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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 552 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Coarse needle surface potentiates analgesic effect elicited by acupuncture with twirling manipulation in rats with nociceptive pain

Sunoh Kwon, Yangseok Lee, Hi-Joon Park, Dae-Hyun Hahm

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bitter melon protects against ER stress in LS174T colonic epithelial cells

Dale A. Kunde, Wai Chin Chong, Prathiba V. Nerurkar, Kiran D.K. Ahuja, Jeremy Just, Jason A. Smith, Nuri Guven, Rajaraman D. Eri

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gaultheria trichophylla (Royle): a source of minerals and biologically active molecules, its antioxidant and anti-lipoxygenase activities

Fiaz Alam, Qazi Najam us Saqib, Mohammad Ashraf

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used by patients with psoriasis in the West Bank of Palestine

Ramzi Shawahna, Nidal Amin Jaradat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predicting adherence to acupuncture appointments for low back pain: a prospective observational study

Felicity L. Bishop, Lucy Yardley, Cyrus Cooper, Paul Little, George Lewith

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

New herbal composition (OA-F2) protects cartilage degeneration in a rat model of collagenase induced osteoarthritis

Pallavi S. Nirmal, Suresh D. Jagtap, Aarti N. Narkhede, Bhagyashri E. Nagarkar, Abhay M. Harsulkar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of compounds isolated from the rhizome of Ophiopogon japonicas

Jing-Wen Zhao, Ding-Sheng Chen, Chang-Sheng Deng, Qi Wang, Wei Zhu, Li Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Kudiezi injection mitigates myocardial injury induced by acute cerebral ischemia in rats

Xuemei Liu, Ye Tao, Fengli Wang, Ting Yao, Chen Fu, Hong Zheng, Yan Yan, Xiao Liang, Xiangning Jiang, Yunling Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community pharmacists’ perceptions about pharmaceutical service of over-the-counter traditional Chinese medicine: a survey study in Harbin of China

Menghuan Song, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Vivian Wing-yan Lee, Yuanjia Hu, Jing Zhao, Peng Li, Hao Hu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hepatoprotective effect of the solvent extracts of Viola canescens Wall. ex. Roxb. against CCl4 induced toxicity through antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activity

Abdullah, Mir Azam Khan, Waqar Ahmad, Manzoor Ahmad, Mohammad Nisar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-arthritic activity of ethanol extract of Claoxylon indicum on Freund’s complete adjuvant-induced arthritis in mice

Yong Chen, Qi-wen Wang, Jian Zuo, Jian-wei Chen, Xiang Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Herbal formula Xian-Fang-Huo-Ming-Yin regulates differentiation of lymphocytes and production of pro-inflammatory cytokines in collagen-induced arthritis mice

Jinyu Li, Yi Wei, Xue Li, Dashuai Zhu, Bo Nie, Jingwei Zhou, Lixia Lou, Bin Dong, Aiming Wu, Yongzhe Che, Meng Chen, Lingqun Zhu, Mingwei Mu, Limin Chai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo antimalarial activity of crude extracts and solvent fractions of leaves of Strychnos mitis in Plasmodium berghei infected mice

Selamawit Fentahun, Eyasu Makonnen, Tesfaye Awas, Mirutse Giday

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A workforce survey of Australian chiropractic: the profile and practice features of a nationally representative sample of 2,005 chiropractors

Jon Adams, Romy Lauche, Wenbo Peng, Amie Steel, Craig Moore, Lyndon G. Amorin-Woods, David Sibbritt

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Triptolide Induces hepatotoxicity via inhibition of CYP450s in Rat liver microsomes

Yan Lu, Tong Xie, Yajie Zhang, Fuqiong Zhou, Jie Ruan, Weina Zhu, Huaxu Zhu, Zhe Feng, Xueping Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Litchi seed extract inhibits epidermal growth factor receptor signaling and growth of Two Non-small cell lung carcinoma cells

Yuan-Chiang Chung, Chin-Hui Chen, Yu-Ting Tsai, Chih-Cheng Lin, Jyh-Ching Chou, Ting-Yu Kao, Chiu-Chen Huang, Chi-Hsuan Cheng, Chih-Ping Hsu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Iridoids from Canthium subcordatum iso-butanol fraction with potent biological activities

Christelle Joubouhi, Jean-de-Dieu Tamokou, David Ngnokam, Laurence Voutquenne-Nazabadioko, Jules-Roger Kuiate

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Corilagin ameliorates the extreme inflammatory status in sepsis through TLR4 signaling pathways

Hua-Rong Li, Jie Liu, Shu-Ling Zhang, Tao Luo, Fei Wu, Ji-Hua Dong, Yuan-Jin Guo, Lei Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Huatuo Zaizao pill promotes functional recovery and neurogenesis after cerebral ischemia-reperfusion in rats

Sijin Duan, Tian Wang, Jianqiao Zhang, Minmin Li, Chengwen Lu, Lijie Wang, Yan Zou, Fenghua Fu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-diarrheal and anti-inflammatory activities of aqueous extract of the aerial part of Rubia cordifolia

Xue-Peng Gong, Yuan-Yuan Sun, Wei Chen, Xia Guo, Jian-Kun Guan, Dong-Yan Li, Guang Du

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimalarial activity of Syzygium guineense during early and established Plasmodium infection in rodent models

Solomon Asmamaw Tadesse, Zewdu Birhanu Wubneh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Edible bird’s nest modulate intracellular molecular pathways of influenza A virus infected cells

Amin Haghani, Parvaneh Mehrbod, Nikoo Safi, Fadzilah A’ini Abd Kadir, Abdul Rahman Omar, Aini Ideris

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: 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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fermented blueberry juice extract and its specific fractions have an anti-adipogenic effect in 3 T3-L1 cells

Mayra L. Sánchez-Villavicencio, Melinda Vinqvist-Tymchuk, Wilhelmina Kalt, Chantal Matar, Francisco J. Alarcón Aguilar, Maria del Carmen Escobar Villanueva, Pierre S. Haddad

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inhibition of influenza virus via a sesquiterpene fraction isolated from Laggera pterodonta by targeting the NF-κB and p38 pathways

YuTao Wang, Beixian Zhou, Jingguang Lu, QiaoLian Chen, Huihui Ti, WanYi Huang, Jing Li, ZiFeng Yang, Zhihong Jiang, XinHua Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

ViscumTT induces apoptosis and alters IAP expression in osteosarcoma in vitro and has synergistic action when combined with different chemotherapeutic drugs

Susann Kleinsimon, Gwenda Kauczor, Sebastian Jaeger, Angelika Eggert, Georg Seifert, Catharina Delebinski

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sesquiterpene lactone! a promising antioxidant, anticancer and moderate antinociceptive agent from Artemisia macrocephala jacquem

Mohammad Shoaib, Ismail Shah, Niaz Ali, Achyut Adhikari, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Syed Wadood Ali Shah, Saiqa Ishtiaq, Jahangir Khan, Shahzeb Khan, Mohammad Naveed Umer

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial activities of the methanol extract, fractions and compounds from Elaeophorbia drupifera (Thonn.) Stapf. (Euphorbiaceae)

Igor K. Voukeng, Blaise K. Nganou, Louis P. Sandjo, Ilhami Celik, Veronique P. Beng, Pierre Tane, Victor Kuete

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rhodiola crenulata extract counteracts the effect of hypobaric hypoxia in rat heart via redirection of the nitric oxide and arginase 1 pathway

Shih-Wei Hsu, Tsu-Chung Chang, Yu-Kuan Wu, Kuen-Tze Lin, Li-Shian Shi, Shih-Yu Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Enterolactone alters FAK-Src signaling and suppresses migration and invasion of lung cancer cell lines

Shireen Chikara, Kaitlin Lindsey, Pawel Borowicz, Melpo Christofidou-Solomidou, Katie M. Reindl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of tualang honey against KA-induced oxidative stress and neurodegeneration in the cortex of rats

Nur Shafika Mohd Sairazi, Sirajudeen K.N.S., Mohd Asnizam Asari, Swamy Mummedy, Mustapha Muzaimi, Siti Amrah Sulaiman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

IL-1β-induced modulation of gene expression profile in human dermal fibroblasts: the effects of Thai herbal Sahatsatara formula, piperine and gallic acid possessing antioxidant properties

Onusa Thamsermsang, Pravit Akarasereenont, Tawee Laohapand, Uraiwan Panich

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spatiotemporal changes of optical signals in the somatosensory cortex of neuropathic rats after electroacupuncture stimulation

Myeounghoon Cha, Younbyoung Chae, Sun Joon Bai, Bae Hwan Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Benzopyrone Biochanin-A as a reversible, competitive, and selective monoamine oxidase B inhibitor

Najla O. Zarmouh, Suresh K. Eyunni, Karam F. A. Soliman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sijunzi Decoction attenuates 2, 4, 6-trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS)-induced colitis in rats and ameliorates TNBS-induced claudin-2 damage via NF-κB pathway in Caco2 cells

Yue Lu, HanJie Lin, JinWei Zhang, JianAn Wei, Jing Sun, Ling Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Wild carrot pentane-based fractions suppress proliferation of human HaCaT keratinocytes and protect against chemically-induced skin cancer

Wassim N Shebaby, Mohamad A Mroueh, Petra Boukamp, Robin I Taleb, Kikki Bodman-Smith, Mirvat El-Sibai, Costantine F Daher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hypoglycemic and pancreatic protective effects of Portulaca oleracea extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats

Basma K. Ramadan, Mona F. Schaalan, Amina M. Tolba

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of aqueous extracts of Taraxacum Officinale on expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and intracellular adhesion molecule 1 in LPS-stimulated RMMVECs

Ge Hu, Junjie Wang, Dong Hong, Tao Zhang, Huiqin Duan, Xiang Mu, Zuojun Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro assessment of hepatoprotective agents against damage induced by acetaminophen and CCl4

Liliana Torres González, Noemí Waksman Minsky, Linda Elsa Muñoz Espinosa, Ricardo Salazar Aranda, Jonathan Pérez Meseguer, Paula Cordero Pérez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pleurotus giganteus (Berk. Karun & Hyde), the giant oyster mushroom inhibits NO production in LPS/H2O2 stimulated RAW 264.7 cells via STAT 3 and COX-2 pathways

Asweni Baskaran, Kek Heng Chua, Vikineswary Sabaratnam, Mani Ravishankar Ram, Umah Rani Kuppusamy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Scutellaria barbata D. Don extract inhibits the tumor growth through down-regulating of Treg cells and manipulating Th1/Th17 immune response in hepatoma H22-bearing mice

Xuefeng Kan, Wanli Zhang, Ruxu You, Yanfeng Niu, Jianrong Guo, Jun Xue

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Androgenic effects of aqueous and methanolic extracts of Ficus asperifolia in male Wistar rats

Pierre Watcho, Hermine Meli Watio, Modeste Wankeu-Nya, Esther Ngadjui, Patrick Deeh Defo, Pepin Alango Nkeng-Efouet, Telesphore Benoit Nguelefack, Albert Kamanyi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Probiotic mixture improves fatty liver disease by virtue of its action on lipid profiles, leptin, and inflammatory biomarkers

Hessah Mohammed Al-muzafar, Kamal Adel Amin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quantifying traditional Chinese medicine patterns using modern test theory: an example of functional constipation

Minxue Shen, Yuanwu Cui, Ming Hu, Linyong Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of ginseng extract on the TGF-β1 signaling pathway in CCl4-induced liver fibrosis in rats

Mohamed M. Hafez, Sherifa S. Hamed, Manal F. El-Khadragy, Zeinab K. Hassan, Salim S. Al Rejaie, Mohamed M. Sayed-Ahmed, Naif O. Al-Harbi, Khalid A. Al-Hosaini, Mohamed M. Al-Harbi, Ali R. Alhoshani, Othman A. Al-Shabanah, Shakir Dekhal Alsharari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cheongsangbangpung-tang ameliorated the acute inflammatory response via the inhibition of NF-κB activation and MAPK phosphorylation

Seon Young Kim, Sang Mi Park, Min Hwangbo, Jong Rok Lee, Sung Hui Byun, Sae Kwang Ku, Il Je Cho, Sang Chan Kim, Seon Young Jee, Sook Jahr Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory potential of ellagic acid, gallic acid and punicalagin A&B isolated from Punica granatum

Lamees A. BenSaad, Kah Hwi Kim, Chin Chew Quah, Wee Ric Kim, Mustafa Shahimi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-allodynic effect of Buja in a rat model of oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy via spinal astrocytes and pro-inflammatory cytokines suppression

Yongjae Jung, Ji Hwan Lee, Woojin Kim, Sang Hyub Yoon, Sun Kwang Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cactus (Opuntia humifusa) water extract ameliorates loperamide-induced constipation in rats

Sung Hee Han, Kyungmi Park, Eun Young Kim, So Hyun Ahn, Hyun-Sun Lee, Hyung Joo Suh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimicrobial activity of some plant materials used in Armenian traditional medicine

Mikayel Ginovyan, Margarit Petrosyan, Armen Trchounian

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: 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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Profile of bioactive compounds in Nymphaea alba L. leaves growing in Egypt: hepatoprotective, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity

Riham Omar Bakr, Mona Mohamed El-Naa, Soumaya Saad Zaghloul, Mahmoud Mohamed Omar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hypoglycemic effects of Trichosanthes kirilowii and its protein constituent in diabetic mice: the involvement of insulin receptor pathway

Hsin-Yi Lo, Tsai-Chung Li, Tse-Yen Yang, Chia-Cheng Li, Jen-Huai Chiang, Chien-Yun Hsiang, Tin-Yun Ho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antispasmodic, bronchodilator, vasorelaxant and cardiosuppressant effects of Buxus papillosa

Arif-ullah Khan, Shamsher Ali, Anwarul-Hassan Gilani, Manzoor Ahmed, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Radical Scavenging Activities of Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. Petal Extracts and its hepato-protection in CCl4-intoxicated mice

Bipransh Kumar Tiwary, Somit Dutta, Priyankar Dey, Mossaraf Hossain, Anoop Kumar, Sony Bihani, Ashis Kumar Nanda, Tapas Kumar Chaudhuri, Ranadhir Chakraborty

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antioxidant and hepatoprotective potential of Lawsonia inermis L. leaves against 2-acetylaminofluorene induced hepatic damage in male Wistar rats

Manish Kumar, Paramjeet Kaur, Madhu Chandel, Amrit Pal Singh, Arpana Jain, Satwinderjeet Kaur

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiviral effect of compounds derived from the seeds of Mammea americana and Tabernaemontana cymosa on Dengue and Chikungunya virus infections

Cecilia Gómez-Calderón, Carol Mesa-Castro, Sara Robledo, Sergio Gómez, Santiago Bolivar-Avila, Fredyc Diaz-Castillo, Marlen Martínez-Gutierrez

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with cancer in Mongolia: a National hospital survey

Buyadaa Oyunchimeg, Jung Hye Hwang, Mansoor Ahmed, Soojeung Choi, Dongwoon Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pharmacological profile of the aerial parts of Rubus ulmifolius Schott

Niaz Ali, Mohammad Shaoib, Syed Wadood Ali Shah, Ismail Shah, Muhammad Shuaib

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition and some biological activities of the essential oils from basil Ocimum different cultivars

Arpi Avetisyan, Anahit Markosian, Margarit Petrosyan, Naira Sahakyan, Anush Babayan, Samvel Aloyan, Armen Trchounian

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acupuncture for Primary Sjögren Syndrome (pSS) on symptomatic improvements: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Quan Jiang, Huadong Zhang, Ran Pang, Jinzhou Chen, Zhishun Liu, Xinyao Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sinularin induces DNA damage, G2/M phase arrest, and apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells

Ting-Wen Chung, Shih-Chao Lin, Jui-Hsin Su, Yu-Kuo Chen, Chi-Chien Lin, Hong-Lin Chan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ameliorative potential of Alstonia scholaris (Linn.) R. Br. against chronic constriction injury-induced neuropathic pain in rats

Hasandeep Singh, Rohit Arora, Saroj Arora, Balbir Singh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Saccharomyces cerevisiae IFST062013, a potential probiotic

Md. Fakruddin, Md. Nur Hossain, Monzur Morshed Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethanol-extracted Cameroonian propolis exerts estrogenic effects and alleviates hot flushes in ovariectomized Wistar rats

