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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 518 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Leishmanicidal, cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of Arrabidaea chica Verlot

Joicy Cortez de Sá, Fernando Almeida-Souza, Renata Mondêgo-Oliveira, Iara dos Santos da Silva Oliveira, Lyah Lamarck, Isadora de Fátima Braga Magalhães, Aarão Filipe Ataídes-Lima, Higor da Silva Ferreira, Ana Lucia Abreu-Silva

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

α-glucosidase and glycation inhibitory effects of costus speciosus leaves

Handunge Kumudu Irani Perera, Walgama Kankanamlage Vindhya Kalpani Premadasa, Jeyakumaran Poongunran

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development and Psychometric Properties of the Yoga Self-Efficacy Scale (YSES)

Gurjeet S. Birdee, Stephanie J. Sohl, Ken Wallston

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An integrated global chemomics and system biology approach to analyze the mechanisms of the traditional Chinese medicinal preparation Eriobotrya japonica – Fritillaria usuriensis dropping pills for pulmonary diseases

Jin Tao, Yuanyuan Hou, Xiaoyao Ma, Dan Liu, Yongling Tong, Hong Zhou, Jie Gao, Gang Bai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The efficacy and safety of nine South African medicinal plants in controlling Bacillus anthracis Sterne vaccine strain

Ishaku Leo Elisha, Jean-Paul Dzoyem, Francien S. Botha, Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of Arctium lappa L. root extracts (AREs) on high fat diet induced quail atherosclerosis

Zhi Wang, Ping Li, Chenjing Wang, Qixiao Jiang, Lei Zhang, Yu Cao, Weizhen Zhong, Chunbo Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of Rhei Rhizoma on reflux esophagitis in rats via Nrf2-mediated inhibition of NF-κB signaling pathway

O Jun Kwon, Byung Kil Choo, Joo Young Lee, Min Yeong Kim, Sung Ho Shin, Bu-Il Seo, Young-Bae Seo, Man Hee Rhee, Mi-Rae Shin, Gyo-Nam Kim, Chan Hum Park, Seong-Soo Roh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of Egyptian cloudy apple juice and apple peel extract on lipid peroxidation, antioxidant enzymes and inflammatory status in diabetic rat pancreas

Samah M. Fathy, Ehab A. Drees

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial and antibiotic-modifying activities of three food plants (Xanthosoma mafaffa Lam., Moringa oleifera (L.) Schott and Passiflora edulis Sims) against multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria

Joachim K. Dzotam, Francesco K. Touani, Victor Kuete

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A survey of study participants’ understanding of informed consent to participate in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture

Caroline A. Smith, Sarah Fogarty

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radix puerariae extracts ameliorate paraquat-induced pulmonary fibrosis by attenuating follistatin-like 1 and nuclear factor erythroid 2p45-related factor-2 signalling pathways through downregulation of miRNA-21 expression

Ming-wei Liu, Rong Liu, Hai-ying Wu, Yi-yun Li, Mei-xian Su, Min-na Dong, Wei Zhang, Chuan-yun Qian

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

General Movements in preterm infants undergoing craniosacral therapy: a randomised controlled pilot-trial

Wolfgang Raith, Peter B. Marschik, Constanze Sommer, Ute Maurer-Fellbaum, Claudia Amhofer, Alexander Avian, Elisabeth Löwenstein, Susanne Soral, Wilhelm Müller, Christa Einspieler, Berndt Urlesberger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of acustimulation on nausea and vomiting and on hyperemesis in pregnancy: a systematic review of Western and Chinese literature

Els Van den Heuvel, Maria Goossens, Hilde Vanderhaegen, Hai Xia Sun, Frank Buntinx

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Parental beliefs and practice of spiritual methods for their sick children at a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan- a cross sectional questionnaire study

Ghulam Mustafa, Nadir Bashir, Muhammad Aslam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of Sailuotong (SLT) on neurocognitive and cardiovascular function in healthy adults: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled crossover pilot trial

Genevieve Z. Steiner, Alan Yeung, Jian-Xun Liu, David A. Camfield, Frances M. de Blasio, Andrew Pipingas, Andrew B. Scholey, Con Stough, Dennis H. Chang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The immediate effect of traditional Malay massage on substance P, inflammatory mediators, pain scale and functional outcome among patients with low back pain: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Nurhanisah Sejari, Kamaria Kamaruddin, Kalavathy Ramasamy, Siong Meng Lim, Chin Fen Neoh, Long Chiau Ming

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-diabetic and anti-oxidant potential of aged garlic extract (AGE) in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Martha Thomson, Khaled K. Al-Qattan, Divya JS, Muslim Ali

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification of a new plant extract for androgenic alopecia treatment using a non-radioactive human hair dermal papilla cell-based assay

Ruchy Jain, Orawan Monthakantirat, Parkpoom Tengamnuay, Wanchai De-Eknamkul

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective effect of licorice, the root of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fischer, in alcohol-induced fatty liver disease

Jae-Chul Jung, Yun-Hee Lee, Sou Hyun Kim, Keuk-Jun Kim, Kyung-Mi Kim, Seikwan Oh, Young-Suk Jung

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In in vivo evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of compound Muniziqi granule in experimental animal models

Juanjuan Cheng, Tingyun Ma, Wei Liu, Hanxue Wang, Jizong Jiang, Yue Wei, Hemiao Tian, Nan Zou, Yudan Zhu, Hailian Shi, Xuemei Cheng, Changhong Wang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inhibitory effects of Cheongsangbangpoong-tang on both inflammatory acne lesions and facial heat in patients with acne vulgaris: A randomized controlled trial protocol

Kyuseok Kim, Kwan-Il Kim, Junhee Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with health complaints attributed to former dental amalgam fillings

Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Frauke Musial, Harald J. Hamre, Lars Björkman, Trine Stub, Anita Salamonsen, Terje Alræk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of the toxicities, bioactivities and chemical profiles of raw and processed Xanthii Fructus

Tao Su, Brian Chi-Yan Cheng, Xiu-Qiong Fu, Ting Li, Hui Guo, Hui-Hui Cao, Hiu-Yee Kwan, Anfernee Kai-Wing Tse, Hua Yu, Hui Cao, Zhi-Ling Yu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-fatigue effect of Amarkand on endurance exercise capacity in rats

Aarti N. Narkhede, Suresh D. Jagtap, Pallavi S. Nirmal, Shital A. Giramkar, Bhagyashri E. Nagarkar, Omkar P. Kulkarni, Abhay M. Harsulkar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Flavonoids of Polygonum hydropiper L. attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory injury via suppressing phosphorylation in MAPKs pathways

Junyu Tao, Yingyi Wei, Tingjun Hu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The neuritogenic and neuroprotective potential of senegenin against Aβ-induced neurotoxicity in PC 12 cells

Robert Jesky, Hailong Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wen-Xin Decoction ameliorates vascular endothelium dysfunction via the PI3K/AKT/eNOS pathway in experimental atherosclerosis in rats

Tongda Li, Dongmei Li, Hui Xu, Huamin Zhang, Danli Tang, Hongxin Cao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of Tualang honey on the anastomotic wound healing in large bowel anastomosis in rats-A randomized controlled trial

Muhammad Izani Aznan, Omaid Hayat Khan, Allah Obhayo Unar, Sharifah Emilia Tuan Sharif, Amer Hayat Khan, Syed Hassan Syed Abd. Aziz, Andee Dzulkarnaen Zakaria

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical composition, antioxidant and anticholinesterase potentials of essential oil of Rumex hastatus D. Don collected from the North West of Pakistan

Sajjad Ahmad, Farhat Ullah, Abdul Sadiq, Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Imran, Imdad Ali, Anwar Zeb, Farman Ullah, Muhammad Raza Shah

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Primary care physicians, acupuncture and chiropractic clinicians, and chronic pain patients: a qualitative analysis of communication and care coordination patterns

Lauren S. Penney, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Charles Elder, Jennifer Schneider, Richard A. Deyo, Lynn L. DeBar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Suppression of pancreatic beta cell apoptosis by Danzhi Jiangtang capsule contributes to the attenuation of type 1 diabetes in rats

Shuguo Zheng, Mengqiu Zhao, Yuanjie Wu, Zheng Wang, Younan Ren

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro antibacterial activity of selected medicinal plants traditionally used in Vietnam against human pathogenic bacteria

Thuy Thu Vu, Hyungrok Kim, Vu Khac Tran, Quang Le Dang, Hoa Thi Nguyen, Hun Kim, In Seon Kim, Gyung Ja Choi, Jin-Cheol Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation on propofol sedation: an electroencephalogram analysis of patients undergoing pituitary adenomas resection

Xing Liu, Jing Wang, Baoguo Wang, Ying Hua Wang, Qinglei Teng, Jiaqing Yan, Shuangyan Wang, You Wan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antimicrobial, antioxidant, toxicity and phytochemical assessment of extracts from Acmella uliginosa, a leafy-vegetable consumed in Bénin, West Africa

Latifou Lagnika, Abdou Madjid O. Amoussa, Rafatou A. A. Adjileye, Anatole Laleye, Ambaliou Sanni

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Potential biological efficacy of Pinus plant species against oxidative, inflammatory and microbial disorders

Aditi Sharma, Rohit Goyal, Lalit Sharma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of stem bark extracts from Canarium odontophyllum Miq. (dabai) against HCT 116 human colorectal cancer cell line

Dayang Fredalina Basri, Zafira Ayushah Zainul Alamin, Kok Meng Chan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary alternative medicine use among patients with dengue fever in the hospital setting: a cross-sectional study in Malaysia

SiewMooi Ching, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Lai Teck Gew, Sazlyna Mohd Sazlly Lim, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Yoke Loong Foo, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Nurul Huda Samsudin, Paul Chih Ming Chih Lau, Sajesh K. Veettil, Fankee Hoo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bee venom acupuncture alleviates trimellitic anhydride-induced atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions in mice

Bongjun Sur, Bombi Lee, Mijung Yeom, Ju-Hee Hong, Sunoh Kwon, Seung-Tae Kim, Hyang Sook Lee, Hi-Joon Park, Hyejung Lee, Dae-Hyun Hahm

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective activity of kudzu (Pueraria thunbergiana) vine on chemically-induced hepatotoxicity: in vitro and in vivo studies

Bo Yoon Chang, Dong-Sung Lee, Jun-Kyoung Lee, Youn-Chul Kim, Hyoung-Kwon Cho, Sung Yeon Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro antibacterial activity and in vivo efficacy of hydrated clays on Mycobacterium ulcerans growth

Sarojini Adusumilli, Shelley E. Haydel

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacological basis for the use of Hypericum oblongifolium as a medicinal plant in the management of pain, inflammation and pyrexia

Naila Raziq, Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Shahid, Naveed Muhammad, Haroon Khan, Farah Gul

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A1E reduces stemness and self-renewal in HPV 16-positive cervical cancer stem cells

Taeho Kwon, Yesol Bak, Sun-Young Ham, Dae-Yeul Yu, Do-Young Yoon

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating validity of various acupuncture device types: a random sequence clinical trial

Jungtae Leem, Jimin Park, Gajin Han, Seulgi Eun, Meena M. Makary, Kyungmo Park, Junhee Lee, Sanghoon Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety and acceptability of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 and Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis 35624 in Bangladeshi infants: a phase I randomized clinical trial

Yana Emmy Hoy-Schulz, Kaniz Jannat, Thomas Roberts, Saira Husain Zaidi, Leanne Unicomb, Stephen Luby, Julie Parsonnet

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of Myofascial-meridian Release Acupuncture (MMRA) for chronic neck pain: a study protocol for randomized, patient- and assessor-blinded, sham controlled trial

Seunghoon Lee, Dongwoo Nam, Jungtae Leem, Gajin Han, Seungmin Lee, Junhee Lee

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of Maekmoondong-tang for chronic dry cough: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Kwan-Il Kim, Seungwon Shin, Kyuseok Kim, Junhee Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Oxidised palm oil and sucrose induced hyperglycemia in normal rats: effects of Sclerocarya birrea stem barks aqueous extract

Florence Tsofack Ngueguim, Eloi Christian Esse, Paul Désiré Djomeni Dzeufiet, Raceline Kamkumo Gounoue, Danielle Claude Bilanda, Pierre Kamtchouing, Théophile Dimo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preference and willingness to pay for traditional medicine services in rural ethnic minority community in Vietnam

Bach Xuan Tran, Ngan Kim Nguyen, Lan Phuong Nguyen, Cuong Tat Nguyen, Vuong Minh Nong, Long Hoang Nguyen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gualou Xiebai decoction inhibits cardiac dysfunction and inflammation in cardiac fibrosis rats

Yong-fang Ding, Yun-ru Peng, Hong Shen, Luan Shu, Ying-jie Wei

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does touch massage facilitate recovery after stroke? A study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Kristina Lämås, Charlotte Häger, Lenita Lindgren, Per Wester, Christine Brulin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ethanol extract of Pinus koraiensis leaves containing lambertianic acid exerts anti-obesity and hypolipidemic effects by activating adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK)

Myoung-Sun Lee, Sun-Mi Cho, Min-ho Lee, Eun-Ok Lee, Sung-Hoon Kim, Hyo-Jeong Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long term follow-up of cervical intervertebral disc herniation inpatients treated with integrated complementary and alternative medicine: a prospective case series observational study

Sang Hyun Baek, Jae Woo Oh, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Yoon Jae Lee, Me-riong Kim, Yong-jun Ahn, Areum Choi, Ki Byung Park, Byung-Cheul Shin, Myeong Soo Lee, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patients Receiving Integrative Medicine Effectiveness Registry (PRIMIER) of the BraveNet practice-based research network: study protocol

Jeffery A. Dusek, Donald I. Abrams, Rhonda Roberts, Kristen H. Griffin, Desiree Trebesch, Rowena J. Dolor, Ruth Q. Wolever, M. Diane McKee, Benjamin Kligler

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fructus mume extracts alleviate cognitive impairments in 5XFAD transgenic mice

Jung-Cheol Park, Jinhua Ma, Won Kyung Jeon, Jung-Soo Han

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Emu oil offers protection in Crohn’s disease model in rats

Bhaskar Vemu, S. Selvasubramanian, V. Pandiyan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ameliorative effects of Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu decoction, Tian-Ma-Gou-Teng-Yin and Wen-Dan decoction on myocardial fibrosis in a hypertensive rat mode

Guohua Zhang, Guang Yang, Yan Deng, Xiangling Zhao, Yingbao Yang, Jinjun Rao, Wenya Wang, Xin Liu, Jian He, Lin Lv

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term antihypertensive effects of far-infrared ray irradiated from wooden board in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Chien-Tsong Lin, Ming-Ju Lin, Yung-Pin Chen, Ko-Chao Lee, Kuo-Chin Huang, Shun-Fu Chang, Cheng-Nan Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Polyphyllin VII induces apoptosis in HepG2 cells through ROS-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction and MAPK pathways

Chao Zhang, Xuejing Jia, Jiaolin Bao, Shenghui Chen, Kai Wang, Yulin Zhang, Peng Li, Jian-Bo Wan, Huanxing Su, Yitao Wang, Zhinan Mei, Chengwei He

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of metabolic abnormalities in phenotypes that combined anthropometric indices and triglycerides

Bum Ju Lee, Jiho Nam, Jong Yeol Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal medicine use behaviour in Australian adults who experience anxiety: a descriptive study

Erica McIntyre, Anthony J. Saliba, Karl K. Wiener, Jerome Sarris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of Sheng-Mai Yin, a traditional Chinese preparation, against doxorubicin-induced cardiac toxicity in rats

Shaojun Ma, Xiaojiang Li, Liang Dong, Jinli Zhu, He Zhang, Yingjie Jia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of ayurvedic medicine in the context of health promotion – a mixed methods case study of an ayurvedic centre in Sweden

Maria Niemi, Göran Ståhle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Allium hookeri root protects oxidative stress-induced inflammatory responses and β-cell damage in pancreas of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Seong-Soo Roh, O Jun Kwon, Jae Heon Yang, You Suk Kim, Sung Hyun Lee, Jong-Sik Jin, Yong-Deok Jeon, Takako Yokozawa, Hyun Ju Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of naturopathic medicines on Multiplate and ROTEM: a prospective experimental pilot study in healthy volunteers

August Bagge, Ulf Schött, Thomas Kander

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between total phenolic contents and biological properties of propolis from 20 different regions in South Korea

Xue Wang, Karuppasamy Sankarapandian, Yizhe Cheng, Soon Ok Woo, Hyung Wook Kwon, Haribalan Perumalsamy, Young-Joon Ahn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rg3-enriched ginseng extract ameliorates scopolamine-induced learning deficits in mice

Jiyoung Kim, Jaesung Shim, Siyoung Lee, Woo-Hyun Cho, Eunyoung Hong, Jin Hee Lee, Jung-Soo Han, Hyong Joo Lee, Ki Won Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal preparation (HemoHIM) enhanced functional maturation of bone marrow-derived dendritic cells mediated toll-like receptor 4

Sung-Ju Lee, Jong-Jin Kim, Kyung-Yun Kang, Yun-Ho Hwang, Gil-Yeon Jeong, Sung-kee Jo, Uhee Jung, Hae-Ran Park, Sung-Tae Yee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of ShenXiong glucose injection for acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and GRADE approach

Xue-ting Liu, Peng-wei Ren, Le Peng, De-ying Kang, Tian-le Zhang, Shu Wen, Qi Hong, Wen-jie Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wenyang Huazhuo Tongluo formula, a Chinese herbal decoction, improves skin fibrosis by promoting apoptosis and inhibiting proliferation through down-regulation of survivin and cyclin D1 in systemic sclerosis

Li Han, Hua Bian, Jingfeng Ouyang, Yuefeng Bi, Lei Yang, Songshan Ye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of anticancer properties of a decoction containing Adenanthera pavonina L. and Thespesia populnea L.

