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Fu Jialei J Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, - - 2014
The purpose of this review is to summarize and reflect on the current status and problems of the research on the properties of Chinese medicinal herbs. Hot, warm, cold, and cool are the four properties/natures of Chinese medicinal herbs. They are defined based on the interaction between the herbs with ...
Mu Qingchun Q First Hospital of Bethune, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China ; Hongqi Hospital of Mudanjiang Medical University, Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang Province, - - 2014
Among the various treatment methods for stroke, increasing attention has been paid to traditional Chinese medicines. Buyang Huanwu decoction is a commonly used traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of stroke. This paper summarizes the active components of the Chinese herb, which is composed of Huangqi (Radix Astragali seu Hedysari), ...
Chellappandian M M Division of Ethnopharmacology, Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 034, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
This study investigated the use of animals among the traditional healers in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India. The data regarding the medicinal animals/ animal products were documented and their usages were analyzed quantitatively. Based on free list interviews with the traditional healers, we documented the medicinal usage of animals/ ...
Tam Teresa W TW 1 Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. 2 Centre for Research in Biopharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, - - 2014
Thirty-five commercially available Camellia sinensis (black and green) and herbal leisure teas and an assortment of Traditional Chinese medicinal teas were randomly selected and examined for their potential to inhibit the drug metabolizing enzyme cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4). The study was then extended to examine CYP2D6*1 and CYP2D6*10. Microtiter fluorometric ...
Wang Xuanbin X School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 10 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong ; Laboratory of Chinese Herbal Pharmacology, Hubei Key Laboratory of Wudang Local Chinese Medicine Research, School of Pharmacy, Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan, Hubei 442000, - - 2014
Chinese medicines have long history in treating cancer. With the growing scientific evidence of biomedical researches and clinical trials in cancer therapy, they are increasingly accepted as a complementary and alternative treatment. One of the mechanisms is to induce cancer cell death. Aim. To comprehensively review the publications concerning cancer ...
Zhu Guangwei G 0000-0003-3917-7906 School of Traditional Chinese Materia Medica, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100102, - - 2014
A simple and sensitive HPLC-DAD detection method was established for the simultaneous determination of nine compounds including oxypaeoniflorin, albiflorin, paeoniflorin, benzoylpaeoniflorin, glycyrrhizic acid, liquiritin, isoliquiritin, liquiritigenin, and isoliquiritigenin in the Traditional Chinese Medicinal Prescription Shaoyao-Gancao-Tang (SGT) and we analyze the relationship between therapeutical effect and compatibility of medicines by using ...
Zhang Xiaoyu X Department of General Rehabilitation, China Rehabilitation Research Center, Capital Medical University School of rehabilitation medicine, Beijing 100068, - - 2014
Along with efficacy, Chinese medicine is increasingly being known to people, Chinese medicine and its preparations are increasingly widespread in clinical use. People generally believe that Chinese medicine has few side effects and is safe, especially Chinese medicine injections. Due to the direct injection in blood, rapid onset and good ...
Delisser P J - - 2012
Veterinary practices in the United Kingdom were surveyed to compare their surgical draping practices with Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accreditation tier and other surgery-related factors. Using descriptive statistics and logistic or ordinal regression analysis (where appropriate), the relationships between draping material and accreditation tier and other surgery-related factors ...
Nagashima H - - 2012
Regenerative medicine is expected to make a significant contribution by development of novel therapeutic treatments for intractable diseases and for improving the quality of life of patients. Many advances in regenerative medicine, including basic and translational research, have been developed and tested in experimental animals; pigs have played an important ...
Nunkoo H - - 2012
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Infectious diseases (IDs) still remain a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. This study has been geared to gather primary ethnopharmacological information on common native remedies (NRs) used to treat and/or manage common infectious diseases from different regions of Mauritius, a tropical multicultural island in the Indian ...
Longbottom David - - 2012
Despite the availability of effective management and treatment strategies, Chlamydia abortus remains the single most frequently diagnosed cause of infectious ovine abortion (enzootic abortion of ewes, EAE) in the UK and one of the most significant causes of lamb mortality world-wide. In 2007, a survey of UK farmers, veterinarians and ...
Souto Wedson M S - - 2012
This work documents the zootherapeutic practices in Ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) of Pedra Lavrada (6°45'S, 36°28'W), Northeastern Brazil. We interviewed 23 people (22 men and 1 woman), who provided information on animal species used as remedies, body parts used to prepare the remedies, and illnesses for which the remedies were prescribed. ...
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The BVA has been in complex negotiations with the RSPCA over the cost to veterinary practices of carrying out initial emergency treatment on sick or injured wildlife and stray animals.
Shang Xiaofei - - 2012
AIM OF STUDY: In this study we aimed to survey and investigate the medicinal plants which are used to treat the veterinary diseases in Ruoergai region, Sichuan province, China. Meanwhile, the important medicinal plants were collected and identified for the further study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 20 Folk veterinary practitioners from ...
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Outstanding contributions to small animal medicine and surgery were recognised at the BSAVA's annual awards ceremony, which was held on April 12 during the WSAVA/FECAVA/BSAVA congress in Birmingham.