Stéphane Zingue, Chantal Beatrice Magne Nde, Thomas Michel, Derek Tantoh Ndinteh, Jules Tchatchou, Moïse Adamou, Xavier Fernandez, Fernand-Nestor Tchuenguem Fohouo, Colin Clyne, Dieudonné Njamen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plantamajoside from Plantago asiatica modulates human umbilical vein endothelial cell dysfunction by glyceraldehyde-induced AGEs via MAPK/NF-κB

Won-rak Son, Mi-Hyun Nam, Chung-Oui Hong, Yoonsook Kim, Kwang-Won Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In utero exposure to germinated brown rice and its oryzanol-rich extract attenuated high fat diet-induced insulin resistance in F1 generation of rats

Hadiza Altine Adamu, Mustapha Umar Imam, Der-Jiun Ooi, Norhaizan Mohd Esa, Rozita Rosli, Maznah Ismail

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Korean mistletoe (Viscum album coloratum) extract regulates gene expression related to muscle atrophy and muscle hypertrophy

Juseong Jeong, Choon-Ho Park, Inbo Kim, Young-Ho Kim, Jae-Min Yoon, Kwang-Soo Kim, Jong-Bae Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of phenolic constituents of daylily flowers on corticosterone- and glutamate-treated PC12 cells

Huan Tian, Fei-Fei Yang, Chun-Yu Liu, Xin-Min Liu, Rui-Le Pan, Qi Chang, Ze-Sheng Zhang, Yong-Hong Liao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Panaxatriol saponins promotes angiogenesis and enhances cerebral perfusion after ischemic stroke in rats

Zhen Hui, Du-Juan Sha, Su-Lei Wang, Chao-Sheng Li, Jian Qian, Jing-Qing Wang, Yang Zhao, Jing-Hua Zhang, Hong-Yu Cheng, Hui Yang, Lin-Jie Yu, Yun Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

N-(4-methoxyphenyl) caffeamide-induced melanogenesis inhibition mechanisms

Yueh-Hsiung Kuo, Chien-Chia Chen, Po-Yuan Wu, Chin-Sheng Wu, Ping-Jyun Sung, Chien-Yih Lin, Hsiu-Mei Chiang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antinociceptive effect of methanol extract of Dalbergia sissoo leaves in mice

Md. Abdul Mannan, Ambia Khatun, Md. Farhad Hossen Khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of XingPiJieYu decoction on spatial learning and memory and cAMP-PKA-CREB-BDNF pathway in rat model of depression through chronic unpredictable stress

Chunye Wang, Jianyou Guo, Rongjuan Guo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro screening for antiviral activity of Turkish plants revealing methanolic extract of Rindera lanata var. lanata active against human rotavirus

Andrea Civra, Rachele Francese, Davide Sinato, Manuela Donalisio, Valeria Cagno, Patrizia Rubiolo, Ramazan Ceylan, Ahmet Uysal, Gokhan Zengin, David Lembo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapeutic effects of Qian-Yu decoction and its three extracts on carrageenan-induced chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome in rats

Keda Zhang, Xiaobin Zeng, Yonggang Chen, Rong Zhao, Hui Wang, Jinhu Wu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hypolipidemic, antioxidant and anti-atherosclerogenic effect of aqueous extract leaves of Cassia. occidentalis Linn (Caesalpiniaceae) in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Ntchapda Fidèle, Barama Joseph, Talla Emmanuel, Dimo Théophile

01.12.2017 | Software | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

DisArticle: a web server for SVM-based discrimination of articles on traditional medicine

Sang-Kyun Kim, SeJin Nam, SangHyun Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory and immuno-modulatory studies on LC-MS characterised methanol extract of Gentiana kurroo Royle

Khan Mubashir, Bashir A. Ganai, Khalid Ghazanfar, Seema Akbar, Bilal Rah, Mudasir Tantry, Akbar Masood

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maternal intake of dietary virgin coconut oil modifies essential fatty acids and causes low body weight and spiky fur in mice

Renuka Gunasekaran, Mohammed Rafid Shaker, Siti Waheeda Mohd-Zin, Aminah Abdullah, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, Noraishah Mydin Abdul-Aziz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of the topical application of an ethanol extract of quince seeds on the development of atopic dermatitis-like symptoms in NC/Nga mice

Takeshi Kawahara, Kanako Tsutsui, Eri Nakanishi, Toshifumi Inoue, Yasunori Hamauzu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory potential of Capparis spinosa L. in vivo in mice through inhibition of cell infiltration and cytokine gene expression

Khadija El Azhary, Nadia Tahiri Jouti, Meryam El Khachibi, Mouna Moutia, Imane Tabyaoui, Abdelhalim El Hou, Hafid Achtak, Sellama Nadifi, Norddine Habti, Abdallah Badou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition, vasorelaxant, antioxidant and antiplatelet effects of essential oil of Artemisia campestris L. from Oriental Morocco

Ikram Dib, Marie-Laure Fauconnier, Marianne Sindic, Fatima Belmekki, Asmae Assaidi, Mohamed Berrabah, Hassane Mekhfi, Mohammed Aziz, Abdelkhaleq Legssyer, Mohamed Bnouham, Abderrahim Ziyyat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-sectional analysis of health-related quality of life and elements of yoga practice

Gurjeet S. Birdee, Sujata G. Ayala, Kenneth A. Wallston

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demographic factors associated with dietary supplement prescriptions filled by United States Military Service Members 2005–2013

Joseph J. Knapik, Rosenie T. Jean, Krista G. Austin, Ryan A. Steelman, Emily K. Farina, Harris R. Lieberman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparative study on the effects of systemic manual acupuncture, periauricular electroacupuncture, and digital electroacupuncture to treat tinnitus: A randomized, paralleled, open-labeled exploratory trial

Bong Hyun Kim, Kyuseok Kim, Hae Jeong Nam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors of herbal medicine use among pregnant women on antenatal care follow-up at University of Gondar referral and teaching hospital, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Abebe Basazn Mekuria, Daniel Asfaw Erku, Begashaw Melaku Gebresillassie, Eshetie Melese Birru, Balem Tizazu, Alima Ahmedin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An Overview of the Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative (PRACI): a practice-based research network for complementary medicine

Amie Steel, David Sibbritt, Janet Schloss, Jon Wardle, Matthew Leach, Helene Diezel, Jon Adams

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chlorella sorokiniana induces mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis in human non-small cell lung cancer cells and inhibits xenograft tumor growth in vivo

Ping-Yi Lin, Ching-Tsan Tsai, Wan-Ling Chuang, Ya-Hsuan Chao, I-Horng Pan, Yu-Kuo Chen, Chi-Chen Lin, Bing-Yen Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential of Zanthoxylum leprieurii as a source of active compounds against drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Lydia Bunalema, Ghislain Wabo Fotso, Paul Waako, John Tabuti, Samuel O. Yeboah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potency and selectivity indices of acetone leaf extracts of nine selected South African trees against six opportunistic Enterobacteriaceae isolates from commercial chicken eggs

Ishaku L. Elisha, Alexander R. Jambalang, Francien S. Botha, Elna M Buys, Lyndy J. McGaw, Jacobus N. Eloff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of aucubin on osteoarthritic chondrocyte model induced by hydrogen peroxide and mechanical stimulus

In-Chi Young, Sung-Ting Chuang, Chia-Hsien Hsu, Yu-Jun Sun, Hwa-Chang Liu, Yo-Shen Chen, Feng-Huei Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of an L-arginine-based multi ingredient product on endothelial function in subjects with mild to moderate hypertension and hyperhomocysteinemia - a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial

Claudia A. Reule, Birgit Goyvaerts, Christiane Schoen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical constituents and coagulation activity of Agastache rugosa

Pengran Cao, Pingyao Xie, Xuebiao Wang, Jinmei Wang, Jinfeng Wei, Wen-yi Kang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antidiabetic effects of Brucea javanica seeds in type 2 diabetic rats

Abdulwali Ablat, Mohammed Farouq Halabi, Jamaludin Mohamad, Muhammad Hafiz Husna Hasnan, Hazrina Hazni, Ser-huy Teh, Jamil A. Shilpi, Zulqarnain Mohamed, Khalijah Awang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Microscopic identification and in vitro activity of Agastache rugosa (Fisch. et Mey) from Xinjiang, China

Haiyan Gong, Shaoyu Li, Lijuan He, Rena Kasimu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-influenza virus activity of extracts from the stems of Jatropha multifida Linn. collected in Myanmar

Masaki Shoji, So-Yeun Woo, Aki Masuda, Nwet Nwet Win, Hla Ngwe, Etsuhisa Takahashi, Hiroshi Kido, Hiroyuki Morita, Takuya Ito, Takashi Kuzuhara

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spasmogenic and spasmolytic activity of rind of Punica granatum Linn

Niaz Ali, Ayesha Jamil, Syed Wadood Ali Shah, Ismail Shah, Ghayour Ahmed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Angelicae dahuricae Radix on 2, 4-Dinitrochlorobenzene-Induced Atopic Dermatitis-Like Skin Lesions in mice model

Jin Mo Ku, Se Hyang Hong, Hyo In Kim, Hye Sook Seo, Yong Cheol Shin, Seong-Gyu Ko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial and antioxidant properties of crude extract, fractions and compounds from the stem bark of Polyscias fulva Hiern (Araliaceae)

Guy Sedar Singor Njateng, Zhizhi Du, Donatien Gatsing, Raymond Simplice Mouokeu, Yaping Liu, Hong-Xia Zang, Jianlong Gu, Xiaodong Luo, Jules-Roger Kuiate

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A Randomized controlled trial of the effect of yoga and peer support on glycaemic outcomes in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a feasibility study

Aswathy Sreedevi, Unnikrishnan Ambika Gopalakrishnan, Sundaram Karimassery Ramaiyer, Leelamoni Kamalamma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Feasibility study of transfer function model on electrocardiogram change caused by acupuncture

Haebeom Lee, Hyunho Kim, Jungkuk Kim, Hwan-Sup Oh, Young-Jae Park, Young-Bae Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study of phytochemical, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, and anti-cancer properties of Allium wallichii

Jaya Bhandari, BushraTaj Muhammad, Pratiksha Thapa, Bhupal Govinda Shrestha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the antidiarrheal activity of the leaf extracts of Myrtus communis Linn (Myrtaceae) in mice model

Mekonnen Sisay, Ephrem Engidawork, Workineh Shibeshi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Promotion of HepG2 cell apoptosis by flower of Allium atroviolaceum and the mechanism of action

S. Khazaei, R. Abdul Hamid, N. Mohd Esa, V. Ramachandran, Ghomi Tabatabaee F. Aalam, A. Etemad, P. Ismail

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Medication use by middle-aged and older participants of an exercise study: results from the Brain in Motion study

Tania Pannu, Sarah Sharkey, Grazyna Burek, Daniela Cretu, Michael D. Hill, David B. Hogan, Marc J. Poulin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cryptotanshinone enhances the effect of Arsenic trioxide in treating liver cancer cell by inducing apoptosis through downregulating phosphorylated- STAT3 in vitro and in vivo

Li Shen, Guangshun Zhang, Zhaohuan Lou, Guanhua Xu, Guangji Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative studies on the multi-component pharmacokinetics of Aristolochiae Fructus and honey-fried Aristolochiae Fructus extracts after oral administration in rats

Jinbin Yuan, Gang Ren, Jian Liang, Chong-Zhi Wang, Zhihong Yan, Qun Huang, Jiankang Li, Yang Chen, Yi Tang, Xiaofei Liu, Chun-Su Yuan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Qianggu capsule for the treatment of primary osteoporosis: evidence from a Chinese patent medicine

Xu Wei, Aili Xu, Hao Shen, Yanming Xie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hair growth-promoting effect of Geranium sibiricum extract in human dermal papilla cells and C57BL/6 mice

William A. Boisvert, Miri Yu, Youngbin Choi, Gi Hee Jeong, Yi-Lin Zhang, Sunghun Cho, Changsun Choi, Sanghyun Lee, Bog-Hieu Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-HSV-2 activity of Terminalia chebula Retz extract and its constituents, chebulagic and chebulinic acids

Ajay Kesharwani, Suja Kizhiyedath Polachira, Reshmi Nair, Aakanksha Agarwal, Nripendra Nath Mishra, Satish Kumar Gupta

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-arthritic property of crude extracts of Piptadeniastrum africanum (Mimosaceae) in complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats

Marius Mbiantcha, Jabeen Almas, Simjee U. Shabana, Dastagir Nida, Faheem Aisha

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acupuncture for acute moderate thalamic hemorrhage: randomized controlled trial study protocol

Chengwei Wang, Chao You, Lu Ma, Mengyue Liu, Meng Tian, Ning Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of ethanol extracts of Terminalia chebula to prevent periodontal disease induced by dental plaque bacteria

Jongsung Lee, Youn Hwa Nho, Seok Kyun Yun, Young Sun Hwang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

UP601, a standardized botanical composition composed of Morus alba, Yerba mate and Magnolia officinalis for weight loss

Mesfin Yimam, Ping Jiao, Mei Hong, Lidia Brownell, Young-Chul Lee, Eu-Jin Hyun, Hyun-Jin Kim, Jeong-Bum Nam, Mi-Ran Kim, Qi Jia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

BreastDefend enhances effect of tamoxifen in estrogen receptor-positive human breast cancer in vitro and in vivo

Shujie Cheng, Victor Castillo, Matt Welty, Mark Alvarado, Isaac Eliaz, Constance J. Temm, George E. Sandusky, Daniel Sliva

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An interpretive review of consensus statements on clinical guideline development and their application in the field of traditional and complementary medicine

Jennifer Hunter, Matthew Leach, Lesley Braun, Alan Bensoussan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bacopa monnieri extract increases rat coronary flow and protects against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury

Sirintorn Srimachai, Sylvie Devaux, Celine Demougeot, Sarawut Kumphune, Nina D. Ullrich, Ernst Niggli, Kornkanok Ingkaninan, Natakorn Kamkaew, C. Norman Scholfield, Sompol Tapechum, Krongkarn Chootip

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prescription frequency and patterns of Chinese herbal medicine for liver cancer patients in Taiwan: a cross-sectional analysis of the National Health Insurance Research Database

Chin-Tsung Ting, Chian-Jue Kuo, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Ya-Ling Lee, Tung-Hu Tsai

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

Jose M. Moran, Juan D. Pedrera-Zamorano

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vaccaria hypaphorine alleviates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation via inactivation of NFκB and ERK pathways in Raw 264.7 cells

Haijian Sun, Weiwei Cai, Xu Wang, Yanling Liu, Bao Hou, Xuexue Zhu, Liying Qiu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploration of anti-cancer effects and mechanisms of Zuo-Jin-Wan and its alkaloid components in vitro and in orthotopic HepG2 xenograft immunocompetent mice

Shun-Ting Chou, Chien-Yun Hsiang, Hsin-Yi Lo, Hui-Fen Huang, Ming-Tsung Lai, Ching-Liang Hsieh, Su-Yin Chiang, Tin-Yun Ho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-obesity effect of ethanolic extract from Cosmos caudatus Kunth leaf in lean rats fed a high fat diet

Hafeedza Abdul Rahman, Najla Gooda Sahib, Nazamid Saari, Faridah Abas, Amin Ismail, Muhammad Waseem Mumtaz, Azizah Abdul Hamid

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition and anti-herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) activity of extracts from Cornus canadensis

Serge Lavoie, Isabelle Côté, André Pichette, Charles Gauthier, Michaël Ouellet, Francine Nagau-Lavoie, Vakhtang Mshvildadze, Jean Legault

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alkaloid extracts from Combretum zeyheri inhibit the growth of Mycobacterium smegmatis

Tafadzwa Nyambuya, Ruvimbo Mautsa, Stanley Mukanganyama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of mindfulness-based interventions on biomarkers in healthy and cancer populations: a systematic review

Kenji Sanada, Marta Alda Díez, Montserrat Salas Valero, María C. Pérez-Yus, Marcelo M. P. Demarzo, Jesús Montero-Marín, Mauro García-Toro, Javier García-Campayo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Allium hookeri root extract exerts anti-inflammatory effects by nuclear factor-κB down-regulation in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW264.7 cells

