Inhibitory effects of Lactobacillus casei Shirota against both Candida auris and Candida spp. isolates that cause vulvovaginal candidiasis and are resistant to antifungals
Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), the second leading cause of genital infection in women of reproductive age, is caused by yeasts of the genus Candida. Treatment is usually empirical and performed with azoles, whic... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Aline Lorenzoni Pani água, Amabel Fernandes Correia, Lívia Custódio Pereira, Bruna Maciel de Alencar, Fabiana Brandão Alves Silva, Rosane Mansan Almeida and Yanna Karla de Medeiros Nóbrega Tags: Research article Source Type: research

In vitro antioxidant activity of crude extracts of Harpagophytum zeyheri and their anti-inflammatory and cytotoxicity activity compared with diclofenac
This study evaluated the in vitro antioxidant activity and comparison of anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activity of Harpagopytum zeyheri with diclofenac. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sibonokuhle F. Ncube, Lyndy J. McGaw, Emmanuel Mfotie Njoya, Hilton G. T. Ndagurwa, Peter J. Mundy and Samson Sibanda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Headache and migraine clinical practice guidelines: a systematic review and assessment of complementary and alternative medicine recommendations
Globally, 3 billion people suffer from either migraine or tension-type headache disorder over their lifetime. Approximately 50% of American adults suffering from headache or migraine have used complementary an... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng and Christina Hanna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploration of the profile-effect relationship of Siraitia grosvenorii aqueous extracts related to their laxative effect on the basis of gray correlation analysis
Siraitia grosvenorii (binomial name Siraitia grosvenorii (Swingle) C. Jeffrey ex Lu et Z. Y. Zhang), also called Arhat Fruit or Monk ’s Fruit, is a dried ripe fruit belonging to the Cucurbitaceae Family. S. grosve... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wei Dong, Jia Zeng, Qin Wang, Xin Jiang and Ting Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Potent Nrf2-inducing, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory effects and identification of constituents validate the anti-cancer use of Uvaria chamae and Olax subscorpioidea
This study aimed to identi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Temidayo D. Popoola, Stephanie T. Guetchueng, Kenneth J. Ritchie, Olufunsho Awodele, Nicola M. Dempster, Oluyemi Akinloye, Satyajit D. Sarker and Amos A. Fatokun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality of complementary and alternative medicine information for type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional survey and quality assessment of websites
The global prevalence of diabetes mellitus is projected to reach approximately 700 million by the year 2045, with roughly 90 –95% of all diabetes cases being type 2 in nature. Patients with type 2 diabetes mell... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Manav Nayeni and Kevin Gilotra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of nanomicelle curcumin capsules on prevention and treatment of oral mucosits in patients under chemotherapy with or without head and neck radiotherapy: a randomized clinical trial
One of the most prevalent complications of chemotherapy and radiotherapy is oral mucositis (OM) and manifests as erythema and ulceration. Curcumin is one of the components of turmeric and possesses anti-inflam... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Seyed Javad Kia, Maryam Basirat, Hamid Saeidi Saedi and Seyed Ali Arab Tags: Research Source Type: research

An evidence mapping of systematic reviews and meta-analysis on traditional Chinese medicine for ulcerative colitis
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been a proposed treatment option for ulcerative colitis (UC), however it has been difficult to understand the breadth and depth of evidence as various Chinese medicine th... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yu-Xin Sun, Xiao Wang, Xing Liao, Jing Guo, Wen-Bin Hou, Xin Wang, Jian-Ping Liu and Zhao-Lan Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Antimicrobial properties of tomato leaves, stems, and fruit and their relationship to chemical composition
We previously reported that the tomato glycoalkaloid tomatine inhibited the growth of Trichomonas vaginalis strain G3, Tritrichomonas foetus strain D1, and Tritrichomonas foetus-like strain C1 that cause disease ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christina C. Tam, Kevin Nguyen, Daniel Nguyen, Sabrina Hamada, Okhun Kwon, Irene Kuang, Steven Gong, Sydney Escobar, Max Liu, Jihwan Kim, Tiffany Hou, Justin Tam, Luisa W. Cheng, Jong H. Kim, Kirkwood M. Land and Mendel Friedman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Traditional medicinal knowledge and practices among the tribal communities of Thakht-e-Sulaiman Hills, Pakistan
Little is known about the medical material and practices of tribes in the western border areas of Pakistan. The local population has inhabited this remote and isolated area for centuries, and gained medicinal ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Khalid Ahmad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Franz K. Huber and Caroline S. Weckerle Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Isolation of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants used in traditional medicine: Rautandiol B, a potential lead compound against Plasmodium falciparum
