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Electroacupuncture for Chemotherapy‑Induced Anorexia through Humoral Appetite Regulation: A Preliminary Experimental Study

Chemotherapy‑induced anorexia (CIA), which may lead to severe nutrition‑associated problems, is a common complication associated with anti‑cancer therapies. In the present study, the anti‑anorexigenic effect of electroacupuncture (EA) was explored through assessing a change in appetite‑associated peptides and c‑Fos expression in a rat model of cisplatin‑induced anorexia. Read more here.