Inflammation and Diseases

    November 18, 2016
    Immune

    Inflammation is an immune response of the body to protect from irritants, stimuli, or external materials that may be detrimental. Inflammatory signs: Redness Swelling Heat Pain Immune surveillance: The immune system can monitor, find, and remove the useless or damaging materials from inside or outside, e.g., cancer cells. Inflammation is critical in many diseases: acute diseases, e.g., Flu Meningitis Pneumonia, Allergies, e.g., Asthma Ocular inflammatory disorders Skin disorders Age-associated diseases, …Read the Rest

    Acupuncture and Diarrhea: Factors and Prevention

    October 21, 2016
    Acupuncture

    The concepts of acute and chronic diarrhea in Chinese medicine are similar to acute and chronic enteritis, irritable bowel syndrome …Read the Rest

    Acupuncture and Constipation: Factors and Prevention

    October 19, 2016
    Acupuncture

    According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), constipation can be caused by these factors: * Mental or emotional problems such as …Read the Rest

    What is Cupping Therapy

    October 14, 2016
    Acupuncture

    Cupping therapy is a preventive and therapeutic technique in Chinese medicine. It may also be beneficial for health promotion purposes. …Read the Rest

    Prevention of Migraines and Headaches in Chinese Medicine

    October 13, 2016
    Acupuncture

    According to Chinese Medicine, migraines and headaches can be caused by these internal and external factors: * Exogenous pathogenic factors …Read the Rest

    What Are Auricular Acupuncture Points

    October 12, 2016
    Acupuncture

    Auricular acupuncture points are certain locations or areas on the ear that can be stimulated for certain effects such as …Read the Rest

    Preparation of Herbs

    October 11, 2016
    Herbal Medicine

    Crude herbs need to be prepared with certain procedures before they can be used.  Because herbs are natural products, they …Read the Rest

    How to Use Herbs in Different Forms

    October 10, 2016
    Herbal Medicine

    Herbal compress: Applying a cloth that has been soaked in herbal solutions directly on the affected body area. Herbal decoctions: …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Techniques and Weight Control

    October 6, 2016
    Meditation

    In today’s industrialized world, the problems of chronic stress and obesity are becoming more and more serious. In the meantime, …Read the Rest

    Effects of Mind-Body Interventions on the Proinflammatory Transcription Factor NF-κB

    September 7, 2016
    Psychoneuroimmunology

    Mind-body interventions such as Tai Chi, Qigong, yoga, and meditation have been found to improve the quality of life. Recent …Read the Rest

    Psychoneuroimmunology Database

    August 21, 2016
    Bioinformatics

    The Database of Psychoneuroimmunology (DPNI) Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)-Associated Inflammatory Biomarkers and Networks Nuclear factor-κB (NF-κB) pathways •    Bipolar disorder (BD) Adolescents …Read the Rest

    The Database of Biomarkers: Depression: S100B

    August 8, 2016
    Biomarkers

    The potential biomarkers of depression: S100B Associated diseases: Burnout syndrome Population group: Emergency medicine residents Background: Burnout syndrome is a …Read the Rest

    The Database of Biomarkers: Depression: Adiponectin

    July 27, 2016
    Biomarkers

    The potential biomarkers of depression: Adiponectin Associated diseases: Chronic hepatitis C Population group: Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections …Read the Rest

    Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery

    May 25, 2016
    Systems Biology

    Recent development in translational medicine provides a connection between basic scientific studies and clinical practice. Such an initiative may support …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology Approaches and Drug Design

    May 19, 2016
    Systems Biology

    The reductionist way of “one gene-one disease-one drug” has made it difficult for the discovery of more effective drugs.  In …Read the Rest

    Genetic Networks and Biomarkers

    May 15, 2016
    Systems Biology

    The post-genomic research based on large cohorts of preclinical studies have produced multi-dimensional genetic and transcriptomic data sets. The revelation …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Companion Diagnostics

    May 11, 2016
    Systems Biology

    The development in high-throughput (HTP) technologies and computational biology may help define the next generation of biomarkers. By providing an …Read the Rest

    Biomarkers for Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    May 8, 2016
    Systems Biology

    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is an aggressive type of breast cancers (BC). Currently only a few specific genetic biomarkers or …Read the Rest

    Challenges in Biomarker Discovery

    April 29, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Although biomarkers have been considered more and more important, it is still very difficult to identify and validate effective and …Read the Rest

    Biomarkers of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR)

    April 26, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) is not just a commonly seen health problem in certain seasons. It is also a risk …Read the Rest

    Systems Biology and Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatry

    April 22, 2016
    Biomarkers

    Neuropsychiatric (NP) disorders such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are the leading causes of disability around the world. However, because …Read the Rest

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