Book 2013

Current Research in Acupuncture


ISBN: 978-1-4614-3356-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-3357-6 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-36

    Acupuncture Modulation of Neural Transmitters/Modulators

  3. Chapter

    Pages 37-51

    Cellular Mechanisms in Acupuncture Points and Affected Sites

  4. Chapter

    Pages 53-87

    Function of Collagen and Mast Cells in Acupuncture Points

  5. Chapter

    Pages 89-108

    Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Basic Acupuncture Research

  6. Chapter

    Pages 109-127

    Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Moxibustion

  7. Chapter

    Pages 129-214

    Acupuncture Treatment of Epilepsy

  8. Chapter

    Pages 215-253

    Acupuncture Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

  9. Chapter

    Pages 255-301

    Can Acupuncture Treat Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Disorders?

  10. Chapter

    Pages 303-333

    Acupuncture Therapy for Vascular Cognitive Impairment

  11. Chapter

    Pages 335-358

    Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Antiaging

  12. Chapter

    Pages 359-373

    Development and Progression of Auricular Acupuncture as a Treatment for Anxiety and Pain

  13. Chapter

    Pages 375-400

    Abdominal Acupuncture for Nerve Root Cervical Spondylosis

  14. Chapter

    Pages 401-430

    Electro-acupuncture Regulation of Central Monoamine Neurotransmitters in Ischaemia-Reperfusion

  15. Chapter

    Pages 431-455

    Protective Effect of Acupuncture on Myocardium

  16. Chapter

    Pages 457-486

    Acupuncture’s Role in Cardiovascular Homeostasis

  17. Chapter

    Pages 487-515

    Acupuncture in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Potential and Challenge

  18. Chapter

    Pages 517-531

    Auricular Acupuncture for Pain and Inflammation

  19. Chapter

    Pages 533-557

    Glial–Neuronal Interactions in Electroacupuncture Analgesia

  20. Chapter

    Pages 559-599

    Meridian–Viscera Correlationship

  21. Chapter

    Pages 601-620

    Theory and Methodology of Evidence-Based Medicine in Acupuncture Research

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