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National Convention On World Homoeopathy Day – A Conference Report, Anupam Mukherjee, Divya Taneja, Anil Khurana 2021 Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, India

National Convention On World Homoeopathy Day – A Conference Report, Anupam Mukherjee, Divya Taneja, Anil Khurana

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy organized a scientific convention on the World Homoeopathy Day on 10th and 11thApril, 2021 to commemorate the 266th birth anniversary of Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India. The theme of the conference was ‘Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine’. There were oral presentations and a panel discussion during the convention organized in the hybrid mode, with participants and presenters attending the convention either physically, or remotely through video link. Recommendations to develop a roadmap for Homoeopathy for integrative care were also proposed during the convention. Integration ...


Research Highlights (July-September 2021), Navita Bagdi 2021 Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, India

Research Highlights (July-September 2021), Navita Bagdi

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

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Homoeopathy In Covid19: Building Evidence, Anil Khurana 2021 Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy

Homoeopathy In Covid19: Building Evidence, Anil Khurana

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

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High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography Fingerprinting And Antioxidant Study Of Mangifera Indica Mother Tincture, Binit Kumar Dwivedi, Manoj Kumar, Rakhi Mishra 2021 Dr D P Rastogi Central Research Institute of Homoeopathy, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography Fingerprinting And Antioxidant Study Of Mangifera Indica Mother Tincture, Binit Kumar Dwivedi, Manoj Kumar, Rakhi Mishra

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Background Mangifera indica is widely used in the Homoeopathy systems of medicine. In Homoeopathy, Mang. ind. is one of the indicated medicines for passive haemorrhages, uterine, renal and gastric problems. Mangiferin is a xanthanoid present in leaves, stalks barks, peel and kernel of the mango plant. Mangiferin has antioxidant, antiviral, anticancer, antidiabetic, antiaging, immunomodulatory, hepatoprotective and analgesic properties. Therefore in the current study, we have tried to identify mangiferin and its antioxidant properties in Mang. ind. homoeopathic mother tincture. Objective The aim of the present study wais to identify Mangiferin, Total Phenol Content (TPC) and Total Flavonoid Content (TFC) in ...


Homoeopathy For Infantile Spasms: An Open Label, Single Arm, Clinical Trial, Savita Kumari, Neha Kalra 2021 District Joint Ayush Hospital, Sahibganj, Jharkhand, India

Homoeopathy For Infantile Spasms: An Open Label, Single Arm, Clinical Trial, Savita Kumari, Neha Kalra

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Background: Treatment of infantile spasms (ISs) with allopathic medicines along with homeopathy is poorly understood in context with the seizure profile, psychomotor outcome, and electroencephalogram (EEG) changes. Objectives: The objective of the study was to evaluate the role of homeopathic treatment in seizure control, psychomotor development, and EEG changes in patients of IS. Materials and Methods: An open label, single-arm, clinical trial was conducted. Patients found eligible were enrolled (n = 30) and given individualized homeopathic intervention along with conventional medicine for 3 months. Follow-up assessment was done weekly based on 7 points: Sense of well-being, changes in cognitive behavior, changes ...


Homoeopathy For Post Covid 19 Illnesses: A Case Series, Vaishali Shinde, Ramesh Bawaskar 2021 Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy, Mumbai Maharashtra, India

Homoeopathy For Post Covid 19 Illnesses: A Case Series, Vaishali Shinde, Ramesh Bawaskar

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Introduction: As much as the prevention and treatment of COVID 19 has posed challenge, its post infection sequelae have not been any less challenging. There has been an emerging menace and concern for post COVID 19 illnesses. Patients with microbiological recovery from COVID‐19 show most common symptoms like fatigue, dyspnoea, cough, headache, tightness of chest, arthralgia, muscle pain with drop in the quality of life. Limited treatment options are available in the conventional set up. Cases summary: We present nine cases that were treated for post COVID 19 symptoms at Regional Research Institute (H.), Mumbai, under Central Council for ...


