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A darkfield microscopic evaluation of the live blood effects caused by Moringa oleifera
Howard W. Fisher, Colombe Gauvin
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 87-92.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-002
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Erythrocyte aggregation is the tendency of erythrocytes to form aggregates whose shapes change according to normal variations or pathological conditions. Consequently, regardless of cause, these anomalies effect changes to flow dynamics and predispose the inability to carry out transportation activities and decrease functional capillary density or decrease erythrocyte surface area, also decreasing functional efficiency. Functional capillary density is the determination of the number of capillaries in an area that have erythrocyte flow and relates to the subsequent ability of the blood to deliver nutrients, fluid and solute exchange, and waste product excretion. Red blood cell aggregation has a significant impact on functional capillary density. Moringa oleifera, one of the most phytonutrient dense plants as identified by the NIH, has garnered interest by those involved with anti-aging medicine. The US National Institutes of Health, the nation’s medical research agency whose mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability, has affirmed Moringa oleifera can “arrest, reverse, and cure, over 300 different diseases and disorders.” Regular use of Moringa oleifera has been shown to have a multitude of health benefits. In addition to this, Moringa oleifera provides all of the essential amino acids, vital vitamins, contains several important minerals, is an incredibly powerful antioxidant, is high in fiber, stimulates the immune system to fight cancerous cells, tumours, ulcers, epileptic seizures and cleanses and detoxifies the entire body. Moringa oleifera has been shown to protect platelets against aggregation. In this investigation, live blood microscopic evaluation indicates positive changes in the shape and spatial orientation of the erythrocytes and decreased incidence of aggregation and rouleaux indicating improved functional capillary density. In conclusion, a proprietary formula of raw organic Moringa oleifera has empirically demonstrated subjective beneficial changes in patients who have supplemented with this formula.

A case report about a new frequency-code therapy of type 2 diabetes for 12 days
Yurii Pozniak
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 137-144.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-1025-201
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The mainstay of type 2 diabetes treatment used to be blood glucose control in order to prevent or delay the development of various diabetic complications. On September 1, 2018, one of our patients was diagnosed with several serious illnesses: type 2 diabetes, 3 degrees of obesity, arterial hypertension, peripheral vascular atherosclerosis of the lower extremities with swelling of the shins and feet, fatty hepatosis and metabolic syndrome since June 2019. The patient was restricted in movement due to excessive body weight, shortness of breath and joint pain. Conventional medical methods did not work well for him, so the prognosis is very poor. In this case, we used a new frequency-code therapy which could transmit the signal into the patient's brain by the method of frequency code influence to cure diabetes and associated diseases, restore the patient's body and improve his living quality. According to our forecasts in September 2018 the treatment of acquired diseases and the restoration of the patient's body to a viable level, with the help of our technology, may take more a year. Carrying out step-by-step noninvasive treatment by the method of frequency-code influence on the patient's brain we received positive results at each stage of treatment which together gave a complex positive result in ridding the patient of acquired diseases and restoring his body to the level of active life-activity without restrictions. Now the patient does not follow a diet and enjoys physical activity. No side effects were observed. The human body is unique, even in adulthood, the protective functions of the body are able to defeat the most complex diseases without damage to the body. To do this need to activate the "sleeping protective mechanism" of the body or translate the "healthy memory of the brain" in the period of active resistance to premature age-related diseases.

