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Auricular acupressure for myopia in children and adolescents

A research team from China and USA reported newly that auricular acupressure is more effective for treating myopia than other treatments such as atropine and eye exercises. They conducted a systematic review involving RCTs from various database and screened five 5 studies qualified for the meta-analysis of the efficacy rate in treating myopia. They concluded […]

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Acupuncture Treatment for 23 Types of Pain 2018 (ATP-2018)

Hui Zhang Akupunkturakademiet, Aarhus, Denmark Correspondence should be addressed to Hui Zhang, [email protected] Abstract The review is aimed to retrospectively evaluate the use of acupuncture to treat pain from the publications in 2018. All publications on this subject were screened from the MEDLINE database of Pubmed, and only clinical reports including randomized control trails and […]

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Scalp Acupuncture may be an effective treatment for children with Autism spectrum disorder

A systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by Liu et al​[1]​ showed that scalp acupuncture may be an effective treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder. The systematic review covered 11 trials with 968 participants. Compared with behavioral and educational interventions, scalp acupuncture could decreased the overall CARS scores for children under 3 years old and […]

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《Annals of Chinese Medicine》(英文版)

Annals of Chinese Medicine(《中医年鉴杂志》(英文版))是丹麦Heyttu学术出版社出版的一本面向国际发行的国际中医学术期刊。 1. 作者需知     《中医年鉴杂志》(英文版)接受中医、中药、针灸、推拿、导引、刮痧、拔罐,气功、养生、护理以及其它相关领域的临床研究、基础研究、基金成果报道、会议信息、个案报道等。 2. 投稿要求、版权事宜       详见 《 中医年鉴杂志 》(英文版)官网。中文稿件可联系Heyttu 翻译团队翻译成英文。 3. 出版模式     《 中医年鉴杂志 》(英文版)采用的传统出版与Open Access 开源混合模式。OA开源模式指 读者可以通过网络免费获取的学术期刊内容,它没有经济、法律、技术限制。任何经由同行评论的电子期刊,以免费的方式提供读者或机构取用、下载、复制、列印、发行或检索文章都叫开源期刊。OA开源出版模式可使作者文章以最便捷的方式将研究成果与同行交流、分享并获得反馈。 且作者拥有文章著作权。若作者选择以OA开源模式发表,则需支付每篇文章300 欧元的论文处理费。更多阅读       首期(2020年3月1日)投稿录用文章可免版面费。       传统出版模式指出版商通过销售,用读者的订阅费来支付“审稿、组织同行评议”及“出版、印刷、渠道”等的成本,出版商可在此过程中赢利。而在“开放获取”出版模型中,“开放获取”期刊向作者收取审稿费,并同时接受国家及私人基金的赞助以维护“审稿、组织同行评议”及维护网络平台的费用,对读者则是完全免费开放的。若选择传统模式出版,作者不需要支付审稿费用,但需要将文章版权转让给出版商。        作者可自由选择以上述何种出版模式在《 中医年鉴杂志 》(英文版)发表。 4. 投稿方式        文章可通过 《 中医年鉴杂志 》在线稿件处理系统或者发邮件至 [email protected]。来稿请注明出版模式。

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Acupuncture could improve IVF outcome

Prof. Smith from Western Sydney University reported that acupuncture may 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, 2019original text

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Acupuncture against NAS

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. […]

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Fire needle therapy effective for nodular prurigo

A research team from Shanghai University of TCM reported that fire needle therapy alone or combined with conventional treatments might be effective for nodular prurigo, without any additional side effects. They evaluated the effectiveness and safety of fire needle therapy for nodular prurigo. They systematically searched several databases, including EMBASE, PubMed, the Cochrane Library, the […]

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Electro-Acupuncture Ameliorated MPTP-Induced Parkinsonism In Mice

Cite: Zhao YK, Luo D, Ning ZP et al. Electro-Acupuncture ameliorated MPTP-induced parkinsonism in mice via TrkB neurotrophic signaling. Frontiers in Nneuroscience, 2019, 13 (2019): 496. Original Abstract Neurotrophins, such as brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), have shown promise as neuroprotective agents, indicating their potential in therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative disease. However, the inherent bioactivity and […]

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Gene expression signatures and connectivity map uncover molecular mechanisms of TCM

Cite: Yoo, M et al. Exploring the molecular mechanisms of Traditional Chinese Medicine components using gene expression signatures and connectivity map. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine,174 (2019): 33-40. fulltext Full AbstractBackground and objective Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced over thousands of years in China and other Asian countries for treating various symptoms […]

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