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  1. Content type: Research

    Human placenta is used to make the medicinal product Placenta Hominis in Asian countries. With its therapeutic benefits and limited supply, intentional or inadvertent adulteration is found in the market. In or...

    Authors: Yat-Tung Lo, Mavis Hong-Yu Yik and Pang-Chui Shaw

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:32

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    Complicated with the impact of aging population and urbanization, coronary heart disease (CHD) incurs more and more disease burdens in China. Salvianolate injection is a Chinese patent drug widely used for tre...

    Authors: Pengxin Dong, Hao Hu, Xiaodong Guan, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Luwen Shi, Sheng Han and Shuwen Yu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:28

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  3. Content type: Commentary

    Houzao (bezoar) is a valuable imported Chinese medicine that is commonly used as a pediatric medicine to transform phlegm. There are mainly two types of Houzao, “Southeast Asian Houzao” and “Indian Houzao”. “I...

    Authors: Zhongzhen Zhao, Eric Brand, Hiu Yee Kwan, Quanbin Han and Mengjia Zhou

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:25

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  4. Content type: Research

    Urera aurantiaca is an Argentinean species that has been traditionally used to treat symptoms of inflammation. The aim of this study was to determine and compare the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of t...

    Authors: Carla Marrassini, Ignacio Peralta and Claudia Anesini

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:22

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  5. Content type: Research

    Eosinophils (EOS) is one of the most important cells involved in the pathogenesis of chronic airway inflammation in asthma, and its apoptosis is part of the mechanisms of asthma. Therefore, this study aimed to...

    Authors: Yue Yan, Hai-Peng Bao, Chun-Lei Li, Qi Shi, Yan-Hua Kong, Ting Yao and You-Lin Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:21

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  6. Content type: Research

    Cordyceps sinensis, one of the most valued traditional herbal medicines in China, contains high amount of arsenic. Considering the adverse health effects of arsenic, this is of particular concern. The aim of this...

    Authors: Tian-Tian Zuo, Yao-Lei Li, Hong-Yu Jin, Fei Gao, Qi Wang, Ya-Dan Wang and Shuang-Cheng Ma

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:19

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  7. Content type: Review

    Books that record the sources and applications of medicinal materials are commonly known as bencao (materia medica) in China. Bencao (materia medica) literature review is the very first step in the standard authe...

    Authors: Zhongzhen Zhao, Ping Guo and Eric Brand

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:18

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  8. Content type: Research

    Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disease characterized by fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. So far, no Western medicine treatment can completely inhibit or reverse the progress of SSc, while a...

    Authors: Qian Wang, Wenhua Zang, Li Han, Lei Yang, Songshan Ye, Jingfeng Ouyang, Chaoyun Zhang, Yuefeng Bi, Cuiyue Zhang and Hua Bian

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:17

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  9. Content type: Review

    Psoriasis is a chronic, painful, disfiguring and non-contagious skin disease that has globally affected at least 200 million patients. In general, mild to moderate psoriasis patients will be treated by chemica...

    Authors: Shikang Meng, Zibei Lin, Yan Wang, Zhenping Wang, Ping Li and Ying Zheng

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:16

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  10. Content type: Review

    Investigating the pharmacology is key to the modernization of Chinese Medicine (CM) formulas. However, identifying which are the active compound(s) of CM formulas, which biological entities they target, and th...

    Authors: Tao Huang, Linda L. D. Zhong, Chen-Yuan Lin, Ling Zhao, Zi-Wan Ning, Dong-Dong Hu, Man Zhang, Ke Tian, Chung-Wah Cheng and Zhao-Xiang Bian

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:15

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  11. Content type: Research

    Cerebral hypoperfusion is a pivotal risk factor for vascular dementia (VD), for which effective therapy remains inadequate. Persistent inflammatory responses and excessive chemotaxis of microglia/macrophages i...

    Authors: Xian-Qin Luo, Ao Li, Xue Yang, Xiao Xiao, Rong Hu, Tian-Wen Wang, Xiao-Yun Dou, Da-Jian Yang and Zhi Dong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:14

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  12. Content type: Review

    Coptidis rhizoma (CR) is the dried rhizome of Coptis chinensis Franch., C. deltoidea C. Y. Cheng et Hsiao or C. teeta Wall. (Ranunculaceae) and is commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment o...

    Authors: Fan-Cheng Meng, Zheng-Feng Wu, Zhi-Qi Yin, Li-Gen Lin, Ruibing Wang and Qing-Wen Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:13

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    Action (“gongxiao” in Chinese) of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is the high recapitulation for therapeutic and health-preserving effects under the guidance of TCM theory. TCM-defined herbal properties (“yaox...

    Authors: Zhao Chen, Yanfeng Cao, Shuaibing He and Yanjiang Qiao

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:12

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  14. Content type: Research

    Melanoma is a leading cause of cancer death worldwide, and SMI-4a and G-Rh2 exert anti-tumor activity in multiple cancer. However, SMI-4a as well as a synergistic relationship between SMI-4a and G-Rh2 in anti-...

    Authors: Da-lun Lv, Lei Chen, Wei Ding, Wei Zhang, He–li Wang, Shuai Wang and Wen-bei Liu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:11

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  15. Content type: Research

    Amomum compactum is one of the basic species of the traditional herbal medicine amomi fructus rotundus, with great pharmacology effect. The system position of A. compactum is not clear yet, and the introduction o...

    Authors: Ming-li Wu, Qing Li, Jiang Xu and Xi-wen Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:10

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