chinese herbal drugs

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Summary: Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi New developments in the chemistry and biology of the bioactive constituents of Tanshen
    Xihong Wang
    Natural Products Research Laboratories, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Res Rev 27:133-48. 2007
  2. ncbi Anti-amnestic and anti-aging effects of ginsenoside Rg1 and Rb1 and its mechanism of action
    Yong Cheng
    Institute of Materia Medica, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100050, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 26:143-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Ameliorating effects of compounds derived from Salvia miltiorrhiza root extract on microcirculatory disturbance and target organ injury by ischemia and reperfusion
    Jing Yan Han
    Department of Integration of Chinese and Western Medicine, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Pharmacol Ther 117:280-95. 2008
  4. ncbi Chemical analysis of Radix Astragali (Huangqi) in China: a comparison with its adulterants and seasonal variations
    Xia Q Ma
    Department of Biology and Biotechnology Research Institute, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    J Agric Food Chem 50:4861-6. 2002
  5. ncbi Effect of astragaloside IV on T, B lymphocyte proliferation and peritoneal macrophage function in mice
    Yan Ping Wang
    Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 23:263-6. 2002
  6. ncbi A study on the immune receptors for polysaccharides from the roots of Astragalus membranaceus, a Chinese medicinal herb
    Bao Mei Shao
    Department of Immunology, School of Basic Medical Science, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 320:1103-11. 2004
  7. pmc Effect of sugar positions in ginsenosides and their inhibitory potency on Na+/K+-ATPase activity
    Ronald J Y Chen
    Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 30:61-9. 2009
  8. ncbi Anti-inflammatory effect of Houttuynia cordata injection
    H M Lu
    Research Center for Modernization of Chinese Herbal Medicine, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, PR China
    J Ethnopharmacol 104:245-9. 2006
  9. ncbi The induction of human superoxide dismutase and catalase in vivo: a fundamentally new approach to antioxidant therapy
    Sally K Nelson
    Webb Waring Institute for Cancer, Aging and Antioxidant Research, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 40:341-7. 2006
  10. ncbi Studies on the immuno-modulating and antitumor activities of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) polysaccharides: functional and proteomic analyses of a fucose-containing glycoprotein fraction responsible for the activities
    Yuan Yuan Wang
    Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bioorg Med Chem 10:1057-62. 2002

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Publications269 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi New developments in the chemistry and biology of the bioactive constituents of Tanshen
    Xihong Wang
    Natural Products Research Laboratories, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Med Res Rev 27:133-48. 2007
    ..This compound might serve as a lead for developing promising antibreast cancer clinical trials candidates...
  2. ncbi Anti-amnestic and anti-aging effects of ginsenoside Rg1 and Rb1 and its mechanism of action
    Yong Cheng
    Institute of Materia Medica, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100050, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 26:143-9. 2005
    ..These differences may attribute to their different chemical structure. Rg1 is panaxtriol with two sugars, while Rb1 is panaxtriol with four sugars...
  3. ncbi Ameliorating effects of compounds derived from Salvia miltiorrhiza root extract on microcirculatory disturbance and target organ injury by ischemia and reperfusion
    Jing Yan Han
    Department of Integration of Chinese and Western Medicine, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Pharmacol Ther 117:280-95. 2008
    ..This review will summarize the ameliorating effect of compounds derived from SMRE on microcirculatory disturbance and target organ injury after I/R and will provide a new perspective on remedy with multiple drugs...
  4. ncbi Chemical analysis of Radix Astragali (Huangqi) in China: a comparison with its adulterants and seasonal variations
    Xia Q Ma
    Department of Biology and Biotechnology Research Institute, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong, China
    J Agric Food Chem 50:4861-6. 2002
    ..membranaceus var.mongholicus changed according to seasonal variation and age of the plant. The chemical composition of different species of Astragalus would provide useful information for the quality control of Radix Astragali...
  5. ncbi Effect of astragaloside IV on T, B lymphocyte proliferation and peritoneal macrophage function in mice
    Yan Ping Wang
    Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200031, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 23:263-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the effect of astragaloside IV (ASI) on T, B lymphocyte proliferation, antibody production, and cytokines produced by murine peritoneal macrophages...
  6. ncbi A study on the immune receptors for polysaccharides from the roots of Astragalus membranaceus, a Chinese medicinal herb
    Bao Mei Shao
    Department of Immunology, School of Basic Medical Science, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 320:1103-11. 2004
    ..These results may have important implications for our understanding on the molecular mechanisms of immunopotentiating polysaccharides from medicinal herbs...
  7. pmc Effect of sugar positions in ginsenosides and their inhibitory potency on Na+/K+-ATPase activity
    Ronald J Y Chen
    Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 30:61-9. 2009
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  8. ncbi Anti-inflammatory effect of Houttuynia cordata injection
    H M Lu
    Research Center for Modernization of Chinese Herbal Medicine, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, PR China
    J Ethnopharmacol 104:245-9. 2006
    ..This drug was also effective in inhibiting xylene induced ear edema, and the percentage of inhibition came to 50% at dose of 80 microl/20 g. The results clearly indicate that HCI have anti-inflammatory activity...
