Affiliation: Tsukuba College of Technology
- Mechanism of reflex regulation of the gastroduodenal function by acupunctureEitaro Noguchi
Faculty of Health Science, National University Corporation, Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 5:251-6. 2008..Theories regarding the underlying mechanism have proposed somato-autonomic reflexes and responses via endogenous opioids, etc., but without definitive conclusions...
- Electro-acupuncture stimulation effects on duodenal motility in anesthetized ratsEitaro Noguchi
Laboratory of Acupuncture, Tsukuba College of Technology, Tsukuba, 305 0821 Japan
Jpn J Physiol 53:1-7. 2003....
- Neural mechanism of localized changes in skeletal muscle blood flow caused by moxibustion-like thermal stimulation of anesthetized ratsEitaro Noguchi
Department of Health, Faculty of Health Science, Tsukuba University of Technology, Kasuga 4 12 7, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8521, Japan
J Physiol Sci 59:421-7. 2009..It is suggested that the increase in response occurs because of an axon reflex that has a reflex arc below the spinal cord, and the decrease in response is caused by direct stimulation of postganglionic muscle sympathetic fibers...
- Acupuncture regulates gut motility and secretion via nerve reflexesEitaro Noguchi
Faculty of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Technology and Science, National University Corporation Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan
Auton Neurosci 156:15-8. 2010..In addition to the reflexes that are activated, the effects of acupuncture may be mediated via centers in the limbic system, the hypothalamus and the brain stem...