References about TCM and Acupunture

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  3. Xiang Y, He JY, Tian HH, Cao BY, Li R. Evidence of efficacy of acupuncture in the management of low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo- or sham-controlled trials. Acupuncture in Medicine. 2020 Feb;38(1):15-24. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2017-011445. Epub 2019 Sep 16. PMID: 31526013.
  4. Farag AM, Malacarne A, Pagni SE, Maloney GE. The effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of persistent regional myofascial head and neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Complement Ther Med. 2020 Mar;49:102297. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.102297. Epub 2020 Feb 1. PMID: 32147064.
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  6. Manyanga T, Froese M, Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta A, Friesen C, Tennenhouse M, Shay BL. Pain management with acupuncture in osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Aug 23;14:312. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-312. PMID: 25151529; PMCID: PMC4158087.
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  12. McDonald JL, Smith PK, Smith CA, Changli Xue C, Golianu B, Cripps AW; Mucosal
    Immunology Research Group. Effect of acupuncture on house dust mite specific IgE,  substance P, and symptoms in persistent allergic rhinitis. Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. 2016 Jun;116(6):497-505. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2016.04.002. Epub 2016May 4. PMID: 27156748.
  13. Chiu HY, Hsieh YJ, Tsai PS. Acupuncture to Reduce Sleep Disturbances in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Mar;127(3):507-515. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001268. PMID: 26855097.
  14. Trinh KV, Diep D, Chen KJQ. Systematic Review of Episodic Migraine Prophylaxis: Efficacy of Conventional Treatments Used in Comparisons with Acupuncture. Med Acupunct. 2019 Apr 1;31(2):85-97. doi: 10.1089/acu.2019.1337. Epub 2019 Apr 19. PMID: 31031874; PMCID: PMC6484348.
  15. Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, et al. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;4:CD007587. Published 2016 Apr 19.doi:10.1002/14651858.CD007587.pub2
  16. De Sousa TR, deSouza BC, Zomkowisk K, da Rosa PC, Sperandio FI. (2016) The effect of acupuncture pain, dyspareunia, and quality of life on Brazilian women with endometriosis: A randomised clinical trial. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2016;25:114-21
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  19. Armour M, Dahlen HG, Zhu X. The role of treatment and mode of Stimulation in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea with acupuncture: An exploratory randomised controlled trial. Published: July 12, 2017. 
  20. Qian Y, Xia XR, Ochin H, Huang C, Gao L, Cui YG, Lui JY, Meng Y. Therapeutic effect of acupuncture on the outcomes of in vitro fertilisation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 2017 Mar:295(3):543-558. PMID: 27995371 DOI: 10.1007/s00404-016-4255-y 
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  23. The International Centre for Allied Health Evidence (2018). Effectiveness and Safety of Acupuncture Interventions for the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions. Technical Report. Prepared for the Accident Compensation Corporation, New Zealand. 
  24. Yu Y, Sha SB, Zhang B, Guan Q, Liang M, Zhao LG, Zhang QY, Wen J, Sun W. Effects and mechanism of action of transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation in patients with abnormal semen parameters. Acupunct Med. 2019 Feb;37(1):25-32. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2017-011365. Epub 2019 Apr 3. PMID: 30942613. 
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