Ja-Young Jang, Min-Jung Lee, Bo-Ram You, Jong-Sik Jin, Sung-Hyen Lee, Ye-Rang Yun, Hyun Ju Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition and pharmacological significance of Anethum Sowa L. Root

Md Moshfekus Saleh-e-In, Nasim Sultana, Md Matiur Rahim, Md Aminul Ahsan, Md Nurul Huda Bhuiyan, Md Nur Hossain, Md Mahbubar Rahman, Sudhangshu Kumar Roy, Md Rabiul Islam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-mycobacteria potential and synergistic effects of combined crude extracts of selected medicinal plants used by Bapedi traditional healers to treat tuberculosis related symptoms in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Nancy Patience Motlalepula Komape, Victor Patrick Bagla, Prudence Kabongo-Kayoka, Peter Masoko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The herbal formula KH-204 is protective against erectile dysfunction by minimizing oxidative stress and improving lipid profiles in a rat model of erectile dysfunction induced by hypercholesterolaemia

Hoon Jang, Woong Jin Bae, Su Jin Kim, Hyuk Jin Cho, Seung Mo Yuk, Dong Seok Han, Chang Shik Youn, Eun Bi Kwon, Sung Yeoun Hwang, Sae Woong Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Chinese prescription lianhuaqingwen capsule exerts anti-influenza activity through the inhibition of viral propagation and impacts immune function

Yuewen Ding, Lijuan Zeng, Runfeng Li, Qiaoyan Chen, Beixian Zhou, Qiaolian Chen, Pui leng Cheng, Wang Yutao, Jingping Zheng, Zifeng Yang, Fengxue Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimalarial activity of Garcinia mangostana L rind and its synergistic effect with artemisinin in vitro

Susy Tjahjani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modified lingguizhugan decoction incorporated with dietary restriction and exercise ameliorates hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia and hypertension in a rat model of the metabolic syndrome

Limei Yao, Jingjing Wei, Si Shi, Kunbin Guo, Xiangyu Wang, Qi Wang, Dingsheng Chen, Weirong Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The antibacterial activity of extracts of nine plant species with good activity against Escherichia coli against five other bacteria and cytotoxicity of extracts

Ishaku Leo Elisha, Francien S. Botha, Lyndy Joy McGaw, Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The education of traditional Japanese (Kampo) medicine: surveys of training hospitals and residents

Makoto Arai, Yoshinobu Nakada, Shun-ichiro Izumi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroprotective and cognitive-enhancing effects of the combined extract of Cyperus rotundus and Zingiber officinale

Chatchada Sutalangka, Jintanaporn Wattanathorn

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Withania somnifera leaf alleviates cognitive dysfunction by enhancing hippocampal plasticity in high fat diet induced obesity model

Shaffi Manchanda, Gurcharan Kaur

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phenolic compounds isolated from fermented blueberry juice decrease hepatocellular glucose output and enhance muscle glucose uptake in cultured murine and human cells

Abir Nachar, Hoda M. Eid, Melinda Vinqvist-Tymchuk, Tri Vuong, Wilhelmina Kalt, Chantal Matar, Pierre S. Haddad

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hepatoprotective effect of Coreopsis tinctoria flowers against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage in mice

Jen-Chieh Tsai, Chuan-Sung Chiu, Yun-Chieh Chen, Meng-shiou Lee, Xiu-Ying Hao, Ming-Tsuen Hsieh, Chun-Pin Kao, Wen-Huang Peng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rhein exhibits antioxidative effects similar to Rhubarb in a rat model of traumatic brain injury

Xia Xu, Huiying Lv, Zian Xia, Rong Fan, Chunhu Zhang, Yang Wang, Dongsheng Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cutaneous neurogenic inflammation in the sensitized acupoints induced by gastric mucosal injury in rats

Wei He, Xiao-Yu Wang, Hong Shi, Wan-Zhu Bai, Bin Cheng, Yang-Shuai Su, Xiao-Chun Yu, Xiang-Hong Jing, Bing Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of polyherbal formulation and its ingredients in cardiovascular disorders using rodents

Abdul Malik, Malik Hassan Mehmood, Hajra Channa, Muhammad Shoaib Akhtar, Anwarul-Hassan Gilani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the antimycobacterial activity of crude extracts and solvent fractions of selected Ethiopian medicinal plants

Wubayehu Kahaliw, Abraham Aseffa, Markos Abebe, Mekonen Teferi, Ephrem Engidawork

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices among health care providers regarding complementary and alternative medicine in Trinidad and Tobago

Mandreker Bahall, George Legall

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of microbial siderophores on mammalian non-malignant and malignant cell lines

Karuna Gokarn, Vishwas Sarangdhar, Ramprasad B. Pal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Appraisal of phytochemical and in vitro biological attributes of an unexplored folklore: Rhus Punjabensis Stewart

Saira Tabassum, Madiha Ahmed, Bushra Mirza, Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Zia, Zabta Khan Shanwari, Gul Majid Khan

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Case report: fainting during acupuncture stimulation at acupuncture point LI4

O sang Kwon, Kwang-Ho Choi, Junbeom Kim, Seong Jin Cho, Suk-Yun Kang, Ji-Young Moon, Yeon Hee Ryu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How do medical students engaging in elective courses on acupuncture and homeopathy differ from unselected students? A survey

Alexandra Jocham, Levente Kriston, Pascal O. Berberat, Antonius Schneider, Klaus Linde

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Wild carrot pentane-based fractions suppress proliferation of human HaCaT keratinocytes and protect against chemically-induced skin cancer

Wassim N. Shebaby, Mohamad A. Mroueh, Petra Boukamp, Robin I. Taleb, Kikki Bodman-Smith, Mirvat El-Sibai, Costantine F. Daher

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of cold sensitivity in the extremities on circulating adiponectin levels and metabolic syndrome in women

Ah Yeon Park, Seongwon Cha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytochemical compositions of extract from peel of hawthorn fruit, and its antioxidant capacity, cell growth inhibition, and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity

Panpan Wu, Fajie Li, Jianyong Zhang, Bin Yang, Zhaojie Ji, Weidong Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Calcium - Magnesium imbalance implicated in benign prostatic hyperplasia and restoration by a phytotherapeutic drug – Croton membranaceus Müll.Arg

George Awuku Asare, Robert A. Ngala, Daniel Afriyie, Samuel Adjei, Adriana Nyarko, Yvonne Anang-Quartey, Bernice Asiedu, Derek Doku, Brodrick Y. Amoah, Kennedy Bentum, Iddi Musah, Kensese Mossanda

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mindful Yoga for women with metastatic breast cancer: design of a randomized controlled trial

James W. Carson, Kimberly M. Carson, Maren K. Olsen, Linda Sanders, Laura S. Porter

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Monitoring heavy metals, residual agricultural chemicals and sulfites in traditional herbal decoctions

In-Sil Yu, Jeong-Sook Lee, Sung-Dan Kim, Yun-Hee Kim, Hae-Won Park, Hoe-Jin Ryu, Jib-Ho Lee, Jeong-Mi Lee, Kweon Jung, Cheol Na, Jin-Yong Joung, Chang-Gue Son

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Complementary traditional Chinese medicine use in Children with cerebral palsy: a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Taiwan

Hou-Hsun Liao, Hung-Rong Yen, Chih-Hsin Muo, Yu-Chen Lee, Mei-Yao Wu, Li-Wei Chou, Mao-Feng Sun, Tung-Ti Chang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of pomegranate fresh juice versus pomegranate seed powder on metabolic indices, lipid profile, inflammatory biomarkers, and the histopathology of pancreatic islets of Langerhans in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced type 2 diabetic Sprague–Dawley rats

Seyedeh Zeinab Taheri Rouhi, Md. Moklesur Rahman Sarker, Asmah Rahmat, Saad Ahmed Alkahtani, Fauziah Othman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Traditional Arabic & Islamic medicine: validation and empirical assessment of a conceptual model in Qatar

Sara N. AlRawi, Amal Khidir, Maha S. Elnashar, Huda A. Abdelrahim, Amal K. Killawi, Maya M. Hammoud, Michael D. Fetters

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of music intervention on burn patients during treatment procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Jinyi Li, Liang Zhou, Yungui Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nelumbo nucifera leaves extracts inhibit mouse airway smooth muscle contraction

Xiao Yang, Lu Xue, Qingyang Zhao, Congli Cai, Qing-Hua Liu, Jinhua Shen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Vitellaria paradoxa (C.F. Gaertn.) aqueous leaf extract administration on Salmonella typhimurium-infected rats

Siméon Pierre Chegaing Fodouop, Sedric Donald Tala, Lunga Paul Keilah, Norbert Kodjio, Mefokou Didiane Yemele, Armel Herve kamdje Nwabo, Bridget Nji-kah, Joseph Tchoumboue, Donatien Gatsing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preliminary evaluation of anti-tuberculosis potential of siderophores against drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by mycobacteria growth indicator tube-drug sensitivity test

Karuna Gokarn, Ramprasad B. Pal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characterization and mechanisms of anti-influenza virus metabolites isolated from the Vietnamese medicinal plant Polygonum chinense

Thu Thi Tran, Meehyein Kim, Yejin Jang, Hye Won Lee, Hoa Thi Nguyen, Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Hae Woong Park, Quang Le Dang, Jin-Cheol Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acupuncture and moxibustion for chronic fatigue syndrome in traditional Chinese medicine: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Taiwu Wang, Cong Xu, Keli Pan, Hongyan Xiong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sophorae Flos extract inhibits RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation by suppressing the NF-κB/NFATc1 pathway in mouse bone marrow cells

Jeong-Mi Kim, Jung-Han Lee, Guem-San Lee, Eun-mi Noh, Hyun-Kyung Song, Dong Ryun Gu, Seong-Cheol Kim, Seoung Hoon Lee, Kang-Beom Kwon, Young-Rae Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of Jiao-Tai-Wan on sleep, inflammation and insulin resistance in obesity-resistant rats with chronic partial sleep deprivation

Xin Zou, Wenya Huang, Fuer Lu, Ke Fang, Dingkun Wang, Shuyong Zhao, Jiming Jia, Lijun Xu, Kaifu Wang, Nan Wang, Hui Dong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Barriers to the conduct and application of research in complementary and alternative medicine: a systematic review

Yasamin Veziari, Matthew J. Leach, Saravana Kumar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-plasmodial activity of Norcaesalpin D and extracts of four medicinal plants used traditionally for treatment of malaria

Ramadhani Selemani Omari Nondo, Mainen Julius Moshi, Paul Erasto, Pax Jessey Masimba, Francis Machumi, Abdul Waziri Kidukuli, Matthias Heydenreich, Denis Zofou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial and antibiotic resistance modulatory activities of leaves and bark extracts of Recinodindron heudelotii (Euphorbiaceae) against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria

Aimé Gabriel Fankam, Jules-Roger Kuiate, Victor Kuete

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence, characteristics, and factors associated with purchasing Chinese herbal medicine among adults in Taiwan

Chun -Chuan Shih, Lu-Hsiang Huang, Chun-Chieh Yeh, Hsin-Long Lane, Chang-Ju Hsieh, Chin-Chuan Tsai, Li-Wei Lin, Ta-Liang Chen, Chien-Chang Liao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial activity of the stem bark of Tieghemella Heckelii Pierre ex. A Chev against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

B. G. Kipre, N.K. Guessennd, M.W. Koné, V. Gbonon, J. K. Coulibaly, M. Dosso

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition and pharmacological activities of Pisum sativum

Md Nazmul Hasan Zilani, Tamanna Sultana, S. M. Asabur Rahman, Md Anisuzzman, Md Amirul Islam, Jamil A. Shilpi, Md Golam Hossain

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of hyperthermic baths on depression, sleep and heart rate variability in patients with depressive disorder: a randomized clinical pilot trial

Johannes Naumann, Julian Grebe, Sonja Kaifel, Tomas Weinert, Catharina Sadaghiani, Roman Huber

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Buyang Huanwu decoction facilitates neurorehabilitation through an improvement of synaptic plasticity in cerebral ischemic rats

Ruihuan Pan, Jun Cai, Lechang Zhan, Youhua Guo, Run-Yue Huang, Xiong Li, Mingchao Zhou, Dandan Xu, Jie Zhan, Hongxia Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of medical service, patient satisfaction and loyalty with a focus on interpersonal-based medical service encounters and treatment effectiveness: a cross-sectional multicenter study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) hospitals

Chang Eun Kim, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Yoon Jae Lee, Me-riong Kim, Areum Choi, Ki Byung Park, Ho-Joo Lee, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of honey supplementation on inflammatory markers among chronic smokers: a randomized controlled trial

Wan Syaheedah Wan Ghazali, Aminah Che Romli, Mahaneem Mohamed

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Allium hookeri root extract exerts anti-inflammatory effects by nuclear factor-κB down-regulation in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW264.7 cells

Ja-Young Jang, Min-Jung Lee, Bo-Ram You, Jong-Sik Jin, Sung-Hyen Lee, Ye-Rang Yun, Hyun Ju Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bioactivity of arid region honey: an in vitro study

Serene Hilary, Hosam Habib, Usama Souka, Wissam Ibrahim, Carine Platat

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of traditional Chinese medicine therapy and the risk of dementia in patients with hypertension: a nationwide population-based cohort study

Kuen-Hau Chen, Ming-Hsien Yeh, Hanoch Livneh, Bor-Chyuan Chen, I-Hsin Lin, Ming-Chi Lu, Tzung-Yi Tsai, Chia-Chou Yeh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

β-Cell protection and antidiabetic activities of Crassocephalum crepidioides (Asteraceae) Benth. S. Moore extract against alloxan-induced oxidative stress via regulation of apoptosis and reactive oxygen species (ROS)

Entaz Bahar, Kazi-Marjahan Akter, Geum-Hwa Lee, Hwa-Young Lee, Harun-Or Rashid, Min-Kyung Choi, Kashi Raj Bhattarai, Mir Mohammad Monir Hossain, Joushan Ara, Kishor Mazumder, Obayed Raihan, Han-Jung Chae, Hyonok Yoon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bitterness and antibacterial activities of constituents from Evodia rutaecarpa

Xiaoguang Liang, Bo Li, Fei Wu, Tingzhao Li, Youjie Wang, Qiang Ma, Shuang Liang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro antioxidant and, α-glucosidase inhibitory activities and comprehensive metabolite profiling of methanol extract and its fractions from Clinacanthus nutans

Md. Ariful Alam, I.S.M. Zaidul, Kashif Ghafoor, F. Sahena, M. A. Hakim, M.Y. Rafii, H.M. Abir, M.F. Bostanudin, V Perumal, A. Khatib

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of Electroacupuncture on the NTS is modulated primarily by acupuncture point selection and stimulation frequency in normal rats

Jun-Fan Fang, Jun-Ying Du, Xiao-Mei Shao, Jian-Qiao Fang, Zhe Liu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Electroacupuncture for tapering off long-term benzodiazepine use: study protocol of randomized controlled trial

Wing-Fai Yeung, Ka-Fai Chung, Zhang-Jin Zhang, Wai-Chi Chan, Shi-Ping Zhang, Roger Man-Kin Ng, Connie Lai-Wah Chan, Lai-Ming Ho, Yee-Man Yu, Li-Xing Lao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alpinia oxyphylla Miq. fruit extract activates IGFR-PI3K/Akt signaling to induce Schwann cell proliferation and sciatic nerve regeneration

Yung-Ming Chang, Hen-Hong Chang, Chin-Chuan Tsai, Hung-Jen Lin, Tsung-Jung Ho, Chi-Xin Ye, Ping-Ling Chiu, Yueh-Sheng Chen, Ray-Jade Chen, Chih-Yang Huang, Chien-Chung Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The immune-regulating effect of Xiao’er Qixingcha in constipated mice induced by high-heat and high-protein diet

Chang Qu, Guang-Hua Yang, Rong-Bo Zheng, Xiu-Ting Yu, Shao-Zhong Peng, Jian-Hui Xie, Jian-Nan Chen, Xiu-Fen Wang, Zi-Ren Su, Xiao-Jun Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tonggyu-tang, a traditional Korean medicine, suppresses pro-inflammatory cytokine production through inhibition of MAPK and NF-κB activation in human mast cells and keratinocytes

Hyo In Kim, Se Hyang Hong, Jin Mo Ku, Sooyeon Kang, Tai Young Kim, Yong Cheol Shin, Seong-Gyu Ko

