The neuroprotective effects of Tao-Ren-Cheng-Qi Tang against embolic stroke in rats
Combinations of the traditional Chinese and Western medicines have been used to treat numerous diseases throughout the world, and there is a growing body of evidence showing that some of the herbs used in trad... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 31, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ling-Wei Hsu, Wei-Cheng Shiao, Nen-Chung Chang, Meng-Che Yu, Ting-Lin Yen, Philip Aloysius Thomas, Thanasekaran Jayakumar and Joen-Rong Sheu Source Type: research

Chemical compositions, chromatographic fingerprints and antioxidant activities of Citri Exocarpium Rubrum (Juhong)
Citri Exocarpium Rubrum (CER), which is known as Juhong in Chinese, is the dried exocarp of Citrus reticulata Blanco and its cultivars (Fam. Rutaceae) and is currently used in Chinese medicine to protect the stom... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 25, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yang Zhao, Chun-Pin Kao, Chi-Ren Liao, Kun-Chang Wu, Xin Zhou, Yu-Ling Ho and Yuan-Shiun Chang Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture for the prevention of postoperative gastrointestinal dysfunction in participants undergoing vascular laparotomy under general anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial
Postoperative gastrointestinal dysfunction (PGD) is a common complication following laparotomy under general anesthesia (GA). Abdominal distension occurs in 8 –28% of surgeries within 24 h postoperatively. The ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 16, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Meng-yue Liu, Cheng-wei Wang, Zhou-peng Wu and Ning Li Source Type: research

The influence of duodenally-delivered Shakuyakukanzoto (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang) on duodenal peristalsis during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a randomised controlled trial
Anti-cholinergic agents may be used to inhibit duodenal peristalsis, but they may have adverse effects. Shakuyakukanzoto (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang) has an anti-spasmodic effect and has been used before for oesophago... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Haruka Fujinami, Shinya Kajiura, Jun Nishikawa, Takayuki Ando and Toshiro Sugiyama Source Type: research

Quality control of Lycium chinense and Lycium barbarum cortex (Digupi) by HPLC using kukoamines as markers
Lycii Cortex (LyC), composed of Lycium chinense and Lycium barbarum cortex and having the Chinese name Digupi, is used to treat chronic diseases like cough, hypertension, and diabetes in Eastern Asia. However, ch... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 9, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yuan-Yuan Li, Rui Di, Wing-Leung Hsu, Ye-Qing Huang and Hon-Yeung Cheung Source Type: research

An investigation of fungal contamination on the surface of medicinal herbs in China
This study aimed to investigate the presence of fungi and their metabolites mycotoxins on the... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Run-sheng Zheng, Wen-li Wang, Jing Tan, Hui Xu, Ruo-ting Zhan and Wei-wen Chen Source Type: research

Comparison of chemical profiles and effectiveness between Erxian decoction and mixtures of decoctions of its individual herbs: a novel approach for identification of the standard chemicals
Identification of bioactive standard chemicals is a major challenge in the study of the Chinese medicinal formula. In particular, the chemical components may interact differently depending on the preparative m... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - January 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: H. P. Cheung, S. W. Wang, T. B. Ng, Y. B. Zhang, L. X. Lao, Z. J. Zhang, Y. Tong, F. W. S. Chung and S. C. W. Sze Source Type: research

Rapid differentiation of Xihuangcao from the three Isodon species by UPLC-ESI-QTOF-MS/MS and chemometrics analysis
Isodon lophanthoides, I. lophanthoides var. graciliflorus and I. serra are the three botanical sources of Xihuangcao, which are often used indiscriminately in herbal products. The aim ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - December 15, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Lai Lai Wong, Zhitao Liang, Hubiao Chen and Zhongzhen Zhao Source Type: research

Acupuncture as an intervention to reduce alcohol dependency: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Acupuncture has been widely used as a treatment for alcohol dependence. An updated and rigorously conducted systematic review is needed to establish the extent and quality of the evidence on the effectiveness ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - December 15, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Charlotte Southern, Charlie Lloyd, Jianping Liu, Congcong Wang, Tingting Zhang, Martin Bland and Hugh MacPherson Source Type: research

Ameliorating effect of Erxian decoction combined with Fructus Schisandrae chinensis (Wu Wei Zi) on menopausal sweating and serum hormone profiles in a rat model
This study aimed to investigate the effects of... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - November 22, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shi Wei Wang, Fei Hua Wu, Yan Bo Zhang, Liang Zhang, Jing Su, Hei Kei Wong, Ai Hua Liu, Ho Pan Cheung, Tzi Bun Ng, Yao Tong and Stephen Cho Wing Sze Source Type: research