A summary of the pharmacologically tested aphrodisiac plants for sexual dysfunction
Marko Mornar Jelavic, Hrvoje Pintaric
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 93-98.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-301
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Sexual dysfunction is a disruption of normal sexual intercourse and may be a consequence of various organic and psychological disorders. It is the most frequent at patients with cardiovascular and neurological diseases sedentary lifestyle arterial hypertension diabetes obesity and metabolic syndrome and may disrupt their emotional life. But sexual dysfunction may occur simply because of the physical aging of the body. Physiologic changes that occur with aging will affect sexual function and could be exacerbated by the above-mentioned diseases. Except for the sexual counseling and standard medications (phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) - inhibitors local estrogen therapy) some of the herbal medicines (aphrodisiacs) may be helpful in the treatment of these patients making them emotionally younger and happier. In this review we bring a list of the pharmacologically tested aphrodisiac plants. But we have a lack of information about their mechanisms of action drug interaction and safety profile. Until the relevant information is collected uses of these products may be risky to the human being and should be prescribed only in consultation with a specialist. Sexual dysfunction is a disruption of normal sexual intercourse and may be a consequence of various organic and psychological disorders. It is the most frequent at patients with cardiovascular and neurological diseases sedentary lifestyle arterial hypertension diabetes obesity and metabolic syndrome and may disrupt their emotional life. But sexual dysfunction may occur simply because of the physical aging of the body. Physiologic changes that occur with aging will affect sexual function and could be exacerbated by the above-mentioned diseases. Except for the sexual counseling and standard medications (phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) - inhibitors local estrogen therapy) some of the herbal medicines (aphrodisiacs) may be helpful in the treatment of these patients making them emotionally younger and happier. In this review we bring a list of the pharmacologically tested aphrodisiac plants. But we have a lack of information about their mechanisms of action drug interaction and safety profile. Until the relevant information is collected uses of these products may be risky to the human being and should be prescribed only in consultation with a specialist.

Intervention and treatment of upper limb lymphedema with traditional Chinese medicine
Qiuhua Li, Yuehai Ma, Ning Wang, Ying Hu, Zhaozhe Liu
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 160-164.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0720-408
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Breast cancer is a common malignant tumor in women. Because of the clearing of axillary lymph nodes and the radiotherapy of lymph node region, lymphatic dysfunction occurs and lymphatic fluid retards in the interstitial space. These will lead to a series of pathological changes, such as tissue edema, chronic inflammation, tissue fibrosis and fatty fibrosis. Lymphedema is a chronic disease with the feature of slow progression and is currently incurable. The timely treatment and proper care can alleviate the symptoms and improve the quality of life. The internal and external treatment of Chinese medicine intervention is beneficial for upper limb lymphedema, and the purpose of this research is to share our clinical experiences.

Anti-aging theory of quantum nature and brain reprogramming
Yurii Pozniak
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 113-118.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-401
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As many scientists believe, human aging is a very important part of the program of life-human activity rather than a disease. The human brain may be the controller, performer and participant of the natural program of life-human activity, from birth to death. The program of life-activities of the brain and the human body is very similar to a conventional computer program and it may also be malfunctioning. The work of the natural program of life-activity resembles the work of AI. Each program of life-activity of an individual is repeatedly subjected to natural correction of program tasks in the life of a biophysical being. However, in recent years, scientists from different countries began to seek to reprogram the brain and find the real cause of death. Some biologists and evolutionists believe that this process is nonrandom and that it is controlled by a kind of “death program.” So they call a special set of genes, forcing the body to become decrepit and die, giving way to a new generation of their own kind. The aim of our work is to design new technologies and methods to adjust the life-activity programs from biophysical views, increasing the useful life of bodies by delaying destructive processes and the aging process. Our life-activity program is carried out through the device and IT programs in a mobile application, using contact/contactless frequency code effects on the brain, which is decoded and accepted by the human brain for execution (reprogramming), as a natural addition and an integral part of the brain work. Code programs are compiled according to the working algorithms of the Cosmo-terrestrial structure of life-activity of biophysical objects on the planet Earth. Our technology is one of the varieties of brain-computer technology.

Exercise and nutrition research on longevity and quality life
Pierluigi Vagali
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 119-123.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-601
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Exercise and Nutrition are complementary parts of a preventive and curative process to improve the quality of life, longevity and compress the life phase subject to disability. Physical activity and nutrition play an essential role both for the prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases and for their treatment. Nutraceuticals and exercise constitute the new frontier for healthy aging. We therefore motivate people by teaching them a new "life style", a delicate balance of adequate physical exercise and correct food hygiene, ensuring an unusual and surprising well-being and well-being, to which it will not be easier to give up.

