Research Updates: herbal medicine

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  1. Issue 158

    MUKERJEE and colleagues, Department of Neuroscience & Center for Neurovirology, School of Medicine, Temple University, 1900 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA, have elucidated a mechanism of action of St John' Wort.


  2. Issue 157

    Suffredini IB, Paciencia ML, Varella AD and Younes RN. Laboratorio de Extracao da Universidade Paulista - UNIP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil investigated the cytoxicity of plants from the Amazon and Atlantic rain forests against cancer cell lines.


  3. Issue 156

    Song JM.  Seong BL.Yonsei University, Department of Biotechnology, College of Engineering, 134 Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea.  review (88 References) the mechanism1


  4. Issue 155

    SCHNITZLER and COLLEAGUES, Hygiene Institute, Department of Virology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, Heidelberg, Germany. analysed susc1


  5. Issue 155

    BARDIA and COLLEAGUES, Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. examined the extent to which US adults use herbs (herbal supplements) in accordance with evidence-based indications.


  6. Issue 154

    AQIL and AHMAD, Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India researched antibacterial activity amongst Indian medicinal plants against multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria.


  7. Issue 153

    POLYAK and co-workers, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104-2499, USA. investigated the potential clinical efficacy of Silymari1


  8. Issue 152

    DUARTE and co-authors, Research Center for Chemistry, Biology and Agriculture, State University of Campinas, P.O. Box 6171, CEP 13083-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil, mduarte@cpqba.unicamp.br1


  9. Issue 152

    MASTEIKOVA and co-workers, Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Czech Republic, have assessed the antioxidant activity of Gingko, Echinacea, and Ginseng extracts.


  10. Issue 145

    HARDIN, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, School of Nursing, 9201 University Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA,, has reviewed (15 references) the anti-arthritic properties1


  11. Issue 138

    DASGUPTA and BERNARD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA,, have reviewed (98 references) the1


  12. Issue 138

    HELLER and co-workers, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90069, USA, have compiled a top-ten list of Herbal medicines and Supplements used by patients presenting for cosmetic surgery.


  13. Issue 137

    DONG and co-authors, Institute of BioAgricultural Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan 115, Republic of China, have developed a new method for screening herbal medicines for their pharmacological properties.Abstract:


  14. Issue 137

    GURIB-FAKIM, Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius, has reviewed (89 references) medicinal plants in the 21st century.Abstract: Plants have provided man with all his needs in terms of shelter, 1


  15. Issue 137

    LINDE and co-workers, Technische Universitat Munchen, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Kaiserstrasse 9, Munich, Germany, 80801,, have reviewed (79 references)1


  16. Issue 136

    CARSON and co-workers, Microbiology and Immunology (M502), School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia, have reviewed (158 references) the antimcrobial and1


  17. Issue 133

    FUNK and colleagues, Arizona Center for Phytomedicine Research, Department of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85724, USA, have found that turmeric extracts prevent rheumatoid arthritis in animals.


  18. Issue 133

    HWANG and colleagues, Division of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, Republic of China, have synthesized and described a potential herbal remedy for Hepatitis C.Abs1


  19. Issue 129

    GURLEY and others, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA, have investigated the interactions of milk thistle and black cohosh with the heart medicine digoxin.


  20. Issue 128

    CARSON and co-authors, Microbiology and Immunology (M502), School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia, have reviewed (158 references) the medicinal properties of tea tree 1


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