The push to get rid of human workers will never cease. Just like robots, AI diagnosis and treatment still not ready for prime time. I'm not saying that they won't be in the future, but for now, human intervention still needed. ... Read More about IBM Watson AI doctor Not Fulfilling Hype
Of course I love this study since it validates my original finding that acupuncture responders have a pronounced, demonstrable stress reduction in contrast to acupuncture non-responders. Studies seldom differentiate between responders and non-responders, just looking for overall response in the ... Read More about Acupuncture for Histamine-Induced Itch: Association With Increased Parasympathetic Tone and Connectivity of Putamen-Midcingulate Cortex.
This is an article I would love to be able to read, but alas, can't get it. The conclusions match mine on the topic. Where they say "interference factors", I might say "confounding factors". Where they say observation index, I might say "biomarker." However, various interference factors for HRV ... Read More about Application of heart rate variability in acupuncture research (Review Article in Chinese)
This article is a must read for anyone who has been on psychiatric medications for any length of time. It can be agony to get off of them, and debilitating to take them over time. There is so much in this article, and very important information. I see this so often in my practice where people are ... Read More about The Challenge of Going Off of Psychiatric Drugs
This paper Cardiovascular functions of central corticotropin [PMIDP30922523]details the state of the knowledge of the various peptides involved in stress signaling in the brain. The group is interested in acupuncture, but identified no specific directions of research involving acupuncture. Since ... Read More about Corticotropin Releasing Factor Brain Peptides