Combination of cisplatin and bromelain exerts synergistic cytotoxic effects against breast cancer cell line MDA-MB-231 in vitro
Bromelain, which is a cysteine endopeptidase commonly found in pineapple stems, has been investigated as a potential anti-cancer agent for the treatment of breast cancer. However, information pertaining to the... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - November 15, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ahmad Zaim Mat Pauzi, Swee Keong Yeap, Nadiah Abu, Kian Lam Lim, Abdul Rahman Omar, Suraini Abdul Aziz, Adam Leow Thean Chow, Tamilselvan Subramani, Soon Guan Tan and Noorjahan Banu Alitheen Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of trans-ferulic acid on proliferation and migration of human lung cancer cells accompanied with increased endogenous reactive oxygen species and β-catenin instability
Trans-ferulic (FA) acid exhibits antioxidant effects in vitro. However, the underlying mechanism of trans-FA activity in cellular physiology, especially cancer physiology, remains larg... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - October 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yao Fong, Chia-Chun Tang, Huei-Ting Hu, Hsin-Yu Fang, Bing-Hung Chen, Chang-Yi Wu, Shyng-Shiou Yuan, Hui-Min David Wang, Yen-Chun Chen, Yen-Ni Teng and Chien-Chih Chiu Source Type: research

Full component analysis of Tianma-Gouteng-Yin
Tianma-Gouteng-Yin (TGY), which is common Chinese medicine formulation consisting of 11 different herbs and being used in China for the treatment of Parkinson ’s disease, inflammatory c... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ying-Yu Huang, Liang-Feng Liu, Rui-Qi Yue, Jun Xu, Alan Ho, Min Li and Quan-Bin Han Source Type: research

Anti-cancer effects of Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino (Jiaogulan)
Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino (GpM) (Jiaogulan) has been widely used in Chinese medicine for the treatment of several diseases, including hepatitis, diabetes and cardiovascular ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 27, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yantao Li, Wanjun Lin, Jiajun Huang, Ying Xie and Wenzhe Ma Source Type: research

In silico profiling for secondary metabolites from Lepidium meyenii (maca) by the pharmacophore and ligand-shape-based joint approach
Lepidium meyenii Walpers (maca) is an herb known as a traditional nutritional supplement and widely used in Peru, North America, and Europe to enhance human fertility and treat osteopo... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 26, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fan Yi, Xiao-lei Tan, Xin Yan and Hai-bo Liu Source Type: research

Authentication of Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma (Shi Chang Pu) and its adulterants by morphological distinction, chemical composition and ITS sequencing
Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma (ATR; rhizome of Acorus tatarinowii Schott) (Shi Chang Pu) is widely used in Chinese medicine (CM) to resuscitate, calm the mind, resolve shi (dampness) and harmonize the wei (stomach). ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 26, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kelly Yin-Ching Lam, Chuen-Fai Ku, Huai-You Wang, Gallant Kar-Lun Chan, Ping Yao, Huang-Quan Lin, Tina Ting-Xia Dong, Hong-Jie Zhang and Karl Wah-Keung Tsim Source Type: research

Adjunctive use of modified Yunu-Jian in the non-surgical treatment of male smokers with chronic periodontitis: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
Yunu-Jian (YJ) is a Chinese medicine (CM) heat purging formula, which is used to reduce wei huo (stomach-heat, SH) and enrich shen yin (kidney-yin, KY). This formula is also commonly u... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 20, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kwan-Yat Zee, Pui Sze Chan, Johnson Chun Sing Ho, Stanley Man Lung Lai, Esmonde Francis Corbet and Wai Keung Leung Source Type: research

Chi-Ju-Di-Huang-Wan protects rats against retinal ischemia by downregulating matrix metalloproteinase-9 and inhibiting p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase
Retinal ischemia is a retinal disorder related to retinal vascular occlusion, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. The study aimed to evaluate the protective effects and underly... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - September 9, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hsiao-Ming Chao, Lei Hu, Ji-Min Cheng, Xiao-Qian Liu, Jorn-Hon Liu, Wynn Hwai-Tzong Pan and Xiu-Mei Zhang Source Type: research

Attenuation of blood pressure in spontaneously hypertensive rats by acupuncture was associated with reduction oxidative stress and improvement from endothelial dysfunction
This study aimed to investigate the effects of acupuncture on endo... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - August 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sin Bond Leung, Hongwei Zhang, Chi Wai Lau and Zhi-Xiu Lin Source Type: research

Conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants: problems, progress, and prospects
This article reviews global trends, developments and prospects for the strategies and methodologies... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shi-Lin Chen, Hua Yu, Hong-Mei Luo, Qiong Wu, Chun-Fang Li and Andr é Steinmetz Source Type: research

Phytochemicals and potential health effects of Sambucus williamsii Hance (Jiegumu)
Sambucus williamsii Hance (Jiegumu) is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to treat bone and joint diseases. The major phytochemicals in S. williamsii are lignans, terpenoids, and phen... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 28, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hui-Hui Xiao, Yan Zhang, Raymond Cooper, Xin-Sheng Yao and Man-Sau Wong Source Type: research

Evaluation of the accuracy of diagnostic scales for a syndrome in Chinese medicine in the absence of a gold standard
The concept of syndromes (zhengs) is unique to Chinese medicine (CM) and difficult to measure. Expert consensus is used as a gold standard to identify zhengs and evaluate the accuracy of existing diagnostic scale... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 28, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xiao Nan Wang, Vanessa Zhou, Qiang Liu, Ying Gao and Xiao-Hua Zhou Source Type: research

Indication of nerve growth factor binding components from herbal extracts by HerboChip: a platform for drug screening on a chip
This study aimed to identify effective components from Chinese medicine (CM) that interact with nerve growth factor (NGF) as a target... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Pinky Sum Chi Lee, Laura Minglu Zhang, Artemis Lu Yan, Kelly Yin Ching Lam, Tina Tingxia Dong, Huangquan Lin, Gallant Kar Lun Chan and Karl Wah Keung Tsim Source Type: research

Influence of sulfur fumigation on glycoside profile in Platycodonis Radix (Jiegeng)
Over recent decades, sulfur fumigation is becoming abused in processing some freshly harvested herbs used as both medicine and food, although it has been questioned whether sulfur fumigation will change the ef... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xiao-Qing Ma, Su-Mei Li, Chi Leung Chan, Tao Su, Wei-Dong Li, Hui Cao, Wang-Fun Fong and Zhi-Ling Yu Source Type: research

Assessing the quality of Smilacis Glabrae Rhizoma (Tufuling) by colormetrics and UPLC-Q-TOF-MS
The quality of the materials used in Chinese medicine (CM) is generally assessed based on an analysis of their chemical components (e.g., chromatographic fingerprint analysis). However, there is a growing inte... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xicheng He, Tao Yi, Yina Tang, Jun Xu, Jianye Zhang, Yazhou Zhang, Lisha Dong and Hubiao Chen Source Type: research

Aikeqing decreases viral loads in SHIV89.6-infected Chinese rhesus macaques
Aikeqing (AKQ) has been shown in clinical studies to improve quality of life of HIV/AIDS patients, but anti-HIV activity has not been determined. The SHIV-infected macaque is an import... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - July 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Gao-Hong Zhang, Jian-Bao Han, Lin Zhu, Rong-Hua Luo, Xi-He Zhang, Xin Chen, Ying-Jie Hu, Lin-Chun Fu and Yong-Tang Zheng Source Type: research

Antioxidant and physiological effects of Si-Wu-Tang on skin and liver: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
This study investigated the antioxidant and physiological effects of SWT on the skin and liver in... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - June 30, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hui-Fang Chiu, Ying-Hua Wu, You-Cheng Shen, Shing-Jung Wang, Kamesh Venkatakrishnan and Chin-Kun Wang Source Type: research

Synergistic effects of melphalan and Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon (Simaosong) extracts on apoptosis induction in human cancer cells
This study aims to determine the synergistic effects of the chemotherapeutic drug melphalan and the phytoconstituents extracted from Pinus kesiya Royle ex Gordon (Simaosong) in human cancer cells. (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - June 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Natthida Weerapreeyakul, Sasipawan Machana and Sahapat Barusrux Source Type: research

Chinese herbal medicine for constipation: zheng-based associations among herbs, formulae, proprietary medicines, and herb–drug interactions
This study aimed t... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - June 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Linda L. D. Zhong, Guang Zheng, Li Da Ge, Cheng Yuan Lin, Tao Huang, Ling Zhao, Cheng Lu, Ai Ping Lu and Zhao Xiang Bian Source Type: research

