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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 345 Artikel )

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

HPLC-DAD finger printing, antioxidant, cholinesterase, and α-glucosidase inhibitory potentials of a novel plant Olax nana

Muhammad Ovais, Muhammad Ayaz, Ali Talha Khalil, Sayed Afzal Shah, Muhammad Saeed Jan, Abida Raza, Muhammad Shahid, Zabta Khan Shinwari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Shuang-Huang-Lian prevents basophilic granulocyte activation to suppress Th2 immunity

Qiaoling Fei, Yixin Han, Ruijuan Qi, Yuan Gao, Lei Fang, Rui Hou, Runlan Cai, Yun Qi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genoprotective, antioxidant, antifungal and anti-inflammatory evaluation of hydroalcoholic extract of wild-growing Juniperus communis L. (Cupressaceae) native to Romanian southern sub-Carpathian hills

Irina Fierascu, Camelia Ungureanu, Sorin Marius Avramescu, Carmen Cimpeanu, Mihaela Ioana Georgescu, Radu Claudiu Fierascu, Alina Ortan, Anca Nicoleta Sutan, Valentina Anuta, Anca Zanfirescu, Cristina Elena Dinu-Pirvu, Bruno Stefan Velescu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Galega officinalis extract regulate the diabetes mellitus related violations of proliferation, functions and apoptosis of leukocytes

Mariia Nagalievska, Mariya Sabadashka, Halyna Hachkova, Nataliia Sybirna

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antituberculosis activity, phytochemical identification of Costus speciosus (J. Koenig) Sm., Cymbopogon citratus (DC. Ex Nees) Stapf., and Tabernaemontana coronaria (L.) Willd. and their effects on the growth kinetics and cellular integrity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv

Suriyati Mohamad, Nur Najihah Ismail, Thaigarajan Parumasivam, Pazilah Ibrahim, Hasnah Osman, Habibah A. Wahab

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acute effect of Clitoria ternatea flower beverage on glycemic response and antioxidant capacity in healthy subjects: a randomized crossover trial

Charoonsri Chusak, Thavaree Thilavech, Christiani Jeyakumar Henry, Sirichai Adisakwattana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of curcumin and its combination with boswellic acid in osteoarthritis: a comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Armine Haroyan, Vahan Mukuchyan, Nana Mkrtchyan, Naira Minasyan, Srbuhi Gasparyan, Aida Sargsyan, Mikael Narimanyan, Areg Hovhannisyan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The health impact of residential retreats: a systematic review

Dhevaksha Naidoo, Adrian Schembri, Marc Cohen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The standardized Withania somnifera Dunal root extract alters basal and morphine-induced opioid receptor gene expression changes in neuroblastoma cells

Francesca Felicia Caputi, Elio Acquas, Sanjay Kasture, Stefania Ruiu, Sanzio Candeletti, Patrizia Romualdi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dual action of highbush blueberry proanthocyanidins on Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and the host inflammatory response

Amel Ben Lagha, Geneviève LeBel, Daniel Grenier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Which risk understandings can be derived from the current disharmonized regulation of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe?

Solveig Wiesener, Anita Salamonsen, Vinjar Fønnebø

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phytochemical analysis, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of FERETIA APODANTHERA root bark extracts

Oluwayinka Olufunmilayo Owolabi, Dorcas Bolanle James, Ibrahim Sani, Binda T. Andongma, Opeoluwa O. Fasanya, Barnabas Kure

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

(R)-α-Lipoic acid inhibits fructose-induced myoglobin fructation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in vitro

Hardik Ghelani, Valentina Razmovski-Naumovski, Rajeswara Rao Pragada, Srinivas Nammi

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ginkgo biloba induced mood dysregulation: a case report

Seung Sun Rho, Young Sup Woo, Won-Myong Bahk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro antibacterial and antibiotic modifying activity of crude extract, fractions and 3′,4′,7-trihydroxyflavone from Myristica fragrans Houtt against MDR Gram-negative enteric bacteria

Joachim K. Dzotam, Ingrid Konga Simo, Gabin Bitchagno, Ilhami Celik, Louis P. Sandjo, Pierre Tane, Victor Kuete

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Development and validation of HPTLC fingerprints of three species of Alpinia with biomarker Galangin

Anuradha S. Upadhye, Anagha Rajopadhye, Lourelle Dias

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Herbal formula YGJDSJ inhibits anchorage-independent growth and induces anoikis in hepatocellular carcinoma Bel-7402 cells

Bing Hu, Tong Zhang, Hong-Mei An, Jia-Lu Zheng, Xia Yan, Xiao-Wei Huang

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of green cardamom supplementation on blood glucose, lipids profile, oxidative stress, sirtuin-1 and irisin in type 2 diabetic patients: a study protocol for a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Mohadeseh Aghasi, Shohreh Ghazi-Zahedi, Fariba Koohdani, Fereydoun Siassi, Ensieh Nasli-Esfahani, Ali Keshavarz, Mostafa Qorbani, Hoorieh Khoshamal, Asma Salari-Moghaddam, Gity Sotoudeh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comparative study of three conservative treatments in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: lumbar spinal stenosis with acupuncture and physical therapy study (LAP study)

Hiroyuki Oka, Ko Matsudaira, Yuichi Takano, Daichi Kasuya, Masaki Niiya, Juichi Tonosu, Masayoshi Fukushima, Yasushi Oshima, Tomoko Fujii, Sakae Tanaka, Hirohiko Inanami

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Combination of Pelargonium sidoides and Coptis chinensis root inhibits nuclear factor kappa B-mediated inflammatory response in vitro and in vivo

Sang Mi Park, Byung-Gu Min, Ji Yun Jung, Kyung Hwan Jegal, Chul Won Lee, Kwang Youn Kim, Young Woo Kim, Youn-Woong Choi, Il Je Cho, Sae Kwang Ku, Sang Chan Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The genotoxicity of an aqueous extract of Gyejibokryeong-hwan

Mee-Young Lee, Chang-Seob Seo, Hyekyung Ha, Eunsook Park, Ji-Young Kim, Hyeun-Kyoo Shin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical and genomic safety of treatment with Ginkgo biloba L. leaf extract (IDN 5933/Ginkgoselect®Plus) in elderly: a randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial [GiBiEx]

Stefano Bonassi, Giulia Prinzi, Palma Lamonaca, Patrizia Russo, Irene Paximadas, Giuseppe Rasoni, Raffaella Rossi, Marzia Ruggi, Salvatore Malandrino, Maria Sánchez-Flores, Vanessa Valdiglesias, Barbara Benassi, Francesca Pacchierotti, Paola Villani, Martina Panatta, Eugenia Cordelli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bioactivity of essential oils extracted from Cupressus macrocarpa branchlets and Corymbia citriodora leaves grown in Egypt

Mohamed Z. M. Salem, Hosam O. Elansary, Hayssam M. Ali, Ahmed A. El-Settawy, Mohamed S. Elshikh, Eslam M. Abdel-Salam, Krystyna Skalicka-Woźniak

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neoboutonia melleri var velutina Prain: in vitro and in vivo hepatoprotective effects of the aqueous stem bark extract on acute hepatitis models

Anne Marie Endougou Effa, Emilie Gantier, Thierry Hennebelle, Vincent Roumy, Céline Rivière, Théophile Dimo, Pierre Kamtchouing, Pierre Desreumaux, Laurent Dubuquoy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A qualitative study of culturally embedded factors in complementary and alternative medicine use

Szilvia Zörgő, György Purebl, Ágnes Zana

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long-term effects of Garcinia cambogia/Glucomannan on weight loss in people with obesity, PLIN4, FTO and Trp64Arg polymorphisms

Andrea Maia-Landim, Juan M. Ramírez, Carolina Lancho, María S. Poblador, José L. Lancho

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of biological potential of selected species of family Poaceae from Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Iram Fatima, Sobia Kanwal, Tariq Mahmood

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cytotoxic activity of the twigs of Cinnamomum cassia through the suppression of cell proliferation and the induction of apoptosis in human colorectal cancer cells

Gwang Hun Park, Hun Min Song, Su Bin Park, Ho-Jun Son, Yurry Um, Hyun-Seok Kim, Jin Boo Jeong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dual function of active constituents from bark of Ficus racemosa L in wound healing

Nisansala Swarnamali Bopage, G. M. Kamal Bandara Gunaherath, Kithsiri Hector Jayawardena, Sushila Chandrani Wijeyaratne, Ajita Mahendra Abeysekera, Seneviratne Somaratne

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-proliferative and cytotoxic activities of Allium autumnale P. H. Davis (Amaryllidaceae) on human breast cancer cell lines MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231

Ovgu Isbilen, Nahit Rizaner, Ender Volkan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Subchronic toxicity, immunoregulation and anti-breast tumor effect of Nordamnacantal, an anthraquinone extracted from the stems of Morinda citrifolia L

Nadiah Abu, Nur Rizi Zamberi, Swee Keong Yeap, Noraini Nordin, Nurul Elyani Mohamad, Muhammad Firdaus Romli, Nurulfazlina Edayah Rasol, Tamilselvan Subramani, Nor Hadiani Ismail, Noorjahan Banu Alitheen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sheng-ji Hua-yu formula promotes diabetic wound healing of re-epithelization via Activin/Follistatin regulation

Le Kuai, Jing-ting Zhang, Yu Deng, Shun Xu, Xun-zhe Xu, Min-feng Wu, Dong-jie Guo, Yu Chen, Ren-jie Wu, Xing-qiang Zhao, Hua Nian, Bin Li, Fu-lun Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Poly herbal formulation with anti-elastase and anti-oxidant properties for skin anti-aging

Induja Kalyana Sundaram, Deepika Deeptirekha Sarangi, Vignesh Sundararajan, Shinomol George, Sahabudeen Sheik Mohideen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stimulatory effect of icariin on the proliferation of neural stem cells from rat hippocampus

Xiaolong Fu, Shujun Li, Shaoyu Zhou, Qin Wu, Feng Jin, Jingshan Shi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening of Baccaurea ramiflora (Lour.) extracts for cytotoxic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, neuropharmacological and antidiarrheal activities

Mst. Luthfun Nesa, S. M. Sajedul Karim, Khairunasa Api, Md. Moklesur Rahman Sarker, Md. Monirul Islam, Asma Kabir, Mithun Kumar Sarker, Kamrun Nahar, Mohammad Asadujjaman, Mohammad Sirajum Munir

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cytotoxicity of seputhecarpan D, thonningiol and 12 other phytochemicals from African flora towards human carcinoma cells

Victor Kuete, Dominique Ngnintedo, Ghislain W. Fotso, Oğuzhan Karaosmanoğlu, Bonaventure T. Ngadjui, Felix Keumedjio, Samuel O. Yeboah, Kerstin Andrae-Marobela, Hülya Sivas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-apoptotic potential of several antidiabetic medicinal plants of the eastern James Bay Cree pharmacopeia in cultured kidney cells

Shilin Li, Sarah Pasquin, Hoda M. Eid, Jean-François Gauchat, Ammar Saleem, Pierre S. Haddad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study on the inhibition of Mfn1 by plant-derived miR5338 mediating the treatment of BPH with rape bee pollen

Xuan Chen, Ren-zhao Wu, Yong-qiang Zhu, Ze-ming Ren, Ye-ling Tong, Feng Yang, Guan-hai Dai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The flavonoid hesperidin exerts anti-photoaging effect by downregulating matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 expression via mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK)-dependent signaling pathways

Hee Jeong Lee, A-Rang Im, Su-Man Kim, Hyung-Sik Kang, Jae Dong Lee, Sungwook Chae

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between cold hypersensitivity in the hands and feet and chronic disease: results of a multicentre study

Kwang-Ho Bae, Ho-Yeon Go, Ki-Hyun Park, Ilkoo Ahn, Youngheum Yoon, Siwoo Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative efficacy of Chinese herbal injections for treating chronic heart failure: a network meta-analysis

Kai-Huan Wang, Jia-Rui Wu, Dan Zhang, Xiao-Jiao Duan, Meng-Wei Ni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Urox containing concentrated extracts of Crataeva nurvala stem bark, Equisetum arvense stem and Lindera aggregata root, in the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder and urinary incontinence: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind placebo controlled trial

Niikee Schoendorfer, Nita Sharp, Tracey Seipel, Alexander G. Schauss, Kiran D. K. Ahuja

