Preliminary Application of Kinesio Taping in Rehabilitation Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders

Fei He; Yuhang Ma; Bo Yu; Renxin Ji; Jianqiang Lu; Wenhua Chen

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2020

Abstract
  Background: Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a frequently occurring and common oral and maxillofacial disease with relevant clinical issues (such as pain, clicking sound, and difficulty in opening the mouth). Kinesio taping (KT) is a typical soft tissue taping technique that plays a role in relieving ...  Read More

Alterations of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Creatinine During Ramadan Fasting: A Prospective, Controlled Clinical Trial

Samaneh Khoshandam Ghashang; Imad Hamdan; Ralf Lichtinghagen; Christoph Gutenbrunner; Boya Nugraha

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Background: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is associated with mood-related symptoms. Fasting can improve mood. However, there was a lack of information about BDNF during prolonged fasting in Summertime in Germany.Objectives: This study aimed to determine (1) the effect of Ramadan fasting on ...  Read More