Homoeopathic Medicine Arsenicum Album, The Prophylactic/Immune Booster In Covid-19 Pandemic, Baidurjya Bhattacharjee, Varanasi Roja, Anil Khurana 2021 Clinical Research Unit for Homoeopathy, Aizwal, Mizoram, India

Homoeopathic Medicine Arsenicum Album, The Prophylactic/Immune Booster In Covid-19 Pandemic, Baidurjya Bhattacharjee, Varanasi Roja, Anil Khurana

Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy

Background: Homoeopathic medicine Arsenicum album (Ars. alb) has been advised by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India based on the recommendations of Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) as a prophylactic/ immune booster for prevention of COVID-19 disease. This paper narrates available evidence from laboratory studies, clinical studies, toxicological studies for Ars. alb. as a prophylactic/ immune booster.

Methods: Published literature regarding immuno-modulatory, toxicological and therapeutic effects of the Homoeopathic Medicine Ars. alb. was reviewed.

Results: Homoeopathic literature records the use of Ars.alb. for fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell, coryza, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, etc ...


Adoption And Utilization Of Electronic Databases By Postgraduate Students In Selected Universities In North-Central, Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, Zainab Olanihun Ambali 2021 University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

Adoption And Utilization Of Electronic Databases By Postgraduate Students In Selected Universities In North-Central, Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, Zainab Olanihun Ambali

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT The study aimed at identifying the types of e-databases available, perceptions towards the ease and extent of use, and usefulness of the adopted e-databases and identify the challenges associated with the use of adopted e-databases by the postgraduate students in the selected universities, in North- central, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey design where set of questionnaires were used to collect data from 1726 postgraduate students across five universities in North-central, Nigeria. The study found that Internet facility, e-journals, e-books, science direct, AGORA, DOAJ and TEEAL are the major e-databases available and accessible in selected libraries. The e-databases used ...


Considerations For Recommending Service Dogs Versus Emotional Support Animals For Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Macy Porter, Melissa Y. Winkle, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer 2021 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Considerations For Recommending Service Dogs Versus Emotional Support Animals For Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Macy Porter, Melissa Y. Winkle, Ellen Herlache-Pretzer

People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice

Background: Health care providers must understand factors that may guide the decision-making process for determining whether a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is appropriate for a service dog (SD) versus an emotional support animal (ESA), and assist SD training organizations in determining trained tasks that are suitable for the veteran’s needs.

Purpose: This study explored the perspectives of SD training organizations and factors for human health care providers to consider before recommending a veteran with PTSD for a SD versus an ESA. The researchers identified information that providers should give organizations to guide the SD training and placement ...


Deviating From The Zero Balancing Protocol, John Hamwee 2021 ZBUK

Deviating From The Zero Balancing Protocol, John Hamwee

The International Journal of Zero Balancing and Transformative Touch

When is it appropriate to deviate from the Zero Balancing protocol? John Hamwee shares when there are exceptions to the rule and the times it makes more sense to deviate from the protocol than to observe it.


Hemp Growth Factors And Extraction Methods Effect On Antimicrobial Activity Of Hemp Seed Oil: A Systematic Review, Klaudia Ostapczuk, samuel Obeng apori, giovani Estrada, Furong Tian 2021 School of Food Science and Environmental Health, Technological University Dublin

Hemp Growth Factors And Extraction Methods Effect On Antimicrobial Activity Of Hemp Seed Oil: A Systematic Review, Klaudia Ostapczuk, Samuel Obeng Apori, Giovani Estrada, Furong Tian

Articles

The bioactive Hemp Seed Oil (HSO) is becoming very popular in the medical and research fields due to its antimicrobial properties against several diseases caused by bacteria and fungi. However, the effect of hemp-growing factors and extraction methods on the bioactivity of HSO does not receive adequate research attention. Therefore, this review aims to investigate the effect of growth factors and extraction methods on the antimicrobial activity of HSO. Articles were retrieved from Google Scholar and the Scopus database and screened against inclusion and exclusion criteria. The study revealed that HSO prefers warm climates and favorable humidity ranging from 20 ...


Acceptability And Effectiveness Of A Novel Cycling Training On The Parkinsonian Motor And Psychiatric Symptoms In Individuals With Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study., Mehmet Uygur, Thomas J. Dinzeo 2021 Rowan University

Acceptability And Effectiveness Of A Novel Cycling Training On The Parkinsonian Motor And Psychiatric Symptoms In Individuals With Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study., Mehmet Uygur, Thomas J. Dinzeo

Faculty Scholarship for the College of Science & Mathematics

BACKGROUND: Recent evidence suggests that high-speed, low-resistance stationary cycling training (termed as speedwork) alleviates motor symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease. Similar motor symptoms commonly exist in people with schizophrenia (Sz); however, they were neglected in the previous literature.

