Zhang Jin Zhang

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy in depressive disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 124:9-21. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a pilot waitlist-controlled trial
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:619-22. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotective effects of paeoniflorin, but not the isomer albiflorin, are associated with the suppression of intracellular calcium and calcium/calmodulin protein kinase II in PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Mol Neurosci 51:581-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Platelet 5-HT1A receptor correlates with major depressive disorder in drug-free patients
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 53:74-9. 2014
  6. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
  7. pmc Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for major depressive disorder--a single-blind, randomized, controlled study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e29651. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for insomnia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med Rev 16:497-507. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Paeoniflorin, a natural neuroprotective agent, modulates multiple anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic pathways in differentiated PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 33:521-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Not only dopamine D2 receptors involved in Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction, an herbal preparation against antipsychotic-associated hyperprolactinemia
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:332-8. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy in depressive disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Affect Disord 124:9-21. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder: a pilot waitlist-controlled trial
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:619-22. 2009
    ..0 +/- 1.1 vs. 4.4 +/- 1.1, p = 0.002). As an additional therapy, EA is effective in alleviating OCD symptoms of treatment-resistant patients. A large-scale controlled study is warranted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotective effects of paeoniflorin, but not the isomer albiflorin, are associated with the suppression of intracellular calcium and calcium/calmodulin protein kinase II in PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Mol Neurosci 51:581-90. 2013
    ..PF further displayed remarkable effects in preventing intracellular Ca(2+) overload and suppressing overexpression of CaMKII. Differential mechanisms may be involved in neuroprotective action of the two isomers. ..
  4. doi request reprint Randomized non-invasive sham-controlled pilot trial of electroacupuncture for postpartum depression
    Ka Fai Chung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Affect Disord 142:115-21. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Platelet 5-HT1A receptor correlates with major depressive disorder in drug-free patients
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 53:74-9. 2014
    ..Thus overexpression of platelet 5-HT1A receptors and reduced 5-HT tone may function as a peripheral marker of depression. ..
  6. pmc Prescription of chinese herbal medicine and selection of acupoints in pattern-based traditional chinese medicine treatment for insomnia: a systematic review
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:902578. 2012
    ..Although many studies were reviewed, the study quality and diagnostic process were inadequate. More high quality studies are needed to examine the additional benefits of pattern differentiation and pattern-based TCM treatment...
  7. pmc Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for major depressive disorder--a single-blind, randomized, controlled study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e29651. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for insomnia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med Rev 16:497-507. 2012
    ..Further studies with a double-blind placebo-controlled design are needed to accurately determine the benefits and risks of CHM for insomnia...
  9. doi request reprint Paeoniflorin, a natural neuroprotective agent, modulates multiple anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic pathways in differentiated PC12 cells
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 33:521-9. 2013
    ..The study provides evidence supporting PF as a potential therapeutic agent used for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and neural injury...
  10. doi request reprint Not only dopamine D2 receptors involved in Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction, an herbal preparation against antipsychotic-associated hyperprolactinemia
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:332-8. 2012
    ..This experimental evidence supports clinical use of PGD as an effective treatment of antipsychotic-induced hyperPRL...
  11. pmc An epidemiological study of concomitant use of Chinese medicine and antipsychotics in schizophrenic patients: implication for herb-drug interaction
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e17239. 2011
    ..The aim of this epidemiological study was to characterize associations of clinical outcomes with concomitant herbal and antipsychotic use in patients with schizophrenia...
  12. doi request reprint Liquiritigenin exhibits antitumour action in pituitary adenoma cells via Ras/ERKs and ROS-dependent mitochondrial signalling pathways
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China College of Life Science, Jilin University, Changchun, China
    J Pharm Pharmacol 66:408-17. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate antitumour effects of liquiritigenin (LQ) on pituitary adenoma in in-vitro and in-vivo models...
  13. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of a Chinese herbal formula (Er-Xian decoction) for menopausal symptoms in Hong Kong perimenopausal women
    Linda L D Zhong
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pukfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Menopause 20:767-76. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a Chinese herbal formula, Er-Xian decoction (EXD), in the treatment of menopausal symptoms among Hong Kong perimenopausal women...
  14. doi request reprint 18beta-glycyrrhetinic acid induces apoptosis in pituitary adenoma cells via ROS/MAPKs-mediated pathway
    Di Wang
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    J Neurooncol 116:221-30. 2014
    ..This study provides experimental evidence in the support of further developing GA as a chemotherapeutic agent for pituitary adenoma...
  15. pmc Electroacupuncture for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Wing Fai Yeung
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep 34:807-15. 2011
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture as an additional treatment for residual insomnia associated with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  16. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy improves antipsychotic and somnographic responses in adolescents with first-episode psychosis--a case-control study
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi, China
    Schizophr Res 137:97-103. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ECT in adolescents with first-episode psychosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic effects of Chinese herbal medicine against neuroendocrinological diseases especially related to hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal and hypothalamus-pituitary-gonadal axis
    Di Wang
    College of Life Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun, China School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pak J Pharm Sci 27:741-54. 2014
    ..This review provides a basis for herbs use in neuroendocrinological diseases. The data collected here will benefit to further research associated to herbal medicines and hormones. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of acupoint stimulation as an adjunct therapy for lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Hai Yong Chen
    School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, G F, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:362. 2013
    ..However, the role of acupoint stimulation in lung cancer treatment was not fully reviewed...
  19. pmc Efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine for benign prostatic hyperplasia: systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Chun Ho Ma
    The University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong 852, China
    Asian J Androl 15:471-82. 2013
    ..The commonly used herbs identified here should provide insights for future clinical practice and research. Larger randomized controlled trials of better quality are needed to truly evaluate the efficacy of Chinese herbal medicine...
  20. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effects of the herbal medicine Free and Easy Wanderer Plus (FEWP) for mood disorders: double-blind, placebo-controlled studies
    Zhang Jin Zhang
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Psychiatr Res 41:828-36. 2007
    ..FEWP monotherapy may be also an effective alternative treatment for depressed conditions...