Nelson Michael C MC Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, - - 2012
Gastrointestinal microbiomes play important roles in the health and nutrition of animals and humans. The medicinal leech, Hirudo verbana, serves as a powerful model for the study of microbial symbioses of the gut, due to its naturally limited microbiome compared with other popular models, the ability to cultivate the most ...
Mehndiratta Sumit - - 2012
Animal bites pose a significant problem throughout India. Despite the advances in and availability of modern vaccines, there remains a lack of awareness of the proper management of these bites. This study was conducted in a tertiary level referral hospital in Delhi in order to study the profile of paediatric ...
Garg Ankur - - 2012
It was envisaged to study the knowledge and practices of doctors regarding management of animal bites and rabies. By dividing Delhi into 5 geographic zones, a representative sample of doctors was selected from government hospitals, dispensaries, and private settings. Many gaps were seen in the knowledge and practices of doctors ...
Nakamura R K - - 2012
Objective: To evaluate the hand hygiene (HH) practices among veterinary technicians (VT) and veterinary support staff (VSS) in small animal private practice. Methods: This was a prospective questionnaire-based study involving 182 VT and VSS from 18 small animal hospitals in the USA. Questions asked included gender, number of animals handled ...
Christensen Jette - - 2012
This manuscript was written in honour of Dr. Preben Willeberg to illustrate some tools that may be useful to "make surveillance happen" and to build bridges between science and application in animal health surveillance. The paper illustrates how four elements (science, project management, communication and documentation) may be combined with ...
Brehm Walter - - 2012
Regenerative medicine is one of the most intensively researched medical branches, with enormous progress every year. When it comes to translating research from bench to bedside, many of the pioneering innovations are achieved by cooperating teams of human and veterinary medical scientists. The veterinary profession has an important role to ...
Heuser Cara C - - 2012
ObjectiveStandards of care regarding obstetric management of life-threatening anomalies are not defined. It is hypothesised that physicians' management of these pregnancies is variable and influenced by demographic factors.DesignA questionnaire was mailed to members of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine with valid US addresses assessing obstetric management of both 'uniformly lethal' ...
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Cindy Buckmaster, PhD, CMAR, RLATG, Director, Center for Comparative Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
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Jörg Mayer, MS, DVM, DABVP (ECM), Dip. ECZM (Small mammal), Associate Professor of Zoological Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA.
Recinos Pablo F - - 2012
The vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation is a congenital vascular malformation that comprises 30% of the pediatric vascular and 1% of all pediatric congenital anomalies. Treatment is dependent on the timing of presentation and clinical manifestations. With the development of endovascular techniques, treatment paradigms have changed and clinical outcomes have ...
Kaur Prameet - - 2012
Venoms and toxins are of significant interest due to their ability to cause a wide range of pathophysiological conditions that can potentially result in death. Despite their wide distribution among plants and animals, the biochemical pathways associated with these pathogenic agents remain largely unexplored. Impoverished and underdeveloped regions appear especially ...
de Rooij Myrna M T - - 2012
Q fever is an occupational risk for veterinarians, however little is known about the risk for veterinary medicine students. This study aimed to assess the seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii among veterinary medicine students and to identify associated risk factors. A cross-sectional study with questionnaire and blood sample collection was performed ...
Itoh H - - 2011
We report here Japan's first pediatric perfusion survey. It covers practices from January 2007 through December 2009. Of the 70 congenital heart centers contacted, 53 (76%) completed the survey. They reported performing 3,379 pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) procedures in 2009, 3,408 in 2008, and 3,358 in 2007. Twenty-eight percent of ...
Jowett C R - - 2011
We present a systematic review of the results of the Ponseti method of management for congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV). Our aims were to assess the method, the effects of modifications to the original method, and compare it with other similar methods of treatment. We found 308 relevant citations in the ...
Marinozzi Andrea - - 2011
We report the clinical features, radiographic findings, management, and results of a patient with bilateral hallux valgus and associated bilateral tibial hallux sesamoid agenesis and fibular hallux sesamoid hypoplasia. Our patient was managed operatively with good clinical results. Combined tibial sesamoid agenesis and fibular sesamoid hypoplasia do not seem to ...
Mouafo Tambo Faustin F Licien - - 2011
Urethral duplication is a rare congenital malformation affecting mainly boys. The authors report a case in a Cameroonian child who was diagnosed and managed at the Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Yaounde. The malformation was characterized by the presence of an incontinent epispadic urethra and a normal apical urethra. We describe ...
Currier Russell W RW American College of Veterinary Medical History Society, Clive, IA 50325, USA. - - 2011
Scabies, a mite infestation frequently sexually transmitted, dates back to antiquity but remains a challenging parasite for study in clinical practice and community settings. Its history is one of centuries of slow progress to recognize the mite and to finally establish its nexus to the clinical syndrome of pruritis with ...