  9. ncbi The induction of human superoxide dismutase and catalase in vivo: a fundamentally new approach to antioxidant therapy
    Sally K Nelson
    Webb Waring Institute for Cancer, Aging and Antioxidant Research, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 40:341-7. 2006
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  10. ncbi Studies on the immuno-modulating and antitumor activities of Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) polysaccharides: functional and proteomic analyses of a fucose-containing glycoprotein fraction responsible for the activities
    Yuan Yuan Wang
    Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bioorg Med Chem 10:1057-62. 2002
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  11. ncbi Rh2 synergistically enhances paclitaxel or mitoxantrone in prostate cancer models
    Xiaowei Xie
    Prostate Centre at Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Urol 175:1926-31. 2006
    ..We explored the efficacy of the ginsenoside Rh2 and examined its impact on the effective dose of paclitaxel and mitoxantrone in the LNCaP prostate tumor model...
  12. ncbi Efficacy of intra-tumor injection of Kang-Lai-Te in treating transplanted hepatoma in rats
    Li Qun Wu
    Department of Hepato biliary vascular Surgery, Qingdao University Medical College, Qingdao 266003, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 3:580-4. 2004
    ..The effect of intra-tumor injection of KLT in treating transplanted hepatoma in rats and its advantages and disadvantages were assessed and the possibility of its use in treating patients with liver cancer was evaluated...
  13. ncbi Protective effect of polysaccharides-enriched fraction from Angelica sinensis on hepatic injury
    Y N Ye
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Life Sci 69:637-46. 2001
    ..AP is more effective in the protection against liver damage induced by acetaminophen, which is associated with the glutathione depletion and nitric oxide synthase activation in the liver...
  14. ncbi Osthole improves aspects of spatial performance in ovariectomized rats
    Ming Tsuen Hsieh
    Institute of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan, R O C
    Am J Chin Med 32:11-20. 2004
    ..The action mechanism of the effects of osthole on performance deficits was related to the estrogen-like properties and activating the central cholinergic neuronal system...
  15. ncbi Ganoderma lucidum extracts inhibit growth and induce actin polymerization in bladder cancer cells in vitro
    Qing Yi Lu
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Lett 216:9-20. 2004
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  16. ncbi Anti-inflammatory activity of herbal medicines: inhibition of nitric oxide production and tumor necrosis factor-alpha secretion in an activated macrophage-like cell line
    Eunkyue Park
    Department of Developmental Neurobiology, New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
    Am J Chin Med 33:415-24. 2005
    ..These results suggest that aqueous extracts from FS, LJ and HC have anti-inflammatory actions as measured by inhibition of NO production and/or TNF-alpha secretion...
  17. ncbi Suppressive effects of Houttuynia cordata Thunb (Saururaceae) extract on Th2 immune response
    Ji Sook Lee
    Department of Biology, Daejeon University, Daejeon 300 716, South Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 117:34-40. 2008
    ..Houttuynia cordata Thunb (Saururaceae), known as 'E-Sung-Cho' in Korea, has been traditionally used for the treatment of herpes simplex, chronic sinusitis, and allergy...
  18. ncbi Peroxynitrite scavenging activity of lithospermate B from Salvia miltiorrhiza
    Do You Soung
    Department of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
    J Pharm Pharmacol 55:1427-32. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated that lithospermate B with hydroxyl groups and double bonds exerts an anti-nitration effect by scavenging ONOO-...
  19. ncbi Compound salvia pellet, a traditional Chinese medicine, for the treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris compared with nitrates: a meta-analysis
    Gang Wang
    Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guoxue Street, Chengdu 610 041, P R China
    Med Sci Monit 12:SR1-7. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of CSP for the treatment of stable angina pectoris (SAP), a meta-analysis was undertaken...
  20. ncbi Induction of apoptosis in prostate cancer cell lines by a flavonoid, baicalin
    F L Chan
    Department of Anatomy, Basic Medical Sciences Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Cancer Lett 160:219-28. 2000
    ..The results indicate that baicalin has direct anti-tumor effects on human prostate cancer cells...
  21. ncbi Variation in chemical composition and antibacterial activities of essential oils from two species of Houttuynia THUNB
    Hongmei Lu
    Research Center for Modernization of Chinese Herbal Medicine, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University Changsha 410083, PR China
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 54:936-40. 2006
    ..25 x 10(-3) ml/ml) and Sarcina ureae (MIC = 0.0625 x 10(-3) ml/ml), and had the same activity as the positive control ampicillin sodium...
  22. ncbi A phase I study of ethyl acetate extract of the chinese antirheumatic herb Tripterygium wilfordii hook F in rheumatoid arthritis
    X Tao
    Harold C. Simmons Arthritis Center, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:2160-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The EA extract of TWHF at dosages up to 570 mg/day appeared to be safe, and doses > 360 mg/day were associated with clinical benefit in patients with RA...
  23. ncbi Aristolochic acid nephropathy: a worldwide problem
    Frédéric D Debelle
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Kidney Int 74:158-69. 2008
    ..Finally, despite the Food and Drug Administration's warnings concerning the safety of botanical remedies containing AA, these herbs are still sold via the Internet...
