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  1. Content type: Research article

    Coconut water has been commonly consumed as a beverage for its multiple health benefits while vinegar has been used as common seasoning and a traditional Chinese medicine. The present study investigates the po...

    Authors: Nurul Elyani Mohamad, Swee Keong Yeap, Boon-Kee Beh, Huynh Ky, Kian Lam Lim, Wan Yong Ho, Shaiful Adzni Sharifuddin, Kamariah Long and Noorjahan Banu Alitheen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:195

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    It is widely accepted the key role of endothelium in the onset of many chronic and acute vascular and cardiovascular diseases.

    Authors: Chiara Bernardini, Augusta Zannoni, Martina Bertocchi, Irvin Tubon, Mercedes Fernandez and Monica Forni

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:194

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been used by Chinese patients and in many other countries worldwide. However, epidemiological reports and prescription patterns on children are few.

    Authors: Hwey-Fang Liang, Yao-Hsu Yang, Pau-Chung Chen, Hsing-Chun Kuo, Chia-Hao Chang, Ying-Hsiang Wang and Kuang-Ming Wu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:191

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Presumably, progression of developmental retinal vascular disorders is mainly driven by persistent ischemia/hypoxia. An investigation into vision-threatening retinal ischemia remains important. Our aim was to ...

    Authors: Wen-Haur Chao, Ming-Yi Lai, Hwai-Tzong Pan, Huei-Wen Shiu, Mi-Mi Chen and Hsiao-Ming Chao

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:193

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The Nucleotide binding and oligomerization domain-like receptorfamily pyrin domain-containing 3 (NLRP3)-inflammasome plays an important role in various diseases, including a variety of kidney diseases. Naringi...

    Authors: Fenqin Chen, Guozhu Wei, Jiao Xu, Xiaoyu Ma and Qiuyue Wang

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:192

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Although the inhibitory effect of mistletoe on cancer cell growth has been reported, the underlying mechanisms to explain its anti-proliferative activity are not fully studied. Thus, we elucidated the potentia...

    Authors: Su Bin Park, Gwang Hun Park, Ha Na Kim, Hun Min Song, Ho-Jun Son, Ji Ae Park, Hyun-Seok Kim and Jin Boo Jeong

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:189

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  7. Content type: Research article

    In contrast to the guidelines of World Health Organization (WHO) and United States-Centers for Disease Control and prevention (US-CDC), the Chinese national guidelines recommend the use of steroids, intravenou...

    Authors: Dangui Zhang, Jieling Chen and William Ba-Thein

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:190

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Zyflamend, a blend of herbal extracts, effectively inhibits tumor growth using preclinical models of castrate-resistant prostate cancer mediated in part by 5′-adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (...

    Authors: Amber F. MacDonald, Ahmed Bettaieb, Dallas R. Donohoe, Dina S. Alani, Anna Han, Yi Zhao and Jay Whelan

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:188

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The outbreak of MDR and XDR strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and increased resistance to infection in burn patients recommend the issue of infection control. In this research, we study ZOUSH herbal ointment for ...

    Authors: Maryam Meskini and Davoud Esmaeili

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:185

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although integrative medicine is gaining increasing attention and is claiming more and more its place in modern health care, it still plays a marginal role in conventional maternity care. The present study aim...

    Authors: Nikolas Schürger, Evelyn Klein, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Marion Kiechle and Daniela Paepke

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:187

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Influenza infection is a major public health threat. The role of influenza A virus-induced inflammatory response in severe cases of this disease is widely recognized. Drug resistance and side effects of chemic...

    Authors: Parvaneh Mehrbod, Muna Ali Abdalla, Fatemeh Fotouhi, Masoumeh Heidarzadeh, Abimbola O. Aro, Jacobus N. Eloff, Lyndy J. McGaw and Folorunso O. Fasina

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:184

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of functional constipation (FC) is 3–27%, and FC has been reported to cause discomfort in daily life and various complications. The treatment for FC depends on laxatives, and thus, effective and...

    Authors: Hye-Yoon Lee, Oh-Jin Kwon, Jung-Eun Kim, Mikyeong Kim, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, Jung-Hyo Cho, Joo-Hee Kim and Sun-Mi Choi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:186

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Patients entering a treatment have expectancy to outcome based on their previous experience, the information received, and the credibility of the treatment. Once the treatment has started, patients may detect ...