Indeewari K. S. Lindamulage, Preethi Soysa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiabetic potential of two medicinal plants used in Gabonese folk medicine

Huguette Agnaniet, Elvis Jolinom Mbot, Ousmane Keita, Jean-Alain Fehrentz, Anita Ankli, Audrey Gallud, Marcel Garcia, Magali Gary-Bobo, Jacques Lebibi, Thierry Cresteil, Chantal Menut

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of turmeric on colon histology, body weight, ulcer, IL-23, MPO and glutathione in acetic-acid-induced inflammatory bowel disease in rats

Salim M. A. Bastaki, Mohammed Majed Al Ahmed, Ahmed Al Zaabi, Naheed Amir, Ernest Adeghate

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ultra-performance liquid chromatography-quadrupole/time-of-flight mass spectrometry analysis of the impact of processing on toxic components of Kansui Radix

Xin Shu, Xi-Wen Jiang, Brian Chi-Yan Cheng, Shuang-Cheng Ma, Guang-Ying Chen, Zhi-Ling Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of Hepatoprotective activity of Eriocaulon quinquangulare in vitro using porcine liver slices against ethanol induced liver toxicity and free radical scavenging capacity

Chamira Dilanka Fernando, Preethi Soysa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reasons for continuing use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in students: a consumer commitment model

Fuschia M. Sirois, Anita Salamonsen, Agnete E. Kristoffersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gelam honey potentiates ex vivo corneal keratocytes proliferation with desirable phenotype expression

Alia Md Yusof, Norzana Abd Ghafar, Taty Anna Kamarudin, Chua Kien Hui, Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Passiflora incarnata attenuation of neuropathic allodynia and vulvodynia apropos GABA-ergic and opioidergic antinociceptive and behavioural mechanisms

Urooj Aman, Fazal Subhan, Muhammad Shahid, Shehla Akbar, Nisar Ahmad, Gowhar Ali, Khwaja Fawad, Robert D. E. Sewell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mechanism(s) of action underlying the gastroprotective effect of ethyl acetate fraction obtained from the crude methanolic leaves extract of Muntingia calabura

Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Tavamani Balan, Ahmad Khusairi Azemi, Maizatul Hasyima Omar, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Zuraini Ahmad, Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah, Mohd. Nasir Mohd. Desa, Lay Kek Teh, Mohd. Zaki Salleh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet activities of Buddleja crispa

Ishfaq A. Bukhari, Anwar H. Gilani, Sultan Ayoub Meo, Anjum Saeed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Kinsenoside inhibits the inflammatory mediator release in a type-II collagen induced arthritis mouse model by regulating the T cells responses

Hung-Bo Hsiao, Chang-Chi Hsieh, Jin-Bin Wu, Ho Lin, Wen-Chuan Lin

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cost-utility and biological underpinnings of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) versus a psychoeducational programme (FibroQoL) for fibromyalgia: a 12-month randomised controlled trial (EUDAIMON study)

Albert Feliu-Soler, Xavier Borràs, María T. Peñarrubia-María, Antoni Rozadilla-Sacanell, Francesco D’Amico, Rona Moss-Morris, Matthew A. Howard, Nicolás Fayed, Carles Soriano-Mas, Marta Puebla-Guedea, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Adrián Pérez-Aranda, Raffaele Tuccillo, Juan V. Luciano

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring association between gastrointestinal heat retention syndrome and recurrent respiratory tract infections in children: a prospective cohort study

Fei Dong, He Yu, Jiaju Ma, Liqun Wu, Tiegang Liu, Guokai Lv, Jianhua Zhen, Xiaofei Li, George Lewith, Xiaohong Gu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antioxidant activity and peroxidase inhibition of Amazonian plants extracts traditionally used as anti-inflammatory

Fabiano S. de Vargas, Patricia D. O. Almeida, Ana Paula A. de Boleti, Maria M. Pereira, Tatiane P. de Souza, Marne C. de Vasconcellos, Cecilia Veronica Nunez, Adrian M. Pohlit, Emerson S. Lima

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of Cosmos caudatus (Ulam raja) supplementation in patients with type 2 diabetes: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Shi-Hui Cheng, Amin Ismail, Joseph Anthony, Ooi Chuan Ng, Azizah Abdul Hamid, Barakatun-Nisak Mohd Yusof

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safe needling depths of upper back acupoints in children: a retrospective study

Yi-Chun Ma, Ching-Tien Peng, Yu-Chuen Huang, Hung-Yi Lin, Jaung-Geng Lin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Flavokawain B induced cytotoxicity in two breast cancer cell lines, MCF-7 and MDA-MB231 and inhibited the metastatic potential of MDA-MB231 via the regulation of several tyrosine kinases In vitro

Nadiah Abu, M. Nadeem Akhtar, Swee Keong Yeap, Kian Lam Lim, Wan Yong Ho, Mohd Puad Abdullah, Chai Ling Ho, Abdul Rahman Omar, Jamil Ismail, Noorjahan Banu Alitheen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased first and second pulse harmonics in Tai Chi Chuan practitioners

Wan-An Lu, Yung-Sheng Chen, Cheng-Deng Kuo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of phenolic-rich extracts of Clinacanthus nutans on high fat and high cholesterol diet-induced insulin resistance

Nadarajan Sarega, Mustapha Umar Imam, Norhaizan Md Esa, Norhasnida Zawawi, Maznah Ismail

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Research protocol: effect of natural S-equol on blood pressure and vascular function- a six-month randomized controlled trial among equol non-producers of postmenopausal women with prehypertension or untreated stage 1 hypertension

Zhao-min Liu, Suzanne C. Ho, Yu-ming Chen, Yao Jie Xie, Zhi-guan Huang, Wen-hua Ling

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross-sectional internet-based patient survey of the management strategies for gout

Jasvinder A. Singh, Nipam Shah, N. Lawrence Edwards

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Current utilization and influencing factors of complementary and alternative medicine among children with neuropsychiatric disease: a cross-sectional survey in Korea

Min-Jeong Jeong, Hye-Yoon Lee, Jung-Hwa Lim, Young-Ju Yun

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The utilization of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine for non-communicable diseases and mental disorders in health care patients in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam

Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid, Apa Puckpinyo, Siyan Yi, Le Vu Anh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ethnopharmacological survey of herbal remedies used for treatment of various types of cancer and their methods of preparations in the West Bank-Palestine

Nidal Amin Jaradat, Rowa Al-Ramahi, Abdel Naser Zaid, Ola Ibrahim Ayesh, Ahmad Mustafa Eid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiproliferation of Cryptocarya concinna-derived cryptocaryone against oral cancer cells involving apoptosis, oxidative stress, and DNA damage

Hsun-Shuo Chang, Jen-Yang Tang, Ching-Yu Yen, Hurng-Wern Huang, Chang-Yi Wu, Yi-An Chung, Hui-Ru Wang, Ih-Sheng Chen, Ming-Yii Huang, Hsueh-Wei Chang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evidence-based review of oral traditional Chinese medicine compound recipe administration for treating weight drop-induced experimental traumatic brain injury

Bo Yang, Zhe Wang, Chenxia Sheng, Yang Wang, Jing Zhou, Xin-gui Xiong, Weijun Peng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clarification of the molecular pathway of Taiwan local pomegranate fruit juice underlying the inhibition of urinary bladder urothelial carcinoma cell by proteomics strategy

Ting-Feng Wu, Li-Ting Hsu, Bo-Xian Tsang, Li-Chien Huang, Wan-Yin Shih, Li-Yi Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cycloartanes from Oxyanthus pallidus and derivatives with analgesic activities

Basile Nganmegne Piegang, Ignas Bertrand Nzedong Tigoufack, David Ngnokam, Angèle Sorel Achounna, Pierre Watcho, Wolfgang Greffrath, Rolf-Detlef Treede, Télesphore Benoît Nguelefack

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combination with Red ginseng and Polygoni Multiflori ameliorates highfructose diet induced metabolic syndrome

Min Chul Kho, Yun Jung Lee, Ji Hun Park, Jeong Dan Cha, Kyung Min Choi, Dae Gill Kang, Ho Sub Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rutin attenuates intestinal toxicity induced by Methotrexate linked with anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory effects

Raju Gautam, Manjari Singh, Swetlana Gautam, Jitendra Kumar Rawat, Shubhini A Saraf, Gaurav Kaithwas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beneficial effects of cocoa, coffee, green tea, and garcinia complex supplement on diet induced obesity in rats

Chi-Chang Huang, Yu-Tang Tung, Wen-Ching Huang, Yi-Ming Chen, Yi-Ju Hsu, Mei-Chich Hsu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vivo and in vitro evaluation of the effects of Urtica dioica and swimming activity on diabetic factors and pancreatic beta cells

Abbas Ranjbari, Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani, Ashril Yusof, Abdul Halim Mokhtar, Samad Akbarzadeh, Mohamed Yousif Ibrahim, Bahman Tarverdizadeh, Parviz Farzadinia, Reza Hajiaghaee, Firouzeh Dehghan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety classification of herbal medicines used in pregnancy in a multinational study

D. A. Kennedy, A. Lupattelli, G. Koren, H. Nordeng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of DanQi Pill on PPARα, lipid disorders and arachidonic acid pathway in rat model of coronary heart disease

Hong Chang, Qiyan Wang, Tianjiao Shi, Kuiyuan Huo, Chun Li, Qian Zhang, Guoli Wang, Yuanyuan Wang, Binghua Tang, Wei Wang, Yong Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variation in secondary metabolite production as well as antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Zingiber zerumbet (L.) at different stages of growth

Ali Ghasemzadeh, Hawa Z. E. Jaafar, Sadegh Ashkani, Asmah Rahmat, Abdul Shukor Juraimi, Adam Puteh, Mahmud Tengku Muda Mohamed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biocidal effects of stem bark extract of Chrysophyllum albidium G. Don on vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

David A. Akinpelu, Joseph O. Odewade, Olayinka A. Aiyegoro, Anofi O. T. Ashafa, Oluseun F. Akinpelu, Mayowa O. Agunbiade

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Caring touch as a bodily anchor for patients after sustaining a motor vehicle accident with minor or no physical injuries - a mixed methods study

Fanny Airosa, Maria Arman, Tobias Sundberg, Gunnar Öhlén, Torkel Falkenberg

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immune thrombocytopenia after bee venom therapy: a case report

Mohammad Adel Abdulsalam, Bader Esmael Ebrahim, Ahmad Jasem Abdulsalam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Promising effects of treatment with flotation-REST (restricted environmental stimulation technique) as an intervention for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): a randomized controlled pilot trial

Kristoffer Jonsson, Anette Kjellgren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of a standardized international questionnaire on use of alternative and complementary medicine (I-CAM - Q) for Argentina

Santiago Esteban, Fernando Vázquez Peña, Sergio Terrasa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiabetic activity of the ethyl acetate fraction of Ficus lutea (Moraceae) leaf extract: comparison of an in vitro assay with an in vivo obese mouse model

Oyinlola O. Olaokun, Lyndy J. McGaw, Ilse Janse van Rensburg, Jacobus N. Eloff, Vinny Naidoo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro and in vivo reduction of post-prandial blood glucose levels by ethyl alcohol and water Zingiber mioga extracts through the inhibition of carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzymes

Sung-Hoon Jo, Cha-Young Cho, Jung-Yoon Lee, Kyoung-Soo Ha, Young-In Kwon, Emmanouil Apostolidis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of polysaccharide from Bacillus subtilis sp. on cardiovascular diseases and atherogenic indices in diabetic rats

Mona A. M. Ghoneim, Amal I. Hassan, Manal G. Mahmoud, Mohsen S. Asker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

All-trans retinoic acids induce differentiation and sensitize a radioresistant breast cancer cells to chemotherapy

Yunwen Yan, Zhen Li, Xiang Xu, Clark Chen, Wei Wei, Ming Fan, Xufeng Chen, Jian Jian Li, Yuan Wang, Jiaoti Huang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploration of anti-Malassezia potential of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L. and their application to combat the infection caused by Mala s1 a novel allergen

Rohit K. Mishra, Vani Mishra, Anand Pandey, Amit K. Tiwari, Himanshu Pandey, Shivesh Sharma, Avinash C. Pandey, Anupam Dikshit

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ethanolic extract of Descurainia sophia seeds sensitizes A549 human lung cancer cells to TRAIL cytotoxicity by upregulating death receptors

Jong-Shik Park, Chae Jun Lim, Ok-Sun Bang, No Soo Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-wrinkle effects of Seungma-Galgeun-Tang as evidenced by the inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase-I production and the promotion of type-1 procollagen synthesis

Min Kyoung Kim, Chae Young Bang, Gwang Jun Yun, Hyang-Yu Kim, Young Pyo Jang, Se Young Choung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical composition, in vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of essential oils of four dietary and medicinal plants from Cameroon

Florentine Marie-Chantal Ndoye Foe, Tatiana Flore Kemegni Tchinang, Ascencion Maximilienne Nyegue, Jean-Pierre Abdou, Abel Joel Gbaweng Yaya, Alembert Tiabou Tchinda, Jean-Louis Oyono Essame, François-Xavier Etoa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antimalarial properties of crude extracts of seeds of Brucea antidysenterica and leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium

Atetetgeb Kefe, Mirutse Giday, Hassen Mamo, Berhanu Erko

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Antioxidant activity and peroxidase inhibition of Amazonian plants extracts traditionally used as anti-inflammatory

Fabiano de S. Vargas, Patricia D. O. Almeida, Ana Paula A. de Boleti, Maria M. Pereira, Tatiane P. de Souza, Marne C. de Vasconcellos, Cecilia Veronica Nunez, Adrian M. Pohlit, Emerson S. Lima

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Therapeutic potency of bee pollen against biochemical autistic features induced through acute and sub-acute neurotoxicity of orally administered propionic acid

Huda S. Al-Salem, Ramesa Shafi Bhat, Laila Al-Ayadhi, Afaf El-Ansary

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring self-use, attitude and interest to study complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among final year undergraduate medical, pharmacy and nursing students in Sierra Leone: a comparative study

Peter Bai James, Abdulai Jawo Bah, Idrissa Momoh Kondorvoh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rhus verniciflua Stokes (RVS) and butein induce apoptosis of paclitaxel-resistant SKOV-3/PAX ovarian cancer cells through inhibition of AKT phosphorylation

Hyeong Sim Choi, Min Kyoung Kim, Youn Kyung Choi, Yong Cheol Shin, Sung-Gook Cho, Seong-Gyu Ko

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Asiatic acid attenuates renin-angiotensin system activation and improves vascular function in high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet fed rats

Putcharawipa Maneesai, Sarawoot Bunbupha, Upa Kukongviriyapan, Parichat Prachaney, Panot Tangsucharit, Veerapol Kukongviriyapan, Poungrat Pakdeechote

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial and antibiotic-modulation activity of six Cameroonian medicinal plants against Gram-negative multi-drug resistant phenotypes

Doriane E. Djeussi, Jaurès A. K. Noumedem, Bonaventure T. Ngadjui, Victor Kuete

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Homeopathic medical practice for anxiety and depression in primary care: the EPI3 cohort study

Lamiae Grimaldi-Bensouda, Lucien Abenhaim, Jacques Massol, Didier Guillemot, Bernard Avouac, Gerard Duru, France Lert, Anne-Marie Magnier, Michel Rossignol, Frederic Rouillon, Bernard Begaud, for the EPI3-LA-SER group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Verbesina encelioides: cytotoxicity, cell cycle arrest, and oxidative DNA damage in human liver cancer (HepG2) cell line

Mai M. Al-Oqail, Maqsood A. Siddiqui, Ebtesam S. Al-Sheddi, Quaiser Saquib, Javed Musarrat, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy, Nida N. Farshori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rhodiola crenulata extract regulates hepatic glycogen and lipid metabolism via activation of the AMPK pathway

Kuen-Tze Lin, Shih-Wei Hsu, Feng-Yi Lai, Tsu-Chung Chang, Li-Shian Shi, Shih-Yu Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine use by HIV patients a decade after public sector antiretroviral therapy roll out in South Africa: a cross sectional study

Manimbulu Nlooto, Panjasaram Naidoo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of complementary and alternative medicine by 7427 Australian women with cyclic perimenstrual pain and discomfort: a cross-sectional study

Carole Fisher, Jon Adams, Louise Hickman, David Sibbritt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Down-regulatory mechanism of mammea E/BB from Mammea siamensis seed extract on Wilms’ Tumor 1 expression in K562 cells

