Books by Subject

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Houchi Dung.
    "The Chinese are known to have practiced acupuncture for approximately 2,000 years. Designed specifically for health care practitioners, this book demystifies acupuncture and explains it in anatomical terms. New emphasis is made to differentiate traditional acupuncture in Oriental medicine from scientific acupuncture, which is based entirely on medical sciences. This edition is completely updated and presents the most current research. New material includes information on how to quantify pain and a new way to define acute and chronic pain"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2012 Springer
    William C.S. Cho, editor.
  • 2014 Springer
    Yuan Chi Lin, Eric Hsu, editors.
    Acupuncture for Pain Management is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture. Edited by top pain medicine specialists at Harvard and UCLA, and based on their popular annual workshop at the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the book is the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine. Anesthesiologists, pain medicine specialists, primary care physicians, osteopaths, neurologists, psychiatrists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and other health professionals looking to add acupuncture to their repertoire will benefit from the concise and practical approach of the book. Features: Each individual meridian discussed in detail acupuncture for 25 clinical conditions, including headache, menstrual pain, low back pain, insomnia, and more. Aimed at acupuncturists as well as practitioners who want to add acupuncture to their clinical armamentarium.
  • 2010 Springer
    Ying Xia, Xiaoding Cao, Gencheng Wu, Jieshi Cheng [editors].
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Con Stough and Andrew Scholey.
    Pt. 1. Methodologies to measure cognition in natural medicine trials -- pt. 2. Vitamins and nutrients -- pt. 3. Essential fatty acids and neurocognition -- pt. 4. Herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and neurocognition.
  • 2010 Springer
    Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, editor.
    Overview of efficacy and limitation of standard and targeted therapy for malignant disease using lung cancer as a case study -- Overview of current TCM practice and potential impacts on conventional therapies -- Complementary and alternative medicine for cancer care in India: basic and clinical perspective -- Esophageal cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- Liver cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Breast cancer -- Ovarian cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Kidney cancer -- Bladder cancer -- Brain cancer -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related fatigue -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related pain -- Challenges conducting clinical trials with herbal products in oncology -- Herbal product-drug interactions from a pharmacological perspective -- Patient-physician relationship: creating an optimal healing environment -- Legal issues in alternative treatment of cancer -- Intellectual property for alternative medicine -- Chemical-biology of natural products from medicinal plants for cancer therapy -- Flavonoids in cancer prevention and therapy: chemistry, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, and perspectives for cancer drug discovery -- Marine natural products and their synthetic derivatives for cancer therapy -- Natural product-like scaffolds for molecular dissection of macromolecular interactions and new therapeutic applications -- Mining natural product-derived molecules against cancer targets: the case of the androgen receptor in prostate cancer.
  • 2013 Springer
    Evandro Fei Fang, Tzi Bun Ng, editors.
    The modern unhealthy diet and lifestyle in conjunction with pathogens, environmental carcinogens and multiple other risk factors increase humans' susceptibility to different diseases exemplified by elevated levels of cancers, cardiovascular and communicable diseases. Screening of potential drugs from medicinal plants and animals provides a promising strategy for the alleviation of the impact of these diseases. Components with potential medicinal applications include RIPs, RNases, lectins, protease inhibitors and numerous small compounds. These compounds have shown both preventive and therapeutic effects for humans. This book is a compilation of articles written by internationally renowned experts exploring the different uses of medicinal compounds in human therapeutics. Here we provide a comprehensive outlook on both qualitative and quantitative studies focusing on medicinal plants and animals, and establishing a link between laboratory research discovery and clinical applications.
  • 2014 ScienceDirect
    Terry Oleson ; foreword by Richard C. Niemtzow ; illustrations by Justin Schaid and Andrew Dickinson.
    Overview and history of auriculotherapy -- Theoretical perspectives of auriculotherapy -- Overview of the anatomy of the auricle -- Overview of the auricular zone system -- Overview of auricular diagnosis procedures -- Overview of auriculotherapy treatment procedures -- Somatotopic representations on the external ear -- Clinical case studies of auriculotherapy -- Auriculotherapy treatment protocols.
  • 2011 Springer
    Gary D. Stoner, Navindra P. Seeram, editors.
    Experimental investigations in the past 10-15 years have provided convincing evidence of the cancer preventive potential of berries. Berries and their components have been shown to reduce the malignant properties of cancer cells in culture by influencing genes associated with cancer development. In addition, diets containing freeze-dried berries have been shown to prevent cancer in animals, and recent data indicate that they also exhibit cancer preventive effects in humans.
  • 2013 Springer
    Martin Grassberger, Ronald A. Sherman, Olga S. Gileva, Christopher M.H. Kim, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, editors.
    Biotherapy, an introduction / John C.T. Church -- Maggot therapy / Ronald A. Sherman, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, Martin Grassberger and Tarek I. Tantawi -- Hirudotherapy / Olga S. Gileva and Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu -- Apitherapy -- Bee venom therapy / Christopher M.H. Kim -- Apitherapy -- the use of honeybee products / Theodore Cherbuliez -- Ichthyotherapy / Martin Grassberger and Ronald A. Sherman -- Helminth therapy / David E. Elliott, David I. Pritchard, and Joel V. Weinstock -- Phage therapy / Elizabeth M. Kutter, Guram Gvasalia, Zemphira Alavidze and Erin Brewster -- Animal-assisted therapy: benefits and challenges / Mary Cole and Maureen Howard -- Equine-assisted therapy: an overview / Nina Ekholm Fry -- Canine olfactory detection of human disease / Claire Guest.
  • 2015 CRCnetBASE
    Jeonhee Jang.
    Body reshaping for health and beauty -- A first look at the meridian system in TCM -- Who can benefit from this treatment? -- Body posture and homeostasis -- Six body types -- Anatomical approach type M1, M2, M3 -- Muscle meridian therapy and skin cutaneous therapy -- Treatment methods -- Specific clinical cautions and application.
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen, Shifra Lansky.
  • 2014 Springer
    Jonathan Davidson.
    Samuel Hahnemann: Rebarbative Genius -- Women, Reform, and Medical Leadership -- The Homeopathic Scalpel: Contributions to Surgery from the World of Homeopathy -- Homeopaths and the Dawning of Anesthesiology -- Homeopathy and the Mind: From Alienists to Neuroscientists -- Public Health -- The Early Days of Radiation: Homeopathic Shadows -- Heartbeat, Heart Failure, and Homeopathy -- Allergy and Allergic Disorders: Homeopathic Leaders -- Academic Homeopaths Reinvented -- Oncology -- Other Stars in the Sky -- Congress, Parliament, Presidents, and Monarchs -- Bioethics and the Contributions of Otto Guttentag -- Less Is More: Finding the Right Dose -- A Homeopathic Rogues' Gallery -- Concluding Thoughts.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Moumita Das.
    1. Introduction to chamomile -- 2. Chamomile : botany -- 3. Chamomile : medicinal properties -- 4. Chamomile oil and extract : localization, chemical composition, extraction, and identification -- 5. Genetics and breeding of chamomile -- 6. Cultivation of chamomile -- 7. Chamomile : patents and products.
  • 2009 CRCnetBASE
    Thomas S.C. Li.
    With the addition of 130 herbs and 100 new references, the second edition provides a basic understanding of the science behind Chinese herbal preparations. Using the same format that made the first edition so popular, author Thomas Li provides a seamless integration of topics drawn from a diverse array of sources. The first table presents major constituents and therapeutic values of more than 1800 species. The data are arranged alphabetically by the Latin name followed by common Chinese and English names. Tables 2 and 3 present data on a total of 700 North American herbs belonging to the same species or genus as Chinese herbs, and a comparison of active ingredients and claimed therapeutic values. Appendices 1, 2, and 3 cross-reference Chinese and scientific names, and major active ingredients and their sources in the Chinese and North American herbs cited in the tables.
  • 2015 ScienceDirect
    edited by Xijun Wang ; associate editors, Aihua Zhang, Hui Sun.
    Ch. 1. Origin of Chinmedomics -- Ch. 2. Methods and protocols of Chinmedomics -- Ch. 3. Chinmedomics advancing drug discovery and development from Yinchenhao Tang -- Ch. 4. Chinmedomics approach dissects therapeutic properties of ShenQiWan acting on ShenYangXu Syndrome -- Ch. 5. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers analysis of jaundice syndrome -- Ch. 6. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers analysis of GanYu PiXu Syndrome -- Ch. 7. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers of Yinhuang Syndrome and evaluation of Yinchensini Tang -- Ch. 8. Metabolite profiling and biomarkers analysis of jaundice sydrome-related animal models -- Ch. 9. Metabolomic evaluation of hepatoprotective effect of Yinchenhao Tang and its major bioactive constituents -- Ch. 10. Metabolomics and proteomics annotate therapeutic mechanisms of geniposide -- Ch. 11. Metabolic profiling and potential biomarkers of ShenYinXu Syndrome and the therapeutic effect of Liuweidihuang Wan -- Ch. 12. Metabolic profiling of healthy persons treated with Liuweidihuang Wan -- Ch. 13. Metabolic profiling and potential biomarkers analysis of ShenYangXu Syndrome -- Ch. 14. Metabolic evaluation of ShenQiWan nourishing ShenYangXu Syndrome -- Ch. 15. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers analysis of XinQiXu Syndrome -- Ch. 16. Active constituents screening based on correlation analysis between marker metabolites and the absorbed constituents in WenXin formulae -- Ch. 17. Targeted synergism effects of the combined active constituents of Yinchenhao Tang -- Ch. 18. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers of Type 2 Diabetes and the effective evaluation of the Tinaqi Jiangtang capsule -- Ch. 19. Metabolic biomarkers of alcohol liver damage and the intervention effect of Yinchenhao Tang -- Ch. 20. Metabolic profiling and biomarkers analysis of insomnia and the intervention effects of Suanzaoren Decoction and its related active ingredients -- Ch. 21. Metabolic biomarkers of nonbacterial prostatisis and the treatment evaluation of Phellodendri Amurensis cortex and its main components -- Ch. 22. Metabolic profiling provides a system for the understanding of Alzheimer's Disease in rates post-treatment with Kaixin San -- Ch. 23. Metabolic profiles delineate the effect of Shengmai San on Alzheimer's Disease in rats -- Subject Index.
  • 2011 Springer
    Hildebert Wagner, Rudolf Bauer, Dieter Melchart, Pei-Gen Xiao, Anton Staudinger, editors.
    This manual, to be published in two volumes, provides a condensed overview of the analytical investigation of 80 Chinese Herbal Drugs which are most frequently in use. Thin layer chromatographic-, high pressure liquid chromatographic- and gas chromatographic-fingerprint analytical techniques allow the detection of all main low-molecular constituents of a plant drug and even single constituents can be visualized. Analytical results thereof are shown in numerous color figures. The quality proof of the investigation meets the standard of the European Drug Regulatory Authority. Furthermore, this volume gives a detailed description of the analytical methods used for several drugs. Bioactive constituents, pharmacological and biological activities of several single herbal drugs as well as their therapeutic applications are discussed.
  • 2009 Springer
    Fabrizio Didonna, editor ; [foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn].
