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

WFAS-CACMS-CAAM-ETCMA acupuncture experts forum was held
Publication date: 30 September 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 3 Author(s): Yang HAO (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Systematic evaluation on the clinical efficacy of acupoint stimulation therapy for treatment of premature ovarian insufficiency on the basis of network Meta-analysis
Conclusion On the basis of current evidences, acupoint stimulation therapy has a better clinical efficacy and safety for treatment of POI when compared with HRT. The acupoint stimulation therapies ranking the top 3 have more significant curative effects, but the long-term efficacy and the effect on the ovarian function still need to be further explored. In addition, the conclusion of this study still needs to be verified through a large number of RCTs with reasonable designs and appropriate methods. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

TCM Standardization Today
Publication date: 30 September 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 3 Author(s): Jing LI, Zhen SANG In this paper, current developments and tendencies in the field of TCM international standardization were discussed: (1) Standardization on TCM nomenclature is the fundamental work which can assist to establish a unified platform thus various stakeholders can gather data and exchange meaningful information globally. (2) The trend of tele-medical services and big-data health care require a standardized system of TCM informatics and efforts of WHO in the field of classification and informat...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Modified green dragon swaying its tail needling manipulation for treatment of knee osteoarthritis
Conclusion The SM group is obviously superior to CN group in the improvement of overall rating of pain of patients. It is indicated that modified green dragon swaying its tail acupuncture therapy can effectively relieve the pain of patients with knee osteoarthritis, which was worthy of popularization and application with definite clinical efficacy (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Comparative observation of the effect of electroacupuncture combined with heat-sensitive moxibustion and western medicine for premature ovarian failure
Conclusion The efficacy of electroacupuncture combined with heat-sensitive moxibustion is superior to that of conventional western medicine in treatment of premature ovarian failure. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for acupuncture-moxibustion treatment of scapulohumeral periarthritis
Publication date: 30 September 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 3 Author(s): Ying-ru CHEN, Li YANG, Ying-ying WANG, Jin-hong YANG, Liang WANG, Yuan WU, Jian-feng QU, Jin-sheng YANG The aim of this study was to establish clinical practice guidelines for acupuncture-moxibustion by retrieving relevant literature and adopting the best current national and international evidence, according to experts' experience and patients' values. This was achieved using the Grade of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) system combined with a wide range of national experts' c...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - December 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The 8th ISO/TC249 Plenary Meeting was held in Hong Kong, China
Publication date: 30 June 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 2 Author(s): Yang HAO (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Green dragon swaying its tail and white tiger shaking its head manipulation on B āliáo () for constipation
Publication date: 30 June 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 2 Author(s): Tungho KUO, GUO Zhong-fu Conventional Bāliáo ( ) was used to treat constipation, green dragon swaying its tail and white tiger shaking its head manipulation was applied and sound effect was found. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Efficacy of fire-needle for acne: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Conclusion Our study showed that fire-needle appears to be an effective therapy for treating acne, but the evidence is currently insufficient due to the poor quality of the studies. The safety of fire-needle therapy is also uncertain due to the small sample size and the lack of reporting in included articles. Larger sample, higher quality studies are needed. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The experience of professor YIN Ke-jing in the treatment of abdominal distension after abdominal surgery with warming-needle moxibustion at G ōngsūn ( SP 4)
Conclusion This therapeutic method was easy and simple with less acupoints selected and rapid onset of effect. With definite clinical efficacy, this method was worthy of being popularized. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