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Hippo signaling pathway: a potential therapeutic target is reversed by a Chinese patent drug in rats with diabetic retinopathy

Gai-mei Hao, Tian-tian Lv, Yan Wu, Hong-liang Wang, Wei Xing, Yong Wang, Chun Li, Zi-jian Zhang, Zheng-lin Wang, Wei Wang, Jing Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Aqueous extract of Peperomia pellucida (L.) HBK accelerates fracture healing in Wistar rats

Ngueguim Tsofack Florence, Sakouong Talle Suewellyne Huguette, Donfack Jean Hubert, Gounoue Kamkumo Raceline, Dzeufiet Djomeni Paul Desire, Kamtchouing Pierre, Dimo Theophile

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Complementary and alternative medicine use: Results from a descriptive study of pregnant women in Udi local Government area of Enugu state, Nigeria

Jane-lovena Onyiapat, Chinyelu Okafor, Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Agnes Anarado, Ekene Chukwukelu, Ada Nwaneri, Pat Okpala

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the anti-diarrheal activity of the aqueous stem extract of Lantana camara Linn (Verbenaceae) in mice

Edlam Tadesse, Ephrem Engidawork, Teshome Nedi, Getnet Mengistu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-Hyperuricemic, Anti-Inflammatory and Analgesic Effects of Siegesbeckia orientalis L. Resulting from the Fraction with High Phenolic Content

Thuy Duong Nguyen, Phuong Thien Thuong, In Hyun Hwang, Thi Kim Huyen Hoang, Minh Khoi Nguyen, Hoang Anh Nguyen, MinKyun Na

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiangiogenic effects of oridonin

Lili Tian, Kangjie Xie, Donglai Sheng, Xiaoqing Wan, Guofu Zhu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chronic low back pain patients’ use of, level of knowledge of and perceived benefits of complementary medicine: a cross-sectional study at an academic pain center

Julie Dubois, Emmanuelle Scala, Mohamed Faouzi, Isabelle Decosterd, Bernard Burnand, Pierre-Yves Rodondi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of new polyherbal formulations DF1911, DF2112 and DF2813 on CFA induced inflammation in rat model

Bhagyashri Nagarkar, Suresh Jagtap

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Daily administration of yokukansan and keishito prevents social isolation-induced behavioral abnormalities and down-regulation of phosphorylation of neuroplasticity-related signaling molecules in mice

Hironori Fujiwara, Yaoyu Han, Ken Ebihara, Suresh Awale, Ryota Araki, Takeshi Yabe, Kinzo Matsumoto

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, knowledge and attitudes toward herbal medication use by Saudi women in the central region during pregnancy, during labor and after delivery

Sameer Al-Ghamdi, Khaled Aldossari, Jamaan Al-Zahrani, Fawaz Al-Shaalan, Saad Al-Sharif, Hamad Al-Khurayji, Aiman Al-Swayeh

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of a Delphi consensus acupuncture treatment protocol on the levels of stress and vascular tone in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization: a randomized clinical trial protocol

Yan Zhang, Jennifer Phy, Chris Scott-Johnson, Sheila Garos, Jennie Orlando, Samuel Prien, Jaou-Chen Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Results from a clinical yoga program for veterans: yoga via telehealth provides comparable satisfaction and health improvements to in-person yoga

R. Jay Schulz-Heik, Hilary Meyer, Louise Mahoney, Michael V. Stanton, Rachael H. Cho, Danae P. Moore-Downing, Timothy J. Avery, Laura C. Lazzeroni, Joanne M. Varni, Linda Martin Collery, Peter J. Bayley

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytochemical analysis with free radical scavenging, nitric oxide inhibition and antiproliferative activity of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii extracts

Emmanuel Mfotie Njoya, Aristide Mfifen Munvera, Pierre Mkounga, Augustin Ephrem Nkengfack, Lyndy Joy McGaw

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Annurca apple (M. pumila Miller cv Annurca) extracts act against stress and ageing in S. cerevisiae yeast cells

Mariarita Stirpe, Vanessa Palermo, Michele Maria Bianchi, Romano Silvestri, Claudio Falcone, Giancarlo Tenore, Ettore Novellino, Cristina Mazzoni

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Enhanced efficacy with reduced toxicity of chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil by synergistic treatment with Abnormal Savda Munziq from Uyghur medicine

Tao Yang, Mutalifu Aimaiti, Deqi Su, Weiwei Miao, Bin Zhou, Dilinuer Maimaitiyiming, Abdiryim Yusup, Halmurat Upur, Ainiwaer Aikemu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tea (Camellia sinensis) infusions ameliorate cancer in 4TI metastatic breast cancer model

Karori S. Mbuthia, Paul O. Mireji, Raphael M. Ngure, Francesca Stomeo, Martina Kyallo, Chalo Muoki, Francis N. Wachira

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of traditional Chinese medicine formula Sinisan on chronic restraint stress-induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a rat study

Fafeng Cheng, Chongyang Ma, Xueqian Wang, Changming Zhai, Guoli Wang, Xiaolin Xu, Jie Mu, Changxiang Li, Zisong Wang, Xiaoyu Zhang, Wenchao Yue, Xin Du, Yajun Lian, Wenxiang Zhu, Xiangjun Yin, Zhen Wei, Wenjie Song, Qingguo Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Which potential harms and benefits of using ginger in the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy should be addressed? a consensual study among pregnant women and gynecologists

Ramzi Shawahna, Assim Taha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of use of complementary and alternative medicine by hypertensive patients attending primary health care facilities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo: a cross-sectional study

Aimée M. Lulebo, Mala A. Mapatano, Paulin B. Mutombo, Eric M. Mafuta, Gédéon Samba, Yves Coppieters

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increase of glutathione, testosterone and antioxidant effects of Jurenia dolomiaea on CCl4 induced testicular toxicity in rat

Naseer Ali Shah, Muhammad Rashid Khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroprotective effect of Aronia melanocarpa extract against glutamate-induced oxidative stress in HT22 cells

Hyeon Yong Lee, Jin Bae Weon, Gahee Ryu, Woo Seung Yang, Nam Young Kim, Myong Ki Kim, Choong Je Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The anti-cancer effects of Tualang honey in modulating breast carcinogenesis: an experimental animal study

Sarfraz Ahmed, Nor Hayati Othman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of traditional healers in the diagnosis and management of Burkitt lymphoma in Cameroon: understanding the challenges and moving forward

Glenn M. Afungchwi, Peter B. Hesseling, Elena J. Ladas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Chinese medicine JC-001 enhances the chemosensitivity of Lewis lung tumors to cisplatin by modulating the immune response

Meng-Hsien Chuang, Ming-Shiou Jan, Jinghua Tsai Chang, Fung-Jou Lu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

4,5,4′-Trihydroxychalcone, 8,8′-(ethene-1,2-diyl)-dinaphtalene-1,4,5-triol and rutin from Gynura segetum inhibit phagocytosis, lymphocyte proliferation, cytokine release and nitric oxide production from phagocytic cells

Yuandani, Ibrahim Jantan, Khairana Husain

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A Dalbergia odorifera extract improves the survival of endotoxemia model mice by inhibiting HMGB1 release

Hyuk Soo Choi, Jin-A Park, Jung Seok Hwang, Sun Ah Ham, Taesik Yoo, Won Jin Lee, Kyung Shin Paek, Ho-Chul Shin, Chi-Ho Lee, Han Geuk Seo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anticholangiocarcinoma activity and toxicity of the Kaempferia galanga Linn. Rhizome ethanolic extract

Asmare Amuamuta, Tullayakorn Plengsuriyakarn, Kesara Na-Bangchang

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: The effect of pomegranate fresh juice versus pomegranate seed powder on metabolic indices, lipid profile, inflammatory biomarkers, and the histopathology of pancreatic islets of Langerhans in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced type 2 diabetic Sprague–Dawley rats

Seyedeh Zeinab Taheri Rouhi, Md. Moklesur Rahman Sarker, Asmah Rahmat, Saad Ahmed Alkahtani, Fauziah Othman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of Jianzhong decoction in treating peptic ulcers: a meta-analysis of 58 randomised controlled trials with 5192 patients

Yan Sun, Jinping Zhang, Yuanyuan Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dusuqing granules (DSQ) suppress inflammation in Klebsiella pneumonia rat via NF-κB/MAPK signaling

Xue Mei, Hao-Xun Wang, Jian-Sheng Li, Xiao-Hui Liu, Xiao-Fan Lu, Ya Li, Wei-Yu Zhang, Yan-Ge Tian

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroprotective effect of Demethoxycurcumin, a natural derivative of Curcumin on rotenone induced neurotoxicity in SH-SY 5Y Neuroblastoma cells

Muthu Ramkumar, Srinivasagam Rajasankar, Veerappan Venkatesh Gobi, Chinnasamy Dhanalakshmi, Thamilarasan Manivasagam, Arokiasamy Justin Thenmozhi, Musthafa Mohamed Essa, Ameer Kalandar, Ranganathan Chidambaram

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapeutic potentials of Crataegus azarolus var. eu- azarolus Maire leaves and its isolated compounds

Eman Abu-Gharbieh, Naglaa Gamil Shehab

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Saikosaponins induced hepatotoxicity in mice via lipid metabolism dysregulation and oxidative stress: a proteomic study

Xiaoyu Li, Xiaojiaoyang Li, Junxian Lu, Youyi Huang, Lili Lv, Yongfu Luan, Runping Liu, Rong Sun

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of a combination treatment of KD5040 and L-dopa in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease

Sora Ahn, Taek-Jin Song, Seong-Uk Park, Songhee Jeon, Jongpil Kim, Joo-Young Oh, Jaehwan Jang, Sanhwa Hong, Min-A Song, Hye-Seoung Shin, Young-Rim Jung, Hi-Joon Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subjective perceived impact of Tai Chi training on physical and mental health among community older adults at risk for ischemic stroke: a qualitative study

Guohua Zheng, Zhenyu Xiong, Xin Zheng, Junzhe Li, Tingjin Duan, Dalu Qi, Kun Ling, Lidian Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

HVC1 ameliorates hyperlipidemia and inflammation in LDLR−/− mice

Se-Yun Cheon, Kyung-Sook Chung, Kyung-Jin Lee, Ho-Young Choi, In-Hye Ham, Dong-Hoon Jung, Yun-Yeop Cha, Hyo-Jin An

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Euphorbia dracunculoides L. abrogates carbon tetrachloride induced liver and DNA damage in rats

Riffat Batool, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Muhammad Majid

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inhibitory activities of selected Sudanese medicinal plants on Porphyromonas gingivalis and matrix metalloproteinase-9 and isolation of bioactive compounds from Combretum hartmannianum (Schweinf) bark

Ebtihal Abdalla M. Mohieldin, Ali Mahmoud Muddathir, Tohru Mitsunaga

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of Spirulina Platensis on anthropometric indices, appetite, lipid profile and serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in obese individuals: a randomized double blinded placebo controlled trial

Reihaneh Zeinalian, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Atefeh Shariat, Maryam Saghafi-Asl

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of a 16-week Bikram yoga program on heart rate variability and associated cardiovascular disease risk factors in stressed and sedentary adults: A randomized controlled trial

Zoe L. Hewett, Kate L. Pumpa, Caroline A. Smith, Paul P. Fahey, Birinder S. Cheema

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevention of advanced glycation end-products formation in diabetic rats through beta-cell modulation by Aegle marmelos

Rahman M. Hafizur, Shahrukh Momin, Noor Fatima

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-depressant and anxiolytic potential of Acacia hydaspica R. Parker aerial parts extract: Modulation of brain antioxidant enzyme status

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antigenotoxic properties of Paliurus spina-christi Mill fruits and their active compounds

Murat Zor, Sevtap Aydin, Nadide Deniz Güner, Nurşen Başaran, Arif Ahmet Başaran

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mature leaf concentrate of Sri Lankan wild type Carica papaya Linn. modulates nonfunctional and functional immune responses of rats

Chanika Dilumi Jayasinghe, Dinara S Gunasekera, Nuwan De Silva, Kithmini Kawya Mandakini Jayawardena, Preethi Vidya Udagama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hydro-ethanolic leaf extract of Ziziphus abyssinica Hochst Ex A. Rich (Rhamnaceae) exhibits anti-nociceptive effects in murine models

Eric Boakye-Gyasi, Isaac Tabiri Henneh, Wonder Kofi Mensah Abotsi, Elvis Ofori Ameyaw, Eric Woode

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Natural products isolated from Tetragonula carbonaria cerumen modulate free radical-scavenging and 5-lipoxygenase activities in vitro

Karina D. Hamilton, Peter R. Brooks, Steven M. Ogbourne, Fraser D. Russell

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effect of combined tetramethylpyrazine, resveratrol and curcumin in vivo

Long Chen, Tianjun Liu, Qiangsong Wang, Juan Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Attenuation of acute lung injury in a rat model by Semen Cassiae

Xiuqing Chen, Xianming Zhang, Jie Zhang, Yang Gao, Zhaohui Yang, Shanshan Li, Haiwen Dai

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Sophorae Flos extract inhibits RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation by suppressing the NF-κB/NFATc1 pathway in mouse bone marrow cells

Jeong-Mi Kim, Jung-Han Lee, Guem-San Lee, Eun-mi Noh, Hyun-Kyung Song, Dong Ryun Gu, Seong-Cheol Kim, Seoung Hoon Lee, Kang-Beom Kwon, Young-Rae Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Apoptosis-induced effects of extract from Artemisia annua Linné by modulating PTEN/p53/PDK1/Akt/ signal pathways through PTEN/p53-independent manner in HCT116 colon cancer cells

Eun Ji Kim, Guen Tae Kim, Bo Min Kim, Eun Gyeong Lim, Sang-Yong Kim, Young Min Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transcriptomic and proteomic insight into the effects of a defined European mistletoe extract in Ewing sarcoma cells reveals cellular stress responses

M. Twardziok, D. Meierhofer, S. Börno, B. Timmermann, S. Jäger, Sengül Boral, A. Eggert, C. I. Delebinski, G. Seifert

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ziziphi spinosae lily powder suspension in the treatment of depression-like behaviors in rats

Yifang Wang, Mei Huang, Xinyi Lu, Runze Wei, Jinyong Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Korean herbal formulation Yukmijihwangtang stimulates longitudinal bone growth in animal models

Sung-Min Cho, Sun Haeng Lee, Donghun Lee, Ji Hong Lee, Gyu Tae Chang, Hocheol Kim, Jin Yong Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of catalpol on remyelination through experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis acting to promote Olig1 and Olig2 expressions in mice

Tao Yang, Qi Zheng, Su Wang, Ling Fang, Lei Liu, Hui Zhao, Lei Wang, Yongping Fan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anticancer potential of Thevetia peruviana fruit methanolic extract

Alberto Ramos-Silva, Faviola Tavares-Carreón, Mario Figueroa, Susana De la Torre-Zavala, Argel Gastelum-Arellanez, Aída Rodríguez-García, Luis J. Galán-Wong, Hamlet Avilés-Arnaut

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Lyophilized aqueous extracts of Mori Fructus and Mori Ramulus protect Mesenchymal stem cells from •OH–treated damage: bioassay and antioxidant mechanism

Qian Jiang, Xican Li, Yage Tian, Qiaoqi Lin, Hong Xie, Wenbiao Lu, Yuguang Chi, Dongfeng Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antidiabetic activity and phytochemical screening of extracts of the leaves of Ajuga remota Benth on alloxan-induced diabetic mice

Tadesse Bekele Tafesse, Ariaya Hymete, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen, Mekuria Tadesse

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of total flavonoids of Spatholobus suberectus Dunn on PCV2 induced oxidative stress in RAW264.7 cells

Hai-lan Chen, Jian Yang, Yuan-fang Fu, Xi-nan Meng, Wei-dan Zhao, Ting-jun Hu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

(−)-Epicatechin 3-O-β-d-allopyranoside prevent ovariectomy-induced bone loss in mice by suppressing RANKL-induced NF-κB and NFATc-1 signaling pathways

Hung-Bo Hsiao, Jin-Bin Wu, Wen-Chuan Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Change in the P300 index – a pilot randomized controlled trial of low-frequency electrical stimulation of acupuncture points in middle-aged men and women