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phytochemical investigation and antimicrobial appraisal of Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana (Decne) Rehder

Saima Ali, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Irfanullah, Moniba Sajid, Zartash Zahra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Attitudes and knowledge about direct and indirect risks among conventional and complementary health care providers in cancer care

Trine Stub, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury, Joanne C. Sandberg, Agnete E. Kristoffersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genotoxicity study of Ethiopian medicinal plant extracts on HepG2 cells

Wubayehu Kahaliw, Bjorn Hellman, Ephrem Engidawork

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory activities of Guang-Pheretima extract in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 murine macrophages

Chuanqi Huang, Wei Li, Qiufeng Zhang, Lihong Chen, Weiming Chen, Hongchao Zhang, Yuxin Ni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genotoxicity evaluation of So-ochim-tang-gamibang (SOCG), a herbal medicine

Mi Young Lee, Yang-Chun Park, Mirim Jin, Eunseok Kim, Jeong June Choi, In Chul Jung

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Computational investigations of physicochemical, pharmacokinetic, toxicological properties and molecular docking of betulinic acid, a constituent of Corypha taliera (Roxb.) with Phospholipase A2 (PLA2)

Mohammad Firoz Khan, Nusrat Nahar, Ridwan Bin Rashid, Akhtaruzzaman Chowdhury, Mohammad A. Rashid

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acacia hydaspica R. Parker ameliorates cisplatin induced oxidative stress, DNA damage and morphological alterations in rat pulmonary tissue

Tayyaba Afsar, Suhail Razak, Ali Almajwal, Muhammad Rashid Khan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acute and sub-acute oral toxicity of Dracaena cinnabari resin methanol extract in rats

Nashwan Abdullah Al-Afifi, Aied Mohammed Alabsi, Marina Mohd Bakri, Anand Ramanathan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of Panax notoginseng saponins on severe acute pancreatitis through the regulation of mTOR/Akt and caspase-3 signaling pathway by upregulating miR-181b expression in rats

Ming-wei Liu, Rui Wei, Mei-xian Su, Hui Li, Tian-wen Fang, Wei Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Herbal compound 861 prevents hepatic fibrosis by inhibiting the TGF-β1/Smad/SnoN pathway in bile duct-ligated rats

Cheng Chi, Xiao-ya Liu, Fei Hou, Xiao-zheng Yu, Chun-yun Li, Li-jian Cui, Rui-xia Liu, Cheng-hong Yin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of Chinese herbal medicine Zengru Gao to promote breastfeeding: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Shuaishuai Wang, Chi Zhang, Cuishan Li, Daocheng Li, Ping He, Zhaojuan Su, Yanling Li, Yiling Ding, Aiping Lu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-aging potential of extracts from Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst and its chemical profiling by UPLC-Q-TOF-MS

Tinotenda Shoko, Vinesh J. Maharaj, Dashnie Naidoo, Malefa Tselanyane, Rudzani Nthambeleni, Eric Khorombi, Zeno Apostolides

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Antimicrobial and antiproliferative activity of essential oil, aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Ocimum micranthum Willd leaves”

Isabel O. Caamal-Herrera, Leydi M. Carrillo-Cocom, Diana Y. Escalante-Réndiz, Diana Aráiz-Hernández, José A. Azamar-Barrios

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Citral induced apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 spheroid cells

Siyamak Ebrahimi Nigjeh, Swee Keong Yeap, Norshariza Nordin, Behnam Kamalideghan, Huynh Ky, Rozita Rosli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A systematic review of the effects of acupuncture on xerostomia and hyposalivation

Zainab Assy, Henk S. Brand

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Neuroprotective effects of seaweeds against 6-hydroxidopamine-induced cell death on an in vitro human neuroblastoma model

Joana Silva, Celso Alves, Susete Pinteus, Susana Mendes, Rui Pedrosa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gigantol inhibits Wnt/β-catenin signaling and exhibits anticancer activity in breast cancer cells

Shubin Yu, Zhongyuan Wang, Zijie Su, Jiaxing Song, Liang Zhou, Qi Sun, Shanshan Liu, Shiyue Li, Ying Li, Meina Wang, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Xue Zhang, Zhong-Jian Liu, Desheng Lu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro antileishmanial and cytotoxicity activities of essential oils from Haplophyllum tuberculatum A. Juss leaves, stems and aerial parts

Assia Hamdi, Joanne Bero, Claire Beaufay, Guido Flamini, Zohra Marzouk, Yvan Vander Heyden, Joelle Quetin-Leclercq

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of tt-farnesol and myricetin on in vitro biofilm formed by Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans

Guilherme Roncari Rocha, Elkin Jahir Florez Salamanca, Ana Letícia de Barros, Carmélia Isabel Vitorino Lobo, Marlise Inêz Klein

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Traditional healing practices in rural Bangladesh: a qualitative investigation

Md. Imdadul Haque, A. B. M. Alauddin Chowdhury, Md. Shahjahan, Md. Golam Dostogir Harun

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of different extracts of curcumin on TPC1 papillary thyroid cancer cell line

Angelica Perna, Antonio De Luca, Laura Adelfi, Tammaro Pasquale, Bruno Varriale, Teresa Esposito

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: The antiangiogenic activities of ethanolic crude extracts of four Salvia species

Malek Zihlif, Fatma Afifi, Rana Abu-Dahab, Amin Malik Shah Abdul Majid, Hamza Somrain, Mohanad M. Saleh, Zeyad D. Nassar, Randa Naffa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reliability of diagnosis and clinical efficacy of visceral osteopathy: a systematic review

Albin Guillaud, Nelly Darbois, Richard Monvoisin, Nicolas Pinsault

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Treatment of depression with Chai Hu Shu Gan San: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 42 randomized controlled trials

Yan Sun, Xia Xu, Jinping Zhang, Yuanyuan Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is fasting safe? A chart review of adverse events during medically supervised, water-only fasting

John S. Finnell, Bradley C. Saul, Alan C. Goldhamer, Toshia R. Myers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Zanthoxylum armatum DC extracts from fruit, bark and leaf induce hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effects in mice- in vivo and in vitro study

Fiaz Alam, Qazi Najam us Saqib, Mohammad Ashraf

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Spinacia oleracea extract attenuates disease progression and sub-chondral bone changes in monosodium iodoacetate-induced osteoarthritis in rats

Dharmendra Choudhary, Priyanka Kothari, Ashish Kumar Tripathi, Sonu Singh, Sulekha Adhikary, Naseer Ahmad, Sudhir Kumar, Kapil Dev, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Shubha Shukla, Rakesh Maurya, Prabhat R. Mishra, Ritu Trivedi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-methicillin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) compounds from Bauhinia kockiana Korth. And their mechanism of antibacterial activity

Yik Ling Chew, Adlina Maisarah Mahadi, Kak Ming Wong, Joo Kheng Goh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anacardic acid inhibits pancreatic cancer cell growth, and potentiates chemotherapeutic effect by Chmp1A - ATM - p53 signaling pathway

Maiyon Park, Danielle Upton, Melodie Blackmon, Valerie Dixon, Scott Craver, Dawn Neal, Derek Perkins

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Inhibition of autophagy enhances synergistic effects of Salidroside and anti-tumor agents against colorectal cancer

Hai Li, Chen Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant capacities and total phenolic contents of 20 polyherbal remedies used as tonics by folk healers in Phatthalung and Songkhla provinces, Thailand

Wipawee Chanthasri, Nuntitporn Puangkeaw, Nongluk Kunworarath, Patcharawalai Jaisamut, Surasak Limsuwan, Katesarin Maneenoon, Piyapong Choochana, Sasitorn Chusri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Repeated electroacupuncture treatment attenuated hyperalgesia through suppression of spinal glial activation in chronic neuropathic pain rats

Jun-ying Wang, Yong-hui Gao, Li-na Qiao, Jian-liang Zhang, Cheng-Lin Duan-mu, Ya-xia Yan, Shu-ping Chen, Jun-ling Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Immune-enhancing activity of C. militaris fermented with Pediococcus pentosaceus (GRC-ON89A) in CY-induced immunosuppressed model

Ha-Kyoung Kwon, Woo-Ri Jo, Hye-Jin Park

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protective and restorative effects of the traditional Chinese medicine Jitai tablet against methamphetamine-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity

Shasha Xu, Shaoang Tu, Jinlong Gao, Jia Liu, Zhirui Guo, Jinming Zhang, Xingdang Liu, Jianhui Liang, Yiyun Huang, Mei Han

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phytochemical profiling and in vitro screening for anticholinesterase, antioxidant, antiglucosidase and neuroprotective effect of three traditional medicinal plants for Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes Mellitus dual therapy

Mohan Penumala, Raveendra Babu Zinka, Jeelan Basha Shaik, Suresh Kumar Reddy Mallepalli, Ramakrishna Vadde, Damu Gangaiah Amooru

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Water extract of Semecarpus parvifolia Thw. leaves inhibits cell proliferation and induces apoptosis on HEp-2 cells

Preethi Soysa, Panchima Jayarthne, Imali Ranathunga

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Rhaponticum acaule (L) DC essential oil: chemical composition, in vitro antioxidant and enzyme inhibition properties

Habib Mosbah, Hassiba Chahdoura, Jannet Kammoun, Malek Besbes Hlila, Hanen Louati, Saoussen Hammami, Guido Flamini, Lotfi Achour, Boulbaba Selmi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of traditional yoga, mindfulness–based cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy, on health related quality of life: a randomized controlled trial on patients on sick leave because of burnout

Astrid Grensman, Bikash Dev Acharya, Per Wändell, Gunnar H. Nilsson, Torkel Falkenberg, Örjan Sundin, Sigbritt Werner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Polyphenols of Salix aegyptiaca modulate the activities of drug metabolizing and antioxidant enzymes, and level of lipid peroxidation

Mohd Nauman, R. K. Kale, Rana P. Singh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenolic compounds as antioxidants and chemopreventive drugs from Streptomyces cellulosae strain TES17 isolated from rhizosphere of Camellia sinensis

Riveka Rani, Saroj Arora, Jeevanjot Kaur, Rajesh Kumari Manhas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extract from Astragalus membranaceus inhibit breast cancer cells proliferation via PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathway

Ruijuan Zhou, Hongjiu Chen, Junpeng Chen, Xuemei Chen, Yu Wen, Leqin Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Crude extract and fractions from Eugenia uniflora Linn leaves showed anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial activities

Tamires Rocha Falcão, Aurigena Antunes de Araújo, Luiz Alberto Lira Soares, Rhayanne Thaís de Moraes Ramos, Isabelle Cristinne Ferraz Bezerra, Magda Rhayanny Assunção Ferreira, Manoel André de Souza Neto, Maria Celeste Nunes Melo, Raimundo Fernandes de Araújo Jr, Andreza Conceição Véras de Aguiar Guerra, Juliana Silva de Medeiros, Gerlane Coelho Bernardo Guerra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and correlates of herbal medicine use among type 2 diabetic patients in Teaching Hospital in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Abebe Basazn Mekuria, Sewunet Admasu Belachew, Henok Getachew Tegegn, Dawit Simegnew Ali, Adeladlew Kassie Netere, Eskedar Lemlemu, Daniel Asfaw Erku

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inhibition of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced neuroinflammatory response by polysaccharide fractions of Khaya grandifoliola (C.D.C.) stem bark, Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr and Cymbopogon citratus Stapf leaves in raw 264.7 macrophages and U87 glioblastoma cells

Francine Kengne Mediesse, Thaddée Boudjeko, Anantharaju Hasitha, Matharasala Gangadhar, Wilfred Fon Mbacham, Perumal Yogeeswari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro investigation of cytotoxic and antioxidative activities of Ardisia crispa against breast cancer cell lines, MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231

Muhammad Luqman Nordin, Arifah Abdul Kadir, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Rasedee Abdullah, Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with cancer: a cross-sectional survey in Saudi Arabia

Khadega A. Abuelgasim, Yousef Alsharhan, Tariq Alenzi, Abdulaziz Alhazzani, Yosra Z. Ali, Abdul Rahman Jazieh

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Plumbagin induces RPE cell cycle arrest and apoptosis via p38 MARK and PI3K/AKT/mTOR signaling pathways in PVR