  24. ncbi Effects of Tongxinluo-facilitated cellular cardiomyoplasty with autologous bone marrow-mesenchymal stem cells on postinfarct swine hearts
    Hai yan Qian
    Department of Cardiology, Fuwai Hospital and Cardiovascular Institute, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100037, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 120:1416-25. 2007
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  25. ncbi Polygonum cuspidatum, compared with baicalin and berberine, inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase-2 gene expressions in RAW 264.7 macrophages
    Kyung Woon Kim
    Molecular and Cellular Glycobiology Unit, Department of Biological Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Chunchun Dong 300, Suwon City, Kyunggi Do 440 746, South Korea
    Vascul Pharmacol 47:99-107. 2007
    ..7 cell, however, baicalin or berberine did not. From the results, it was concluded that co-treatment with NOS inhibitors and PCWE effectively blocks acute production of NO and inhibits expression of iNOS and COX-2 genes...
  26. ncbi Chemical characteristics of Salvia miltiorrhiza (Danshen) collected from different locations in China
    Guo Xin Zhong
    Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao SAR, China
    J Agric Food Chem 57:6879-87. 2009
    ..miltiorrhiza...
  27. pmc Steroid-like compounds in Chinese medicines promote blood circulation via inhibition of Na+/K+ -ATPase
    Ronald J Y Chen
    Graduate Institute of Biotechnology National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 31:696-702. 2010
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  28. ncbi Active compounds in Chinese herbs and medicinal animal products which promote blood circulation via inhibition of Na+, K+-ATPase
    Jason Tc Tzen
    Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 33:126-36. 2010
    ..Molecular modeling suggests that cardiac glycosides, ginsenosides and MLB presumably bind to the same extracellular pocket of the Na+, K+-ATPase alpha subunit...
  29. ncbi Knowledge modeling and acquisition of traditional Chinese herbal drugs and formulae from text
    Cungen Cao
    Knowledge Acquisition and Sharing Group, Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
    Artif Intell Med 32:3-13. 2004
    ..Experiments show that the system is adequate of extracting knowledge of herbal drugs and formulae from semi-structured text...
  30. ncbi Determination of quinolizidine alkaloids in traditional Chinese herbal drugs by nonaqueous capillary electrophoresis
    J Z Song
    Chinese Medicinal Material Research Centre and Department of Biology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    J Chromatogr A 857:303-11. 1999
    ..applied to the phytochemical analysis of alkaloid extracts from three commonly used traditional Chinese herbal drugs: Sophora flavescens Ait. (Kushen), S. alopecuroides L. (Kudouzi or Kugancao) and S...
  31. ncbi Triptolide, a novel diterpenoid triepoxide from Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. f., suppresses the production and gene expression of pro-matrix metalloproteinases 1 and 3 and augments those of tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases 1 and 2 in human synovial
    N Lin
    Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing
    Arthritis Rheum 44:2193-200. 2001
    ..Triptolide's interference with gene expression of proinflammatory cytokines and its known inhibitory effects on PGE2 production are also probably very effective...
  32. ncbi [Advances in the study of tumor angiogenesis and anti-angiogenic Chinese herbal drugs]
    Xuhui Tao
    Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210029, Jiangsu, China
    Zhong Yao Cai 26:379-81. 2003
  33. ncbi "Tien-Hsien liquid" can modulate antigen-stimulated cytokine production by T-cells isolated from patients with recurrent aphthous ulcerations
    Andy Sun
    School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 33:559-71. 2005
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  34. ncbi The effect of Juzen-taiho-to/TJ-48 on the expression of killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (CD158a/b) on peripheral lymphocytes in vitro experiment
    T Kogure
    Department of Integrated Japanese Oriental Medicine, School of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    Phytomedicine 12:327-32. 2005
    ..These actions contribute to the augmentation of NK cytolytic activity by TJ-48, and might explain, in part, its antitumor effects which has been observed in vivo...
  35. ncbi Urothelial carcinoma associated with the use of a Chinese herb (Aristolochia fangchi)
    J L Nortier
    Department of Nephrology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    N Engl J Med 342:1686-92. 2000
    ..Because of a manufacturing error, one of the herbs in these pills (Stephania tetrandra) was inadvertently replaced by Aristolochia fangchi, which is nephrotoxic and carcinogenic...
  36. ncbi Preventive effect of Juzen-taiho-to on endometrial carcinogenesis in mice is based on Shimotsu-to constituent
    Keiko Tagami
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 27:156-61. 2004
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  37. ncbi The prescribing of Chinese herbal products in Taiwan: a cross-sectional analysis of the national health insurance reimbursement database
    Shu Ching Hsieh
    Division of Health Technology Assessment, Center for Drug Evaluation, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:609-19. 2008
    ..However, the scientific evidence is lacking and there is an urgent requirement for detailed pharmacoepidemiological information on CHP usage. This study was to investigate CHP prescription patterns in Taiwan...
  38. ncbi Pharmacological evaluation of several major ingredients of Chinese herbal medicines in human hepatoma Hep3B cells
    C C Chou
    Pharmacological Institute, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pharm Sci 19:403-12. 2003
    ..Instead of inducing apoptosis, baicalein inhibits TGF-beta(1)-induced apoptosis via increase in cellular H(2)O(2) formation and NF-kappaB activation in human hepatoma Hep3B cells...
  39. ncbi Ginsenoside Rh(2) enhances antitumour activity and decreases genotoxic effect of cyclophosphamide
    Zhenhua Wang
    School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, People s Republic of China
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 98:411-5. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that ginsenoside Rh(2) is able to enhance the antitumour activity and decrease the genotoxic effect of cyclophosphamide...
