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  1. Insomnia is common in college students, but its impact on health and wellbeing is often neglected. Enhancing sleep quality through targeted interventions could improve overall health and reduce the risk of con...

    Authors: Ming-min Xu, Nan Li, Tian-nuo Hu, Zheng-kun Zhou, Yue Chen, Xue Huang, Yulong Wei and Yu Guo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:239
  2. The present study aimed to assess the anti-leishmanial effects of curcumin nanoemulsion (CUR-NE) against Leishmania major (MRHO/IR/75/ER) in both in vitro and in vivo experiments. CUR-NE was successfully prepared...

    Authors: Keivan Sahebi, Fatemeh Shahsavani, Fatemeh Mehravar, Gholamreza Hatam, Rasoul Alimi, Amirhossein Radfar, Mohammad Saleh Bahreini, Ali Pouryousef and Aref Teimouri
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:238
  3. Biofilms and oxidative stress retard wound healing. The resistance of biofilms to antibiotics has led to a search for alternative approaches in biofilm elimination. Antioxidants work synergistically with antib...

    Authors: Catherine Namuga, Haruna Muwonge, Kerebba Nasifu, Peter Sekandi, Tahalu Sekulima and John Baptist Kirabira
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:236
  4. Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Life Rooms initiative is an established and successful model of integrating arts and culture within NHS provision. In the face of COVID-19, the Life Rooms was restructured to...

    Authors: Joanne Worsley, Josie Billington and Ekaterina Balabanova
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:235
  5. This study explored the impact of predicted miRNAs on DNA methyltransferases (DNMTs) and the PODXL gene in Nalm6 cells, revealing the significance of these miRNAs in acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).

    Authors: Ali Afgar, Alireza Keyhani, Amirreza Afgar, Mohamad Javad Mirzaei-Parsa, Mahdiyeh Ramezani Zadeh Kermani, Masoud Rezaei, Mohammad Ebrahimipour, Ladan Langroudi, Mahla Sattarzadeh Bardsiri and Reza Vahidi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:234
  6. Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is a particular type of breast cancer with the highest mortality rate. Essential oils are concerned more and more as potential anti-cancer drugs.

    Authors: Chao Yang, Wenwen Zhang, Shi Xiang, Lai Chen, Jiong Chun and Hui Chen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:233
  7. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative age-related disease that primarily affects the elderly population leading to progressive memory impairments and neural deficits. It is counted as a major cause of ger...

    Authors: Safa Abdelbaset, Iriny M. Ayoub, Osama G. Mohamed, Ashootosh Tripathi, Omayma A. Eldahshan and Dina M. El-Kersh
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:232
  8. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is widely used by patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). However, their reasons and experience in using TCM have received insufficient attention. Therefore, we co...

    Authors: Qiuyang Jia, Yuebo Song, Chi Zhang, Mingxuan Li, Luda Feng, Kazuo Sugimoto, Xuebin Zhang, Jia Liu and Ying Gao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:231
  9. Diabetes affects 75% of people in low-income countries, where conventional drugs like metformin are available, but newer drugs like alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are not accessible to most Southern African pati...

    Authors: Tumelo Akapelwa Muyenga, Samuel K. Dominion Bamitale, Dan Kibuule, Simbarashe Sithole, Stanley Mukanganyama, Carlen Rudolph, Luanne Venables, Anna C. Hattingh, Maryna van de Venter and Christian Chinyere Ezeala
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:230
  10. Any illness places a significant burden on patients, including deterioration in quality of life. Animal assisted therapy may be helpful in the rehabilitation process and in the treatment of patients to allevia...

    Authors: Veronika Mittly, Veronika Fáy, Natália Dankovics, Vanda Pál and György Purebl
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:229
  11. Endometrial cancer (EC) is an oestrogen-dependent tumour, the occurrence of which is closely related to an imbalance of oestrogen homeostasis. Our previous studies explored the effects of Resveratrol(Res) on o...

    Authors: Qing Wang, Jia-yun Zhou, Li Liu, Ze-yuan Yin, Yan-yu Li, Meng Wang, Jing-bo Zhang, Hui Lu, Xue-yan Zhou and Bei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:227
  12. Previous studies have shown that fraxetin has antitumor activity in a variety of tumors, but its role in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) remains unclear. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the anti-AML effect of...