In this study, we sought to isolate the bioactive compounds responsible for some of these ac... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Christiana J. Dawurung, Minh T. H. Nguyen, Jutharat Pengon, Kanchana Dokladda, Ratchanu Bunyong, Roonglawan Rattanajak, Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan, Phuong T. M. Nguyen and Stephen G. Pyne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anti-dengue activity of super critical extract and isolated oleanolic acid of Leucas cephalotes using in vitro and in silico approach
Leucas cephalotes is a common ethnomedicinal plant widely used by traditional healers for the treatment of Malaria and other types of fever. Oleanolic acid and its derivatives have been reported for various types... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sulochana Kaushik, Lalit Dar, Samander Kaushik and Jaya Parkash Yadav Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Beneficial effects of ROCEN (Topical Nano-arthrocen) on atopic dermatitis in mice
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease mainly caused by immune stimuli. The current study was conducted to investigate the effects of ROCEN and to compare it with betamethasone (Beta) on... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ramin Goudarzi, Maryam Eskandarynasab, Ahad Muhammadnejad, Ahmad Reza Dehpour and Alireza Partoazar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Topical gel based nanoparticles for the controlled release of oleanolic acid: design and in vivo characterization of a cubic liquid crystalline anti-inflammatory drug
Oleanolic acid (OA) has multiple pharmaceutical applications including anti-inflammatory activity, but low permeability of the molecule limits its widespread use. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 4, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zhiqi Shi, Shugang Pan, Luolin Wang and Sha Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

R. vesicarius L. exerts nephroprotective effect against cisplatin-induced oxidative stress
Cisplatin is an outstanding anticancer drug, but its use has been decreased remarkably due to sever nephrotoxicity. R. vesicarius L. is a leafy vegetable that is evident with anti-angeogenic, anti-inflammatory, a... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 4, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Most. Sayla Tasmin, Ahmed M. El-Shehawi, Mona M. Elseehy, Md. Abu Reza and Ariful Haque Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immunomodulatory effect of standardized C. asiatica extract on a promotion of regulatory T cells in rats
ECa 233 is a standardized extract of C. asiatica containing the triterpenoid glycosides, madecassoside to asiaticoside in the ratio of (1.5  ± 0.5):1. Anti-inflammatory activities of ECa 233 have been reported; ho... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Supannikar Tawinwung, Dhirarin Junsaeng, Supanut Utthiya and Phisit Khemawoot Tags: Research Source Type: research

Administration of hydro-alcoholic extract of spinach improves oxidative stress and inflammation in high-fat diet-induced NAFLD rats
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of hydro-alcoholic extract of spinach (HES) on hepatic and serum measureme... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ali Amirinejad, Ali Saneei Totmaj, Farzaneh Mardali, Azita Hekmatdoost, Hadi Emamat, Majid Safa and Farzad Shidfar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular mechanism of Epicedium treatment for depression based on network pharmacology and molecular docking technology
Increasing attention has been paid to the effect of Epimedium on the nervous system, particularly anti-depression function. In the present study, we applied network pharmacology to introduce a testable hypothesis... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yankai Dong, Bo Tao, Xing Xue, Caixia Feng, Yating Ren, Hengyu Ma, Junli Zhang, Yufang Si, Sisi Zhang, Si Liu, Hui Li, Jiahao Zhou, Ge Li, Zhifei Wang, Juanping Xie and Zhongliang Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacological effects of Pugionium cornutum (L.) Gaertn. extracts on gastrointestinal motility are partially mediated by quercetin
The majority of global population suffer from various functional gastrointestinal disorders. Pugionium cornutum (L.) Gaertn. (PCG) is used to relieve indigestive symptoms in traditional Chinese medicine. However,... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chencan Su, Haoyu Li, Bang Chen, Cong Li, Chunxiao Zhang, Long Xu, Mei Lan and Yehua Shen Tags: Research Source Type: research

In vitro inhibitory effect of obtusofolin on the activity of CYP3A4, 2C9, and 2E1
Obtusofolin is the major active ingredient of Catsia tora L., which possesses the activity of improving eyesight and protecting the optic nerve. Investigation on the interaction of obtusofolin with cytochrome ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Na Liu, Ping Chen, Xiaojun Du, Junxia Sun and Shasha Han Tags: Research Source Type: research

A review of pears (Pyrus spp.), ancient functional food for modern times
Pears have been world-widely used as a sweet and nutritious food and a folk medicine for more than two millennia. (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sung-Yong Hong, Ephraim Lansky, Sam-Sog Kang and Mihi Yang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Problems with the outcome measures in randomized controlled trials of traditional Chinese medicine in treating chronic heart failure caused by coronary heart disease: a systematic review
