The effects of acupuncture (PC6) on chronic mild stress-induced memory loss.

  title={The effects of acupuncture (PC6) on chronic mild stress-induced memory loss.},
  author={Hyunyoung Kim and H S Park and Hyun Soo Shim and Seung-Moo Han and Dae-hyun Hahm and Hyejung Lee and Insop Shim},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  volume={488 3},
A previous study reported that the PC6 acupuncture point can alleviate chronic mild stress (CMS)-induced anxiety [17]. Following the previous study, this study examined the effects of the PC6 acupuncture point on CMS-induced memory loss. The memory storage and acetylcholinesterase (AchE) activity in the hippocampus were measured, respectively, using a passive avoidance test (PAT) and AchE immunohistochemistry. In the PAT (retention test), the CMS group showed a markedly lower latency time than… CONTINUE READING
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