    Introduction: Where new and old paths to dealing with suffering meet / Fabrizio Didonna -- Part 1. Theory, conceptualization, and phenomenology -- Mindfulness : What is it? Where did it come from? / Ronald D. Siegel, Christopher K. Germer, and Andrew Olendzki -- Mindfulness and meditation / Andrew Olendzki -- The neurobiology of mindfulness / Michael T. Treadway and Sara W. Lazar -- Toward a phenomenology of mindfulness : subjective experience and emotional correlates / Kirk Warren Brown and Shari Cordon -- Part 2. Clinical applications : general issues, rationale, and phenomenology -- Mindfulness and psychopathology : problem formulation / Nancy L. Kocovski, Zindel V. Segal, Susan R. Battista -- Emotional memory, mindfulness and compassion / Paul Gilbert and Dennis Tirch -- The use of metaphor to establish acceptance and mindfulness / Alethea A. Varra, Claudia Drossel, and Steven C. Hayes -- Mindfulness and feelings of emptiness / Fabrizio Didonna and Yolanda Rosillo Gonzalez -- Assessment of mindfulness / Ruth A. Baer, Erin Walsh, Emily L.B. Lykins -- Part 3. Mindfulness-based interventions for specific disorders -- Mindfulness and anxiety disorders : developing a wise relationship with the inner experience of fear / Jeffrey Greeson, Jeffrey Brantley -- Mindfulness and obsessive-compulsive disorder : developing a way to trust and validate one's internal experience / Fabrizio Didonna -- Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression and suicidality / Thorsten Barnhofer and Catherine Crane -- Mindfulness and borderline personality disorder / Shireen L. Rizvi, Stacy Shaw Welch, and Sona Dimidjian -- Mindfulness-based approaches to eating disorders / Ruth Q. Wolever and Jennifer L. Best -- Paradise lost : mindfulness and addictive behavior / Thomas Bien -- Mindfulness for trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder / Victoria M. Follette and Aditi Vijay -- Mindful awareness and ADHD / L. Zylowska, S.L. Smalley, J.M. Schwartz -- Mindfulness and psychosis / Antonio Pinto -- Mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic pain management / Jacqueline Gardner-Nix -- Mindfulness-based interventions in oncology / Linda E. Carlson ... [et al.] -- Part 4. Mindfulness-based interventions for specific settings and populations -- Mindfulness-based intervention in an individual clinical setting : what difference mindfulness makes behind closed doors / Paul R. Fulton -- Mindfulness with children : working with difficult emotions / Trudy A. Goodman and Susan Kaiser Greenland -- Mindfulness-based elder care : communicating mindfulness to frail elders and their caregivers / Lucia McBee -- Mindfulness-based interventions in an inpatient setting / Fabrizio Didonna -- Training professionals in mindfulness : the heart of teaching / Susan Lesley Woods -- Appendix A : Mindfulness practice / Thomas Bien and Fabrizio Didonna -- Appendix B : Resources.
  • 2008 Thieme Book
    Hans-Ulrich Hecker [and others] ; with the collaboration of Stefan Kopp, Gustav Peters, Michael Hammes.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    John F. Smyth.
    Diagnosis and staging -- Primary treatment -- Communication within the context of multidisciplinary care -- Explaining follow-up -- Progression and terminal -- Explaining research -- Complementary and alternative medicines and integrative oncology.
  • 2014 Springer
    Mark A. Moyad.
    Complementary & Alternative Medicine for Prostate and Urologic Health is designed to capture and clinically review the comprehensive database of clinical research articles that support and do not support the utilization of a variety of dietary supplements and other complementary medicines that physicians are exposed to in their daily practice. This is a critical distinction between this book and any other Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) books published to date. Each section of the book provides an easy to reference guide into the topic of interest for the individual that works in urology. The various sub-specialty groups in urology are adequately represented, which allows for a physician to rapidly and thoroughly investigate their topic of interest regardless of whether it is fertility, bladder cancer, or prostate disease. Rather than having to sort through the now thousands of articles published yearly on CAM in medicine, this volume focuses first on the specialty and secondarily how it compares to the overall CAM literature. Each chapter includes a summary page that will allow the physician a rapid review of the subject with a patient, colleague or student.
  • 2007 Springer
    edited by Lois Snyder.
    A context for thinking about complementary and alternative medicine and ethics / Lois Snyder -- Complementary and alternative medicine: history, definitions, and what is it today? / Richard J. Carroll -- Complementary and alternative medicine: the physician's ethical obligations / Wayne Vaught -- Advising patients about complementary and alternative medicine / Arti Prasad and Mariebeth B. Velásquez -- Patient and medical education on complementary and alternative medicine: sorting it out / Catherine Leffler -- Legal and risk management in complementary and alternative medicine / Michael H. Cohen -- Whose evidence, which methods? Ethical challenges in complementary and alternative medicine research / Jon Tilburt.
  • 2009 ScienceDirect
    edited by Ronald Ross Watson.
    Botanical and marine oils for treatment of arthritis -- Prolotherapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain -- Soy and cognition in the aging population -- Valerian and other CAM botanicals in treatment of sleep disturbances -- Botanicals and nutrition in the treatment of epilepsy -- Ginkgo biloba extract in prevention of age-associated diseases in elderly population -- Policosanol to manage dyslipidemia in older adults -- Health promoting benefits of chamomile in the elderly population -- Bamboo extract in the prevention of diabetes and breast cancer -- Cranberry and other dietary supplements for the treatment of urinary tract infections in aging women -- Black cohosh: chemopreventive and anticancer potential -- Integrating comprehensive and alternative medicine into stroke -- Socioeconomic aspects of the use of complementary and alternative medicine -- Noni (Morinda citrifolia) fruit as a functional food and dietary supplement for an aging population -- Botanical treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome -- Eggs and health: nutrient sources and supplement carriers -- Berries and cancer -- Flavonoids and cardiovascular health -- Ibogaine and the treatment of opiate addiction -- The potential of caffine for the inhibition of cognitive decline in the aged -- Five or more servings of fruit and vegetables each day for better health! -- Medicinal uses of vinegar -- Health-promoting effects of grape bioactive phytochemicals -- Isoflavones made simple - agonist activity for the beta-type estrogen receptor may mediate their health benefits -- Signal therapy: propolis and pepper extracts as cancer therapeutics -- Health benefits of traditional culinary and medicinal Mediterranean plants -- Quercetin: a potential complementary and alternative cancer therapy.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Clare Stephenson ; Forewords by Sandy Fritz, Val Hopwood, William Morris.
    Unique ready reference for all complementary medicine, massage,therapy and manual therapy practitioners and students alerting them to 'red flag' symptoms which should be referred for Western medical investigation or emergency medical treatment. When can a patient be safely reassured and when do they need further investigation or treatment? 'Red flags' are clinical signs that suggest a patient needs prompt investigation and treatment for a potentially dangerous situation. Therapists increasingly find themselves working alongside conventionally trained doctors and nurses and it is vital for them to understand conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments and, crucially, to recognise warning signs of serious disease. This is essential in order to be a safe practitioner. Clare Stephenson's The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Red Flags and Referrals meets this need by providing an easily accessible reference to 'red flag'symptoms, designed especially for therapists. It offers guidance on how best to respond to those symptoms and signs of disease which can be readily discerned through routine history taking and basic examination of the body. The guidance is in language which is accessible to therapists, and clear advice is offered on when to refer patients to conventional medicine practitioners and how to communicate with doctors when making a referral. Clinical syndromes which merit rapid response are summarised for ease of reference.
  • 2013 Springer
    Timothy R. Deer, editor-in-chief ; Michael S. Leong, associate editor-in-chief ; Asokumar Buvanendran, Vitaly Gordin, Philip S. Kim, Sunil J. Panchal, Albert L. Ray, associate editors.
    Pt. 1. Medical approaches -- Pt. 2. Interventional approaches: anatomy and physiology of pain -- Pt. 3. Interventional approaches: neural blockade and neurolysis blocks -- Pt. 4. Interventional approaches: neuromodulation -- Pt. 5. Integrative approaches.
  • 2015 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Luisella Verotta, Maria Pia Macchi, and Padma Venkatasubramanian.
  • 2014 Thieme Book
    Roland Schiffter, Professor of Neurology, Former Head Physician, Vivantes Augste-Viktoria Hospital and Vivantes-wenckeback Hospital, Berlin, Germany, Elke Harms, Former Practising Physical and Massage therapist, Oldenburg, Germany ; with the collaboration of Nancy Toner Weinberger, Youngsville, NC, USA.
    "In 1929 Germany, physiotherapist Elisabeth Dicke suffered from poor circulation in her right leg, acute back pain, and a host of other ailments. With no medical options offered beyond amputation of the leg, she turned to her own training for help. She began to massage the skin and subcutaneous fascia of the sacral bone and pelvic crest with pulling strokes. After several applications, she experienced less back pain, increased circulation to the leg, and within three months, disappearance of all symptoms. This was the beginning of Dickes systematic, scientifically based treatment method of connective tissue massage (or Bindegewebsmassage), now in wide use throughout the world. In this book, practitioners will get the first detailed, how-to description of connective tissue massage (CTM) {in the English language} including the principles, knowledge, and skills to implement it. Special Features: Begins with the origin and practical benefits of CTM, including its neuroanatomical and neurophysiological basis, Explores the relationship between the sensory, motor, and autonomic nervous systems and the complex reflex mechanisms that are activated by CTM therapy, Describes and illustrates specific stroking techniques that trigger the appropriate neural reflexes in every body segment, Shows how to make a diagnostic assessment based on skin, connective tissue, and muscle zones, Covers the full range of orthopedic, neurological, internal medicine, and gynecologic disorders that can be effectively treated with CTM. Complete with treatment plans, indications and contraindications, and modern medical guidelines, this book is essential for all physical and massage therapists and osteopaths who want to successfully integrate CTM into their practices. It is also a fascinating reference for physicians and other medical professionals who are interested in learning more about this important manual technique." --Provided by publisher.
  • 2013 Springer
    Ying Xia, Guanghong Ding, Gen-Cheng Wu, editors.