Haiting Chen, Huifang Wang, Jianbin An, Qingli Shang, Jingxue Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A survey of Korean medicine doctors’ clinical practice patterns for autism spectrum disorder: preliminary research for clinical practice guidelines

Jihong Lee, Sun Haeng Lee, Boram Lee, In Jun Yang, Gyu Tae Chang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fisetin and polymeric micelles encapsulating fisetin exhibit potent cytotoxic effects towards ovarian cancer cells

Xue Xiao, Juan Zou, Yin Fang, Yibo Meng, Chao Xiao, Jiaxin Fu, Shiyu Liu, Peng Bai, Yuan Yao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Why people use herbal medicine: insights from a focus-group study in Germany

Alexandra N. Welz, Agnes Emberger-Klein, Klaus Menrad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The mutagenic and antimutagenic activity of Sutherlandia frutescens extracts and marker compounds

Siyabulela S. B. N. Ntuli, Wentzel C. A. Gelderblom, David R. Katerere

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The acute diuretic effect of an ethanolic fraction of Phyllanthus amarus (Euphorbiaceae) in rats involves prostaglandins

Alain N’guessan Yao, Mamadou Kamagaté, Augustin Kouao Amonkan, Philippe Chabert, Fidèle Kpahé, Camille Koffi, Mathieu N’goran Kouamé, Cyril Auger, Séraphin Kati-Coulibaly, Valérie Schini-Kerth, Henri Die-Kakou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Taraxacum officinale and Urtica dioica extracts inhibit dengue virus serotype 2 replication in vitro

María R. Flores-Ocelotl, Nora H. Rosas-Murrieta, Diego A. Moreno, Verónica Vallejo-Ruiz, Julio Reyes-Leyva, Fabiola Domínguez, Gerardo Santos-López

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Using the Chinese herb Scutellaria barbata against extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections: in vitro and in vivo studies

Chin-Chuan Tsai, Chi-Shiuan Lin, Chun-Ru Hsu, Chiu-Ming Chang, I-Wei Chang, Li-Wei Lin, Chih-Hsin Hung, Jiun-Ling Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fucoxanthin, the constituent of Laminaria japonica, triggers AMPK-mediated cytoprotection and autophagy in hepatocytes under oxidative stress

Eun Jeong Jang, Sang Chan Kim, Ju-Hee Lee, Jong Rok Lee, Il Kon Kim, Su Youn Baek, Young Woo Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A poly-herbal blend (Herbagut®) on adults presenting with gastrointestinal complaints: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Adrian L. Lopresti, Hemant Gupta, Stephen J. Smith

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extract of Stellerachamaejasme L(ESC) inhibits growth and metastasis of human hepatocellular carcinoma via regulating microRNA expression

Xiaoni Liu, Shuang Wang, Jianji Xu, Buxin Kou, Dexi Chen, Yajie Wang, Xiaoxin Zhu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Endoplasmic reticulum stress induced by an ethanol extract of Coicis semen in Chang liver cells

Hwa Yeon Kim, Ha Na Song, Munkhtugs Davaatseren, Hyun Joo Chang, Hyang Sook Chun

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Zingiber zerumbet L. (Smith) extract alleviates the ethanol-induced brain damage via its antioxidant activity

Asmah Hamid, Farah Wahida Ibrahim, Teoh Hooi Ming, Mohd Nazir Nasrom, Norelina Eusoff, Khairana Husain, Mazlyzam Abdul Latif

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening of neuraminidase inhibitory activities of some medicinal plants traditionally used in Lingnan Chinese medicines

Jiawei Liu, Mian Zu, Kaotan Chen, Li Gao, Huan Min, Weiling Zhuo, Weiwen Chen, Ailin Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The antioxidant and neurochemical activity of Apium graveolens L. and its ameliorative effect on MPTP-induced Parkinson-like symptoms in mice

Pennapa Chonpathompikunlert, Phetcharat Boonruamkaew, Wanida Sukketsiri, Pilaiwanwadee Hutamekalin, Morakot Sroyraya

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gelidiella acerosa inhibits lung cancer proliferation

Fazeela Mahaboob Begum S.M., Kalai Chitra, Benin Joseph, Raji Sundararajan, Hemalatha S.

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of welsh onion, Allium fistulosum, attenuate high-fat diet-induced obesity

Yoon-Young Sung, Dong-Seon Kim, Seung-Hyung Kim, Ho Kyoung Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Potentiating and synergistic effect of grapefruit juice on the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of aripiprazole against hydrogen peroxide induced oxidative stress in mice

Seema Zargar, Abdul-Rahman A. Al-Majed, Tanveer A. Wani

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The in vitro estrogenic activity of the crude drugs found in Japanese herbal medicines prescribed for menopausal syndrome was enhanced by combining them

Zeyun Wang, Seiji Kanda, Takaki Shimono, Dambajamts Enkh-Undraa, Toshimasa Nishiyama

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

4-Acetylantroquinonol B inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine release and alleviates sepsis through of MAPK and NFκB suppression

Chien-Hsin Chang, Chun-Chieh Hsu, An-Sheng Lee, Shih-Wei Wang, Kung-Tin Lin, Wei-Luen Chang, Hui-Chin Peng, Wen-Chiung Huang, Ching-Hu Chung

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and reasons for intentional use of complementary and alternative medicine as an adjunct to future visits to a medical doctor for chronic disease

Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Trine Stub, Frauke Musial, Vinjar Fønnebø, Ola Lillenes, Arne Johan Norheim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Highly water pressurized brown rice improves cognitive dysfunction in senescence-accelerated mouse prone 8 and reduces amyloid beta in the brain

Michiaki Okuda, Yuki Fujita, Takuya Katsube, Hiromasa Tabata, Katsumi Yoshino, Michio Hashimoto, Hachiro Sugimoto

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Species identification approach for both raw materials and end products of herbal supplements from Tinospora species

Maslin Osathanunkul, Rossarin Osathanunkul, Panagiotis Madesis

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

South African medicinal plant extracts active against influenza A virus

Parvaneh Mehrbod, Muna A. Abdalla, Emmanuel M. Njoya, Aroke S. Ahmed, Fatemeh Fotouhi, Behrokh Farahmand, Dorcas A. Gado, Mansoureh Tabatabaian, Olubunmi G. Fasanmi, Jacobus N. Eloff, Lyndy J. McGaw, Folorunso O. Fasina

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

MD-1, a poly herbal formulation indicated in diabetes mellitus ameliorates glucose uptake and inhibits adipogenesis – an in vitro study

Srivani Telapolu, Mangathayaru Kalachavedu, Alan Mathew Punnoose, Dwarakanath Bilikere

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of and factors associated with utilization of herbal medicines among outpatients in primary health centers in Cambodia

Hattie Pearson, Tyler Fleming, Pheak Chhoun, Sovannary Tuot, Carinne Brody, Siyan Yi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulsatile dry cupping in chronic low back pain – a randomized three-armed controlled clinical trial

M. Teut, A. Ullmann, M. Ortiz, G. Rotter, S. Binting, M. Cree, F. Lotz, S. Roll, B. Brinkhaus

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Euterpe oleracea extract inhibits tumorigenesis effect of the chemical carcinogen DMBA in breast experimental cancer

Jéssica Alessandra-Perini, Jamila Alessandra Perini, Karina Cristina Rodrigues-Baptista, Roberto Soares de Moura, Antonio Palumbo Junior, Thiago Alves dos Santos, Pergentino José Cunha Souza, Luiz Eurico Nasciutti, Daniel Escorsim Machado

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Total Saikosaponins of Bupleurum yinchowense reduces depressive, anxiety-like behavior and increases synaptic proteins expression in chronic corticosterine-treated mice

Xiuping Sun, Xianglei Li, Ruile Pan, Yanfeng Xu, Qiong Wang, Mingjing Song

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fructus Ligustri Lucidi modulates estrogen receptor expression with no uterotrophic effect in ovariectomized rats

Yu-qing Tang, Cheng Li, Xue-jiao Sun, Yi Liu, Xi-ting Wang, Yu-bo Guo, Li-li Wang, Ru-feng Ma, Jian-zhao Niu, Min Fu, Dong-wei Zhang, Yu Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A Chinese herbal decoction, Jian-Pi-Yi-Shen, regulates the expressions of erythropoietin and pro-inflammatory cytokines in cultured cells

Jianping Chen, Amy G. W. Gong, Xiaoyan Liu, Zhonggui Li, Airong Qi, Tina T. X. Dong, Tiegang Yi, Karl W. K. Tsim, Shunmin Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative efficacy of Chinese herbal injections for treating acute cerebral infarction: a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Shi Liu, Jia-Rui Wu, Dan Zhang, Kai-Huan Wang, Bing Zhang, Xiao-Meng Zhang, Di Tan, Xiao-Jiao Duan, Ying-Ying Cui, Xin-Kui Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Purification and MIC analysis of antimicrobial proteins from Cucumis sativus L. seeds

Raid Al Akeel, Ayesha Mateen, Khalid K. Alharbi, Abdullah A. Alyousef, Hazem M. Al-Mandeel, Rabbani Syed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Synergistic effect of phytochemicals on cholesterol metabolism and lipid accumulation in HepG2 cells

Ennian Leng, Yuan Xiao, Zhentao Mo, Yiqi Li, Yueyue Zhang, Xiaosi Deng, Min Zhou, Chaochao Zhou, Zengxuan He, Jingyi He, Lu Xiao, Junming Li, Wenna Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro antioxidant and cholinesterase inhibitory activities of Elatostema papillosum leaves and correlation with their phytochemical profiles: a study relevant to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

A. S. M. Ali Reza, Mohammad Shahadat Hossain, Sharmin Akhter, Md. Rezanur Rahman, Mst. Samima Nasrin, Md. Josim Uddin, Golam Sadik, A. H. M. Khurshid Alam

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characteristics and status of Korean medicine use in whiplash-associated disorder patients

Nohyeon Kim, Byung-Cheul Shin, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Yoon Jae Lee, Me-riong Kim, Eui-Hyoung Hwang, Chan Yung Jung, Diana Ruan, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Asparagus cochinchinensis stimulates release of nerve growth factor and abrogates oxidative stress in the Tg2576 model for Alzheimer’s disease

Hyun Ah Lee, Ji Eun Kim, Ji Eun Sung, Woo Bin Yun, Dong Seob Kim, Hee Seob Lee, Jin Tae Hong, Dae Youn Hwang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Withania somnifera modulates cancer cachexia associated inflammatory cytokines and cell death in leukaemic THP-1 cells and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC’s)

Dhaneshree Bestinee Naidoo, Anil Amichund Chuturgoon, Alisa Phulukdaree, Kanive Parashiva Guruprasad, Kapaettu Satyamoorthy, Vikash Sewram

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of Moringa oleifera consumption on diabetic rats

A. Villarruel-López, D. A. López-de la Mora, O. D. Vázquez-Paulino, A. G. Puebla-Mora, Ma R. Torres-Vitela, L. A. Guerrero-Quiroz, K. Nuño

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the antioxidant and endothelial protective effects of Lysimachia christinae Hance (Jin Qian Cao) extract fractions

Ning-hua Wu, Zhi-qiang Ke, Shan Wu, Xiao-song Yang, Qing-jie Chen, Sheng-tang Huang, Chao Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Profile of osteopathic practice in Spain: results from a standardized data collection study

Gerard Alvarez Bustins, Pedro-Victor López Plaza, Sonia Roura Carvajal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antiproliferative activities and phenolic acid content of water and ethanolic extracts of the powdered formula of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. fermented broth and Phyllanthus emblica Linn. fruit

Piyawan Kumnerdkhonkaen, Somprasong Saenglee, Md. Ali Asgar, Gulsiri Senawong, Kanoknan Khongsukwiwat, Thanaset Senawong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-osteoarthritic effects of ChondroT in a rat model of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis

Jiwon Jeong, Kiljoon Bae, Sun-Gil Kim, Dongwook Kwak, Young-Joo Moon, Chan-Hun Choi, Young-Ran Kim, Chang-Su Na, Seon-Jong Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Radix Paeoniae Rubra stimulates osteoclast differentiation by activation of the NF-κB and mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways

Huey-En Tzeng, Chun-Hao Tsai, Tin-Yun Ho, Chin-Tung Hsieh, Shen-Chieh Chou, Yi-Ju Lee, Gregory J. Tsay, Po-Hao Huang, Yi-Ying Wu

