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  1. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent neurodegenerative and remains incurable. Aluminum is a potent neurotoxin associated with AD. The main pathological features of AD are extracellular amyloid-β prot...

    Authors: Jianping Ma, Miao Zheng, Xinyue Zhang, Jiaqi Lu and Lili Gu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:441
  2. Oxidative stress and diabetes are medical conditions that have a growing prevalence worldwide, significantly impacting our bodies. Thus, it is essential to develop new natural antioxidant and antidiabetic agen...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Abdelrahim, Afaf M. Abdel-Baky, Soad A.L. Bayoumi and Enaam Y. Backheet
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:440
  3. Social Media Influencers (SMIs) are a fashionable way of marketing products by creating electronic word-of-mouth (e-WOM) on social media. The marketing of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) by SMIs...

    Authors: Gizem Gülpınar, Mehmet Barlas Uzun, Ayesha Iqbal, Claire Anderson, Wajid Syed and Mahmood Basil A. Al-Rawi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:439
  4. The effects of camel milk (CM) intake on lipid profile among patients with diabetes remain controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) aimed to calculate the ...

    Authors: Narmin Khalid, Dana N. Abdelrahim, Nivine Hanach, Refat AlKurd, Moien Khan, Lana Mahrous, Hadia Radwan, Farah Naja, Mohamed Madkour, Khaled Obaideen, Husam Khraiwesh and MoezAlIslam Faris
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:438
  5. Inflammation has been identified as a key factor contributing to the development of numerous diseases. Several anti-inflammatory drugs have been developed to treat inflammation-related diseases. However, some ...

    Authors: Li Xiang, Qinwan Huang, Tao Chen, Qingman He, Huan Yao and Yongxiang Gao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:437
  6. Despite the critical progress of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapeutic approaches, the clinical outcomes remain considerably poor. The requirement of developing novel therapeutic interventions is stil...

    Authors: Zhiyu Zhu, Yanfen Liu, Jiangping Zeng, Shuyi Ren, Lu Wei, Fei Wang, Xiaoyu Sun, Yufei Huang, Haiyang Jiang, Xinbing Sui, Weiwei Jin, Lijun Jin and Xueni Sun
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:436
  7. Using nanoparticles containing L. citriodora EO and citral has shown potential in treating skin disorders such as melanoma.

    Authors: Abolfazl Karimivaselabadi, Mahmoud Osanloo, Ali Ghanbariasad, Elham Zarenezhad and Hossein Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:435
  8. Cancer-related psychological and physical disorders can mean stressful and painful experiences for patients. Art therapy, a form of complementary and alternative medicine, is an increasingly popular way to dec...

    Authors: ShiShuang Zhou, MeiHong Yu, Zhan Zhou, LiWen Wang, WeiWei Liu and Qin Dai
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:434
  9. Evodia rutaecarpa, a traditional herbal drug, is widely used as an analgesic and antiemetic. Many studies have confirmed that Evodia rutaecarpa has an anticancer effect. Here, our study explored the bioactive ing...

    Authors: Yongqu Lu, Kangdi Dong, Meng Yang and Jun Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:433
  10. The growing popularity and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) products among the general public worldwide has been well documented. This study aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitude, and...

    Authors: Azhar Hussain Tahir, Maria Tanveer, Gul Shahnaz, Muhammad Saqlain, Shagufta Ayub and Ali Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:432
  11. Diabetes mellitus is a prevalent endocrine condition. We aimed to investigate the anti-diabetic effects of 3-hydroxybakuchiol (HYD) by exploring its potential targets and molecular mechanisms through bioinform...

    Authors: Min Liu, Xinyu Wang, Junsong Yang and Dan Qin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:431
  12. Neuroblastoma (NB) is the most common solid malignancy in children. Despite current intensive treatment, the long-term event-free survival rate is less than 50% in these patients. Thus, patients with NB urgent...

    Authors: Shao-Qian Sun, Feng-Xiang Du, Li-Hua Zhang, Hao-Shi, Fu-Ying Gu, Yu-Lin Deng and Yi-Zhi Ji
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:430
  13. India has a multifaceted healthcare system and recognizes complementary and alternative systems of medicine (AYUSH) that cater to the healthcare needs of people. Multimorbidity requires frequent visits to phys...

