Needle-embedding therapy for fifty cases of post-herpetic neuralgia
Conclusions Needle-embedding therapy for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia offers a good curative effect. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Moxibustion International Standardization Forum held ceremoniously in Beijing
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture assisted by squatting stances for lumbar disc herniation: 128 cases
Conclusions walking ability is effectively improved by EA assisted by squatting stances, which could prevent recurrence of lumbar disc herniation. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The effect of acupuncture at “Jng Jiāj” on auditory brainstem response threshold of guinea pigs with sensorineural hearing loss
Conclusions Acupuncture at “J ng Jiāj ” has definite effect on improving the hearing of deaf guinea pigs. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Professor JIA Chun-sheng's case report and his academic thought of invigorating spleen to nourish original qi
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 Author(s): Xian-ming HOU, Xuan-ping ZHANG, Chun-sheng JIA Under the influence of academic theories of numerous physicians of TCM such as Li Gao and Li Zhong-zi in antient China, Professor Jia Chun-sheng proposed the academic thought of tonifying spleen and kidney in combination with acupuncture based on his clinical experience for decades. In clinical practice of acupuncture, Zhōngwăn ( CV 12), bilateral Tiānshū ( ST 25), Qìhăi ( CV 6), Guānyuán ( CV4) are often selected to invigorate spleen so...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Introduction to professor HE Pu-ren's three-edged needle therapy techniques
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 Author(s): Yuan TIAN, Xu-ping SHI, Ting LI, Yan LI, Zhi-min CAI, Su-li Cheng Dr. He's bloodletting therapy utilizing three edged needles is one of his “three adjusting methods of acupuncture”. During his 70 years of clinical practice, he developed the theory that most diseases are caused by qi stagnation, and in order to restore qi circulation one needs to improve the blood circulation first. Based on this theory, in combination with empirical insights from clinical practice, he has developed a unique t...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture therapy is recommended by American Academy of Otolaryngology in the latest Clinical practice guideline: Allergic Rhinities
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Modern and ancient knowledge about “deqi” and analysis on the researches in recent 10 years
Conclusions (1) “Deqi” is not equal to needling sensation; (2) recessive needling sensation should be re-recognized; (3) the sensation of doctor should be paid attention; (4) The meaning of “deqi” should be re-defined and re-understood. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Call for Abstracts
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Discussion on “analogical acupoints”
Publication date: 30 March 2015 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 25, Issue 1 Author(s): Fu-chun WANG To point out that “analogical acupoint” is the acupoints with same indication effect by describing the concept of analogical acupoint, as well as its relationship with combination and prescription. “Analogical acupoint” is the basic element for acupoint combination, while the acupoint combination is the foundation of acupuncture prescription. Finally, to make future prospect for the research thought of “analogical acupoint”. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Therapeutic efficacy of swallowing neuromuscular electrical stimulation combined with acupuncture for post-stroke dysphagia
Conclusions The above mentioned swallowing neuromuscular electrical stimulation combined with acupuncture treatment has a better clinical effect when compared with ordinary acupuncture. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of meridian sinew row needling combined with dermal needling on spasticity of post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparalysis: a multi-center randomized controlled trial
Conclusions Good clinical efficacy of the treatment with combined with dermal needling on spasticity of post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparalysis is achieved. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Efficacy of acupuncture in combination with medicine for mild cognitive impairment after cerebral infarction: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusions Acupuncture, which can regulate the mind and reinforce the intelligence, combined with nimodipine tablets is an effective therapy for the treatment of mild cognitive impairment after cerebral infarction, which is superior to single treatment with nimodipine tablets. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy of catgut embedment combined with moxibustion and bloodletting in the treatment of androgenic alopecia
Conclusions The curative effect of treating androgenic alopecia with catgut embedment, moxibustion and bloodletting is definite, and its mechanism of action may be related to the reduction of T levels and T/E2 values. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 31, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

WFAS Houston 2014 Acupuncture-Integrative Medicine Conference
Publication date: 30 December 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 4 Author(s): Yu-yang YANG (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Twenty-three cases of adenomyosis treated by acupuncture
Conclusion Acupuncture combined with TDP has sound effect in the treatment of adenomyosis. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Preliminary observation on effect of cupping on the skin surface temperature of patients with back pain
Conclusion After cupping treatment, the localized skin temperature fell and then rose while that of the control side declined steadily. It might be related to therapeutic effects. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical observation on 34 cases of essential hypertension treated by guasha
Conclusion Blood pressure can be effectively reduced by adopting guasha, and the clinical symptoms and quality of life of patients with essential hypertension can be improved. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Research progress on regulations on nerve-endocrine-immune network by acupuncture