Empirical six-dimensional framework for slowing and reversing ageing using modern science and ancient wisdom
Asoka Nimal Jinadasa
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 106-112.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-303
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There are numerous published theories that cover the different biological processes relating to ageing. No one seems to have integrated such complex and seemingly unrelated information into a holistic framework that explains in simple terms the key aspects of ageing and provides a set of daily practices for staying young and healthy. An attempt is made here to select a 6-dimensional framework symbolized by heart, mind, passion, focus, body and health, and correlate it to the mental, emotional, physical and health aspects of ageing. Based on grounded theory, this paper empirically correlates 30 practical methods that can be used to develop all six dimensions, with 18 key factors that were found to influence ageing: Neurogenesis; Epigenetic reprogramming; Removing dying cells; Mitochondria resuscitation; Calorie restriction; Plant-based diet; Regular physical activity; Chi Kung (Qigong); Overcoming anxiety, depression and stress; Positive mind-set; Some worrying; Vitamins and minerals; L-Theanine; Omega-3 and healthy fats; Coenzyme Q-10; Pyrroloquinoline quinone; Nitric oxide; Choline. In this study, 26 references were used to establish that all 18 of these seemingly unrelated key anti-ageing factors can be developed using 30 daily practices derived from the 6-dimensional framework. These simple daily practices can help people of all ages to stay young and healthy, and help older people who are living alone to self-improve their quality of life without needing anyone to look after them. Since many anti-ageing drugs seem to be ineffective, this study provides a holistic new research direction for using modern science and ancient human energy practices combined with wholesome nutrition to slow ageing and age-related illnesses.

Tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease and associated hypotheses
Shiruli Dash
90Life Research    2019, 2 (3): 99-105.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-0725-302
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This review aims to summarize how Tau pathology, in particular, brings about Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Various studies from the past decade have been analyzed with the purpose of providing a compact description on how Tau protein influences AD. The pathologies associated with the accumulation of Amyloid and Tau have always been at the forefront of all research on Alzheimer’s disease, which have usually centered around a deeper understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms, or on developing therapeutics targeting these proteins. Recent data has also continuously been challenging the ubiquitous acceptance of amyloid being the driving force for Alzheimer’s disease as anti-amyloid therapies continue to fail. Tau protein shows an independent ability to accumulate within nerve cells, and its propagation shows a continuous seeding and spreading pattern. The purpose of this review is thus to enforce the importance of Tau pathology and tailor future developments in AD treatment accordingly. By the end of this review, we thus infer how regional accumulations of Tau affect AD, how and why the amyloid cascade hypothesis needs to change, and we end by looking at findings from the recent “Beyond Amyloid” symposium where factors like a loss in DNA integrity, cell cycle disorders and microtubular dysregulation have been proposed as potential mediators of AD.