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sinew acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized sham-controlled trial

Kwok Yin Au, Haiyong Chen, Wing Chung Lam, Chiu On Chong, Andrew Lau, Varut Vardhanabhuti, Kin Cheung Mak, Fei Jiang, Wing Yi Lam, Fung Man Wu, Hiu Ngok Chan, Yan Wah Ng, Bacon Fung-Leung Ng, Eric Tat-Chi Ziea, Lixing Lao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Dendrobium moniliforme extracts and the detection of related compounds by GC-MS

Mukti Ram Paudel, Mukesh Babu Chand, Basant Pant, Bijaya Pant

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antischistosomal and anti-inflammatory activity of garlic and allicin compared with that of praziquantel in vivo

Dina M. Metwally, Ebtesam M. Al-Olayan, Mohammad Alanazi, Sanaa B. Alzahrany, Abdelhabib Semlali

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Terminalia chebula extract prevents scopolamine-induced amnesia via cholinergic modulation and anti-oxidative effects in mice

Min-Soo Kim, Dong Young Lee, Jun Lee, Hyun Woo Kim, Sang Hyun Sung, Jung-Soo Han, Won Kyung Jeon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Solamargine, a bioactive steroidal alkaloid isolated from Solanum aculeastrum induces non-selective cytotoxicity and P-glycoprotein inhibition

Trevor Burger, Tsholofelo Mokoka, Gerda Fouché, Paul Steenkamp, Vanessa Steenkamp, Werner Cordier

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Brazilian propolis ethanol extract and its component kaempferol induce myeloid-derived suppressor cells from macrophages of mice in vivo and in vitro

Hiroshi Kitamura, Natsuko Saito, Junpei Fujimoto, Ken-ichi Nakashima, Daisuke Fujikura

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Does Jacobson’s relaxation technique reduce consumption of psychotropic and analgesic drugs in cancer patients? A multicenter pre–post intervention study

Paula Parás-Bravo, Cristina Alonso-Blanco, María Paz-Zulueta, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Carmen María Sarabia-Cobo, Manuel Herrero-Montes, Ester Boixadera-Planas, César Fernández-de-las-Peñas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Glycyrrhiza glabra HPLC fractions: identification of Aldehydo Isoophiopogonone and Liquirtigenin having activity against multidrug resistant bacteria

Hazir Rahman, Ilyas Khan, Anwar Hussain, Abdelaaty Abdelaziz Shahat, Abdul Tawab, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Adnan, Mansour S. Al-Said, Riaz Ullah, Shahid Niaz Khan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of the chemical profiles and inflammatory mediator-inhibitory effects of three Siegesbeckia herbs used as Herba Siegesbeckiae (Xixiancao)

Hui Guo, Yi Zhang, Brian Chi-Yan Cheng, Mei-Yuk Lau, Xiu-Qiong Fu, Ting Li, Tao Su, Pei-Li Zhu, Yuen-Cheung Chan, Anfernee Kai-Wing Tse, Tao Yi, Hu-Biao Chen, Zhi-Ling Yu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bioactive components and mechanisms of Chinese poplar propolis alleviates oxidized low-density lipoprotein-induced endothelial cells injury

Huasong Chang, Wenwen Yuan, Haizhu Wu, Xusheng Yin, Hongzhuan Xuan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of Pinus sylvestris L. (Pinaceae), Origanum vulgare L. (Lamiaceae), and Thymus vulgaris L. (Lamiaceae) essential oils and their main components to enhance itraconazole activity against azole susceptible/not-susceptible Cryptococcus neoformans strains

Daniela Scalas, Narcisa Mandras, Janira Roana, Roberta Tardugno, Anna Maria Cuffini, Valeria Ghisetti, Stefania Benvenuti, Vivian Tullio

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-Brucella activity of Caryopteris mongolica Bunge root extract against Brucella melitensis infection in mice

Tsevelmaa N, Narangerel B, Odgerel O, Dariimaa D, Batkhuu J

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Optimizing acupuncture treatment for dry eye syndrome: a systematic review

Bong Hyun Kim, Min Hee Kim, Se Hyun Kang, Hae Jeong Nam

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Puerarin inhibits vascular smooth muscle cells proliferation induced by fine particulate matter via suppressing of the p38 MAPK signaling pathway

Qiang Wan, Zhongyong Liu, Yuping Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Artemisia Capillaris leaves inhibit cell proliferation and induce apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma

Juyoung Kim, Kyung Hee Jung, Hong Hua Yan, Min Ji Cheon, Sunmi Kang, Xing Jin, Sunghyouk Park, Myung Sook Oh, Soon-Sun Hong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acute and chronic toxicity of a polyherbal preparation – Jueyin granules

Yu Chen, Dong-jie Guo, Hui Deng, Min-feng Wu, Ya-Nan Zhang, Su Li, Rong Xu, Jie Chen, Xing-xiu Jin, Bin Li, Qi Xu, Fu-lun Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-stress effects of human placenta extract: possible involvement of the oxidative stress system in rats

Hyun-Jung Park, Hyun Soo Shim, Sunyoung Lee, Dae Hyun Hahm, Hyejung Lee, Chang Taek Oh, Hae Jung Han, Hyi Jeong Ji, Insop Shim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sheng Jiang San, a traditional multi-herb formulation, exerts anti-influenza effects in vitro and in vivo via neuraminidase inhibition and immune regulation

Tianbo Zhang, Mengjie Xiao, Chun-Kwok Wong, Ka-Pun Chris Mok, Xin Zhao, Huihui Ti, Pang-Chui Shaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A terpenoid isolated from sarang semut (Myrmecodia pendans) bulb and its potential for the inhibition and eradication of Streptococcus mutans biofilm

Meirina Gartika, Hening T. Pramesti, Dikdik Kurnia, Mieke H. Satari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antrodia cinnamomea extract inhibits the proliferation of tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells through apoptosis and skp2/microRNAs pathway

Yu-Shih Lin, Yin-Yin Lin, Yao-Hsu Yang, Chun-Liang Lin, Feng-Che Kuan, Cheng-Nan Lu, Geng-He Chang, Ming-Shao Tsai, Cheng-Ming Hsu, Reming-Albert Yeh, Pei-Rung Yang, I-Yun Lee, Li-Hsin Shu, Yu-Ching Cheng, Hung-Te Liu, Kuan-Der Lee, De-Ching Chang, Ching-Yuan Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Australian integrative oncology services: a mixed-method study exploring the views of cancer survivors

Jennifer Hunter, Jane Ussher, Chloe Parton, Andrew Kellett, Caroline Smith, Geoff Delaney, Eleanor Oyston

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro evaluation of the synergistic antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of the combined extracts from Malaysian Ganoderma lucidum and Egyptian Chlorella vulgaris

Marwa M. Abu-Serie, Noha H. Habashy, Wafaa E. Attia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of the potentially inappropriate Kampo medications to be used with caution among elderly patients taking any prescribed Kampo medications at a single centre in Japan: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Junpei Komagamine, Kazuhiko Hagane

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant and Antiapoptotic effect of aqueous extract of Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. Ex Willd.) DC. On streptozotocin-induced diabetic nephropathy in rats

Rashmi Shukla, Somanshu Banerjee, Yamini B. Tripathi

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of intra-articular hypertonic dextrose prolotherapy versus normal saline for knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a triple-blinded randomized controlled trial

Regina Wing Shan Sit, Ricky Wing Keung Wu, Kenneth Dean Reeves, David Rabago, Dicken Cheong Chun Chan, Benjamin Hon Kei Yip, Vincent Chi Ho Chung, Samuel Yeung Shan Wong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evidence for the use of complementary and alternative medicines during fertility treatment: a scoping review

Skye A. Miner, Stephanie Robins, Yu Jia Zhu, Kathelijne Keeren, Vivian Gu, Suzanne C. Read, Phyllis Zelkowitz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of triterpenoid and phenolic derivatives from two Cameroonian Melastomataceae plants: Dissotis senegambiensis and Amphiblemma monticola

Raissa Tioyem Nzogong, Fabrice Sterling Tchantchou Ndjateu, Steve Endeguele Ekom, Jules-Arnaud Mboutchom Fosso, Maurice Ducret Awouafack, Mathieu Tene, Pierre Tane, Hiroyuki Morita, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Jean-de-Dieu Tamokou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Five traditional Nigerian Polyherbal remedies protect against high fructose fed, Streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetes in male Wistar rats

O. E. Kale, O. B. Akinpelu, A. A. Bakare, F. O. Yusuf, R. Gomba, D. C. Araka, T. O. Ogundare, A. C. Okolie, O. Adebawo, O. Odutola

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenolic profile and biological properties of the leaves of Ficus vasta Forssk. (Moraceae) growing in Egypt

Maria Fernanda Taviano, Khaled Rashed, Angela Filocamo, Francesco Cacciola, Paola Dugo, Luigi Mondello, Carlo Bisignano, Rosaria Acquaviva, Manuela D’Arrigo, Natalizia Miceli

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

GLP-I secretion in healthy and diabetic Wistar rats in response to aqueous extract of Momordica charantia

Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Haseeb A. Khan, Abdullah S. Alhomida, Poonam Sharma, Rambir Singh, Bilal Ahmad Paray

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenolics from Barleria cristata var. Alba as carcinogenesis blockers against menadione cytotoxicity through induction and protection of quinone reductase

Ali M. El-Halawany, Hossam M. Abdallah, Ahmed R. Hamed, Hany Ezzat Khalil, Ameen M. Almohammadi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Homoharringtonine regulates the alternative splicing of Bcl-x and caspase 9 through a protein phosphatase 1-dependent mechanism

Qi Sun, Shiyue Li, Junjun Li, Qiuxia Fu, Zhongyuan Wang, Bo Li, Shan-Shan Liu, Zijie Su, Jiaxing Song, Desheng Lu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of aqueous, polyethylene glycol-aqueous and ethanolic propolis extracts: antioxidant and mitochondria modulating properties

Loreta Kubiliene, Aiste Jekabsone, Modestas Zilius, Sonata Trumbeckaite, Daiva Simanaviciute, Rima Gerbutaviciene, Daiva Majiene

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Associations between the use of herbal medicines and adverse pregnancy outcomes in rural Malawi: a secondary analysis of randomised controlled trial data

Collins Zamawe, Carina King, Hannah Maria Jennings, Edward Fottrell

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Huatuo Zaizao pill ameliorates cognitive impairment of APP/PS1 transgenic mice by improving synaptic plasticity and reducing Aβ deposition

Jing-Hua Zhang, Lin-Jie Yu, Hui Yang, Zhen Hui, Su Jiang, Ling Chen, Yang Zhao, Su-Lei Wang, Yi Liu, Yun Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hindering the formation and promoting the dispersion of medical biofilms: non-lethal effects of seagrass extracts

Luca De Vincenti, Yvana Glasenapp, Cristina Cattò, Federica Villa, Francesca Cappitelli, Jutta Papenbrock

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro antibacterial effects of Tanreqing injection combined with vancomycin or linezolid against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Weifeng Yang, Jueling Liu, Biljana Blažeković, Yanan Sun, Shuhua Ma, Chuanyun Ren, Sanda Vladimir-Knežević, Chaohua Li, Yajun Xing, Guijie Tian, Yi Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Herbal formula Xinshuitong capsule exerts its cardioprotective effects via mitochondria in the hypoxia-reoxygenated human cardiomyocytes

Chunjiang Tan, Jianwei Zeng, Yanbin Wu, Jiahui Zhang, Wenlie Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibacterial activity and in situ efficacy of Bidens pilosa Linn and Dichrostachys cinerea Wight et Arn extracts against common diarrhoea-causing waterborne bacteria

Pfarelo Daphney Shandukani, Shonisani Cathphonia Tshidino, Peter Masoko, Kgabo Maureen Moganedi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant, anticholinesterase and antifatigue effects of Trichilia catigua (catuaba)

Nadini Oliveira Martins, Isabella Modelli de Brito, Sandra Syomara O. Araújo, Giuseppina Negri, Elisaldo de Araújo Carlini, Fúlvio Rieli Mendes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenolic contents, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of Olea ferruginea Royle (Oleaceae)

Ansar Mehmood, Ghulam Murtaza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of antiviral activity of Ocimum sanctum and Acacia arabica leaves extracts against H9N2 virus using embryonated chicken egg model