Methee Rungrojsakul, Trinnakorn Katekunlaphan, Aroonchai Saiai, Chadarat Ampasavate, Siriporn Okonogi, Colleen A. Sweeney, Songyot Anuchapreeda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Screening North American plant extracts in vitro against Trypanosoma brucei for discovery of new antitrypanosomal drug leads

Surendra Jain, Melissa Jacob, Larry Walker, Babu Tekwani

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Suppression of neuropeptide production by quercetin in allergic rhinitis model rats

Misako Kashiwabara, Kazuhito Asano, Tomomi Mizuyoshi, Hitome Kobayashi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Allicin prevents oxidized low-density lipoprotein-induced endothelial cell injury by inhibiting apoptosis and oxidative stress pathway

Xiaoshu Chen, Sunian Pang, Jianfeng Lin, Jianlan Xia, Yi Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Making sense of “alternative”, “complementary”, “unconventional” and “integrative” medicine: exploring the terms and meanings through a textual analysis

Jeremy Y. Ng, Heather S. Boon, Alison K. Thompson, Cynthia R. Whitehead

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hypoglycaemic activity of ethanolic extract of Garcinia mangostana Linn. in normoglycaemic and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Muhammad Taher, Tg Muhamad Faris Syafiq Tg Zakaria, Deny Susanti, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Euphorbia tirucalli modulates gene expression in larynx squamous cell carcinoma

Gabriela Bueno Franco-Salla, Janesly Prates, Laila Toniol Cardin, Anemari Ramos Dinarte dos Santos, Wilson Araújo da Silva Jr, Bianca Rodrigues da Cunha, Eloiza Helena Tajara, Sonia Maria Oliani, Flávia Cristina Rodrigues-Lisoni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The combination of Artemisia princeps Pamp, Leonurus japonicas Houtt, and Gardenia jasminoides Ellis fruit attenuates the exacerbation of energy, lipid, and glucose by increasing hepatic PGC-1α expression in estrogen-deficient rats

Hye Jeong Yang, Min Jung Kim, Dae Young Kwon, Bo Reum Moon, A. Reum Kim, Suna Kang, Sunmin Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cyanidin-3-rutinoside attenuates methylglyoxal-induced protein glycation and DNA damage via carbonyl trapping ability and scavenging reactive oxygen species

Thavaree Thilavech, Sathaporn Ngamukote, Damien Belobrajdic, Mahinda Abeywardena, Sirichai Adisakwattana

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiviral and virucidal activities of Duabanga grandiflora leaf extract against Pseudorabies virus in vitro

Farhah Zaidar Abdul Malik, Zeenathul Nazariah Allaudin, Hwei San Loh, Ting Kang Nee, Homayoun Hani, Rasedee Abdullah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Germinated brown rice ameliorates obesity in high-fat diet induced obese rats

See Meng Lim, Yong Meng Goh, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Su Peng Loh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mechanistic approach to anti-nociceptive potential of Artemisia macrocephala Jacquem

Mohammad Shoaib, Ismail Shah, Niaz Ali, Wadood Ali Shah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Facilitators and barriers of herbal medicine use in Accra, Ghana: an inductive exploratory study

Lydia Aziato, Hannah Ohemeng Antwi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of drying on the bioactive compounds, antioxidant, antibacterial and antityrosinase activities of pomegranate peel

Rebogile R. Mphahlele, Olaniyi A. Fawole, Nokwanda P. Makunga, Umezuruike L. Opara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wound healing potential of lavender oil by acceleration of granulation and wound contraction through induction of TGF-β in a rat model

Hiroko-Miyuki Mori, Hiroshi Kawanami, Hirohisa Kawahata, Motokuni Aoki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal medicine use and linked suspected adverse drug reactions in a prospective cohort of Ugandan inpatients

Ronald Kiguba, Sam Ononge, Charles Karamagi, Sheila M. Bird

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ginsenoside Rg1 protects starving H9c2 cells by dissociation of Bcl-2-Beclin1 complex

Dan Li, Jun Wang, Jincai Hou, Jianhua Fu, Dennis Chang, Alan Bensoussan, Jianxun Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical composition and in vitro antibacterial activity of Pistacia terebinthus essential oils derived from wild populations in Kosovo

Bledar Pulaj, Behxhet Mustafa, Kate Nelson, Cassandra L. Quave, Avni Hajdari

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mineral pitch induces apoptosis and inhibits proliferation via modulating reactive oxygen species in hepatic cancer cells

Kishor Pant, Parul Gupta, Preeti Damania, Ajay K. Yadav, Aanchal Gupta, Anam Ashraf, Senthil K. Venugopal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Proficiencies of Artemisia scoparia against CCl4 induced DNA damages and renal toxicity in rat

Moniba Sajid, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Naseer Ali Shah, Shafi Ullah, Tahira Younis, Muhammad Majid, Bushra Ahmad, Dereje Nigussie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

San Huang Shel Shin Tang beta-cyclodextrin complex augmented the hepatoprotective effects against carbon tetrachloride-induced acute hepatotoxicity in rats

Yu-Lan Yeh, Wei-Jen Ting, Wei-Wen Kuo, Hsi-Hsien Hsu, Yueh-Min Lin, Chia-Yao Shen, Chung-Ho Chang, Viswanadha Vijaya Padma, Yuhsin Tsai, Chih-Yang Huang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A Fucus vesiculosus extract inhibits estrogen receptor activation and induces cell death in female cancer cell lines

Jianqing Zhang, Jacques E. Riby, Lucia Conde, William E. Grizzle, Xiangqin Cui, Christine F. Skibola

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Plant-growth regulators alter phytochemical constituents and pharmaceutical quality in Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.)

Ali Ghasemzadeh, Daryush Talei, Hawa Z. E. Jaafar, Abdul Shukor Juraimi, Mahmud Tengku Muda Mohamed, Adam Puteh, Mohd Ridzwan A. Halim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Subchronic oral administration of crude khat extract (Catha edulis forsk) induces schizophernic-like symptoms in mice

Tegegne Bogale, Epherm Engidawork, Engida Yisma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Buyang Huanwu Decoction attenuates H2O2-induced apoptosis by inhibiting reactive oxygen species-mediated mitochondrial dysfunction pathway in human umbilical vein endothelial cells

Jian Shen, Yu Zhu, Kaiyuan Huang, Hao Jiang, Chengzhang Shi, Xiaoxing Xiong, Renya Zhan, Jianwei Pan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Amomum cardamomum L. ethyl acetate fraction protects against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury via an antioxidant mechanism in rats

Dong-Woo Lim, Hyuck Kim, Ju-Yeon Park, Jai-Eun Kim, Jin-Young Moon, Sun-Dong Park, Won-Hwan Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medicinal attributes of major phenylpropanoids present in cinnamon

Uma Kant Sharma, Amit Kumar Sharma, Abhay K. Pandey

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of antioxidant, anticancer and antimicrobial activity of two vegetable species of Amaranthus in Bangladesh

M. Abdulla Al-Mamun, Jamiatul Husna, Masuda Khatun, Rubait Hasan, M. Kamruzzaman, K. M. F. Hoque, M. Abu Reza, Z. Ferdousi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of cinnamon bark oil and cinnamaldehyde on anti-multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the synergistic effects in combination with other antimicrobial agents

Itsaraporn Utchariyakiat, Suvimol Surassmo, Montree Jaturanpinyo, Piyatip Khuntayaporn, Mullika Traidej Chomnawang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal formula GAPT prevents beta amyloid deposition induced Ca2+/Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and Ca2+/Calmodulin-dependent protein phosphatase 2B imbalance in APPV717I mice

Jing Shi, Xuekai Zhang, Long Yin, Mingqing Wei, Jingnian Ni, Ting Li, Pengwen Wang, Jinzhou Tian, Yongyan Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiproliferative and antimetabolic effects behind the anticancer property of fermented wheat germ extract

Christoph Otto, Theresa Hahlbrock, Kilian Eich, Ferdi Karaaslan, Constantin Jürgens, Christoph-Thomas Germer, Armin Wiegering, Ulrike Kämmerer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neuromechanical response to spinal manipulation therapy: effects of a constant rate of force application

François Nougarou, Isabelle Pagé, Michel Loranger, Claude Dugas, Martin Descarreaux

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro toxicity determination of antifungal constituents from Combretum zeyheri

Santana Mapfunde, Simbarashe Sithole, Stanley Mukanganyama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Zuogui Wan rescues the high-glucose-induced damaging effects on early embryo development

Temaka Bai, Qianjin Feng, Shien Zhu, Xin Niu, Yingli Wang, Kaixia Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring approaches to patient safety: the case of spinal manipulation therapy

Linda Rozmovits, Silvano Mior, Heather Boon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiosteoporotic effect of Petroselinum crispum, Ocimum basilicum and Cichorium intybus L. in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in rats

Walaa G. Hozayen, Mohamed A. El-Desouky, Hanan A. Soliman, Rasha R. Ahmed, Amal K. Khaliefa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diuretic and serum electrolyte regulation potential of aqueous methanolic extract of Solanum surattense fruit validates its folkloric use in dysuria

Muhammad Masood Ahmed, Shumaila Andleeb, Fatima Saqib, Musaddique Hussain, Most. Nurtaj Khatun, Bashir Ahmad Ch, Hafizur Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phytochemical profiles and inhibitory effects of Tiger Milk mushroom (Lignosus rhinocerus) extract on ovalbumin-induced airway inflammation in a rodent model of asthma

M. Johnathan, S. H. Gan, M. F. Wan Ezumi, A. H. Faezahtul, A. A. Nurul

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Panax ginseng and salvia miltiorrhiza supplementation abolishes eccentric exercise-induced vascular stiffening: a double-blind randomized control trial

Hsin-Fu Lin, Kang Tung, Chun-Chung Chou, Ching-Che Lin, Jaung-Geng Lin, Hirofumi Tanaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

KOTMIN13, a Korean herbal medicine alleviates allergic inflammation in vivo and in vitro

Eujin Lee, Sun-Gun Kim, Na-Young Park, Hyo-Hyun Park, Kyu-Tae Jeong, Jongkeun Choi, In-Hae Lee, Hwadong Lee, Keuk-Jun Kim, Eunkyung Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

High molecular weight of polysaccharides from Hericium erinaceus against amyloid beta-induced neurotoxicity

Jai-Hong Cheng, Chia-Ling Tsai, Yi-Yang Lien, Meng-Shiou Lee, Shyang-Chwen Sheu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adjunctive use of essential oils following scaling and root planing –a randomized clinical trial

Mohammad Fallah Azad, Andreas Schwiertz, Holger F. R. Jentsch

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol for a prospective observational study of conventional treatment and traditional Korean medicine combination treatment for children with cerebral palsy

Jeong-Eun Yoo, Young-Ju Yun, Yong-Beom Shin, Nam-kwen Kim, Soo-Yeon Kim, Myung-Jun Shin, Sun-ae Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine users and prescription analysis for pediatric atopic dermatitis: a population-based study

Yu-Chun Chen, Yi-Hsuan Lin, Sindy Hu, Hsing-Yu Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-platelet activity of panaxatriol saponins is mediated by suppression of intracellular calcium mobilization and ERK2/p38 activation

Hongyi Qi, Yongliang Huang, Yi Yang, Guojun Dou, Fang Wan, Wenwu Zhang, Huarong Yang, Li Wang, Chunjie Wu, Li Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective action of various partitions of methanol extract of Bauhinia purpurea leaves against paracetamol-induced liver toxicity: involvement of the antioxidant mechanisms

Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Farhana Yahya, Siti Syariah Mamat, Nur Diyana Mahmood, Nurhafizah Mohtarrudin, Muhammad Taher, Siti Selina Abdul Hamid, Lay Kek Teh, Mohd. Zaki Salleh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary medicine use by the Australian population: a critical mixed studies systematic review of utilisation, perceptions and factors associated with use

Rebecca Reid, Amie Steel, Jon Wardle, Andrea Trubody, Jon Adams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mucosal and blood-brain barrier transport kinetics of the plant N-alkylamide spilanthol using in vitro and in vivo models

Lieselotte Veryser, Lien Taevernier, Tanmayee Joshi, Pratima Tatke, Evelien Wynendaele, Nathalie Bracke, Sofie Stalmans, Kathelijne Peremans, Christian Burvenich, Martijn Risseeuw, Bart De Spiegeleer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Scientific investigation of crude alkaloids from medicinal plants for the management of pain

Mohammad Shoaib, Syed Wadood Ali Shah, Niaz Ali, Ismail Shah, Shafi Ullah, Mehreen Ghias, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Farah Gul, Sohail Akhtar, Abd Ullah, Wajid Akbar, Asad Ullah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepato-protective effects and chemical constituents of a bioactive fraction of the traditional compound medicine-Gurigumu-7

Haiyan Xu, Qiong Ma, Jiannan Ma, Zhigang Wu, Yali Wang, Chaomei Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effects of Viola yedoensis and the application of cell extraction methods for investigating bioactive constituents in macrophages

Yun Hee Jeong, You-Chang Oh, Won-Kyung Cho, Hyeji Shin, Ki Yong Lee, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Danshen enhanced the estrogenic effects of Qing E formula in ovariectomized rats

Jian-mei Zhang, Jin Li, Er-wei Liu, Hong Wang, Guan-wei Fan, Yue-fei Wang, Yan Zhu, Shang-wei Ma, Xiu-mei Gao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Role of hesperetin in LDL-receptor expression in hepatoma HepG2 cells

Nora A. Bawazeer, Hani Choudhry, Mazin A. Zamzami, Wesam H. Abdulaal, Bruce Middleton, Said S. Moselhy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial constituents of Fructus Chebulae Immaturus and their mechanisms of action

Kun Li, Yue Lin, Bin Li, Taowen Pan, Fei Wang, Ruqiang Yuan, Jianjun Ji, Yunpeng Diao, Shouyu Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro membrane stabilizing, thrombolytic and antioxidant potentials of Drynaria quercifolia L., a remedial plant of the Garo tribal people of Bangladesh

Farjana Rahman Chaity, Mahbuba Khatun, Mohammad Sharifur Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hominis Placenta facilitates hair re-growth by upregulating cellular proliferation and expression of fibroblast growth factor-7

Hyung-Sik Seo, Dong-Jin Lee, Jae-ho Chung, Chang-Hyun Lee, Ha Rim Kim, Jae Eun Kim, Byung Joo Kim, Myeong Ho Jung, Ki-Tae Ha, Han-Sol Jeong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety evaluation of Bon-santé cleanser® polyherbal in male Wistar rats

O. E. Kale, O. Awodele

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Integrating biomedical and herbal medicine in Ghana – experiences from the Kumasi South Hospital: a qualitative study

Millicent Addai Boateng, Anthony Danso-Appiah, Bernard Kofi Turkson, Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Active chemical fractions of stem bark extract of Khaya grandifoliola C.DC and Entada africana Guill. et Perr. synergistically protect primary rat hepatocytes against paracetamol-induced damage

Frédéric Nico Njayou, Arnaud Fondjo Kouam, Brice Fredy Nemg Simo, Angèle Nkouatchoua Tchana, Paul Fewou Moundipa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey on Iraqi women

Jung Hye Hwang, Yu-Rim Kim, Mansoor Ahmed, Soojeung Choi, Nihad Qasim Al-Hammadi, Nameer Muhammad Widad, Dongwoon Han

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drug-induced liver injury associated with Complementary and Alternative Medicine: a review of adverse event reports in an Asian community from 2009 to 2014

Desmond Chun Hwee Teo, Patricia Suet Leng Ng, Siew Har Tan, Adena Theen Lim, Dorothy Su Lin Toh, Sui Yung Chan, Han Hui Cheong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial and antibiotic-resistance modifying activity of the extracts and compounds from Nauclea pobeguinii against Gram-negative multi-drug resistant phenotypes

Jackson A. Seukep, Louis P. Sandjo, Bonaventure T. Ngadjui, Victor Kuete

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antifungal activity of Cleome gynandra L. aerial parts for topical treatment of Tinea capitis: an in vitro evaluation

Lawrence Imanirampa, Paul E. Alele

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Trypanocidal activity of ethanolic extracts of Commiphora swynnertonii Burtt on Trypanosoma congolense

Yakob P. Nagagi, Richard S. Silayo, Eliningaya J. Kweka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antioxidant activities and oxidative stress inhibitory effects of ethanol extracts from Cornus officinalis on raw 264.7 cells

Kyung-A Hwang, Yu-Jin Hwang, Jin Song

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inhibitory action on the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and suppression of free radicals in vitro by a Sri Lankan polyherbal formulation Nawarathne Kalka

Chamira Dilanka Fernando, Diyathi Tharindhi Karunaratne, Sachith Dilshan Gunasinghe, M. C. Dilusha Cooray, Prabuddhi Kanchana, Chandani Udawatte, Pathirage Kamal Perera

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of Xiaoshuan enteric-coated capsule on neurovascular functions assessed by quantitative multiparametric MRI in a rat model of permanent cerebral ischemia

Jian Zhang, Haiyan Zou, Qiuxia Zhang, Lei Wang, Jianfeng Lei, Yali Wang, Junyao Ouyang, Yi Zhang, Hui Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cytotoxic potential of selected medicinal plants in northeast Brazil

Thiago B. C. da Silva, Cinara O. D’Sousa Costa, Alexandre F. C. Galvão, Larissa M. Bomfim, Ana Carolina B. da C. Rodrigues, Mauricio C. S. Mota, Alex A. Dantas, Tiago R. dos Santos, Milena B. P. Soares, Daniel P. Bezerra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