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has gained widespread application in treating chronic heart failure (CHF) secondary to coronary heart disease (CHD). However, the sound clinical evidence is still lacking. Co... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jiayuan Hu, Ruijin Qiu, Chengyu Li, Min Li, Qianqian Dai, Shiqi Chen, Chen Zhao and Hongcai Shang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Indole alkaloids inhibit zika and chikungunya virus infection in different cell lines
In recent years, an increase in the occurrence of illnesses caused by two clinically- important arboviruses has been reported: Zika virus (ZIKV) and Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). There is no licensed antiviral tr... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 28, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Laura Milena Monsalve-Escudero, Vanessa Loaiza-Cano, Yina P ájaro-González, Andrés Felipe Oliveros-Díaz, Fredyc Diaz-Castillo, Wiston Quiñones, Sara Robledo and Marlen Martinez-Gutierrez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anti-allergic activities of Umbelliferone against histamine- and Picryl chloride-induced ear edema by targeting Nrf2/iNOS signaling in mice
The current study was aimed to investigate the anti-allergic activities of the Umbelliferone (UMB) against the acute Histamine and chronic Picryl chloride (PiCl)-induced allergy in mice. UMB is a coumarin deri... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 27, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Younas, Ashrafullah Khan, Omer Shehzad, Eun Kyoung Seo, Alev Onder and Salman Khan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of resveratrol supplementation on bone quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
The results from clinical trials have revealed that the effects of resveratrol supplementation on bone mineral density (BMD) and bone biomarkers are inconsistent. Our objective was to determine the effects of ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 22, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Qiangqiang Li, Guangpu Yang, Hongtao Xu, Shaowen Tang and Wayne Yuk-wai Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“I need personal experiences or some sort of documentation”: a qualitative study on where people with multiple sclerosis seek information on dietary and herbal supplements
The use of dietary and herbal supplements (DIHES) is widespread among people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS). PwMS are a highly informed patient group, and they use several types of sources to seek information ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 21, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sofie Bergien, Clara M. Petersen, Marie Lynning, Maria Kristiansen and Lasse Skovgaard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of self-medication with herbal remedies during pregnancy based on the theory of planned behavior in Kashan, Iran
The incidence of application of medicinal herbs during pregnancy has increased significantly among women over the past years; however, the safety and efficacy of medicinal herbs during pregnancy are still unclear... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zahra Karimian, Zohreh Sadat, Bahareh Afshar, Maryam Hasani, Marzieh Araban and Mahbubeh Kafaei-Atrian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lycium barbarum polysaccharides in ageing and its potential use for prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis: a systematic review
Lycium barbarum polysaccharide (LBP), the most abundant functional component of wolfberry, is considered a potent antioxidant and an anti-ageing substance. This review aims to outline the hallmarks of ageing in t... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Junguo Ni, Manting Au, Hangkin Kong, Xinluan Wang and Chunyi Wen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Local experience of using traditional medicine in northern Rwanda: a qualitative study
The popular use of traditional medicine in low-income settings has previously been attributed to poverty, lack of education, and insufficient accessibility to conventional health service. However, in many coun... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 13, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mengxin Tan, Yuko Otake, Teisi Tamming, Valerie Akuredusenge, Beatha Uwinama and Fabien Hagenimana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chemical composition of essential oils of eight Tunisian Eucalyptus species and their antibacterial activity against strains responsible for otitis
The chemical composition and biological activity of Eucalyptus essential oils have been studied extensively (EOs). A few of them were tested for antibacterial effectiveness against otitis strains. The chemical... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Elaissi Ameur, Moumni Sarra, Derbali Yosra, Kouja Mariem, Abid Nabil, Frederic Lynen and Khouja Mohamed Larbi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Obese rats intervened with Rhizoma coptidis revealed differential gene expression and microbiota by serum metabolomics
Integrating systems biology is an approach for investigating metabolic diseases in humans. However, few studies use this approach to investigate the mechanism by which Rhizoma coptidis (RC) reduces the effect of ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 11, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yanhua Ji, Kexin Luo, Jiri Mutu Zhang, Peng Ni, Wangping Xiong, Xiaoquan Luo, Guoliang Xu, Hongning Liu and Zhijun Zeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bupi Yishen formula attenuates kidney injury in 5/6 nephrectomized rats via the tryptophan-kynurenic acid-aryl hydrocarbon receptor pathway