  40. ncbi Astragalus-based Chinese herbs and platinum-based chemotherapy for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Michael McCulloch
    University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:419-30. 2006
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  41. ncbi Inhibitory effect of Panax notoginseng on nitric oxide synthase, cyclo-oxygenase-2 and neutrophil functions
    Un Ho Jin
    Department of Biological Sciences, Sungkyunkwan University, Chunchun dong, Suwon City, Kyunggi Do 440 746, Korea
    Phytother Res 21:142-8. 2007
    ..The results indicate that PN exerts antiinflammatory effects related to the inhibition of neutrophil functions and NO and PGE2 production, which could be due to a decreased expression of iNOS and COX-2...
  42. ncbi Antiproliferative ability of a combination regimen of crocodile egg extract, wild radix ginseng and natural Ganoderma lucidum on acute myelogenous leukemia
    Chung Hin Chui
    Central Laboratory of the Institute of Molecular Technology for Drug Discovery and Synthesis, State Key Laboratory of Chinese Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, P R China
    Oncol Rep 16:1313-6. 2006
    ..An in vivo toxicity test revealed that no acute toxicity was observed after feeding the rats a high dosage of the CGG extract. Further animal model tests are necessary to investigate the possible chronic toxicity of the CGG extract...
  43. ncbi Cardiovascular pharmacological effects of bisbenzylisoquinoline alkaloid derivatives
    Jia Qing Qian
    Faculty of Pharmacology, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 23:1086-92. 2002
    ..The antiarrhythmic effect of daurisoline is more potent than that of dauricine...
  44. ncbi Studies on the toxicity of Aristolochia manshuriensis (Guanmuton)
    Shi Lin Hu
    Institute of Chinese Material Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
    Toxicology 198:195-201. 2004
    ..2) To investigate the possibility of reducing toxicity of the herb combined with Rhizoma Coptidis (Huanglian)...
  45. ncbi Randomized controlled trial assessing a traditional Chinese medicine remedy in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea
    Stephen Kennedy
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Fertil Steril 86:762-4. 2006
    ..However, some efficacy parameters suggested possible superiority of the active treatment and so a larger study needs to be performed to determine whether this remedy has a role in the treatment of dysmenorrhea...
  46. ncbi Immunomodulating effects of "tien-hsien liquid" on peripheral blood mononuclear cells and T-lymphocytes from patients with recurrent aphthous ulcerations
    Andy Sun
    School of Dentistry and Institute of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 32:221-34. 2004
    ..These results suggest that THL can modulate the antigen-stimulated PR of PBMC and T-cells from RAU patients. Therefore, it may be a potential immunoceutical agent for treatment of RAU...
  47. ncbi Anti-hyperalgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of the modified Chinese herbal formula Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (HLXL) in rats
    Lixing Lao
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2200 Kernan Drive, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    Am J Chin Med 34:833-44. 2006
    ..The data suggest that HLXL dosage-dependently attenuates CFA-induced inflammation and hyperalgesia, at least in part by inhibiting noxious transmission at the dorsal horn of the spinal cord...
  48. ncbi Variability in the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) diagnoses and herbal prescriptions provided by three TCM practitioners for 40 patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Grant G Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:415-21. 2005
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  49. ncbi Triptolide, a novel immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory agent purified from a Chinese herb Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F
    B J Chen
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Program, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3289, 250 Carl Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 42:253-65. 2001
    ..Currently available data suggest that triptolide is a promising immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory agent and should be explored further in autoimmune diseases and transplantation...
  50. ncbi Magnesium lithospermate B possesses inhibitory activity on Na+,K+-ATPase and neuroprotective effects against ischemic stroke
    Jason Tc Tzen
    Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan 402 China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 28:609-15. 2007
    ..Moreover, we wanted to test if MLB may provide neuroprotection against ischemic stroke as observed for cardiac glycosides...
  51. ncbi Meta-analysis of traditional Chinese patent medicine for ischemic stroke
    Bo Wu
    Stroke Clinical Research Unit, Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, PR China
    Stroke 38:1973-9. 2007
    ..A large number of traditional Chinese patent medicine (TCPM) are widely used for ischemic stroke in China. The aim of this study was to systematically review the existing clinical evidence on TCPM for ischemic stroke...
  52. ncbi Inhibition of tumor growth and tumor metastasis by a Chinese herbal formula--ZYD88, in an animal model with metastatic Lewis lung carcinoma
    Yan Wen Duan
    Changsha Cihang Research Institute of Materia Medica, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
    Oncol Rep 17:1391-7. 2007
    ..These results indicate that ZYD88 possesses significant anti-angiogenic, anti-tumor and anti-metastatic effects in this animal model, and warrants further investigation...
  53. ncbi Acetone extract of Angelica sinensis inhibits proliferation of human cancer cells via inducing cell cycle arrest and apoptosis
    Yeung Leung Cheng
    School of Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Life Sci 75:1579-94. 2004
    ..Extracts obtained from different methods of fractionation might possess distinct bioactivity. These results prompted us to further evaluate the in vivo anticancer effects and elucidate the chemical composition profile of AE-AS...
  54. ncbi Neuroprotection of ginsenoside Re in cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats
    Li Min Chen
    Department of Pharmacology, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, China
    J Asian Nat Prod Res 10:439-45. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates the neuroprotective potential of Re in cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats...