    Authors: Roja Varanasi, Abhinav Sinha, Debadatta Nayak, Raj K. Manchanda, Rajiv Janardhanan, Simran Tandon and Sanghamitra Pati
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:429
  14. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, and melanoma is the most dreadful type of skin cancer. Due to the side effects of chemotherapy drugs, the development of new herbal nano-medicines has been ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Osanloo, Somayyeh Pishamad, Ali ghanbariasad, Elham Zarenezhad, Media Alipanah and Hiva Alipanah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:428
  15. Endometriosis is a common and complex syndrome characterized by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus. Chinese medicine has been recently found to show good efficacy in treating endometrio...

    Authors: Liu-yang Zhang, Ting-ting Huang, Li-ping Li, Dan-ping Liu, Yong Luo, Wan Lu, Ning Huang, Peng-peng Ma, Yan-qiu Liu, Ping Zhang and Bi-cheng Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:427
  16. Authors: Zachary A. Cupler, Jordan A. Gliedt, Stephen M. Perle, Aaron A. Puhl and Michael J. Schneider
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:426

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:404

  17. Reflexology is a popular non-invasive complementary medicine technique to enhance anxiety, pain, and fatigue among patients undergoing coronary angiography.

    Authors: Eman Abdeen Ali, Wafaa Hassan Ali Awad, Mahmoud Abdelwahab Khedr and Emad Abd El Gawad Ali Rabie
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:425
  18. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a persistent and non-specific inflammatory condition that mainly affects the bowels and has challenging treatment. UC has a growing incidence and significantly affects the well-being...

    Authors: Dongsheng Wu, Yu Zhang, Bo Zou, Yi Lu and Hui Cao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:424
  19. The liver was identified as a primary target organ for the chemo-radiological effects of uranyl acetate (UA). Although the anti-oxidant and anti-apoptotic properties of gallic acid (GA) make it a promising phy...

    Authors: Ibtisam M. H. Elmileegy, Hanan S. A. Waly, Alshaimaa A. I. Alghriany, Nasser S. Abou Khalil, Sara M. M. Mahmoud and Eman A. Negm
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:423
  20. This study aimed to explore the efficacy and safety of combining epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs) with ZiLongJin Tablet (ZLJT) in delaying acquired resistance in advanced...

    Authors: Xue Han, Lan Liang, Chenming He, Qinyou Ren, Jialin Su, Liang Cao and Jin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:422
  21. Myrtus communis L. (MC) has been used in Mesopotamian medicine. Here, the cholinesterase (ChE) inhibitory potential of its methyl alcohol extracts has been investigated and computationally dissected.

    Authors: Baydaa Abed Hussein, Isaac Karimi and Namdar Yousofvand
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:421
  22. Qihuang Granule (QHG) is a traditional prescription  that has exhibited potential in safeguarding against age-related maculopathy (AMD). Salvia miltiorrhiza (SM) and Fructus lycii (FL) are the main components ...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Canyang Zhang, Long Pang and Yan Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:420
  23. Roasting, honey-roasting and fermentation are the most common pre-processing procedures of licorice roots. They were shown to noticeably change the composition of extracts. In this work, the common alterations...

    Authors: Sarah S. Takla, Eman Shawky, Yasmin A. Mahgoub and Reham S. Darwish
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:419
  24. Physical exercise training is the central component of pulmonary rehabilitation. This study aimed to further investigate the rehabilitative effects of pulmonary-based Qigong exercise (PQE) in stable patients w...

    Authors: Linhong Jiang, Peijun Li, Jiacheng Shi, Yidie Bao, Zhenwei Wang, Weibing Wu and Xiaodan Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:418
  25. Authors: Xiaodan Ren, Ying Dai, Mengya Shan, Jing Zheng, Zhongyi Zhang and Tao Shen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:417

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:358

  26. The increasing incidence of cognitive impairment has become a health problem in the aging society. Owing to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, Brazilian green propolis—derived from Baccharis dracun...

    Authors: Takashi Ito, Tomomi Degawa and Nobuaki Okumura
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:416
  27. Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the main causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Studies have shown that these two diseases may have some common risk factors. Atorvastatin is mainly used for the tre...

    Authors: Yu-qian Li, Lu-yao Li, Xue Yang, Qi-qi Lei, Liu-yan Xiang, Yuan-ru Wang, Si-meng Gu, Ya-jun Cao, Yan Pan, Lu Tie and Xue-jun Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:415
  28. Bei Mu Gua Lou San (BMGLS) is an ancient formulation known for its moisturizing and expectorant properties, but the underlying mechanisms remain unknown. We investigated concentration-dependent effects of BMGL...