ZiBu PiYin recipe prevents diabetes-associated cognitive decline in rats: possible involvement of ameliorating mitochondrial dysfunction, insulin resistance pathway and histopathological changes

Zheng Sun, Libin Zhan, Lina Liang, Hua Sui, Luping Zheng, Xiaoxin Sun, Wei Xie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical effects of a standardized Chinese herbal remedy, Qili Qiangxin, as an adjuvant treatment in heart failure: systematic review and meta-analysis

Jin Sun, Kang Zhang, Wen-Jing Xiong, Guo-Yan Yang, Yun-Jiao Zhang, Cong-Cong Wang, Lily Lai, Mei Han, Jun Ren, George Lewith, Jian-Ping Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rubus occidentalis alleviates hyperalgesia induced by repeated intramuscular injection of acidic saline in rats

Geun Joo Choi, Hyun Kang, Won Joong Kim, Chong Wha Baek, Yong Hun Jung, Young Cheol Woo, Ji Wung Kwon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Activity of crude extracts from Brazilian cerrado plants against clinically relevant Candida species

Amabel Fernandes Correia, Dâmaris Silveira, Yris Maria Fonseca-Bazzo, Pérola Oliveira Magalhães, Christopher William Fagg, Elton Clementino da Silva, Suelí Maria Gomes, Lenora Gandolfi, Riccardo Pratesi, Yanna Karla de Medeiros Nóbrega

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of complementary and alternative medicines in haemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Waleed M Sweileh, Ghada H. Tabeeb, Nora A. Ayaseh, Mayas N. Sawafta, Razan L. Khdeir, Diana O. Mezyed, Dala N. Daraghmeh, Rahmat Awang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ex vivo model exhibits protective effects of sesamin against destruction of cartilage induced with a combination of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and oncostatin M

Manatsanan Khansai, Kanchanit Boonmaleerat, Peraphan Pothacharoen, Thanyaluck Phitak, Prachya Kongtawelert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immunomodulatory and anticancer potential of Gan cao (Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.) polysaccharides by CT-26 colon carcinoma cell growth inhibition and cytokine IL-7 upregulation in vitro

Peter Amwoga Ayeka, Yuhong Bian, Peter Githaiga Mwitari, Xiaoqian Chu, Yanjun Zhang, Rosette Uzayisenga, Elick Onyango Otachi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Total dosage of gardenia fruit used by patients with mesenteric phlebosclerosis

Yutaka Nagata, Tetsuo Watanabe, Kazuhiko Nagasaka, Masaaki Yamada, Masafumi Murai, Sunao Takeuchi, Mai Murase, Toshinori Yazaki, Takayuki Murase, Kenichi Komatsu, Machiko Kaizuka, Mika Sano, Koji Asano, Chikao Ando, Norihide Taniuchi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neuroprotective effects of Paeonia Lactiflora extract against cell death of dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells is mediated by epigenetic modulation

Gyuhwi Lee, Jong Cheon Joo, Bo Yoon Choi, Anders M. Lindroth, Soo Jung Park, Yoon Jung Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment with Rhodiola crenulata root extract ameliorates insulin resistance in fructose-fed rats by modulating sarcolemmal and intracellular fatty acid translocase/CD36 redistribution in skeletal muscle

Ting Chen, Ling Yao, Dazhi Ke, Weiguo Cao, Guowei Zuo, Liang Zhou, Jian Jiang, Johji Yamahara, Yuhao Li, Jianwei Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Partial characterization and antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of the aqueous extracellular polysaccharides from the thermophilic microalgae Graesiella sp.

Lamia Trabelsi, Olfa Chaieb, Amira Mnari, Salwa Abid-Essafi, Lotfi Aleya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterization and evaluation of antibacterial and antiproliferative activities of crude protein extracts isolated from the seed of Ricinus communis in Bangladesh

M. Abdulla Al-Mamun, Zerin Akter, Md Josim Uddin, K. M. K. B. Ferdaus, K. M. F. Hoque, Z. Ferdousi, M. Abu Reza

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The electroacupuncture-induced analgesic effect mediated by 5-HT1, 5-HT3 receptor and muscarinic cholinergic receptors in rat model of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis

Byung-Kwan Seo, Won-Suk Sung, Yeon-Cheol Park, Yong-Hyeon Baek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chondroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects of ChondroT, a new complex herbal medication

Jung Up Park, Seon-Jong Kim, Chang-Su Na, Chan-hun Choi, Chang Seob Seo, Jong-Keun Son, Bok Yun Kang, Young Ran Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-allodynic effect of intrathecal processed Aconitum jaluense is associated with the inhibition of microglial activation and P2X7 receptor expression in spinal cord

Jihoon Yang, Keun Suk Park, Jae Joon Yoon, Hong-Beom Bae, Myung Ha Yoon, Jeong Il Choi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F versus conventional synthetic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs as monotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Hai-Long Wang, Quan Jiang, Xing-Hua Feng, Hua-Dong Zhang, Lin Ge, Cheng-Gui Luo, Xun Gong, Bo Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evidence-based practice, research utilization, and knowledge translation in chiropractic: a scoping review

André E. Bussières, Fadi Al Zoubi, Kent Stuber, Simon D. French, Jill Boruff, John Corrigan, Aliki Thomas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of moxibustion for primary insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yu-Jiao Sun, Jia-Min Yuan, Zhi-Min Yang

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Effect of transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation on impaired glucose tolerance: a pilot randomized study

Feng Huang, Jianxun Dong, Jian Kong, Hongcai Wang, Hong Meng, Rosa B. Spaeth, Stephanie Camhi, Xing Liao, Xia Li, Xu Zhai, Shaoyuan Li, Bing Zhu, Peijing Rong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effect and action mechanisms of traditional herbal formula Gamisoyo-san in RAW 264.7 macrophages

Seong Eun Jin, Ohn Soon Kim, Sae-Rom Yoo, Chang-Seob Seo, Yeji Kim, Hyeun-Kyoo Shin, Soo-Jin Jeong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Selective cytotoxicity of a Vietnamese traditional formula, Nam Dia long, against MCF-7 cells by synergistic effects

My-Nuong Thi Nguyen, Thuy-Duong Ho-Huynh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beneficial effect of Punica granatum peel extract on murine malaria-induced spleen injury

Murad A. Mubaraki, Taghreed A. Hafiz, Mohamed A. Dkhil, Saleh Al-Quraishy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of astragalus injection on renal tubular epithelial transdifferentiation in type 2 diabetic mice

Yue-e Yi, Shu-yu Li, Yan-na Nie, De-xian Jia, Zhi-hui Zhang, Yan-fei Wang, Qian Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Traditional herbal prescription LASAP-C inhibits melanin synthesis in B16F10 melanoma cells and zebrafish

Min Kyoung Kim, Chae Young Bang, Mi Yoon Kim, Jeung-Hoon Lee, Hyunju Ro, Min-Sun Choi, Dong-Il Kim, Young Pyo Jang, Se Young Choung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ancient peat and apple extracts supplementation may improve strength and power adaptations in resistance trained men

Jordan M. Joy, Roxanne M. Vogel, Jordan R. Moon, Paul H. Falcone, Matt M. Mosman, Zbigniew Pietrzkowski, Tania Reyes, Michael P. Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Resistin mediates tomato and broccoli extract effects on glucose homeostasis in high fat diet-induced obesity in rats

Nora M. Aborehab, Mahitab H. El Bishbishy, Nermien E. Waly

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Additional effects of acupuncture on early comprehensive rehabilitation in patients with mild to moderate acute ischemic stroke: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Lifang Chen, Jianqiao Fang, Ruijie Ma, Xudong Gu, Lina Chen, Jianhua Li, Shouyu Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of acupuncture and instruction on physiological recovery from maximal exercise: a balanced-placebo controlled trial

Paola Urroz, Ben Colagiuri, Caroline A. Smith, Alan Yeung, Birinder S. Cheema

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acupuncture for insomnia after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sook-Hyun Lee, Sung Min Lim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alleviation of 4-nitroquinoline 1-oxide induced oxidative stress by Oroxylum indicum (L.) leaf extract in albino Wistar rats

Shalini Mohan, Kalaivani Thiagarajan, Balaji Sundaramoorthy, Vivek Gurung, Manas Barpande, Shilpi Agarwal, Rajasekaran Chandrasekaran

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fraxinus xanthoxyloides leaves reduced the level of inflammatory mediators during in vitro and in vivo studies

Tahira Younis, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Moniba Sajid, Muhammad Majid, Zartash Zahra, Naseer Ali Shah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cnidium officinale extract and butylidenephthalide inhibits retinal neovascularization in vitro and in vivo

Yun Mi Lee, Yu-Ri Lee, Chan-Sik Kim, Kyuhyung Jo, Eunjin Sohn, Jin Sook Kim, Junghyun Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Histopathological and biochemical investigations of protective role of honey in rats with experimental aflatoxicosis

Turan Yaman, Zabit Yener, Ismail Celik

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of Greenselect Phytosome® on weight maintenance after weight loss in obese women: a randomized placebo-controlled study

Luisa Gilardini, Lucia Pasqualinotto, Francesco Di Pierro, Paolo Risso, Cecilia Invitti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dig1 protects against locomotor and biochemical dysfunctions provoked by Roundup

Steeve Gress, Claire Laurant, Nicolas Defarge, Carine Travert, Gilles-Éric Séralini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria L.) tincture and metformin on the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in dexamethasone-treated rats

O. V. Tovchiga

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vivo toxicity and antitumor activity of essential oils extract from agarwood (Aquilaria crassna)

Saad Sabbar Dahham, Loiy E. Ahmed Hassan, Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed, Aman Shah Abdul Majid, Amin Malik Shah Abdul Majid, Nik Noriman Zulkepli

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Porcine placenta hydrolysates regulate calcium disturbance in MC3T3-E1 osteoblastic cells

Hwa-Young Lee, Hyung-Ryong Kim, Sun-Young Park, Han-Jung Chae, Jong-Hyun Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vivo and in vitro inhibition of rat liver glutathione transferases activity by extracts from Combretum zeyheri (Combretaceae) and Parinari curatellifolia (Chrysobalanaceae)

David Gweshelo, Rudo Muswe, Stanley Mukanganyama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-lipoapoptotic effects of Alisma orientalis extract on non-esterified fatty acid-induced HepG2 cells

Hyeon-Soo Jeong, Young-Hwan Cho, Kang-Hoon Kim, Yumi Kim, Ki-Suk Kim, Yun-Cheol Na, Jiyoung Park, In-Seung Lee, Jang-Hoon Lee, Hyeung-Jin Jang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Paeoniflorin inhibits excitatory amino acid agonist-and high-dose morphine-induced nociceptive behavior in mice via modulation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors

Yuh-Fung Chen, Ming-Ming Lee, Hsun-Lang Fang, Jhao-Guei Yang, Yu-Chien Chen, Huei-Yann Tsai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Oxymatrine inhibits aldosterone-induced rat cardiac fibroblast proliferation and differentiation by attenuating smad-2,-3 and-4 expression: an in vitro study

Lingyun Fu, Yini Xu, Ling Tu, Haifeng Huang, Yanyan Zhang, Yan Chen, Ling Tao, Xiangchun Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anthelmintic activity of silver-extract nanoparticles synthesized from the combination of silver nanoparticles and M. charantia fruit extract

Md. Mamun Or Rashid, Jannatul Ferdous, Sujan Banik, Md. Rabiul Islam, A.H.M. Mazbah Uddin, Fataha Nur Robel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Red pitaya juice supplementation ameliorates energy balance homeostasis by modulating obesity-related genes in high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet-induced metabolic syndrome rats

Nurul Shazini Ramli, Patimah Ismail, Asmah Rahmat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antitumor evaluation of two selected Pakistani plant extracts on human bone and breast cancer cell lines

Nadja Engel, Iftikhar Ali, Anna Adamus, Marcus Frank, Akber Dad, Sajjad Ali, Barbara Nebe, Muhammad Atif, Muhammad Ismail, Peter Langer, Viqar Uddin Ahmad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Extraction and purification of total flavonoids from pine needles of Cedrus deodara contribute to anti-tumor in vitro

Xiaofeng Shi, Dongyan Liu, Junmin Zhang, Pengbin Hu, Wei Shen, Bin Fan, Quhuan Ma, Xindi Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of Tangshen Formula on urinary and plasma liver-type fatty acid binding protein levels in patients with type 2 diabetic kidney disease: post-hoc findings from a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial investigating the efficacy and safety of Tangshen Formula in patients with type 2 diabetic kidney disease

Xin Yang, Bingxuan Zhang, Xiaoguang Lu, Meihua Yan, Yumin Wen, Tingting Zhao, Ping Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preliminary assessment of free radical scavenging, thrombolytic and membrane stabilizing capabilities of organic fractions of Callistemon citrinus (Curtis.) skeels leaves

Farhana Ahmed, Mohammad Sharifur Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use and absenteeism among individuals with chronic disease

Jennifer Mongiovi, Zaixing Shi, Heather Greenlee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute and chronic toxicities of Bacopa monnieri extract in Sprague-Dawley rats

Seewaboon Sireeratawong, Kanjana Jaijoy, Parirat Khonsung, Nirush Lertprasertsuk, Kornkanok Ingkaninan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Outcomes from a three-arm randomized controlled trial of frequent immersion in thermoneutral water on cardiovascular risk factors

Johannes Naumann, Catharina Sadaghiani, Nina Bureau, Stefan Schmidt, Roman Huber

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intestinal and vascular smooth muscle relaxant effect of Viscum album explains its medicinal use in hyperactive gut disorders and hypertension

Taous Khan, Sayyad Ali, Rahila Qayyum, Izhar Hussain, Fazli Wahid, Abdul Jabbar Shah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Modulation of platelet functions by crude rice (Oryza sativa) bran policosanol extract

Wai-Teng Wong, Maznah Ismail, Mustapha Umar Imam, Yi-Da Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal composition of Cinnamomum cassia, Pinus densiflora, Curcuma longa and Glycyrrhiza glabra prevents atherosclerosis by upregulating p27 (Kip1) expression

Jung-Jin Lee, Ji-Hye Lee, Won-Kyung Cho, Joo-Hui Han, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Usage of Plant Food Supplements (PFS) for weight control in six European countries: results from the PlantLIBRA PFS Consumer Survey 2011-2012

Alicia Garcia-Alvarez, Raimon Mila-Villarroel, Lourdes Ribas-Barba, Bernadette Egan, Mihaela Badea, Franco M. Maggi, Maija Salmenhaara, Patrizia Restani, Lluis Serra-Majem, on behalf of the PlantLIBRA PFS Consumer Survey group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Formula PSORI-CM01 eliminates psoriasis by inhibiting the expression of keratinocyte cyclin B2

Jian-an Wei, Ling Han, Chuan-jian Lu, Rui-zhi Zhao, Jing Sun, Yue Lu, Han-jie Lin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clausenidin induces caspase-dependent apoptosis in colon cancer

Peter M. Waziri, Rasedee Abdullah, Swee Keong Yeap, Abdul Rahman Omar, Nur Kartinee Kassim, Ibrahim Malami, Chee Wun How, Imaobong Christopher Etti, Mary Ladidi Abu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Using auriculotherapy for osteoarthritic knee among elders: a double-blinded randomised feasibility study

Lorna K. P. Suen, Chao Hsing Yeh, Simon K. W. Yeung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of antioxidant, anti-hemolytic and anticancer activity of various solvent extracts of Acacia hydaspica R. Parker aerial parts

Tayyaba Afsar, Suhail Razak, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Saadia Mawash, Ali Almajwal, Maria Shabir, Ihsan Ul Haq

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acacia honey accelerates in vitro corneal ulcer wound healing model

Norzana Abd Ghafar, Choy Ker-Woon, Chua Kien Hui, Yasmin Anum Mohd Yusof, Wan Zurinah Wan Ngah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of β-sitosterol against methyl nitrosourea-induced mammary gland carcinoma in albino rats

Chetan Manral, Subhadeep Roy, Manjari Singh, Swetlana Gautam, Rajnish K. Yadav, Jitendra K Rawat, Uma Devi, Md Nazam Ansari, Abdulaziz S. Saeedan, Gaurav Kaithwas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of fermented Cyclopia intermedia against UVB-induced damage in HaCaT human keratinocytes

A-Rang Im, Sung Hum Yeon, Jung Seung Lee, Key An Um, Young -Joon Ahn, Sungwook Chae

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Glycoside rich fraction from Spondias pinnata bark ameliorate iron overload induced oxidative stress and hepatic damage in Swiss albino mice

Dipankar Chaudhuri, Nikhil Baban Ghate, Sourav Panja, Tapasree Basu, Anil Khushalrao Shendge, Nripendranath Mandal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extract of Salix subserrata against CCl4-induced chronic hepatotoxicity in rats

Ahmed Wahid, Ashraf N. Hamed, Heba M. Eltahir, Mekky M. Abouzied

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical analysis of Punica granatum fruit peel and its in vitro and in vivo biological properties

