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  1. The aim of the present study was to assess in vitro protoscolicidal effects of curcumin nanoemulsion (CUR-NE) against protoscoleces of cystic echinococcosis (CE)/hydatid cysts.

    Authors: Aref Teimouri, Sanaz Jafarpour Azami, Saeedeh Hashemi Hafshejani, Mohammad Ghanimatdan, Mohammad Saleh Bahreini, Rasoul Alimi and Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:124
  2. This double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial was conducted to define the effects of Nigella sativa (N. Sativa) powder plus conventional medical treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) on serum ghrel...

    Authors: Hedieh Yousefnejad, Farzaneh Mohammadi, Mahvash Alizadeh-naini and Najmeh Hejazi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:123
  3. Osthole was traditionally used in treatment for various diseases. However, few studies had demonstrated that osthole could suppress bladder cancer cells and its mechanism was unclear. Therefore, we performed a...

    Authors: Yunzhong Jiang, Mengzhao Zhang, Lu Wang, Lu Zhang, Minghai Ma, Minxuan Jing, Jianpeng Li, Rundong Song, Yuanquan Zhang, Zezhong Yang, Yaodong Zhang, Yuanchun Pu, Xiaowei Qu and Jinhai Fan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:122
  4. In mouse, it was discovered that resveratrol (Res) enhanced osteoporosis (OP) by boosting osteogenesis. Besides, Res can also have an impact on MC3T3-E1 cells, which are crucial for the control of osteogenesis...

    Authors: Weiye Cai, Bin Sun, Chao Song, Fei Liu, Zhengliang Wu and Zongchao Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:121
  5. Traditional medicine (TM) is commonly used as a treatment in Indonesia. This raises the need for an analysis of its potential development and irrational use. Therefore, we analyze the proportion of TM users am...

    Authors: Ivan Surya Pradipta, Kevin Aprilio, Raden Maya Febriyanti, Yozi Fiedya Ningsih, Mochammad Andhika Aji Pratama, Raden Bayu Indradi, Vesara Ardhe Gatera, Sofa Dewi Alfian, Aulia Iskandarsyah and Rizky Abdulah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:120

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:443

  6. The genus Artemisia of the Asteraceae family has different species that are used in the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including cancers due to the presence of valuable compounds and important medicinal p...

    Authors: Haleh Forouhandeh, Vahideh Tarhriz, Masoumeh Zadehkamand and Parina Asgharian
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:119
  7. Ethanol-induced gastric mucosal lesions (EGML) is one of the most common digestive disorders for which current therapies have limited outcomes in clinical practice. Prevotella histicola (P. histicola) has shown p...

    Authors: Sisi Wang, Du Wu, Fangquan Wu, Hongxia Sun, Xinyu Wang, Hongbing Meng, Qingqing Lin, Keke Jin and Fangyan Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:118
  8. The prevalence of dementia is increasing, and most of the causes are related to neuronal cell death. Unfortunately, no effective strategy is available for protecting against this condition. Based on the use of...

    Authors: Nootchanat Mairuae, Nut Palachai and Parinya Noisa
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:117
  9. Accumulating evidence has demonstrated that arcuate nucleus (ARC) of the hypothalamus is likely responsible for the close association between chronic stress, depression, and diabetes. Xiaoyaosan (XYS), a Chine...

    Authors: Wenqi Qiu, Qian Wu, Kaiwen Zhang, Xiaoli Da, Kairui Tang, Naijun Yuan, Lijuan Deng, Mansi Wu, Ying Zhang, Jiangyan Quan, Qingyu Ma, Xiaojuan Li and Jiaxu Chen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:116
  10. Treatment of Candida infections have become increasingly difficult due to antifungal drug resistance, which has drawn attention toward the search for innovative and effective drugs. This study aimed to assess ...

    Authors: Flore Tatiana Kemegni Tchinang, Florentine Marie-Chantal Ndoyé Foé, Rodrigue Keumoe, Elisabeth Menkem Zeuko’o, Fabrice Boyom Fekam and François-Xavier Etoa
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:115
  11. Bangpungtongsung-san (BTS) is a representative herbal medicine that has been widely used for patients with obesity in east Asian countries. Various preclinical studies have demonstrated the anti-depressive eff...

