Herbal or traditional medicine consumption in a Thai worker population: pattern of use and therapeutic control in chronic diseases
We examined... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 18, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Napatt Kanjanahattakij, Pakakrong Kwankhao, Prin Vathesatogkit, Nisakron Thongmung, Yingampa Gleebbua, Piyamitr Sritara and Chagriya Kitiyakara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An exploration of healthcare providers ’ experiences and perspectives of Traditional and complementary medicine usage and disclosure by Indigenous cancer patients
Traditional and complementary medicines (T&CM) are any form of medicine, practice, treatment, product, technology, knowledge system or ceremony outside of conventional medical practice that aims to prevent and... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 18, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: A. Gall, K. Anderson, J. Adams, V. Matthews and G. Garvey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anti-viral activity of culinary and medicinal mushroom extracts against dengue virus serotype 2: an in-vitro study
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection that has become a major public health concern worldwide. Presently, there is no specific vaccine or treatment available for dengue viral infection. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 18, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kavithambigai Ellan, Ravindran Thayan, Jegadeesh Raman, Kazuya I. P. J. Hidari, Norizah Ismail and Vikineswary Sabaratnam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy evaluation of ethanolic extract of Tamarindus indica L. leaves as possible alternate therapy in septic arthritis model of rabbit
Our previous study exhibited free radicals scavenging and antioxidant activities of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Tamarindus indica L. leaves in chronic sodium fluoride poisoning in rats. Tamarindus indica L.... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 18, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bishnu Prasad Sinha, Souvick Chatterjee, Rinku Buragohain, Indranil Samanta, Siddhartha Narayan Joardar, Prasenjit Mukherjee, Asit Kumar Maji, Partha Das, Tapan Kumar Mandal and Tapas Kumar Sar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Phytochemical, in-vitro biological and chemo-preventive profiling of Arisaema jacquemontii Blume tuber extracts
In this study, phytochemical, in vitro biological and chemo-preventive screening of A. jacquemontii was carried out to explore its p... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Saira Tabassum, Muhammad Zia, Esperanza J. Carcahe de Blanco, Riffat Batool, Roohi Aslam, Sajid Hussain, Qamar Wali and Muhammad Mudassar Gulzar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The synergism of Clinacanthus nutans Lindau extracts with gemcitabine: downregulation of anti-apoptotic markers in squamous pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Clinacanthus nutans extracts have been consumed by the cancer patients with the hope that the extracts can kill cancers more effectively than conventional chemotherapies. Our previous study reported its anti-infl... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ling-Wei Hii, Swee-Hua Erin Lim, Chee-Onn Leong, Swee-Yee Chin, Ngai-Paing Tan, Kok-Song Lai and Chun-Wai Mai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diosgenin ameliorates palmitic acid-induced lipid accumulation via AMPK/ACC/CPT-1A and SREBP-1c/FAS signaling pathways in LO2 cells
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease and is characterized by excessive hepatic lipid accumulation. Many studies have suggested that lipid overload is the key initi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ke Fang, Fan Wu, Guang Chen, Hui Dong, Jingbin Li, Yan Zhao, Lijun Xu, Xin Zou and Fuer Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Topical hydrogel containing Fumaria vaillantii Loisel. extract enhances wound healing in rats
This study explored the... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 12, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fatemeh Davoodi-Roodbordeii, Minoo Afshar, Fatemeh Haji Abas Tabrizi, Samira Choopani, Giti Torkaman, Fariborz Moayer and Mona Salimi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A biological extract of turmeric (Curcuma longa) modulates response of cartilage explants to lipopolysaccharide
Turmeric is commonly used as a dietary treatment for inflammation, but few studies have evaluated the direct effect of turmeric on cartilage. The purpose of this study was to characterize cartilage explants ’ i... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 11, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wendy Pearson and Laima S. Kott Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation of Brassica juncea, Forsythia suspensa, and Inula britannica: phytochemical properties, antiviral effects, and safety
This study investigated the phytochemical properties, antiviral activities, and safety ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 11, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Won-Young Bae, Hyeong-Yeop Kim, Kyoung-Sook Choi, Kyung Hoon Chang, Young-Ho Hong, Jongsu Eun, Na-Kyoung Lee and Hyun-Dong Paik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parental satisfaction and perception of Progress in influencing the Practice of complementary health approaches in children with autism: a cross sectional survey from Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Parents ’ use of complementary health approaches (CHA) for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are common despite the uncertain evidence of its benefit. Parents often adopt CHA due to dissatisfaction w... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 9, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jun Jean Ong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of uncertainty in society on the use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine: a comparative study on visits to alternative/traditional/folk health care practitioners
While traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) is gaining increased interest worldwide, the structural factors associated with the usage of TCAM at the social level have not been sufficiently... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 9, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jimpei Misawa, Rie Ichikawa, Akiko Shibuya, Yukihiro Maeda, Ichiro Arai, Teruyoshi Hishiki and Yoshiaki Kondo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of chondrillasterol isolated from Vernonia adoensis (Asteraceae)
Bacteria have developed resistance to most of the current antibiotics. There is evidence suggesting that plant-derived compounds have a potential for interacting with biological processes. One of the plants co... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 6, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Winnie Mozirandi, Dexter Tagwireyi and Stanley Mukanganyama Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Solid state fermentation process with Aspergillus kawachii enhances the cancer-suppressive potential of silkworm larva in hepatocellular carcinoma cells
Mulberry silkworm larvae (Bombyx mori) are known as the oldest resource of food and traditional medicine. Although silkworm larvae have been reported to treat various chronic diseases, the effect of fermentation ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hyun-Dong Cho, Hye-Ji Min, Yeong-Seon Won, Hee-Young Ahn, Young-Su Cho and Kwon-Il Seo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Novel discovery of Averrhoa bilimbi ethanolic leaf extract in the stimulation of brown fat differentiation program in combating diet-induced obesity
Brown adipocytes are known to promote energy expenditure and limit weight gain to combat obesity. Averrhoa bilimbi, locally called belimbing buluh (DBB), is mainly used as an ethnomedicine in the treatment of met... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wai Kwan Lau, Nur Adelina Ahmad Noruddin, Abdul Hadi Ariffin, Muhd Zulkarnain Mahmud, Mohd Hasnan Mohd Noor, Azimah Amanah, Mohamad Faiz Hamzah and Zainuddin Zafarina Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The protective effect and mechanism of catalpol on high glucose-induced podocyte injury
Catalpol, a natural iridoid glycoside in Rehmannia glutinosa, can alleviate proteinuria associated with diabetic nephropathy (DN), however, whether catalpol has a protective effect against podocyte injury in DN r... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yan Chen, Qingpu Liu, Zengfu Shan, Yingying Zhao, Meng Li, Baiyan Wang, Xiaoke Zheng and Weisheng Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variation in the metabolites and α-glucosidase inhibitory activity of Cosmos caudatus at different growth stages
Cosmos caudatus is an annual plant known for its medicinal value in treating several health conditions, such as high blood pressure, arthritis, and diabetes mellitus. The α-glucosidase inhibitory activity and tot... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wan Ahmad Wan-Nadilah, Muhammad Tayyab Akhtar, Khozirah Shaari, Alfi Khatib, Azizah Abdul Hamid and Muhajir Hamid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intramuscular autologous blood therapy - a systematic review of controlled trials
Autologous whole blood (AWB) is used in complementary medicine for the treatment of infections and skin disorders. So far, the efficacy of AWB is discussed controversially. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Katja Oomen-Welke and Roman Huber Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The therapeutic effects of qigong in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the stable stage: a meta-analysis
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one global disease. Lung function gradually declines. Medication does not fully reverse the airflow limitation. Qigong ’s role in COPD rehabilitation has been ass... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 4, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hongxuan Tong, Yihua Liu, Yutian Zhu, Boli Zhang and Jingqing Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Baihe Zhimu formula attenuates the efficacy of tamoxifen against breast cancer in mice through modulation of CYP450 enzymes
Major depression is an important complication in patients with breast cancer, but is an underrecognized and undertreated condition in this population. The Baihe Zhimu Tang (BZ formula) is a traditional Chinese... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 4, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hailong Li, Chunyu Wu, Yu Liu, Shuo Zhang and Xiufei Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vivo assessment of anticoagulant and antiplatelet effects of Syzygium cumini leaves extract in rabbits
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels. is one of the very popular traditionally used medicinal plants with numerous pharmacological activities including antioxidant, hypoglycemic and anti-inflammatory. However, actions of (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ahad Abdul Rehman, Azra Riaz, Muhammad Arif Asghar, Muhammad Liaquat Raza, Shadab Ahmed and Kamran Khan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of purple rice husk extract on AFB1-induced micronucleus formation in rat liver through modulation of xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes
Rice husk, a waste material produced during milling, contains numerous phytochemicals that may be sources of cancer chemopreventive agents. Various biological activities of white and colored rice husk have bee... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Arpamas Chariyakornkul, Charatda Punvittayagul, Sirinya Taya and Rawiwan Wongpoomchai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modulation of cancer signalling pathway(s) in two -stage mouse skin tumorigenesis by annonacin