S. S. Ghoke, R. Sood, N. Kumar, A. K. Pateriya, S. Bhatia, A. Mishra, R. Dixit, V. K. Singh, D. N. Desai, D. D. Kulkarni, U. Dimri, V. P. Singh

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: GLP-I Secretion in Healthy and Diabetic Wistar Rats in Response to Aqueous Extract of Momordica charantia

Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Haseeb A. Khan, Abdullah S. Alhomida, Poonam Sharma, Rambir Singh, Bilal Ahmad Paray

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Significance of serum ferritin as a prognostic factor in advanced hepatobiliary cancer patients treated with Korean medicine: a retrospective cohort study

Anna Song, Wankyu Eo, Sehyun Kim, Bumsang Shim, Sookyung Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz extract inhibits adipogenesis and lipase activity in vitro

Tanaporn Hengpratom, Gordon M. Lowe, Kanjana Thumanu, Siriporn Suknasang, Kanokwan Tiamyom, Griangsak Eumkeb

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-cancer effects of Kaempferia parviflora on ovarian cancer SKOV3 cells

Suthasinee Paramee, Siriwoot Sookkhee, Choompone Sakonwasun, Mingkwan Na Takuathung, Pitchaya Mungkornasawakul, Wutigri Nimlamool, Saranyapin Potikanond

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti diabetic property of aqueous extract of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni leaves in Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in albino rats

Uswa Ahmad, Rabia Shabir Ahmad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of neuromuscular taping on musculoskeletal disorders secondary to the use of aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer survivors: a pragmatic randomised clinical trial

Inmaculada Conejo, Bella Pajares, Emilio Alba, Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Molecular evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of phenolic lipid extracted from cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL)

Marilen Queiroz de Souza, Isabella Márcia Soares Nogueira Teotônio, Fernanda Coutinho de Almeida, Gabriella Simões Heyn, Priscilla Souza Alves, Luiz Antônio Soares Romeiro, Riccardo Pratesi, Yanna Karla de Medeiros Nóbrega, Claudia B. Pratesi

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: GLP-I secretion in healthy and diabetic Wistar rats in response to aqueous extract of Momordica charantia

Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Haseeb A. Khan, Abdullah S. Alhomida, Poonam Sharma, Rambir Singh, Bilal Ahmad Paray

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Placebo by proxy expectations toward acupuncture change over time: a survey comparing parental expectations to acupuncture pre- and postoperatively

Ingrid Liodden, Are Hugo Pripp, Arne Johan Norheim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Immunomodulatory properties of quercetin-3-O-α-L-rhamnopyranoside from Rapanea melanophloeos against influenza a virus

Parvaneh Mehrbod, Muna Ali Abdalla, Fatemeh Fotouhi, Masoumeh Heidarzadeh, Abimbola O. Aro, Jacobus N. Eloff, Lyndy J. McGaw, Folorunso O. Fasina

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The study of formulated Zoush ointment against wound infection and gene expression of virulence factors Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Maryam Meskini, Davoud Esmaeili

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for functional constipation: a randomised, sham-controlled pilot trial

Hye-Yoon Lee, Oh-Jin Kwon, Jung-Eun Kim, Mikyeong Kim, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, Jung-Hyo Cho, Joo-Hee Kim, Sun-Mi Choi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Demand for integrative medicine among women in pregnancy and childbed: a German survey on patients’ needs

Nikolas Schürger, Evelyn Klein, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Marion Kiechle, Daniela Paepke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Concurrent regulation of LKB1 and CaMKK2 in the activation of AMPK in castrate-resistant prostate cancer by a well-defined polyherbal mixture with anticancer properties

Amber F. MacDonald, Ahmed Bettaieb, Dallas R. Donohoe, Dina S. Alani, Anna Han, Yi Zhao, Jay Whelan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ethanol extracts from the branch of Taxillus yadoriki parasitic to Neolitsea sericea induces cyclin D1 proteasomal degradation through cyclin D1 nuclear export

Su Bin Park, Gwang Hun Park, Ha Na Kim, Hun Min Song, Ho-Jun Son, Ji Ae Park, Hyun-Seok Kim, Jin Boo Jeong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hand-foot-mouth disease and use of steroids, intravenous immunoglobulin, and traditional Chinese herbs in a tertiary hospital in Shantou, China

Dangui Zhang, Jieling Chen, William Ba-Thein

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prescription patterns of traditional Chinese medicine amongst Taiwanese children: a population-based cohort study

Hwey-Fang Liang, Yao-Hsu Yang, Pau-Chung Chen, Hsing-Chun Kuo, Chia-Hao Chang, Ying-Hsiang Wang, Kuang-Ming Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Naringin ameliorates the high glucose-induced rat mesangial cell inflammatory reaction by modulating the NLRP3 Inflammasome

Fenqin Chen, Guozhu Wei, Jiao Xu, Xiaoyu Ma, Qiuyue Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dendrobium nobile Lindley and its bibenzyl component moscatilin are able to protect retinal cells from ischemia/hypoxia by dowregulating placental growth factor and upregulating Norrie disease protein

Wen-Haur Chao, Ming-Yi Lai, Hwai-Tzong Pan, Huei-Wen Shiu, Mi-Mi Chen, Hsiao-Ming Chao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Water/ethanol extract of Cucumis sativus L. fruit attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory response in endothelial cells

Chiara Bernardini, Augusta Zannoni, Martina Bertocchi, Irvin Tubon, Mercedes Fernandez, Monica Forni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Coconut water vinegar ameliorates recovery of acetaminophen induced liver damage in mice

Nurul Elyani Mohamad, Swee Keong Yeap, Boon-Kee Beh, Huynh Ky, Kian Lam Lim, Wan Yong Ho, Shaiful Adzni Sharifuddin, Kamariah Long, Noorjahan Banu Alitheen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Probiotic fermentation augments the skin anti-photoaging properties of Agastache rugosa through up-regulating antioxidant components in UV-B-irradiated HaCaT keratinocytes

Daehyun Shin, Yoonjin Lee, Yu-Hua Huang, Hye-Won Lim, Kyounghee Jang, Dae-Duk Kim, Chang-Jin Lim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The potential of Olea europaea extracts to prevent TGFβ1-induced epithelial to mesenchymal transition in human nasal respiratory epithelial cells

Rabiatul Adawiyah Razali, Nik Ahmad Hafiz Nik Ahmad Eid, Turkambigai Jayaraman, Muhammad Asyrafi Amir Hassan, Nabilah Qistina Azlan, Nur Farhana Ismail, Nur Qisya Afifah Veronica Sainik, Muhammad Dain Yazid, Yogeswaran Lokanathan, Aminuddin Bin Saim, Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A 12-week evaluation of annatto tocotrienol supplementation for postmenopausal women: safety, quality of life, body composition, physical activity, and nutrient intake

Chwan-Li Shen, Shu Wang, Shengping Yang, Michael D. Tomison, Mehrnaz Abbasi, Lei Hao, Sheyenne Scott, Md Shahjalal Khan, Amanda W. Romero, Carol K. Felton, Huanbiao Mo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibacterial interactions, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic effects of four medicinal plant species

Refilwe G. Kudumela, Lyndy J. McGaw, Peter Masoko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cytotoxic properties of the anthraquinone derivatives isolated from the roots of Rubia philippinensis

Vivek K. Bajpai, Md Badrul Alam, Khong Trong Quan, Hee-Jeong Choi, Hongyan An, Mi-Kyoung Ju, Sang-Han Lee, Yun Suk Huh, Young-Kyu Han, MinKyun Na

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas

Sanaa K. Bardaweel, Boulanouar Bakchiche, Husam A. ALSalamat, Maria Rezzoug, Abdelaziz Gherib, Guido Flamini

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid of royal jelly exhibits bactericide and anti-inflammatory activity in human colon cancer cells

Yuan-Chang Yang, Wing-Ming Chou, Debora Arny Widowati, I-Ping Lin, Chi-Chung Peng

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Reducing antibiotic use for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in general practice by treatment with uva-ursi (REGATTA) – a double-blind, randomized, controlled comparative effectiveness trial

Kambiz Afshar, Nina Fleischmann, Guido Schmiemann, Jutta Bleidorn, Eva Hummers-Pradier, Tim Friede, Karl Wegscheider, Michael Moore, Ildikó Gágyor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring the combination and modular characteristics of herbs for alopecia treatment in traditional Chinese medicine: an association rule mining and network analysis study

Jungtae Leem, Wonmo Jung, Yohwan Kim, Bonghyun Kim, Kyuseok Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oleanolic acid attenuates TGF-β1-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in NRK-52E cells

Wei-ming He, Jia-qi Yin, Xu-dong Cheng, Xun Lu, Li Ni, Yi Xi, Gui-dong Yin, Guo-yuan Lu, Wei Sun, Ming-gang Wei

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a hydroalcoholic extract of Juglans regia (walnut) leaves on blood glucose and major cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Khadijeh Rabiei, Mohammad Ali Ebrahimzadeh, Majid Saeedi, Adele Bahar, Ozra Akha, Zahra Kashi

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of a structured yoga program on blood pressure reduction among hypertensive patients: study protocol for a pragmatic randomized multicenter trial in primary health care settings in Nepal

Raja Ram Dhungana, Mahesh Kumar Khanal, Suira Joshi, Om Prakash Kalauni, Anu Shakya, Vijay Bhrutel, Savyata Panthi, Ramesh Kumar KC, Binod Ghimire, Achyut Raj Pandey, Bihungum Bista, Binaya Sapkota, Shiva Ram Khatiwoda, Craig Steven McLachlan, Dinesh Neupane

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phenolic profile, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, anti-ulcerogenic and hepatoprotective activities of Pimenta racemosa leaves

Fatma Abd-elkader Moharram, Amal Amin Al-Gendy, Siham Mostafa El-Shenawy, Bassant M. Ibrahim, Mohamed A. Zarka

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Perceptions of traditional Chinese medicine for chronic disease care and prevention: a cross-sectional study of Chinese hospital-based health care professionals

Xiaoqing Fan, Fanli Meng, Dahui Wang, Qing Guo, Zhuoyu Ji, Lei Yang, Atsushi Ogihara

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Water extract of Clinacanthus nutans leaves exhibits in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo anti-angiogenic activities in endothelial cell via suppression of cell proliferation

Chin Theng Ng, Lai Yen Fong, Jun Jie Tan, Nor Fadilah Rajab, Faridah Abas, Khozirah Shaari, Kok Meng Chan, Fariza Juliana, Yoke Keong Yong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Resveratrol prevents nanoparticles-induced inflammation and oxidative stress via downregulation of PKC-α and NADPH oxidase in lung epithelial A549 cells

Hung-Te Hsu, Yu-Ting Tseng, Wen-Jhe Wong, Chi-Ming Liu, Yi-Ching Lo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protective effects of Liuweiwuling tablets on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic fibrosis in rats

Huimin Liu, Zhenfang Zhang, Huangwanyin Hu, Congen Zhang, Ming Niu, Ruishen Li, Jiabo Wang, Zhaofang Bai, Xiaohe Xiao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibacterial efficacy of leaf extracts of Combretum album Pers. against some pathogenic bacteria

Sunanda Burman, Kuntal Bhattacharya, Devaleena Mukherjee, Goutam Chandra

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effective antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticancer activities of essential oils of horticultural aromatic crops in northern Egypt

Hosam O. Elansary, Samir A. M. Abdelgaleil, Eman A. Mahmoud, Kowiyou Yessoufou, Khalid Elhindi, Salah El-Hendawy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevention of 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene-induced inflammation in atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions in BALB/c mice by Jawoongo

Jin Mo Ku, Se Hyang Hong, Soon Re Kim, Han-Seok Choi, Hyo In Kim, Dong Uk Kim, So Mi Oh, Hye Sook Seo, Tai Young Kim, Yong Cheol Shin, Chunhoo Cheon, Seong-Gyu Ko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ipomoea batatas L. Lam. ameliorates acute and chronic inflammations by suppressing inflammatory mediators, a comprehensive exploration using in vitro and in vivo models

Muhammad Majid, Bakht Nasir, Syeda Saniya Zahra, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Bushra Mirza, Ihsan-ul Haq

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Curcumin derivative, 2,6-bis(2-fluorobenzylidene)cyclohexanone (MS65) inhibits interleukin-6 production through suppression of NF-κB and MAPK pathways in histamine-induced human keratinocytes cell (HaCaT)