GAO's governor vessel-regulating and collaterals-unblocking technique for headache
Publication date: 30 June 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 2 Author(s): Xiao XING, Yan-jun WANG, Lin-hua CUI, Yan-xin JI, Jing XIE Governor vessel-regulating and collaterals-unblocking technique is a specific acupuncture therapy for treatment of headache of “GAO's acupuncture-moxibustion academic school in Yanzhao land (around Hebei Province area)”. This method is a specific acupuncture therapy for treatment of various types of headache through combining GAO's four groups of empirical paired acupoints with governor vessel-regulating needling, zľwŭliúzhù a...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Treatment of cerebral palsy with Chinese scalp acupuncture
Conclusion Chinese scalp acupuncture in these 33 cases appears to be an effective treatment for patients with CP and should be considered as an adjunctive therapy for more CP patients. Chinese scalp acupuncture relieved many of these patients' symptoms, increased their quality of life, and reversed many physical disabilities. Some of the patients returned to a normal life. Those treatments have laid a foundation for research into the clinical application of Chinese scalp acupuncture in the treatment of CP. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Warm needling moxibustion at Xi à guān ( ST 7) plus shallow Puncture for Bell's palsy in pregnancy
Conclusion Warm needling moxibustion plus shallow puncture is a safe and effective therapy for pregnant BP patients. BP in pregnancy appears to be more frequent in the last trimester. The severity of nerve injury and the timing for the first visit to the doctor after the onset of facial paralysis are essential factors for the recovery and prognosis of pregnant with BP. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Tuina combined with moxibustion for 28 cases of lung-wei insecurity-type sweating syndrome in children
Conclusion The efficacy of tuina combined with moxibustion for treatment of lung-wei insecurity-type sweating syndrome in children is definite, which is worthy of being popularized clinically. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain
Publication date: 30 June 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 2 Author(s): Yang HAO (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Transverse striation needling for 30 cases of cervical spondylosis
Conclusion The therapeutic effect of transverse striation needling in treatment of cervical spondylosis was good. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Study on the effect of moxibustion at “Shénquè” ( CV 8) on the immune system of rats taking long-term exhaustive exercise
Conclusion Moxibustion at CV 8 can improve the levels of immunoglobulin (IgG, IgA, IgM) of tired body for a long time, decrease the ACP level, and repair the damaged spleen tissues. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effects of different acupuncture-moxibustion methods on the plasma SP content and expression of colonic SP mRNA of rats with functional constipation
Conclusion The different efficacy of different acupuncture-moxibustion methods in treatment of functional constipation may be related with the mechanism of regulation of plasma SP content and the expression level of colonic SP mRNA. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of instant moxibustion on the levels of prostaglandin and arginine vasopressin in the uterine tissues of dismenorrhea rats with cold-damp congealing and stagnation type
Conclusion Both pre-moxibustion and instant moxibustion can obviously inhibit spasmodic uterine smooth muscle contraction of rats with dismenorrhea, regulate imbalanced levels of PGE2α and PGE2, reduce the AVP level, so as to improve the uterine hypoxia-ischemia, and play a role in alleviating pain. The efficacy of instant moxibustion was superior to that of pre-moxibustion. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of “three-acupoint and five-needling method” on the expression level of p-ERK 1/2 protein in lung tissue of rats with allergic bronchial asthma
Conclusion “Three-acupoint and five-needling method” can effectively relieve the inflammatory response of rats with allergic bronchial asthma, and inhibit the expression level of p-ERK 1/2 protein in the lung tissue of rats with asthma. Acupuncture may alleviate the symptom of allergic bronchial asthma through inhibiting the expression level of p-ERK 1/2 protein. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Ji āwèi Wŭbèizľsăn (Supplemented Galla Chinensis Powder) application on the navel for different syndromes of profuse sweating after tumor chemotherapy
Conclusion Supplemented Galla Chinensis Powder application on the navel can effectively improve the profuse sweating syndrome of patients in the types of lung-wei insecurity and deficiency of both qi and yin after tumor chemotherapy, but the efficacy is not so good for the patients in the type of vigorous fire due to yin deficiency. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupuncture for 40 cases of spasmodic torticollis
Conclusion “Resuscitation and regulating muscle” acupuncture method can effectively improve the clinical symptoms of ST patients, and better efficacy is found in the patients not given botulinum toxin A by injection. The course of treatment of acupuncture treatment for torticollis patients is longer, and the patients should insist on treatment, and keep a good attitude. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture therapy for ophthalmoplegia: a case series
Conclusions Electroacupuncture treatment improved eye movement and the quality of life of 12 patients with ophthalmoplegia. However, randomised controlled studies are needed to verify the efficacy of electroacupuncture treatment. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Is sham acupuncture a real placebo: Skeptical for sham acupuncture
Publication date: 30 June 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 2 Author(s): Ya-rong WANG, Ji-ping ZHAO, Dong-fang HAO Since acupuncture came to western countries, research has been done to try and prove whether or not it is effective. Current Acupuncture research is most often based on the sham needle which was first designed by K Streitberger and J Kleinhenz in 1998. The sham acupuncture needles are developed for the control group and do not penetrate the skin. Sham acupuncture has been used in randomized controlled trial (RCT) for diseases which normally benefit from acupuncture treat...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - August 1, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Emergency Notice
