Tag: depression

Ye et al [1] performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture on anxiety and/or depression relief during IVF treatment. By analyzing 2867 participants, a significant difference (3 studies, 547 participants, MD -9.26, 95%CI −12.01 to -6.51, P<0.01) was observed in anxiety relief between acupuncture and control groups during IVF treatment. However, […]

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knee pain

Rani et al​(Rani et al. 2020)​ from Sawai Man Singh Medical College reported their latest research on the effectiveness of acupressure therapy with pharmacological treatment on pain, depression, anxiety, and stress in knee osteoarthritis patients. Eligible 212 knee osteoarthritis patients were randomized into two groups (acupressure vs medication). Initially, patients of both groups reported severe pain. […]

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Liew TM​(Liew 2019)​ from National University of Singapore reported a review based on cohort study. At baseline, 1307 participants (9.7%) had depression and 3582 (26.6%) had subjective cognitive decline (SCD). During follow-up, 1490 (11.1%) developed MCI/dementia. Depression and SCD demonstrated independent risks of MCI/dementia (HR 1.4 and 2.0 respectively). The risk was highest when depression […]

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