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Sep
2014

Acupuncture has been reported to be beneficial in treating cognitive impairment in various pathological conditions. This review describes the effort to understand the signaling pathways that underlie the acupunctural therapeutic effect on cognitive function. We searched the literature in 12 electronic databases from their inception to November 2013, with full text available and language limited to English.

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Jun
2013

Acupuncture has been used as a treatment for cognitive impairment.
This review assesses clinical evidence for or against acupuncture as a treatment for cognitive impairment. This review also discusses the proposed mechanism(s) that could link acupuncture to improved cognitive function.

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Aug
2012

The expression of the anti-apoptotic molecules Bcl-2 and transforming growth factor-beta 1 is known to confer protective effects on the cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury. The current study investigated the expression levels of Bcl-2 and transforming growth factor-beta 1 in response to multiple pre-ischemia electro-acupuncture at acupoints Zusanli (ST36) and Fengchi (GB20) stimulation. Rats were divided into five groups: uninjured, control, non-acupoint, GB20 and ST36.

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Jun
2004

To compare the amount of protein deposits adhering to human-worn soft contact lenses, using the untreated contact lens from the contralateral eye as controls, to investigate the capabilities of the No Rub contact lens cleaning systems in protein removal from soft contact lenses.
New 1 Day Acuvue soft contact lenses were worn on a daily-wear basis by 16 Hong Kong Chinese volunteers on 5 separate days. Four right lenses of each subject were treated with No Rub contact lens cleaning systems (Alcon Opti-Free Express, Alcon Opti-Free Express No Rub Lasting Comfort Formula, B and L ReNu MultiPlus, and Ciba Vision SOLO Care Plus).

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