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Case of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome
Conclusion It is suggested that acupuncture therapy have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect equal to steroid during the treatment of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical application and research of Shao's “three-acupoint and five-needling method”
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Ao ZHANG, YAN Xing-ke, An-guo LIU Professor SHAO Jing-ming has obtained more significant effect during the clinical practice in treatment of wheezing diseases by adopting “three-acupoint and five-needling method” created by himself, and the effect has been widely recognized by doctors and patients. After decades of development, Shao's “three-acupoint and five-needling method” has become a therapy with complete theoretical system and a large number of clinical research achievements, and its ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Summary of professor GAO Yu-chun's experience of “harmonizing the spleen and stomach” acupuncture technique
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Wei-ping LIU, Peng-peng LI, Yi-xu HAN, Xiao XING, Yan-jun WANG The spleen and stomach are the foundation of acquired constitution, and the source of qi and blood production. Therefore, harmonizing the spleen and stomach is of great importance in treatment of diseases. In this paper, based on GAO's academic ideas of acupuncture and moxibustion, the different rules of harmonizing the spleen and stomach for internal miscellaneous diseases and carefully supplementing spleen and stomach for externally-contracted diseas...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical application of ”Ase point” by professor WEI Lian-hai
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Ning-lu WANG, Lian-hai WEI “Ase points” refer to a kind of effective acupoints used in acupuncture-moxibustion treatment for various diseases of internal medicine, and the location with obvious color change on patient's skin is selected as treatment site. The method of diagnosis and treatment of diseases through examining the response of meridians and collaterals and acupoints on the body surface had been recorded in ancient books, however, it is rare during clinical acupuncture therapy to taking the c...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Development, Status and Opportunities of Acupuncture in Qatar
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Hong-lan AI, Jing-yuan LIU, Lu LUO, Yu-yang YANG This paper presents an outline of the current status, regulations, and qualifications required for the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture in Qatar. The paper also provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities that face practitioners of Acupuncture as a complimentary medicine in Qatar and the recent licensing mechanisms introduced in January 2016. Qatar's 2030 vision and demand for continued development and sustainable growth in...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Acupoint stimulation for post-stroke spasticity: a systematic review protocol
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Sheng CHEN, Sheng-nan GUO, Federico Marmori, Yi-nan NAN, Jun WANG, Ji-ping ZHAO This systematic review is aim to comprehensively evaluate the efficacy of acupoint stimulation in managing of post-stroke spasticity. The eligible randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) and quasi-randomized controlled clinical trials (quasi-RCTs) will be searched from the following databases: the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE, EMBASE, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Chinese Scie...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Laterality and coherence analysis of Laser Doppler Flowmetry signals in bilateral N èi guān (内关 PC 6): a potential non-invasive method to assess microdrculatory changes of people in different ages
Conclusion The blood perfusion in right PC 6 is higher than left PC 6. Coherence analysis of laser Doppler flowmetry signals in bilateral PC 6 might provide a potential non-invasive method to assess microdrculatory changes in different ages. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of acupuncture on the endoplasmic reticulum stress IRE1-CHOP pathway and the expression levels of Bax and Bcl-2 protein as well as genes in pancreatic tissue of rats with diabetes mellitus
Conclusion There was endoplasmic reticulum stress in the pancreatic tissue of rats with STZ-induced diabetes mellitus, and IRE 1-CHOP signal pathway was the main pathway for inhibiting the endoplasmic reticulum stress in the pancreatic tissue. Acupuncture can improve the endoplasmic reticulum stress in pancreatic tissue, inhibit apoptosis genes, and protect the pancreatic tissue through IRE 1-CHOP signal pathway. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Research progress on modern mechanism of “moxibustion can be used for heat syndrome”
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Tian-tian ZHU, Zhong-ting ZHAO, Yi-kim ZHAO, Xing-ke YAN The authors have retrieved the experimental literature on moxibustion in treatment of heat syndrome in recent years, and summarized the mechanism of moxibustion in treatment of heat syndrome from such aspects as antipyretic and anti-infective effect of moxibustion, the effect on peripheral metabolism of humoral factors and the level of central neurotransmitter, and the regulation of immune function through sorting and analysis, thus providing experimental ev...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Meta analysis on acupuncture for postpartum depression
Conclusion Acupuncture treatment for postpartum depression is effective, but more clinical randomized controlled trials with high quality and large sample size are still needed to verify the result. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Study on the effect of acupuncture at S ìshéncōng (四神聪 EX-HN 1) and Băihuì (百会 GV 20) on the serum amino acids neurotransmitters of insomnia patients
Conclusion Acupuncture at EX-HN 1 and GV 20 can prolong the sleep time, improve the sleep quality, and the clinical efficacy is superior to that of western medicine treatment. The mechanism may be related to the synthesis and release of amino acids neurotransmitters. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

