
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Huipeng LU, Peizhen MA, Minyou CAOAbstractObjectiveTo observe the clinical efficacy difference between electroacupuncture at Băihuì (百会 GV 20) and Yìntáng (印堂 EX-HN 3) and oral administration of sertraline hydrochloride for treatment of post-schizophrenic depression.MethodsSixty patients with post-schizophrenic depression were randomly divided into electroacupuncture group and western medicine group in the proportion of 1:1, with 30 patients in each group. The patients in the two groups...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 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
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Lichun LI, Yan LIANG, Yonghong HU, Na QIN, Delong LI, Chunsheng JIAAbstractObjectiveTo observe the effect of thermosensitive moxibustion on anxiety and depression in the patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation.MethodsFrom January 2015 to January 2017, 60 patients of insomnia differentiated as liver qi stagnation were collected in Shijiazhuang Municipal Chinese Medicine Hospital. According to the random number table, the patients were randomized into a moxibustion group (30 cases) and an estazolam ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture combined with qibei mixture for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: A randomized controlled trial
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Chaoxian ZHANG, Like GUO, Yuyu WANG, Lili ZHANG, Tingmin CHANGAbstractObjectiveTo explore the short and long-term efficacy of combining electroacupuncture (EA) and Qibei mixture in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBSD).MethodsSix hundred and forty-four patients with confirmed IBSD from the Department of Gastroenterology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinxiang Medical University in China, recruited from July 2012 to June 2016, were randomly divided into four groups, the EA group, Qibei mixture group, co...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical study on warming-needle moxibustion for infertility patients with thin endometrium
ConclusionWarming-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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy observation of comprehensive ying needling therapy for mumps
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Haiyan TIAN, Mengbo XUAbstractObjectiveTo compare the clinical efficacy difference between comprehensive ying needling therapy and intramuscular injection with ribavirin for mumps.MethodsOne hundred patients with mumps were randomly divided into comprehensive ying needling therapy group (group A, 52 cases) and western medicine group (group B, 48 cases), then 8 cases were eliminated and drop out from group A and 4 cases were eliminated and drop out from group B respectively, actual inclusion 44 cases in group A 44 ca...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 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
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Yao MA, He BU, Xiuye LI, Hongyan LÜ, Xue ZHANGAbstractObjectiveTo observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture–moxibustion therapy of "banking up original qi and consolidating the foundation" for prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.MethodsSixty included patients were divided into two groups according to the random number table method with 30 patients in each group. In acupuncture group, warming-needle moxibustion was carried out at Zúsānlĭ (足三里ST 36), and cone m...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture combined with cupping therapy for 30 cases of intractable hiccup
ConclusionThe 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 - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Analysis of the prescription of auricular acupoint therapy for simple obesity based on complex network techniques
ConclusionIn 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 - July 10, 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
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Wanli ZHU, Kun YANG, Shengchao CAI, Ying WANG, Xiaoge SONGAbstractObjectiveTo observe the effect of warming yang and supplementing kidney moxibustion therapy on the behavioristics and the expression levels of hippocampal IL-1β, TNF-α and NF-κB related genes and proteins of vascular dementia (VD) rats, and to explore the mechanism of warming yang and supplementing kidney moxibustion therapy in inhibiting VD inflammatory response. MethodsSeventy-eight SD rats, except 10 rats as sham operation group (g...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of electroacupuncture on urodynamics, PACAP-38 and PAC1R of spinal cord in rats with neurogenic bladder✰
Publication date: March 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 28, Issue 1Author(s): Yongmei PENG, Ming XU, Guilan HUANG, Hong ZHANG, Kun AIAbstractObjectiveTo investigate the effect and mechanism of electroacupuncture (EA) in the intervention of neurogenic bladder (NB) caused by suprasacral spinal cord injury (SCI).MethodsThe total 60 female Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were divided into blank group, sham operation group by adopting random number table method, with 12 rats in each group. The remaining rats were made into models through operation, and 24 successful model rats were randomly divided into ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 10, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research