    Acupuncture Modulation of Neural Transmitters/Modulators / Jianfeng Liang and Ying Xia -- Cellular Mechanisms in Acupuncture Points and Affected Sites / Wolfgang Schwarz and Quanbao Gu -- Function of Collagen and Mast Cells in Acupuncture Points / Guanghong Ding, Di Zhang, Meng Huang, Lina Wang and Wei Yao -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Basic Acupuncture Research / Florian Beissner -- Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Moxibustion / Ling Zhao and Xueyong Shen -- Acupuncture Treatment of Epilepsy / Dongman Chao and Ying Xia -- Acupuncture Treatment for Parkinson's Disease / Tetsuya Asakawa and Ying Xia -- Can Acupuncture Treat Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Disorders? / Tetsuya Asakawa and Ying Xia -- Acupuncture Therapy for Vascular Cognitive Impairment / Guoqiang Wen, Tao Liu, Shixiong Huang, Qiao Fu and Tao Chen, et al. -- Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Antiaging / Huangan Wu -- Development and Progression of Auricular Acupuncture as a Treatment for Anxiety and Pain / Shu-Ming Wang -- Abdominal Acupuncture for Nerve Root Cervical Spondylosis / Xiangrui Wang and Yongjun Zheng -- Electro-acupuncture Regulation of Central Monoamine Neurotransmitters in Ischaemia-Reperfusion / Mingshu Xu, Linbao Ge and Dan Zhao -- Protective Effect of Acupuncture on Myocardium / Xianrui Wang and Yongjun Zheng -- Acupuncture's Role in Cardiovascular Homeostasis / Peng Li, Stephanie C. Tjen-A-Looi and John C. Longhurst -- Acupuncture in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Potential and Challenge / Yi Feng, Elisabet Stener-Victorin and Boying Chen -- Auricular Acupuncture for Pain and Inflammation / Shi Ping Zhang, Wai Yeung Chung and Yi Jie Zhan -- Glial-Neuronal Interactions in Electroacupuncture Analgesia / Hong Cao, Zhi-Qi Zhao, Gen-Cheng Wu and Yu-Qiu Zhang -- Meridian-Viscera Correlationship / Yiping Zhou, Keming Wang, Ling Hu, Meiqi Zhou and Zijian Wu, et al. -- Theory and Methodology of Evidence-Based Medicine in Acupuncture Research / Fanrong Liang, Tingting Ma, Wenjing Huang, Xi Wu and Ying Li, et al. -- Chinese Medicine as a Model of System Biology: Diagnosis as the Foundation of Acupoint Selection / Henry Johannes Greten -- Modernization of Acupuncture Using High-Tech Methods: Teleacupuncture Bridges Science and Practice / Gerhard Litscher -- Future Research in Acupuncture: Better Design and Analysis for Novel and Valid Findings / Tetsuya Asakawa and Ying Xia.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Anne George, Robin Augustine, and Mathew Sebastian.
    Diabetes and health care: an overview / M. Abhilash and Robin Augustine -- Withania coagulans Dunal: an overview on its up to date antidiabetic investigations / S. Hemalatha, Satyendra K. Prasad, Manish Kumar, and S. D. Dubey -- Evaluation of total phenolics and free radical quenching activity of Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) A. DC. / Rahul Chandran and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan -- Antioxidant, antidiabetic, and chemical composition of Syzygium aqueum leaf extracts / Uma D. Palanisamy and Thamilvaani Manaharan -- Review on novel 2, 4-thiazolidinedione derivatives as potential therapeutic agents for type II diabetes / Gangadhara Angajala and Radhakrishnan Subashini -- Molecular mechanism of S-oxidation of anti-diabetic thiazolidinedione class of drugs: computational approaches to drug metabolism / Nikhil Taxak and P. V. Bharatam -- Role of wound dressings in the management of chronic and acute diabetic wounds / Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, and Sabu Thomas -- Recent advances in diabetic foot care: the role of footwear and orthosis / G. Saraswathy, Gautham Gopalakrishna, B. N. Das, and Vijay Viswanathan -- Temporal effect of repeated stress on type-2 experimental diabetes / Debapriya Garabadu and Sairam Krishnamurthy -- Sugar rich diet induced insulin resistance and alteration in gut microflora / Prasant Kumar Jena, Shilpa Singh, and Sriram Seshadri -- Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction / Meeakshi Narkhede, Satyanarayan Durgam, Harshal Bhitkar, Swapnil Yadav, and Dilip Mhaisekar -- Development of therapeutic strategy to restore coronary microcirculation and VEGF signaling cascade in diabetes: a novel approach to prevent cardiac complication in diabetes / Subrina Jesmin, Arifur Rahman, Abdullah Al Mamun, Farzana Sohael, Shamima Akter, Yoshio Iwashima, Nobutake Shimojo, Naoto Yamaguchi, Michiaki Hiroe, Taro Mizutani, and Masao Moroi.
  • 2012 Springer
    Amlan K. Patra, editors.
    An Overview of Antimicrobial Properties of Different Classes of Phytochemicals / Amlan Kumar Patra -- Antimicrobial Properties of Flavonoids / Luisa Pistelli and Irene Giorgi -- Antiviral Properties of Phytochemicals / Ai-Lin Liu and Guan-Hua Du -- Antimicrobial Properties of Organosulfur Compounds / Osman Sagdic and Fatih Tornuk -- Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oils / Danuta Kalemba, Martyna Matla and Anna Smętek -- Phytochemicals Against Drug-Resistant Microbes / Manuel Sim{tilde}oes, Madalena Lemos and Lúcia C. Sim{tilde}oes -- Phytochemicals as Anti-microbial Food Preservatives / Mehrdad Tajkarimi and Salam A. Ibrahim -- Dietary Tannins on Microbial Ecology of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Ruminants / Amlan Kumar Patra, Byeng-Ryel Min and Jyotisna Saxena -- Manipulating Ruminal Biohydrogenation by the Use of Plants Bioactive Compounds / Valentina Vasta and Rui J. B. Bessa -- Essentials Oils and Rumen Microbial Populations / Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel and Adam Cieślak -- Saponins: Effects on Rumen Microbial Ecosystem and Metabolism in the Rumen / Elizabeth Wina -- Effect of Plant Secondary Metabolites on Rumen Methanogens and Methane Emissions by Ruminants / Devki Nandan Kamra, Mahesh Pawar and Beddyuti Singh -- Phytochemicals and Gut Microbial Populations in Non-ruminants / Artabandhu Sahoo and Nira Manik Soren.
  • 2005
    by Zhu Kang ; illustrated by Hong Tao and Feng Congying.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    1. Bian Que and the four methods of diagnosis -- 2. Hua Tuo and the five-animal exercises -- 3. Wang Weiyi and the bronze statue -- 4. Li Shizhen and the Materia medica.
  • 2012-13 Springer
    T.K. Lim.
    v. 1. Fruits -- v. 2. Fruits -- v. 3. Fruits -- v. 4. Fruits -- v. 5. Fruits -- v. 6. Fruits -- v. 7. Flowers -- v. 8. Flowers
  • 2015 Springer
    Jacopo Martellucci, editor ; forewords by Ernest H.J. Weil and Klaus Matzel.
    "This book will enable the reader to gain a sound understanding of contemporary and futuristic evidence-based interventions and assessment procedures for pelvic floor disorders. It gathers the experiences of some of the most important experts on electrical stimulation techniques, offering a multidisciplinary and problem-oriented approach organized according to therapeutic goals. Interventions are recommended that are consistent with theory and display clinical efficacy for specific disorders, including urinary incontinence or retention, fecal incontinence, constipation, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction, and neurological diseases involving the pelvic floor. All of the surgical or rehabilitative techniques requiring electrical stimulation for the treatment of these disorders are explored, and essential background information is provided on functional anatomy, neurophysiology, and concepts in electrotherapy. This volume will be a very useful tool for urologists, general or colorectal surgeons, gynecologists, and anesthesiologists, and also physiotherapists and alternative medicine practitioners (a specific chapter focuses on electroacupuncture). It will assist in their clinical practice as they seek to help the very many patients who suffer from any of the wide range of functional pelvic floor disorders"--Publisher's description.
  • 2010 Springer
    David A. Leeming, Kathryn Madden, Stanton Marlan (eds.).
    Offers a definitive and intellectually rigorous collection of psychological interpretations of the stories, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and experiences of the world's religious and mythological traditions.
  • v. 1-6, 2011 Springer
    v. 2, 2011 Springer
    v. 3, 2011 Springer
    v. 4, 2011 Springer
    v. 5, 2011 Springer
    v. 6, 2011 Springer
    Jiaju Zhou, Guirong Xie, Xinjian Yan.
    v. 1. Isolated compounds A-C -- v. 2. Isolated compunds D-G -- v. 3. Isolated compunds H-M -- v. 4. Isolated compunds N-S -- v. 4. Isolated compunds N-S -- v. 5. Isolated compunds T-Z, references, TCM plants and congeners -- v. 6. Indexes.
  • 2011 ScienceDirect
    edited by David Mayor, Marc S. Micozzi ; foreword by James L. Oschman.
    Qi in Asian medicine / Nancy N. Chen -- Flows and blockages in Rwandan ritual and notions of the body / Christopher C. Taylor -- Elemental souls and vernacular qi : some attributes of what moves us / David Mayor -- The anatomical foundations of qi / John L. Stump -- Qi in China's traditional medicine : the example of tuina / Kevin V. Ergil and Marc S. Micozzi -- Qi cultivation in qigong and taiji quan / Gideon Enz -- Qigong theory and research / Amy L. Ai -- The language of qi, quantum physics, and the superimplicate body / F. David Peat -- Qi and the frequencies of bioelectricity / Cyril W. Smith -- Systems theory : trapping and mapping healing with qi / Christopher Low -- The physiology of qi / Hakima Amri and Mones S. Abu-Asab -- Energy and medicine / John A. Ives and Wayne B. Jonas -- What does it mean to practice an energy medicine? / Claire M. Cassidy -- Evidencing energy : experiences in acupuncture and therapeutic bodywork (zero balancing) / Tim Newman -- Eight modalities for working with qi : chakra acupuncture, with qigong, meditation, and the five sources of energy / Gabriel Stux -- Ki in shiatsu / Patrizia Stefanini -- Bioelectricity and qi : a microcurrent approach / Darren Starwynn -- Energy psychology : working with mind-body synergy / Phil Mollon -- Craniosacral biodynamics / Franklyn Sills -- Qi in children / May Loo -- Qigong, taiji quan (tai chi) and HIV : the psychoneuroimmunology connection / Mary Lou Galantino and Laura Muscatello -- Energy-based therapies in neurology : the example of therapeutic touch / Eric Leskowitz -- Qi in chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia / Carolyn McMakin and Peter H. Fraser -- The electrical heart : energy in cardiac health and disease / Alan Watkins -- Themes of qi and a dozen definitions : content analysis and discussion / David Mayor and Marc S. Micozzi.
  • 2014 ScienceDirect
    Robert Tisserand, Rodney Young ; foreword by Elizabeth M Williamson.
    Introduction -- Essential oil composition -- Toxicity -- Kinetics and dosing -- The skin -- The respiratory system -- The cardiovascular system -- The urinary system -- The digestive system -- The nervous system -- The reproductive system -- Cancer and the immune system -- Essential oil profiles -- Constituent profiles -- General safety guidelines.
  • v. 1-3, 2009. Springer
    v. 2, 2009 Springer
    v. 3, 2009 Springer
    Zhanwen Liu, editor ; Liang Liu, associate editor.
    Volume 1. Foundations of Chinese Medicine -- Volume 2. Clinical Fundamentals in Chinese Medicine -- Volume 3. Essentials of the Clinical Specialties in Chinese Medicine.
  • 2013 Springer
    Hildebert Wagner, Gudrun Ulrich-Merzenich, editors.
  • v. 1-, 2011- Springer
    Cho, William C. S.
  • 2013 Springer
    William C.S. Cho, editor.
