Master Theses

2016

Daniel Cerqueira Ribeiro
Time-Frame Assessment of Acupuncture Effects: How Fast Does Acupuncture Work?

João Pedro Barros Oliveira
Possível efeito potenciador da Artemisia annua na atividade antimicrobiana da preparação Desinficiens coptidis.-Possible Potentiating Effect of Artemisia Annua on the Antimicrobial Activity of the Decoction Desinficiens Coptidis-

Liliana Patrícia de Babo Geada Alves
Avaliação do efeito tópico de capsicum frutescens na dor da mão em doentes com artrite reumatoide: Ensyio preliminar -Evaluation of the topical effect of capsicum frutescens on rheumatoid arthritis pain in the hand: A preliminary study-

Olga Juliana Ribeiro Magalhães
Qigong e Tunia no controlo da ansiedade antes dos exames em crianças do 1o ciclo –Qigong and Tuina for control of anxiety before examinations in primary school children-

Nuno Miguel Mendes Pinto
A Acupuntura no tratamento da Perturbação de Hiperatividade e Défice de Atenção: uma revisão da literatura -Acupuncture in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment: A Literature Review-

Virginie Ouellet de Abreu Freire
TCM Diagnoses in Temporomandibular Disorders – A Prerequisite for the Development of Optimised prospective, randomised controlled study designs

2015

Anabela Manso da Silva
Efeitos imediatos da vacuoterapia na disfunção temporomandibular -Immediate effects of cupping therapy on temporomandibular joint dysfunction-

Ana Sofia da Silva Carvalho Pereira de Sousa
Vegetative Functions Induced by Music

Bruno Filipe da Silva Pacheco
The effect of acupuncture at St34 on the patellar reflex – a prospective randomized, controlled clinical study

Cátia Andreia dos Santos Ferreira
Poderá o Qigong contribuir para a perda de peso? Primeiros dados de um estudo clínico prospectivo, randomizado e placebo-controlado -Can Qigong promote weight loss?  First data of a prospective, randomized and placebo-controlled clinical study-

Débora Estrela Lobo Ferreira
Efeitos imediatos do ponto S34 nos movimentos de flexo-extensão da coluna lombar em indivíduos saudáveis – Dados preliminares de um estudo prospetivo -Immediate effects of the acupoint S34 on the range of flexion-extension of the lumbar spine in healthy individuals – First data from a prospective, randomized, double blinded clinical trial-

Fernando Diogo Carvalho Ferreira Talaia de Matos
Efeitos da Acupuntura Auricular na Obesidade – Estudo Prospetivo, Randomizado, Controlado e Cego -Effect of auricular acupuncture on obesity -A prospective, randomized, controlled and single-blinded study-

Joana Sofia Pais Ruivo
Complementary Therapy with Zingiber officinalis Clinical Cases

Lara de Jesus Teixeira Lopes
The Acute Effect of “White Ball” Qigong in Perceptual Auditory Attention – a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled and single-blinded study

Luís Manuel Alves Correia
Efeitos da Acupuntura Corporal na Desabituação Tabágica -The Effect of Body Acupuncture Points in Tobacco Addiction-

Marco António Moutinho Fernandes
Avaliação do efeito da acupuntura na dor da mão em doentes com Artrite Reumatoide – Protocolo de pesquisa clínica . Estudo experimental, prospetivo, randomizado, controlado e duplo-cego -Effects of Acupuncture on Hand Pain in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis – A Clinical Research Protocol. A prospective, controlled, double-blinded, randomized clinical trial.-

Marta Raquel Custódio Correia
The effect of Qi Gong on Attention- Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – A protocol for a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Marta Sónia Teixeira Pereira
Efeito da Acupunctura na Hipertensão Estudo Prospectivo, Randomizado e Controlado -The effect of acupuncture on hypertension First data of a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial-