Nurul Atika Razali, Nur Amiza Nazarudin, Kok Song Lai, Faridah Abas, Syahida Ahmad

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-cancer activity of Angelica gigas by increasing immune response and stimulating natural killer and natural killer T cells

Seo Hyun Kim, Sung Won Lee, Hyun Jung Park, Sang Hee Lee, Won Kyun Im, Young Dong Kim, Kyung Hee Kim, Sang Jae Park, Seokmann Hong, Sung Ho Jeon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mechanical and aesthetics compatibility of Brazilian red propolis micellar nanocomposite as a cavity cleaning agent

Isabel Cristina Celerino de Moraes Porto, Dayse Chaves Cardoso de Almeida, Gabriela Vasconcelos Calheiros de Oliveira Costa, Tayná Stéphanie Sampaio Donato, Letícia Moreira Nunes, Ticiano Gomes do Nascimento, José Marcos dos Santos Oliveira, Carolina Batista da Silva, Natanael Barbosa dos Santos, Maria Luísa de Alencar e Silva Leite, Irinaldo Diniz Basílio-Júnior, Camila Braga Dornelas, Pierre Barnabé Escodro, Eduardo Jorge da Silva Fonseca, Regianne Umeko Kamiya

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ginkgolide B inhibits platelet and monocyte adhesion in TNFα-treated HUVECs under laminar shear stress

Ming Zhang, Jie Sun, Beidong Chen, Yanyang Zhao, Huan Gong, Yun You, Ruomei Qi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Corylin inhibits LPS-induced inflammatory response and attenuates the activation of NLRP3 inflammasome in microglia

Ming-Yii Huang, Chia-En Tu, Shu-Chi Wang, Yung-Li Hung, Chia-Cheng Su, Shih-Hua Fang, Chi-Shuo Chen, Po-Len Liu, Wei-Chung Cheng, Yu-Wei Huang, Chia-Yang Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An in vivo immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory study of fermented Dendropanax morbifera Léveille leaf extract

Biruk Tesfaye Birhanu, Jin-Yoon Kim, Md. Akil Hossain, Jae-Won Choi, Sam-Pin Lee, Seung-Chun Park

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acid-base fractions separated from Streblus asper leaf ethanolic extract exhibited antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-acetylcholinesterase, and neuroprotective activities

Anchalee Prasansuklab, Atsadang Theerasri, Matthew Payne, Alison T. Ung, Tewin Tencomnao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effects of Phyllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn. through inhibition of NF-κB, MAPK, and PI3K-Akt signaling pathways in LPS-induced human macrophages

Hemavathy Harikrishnan, Ibrahim Jantan, Md. Areeful Haque, Endang Kumolosasi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Induction of programmed cell death in Trypanosoma cruzi by Lippia alba essential oils and their major and synergistic terpenes (citral, limonene and caryophyllene oxide)

Érika Marcela Moreno, Sandra Milena Leal, Elena E. Stashenko, Liliana Torcoroma García

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sources for developing new medicinal products: biochemical investigations on alcoholic extracts obtained from aerial parts of some Romanian Amaryllidaceae species

Daniela Benedec, Ilioara Oniga, Daniela Hanganu, Ana Maria Gheldiu, Cristina Pușcaș, Radu Silaghi-Dumitrescu, Mihaela Duma, Brîndușa Tiperciuc, Rodica Vârban, Laurian Vlase

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibacterial activity evaluation of selected essential oils in liquid and vapor phase on respiratory tract pathogens

Kamilla Ács, Viktória L. Balázs, Béla Kocsis, Tímea Bencsik, Andrea Böszörményi, Györgyi Horváth

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Yinzhihuang oral liquid combined with phototherapy for neonatal jaundice: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

Ruo-han Wu, Shuo Feng, Mei Han, Patrina Caldwell, Shi-gang Liu, Jing Zhang, Jian-ping Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary medicine products used in pregnancy and lactation and an examination of the information sources accessed pertaining to maternal health literacy: a systematic review of qualitative studies

Larisa Ariadne Justine Barnes, Lesley Barclay, Kirsten McCaffery, Parisa Aslani

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge repairs intestinal mucosal injury induced by LPS in mice

Yizhe Cui, Qiuju Wang, Rui Sun, Li Guo, Mengzhu Wang, Junfeng Jia, Chuang Xu, Rui Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Investigation of biological activities of the flowers of Lagerstroemia speciosa, the Jarul flower of Bangladesh

Tasnuva Sharmin, Md. Shahidur Rahman, Habiba Mohammadi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dendritic cells pulsed with generated tumor cell lysate from Phyllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn. induces anti-tumor immune response

Shimaa Ibrahim Abdelmenym Mohamed, Ibrahim Jantan, Mohd Azlan Nafiah, Mohamed Ali Seyed, Kok Meng Chan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In-vitro osteoblast proliferation and in-vivo anti-osteoporotic activity of Bombax ceiba with quantification of Lupeol, gallic acid and β-sitosterol by HPTLC and HPLC

Shashi Chauhan, Aditi Sharma, Navneet Kumar Upadhyay, Gajender Singh, Uma Ranjan Lal, Rohit Goyal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feifukang ameliorates pulmonary fibrosis by inhibiting JAK-STAT signaling pathway

Hongbo Li, Zhenkai Wang, Jie Zhang, Youlei Wang, Chen Yu, Jinjin Zhang, Xiaodong Song, Changjun Lv

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sotetsuflavone inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis of A549 cells through ROS-mediated mitochondrial-dependent pathway

Shaohui Wang, Yanlan Hu, Yu Yan, Zhekang Cheng, Tongxiang Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The management strategies of cancer-associated anorexia: a critical appraisal of systematic reviews

Fangyuan Zhang, Aomei Shen, Yinghui Jin, Wanmin Qiang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phytochemical analysis and evaluation of the cytotoxic, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of essential oils from three Plectranthus species grown in Saudi Arabia

Ramzi A. Mothana, Jamal M. Khaled, Omar M. Noman, Ashok Kumar, Mohamed F. Alajmi, Adnan J. Al-Rehaily, Mine Kurkcuoglu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

An assessment of the use of complementary and alternative medicine by Korean people using an adapted version of the standardized international questionnaire (I-CAM-QK): a cross-sectional study of an internet survey

Ju Ah Lee, Yui Sasaki, Ichiro Arai, Ho-Yeon Go, Sunju Park, Keiko Yukawa, Yun Kung Nam, Seong-Gyu Ko, Yoshiharu Motoo, Kiichiro Tsutani, Myeong Soo Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gender specific association between the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and alcohol consumption and injuries caused by drinking in the sixth Tromsø study

Kristina Sivertsen, Marko Lukic, Agnete E. Kristoffersen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant and anticancer activities of Trigonella foenum-graecum, Cassia acutifolia and Rhazya stricta

Bayan Al-Dabbagh, Ismail A. Elhaty, Ala’a Al Hrout, Reem Al Sakkaf, Raafat El-Awady, S. Salman Ashraf, Amr Amin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use among children with mental health issues: results from the National Health Interview Survey

Claudia Wang, John Preisser, Yunro Chung, Kaigang Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of the main components and bioactivity of Rhus verniciflua Stokes extracts by different detoxification processing methods

Seon-Ok Lee, Sung-Ji Kim, Ju-Sung Kim, Hyuk Ji, Eun-Ok Lee, Hyo-Jeong Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of Tripterygium wilfordii hook F for chronic urticaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Liu Liu, Huaibo Zhao, Xiaoying Sun, Qi Zheng, Ying Luo, Yi Ru, Ying Zhang, Xi Chen, Bo Zhu, Chengqian Yin, Bin Li, Xin Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of Andrographis paniculata against extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing E. coli

Ubaid Rasool, Priya S, Afsana Parveen, Saroj Kumar Sah, Hemalatha S

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The protective effect of Er-Xian decoction against myocardial injury in menopausal rat model

Zhiguo Zhang, Lihua Xiang, Lanping Zhao, Hong Jiao, Zhen Wang, Yubo Li, Yanjing Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patterns of conventional and complementary non-pharmacological health practice use by US military veterans: a cross-sectional latent class analysis

Melvin T. Donaldson, Melissa A. Polusny, Rich F. MacLehose, Elizabeth S. Goldsmith, Emily M. Hagel Campbell, Lynsey R. Miron, Paul D. Thuras, Erin E. Krebs

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of Sida pilosa Retz aqueous extract against Schistosoma mansoni – induced granulomatous inflammation in the liver and the intestine of mice: histomorphometry and gastrointestinal motility evaluation

Hermine Boukeng Jatsa, Ulrich Membe Femoe, Joseph Njiaza, Daniel Simplice Tombe Tombe, Lohik Nguegan Mbolang, Emilienne Tienga Nkondo, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuente, Théophile Dimo, Pierre Kamtchouing

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epigallocatechin gallate inhibits hepatitis B virus infection in human liver chimeric mice

Yu-Heng Lai, Cheng-Pu Sun, Hsiu-Chen Huang, Jui-Chieh Chen, Hui-Kang Liu, Cheng Huang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sargassum horneri (Turner) C. Agardh ethanol extract inhibits the fine dust inflammation response via activating Nrf2/HO-1 signaling in RAW 264.7 cells

Thilina U. Jayawardena, K. K. Asanka Sanjeewa, I. P. Shanura Fernando, Bo Mi Ryu, Min-Cheol Kang, Youngheun Jee, Won Woo Lee, You-Jin Jeon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Weipixiao attenuate early angiogenesis in rats with gastric precancerous lesions

Jinhao Zeng, Ran Yan, Huafeng Pan, Fengming You, Tiantian Cai, Wei Liu, Chuan Zheng, Ziming Zhao, Daoyin Gong, Longhui Chen, Yi Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Assessment of acute, 14-day, and 13-week repeated oral dose toxicity of Tiglium seed extract in rats

Jun-Won Yun, Euna Kwon, Yun-Soon Kim, Seung-Hyun Kim, Ji-Ran You, Hyoung-Chin Kim, Jin-Sung Park, Jeong-Hwan Che, Sang-Koo Lee, Ja-June Jang, Hyeon Hoe Kim, Byeong-Cheol Kang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antimicrobial activities of flavonoid glycosides from Graptophyllum grandulosum and their mechanism of antibacterial action

Cyrille Ngoufack Tagousop, Jean-de-Dieu Tamokou, Steve Endeguele Ekom, David Ngnokam, Laurence Voutquenne-Nazabadioko

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Yiqihuoxue decoction protects against post-myocardial infarction injury via activation of cardiomyocytes PGC-1α expression

Fanghe Li, Shuwen Guo, Chunguo Wang, Xiaolou Huang, Hui Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Qian Cai, Jiani Wu, Yuqin Zhang, Xi Chen, Wangou Lin, Binyue Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identification of antitumoral agents against human pancreatic cancer cells from Asteraceae and Lamiaceae plant extracts

Lamia Mouhid, Marta Gómez de Cedrón, Teodoro Vargas, Elena García-Carrascosa, Nieves Herranz, Mónica García-Risco, Guillermo Reglero, Tiziana Fornari, Ana Ramírez de Molina

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antioxidant and skin-whitening effects of aerial part of Euphorbia supina Raf. Extract

Sa-Haeng Kang, Yong-Deok Jeon, Ji-Yoon Cha, Sung-Woo Hwang, Hoon-Yeon Lee, Min Park, Bo-Ri Lee, Min-Kyoung Shin, Su-Jeong Kim, Sang-Min Shin, Dae-Ki Kim, Jong-Sik Jin, Young-Mi Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Ameliorative effect of taurine-chloramine in azathioprine-induced testicular damage; a deeper insight into the mechanism of protection

Mona F. Schaalan, Basma K. Ramadan, Azza H. Abd Elwahab

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Paediatric massage for treatment of acute diarrhoea in children: a meta-analysis

Li Gao, Chunhua Jia, Huiwen Huang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Regulatory effect of Phikud Navakot extract on HMG-CoA reductase and LDL-R: potential and alternate agents for lowering blood cholesterol

Napatara Tirawanchai, Sudarat Supapornhemin, Anchaleekorn Somkasetrin, Bhoom Suktitipat, Sumate Ampawong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Use of biologically-based complementary medicine in breast and gynecological cancer patients during systemic therapy