Publication date: 30 December 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 4 Author(s): Bo CHEN , Ming-yue LI , Sha-sha DIND , Shou-hai HONG , Xue ZHAO , Yuan XU , Kuo ZHANG , Hai-long YU , Guo Yi In order to explore the mechanism for the functions of acupuncture on nerve-endocrine-immune (NEI) network, authors carried out systematical analysis on the research progress of regulations on nerve-endocrine-immune network by acupuncture, and investigated current problems and future development tendency. It was found that NEI network was the biological basis for human body to maintain homeostasis an...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Observation on the effect of acupoint stimulation on regional cerebral blood flow using near-infrared spectroscopy technology
Conclusion The cerebral blood oxygenation level of frontal head was decreased by acupuncture at LU 6, the cerebral blood oxygenation level of frontal head was intended to decrease by acupuncture at ST 36. The cerebral blood oxygenation level of frontal head is intended to increase by acupuncture at SP 6. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Observation on effect of electroacupuncture of different frequencies on patients after thyroid surgery: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion Acupuncture anesthesia combined with drugs has better postoperative effect than drug anesthesia. Electroacupuncture of different frequencies can significantly improve general quality of life of patients, so patients recover well after thyroid surgery. As patients in group C suffered from the slightest pain with the highest quality of life, they recovered best within the shortest time. Electroacupuncture at frequency of 2 Hz/100 Hz can better play postoperative analgesic effect. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical observation on regulating the three energizer by acupoint catgut embedding combined with abdominal acupuncture in treating abdominal obesity: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion Acupoint catgut embedding combined with abdominal acupuncture had the best effect in terms of total effective rate for treatment of abdominal obesity, equivalent therapeutic effect to simple acupoint catgut embedding in terms of waist circumference reduction, and the best therapeutic effect in terms of weight reduction. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

First World Acupuncture Week
Publication date: 30 December 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 4 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Treatment of 30 patients with cervical spondylotic radiculopathy by acupuncture plus warming-needle moxibustion: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion Acupuncture plus warming-needle moxibustion can significantly reduce neck pain and improve neck function of patients with cervical spondylotic radiculopathy, which is worthy of clinical application due to its simple manipulation. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of acupuncture combined with rehabilitative training on neural functional recovery of stroke patients during recovery phase: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusions Acupuncture combined with rehabilitative training has definite therapeutic effect on recovery of various functions such as neural functional recovery of stroke patients during recovery phase, obviously superior to simple rehabilitative training. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture combined with speech rehabilitation training for post-stroke spasmodic dysphonia: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
Conclusion The clinical efficacy of acupuncture combined with speech rehabilitation training for patients with post-stroke spasmodic dysarthria is significant, and the efficacy of acupuncture is superior to that of speech rehabilitation training; as for functional recovery of tongue like stationary state and tongue out, the therapy of acupuncture combined with speech rehabilitation training is effective. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Needling method of regulating wei qi and strengthening brain for insomnia: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
Conclusion The therapeutic effect of the needling method for regulating wei qi and strengthening brain on insomnia is superior to that of normal needling method. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of pricking Shēnmài ( BL 62) and Zhàohăi ( KI 6) on daytime arousal of patients with chronic insomnia: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion The therapy of pricking BL 62 and KI 6 for patients of chronic insomnia was effective, daytime sleepiness was relieved and daytime dysfunctions were improved, and the therapy was superior to estazolam, and more advantageous than acupuncture. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - March 22, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Desirable Application of TCM Moxibustion in intestine and bowel Diseases
Publication date: 30 September 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 3 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Treatment on 28 cases of pediatric allergic rhinitis by combining Tuina and Chinese herbal medicine
Conclusion Combined treatment using pediatric Tuina and an herbal mixture of Yupingfeng powder ( ) and Guizhi decoction ( ) has positive therapeutic efficacy for treatment of pediatric allergic rhinitis, and should be considered as a treatment for this condition. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupoint magnetic therapy in the treatment of spasmodic torticollis
Conclusion Acupoint magnetic therapy has sound effect in the treatment of spasmodic torticollis. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Twenty-seven cases of postherpetic neuralgia treated by surrounding electroacupuncture and acupoint injection
Publication date: 30 September 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 3 Author(s): Huang Yi-sheng Postherpetic neuralgia refers to persistent pain accompanied by paroxysmal pain after herpes zoster subsides. As a kind of persistent neuropathic pain, it is a clinically difficult disease in acupuncture. It mainly occurs in the elderly and is characterized by high incidence, severity, long duration, unbearable pain and etc. Our department in recent years has treated 27 cases of patients with such disease using surrounding electroacupuncture and acupoint injection and have obtained satisfact...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Fourteen cases of chronic gastritis with stomach cold treated by long snake moxibustion on dog days
Conclusion Efficacy of long snake moxibustion in treating chronic gastritis with stomach cold on dog days is effective and clinical symptoms are significantly improved. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Twenty cases of globus hystericus treated by bloodletting combined with thunder-fire moxibustion
