Table of Contents

Volume 1,Issue 1

Open Access Research Article

Effects of Acupuncture at the Left Weizhong Acupoint on Heart Rate Variability in Thirty Post-Stroke Patients—Results from a Transcontinental Teleacupuncture Study

Received: 08 June 2016;  Published: 23 August 2016;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.1601003


(1) Background: Within this study, we assessed the effects of acupuncture on heart rate variability (HRV) in Chinese post-stroke patients. (2) Methods: In 30 Chinese post-stroke patients (14 f, 16 m; mean age ± SD 64.3 ± 3.8 years; range 40 – 80 years) electrocardiographic signals before, during and [...]

Open Access Original Research

Modernization of Acupuncture Education in Europe and China: A Report from Austria

Received: 24 May 2016;  Published: 17 August 2016;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.1601002


The present report deals with some current important aspects of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) education and practice in Europe and China. The data and facts are based on a lecture of one of the authors (G.L.) prepared for a conference in Wuhan about acupuncture education in Europe, and lectures [...]

Open Access Editorial

ICM-OBM—There’s No Better Way to Publish Your Complementary Medical, Basic and Clinical Research Results

Received: 27 May 2016;  Published: 15 August 2016;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.1601001


Integrative and Complementary Medicine (ICM-OBM) is an international peer-reviewed, open-access journal which covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative and complementary approaches to improving health and quality of life. Integrative and complementary medicine comprises science-or [...]