Kwang-Ho Choi, O Sang Kwon, Seong Jin Cho, Sanghun Lee, Seok-Yun Kang, Yeon Hee Ryu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Punica granatum peel extracts: HPLC fractionation and LC MS analysis to quest compounds having activity against multidrug resistant bacteria

Ilyas Khan, Hazir Rahman, Nasser M. Abd El-Salam, Abdul Tawab, Anwar Hussain, Taj Ali Khan, Usman Ali Khan, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Adnan, Azizullah Azizullah, Waheed Murad, Abdullah Jalal, Noor Muhammad, Riaz Ullah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of solvents extraction on phytochemical components and biological activities of Tunisian date seeds (var. Korkobbi and Arechti)

Amira Thouri, Hassiba Chahdoura, Amira El Arem, Amel Omri Hichri, Rihab Ben Hassin, Lotfi Achour

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of carnosol against oxidative stress induced brain damage by chronic stress in rats

Saeed Samarghandian, Mohsen Azimi-Nezhad, Abasalt Borji, Mohammad Samini, Tahereh Farkhondeh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with end-stage renal disease on haemodialysis in Trinidad: A descriptive study

Mandreker Bahall

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Castanea sativa Mill. bark extract exhibits chemopreventive properties triggering extrinsic apoptotic pathway in Jurkat cells

Monia Lenzi, Marco Malaguti, Veronica Cocchi, Silvana Hrelia, Patrizia Hrelia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Melicope ptelefolia leaf extracts exhibit antioxidant activity and exert anti-proliferative effect with apoptosis induction on four different cancer cell lines

Mohammad Faujul Kabir, Johari Mohd Ali, Mitra Abolmaesoomi, Onn Haji Hashim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of Alkanna tinctoria Tausch on split-thickness skin graft donor site management: a randomized, blinded placebo-controlled trial

Aliasghar Kheiri, Shahideh Amini, Abbas Norouzi Javidan, Mohammad Mehdi Saghafi, Ghasemali Khorasani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mechanism of resveratrol-induced relaxation in the human gallbladder

Ching-Chung Tsai, Ming-Che Lee, Shu-Leei Tey, Ching-Wen Liu, Shih-Che Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants practiced by traditional healers and herbalists for treatment of some urological diseases in the West Bank/Palestine

Nidal Amin Jaradat, Abdel Naser Zaid, Rowa Al-Ramahi, Malik A. Alqub, Fatima Hussein, Zakaria Hamdan, Mahmoud Mustafa, Mohammad Qneibi, Iyad Ali

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prenatal listening to songs composed for pregnancy and symptoms of anxiety and depression: a pilot study

Chineze Nwebube, Vivette Glover, Lauren Stewart

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of herbal drugs for promising anti-Candida activity

Sameh S. M. Soliman, Mohammad H. Semreen, Ali A. El-Keblawy, Arbab Abdullah, Priya Uppuluri, Ashraf S. Ibrahim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroprotective effect of salvianolate lyophilized injection against cerebral ischemia in type 1 diabetic rats

Fujiang Wang, Qiansong He, Jinxin Wang, Qing Yuan, Hong Guo, Lijuan Chai, Shaoxia Wang, Limin Hu, Yue Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Postnatal treatment using curcumin supplements to amend the damage in VPA-induced rodent models of autism

Maha Al-Askar, Ramesa Shafi Bhat, Manar Selim, Laila Al-Ayadhi, Afaf El-Ansary

01.12.2017 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Retraction Note: Anti-cancer effects of grailsine-al-glycoside isolated from Rhizoma Sparganii

Jun-Wu Zhang, Ya-Hui Wei

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Direct and indirect risk associated with the use of dietary supplements among persons with dementia in a Norwegian memory clinic

Hilde Risvoll, Trude Giverhaug, Kjell H. Halvorsen, Marit Waaseth, Frauke Musial

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

"Placebo effect is probably what we refer to as patient healing power": A qualitative pilot study examining how Norwegian complementary therapists reflect on their practice

Trine Stub, Nina Foss, Ingrid Liodden

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of long-needle acupuncture at acupoints BL30 and BL35 for CP/CPPS: a randomized controlled pilot study

Minjie Zhou, Mingyue Yang, Lei Chen, Chao Yu, Wei Zhang, Jun Ji, Chi Chen, Xueyong Shen, Jian Ying

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chinese herbal Pulian ointment in treating psoriasis vulgaris of blood-heat syndrome: a multi-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Nuo Li, Wenbin Zhao, Jianmin Xing, Jianping Liu, Guangzhong Zhang, Yunbi Zhang, Yuanwen Li, Wali Liu, Fei Shi, Yanping Bai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Detection of antibacterial activities of Miswak, Kalonji and Aloe vera against oral pathogens & anti-proliferative activity against cancer cell line

Sameen Amjed, Kashaf Junaid, Junaid Jafar, Tuaha Amjad, Waqas Maqsood, Nadia Mukhtar, Kanza Tariq, Musarrat Sharif, Sana Javaid Awan, Farheen Ansari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A new, easy-to-make pectin-honey hydrogel enhances wound healing in rats

Gessica Giusto, Cristina Vercelli, Francesco Comino, Vittorio Caramello, Massimiliano Tursi, Marco Gandini

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of anti-inflammatory and gastric anti-ulcer activity of Phyllanthus niruri L. (Euphorbiaceae) leaves in experimental rats

Ronia Mostofa, Shanta Ahmed, Mst. Marium Begum, Md. Sohanur Rahman, Taslima Begum, Siraj Uddin Ahmed, Riazul Haque Tuhin, Munny Das, Amir Hossain, Manju Sharma, Rayhana Begum

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Membrane of Candida albicans as a target of berberine

Nataša Zorić, Ivan Kosalec, Siniša Tomić, Ivan Bobnjarić, Mario Jug, Toni Vlainić, Josipa Vlainić

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Practitioners’ perspectives on evaluating treatment outcomes in traditional Chinese medicine

Yan-Hong Zhang, Jing Lv, Wei Gao, Jun Li, Ji-Qian Fang, Li-Yun He, Bao-Yan Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antioxidant activity, acetylcholinesterase inhibitory potential and phytochemical analysis of Sarcocephalus latifolius Sm. bark used in traditional medicine in Sudan

Alsiddig Osama, Sufyan Awadelkarim, Amna Ali

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methanol extract of Dicranopteris linearis L. leaves impedes acetaminophen-induced liver intoxication partly by enhancing the endogenous antioxidant system

Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Farah Hidayah Kamisan, Maizatul Hasyima Omar, Nur Diyana Mahmood, Fezah Othman, Siti Selina Abdul Hamid, Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient needs and preferences for herb-drug-disease interaction alerts: a structured interview study

Carrie M. Christensen, Rebecca S. Morris, Seraphine Chepkemoi Kapsandoy, Melissa Archer, Jinqiu Kuang, Laura Shane-McWhorter, Bruce E. Bray, Qing Zeng-Treitler

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiviral activity of phenanthrenes from the medicinal plant Bletilla striata against influenza A virus

Ya Shi, Bing Zhang, Yiyu Lu, Chaodong Qian, Yan Feng, Liwei Fang, Zhishan Ding, Dongqing Cheng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hemodynamic changes caused by acupuncture in healthy volunteers: a prospective, single-arm exploratory clinical study

Tae-Hun Kim, Boncho Ku, Jang-Han Bae, Jae-Young Shin, Min-Ho Jun, Jung Won Kang, Junghwan Kim, Jun-Hwan Lee, Jaeuk U. Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo effect of Commiphora swynnertonii ethanolic extracts on Trypanosoma congolense and selected immunological components in mice

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A multi-target therapeutic potential of Prunus domestica gum stabilized nanoparticles exhibited prospective anticancer, antibacterial, urease-inhibition, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

Nazar Ul Islam, Raza Amin, Muhammad Shahid, Muhammad Amin, Sumera Zaib, Jamshed Iqbal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-cancer effect of Scutellaria baicalensis in combination with cisplatin in human ovarian cancer cell

Bo Yoon Choi, Jong Cheon Joo, Yeon Kyu Lee, Ik-Soon Jang, Soo Jung Park, Yoon Jung Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Urinary metabolomics study on the protective role of Orthosiphon stamineus in Streptozotocin induced diabetes mellitus in rats via 1H NMR spectroscopy

Amalina Ahmad Azam, Raghunath Pariyani, Intan Safinar Ismail, Amin Ismail, Alfi Khatib, Faridah Abas, Khozirah Shaari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Thymoquinone (TQ) inhibits the replication of intracellular Mycobacterium tuberculosis in macrophages and modulates nitric oxide production

Hafij Al Mahmud, Hoonhee Seo, Sukyung Kim, Md Imtiazul Islam, Kung-Woo Nam, Hyun-Deuk Cho, Ho-Yeon Song

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cytotoxicity of the methanol extracts of Elephantopus mollis, Kalanchoe crenata and 4 other Cameroonian medicinal plants towards human carcinoma cells

Victor Kuete, Fabrice W. Fokou, Oğuzhan Karaosmanoğlu, Veronique P. Beng, Hülya Sivas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What intrinsic factors influence responsiveness to acupuncture in pain?: a review of pre-clinical studies that used responder analysis

Yu-Kang Kim, Ji-Yeun Park, Seung-Nam Kim, Mijung Yeom, Seungmin Lee, Ju-Young Oh, Hyangsook Lee, Younbyoung Chae, Dae-Hyun Hahm, Hi-Joon Park

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Investigation of antioxidant, antimicrobial and toxicity activities of lichens from high altitude regions of Nepal

Baidya Nath Jha, Mitesh Shrestha, Durga Prasad Pandey, Tribikram Bhattarai, Hari Datta Bhattarai, Babita Paudel

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Dangguibuxue decoction on rat glomerular mesangial cells cultured under high glucose conditions

Xiao-Dan Ren, Ying-Wen Zhang, Xiu-Ping Wang, Ya-Rong Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demonstration of biological activities of extracts from Isodon rugosus Wall. Ex Benth: Separation and identification of bioactive phytoconstituents by GC-MS analysis in the ethyl acetate extract

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inhibition of biofilm formation in Mycobacterium smegmatis by Parinari curatellifolia leaf extracts

Benjamin Bhunu, Ruvimbo Mautsa, Stanley Mukanganyama

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of sesamin on chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan synthesis induced by interleukin-1beta in human chondrocytes

Warunee Srisuthtayanont, Dumnoensun Pruksakorn, Prachya Kongtawelert, Peraphan Pothacharoen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytomedical assessment of two Cymbopogon species found in Nkonkobe Municipality: toxicological effect on human Chang liver cell line

Beauty E. Omoruyi, Voster Muchenje

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dai-Huang-Fu-Zi-Tang alleviates pulmonary and intestinal injury with severe acute pancreatitis via regulating aquaporins in rats

Xin Kang, Xiao-Guang Lu, Li-Bin Zhan, Zheng-Kai Liang, Wen-Xiu Guo, Qi Ma, Yi Wang, Jian-Bo Song, Jin-Yu Feng, Cong-Han Wang, Li-Zhi Bai, Yi Song, Guo-Hui Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Supplementation of Syzygium cumini seed powder prevented obesity, glucose intolerance, hyperlipidemia and oxidative stress in high carbohydrate high fat diet induced obese rats

Anayt Ulla, Md Ashraful Alam, Biswajit Sikder, Farzana Akter Sumi, Md Mizanur Rahman, Zaki Farhad Habib, Mostafe Khalid Mohammed, Nusrat Subhan, Hemayet Hossain, Hasan Mahmud Reza

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in pancreatic histology, insulin secretion and oxidative status in diabetic rats following treatment with Ficus deltoidea and vitexin

Samsulrizal Nurdiana, Yong Meng Goh, Hafandi Ahmad, Sulaiman Md Dom, Nur Syimal’ain Azmi, Noor Syaffinaz Noor Mohamad Zin, Mahdi Ebrahimi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of synbiotic diets of Bacillus coagulans, Lactobacillus plantarum and inulin against acute cadmium toxicity in rats

Dornoush Jafarpour, Seyed Shahram Shekarforoush, Hamid Reza Ghaisari, Saeed Nazifi, Javad Sajedianfard, Mohammad Hadi Eskandari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Terpene constituents of the aerial parts, phenolic content, antibacterial potential, free radical scavenging and antioxidant activity of Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels (Myrtaceae) from Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Rotimi A. Larayetan, Omobola O. Okoh, Alexander Sadimenko, Anthony I. Okoh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A bacosides containing Bacopa monnieri extract alleviates allodynia and hyperalgesia in the chronic constriction injury model of neuropathic pain in rats

Muhammad Shahid, Fazal Subhan, Nisar Ahmad, Ihsan Ullah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cell cycle arrest and apoptosis induction by methanolic leaves extracts of four Annonaceae plants

Kitti Pumiputavon, Tanawat Chaowasku, Chalermpong Saenjum, Maslin Osathanunkul, Boonsong Wungsintaweekul, Kriangkrai Chawansuntati, Jiraprapa Wipasa, Pathrapol Lithanatudom

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison between the effects of potassium phosphite and chitosan on changes in the concentration of Cucurbitacin E and on antibacterial property of Cucumis sativus

Moazzameh Ramezani, Fatemeh Rahmani, Ali Dehestani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Participation trends in holistic movement practices: a 10-year comparison of yoga/Pilates and t’ai chi/qigong use among a national sample of 195,926 Australians

Ineke Vergeer, Jason A. Bennie, Melanie J. Charity, Jack T. Harvey, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen, Stuart J. H. Biddle, Rochelle M. Eime

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-obesity activity, acute toxicity, and chemical constituents of aqueous and ethanol Viola mandshurica extracts

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of Plantago ovata husk (dietary fiber) on the bioavailability and other pharmacokinetic parameters of metformin in diabetic rabbits

Raquel Díez, Juan José García, María José Diez, Matilde Sierra, Ana M. Sahagun, Nélida Fernández

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with sickle cell disease in a tertiary hospital in Lagos, South West, Nigeria

A. A. Busari, M. A. Mufutau

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial and anticancer activities of acetone extracts from in vitro cultured lichen-forming fungi

Agnieszka Felczykowska, Alicja Pastuszak-Skrzypczak, Anna Pawlik, Krystyna Bogucka, Anna Herman-Antosiewicz, Beata Guzow-Krzemińska

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Complementary and conventional providers in cancer care: experience of communication with patients and steps to improve communication with other providers

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimicrobial activity, toxicity and anti-inflammatory potential of methanolic extracts of four ethnomedicinal plant species from Punjab, Pakistan

Rabia Naz, Hafsa Ayub, Sajid Nawaz, Zia Ul Islam, Tayyaba Yasmin, Asghari Bano, Abdul Wakeel, Saqib Zia, Thomas H. Roberts

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of lumbar spine stiffness and flexion-relaxation phenomenon with patient-reported outcomes in adults with chronic low back pain – a single-arm clinical trial investigating the effects of thrust spinal manipulation

Ting Xia, Cynthia R. Long, Robert D. Vining, Maruti R. Gudavalli, James W. DeVocht, Gregory N. Kawchuk, David G. Wilder, Christine M. Goertz

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Wogonin suppresses stem cell-like traits of CD133 positive osteosarcoma cell via inhibiting matrix metallopeptidase-9 expression

Do Luong Huynh, Taeho Kwon, Jiao Jiao Zhang, Neelesh Sharma, Meeta Gera, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Nameun Kim, Somi Kim Cho, Dong Sun Lee, Yang Ho Park, Dong Kee Jeong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of chemical profiles between the root and aerial parts from three Bupleurum species based on a UHPLC-QTOF-MS metabolomics approach

Lin Zhu, Zhi-Tao Liang, Tao Yi, Yue Ma, Zhong-Zhen Zhao, Bao-Lin Guo, Jian-Ye Zhang, Hu-Biao Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Isolation of anti-mycobacterial compounds from Curtisia dentata (Burm.f.) C.A.Sm (Curtisiaceae)

Victor O. Fadipe, Nkoana I. Mongalo, Andy R. Opoku, Preachers M. Dikhoba, Tshepiso J. Makhafola

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modulatory influence of Acacia hydaspica R. Parker ethyl acetate extract against cisplatin inveigled hepatic injury and dyslipidemia in rats

Tayyaba Afsar, Suhail Razak, Ali almajwal, Muhammad Rashid khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Coronary angiogenic effect of long-term administration of Nigella sativa

Lubna I. Al Asoom

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Resveratrol distinctively modulates the inflammatory profiles of immune and endothelial cells

