Research Articles

Acupuncture stimulation induces neurogenesis in adult brain

Int Rev Neurobiol. 2013;111:67-90. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-411545-3.00004-3. Acupuncture stimulation induces neurogenesis in adult brain. Nam MH1, Ahn KS, Choi SH. Author information 1Department of Pathology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Abstract

The discovery of adult neurogenesis was a turning

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***Acupuncture inhibits microglial activation and inflammatory events in the MPTP-induced mouse model

Acupuncture inhibits microglial activation and inflammatory events in the MPTP-induced mouse model.

Brain Research, Volume 1131, 2 February 2007, Pages 211-219   2007 Feb 2

Jun Mo Kanga, b, Hi

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Effect of scalp acupuncture on the expression of NF-kappaB mRNA, COX-2 mRNA and their proteins in rats with acute cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2009 Oct;34(5):304-8. Effect of scalp acupuncture on the expression of NF-kappaB mRNA, COX-2 mRNA and their proteins in rats with acute cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury [Article in Chinese] Zhou L1, Zhang Continue reading

Changes in regional cerebral blood flow and glucose metabolism following electroacupuncture at LI 4 and LI 11 in normal volunteers

J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Oct;15(10):1075-81. doi: 10.1089/acm.2009.0257. Changes in regional cerebral blood flow and glucose metabolism following electroacupuncture at LI 4 and LI 11 in normal volunteers. An YS1, Moon SK, Min IK, Kim DY. Abstract OBJECTIVES:

Although numerous trials have demonstrated the clinical effects

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**Effect of acupuncture therapy for postponing Wallerian degeneration of cerebral infarction as shown by diffusion tensor imaging

J Alternative & Complementary medicine
2012 Dec;18(12):1154-60. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0493. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Effect of acupuncture therapy for postponing Wallerian degeneration of cerebral infarction as shown by diffusion tensor imaging. Shen Y1, Li M, Wei R, Lou M. 1Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China Abstract OBJECTIVE:

One aim of this study was

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Effects of Interactive Metronome Therapy on Cognitive Functioning After Blast-Related Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial

Neuropsychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0034117
Online First Publication, September 23, 2013. doi: 10.1037/a0034117

Authors
Lonnie A. Nelson, Margaret MacDonald, Christina Stall, and Renee Pazdan

Abstract

Objective: We report preliminary findings on the efficacy of interactive metronome (IM) therapy for theremediation of cognitive difficulties in soldiers with persisting cognitive complaints following blast-related mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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Neurogenetics and Nutrigenomics of Neuro-Nutrient Therapy for Reward Deficient Syndrome (RDS)_Clinical Ramifications as a Function of Molecular Neurobiological Mechanisms

Published in final edited form as:

J Addict Res Ther. ; 3(5): 139–. doi:10.4172/2155-6105.1000139.

August 5, 2013

Kenneth Blum1,5,6,8,10,11,12,15,*, Marlene Oscar-Berman2, Elizabeth Stuller3, David Miller4,5,

John Giordano6, Siobhan Morse6, Lee McCormick7, William B Downs5, Roger L Waite5,

Debmalya Barh8, Dennis Neal9, Eric R Braverman1,10, Raquel Lohmann10, Joan Borsten11,

Mary Hauser12, David Han13, Yijun Liu1, Manya Helman14,

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Acupuncture modulates resting state hippocampal functional connectivity in Alzheimer disease

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 6;9(3):e91160. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091160. eCollection 2014.

Editor: Daqing Ma, Imperial College London, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, United Kingdom

Received August 19, 2013; Accepted February 10, 2014; Published March 6, 2014

This is an open-access article, free of all copyright, and may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, modified, built upon, or otherwise

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Effect of acupuncture in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease: a functional MRI study

PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42730. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042730. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

Wang Z1, Nie B, Li D, Zhao Z, Han Y, Song H, Xu J, Shan B, Lu J, Li K.

 

Abstract

We aim to clarify the mechanisms of acupuncture in treating mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer

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Acupuncture Induced Pain Suppression Opiod, Glutamate, Amino Butyric Acid, NaK Pump

Springer International Publishing AG Part of Springer Science + Business Media

Y. Xia et al. (eds.), Current Research in Acupuncture, 37

DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-3357-6_2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

 

Chapter 2
Cellular Mechanisms in Acupuncture Points and Affected Sites

Wolfgang Schwarz and Quanbao Gu

W. Schwarz (*)

Laboratory of Cellular Electrophysiology , Shanghai

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