Conclusion Bloodletting combined with thunder-fire moxibustion therapy for globus hystericus is better in clinical efficacy, significantly improving the patients' clinical symptoms. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Meta-Analysis on scalp acupuncture based therapy in treating children cerebral palsy
Conclusion The total effective rate of scalp acupuncture based therapy in treating children cerebral palsy is higher than that of modern medicine comprehensive rehabilitation treatment, and the treatment method of scalp acupuncture could be widely applied to clinic; but since articles about scalp acupuncture based therapy in treating children cerebral palsy published domestically are not qualified enough, only a few literature are included, hence, more power and strong evidences shall be verified by literature with higher quality. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of electroacupuncture on expression of NR2B in prefrontal cortex in morphine-withdrawal rats
Conclusion Acupuncture and eletroacupunture can improve space learning and memory abilities of merphine-withdrawal rats, with better efficacy of eletroacupuncture than that of acupuncture, the mechanisms of which may be associated with the regulation of NR2B expression in prefrontal cortex. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Application of contralateral deep collateral needling and contralateral shallow collateral needling in community patients with pain in motor system
Publication date: 30 September 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 3 Author(s): Xin LI , Wei-hua YUAN (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical research on postherpetic neuralgia treated by floating-acupuncture combined with collateral-bloodletting puncture and cupping
Conclusion The efficacy of treating PHN by combining floating-acupuncture laser with cupping following collateral bloodletting was significant. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Efficacy observation on degenerative gonitis treated with triple needling combined with thunder-fire moxibustion
Conclusion Triple needling combined with thunder-fire moxibustion had clinical efficacy on degenerative gonitis, which is a better treatment option with the total efficacy significantly superior to that of acupuncture only. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of efficacy between electroacupuncture and the combination of collateral bloodletting, cupping, and acupoint application for cervical spondylosis radiculopathy (CRS)
Conclusion Good therapeutic effects can be achieved in treating young CRS patients with collateral bloodletting, cupping, and acupoint application. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of warming needle moxibustion on pulmonary function of elderly patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Conclusion Warming needle moxibustion was obviously effective on the improvement in pulmonary function of elderly patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Establishment Meeting of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity • Chinese Acupuncture-Moxibustion Inheritance Committee of the Word Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies was Grandly Held in Harbin of China
Publication date: 30 September 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 3 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Observation on the effect of fire needle combined with Linggui Bafa for post-herpetic neuralgia
Conclusion The effect of fire needle combined with Linggui Bafa for PHN is obviously superior to that of single fire needle therapy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of electroacupuncture on egg quality and tumor necrosis factor -α of patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome
Conclusion EA improves egg quality of PCOS patients and increases the clinical pregnancy rate of IVF-ET, the mechanism may be related to TNF-α levels. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

David P. J. Hung, Lifetime Honorary President of Word Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, have been awarded the Ellis Island Medals of Honor
Publication date: 30 September 2014 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 24, Issue 3 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of efficacy of treating obese patients with endocrine-metabolic abnormity by electroacupuncture of different types of wave modes
Conclusion Efficacy of treating obese patients with abnormity of lipids and serum leptin by electro-acupuncture combined with thunder-fire moxibustion in the dilatational wave group was significantly better than that of the continuous wave group, and efficacy for obese patients with weakness of the spleen and the stomach was superior to that of those with stomach-intestine excessive heat and spleen-kidney yang deficiency. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - February 5, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Auricular Acupuncture Point (WFAS STANDARD-002: 2012) Issued by World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) on May, 2013
Publication date: 30 September 2013 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 23, Issue 3 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - November 6, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture Needles (WFAS STANDARD-001: 2012) Issued by World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) on May, 2013
Publication date: 30 September 2013 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 23, Issue 3 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - November 6, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The 8th Gernal Assembly of WFAS and World Academy Conference on Acupuncture was held
Publication date: 30 December 2013 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 23, Issue 4 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - November 6, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Case examples of indirect moxibustion in treating viscera diseases
Publication date: 30 December 2013 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 23, Issue 4 Author(s): Yi-zhou WANG , Yu LIU , Qiang ZHAO Indirect moxibustion is used to treat qi constraint amenorrhea, chest bi due to congealing cold, spleen deficiency diarrhea, cough and panting due to lung deficiency, enuresis with kidney deficiency and other diseases with satisfactory treatment effects. It is believed that indirect moxibustion is characterized by simple and effective acupoint selection and broad indications. During the treatments, quantity and duration of moxibustion should be determined according to the ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - November 6, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research