    Authors: Silvia Groiss, Ina Somvilla, Christine Daxböck, Manuela Stückler, Elisabeth Pritz and Dagmar Brislinger
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:414
  29. Anacyclus pyrethrum L. (Akarkara root), a valuable Ayurvedic remedy, is reported to exhibit various pharmacological activities. Akarkara root was subjected to bioassay-guided fractionation, to isolate its active ...

    Authors: Rana M. Ibrahim, Passent M. Abdel-Baki, Ghada F. Elmasry, Ahmed A. El-Rashedy and Nariman E. Mahdy
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:413
  30. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is frequently associated with dyslipidemia, which corresponds to the increase in the triglycerides and fatty acid concentrations in tissues, such as the skeletal muscle. Also, T...

    Authors: Bruna Leticia de Freitas-Marchi, Jeniffer Farias dos Santos, Gustavo Roncoli Reigado, Myrian Thiago Pruschinski Fernandes, Felipe Santiago Chambergo Alcalde, Carla Roberta de Oliveira Carvalho and Viviane Abreu Nunes
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:412
  31. JianPi QingRe HuaYu Methods (JQH) have been long used to treat chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) and precancerous lesions of gastric cancer (PLGC). However, whether JQH can inhibit the transformation of gastrit...

    Authors: Kechao Nie, Zhihua Zheng, Xiushen Li, Yonglong Chang, FengBin Liu and Xiaoyu Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:411
  32. Scutellaria Pinnatifida subsp. pichleri (Stapf) Rech.f. (SP) is used in folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes. The aim of the study was to determine the phenolic profile of SP extract (SPE) by LC-MS/MS and ...

    Authors: Mehmet Salih Bakaç, Abdulahad Dogan, Mustafa Abdullah Yılmaz, Fikret Altındag, Fatih Donmez and Abdulhamit Battal
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:410
  33. Patients with Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experienced endocrine disorders that may present vascular function changes. This study aimed to classify and predict PCOS by radial pulse wave parameters using ma...

    Authors: Jiekee Lim, Jieyun Li, Xiao Feng, Lu Feng, Yumo Xia, Xinang Xiao, Yiqin Wang and Zhaoxia Xu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:409
  34. Limonium Sinense (Girard) Kuntze (L. sinense) has been widely used for the treatment of anaemia, bleeding, cancer, and other disorders in Chinese folk medicine. The aim of this study is to predict the therapeutic...

    Authors: Hualong Zhao, Siyuan Wang, Philip T.F. Williamson, Rob M. Ewing, Xinhui Tang, Jialian Wang and Yihua Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:408
  35. In the United States, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), is a popular complementary physical health approach for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders. However, post-OMT adverse events (AEs) a...

    Authors: Mark D. Unger, Jackilyn N. Barr, Jacob A. Brower, Joseph C. Kingston, Gregory R. Heller and Joy L. Palmer
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:407
  36. Screening of herbal plants for various therapeutic properties is the hour as it shows promising activity. Scientific evidence of the pharmacological activity of the plant strengthens the traditional applicatio...

    Authors: Kalaivani Madhavaram Kuppusamy, Sivakumar Selvaraj, Pujithaa Singaravelu, Cordelia Mano John, Kalaiselvan Racheal, Keziaann Varghese, Dinesh Kaliyamoorthy, Elumalai Perumal and Krishnamoorthy Gunasekaran
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:406
  37. Currently, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is associated with a poor prognosis. Moreover, there exist limited strategies for treating HCC. Pulsatilla decoction (PD), a traditional Chinese medicine formula, has ...

    Authors: Kuijie Liu, Zhenyu Cao, Siqi Huang and Fanhua Kong
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:405
  38. The chiropractic profession in the United States (US) has a long history of intra-professional discourse surrounding ideology and beliefs. Large-scale efforts have evaluated 3 distinctive subgroups of US chiro...

    Authors: Zachary A. Cupler, Jordan A. Gliedt, Stephen M. Perle, Aaron A. Puhl and Michael J. Schneider
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:404

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:426

  39. There has been growing clinical awareness in recent years of the long-term physical and psychological consequences of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, known as Long COVID. The prevalence of Long COVID is approximately 10...