    Authors: Yunna Kim, Yujin Choi, Mi Young Lee, Seung-Hun Cho, In Chul Jung, Dong-Hoon Kang and Changsop Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:114
  12. Mori Fructus is an economical and readily available traditional Chinese medicine and food. Polysaccharides in Mori Fructus have clear antioxidant activity and have been found to alleviate oxidative stress (OS)-in...

    Authors: Xinle Li, Yanan Hua, Caixia Yang, Sijing Liu, Li Tan, Jinlin Guo and Yang Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:112
  13. Despite rapid developments in immunotherapy and targeted therapy, dacarbazine (DTIC)-based chemotherapy still has been placed at the first-line for advanced melanoma patients who are after failure of immunothe...

    Authors: Junxia Pei, Zhou Su, Xin Zeng, Ya Zhong, Yamei Zhang, Yixi Yang, Qiuxia Lu, Jian Li and Yu Deng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:111

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:133

  14. Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) has mainly been considered as a glomerular disease. Our previous study showed that the progression of DKD was highly correlated with the dysfunction of renal proximal tubular cell...

    Authors: Yuhan Zhang, Lusi Xu, Yiran Lu, Jing Zhang, Mengge Yang, Yutian Tian, Jianjun Dong and Lin Liao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:109
  15. The most common species in the Satureja genus is Satureja montana (family Lamiaceae). The present work aims to use the molecular docking study to predict the isolated constituents against an immune system immunom...

    Authors: Khaled Abdelhady Abdelshafeek, Abeer Fouad Osman, Samar Mohamed Mouneir, Ahmed Abdelmonem Elhenawy and Walid Elsayed Abdallah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:108
  16. Growing evidence suggests a role for gut bacteria and their metabolites in host-signaling responses along the gut-brain axis which may impact mental health. Meditation is increasingly utilized to combat stress...

    Authors: Maitreyi Raman, Ramana Vishnubhotla, Hena R. Ramay, Maria C. B. Gonçalves, Andrea S. Shin, Dhanashri Pawale, Balachundhar Subramaniam and Senthilkumar Sadhasivam
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:107
  17. Streptococcus mutans is a well-known oral pathogen that plays a critical role in the development of dental caries. Many studies have been directed to discover the chemical compounds present in natural products to...

    Authors: Su-Yeon Park, Rifat Nowshin Raka, Xiu-Li Hui, Yang Song, Jin-Long Sun, Jie Xiang, Juan Wang, Jian-Ming Jin, Xu-Kai Li, Jun-Song Xiao and Hua Wu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:106
  18. Moringa stenopetala leaves (Baker f.) Cufod. (Moringaceae) are used as a staple food and traditional medicine for treating various diseases like malaria, hypertension, stomach pain, diabetes, elevated cholesterol...

    Authors: Hussen Abdu, Wondwosen Ergete, Ashenif Tadele, Samuel Woldekidan, Abiy Abebe and Girma Seyoum
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:105
  19. The aim of this study is to gain insight into the clinical experiences and perceptions that pediatric oncology experts, conventional healthcare providers, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) provi...

    Authors: Dana C. Mora, Miek C. Jong, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury, Agnete E. Kristoffersen and Trine Stub
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:104
  20. Due to the extensive potential of previously studied endophytes in addition to plants belonging to genus Physalis as a source of anti-inflammatory constituents, the present study aimed at isolation for the first ...

    Authors: Asmaa Mahana, Hala M. Hammoda, Mona M. G. Saad, Mohamed M. Radwan, Mahmoud A. ElSohly, Doaa A. Ghareeb, Fathallah M. Harraz and Eman Shawky
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:103
  21. One of the novel mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is low-grade chronic inflammation. Chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.) and Nettle (Urtica dioica), with phytoestrogenic and an...