  • 2012 Springer
    Sanjeev Rastogi, editor ; Francesco Chiappelli, Manisha Harish Ramchandani, Ram Harsh Singh, co-editors.
    pt. I. Evidence-Based and Comparative Effectiveness Analysis -- 1. Fundamentals: Evidence-Based Practice in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives, Protocols, Problems, and Potentials / Francesco Chiappelli -- pt. II. Evidence-Based Medicine and Ayurveda -- 2. Transforming Ayurveda: Stepping into the Realm of Evidence-Based Practice / Ram Harsh Singh -- 3. Diet and Nutrition Concepts in Ayurveda: Gleaming into Opportunities for Evidence-Based Applications in Health Care / Rajiv Rastogi -- 4. Clinical Evidence in the Tradition of Ayurveda / P. Ram Manohar -- 5. Evidence-Based Traditional Persian Medicine / Francesco Chiappelli -- pt. III. Substantiating Ayurvedic Theory and Practice Toward Evidence-Base -- 6. Prakriti Analysis in Ayurveda: Envisaging the Need of Better Diagnostic Tools / Sanjeev Rastogi -- 7. Panchakarma: Ayurvedic Detoxification and Allied Therapies---Is There Any Evidence? / Ingebritt Ziegler -- 8. Gut and Joint Interconnections: A Reappraisal to Ayurvedic Understanding of Joint Diseases / Ranjana Rastogi -- 9. Ayurvedic Approach to Cardiovascular Diseases: Delineating the Literary and Clinical Evidences / P.S. Srivastav -- 10. Rasayana Therapy and Rejuvenation / Sanjeev Rastogi -- 11. Translational Effectiveness in Ayurvedic Medicine: Implications for Oral Biology and Medicine / Francesco Chiappelli -- pt. IV. Towards Future Perspectives of Evidence-Based Ayurveda -- 12. Safety Aspects of Ayurvedic Drugs / Arun Gupta -- 13. Toward Evidence-Based Practice of Ayurveda: Extrapolating the Challenges in the Current Decade / Sanjeev Rastogi.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    edited by Mahendra Rai, Kateryna Kon.
    Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and their Components offers scientists a single source aimed at fighting specific multidrug-resistant (MDR) microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoans, viruses and fungi using natural products. This essential reference discusses herbal extracts and essential oils used or under investigation to treat MDR infections, as well as those containing antimicrobial activity that could be of potential interest in future studies against MDR microorganisms. The need to combat multidrug-resistant microorganisms is an urgent one and this book provides important coverage of mechanism of action, the advantages and disadvantages of using herbal extracts, essential oils and their components and more to aid researchers in effective antimicrobial drug discovery . Addresses the need to develop safe and effective approaches to coping with resistance to all classes of antimicrobial drugs . Provides readers with current evidence-based content aimed at using herbal extracts and essential oils in antimicrobial drug development . Includes chapters devoted to the activity of herbal products against herpes, AIDS, tuberculosis, drug-resistant cancer cells and more.
  • 2010 CRCnetBASE
    Ephraim Philip Lansky, Helena Maaria Paavilainen.
    Overview of Ficus genus -- Fruits -- Leaves -- Latex -- Bark, wood, and stems -- Roots (including aerial roots and root bark) -- Fig wasps -- Figs and humans -- Ficus Postscript -- Index.
  • 2012
    Gardner, Alice G.
  • 2014 Springer
    Ran D. Anbar, editor.
    Many children with medical conditions fail to improve despite physicians' best efforts. Sometimes, we ascribe this failure to lack of adherence to therapy, or to the severity of the condition. What we often fail to appreciate, however, is that sometimes the lack of improvement can be explained by the patients' psychological states. The first section of Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide teaches children's health care providers to recognize functional symptoms that can complicate organic disease, as well as symptoms that are believed to be purely functional in origin. Literature reviews, case studies and quizzes are provided in each chapter, with video demonstrations included in some of the chapters. The second section of the book will help clinicians differentiate the patients for whom referral to a mental health provider is mandatory from those for whom other approaches may be useful. For the latter group, the book teaches clinicians to empower themselves by learning how to incorporate various therapies for functional disorders into their practice, including biofeedback, basic cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, hypnosis, acupressure, yoga and meditation. Practical strategies for obtaining training in these modalities are provided in the appendix. Useful for practicing clinicians including pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric subspecialists, child psychiatrists, psychologists, other mental health care providers and practitioners of alternative and complementary medicine, Functional Symptoms in Pediatric Disease: A Clinical Guide is an important new book that will help children's health care providers consider the possible impact of functional contributions to the clinical presentation of their patients.
  • 2010 CRCnetBASE
    editd by Men Jiuzhang, Guo Lei.
    Established by the Western Han dynasty more than 2,000 years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is currently finding increased acceptance. Explores the thinking behind TCM, its philosophy-based theory, and its cutting-edge uses in today's clinical practice. Complete with chapter outlines and ancillary material, this carefully designed guide brings a time-tested practice back to the future.
  • 2008 ebrary
    Eileen Miller ; illustrations by Kim Miller ; foreword by Robert Nickel.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Arya Nielsen ; foreword by Ted J. Kaptchuk.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Maurice M. Iwu.
    Catalog of major African medicinal plants -- Pharmacognostical profile of selected medicinal plants -- Healing and the African culture -- The African medicine man -- Medicinal plants and traditional healing methods.
  • 2015 Springer
    Peter A. Lio, Toral Patel, Neill T. Peters, Sarah Kasprowicz.
  • 2013 OSO
    Candy Gunther Brown.
    This text tells the surprising story of how complementary and alternative medicine, CAM, entered biomedical and evangelical Christian mainstreams despite its roots in non-Christian religions and the lack of scientific evidence of its efficacy and safety.
  • 2013 Atypon
    Monique Frize.
    The first chapter describes the health care delivery systems in Canada and in the U.S. This is followed by examples of various approaches used to measure physiological variables in humans, either for the purpose of diagnosis or monitoring potential disease conditions; a brief description of sensor technologies is included. The function and role of the clinical engineer in managing medical technologies in industrialized and in developing countries are presented. This is followed by a chapter on patient safety (mainly electrical safety and electromagnetic interference); it includes a section on how to minimize liability and how develop a quality assurance program for technology management. The next chapter discusses applications of telemedicine, including technical, social, and ethical issues. The last chapter presents a discussion on the impact of technology on health care and the technology assessment process.
  • 2013 Atypon
    Monique Frize.
    Chapter 7 presents some statistics on the occurrence of medical errors and adverse events, and includes some technological solutions. A chapter on electronic medical records follows. The knowledge management process divided into four steps is described; this includes a discussion on data acquisition, storage, and retrieval. The next two chapters discuss the other three steps of the knowledge management process (knowledge discovery, knowledge translation, knowledge integration and sharing). The last chapter briefly discusses usability studies and clinical trials. The two parts consolidate material that supports courses on technology development and management issues in health care institutions. It can be useful for anyone involved in design, development, or research, whether in industry, hospitals, or government.
  • 2014 ScienceDirect
    Anika Niambi Al-Shura ; medical illustrator, Samar Sobhy.
  • 2012 Springer
    Devi Datt Joshi.
    Evidence based herbal drugs are on hi-acceptance day by day due to health friendly nature compared to synthetic drugs. The active ingredients in herbal drugs are different chemical classes, e.g. alkaloids, coumarins, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, steroids, terpenes etc., are identified at molecular level using current analytical practices, which are unique characteristic, as finger, so known as fingerprints. The fingerprints are used for assessment of quality consistency and stability by visible observation and comparison of the standardized fingerprint pattern, have scientific potential to decipher the claims made on these drugs for authenticity and reliability of chemical constituents, with total traceability, which starts from the proper identification, season and area of collection, storage, their processing, stability during processing, and rationalizing the combinational in case of polyherbal drugs. These quality oriented documents have ample scientific logics so well accepted globally by regulatory authorities and industries, to determine intentional/ unintentional contamination, adulteration, pollutants, stability, quality, etc. parameters. Based on geo-climatic factors, a same plant species has different pharmacological properties due to different ingredients; such regional and morphological variations are identified by fingerprints, at the time of collection of the medicinal herb. The chromatographic (TLC, HPTLC, HPLC, GC,) and spectral (UV-Vis., FTIR, MNR, MS, LC-MS, GC-MS etc.) techniques have world-wide strong scientific approval as validated methods to generate the fingerprints of different chemical classes of active ingredients of herbal drugs. Presently there is a need for a book having all the fingerprinting techniques for herbal drugs at a place with theory, case studies and art to discover patentable forms. The present book is a mile stone in the subject, to be utilized by Scientists, Medical Doctors, Technicians, Industrialists, Researchers, and Students both in PG and UG levels.
  • 2015 CRCnetBASE
    Amritpal Singh Saroya, Herbal Consultant.
    Withanolides : phytoconstituents with significant pharmacological activities -- An insight into anticancer mechanism of withaferin A -- Complementary and alternative medicine approaches in the treatment of cancer -- Review of anticancer and cytotoxic potential of sesquiterpenoids -- Berberine : alkaloid with broad spectrum of pharmacological activities -- Protopine : an isoquinoline alkaloid with diverse pharmacological profile -- Piperine : review of advances in pharmacology -- Pharmacological profile of oxoaporphine alkaloid, liriodenine -- Recent experimental advances in hepatoprotective potential of andrographolide -- Profile of hypericin-napthodianthrone from Hypericum perforatum Linn -- Hyperforin-acylpholoroglucinol with significant antidepressant potential -- Survey of Indian medicinal plants for alkaloids and pharmacology -- Scientifically validated and novel anti-arthritic Ayurvedic drugs -- Rajpatha : ethno medicine of controversial origin -- Phytopharmacology of Indian nootropic Convolvulus plauricaulis L. -- Viscum album Linn. : valuable anticancer herbal drug -- Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous-ethanolic extract of aerial parts of Artemisia vulgaris Linn. in Spargue Dawley rats / Singh AP and Duggal S -- Pharmacological update of anthraquinones -- Evaluation of novel strategies for the treatment of aluminum-induced dementia in an experimental model / Uboweja Aa [and 3 others] -- Acne and natural products -- Composite Ayurvedic formulations.
  • 2010 CRCnetBASE
    Bruno Burlando, Luisella Verotta, Laura Cornara, and Elisa Bottini-Massa.
    The skin : morphophysiological traits and disease -- Botanical compounds and their dermatological and cosmetic uses -- Herbal cosmetic formulations : a fuzzy line between actives and vehicles -- Monographs of herbal principles.
  • This site features fact sheets on herbs and medicinal plants outlining where each herb is found, what it is used for, how it is used, and any safety concerns and possible drug interaction issues. Also includes publications, presentations, and educational materials on herbs. Searchable. Also available in Spanish. From the University of Texas (UT) at El Paso and UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program.
  • 2011 CRCnetBASE
    Amritpal Singh Saroya.
    1. Herbal drug industry -- 2. Reverse pharmacology -- 3. Ethnopharmacology -- 4. Medicinal phytochemistry -- 5. Phytochemicals -- 6. Phytochemicals research : emerging concepts -- 7. Therapeutic utility of ayurveda -- 8. Amchi system of medicine -- 9. Ethnopharmacology of algae -- 10. Ethnopharmacology of lichens -- 11. Ethnopharmacology of bryophytes -- 12. Ethnopharmacology of anthelmintic ferns -- 13. Ethnopharmacology of medicinal orchids -- 14. Salacia sp. potential hypoglycemic plants -- 15. Ethnopharmacology of Taraxacum officinale Weber -- 16. Ethnopharmacology of Acanthus ilicifolius Linn. -- 17. Ethnopharmacology of Alstonia venenata ex A. DC -- 18. Ethnopharmacology of Alstonia venenata R. Br -- 19. Ethnopharmacology of Holoptelea integrifolia Planch. -- 20. Ethnopharmacology of Terminalia belerica (Gaertn.) Roxb -- 21. Ethnopharmacology of Nardostachys jatamansi DC. -- 22. Ethnopharmacology of Eclipta alba Linn. -- 23. Ethnopharmacology of Cassia siamea Lam. -- 24. Ethnopharmacology of Tylophora asthmatica Wight & Arn. -- 25. Colchicine containing medicinal herbs -- 26. Lakshmana-Ayurvedic drug of controversial origin -- 27. Antidiabetic potential of Pterocarpus marsupium.
