Behind the Research: Functional MRI and Acupuncture

This course takes you step by step through this fascinating research; Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) changes and saliva production associated with acupuncture at LI-2 acupuncture point: a randomized controlled study.

Behind the Research: Functional MRI and Acupuncture

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45 minutes 
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What you will learn

  • Familiar yourself with this unique research.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of research in general and this one in particular.
  • Root and validate your treatment and knowledge in high-quality research.
  • Confidently converse about Chinese Medicine’s effect in support of cancer treatments.
  • Deepen your understanding of the mechanism of acupuncture.

Course Overview

This course takes you step by step through this fascinating research; Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) changes and saliva production associated with acupuncture at LI-2 acupuncture point: a randomized controlled study.

This course includes an interview with Dr Gary E. Deng | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the leader of this exceptional research about acupuncture’s effectiveness and mechanism of action. And Dr Maimon explains the study, from the method to the conclusions. The course concludes with a talk about Li 2 and its effectiveness in xerostomia.

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This course qualifies for credit towards the Shu Lan College online MA/Phd program, approved by Nanjing University.

Course Reviews:

A fantastic insight

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 18, 2020

A very helpful research overview for evidence based biological response to acupuncture on LI2 treating side effect (dry mouth) in cancer treatments

A fantastic insight onto the recent research of supporting patients suffering from Xerostomia (dry mouth) with acupuncture. Factual and clear it helps in practice to communicate the evidence based biological response to acupuncture on LI2 point.

Sonya Roberts
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