Mind-Body

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) The Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) Portal and Knowledge Base Potential Biomarkers for Anxiety The Database of Biomarkers: …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

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Gene APOE (Apolipoprotein E)

March 8, 2016
Mind-Body

The APOE gene has other symbols as “AD2”, “LPG”, “APO-E”, and “LDLCQ5”. It is located at 19q13.2. The APOE gene …Read the Rest

Psychiatric Symptoms and the Gene SGCE (Sarcoglycan Epsilon)

March 1, 2016
Mind-Body

The SGCE gene has other symbols as “ESG” and “DYT11”. It is located at 7q21.3. As a member of the …Read the Rest

Epilepsy and the Gene KCNT1 (Potassium Sodium-Activated Channel Subfamily T member 1)

February 25, 2016
Brain

The KCNT1 gene has other symbols as “ENFL5”, “SLACK”, “EIEE14”, “KCa4.1”, “Slo2.2”, and “bA100C15.2”. It is located at 9q34.3. Encoding …Read the Rest

Neuropsychiatric Disorders and the Gene COMT (Catechol-O-Methyltransferase)

February 23, 2016
Mind-Body

The COMT gene has another symbol as “HEL-S-98n”. It is located at 22q11.21. It is an important enzyme in the …Read the Rest

Psychiatric Diseases and the Gene DISC1 (Disrupted in Schizophrenia 1)

February 20, 2016
Mind-Body

The DISC1 gene has other symbols as “SCZD9” and “C1orf136”. It is located at 1q42.2. It is involved in the …Read the Rest

Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Personalized Medicine

February 19, 2016
Mind-Body

Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Personalized Medicine Psychological stress has been associated with higher levels of inflammation and the risks of …Read the Rest

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology

October 10, 2015
Psychiatric Genetics

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Although many chronic diseases such as cancer are apparently physical, they can lead to psychological …Read the Rest

Systems Biology and Neurodegenerative Diseases

September 30, 2015
Psychiatric Genetics

Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are complex disorders that affect more than 40 million people globally (Wood et al., 2015). The multifaceted …Read the Rest

Systems Biology, miRNAs, and Alzheimer’s Disease

August 22, 2015
Psychiatric Genetics

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are multifactorial involving genomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, interactomics, as well as environmental components. …Read the Rest

Neurophysiological Effects of A Mind-Body Intervention on Depression

December 19, 2014
Mind-Body

Mind-body interventions may have beneficial effects on many psychological problems such as depression. A recent study investigated the neuroelectrophysiological effects …Read the Rest

Comprehensive Mind-Body Interventions for Chronic Diseases

December 12, 2014
Mind-Body

Chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and arthritis have caused not only higher costs of health care, but also elevated …Read the Rest

Chan-Based Mind-Body Intervention for the Elderly

December 8, 2014
Mind-Body

Aging has complex impacts on both of the psychological and physical health. Methods in mind-body medicine may help relief certain …Read the Rest

Potential Benefits of Mind-Body Methods for Arthritis

December 1, 2014
Mind-Body

Arthritis is a detrimental disease that may cause both of the physical and psychological incapability of patients. Up to now …Read the Rest

Mind-Body Medicine and the Immune Functions

November 25, 2014
Mind-Body

Techniques in mind-body medicine such as meditation have many psychological and physiological benefits. They are especially helpful for health maintenance …Read the Rest

Mind-Body Medicine for Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis

November 22, 2014
Mind-Body

Patients of multiple sclerosis (MS) often suffer from cognitive impairment, which is incapacitating and affects the quality of life. Personalized …Read the Rest

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