Annonacin, an annonaceous acetogenin isolated from Annona muricata has been reported to be strongly cytotoxic against various cell lines, in vitro. Nevertheless, its effect against in vivo tumor promoting activit... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mohd Rohaizad Md Roduan, Roslida Abd Hamid and Norhafizah Mohtarrudin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative pharmacokinetics of oxyresveratrol alone and in combination with piperine as a bioenhancer in rats
Oxyresveratrol is a major bioactive component derived from the heartwood of Artocarpus lacucha. This compound exerts several biological activities, including neuroprotective effects in vitro and in vivo. However,... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 2, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dhirarin Junsaeng, Tosapol Anukunwithaya, Phanit Songvut, Boonchoo Sritularak, Kittisak Likhitwitayawuid and Phisit Khemawoot Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resveratrol induces apoptosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia epithelial cell line (BPH-1) through p38 MAPK-FOXO3a pathway
This study aimed to identify the effe... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 29, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chao Li, Wan-Li Hu, Meng-Xin Lu and Guan-Fa Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

#MindinBody - feasibility of vigorous exercise (Bikram yoga versus high intensity interval training) to improve persistent pain in women with a history of trauma: a pilot randomized control trial
The neurobiology of persistent pain shares common underlying psychobiology with that of traumatic stress. Modern treatments for traumatic stress often involve bottom-up sensorimotor retraining/exposure therapi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 29, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Alison Flehr, Christopher Barton, Jan Coles, Stephen J. Gibson, Gavin W. Lambert, Elisabeth A. Lambert, Arup K. Dhar and John B. Dixon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ethanol extract of asiasari radix preferentially induces apoptosis in G361 human melanoma cells by differential regulation of p53
In Korea and China, asiasari radix (AR) is widely used as a traditional anti-inflammatory and analgesic agent. After its skin-regenerating and hair loss-preventing activities were identified, several types of ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 28, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kwang-Ha Park, Jeong-Hae Choi, Yeon-Suk Song, Gyoo-Cheon Kim and Jin-Woo Hong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effects of Pandanus amaryllifolius (Roxb.) leaf water extracts on fructose-induced metabolic syndrome rat model
Metabolic syndrome is a non-communicable disease inclusive of risk factors such as central obesity, hypertension, hyperglycaemia and dyslipidaemia. In this present study, we investigated the ability of Pandanus a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 28, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Nur Hidayah Reshidan, Suhaila Abd Muid and Norshalizah Mamikutty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Glucose-lowering and hypolipidemic activities of polysaccharides from Cordyceps taii in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice
Hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia are classic features of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Cordyceps taii, a folk medicinal fungus native to southern China, possesses various pharmacological activities. This st... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 23, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ru-Ming Liu, Rong Dai, Yi Luo and Jian-Hui Xiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparing physicians ’ and patients’ reporting on adverse reactions in randomized trials on acupuncture—a secondary data analysis
We aimed to compare patients ’ and physicians’ safety reporting using data from large acupuncture trials (44,818 patients) and to determine associations between patient characteristics and reporting of adverse ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Thea Schwaneberg, Claudia M. Witt, Stephanie Roll and Daniel Pach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Research trends of acupuncture therapy on insomnia in two decades (from 1999 to 2018):a bibliometric analysis
We aimed to evaluate the global scientific output of research of acupuncture on insomnia and explore the hotspots and frontiers from 1999 to 2018, by using bibliometric methods. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wenya Pei, Rui Peng, Yuan Gu, Xiaohong Zhou and Jingwen Ruan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparative effectiveness of six Chinese herb formulas for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Six Chinese herb formulas, namely, the Weijing decoction (WJ), the Maxingshigan decoction (MXSG), the Yuebijiabanxia decoction (YBBX), the Qingqihuatan decoction (QQHT), the Dingchuan decoction (DC) and the Sa... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shaonan Liu, Jing Chen, Jinhong Zuo, Jiaqi Lai, Lei Wu and Xinfeng Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Jiang-Zhi granules decrease sensitivity to low-dose CCl4 induced liver injury in NAFLD rats through reducing endoplasmic reticulum stress
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may increase the sensitivity to liver injury caused by stimulants such as drugs and poisons. The traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) Jiang-Zhi Granule (JZG) has been prove... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lili Yang, Yan Zhou, Haiyan Song and Peiyong Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How do pharmacists use and recommend vitamins, minerals, herbals and other dietary supplements?
Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including vitamins, minerals, herbals, and other dietary supplements, is widespread in the United States (ranging from 24% in Hispanics to 50% in American I... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Srujitha Marupuru, David Rhys Axon and Marion K. Slack Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The cytotoxic effect and glucose uptake modulation of Baeckea frutescens on breast cancer cells
The objective of thi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 19, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: S. H. Shahruzaman, M. F. Mustafa, S. Ramli, S. Maniam, S. Fakurazi and S. Maniam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oxidative stress mediated by gyrophoric acid from the lichen Umbilicaria hirsuta affected apoptosis and stress/survival pathways in HeLa cells
Lichens produce a huge diversity of bioactive compounds with several biological effects. Gyrophoric acid (GA) is found in high concentrations in the common lichen Umbilicaria hirsuta, however evidence for biologi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 19, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Michal Goga, Martin Kello, Maria Vilkova, Klaudia Petrova, Martin Backor, Wolfram Adlassnig and Ingeborg Lang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characterization of the anti-Staphylococcus aureus fraction from Penthorum chinense Pursh stems
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) causes serious infections in hospitals. Penthorum chinense Pursh (PCP), employed by the Miao ethnic minority in China, presents antibacterial activities. In this... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 17, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bin Ding, Qinchao Ding, Shun Zhang, Zhuo Jin, Zhaolei Wang, Songtao Li and Xiaobing Dou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antimicrobial characteristics of Berberine against prosthetic joint infection-related Staphylococcus aureus of different multi-locus sequence types
Staphylococcal aureus (S. aureus) has become the leading causative pathogen of Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI), which is the most devastating complication after arthroplasty surgeries. Due to the biofilm formati... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 16, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jiaqi Tan, Jin Wang, Chuang Yang, Chongzun Zhu, Geyong Guo, Jin Tang and Hao Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal ameliorates neurodegeneration and cognitive impairments associated with systemic inflammation
Systemic inflammation driven neuroinflammation is an event which correlates with pathogenesis of several neurodegenerative diseases. Therefore, targeting peripheral and central inflammation simultaneously coul... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 15, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Muskan Gupta and Gurcharan Kaur Tags: Research article Source Type: research

ETM-DB: integrated Ethiopian traditional herbal medicine and phytochemicals database
Recently, there has been an increasing tendency to go back to nature in search of new medicines. To facilitate this, a great deal of effort has been made to compile information on natural products worldwide, a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lemessa Etana Bultum, Assefa Mussa Woyessa and Doheon Lee Tags: Database Source Type: research

Pharmacological properties of Centella asiatica hydrogel in accelerating wound healing in rabbits
Various extracts of Centella asiatica (Apiaceae) and its active constituent, asiaticoside, have been reported to possess wound healing property when assessed using various in vivo and in vitro models. In an attem... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Afnan Sh. Ahmed, Muhammad Taher, Uttam Kumar Mandal, Juliana Md Jaffri, Deny Susanti, Syed Mahmood and Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antinociceptive activities of Artocarpus lacucha Buch-ham (Moraceae) and its isolated phenolic compound, catechin, in mice
The present study evaluated the antinociceptive effect of the bark of Artocarpus lacucha, which is used for the treatment of stomachache, headache and boils in the traditional system of medicine. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shanta Islam, Md. Shafiullah Shajib, Ridwan Bin Rashid, Mohammad Firoz Khan, Md. Abdullah Al-Mansur, Bidyut Kanti Datta and Mohammad Abdur Rashid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Berberine inhibits NLRP3 Inflammasome pathway in human triple-negative breast cancer MDA-MB-231 cell