    Authors: Maryam Shamsi, Ali Ganji, Ghasem Mosayebi, Ensieh Seif Amirhoseiny, Sepideh Shohani and Ali Ghazavi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:102
  22. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a transitional state between normal ageing and dementia. Most MCI patients will progress to dementia within 5 years; therefore, early intervention for MCI is important for de...

    Authors: Zhongwei Sha, Zhenghao Zhao, Nana Li, Shuyun Xiao, Ou Li, Jie Zhang, Zhimin Li and Jian Xu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:101
  23. Infectious diseases are a major global public health concern as antimicrobial resistance (AMR) currently accounts for more than 700,000 deaths per year worldwide. The emergence and spread of resistant bacteria...

    Authors: Elizabeth A Odongo, Peggoty C Mutai, Beatrice K Amugune, Nelly N Mungai, Mary O Akinyi and Julia Kimondo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:100
  24. Ethiopians locally treat liver illnesses with A. Americana. Available literature demonstrates this. However, there are few in-vivo investigations that provide supporting data. The aim of this study was to eval...

    Authors: Kassahun Dires Ayenew and Yared Wasihun
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:99
  25. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has brought severe damage to global health and socioeconomics. In China, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the most important complementary and alternative medicine ...

    Authors: Bo Pan, Hong-wei Yin, Yue Yu, Xing Xiang, Cui Yu, Xiao-Jie Yan, Xiao-feng Zhai, Yuan Bai and Jing Hong
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:97
  26. Massage therapy is a popular intervention for those suffering osteoarthritis, however, there is a paucity of evidence to support its effectiveness in osteoarthritis. A simple measure that could potentially ass...

    Authors: Sandra Grace, Roger Engel, Larisa Ariadne Justine Barnes and Joanne Bradbury
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:95
  27. Cupping therapy is a complementary and alternative medical therapy used especially in pain management. It is generally considered a safe procedure, but complications, including life-threatening infection, may ...

    Authors: You-yang Wang, Hong-wei Fan, Xiao-ming Huang and Yang Jiao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:94
  28. Scientific literature has demonstrated the association of free radicals in the aetiology of various chronic diseases. Hence, the identification of potent antioxidants remains a useful task. The combination of ...

    Authors: Vi Lien Yap, Lee Fang Tan, Mogana Rajagopal, Christophe Wiart, Malarvili Selvaraja, Mun Yee Leong and Puay Luan Tan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:93
  29. Neuropsychiatric symptoms, comprising cognitive impairment, fatigue, insomnia, depression, and anxiety, are prevalent and may co-occur during and after chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Electroacupuncture (EA...

    Authors: Lifang Xie, Ding Quan Ng, Matthew Heshmatipour, Munjal Acharya, Paul Coluzzi, Nerida Guerrero, Sanghoon Lee, Shaista Malik, Ritesh Parajuli, Craig Stark, Rongwen Tain, Keri Zabokrtsky, Lilibeth Torno and Alexandre Chan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:92
  30. More new randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on acupuncture have been published in Japan since our last updated systematic review (2010). This systematic review aimed to evaluate the quality of RCTs on acupunc...

    Authors: Shoko Masuyama and Hitoshi Yamashita
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:91
  31. Music therapy is a standard palliative care service in many pediatric and adult hospitals; however, most research has focused on the use of music to improve psychosocial dimensions of health, without consideri...

    Authors: Sheri L. Robb, Kristen A. Russ, Steven J. Holochwost, Kristin Stegenga, Susan M. Perkins, Seethal A. Jacob, Amanda K. Henley and Jessica A. MacLean
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:90
  32. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been extensively used for neoplasm treatment and has provided many promising therapeutic candidates. We previously found that Centipeda minima (C. minima), a Chinese medicin...

    Authors: Cuiyun Gao, Huafeng Pan, Fengjun Ma, Ze Zhang, Zedan Zhao, Jialing Song, Wei Li and Xiangzhen Fan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:89
  33. One of the most important aromatic species of the Apiaceae family is Heracleum persicum Desf. ex Fisch., C.A.Mey. & Avé-Lall, which used as a spice and condiment in food. It is widely used in traditional Iranian ...