Kaliyan Barathikannan, Babu Venkatadri, Ameer Khusro, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi, Paul Agastian, Mariadhas Valan Arasu, Han Sung Choi, Young Ock Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inhibitory effects of an aqueous extract from Cortex Phellodendri on the growth and replication of broad-spectrum of viruses in vitro and in vivo

Jae-Hoon Kim, Prasanna Weeratunga, Myun Soo Kim, Chamilani Nikapitiya, Byeong-Hoon Lee, Md Bashir Uddin, Tae-Hwan Kim, Ji-Eun Yoon, Chung Park, Jin Yeul Ma, Hongik Kim, Jong-Soo Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Decatropis bicolor (Zucc.) Radlk essential oil induces apoptosis of the MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell line

C. C. Estanislao Gómez, A. Aquino Carreño, D. G. Pérez Ishiwara, E. San Martín Martínez, J. Morales López, N. Pérez Hernández, M. C. Gómez García

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cytotoxicity of methanol extracts of 10 Cameroonian medicinal plants towards multi-factorial drug-resistant cancer cell lines

Victor Kuete, Cedric F. Tchinda, Flora T. Mambe, Veronique P. Beng, Thomas Efferth

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phytochemical, antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Alnus nitida bark in carbon tetrachloride challenged Sprague Dawley rats

Moniba Sajid, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Naseer Ali Shah, Sayed Afzal Shah, Hammad Ismail, Tahira Younis, Zartash Zahra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Platelet inhibitory effects of juices from Pachyrhizus erosus L. root and Psidium guajava L. fruit: a randomized controlled trial in healthy volunteers

Thitiporn Thaptimthong, Thitima Kasemsuk, Nathawut Sibmooh, Supeenun Unchern

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Carrageenan delays cell cycle progression in human cancer cells in vitro demonstrated by FUCCI imaging

Eka Sunarwidhi Prasedya, Masao Miyake, Daisuke Kobayashi, Akihiro Hazama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interaction of a standardized mistletoe (Viscum album) preparation with antitumor effects of Trastuzumab in vitro

U. Weissenstein, M. Kunz, K. Urech, U. Regueiro, S. Baumgartner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiarrheal activity of crude methanolic root extract of Idigofera spicata Forssk.(Fabaceae)

Eshetie Melese Birru, Assefa Belay Asrie, Getnet Mequanint Adinew, Asegedech Tsegaw

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacological screening of Monotheca buxifolia (Falc.) A. DC. for antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities

Irfan Ullah, Jamshaid Ali Khan, Muhammad Shahid, Ajmal Khan, Achyut Adhikari, Peer Abdul Hannan, Ibrahim Javed, Faisal Shakeel, Umar Farooq

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biomechanism of chlorogenic acid complex mediated plasma free fatty acid metabolism in rat liver

Sudeep H.V., Venkatakrishna K, Dipak Patel, Shyamprasad K

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extract and bioactive compounds identified from the fruits of Hancornia speciosa Gomes (Apocynaceae)

Manoela Torres-Rêgo, Allanny Alves Furtado, Mariana Angélica Oliveira Bitencourt, Maira Conceição Jerônimo de Souza Lima, Rafael Caetano Lisbôa Castro de Andrade, Eduardo Pereira de Azevedo, Thaciane da Cunha Soares, José Carlos Tomaz, Norberto Peporine Lopes, Arnóbio Antônio da Silva-Júnior, Silvana Maria Zucolotto, Matheus de Freitas Fernandes-Pedrosa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In-Vitro dual inhibition of protein glycation, and oxidation by some Arabian plants

Maqsood A. Siddiqui, Saima Rasheed, Quaiser Saquib, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy, Mansour S. Al-Said, Javed Musarrat, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiangiogenic and antihepatocellular carcinoma activities of the Juniperus chinensis extract

Zong-Keng Kuo, Mei-Wei Lin, I-Huang Lu, Hsin-Jan Yao, Hsin-Chieh Wu, Chun-Chung Wang, Shyh-Horng Lin, Si-Yuan Wu, Tien-Soung Tong, Yi-Cheng Cheng, Jui-Hung Yen, Ching-Huai Ko, Shu-Jiau Chiou, I-Horng Pan, Hsiang-Wen Tseng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Grape compounds suppress colon cancer stem cells in vitro and in a rodent model of colon carcinogenesis

Lavanya Reddivari, Venkata Charepalli, Sridhar Radhakrishnan, Ramakrishna Vadde, Ryan J. Elias, Joshua D. Lambert, Jairam K. P. Vanamala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Heart rate variability in chronic low back pain patients randomized to yoga or standard care

Shirley Telles, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Ram Kumar Gupta, Abhishek Kumar Bhardwaj, Acharya Balkrishna

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Haloalkane induced hepatic insult in murine model: amelioration by Oleander through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, an in vitro and in vivo study

Priyankar Dey, Somit Dutta, Anashuya Biswas-Raha, Mousumi Poddar Sarkar, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quercetin and Cisplatin combined treatment altered cell cycle and mitogen activated protein kinase expressions in malignant mesotelioma cells

Asuman Demiroglu-Zergeroglu, Emel Ergene, Nurettin Ayvali, Victor Kuete, Hulya Sivas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Traditional medicine practices among community members with diabetes mellitus in Northern Tanzania: an ethnomedical survey

Joseph Lunyera, Daphne Wang, Venance Maro, Francis Karia, David Boyd, Justin Omolo, Uptal D. Patel, John W. Stanifer, for the Comprehensive Kidney Disease Assessment For Risk factors, epidemiology, Knowledge, and Attitudes (CKD AFRiKA) Study

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality assurance of the university medical education, hospital services and traditional pharmaceutical products of the Bhutanese So-wa-rig-pa health care system

Phurpa Wangchuk, ᅟ Tashi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Triterpenoids from Acacia ataxacantha DC: antimicrobial and antioxidant activities

Abdou Madjid O. Amoussa, Latifou Lagnika, Mélanie Bourjot, Cathérine Vonthron-Senecheau, Ambaliou Sanni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anticonvulsant effects of iridoid glycosides fraction purified from Feretia apodanthera Del. (Rubiaceae) in experimental mice models of generalized tonic-clonic seizures

Germain Sotoing Taiwe, Bernard Dabole, Thierry Bang Tchoya, Joseph Renaud Menanga, Paul Désiré Djomeni Dzeufiet, Michel De Waard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Investigation of synergistic mechanism and identification of interaction site of aldose reductase with the combination of gigantol and syringic acid for prevention of diabetic cataract

Jie Wu, Xue Li, Hua Fang, Yanqun Yi, Dan Chen, Yan Long, Xinxin Gao, Xiaoyong Wei, C-Y. Oliver Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the in vitro antibacterial activity of the solvent fractions of the leaves of Rhamnus prinoides L’Herit (Rhamnaceae) against pathogenic bacteria

Yalew Molla, Teshome Nedi, Getachew Tadesse, Haile Alemayehu, Workineh Shibeshi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Geijigajakyak decoction inhibits the motility and tumorigenesis of colorectal cancer cells

Soong-in Lee, Jeong A Bae, Yoo-Seung Ko, Kyoung-in Lee, Hangun Kim, Kyung Keun Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of Monotheca buxifolia fruit on renal toxicity induced by CCl4 in rats

Shumaila Jan, Muhammad Rashid Khan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is adjunctive naturopathy associated with improved glycaemic control and a reduction in need for medications among type 2 Diabetes patients? A prospective cohort study from India

Srinivas Bairy, Ajay M. V. Kumar, MSN Raju, Shanta Achanta, Balaji Naik, Jaya P. Tripathy, Rony Zachariah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Porcine placenta hydrolysates enhance osteoblast differentiation through their antioxidant activity and effects on ER stress

Hwa-Young Lee, Han-Jung Chae, Sun-Young Park, Jong-Hyun Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Usage report of pharmacopuncture in musculoskeletal patients visiting Korean medicine hospitals and clinics in Korea

Yoon Jae Lee, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Me-riong Kim, Ki Byung Park, Hwa Dong Lee, Yoonmi Lee, Jungwan Hong, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of the pulsed electromagnetic field PST® on human tendon stem cells: a controlled laboratory study

Pietro Randelli, Alessandra Menon, Vincenza Ragone, Pasquale Creo, Umberto Alfieri Montrasio, Carlotta Perucca Orfei, Giuseppe Banfi, Paolo Cabitza, Guido Tettamanti, Luigi Anastasia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Yogic breathing when compared to attention control reduces the levels of pro-inflammatory biomarkers in saliva: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Waleed O. Twal, Amy E. Wahlquist, Sundaravadivel Balasubramanian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant properties of ethanol extract of Grewia asiatica Linn. bark in alloxan-induced diabetic rats

Naznin Ara Khatune, Bytul Mokaddesur Rahman, Ranjan Kumar Barman, Mir Imam Ibne Wahed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of Vaccinium uliginosum extract on tablet computer-induced asthenopia: randomized placebo-controlled study

Choul Yong Park, Namyi Gu, Chi-Yeon Lim, Jong-Hyun Oh, Minwook Chang, Martha Kim, Moo-Yong Rhee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis of acupuncture for improving learning and memory ability in animals

Kai-Yu Huang, Shuang Liang, Mei-Ling Yu, Shu-Ping Fu, Xia Chen, Sheng-Feng Lu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effects of Zea mays L. husk extracts

Kyung-Baeg Roh, Hyoyoung Kim, Seungwoo Shin, Young-Soo Kim, Jung-A Lee, Mi Ok Kim, Eunsun Jung, Jongsung Lee, Deokhoon Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of curcumin on TNBS-induced intestinal inflammation is mediated through the JAK/STAT pathway

Xingxing Zhang, Jian Wu, Bo Ye, Qiong Wang, Xiaodong Xie, Hong Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the immunomodulatory effects of a South African commercial traditional immune booster in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells

Mlungisi Ngcobo, Nceba Gqaleni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ethanolic extract of Schizonepeta tenuifolia attenuates osteoclast formation and activation in vitro and protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced bone loss in vivo

Ju-Young Kim, Jong Min Baek, Sung-Jun Ahn, Yoon-Hee Cheon, Sun-Hyang Park, Miyoung Yang, Min Kyu Choi, Jaemin Oh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fungal vincristine from Eutypella spp - CrP14 isolated from Catharanthus roseus induces apoptosis in human squamous carcinoma cell line -A431

Gini C. Kuriakose, Padmini P. C. Palem, Chelliah Jayabaskaran

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiarrheal activity of 80 % methanol extract of the aerial part of Ajuga remota Benth (Lamiaceae) in mice

Teshager Yacob, Workineh Shibeshi, Teshome Nedi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of traditional health practitioners in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: generic or mode specific?

Thembelihle Zuma, Daniel Wight, Tamsen Rochat, Mosa Moshabela

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Multiple cellular effects of leaf extracts from Parinari curatellifolia

Mitchelle Gororo, Theresa Chimponda, Elaine Chirisa, Stanley Mukanganyama

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bo-Gan-Whan regulates proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells

Kang Pa Lee, Jai-Eun Kim, Hyuck Kim, Hae Ryong Chang, Dae Won Lee, Won-Hwan Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant activity and relationships with total phenolics and total flavonoids of nine South African plants used traditionally to treat arthritis

Ishaku Leo Elisha, Jean-Paul Dzoyem, Lyndy Joy McGaw, Francien S. Botha, Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of Rumex hastatus D. Don for cytotoxic potential against HeLa and NIH/3T3 cell lines: chemical characterization of chloroform fraction and identification of bioactive compounds

Sajjad Ahmad, Farhat Ullah, Anwar Zeb, Muhammad Ayaz, Farman Ullah, Abdul Sadiq

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-atherosclerotic effect of traditional fermented cheese whey in atherosclerotic rabbits and identification of probiotics

Xin-Hua Nabi, Chun-Yan Ma, Tabusi Manaer, Mulalibieke Heizati, Baheti Wulazibieke, Latipa Aierken

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ophiocordyceps formosana improves hyperglycemia and depression-like behavior in an STZ-induced diabetic mouse model

Chao-Wei Huang, Tzu-Wen Hong, Ying-Jing Wang, Ko-Chien Chen, Ju-Chun Pei, Tai-Yuan Chuang, Wen-Sung Lai, Sheng-Hong Tsai, Richard Chu, Wei-Cheng Chen, Lee-Yan Sheen, Satoru Takahashi, Shih-Torng Ding, Tang-Long Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-cancer effect of Annona Muricata Linn Leaves Crude Extract (AMCE) on breast cancer cell line

Syed Umar Faruq Syed Najmuddin, Muhammad Firdaus Romli, Muhajir Hamid, Noorjahan Banu Alitheen, Nik Mohd Afizan Nik Abd Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A system biology approach to understanding the molecular mechanisms of Gubentongluo decoction acting on IgA Nephropathy

Peicheng Shen, Jiaojiao Shen, Chuan Sun, Xuejun Yang, Liqun He

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Glucosamine sulfate suppresses the expression of matrix metalloproteinase-3 in osteosarcoma cells in vitro

Florian Pohlig, Jörg Ulrich, Ulrich Lenze, Heinrich M. L. Mühlhofer, Norbert Harrasser, Christian Suren, Johannes Schauwecker, Philipp Mayer-Kuckuk, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of intermittent pressure imitating rolling manipulation on calcium ion homeostasis in human skeletal muscle cells

Hong Zhang, Howe Liu, Qing Lin, Guohui Zhang, David C. Mason

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro organo-protective effect of bark extracts from Syzygium guineense var macrocarpum against ferric-nitrilotriacetate-induced stress in wistar rats homogenates

Francine Nzufo Tankeu, Constant Anatole Pieme, Cabral Prosper Biapa Nya, Romain Jacques Njimou, Bruno Moukette Moukette, Angelo Chianese, Jeanne Yonkeu Ngogang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Turmeric extract and its active compound, curcumin, protect against chronic CCl4-induced liver damage by enhancing antioxidation

Hwa-Young Lee, Seung-Wook Kim, Geum-Hwa Lee, Min-Kyung Choi, Han-Wool Jung, Young-Jun Kim, Ho-Jeong Kwon, Han-Jung Chae

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Optimization of extraction parameters of PTP1β (protein tyrosine phosphatase 1β), inhibitory polyphenols, and anthocyanins from Zea mays L. using response surface methodology (RSM)

Seung Hwan Hwang, Shin Hwa Kwon, Zhiqiang Wang, Tae Hyun Kim, Young-Hee Kang, Jae-Yong Lee, Soon Sung Lim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparative evaluation of the sexual functions and NF-κB and Nrf2 pathways of some aphrodisiac herbal extracts in male rats

Kazim Sahin, Cemal Orhan, Fatih Akdemir, Mehmet Tuzcu, Hasan Gencoglu, Nurhan Sahin, Gaffari Turk, Ismet Yilmaz, Ibrahim H. Ozercan, Vijaya Juturu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of panax notoginseng saponins on the osteogenic differentiation of rabbit bone mesenchymal stem cells through TGF-β1 signaling pathway

Yan Wang, Xuanping Huang, Yiyao Tang, Haiyun Lin, Nuo Zhou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of 2, 3, 5, 4′-tetrahydroxystilbene-2-O-β-D-glucoside on cognitive deficits in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review

Chenxia Sheng, Weijun Peng, Zeqi Chen, Yucheng Cao, Wei Gong, Zi-an Xia, Yang Wang, Nanxiang Su, Zhe Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An investigation of the use of acupuncture in stroke patients in Taiwan: a national cohort study

Shu-Wen Weng, Ta-Liang Chen, Chun-Chieh Yeh, Chien-Chang Liao, Hsin-Long Lane, Jaung-Geng Lin, Chun-Chuan Shih

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A preliminary randomised controlled study of short-term Antrodia cinnamomea treatment combined with chemotherapy for patients with advanced cancer

Ming-Yen Tsai, Yu-Chiang Hung, Yen-Hao Chen, Yung-Hsiang Chen, Yu-Chuen Huang, Chao-Wei Kao, Yu-Li Su, Hsien-Hsueh Elley Chiu, Kun-Ming Rau

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Role of quercetin and arginine in ameliorating nano zinc oxide-induced nephrotoxicity in rats

Laila M. Faddah, Nayira A. Abdel Baky, Nouf M. Al-Rasheed, Nawal M. Al-Rasheed, Amal J. Fatani, Muhammad Atteya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The association between arterial stiffness and tongue manifestations of blood stasis in patients with type 2 diabetes

Po-Chi Hsu, Yu-Chuen Huang, John Y. Chiang, Hen-Hong Chang, Pei-Yung Liao, Lun-Chien Lo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Investigation of the Immunomodulatory effect of Berberis vulgaris on core-pulsed dendritic cell vaccine

Doaa A. Ghareeb, Eiman H. Elwakeel, Rowaida Khalil, Mina S. Aziz, Maha A. El demellawy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Filaricidal activities on Onchocerca ochengi and Loa loa, toxicity and phytochemical screening of extracts of Tragia benthami and Piper umbellatum

Fidelis Cho-Ngwa, Elvis Monya, Boris K. Azantsa, Faustin Pascal T. Manfo, Smith B. Babiaka, James A. Mbah, Moses Samje

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective effect of Quercetin supplementation against Acrylamide-induced DNA damage in wistar rats

Sabah Ansar, Nikhat Jamal Siddiqi, Seema Zargar, Majid Ahmad Ganaie, Manal Abudawood