Loisa Drozdoff, Evelyn Klein, Marion Kiechle, Daniela Paepke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine for treatment of atopic eczema in children under 14 years old: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Chun-li Lu, Xue-han Liu, Trine Stub, Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Shi-bing Liang, Xiao Wang, Xue Bai, Arne Johan Norheim, Frauke Musial, Terje Araek, Vinjar Fonnebo, Jian-ping Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antibacterial mechanism of chelerythrine isolated from root of Toddalia asiatica (Linn) Lam

Nan He, Peiqing Wang, Pengyu Wang, Changyang Ma, Wenyi Kang

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: Standardized extract of Ficus deltoidea stimulates insulin secretion and blocks hepatic glucose production by regulating the expression of glucose-metabolic genes in streptozitocin-induced diabetic rats

Elham Farsi, Mariam Ahmad, Sook Yee Hor, Mohamed B Khadeer Ahamed, Mun Fei Yam, Boon Yin Khoo, Mohd Zaini Asmawi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inhibitory effects of Euphorbia supina on Propionibacterium acnes-induced skin inflammation in vitro and in vivo

Hyeon-Ji Lim, Yong-Deok Jeon, Sa-Haeng Kang, Min-Kyoung Shin, Ki-Min Lee, Se-Eun Jung, Ji-Yun Cha, Hoon-Yoen Lee, Bo-Ram Kim, Sung-Woo Hwang, Jong-Hyun Lee, Takashi Sugita, Otomi Cho, Hyun Myung, Jong-Sik Jin, Young-Mi Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of Aloe Vera gel on prevention of pressure ulcers in patients hospitalized in the orthopedic wards: a randomized triple-blind clinical trial

Davood Hekmatpou, Fatemeh Mehrabi, Kobra Rahzani, Atefeh Aminiyan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A Lanosteryl triterpene from Protorhus longifolia augments insulin signaling in type 1 diabetic rats

Sihle Ephraim Mabhida, Rabia Johnson, Musawenkosi Ndlovu, Nonhlakanipho Felicia Sangweni, Johan Louw, Andrew Opoku, Rebamang Anthony Mosa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protective effects and mechanisms of Terminalia catappa L. methenolic extract on hydrogen-peroxide-induced oxidative stress in human skin fibroblasts

Ya-Han Huang, Po-Yuan Wu, Kuo-Ching Wen, Chien-Yih Lin, Hsiu-Mei Chiang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Antidiabetic activity, glucose uptake stimulation and α-glucosidase inhibitory effect of Chrysophyllum cainito L. stem bark extract

Hau Van Doan, Siriporn Riyajan, Roongtip Iyara, Nuannoi Chudapongse

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Tinospora cordifolia as a potential neuroregenerative candidate against glutamate induced excitotoxicity: an in vitro perspective

Anuradha Sharma, Gurcharan Kaur

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary supplement use among undergraduate male students in health and non-health cluster colleges of a public-sector university in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Atta Abbas Naqvi, Rizwan Ahmad, Abdullah Abdul Wahid Elewi, Ayman Hussain AlAwa, Moayed Jafar Alasiri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inhibition of RANKL-stimulated osteoclast differentiation by Schisandra chinensis through down-regulation of NFATc1 and c-fos expression

Eun-Jung Kim, Haesu Lee, Mi Hye Kim, Woong Mo Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro pro-inflammatory enzyme inhibition and anti-oxidant potential of selected Sri Lankan medicinal plants

Hettiarachchige Dona Sachindra Melshandi Perera, Jayanetti Koralalage Ramani Radhika Samarasekera, Shiroma Mangalika Handunnetti, Ovitigala Vithanage Don Sisira Jagathpriya Weerasena, Hasitha Dhananjaya Weeratunga, Almas Jabeen, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A comprehensive study of the potential phytomedicinal use and toxicity of invasive Tithonia species in South Africa

Aitebiremen Gift Omokhua, Muna Ali Abdalla, Johannes Van Staden, Lyndy Joy McGaw

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative cardio and developmental toxicity induced by the popular medicinal extract of Sutherlandia frutescens (L.) R.Br. detected using a zebrafish Tuebingen embryo model

Longsheng Chen, Minjie Xu, Zhunan Gong, Samkele Zonyane, Shuwen Xu, Nokwanda P. Makunga

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Isolation of anticancer constituents from Cucumis prophetarum var. prophetarum through bioassay-guided fractionation

Abdulrhman Alsayari, Lucas Kopel, Mahmoud Salama Ahmed, Hesham S. M. Soliman, Sivakumar Annadurai, Fathi T. Halaweish

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cistanche tubulosa phenylethanoid glycosides induce apoptosis in H22 hepatocellular carcinoma cells through both extrinsic and intrinsic signaling pathways

Pengfei Yuan, Jinyu Li, Adila Aipire, Yi Yang, Lijie Xia, Xinhui Wang, Yijie Li, Jinyao Li

01.12.2018 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Retraction Note: Optimized extraction, composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of exo and intracellular polysaccharides from submerged culture of Cordyceps cicadae

Sapan Kumar Sharma, Nandini Gautam, Narender Singh Atri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Post-marketing safety surveillance and re-evaluation of Xueshuantong injection

Chunxiao Li, Tao Xu, Peng Zhou, Junhua Zhang, Ge Guan, Hui Zhang, Xiao Ling, Weixia Li, Fei Meng, Guanping Liu, Linyan Lv, Jun Yuan, Xuelin Li, Mingjun Zhu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acanthus ebracteatus leaf extract provides neuronal cell protection against oxidative stress injury induced by glutamate

Anchalee Prasansuklab, Tewin Tencomnao

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of self-management exercise program with spa therapy for behavioral management of knee osteoarthritis: research protocol for a quasi-randomized controlled trial (GEET one)

Chloe Gay, Candy Guiguet-Auclair, Bruno Pereira, Anna Goldstein, Loïc Bareyre, Nicolas Coste, Emmanuel Coudeyre

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effects of yoga and quiet rest on subjective levels of anxiety and physiological correlates: a 2-way crossover randomized trial

Kembra Albracht-Schulte, Jacalyn Robert-McComb

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use among persons with multiple chronic conditions: results from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey

Justice Mbizo, Anthony Okafor, Melanie A. Sutton, Bryan Leyva, Leauna M. Stone, Oluwadamilola Olaku

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Free radical scavenging, α-glucosidase inhibitory and lipase inhibitory activities of eighteen Sudanese medicinal plants

Sara Mustafa Idris Elbashir, Hari Prasad Devkota, Mikiyo Wada, Naoki Kishimoto, Masataka Moriuchi, Tsuyoshi Shuto, Shogo Misumi, Hirofumi Kai, Takashi Watanabe

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The leaves of Crataeva nurvala Buch-Ham. modulate locomotor and anxiety behaviors possibly through GABAergic system

Md Moniruzzaman, Md Abdul Mannan, Md Farhad Hossen Khan, Ariful Basher Abir, Mirola Afroze

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hexane extract from Spondias tuberosa (Anacardiaceae) leaves has antioxidant activity and is an anti-Candida agent by causing mitochondrial and lysosomal damages

Bruna Maria Pereira da Costa Cordeiro, Nataly Diniz de Lima Santos, Magda Rhayanny Assunção Ferreira, Larissa Cardoso Corrêa de Araújo, Alexsander Rodrigues Carvalho Junior, Alan Diego da Conceição Santos, Ana Paula de Oliveira, Alexandre Gomes da Silva, Emerson Peter da Silva Falcão, Maria Tereza dos Santos Correia, Jackson Roberto Guedes da Silva Almeida, Luís Cláudio Nascimento da Silva, Luiz Alberto Lira Soares, Thiago Henrique Napoleão, Márcia Vanusa da Silva, Patrícia Maria Guedes Paiva

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Steroidal alkaloids and conessine from the medicinal plant Holarrhena antidysenterica restore antibiotic efficacy in a Galleria mellonella model of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Thanyaluck Siriyong, Supayang Piyawan Voravuthikunchai, Peter John Coote

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Identifying strengths and weaknesses of the integration of biomedical and herbal medicine units in Ghana using the WHO Health Systems Framework: a qualitative study

Bernard Appiah, Isaac Kingsley Amponsah, Anubhuti Poudyal, Merlin Lincoln Kwao Mensah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of acupuncture on nutritional state of patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): re-analysis of COPD acupuncture trial, a randomized controlled trial

Masao Suzuki, Shigeo Muro, Motonari Fukui, Naoto Ishizaki, Susumu Sato, Tetsuhiro Shiota, Kazuo Endo, Tomoko Suzuki, Tadamichi Mitsuma, Michiaki Mishima, Toyohiro Hirai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pharmacokinetics and tissue distribution of monotropein and deacetyl asperulosidic acid after oral administration of extracts from Morinda officinalis root in rats

Yi Shen, Qi Zhang, Yan-bin Wu, Yu-qiong He, Ting Han, Jian-hua Zhang, Liang Zhao, Hsien-yeh Hsu, Hong-tao Song, Bing Lin, Hai-liang Xin, Yun-peng Qi, Qiao-yan Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Integrative oncology and complementary medicine cancer services in Australia: findings from a national cross-sectional survey

Caroline A. Smith, Jennifer Hunter, Geoff P. Delaney, Jane M. Ussher, Kate Templeman, Suzanne Grant, Eleanor Oyston

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

‘Trying to put a square peg into a round hole’: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals’ views of integrating complementary medicine into primary care for musculoskeletal and mental health comorbidity

Deborah Sharp, Ava Lorenc, Gene Feder, Paul Little, Sandra Hollinghurst, Stewart Mercer, Hugh MacPherson

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma of the thoracic spine after herbal medicine: a case report

Eo Jin Kim, Joonghyun Ahn, Seung-Ju Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Network pharmacology-based strategy to investigate pharmacological mechanisms of Zuojinwan for treatment of gastritis

Guohua Yu, Wubin Wang, Xu Wang, Meng Xu, Lili Zhang, Lei Ding, Rui Guo, Yuanyuan Shi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Investigate the mechanisms of Chinese medicine Fuzhengkangai towards EGFR mutation-positive lung adenocarcinomas by network pharmacology

Zhitong Bing, Zhiyuan Cheng, Danfeng Shi, Xinkui Liu, Jinhui Tian, Xiaojun Yao, Jingyun Zhang, Yongfeng Wang, Kehu Yang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of green tea extract on overweight and obese women with high levels of low density-lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C): a randomised, double-blind, and cross-over placebo-controlled clinical trial

Lin-Huang Huang, Chia-Yu Liu, Li-Yu Wang, Chien-Jung Huang, Chung-Hua Hsu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-osteoporotic effects of mixed compositions of extracellular polymers isolated from Aureobasidium pullulans and Textoria morbifera in ovariectomized mice

Chang-Soo Cho, Hye-Seong Jeong, In-Young Kim, Go-Woon Jung, Bon-Hwa Ku, Dong-Chan Park, Seung-Bae Moon, Hyung-Rae Cho, Khawaja Muhammad Imran Bashir, Sae Kwang Ku, Jae-Suk Choi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Aloe-emodin induces apoptosis in human oral squamous cell carcinoma SCC15 cells

Qihong Li, Jun Wen, Kaitao Yu, Yao Shu, Wulin He, Hongxing Chu, Bin Zhang, Cheng Ge

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The actual conditions of traditional Japanese Kampo education in all the pharmacy schools in Japan: a questionnaire survey after the enforcement of the new national 2015 core curriculum

Yoshinobu Nakada, Makoto Arai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Feasibility and acceptability of a proposed trial of acupuncture as an adjunct to lifestyle interventions for weight loss in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: a qualitative study

Carolyn Ee, Caroline Smith, Michael Costello, Freya MacMillan, Lisa Moran, Brandi Baylock, Helena Teede

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study of the anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory activity of Brachychiton rupestris and Brachychiton discolor leaves (Malvaceae) using in vitro models

Amany A. Thabet, Fadia S. Youssef, Michal Korinek, Fang-Rong Chang, Yang-Chang Wu, Bing-Hung Chen, Mohamed El-Shazly, Abdel Nasser B. Singab, Tsong-Long Hwang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Meripilus giganteus ethanolic extract exhibits pro-apoptotic and anti-proliferative effects in leukemic cell lines