“Dry Needling: reflection of development issues on acupuncture–moxibustion” Expert symposium was held in Beijing
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): LIU Wei-hong (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical study of Taiji needling in treatment of peripheral facial neuritis
Conclusion The efficacy index of Taiji needling in treatment of peripheral facial neuritis is superior to that of conventional acupuncture, and Taiji needling can obviously shorten the course of treatment. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of governor vessel-regulating needling combined with rehabilitation training on the activities of daily living of patients with cerebral infarction
Conclusion Compared with conventional acupuncture, governor vessel-regulating needling can significantly improve the activities of daily living of patients with cerebral infarction. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Clinical practice guidelines of acupuncture-moxibustion for cervical spondylotic radiculopathy
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Hao-ran CHU, Jin HU, Kui SUN, Yang-chun SONG, Xiao-na LONG, Nan LI On the basis of relevant literature and evidence, Clinical Practice Guidelines of Acupuncture-moxibustion for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy has been formulated according to the quality of evidences and by adopting the method of Grades of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE), in which the objective of guidelines formulation, the scope of application of the guidelines, the principle of acupuncture-moxibustion treatment ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

The second American congress of TCM: traditional Chinese medicine in the age of precision medicine was held
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Hui OUYANG, Hai-he TIAN, Hui WEI (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

TCM acupuncture-moxibustion: Contributing to human health
Publication date: March 2017 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 27, Issue 1 Author(s): Wei-hong LIU (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - July 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Fire needling and bloodletting at cleft points in treatment of 35 patients with acute gouty arthritis
Conclusion Fire needling and bloodletting at cleft points is an effective method in treatment of acute gouty arthritis with significant analgesic effect, efficacy of reducing serum UA, high cure rate and low recurrence rate, which is worth of being generalized clinically. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Case of geriatric enuresis
Publication date: June 2016 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 26, Issue 2 Author(s): Qi LIU, Chun-hai CHEN, Chu ZHANG, Chun LIU, Xin-hua CHEN Professor JI Qing-shan's experiences in treating geriatric enuresis were introduced, Professor Jl Qing-shan emphasizes the pathogenesis, and acupoint selection was precise and appropriate, values needling sensation, and emphasize reinforcing and reducing method, combine acupuncture and moxibustion which can warm and unblock meridians. Acupuncture at Sānyīnjiāo ( SP 6), enuresis point, Guānyuán ( CV 4) and Qìhai ( CV 6) was conducted. The nee...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

A review of inflammatory signaling pathway regulated by acupuncture
Conclusion Acupuncture and moxibustion have the function of anti-inflammation though inhibiting the JAK-STAT, NF-κB and MAPK signaling pathway. Anti-inflammation maybe plays a vital role in the mechanism of acupuncture and moxibustion. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Research on laws of effect of different acupuncture-moxibustion therapies based on data mining
In this study, the clinical application laws of fire needle, acupoint injection, catgut embedment, acupoint application, moxibustion therapy and filiform needle acupuncture were summarized in the aspects of category of disease, efficacy and related prescriptions (such as medication and acupoint selection) based on the result of data mining, and the general applicable categories of disease of acupuncture-moxibustion treatment methods were further screened, so as to guide the clinical application and give play to the best efficacy. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Overview on the 7th plenary meeting of ISO/TC249
Publication date: June 2016 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion, Volume 26, Issue 2 Author(s): Jing LI (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of acupuncture combined with medicated thread moxibustion of Zhuang medicine on insomnia rats injected with orexin in lateral ventricle
Conclusion It might be an effective link of acupuncture combined with medicated thread moxibustion of Zhuang medicine in treatment of insomnia that the treatment could inhibit the awakening promotion effect of orexin by affecting orexin, OX 1 R and OX 2 R. (Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion)
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - April 24, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research