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Krill oil extract suppresses cell growth and induces apoptosis of human colorectal cancer cells

Abilasha Gayani Jayathilake, Paul Vincent Senior, Xiao Qun Su

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Brazilian propolis mitigates impaired glucose and lipid metabolism in experimental periodontitis in mice

Mayuka Nakajima, Kei Arimatsu, Takayoshi Minagawa, Yumi Matsuda, Keisuke Sato, Naoki Takahashi, Takako Nakajima, Kazuhisa Yamazaki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Liquid and vapour-phase antifungal activities of essential oils against Candida albicans and non-albicans Candida

Narcisa Mandras, Antonia Nostro, Janira Roana, Daniela Scalas, Giuliana Banche, Valeria Ghisetti, Simonetta Del Re, Giacomo Fucale, Anna Maria Cuffini, Vivian Tullio

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro and in vivo bactericidal activity of Tinospora sagittata (Oliv.) Gagnep. var. craveniana (S.Y.Hu) Lo and its main effective component, palmatine, against porcine Helicobacter pylori

Qian Rong, Min Xu, Qi Dong, Yuli Zhang, Yinglun Li, Gang Ye, Ling Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A water extract of Malva verticillata seeds suppresses osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption stimulated by RANK ligand

Ki-Shuk Shim, Chung-Jo Lee, Nam-Hui Yim, Hyunil Ha, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The role of kaempferol-induced autophagy on differentiation and mineralization of osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells

In-Ryoung Kim, Seong-Eon Kim, Hyun-Su Baek, Bok-Joo Kim, Chul-Hoon Kim, In-Kyo Chung, Bong-Soo Park, Sang-Hun Shin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) inhibits imiquimod-induced psoriasis-like inflammation of BALB/c mice

Shuangshuang Zhang, Xiangdong Liu, Lihong Mei, Hongfeng Wang, Fang Fang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cannabidiol rather than Cannabis sativa extracts inhibit cell growth and induce apoptosis in cervical cancer cells

Sindiswa T. Lukhele, Lesetja R. Motadi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Salvianolic acid B induced upregulation of miR-30a protects cardiac myocytes from ischemia/reperfusion injury

Dan Li, Jun Wang, Jincai Hou, Jianhua Fu, Jianxun Liu, Ruichao Lin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mechanisms of Heshouwuyin in regulating apoptosis of testicular cells in aging rats through mitochondrial pathway

Jingbo Chen, Yujuan Wang, Chenhong Hui, Yao Xi, Xiang Liu, Feng Qi, Haokun Liu, Zhenshan Wang, Siyun Niu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nutritional supplements modulate fluorescent protein-bound advanced glycation endproducts and digestive enzymes related to type 2 diabetes mellitus

Emily R. Koch, Permal Deo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Polyphenols contribute to the antioxidant and antiproliferative activity of Phyllanthus debilis plant in-vitro

Dananjaya Perera, Preethi Soysa, Sumedha Wijeratne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dissemination and implementation of an educational tool for veterans on complementary and alternative medicine: a case study

Rachel Forster Held, Susan Santos, Michelle Marki, Drew Helmer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enhancement of Calibrachoa growth, secondary metabolites and bioactivity using seaweed extracts

Hosam O. Elansary, Jeff Norrie, Hayssam M. Ali, Mohamed Z. M. Salem, Eman A. Mahmoud, Kowiyou Yessoufou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of a new simple scale to measure symptoms in heart failure from traditional Chinese medicine view: a cross-sectional questionnaire study

Tieh-Cheng Fu, Yi-Chung Lin, Ching-Mao Chang, Wei-Ling Chou, Pei-Hsun Yuan, Min-Hui Liu, Chao-Hung Wang, Juei-Chao Chen, Hen-Hong Chang, Tai-Long Pan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of yoga on shoulder and spinal actions for women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema of the arm: A randomised controlled pilot study

Annette Loudon, Tony Barnett, Neil Piller, Maarten A. Immink, Denis Visentin, Andrew D. Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Trichloromethane fraction of Incarvillea compacta induces lytic cytotoxicity and apoptosis in Epstein-Barr virus-positive gastric cancer AGS cells

Lijing Zhang, Haifeng Wu, Guibo Sun, Xudong Xu, Xiaobo Sun, Li Cao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities of ethyl acetate soluble proanthocyanidins of the inflorescence of Cocos nucifera L.

Chayanika Padumadasa, Durga Dharmadana, Ajit Abeysekera, Mayuri Thammitiyagodage

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vinegar amount in the process affected the components of vinegar-baked Radix Bupleuri and its hepatoprotective effect

Ya Zhao, Yin-Jie Wang, Rui-Zhi Zhao, Fei-Jun Xiang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effects of Sanguisorbae Radix water extract on the suppression of mast cell degranulation and STAT-1/Jak-2 activation in BMMCs and HaCaT keratinocytes

Ju-Hye Yang, Jae-Myung Yoo, Won-Kyung Cho, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A dietary strategy for the management of artemether-lumefantrine-induced cardiovascular and renal toxicity

Isaac Julius Asiedu-Gyekye, Mahmood Abdulai Seidu, Banga Benoit N’guessan, Samuel Frimpong–Manso, Joseph Edusei Sarkodie, Samuel Adjei, Schevadnazy Kutu, Joseph Osei-Little, Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko, Philip Debrah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eye exercises of acupoints: their impact on myopia and visual symptoms in Chinese rural children

Zhong Lin, Balamurali Vasudevan, Su Jie Fang, Vishal Jhanji, Guang Yun Mao, Wei Han, Tie Ying Gao, Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, Yuan Bo Liang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phytoestrogen (+)-pinoresinol exerts antitumor activity in breast cancer cells with different oestrogen receptor statuses

Alicia López-Biedma, Cristina Sánchez-Quesada, Gabriel Beltrán, Miguel Delgado-Rodríguez, José J. Gaforio

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment with Rhus tripartita extract curtails isoproterenol-elicited cardiotoxicity and oxidative stress in rats

Abdelaaty A. Shahat, Mansour S. Alsaid, Syed Rafatullah, Mohammed O. Al-Sohaibani, Mohammad K. Parvez, Mohammed S. Al-Dosari, Vassiliki Exarchou, Luc Pieters

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Korean herbal medicine, Do In Seung Gi-Tang, attenuates atherosclerosis via AMPK in high-fat diet-induced ApoE−/− mice

Sun Haeng Park, Yoon-Young Sung, Seol Jang, Kyoung Jin Nho, Go Ya Choi, Ho Kyoung Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perception of risk and communication among conventional and complementary health care providers involving cancer patients’ use of complementary therapies: a literature review

Trine Stub, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury, Joanne C. Sandberg, Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Frauke Musial, Anita Salamonsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Induction of apoptosis and G2/M arrest by ampelopsin E from Dryobalanops towards triple negative breast cancer cells, MDA-MB-231

Napsiah Abd Rahman, Latifah Saiful Yazan, Agustono Wibowo, Norizan Ahmat, Jhi Biau Foo, Yin Sim Tor, Swee Kong Yeap, Zainal Abidin Razali, Yong Sze Ong, Sharida Fakurazi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

KBH-1, an herbal composition, improves hepatic steatosis and leptin resistance in high-fat diet-induced obese rats

Ji-Hye Lee, Jung-Jin Lee, Won-Kyung Cho, Nam-Hui Yim, Hyun-Kyu Kim, Bora Yun, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Zhengtian Capsule versus flunarizine in patients with migraine: a multi-center, double-blind, double-dummy, randomized controlled, non-inferior clinical trial

Kegang Cao, Fang Han, Anji Lin, Wenming Yang, Jianjun Zhao, Hui Zhang, Yanbing Ding, Wei Xie, Yinping Xu, Tingmin Yu, Xinzhi Wang, Xiaosu Yang, Jiying Zhou, Qun Hou, Lihua Yu, Ying Gao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Asiatic acid influences parasitaemia reduction and ameliorates malaria anaemia in P. berghei infected Sprague–Dawley male rats

G. A. Mavondo, B. N. Mkhwananzi, M. V. Mabandla, C. T. Musabayane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stability of total phenolic concentration and antioxidant capacity of extracts from pomegranate co-products subjected to in vitro digestion

Olaniyi Amos Fawole, Umezuruike Linus Opara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phenolics from Garcinia mangostana alleviate exaggerated vasoconstriction in metabolic syndrome through direct vasodilatation and nitric oxide generation

Hossam M. Abdallah, Hany M. El-Bassossy, Gamal A. Mohamed, Ali M. El-halawany, Khalid Z. Alshali, Zainy M. Banjar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Screening of traditional Chinese medicines with therapeutic potential on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease through inhibiting oxidative stress and inflammatory response

Ming-Xing Zhou, Xuan Wei, Ai-Ling Li, Ai-Min Wang, Ling-Zi Lu, Yue Yang, Dong-Mei Ren, Xiao-Ning Wang, Xue-Sen Wen, Hong-Xiang Lou, Tao Shen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety assessment of acupuncture and nimodipine to treat mild cognitive impairment after cerebral infarction: a randomized controlled trial

Shuhua Wang, Hongling Yang, Jie Zhang, Bin Zhang, Tao Liu, Lu Gan, Jiangang Zheng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antitrypanosomal activity of Verbascum sinaiticum Benth. (Scrophulariaceae) against Trypanosoma congolense isolates

Ermias Mergia, Workineh Shibeshi, Getachew Terefe, Tilahun Teklehaymanot

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of the court-type Thai traditional massage on anatomical relations, blood flow, and skin temperature of the neck, shoulder, and arm

Vasana Plakornkul, Manmas Vannabhum, Yadaridee Viravud, Jantima Roongruangchai, Pramook Mutirangura, Pravit Akarasereenont, Tawee Laohapand

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A candidate Chinese medicine preparation-Fructus Viticis Total Flavonoids inhibits stem-like characteristics of lung cancer stem-like cells

Xiaocheng Cao, Hui Zou, Jianguo Cao, Yinghong Cui, Shuwen Sun, Kaiqun Ren, Zhenwei Song, Duo Li, Meifang Quan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antimicrobial potential of two traditional herbometallic drugs against certain pathogenic microbial species

A. U. Wijenayake, C. L. Abayasekara, H. M. T. G. A. Pitawala, B. M. R. Bandara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Isolation of alpha-linolenic acid from Sutherlandia frutescens and its inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis’ shikimate kinase enzyme

Peter Masoko, Itumeleng H. Mabusa, Rachmond L. Howard

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-proliferative and anti-migration effects of Polish propolis combined with Hypericum perforatum L. on glioblastoma multiforme cell line U87MG

Maria H. Borawska, Sylwia K. Naliwajko, Justyna Moskwa, Renata Markiewicz-Żukowska, Anna Puścion-Jakubik, Jolanta Soroczyńska

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of cytotoxicity between extracts of Clinacanthus nutans (Burm. f.) Lindau leaves from different locations and the induction of apoptosis by the crude methanol leaf extract in D24 human melanoma cells

Siat Yee Fong, Terrence Piva, Chaitali Dekiwadia, Sylvia Urban, Tien Huynh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prescriptions from Shenghui soup enhanced neurite growth and GAP-43 expression level in PC12 cells

Qi Zhang, Zi-Jian Zhang, Xing-Hua Wang, Jie Ma, Yue-Han Song, Mi Liang, Sen-Xiang Lin, Jie Zhao, Ao-Zhe Zhang, Feng Li, Qian Hua

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute and subacute toxicity of an ethanolic extract of Melandrii Herba in Crl:CD sprague dawley rats and cytotoxicity of the extract in vitro

Eunsook Park, Mee-Young Lee, Chang-Seob Seo, Sae-Rom Yoo, Woo-Young Jeon, Hyeun-Kyoo Shin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification of more objective biomarkers for Blood-Stasis syndrome diagnosis

Jiangquan Liao, Yongmei Liu, Jie Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial in vitro effects of preparations from Anthroposophical Medicine

Eva Roser, Carsten Gründemann, Inge Engels, Roman Huber

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-cancer activity of Psoralea fructus through the downregulation of cyclin D1 and CDK4 in human colorectal cancer cells

Gwang Hun Park, Ji Ho Sung, Hun Min Song, Jin Boo Jeong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dendrophthoe pentandra (L.) Miq extract effectively inhibits inflammation, proliferation and induces p53 expression on colitis-associated colon cancer

Agustina Tri Endharti, Adisti Wulandari, Anik Listyana, Eviana Norahmawati, Sofy Permana

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of Ajuga bracteosa for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antidepressant and anticoagulant activities

Waqas Khan Kayani, Erum Dilshad, Tanveer Ahmed, Hammad Ismail, Bushra Mirza

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effect of 3-O-methyl quercetin and kaempferol from Semecarpus anacardium against H2O2 induced cytotoxicity in lung and liver cells

A. D. Naveen Kumar, Ganesh Babu Bevara, Laxmi Koteswaramma Kaja, Anil Kumar Badana, Rama Rao Malla

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Allium sativum L. regulates in vitro IL-17 gene expression in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells

Mouna Moutia, Fouad Seghrouchni, Omar Abouelazz, Anass Elouaddari, Abdellah Al Jahid, Abdelhalim Elhou, Sellama Nadifi, Jamal Jamal Eddine, Norddine Habti, Abdallah Badou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro α-glucosidase inhibitory activity of isolated fractions from water extract of Qingzhuan dark tea

Shuyuan Liu, Zhi Yu, Hongkai Zhu, Wei Zhang, Yuqiong Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the anti-diarrheal activity of the leaf extract of Croton macrostachyus Hocsht. ex Del. (Euphorbiaceae) in mice model

Amsalu Degu, Ephrem Engidawork, Workineh Shibeshi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidepressant-like effects of acupuncture involved the ERK signaling pathway in rats

Xuhui Zhang, Yingzhou Song, Tuya Bao, Miao Yu, Mingmin Xu, Yu Guo, Yu Wang, Chuntao Zhang, Bingcong Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inhibitory actions of selected natural substances on formation of advanced glycation endproducts and advanced oxidation protein products

Ewa Grzebyk, Agnieszka Piwowar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in antioxidant and antibacterial activities as well as phytochemical constituents associated with ginger storage and polyphenol oxidase activity

Ali Ghasemzadeh, Hawa Z. E. Jaafar, Asmah Rahmat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dioscin inhibits gastric tumor growth through regulating the expression level of lncRNA HOTAIR

Ting Ma, Rui-ping Wang, Xi Zou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methylferulate from Tamarix aucheriana inhibits growth and enhances chemosensitivity of human colorectal cancer cells: possible mechanism of action

Mohamed Salah I. Abaza, Mohammad Afzal, Raja’a J. Al-Attiyah, Radhika Guleri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Extracts of six Rubiaceae species combined with rifampicin have good in vitro synergistic antimycobacterial activity and good anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities

Abimbola O. Aro, Jean P. Dzoyem, Jacobus N. Eloff, Lyndy J. McGaw

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of the herbal mixture composed of Aloe Vera, Henna, Adiantum capillus-veneris, and Myrrha on wound healing in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Hamid Galehdari, Samira Negahdari, Mahnaz Kesmati, Anahita Rezaie, Gholamreza Shariati

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Celastrus orbiculatus extract inhibits the migration and invasion of human glioblastoma cells in vitro

Hao Gu, Jun Feng, Haibo Wang, Yayun Qian, Lin Yang, Jue Chen, Feng Jin, Youyang Shi, Songhua Lu, Yangqing Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial activity of six medicinal Cameroonian plants against Gram-positive and Gram-negative multidrug resistant phenotypes

Igor K. Voukeng, Veronique P. Beng, Victor Kuete

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chalepin: isolated from Ruta angustifolia L. Pers induces mitochondrial mediated apoptosis in lung carcinoma cells

Jaime Stella Moses Richardson, Gautam Sethi, Guan Serm Lee, Sri Nurestri Abdul Malek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gyeji-tang water extract exerts anti-inflammatory activity through inhibition of ERK and NF-κB pathways in lipopolysaccharide-stimulated RAW 264.7 cells

Sae-Rom Yoo, Yeji Kim, Mee-Young Lee, Ohn-Soon Kim, Chang-Seob Seo, Hyeun-Kyoo Shin, Soo-Jin Jeong

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Using auriculotherapy for osteoarthritic knee among elders: a double-blinded randomised feasibility study

Lorna K. P. Suen, Chao Hsing Yeh, Simon K. W. Yeung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Electroacupuncture at acupoint ST 37(Shangjuxu) improves function of the enteric nervous system in a novel mouse constipation model

Chao Liang, Kaiyue Wang, Bin Xu, Zhi Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An assessment of the impact of herb-drug combinations used by cancer patients

Saud M. Alsanad, Rachel L. Howard, Elizabeth M. Williamson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dose-response effect of berberine on bile acid profile and gut microbiota in mice

Ying Guo, YouCai Zhang, WeiHua Huang, Felcy Pavithra Selwyn, Curtis D. Klaassen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Synergistic complex from plants Solanaceae exhibits cytotoxicity for the human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line HepG2

Romina Schwarzlin, Nika Pušenjak, Damjan Makuc, Mitja Križman, Irena Vovk, Janez Plavec, Urban Švajger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemotherapeutic potentials of the stem bark of Balanite aegyptiaca (L.) Delile: an antiangiogenic, antitumor and antioxidant agent

