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Written by over 60 scientists and clincicians from the United States mainland China Germany Australia Japan Sweden Portugal and Hong Kong Current Research in Acupuncture discusses recent advances in acupuncture research in a modern scientific language The first 5 chapters investigate the basic mechanisms of acupuncture Later chapters explore topics including acupuncture treatment and potential mechanisms for epilepsy Parkinsons diseases neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers disease vascular cognitive impairment aging anxiety polycystic ovary syndrome pain nerve root cervical spondylosis stroke imflamation myocardial ischemia and other cardiovascular diseases Following the translational and clinical discussions 4 chapters present new prospects for acupuncture theories and applications The final chapter comments on the pitfalls and problems of the previous studies and suggests direction for future research towards in depth understanding of acupuncture along with better application of acupuncture in modern medicine Each chapter is written by one or experts in the field This unique book provides a broad perspective on the principles of acupuncture for acupuncture researchers and neuroscientists The laboratory and clinical investigations of various acupoints and optimal conditions provide unique clues to acupuncturists for improved clinical efficacy For a medical student this book is a modern course in ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine especially acupuncture Ying Xia the chief editor is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at The University of Texas Medical School in Houston Texas USA Guanghong Ding is Professor in the Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science at Fudan University and Director of Shanghai Research Center for Acupuncture and Meridians Shanghai China Gen Cheng Wu is Professor of Neurobiology Chairman Department of Integrative Medicine and Neurobiology Director Institute of Acupuncture Research and Director WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine at Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University Shanghai China

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