Joseph Schwager, Nathalie Richard, Franziska Widmer, Daniel Raederstorff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of Astragalus polysaccharides on attenuation of diabetic cardiomyopathy through inhibiting the extrinsic and intrinsic apoptotic pathways in high glucose -stimulated H9C2 cells

Shuqin Sun, Shuo Yang, Min Dai, Xiujuan Jia, Qiyan Wang, Zheng Zhang, Yongjun Mao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rhythm-centred music making in community living elderly: a randomized pilot study

Angela Frances Yap, Yu Heng Kwan, Chuen Seng Tan, Syed Ibrahim, Seng Bin Ang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The gastroprotective effect of ethyl acetate fraction of hot water extract of Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn and its underlying mechanisms

Ramani Karunakaran, M. Ira Thabrew, G. Mayuri Thammitiyagodage, B. Prasanna Galhena, L.D.A. Menuka Arawwawala

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Copaiba oil-resin (Copaifera reticulata Ducke) modulates the inflammation in a model of injury to rats’ tongues

Francisco Bruno Teixeira, Raíra de Brito Silva, Osmar Alves Lameira, Liana Preto Webber, Roberta Souza D’Almeida Couto, Manoela Domingues Martins, Rafael Rodrigues Lima

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

General perception and self-practice of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among undergraduate pharmacy students of Bangladesh

Bijoy Laxmi Saha, Md. Omar Reza Seam, Md. Mainul Islam, Abhijit Das, Sayed Koushik Ahamed, Palash Karmakar, Md. Fokhrul Islam, Sukalyan Kumar Kundu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effect of Chang-An-Shuan on TNBS-induced experimental colitis in rats

Hong Mi, Feng-bin Liu, Hai-wen Li, Jiang-tao Hou, Pei-wu Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and patterns of use of mantra, mindfulness and spiritual meditation among adults in the United States

Adam Burke, Chun Nok Lam, Barbara Stussman, Hui Yang

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of herbal medicine for dysmenorrhea treatment on accompanied acne vulgaris: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Kwan-Il Kim, Hae Jeong Nam, Mia Kim, Junhee Lee, Kyuseok Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Karela (Bitter Melon; Momordica charantia) on genes of lipids and carbohydrates metabolism in experimental hypercholesterolemia: biochemical, molecular and histopathological study

Dalia Yossri Saad, Mohamed Mohamed Soliman, Ahmed A. Baiomy, Magdy Hassan Yassin, Hanan Basiouni El-Sawy

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Caffeoylquinic acid derivatives rich extract from Gnaphalium pensylvanicum willd. Ameliorates hyperuricemia and acute gouty arthritis in animal model

Yan Jiang, Yan Lin, Yi-Juan Hu, Xiao-Jun Song, Hong-Hua Pan, Hong-Jian Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial activity of crude extracts of some South African medicinal plants against multidrug resistant etiological agents of diarrhoea

Mary A. Bisi-Johnson, Chikwelu L. Obi, Babatunde B Samuel, Jacobus N. Eloff, Anthony I. Okoh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hypnosis in patients with perceived stress – a systematic review

S Fisch, B Brinkhaus, M Teut

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of complementary and alternative medicine use among people with coronary heart disease or at risk for this in the sixth Tromsø study: a comparative analysis using protection motivation theory

Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Fuschia M. Sirois, Trine Stub, Anne Helen Hansen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

XuefuZhuyu decoction protected cardiomyocytes against hypoxia/reoxygenation injury by inhibiting autophagy

Xiaowen Shi, Haiyan Zhu, Yuanyuan Zhang, Mingmei Zhou, Danli Tang, Huamin Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Involvement of the glutamate/glutamine cycle and glutamate transporter GLT-1 in antidepressant-like effects of Xiao Yao san on chronically stressed mice

Xiu-Fang Ding, Yue-Hua Li, Jia-Xu Chen, Long-Ji Sun, Hai-Yan Jiao, Xin-Xin Wang, Yan Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acetone leaf extracts of some South African trees with high activity against Escherichia coli also have good antimycobacterial activity and selectivity index

Ishaku L. Elisha, Francien S. Botha, Balungile Madikizela, Lyndy J. McGaw, Jacobus N. Eloff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of Cynara scolymus leaves extract on metabolic disorders and oxidative stress in alloxan-diabetic rats

Maryem Ben Salem, Rihab Ben Abdallah Kolsi, Raouia Dhouibi, Kamilia Ksouda, Slim Charfi, Mahdi Yaich, Serria Hammami, Zouheir Sahnoun, Khaled Mounir Zeghal, Kamel Jamoussi, Hanen Affes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Electroacupuncture at LI11 promotes jejunal motility via the parasympathetic pathway

Xuanming Hu, Mengqian Yuan, Yin Yin, Yidan Wang, Yuqin Li, Na Zhang, Xueyi Sun, Zhi Yu, Bin Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The modified Yi qi decoction protects cardiac ischemia-reperfusion induced injury in rats

Xiao Yu, Xiao-Dong Zhao, Rong-Qi Bao, Jia-Yu Yu, Guo-Xing Zhang, Jing-Wei Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implementation of tobacco cessation brief intervention in complementary and alternative medicine practice: qualitative evaluation

Emery R. Eaves, Amy Howerter, Mark Nichter, Lysbeth Floden, Judith S. Gordon, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Myra L. Muramoto

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

3,5,4′-trihydroxy-6,7,3′-trimethoxyflavone protects against beta amyloid-induced neurotoxicity through antioxidative activity and interference with cell signaling

Alona Telerman, Rivka Ofir, Yoel Kashman, Anat Elmann

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

6-shogaol, a neuroactive compound of ginger (jahe gajah) induced neuritogenic activity via NGF responsive pathways in PC-12 cells

Syntyche Ling Sing Seow, Sok Lai Hong, Guan Serm Lee, Sri Nurestri Abd Malek, Vikineswary Sabaratnam

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A pilot randomized controlled trial of acupuncture at the Si Guan Xue for cancer pain

To-Yi Lam, Li-Ming Lu, Wai-Man Ling, Li-Zhu Lin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characterization of phytoconstituents and evaluation of antimicrobial activity of silver-extract nanoparticles synthesized from Momordica charantia fruit extract

Md. Mamun Or Rashid, Kazi Nahid Akhter, Jakir Ahmed Chowdhury, Foysal Hossen, Md. Saddam Hussain, Md. Tanvir Hossain

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methanol leaves extract Hibiscus micranthus Linn exhibited antibacterial and wound healing activities

Berhan Begashaw, Bharat Mishra, Asegedech Tsegaw, Zewdneh Shewamene

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of Xinji′erkang on myocardial infarction induced cardiac injury in mice

Juan Hu, Yong-xue Zhang, Li Wang, Ling Ding, Guang-yao Huang, Guo-wei Cai, Shan Gao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of pomegranate extracts on brain antioxidant markers and cholinesterase activity in high fat-high fructose diet induced obesity in rat model

Zahra Amri, Asma Ghorbel, Mouna Turki, Férièle Messadi Akrout, Fatma Ayadi, Abdelfateh Elfeki, Mohamed Hammami

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The topical application of low-temperature argon plasma enhances the anti-inflammatory effect of Jaun-ointment on DNCB-induced NC/Nga mice

Jeong-Hae Choi, Yeon-Suk Song, Hae-June Lee, Gyoo-Cheon Kim, Jin-Woo Hong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-diabetic effect of black ginseng extract by augmentation of AMPK protein activity and upregulation of GLUT2 and GLUT4 expression in db/db mice

Ok-Hwa Kang, Mi-Yae Shon, Ryong Kong, Yun-Soo Seo, Tian Zhou, Do-Yeon Kim, Yeong-Soo Kim, Dong-Yeul Kwon

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro induction of human embryonal carcinoma differentiation by a crude extract of Rhazya stricta

Faisal S. Alagrafi, Abdullah O. Alawad, Nael M. Abutaha, Fahd A. Nasr, Othman A. Alhazzaa, Sultan N. Alharbi, Mohammad N. Alkhrayef, Mohamed Hammad, Ziyad A. Alhamdan, Abdullah D. Alenazi, Mohammad A. Wadaan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hypoglycaemic activity of Mathurameha, a Thai traditional herbal formula aqueous extract, and its effect on biochemical profiles of streptozotocin-nicotinamide-induced diabetic rats

Kullacha Chayarop, Penchom Peungvicha, Rungravi Temsiririrkkul, Yuvadee Wongkrajang, Wongsatit Chuakul, Piyanuch Rojsanga

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro characterization and in vivo toxicity, antioxidant and immunomodulatory effect of fermented foods; Xeniji™

Noraisyah Zulkawi, Kam Heng Ng, Rizi Zamberi, Swee Keong Yeap, Dilan Satharasinghe, Indu Bala Jaganath, Anisah Binti Jamaluddin, Sheau Wei Tan, Wan Yong Ho, Noorjahan Banu Alitheen, Kamariah Long

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, patterns, and perceived value of complementary and alternative medicine among cancer patients: a cross-sectional, descriptive study

Mandreker Bahall

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Bu Shen Yi sui capsule on NogoA/NgR and its signaling pathways RhoA/ROCK in mice with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

Ling Fang, Yongqiang Wang, Qi Zheng, Tao Yang, Peiyuan Zhao, Hui Zhao, Qiuxia Zhang, Yuanyuan Zhao, Fang Qi, Kangning Li, Zhenzhen Chen, Junling Li, Nan Zhang, Yongping Fan, Lei Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Toxicity and antitumor potential of Mesosphaerum sidifolium (Lamiaceae) oil and fenchone, its major component

Thaísa Leite Rolim, Déborah Ribeiro Pessoa Meireles, Tatianne Mota Batista, Tatyanna Kelvia Gomes de Sousa, Vivianne Mendes Mangueira, Renata Albuquerque de Abrantes, João Carlos Lima Rodrigues Pita, Aline Lira Xavier, Vicente Carlos Oliveira Costa, Leônia Maria Batista, Marcelo Sobral da Silva, Marianna Vieira Sobral

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychophysical responses in patients receiving a mock laser within context of an acupuncture clinical trial: an interoceptive perspective

Shohreh Razavy, Marcus Gadau, Shi Ping Zhang, Fu Chun Wang, Sergio Bangrazi, Christine Berle, Mahrita Harahap, Tie Li, Wei Hong Li, Christopher Zaslawski

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial activities and toxicological study of the aqueous extract from leaves of Alchornea cordifolia (Euphorbiaceae)

Merline Namekong Djimeli, Siméon Pierre Chegaing Fodouop, Guy Sedar Singor Njateng, Charles Fokunang, Donald Sedric Tala, Fabrice Kengni, Donatien Gatsing

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chenopodium ambrosioides as a bone graft substitute in rabbits radius fracture

Vicente F. Pinheiro Neto, Rachel M. Ribeiro, Camila S. Morais, Matheus B. Campos, Denilson A. Vieira, Porfírio C. Guerra, Ana L. Abreu-Silva, José R. Silva Junior, Flavia Raquel F. Nascimento, Marilene O. R. Borges, Antonio C.R. Borges

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical constituents, antibacterial and antioxidant properties of the essential oil flower of Tagetes minuta grown in Cala community Eastern Cape, South Africa

Aboi Igwaran, Benson Chucks Iweriebor, Sunday Ofuzim Okoh, Uchechukwu Uchechukwu Nwodo, Larry Chikwelu Obi, Anthony Ifeanyi Okoh

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel botanical formula prevents diabetes by improving insulin resistance

Juntao Kan, Rodney A. Velliquette, Kerry Grann, Charlie R. Burns, Jeff Scholten, Feng Tian, Qi Zhang, Min Gui

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Moxibustion for cancer-related fatigue: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Mikyung Kim, Jung-Eun Kim, Hye-Yoon Lee, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, O-Jin Kwon, Eun-Jung Kim, Yeon-Cheol Park, Byung-Kwan Seo, Jung Hyo Cho, Joo-Hee Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fermented herbal formula KIOM-MA-128 protects against acute colitis induced by dextran sodium sulfate in mice

Dong-Gun Kim, Mi-Ra Lee, Jae-Myung Yoo, Kwang-Il Park, Jin-Yeul Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethnopharmacological survey of home remedies used for treatment of hair and scalp and their methods of preparation in the West Bank-Palestine

Abdel Naser Zaid, Nidal Amin Jaradat, Ahmad Mustafa Eid, Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Abdulsalam Alkaiyat, Saja Adam Darwish

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-diabetic activity of aerial parts of Sarcopoterium spinosum

Uriel Elyasiyan, Adi Nudel, Nir Skalka, Konstantin Rozenberg, Elyashiv Drori, Rachela Oppenheimer, Zohar Kerem, Tovit Rosenzweig

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chinese acute ischemic stroke treatment outcome registry (CASTOR): protocol for a prospective registry study on patterns of real-world treatment of acute ischemic stroke in China

Weiping Sun, Qianhua Ou, Zhijun Zhang, Jiazhi Qu, Yining Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient benefit of dog-assisted interventions in health care: a systematic review

Martina Lundqvist, Per Carlsson, Rune Sjödahl, Elvar Theodorsson, Lars-Åke Levin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Biochemical characterization and 1H NMR based metabolomics revealed Melicope lunu-ankenda leaf extract a potent anti-diabetic agent in rats

Mizher Hezam AL-Zuaidy, Muhammad Waseem Mumtaz, Azizah Abdul Hamid, Amin Ismail, Suhaila Mohamed, Ahmad Faizal Abdul Razis

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Aphrodisiac potentials of the ethanol extract of Aloe barbadensis Mill. root in male Wistar rats

Joseph O. Erhabor, MacDonald Idu

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture in acute decompensated heart failure: a study protocol for a randomized, patient- and assessor-blinded, sham controlled trial

Jungtae Leem, Seung Min Kathy Lee, Jun Hyeong Park, Suji Lee, Hyemoon Chung, Jung Myung Lee, Weon Kim, Sanghoon Lee, Jong Shin Woo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Moringa isothiocyanate complexed with α-cyclodextrin: a new perspective in neuroblastoma treatment

Sabrina Giacoppo, Renato Iori, Patrick Rollin, Placido Bramanti, Emanuela Mazzon

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of the patient-practitioner interaction context on acupuncture outcomes in functional dyspepsia: study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Seok-Jae Ko, Jae-Woo Park, Jungtae Leem, Ted J. Kaptchuk, Vitaly Napadow, Braden Kuo, Jessica Gerber, Laurie Dimisko, Inkwon Yeo, Junhee Lee, Jinsung Kim

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: toxicity and antitumor potential of Mesosphaerum sidifolium (Lamiaceae) oil and fenchone, its major component

Thaísa Leite Rolim, Déborah Ribeiro Pessoa Meireles, Tatianne Mota Batista, Tatyanna Kelvia Gomes de Sousa, Vivianne Mendes Mangueira, Renata Albuquerque de Abrantes, João Carlos Lima Rodrigues Pita, Aline Lira Xavier, Vicente Carlos Oliveira Costa, Leônia Maria Batista, Marcelo Sobral da Silva, Marianna Vieira Sobral

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Xue-fu-Zhu-Yu decoction protects rats against retinal ischemia by downregulation of HIF-1α and VEGF via inhibition of RBP2 and PKM2

Shu-Qiu Tan, Xue Geng, Jorn-Hon Liu, Wynn Hwai-Tzong Pan, Li-Xiang Wang, Hui-Kang Liu, Lei Hu, Hsiao-Ming Chao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Beta-mangostin demonstrates apoptogenesis in murine leukaemia (WEHI-3) cells in vitro and in vivo

Fatima Abdelmutaal Ahmed Omer, Najihah Mohd Hashim, Mohamed Yousif Ibrahim, Abdulmannan F. Aldoubi, Pouya Hassandarvish, Firouzeh Dehghan, Noraziah Nordin, Hamed Karimian, Landa Zeenelabdin Ali Salim, Mahmood Ameen Abdulla, Karim Al-Jashamy, Syam Mohan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The protective effect of fermented Curcuma longa L. on memory dysfunction in oxidative stress-induced C6 gliomal cells, proinflammatory-activated BV2 microglial cells, and scopolamine-induced amnesia model in mice

Cheong-Su Eun, Jong-Soon Lim, Jihye Lee, Sam-Pin Lee, Seun-Ah Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cytotoxic activity of extracts and crude saponins from Zanthoxylum armatum DC. against human breast (MCF-7, MDA-MB-468) and colorectal (Caco-2) cancer cell lines

Fiaz Alam, Qazi Najum us Saqib, Abdul Waheed

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiplasmodial potential and quantification of aloin and aloe-emodin in Aloe vera collected from different climatic regions of India

Sandeep Kumar, Manila Yadav, Amita Yadav, Pooja Rohilla, Jaya Parkash Yadav

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Solanum nigrum Unripe fruit fraction attenuates Adriamycin resistance by down-regulating multi-drug resistance protein (Mdr)-1 through Jak-STAT pathway

Sankar Jagadeeshan, Diana David, S. Jisha, S. Manjula, S. Asha Nair

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-arthritic activity of aqueous-methanolic extract and various fractions of Berberis orthobotrys Bien ex Aitch

Alamgeer, Ambreen Malik Uttra, Umme Habiba Hasan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro antioxidant and antimalarial activities of leaves, pods and bark extracts of Acacia nilotica (L.) Del.