Loiy E. Ahmed Hassan, Saad S. Dahham, Sultan Ayesh Mohammed Saghir, Abdelhafeez M. A. Mohammed, Nagla M. Eltayeb, Amin Malik Shah Abdul Majid, Aman Shah Abdul Majid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Utilization and prescription patterns of traditional Chinese medicine for patients with hepatitis C in Taiwan: a population-based study

Chia-Yu Liu, Jui-Ying Chu, Jen-Huai Chiang, Hung-Rong Yen, Chung-Hua Hsu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vivo sedative activity of methanolic extract of Stericulia villosa Roxb. leaves

Md. Forhad Hossain, Bashudeb Talukder, Mohammad Nasiruddin Rana, Refat Tasnim, Tanzina Sharmin Nipun, S. M. Naim Uddin, S. M. Moazzem Hossen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Herbal remedies and functional foods used by cancer patients attending specialty oncology clinics in Trinidad

Yuri N. Clement, Varune Mahase, Annelise Jagroop, Kelly Kissoon, Aarti Maharaj, Prashant Mathura, Chrys Mc Quan, Divya Ramadhin, Cherrista Mohammed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antinociceptive effect of methanol extract of Celosia cristata Linn. in mice

Shanta Islam, Md Shafiullah Shajib, Tajnin Ahmed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of saffron extract and crocin supplementation on fatty liver tissue of high-fat diet-induced obese rats

Maryam Mashmoul, Azrina Azlan, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Barakatun Nisak Mohd Yusof, Huzwah Khaza’ai, Hock Eng Khoo, Mehdi Farzadnia, Mohammad Taher Boroushaki

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bogijetong decoction and its active herbal components protect the peripheral nerve from damage caused by taxol or nerve crush

So Hyun Ahn, In Ae Chang, Ki-Joong Kim, Chul-Jung Kim, Uk Namgung, Chung-Sik Cho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eugenia aurata and Eugenia punicifolia HBK inhibit inflammatory response by reducing neutrophil adhesion, degranulation and NET release

Mírian Feliciano Costa, Tais Iara Jesus, Bruno Rafael Pereira Lopes, Célio Fernando Figueiredo Angolini, Abner Montagnolli, Lorraine de Paula Gomes, Gabriela Sterle Pereira, Ana Lucia Tasca Gois Ruiz, João Ernesto Carvalho, Marcos Nogueira Eberlin, Catarina dos Santos, Karina Alves Toledo

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The NUTRAOLEOUM Study, a randomized controlled trial, for achieving nutritional added value for olive oils

Sara Biel, Maria-Dolores Mesa, Rafael de la Torre, Juan-Antonio Espejo, Jose-Ramón Fernández-Navarro, Montserrat Fitó, Estefanía Sánchez-Rodriguez, Carmen Rosa, Rosa Marchal, Juan de Dios Alche, Manuela Expósito, Manuel Brenes, Beatriz Gandul, Miguel Angel Calleja, María-Isabel Covas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) of the association of the Japanese Kampo concept “Suidoku” (fluid disturbance) and the body composition of women

Aya Murakami, Daisuke Kobayashi, Toshio Kubota, Niina Zukeyama, Haru Mukae, Norihiro Furusyo, Mosaburo Kainuma, Takao Shimazoe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of phytochemicals, antioxidant activity and amelioration of pulmonary fibrosis with Phyllanthus emblica leaves

Irsa Tahir, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Naseer Ali Shah, Maryam Aftab

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of Fraxinus xanthoxyloides (Wall.) leaves against CCl4 induced hepatic toxicity in rat

Tahira Younis, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Moniba Sajid

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Moxibustion treatment for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Chunhui Bao, Jingzhi Zhang, Jinmei Liu, Huirong Liu, Luyi Wu, Yin Shi, Jing Li, Zhihai Hu, Yongzheng Dong, Siyao Wang, Xiaoqing Zeng, Huangan Wu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as part of primary health care in Germany–comparison of patients consulting general practitioners and CAM practitioners: a cross-sectional study

Katja Krug, Katharina I. Kraus, Kathrin Herrmann, Stefanie Joos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health-seeking behaviours of older black women living with non-communicable diseases in an urban township in South Africa

O. M. Aboyade, R. Beauclair, O. N. Mbamalu, T. R. Puoane, G. D. Hughes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro anti-HIV and antioxidant activity of Hoodia gordonii (Apocynaceae), a commercial plant product

Petrina Kapewangolo, Michael Knott, Regina E. K. Shithigona, Sylvia L. Uusiku, Martha Kandawa-Schulz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Alkaloids from piper longum protect dopaminergic neurons against inflammation-mediated damage induced by intranigral injection of lipopolysaccharide

Huan He, Wei-Wei Guo, Rong-Rong Xu, Xiao-Qing Chen, Nan Zhang, Xia Wu, Xiao-Min Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Euphorbia humifusa Willd exerts inhibition of breast cancer cell invasion and metastasis through inhibition of TNFα-induced MMP-9 expression

Soon Young Shin, Chang Gun Kim, You Jung Jung, Yearam Jung, Hyeryoung Jung, Jihyun Im, Yoongho Lim, Young Han Lee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The antifibrotic and fibrolytic properties of date fruit extract via modulation of genotoxicity, tissue-inhibitor of metalloproteinases and nuclear factor- kappa B pathway in a rat model of hepatotoxicity

Hala Attia, Nouf Al-Rasheed, Raeesa Mohamad, Nawal Al-Rasheed, Maha Al-Amin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protective effects of hydroponic Teucrium polium on hippocampal neurodegeneration in ovariectomized rats

K. V. Simonyan, V. A. Chavushyan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Douchi (fermented Glycine max Merr.) alleviates atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions in NC/Nga mice by regulation of PKC and IL-4

A-Ram Jung, Sang-hyun Ahn, In-Sik Park, Sun-Young Park, Seung-Il Jeong, Jin-Hong Cheon, Kibong Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of therapeutic potentials of plant extracts against poultry bacteria threatening public health

Moses Abiala, John Olayiwola, Oluwatoyin Babatunde, Olapeju Aiyelaagbe, Sunday Akinyemi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical composition, anthelmintic, antibacterial and antioxidant effects of Thymus bovei essential oil

Nidal Jaradat, Lina Adwan, Shadi K’aibni, Naser Shraim, Abdel Naser Zaid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Aqueous extract of Lithospermi radix attenuates oxaliplatin-induced neurotoxicity in both in vitro and in vivo models

Eun-Sang Cho, Jin-Mu Yi, Jong-Shik Park, You Jin Lee, Chae Jun Lim, Ok-Sun Bang, No Soo Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pro-apoptotic and cytotoxic effects of enriched fraction of Elytranthe parasitica (L.) Danser against HepG2 Hepatocellular carcinoma

Nimmy Kumar, Subhankar Biswas, Asha Elizabeth Mathew, Subin Varghese, Jessy Elizabeth Mathew, K. Nandakumar, Jesil Mathew Aranjani, Richard Lobo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estrogenic and cytotoxic potentials of compounds isolated from Millettia macrophylla Benth (Fabaceae): towards a better understanding of its underlying mechanisms

Stéphane Zingue, Job Tchoumtchoua, Dieudonnée Mireille Ntsa, Louis Pergaud Sandjo, Julia Cisilotto, Chantal Beatrice Magne Nde, Evelyn Winter, Charline Florence Awounfack, Derek Tantoh Ndinteh, Colin Clyne, Dieudonné Njamen, Maria Halabalaki, Tânia Beatriz Creczynski-Pasa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects of six pentacyclic triterpenes isolated from the Mexican copal resin of Bursera copallifera

Antonio Romero-Estrada, Amalia Maldonado-Magaña, Judith González-Christen, Silvia Marquina Bahena, María Luisa Garduño-Ramírez, Verónica Rodríguez-López, Laura Alvarez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sarcandra glabra (Caoshanhu) protects mesenchymal stem cells from oxidative stress: a bioevaluation and mechanistic chemistry

Jingjing Liu, Xican Li, Jian Lin, Yunrong Li, Tingting Wang, Qian Jiang, Dongfeng Chen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-administered acupressure for symptom management among Chinese family caregivers with caregiver stress: a randomized, wait-list controlled trial

Agnes Tiwari, Lixing Lao, Amy Xiao-Min Wang, Denise Shuk Ting Cheung, Mike Ka Pui So, Doris Sau Fung Yu, Terry Yat Sang Lum, Helina Yin King Yuk Fung, Jerry Wing Fai Yeung, Zhang-Jin Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The quantity and quality of complementary and alternative medicine clinical practice guidelines on herbal medicines, acupuncture and spinal manipulation: systematic review and assessment using AGREE II

Jeremy Y. Ng, Laurel Liang, Anna R. Gagliardi

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Fructus mume extracts alleviate cognitive impairments in 5XFAD transgenic mice

Jung-Cheol Park, Jinhua Ma, Won Kyung Jeon, Jung-Soo Han

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rice callus suspension culture inhibits growth of cell lines of multiple cancer types and induces apoptosis in lung cancer cell line

Nafeesa Rahman, Surendar Reddy Dhadi, Aparna Deshpande, Wusirika Ramakrishna

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Yi Ai Fang, a traditional Chinese herbal formula, impacts the vasculogenic mimicry formation of human colorectal cancer through HIF-1α and epithelial mesenchymal transition

Fenggang Hou, Wen Li, Qi Shi, Hongjia Li, Shanshan Liu, Shaoqi Zong, Jianlin Ren, Jie Chai, Jian Xu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of root-extracts of Ficus benghalensis (Banyan) in memory, anxiety, muscle co-ordination and seizure in animal models

Dipesh Raj Panday, G. P. Rauniar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sex differences in acupuncture effectiveness in animal models of Parkinson's disease: a systematic review

Sook-Hyun Lee, Maurits van den Noort, Peggy Bosch, Sabina Lim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Essential oils from two Allium species exert effects on cell proliferation and neuroblast differentiation in the mouse dentate gyrus by modulating brain-derived neurotrophic factor and acetylcholinesterase

Hyo Young Jung, Kwon Young Lee, Dae Young Yoo, Jong Whi Kim, Miyoung Yoo, Sanghee Lee, Ki-Yeon Yoo, Yeo Sung Yoon, Jung Hoon Choi, In Koo Hwang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The ethyl acetate fraction of corn silk exhibits dual antioxidant and anti-glycation activities and protects insulin-secreting cells from glucotoxicity

Chia-Chuan Chang, Wei Yuan, Hsiao-Yuh Roan, Jia-Ling Chang, Hsiu-Chen Huang, Yu-Ching Lee, Huey Jen Tsay, Hui-Kang Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anvillea garcinii extract inhibits the oxidative burst of primary human neutrophils

Hanane Boukemara, Margarita Hurtado-Nedelec, Viviana Marzaioli, Dalila Bendjeddou, Jamel El Benna, Jean-Claude Marie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ceratonia siliqua pod extract ameliorates Schistosoma mansoni-induced liver fibrosis and oxidative stress

Ebtesam M. Al-Olayan, Manal F. El-Khadragy, Reem A. Alajmi, Mohamed S. Othman, Amira A. Bauomy, Shaimaa R. Ibrahim, Ahmed E. Abdel Moneim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In vitro inhibitory activities of selected Australian medicinal plant extracts against protein glycation, angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and digestive enzymes linked to type II diabetes

Permal Deo, Erandi Hewawasam, Aris Karakoulakis, David J. Claudie, Robert Nelson, Bradley S. Simpson, Nicholas M. Smith, Susan J. Semple

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of allergic rhinitis with acupoint herbal plaster: an oligonucleotide chip analysis

Horng-Sheng Shiue, Yun-Shien Lee, Chi-Neu Tsai, Hen-Hong Chang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neuroprotective effect of a novel Chinese herbal decoction on cultured neurons and cerebral ischemic rats

Fanny Chui-Fun Ip, Yu-Ming Zhao, Kim-Wan Chan, Elaine Yee-Ling Cheng, Estella Pui-Sze Tong, Oormila Chandrashekar, Guang-Miao Fu, Zhong-Zhen Zhao, Nancy Yuk-Yu Ip

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The hepatoprotective activity of olive oil and Nigella sativa oil against CCl4 induced hepatotoxicity in male rats

Madeha N. Al-Seeni, Haddad A. El Rabey, Mazin A. Zamzami, Abeer M. Alnefayee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The inhibitory activity of herbal medicines on the keys enzymes and steps related to carbohydrate and lipid digestion

Weerachat Sompong, Nuttapat Muangngam, Artitaya Kongpatpharnich, Chadakarn Manacharoenlarp, Chanatkarn Amorworasin, Tanyawan Suantawee, Thavaree Thilavech, Sirichai Adisakwattana

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of acupuncture for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndromes: study protocol for a randomized, sham acupuncture-controlled trial

Zongshi Qin, Zhiwei Zang, Jiani Wu, Jing Zhou, Zhishun Liu

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acupuncture with different acupoint combinations for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Lili Gao, Bo Chen, Qiwen Zhang, Tianyi Zhao, Bo Li, Tao Sha, Jinxin Zou, Yongming Guo, Xingfang Pan, Yi Guo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fermented rice bran supplementation mitigates metabolic syndrome in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats

Md Alauddin, Hitoshi Shirakawa, Takuya Koseki, Naoko Kijima, Ardiansyah, Slamet Budijanto, Jahidul Islam, Tomoko Goto, Michio Komai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine: attitudes, knowledge and use among surgeons and anaesthesiologists in Hungary

Sándor Árpád Soós, Norbert Jeszenői, Katalin Darvas, László Harsányi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Essential oils: in vitro activity against Leishmania amazonensis, cytotoxicity and chemical composition

Milene Aparecida Andrade, Clênia dos Santos Azevedo, Flávia Nader Motta, Maria Lucília dos Santos, Camila Lasse Silva, Jaime Martins de Santana, Izabela M. D. Bastos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preclinical evaluation of anti-Helicobacter spp. activity of Hippocratea celastroides Kunth and its acute and sub-acute toxicity

Griselda García-Alonso, Antonio Monroy-Noyola, Armando Contreras-Arellano, José Fernando Mariscal-Durand, Yolanda Gálvez-Molina, Alejandro Vázquez-Velázquez, Sara García-Jimenez, Pablo Nuñez, Alexandre Cardoso-Taketa, María Luisa Villarreal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use amongst patients with cardiovascular disease in Singapore

Tse Yean Teo, Jonathan Yap, Tong Shen, Khung Keong Yeo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Traditional Chinese medicine, Danlou tablets alleviate adverse left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction: results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, pilot study

Shuai Mao, Lei Wang, Wenwei Ouyang, Yuanshen Zhou, Jianyong Qi, Liheng Guo, Minzhou Zhang, Aleksander Hinek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reno-protective effect and mechanism study of Huang Lian Jie Du Decoction on lupus nephritis MRL/lpr mice

Xiaoli Nie, Rong Deng, Lei Xiang, Pingping Jiang, Qi Xue

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective potential of Fagonia olivieri DC. against acetaminophen induced toxicity in rat

Umbreen Rashid, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Moniba Sajid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Aromatherapy for the treatment of PONV in children: a pilot RCT

Mathew B. Kiberd, Suzanne K. Clarke, Jill Chorney, Brandon d’Eon, Stuart Wright

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between traditional Chinese medicine constitutional types with chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with breast cancer: an observational study

Yi Liu, Ting Pan, Wenjing Zou, Ye Sun, Yun Cai, Rui Wang, Pingping Han, Zhe Zhang, Qunying He, Feng Ye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dendropanax morbifera Léveille extract ameliorates cadmium-induced impairment in memory and hippocampal neurogenesis in rats

Woosuk Kim, Hee Sun Yim, Dae Young Yoo, Hyo Young Jung, Jong Whi Kim, Jung Hoon Choi, Yeo Sung Yoon, Dae Won Kim, In Koo Hwang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Tyrosinase inhibition and antioxidant properties of Asphodelus microcarpus extracts

Amalia Di Petrillo, Ana Maria González-Paramás, Benedetta Era, Rosaria Medda, Francesca Pintus, Celestino Santos-Buelga, Antonella Fais

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of catgut implantation at acupoints for the treatment of allergic rhinitis: a randomized, sham-controlled trial

Xinrong Li, Yang Liu, Qinxiu Zhang, Nan Xiang, Miao He, Juan Zhong, Qing Chen, Xiaopei Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A survey of evidence users about the information need of acupuncture clinical evidence

Xiue Shi, Xiaoqin Wang, Yali Liu, Xiuxia Li, Dang Wei, Xu Zhao, Jing Gu, Kehu Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antitussive, anti-pyretic and toxicological evaluation of Ma-Xing-Gan-Shi-Tang in rodents

Yu-Chin Lin, Ching-Wen Chang, Chi-Rei Wu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of Radix Stemonae concentrated decoction on the lung tissue pathology and inflammatory mediators in COPD rats

Zhenwei Wang, Wenlan Yang, Peilan Yang, Beilan Gao, Lei Luo

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Identification of more objective biomarkers for Blood-Stasis syndrome diagnosis