  • 2011 Springer
    Gudrun Bornhöft, Peter F. Matthiessen (eds.) ; translated from the German by Margot M. Saar.
    Introduction -- Background and objectives of HTA -- Introduction to the speciality of homeopathy - principles and definition -- Homeopathy: Research and Research Problems (preclinical and clinical) -- General problems with clinical trials in research -- HTA Homeopathy: Methods and Material -- International Utilisation of Complementary Medical Approaches -- CAM Conditions and Use in Switzerland -- Overview of Systematic Reviews on the Clinical Efficacy of Homeopathy -- Clinical Studies on the Effectiveness of Homeopathy for URTI/A (Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Allergic Reactions) -- Safety of Homeopathic Use -- Cost-effectiveness of Homeopathy -- Full discussion of the HTA results -- Synopsis.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Laid Boukraa.
    Ch. 1. Honey : an ethnomedicine / Yuva Bellik and Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 2. Honey in Ayurvedic medicine / Surya Prakash and Ratna Rao -- ch. 3. Biochemistry and physicochemical properties of honey / Sevgi Kolayli ... [et al.] -- ch. 4. Healing properties of honey / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 5. Importance of botanical origin of honeys / Sad́ Aissat and Hama Benbarek -- ch. 6. Leptospermum (Manuka) honey : accepted natural medicine / Yasmina Sultanbawa -- ch. 7. Honey in burn and wound management / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 8. Honey for gastrointestinal disorders / Fatiha Abdellah and Leila Ait Abderrahim -- ch. 9. Honey for cardiovascular diseases / Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui -- ch. 10. Honey for diabetic ulcers / Hasan Ali Alzahrani -- ch. 11. Honey in pediatrics / Juraj Majtan -- ch. 12. Honey and cancer : a sustainable parallel relationship particularly for developing nations / Nor Hayati Othman -- ch. 13. Honey and bee products for animal health and wellness / Lad̐ Boukra ́-- ch. 14. Honey-based formulations and drug purposes / Sad́ Aissat ... [et al.] -- ch. 15. Modern methods of analysis applied to honey / Satyajit D. Sarker and Lutfun Nahar -- ch. 16. Mad honey : the reality / Abd¿lkadir Gunduz and Faik Ahmet Ayaz -- ch. 17. Honey as a nutrient / Md. Ibrahim Khalil and Nadia Alam -- ch. 18. Honey in the food industry / Yuva Bellik and Mokrane Iguerouada -- ch. 19. Culinary uses of honey / Oktay Yildiz, H¿seyin Sahin, and Sevgi Kolayli.
  • 2007 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Mary J. Marian, Pamela Williams-Mullen, Jennifer Muir Bowers.
    Fundamentals of integrative nutrition / Cynthia A. Thomson and Robert Lutz -- Ayurveda: the mother of traditional medicine / Mari Clements -- Pregnancy and lactation / Amy A. Drescher, Deborah Pesicka, and Judith Shabert -- Infant and child health / Lisbeth Benoit -- Adolescence / Mary Marian, Richard Wahl, and John D. Mark -- Women's health / Pamela Echeverria and Jyotsna Sahni -- Men's health / Aaron W. Crawford -- Skeletal system and joint health / Lisa High ... [et al.] -- Cardiovascular disease / Ellen Augur and Mary Atkinson -- Nervous system / Ame Golaszewski and Leo McCluskey -- Upper gastrointestinal system / Andrea Avery and Pamela Williams -- Promoting small and large bowel health / Susan Roberts and Mary Krystofiak Russell -- Liver disease / Roschelle Heuberger -- Nutrition and the pancreas / M. Patricia Fuhrman ... [et al.] -- Immune system / Ellyn Silverman ... [et al.] -- Renal nutrition / Margaret Furtado and Carlos DaSilva -- Respiratory health / Jennifer Doley, Richard Berry, and Mary Marian -- Ear health / Duke Johnson -- Skin health / Jennifer Doley and Joseph Genebriera. Fundamentals of integrative nutrition / Cynthia Thomson and Robert Lutz -- Ayurveda: the mother of traditional medicine / Mary Clements -- Pregnancy and lactation / Amy Drescher and Judith Shabert -- Infancy & childhood / Lisbeth Benoit and Pamela Williams -- Adolescence / Mary Marian, Richard Wahl, and John D. Mark -- Women's health / Pam Echeverria and Jotysna Sani -- Men's health / Aaron Crawford -- Skeletal & joint health / Lisa High ... [et al.] -- Cardiovascular health / Ellen Augur and Mary Atkinson -- Nervous system / Ame Golaszewski and Leo McCluskey -- Upper gastrointestinal health / Andrea Avery and Pamela Williams -- Diseases of the small and large bowel / Susan Roberts and Mary Russell -- Liver health / Roschelle Heuberger -- Nutrition and the pancreas / M. Patricia Fuhrman ... [et al.] -- The immune system / Ellyn Silverman ... [et al.] -- Renal health / Margaret Furtado and Carlos DaSilva -- Respiratory health / Richard Berry -- Ear health / Duke Johnson -- Skin health / Jennifer Doley and Joseph Genebriera.
  • 2009 IOM
    Victoria Maizes, David Rakel, Catherine Niemiec ; commissioned for the IOM Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public, February 2009.
    Integrative medicine has emerged as a potential solution to the American health care crisis. It provides care that is patient-centered, healing oriented, emphasizes the therapeutic relationship, and uses therapeutic approaches originating from conventional and alternative medicine. Initially driven by consumer demand, the attention integrative medicine places on understanding whole persons and assisting with lifestyle change is now being recognized as a strategy to address the epidemic of chronic diseases bankrupting our economy. This paper defines integrative medicine and its principles, describes the history of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in American health care, and discusses the current state and desired future of integrative medical practice. The importance of patient-centered care, patient empowerment, behavior change, continuity of care, outcomes research, and the challenges to successful integration are discussed. The authors suggest a model for an integrative health care system grounded in team-based care. A primary health partner, who knows the patient well, is able to addresses mind, body and spiritual needs, and coordinates care with the help of a team of practitioners is at the centerpiece. Collectively, the team can meet all the health needs of the particular patient and forms the patient centered medical home. The paper culminates with ten recommendations directed to key actors to facilitate the systemic changes needed for a functional health care delivery system. Recommendations include creating financial incentives aligned with health promotion and prevention. Insurers are requested to consider the total costs of care, the potential cost-effectiveness of lifestyle approaches and CAM modalities, and the value of longer office visits to develop a therapeutic relationship and stimulate behavioral change. Outcomes research to track the effectiveness of integrative models must be funded, as well as feedback and dissemination strategies. Additional competencies for primary health partners, including CAM and conventional medical providers, will need to be developed to foster successful integrative practices. Skills include learning to develop appropriate health care teams that function well in a medical home, developing an understanding of the diverse healing traditions, and enhancing communication skills. For integrative medicine to flourish in the U.S., new providers, new provider models, and a realignment of incentives and a commitment to health promotion and disease management will be required.
  • 2012 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] David Rakel.
    Pt. 1 Integrative medicine -- Philosophy of integrative medicine -- Creating optimal healing environments -- The healing encounter -- Pt. 2 Integrative approach to disease -- Affective disorders -- Depression -- Anxiety -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Autism spectrum disorder -- Insomnia -- Neurology -- Alzheimer disease -- Headache -- Peripheral neuropathy -- Multiple sclerosis -- Parkinson disease -- Infectious disease -- Otitis media -- Chronic sinusitis -- Viral upper respiratory infection -- HIV disease and AIDS -- Herpes simplex virus -- Chronic hepatitis - Urinary tract infection -- Recurrent yeast infections Lyme disease -- Cardiovascular disease -- Hypertension -- Hearat failure -- Coronary artery disease -- Peripheral vascular disease -- Arrhythmias -- Allergy intolerance -- Asthma -- The allergic patient -- Multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome - Metabolic endocrine disorders -- Insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome -- Type 2 diabetes -- Hypothroidism -- Hormone replacement in men -- Hormone replacement in women -- Polycystic ovarian syndrome -- Osteoporosis -- An integrative approach to obesity -- Dyslipidemias -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Peptic ulcer disease - Cholelithiasis -- Recurring abdominal pain in pediatrics -- Constipation -- Autoimmune disorders --Fibromyalgia -- Chronic fatigue spectrum -- Rheumatoid arthritis --Inflammatory bowel disease -- Obstetrics gynecology -- Postdates pregnancy -- Labor pain management -- Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Dysmenorrhea -- Uterine fibroids (Leiomyomata) -- Vaginal dryness --; Uroloogy -- Benign prostatic hyperplasia -- Urolithiasis -- Chronic prostatitis -- Erectile dysfunction -- Musculoskeletal Disorders -- Osteoarthritis -- Myofascial pain syndrome -- Chronic low back pain -- Neck pain -- Gout -- Carpal tunnel syndrom -- Epicondylitis -- Dermatology --Atopic dermatitis -- Psoriasis -- Urticaria -- Recurrent aphthous ulceration -- Seborrheic dermatitis -- Acne Vulgaris and acne rosacea -- Human papillomavirus and warts -- Cancer -- Breast cancer -- Lung cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- Skin cancer -- End of life care -- Substance abuse -- Alcoholism and substance abuse -- Ophthalmology -- Cataracts -- Ade related macular degeneration -- Pt. 3 Tools for your practice -- Lifestyle -- Food intolerance and elimination diet -- The glycemic index load -- The antiinflammatory diet -- The DASH diet -- Writing an exercise prescription -- Breathing exercises -- Low back pain exercises -- Mind body -- Self hypnosis techniques -- Relaxatin techniques -- Enhancing heart rate variability -- Guided imagery and interactive guided imagery -- Journaling for health -- Healing through forgiveness -- recommending meditation -- Motivational interviewing -- Emotional awareness for pain -- energy psychology -- Biochemical -- Prescribing probiotics -- Prescribing botanicals -- Detoxification -- Integrative strategies for planetary health -- Biomechanical --; Counterstrain -- Acupuncture for headache -- Acupuncture for nausea and vomiting -- Saline nasal irrigation -- Bioenergetics -- Integrating spiritual assessment and care -- Therapeutic homeopathy -- Human energetic therapies -- Other therapeutic considerations -- Creating a greener clinic: the impact of global warming on health -- Creating ceremony and ritual in the medical encounter -- Appendix: laboratory testing resources in integrative medicine.
  • 2012 Springer
    Alfred Längler, Patrick J. Mansky, Georg Seifert, editors.
    This practice-oriented handbook covers complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices in pediatric oncology worldwide, with a focus on methods used in Western countries. Provides a road map for establishing integrative pediatric oncology worldwide.
  • 2012 Springer
    Linda Chlan, Marshall I. Hertz, editors.