    Authors: Tingting Fang, Lanqin Liu and Wenjun Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:226
  13. This study aimed to explore the mechanism of Ge-Gen-Qin-Lian decoction (GGQLD) in the alleviation of symptoms of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by network pharmacology an...

    Authors: Zhipeng Li, Ziwei Zhao, Shujuan Chen, Xiaojuan Wang, Dongsheng Wang, Xiaoli Nie and Ye Yao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:225
  14. In the past few decades, there has been a notable rise in the occurrence of several types of candidiasis. Candida albicans is the most common cause of superficial fungal infections in humans. In this study, plumi...

    Authors: Riham A. El-Shiekh, Meselhy Rageb Meselhy, Rana Elshimy, Marwa A. Ibrahim, Merhan E. Ali and Eman I. Hassanen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:224
  15. The historical use of Laurus nobilis L., the plant is native to the Mediterranean region and has been cultivated for its aromatic leaves, which are used as a flavoring agent in cooking and for their potential the...

    Authors: Nidal Jaradat, Mohammed Hawash, Mohammed T. Qaoud, Nawaf Al-Maharik, Mohammad Qadi, Fatimah Hussein, Linda Issa, Ahmad Saleh, Laith Saleh and Ahmad Jadallah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:223
  16. Bu-shen-yi-jing-fang (BSYJF) has been reported to reduce amyloid-β (Aβ)1–42 deposition in the brain of APP/PS1 mice and ameliorate cognitive function. However, its neuroprotective mechanism remains unclear.

    Authors: Yingchao Hu, Renjuan Hao, Deyu Li, Yunwei Lu and Guran Yu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:222
  17. This study aims to investigate the potential of Huangqin Tang (HQT), a traditional Chinese medicine formulation, in the treatment of breast cancer (BC) through a comprehensive approach integrating network phar...

    Authors: Ziqiao Zhao, Yongxia Zhu, Fangyi Long, Yu Ma, Qing Tang and Ting Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:221
  18. The chemical composition and biological activities of Eucalyptus essential oils (EOs) have been documented in numerous studies against multiple infectious diseases. The antibacterial activity of individual Eucaly...

    Authors: Elaissi Ameur, Moumni Sarra, Derbali Yosra, Khouja Mariem, Abid Nabil, Jlasssi Ibrahim, Khaloud Mohammed Alarjani, Frederic Lynen and Khouja Mohamed Larbi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:220
  19. Huanglian Jiedu Decoction (HJD) is a well-known Traditional Chinese Medicine formula that has been used for liver protection in thousands of years. However, the therapeutic effects and mechanisms of HJD in tre...

    Authors: Yaochen Xie, Shuchen Gong, Lingkun Wang, Zhaoxu Yang, Chen Yang, Guilin Li, Huiyan Zha, Shuying Lv, Boneng Xiao, Xiaoyu Chen, Zhenning Di, Qiaojun He, Jincheng Wang and Qinjie Weng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:219
  20. Natural herbs are frequently used to treat diseases or to relieve symptoms in many countries. Moreover, as their safety has been proven for a long time, they are considered as main sources of new drug developm...

    Authors: Seunghyun Wang, Hyun Chang Lee and Sunjae Lee
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24(Suppl 2):218

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 24 Supplement 2

  21. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by the accumulation of reactive oxygen species and the expression of inflammatory factors. Regarding its anti-atopic activity, numerous ...

    Authors: Da Hye Ryu, Jwa Yeong Cho, Hyung-Seok Yu, Jin-Woo Kim, Jin-Chul Kim, Yang-Ju Son, Chu Won Nho, Muhammad Hamayun and Ho-Youn Kim
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:217
  22. This collection on medical ethnobotany focuses on contributions that explore the invaluable potential associated with the ethnobotanical uses of medicinal plants, their phytochemical profiling, safety, and eff...

    Authors: Adeyemi O. Aremu, Binsheng Luo and Sakina Mussarat
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:216
  23. Acupuncture is widely used worldwide; however, studies on its effectiveness have been impeded by limitations regarding the design of appropriate control groups. In clinical research, noninvasive sham acupunctu...

    Authors: Sung Min Lim and Eunji Go
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:215
  24. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been found widespread application in neoplasm treatment, yielding promising therapeutic candidates. Previous studies have revealed the anti-cancer properties of Brevilin ...