Gastrodia and Uncaria (tianma gouteng) water extract exerts antioxidative and antiapoptotic effects against cerebral ischemia in vitro and in vivo
Gastrodia and Uncaria decoction (tianma gouteng yin) is commonly used in Chinese medicine to treat cerebral ischemia. The aim of this study was to investigate the neuroprotective effec... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - May 31, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jia Wen Xian, Angus Yiu-Ting Choi, Clara Bik-San Lau, Wing Nang Leung, Chun Fai Ng and Chun Wai Chan Source Type: research

The variation in the major constituents of the dried rhizome of Ligusticum chuanxiong (Chuanxiong) after herbal processing
Rhizoma Chuanxiong (RC; Chuanxiong), which is the dried rhizome of Ligusticum chuanxiong (Umbelliferae), is commonly used in Chinese medicine (CM) for improving blood circulation and dispersing blood stasis. RC i... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - May 24, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tao Yi, Jia-Yan Fang, Lin Zhu, Yi-Na Tang, Hong Ji, Ya-Zhou Zhang, Ju-Cheng Yu, Xiao-Jun Zhang, Zhi-Ling Yu, Zhong-Zhen Zhao and Hu-Biao Chen Source Type: research

Antidiabetic and antioxidant effects of catalpol extracted from Rehmannia glutinosa (Di Huang) on rat diabetes induced by streptozotocin and high-fat, high-sugar feed
Diabetes, associated with hyperlipidemia and oxidative stress, would lead to an increased production of reactive oxygen species. Rehmannia glutinosa (Di Huang) is widely used to nourish yin, invigorate the kidney (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - May 11, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Huifeng Zhu, Yuan Wang, Zhiqiang Liu, Jinghuan Wang, Dong Wan, Shan Feng, Xian Yang and Tao Wang Source Type: research

Validation of the qi blood yin yang deficiency questionnaire on chronic fatigue
Chronic fatigue (CF) reflects an imbalance of inter-organ functions or of the four essential physiological components qi, blood (xue), yin, and yang. CF can be subdivided into different patterns. However, there a... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - May 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jihye Kim, Boncho Ku and Keun Ho Kim Source Type: research

Anti-inflammatory activities of Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi) and San-Miao-San supplements in MRL/lpr mice for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus
Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi; LZ) and San-Miao-San (SMS) are Chinese medicines (CMs) used to treat inflammatory ailments and numbing syndrome/arthralgia syndrome (Bi Zheng), respectively... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Zhe Cai, Chun Kwok Wong, Jie Dong, Delong Jiao, Man Chu, Ping Chung Leung, Clara Bik San Lau, Ching Po Lau, Lai Shan Tam and Christopher Wai Kei Lam Source Type: research

Loki zupa (Luooukezupa) decoction reduced airway inflammation in an OVA-induced asthma mouse model
Loki zupa (Luooukezupa) decoction, consisting of the roots of Hyssopuscuspidatus Boriss (Shenxiangcao) and Irishalophila Pall root (Yuanweigen), is commonly used in Uygur medicine to t... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ying Wei, Muhammadjan Abduwaki, Mihui Li, Qingli Luo, Jing Sun, Yubao Lv, Mammat Nurahmat and Jingcheng Dong Source Type: research

Discriminating from species of Curcumae Radix (Yujin) by a UHPLC/Q-TOFMS-based metabolomics approach
This study aimed to characterize the chemi... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Fang Liu, Xu Bai, Feng-Qing Yang, Xiao-Jing Zhang, Yuanjia Hu, Peng Li and Jian-Bo Wan Source Type: research

Herb-partitioned moxibustion upregulated the expression of colonic epithelial tight junction-related proteins in Crohn’s disease model rats
Herb-partitioned moxibustion (HPM) at Tianshu (ST25) and Qihai (RN6) has been used to treat Crohn’s disease (CD). Injury to intestinal epithelial tight junctions (TJs) is the leading cause of CD onset with under ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 26, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Rong Ji, Anqi Wang, Haixia Shang, Liu Chen, Chunhui Bao, Luyi Wu, Huangan Wu and Yin Shi Source Type: research

Induction of apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells by extracts of Lannea coromandelica (Houtt.) Merr. and Diospyros castanea (Craib) Fletcher
This study aims to screen the anticancer activity of a crude extract of twigs of (a) Bombax anceps Pierre var. anceps (BA); (b) Catunaregam tomentosa (Bl... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 23, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Natthida Weerapreeyakul, Cholpajsorn Junhom, Sahapat Barusrux and Thaweesak Thitimetharoch Source Type: research

