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ISSN 2573-4393

OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine , Volume 5 , Issue 4 (2020)

Pages: 99

Published: March 2021

(This book is a printed edition that was published in OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine)

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Cover story: Auricular stimulation using metal beads effectively supports weight loss, which can suppress appetite after cutting diet in half. Comparison of traditional acupuncture and safe bead stimulation. A study of 1362 Japanese female subjects. View this paper.

Volume 5,Issue 4

Open Access Research Article

Auricular Acupuncture with Beads Supports Sustained Weight Loss

Received: 17 May 2020;  Published: 09 December 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004045

Abstract

Obesity causes serious long-term health problems in people worldwide. Since the effect of dietary advice is possibly limited, weight loss can be a major challenge; therefore, additional weight control techniques may be beneficial. We conducted four experiments to evaluate if auricular acupuncture po [...]

Open Access Review

Nutritional Interventions in Cancer Cachexia Prevention and Treatment

Received: 28 September 2020;  Published: 07 December 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004044

Abstract

Cancer cachexia contributes to 30% of cancer-related deaths. There is currently no treatment or standard of care for cancer cachexia. Many nutritional interventions show promise for the treatment and or prevention of cachexia. Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, protein and vitamins either alo [...]

Open Access Editorial

Dynamic Pulse Reaction – Update 2020

Received: 11 November 2020;  Published: 13 November 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004043

Abstract

The Nogier reflex or reflex auriculo-cardiac (RAC) or the dynamic pulse reaction is a physiological phenomenon that is not generally accepted in conventional medicine. Therefore, evidence-based research in this sub-area is important for auricular medicine as it provides appropriate scientific eviden [...]

Open Access Opinion

A Potential Role of Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency in Severe SARS-CoV2 Infection

Received: 01 August 2020;  Published: 26 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004042

Abstract

There is a dramatic need for extensive research into the predictors of severe infection with SARS-CoV2 and therapeutic options for infected people. People who suffer from severe illness and higher mortality display a pattern of having specific co-morbidities (diabetes, obesity, hypertension) and are [...]

Open Access Original Research

Comparing the Perspectives of Professionals and Relatives Toward the Quality of Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study

Received: 14 July 2020;  Published: 20 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004041

Abstract

High-quality care is an important aim of palliative care services. However, the quality of care is a complex phenomenon and is subjectively perceived by those who are closest to the services and are often evaluated poorly. Prior research has highlighted the difficulties in evaluating the [...]

Open Access Review

The Roles of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and the Gut-Brain Axis in Treatment Refractory Depression in Youth: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Interventions

Received: 06 April 2020;  Published: 19 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004040

Abstract

Teen depression and suicide rates have risen despite conventional treatments. This article reviews adjunctive interventions that may improve outcomes. A search of the National Library of Medicine database used tailored searches with combinations of specific terms. Modern lifestyle is associated with [...]

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