Monia Lenzi, Veronica Cocchi, Aleksandra Novaković, Maja Karaman, Marijana Sakač, Anamarija Mandić, Milica Pojić, Maria Cristina Barbalace, Cristina Angeloni, Patrizia Hrelia, Marco Malaguti, Silvana Hrelia

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Zerumbone from Zingiber zerumbet (L.) smith: a potential prophylactic and therapeutic agent against the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans

Thiago Moreira da Silva, Carlos Danniel Pinheiro, Patricia Puccinelli Orlandi, Carlos Cleomir Pinheiro, Gemilson Soares Pontes

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of acupuncture on vascular dementia (VD) animal models: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ze-Yu Zhang, Zhe Liu, Hui-Hui Deng, Qin Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epimedium sagittatum inhibits TLR4/MD-2 mediated NF-κB signaling pathway with anti-inflammatory activity

Ni Yan, Ding-Sheng Wen, Yue-Rui Zhao, Shun-Jun Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adenosine and adenosine-5′-monophosphate ingestion ameliorates abnormal glucose metabolism in mice fed a high-fat diet

Ardiansyah, Yuto Inagawa, Takuya Koseki, Afifah Zahra Agista, Ikuo Ikeda, Tomoko Goto, Michio Komai, Hitoshi Shirakawa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Croton gratissimus leaf extracts inhibit cancer cell growth by inducing caspase 3/7 activation with additional anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities

Emmanuel Mfotie Njoya, Jacobus N. Eloff, Lyndy J. McGaw

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of the effect of Lactobacillus reuteri V3401 on biomarkers of inflammation, cardiovascular risk and liver steatosis in obese adults with metabolic syndrome: a randomized clinical trial (PROSIR)

Carmen Tenorio-Jiménez, María José Martínez-Ramírez, Mercedes Tercero-Lozano, Carmen Arraiza-Irigoyen, Isabel Del Castillo-Codes, Josune Olza, Julio Plaza-Díaz, Luis Fontana, Jairo H. Migueles, Mónica Olivares, Ángel Gil, Carolina Gomez-Llorente

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Determination of the volatile and polyphenol constituents and the antimicrobial, antioxidant, and tyrosinase inhibitory activities of the bioactive compounds from the by-product of Rosa rugosa Thunb. var. plena Regal tea

Guixing Ren, Peng Xue, Xiaoyan Sun, Gang Zhao

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Somatic experiencing® for patients with low back pain and comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder – protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Tonny Elmose Andersen, Hanne Ellegaard, Berit Schiøttz-Christensen, Claus Manniche

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Beneficial effect of compound essential oil inhalation on central fatigue

Chenxia Han, Feng Li, Simin Tian, Yan Liu, Huai Xiao, Xiumei Wu, Weiyue Zhang, Wei Zhang, Meng Mao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the Management of Post-Injection Sciatic Pain in a non-randomized controlled clinical trial in Nnewi, Nigeria

Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Sam Chidi Ibeneme, Ebere Yvonne Ihegihu, Afamefuna Victor Egwuonwu, Ikechukwu Charles Ezema, Adesina Fatai Maruf, Emmanuel Chiebuka Okoye, Olanrewaju Peter Ibikunle, Antoninus Obinna Ezeukwu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Emotional release and physical symptom improvement: a qualitative analysis of self-reported outcomes and mechanisms in patients treated with neural therapy

Heidemarie Haller, Felix J. Saha, Barbara Ebner, Anna Kowoll, Dennis Anheyer, Gustav Dobos, Bettina Berger, Kyung-Eun Choi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Enhancement of neuroprotective activity of Sagunja-tang by fermentation with lactobacillus strains

Nam-Hui Yim, Min Jung Gu, Hee Ra Park, Youn-Hwan Hwang, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Utilization of Chinese medicine for respiratory discomforts by patients with a medical history of tuberculosis in Taiwan

Su-Tso Yang, Yi-Rong Lin, Mei-Yao Wu, Jen-Huai Chiang, Pei-Shan Yang, Te-Chun Hsia, Hung-Rong Yen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Proteomic profiling of senescent human diploid fibroblasts treated with gamma-tocotrienol

Jen-Kit Tan, Faizul Jaafar, Suzana Makpol

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

In vitro antibacterial and cytotoxic activity of leaf extracts of Centella asiatica (L.) Urb, Warburgia salutaris (Bertol. F.) Chiov and Curtisia dentata (Burm. F.) C.A.Sm - medicinal plants used in South Africa

Oluwagbemiga Sewanu Soyingbe, Nkoana Ishmael Mongalo, Tshepiso Jan Makhafola

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stakeholder expectations from the integration of chiropractic care into a rehabilitation setting: a qualitative study

Zacariah K. Shannon, Stacie A. Salsbury, Donna Gosselin, Robert D. Vining

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Glycolysis inhibition via mTOR suppression is a key step in cardamonin-induced autophagy in SKOV3 cells

Daohua Shi, Di Zhao, Peiguang Niu, Yanting Zhu, Jintuo Zhou, Huajiao Chen

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: A Lanosteryl triterpene from Protorhus longifolia augments insulin signaling in type 1 diabetic rats

Sihle Ephraim Mabhida, Rabia Johnson, Musawenkosi Ndlovu, Nonhlakanipho Felicia Sangweni, Johan Louw, Andrew Opoku, Rebamang Anthony Mosa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Hot water extract of Agaricus blazei Murrill specifically inhibits growth and induces apoptosis in human pancreatic cancer cells

Yoshihisa Matsushita, Yoshiyuki Furutani, Rumiko Matsuoka, Toru Furukawa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of freeze-dried Carica papaya leaf juice treatment on NS1 and viremia levels in dengue fever mice model

Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Abd Razak, Norazlan Mohmad Misnan, Nur Hana Md Jelas, Nor Azrina Norahmad, Amirrudin Muhammad, Tiffiny Chau Dee Ho, Bazilah Jusoh, Umi Rubiah Sastu, Murizal Zainol, Mohd Isa Wasiman, Hussin Muhammad, Ravindran Thayan, Ami Fazlin Syed Mohamed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-metastatic and anti-proliferative activity of eugenol against triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancer cells

Mashan L. Abdullah, Mohamed M. Hafez, Ali Al-Hoshani, Othman Al-Shabanah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The composition of a bioprocessed shiitake (Lentinus edodes) mushroom mycelia and rice bran formulation and its antimicrobial effects against Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium strain SL1344 in macrophage cells and in mice

Sung Phil Kim, Sang Jong Lee, Seok Hyun Nam, Mendel Friedman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Electric stimulation of ears accelerates body weight loss mediated by high-fat to low-fat diet switch accompanied by increased white adipose tissue browning in C57BL/6 J mice

Szu-Han Chen, Hsiao-Chien Chen, Ching-Liang Hsieh, Pei-Min Chao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Propolis improves pregnancy outcomes and placental oxidative stress status in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Umar Zayyanu Usman, Ainul Bahiyah Abu Bakar, Mahaneem Mohamed

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Terminalia bellirica fruit extracts: in-vitro antibacterial activity against selected multidrug-resistant bacteria, radical scavenging activity and cytotoxicity study on BHK-21 cells

M. Priyanga Jayamal Dharmaratne, Amirthasingam Manoraj, Vasanthi Thevanesam, Asela Ekanayake, Nimal Savitri Kumar, Veranja Liyanapathirana, Eranga Abeyratne, B. M. Ratnayake Bandara

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Extract of Paecilomyces hepiali mycelia induces lipolysis through PKA-mediated phosphorylation of hormone-sensitive lipase and ERK-mediated downregulation of perilipin in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

Mei Ge, Rui Guo, Hai-xia Lou, Wen Zhang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fortification of Carica papaya fruit seeds to school meal snacks may aid Africa mass deworming programs: a preliminary survey

M. Kugo, L. Keter, A. Maiyo, J. Kinyua, P. Ndemwa, G. Maina, P. Otieno, E. M. Songok

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Celastrus orbiculatus extracts induce apoptosis in mTOR-overexpressed human hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2 cells

Yayun Qian, Ting Yang, Xueyu Zhao, Yan Yan, Wenyuan Li, Chuanci Fang, Jingjing Hou, Li Tao, Yanqing Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Infectious complications following probiotic ingestion: a potentially underestimated problem? A systematic review of reports and case series

Rafael Lessa Costa, José Moreira, Andrea Lorenzo, Cristiane C. Lamas

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Baicalin promotes apoptosis and inhibits proliferation and migration of hypoxia-induced pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells by up-regulating A2a receptor via the SDF-1/CXCR4 signaling pathway

Xiaoying Huang, Wei Mao, Ting Zhang, Meibin Wang, Xuetao Wang, Yaozhe Li, Lin Zhang, Dan Yao, Xueding Cai, Liangxing Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Topical anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects of porcine placenta extracts on 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene-induced contact dermatitis

Jae Hyeok Heo, Yoonki Heo, Hee Jung Lee, Minjee Kim, Ha Youn Shin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Phytochemical analysis and antidiabetic potential of Elaeagnus umbellata (Thunb.) in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats: pharmacological and computational approach

Nausheen Nazir, Muhammad Zahoor, Mohammad Nisar, Imran Khan, Nasiara Karim, Heba Abdel-Halim, Akhtar Ali

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Herbal medicine use by pregnant women in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

Mansoor Ahmed, Jung Hye Hwang, Mohammad Ashraful Hasan, Dongwoon Han

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exploring mental health practice among Traditional health practitioners: a qualitative study in rural Kenya

Christine W. Musyimi, Victoria N. Mutiso, Lianne Loeffen, Anja Krumeich, David M. Ndetei

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The development of a survey instrument to measure the barriers to the conduct and application of research in complementary and alternative medicine: a Delphi study

Yasamin Veziari, Saravana Kumar, Matthew Leach

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Why parents are skeptical about using probiotics preventively for small children: a Danish qualitative study

S. S. Andersen, K. F. Michaelsen, R. P. Laursen, L. Holm

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Therapeutic benefits of Indole-3-Carbinol in adjuvant-induced arthritis and its protective effect against methotrexate induced-hepatic toxicity

Hiba Hasan, Hanan Ismail, Youmna El-Orfali, Ghada Khawaja

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Dietary geraniol ameliorates intestinal dysbiosis and relieves symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a pilot study

Fernando Rizzello, Chiara Ricci, Michela Scandella, Elena Cavazza, Elisabetta Giovanardi, Maria Chiara Valerii, Massimo Campieri, Antonietta Comparone, Luigia De Fazio, Marco Candela, Silvia Turroni, Enzo Spisni

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A dual continuum model of the reasons for use of complementary health approaches among overweight and obese adults: findings from the 2012 NHIS

Dawn M. Upchurch, Linghui Liang, Fuschia M. Sirois

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Jian-Pi-Yi-Shen Formula ameliorates chronic kidney disease: involvement of mitochondrial quality control network

Xinhui Liu, Jianping Chen, Xiaoyan Liu, Dongtao Wang, Ping Zheng, Airong Qi, Tiegang Yi, Shunmin Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acupuncture decreased the risk of coronary heart disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Taiwan: a Nationwide propensity score-matched study

Mei-Yao Wu, Ming-Cheng Huang, Hou-Hsun Liao, Jen-Huai Chiang, Yu-Chen Lee, Chung-Y Hsu, Mao-Feng Sun, Hung-Rong Yen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chebulinic acid derived from triphala is a promising antitumour agent in human colorectal carcinoma cell lines

Min Wang, Yanru Li, Xianda Hu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Protective effects of Danshen injection against erectile dysfunction via suppression of endoplasmic reticulum stress activation in a streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat model

Yong Zhang, Jian Chen, Hua Ji, Zhang-Gang Xiao, Peiqiang Shen, Lin-Hao Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Maoberry (Antidesma bunius) ameliorates oxidative stress and inflammation in cardiac tissues of rats fed a high-fat diet

Arunwan Udomkasemsab, Chattraya Ngamlerst, Poom Adisakwattana, Amornrat Aroonnual, Rungsunn Tungtrongchitr, Pattaneeya Prangthip

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Gancao (Glycyrrhizae Radix) provides the main contribution to Shaoyao-Gancao decoction on enhancements of CYP3A4 and MDR1 expression via pregnane X receptor pathway in vitro

Dandan Feng, Tao Tang, Rong Fan, Jiekun Luo, Hanjin Cui, Yang Wang, Pingping Gan

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