Classical piano playing as a pathway to flow states for learners with disabilities
Lee D. Stockner
90Life Research    2020, 3 (2): 91-97.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0422-402
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Derivation of happiness through playing classical music represents a rare pinnacle of musical experience. Biofeedback based research on playing piano in the state of effortless attention, named flow, has provided data which fortifies testimonials of pleasure during performance. Benefits include lower blood pressure, smooth breathing, a sense of disconnection from anxiety, and even feelings of euphoria. Other than in cases of extraordinary talent, it is highly uncommon for individuals with pervasive and profound disabilities to reach a flow state through music performance. One of the bedrocks of reaching a flow state is having expertise in all elements of an activity which special learners may struggle with, especially if learning to play classical music. However, with a new language of music designed with the highest possible degree of clarity and ease (hereafter referred to as the Special Language), expertise is completely within reach for almost anyone with basic color and letter matching skills. Using this method, students with severe challenges can immediately understand instructions, chain them together into melodic patterns and engage in the flow of reproducing music. With these skills unlocked, students who cannot read traditional notes can begin the step by step process of learning to play properly. This change in approach opens up potential fields of research to discover how great an impact flow states at the piano can have on individuals who cannot read traditional music notation, how music teachers can prioritize flow in music education, and how educators and therapists who do not read traditional music notation can use music in the classroom. The purpose of establishing credibility of the Special Language/Flow Approach is to enable a higher quality of life for individuals who may not have the ability to attain it for themselves.
Combined music and play therapy resolves chronic toddler sleep issues: a case report
Deb Herdman
90Life Research    2020, 3 (1): 26-32.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0125-201
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In this article, the author reports on her clients' case study using a play and music therapy intervention to improve family sleep and resolve chronic toddler sleep issues. The author/composer developed a systemised approach, which has been highly successful since the initial trial in 2010 on her toddler, which had infant sleep issues. Using a three steps approach consisting of routine and 'filial therapy', re-connection and lullaby lyrics, and ending with relaxation the instrument component of the music therapy intervention, children and parents enjoy improved bonding, less anxiety, improved sleep outcomes and better health.
Age-related changes of senescence-accelerated mouse prone 10 (SAMP10) mice as an animal model for AD
Lei Yu, Linna Gao, Xue Bai, Ruomei Che, Xiaoli He
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 124-136.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-1025-102
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Background: To explore the influence of age-related changes in learning and memory capacity of SAMP10, an Alzheimer's disease (AD) model mice, and provide theoretical foundation for the selection of month age in related experiment. Methods: SAMP10 female mice with the age of 3, 6 and 9 months were used as the objects of experiment, while the age-matched female SAMR1 were used as the controls, with 12 in each group. The learning memory capacity of mice at different age was detected through Morris water maze and step-down passive avoidance test; meanwhile, the acetylcholine, acetylcholinesterase, choline acetyltransferase, and M-cholinergic receptor binding capacity levels were determined to detect the cholinergic system damage degree in mice with different month age. In addition, the contents of monoamine neurotransmitters such as dopamine, 3,4-dihydroxyphenyl acetic acid, homovanillic acid, norepinephrine and 5-HT, as well as those of amino acid transmitters such as glutamic acid, glutamine, aspartic acid, γ-aminobutyric acid, taurine and glycine in the brain cortex were detected by high performance liquid chromatography-electrochemical deposition. Besides, changes in hippocampal neurons were observed through Nissl staining, and the changes of Aβ in hippocampal CA1 and CA2 regions of SAMP10 were also detected by immunohistochemistry so as to explore the effects of age on the memory capacity of SAMP10. Results: It was discovered in the behavior test and AD-related index tests that: there was no significant difference between the age-matched SAMR1 and the SAMP10 at the age of 3 and 6 months. But the 9-months-old mice suffered remarkable senescence characteristics, including obviously declined learning memory capacity; down-regulated neurotransmitter levels, enzyme activities and amino acid expression; reduced hippocampal neuron number; and increased deposition of hippocampal Aβ protein. Conclusion: It is discovered in this study through behavior tests and AD-related indexs detection that, the learning memory capacity of SAMP10 shows age-dependence, which is gradually decreased with the increase of age, and the 9-months-old mice have developed marked memory impairment and senescence characteristics. SAMP10 is the recognized AD model, the appropriate month age for preventive medication is about 7 months, while that for therapeutic medication is 8-9 months.

New advances in immunotherapy for prostate cancer
Hassan Lois Bala
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 152-159.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-1025-302
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In recent years, prostate cancer has been known to have an increasing incidence worldwide. In 2012, prostate cancer was recognized as the second most frequent cancer to occur in men and fifth leading cause of cancer mortality in men. It is known to affect one of every eight men in the world, and even more common in men above the age of 65. However, the long-term survival rate for an average cancer patient continues to decline, creating a need for therapies that could enhance survival rate with favorable advantages. With the minimal side effects and toxicity of the new treatments, it is obvious that these new treatments are the way forward in fighting cancer. This review elaborates the new therapy for prostate cancer treatment that has been developed in very recent times. The goal is not only to create awareness of these new treatments but also gives patients as well as doctors more treatment options. This review builds a foundation on the knowledge of cancer, importantly cancer immunology, and also forms groundwork majorly on prostate cancer, focusing on the mechanism of how immunotherapy could be a better choice over the previously common prostate cancer treatments, proposing a perspective on future directions in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Drug-related problems among type II diabetes mellitus patients with hypertension: a cross-sectional study
J. Nzayisenga, N. Njau Ngomi, J. Nyiligira
90Life Research    2020, 3 (1): 1-14.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0125-101
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Introduction: Patients with type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension (HTN) are at increased threat for long experiencing various problems related to medicine as they frequently received different medications for managing their condition. Recently, there were no studies done locally on drug-related problems (DRPs) among T2DM patients with HTN. Thus, this study aims to assess the DRPs among T2DM patients with HTN admitted at Kibuye Referral Hospital (KRH). DRPs were drug safety problems, drug effectiveness problems and other drug problems. 