Jiangquan Liao, Yongmei Liu, Jie Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Regulatory effects of glycyrrhizae radix extract on DSS-induced ulcerative colitis

Yong-Deok Jeon, Keuk-Soo Bang, Min-Kyoung Shin, Jong-Hyun Lee, Young-Nam Chang, Jong-Sik Jin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacologically active flavonoids from the anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial extracts of Cassia angustifolia Vahl

Shabina Ishtiaq Ahmed, Muhammad Qasim Hayat, Muhammad Tahir, Qaisar Mansoor, Muhammad Ismail, Kristen Keck, Robert B. Bates

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of CAM providers and psychiatric outpatient services in people with anxiety/depression: a cross-sectional survey

Anne Helen Hansen, Agnete E. Kristoffersen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial and cytotoxic cytochalasins from the endophytic fungus Phomopsis sp. harbored in Garcinia kola (Heckel) nut

Jean-Bosco Jouda, Jean-de-Dieu Tamokou, Céline Djama Mbazoa, Clovis Douala-Meli, Prodipta Sarkar, Prasanta Kumar Bag, Jean Wandji

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The modified Gingyo-san, a Chinese herbal medicine, has direct antibacterial effects against respiratory pathogens

Tetsuya Yamada, Takeaki Wajima, Hidemasa Nakaminami, Kaho Kobayashi, Hideaki Ikoshi, Norihisa Noguchi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pharmacological effects of the phytochemicals of Anethum sowa L. root extracts

Md Moshfekus Saleh-e-In, Nasim Sultana, Md Nur Hossain, Sayeema Hasan, Md Rabiul Islam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of SQW on the bladder function of mice lacking TRPV1

Huanling Lai, QiTao Yan, Hongying Cao, Pengyu Chen, Yifei Xu, Weiwen Jiang, Qinghe Wu, Ping Huang, Bo Tan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

In-vitro alpha amylase inhibitory activity of the leaf extracts of Adenanthera pavonina

M. Nirmali Wickramaratne, J. C. Punchihewa, D. B. M. Wickramaratne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Natural product HTP screening for antibacterial (E.coli 0157:H7) and anti-inflammatory agents in (LPS from E. coli O111:B4) activated macrophages and microglial cells; focus on sepsis

Elizabeth A. Mazzio, Nan Li, David Bauer, Patricia Mendonca, Equar Taka, Mohammed Darb, Leeshawn Thomas, Henry Williams, Karam F. A. Soliman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of hydroethanolic root extract of Uvaria chamae in streptozotocin induced diabetic albino rats

Jonathan Emeka Emordi, Esther Oluwatoyin Agbaje, Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba, Osede Ignis Iribhogbe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of Shenlian extract on experimental atherosclerosis in ApoE-deficient mice based on ultrasound biomicroscopy

Yan Guo, Xu-Cen Liu, Ya-Jie Wang, Qi Li, Qing Yang, Xiao-Gang Weng, Ying Chen, Wei-Yan Cai, Xiao-Xi Kan, Xi Chen, He-Fei Huang, Xiao-Xin Zhu, Yu-Jie Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early electroacupuncture treatment ameliorates neuroinflammation in rats with traumatic brain injury

Wei-Chen Tang, Yao-Chin Hsu, Che-Chuan Wang, Chiao-Ya Hu, Chung-Ching Chio, Jinn-Rung Kuo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of Nigella sativa on thyroid function, serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) – 1, Nesfatin-1 and anthropometric features in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a randomized controlled trial

Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Parvin Dehghan, Siroos Tajmiri, Mehran Mesgari Abbasi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Microarray expression profile analysis of mRNAs and long non-coding RNAs in pulmonary tuberculosis with different traditional Chinese medicine syndromes

Ting-Ting Jiang, Li-Liang Wei, Li-Ying Shi, Zhong-Liang Chen, Chong Wang, Chang-Ming Liu, Zhong-Jie Li, Ji-Cheng Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of anti-tumorigenic activity of BP3B against colon cancer with patient-derived tumor xenograft model

Hye-Youn Kim, Jinhee Kim, Huyen Trang Ha Thi, Ok-Sun Bang, Won-Suk Lee, Suntaek Hong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antioxidant, antidiarrheal, hypoglycemic and thrombolytic activities of organic and aqueous extracts of Hopea odorata leaves and in silico PASS prediction of its isolated compounds

Mohammad Shah Hafez Kabir, Mohammed Munawar Hossain, Md. Imtiazul Kabir, Shabbir Ahmad, Nishan Chakrabarty, Md. Atiar Rahman, Md. Mominur Rahman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methanolic extract of Agerantum conyzoides exhibited toxicity and growth disruption activities against Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto and Anopheles arabiensis larvae

Jackson Mbithi Muema, Sospeter Ngoci Njeru, Céline Colombier, Rose Muthoni Marubu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparative analysis of four terpenoids in root and cortex of Tripterygium wilfordii Radix by different drying methods

Tuanjie Wang, Fei Shen, Shulan Su, Yongliang Bai, Sheng Guo, Hui Yan, Tao Ji, Yanyan Wang, Dawei Qian, Jin-ao Duan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-tumor effects of Abnormal Savda Munziq on the transplanted cervical cancer (U27) mouse model

Zuhragul Omarniyaz, Yang Yu, Tao Yang, Lianlian Shan, Weiwei Miao, Renaguli Reyimu, Halmurat Upur, Ainiwaer Aikemu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antibacterial and antifungal potentials of the solvents extracts from Eryngium caeruleum, Notholirion thomsonianum and Allium consanguineum

Abdul Sadiq, Sadiq Ahmad, Rahmat Ali, Fawad Ahmad, Sajjad Ahmad, Anwar Zeb, Muhammad Ayaz, Farhat Ullah, Abu Nasar Siddique

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Photoprotective potential in some medicinal plants used to treat skin diseases in Sri Lanka

Mayuri Tharanga Napagoda, Benthota Malavi Arachchige Shamila Malkanthi, Subasinghe Appuhamillage Kaumudi Abayawardana, Mohomed Mallique Qader, Lalith Jayasinghe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cat’s whiskers (Orthosiphon stamineus) tea modulates arthritis pathogenesis via the angiogenesis and inflammatory cascade

Yasser M. Tabana, Fouad Saleih R. Al-Suede, Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed, Saad S. Dahham, Loiy E. Ahmed Hassan, Saba Khalilpour, Mohamad Taleb-Agha, Doblin Sandai, Aman S. Abdul Majid, Amin Malik Shah Abdul Majid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sasa quelpaertensis leaf extract regulates microbial dysbiosis by modulating the composition and diversity of the microbiota in dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis mice

Yiseul Yeom, Bong-Soo Kim, Se-Jae Kim, Yuri Kim

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of osteopathic treatment on pulmonary function and chronic thoracic pain after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (OstinCaRe): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Gert Roncada

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The anti-inflammatory effect of Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nees on pelvic inflammatory disease in rats through down-regulation of the NF-κB pathway

Wei Zou, Zuoqi Xiao, Xiaoke Wen, Jieying Luo, Shuqiong Chen, Zeneng Cheng, Daxiong Xiang, Jian Hu, Jingyu He

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cytotoxic effects of ergone, a compound isolated from Fulviformes fastuosus

Dilusha Fernando, Achyut Adhikari, Chandrika Nanayakkara, E Dilip de Silva, Ravi Wijesundera, Preethi Soysa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Studies on the therapeutic effect of propolis along with standard antibacterial drug in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infected BALB/c mice

Preeti Kalia, Neelima R. Kumar, Kusum Harjai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bactericidal and antioxidant properties of essential oils from the fruits Dennettia tripetala G. Baker

Sunday O. Okoh, Benson C. Iweriegbor, Omobola O. Okoh, Uchechukwu U. Nwodo, Anthony I.Okoh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory and burn injury wound healing properties of the shell of Haliotis diversicolor

Zhi-Cheng Chen, Shing-Yi Sean Wu, Wei-Yang Su, Yuan-Chuan Lin, Yi-Hsin Lee, Wei-Hao Wu, Chun-Hong Chen, Zhi-Hong Wen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antinociception of petroleum ether fraction derived from crude methanol extract of Melastoma malabathricum leaves and its possible mechanisms of action in animal models

Z. A. Zakaria, E. S. Jaios, M. H. Omar, S. Abd. Rahman, S. S. A. Hamid, S. M. Ching, L. K. Teh, M. Z. Salleh, S. Deny, M. Taher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of the Ayurved Siriraj Wattana recipe on functional and phenotypic characterization of cytokine-induced killer cells and dendritic cells in vitro

Adisak Wongkajornsilp, Nuntarak Numchaisermsuk, Khanit Sa-ngiamsuntorn, Pravit Akarasereenont, Valla Wamanuttajinda, Kanda Kasetsinsombat, Sunisa Duangsa-ard, Tawee Laohapan, Kittipong Maneechotesuwan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The correlation between antimutagenic activity and total phenolic content of extracts of 31 plant species with high antioxidant activity

Tshepiso Jan Makhafola, Esameldin Elzein Elgorashi, Lyndy Joy McGaw, Luc Verschaeve, Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The anti-Staphylococcus aureus activity of the phenanthrene fraction from fibrous roots of Bletilla striata

Jing-Jing Guo, Bin-Ling Dai, Ni-Pi Chen, Li-Xia Jin, Fu-Sheng Jiang, Zhi-Shan Ding, Chao-Dong Qian

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimating the accuracy of muscle response testing: two randomised-order blinded studies

Anne M. Jensen, Richard J. Stevens, Amanda J. Burls

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of Salvadora persica L. and green tea anti-plaque effect: a randomized controlled crossover clinical trial

Hayder Raad Abdulbaqi, Wan Harun Himratul-Aznita, Nor Adinar Baharuddin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Smoking cessation programmes using traditional medicine in Korea

Soobin Jang, Yu Lee Park, Ju Ah Lee, Kyeong Han Kim, Eun-Kyoung Lee, Seung-Ho Sun, Yong-Cheol Shin, Seong-Gyu Ko, Sunju Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Synergistic effects and related bioactive mechanism of Potentilla fruticosa L. leaves combined with Ginkgo biloba extracts studied with microbial test system (MTS)

Ze-Hua Liu, Dong-Mei Wang, Su-Fang Fan, Deng-Wu Li, Zi-Wen Luo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of combined therapy with conventional and herbal medicines on liver function in 138 inpatients with abnormal liver transaminase levels

Jun Hyuk Shin, Kyuseok Kim, Hae Jeong Nam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-aging and tyrosinase inhibition effects of Cassia fistula flower butanolic extract

Pornngarm Limtrakul, Supachai Yodkeeree, Pilaiporn Thippraphan, Wanisa Punfa, Jatupol Srisomboon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fermented barley and soybean (BS) mixture enhances intestinal barrier function in dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis mouse model

Jong Kyu Woo, Seungho Choi, Ju-Hee Kang, Dae Eung Kim, Byung-Serk Hurh, Jong-Eun Jeon, Sun Yeou Kim, Seung Hyun Oh

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Citrus junos Tanaka peel ameliorates hepatic lipid accumulation in HepG2 cells and in mice fed a high-cholesterol diet

Eun Ju Shin, Jae Ho Park, Mi Jeong Sung, Min-Yu Chung, Jin-Taek Hwang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ganoderma lucidum beta 1,3/1,6 glucan as an immunomodulator in inflammation induced by a high-cholesterol diet

Yu-Sheng Wu, Shu-Ying Ho, Fan-Hua Nan, Shiu-Nan Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hepatoprotective activity of Lepidium sativum seeds against D-galactosamine/lipopolysaccharide induced hepatotoxicity in animal model

Mohammad Raish, Ajaz Ahmad, Khalid M. Alkharfy, Syed Rizwan Ahamad, Kazi Mohsin, Fahad I. Al-Jenoobi, Abdullah M. Al-Mohizea, Mushtaq Ahmad Ansari

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Chemical profiling, antimicrobial and insecticidal evaluations of Polygonum hydropiper L

Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Junaid, Farhat Ullah, Abdul Sadiq, Muhammad Ovais, Waqar Ahmad, Sajjad ahmad, Anwar Zeb

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory and in-vitro antibacterial activities of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formula Qingdaisan

Xinghua Zhao, Xin He, Xiuhui Zhong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Preparation and structural determination of four metabolites of senkyunolide I in rats using ultra performance liquid chromatography/quadrupole-time-of-flight tandem mass and nuclear magnetic resonance spectra

Qiang Ma, Cong Ma, Fei Wu, Yao-kun Xiong, Yi Feng, Shuang Liang

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol of a prospective study for the combination treatment of Shu-Gan-jian-Pi decoction and steroid standard therapy in autoimmune hepatitis patients

Xiao-ling Chi, Huan-ming Xiao, Yu-bao Xie, Gao-shu Cai, Jun-min Jiang, Guang-jun Tian, Mei-jie Shi, Shu-duo Wu, Peng-tao Zhao, Hui-jun Chen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acthaside: a new chromone derivative from Acacia ataxacantha and its biological activities

Abdou Madjid O. Amoussa, Mélanie Bourjot, Latifou Lagnika, Catherine Vonthron-Sénécheau, Ambaliou Sanni

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

SH003 induces apoptosis of DU145 prostate cancer cells by inhibiting ERK-involved pathway

Yu-Jeong Choi, Youn Kyung Choi, Kang Min Lee, Sung-Gook Cho, Soo-Yeon Kang, Seong-Gyu Ko

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antiplatelet and antithrombotic effects of cordycepin-enriched WIB-801CE from Cordyceps militaris ex vivo, in vivo, and in vitro

Hyuk-Woo Kwon, Jung-Hae Shin, Deok Hwi Lim, Woo Jeong Ok, Gi Suk Nam, Min Ji Kim, Ho-Kyun Kwon, Jun-Hee Noh, Je-Young Lee, Hyun-Hong Kim, Jong-Lae Kim, Hwa-Jin Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Wuzi Yanzong pill, a Chinese polyherbal formula, alleviates testicular damage in mice induced by ionizing radiation

Hai-Jie Ji, Dong-Mei Wang, Yu-Peng Wu, Yan-Yan Niu, Li-Li Jia, Bi-Wang Liu, Qian-Jin Feng, Ma-Li Feng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Melastoma malabathricum Linn attenuates complete freund’s adjuvant-induced chronic inflammation in Wistar rats via inflammation response

Vikas Kumar, Prakash Chandra Bhatt, Kalicharan Sharma, Mahfoozur Rahman, Dinesh Kumar Patel, Nikunj Sethi, Atul Kumar, Nikhil Kumar Sachan, Gaurav Kaithwas, F. A. Al-abbasi, Firoz Anwar, Amita Verma

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Native musk and synthetic musk ketone strongly induced the growth repression and the apoptosis of cancer cells

Ling Xu, Yi Cao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials of electroacupuncture for stroke

Jing-jing Wei, Wen-ting Yang, Su-bing Yin, Chen Wang, Yan Wang, Guo-qing Zheng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of ao-dake-humi, Japanese traditional bamboo foot stimulator, on lower urinary tract symptoms, constipation and hypersensitivity to cold: a single-arm prospective pilot study

Tomonori Minagawa, Tetsuichi Saitou, Toshiro Suzuki, Takahisa Domen, Hitoshi Yokoyama, Masakuni Ishikawa, Shiro Hirakata, Takashi Nagai, Masaki Nakazawa, Teruyuki Ogawa, Osamu Ishizuka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effect of Chinese herbs and its effective components on coronary heart disease through PPARs-PGC1α pathway

Qiyan Wang, Chun Li, Qian Zhang, Yuanyuan Wang, Tianjiao Shi, Linghui Lu, Yi Zhang, Yong Wang, Wei Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Therapeutic properties in Tunisian hot springs: first evidence of phenolic compounds in the cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. biomass, capsular polysaccharides and releasing polysaccharides

Lamia Trabelsi, Amira Mnari, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, Salwa Abid-Essafi, Lotfi Aleya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diuretic and antioxidant activities of the aqueous extract of leaves of Vepris heterophylla (Engl.) R. Let (Rutaceae) in rats

Fidèle Ntchapda, Christian Bonabe, David Romain Kemeta Azambou, Emmanuel Talla, Théophile Dimo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Activation of hippocampal MEK1 contributes to the cumulative antinociceptive effect of electroacupuncture in neuropathic pain rats

Yong-Hui Gao, Cheng-Wen Li, Jun-Ying Wang, Yu Kan, Lian-Hong Tan, Xiang-Hong Jing, Jun-Ling Liu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of the placebo effect between different non-penetrating acupuncture devices and real acupuncture in healthy subjects: a randomized clinical trial

Leonardo Yung dos Santos Maciel, Paula Michele dos Santos Leite, Mauricio Lima Poderoso Neto, Andreza Carvalho Rabelo Mendonça, Carla Carolina Alves de Araujo, Jersica da Hora Santos Souza, Josimari Melo DeSantana

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Designing and screening of universal drug from neem (Azadirachta indica) and standard drug chemicals against influenza virus nucleoprotein

Aftab Ahmad, Muhammad Rizwan Javed, Abdul Qayyum Rao, Tayyab Husnain

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of molecular networks and targets mining of Chinese herbal medicines on anti-aging

Qi-yu Jiang, Mei-si Zheng, Xiao-jing Yang, Xiao-sheng Sun

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