Saffron aqueous extract prevents metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia on olanzapine treatment: a randomized triple blind placebo controlled study.

Saffron aqueous extract prevents metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia on olanzapine treatment: a randomized triple blind placebo controlled study. Pharmacopsychiatry. 2014 Jul;47(4-5):156-61 Authors: Fadai F, Mousavi B, Ashtari Z, Ali beigi N, Farhang S, Hashempour S, Shahhamzei N, Bathaie SZ Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess whether saffron aqueous extract…

Evaluation of the efficacy of a polyherbal mouthwash containing Zingiber officinale, Rosmarinus officinalis and Calendula officinalis extracts in patients with gingivitis.

Evaluation of the efficacy of a polyherbal mouthwash containing Zingiber officinale, Rosmarinus officinalis and Calendula officinalis extracts in patients with gingivitis: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2016 Feb;22:93-8 Authors: Mahyari S, Mahyari B, Emami SA, Malaekeh-Nikouei B, Jahanbakhsh SP, Sahebkar A, Mohammadpour AH Abstract BACKGROUND: Gingivitis is a highly prevalent periodontal…

Acute mood but not cognitive improvements following administration of a single multivitamin and mineral supplement in healthy women aged 50 and above: a randomised controlled trial.

Acute mood but not cognitive improvements following administration of a single multivitamin and mineral supplement in healthy women aged 50 and above: a randomised controlled trial. Age (Dordr). 2015 Jun;37(3):9782 Authors: Macpherson H, Rowsell R, Cox KH, Scholey A, Pipingas A Abstract A number of randomised controlled trials have indicated that multivitamin/mineral supplementation for a…

The effects of an Ayurvedic medicinal toothpaste on clinical, microbiological and oral hygiene parameters in patients with chronic gingivitis: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel allocation clinical trial. [Free Full-text]

The effects of an Ayurvedic medicinal toothpaste on clinical, microbiological and oral hygiene parameters in patients with chronic gingivitis: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel allocation clinical trial. Ceylon Med J. 2015 Dec;60(4):126-32 Authors: Howshigan J, Perera K, Samita S, Rajapakse PS Abstract INTRODUCTION: Plant derived preparations have been essential components for maintenance of oral hygiene…

Effect of Palm Pollen on Sperm Parameters of Infertile Man.

Effect of Palm Pollen on Sperm Parameters of Infertile Man. Pak J Biol Sci. 2015 Apr;18(4):196-9 Authors: Rasekh A, Jashni HK, Rahmanian K, Jahromi AS Abstract There is a rapidly growing trend in the consumption of herbal remedies in the developing countries. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of orally administered…

Berberis aristata combined with Silybum marianum on lipid profile in patients not tolerating statins at high doses.

Berberis aristata combined with Silybum marianum on lipid profile in patients not tolerating statins at high doses. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Mar;239(1):87-92 Authors: Derosa G, Romano D, D’Angelo A, Maffioli P Abstract AIM: To evaluate the effects of Berberis aristata combined with Silybum marianum in dyslipidemic patients intolerant to statins at high doses. METHODS: 137 euglycemic, dyslipidemic…

Clinical and metabolic response to probiotic administration in patients with major depressive disorder: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. [Free Full-text]

Clinical and metabolic response to probiotic administration in patients with major depressive disorder: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Nutrition. 2015 Sep 28; Authors: Akkasheh G, Kashani-Poor Z, Tajabadi-Ebrahimi M, Jafari P, Akbari H, Taghizadeh M, Memarzadeh MR, Asemi Z, Esmaillzadeh A Abstract OBJECTIVE: We are aware of no study examining the effects of probiotic supplementation…

Association between physician beliefs regarding assigned treatment and clinical response: re-analysis of data from the Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group. [Free Full-text]

Association between physician beliefs regarding assigned treatment and clinical response: re-analysis of data from the Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group. Asian J Psychiatr. 2015 Feb;13:23-9 Authors: Chen JA, Vijapura S, Papakostas GI, Parkin SR, Kim DJ, Cusin C, Baer L, Clain AJ, Fava M, Mischoulon D Abstract BACKGROUND: We have previously shown an association between…

Clinical evaluation of unani ear drops herbotic for earache. [Free Full-text]

Clinical evaluation of unani ear drops herbotic for earache. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2015 Nov;28(6(suppl)):2243-2248 Authors: Ali A, Mohiuddin E, Shahabuddin -, Hannan A, Shah SA, Usmanghani K Abstract An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear. Children as compared to adults are more…