  55. ncbi Corynoxeine isolated from the hook of Uncaria rhynchophylla inhibits rat aortic vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation through the blocking of extracellular signal regulated kinase 1/2 phosphorylation
    Tack Joong Kim
    Division of Biological Science and Technology, Institute of Biomaterials, Yonsei University, Wonju, Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 31:2073-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that corynoxeine is a potent ERK1/2 inhibitor of key PDGF-BB-induced VSMC proliferation and may be useful in the prevention and treatment of vascular diseases and restenosis after angioplasty...
  56. ncbi Inhibitory effects of seven components of danshen extract on catalytic activity of cytochrome P450 enzyme in human liver microsomes
    Furong Qiu
    Key Laboratory of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210038, China
    Drug Metab Dispos 36:1308-14. 2008
    ..Our data indicated that it was necessary to study the in vivo interactions between drugs and pharmaceuticals with danshen extract...
  57. ncbi Tanshinone IIA, an ingredient of Salvia miltiorrhiza BUNGE, induces apoptosis in human leukemia cell lines through the activation of caspase-3
    H J Sung
    Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Seoul
    Exp Mol Med 31:174-8. 1999
    ..These results suggest that Tanshione II-A induced HL60 and K562 cellular apoptosis that may be associated with the selective members of caspase family...
  58. ncbi Tanshinone IIA suppresses inflammatory bone loss by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandin E2 in osteoblasts
    Han Bok Kwak
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Pharmacol 601:30-7. 2008
    ..These results suggest that tanshinone IIA may be of therapeutic value as an anti-bone-resorptive drug in the treatment of bone-related disease...
  59. ncbi Herbal extract "Songyou Yin" inhibits tumor growth and prolongs survival in nude mice bearing human hepatocellular carcinoma xenograft with high metastatic potential
    Xiu Yan Huang
    Department of General Surgery, The 6th People s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200233, China
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 135:1245-55. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the effect of the herbal compound extract "Songyou Yin" (containing Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge.-danshen and other four herbs) on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  60. pmc Extract of the Chinese herbal formula Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan inhibited adjuvant arthritis in rats
    Rui Xin Zhang
    Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 3rd Floor, James Kernan Hospital Man, 2200 Kernan Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    J Ethnopharmacol 121:366-71. 2009
    ..The herbal formula Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan (HLXL) and its modifications have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for about one hundred years to alleviate pain and inflammation...
  61. ncbi Rapidly progressive fibrosing interstitial nephritis associated with Chinese herbal drugs
    C S Yang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 35:313-8. 2000
    ..We conclude that the relation of this nephropathy to the consumption of Chinese herbs is striking. Using uncontrolled herbal remedies carries a high risk for developing interstitial renal fibrosis and urothelial malignancy...
  62. ncbi Clinical observation of salvianolic acid B in treatment of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B
    Ping Liu
    Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200032, China
    World J Gastroenterol 8:679-85. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy of salvianolic acid B (SA-B) on liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B...
  63. ncbi Progress in the study of therapeutic effects of traditional Chinese medicine and extracts in treating severe acute pancreatitis
    Xi Ping Zhang
    Department of General Surgery, Hangzhou First People s Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
    JOP 8:704-14. 2007
    ..Therefore, the application of extracts of Chinese herbs for treating severe acute pancreatitis has significant clinical value and good prospects...
  64. ncbi Optimization of antibacterial activity by Gold-Thread (Coptidis Rhizoma Franch) against Streptococcus mutans using evolutionary operation-factorial design technique
    Ung Kyu Choi
    Department of Oriental Medicinal Food and Nutrition, Asia University, Gyeongsan 712 220, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 17:1880-4. 2007
    ..The population of S. mutans decreased from 6.110 logCFU/ml in the initial set to 4.125 logCFU/ml in the third set...
  65. ncbi A modified suspension test for estimating the mutagenicity of samples containing free and (or) protein-bound histidine
    Bo Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, People s Republic of China
    Can J Microbiol 55:146-53. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi The attenuation effect of 3,4-dihydroxy-phenyl lactic acid and salvianolic acid B on venular thrombosis induced in rat mesentery by photochemical reaction
    Fang Wang
    Tasly Microcirculation Research Center, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 42:7-18. 2009
    ....
  67. pmc Protandim, a fundamentally new antioxidant approach in chemoprevention using mouse two-stage skin carcinogenesis as a model
    Jianfeng Liu
    Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5284. 2009
    ..Overall, induction of antioxidant enzymes by Protandim may serve as a practical and potent approach for cancer prevention...
  68. ncbi Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization combined with or without Chinese herbal therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: meta-analysis
    William Cs Cho
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Department of Clinical Oncology, Room 1305, 13 F, Block R, 30 Gascoigne Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 18:617-35. 2009
    ..This study aims to systemically review the efficacy of Chinese herbal therapy in HCC patients receiving TACE...
  69. ncbi [Explore new clinical application of Huanglian and corresponding compound prescriptions from their traditional use]
    Yi Bin Feng
    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 33:1221-5. 2008
    ..Part of the effects has been proved by experimental research and it is worth carrying out more research in this area for development and clinical application...