OBJECTIVES: Our objective was to evaluate if speedwork could also be used as a strategy to improve parkinsonian motor symptoms in Sz. We aimed 1) to evaluate the adherence and acceptability of speedwork in Sz, 2) to assess test-retest reliability of the motor assessments that are novel to Sz research, 3) to evaluate the effectiveness of speedwork in improving parkinsonian ...


The Phoenix Sign: Is It Due To Vasodilation? Blinded Prospective Comparing The Effects Of Papaverine To Lidocaine Without Epinephrine, Julia Aguirre 2021 Kennesaw State University

The Phoenix Sign: Is It Due To Vasodilation? Blinded Prospective Comparing The Effects Of Papaverine To Lidocaine Without Epinephrine, Julia Aguirre

Symposium of Student Scholars

A neurological phenomenon has been observed clinically that when after a small amount of 1% lidocaine (usually less than .5cc’s) has been infiltrated adjacent to the Common Fibular (Peroneal) nerve under sonographic guidance, in patients with drop foot, or significantly weakened motor potentials of the lower extremity dorsiflexors (Extensor Hallucis Longus (EHL), Tibialis Anterior (TA), and Extensor Digitorum Longus (EDL)), the patient will regain partial or full dorsiflexion temporarily during the effect of this nerve block. This has been named the Phoenix Sign, in reference to ancient Greek folklore, as the non-functioning nerve (like the bird) becomes functional due ...


Cytotoxic Evaluation Of Malaysian Kelulut Honey On Human Gingival Fibroblast Cell Line Using Mtt Assay, Chee Zi Yun, Nurul Hafizah Mohd Nor, Zurairah Berahim, Kannan Thirumulu Ponnuraj 2021 School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia

Cytotoxic Evaluation Of Malaysian Kelulut Honey On Human Gingival Fibroblast Cell Line Using Mtt Assay, Chee Zi Yun, Nurul Hafizah Mohd Nor, Zurairah Berahim, Kannan Thirumulu Ponnuraj

Journal of Dentistry Indonesia

Kelulut honey or stingless bee honey is a type of honey produced by stingless bees of the Trigona species where the nest is found in living trees.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxic potential of Malaysian Kelulut honey by employing MTT assay on a human gingival fibroblast cell line.

Methods:Human gingival fibroblast cell line was cultured in minimal essential medium alpha (α-MEM) with 10% foetal bovine serum and 1% penicillin-streptomycin solution in a 5% CO2 incubator at 37°C in a humidified atmosphere. The cells were seeded at a cell density of 5x103 cells ...


Incorporating Acupuncture Into American Healthcare: Initiating A Discussion On Implementation Science, The Status Of The Field, And Stakeholder Considerations, David W. Miller, Eric J. Roseen, Jennifer A. M. Stone, Paula Gardiner, Juli Olson, Shellie Rosen, Peter Wayne, Robert Davis, Remy Coeytaux 2021 Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Incorporating Acupuncture Into American Healthcare: Initiating A Discussion On Implementation Science, The Status Of The Field, And Stakeholder Considerations, David W. Miller, Eric J. Roseen, Jennifer A. M. Stone, Paula Gardiner, Juli Olson, Shellie Rosen, Peter Wayne, Robert Davis, Remy Coeytaux

University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

Introduction: The field of implementation science is the study of methods that promote the uptake of evidence-based interventions into healthcare policy and practice. While acupuncture has gained significant traction in the American healthcare landscape, its journey has been somewhat haphazard and non-linear.

Methods: In June 2019, a group of thirty diverse stakeholders was convened by the Society for Acupuncture Research with the support of a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Eugene Washington Engagement Award. This group of stakeholders represented a diverse mix of patients, providers, academicians, researchers, funders, allied health professionals, insurers, association leaders, certification experts, and military program developers ...