Methods: A retrospective cross-sectional study involved patients' files with T2DM and HTN, who were admitted at KRH from January 2013 to December 2017. The identification and classification of DRPs were based on pharmaceutical care network Europe (PCNE) classification system version 8.02. A simple random sampling technique was used to choose study participants from the target population. Data that met inclusion and exclusion criteria were analyzed using STATA version 13. The Fisher exact test (bivariate analysis) and logistic regression (multivariate) were used to test association and p-value ≤ 0.05 was considered as statistically significant. An adjusted odd ratio (AOR) with a confidence interval (CI) of 95% was determined using binary logistic regression. 

Results: Findings revealed that the prevalence of DRPs was 81.29% (313/385) and most of them each patient had at least two DRPs (69.05%). The patients aged above 55 years old were more likely to develop DRPs than those with age below 35 years (AOR = 1.2; P = 0.02; 95% CI: 0.2–2.3). Nevertheless, there was no significant association between DRPs and middle age (between 35 and 54 age of old). The patients who  consumed more than or equal to 5 drugs were 2.4 times more likely to develop DRPs than those who took the number of medicines less than 5 (AOR = 15.4; P < 0.001; 95% CI: 8.8–26.8). Also, traditional medicines use ((AOR = 1.9; P = 0.016; 95% CI: 1.1–3.5) and having drug-related complication (AOR = 2.4; P < 0.001; 95% CI: 1.9–3) had shown significant associations. The total causes of DRPs identified were 1626 and most causes of DRPs were arisen from drug use (45.01%) and prescribing (37.83%). The drug/dose selections were the most frequent causes of DRPs (36.97%). 

Conclusions: Since the prevalence of DRPs were relatively high, various factors influencing DRPs were established and most causes of DRPs were arising from drug use & drug prescribing among T2DM patients with HTN. Early detection needed to enhance patient’s life quality. Conducting studies in other hospitals needed to establish the national planning of DRPs to eradicate DRPs among patients T2DM with HTN.

New therapeutic effects of cardiac glycoside: anti-cancer and anti-aging
Haoran Zhang
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 165-167.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-1025-601
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Aging is an unavoidable topic in everyone's life, and the aging problem has been puzzling scientists for many years. For thousands of years, we've used many tools to extend life span, and today, new technologies and medical treatments have extended the average human lifespan by about two years in a decade. The incidence of heart disease, tumors and degenerative diseases increases with age. Traditional Chinese Medicine believes that the use of herbs or guidance techniques can improve blood circulation, increase heart function, delay aging and prevent the development of tumors.
Sleep, cognition and neurodegenerative diseases
Diana Ikilikyan, Melissa J. Walker
90Life Research    2020, 3 (2): 62-67.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0424-302
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Quality and quantity of sleep are undervalued by many, primarily due to the hunger our generation has for increased productivity during the day, as 24 hours is just not enough. Even fewer pay attention to the timing of sleep during the circadian cycle or are even aware of its importance. Studies show that insufficient amounts of sleep, poor sleep quality, and/or improper timing of sleep induce both acute and chronic clinical issues that can be prevented by simply sleeping the recommended amount, with restorative quality, and correct circadian timing. Forfeiting hours that should be dedicated specifically to sleep can lead not only to psychological deficits such as mood disorders, stress and anxiety, but also physiological issues such as cognitive and memory deficits, metabolic syndrome, obesity, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and even possibly cancer. This article reviews the relationship between sleep, cognition and neurodegenerative diseases with the latest research progress, providing new research ideas for researchers. The author also analyzes the importance of improving people's sleep quality from a sociological point of view to remind people to improve their awareness of sleep.
A review on the effects of sleep duration on hypertension
Toluwase Adewunmi
90Life Research    2020, 3 (1): 39-43.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0125-303
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Blood pressure and sleep, the two important indicators of health outcomes, are of increasing public health importance. There are variations in the blood pressure parameters during sleep and association exists between sleep and elevated blood pressure. The absence of nocturnal dipping of the blood pressure also increases cardiovascular risk. Sleep duration has been defined as normal (7-8 hours of sleep), short ≤ 6 hours and long sleep ≥ 9 hours. Short sleep duration is associated with hypertension especially during middle age and women who are deprived of sleep particularly post-menopausal had a higher risk of hypertension than men. Methodological concerns exist in the measurement of sleep duration, although both subjective and objective assessment of sleep duration showed an association with hypertension. Shorter sleep duration is believed to result in prolonged exposures to elevated sympathetic activity and psychosocial stressors. There is no enough evidence to support this statement for longer sleep duration. Long and short sleep duration are associated with the incidence of hypertension across most age groups. Relationships of short sleep are stronger among women and young adults compared to long sleep duration which is stronger among the elderly.
Research progress of the relationship between microvesicles derived from stem cells and nervous system diseases
Jiaping Yan, Fuhao Qiao
90Life Research    2019, 2 (4): 145-151.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2019-1025-301
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Microvesicles, also called microparticles, are membranous vesicles released from the cell membrane surface or by exocytose. Almost any type of cells can secrete vesicles, especially stem cells. Recent years, stem cells are becoming a research hotspot of cytotherapy for their capacity of self-renewing, expansion and proliferation in vitro and the microvesicles derived from the conditioned medium of stem cells have been widely used to regenerative medicine because they are safer, easily obtained, measurable and cause no obvious immune rejection. Stem cells derived microvesicles have been confirmed to be closely related to the progress and treatment of atherosclerosis, diabetes, inflammation and tumor. This review focuses on the new progress of stem cells derived microvesicles treating various nervous system diseases and its application in biological therapy and the behind molecule mechanisms.