Muhammad Bilal Sadiq, Pattamon Tharaphan, Kesinee Chotivanich, Joel Tarning, Anil Kumar Anal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of chebulic acid on alveolar epithelial damage induced by urban particulate matter

Kyung-Won Lee, Mi-Hyun Nam, Hee-Ra Lee, Chung-Oui Hong, Kwang-Won Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Herbal formula SC-E1 suppresses lipopolysaccharide-stimulated inflammatory responses through activation of Nrf2/HO-1 signaling pathway in RAW 264.7 macrophages

Ju-Yeon Park, Young-Won Kwon, Soo Chil Lee, Sun-Dong Park, Ju-Hee Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of a herbal extract powder (YY-312) from Imperata cylindrica Beauvois, Citrus unshiu Markovich, and Evodia officinalis Dode on body fat mass in overweight adults: a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group clinical trial

Young-Gyu Cho, Ji-Hye Jung, Jae-Heon Kang, Jin Soo Kwon, Seung Pil Yu, Tae Gon Baik

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antioxidant and vasorelaxant activities induced by northeastern Brazilian fermented grape skins

José George F. Albuquerque, Valéria L. Assis, Arthur J. P. O. Almeida, Ionaldo J. L. D. Basílio, Melissa N. Luciano, Bruno R. L. A. Meireles, Ângela M. T. M. Cordeiro, Islânia G. A. Araújo, Robson C. Veras, Thaís P. Ribeiro, Isac A. Medeiros

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects of Fucoidan on prostate cancer: possible JAK-STAT3 pathway

Xin Rui, Hua-Feng Pan, Si-Liang Shao, Xiao-Ming Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of antimycobacterial, leishmanicidal and antibacterial activity of three medicinal orchids of Arunachal Pradesh, India

Manisha Bhatnagar, Nandan Sarkar, Nigam Gandharv, Ona Apang, Sarman Singh, Sabari Ghosal

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of the combined extracts of Herba Epimedii and Fructus Ligustrilucidi on airway remodeling in the asthmatic rats with the treatment of budesonide

Xiufeng Tang, Honglei Nian, Xiaoxi Li, Yan Yang, Xiujuan Wang, Liping Xu, Haotian Shi, Xinwei Yang, Renhui Liu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A comparative assessment of antiproliferative properties of resveratrol and ethanol leaf extract of Anogeissus leiocarpus (DC) Guill and Perr against HepG2 hepatocarcinoma cells

Jeremiah Olorunjuwon Olugbami, Robert Damoiseaux, Bryan France, Esther Modupe Onibiyo, Michael Adedapo Gbadegesin, Shivani Sharma, James Kazimierz Gimzewski, Oyeronke Adunni Odunola

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The use of traditional medicine in maternity care among African women in Africa and the diaspora: a systematic review

Zewdneh Shewamene, Tinashe Dune, Caroline A. Smith

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Estrogen-like and tissue-selective effects of 7-methoxycoumarin from Ficus umbellata (Moraceae): an in vitro and in vivo study

Stéphane Zingue, Thomas Michel, Chantal Beatrice Magne Nde, Amstrong Nang Njuh, Julia Cisilotto, Derek Tantoh Ndinteh, Colin Clyne, Xavier Fernandez, Tânia Beatriz Creczynski-Pasa, Dieudonné Njamen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inhibitory effects of Ponciri Fructus on testosterone-induced benign prostatic hyperplasia in rats

Woo-Young Jeon, Ohn Soon Kim, Chang-Seob Seo, Seong Eun Jin, Jung-Ae Kim, Hyeun-Kyoo Shin, Yong-ung Kim, Mee-Young Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fungal endophytes associated with Viola odorata Linn. as bioresource for pancreatic lipase inhibitors

M. Katoch, A. Paul, G. Singh, S. N. C. Sridhar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polarity directed optimization of phytochemical and in vitro biological potential of an indigenous folklore: Quercus dilatata Lindl. ex Royle

Madiha Ahmed, Humaira Fatima, Muhammad Qasim, Bilquees Gul, Ihsan-ul-Haq

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acute and sub-acute toxicity study of a Pakistani polyherbal formulation

Saiqa Ishtiaq, Maida Akram, Sairah Hafeez Kamran, Uzma Hanif, Muhammad Shaharyar Khan Afridi, Sajid-ur-Rehman, Atika Afzal, Ayesha Asif, Muhammad Younus, Shehla Akbar

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytochemical investigation and nephroprotective potential of Sida cordata in rat

Naseer Ali Shah, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Dereje Nigussie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L) Gaertn exhibits antipsychotic properties in murine models of psychosis

Patrick Amoateng, Samuel Adjei, Dorcas Osei-safo, Kennedy K. E. Kukuia, Emelia Oppong Bekoe, Thomas K. Karikari, Samuel B. Kombian

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Study protocol on comparative effectiveness of mindfulness meditation and qigong on psychophysiological outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer: a randomized controlled trial

Rainbow T. H. Ho, Adrian H. Y. Wan, Jessie S. M. Chan, S. M. Ng, K. F. Chung, Cecilia L. W. Chan

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of muscle activity, bite force and salivary cortisol in children with bruxism before and after low level laser applied to acupoints: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Mônica da Consolação Canuto Salgueiro, Carolina Carvalho Bortoletto, Anna Carolina RattoTempestini Horliana, Ana Carolina Costa Mota, Lara Jansiski Motta, Pamella de Barros Motta, Raquel Agnelli MesquitaFerrari, Kristianne Porta Santos Fernandes, Sandra Kalil Bussadori

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The functional property of royal jelly 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid as a melanogenesis inhibitor

Chi-Chung Peng, Hui-Tzu Sun, I-Ping Lin, Ping-Chung Kuo, Jen-Chieh Li

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Aqueous extract of Phragmitis rhizoma ameliorates myelotoxicity of docetaxel in vitro and in vivo

Jinhee Kim, You Jin Lee, Young Ah Kim, Eun-Sang Cho, Eunna Huh, Ok-Sun Bang, No Soo Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Key stakeholder perspectives on the barriers and solutions to pharmacy practice towards complementary medicines: an Australian experience

Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Joanna Harnett, Hao Hu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

[6]-Gingerol, from Zingiber officinale, potentiates GLP-1 mediated glucose-stimulated insulin secretion pathway in pancreatic β-cells and increases RAB8/RAB10-regulated membrane presentation of GLUT4 transporters in skeletal muscle to improve hyperglycemia in Leprdb/db type 2 diabetic mice

Mehdi Bin Samad, Md. Nurul Absar Bin Mohsin, Bodiul Alam Razu, Mohammad Tashnim Hossain, Sinayat Mahzabeen, Naziat Unnoor, Ishrat Aklima Muna, Farjana Akhter, Ashraf Ul Kabir, J. M. A. Hannan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Flavonolignans inhibit the arachidonic acid pathway in blood platelets

Michal Bijak, Joanna Saluk-Bijak

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The ethanol extract of Aquilariae Lignum ameliorates hippocampal oxidative stress in a repeated restraint stress mouse model

Hyun-Yong Lee, Jin-Seok Lee, Hyeong-Geug Kim, Won-Yong Kim, Seung-Bae Lee, Yung-Hyun Choi, Chang-Gue Son

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The cardioprotective and antiarrhythmic effects of Nardostachys chinensis in animal and cell experiments

Min Li, Xue Xu, Xinyu Yang, Joey S. W. Kwong, Hongcai Shang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combined antioxidant effects of Neem extract, bacteria, red blood cells and Lysozyme: possible relation to periodontal disease

Leali Heyman, Yael Houri-Haddad, Samuel N. Heyman, Isaac Ginsburg, Yossi Gleitman, Osnat Feuerstein

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anthelminthic properties of Methylene chloride-methanol (1:1) extracts of two Cameroonians medicinal plants on Heligmosomoides bakeri (Nematoda: Heligmosomatidea)

Sergine Errole Ngouateu Teufack, Gertrude NMbogning Tayo, Marc Ngangout Alidou, Jeannette Yondo, Amely Frankline Djiomene, Josué Wabo Poné, Faùily Mpoame Mbida

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Chinese medicinal herbs on expression of brain-derived Neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and its interaction with human breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cells and endothelial HUVECs

Jen-Hwey Chiu, Fang-Pey Chen, Yi-Fang Tsai, Man-Ting Lin, Ling-Ming Tseng, Yi-Ming Shyr

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of electromagnetic fields on human osteoarthritic and non-osteoarthritic chondrocytes

Julia Isabelle Redeker, Bärbel Schmitt, Nele Pascale Grigull, Christian Braun, Andreas Büttner, Volkmar Jansson, Susanne Mayer-Wagner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antihyperlipidaemic and hepatoprotective activities of acidic and enzymatic hydrolysis exopolysaccharides from Pleurotus eryngii SI-04

Chen Zhang, Juan Li, Jing Wang, Xingling Song, Jianjun Zhang, Shang Wu, Chunlong Hu, Zhiyuan Gong, Le Jia

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytochemical analysis and in vitro anthelmintic activity of Lophira lanceolata (Ochnaceae) on the bovine parasite Onchocerca ochengi and on drug resistant strains of the free-living nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Justin Kalmobé, Dieudonné Ndjonka, Djafsia Boursou, Jacqueline Dikti Vildina, Eva Liebau

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Conessine as a novel inhibitor of multidrug efflux pump systems in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Thanyaluck Siriyong, Potjanee Srimanote, Sasitorn Chusri, Boon-ek Yingyongnarongkul, Channarong Suaisom, Varomyalin Tipmanee, Supayang Piyawan Voravuthikunchai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comprehensive evaluation of gene expression signatures in response to electroacupuncture stimulation at Zusanli (ST36) acupoint by transcriptomic analysis

Jing-Shan Wu, Hsin-Yi Lo, Chia-Cheng Li, Feng-Yuan Chen, Chien-Yun Hsiang, Tin-Yun Ho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro antiplasmodial activity and prophylactic potentials of extract and fractions of Trema orientalis (Linn.) stem bark

John Oludele Olanlokun, Oluwole Moses David, Anthony Jide Afolayan

01.12.2017 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity of a Cochrane Systematic Review and meta-analysis for determining the safety of vitamin E

Christopher J. Oliver, Stephen P. Myers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Blood pressure-lowering effect of Shinrin-yoku (Forest bathing): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yuki Ideno, Kunihiko Hayashi, Yukina Abe, Kayo Ueda, Hiroyasu Iso, Mitsuhiko Noda, Jung-Su Lee, Shosuke Suzuki

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The protective effects of Resveratrol against radiation-induced intestinal injury

Heng Zhang, Hao Yan, Xiaoliang Zhou, Huaqing Wang, Yiling Yang, Junling Zhang, Hui Wang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of single clove garlic against CCl4-induced hepatic damage in rabbits

Khalid Mohammed Naji, Elham Shukri Al-Shaibani, Fatima A. Alhadi, Safa’a Abdulrzaq Al-Soudi, Myrene R. D’souza

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuroprotective properties of curcumin in toxin-base animal models of Parkinson’s disease: a systematic experiment literatures review

Xin-Shi Wang, Zeng-Rui Zhang, Man-Man Zhang, Miao-Xuan Sun, Wen-Wen Wang, Cheng-Long Xie

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evidence based anti-osteoporosis effects of Periplaneta americana L on osteoblasts, osteoclasts, vascular endothelial cells and bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells

Yan-Fen Huang, Long-Jian Li, Si-Qian Gao, Yang Chu, Jie Niu, Fu-Neng Geng, Yong-Mei Shen, Li-Hua Peng

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo evaluation of hot water extract of Acorus gramineus root against benign prostatic hyperplasia

Joo-Myung Moon, Hae-Mi Sung, Hyun-Jung Jung, Jae-Won Seo, Ji-Hyang Wee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Etlingera elatior Extract promotes cell death in B16 melanoma cells via down-regulation of ERK and Akt signaling pathways

Aungkana Krajarng, Malin Chulasiri, Ramida Watanapokasin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a novel green-lipped mussel extract -BioLex® -for managing pain in moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

Simon Stebbings, Andrew Gray, Anthony G. Schneiders, Andrew Sansom

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Body composition and personality traits in so-Yang type males

Jiwon Yoon, Jiho Nam, Chae Hun Leem, Jong Yeol Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-cancer effects of Ajwa dates (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in diethylnitrosamine induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Wistar rats

Fazal Khan, Tariq Jamal Khan, Gauthaman Kalamegam, Peter Natesan Pushparaj, Adeel Chaudhary, Adel Abuzenadah, Taha Kumosani, Elie Barbour, Mohammed Al-Qahtani

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chemical composition and evaluation of the antibacterial and Cytotoxic activities of the essential oil from the leaves of Myracrodruon urundeuva

Ítalo Diego Rebouças de Araújo, Nayara Coriolano de Aquino, Andreza Conceição Véras de Aguiar Guerra, Renato Ferreira de Almeida Júnior, Renata Mendonça Araújo, Raimundo Fernandes de Araújo Júnior, Kléber Juvenal Silva Farias, José Veríssimo Fernandes, Vânia Sousa Andrade

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of Moringa oleifera lam. Leaf powder supplementation versus nutritional counseling on the body mass index and immune response of HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: a single-blind randomized control trial

Koy Tshingani, Philippe Donnen, Henri Mukumbi, Pierre Duez, Michèle Dramaix-Wilmet

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Wrist-ankle acupuncture (WAA) for primary dysmenorrhea (PD) of young females: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Yingfan Chen, Sinan Tian, Jing Tian, Shi Shu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence, patterns, and perceived value of complementary and alternative medicine among HIV patients: a descriptive study

Mandreker Bahall

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Wound healing effect of Euphorbia hirta linn. (Euphorbiaceae) in alloxan induced diabetic rats

Riazul Haque Tuhin, Mst. Marium Begum, Md. Sohanur Rahman, Rubaba Karim, Taslima Begum, Siraj Uddin Ahmed, Ronia Mostofa, Amir Hossain, Mohamed Abdel-Daim, Rayhana Begum

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Yang-warming method in the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Sharad Panthi, Xirun Jing, Chenghan Gao, Tianshu Gao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Survey of integrative lumbar spinal stenosis treatment in Korean medicine doctors: preliminary data for clinical practice guidelines

Yoon Jae Lee, Joon-Shik Shin, Jinho Lee, Me-riong Kim, Yong-jun Ahn, Ye-sle Shin, Ki Byung Park, Byung-Cheul Shin, Myeong Soo Lee, Joo-Hee Kim, Jae-Heung Cho, In-Hyuk Ha

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preventive effects of the novel antimicrobial peptide Nal-P-113 in a rat Periodontitis model by limiting the growth of Porphyromonas gingivalis and modulating IL-1β and TNF-α production

Hong-yan Wang, Li Lin, Wei Fu, Hui-Yuan Yu, Ning Yu, Li-si Tan, Jya-wei Cheng, Ya-ping Pan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The utilization of traditional Chinese medicine in patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study

Yi-Rong Lin, Mei-Yao Wu, Jen-Huai Chiang, Hung-Rong Yen, Su-Tso Yang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inhibition of human cytomegalovirus immediate-early gene expression and replication by the ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction of Elaeocarpus sylvestris in vitro

Sohee Bae, Se Chan Kang, Yoon-Jae Song

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community pharmacists’ knowledge, practices and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine in Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Naser Y. Shraim, Ramzi Shawahna, Muna A. Sorady, Banan M. Aiesh, Ghadeer Sh. Alashqar, Raghad I. Jitan, Waed M. Abu Hanieh, Yasmeen B. Hotari, Waleed M. Sweileh, Sa’ed H. Zyoud

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

GS-E3D, a new pectin lyase-modified red ginseng extract, inhibited diabetes-related renal dysfunction in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Chan-Sik Kim, Kyuhyung Jo, Jin Sook Kim, Mi-Kyung Pyo, Junghyun Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Flavonoids from Tetracera indica Merr. induce adipogenesis and exert glucose uptake activities in 3T3-L1 adipocyte cells

Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Qamar Uddin Ahmed, Siti Zaiton Mat Soad, Jalifah Latip, Muhammad Taher, Tengku Muhamad Faris Syafiq, Murni Nazira Sarian, Alhassan Muhammad Alhassan, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sini-san improves duodenal tight junction integrity in a rat model of functional dyspepsia

Xiongfei Chang, Luqing Zhao, Jiajia Wang, Xiaofang Lu, Shengsheng Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A combination of coenzyme Q10, feverfew and magnesium for migraine prophylaxis: a prospective observational study

Angèle Guilbot, Marie Bangratz, Samira Ait Abdellah, Christian Lucas

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Traditional healer treatment of HIV persists in the era of ART: a mixed methods study from rural South Africa

Carolyn M. Audet, Sizzy Ngobeni, Ryan G. Wagner

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of Rumex hastatus leaves against hepatic fibrosis: a rat model

Sumaira Sahreen, Muhammad Rashid Khan, Rahmat Ali Khan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of acupoint-stimulation for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea compared with NSAIDs: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 RCTs

Yang Xu, Wenli Zhao, Te Li, Huaien Bu, Zhimei Zhao, Ye Zhao, Shilin Song

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Should DNA sequence be incorporated with other taxonomical data for routine identifying of plant species?