    Overview of integrative therapies and healing practices -- Evaluation of integrative therapies for research and practice -- Integrative therapies in chronic pulmonary conditions -- Integrative therapies for people with asthma -- Integrative therapies for people with asthma -- Integrative therapies for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Integrative therapies for people with interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary arterial hypertension -- Integrative therapies for people with cystic fibrosis -- Integrative therapies for people with lung cancer -- Integrative therapies for lung transplantation recipients -- Integrative therapies in critical care and sleep disorders -- Integrative therapies in the management of critically ill patients -- Integrative therapies to promote sleep in the intensive care unit -- Future application of integrative therapies for sepsis: bench and experimental animal models -- Integrative therapies to manage acute and chronic sleep disorders -- Integrative therapies to promote lung health -- Integrative therapies for tobacco cessation -- Integrative therapies to support palliative and end-of-life care in lung disease -- Whole medical systems in lung health and sleep: focus on traditional Chinese medicine -- Counseling patients with chronic lung disease: interdisciplinary strategies for reducing distress.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Joel A. Blush, M.D., Ph.D.
    "This book provides practical hands-on advice on the use of alternative methods of hypertension treatment. It describes mechanisms of high blood pressure and hypertension, common causes of hypertension, and standard medications used to treat the disease and their side effects. The book details alternative methods of treating hypertension, emphasizing their mechanisms of action, similarities to standard medications, and practical implementation advice. Finally, it outlines guidelines for blood pressure goals, categorizes each treatment as medicine or alternative, and suggests ways of implementing an integrative approach to hypertension treatment"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2016
    James R. Doty, MD.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.
  • 2012 Springer
    Birgit Kumbrink.
    Birgit Kumbrink's bestselling guide to K Taping - finally available in English! This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological and many other conditions. It serves both as a perfect companion to training courses and as a reference book and refresher for health care professionals who have completed their training.A brief introduction to the basic principles of K Taping, the special elastic tapes used and the methods history is followed by 7 chapters highlighting treatment techniques and their application to 50 frequently seen conditions. Each is featured on a double page with up to five color photos, brief instruction, practical information about symptoms, dosage, progress to be expected and tips regarding variations of techniques.As the benefits of K Taping in enhancing the effects of other conservative care and surgical treatments are getting more and more appreciated, Birgit Kumbrink's K Taping An Illustrated Guide, developed by Germany based K Taping Academy, has rapidly established itself as the ultimate reference book for therapists and clinicians in an ever expanding range of medical disciplines.
  • 2008
    Alice Gardner.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2015 Springer
    Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, Kwok-Fai So, editors.
    1. Chemical and genetic diversity of Wolfberry -- 2. Immunoregulation and Lycium Barbarum -- 3. The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiapoptotic effects of Wolfberry in fatty liver disease -- 4. Effectts of Lycium barbarum on modulation of blood vessel and hemodynamics -- 5. Dermatologic uses and effects of Lycium barbarum -- 6. Lycium Barbarum and tumors in the gastrointestinal tract -- 7. Prevention of neurodegeneration for Alzheimer's disease by Lycium barbarum -- 8. Prosexual effects of Lycium Barbarum -- 9. Lycium Barbarum: neuroprotective effects in ischemic stroke -- 10. Secondary degeneration after partial optic nerve injury and possible neuroprotective effects of Lycium Barbarum (Wolfberry) -- 11. Role of Lycium Barbarum extracts in retinal diseases -- 12. Allergenic sensitisation mediated by Wolfberry.
  • 2012 Springer
    William C.S. Cho, editor.
    1. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lung Cancer / Constance L.L. Saw, Lita S.J. Chew, and Xiaofeng G. Cai -- 2. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Colorectal Cancer / Minsig Choi, Ramzi Mohammad, M. Wasif Saif, and Richard Kim -- 3. An Overview of the Current Development of Phytoremedies for Breast Cancer / Chun-Hung Lin, Wai-Leng Lee, and Lie-Fen Shyur -- 4. Evidence-based Anticancer Kampo Medicine for Gastric Cancer / Koji Tanaka, Takeshi Omori, and Toshiro Nishida -- 5. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Hepatocellular Carcinoma / Lei Wan -- 6. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Prostate Cancer / Yi-Ren Chen, Pei-Wen Hsiao, Feng-Ming Lin, Guan-James Wu, and Chin-Hsien Tsai -- 7. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Cervical Cancer / Tatjana Stanojković, Aleksandra Konić-Ristić, Teodora Janković, Gordana Zdunić, and Katarina Šavikin -- 8. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Esophageal Cancer / Taixiang Wu, Minawaer Abudou, and Shou Chen -- 9. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lymphoma / Eran Ben-Arye, Tamar Tadmor, Aaron Polliack, and Elad Schiff -- 10. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Bladder Cancer / Dawei Ye, Pingping Gu, Hongyu Zhao, Michelle Chow, Xiaoqing Guo, and Jianyu Rao -- 11. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Pancreatic Cancer / Shwu-Huey Liu and M. Wasif Saif -- 12. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Leukemia / Min Li-Weber -- 13. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma / Guangcun Deng, Jihui Yang, and Yujiong Wang -- 14. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Brain Tumors / Prabha Balaram and Faizah Harun -- 15. Evidence-based Materia Medica for Cancer Chemoprevention / Sunil Prabhu, Ying Huang, and Jeffrey Wang -- 16. Pharmacokinetics of Anticancer Materia Medica in Humans / Shu-Feng Zhou.
  • 2012 Springer
    David S. Riley.
    David Riley's interest in the history, methodology, and results of homeopathic drug provings came from his study of homeopathy at the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in Albany, California. The 69 drug homeopathic drug provings published here, are the result of his investigation of the research methods of homeopathic drug provings that forms part of the basis for prescribing in homeopathy. In Dr. Hahnemann's time the method by which the treatment profiles of homeopathic remedies were determined were called provings, after the original German word Prüfung, which means "test". Scientific research methods have evolved from the early days of homeopathy and Dr. Riley, in an attempt to improve transparency and reduce bias, has incorporated elements of contemporary research methods such as randomization, blinding, and formal good clinical practice guidelines (GCP) into homeopathic drug provings, while adhering to the general guidelines suggested by Dr. Hahnemann and used by homeopathic practitioners and researchers around the world.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    edited by Victor Kuete.
    1. Monoterpenes and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Michel Kenne Tchimene [and three others] -- 2. Sesquiterpenes from the medicinal plants of Africa / Maurice D. Awouafack [and three others] -- 3. Diterpenoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 4. Triterpenes and steroids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 5. Essential oils from the medicinal plants of Africa / Oladipupo A. Lawal and Isiaka A. Ogunwande -- 6. Simple phenols, phenolic acids, and related esters from the medicinal plants of Africa / Guy B. Kougan [and three others] -- 7. Phenylpropanoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Victor Kuete -- 8. Coumarins and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Herve Martial Poumale Poumale [and four others] -- 9. Flavonoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Bathelemy Ngameni [and nine others] -- 10. Quinones and benzophenones from the medicinal plants of Africa / Kenneth O. Eyong, Victor Kuete and Thomas Efferth -- 11. Xanthones and anthranoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Ofentse Mazimba [and three others] -- 12. Lignans and stilbenes from African medicinal plants / Apollinaire Tsopmo, Francis M. Awah and Victor Kuete -- 13. Tannins and related compounds from medicinal plants of Africa / Abdelaaty A. Shahat and Mohamed S. Marzouk -- 14. Alkaloids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Jean Duplex Wansi [and three others] -- 15. Ceramides, cerebrosides, and related long chains containing derivatives from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 16. Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of African medicinal plants / Ashwell R. Ndhlala [and five others] -- 17. Antimalarial and other antiprotozoal products from African medicinal plants / Denis Zofou, Victor Kuete and Vincent P.K. Titanji -- 18. Antiproliferative potential of African medicinal plants / Victor Kuete, Katrin Viertel and Thomas Efferth -- 19. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of African medicinal plants / Christian Agyare [and three others] -- 20. Antidiabetes activity of African medicinal plants / Roland N. Ndip, Nicoline F. Tanih and Victor Kuete -- 21. Antioxidant activity of African medicinal plants / Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu, Musa Oyewole Salawu and Mutiu Idowu Kazeem -- 22. African medicinal plants acting on the reproductive, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems / Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Veronique Penlap Beng and Victor Kuete -- 23. Legislation on medicinal plants in Africa / Mainen Julius Moshi and Paulo Peter Mhame -- 24. Medicinal plants market and industry in Africa / Jean P. Dzoyem, Emmanuel Tshikalange and Victor Kuete.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    Christophe Wiart.
    Ch. 1. Superorder Austrobaileyanae (Croizat) Doweld ex M.W. Chase & Reveal, 2009 -- ch. 2. Superorder Magnolianae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 3. Superorder Lilianae Takht, 1967 -- ch. 4. Superorder Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 5. Superorder Rosanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 6. Superorder Saxifraganae Reveal, 1994 -- ch. 7. Superorder Santalanae Thorne ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 8. Superorder Caryophyllanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 9. Superorder Asteranae Takht., 1967.
  • 2009 ClinicalKey
    editor, J.K. Aronson.
    Elsevier now offers a series of derivative works based on the acclaimed Meyler's Side Effect of Drugs, 15th Edition. These individual volumes are grouped by specialty to benefit the practicing physician and/or clinician. Many of the drugs currently available to physicians have a long history of use as herbal remedies, including opium, aspirin, digitalis, and quinine. This volume will be a reference to health professionals and homeopathic practitioners in understanding the effects of herbal drugs. Surpasses the Physician's Desk Reference © by including clinical case studies and independent exper.
  • 2015 Springer
    Patricia Lynn Dobkin, editor.
    Chapter 1. Introduction: Mindful Medical Practice -- Chapter 2. Mindful Rounds, Narrative Medicine, House Calls and Other Stories -- Chapter 3. Lost Heart(beat)/Broken(body) -- Chapter 4. Working with Groups Mindfully -- Chapter 5. The Opera of Medicine -- Chapter 6. The Mindful Psychiatrist: Being Present with Suffering -- Chapter 7. The Death of a Snowflake -- Chapter 8. Carmen's Story -- Chapter 9. A Mindful Life in Medicine: One Pediatrician's Reflections on Being Mindful -- Chapter 10. Embodied Wisdom: Meeting Experience through the Body -- Chapter 11: Minding Baby Abigale -- Chapter 12. Mindfulness in Oncology: Healing Through Relationship -- Chapter 13. Choosing to Survive: A Change in Reproductive Plans -- Chapter 14. Mindfulness in the Realm of Hungry Ghosts -- Chapter 15. In the Heart of Cancer -- Chapter 16. Hiking on the Eightfold Path -- Chapter 17. Strengthening the Therapeutic Alliance Through Mindfulness: One Nephrologist's Experiences -- Chapter 18. Richard's Embers -- Chapter 19. Mindful Decisions in Urogynecological Surgery: Paths from Awareness to Action -- Chapter 20. The Good Mother -- Chapter 21. I Am My Brother's Keeper -- Chapter 22. The Mindful Shift -- Chapter 23. Lifeline -- Chapter 24. Medical Students' Voices: Reflections on Mindlessness During Clinical Encounters -- Chapter 25. Growth and Freedom in 5 Chapters -- Chapter 26. A Wounded Healer's Reflections on Healing -- Chapter 27. Mindfulness, Presence and Whole Person Care -- Chapter 28. Mindful Attitudes Open Hearts in Clinical Practice -- Index.
