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The Effect of Auricular Point Stimulation on Obese Women

2014-07-23 21:13:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to examine whether the ear acupoint stimulation is effective on obese women.

Description

% change body weight, BMI, lipid profile, glucose and obese hormone.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

ear-acupuncture A, stimulation B, stimulation C

Location

Branch of Chinese Medicine, Taipei City Hospital
Taipei
Taiwan
886

Status

Recruiting

Source

Taipei City Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:29-0400

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