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Alternative Medicine

Effectiveness of Acupuncture Therapy on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting After Gynecologic Surgery: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review.

Aug 19, 2021

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy (AT) on postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after gynecologic surgery (GS).A meta-analysis using a system...

Scalp Acupuncture Protects Against Neuronal Ferroptosis by Activating The p62-Keap1-Nrf2 Pathway in Rat Models of Intracranial Haemorrhage.

Aug 19, 2021

Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) can be a catastrophic event; even if the initial stages of the pathology were well-managed, a number of patients experience varied residual neurological deficits follow...

Integrative surgical oncology: A model of acute integrative oncology.

Aug 19, 2021

Integrative oncology has emerged as a recognized medical subspecialty because of growing interest in the use of integrative medicine in modern cancer care on behalf of both patients and providers. Acu...

Health-Related Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Aug 16, 2021

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common, debilitating adverse effect of neurotoxic chemotherapy that significantly worsens cancer survivors' quality of life.Solid tumor survivors...

The treatment effect of intramuscular stimulation on carpal tunnel syndrome: A blinded randomized trial on 75 patients.

Aug 16, 2021

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a disorder with a prevalence of about 5.8% for females and 0.6% for males. This study aims to determine whether intramuscular stimulation (IMS) to the pronator teres mu...

Treatment Adherence in Integrative Medicine-Part Two: Practitioner Insights.

Aug 12, 2021

Treatment adherence is a topic that is well studied but not well understood. Low treatment adherence is a significant issue that limits the effective management and treatment of chronic conditions, cr...

[Effects of acupuncture on endoplasmic reticulum pathway in exercise-induced skeletal muscle damage in rats and its mechanism].

Aug 12, 2021

To observe the effects of acupuncture on the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) functional enzymes sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca-ATPase (SERCA), protein disulfide isomerase (PDI), glucose-regulated protein 78(GR...

Enhanced Expectation of External Sensations of the Chest Regulates the Emotional Perception of Fearful Faces.

Aug 09, 2021

Emotional perception can be shaped by inferences about bodily states. Here, we investigated whether exteroceptive inferences about bodily sensations in the chest area influence the perception of fearf...

Colloidal Assemblies Composed of Polymeric Micellar/Emulsified Systems Integrate Cancer Therapy Combining a Tumor-Associated Antigen Vaccine and Chemotherapeutic Regimens.

Aug 09, 2021

Integrative medicine comprising a tumor-associated antigen vaccine and chemotherapeutic regimens has provided new insights into cancer therapy. In this study, the AB-type diblock copolymers poly(ethyl...

Naturopaths' mobilisation of knowledge and information in clinical practice: an international cross-sectional survey.

Aug 09, 2021

The contemporary evidence-based practice model acknowledges the importance of patient preferences and clinician experience when applying evidence within a clinical setting. Knowledge mobilisation (KM)...

Acupuncture Treatment for Nocturnal Crying in Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies.

Aug 05, 2021

Nocturnal crying is a common condition in which children intermittently or continuously cry and fuss during the night, at certain times or throughout the night. It is a common pediatric sleep disturb...

Acupuncture for functional gastrointestinal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aug 05, 2021

The therapeutic effect of acupuncture treatments (AT) on functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) is contentious. A meta-analysis was conducted to assess the efficacy and safety of acupuncture fo...

Electroacupuncture Alleviates Neuroinflammation and Motor Dysfunction by Regulating Intestinal Barrier Function in a Mouse Model of Parkinson Disease.

Aug 05, 2021

Gastrointestinal dysfunction is the main nonmotor characteristic of Parkinson disease (PD), manipulation of gastrointestinal function by altering gut-brain axis is a potentially novel entry point for ...

Acupuncture for radiation-induced toxicity in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review based on PICO criteria.

Aug 02, 2021

In head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), the potential mitigating effect of complementary medicine interventions such as acupuncture for radiation-induced toxicity is unknown. This study aime...

Dynamics of Decision-Making in Medical Pluralism: A Systematic Review of Conceptual Models.

Aug 02, 2021

Plurality of treatment choice is often observed, as in many instances people choose to use both conventional and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The existing models of healthcare utiliza...

Feasibility, acceptability, and potential effectiveness of an online expressive writing intervention for COVID-19 resilience.

Aug 02, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted mental health in the general population. In this trial, our objective was to assess whether a 6-week expressive writing intervention improves resilience i...

Acupuncture, seizure frequency, and quality of life in temporal lobe epilepsy.

Jul 29, 2021

To assess seizure frequency and quality of life (QOL) in a group of adults with temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis (TLE-HS) before and after 10 weeks of systemic acupuncture sessions ...

Yes, we CAM: Increasing physician communication about complementary and alternative medicine through electronic medical record prompts in a pediatric hospital.

Jul 29, 2021

Over half of patients utilize complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), yet fewer than 10 % of physicians inquire about use. This prospective cohort study sought to increase patient-provider comm...

Efficacy of Chininum Sulphuricum 30C against Malaria: An in vitro and in vivo Study.

Jul 29, 2021

New effective, economical and safe antimalarial drugs are urgently needed due to the development of multi-drug-resistant strains of the parasite. Homeopathy uses ultra-diluted doses of various substan...

Occipital Neuralgia.

Jul 26, 2021

Occipital neuralgia is a painful condition that affects the posterior aspect of the head and can be difficult to distinguish from other common forms of headaches. This article reviews the anatomy, pat...