Nuno Alexandre Valente Morais
Efeitos imediatos da acupuntura na mecano-sensibilidade do nervo avaliada através do ULNT1 (teste neurodinamico ao membro superior 1) -Immediate Effects of Acupuncture in the Mechanosensitivity of the Median Nerve as Assessed by means of the Upper Limb Neurodynamic Test 1 (ULNT1)-

Paula Alexandra Santos de Pinho
Experiéncia com raiz berberis vulgarisL. em crises agudas de dermatite atópica -Experience with berberis vulgaris L.’s root in acute atopic dermatitis syndrome – retrospective and applicative study-

Paula Cristiana Teixeira Pinto
Efeito da acupuntura auricular na perturbação de ansiedade generalizada – estudo preliminar, prospective, randomizado, controlado e cego -Auriculotherapy effect on generalized anxiety disorder – a prospective, randomized, controlled and single-blinded clinical trial-

Paula Cristina Batista Taveira Gomes
Efeitos Agudos da Acupuntura na Disfunção Temporomandibular -Acute effects of acupuncture in temporomandibular disorder – prospective randomized controlled clinical trial in parallel group design-

Pedro Jorge Gameiro da Silva Pereira
Eficácia do Qigong na Depressão: Resisão Sistematica de Literatura -Effectiveness of Qigong in Depression – Systematic Literature Review-

Sara Carreiro Bicudo Ponte
Potenciais efeitos do qigong medico na pertubaçāo depressive major – desenho e resultados preliminares -Potential effects of medical qigong in major depressive disorder – Study design and first data-

Sara Patricia Carvalho Costa
The effect of qìgōng in natural killer cells in colo-rectal cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy – A clinical research protocol

Sergio Gandra Ferreira
Can acupoint S34 improve kick performance of kickboxers? A randomized controlled prospective study

Sónia Chan Machon
Estudo do efeito da acupuntura e moxibustão n condução nervosa -Study of the Effect of Acupuncture and Moxibustion on Nerve Conduction-

Susana Odete Lanzana de Castro Martins
Comparação de duas estratégias de acupunturana atividademioelétrica do estômago – Estudo Preliminar, Prospetivo, Randomizado e Cego -Comparison of two acupuncture strategies on gastric myoelectric activity – Preliminary, Prospective and Randomized Controlled Trial-

Tânia Mendes Fernandes
Pode a acupuntura do S34 melhorar a estabilidade postural em indivíduos saudáveis? -Can acupuncture in S34 improve postural stability in healthy subjects?-

Vera Lúcia Moreira Teixeira
Proposta de um Protocolo de Investigação dos Efeitos da Acupuntura na Redução de Peso e Obesidade – Revisão da Bibliografia –Proposal for a research protocol of the effects of Acupuncture in Overweight and Obesity – Review of the literature-

2014

Ana Rita Rebelo Tavares Rodrigues
Immediate Effect of Acupuncture on Poststroke Patients with Spastic Upper Limb Hemiparesis

Ana Sofia Santa-Bárbara Bettencourt Seabra
Effect of Qigong in Natural Killer Cells on  Colorectal Cancer Patients Undergoing for Chemotherapy: a Prospective, Randomized and Controlled Study

Carlos Miguel Soares dos Reis
Effect of Heidelberg Scalp Acupuncture on the congitive function of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Patients – A preliminary study

Christiane Grünecker
Effect of Acupuncture on pain intensity and grip strength in chronic pain of the trapeziometacarpal joint – a prospecitve pilot clinical trial with randomized, controlled and non-blinded cross-over design

João André Pires Falcão
Efeitos da acupuntura na ansiedade, depressão e frequéncia cardíaca em doentes com multi-adicções – Estudo explorativo -Effects of Auricular Acupuncture on Anxiety, Depression and Heart Rate in Multi-Substance Addicts – Exploratory Study –

Khadija Bashir Ibar
Objectifying acute effects of acupuncture for pelvic pain due to endometriosis: a clinical research protocol using a novel pain assessment system – study design and case report

