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The Frail Depressed Patient: A Narrative Review on Treatment Challenges.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9234191
Clinical Interventions in Aging; Aprahamian I, Borges MK et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Although the public importance of frailty is widely acknowledged by the World Health Organization, physical frailty is still largely neglected in geriatric mental health care. Firstly in this narrative review, we summarize the knowledge on the epidemiology of the association between depression and frailty, whereafter implications for treatment will be discussed. Even though frailty and depressi...

Epidemiology, Treatment, and Outcome of Pancreatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Pancreat...
https://doi.org/10.1177/15330338221106533
Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment; Wang Y, Zhou Y et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Background: Pancreatic squamous cell carcinoma (PSCC) is a rare pancreatic malignancy compared to most common pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC). Aims: To analyze the prognostics factors of PSCC and compare PAC with PSCC in demographic patterns, clinicopathologic characteristics and treatment modalities. Methods: Data of PSCC and PAC patients from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2015 were extracte...

Laser Acupuncture as a Treatment Option for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Management: a Case S...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.3.189
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Limanjaya I, Haris S et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is disease that gives burdens for many countries, with a few choices for the management such as drugs or surgery, each has side effects that decrease the quality of life. Acupuncture is proven to be an effective treatment for pain and can restore nerve functions, and laser acupuncture is one of the modalities. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of laser acu...

Warm Cupping of the Posterior Thorax in Combination with Standard Conventional Therapy ...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.3.194
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Karimi M, Kazemi AH et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is commonly found in critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As a non-pharmacological treatment of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), cupping has been clinically used for respiratory symptoms. We sequentially identified a series of patients with COVID-19 with ARDS who were admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). ...

Application of Auriculotherapy for Post-Burn Scar Syndrome in Young Adults with Major B...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.4.127
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Chen CC, Chen SP et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - A burn scar is a type of hypertrophic scar that can cause significant clinical symptoms, discomfort, and post-burn scar (PBS) syndrome in up to 77% of patients with burn injuries. Medication and rehabilitation are rarely effective at managing patient discomfort, and both laser and surgical interventions are postponed until the scar stabilizes and discomfort is tolerable. Objectives: The present...

Treatment of Masticatory Muscle Pain with Acupuncture: Is It Necessary to Associate wit...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.3.89
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Sant'Anna CBM, Caxias FP et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are treated by different modalities including splints, physiotherapy, and acupuncture. Although all of these offer evidencebased benefits to the patients, avoiding overtreatment is of paramount importance. To assess the effectiveness of muscle pain treatment with acupuncture combined with or without occlusal splints. Recruited patients were allocated to G1 (ac...

The Effect of Acupressure on Clinical Stress Management in Nursing Students: A Randomis...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.3.95
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Yildirim D, Akman Ö

Jul 1st, 2022 - Nursing students experience clinical stress frequently and severely. The application of acupressure is reported to be effective in stress management. This study was conducted to determine the effects of acupressure on reducing the stress of nursing students in clinical practice. This study was carried out using a single-blind randomized controlled experimental design. The experimental and contr...

Trigger Point Acupuncture and Exercise for Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adult: a Prel...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.2.143
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Minakawa Y, Miyazaki S et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Exercise therapy is the first choice non-pharmacotherapeutic approach for musculoskeletal pain; however, it often interferes with the implementation and continuation of exercise due to fear-avoidance behaviors. Trigger point acupuncture (TrPAcp) has been reported to reduce musculoskeletal pain. To examine the efficacy of exercise combined with TrPAcp compared to exercise alone for older patient...

Effect of Ear Acupuncture plus Dry Cupping on Activities and Quality of Life in the Adu...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.2.130
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Moura CC, Chaves ECL et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Chronic pain is a complex phenomenon that brings physical and emotional impairments negatively impacting people's quality of life. The adoption of interventions such as ear acupuncture and dry cupping can represent a treatment option for people with chronic back pain. To investigate the effects of ear acupuncture combined with dry cupping therapy on the interference of pain with the daily activ...

Effects of Joint Mobilization Versus Acupuncture on Pain and Functional Ability in Peop...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.6.231
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Voulgarakis P, Iakovidis P et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Chronic Neck Pain (CNP) is one of the main contributing factors to disability in people of working age. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to compare the efficacy between acupuncture and joint mobilization on pain and disability in patients with CNP. The study involved 45 men and women with CNP, divided into three groups of 15 each. The first group followed a manual therapy protocol ...