    Authors: Mansureh Ghavam
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:87
  34. Cellulitis is a common skin disease encountered in medical emergencies in hospitals. It can be treated using a combination of antibiotics therapy; however, the causative agent Staphylococcus aureus has been repor...

    Authors: Seng Chiew Toh, Samuel Lihan, Scholastica Ramih Bunya and Sui Sien Leong
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:85
  35. Cinnamon is one of the most common spices that has been studied for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties in wound healing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectivenes...

    Authors: Mahmoud Osanloo, Fariba Noori, Alireza Tavassoli, Mohammad Reza Ataollahi, Ali Davoodi, Morteza Seifalah-Zade, Ali Taghinezhad, Narges Fereydouni and Arash Goodarzi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:84
  36. Increased glucose level and insulin resistance are major factors in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2M), which is chronic and debilitating disease worldwide. Submerged culture medium of Ceriporia lacerata mycelium (CL...

    Authors: Bo-Hyung Kim, Sung-Vin Yim, Seong Deok Hwang, Yoon Soo Kim and Jeong-Hwan Kim
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:83
  37. Antiretroviral therapy is the only treatment option for HIV-infected patients; however, it has certain drawbacks in terms of developing multiple toxic side effects. Thus, there is a continuous need to explore ...

    Authors: Pratiksha Jadaun, Prachibahen Shah, R. Harshithkumar, Madhukar S. Said, Shubhangi P. Bhoite, Sowmya Bokuri, Selvan Ravindran, Neetu Mishra and Anupam Mukherjee
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:82
  38. Resveratrol and omega-3 have been shown to prevent atherosclerosis. However, histopathological changes and their comparison have not been studied well. This study investigated the therapeutic effects of resver...

    Authors: Shamsi Sadat Mosavi, Soghra Rabizadeh, Amirhossein Yadegar, Sara Seifouri, Fatemeh Mohammadi, Reihane Qahremani, Salome Sadat Salehi, Armin Rajab, Alireza Esteghamati and Manouchehr Nakhjavani
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:81
  39. Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of arterial wall, which is closely related to inflammatory reaction. In this study, the anti-inflammatory effect of isorhynchophylline was studied by NF- κB / ...

    Authors: Li-Hua Wang, Zheng-Wei Gu, Jie Li, Wen-Qing Yang, Yun-Lun Li, Dong-Mei Qi, Dan-Yang Wang and Hai-Qiang Jiang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:80
  40. The rich biodiversity of medicinal plants and their importance as sources of novel therapeutics and lead compounds warrant further research. Despite advances in debulking surgery and chemotherapy, the risks of...

    Authors: Soek-Ying Neo, Yin-Yin Siew, Hui-Chuing Yew, Yaqian He, Keng-Ling Poh, Yi-Chen Tsai, Shu-Ling Ng, Wei-Xun Tan, Teck-Ian Chong, Claire Sophie En-Shen Lim, Samuel Shan-Wei Ho, Deepika Singh, Azhar Ali, Yeh-Ching Linn, Chay-Hoon Tan, See-Voon Seow…
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:79
  41. This study aimed to examine the effects of dandelion root on rat heart function and oxidative status. At the beginning of the experimental protocol, Wistar albino rats were randomly classified into two groups (10...

    Authors: Kristina Radoman, Vladimir Zivkovic, Nebojsa Zdravkovic, Natalia Vasilievna Chichkova, Sergey Bolevich and Vladimir Jakovljevic
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:78
  42. Aging is associated with impaired renal function and structural alterations. Oxidative stress plays a vital role in renal senescence and damage. Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) is thought to protect cells from oxidative str...

    Authors: Niloufar Naghibi, Asie Sadeghi, Sajjadeh Movahedinia, Mahdis Rahimi Naiini, Mohammad Amin Rajizadeh, Faegheh Bahri and Mahdieh Nazari-Robati
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:77
  43. Authors: Qiqi Huang, Jie Su, Jie Xu, Huanhuan Yu, Xiaohu Jin, Yajun Wang, Meiqiu Yan, Jingjing Yu, Suhong Chen, Youhua Wang and Guiyuan Lv
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:76

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:13