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Effects of Wet Cupping on Blood Components Specially Skin-Related Parameters of Healthy Cases: A Case Control Metabonomic Study

Mehdi Fahimi 1 , Nooshafarin Kazemikhoo 2 , * , Fataneh Hashem Dabaghian 3 , Ayda Iravani 4 , Farideh Vahabi 4 , Mehri Azadi 4 , Sedigheh Sadeghi 4 , Fahimeh Mirkhani 4 , Mohammad Arjmand 4 , Zahra Zamani 4 , ** , Fereshteh Ansari 5 and Roshanak Gods 3
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1 Iranian Maad Traditional Medicine Clinic, Tehran, Iran
2 Skin and Stem Cell Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Research Institute for Islamic and Complementary Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Biochemistry, Pasteur institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
5 Fereshteh Ansari Research Center for Evidence Based Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
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  • Journal of Skin and Stem Cell: June 2016, 3 (2); e12654
  • Published Online: June 21, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 4, 2016
  • Accepted: May 16, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jssc.12654

To Cite: Fahimi M, Kazemikhoo N, Hashem Dabaghian F, Iravani A, Vahabi F, et al. Effects of Wet Cupping on Blood Components Specially Skin-Related Parameters of Healthy Cases: A Case Control Metabonomic Study, J Skin Stem Cell. 2016 ; 3(2):e12654. doi: 10.5812/jssc.12654.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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