  70. ncbi Effects of Shugansanjie Tang on matrix metalloproteinases 1, 3 and 9 and telomerase reverse transcriptase expression in human breast cells in vitro
    Wings T Y Loo
    UNIMED Medical Institute, Hong Kong, PR China
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:601-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the effects of Shugansanjie Tang on MMP levels and TERT activity using breast cancer cell lines...
  71. ncbi An herbal decoction of Radix astragali and Radix angelicae sinensis promotes hematopoiesis and thrombopoiesis
    Mo Yang
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Ethnopharmacol 124:87-97. 2009
    ..However, its effects on haematopoiesis and particularly thrombopoiesis have not been studied...
  72. ncbi Traditional Chinese herbal medicines for treatment of liver fibrosis and cancer: from laboratory discovery to clinical evaluation
    John M Luk
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Liver Int 27:879-90. 2007
    ..In this article, we discuss the laboratory findings and clinical trial studies of Chinese herbal medicines (particularly small molecule compounds) for the treatment of liver disease ranging from fibrosis to liver cancer...
  73. ncbi Anti-inflammatory effect of Sanshuibaihu decoction may be associated with nuclear factor-kappa B and p38 MAPK alpha in collagen-induced arthritis in rat
    Min Yang
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Southern Medical University, 510515 Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, PR China
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:264-73. 2010
    ..The detected amount of p-p38 MAPKalpha in SSBH-treated group was significantly lower vs control. These results show SSBH has an inhibiting effect on CIA, which may be associated with NF-kappaB and p38 MAPKalpha...
  74. ncbi The influence of traditional Chinese herbal drugs on serum 1, 5-anhydroglucitol levels
    T Kawasaki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine 11 1, 2 chome Kaga, Itabashi ku, 173 0003, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 50:97-101. 2000
    ..8+/-8.9 to 28.1+/-17.5 microg/ml by week 8. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) had not changed by week 8. Thus, an abnormal serum 1,5-AG level may be present in patients taking Kampo which contains Polygalae radix...
  75. ncbi Late onset of bladder urothelial carcinoma after kidney transplantation for end-stage aristolochic acid nephropathy: a case series with 15-year follow-up
    Anne Lemy
    Department of Nephrology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:471-7. 2008
    ..Aristolochic acids are nephrotoxins and predispose to upper-tract urothelial carcinoma. The risk of bladder urothelial carcinoma after kidney transplantation and its relationship to upper-tract urothelial carcinoma is not well defined...
  76. pmc Salvianolic acid B inhibits growth of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in vitro and in vivo via cyclooxygenase-2 and apoptotic pathways
    Yubin Hao
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Service, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Int J Cancer 124:2200-9. 2009
    ..Taken together, Sal-B shows promise as a COX-2 targeted anticancer agent for HNSCC prevention and treatment...
  77. ncbi Synergistic induction of heme oxygenase-1 by the components of the antioxidant supplement Protandim
    Kalpana Velmurugan
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 46:430-40. 2009
    ..There were significant increases in the levels of total glutathione in Protandim-treated cells. These findings suggest that the use of a combination of phytochemicals may be an efficient method for the induction of antioxidant enzymes...
  78. ncbi Effects of Salvia miltiorrhiza on intercellular adhesion molecule 1 protein expression in the lungs of rats with severe acute pancreatitis or obstructive jaundice
    Zhang Xiping
    Department of General Surgery, Hangzhou First People s Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
    Pancreas 38:309-17. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to observe the effects of Salvia miltiorrhiza on intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1) protein expression in the lungs of rats with severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) or obstructive jaundice (OJ)...
  79. ncbi [Effects of shengmai for injection on cardiogenic shock]
    Xiao fei Ding
    Pharmacological Laboratory, Liaoning Institute for Drug Control, Shenyang 110010, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 32:2298-305. 2007
    ..To study the protective effects and the possible mechanism of shengmai for injection(SM) against the experimental acute cardiogenic shock...
  80. ncbi Increased risks of chronic kidney disease associated with prescribed Chinese herbal products suspected to contain aristolochic acid
    Ming Nan Lai
    Department of Nephrology, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:227-34. 2009
    ..It was the objective of this study to determine the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with AA-related Chinese herbal products (CHP) or mixtures of herbs in a national cohort...
  81. ncbi [Experimental study of Solanum nigrum on inhibiting angiogenesis in chick chorioallantoic membrane]
    Yang Xu
    Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100094, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 33:549-52. 2008
    ..To study the inhibitory effect of Solanum nigrum on angiogenesis...
  82. ncbi Application of high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for analysis and quality control of Radix Astragali and its preparations
    Lian Wen Qi
    Key Laboratory of Modern Chinese Medicines China Pharmaceutical University, Ministry of Education, Nanjing 210009, China
    J Chromatogr A 1216:2087-97. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi Effect of Da-Cheng-Qi decoction on the pharmacokinetics of ranitidine in rats
    Wen Fu Tang
    Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People s Republic of China
    Biomed Chromatogr 22:851-6. 2008
    ..When physicians or pharmacists administer DCQD and ranitidine, they must make a careful effort to adjust the dosage of the drug and Chinese decoction, or avoid the herb-drug co-administration...
  84. ncbi Crude extract of Salvia miltiorrhiza and salvianolic acid B enhance in vitro angiogenesis in murine SVR endothelial cell line
    Ing Shiow Lay
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Planta Med 69:26-32. 2003
    ..We conclude that the crude extract of SM and Sal B enhance angiogenic processes on SVR cells through up-regulation of VEGF and VEGF receptors genes...