Bupi Yishen Formula (BYF), a patent traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) formulation, has been used in the clinical treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the mechanism of action of BYF has not been... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yenan Mo, Xina Jie, Lixin Wang, Chunlan Ji, Yueyu Gu, Zhaoyu Lu and Xusheng Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extract of Cynomorium songaricum ameliorates mitochondrial ultrastructure impairments and dysfunction in two different in vitro models of Alzheimer ’s disease
Alzheimer ’s disease (AD) is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders, but there is still no effective way to stop or slow its progression. Our previous studies demonstrated that extract of Cynomorium so... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 9, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dan Cheng, Lei Su, Xu Wang, Xinjie Li, Lingling Li, Mengyuan Hu and Yi Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Naturopaths ’ mobilisation of knowledge and information in clinical practice: an international cross-sectional survey
The contemporary evidence-based practice model acknowledges the importance of patient preferences and clinician experience when applying evidence within a clinical setting. Knowledge mobilisation (KM) acknowle... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Amie Steel, Matthew Leach, Caragh Brosnan, Vicky Ward and Iva Lloyd Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of cholinesterase inhibitory and antioxidant activity of Wedelia chinensis and isolation of apigenin as an active compound
Wedelia chinensis has been reported as a folk medicine for the treatment of different diseases including neurodegenerative disease. Although the plant has been studied well for diverse biological activities, the ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Md. Aminul Islam, Shahed Zaman, Kushal Biswas, Md. Yusuf Al-Amin, Md. Kamrul Hasan, A. H. M. K. Alam, Toshihisa Tanaka and Golam Sadik Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bio-guided bioactive profiling and HPLC-DAD fingerprinting of Ukrainian saffron (Crocus sativus stigmas): moving from correlation toward causation
Saffron or stigmas of Crocus sativus L. is one of the most valuable food products with interesting health-promoting properties. C. sativus has been widely used as a coloring and flavoring agent. Stigmas secondary... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Olha Mykhailenko, Vilma Petrikait ė, Michal Korinek, Mohamed El-Shazly, Bing-Hung Chen, Chia-Hung Yen, Chung-Fan Hsieh, Ivan Bezruk, Asta Dabrišiūtė, Liudas Ivanauskas, Victoriya Georgiyants and Tsong-Long Hwang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of Stephania hainanensis alkaloids on MSU-induced acute gouty arthritis in mice
Gout is initiated by the precipitation of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals within the joints and soft tissues, and it can eventually cause acute or chronic arthritis. MSU crystals trigger, amplify, and maintain... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 20, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hao-fei Fan, Xing-yue Fang, Hao-lin Wu, Yi-qian Xu, Li-chong Gong, Dao-rui Yu, Hao Jia, Xiao-liang Tang and Qi-bing Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators to promoting evidence uptake in Chinese medicine: a qualitative study in Hong Kong
In response to the World Health Organization ’s recommendation, policy makers have been adopting evidence-based healthcare approach to promote the development of traditional, complementary and integrative medic... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Charlene Hoi Lam Wong, Jeffrey Van Ho Tse, Per Nilsen, Leonard Ho, Irene Xin Yin Wu and Vincent Chi Ho Chung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Addressing barriers to the conduct and application of research in complementary and alternative medicine: a scoping review
Over the past few decades, the popularity of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has grown considerably and along with it, scrutiny regarding its evidence base. While this is to be expected, and is in... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 15, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yasamin Veziari, Saravana Kumar and Matthew Leach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protective effect of Glechoma hederacea extract against gallstone formation in rodent models
Our current study aimed to evaluate the effect of an Glechoma hederacea extract (Hitrechol ®) in normal rats and gallstone diseased mice to explore its underlying mechanisms. Normal rats and C57BL/6 mice with/with... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 14, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Min Xiao, Mengbi Yang, Xiaoyu Ji, Dan Li, Yuning Xie, Yuanfeng Lyu and Zhong Zuo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Phytochemical, acute toxicity and renal protective appraisal of Ajuga parviflora hydromethanolic leaf extract against CCl4 induced renal injury in rats
Degenerative kidney diseases are mostly associated with oxidative stress. Natural products are considered as the antioxidants enrich food that can restrict the progress of oxidative stress induced disorders. T... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Samiullah Burki, Zeba Gul Burki, Muhammad Arif Asghar, Imdad Ali and Saba Zafar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Phytochemical, antimicrobial, antioxidant and enzyme inhibitory potential of medicinal plant Dryopteris ramosa (Hope) C. Chr.
