Tag Archives: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Acupuncture Appears Effective for Amnestic MCI? (NHS Choices / Acupuncture in Medicine)

Summary A recent systematic review examined carefully selected randomised controlled trials investigating the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for treating mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The following NHS Choices Behind the Headlines critical appraisal places this research in context, but is … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Pharmacological Treatments

Some of the following articles may be available freely where indicated (depending on local circumstances). Access to the full-text of the other articles will require a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment. The Bibliographic Citations Henderson, VW. (2014). … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Pharmacological Treatments

Some of the following articles may be available freely where indicated (depending on local circumstances). Access to the full-text of the other articles will require a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment. The Bibliographic Citations Irwin, RW. Brinton, … Continue reading

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Attempts to Establish the Scientific Basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Summary This review article investigates the literature attempting to establish any basic evidence-based principles behind Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for the treatment of senile dementia.  Five main ingredients include: Poria cocos, Radix polygalae, Radix glycyrrhizae, Radix angelica sinensis, and Radix … Continue reading

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