    Authors: Ruixue Wang, Cuiyun Gao, Meng Yu, Jialing Song, Zhenzhen Feng, Ruyu Wang, Huafeng Pan, Haimeng Liu, Wei Li and Xiangzhen Fan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:214
  25. Gastrodin (GAS), a main bioactive component of the herbal plant, Gastrodia elata Blume, has shown to have beneficial effects on neuroinflammatory diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease in animal studies and migr...

    Authors: JunXiu Jin, Dong Ho Kang, Geon Hui Lee, Woong Mo Kim and Jeong Il Choi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:213
  26. Cervical cancer is one of the most common gynecological malignancies. Previous studies have shown that the ethanol extract of Sophora moorcroftiana seeds (EESMS) possesses an antiproliferative effect on several t...

    Authors: Manli Guo, Dingcheng Guo, Lingzi Liao, Xiao Zhang, Zhilong Wang, Qiaozhen Zhou, Ping Chen, Ruiping Li, Bing Han, Guangjie Bao and Baoping Zhang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:212
  27. Although cancer therapy suppresses recurrence and prolongs life, it may be accompanied by strong side effects; thus, there is a strong demand for the development effective treatments with fewer side effects. C...

    Authors: Takuya Nagata, Tadaaki Satou, Shinichiro Hayashi, Prabodh Satyal, Manabu Watanabe, Brannick Riggs and Yoshihisa Saida
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:211
  28. In light of the mounting prevalence of stress in contemporary society and the growing interest in stress reduction methods, this review investigates the potential of taiji as a viable strategy for alleviating ...

    Authors: Jana Kraft, Paula J. Waibl and Karin Meissner
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:210
  29. Elderly cancer patients often experience cognitive difficulties that can affect their quality of life and autonomy. However, they are rarely included in clinical trials, and only one study has explored the fea...

    Authors: Giulia Binarelli, Marie Lange, Mélanie Dos Santos, Mylène Duivon, Aurélie Capel, Marie Fernette, Antoine Boué, Jean-Michel Grellard, Laure Tron, Djihane Ahmed-Lecheheb, Bénédicte Clarisse, Olivier Rigal, Johan Le Fel and Florence Joly
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:209
  30. Galangin, a flavonoid compound, is derived from Alpinia officinarum Hance. Previous studies have shown that galangin can inhibit the proliferation of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but its mechanism is still unc...

    Authors: Xiaoliang Li, Mingyan Zhou, Weijia Chen, Jiangbo Sun, Yihang Zhao, Gaoan Wang, Bingshu Wang, Yipeng Pan, Junqing Zhang and Jian Xu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:208
  31. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), AYURVEDA and Indian medicine are essential in disease prevention and treatment. Kelisha capsule (KLSC), a TCM formula listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia, has been clinically p...

    Authors: Guolin Shi, Xiao Lu, Yuanhang Zheng, Tao Yang, Enyuan Zhu, Yanhong Song and Pintong Huang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:207
  32. Authors: C. E. James, M. Tingaud, G. Laera, C. Guedj, S. Zuber, R. Diambrini Palazzi, S. Vukovic, J. Richiardi, M. Kliegel and D. Marie
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:206

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:141

  33. The plant roots excrete a large number of organic compounds into the soil. The rhizosphere, a thin soil zone around the roots, is a hotspot for microbial activity, making it a crucial component of the soil eco...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Awad, Sherif F. Hammad, Samir F. El-Mashtoly, Bahig El-Deeb and Hesham S. M. Soliman
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:205

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:237

  34. This study aimed to evaluate the potential of astragalus polysaccharide (APS) pretreatment in enhancing the homing and anti-peritoneal fibrosis capabilities of bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells (BMSCs) and...

    Authors: Funing Wang, Huibo Dai, Ziren Zhou, Yun Shan, Manshu Yu, Jinyi Sun, Li Sheng, Liyan Huang, Xiaohui Meng, Yongqing You and Meixiao Sheng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:204
  35. Globally medical students reported high level of stress sensitivity, stress intensity and depression or anxiety. Yoga is proven to be a one of the most effective anxiolytic tools. The current study specificall...

    Authors: Shalini Chauhan, Ann Mary Babu, Dahabo Adi Galgalo, Csaba Melczer, Viktória Prémusz and István Karsai
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:203
  36. 6-Methoxydihydrosanguinarine (6-MDS) has shown promising potential in fighting against a variety of malignancies. Yet, its anti‑lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) effect and the underlying mechanism remain largely une...