    Authors: Ingrid Liodden, Are Hugo Pripp and Arne Johan Norheim

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:183

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  14. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that there was an error in the acknowledgements.

    Authors: Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Haseeb A. Khan, Abdullah S. Alhomida, Poonam Sharma, Rambir Singh and Bilal Ahmad Paray

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:182

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    The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:162

  15. Content type: Research article

    Anacardium occidentale L phenolic lipid (LDT11) is used in traditional medicine as anti-inflammatory, astringent, antidiarrheal, anti-asthmatic and depurative. Phenolic derivatives, such as anacardic acid, extrac...

    Authors: Marilen Queiroz de Souza, Isabella Márcia Soares Nogueira Teotônio, Fernanda Coutinho de Almeida, Gabriella Simões Heyn, Priscilla Souza Alves, Luiz Antônio Soares Romeiro, Riccardo Pratesi, Yanna Karla de Medeiros Nóbrega and Claudia B. Pratesi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:181

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Kaempferia parviflora (KP) is an herb found in the north of Thailand and used as a folk medicine for improving vitality. Current reports have shown the anti-cancer activities of KP. However, the anti-cancer effec...

    Authors: Suthasinee Paramee, Siriwoot Sookkhee, Choompone Sakonwasun, Mingkwan Na Takuathung, Pitchaya Mungkornasawakul, Wutigri Nimlamool and Saranyapin Potikanond

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:178

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Aromatase inhibitors reduce breast cancer recurrence rates in postmenopausal women by about 30% compared with tamoxifen while treatments differ. Unfortunately, nearly half of women taking AIs report AI-associa...

    Authors: Inmaculada Conejo, Bella Pajares, Emilio Alba and Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:180

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) natural, non-caloric sugar substitute is rich source of pharmacologically important glycoside stevioside that is linked to the pathology and complications of diabetes.

    Authors: Uswa Ahmad and Rabia Shabir Ahmad

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:179

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    Oroxylum indicum (L.) Kurz (O. indicum) is found in Thailand. It has been used for the treatment of obesity. This study aimed to investigate the effects of an O. indicum extract (OIE) on the adipogenic and biomol...

    Authors: Tanaporn Hengpratom, Gordon M. Lowe, Kanjana Thumanu, Siriporn Suknasang, Kanokwan Tiamyom and Griangsak Eumkeb

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:177

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Advanced hepatobiliary cancers are highly lethal cancers that require precise prediction in clinical practice. Serum ferritin level increases in malignancy and high serum ferritin level is associated with poor...

    Authors: Anna Song, Wankyu Eo, Sehyun Kim, Bumsang Shim and Sookyung Lee

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:176

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  21. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that there was an error in the acknowledgements. In this Correction, the incorrect and correct acknowledgements are shown.

    Authors: Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Haseeb A. Khan, Abdullah S. Alhomida, Poonam Sharma, Rambir Singh and Bilal Ahmad Paray

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:175

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    The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:162

  22. Content type: Research article

    In the view of endemic avian influenza H9N2 infection in poultry, its zoonotic potential and emergence of antiviral resistance, two herbal plants, Ocimum sanctum and Acacia arabica, which are easily available thr...

    Authors: S. S. Ghoke, R. Sood, N. Kumar, A. K. Pateriya, S. Bhatia, A. Mishra, R. Dixit, V. K. Singh, D. N. Desai, D. D. Kulkarni, U. Dimri and V. P. Singh

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:174

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Trichilia catigua A. Juss. (Meliaceae) is a species known as catuaba and used in folk medicine for the treatment of fatigue, stress, impotence and memory deficit. The main phytochemical compounds identified in th...

    Authors: Nadini Oliveira Martins, Isabella Modelli de Brito, Sandra Syomara O. Araújo, Giuseppina Negri, Elisaldo de Araújo Carlini and Fúlvio Rieli Mendes

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:172

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Bidens pilosa and Dichrostachys cinerea extracts were investigated for the antibacterial properties against waterborne diarrhoeagenic bacteria.

    Authors: Pfarelo Daphney Shandukani, Shonisani Cathphonia Tshidino, Peter Masoko and Kgabo Maureen Moganedi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:171

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