  • 2015 Karger
    volume editors, Kurt S. Zänker, Srini V. Kaveri.
    Mistletoe through cultural and medical history : the all-healing plant proves to be a cancer-specific remedy / Ramm, H. -- Chemical constituents of viscum album L. : implications for the pharmaceutical preparation of mistletoe / Urech, K.; Baumgartner, S. -- The anti-cancer activity of mistletoe preparations, as related to their polyphenolic profiles / Schramm, H.M. -- From Berlin and Witten to Southampton and Hamburg : 25 years of mistletoe research cooperation / Schumacher, U.; Pfüller, U. -- Mistletoe compounds as anti-cancer drugs : effects and mechanisms in the treatment of glioblastoma / Schötterl, S.; Naumann, U. -- Cancer surgery and supportive mistletoe therapy : from scepticism to randomised clinical trials / Galun, D.; Tröger, W.; Milicevic, M. -- Dissecting the anti-inflammatory effects of viscum album : inhibition of cytokine-induced expression of cyclo-oxygenase-2 and secretion of prostaglandin E2 / Elluru, S.R.; Saha, C.; Hedge, P.; Friboulet, A.; Bayry, J.; Kaveri, S.V. -- Dancing with the Devil : cancer-related fatigue, from inflammation to treatment options / Zänker, K.S.
  • 2012 ScienceDirect
    [edited by] Zhaohui Wu, Huajun Chen, Xiaohong Jiang, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
    Recognized as an essential component of Chinese culture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is both an ancient medical system and one still used widely in China today. TCM's independently evolved knowledge system is expressed mainly in the Chinese language and the information is frequently only available through ancient classics and confidential family records, making it difficult to utilize. The major concern in TCM is how to consolidate and integrate the data, enabling efficient retrieval and discovery of novel knowledge from the dispersed data. Computational approaches such as data mining, semantic reasoning and computational intelligence have emerged as innovative approaches for the reservation and utilization of this knowledge system. Typically, this requires an inter-disciplinary approach involving Chinese culture, computer science, modern healthcare and life sciences. This book examines the computerization of TCM information and knowledge to provide intelligent resources and supporting evidences for clinical decision-making, drug discovery, and education. Recent research results from the Traditional Chinese Medicine Informatics Group of Zhejiang University are presented, gathering in one resource systematic approaches for massive data processing in TCM. These include the utilization of modern Semantic Web and data mining methods for more advanced data integration, data analysis and integrative knowledge discovery. This book will appeal to medical professionals, life sciences students, computer scientists, and those interested in integrative, complementary, and alternative medicine. Interdisciplinary book bringing together Traditional Chinese Medicine and computer scientists. Introduces novel network technologies to Traditional Chinese Medicine informaticsProvides theory and practical examples and case studies of new techniques.
  • 2013 Springer
    Lu-qi Huang, editor.
    "This book reviews the latest developments in pharmacognosy, introduces a series of new views and insights, presents the hotspots and focus of the field of study on molecular pharmacognosy, and predicts a new direction of study on the resource science of TCM. Furthermore, the book also provides an open communications platform for the development of molecular pharmacognosy."--Publisher.
  • 2007 Springer
    editors, Bharat B. Aggarwal, Young-Joon Surh, Shishir Shishodia.
    Also available: Print – 2007
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Hans Garten, guest editor for the international edition Joseph Shafer.
    Especially prepared for the international audience, the English language edition of this highly successful handbook describes Professional Applied Kinesiology muscle testing procedures. A departure from the classic understanding of muscle testing for weakness and rehabilitation, these procedures can be used for detecting more subtle, functional abnormalities. Included within the chapters are stretch tests and post-isometric relaxation procedures for the hypertonic, shortened muscle. Muscle anatomy and physiology are briefly recapped in order to enhance reader comprehension. The Muscle Testing Handbook describes testing procedures for almost 100 individual muscles in a unique, quick reference, template approach. In close collaboration with Dr. Garten, the German edition has been adapted for the English-language audience by Dr. Shafer, an American chiropractic colleague. This book is ideal for use by manual therapists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, sports scientists and neurology department staff worldwide. Clearly describes modern muscle test procedures The individual aspects of each muscle are easily compared by the use of well-illustrated templated descriptions A double-page spread design allows the reader a rapid, at-a-glance access to essential information Muscle anatomy and function are succinctly recapped in order to facilitate a complete understanding of the relevance and applicability of the individual test Classic Applied Kinesiology muscle tests for detecting functional abnormalities are well described along with stretch testing and post-isometric relaxation procedures for hypertonic, shortened muscles The importance of postural analysis for the assessment of specific muscle dysfunction is discussed and plainly described Illustrates painful spondylogenic reflex points (areas) for each muscle The role of distal acupuncture points and tendinomuscular meridians in maintaining normal muscle and muscle chain function are noted in accompanying diagrams The most commonly found trigger points, their referred pain patterns and relationship to nearby acupuncture points are clearly illustrated for each muscle Perfect for use in orthopaedics, neurology, general medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathy.
  • 2009 Springer
    Roland Haas, Vera Brandes (eds.).
    Introduction : music that works / Roland Haas -- Sonification : listen to brain activity / Gerald Baier, Thomas Hermann -- Chronobiology, as a foundation for and an approach to a new understanding of the influence of music / Hans-Ullrich Balzer -- Music as medicine : incorporating scalable music-based interventions into standard medical practice / Vera Brandes -- A perspective on evidence-based practice / Cheryl Dileo, Joke Bradt -- The audio-vocal system in song and speech development / Wilfried Gruhn -- The significance of exposure to music for the formation and stabilisation of complex neuronal relationship matrices in the human brain : implications for the salutogenetic effects of intervention by means of music theory / Gerald Hüther -- Music and the self / Petr Janata -- Neural substrates of processing syntax and semantics in music / Stefan Koelsch -- A city upon a hill : making scientific progress in brain-based music research in typical development, autism, and other disorders / Nicolas Lange, Janet E. Lainhart -- The rhythm of the heart, the tempus of music : Mozart, Ligeti, and the rat / Björn Lemmer -- Music and child neurology : a developmental perspective / Luisa Lopez -- Prenatal "experience" and the phylogenesis and ontogenesis of music / Richard Parncutt -- Music and the evolution of human brain function / Juan G. Roederer -- Clinical applications of music therapy in neurologic rehabilitation / Concetta M. Tomaino -- Human biochronology : on the source and functions of "musicality" / Colwyn Trevarthen -- A study of synchronisation behaviour in a group of test persons during Basky and Dhikr exercises via psycho-physiological monitoring / Gerhard Tucek, Elisabeth Ferstl, Florentina Maria Fritz -- Resonance and silence : the significance in medicine / Rolf Verres -- Emotion modulation by means of music and coping behaviour / Richard von Georgi, Miriam Göbel, Stefan Gebhardt -- Identifying the effectiveness of a music-based auditory stimulation method, on children with sensory integration and auditory processing concerns : a pilot study / John Esteves ... [et al.] -- Music as a medicine : incorporating music into standard hospital care / Vera Brandes.
  • v.1-2=, 2008 Springer
    edited by Frank Petersen and René Amstutz.
  • 2015 Springer
    Neville Vassallo, editor.
    This edited volume concerns a group of devastating neurological disorders that share a common pathological mechanism, namely the aggregation and deposition of insoluble, proteinaceous lesions, termed 'amyloid'. Examples of cerebral amyloid disorders include common neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease-related dementia and Parkinson's disease, as well as other less prevalent conditions like Huntington's disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy and the transmissible prion disorders. A disease-modifying therapeutic agent is still lacking for all these diseases, and there are no approved therapies that target amyloid formation directly. Nevertheless, a large and complex group of natural aromatic compounds known as polyphenols are rapidly emerging as potentially potent anti-amyloidogenic agents. This book collectively presents a considerable body of experimental and epidemiological evidence from peer-reviewed scientific publications that support a role for natural compounds and herbal extracts in the chemoprevention and therapy of amyloidogenic disorders. Each contribution is written by scientific experts in the relevant field; chapters are devoted to Mediterranean diet and olive oil phenols, traditional Chinese medicine, herbal extracts, polyphenols (with a particular emphasis on epigallocatechin-3-gallate) and bi-flavonoids, amongst others. The topic of this book is relevant to a wide audience, from academia and university students in the biological and chemical sciences, to physicians and allied health professionals, as well as people working in the nutraceutical industry.
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • 2013 Springer
    Frank E. Koehn, editor.
    Part 1. Natural Product Drugs and Cancer Therapeutics -- The Impact of Natural Products Upon Cancer Chemotherapy / A. Ganesan -- Identification and Development of Vascular Disrupting Agents: Natural Products That Interfere with Tumor Growth / Andrea T. Hooper, Frank Loganzo, Chad May and Hans-Peter Gerber -- Discodermolide: Past, Present, and Future / Ross E. Longley -- HDAC Inhibitors and Other Histone Modifying Natural Products as Emerging Anticancer Agents / Lilibeth A. Salvador and Hendrik Luesch -- Natural Product Cytotoxins as Payloads for Antibody Drug Conjugates / Frank E. Koehn -- Part 2. Advances in Natural Product Cancer Drug Discovery -- Natural Product Scaffolds in Cancer Therapy / Christian P. Mang and Lars Ole Haustedt -- The Role of Genetic Engineering in Natural Product-Based Anticancer Drug Discovery / Claudia Eva-Maria Unsin, Scott R. Rajski and Ben Shen -- Accessing Anti-cancer Natural Products by Plant Cell Culture / Lisa M. Leone and Susan C. Roberts -- Natural Products as Tools for Discovering New Cancer Targets / John A. Beutler.
  • 2014 Wiley
    edited by Stephen Hanessian.
  • 2013 Springer
    Veda Eswarappa, Sujata K. Bhatia.
    This book advances biomedical innovations to address the plethora of health problems afflicting the developing world. A panoply of cultural, economic, infrastructural, and other factors prevent many interventions currently popular in the developed world from being similarly effective in the developing world. This book discusses less-traditional approaches, such as naturally based biomaterials and therapeutics, an area that has traditionally been overlooked but has also demonstrated impressive potential for health applications in recent years. This book explores precisely the kinds of applications which can enable countries like India to access more effective, inexpensive treatments while also taking more ownership of their healthcare technologies and innovations.
  • 2011 Springer
    Harald Walach, Stefan Schmidt, Wayne B. Jonas, editors.
    "Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality presents a variety of perspectives by leading thinkers on contemporary research into the brain, the mind and the spirit. This volumes aims at combining knowledge from neuroscience with approaches from the experiential perspective of the first person singular in order to arrive at an integrated understanding of consciousness. Individual chapters discuss new areas of research, such as near death studies and neuroscience research into spiritual experiences, and report on significant new theoretical advances. From Harald Walach's introductory essay, "Neuroscience, Consciousness, Spirituality--Questions, Problems and Potential Solutions," to the concluding chapter by Robert K. C. Foreman entitled "An Emerging New Model for Consciousness: The Consciousness Field Model," this book represents a milestone in the progress towards an integrated understanding of spirituality, neuroscience and consciousness. It is the first in a series of books that are dedicated to this topic."--Publisher's website.