    Authors: Xingyun Liu, Yanling Ren, Shuanglin Qin and Zerui Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:202
  37. Several studies showed the hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects of Satureja Khuzestanica (SK) in animal models. This study aimed to determine the effect of SK supplementation on glycemic and lipid outcomes of p...

    Authors: Sajjad Roosta, Fatemeh Ghasemi, Yaser Mokhayeri, Saeed Choobkar, Mohammad Reza Nikbakht and Ebrahim Falahi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:201
  38. This study investigated the effect of curcumin nanomicelle (CUR-n) on the structure of testis tissue, the process of spermatogenesis, LH, FSH, testosterone, and oxidative stress in a model of multiple sclerosis.

    Authors: Farhad Koohpeyma, Zahra Khodaparast, Sara Salehi, Sina Danesh, Farhad Mohammadi Gheshlagh, Arzhang Naseri and Nima Montazeri-Najafabady
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:200
  39. Medicinal plants play a major role in the delivery of healthcare, particularly among the rural population of Ethiopia. Plant extracts and their bioactive compounds have been utilized for the treatment of sever...

    Authors: Baressa Anbessa, Ermias Lulekal, Ariaya Hymete, Asfaw Debella, Eyob Debebe, Abiy Abebe and Sileshi Degu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:199
  40. Yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine (Kampo), has been widely used to treat neurosis, dementia, and chronic pain. Previous in vitro studies have suggested that Yokukansan acts as a partial agonist of th...

    Authors: Shuichiro Kurita, Mika Sasaki, Moegi Tanaka, Yoshinori Kuwabara, Yukino Ogasawara, Hiroshi Baba and Yoshinori Kamiya
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:198
  41. Rosa species are rich sources of polyphenols with physiological functions. In this study a polyphenol-rich Rosa multiflora (var. platyphylala) petal extract (RoseFit™) was investigated for weight loss in humans.

    Authors: Heggar Venkataramana Sudeep, Puwar Prithviraj, Thomas V Jestin and Kodimule Shyamprasad
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:197
  42. Previous researches conducted in both developed and developing countries have demonstrated a rising trend in the utilization of complementary and alternative medicine. The World Health Organization has undersc...

    Authors: Alireza Abbassian, Mohammad Hossein Abbaassi, Zahra Pouraskari, Farshid Alaedini, Abbas Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, Elham Emaratkar, Mohammad Hossein Ayati, Ebrahim Khadem, Meysam Shirzad, Malihe Tabarrai, Rasool Choopani, Mojgan Tansaz, Jila Sadighi, Hossein Rezaeizadeh, Shahin Akhondzadeh and Mahmood Khodadoost
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:196
  43. The burden of breast cancer, the second leading cause of death worldwide, is increasing at an alarming rate. Cuscuta, used in traditional medicine for different ailments, including cancer, is known for containing...

    Authors: Umaima Akhtar, Yamna Khurshid, Bishoy El-Aarag, Basir Syed, Ishtiaq A. Khan, Keykavous Parang and Aftab Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:195
  44. To study the effect of mindfulness meditation combined with progressive muscle relaxation training on the clinical efficacy and quality of life in patients with sarcopenia receiving maintenance haemodialysis (...

    Authors: Yong-Yao Wu, Yi-Yi Gao, Jing-Qiao Wang, Chao Zhang, Peng-Jie Xu, Jiang Liu, Ri-Zhen Yu and Hao-Jie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:194
  45. Luteolin (3,4,5,7-tetrahydroxy flavone) is reported to strongly protect from acute carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) -induced liver injury or fibrosis. Ferroptosis can be induced by hepatic injury, and contributes to l...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Han, Batudeligen, Hongmei Chen, Narisu, Anda, Yanhua Xu and Lan Xue
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:193
  46. Despite the high antioxidant potential of grape seed extract (GSE), very limited studies have investigated its effect on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Therefore, this study was conducted with the ...

    Authors: Parisa Ghanbari, Davoud Raiesi, Roghayeh Alboebadi, Ahmad Zarejavid, Mostafa Dianati, Hamidreza Razmi and Hadi Bazyar
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:192
  47. Bawei Chenxiang Wan (BCW) is among the most effective and widely used therapies for coronary heart disease and angina pectoris in Tibet. However, whether it confers protection through a right-ventricle (RV) myoca...

    Authors: Yiwei Han, Shadi Li, Zhiying Zhang, Xin Ning, Jiajia Wu and Xiaoying Zhang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:190