Márcia Faria
Efeito da Acupunctura nas células NK em doentes com cancro da mama submetidos a quimioterapia Estudo prospectivo, controlado e randomizado -Effects of acupuncture in nk cells in breast cancer patients undergoing neo and adjuvant chemotherapy Prospective, controlled and randomized study-

Maria Begoña Criado Alonso
Study of the possible effects of of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment on the quality of life and symptoms of patients with multiple sclerosis

Mario Francisco Barbosa Costa
The immediate effect of acupuncture in improving pain and range of motion in patients with shoulder pain

Nuno Alexandre Valente Morais
Acute Effects of Acupuncture on the Response of the Median Nerve Neurodynamic Test: a randomised study in asymptomatic subjects

Paula Ferreira
Efeitos da acupuntura nos sinais clínicos de cães Labradores com displasia coxofemoral –Effects of the Acupuncture on the Clinical Signs of Labrador Dogs with Hip Dysplasia – A preliminary study –

Renato Paulo da Mota Oliveira
Qigong na escola coma método de controlo da ansiedade nos professores: estudo prospetivo randomizado com controlo placebo -Qigong at School as a Method to Control Teachers’ Anxiety -Randomized Prospective Study with Placebo Control-

Ricardo Manuel Tavares Cardoso
Acupuncture Effects on Delay Onset Muscle Soreness

Sónia Melo
Determinação in vitroda atividadeantibacteriana de Artemisia vulgaris L., Rhizoma coptidise e Radix scutellaria: comparação entre enfusção deccocção e óleo essencial -Determination of in vitro antibacterial activity of Artemisia vulgaris L., Rhizoma Coptidis and Radix Scutellaria: comparison of infusion, decoction and essential oil-

2013

Andreia Raquel Soares Vieira
Effect of Auricular Acupuncture on Anxiety of University Students Prior to the Exams Season

Antonio Manuel Machado Seiça
The Influence of Qigong in Nurses  of CHUC in Burnout – Preliminary Study

Diogo Augusto De Brito Bernardo
The Influence of Acupuncture in Lactate Removal After Maximum Exercise
– A study design

Eva Cristina Belinha Teixeira
Acute Effect of Korean Hand Acupuncture in Neck Pain (Cervicalgia), an Experimental, Randomized and Controlled Study

Irene Maria Teixeira Pais
Effect of Acupuncture on the Nk Cells in Colorectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

Leonel José Marques Duarte
The Influene of Qigong on Adolescents’ Attention

Nádia Alexandra da Fonseca Sousa
Traditional Chinese Medicine Concept – Knowledge of Portuguese Community Attending Health Centers in Porto. Preliminary Study

Raquel Sofia Monteiro Jacinto
Acute Effects of Acupuncture in Temporomadibular Disorder (TMD)

2012

Alcino José Matias Duarte
Efeitos Agudos da Acupuntura na Dor Lombar Crónica Estudo Prospetivo, Randomizado, Controlado e Duplo Cego -Acute Effects of Acupuncture in Chronic Low Back Pain – A prospective, randomized, controlled and double-blind study –

Carina Vieira Teixeira
How Portuguese doctors perceive Traditional Chinese Medicine and its implementation in the National Health System: A Pilot Study

Carla Alexandra dos Santos Paiva
Constitution and Emotion – An East-Western Comparison. Can We Parametrize TCM Diagnostic Criteria?