    Authors: Virginia Gasión, Alberto Barceló-Soler, María Beltrán-Ruiz, Rinchen Hijar-Aguinaga, Loreto Camarero-Grados, Yolanda López-del-Hoyo, Javier García-Campayo and Jesus Montero-Marin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:403
  40. Malaria is a global health challenge with endemicity in sub-Saharan Africa, where there are multiple drug-resistant strains and limited access to modern health care facilities, especially in rural areas. Studi...

    Authors: Tobiloba Christiana Elebiyo, Olarewaju Michael Oluba and Oluyomi Stephen Adeyemi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:402
  41. Insomnia is a prevalent sleep disorder that affects up to 15% of the population worldwide and is the second most common mental health issue. There is increasing interest in the effects of long-term insomnia on...

    Authors: Linhao Lu, Lizhen Liao, Jiaorong Zheng, Weiyi Lin, TaiShun Wang and Xiuyun Wen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:401
  42. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), abbreviated as liver cancer, is one of the most common cancers in clinics. HCC has a wider spread and higher incidence due to its high malignancy and metastasis. In HCC, effecti...

    Authors: Xi Luo, Miao Zhao, Sicong Liu, Yi Zheng, Qiang Zhang, Yong-rui Bao, Shuai Wang, Tian-jiao Li and Xian-sheng Meng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:400
  43. Indonesian society extensively uses herbal medicine due to its abundant natural resources that have been utilized for generations for health purposes. Herbal medicine is also employed by specific community gro...

    Authors: Nutrisia Aquariushinta Sayuti and Nur Atikah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:399
  44. Notopterygii Rhizoma et Radix (NRR) is commonly used for the treatment of inflammation-linked diseases. Phenethylferulate (PF) is high content in NRR crude, but its anti-inflammatory effect remains unclear. There...

    Authors: Zhongjie Yan, Yuanyu Wang, Yizhen Song, Yicong Ma, Yufan An, Ran Wen, Na Wang, Yun Huang and Xiuwen Wu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:398
  45. Anxiety disorder is the most prevalent psychiatric disorder. Benzodiazepines, which are often used for anxiety in patients with anxiety disorder, have various side effects. Lavender, one of the most commonly u...

    Authors: Haruka Amitani, Ryusei Nishi, Kenichiro Sagiyama, Takamasa Fukumoto, Kouta Funakoshi, Naomi Takayanagi, Hiroko Watanabe, Masayuki Hirose, Koshiro Tagawa, Keiko Ota, Yoichi M. Ito and Akihiro Asakawa
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:397
  46. Most of the breast cancers are estrogen receptor-positive recurring with a steady rate of up to 20 years dysregulating the normal cell cycle. Dinaciclib is still in clinical trials and considered as a research...

    Authors: Rida Sultan, Abrar Ahmed, Li Wei, Hamid Saeed, Muhammad Islam and Muhammad Ishaq
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:396
  47. Cancer patients often use complementary and/or alternative medicine, such as mistletoe therapy, alongside conventional cancer therapies. In Switzerland, so far not much is known about treatment patterns of bre...

    Authors: Daniel Krüerke, Marianne Schenker and Klazien Matter-Walstra
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:395
  48. Decoctions of the root and stem of the medicinal plant Salacia reticulata is an indigenous remedy for diabetics and its complications in Sri Lanka. In diabetics, the formation of advanced glycation end products (...

    Authors: Galbada Arachchige Sirimal Premakumara and Walimuni Kanchana Subhashini Mendis Abeysekera
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:394
  49. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that disrupts the normal functioning of the brain and it is characterized by seizures. Research suggests the involvement of the Gut-Brain axis in epilepsy. This stu...

    Authors: Sumaiya Bandile Amidu, Vivian Etsiapa Boamah, Edmund Ekuadzi and Priscilla Kolibea Mante
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:393
  50. Traditional, complementary, and integrative medicine (TCIM) is commonly used by those living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) but little is known about the use of TCIM such as yoga and Ayurveda in ethnic ...

    Authors: Vibhuti Samarth Rao, Mike Armour, Birinder S Cheema, Caroline A Smith, Lisa Moran, Romain S Perera, Siew Lim, Sabrina Gupta, Michael De Manincor, Rama Vaidya and Carolyn Ee
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:392