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Traditional medicine as a potential treatment for Flammer syndrome

, Aoba ward, Sendai 980-8575 , Japan 1 Department of Kampo Medicine, Tohoku University Hospital , 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba ward, Sendai 980-8574 , Japan 2 Yukihiro Shiga 3 Shin Takayama 4 Department of

Effects of Acupuncture on Sensory Perception: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Background The effect of acupuncture on sensory perception has never been systematically reviewed; although, studies on acupuncture mechanisms are frequently based on the idea that changes in sensory thresholds reflect its effect on the nervous system. Methods Pubmed, EMBASE and Scopus were screened for studies investigating the effect of acupuncture on thermal or mechanical...

Effects of professional oral health care on reducing the risk of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis

Purpose Recent years have seen remarkable progress in cancer therapy, although treatment-induced adverse reactions and complications are not uncommon. Approximately 40 % of patients undergoing chemotherapy for cancer experience adverse reactions in the oral cavity, with nearly half of them developing severe oral mucositis that necessitates postponing therapy and/or changing the...

Short-Term Effects of Acupuncture on Open-Angle Glaucoma in Retrobulbar Circulation: Additional Therapy to Standard Medication

, Tohoku University, Japan Received 29 October 2010; Revised 7 December 2010; Accepted 11 January 2011 Copyright © 2011 Shin Takayama et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative

Dietary patterns associated with fall-related fracture in elderly Japanese: a population based prospective study

Background Diet is considered an important factor for bone health, but is composed of a wide variety of foods containing complex combinations of nutrients. Therefore we investigated the relationship between dietary patterns and fall-related fractures in the elderly. Methods We designed a population-based prospective survey of 1178 elderly people in Japan in 2002. Dietary intake...