Dryopteris ramosa has numerous potentials uses in the treatment of different maladies as old traditional medication. The fronds of D. ramose are edible and orally administered for producing antibiotic effect. The... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fiaz Alam, Syed Hurmat Ali Khan and Mohammad Hassham Hassan Bin Asad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Osteopathic empirical research: a bibliometric analysis from 1966 to 2018
Despite the increasing use of osteopathy, a manipulative complementary and alternative medicine therapy, in the general population, its efficacy continues to be debated. In this era of evidence-based practice,... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Chantal Morin and Isabelle Gaboury Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anticancer effects of dihydromyricetin on the proliferation, migration, apoptosis and in vivo tumorigenicity of human hepatocellular carcinoma Hep3B cells
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents a serious public health problem worldwide and has high morbidity and mortality. Dihydromyricetin (DHM) exhibits anticancer effect on a variety of malignancies, but its... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lianggui Jiang, Wen-Chu Ye, Zuobiao Li, Yongguang Yang, Wei Dai and Mingyi Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Piperlongumine inhibits migration and proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells via triggering persistent DNA damage
Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is the leading cause of death among men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Piperlongumine (PL) is a novel potential anticancer agent that has been demonstrat... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ding-fang Zhang, Zhi-chun Yang, Jian-qiang Chen, Xiang-xiang Jin, Yin-da Qiu, Xiao-jing Chen, Hong-yi Shi, Zhi-guo Liu, Min-shan Wang, Guang Liang and Xiao-hui Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ruyiping formula inhibits metastasis via the microRNA-134-SLUG axis in breast cancer
Metastasis is the leading cause of death among breast cancer patients. MicroRNA-134 has been reported to have a tumor-suppressive role in breast cancer. Ruyiping (RYP), a traditional Chinese formula, has been ... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ziwei Jiang, Lixia Pei, Ying Xie, Qun Ye, Xiaoqiang Liang, Yiyi Ye and Sheng Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lippia javanica (Zumbani) herbal tea infusion attenuates allergic airway inflammation via inhibition of Th2 cell activation and suppression of oxidative stress
This study investi... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Mvuyisi O. M. Mfengu, Mathulo Shauli, Godwill A. Engwa, Hannibal T. Musarurwa and Constance R. Sewani-Rusike Tags: Research Source Type: research

A computational multi-targeting approach for drug repositioning for psoriasis treatment
Psoriasis is an autoimmune inflammatory skin disease that affects 0.5 –3% of the world’s population and current treatment options are posed with limitations. The reduced risk of failure in clinical trials for r... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 5, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Akachukwu Ibezim, Emmanuel Onah, Ebubechukwu N. Dim and Fidele Ntie-Kang Tags: Research Source Type: research

A radiosensitizer, gallotannin-rich extract from Bouea macrophylla seeds, inhibits radiation-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in breast cancer cells
Radioresistance can pose a significant obstacle to the effective treatment of breast cancers. Epithelial –mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a critical step in the acquisition of stem cell traits and radioresistan... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jiraporn Kantapan, Siwaphon Paksee, Aphidet Duangya, Padchanee Sangthong, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Sucheewin Krobthong, Wipob Suttana and Nathupakorn Dechsupa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Electro-acupuncture for central obesity: randomized, patient-assessor blinded, sham-controlled clinical trial protocol
Obesity is a common medical condition. Among all the classifications of obesity, central obesity is considered to be a significant threat on the health of individuals. Scientific researches have demonstrated t... (Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - July 3, 2021 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Linda L. D. Zhong, Xingyao Wu, Tsz Fung Lam, Ying Ping Wong, Peihua Cao, Emily Yen Wong, Shipping Zhang and Zhaoxiang Bian Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research