Breast cancer is still the most common malignant tumor that threatens the female ’s life in the world, especially triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), one of the most difficult subtypes. Lack of targeted thera... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 14, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mingjiang Yao, Xiaodi Fan, Bo Yuan, Norio Takagi, Sai Liu, Xiao Han, Junguo Ren and Jianxun Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traditional tonifying polyherbal infusion, Jatu-Phala-Tiga, exerts antioxidant activities and extends lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans
The imbalance between the generation of free radicals and natural cellular antioxidant defenses, known as oxidative stress, can cause oxidation of biomolecules and further contribute to aging-associated diseas... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Palika Wetchakul, Jo Aan Goon, Ademola Ezekiel Adekoya, Opeyemi Joshua Olatunji, Sutticha Ruangchuay, Patcharawalai Jaisamut, Acharaporn Issuriya, Nongluk Kunworarath, Surasak Limsuwan and Sasitorn Chusri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used to treat skin diseases in northern Pakistan
Skin diseases are a major health concern especially in association with human immune deficiency syndrome and acquired an immune deficiency. The aim of this study was to document the ethnomedicinal information ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Khafsa Malik, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Riaz Ullah, Hafiz Majid Mahmood, Bushra Parveen, Neelam Rashid, Shazia Sultana, Syed Nasar Shah and Lubna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro and in vivo effects of traditional Chinese medicine formula T33 in human breast cancer cells
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in women worldwide. Although traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is commonly used by patients with breast cancer, little is known about TCM prescriptio... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yu-Te Liu, Chao-Hsiang Hsiao, Bor-Show Tzang and Tsai-Ching Hsu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses of acupuncture: the PRISMA for acupuncture checklist
Acupuncture is widely used worldwide, and systematic reviews on acupuncture are increasingly being published. Although acupuncture systematic reviews share several essential elements with other systematic revi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 12, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xiaoqin Wang, Yaolong Chen, Yali Liu, Liang Yao, Janne Estill, Zhaoxiang Bian, Taixiang Wu, Hongcai Shang, Myeong Soo Lee, Dang Wei, Jinhui Tian, Bin Ma, Yongfeng Wang, Guihua Tian and Kehu Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Water extract of Cnidii Rhizoma suppresses RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis in RAW 264.7 cell by inhibiting NFATc1/c-Fos signaling and prevents ovariectomized bone loss in SD-rat
Cnidii Rhizoma is the dried root stem of Cnidium officinale Makino. Cnidii Rhizoma (CR) has been used to treat menstrual irregularity, menstrual pain, and menopause in Korea. However, the effects and mechanisms o... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 9, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ka-Yeon Lee, Jae-Hyun Kim, Eun-Young Kim, Mijung Yeom, Hyuk-Sang Jung and Youngjoo Sohn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The synergistic antitumor effect of Huaier combined with 5-Florouracil in human cholangiocarcinoma cells
5-Florouracil (5-FU) is a commonly used chemotherapeutic drug for cholangiocarcinoma, whereas it has unsatisfactory effect, and patients often have chemo-resistance to it. The combination of chemotherapeutic a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 7, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zhaoyu Fu, Kexin Ma, Bing Dong, Chongyu Zhao, Chi Che, Chengyong Dong, Rixin Zhang, Haibo Wang, Xiang Wang and Rui Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Jingfukang induces anti-cancer activity through oxidative stress-mediated DNA damage in circulating human lung cancer cells
Metastasis is the main cause of lung cancer death. As a seed of metastasis, circulating tumor cells are an important target for metastasis intervention. The traditional Chinese medicine, Jinfukang, has been cl... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 7, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zujun Que, Zhiyi Zhou, Bin Luo, Changsheng Dong, Yi Jiang, Hegen Li and Jianhui Tian Tags: Research article Source Type: research