Dang shen [Codonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf] herbal formulae for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Dang shen [Codonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf] herbal formulae for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Phytother Res. 2015 Feb;29(2):167-86 Authors: Shergis JL, Liu S, Chen X, Zhang AL, Guo X, Lu C, Xue CC Abstract This systematic review and meta-analysis assessed the efficacy and safety of Dang shen [Codonopsis pilosula (Franch.) Nannf.,…

The application of metabolomics in traditional Chinese medicine opens up a dialogue between Chinese and Western medicine.

The application of metabolomics in traditional Chinese medicine opens up a dialogue between Chinese and Western medicine. Phytother Res. 2015 Feb;29(2):159-66 Authors: Cao H, Zhang A, Zhang H, Sun H, Wang X Abstract Metabolomics provides an opportunity to develop the systematic analysis of the metabolites and has been applied to discovering biomarkers and perturbed pathways…

Efficacy on borderline hypertension treated with acupuncture combined with anti-hypertensive plaster intervention.

[Efficacy on borderline hypertension treated with acupuncture combined with anti-hypertensive plaster intervention]. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2014 Nov;34(11):1057-60 Authors: Li YM Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy difference in treatment of borderline hypertension between acupuncture combined with anti-hypertensive plaster and simple acupuncture. METHODS: Sixty patients of borderline hypertension were randomized into an observation group and a…

The advantages of using traditional Chinese medicine as an adjunctive therapy in the whole course of cancer treatment instead of only terminal stage of cancer.

The advantages of using traditional Chinese medicine as an adjunctive therapy in the whole course of cancer treatment instead of only terminal stage of cancer. Biosci Trends. 2015;9(1):16-34 Authors: Qi F, Zhao L, Zhou A, Zhang B, Li A, Wang Z, Han J Abstract Recent studies indicate that Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can play an…

Characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine use in children with asthma: a nationwide population-based study.

Characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine use in children with asthma: a nationwide population-based study. Allergy. 2013 Dec;68(12):1610-3 Authors: Huang TP, Liu PH, Lien AS, Yang SL, Chang HH, Yen HR Abstract Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease accounting for severe morbidity and mortality in children. To determine the characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)…

The efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine, Rhodiola formulation in treating ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine, Rhodiola formulation in treating ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Complement Ther Med. 2014 Aug;22(4):814-825 Authors: Yu L, Qin Y, Wang Q, Zhang L, Liu Y, Wang T, Huang L, Wu L, Xiong H Abstract BACKGROUND: Rhodiola formulation is widely used…

Cytochrome P450 3A4 and 2D6-Mediated Metabolism of Leisure and Medicinal Teas.

Cytochrome P450 3A4 and 2D6-Mediated Metabolism of Leisure and Medicinal Teas. J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2014;17(3):294-301 Authors: Tam TW, Liu R, Saleem A, Arnason JT, Krantis A, Foster BC Abstract PURPOSE: Thirty-five commercially available Camellia sinensis (black and green) and herbal leisure teas and an assortment of Traditional Chinese medicinal teas were randomly selected and…