  • 2015 Springer
    K.D. Rainsford, M.C. Powanda, M.W. Whitehouse, editors.
    Aloe vera: a Natural Healing Agent for Gastro-intestinal and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions -- Chondroitin Sulphate and Glucosamine Sulphate as Potential Disease-Modifying Agents for Osteoarthritis -- Probiotics as Natural Healing Agents for Gastro-intestinal Diseases and Arthritis.- Therapeutic Effects of Ribonucleinate (Ribonucleotides) in Immuno-inflammatory and Arthritic Diseases -- The Medicinal Properties and Phytochemistry of Plants of the Genus Terminalia (Combretaceae) -- Celery Seed and Related Extracts with Anti-athritic, Anti-Ulcer and anti-Microbial Activities -- Lyprinol, Lipids and other Components of Green Lipped Mussel as Anti-Arthritic and Anti-Ulcer Agents -- Zinc Compounds as Topical and Oral Anti-Arthritic and Anti-ulcer Compounds.
  • 2006 Ovid
  • 2014 Springer
    Robert Dumont, Youngran Chung, editors.
    Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is a much needed resource for practitioners that provides a basic understanding of nutrition and nutritional supplements; their impact on physiologic function and how this can be applied for general health maintenance as well as a supplemental treatment for pulmonary diseases. This book provides information on (1) basics of nutrition, supplements and herbs and how they influence physiology (2) their application and potential use for various pulmonary diseases along with evidence regarding efficacy and safety. Also examined are (3) how diet, dietary supplements and herbs are integrated together for treatment and prevention of pulmonary disease. Finally (4) several health promoting diets and their potential benefits to patients with pulmonary diseases will be discussed. Nutrition in Pediatric Pulmonary Disease is an excellent new resource for practicing physicians who are interested in incorporating more nutritional approaches to treating their patients.
  • 2011 Springer
    Bettina Blessing ; with a foreword by Robert Jütte ; translated from the German by Margot M. Saar.
  • 2007 CRCnetBASE
    Manuchair Ebadi.
  • 2012 Springer
    Vartika Jain, Surendra K. Verma.
    "This work is the first monograph devoted solely to Bombax ceiba, popularly known as the Red Silk Cotton Tree. Consisting of seven chapters, it covers all relevant aspects of this plant, from its historical and spiritual importance, to its botanical characterization, pharmacognostical details and ethnobiological uses, to its scientific validation in various animal and human studies. Each part of the tree is of medicinal value and possesses many novel chemical constituents such as shamimicin, bombasin, bombamalone, bombamaloside etc. along with other bioactive secondary metabolites. The book presents the chemical structures of the most important constituents and highlights various pharmacological activities, predominantly antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-mutagenic, hypoglycemic, hypotensive, hepatoprotective and fibrinolytic, which may prove to be a source for the development of a novel phyto-pharmaceutical agent to treat diabetes, heart disease and cancer. In addition, separate chapters deal with the commercial and ecological significance of B. ceiba, as well as a case study on its conservation. Numerous color illustrations are included to identify the plant and to justify its nickname, the “Little Bird's Cafeteria”."--Publisher's website.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Ramadasan Kuttan, K.B. Harikumar.
    Ch. 1. Taxonomy of the genus Phyllanthus / Sheeja T. Tharakan -- ch. 2. Current pharmacopoeial status of Phyllanthus species : P. emblica, P. amarus, and P. fraternus / Raman Mohan Singh and Vivekanandan Kalaiselvan -- ch. 3. Cultivation, economics, and marketing of Phyllanthus species / B.R. Rajeswara Rao -- ch. 4. Phylogenetic analysis of Phyllanthus species / Srinivasu Tadikamalla -- ch. 5. Genetic resources of Phyllanthus in southern India : identification of geographic and genetic hot spots and its implication for conservation / G. Ravikanth [and others] -- ch. 6. Phytochemistry of the genus Phyllanthus / Lutfun Nahar, Satyajit D. Sarker, and Abbas Delazar -- ch. 7. Hyphenated techniques in the study of the genus Phyllanthus / Satyajit D. Sarker, Lutfun Nahar, and Abbas Delazar -- ch. 8. Anti-inflammatory activity of various species of Phyllanthus / K.B. Harikumar and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 9. Hepatoprotective effects of plants in the family Phyllanthaceae / V.V. Asha -- ch. 10. Anticancer studies of Phyllanthus amarus / K.B. Harikumar and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 11. Anticancer activity of Phyllanthus emblica / Jeena Joseph and Ramadasan Kuttan -- ch. 12. The In Vivo and In Vitro proapoptotic and antiangiogenic effects of Phyllanthus urinaria / Jong-Hwei S. Pang [and others] -- ch. 13. Phyllanthus and Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV infections / S.P. Thyagarajan -- ch. 14. Antiviral activities of Phyllanthus orbicularis, an endemic Cuban species / Gloria del Barrio and Francisco Parra -- ch. 15. Diabetes and diabetic complications and Phyllanthus species / Geereddy Bhanuprakash Reddy and Palla Suryanarayana -- ch. 16. Chemoprotective, genotoxic, and antigenotoxic effects of Phyllanthus Sp / Rakesh K. Johri -- ch. 17. Antiaging effects of Phyllanthus species / Vasudevan Mani and Shanmugapriya Thulasimani -- ch. 18. Toxicity studies of Phyllanthus species / K.N.S. Sirajudeen -- ch. 19. Clinical trials involving Phyllanthus species / Mulyarjo Dirjomuljono and Raymond R. Tjandrawinata -- ch. 20. Immunomodulatory activity of Brahma Rasayana, an herbal preparation containing Phyllanthus emblica as the main ingredient / Praveen K. Vayalil, Ramadasan Kuttan, and Girija Kuttan -- ch. 21. Triphala : an Ayurvedic drug formulation / Sandhya T. Das and K.P. Mishra -- ch. 22. Kalpaamruthaa : a successful drug against various ailments / P. Sachdanandam and P. Shanthi.
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    editors, Colleen Carkeet, Kerry Grann, R. Keith Randolph, Dawna Salter Venzon, Samatha M. Izzy.
    "An examination of foods, botanicals, and phytochemicals as they relate to the prevention of age-related chronic diseases, this book discusses herbs and spices in cancer prevention; wine, phenolics, and cancer; anthocyanins in cardiovascular health; anti-inflammatories; skin photoprotection; beny phytochemicals; green tea catechins; and cognitive function in the elderly. The book begins with an overview of phytonutrients in human health and disease, and covers chronic disease prevention, bone and joint health, skin health, obesity and metabolism, and brain health. The final chapter describes an analytical technique 'proving very powerful in phytonutrient research in humans"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2015 Wiley
    Sarah E. Edwards, Ines Rocha, Elizabeth M. Williamson, Michael Heinrich.
    Healthcare professionals, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, are often confronted with patients who use over-the-counter (OTC) herbal medicinal products and food supplements. While taking responsibility for one's own health and treatment options is encouraged, many patients use these products based on limited (and sometimes inaccurate) information from non-scientific sources, such as the popular press and internet. There is a clear need to offer balanced, well-informed advice to patients, yet a number of studies have shown that, generally, conventionally trained health practitioners consider their knowledge about herbal medicinal products and supplements to be weak. Phytopharmacy fills this knowledge gap, and is intended for use by the busy pharmacist, nurse, or doctor, as well as the 'expert patient' and students of pharmacy and herbal medicine. It presents clear, practical and concise monographs on over a hundred popular herbal medicines and plant-based food supplements. Information provided in each monograph includes: Indications Summary and appraisal of clinical and pre-clinical evidence Potential interactions Contraindications Possible adverse effects An overview of the current regulatory framework is also outlined, notably the EU Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive. This stipulates that only licensed products or registered traditional herbal medicinal products (THRs), which have assured quality and safety, can now legally be sold OTC. Monographs are included of most of the major herbal ingredients found in THRs, and also some plant-basedfood supplements, which while not strictly medicines, may also have the potential to exert a physiological effect.
  • 2015 Wiley
    edited by Iqbal Ramzan.
    Phytotherapies : past, present, and future / Iqbal Ramzan, George Q. Li -- Quality control and quality assurance of phytomedicines : key considerations, methods, and analytical challenges / Wai-Ping Yau, Cheong Hian Goh, Hwee-Ling Koh -- Pre-clinical (in vivo) and laboratory (in vitro) evidence of phytomedicine efficacy / Mohi Iqbal Mohammed Abdul, Tom Hsun-Wei Huang -- Clinical efficacy trials with herbal medicines / Christina L. Nance -- Novel formulations and drug delivery systems for phytotherapies / Shengpeng Wang, Meiwan Chen, Qi (Tony) Zhou, Hak-Kim Chan -- Phytotherapies used by indigenous populations / Bradley S. Simpson, Susan J. Semple -- Phytotherapies from traditional Chinese medicines / Michael Rieder -- Integrating traditional Greco-Arab and Islamic herbal medicine in research and clinical practice / Bashar Saad -- Evolution of herbal medicine in Europe and its relationship with modern medicine / Elizabeth M Williamson, Kelvin Chan -- Chemical classification and chemistry of phytotherapeutic constituents / Pei H. Cui, Colin C. Duke -- Therapeutic potential of ginsenosides in management of atherosclerosis / Xiao-Jing Zhang, Huanxing Su, Jian-Bo Wan, Yi-Tao Wang -- Phytotherapy pharmacophores for major cellular drug targets / Jennifer A. Ong, Paul W. Groundwater, David E. Hibbs -- Use of kava as a phytotherapeutic agent and kava related hepatotoxicity / Dong Fu, Iqbal Ramzan -- Phytotherapies as new drug sources : gossypol and curcumin / Vivian Wan Yu Liao, Rajeshwar Narlawar, David E. Hibbs, Paul W. Groundwater -- Phytotherapies for the management of obesity and diabetes / Michel Rapinski, Alain Cuerrier -- Phytotherapeutics for cancer therapy / Daniel M.-Y. Sze, Hao Liu, Maureen V. Boost, Raimond Wong, Stephen Sagar -- Phytomedicines for fatty liver disease and functional gastrointestinal conditions / George Q. Li, Moon-Sun Kim, Fangming Jin, Jun-Lae Cho -- Phytomedicines for inflammatory conditions / Sigrun Chrubasik -- Phytotherapies for infectious diseases : are these really useful? / Gail B. Mahady, Gabrielle Escalante, Pooja Mikkilineni, Laura J. Mahady, Temitope O. Lawal, Bolanle A. Adeniyi -- Phytomedicines for CNS disorders : safe issues for use with anti-epileptic drugs? / Sophia Yui Kau Fong, Rosina Yau Mok, Qiong Gao, Yin Cheong Wong, Zhong Zuo -- Phytotherapy drug interactions in cancer / Andrew J. McLachlan, Stephen J. Clarke -- Quality use of medicines (QUM) considerations in phytotherapy / Lynn Weekes -- Intellectual property and patent issues with phytotherapy products / Gint Silin, Jennifer Tan, Kelvin Chan -- International regulatory status of phytotherapies / Ernest V. Linek.

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