  85. pmc Protective effect of Juzen-taiho-to on hepatocarcinogenesis is mediated through the inhibition of Kupffer cell-induced oxidative stress
    Masato Tsuchiya
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:2503-11. 2008
    ..This leads to lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines and oxidants in liver which may slow down the process of hepatocarcinogenesis and improves hepatic recurrence-free survival in patients with HCC...
  86. ncbi Targeting angiogenesis with integrative cancer therapies
    Donald R Yance
    Center for Natural Healing, Ashland, Oregon, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:9-29. 2006
    ..Although controlled trials might be preferred, smaller studies with appropriate end points and surrogate markers for antiangiogenic response could help prioritize agents for the larger resource-intensive phase 3 trials...
  87. ncbi Effects of astragali radix on the growth of different cancer cell lines
    Jiang Lin
    Deportment of Gastroenterology, Shuguang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, 200021, China
    World J Gastroenterol 9:670-3. 2003
    ..To investigate the inhibitory effect of a Chinese herb medicine Astragali radix (AR) on growth of different cancer cell line...
  88. ncbi Effects of single herbal drugs on adhesion and migration of melanocytes
    Xianqi Zhang
    Department of Dermatology, Second Hospital, Xi an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi 710004, China
    J Tradit Chin Med 25:219-21. 2005
    ..To find herbs with effects on adhesion and migration of melanocytes in vitro...
  89. ncbi Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometric analysis of rat samples for in vivo metabolism and pharmacokinetic studies of ginsenoside Rh2
    Tianxiu Qian
    Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:3549-54. 2005
    ..Oxygenation and deglycosylation were found to be the major metabolic pathways of Rh2. Intense metabolism, rather than excretion, appears to be the reason for the fast clearance of this ginsenoside...
  90. pmc Berberine suppresses MEK/ERK-dependent Egr-1 signaling pathway and inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell regrowth after in vitro mechanical injury
    Kae Woei Liang
    Institute of Clinical Medicine and Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Biochem Pharmacol 71:806-17. 2006
    ..The anti-proliferative properties of berberine may be useful in treating disorders due to inappropriate SMC growth...
  91. pmc Effect of herbal medicine Juzentaihoto on hepatic and intestinal heat shock gene expression requires intestinal microflora in mouse
    Miho Kato
    Department of Kampo Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinano machi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2289-97. 2007
    ..To evaluate the role of intestinal microflora in the effects of multi-herbal medicine on gene expression in the gut and liver...
  92. ncbi Axonal and dendritic extension by protopanaxadiol-type saponins from ginseng drugs in SK-N-SH cells
    Chihiro Tohda
    Research Center for Ethnomedicines, Institute of Natural Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    Jpn J Pharmacol 90:254-62. 2002
    ..Especially, longer neurites were mainly positive for phosphorylated NF-H. These results suggest that protopanaxadiol-type saponins enhance axonal and dendritic formation activity...
  93. ncbi Chinese herbal medicine, Shengmai San, is effective for improving circulatory shock and oxidative damage in the brain during heatstroke
    Ning Lu Wang
    Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University Medical School, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pharmacol Sci 97:253-65. 2005
    ..The results demonstrate that SMS is effective for prevention and repair of circulatory shock and ischemic and oxidative damage in the brain during heatstroke...
  94. ncbi Different therapy for different types of ulcerative colitis in China
    Xue Liang Jiang
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chinese PLA General Hospital of Jinan Military Command, 25 Shifanlu, Jinan 250031, Shandong Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 10:1513-20. 2004
    ..To study the different therapy for different types of ulcerative colitis (UC) in China...
  95. ncbi Aristolochic acid and 'Chinese herbs nephropathy': a review of the evidence to date
    Jean Pierre Cosyns
    Department of Pathology, Medical School, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Drug Saf 26:33-48. 2003
    ..Finally, it has led to the withdrawal in several countries of a previously unsuspected carcinogenic and nephrotoxic substance...
  96. ncbi Inhibition of the oligosaccharides extracted from Morinda officinalis, a Chinese traditional herbal medicine, on the corticosterone induced apoptosis in PC12 cells
    Yun Feng Li
    Division of Psychopharmacology, Beijing Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 27 Taiping Road, 100850 Beijing, China
    Life Sci 72:933-42. 2003
    ..These results indicate that DIM or P(6) antagonize the apoptosis induced by Cort in PC12 cells, which may be one of the cellular mechanisms of their antidepressant effects...
  97. ncbi [Textural research on "Shidachuan" and "Shijianchuan" in "Ben Cao Gang Mu Shi Yi" (a supplement to the compendium of materia medica)]
    Z W Xie
    Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 25:49-51. 2000
    ..To investigate the historical origins of folk herbal medicines "Shidachuan" and "Shijianchuan"..
  98. ncbi Immunomodulatory and antimicrobial effects of some traditional chinese medicinal herbs: a review
    Benny K H Tan
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 18 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597
    Curr Med Chem 11:1423-30. 2004
    ..As many modern drugs are often patterned after phytochemicals, studying the influence of each compound on immune cells as well as microbes can provide useful insights to the development of potentially useful new pharmacological agents...