The Emergence Of The Legitimacy Of Religious Healing Knowledge In Taiwan, Wei-Cheng Chiu 2021 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

The Emergence Of The Legitimacy Of Religious Healing Knowledge In Taiwan, Wei-Cheng Chiu

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation investigates how religious healing knowledge has been defined and used by scholars, physicians, and New Agers and how religious healing knowledge emerged as a legitimate area of knowledge in Taiwan. The key position of religious healing knowledge within the entanglement between religion and spirituality is also examined. After the martial law was lifted in 1987, Taiwan’s society had rapidly diversified, and its religions were at the transition point between the old and the new. Meanwhile, the new spirituality culture was introduced into Taiwan in the 1980s and got popular in the 1990s, and it inherited the trend ...


Comparative Analysis Of Longevity And Stress Resiliency Benefits Of Supplementation With High-Antioxidative Capacity Juices In Organisms That Are Representative Of Humans, Meghan Long 2021 University of Connecticut

Comparative Analysis Of Longevity And Stress Resiliency Benefits Of Supplementation With High-Antioxidative Capacity Juices In Organisms That Are Representative Of Humans, Meghan Long

Honors Scholar Theses

Neurodegenerative disease presents itself in a complex array of illnesses that is increasingly affecting the geriatric population. There has not been research on a common cause since there are a culmination of reasons that are probable ranging from genetic to environmental factors. Antioxidants have been known to prevent and protect against the damage that is otherwise caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS). Thus, high-capacity antioxidant juices supplemented into the diet of animal models such as Caenorhabditis elegans, Drosophila melanogaster, rats, and humans will allow for the study of the possible benefits.

Although a conclusion and common causation on the usage ...


Exploration Of Patient Variables And Characteristics Best Suited For Medical Marijuana Treatment For Anxiety And Depressive Disorders, Corey Gazoo 2021 National Louis University

Exploration Of Patient Variables And Characteristics Best Suited For Medical Marijuana Treatment For Anxiety And Depressive Disorders, Corey Gazoo

Dissertations

Individuals with posttraumatic stress, anxiety and depressive disorders are currently being prescribed medical marijuana as a treatment in many states across the United States. However, marijuana is still considered a schedule one narcotic by the Drug Enforcement Administration and federal government, which provides several barriers and challenges to conduct research such as approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and following guidelines from the National Institute on Drug Abuse issued by the DEA. Additionally, individuals prescribed medical marijuana for mental health disorders are not always thoroughly instructed on the type of medical marijuana, the dosage, and how frequently ...


The Use Of Medical Marijuana For The Relief Of Chronic Pain, Jacquelyn M. Paylor 2021 Abilene Christian University

The Use Of Medical Marijuana For The Relief Of Chronic Pain, Jacquelyn M. Paylor

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Abstract For thousands of years, medical cannabis has been used for relief of chronic pain and personal ailments. It changes users’ mental capacities and perceptions while treating and providing relief from pain and muscle spasms. As a recreational and spiritual substance, this Schedule I drug requires special consideration and certification to administer. Increasing complaints of chronic pain have led doctors to prescribe opioids for pain relief. As prescriptions for opioids have increased, the number of opioid-related mortality and morbidity incidents have also risen. The high rates of opioid-related near deaths and overdoses have led policy makers, clinicians, pharmacists, and providers ...


Complexation Of Glycoalkaloid Α- Tomatine With Sterols And Its Potential Application As An Anti-Cancer Drug, Bishal Nepal 2021 University of Missouri-St. Louis

Complexation Of Glycoalkaloid Α- Tomatine With Sterols And Its Potential Application As An Anti-Cancer Drug, Bishal Nepal

Dissertations

Glycoalkaloids (GAs) are secondary metabolites found mostly in higher plant species and some marine invertebrates. They are known to form complexes with 3β-hydroxy sterols such as cholesterol causing membrane disruption. So far the visual evidence showcasing the complexes formed between glycoalkaloids and sterols has been mainly restricted to some earlier studies using Brewster angle microscopy. This study aimed to develop a method for topographic and morphological analysis of sterol-glycoalkaloid complexes. Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) transfer of monolayers comprising of glycoalkaloid tomatine, sterols, and lipids in varying molar ratios onto mica followed by AFM examination was performed. The AFM method used required minimal ...


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