Tanakorn Suesatpanit, Kitisak Osathanunkul, Panagiotis Madesis, Maslin Osathanunkul

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sasang constitutional types for the risk prediction of metabolic syndrome: a 14-year longitudinal prospective cohort study

Sunghee Lee, Seung Ku Lee, Jong Yeol Kim, Namhan Cho, Chol Shin

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical efficacy and IL-17 targeting mechanism of Indigo naturalis as a topical agent in moderate psoriasis

Hui-Man Cheng, Yang-Chang Wu, Qingmin Wang, Michael Song, Jackson Wu, Dion Chen, Katherine Li, Eric Wadman, Shung-Te Kao, Tsai-Chung Li, Francisco Leon, Karen Hayden, Carrie Brodmerkel, C. Chris Huang

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Moon phases and moon signs do not influence morbidity, mortality and long-term survival, after living donor kidney transplantation

A. Kleespies, M. Mikhailov, P. N. Khalil, S. Pratschke, A. Khandoga, M. Stangl, W. D. Illner, M. K. Angele, K. W. Jauch, M. Guba, J. Werner, M. Rentsch

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A yeast fermentate improves gastrointestinal discomfort and constipation by modulation of the gut microbiome: results from a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled pilot trial

Iris Pinheiro, Larry Robinson, An Verhelst, Massimo Marzorati, Björn Winkens, Pieter Van den Abbeele, Sam Possemiers

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb. aqueous extract improves impaired glucose tolerance in high-fat diet-fed rats by decreasing the inflammatory response

Hwan Hee Jang, Song Yee Nam, Mi Ju Kim, Jung Bong Kim, Jeong Sook Choi, Haeng Ran Kim, Young Min Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Polarity based characterization of biologically active extracts of Ajuga bracteosa Wall. ex Benth. and RP-HPLC analysis

Syeda Saniya Zahra, Madiha Ahmed, Muhammad Qasim, Bilquees Gul, Muhammad Zia, Bushra Mirza, Ihsan-ul Haq

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Will Chinese external therapy with compound Tripterygium wilfordii hook F gel safely control disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: design of a double-blinded randomized controlled trial

Quan Jiang, Xiao-Po Tang, Xian-Chun Chen, Hong Xiao, Ping Liu, Juan Jiao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anticancer activity of calyx of Diospyros kaki Thunb. through downregulation of cyclin D1 via inducing proteasomal degradation and transcriptional inhibition in human colorectal cancer cells

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

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Isolation and characterization of the compounds responsible for the antimutagenic activity of Combretum microphyllum (Combretaceae) leaf extracts

Tshepiso Jan Makhafola, Esameldin Elzein Elgorashi, Lyndy Joy McGaw, Maurice Ducret Awouafack, Luc Verschaeve, Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Mollugo pentaphylla extract on monosodium urate crystal-induced gouty arthritis in mice

Yun Mi Lee, Eun-Jung Shon, Ohn Soon Kim, Dong-Seon Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Oral administration of taheebo (Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb.) water extract prevents DSS-induced colitis in mice by up-regulating type II T helper immune responses

Hyun Jung Park, Sung Won Lee, Dong-Joo Kwon, Seong-Il Heo, Se-Ho Park, Sun Young Kim, Seokmann Hong

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Gypenosides ameliorate memory deficits in MPTP-lesioned mouse model of Parkinson’s disease treated with L-DOPA

Ting Ting Zhao, Kyung Sook Kim, Keon Sung Shin, Hyun Jin Park, Hyun Jeong Kim, Kyung Eun Lee, Myung Koo Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subchronic toxicity of herbal compound “Jiedu Huayu” granules in rats

Minggang Wang, Hua Qiu, Rongzhen Zhang, Fuli Long, Dewen Mao

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A national survey of Chinese medicine doctors and clinical practice guidelines in China

Mengyu Liu, Chi Zhang, Qinglin Zha, Wei Yang, Ya Yuwen, Linda Zhong, Zhaoxiang Bian, Xuejie Han, Aiping Lu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing the quality of reports about randomized controlled trials of scalp acupuncture combined with another treatment for stroke

Young-Nim You, Myung-Rae Cho, Jae-Hong Kim, Ju-Hyung Park, Gwang-Cheon Park, Min-Yeong Song, Jin-Bong Choi, Jae-Young Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is cytotoxicity a determinant of the different in vitro and in vivo effects of bioactives?

Mattia Di Nunzio, Veronica Valli, Lidia Tomás-Cobos, Teresa Tomás-Chisbert, Lucía Murgui-Bosch, Francesca Danesi, Alessandra Bordoni

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Radix Puerariae and Fructus Crataegi mixture inhibits renal injury in type 2 diabetes via decreasing of AKT/PI3K

Zhengyue Chen, Yanyan Yuan, Xinrong Zou, Mengqi Hong, Ming Zhao, Yu Zhao, Yuanping Liu, Guofu Li, Yabin Zhu, Lin Luo, Beiyan Bao, Shizhong Bu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Taurine and tea polyphenols combination ameliorate nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in rats

Wenhua Zhu, Siwen Chen, Ronggui Chen, Zhiqing Peng, Jun Wan, Benyan Wu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modulation of hippocampal neuronal activity by So-ochim-tang-gamibang in mice subjected to chronic restraint stress

Hwa Chul Shin, Jae Ho Lee, Ki Joong Kim, Hyun Jin Shin, Jeong June Choi, Chan Yong Lee, Uk Namgung, In Chul Jung

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of free radical scavenging and anti-proliferative activities of Tinospora cordifolia Miers (Willd)

Picheswara Rao Polu, Udupa Nayanbhirama, Saleemulla Khan, Rajlexmi Maheswari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antimalarial efficacy of Pongamia pinnata (L) Pierre against Plasmodium falciparum (3D7 strain) and Plasmodium berghei (ANKA)

P.V.V. Satish, K. Sunita

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of TCM body constitution with insulin resistance and risk of diabetes in impaired glucose regulation patients

Hong You, Tong Zhang, Wen Feng, Yun Gai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative study on alkaloids and their anti-proliferative activities from three Zanthoxylum species

Yongqiang Tian, Chunyun Zhang, Mingquan Guo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Phytochemical-rich foods inhibit the growth of pathogenic trichomonads

Sabrina M. Noritake, Jenny Liu, Sierra Kanetake, Carol E. Levin, Christina Tam, Luisa W. Cheng, Kirkwood M. Land, Mendel Friedman

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plectranthus amboinicus essential oil and carvacrol bioactive against planktonic and biofilm of oxacillin- and vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Sara Edwirgens Costa Benício Vasconcelos, Hider Machado Melo, Theodora Thays Arruda Cavalcante, Francisco Eduardo Aragão Catunda Júnior, Mário Geraldo de Carvalho, Francisca Gleire Rodrigues Menezes, Oscarina Viana de Sousa, Renata Albuquerque Costa

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in trust and the use of Korean medicine in South Korea: a comparison of surveys in 2011 and 2014

Soohyun Kwon, Shinhee Heo, Dongjun Kim, Seunghyun Kang, Jong-Min Woo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A pilot single centre, double blind, placebo controlled, randomized, parallel study of Calmagen® dermaceutical cream and lotion for the topical treatment of tinea and onychomycosis

Manoj Parekh, Girisha Ramaiah, Prachi Pashilkar, Ranjani Ramanujam, Peter Johnston, Leodevico L. Ilag

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety of intravenously applied mistletoe extract – results from a phase I dose escalation study in patients with advanced cancer

Roman Huber, Dietrich Schlodder, Carola Effertz, Sabine Rieger, Wilfried Tröger

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Post-market outcome of an extract of traditional Cretan herbs on upper respiratory tract infections: a pragmatic, prospective observational study

Marilena Anastasaki, Antonios Bertsias, Stergios A. Pirintsos, Elias Castanas, Christos Lionis

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of acupuncture for breast cancer related lymphedema: protocol for a single-blind, sham-controlled, randomized, multicenter trial

Huiru Zhu, Jinwan Li, Zheng Peng, Yujie Huang, Xiaolan Lv, Liuying Song, Gechen Zhou, Shengzhang Lin, Jifei Chen, Baoyu He, Fengxian Qin, Xumexiang Liu, Meiyu Dai, Yan Zou, Shengming Dai

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Extract from mango mistletoes Dendrophthoe pentandra ameliorates TNBS-induced colitis by regulating CD4+ T cells in mesenteric lymph nodes

Agustina Tri Endharti, Sofy Permana

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Aqueous root extract of Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. Has antioxidant activity in D-galactose-induced aging mice

Linghua Lei, Yanhua Chen, Lijun Ou, Yinglong Xu, Xiaoying Yu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The ameliorative effect of bloodletting puncture at hand twelve Jing-well points on cerebral edema induced by permanent middle cerebral ischemia via protecting the tight junctions of the blood-brain barrier

Nannan Yu, Zhenguo Wang, Yucen Chen, Juntao Yang, Xuan Lu, Yi Guo, Zelin Chen, Zhifang Xu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ethanol extract of propolis and its constituent caffeic acid phenethyl ester inhibit breast cancer cells proliferation in inflammatory microenvironment by inhibiting TLR4 signal pathway and inducing apoptosis and autophagy

Huasong Chang, Yuehua Wang, Xusheng Yin, Xinying Liu, Hongzhuan Xuan

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Neuro-protective effect of rutin against Cisplatin-induced neurotoxic rat model

Mashal M. Almutairi, Wael A. Alanazi, Musaad A. Alshammari, Moureq Rashed Alotaibi, Ali R. Alhoshani, Salim Salah Al-Rejaie, Mohamed M. Hafez, Othman A. Al-Shabanah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of solvent fractions of the leaves of Moringa stenopetala Bak. (Moringaceae) in mice models

Yohannes Tamrat, Teshome Nedi, Solomon Assefa, Tilahun Teklehaymanot, Workineh Shibeshi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vasorelaxant effects of Angelica decursiva root on isolated rat aortic rings

Bumjung Kim, Youngki Kwon, Somin Lee, Kyungjin Lee, Inhye Ham, Ho-Young Choi

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of dietary supplementation with a standardized aqueous extract of Terminalia chebula fruit (AyuFlex®) on joint mobility, comfort, and functional capacity in healthy overweight subjects: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

H. L. Lopez, S. M. Habowski, J. E. Sandrock, B. Raub, A. Kedia, E. J. Bruno, T. N. Ziegenfuss

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protective effects of methanolic extract of Juglans regia L. leaf on streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy in rats

Davood Nasiry, Ali Reza khalatbary, Hassan Ahmadvand, Fereshteh Talebpour Amiri, Esmaeil Akbari

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Resveratrol enhances anticancer effects of paclitaxel in HepG2 human liver cancer cells

Qin Jiang, Manyi Yang, Zhan Qu, Jixiang Zhou, Qi Zhang

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Moon phases and Moon signs do not influence morbidity, mortality and long-term survival, after living donor kidney transplantation

A. Kleespies, M. Mikhailov, P. N. Khalil, S. Pratschke, A. Khandoga, M. Stangl, W. D. Illner, M. K. Angele, K. W. Jauch, M. Guba, J. Werner, M. Rentsch

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bidens pilosa Ethylene acetate extract can protect against L-NAME-induced hypertension on rats

Danielle Claude Bilanda, Paul Désiré D. Dzeufiet, Léontine Kouakep, Bibi Farouck O. Aboubakar, Léonard Tedong, Pierre Kamtchouing, Théophile Dimo

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Electroacupuncture ameliorating post-stroke cognitive impairments via inhibition of peri-infarct astroglial and microglial/macrophage P2 purinoceptors-mediated neuroinflammation and hyperplasia

Jia Huang, Xiaofang You, Weilin Liu, Changming Song, Xiaomin Lin, Xiufeng Zhang, Jing Tao, Lidian Chen

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Balneotherapeutic effects of high mineral spring water on the atopic dermatitis-like inflammation in hairless mice via immunomodulation and redox balance

Johny Bajgai, Ailyn Fadriquela, Jesmin Ara, Rahima Begum, Md Faruk Ahmed, Cheol-Su Kim, Soo-Ki Kim, Kwang-Yong Shim, Kyu-Jae Lee

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Defatting of acetone leaf extract of Acacia karroo (Hayne) enhances its hypoglycaemic potential

Idris Njanje, Victor P. Bagla, Brian K. Beseni, Vusi Mbazima, Kgomotso W. Lebogo, Leseilane Mampuru, Matlou P. Mokgotho

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Water extract of Rumex crispus prevents bone loss by inhibiting osteoclastogenesis and inducing osteoblast mineralization

Ki-Shuk Shim, Bohyoung Lee, Jin Yeul Ma

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibacterial, antioxidant and Immuno-modulatory properties in extracts of Barleria lupulina Lindl.

Reshma Kumari, Sumit Kumar, Ashwani Kumar, Kapil Kumar Goel, Ramesh Chandra Dubey

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Potential effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine Yu ping feng san for adult allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Qiulan Luo, Claire Shuiqing Zhang, Lihong Yang, Anthony Lin Zhang, Xinfeng Guo, Charlie Changli Xue, Chuanjian Lu

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Coix lacryma-jobi var. ma-yuen Stapf sprout extract has anti-metastatic activity in colon cancer cells in vitro

Eun Suk Son, Young Ock Kim, Chun Geon Park, Kyung Hun Park, Sung Hwan Jeong, Jeong-Woong Park, Se-Hee Kim

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Thai plants with high antioxidant levels, free radical scavenging activity, anti-tyrosinase and anti-collagenase activity

Moragot Chatatikun, Anchalee Chiabchalard

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Synergistic gastroprotective activity of methanolic extract of a mixture of Melastoma malabathricum and Muntingia calabura leaves in rats

Siti Zawanah Halim, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Maizatul Hasyima Omar, Norhafizah Mohtarrudin, Ikarastika Rahayu Abdul Wahab, Muhammad Nazrul Hakim Abdullah

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety classification of herbal medicines used among pregnant women in Asian countries: a systematic review

Mansoor Ahmed, Jung Hye Hwang, Soojeung Choi, Dongwoon Han

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Integrative medicine primary care: assessing the practice model through patients’ experiences

Robert L. Crocker, Amy J. Grizzle, Jason T. Hurwitz, Rick A. Rehfeld, Ivo Abraham, Randy Horwitz, Andrew Weil, Victoria Maizes

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular network-based analysis of the mechanism of li