Xing-ke Yan

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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of acupuncture and moxibustion for asthma by meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. METHODS A literature search in VIP, CNKI, PubMed and HighWire was performed to retrieve clinic trials documents about acupuncture for asthma from 2000 to 2009. The meta-analysis was conducted on RCT and CCT documents that(More)
One of the most important theories of the traditional Chinese medicine is the exterior-interior relationship between the lung and the large intestine; so far, little direct experimental evidence has been reported to support such relationship. Here we for the first time investigated the mutual interactions between the lung and the large intestine by(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of acupuncture and moxibustion on constipation. METHODS A retrieval on literatures concerning treatment of constipation with acupuncture was carried out in databases of VIP, CNKI, WANFANG and PubMed. And meta-analyses were conducted on randomized controlled trial (RCT) and controlled clinical trial (CCT) which met the(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the therapeutic effect of tranquilizing and allaying excitement needling method on insomnia of heart and spleen deficiency and the effect of brain blood flow. METHODS Sixty cases were randomly divided into a tranquilizing and allaying excitement needling method group (observation group) and an eight confluence points selected group(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effect of "Tranquilization Needling" (TN) and acupuncture of "Eight Confluence Acupoints" (ECA) on Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) in patients with insomnia of the deficiency type of both heart and spleen. METHODS A total of 60 insomnia patients with the deficiency of both heart and spleen were randomly divided into TN group(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the effect of acupuncture of "Zusanli" [ST 36, Ho (Sea)-acupoint] and "Zhongwan" (CV 12, front Mu-acupoint) on the expression of hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) mRNA and SP mRNA in stress-induced gastric ulcer (GU) rats. METHODS Sixty male Wistar rats were randomly divided into normal control group, simple bundling(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the changes of inflammatory cytokines in autoimmune prostatitis (AIP) rats treated by electro-acupuncture (EA) at Sanyin points. METHODS We selected 40 Wistar male rats in this study, 10 as normal controls, and the other 30 made AIP models by intradermal injection of protein purification liquid from the prostate of allogeneic male(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the characteristic changes in the infrared thermogram of chronic prostatitis (CP) patients and find some evidence for the auxiliary diagnosis and therapeutic evaluation of the disease. METHODS Fifty CP patients and 20 healthy male volunteers were included in this clinical trial. The infrared thermograms of the subjects were(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the mechanism of acupuncture for treatment of asthma. METHODS Forty SD rats were randomly divided into 5 groups: blank control group, normal saline control group (NS control group), asthma model group, asthma model with acupuncture group (asthma acupuncture group) and asthma model with binding group (asthma binding group). The asthma(More)
In the present paper, the authors introduce a newly-developed "Acupuncture Needle Manipulation Training-evaluation System" based on optical motion capture technique. It is composed of two parts, sensor and software, and overcomes some shortages of mechanical motion capture technique. This device is able to analyze the data of operations of the pressing-hand(More)