Effects of Dry Needling on Connectivity of Corticospinal Tract, Spasticity, and Functio...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.6.238
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Ebrahimzadeh M, Ansari NN et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Spasticity is a common motor disorder in adult stroke patients. Injury to the corticospinal tract (CST) is associated with spasticity. Dry needling (DN) has positive impacts on spasticity reduction and improvement in the range of motion (ROM) in stroke patients. This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of DN on the connectivity of the CST and the level of spasticity in adult stroke pati...

Acupuncture for the Elsberg Syndrome Secondary to Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection: a C...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.2.152
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Yang LS, Zhang K et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Elsberg syndrome (ES) is an infectious syndrome presenting with variable signs of acute lumbosacral radiculomyelitis. Its low recognition rate leads to misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment. Thus, some ES patients may develop neurological sequelae. This case described a 74-year-old woman complained of urinary retention, constipation, and sacral numbness after herpes zoster in the perianal area. ...

Short-Term Intraocular Pressure Response to the Combined Effect of Transcutaneous Elect...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.5.193
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Ismail AMA, El-Azeim ASA

Jul 1st, 2022 - Despite the adherence to medications, the control of the modifiable key risk factor-intraocular pressure (IOP)-for the progression of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in diabetics is usually difficult; hence, many glaucoma patients try other alternative therapeutic options. Objectives: This randomized controlled study investigated the short-term IOP response to the combined effects of transcu...

Effect of Dry Cupping Therapy on Pain and Functional Disability in Persistent Non-Speci...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.6.219
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Salemi MM, Gomes VMDSA et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Cupping therapy is used to treat musculoskeletal conditions, including low back pain. The study assessed the effects of dry cupping on pain and functional disability from persistent nonspecific low back pain. This was a randomized controlled trial, where participants were allocated to a cupping therapy (n = 19) or sham (n = 18) group, for five 10-minute sessions of cupping therapy, twice a week...

Mechanisms of Electroacupuncture Pretreatment in Alleviating Myocardial Ischemia Reperf...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2021.14.6.207
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Yu Q, Wu LB et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury (MIRI) is an important mechanism of post-myocardial infarction injury and a main cause of death in patients with ischemic heart disease. Electroacupuncture (EA) pretreatment is effective for the prevention and treatment of MIRI, but mechanisms mediating the effects of cardiovascular disease EA treatments remain unclear. To determine whether the lateral hyp...

Déjà-vu evoked by electrical stimulation of the insula.
https://doi.org/10.1684/epd.2022.1433
Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal With... Toffa DH, Bou Assi E et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Déjà-vu is a mental phenomenon commonly experienced during temporal lobe seizures and can be evoked by electrical stimulation of the temporal lobe. We analyzed reproducible déjà-vu experiences evoked by stimulating the insula in two patients with pharmacoresistant temporal lobe epilepsy. We reviewed video-electroencephalography (EEG) recordings from extraoperative electrical cortical stimulatio...

Semaphorin-3 Promotes Specific Immunotherapy Effects on Experimental Food Allergy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9234049
Journal of Immunology Research; Huang H, Liu Y et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Sustaining higher frequency of mast cells in the allergic lesion site has been recognized. Factors causing high numbers of mast cells in the local tissues are not fully understood yet. RAS signaling plays a role in sustaining certain cell activities. This study is aimed at elucidating the role of RAS activation in the apoptosis resistance induction in mast cells and at employing semaphorin 3A t...

Risk Assessment of Death of Tumor-Related PTE by CAR Combined with DD Detection.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9234313
Vascular Health and Risk Management; Li X, Zheng J et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - To investigate the risk of death in patients with tumor-related PTE (pulmonary thromboembolism) detected by CAR (C-reactive protein/albumin ratio) combined with DD (D-dimer). The peripheral hematology and coagulation-related indexes of 109 patients with tumor-related PTE diagnosed by PTCA were retrospectively analyzed, and the differences in relationship indexes between tumor-related PTE patien...

Comparison of an Iranian Traditional Massage (Fateh Method) with Physiotherapy and Acup...
https://doi.org/10.51507/j.jams.2022.15.3.163
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies; Namiranian P, Karimi M et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Low back pain (LBP) is currently a major reason for disability worldwide. Therapeutic massage is one of the most popular non-pharmacological methods for managing chronic LBP (CLBP), and the Fateh method is a massage technique based on Iranian Traditional Medicine. The current study aimed to compare the effects of Fateh massage with those of acupuncture and physiotherapy on relieving pain and di...

A case report of intractable pyoderma gangrenosum treated with negative-pressure wound ...
https://doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2022.4210
European Journal of Dermatology : EJD; Zhang Y, Wang L et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - A case report of intractable pyoderma gangrenosum treated with negative-pressure wound therapy.|2022|Zhang Y,Wang L,Fan L,Wang Y,Wang H,|therapy,