Deise Noriko Matsui Nishimura
Effect of Acupuncture as Complementary Therapy in Patients with Essential Hypertension – A Clinical Research Protocol

Fernando Jorge Fortunato da Silva Barros
Acupuncture in the Treatment of Plantar Heel Pain – A Prospective, Randomised, Controlled Study Design

Karla Raquel de Sousa Pinto
Aumento da Produçao Leitera em Vacas Através do Uso da Moxabustão -Moxibustion to Increase Milk Production in Dairy Cows-

Liliana Filipa Martins de Sousa
Effects of Qigong on the Balance of Elderly People – A feasibility study

Luísa Maria Teixeira Brandão
Sera a Microcirculaçao Digital no Fenómeno de Raynaud Afectatda Pelo Qigong? – Estudo Preliminar -Is Microcirculation in Raynaud Phenomenon Affected by Qigong? – Preliminary Study –

Maria João Rodrigues Ferreira Rocha dos Santos
Comparison of Two Acupuncture Strategies in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A Preliminary Study

Nuno Filipe Jesus de Sousa
A Influëncia da Acupunctura na Performance do Salto Vertical em Atletas de Voleibol -The influence of acupuncture on vertical jump performance in volleyball players

2011

Ana Alexandra da Cunha Pereira Anjos
Objective Assessment of Acupuncture Effects by Microcirculation-Related Parameters in Patients with Proximal Femur Fracture

Andreia Sofia Pires Fernandes
Objective and Subjective Assessment of Qigong Related Effects in Breast Cancer Patients”
– A Feasibility Study

Claudia Maria Gomes de Sousa
Effects of Qigong on Performance-Related Anxiety and Physiological Stress Functions in Transverse Flute Music Schoolchildren – A Feasibility Study

João Pedro de Sousa Pinto Saganha
Qigong Therapy in Physiotherapists in Burnout
(Preliminary Study)

Luís Carlos Soares Abreu de Ferreira Matos
Mensurabilidade dos Effeitos da Práctica de Qigong pro Termografia de Infravermelhos e Medição da Diferença da Potencial Eléctrico -Measurability of Qigong Effects by Infrared Thermography and Electric Potential Measurements-

Nélia Ramos Coimbra
Tratamento dos Distúrbios da Articulação Temporo-Mandibular através da Medicina Chinesa – método de tratamento por medicina complementar – Revisão da Literatura -Treatment of Temporomandibular Articulation Disorders by Chinese Medicine – A Complementary Medicine Treatment
– A Literature Review –

Susana Marisa Ferraz Seca
Acute Effects of Acupuncture in Chronic Low Back Pain – A Preliminary, Prospective, Randomised, Controlled and Single Blinded Study

2010

Ana Paula Azevedo
Acupunctura no tratamento dos sintomas na fibromialgia -Efficacy of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia-

Helena Soares
The Chinese phytotherapy: oriental and western pathophysiological aspects and perspectives – the example of ephedrae decoctum

Joana Marisa Almeida Figuerido
Eficácia da Acupunctura no tratamento da enxaqueca menstrual segundo o Modelo de Heidelberg -Effectiveness of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Menstrual Migraine According to the Heidelberg Model- 

Maria João Pires de Lima
A influência da acupunctura na dor lombar –The Influence of Acupuncture in Low Back Pain (LBP) – a research protocol –

Vânia Barros
Síndrome das lesões músculo-esqueléticas relacionadas com o trabalho do médico dentista: Será a Acupunctura o tratamento apropriado? -Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Dentists. Is Acupuncture an Appropriate Treatment?- A Clinical Research Protocol –

António Carvalho
Determinar a eficácia de adicionar Acupunctura verso dobrar dose de IBP em doentes com DRGE que falharam tratamento sintomático com dosagem standard de IBP uma vez por dia – Resultados preliminares -Assessing the efficacy of adding acupuncture vs doubling dosage of PPIs in patients with GERD that failed treatment with standard dosage of PPI once daily: preliminary results-

Ana Sofia Ferreira Ribeiro
Are Classical Chinese Dietetics Functional Vegetative Foods?

Eduardo Captão
Efeito da Acupunctura na tolerância ao exercício em doentes com insuficiência cardíaca – Projecto de investigação – Effect of Acupuncture on Exercise Tolerance in Heart Failure Patients – A Clinical Research Protocol-

Nuno Correia
Effect of Acupuncture in heart rate variability and non-invasive hemodynamic parameters in patients with heart failure – A clinical research protocol