A meta-analysis of the treatment of cancer-related insomnia with acupuncture
Xue-Wei Qi, Man-Jing Pan, Tian-Yan Wen
90Life Research    2020, 3 (1): 15-25.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0125-102
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Purpose: To systematically evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of acupuncture in treating cancer-related insomnia. 

Methods: Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in the treatment of cancer-related insomnia were searched by computer in a Pubmed database, and the retrieved literature was screened according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. After the literature screening was completed, two reviewers read the literature titles independently and extracted effective information. The migration risk assessment was performed by Cochrane. All statistical calculation requirements for this study were fully completed by RevMan5.3 software. 

Results: Among the 68 selected works of literature, 3 RCTs were finally included, with a total of 133 patients. The risk of research bias is generally very low. In 3 RCTs, the sleep score of the experimental group was decreased by 0.48 more than that of the control group in 3 RCTs, with a 95% confidence interval of -0.82 and -0.13, and the degree of decrease was statistically significant (Z = 2.70, P < 0.05). 

Conclusions: Higher levels may indicate that acupuncture-related therapies are more effective in improving cancer-related insomnia. Although the included literatures feature low bias and no heterogeneity, the number may have reduced its clinical significance. Therefore, more studies on high-quality randomized controlled trials should be conducted in the future to better clarify the therapeutic effect of acupuncture and moxibustion on cancer-related insomnia.

A review of the treatment for insomnia in patients with cancers
Shuang Liu, Xiong-Zhi Wu
90Life Research    2020, 3 (1): 33-38.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0125-301
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Sleep disturbance is considered a prominent problem in cancer patients with a detrimental effect on health outcomes, which accompanies a decline in reduces the quality of life, functional status, and even accelerates progressive of cancer. Therefore, in order to develop new ways to improve the sleeping situations and the quality of life in cancer patients, it is necessary to understand the status of sleep quality in cancer patients and seek more measures of sleep quality evaluation from different cultural backgrounds. This review summarized the common methods used to improve sleep quality and relieve the pain of cancer patients. In addition, the status of sleep disturbance in patients with cancer is described.
Quantic approach to mind-matter interaction
Namik Kemal mahallesi, Kampus caddesi, Cengiz Mordeniz
90Life Research    0, (): 78-90.   https://doi.org/10.12032/life2020-0422-401
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The human mind-body possesses an innate ability, based upon the evolutionarily conserved brain and body systems to promote health and healing. Since there is a bidirectional influence of psychological and physiological variables on health, modern allopathic medicine, that addresses the disease in the body and disorder in the mind, should be reconceptualized for more holistic wellness. The mind-body dualism is re-evaluated in the light of quantum information theory from different scientific findings such as energy and electromagnetic wave, information, quantum theories, and placebo effect.