Parolia Abhishek - - 2011
Supernumerary paramolars are the rare anomalies of the maxillofacial complex. These are more common in the maxilla than in the mandible. This article reviews the etiology, frequency, classification, complications, diagnosis and management of supernumerary teeth (bilateral maxillary paramolars).
Ho Pj - - 2011
Iron overload is the most important cause of mortality in patients with thalassaemia major. Iron chelation is therefore a critical issue in the management of these patients and others with transfusion-dependent haemoglobinopathies and congenital anaemias. In recent years, significant developments have been made in the assessment of iron overload, including ...
Nath Mridu Paban - - 2011
Congenital lobar emphysema (CLE) is a potentially reversible, though possibly life-threatening, cause of respiratory distress in the neonate. It poses dilemma in diagnosis and management. We are presenting a 6-week-old baby who presented with a sudden onset of respiratory distress related to CLE affecting the left upper lobe. Lobectomy was ...
Naing Cho - - 2011
Primary prevention is the most effective measure in dengue prevention and control. The objectives were (i) to determine the level of knowledge and practice of dengue control amongst the study community, and (ii) to explore the factors affecting practice of dengue control in the study area. A cross-sectional study was ...
Huang I-Y - - 2011
Long-standing dislocation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is rare. The management of this disorder is still controversial. This paper presents the authors' experience of managing long-standing dislocation of the TMJ, and their attempt to develop guidelines for the management of this problem. They also show magnetic resonance images of two ...
Onstad David W - - 2011
The use of mixtures of transgenic insecticidal seed and nontransgenic seed to provide an in-field refuge for susceptible insects in insect-resistance-management (IRM) plans has been considered for at least two decades. However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has only recently authorized the practice. This commentary explores issues that regulators, industry, ...
Koh A - - 2011
In Asian countries, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), specifically wet AMD or choroidal neovascularisation (CNV), is an important cause of blindness and visual handicap. Vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF) play an integral role in the development of CNV and thus provide an important therapeutic target. Current treatment paradigms for neovascular AMD ...
Keefe Francis J FJ Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. - - 2011
This paper discusses trends and future directions in behavioral medicine. It is divided into three sections. The first briefly reviews key developments in the history of behavioral medicine. The second section highlights trends and future directions in pain research and practice as a way of illustrating future directions for behavioral ...
Thorpe Andy - - 2011
The number of MPAs has increased sharply, from just 118 in 1970 to well over 6,300 today. This growth in numbers has also been accompanied by a voluminous growth in the academic literature on the theme, with writers employing ecologic, economic and governance lenses (or a combination thereof) to both ...
Gurulingappa Pampapathy - - 2011
In an attempt to clarify the potential role of endophytic fungi in integrated pest management, the compatibility of an endophytic isolate of Lecanicillium lecanii (Zimmermann) Gams & Zare (Hyphomycetes) with nine insecticides used against Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera : Aphididae) was examined both in vitro over 14 days and in planta. ...
Abo Alyssa - - 2011
Ultrasound is gaining momentum for use in the pediatric emergency department. It is important to understand the fundamentals of ultrasound equipment as it relates to pediatric emergency medicine.
Afshar Ahmadreza - - 2011
This manuscript offers a brief review of the orthopedic subjects in the Canon of Medicine. Highlights include, but are not limited to, the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, fractures and dislocations, nerve and tendon injuries, different types of wounds and ulcers, and bone infections. Some of the concepts regarding musculoskeletal ...
Letterie Gerard S - - 2011
Congenital uterine abnormalities are a heterogeneous group of uterine configurations that may adversely affect reproductive potential. Although subtle variations can occur, the more common abnormalities fall into two broad categories of unilateral development or failure of midline fusion. These abnormalities have been well described for over a century although the ...
Walsh Declan - - 2011
Palliative care began in the UK hospice movement in the late 1960s and has rapidly developed in many countries since. In some, it has become a fully recognized specialty with comprehensive training programs and recognized expertise in areas such as pain and symptom control. It is important to examine the ...
Hoggatt Julie - - 2011
Companion diagnostics and stratified medicines will be increasingly used over the next ten years. Current market leaders who have created diagnostic divisions with a focus on biomarker identification will benefit, notably Abbott, AstraZeneca, Novartis, and GlaxoSmithKline. Pricing incentives and improvement in efficacy will drive this market. The US FDA is ...
Niederwieser Dietger - - 2011
The regulation of biosimilars is a process that is still developing. In Europe, guidance regarding the approval and use of biosimilars has evolved with the products under consideration. It is now more than 3 years since the first biosimilar agents in oncology support, erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, were approved in the EU. More ...
Sanders James - - 2011
Nonfusion growing instrumentation is currently an important aspect of early onset scoliosis management and newer technologies to treat scoliosis without fusion hold the exciting promise of a new paradigm in spinal deformity care. Some of these technologies such as growing constructs have a sufficient track record for preliminary conclusions particularly ...
Maursetter Laura - - 2011
Vascular access continues to be a management challenge for nephrologists. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a tool that has been used in cardiology to obtain intraluminal imaging that can lead to better assessment of lesion morphology, composition of tissues, and adequacy of intervention such as precision of stent placement. Past reports ...
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