Scalp

Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVES: Scalp acupuncture (SA) is a commonly used therapeutic approach for primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but the efficacy and safety of SA therapy are still undetermined. The aim of this study is to systematically evaluate the efficacy and safety of SA therapy for the treatment of acute hypertensive ICH.

Author(s): 
Zheng, Guo-Qing
Zhao, Zhi-Ming
Wang, Yan
Gu, Yong
Li, Yue
Chen, Xing-miao
Fu, Shu-Ping
Shen, Jiangang
Publication Title: 
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of scalp acupuncture (SA), a modern acupuncture technique specialized to neurological disorders, in managing motor function and symptoms for Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. METHODS: Two independent reviewers extracted data from all of the randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that assessed the efficacy of SA for PD compared with conventional therapies (CTs). Sixteen electronic databases were searched.

Author(s): 
Lee, Hun-Soo
Park, Hye-Lim
Lee, Seung-Jin
Shin, Byung-Cheul
Choi, Jun-Yong
Lee, Myeong Soo
Publication Title: 
Acupuncture in Medicine: Journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society

BACKGROUND: Spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is the most devastating subtype of stroke, but there is currently no evidence-based treatment strategy. Acupuncture is a well-known traditional Chinese therapy for stroke-induced disability, and GV20 is the commonly used acupuncture point. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of GV20-based acupuncture in animal models of acute ICH. METHODS: Studies of GV20-based acupuncture in animal models of acute ICH were identified from six databases up to July 2013.

Author(s): 
Li, Hui-Qin
Li, Ji-Huang
Liu, Ai-Ju
Ye, Mai-yun
Zheng, Guo-Qing
Publication Title: 
PLoS genetics

Differentiating pluripotent cells from fibroblast progenitors is a potentially transformative tool in personalized medicine. We previously identified relatively greater success culturing dura-derived fibroblasts than scalp-derived fibroblasts from postmortem tissue.

Author(s): 
Ivanov, Nikolay A.
Tao, Ran
Chenoweth, Joshua G.
Brandtjen, Anna
Mighdoll, Michelle I.
Genova, John D.
McKay, Ronald D.
Jia, Yankai
Weinberger, Daniel R.
Kleinman, Joel E.
Hyde, Thomas M.
Jaffe, Andrew E.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to observe for any change in baseline seizure frequency with acupuncture in children with cerebral palsy. METHODS: A randomized controlled study was conducted: Group I consisted of integrated acupuncture, tuina, and rehabilitation (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and hydrotherapy) for 12 weeks; and Group II consisted of rehabilitation (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and hydrotherapy) for 12 weeks. After a washout period of 4 weeks, Group II then received acupuncture and tuina for 12 weeks.

Author(s): 
Wu, Yun
Zou, Li-Ping
Han, Tong-Li
Zheng, Hua
Caspi, Opher
Wong, Virginia
Su, Yani
Shen, Kun-Ling
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVES: Scalp acupuncture (SA) is a commonly used therapeutic approach for primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but the efficacy and safety of SA therapy are still undetermined. The aim of this study is to systematically evaluate the efficacy and safety of SA therapy for the treatment of acute hypertensive ICH.

Author(s): 
Zheng, Guo-Qing
Zhao, Zhi-Ming
Wang, Yan
Gu, Yong
Li, Yue
Chen, Xing-miao
Fu, Shu-Ping
Shen, Jiangang
Publication Title: 
Chinese Medical Journal
Author(s): 
Chiao, S. F.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine = Chung I Tsa Chih Ying Wen Pan / Sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Author(s): 
Liu, Yumin
Publication Title: 
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine = Chung I Tsa Chih Ying Wen Pan / Sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine

OBJECTIVE: To provide a new therapy with definite quality controllable therapeutic effects for functional restoration of the affected limbs in hemiplegic patients due to cerebral thrombosis. METHOD: 180 patients with hemiplegia due to cerebral thrombosis were randomly divided into 2 groups: the treatment group (treated with scalp acupuncture by using the lifting manipulation) and the control group (treated with scalp acupuncture by using the twirling manipulation).

Author(s): 
Kong, Yaoqi
Xu, Fu
Lin, Xiurong
Feng, Zhengen
Shi, Hongfei
Yu, Guoqiao
Hu, Lirong
Li, Xinwei
Jiang, Lingzhen
Publication Title: 
Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao = Journal of Southern Medical University

OBJECTIVE: To observe the therapeutic effect of scalp electroacupuncture on Parkinson disease (PD) of grade 1.5-3.0 on Hoehn-Yahr scale. METHODS: Thirty patients with Parkinson disease were randomized equally into the treatment group and control group. Patients in the treatment group were treated by scalp eletroacupuncture at the contralateral points of MS6, MS4, MS8, MS9 and MS14 in cases of unilateral lesions or at the bilateral points for bilateral lesions, with also medication with Madopar. The patients in the control group were given Madopar only.

Author(s): 
Jiang, Xue-mei
Huang, Yong
Zhuo, Ying
Gao, Yan-ping

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