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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Update of an Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis.
Vickers AJ, Vertosick EA, Lewith G, MacPherson H, Foster NE, Sherman KJ, Irnich D, Witt CM, Linde K; Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration. Vickers AJ, et al. J Pain. 2018 May;19(5):455-474. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.11.005. Epub 2017 Dec 2. J Pain. 2018. PMID: 29198932 Free PMC article. Review.
We searched MEDLINE and the Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials randomized trials published up until December 31, 2015. We included randomized trials of acupuncture needling versus either sham acupuncture or no acupuncture control for nonspecific m …
We searched MEDLINE and the Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials randomized trials published up until December 31, 2015. We includ …
Acupuncture Medical Therapy and its Underlying Mechanisms: A Systematic Review.
Wen J, Chen X, Yang Y, Liu J, Li E, Liu J, Zhou Z, Wu W, He K. Wen J, et al. Am J Chin Med. 2021;49(1):1-23. doi: 10.1142/S0192415X21500014. Epub 2020 Dec 26. Am J Chin Med. 2021. PMID: 33371816
The evolution of acupuncture tools and the rationality of acupoints are also discussed. This review not only summarizes the mechanisms of acupuncture but also provides useful information, such as specific acupoints and acupuncture procedures, for treating com …
The evolution of acupuncture tools and the rationality of acupoints are also discussed. This review not only summarizes the mechanism …
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Acupuncture at ST36 Point: A Literature Review in Animal Studies.
Oh JE, Kim SN. Oh JE, et al. Front Immunol. 2022 Jan 12;12:813748. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.813748. eCollection 2021. Front Immunol. 2022. PMID: 35095910 Free PMC article. Review.
So far, a number of acupuncture studies have shown anti-inflammatory effects of acupuncture treatment, mostly known at specific point ST36. However, there is no literature that oversaw the inflammation-regulatory effects of acupuncture in each tissue. Therefo …
So far, a number of acupuncture studies have shown anti-inflammatory effects of acupuncture treatment, mostly known at specifi …
Acupuncture for the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Dimitrova A, Murchison C, Oken B. Dimitrova A, et al. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Mar;23(3):164-179. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0155. Epub 2017 Jan 23. J Altern Complement Med. 2017. PMID: 28112552 Free PMC article. Review.
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing acupuncture's efficacy for poly- and mononeuropathy were reviewed. Parallel and crossover RCTs focused on acupuncture's efficacy were reviewed and screened for eligibility. ...Acupuncture appears to improve nerve …
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing acupuncture's efficacy for poly- and mononeuropathy were reviewed. Parallel and crossov …
Acupuncture for depression.
Smith CA, Armour M, Lee MS, Wang LQ, Hay PJ. Smith CA, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Mar 4;3(3):CD004046. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD004046.pub4. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018. PMID: 29502347 Free PMC article. Review.
Whether acupuncture is more effective than control acupuncture for treating and improving quality of life for individuals with depression. ...AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: The reduction in severity of depression was less when acupuncture was compared with control …
Whether acupuncture is more effective than control acupuncture for treating and improving quality of life for individuals with …
Effects of acupuncture on cancer-related fatigue: a meta-analysis.
Zhang Y, Lin L, Li H, Hu Y, Tian L. Zhang Y, et al. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Feb;26(2):415-425. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3955-6. Epub 2017 Nov 11. Support Care Cancer. 2018. PMID: 29128952 Review.
Acupuncture had a marked effect on fatigue in cancer patients, regardless of concurrent anti-cancer treatment, particularly among breast cancer patients. The meta-analysis also indicated that acupuncture could significantly mitigate CRF compared with sham acupunc
Acupuncture had a marked effect on fatigue in cancer patients, regardless of concurrent anti-cancer treatment, particularly among bre
Acupuncture for migraine prophylaxis: a randomized controlled trial.
Li Y, Zheng H, Witt CM, Roll S, Yu SG, Yan J, Sun GJ, Zhao L, Huang WJ, Chang XR, Zhang HX, Wang DJ, Lan L, Zou R, Liang FR. Li Y, et al. CMAJ. 2012 Mar 6;184(4):401-10. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.110551. Epub 2012 Jan 9. CMAJ. 2012. PMID: 22231691 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
BACKGROUND: Acupuncture is commonly used to treat migraine. We assessed the efficacy of acupuncture at migraine-specific acupuncture points compared with other acupuncture points and sham acupuncture. ...In total, 480 patients with migraine were …
BACKGROUND: Acupuncture is commonly used to treat migraine. We assessed the efficacy of acupuncture at migraine-specific ac
Acupuncture for patients with mild hypertension: A randomized controlled trial.
Zheng H, Li J, Li Y, Zhao L, Wu X, Chen J, Li X, Huang YL, Chang XR, Liu M, Cui J, Wang RH, Du X, Shi J, Guo TP, Liang FR. Zheng H, et al. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019 Mar;21(3):412-420. doi: 10.1111/jch.13490. Epub 2019 Feb 8. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019. PMID: 30737889 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
The patients were randomly assigned to receive 18 sessions of affected meridian acupuncture (n = 107) or non-affected meridian acupuncture (n = 107) or sham acupuncture (n = 107) during 6 weeks, or to stay in a waiting-list control (n = 107). ...SBP decreased …
The patients were randomly assigned to receive 18 sessions of affected meridian acupuncture (n = 107) or non-affected meridian acu
Efficacy and Safety of Acupuncture for Essential Hypertension: A Meta-Analysis.
Chen H, Shen FE, Tan XD, Jiang WB, Gu YH. Chen H, et al. Med Sci Monit. 2018 May 8;24:2946-2969. doi: 10.12659/MSM.909995. Med Sci Monit. 2018. PMID: 29735972 Free PMC article.
The same result was observed for pooled data from experiments that compared acupuncture plus medication to sham acupuncture plus medication at reducing SBP and DBP. ...Similarly, acupuncture alone also did not differ from sham acupuncture alone, and el …
The same result was observed for pooled data from experiments that compared acupuncture plus medication to sham acupuncture pl …
Acupuncture for postherpetic neuralgia: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Wang Y, Li W, Peng W, Zhou J, Liu Z. Wang Y, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(34):e11986. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000011986. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018. PMID: 30142834 Free PMC article. Review.
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing acupuncture alone versus no treatment/another active therapy/sham acupuncture, or comparing acupuncture with another active therapy versus the same active therapy were included. ...No adverse effects about acup
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing acupuncture alone versus no treatment/another active therapy/sham acupuncture, o …
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