  99. ncbi Japanese herbal medicine in patients with advanced lung cancer: prolongation of survival
    Hiroaki Satoh
    J Altern Complement Med 8:107-8. 2002
  100. ncbi Topical anti-inflammatory activity of some Asian medicinal plants used in dermatological disorders
    M J Cuellar
    Departament de Farmacologia, Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Valencia, Avda Vicent Andres Estelles, s n 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Fitoterapia 72:221-9. 2001
    ..None of the extracts inhibited in vitro the activity of phospholipase A(2) (PLA(2)) from Naja naja...
  101. ncbi Ping wei san, a Chinese medicine for gastrointestinal disorders
    J E Riedlinger
    Center for Integrative Therapies in Pharmaceutical Care, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston 02115 5896, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:228-35. 2001
    ..Ping wei san (PWS), an agent used to treat gastrointestinal disorders, is used to illustrate the problems encountered and to identify resources on Chinese herbal medicines available to pharmacists...

Research Grants28

  1. Reproducible Feverfew Preparations for Migraine Trials
    Albert Leung; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To provide a substantial (less arbitrary) basis for botanical and chemical standardization of feverfew leaf and extract preparations. ..
  2. Osteoporotic fractures in Chinese men: MrOs Hong Kong
    PING LEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Methyl selenium regulation of Angiogenic switch Mech
    Junxuan Lu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Choices: Family Physicians Treat Overweight Children
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Children will be eligible for participation who are above the 90th percentile of BMI for age, and who can have the regular participation of at least one parent or guardian. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Selenium and prostate cancer apoptosis pathways
    Junxuan Lu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The mechanistic insights will help to guide the design of novel Se agents with better efficacy and tolerance and to interpret the results of PCa prevention trials with Se. ..
  6. Oxidative Stress and Heart Failure by Copper Restriction
    Y James Kang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, Cu supplementation is not an appropriate approach to rescue diabetic cardiomyopathy. ..
  7. Anticancer Potential of Black Cohosh on Breast Cancer
    LINDA EINBOND; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research project could identify new approaches to breast cancer prevention and therapy. ..
  8. Acupuncture treatment for post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research has the potential of leading to a new treatment option to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and cancer survivors. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Acupuncture For Infertility Patients: The Effect On IVF
    Grant Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Result obtained from the study will provide necessary information for a larger, definitive study, as well as knowledge regarding the broad mechanism of acupuncture on female reproductive function. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Effect of Chinese herbal medicine on food allergy
    Xiu Min Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Society for Integrative Oncology
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This application requests support from NIH to cover costs that remain after anticipated organizational/donor support and registration fees are taken into account. ..
  12. Acupuncture for hot flashes in cancer pts: pilot for RCT
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  13. Consistency of TCM RA Diagnosis and Herbal Prescriptions
    Grant Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..More importantly, this study will be broadly applicable to clinical TCM research in general, and may help to establish a stronger methodological model for the evaluation of individualized treatment. ..
  14. Developing Patient-Centered Measures for Outcomes of CAM Therapies
    Cheryl K Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. Integrative Oncology Research Training Program at MSKCC
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Massage for Treatment of Pain Advanced Cancer
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..trial could be completed in less than two years, and if the 95 percent confidence interval for the difference between group means includes at least a 20 percent lower mean post-treatment pain score on massage than sham treatment ..
  17. Acupuncture Treatment of Chronic Pain in Pancreatic Ca
    Barrie Cassileth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Otherwise, an additional 19 patients will be accrued. A Phase III trial will be deemed warranted if there are 6 or more responses in total; this is consistent with a 30 percent response rate. ..
  18. Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy
    ARVIL BURKS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The significance of this proposal is that if peanut SLIT in peanut allergic patients is effective, the treatment would provide an immediate therapeutic option for patients. ..
  19. EXTRAMURAL RES FACILITIES CONSTR PROJ
    ARVIL BURKS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  20. Effects of Chinese Herbal Medicines on Allergic Asthma
    Xiu Min Li; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Accomplishing these goals should provide an experimental basis for applying Chinese herbal medicines to the treatment of allergic asthma, and for understanding immunoregulatory mechanisms underlying their effects. ..
  21. Preventing CVD in Native Populations: Traditional Living
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH PEANUT ANAPHYLAXIS
    ARVIL BURKS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Soy Immunotherapy for Patients with Peanut Anaphylaxis
    ARVIL BURKS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If soybean IT in peanut allergic patients is effective, the treatment would provide an immediate therapeutic option. ..
  24. Impact of Culture on Cancer Screening in Chinese Women
    Wenchi Liang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..I. to develop critical research skills to become an independent cancer control researcher. ..
  25. METALLOTHIONEIN AND ADRIAMYCIN CARDIOTOXICITY
    Y Kang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. The Role of RR in Chemotherapeutic Drug Resistance
    Yun Yen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Taken together, our proposed studies will provide an integrated evaluation of the molecular control of RR-mediated chemotherapeutic drug resistance. ..
  27. Genetic Basis of Colon Adenoma Synchronous to Carcinoma.
    Yun Yen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will understand better the biology of different subsets of sporadic CRC, namely CRC+SA, proximal tumors and MSI instable tumors. Our findings will impact on future clinical therapeutic studies of CRC. ..
  28. Advances in CAM Clinical Research Methodology
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..