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Traditional preparation of three herbs relieves and reduces symptoms of disease in mice and tests on humans are encouraging, study finds PUBLISHED: Sunday, 07 December, 2014, 4:47am A traditional Chinese medicine known as smart soup (聰明湯) could help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, scientists on the mainland believe. The simple treatment helped relieve and even reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice that had been genetically...
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Original Titel: Association of traditional Chinese medicine therapy and the risk of dementia in patients with hypertension: a nationwide population-based cohort study. In früheren Studien wurde ein erhöhten Demenzrisiko von Bluthochdruckpatienten berichtet. Bluthochdruck wird oft mit alternativen Methoden, in Taiwan am häufigsten mit Traditioneller chinesischer Medizin (TCM), behandelt. Bisher ist es jedoch unklar, ob diese Behandlung auch das Demenzrisiko der Patienten senken könnte. Ziel der...
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Abstract Objective: To observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture therapy and carbamazepine therapy for primary trigeminal neuralgia. Methods: A total of 150 patients with primary trigeminal neuralgia treated in Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Linyi Central Hospital from January 2010 to December 2016 were selected. They were divided into acupuncture group (n=75) and drug group (n=75). The patients in the acupuncture group received acupuncture based...
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Abstract BACKGROUND: Bortezomib-induced peripheral neuropathy (BIPN) is a common and debilitating side effect. Our pilot study demonstrated that acupuncture is safe and can decrease total neuropathic symptoms. However, there is lack of knowledge in which individual BIPN symptoms benefited from acupuncture. PURPOSE: To characterize individual symptoms reduced by acupuncture in patients with BIPN. METHODS: Patients with multiple myelomatreated with bortezomib who developed BIPN grade 2...
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Abstract Objective: Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDN) is one of the most common complications of diabetes. In patients with PDN, greater pain intensity leads to poorer quality of life, sleep, function, and work productivity (1–3). According to the clinical practice guideline, electrical stimulation is probably effective and should be considered for the treatment of PDN (evidence level B) (4). The aim of this study is...
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Acupuncture benefits patients suffering from hemiplegia (unilateral paralysis) after a stroke. Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Baoji researchers compared daily exercise monotherapy with acupuncture plus daily exercises. Patient outcomes were consistently superior in the combined therapy group, demonstrating that the addition of acupuncture to the daily exercise treatment regimen improves clinical outcomes. The researchers conclude that acupuncture plus rehabilitation exercises improves motor function and cerebral...
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Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the alleviation of Parkinson’s disease. Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hangzhou, China) researchers conducted a study comparing the effects of drug therapy as a standalone procedure with acupuncture plus drug therapy in an integrated treatment protocol. Based on the data, the researchers conclude that acupuncture plus antiparkinsonian drug therapy is significantly more effective than using only antiparkinsonian...
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Abstract Acupuncture has been used in the therapy of Alzheimer disease (AD); however, its neural mechanisms are still unclear. The aim of this study is to examine the effect of acupuncture on the functional connectivity in AD by using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (rs-fMRI). Twenty-eight subjects (14 AD and 14 normal controls) participated in this study. The rs-fMRI data were acquired before and after...
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Abstract OBJECTIVE: To preliminarily explore the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) on bladder and bowel dysfunction in patients with transverse myelitis. METHODS: Sixteen participants were treated with EA at bilateral BL32, BL33, and BL35 once a day, five times a week for the first 4 weeks, and once every other day, three times a week for the following 4 weeks. Patients were then followed up for 6 months....
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Abstract OBJECTIVE: To observe the effects of acupuncture at different acupoints in yin meridians and yang meridians on lower limb muscle tension in children with spastic cerebral palsy. METHODS: Ninety children with spastic cerebral palsy aged between 2 to 6 years old were divided into a yin-meridian group, a yang-meridian group and a rehabilitation group, 30 cases in each one. The patients in the rehabilitation...
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