Effects of Herbal Medicines on Pain Management.
Effects of Herbal Medicines on Pain Management. Am J Chin Med. 2020;48(1):1-16 Authors: Luo Y, Wang CZ, Sawadogo R, Tan T, Yuan CS Abstract Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience in many diseases and is often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. Pain negatively affects the quality of life and increases high health expenditures. Drugs with analgesic properties are commonly used to relieve pain, but these Western medications could be overwhelmed by side effects including tolerance and addiction. Herbal medicines may provide alternative measures for pain management. In this review paper, after introduction of Chinese medicine theory and treatment modality, emphasis is placed on the application of Chinese herbs and herbal formulations in pain management. Three of the most commonly used herbs, i.e., Corydalis yanhusuo, Ligusticum chuanxiong, and Aconitum carmichaeli, are reviewed. Subsequently, using this ancient medical remedy, Chinese herbal formulation in treating common medical conditions associated with pain, such as headache/migraine, chest pain, abdominal pain, low back pain, neuropathic pain, osteoarthritis, and cancer pain, is presented. Chinese herbal medicines could be considered as a complementary and integrative approach in the modern armamentarium in combating pain. PMID: 32054304 [PubMed - in process]
With all of the shortages, I know several people turning to ebay to buy their own - obviously most of the ones out there are Chinese made kn95 (their version of n95) - is there any self test that anyone knows to see if these masks actually work? I ordered some for my team - as our option is this or a surgical mask - but want to test to see if the KN95's are better or not
South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for the first time since its peak at the end of February as daily infections in Asia's largest outbreak outside China continued to trend downward.
CONCLUSIONS The imaging manifestations of early-stage COVID-19 are relatively mild, and the imaging findings of some patients are not typical, which can easily lead to missed diagnoses. Thus, suspected cases need to be closely monitored, and epidemiological history and clinical laboratory examination should also be considered during diagnosis. PMID: 32246819 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS RA is an active medicinal material that can be developed into a safe and effective multi-targeted anticancer treatment for CCA. PMID: 32246704 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Foods high in soluble fiber like oatmeal, nuts and beans were associated with reduced breast cancer incidence.
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical AnalysisAuthor(s): Kaili Wang, Weijie Zhang, Zihan Wang, Ming Gao, Xinying Wang, Wenchao Han, Nan Zhang, Xia Xu
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Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continued to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Seminars in Cancer BiologyAuthor(s): Emad A. Rakha, Fresia G. Pareja