Cite: Luo Y, Kuai L, Song NJ, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Fire Needle Therapy for Nodular Prurigo: A Quantitative Study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019, 2019: 8797056https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8797056. fulltext A research team from Shanghai University of TCM reported that fire needle therapy alone or combined with conventional treatments might be effective for nodular ..
Article in Chinese Zhang et al from Tianjin University of TCM selected the optimized treatment plan by using multiple indexes decision-making method based on the clinical evidence. Based on the current clinical evidence, the optimized plan of acupuncture for lateral femoral cutaneous neuritis (LFCN ) is using thin fire needle to prick on the abnormal ..
Shou et al from Beijing University of TCM reported that Xiaoaiping (Chinese Herbal Medicine) injections provided a safe and effective option for chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia (CIT) in patients with NSCLC. Shuo Qi, Xiao Li, Qing Dong, Hezheng Lai, Dianna Porter, Shaodan Tian, Li Hou, Xinyi Chen, Xiaoke Li, and Kang Wang.The Journal of Alternative and Complementary ..
Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) has risen drastically over the past decade. American researchers Jackson et al reported that acupuncture intervention could be safe and effective for reducing withdrawal symptoms in infants, and, thus, should be considered as an additional nonpharmacologic treatment option for NAS. Citation: Jackson et al. A Scoping Review of Acupuncture as a Potential Intervention for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Med Acupunct. 2019 Apr 1;31(2):69-84. ..
A Korean research team reported that acupuncture exerted a protective effect on dopaminergic neurons in rodent models of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Cite: Ko JH, LEE H, Kim SN, Park HJ. Does acupuncture protect dopamine neurons in Parkinson’s disease rodent model?: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2019;11:102. Fulltext Original Abstract Background: Acupuncture has ..
By Hui Zhang, Yixiang Liu, Han Lai Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex autoimmune disease mediated by an immune response to central nervous system antigens. Conventional immunomodulatory therapies are limited to relieve many of the symptoms, such as weakness, pain and depression, but probably cause side effects. Acupuncture, the most popular approach of complementary and ..
A research team from Department of Rehabilitation of the Medical School of Ningbo University, China, reported their newest findings that acupuncture could improve pregnancy rate on PCOS patients. Acupuncture treatment was applied based on conventional hormone treatment with clomifene citrate. The primary points were RN3, Zigong, BL23, and SP10. The combination of acupuncture and hormone ..
Prof. Smith from Western Sydney University reported that acupuncture could be effective when compared with no adjunctive treatment with increased clinical pregnancies, but is not an efficacious treatment when compared with sham controls, although non-specific effects may be active in both acupuncture and sham controls. Smith CA, Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 2019ori..