Andrew C Ahn

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Applying principles from complex systems to studying the efficacy of CAM therapies
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:1015-22. 2010
  2. ncbi Two styles of acupuncture for treating painful diabetic neuropathy--a pilot randomised control trial
    Andrew C Ahn
    Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acupunct Med 25:11-7. 2007
  3. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
  4. pmc Relevance of collagen piezoelectricity to "Wolff's Law": a critical review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:733-41. 2009
  5. doi Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:245-56. 2008
  6. pmc The clinical applications of a systems approach
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e209. 2006
  7. pmc The limits of reductionism in medicine: could systems biology offer an alternative?
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e208. 2006
  8. pmc Complementary and alternative medical therapy use among Chinese and Vietnamese Americans: prevalence, associated factors, and effects of patient-clinician communication
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Dr, Ste 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:647-53. 2006
  9. pmc Electrical impedance along connective tissue planes associated with acupuncture meridians
    Andrew C Ahn
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont General Clinical Research Center, VT, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:10. 2005
  10. ncbi Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 13:22-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Applying principles from complex systems to studying the efficacy of CAM therapies
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:1015-22. 2010
    ..By providing an introductory framework for this collaboration and exchange, it is hoped that this article may stimulate further inquiry into this largely unexplored area of research...
  2. ncbi Two styles of acupuncture for treating painful diabetic neuropathy--a pilot randomised control trial
    Andrew C Ahn
    Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Acupunct Med 25:11-7. 2007
    ..The TCM style improved nerve sensation according to quantitative sensory testing while the Japanese style had a more equivocal effect. No evident changes were observed in glucose control or heart rate variability in either group...
  3. pmc Electrodermal measures of Jing-Well points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1293-305. 2009
    ..To determine whether electrodermal measures at Jing-Well acupuncture points, "indicator" points located at the tips of fingers and toes are associated with clinical measures in adolescent women with chronic pelvic pain...
  4. pmc Relevance of collagen piezoelectricity to "Wolff's Law": a critical review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:733-41. 2009
    ..In addition to reviewing the literature, this review generates several hypotheses and proposes future research to fully address the relevance of piezoelectricity in bone physiology...
  5. doi Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:245-56. 2008
    ..However, the preliminary findings are suggestive and offer future directions for research based on in-depth interpretation of the data...
  6. pmc The clinical applications of a systems approach
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e209. 2006
  7. pmc The limits of reductionism in medicine: could systems biology offer an alternative?
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e208. 2006
  8. pmc Complementary and alternative medical therapy use among Chinese and Vietnamese Americans: prevalence, associated factors, and effects of patient-clinician communication
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Dr, Ste 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:647-53. 2006
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  9. pmc Electrical impedance along connective tissue planes associated with acupuncture meridians
    Andrew C Ahn
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont General Clinical Research Center, VT, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:10. 2005
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  10. ncbi Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 13:22-9. 2007
    ..To examine the patterns of herbal therapy use among adults in the United States and to describe factors associated with herb use...
  11. ncbi Advancing acupuncture research
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:40-5. 2005
    ..To illustrate how this proposal may fundamentally change acupuncture research, we present diabetic neuropathy as a particularly interesting model because of its complex heterogeneous pathophysiology...
  12. pmc Electrical characterization of acupuncture points: technical issues and challenges
    Andrew C Ahn
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:817-24. 2007
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  13. pmc A systems biology approach to studying Tai Chi, physiological complexity and healthy aging: design and rationale of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Peter M Wayne
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 34:21-34. 2013
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  14. pmc Electrical potential of acupuncture points: use of a noncontact scanning Kelvin probe
    Brian J Gow
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 900 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:632838. 2012
    ..002 and 0.0005, resp.). At the PC-6 site, no statistical differences in variability were observed. Conclusion. Acupuncture points may be associated with increased variability in electrical potential...
  15. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among racial and ethnic minority adults: results from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Robert E Graham
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:535-45. 2005
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among ethnic minority populations is poorly understood. We sought to examine CAM use in Hispanics, non-Hispanic blacks and non-Hispanic whites...