Integrated chemometric fingerprints of antioxidant activities and HPLC–DAD–CL for assessing the quality of the processed roots of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb. (Heshouwu)
The processed roots of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb. (Heshouwu; processed HSW) are commonly used in anti-aging medicine. Few reports have combined chemical profiles with bioactivity to evaluate the quality of the ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 12, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hai Fang Chen, You Hua Chen, Chun Hua Liu, Lu Wang, Xi Chen, Bo Yang Yu and Jin Qi Source Type: research

Effects of intra-articular SHINBARO treatment on monosodium iodoacetate-induced osteoarthritis in rats
This study aimed to investigate the anti-osteoarthritic activities of intra-articular administration of SHINBARO and d... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 11, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Won Kyung Kim, Hwa-Jin Chung, Yuna Pyee, Tae Jun Choi, Hyen Joo Park, Ji-Young Hong, Joon-Shik Shin, Jin Ho Lee, In-Hyuk Ha and Sang Kook Lee Source Type: research

Acupuncture therapy for drug addiction
This study aims to review experimental studies examining the effects of acupuncture on addiction. Research and review articles on acupuncture treatme... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 5, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Farid Esmaeili Motlagh, Fatimah Ibrahim, Rusdi Abd Rashid, Tahereh Seghatoleslam and Hussain Habil Source Type: research

Apoptosis-inducing effects of jujube (Zǎo) seed extracts on human Jurkat leukemia T cells
This study aims to investigate the apoptosis-inducing effects of seed extracts from eight different cultivated species ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - April 1, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Natthanan Taechakulwanijya, Natthida Weerapreeyakul, Sahapat Barusrux and Sirithorn Siriamornpun Source Type: research

Chinese Medicine reviewer acknowledgement 2015
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Source: Chinese Medicine - March 31, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Siu-wai Leung Source Type: research

Analyzing the Chinese landscape in anti-diabetic drug research: leading knowledge production institutions and thematic communities
This study aims to map out anti-diabetic drug research in China using a network-based systemic approach based on co-authorship ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 29, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Junling Deng, Kaweng Sitou, Yongping Zhang, Ru Yan and Yuanjia Hu Source Type: research

Patterns of Chinese medicine use in prescriptions for treating Alzheimer’s disease in Taiwan
Certain Chinese medicine (CM) herbs and acupuncture may protect against Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, there is a lack of research regarding the use of CM in patients with AD. The aim of this study was to ... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 28, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shun-Ku Lin, Sui-Hing Yan, Jung-Nien Lai and Tung-Hu Tsai Source Type: research

Kinetics of cytochrome P450 enzymes for metabolism of sodium tanshinone IIA sulfonate in vitro
Sodium tanshinone IIA sulfonate (STS) is a water-soluble derivative of tanshinone IIA for treating cardiovascular disorders. The roles of cytochrome P450 enzymes (CYPs) in the metabolism of STS have remained u... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 22, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dong-sheng Ouyang, Wei-hua Huang, Dan Chen, Wei Zhang, Zhi-rong Tan, Jing-bo Peng, Yi-cheng Wang, Ying Guo, Dong-li Hu, Jian Xiao and Yao Chen Source Type: research

Novel phthalide derivatives identified from Ligusticum chuanxiong (Chuanxiong)
Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort. (Chuanxiong) is a well-known Chinese medicine, and studies on its chemical constituents are important for explaining its mechanism of action and quality con... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 8, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jun Yang, Xiao-Lin Feng, Yang Yu, Qi Wang, Jian Zou, Chuan-Xi Wang, Zhen-Qiang Mu, Xin-Sheng Yao and Hao Gao Source Type: research

Selection and validation of reference genes for normalization of quantitative real-time reverse transcription PCR analysis in Poria cocos (Schw.) Wolf (Fuling)
Quantitative real-time reverse transcription PCR (qRT-PCR) requires a stable internal control to avoid misinterpretation of data or errors for gene expression normalization. However, there are still no validat... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xin Zhang, Zhi-Chao Xu, Jiang Xu, Ai-Jia Ji, Hong-Mei Luo, Jing-Yuan Song, Chao Sun, Yuan-Lei Hu and Shi-Lin Chen Source Type: research

Inhibition of IKK-β by epidioxysterols from the flowers of Calotropis gigantea (Niu jiao gua)
This study aims to i... (Source: Chinese Medicine)
Source: Chinese Medicine - March 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Supawadee Parhira, Guo-Yuan Zhu, Ting Li, Liang Liu, Li-Ping Bai and Zhi-Hong Jiang Source Type: research