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Review Of The Quality Of Complementary Medicines Information Resources: Summary Report, Treasure McGuire, Julie Walters, Angela Dean, Mieke van Driel, Chris Del Mar, Vicki Kotsirilos, Geraldine Moses, Steven Chong, Gary Deed, Barbara Eldred, Janet Hardy, Honey Heussler, Samantha Hollingsworth, Loretta Marron, Joy Mendel, David Pache, Kathryn Steadman, Helen Trenerry, Jared Brown, Margaret Williamson 2010 Bond University

Review Of The Quality Of Complementary Medicines Information Resources: Summary Report, Treasure Mcguire, Julie Walters, Angela Dean, Mieke Van Driel, Chris Del Mar, Vicki Kotsirilos, Geraldine Moses, Steven Chong, Gary Deed, Barbara Eldred, Janet Hardy, Honey Heussler, Samantha Hollingsworth, Loretta Marron, Joy Mendel, David Pache, Kathryn Steadman, Helen Trenerry, Jared Brown, Margaret Williamson

Treasure McGuire

Recent research conducted by the National Prescribing Service (NPS) has shown the need for improving complementary medicines (CMs) information availability and awareness for Australian health professionals and consumers. CMs information resources have been reported to be of variable quality, with some identified as inaccurate or misleading. To date, there has been no comprehensive evaluation of available information resources to help the Australian community make better informed decisions around the quality use of CMs, in order to meet the demand for high quality information on CMs.


Lybarger, Shaunn Maree (Fa 115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Lybarger, Shaunn Maree (Fa 115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

"Menstruation: Childbirth and Child-rearing." Independent study compiled for a Western Kentucky University Folk Studies class. Utilizing existing Folklife Archives collections, Lybarger referenced beliefs, customs, and cures associated with fertility, families, child-rearing, and menstruation.


Health Care In Aymara Women In The North Of Chile, Rossana Testa PhD, Academic Director 2010 SIT Study Abroad Chile: Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Community Empowerment

Health Care In Aymara Women In The North Of Chile, Rossana Testa Phd, Academic Director

Fostering Multicultural Competence and Global Justice: an SIT Symposium

Background: In Chile the most important indigenous population lives in a determined territory, we found Mapuche people in the south and the Aymara people in the north of the country. The majority of the indigenous people live in the urban zones. However, the indigenous people that live at the rural areas are who conserve their traditional medicine practices.

The region of Arica and Parinacota is the northern region of Chile and has the largest concentration of the Aymara indigenous group in all of Chile.

At the rural areas are the women whom most attended at the public health system, especially ...


Autonomous Bioluminescent Expression Of The Bacterial Luciferase Gene Cassette (Lux) In A Mammalian Cell Line, Dan Close, Patterson, Ripp, Seung Baek, Sanseverino, Gary Sayler 2010 The University of Tennessee

Autonomous Bioluminescent Expression Of The Bacterial Luciferase Gene Cassette (Lux) In A Mammalian Cell Line, Dan Close, Patterson, Ripp, Seung Baek, Sanseverino, Gary Sayler

Seung J Baek

No abstract provided.


(-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (Egcg) Post-Transcriptionally And Post-Translationally Suppresses The Cell Proliferative Protein Trop2 In Human Colorectal Cancer Cells., Seung Baek, Mugdha Sukhthankar, SAVERIO Alberti 2010 The University of Tennessee

(-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (Egcg) Post-Transcriptionally And Post-Translationally Suppresses The Cell Proliferative Protein Trop2 In Human Colorectal Cancer Cells., Seung Baek, Mugdha Sukhthankar, Saverio Alberti

Seung J Baek

BACKGROUND: TROP-2 is a tumor-promoting molecule that has been found to be overexpressed in many cancer cells, making it a plausible biomarker of carcinogenesis. The main aim of this study was to examine the effect of green tea catechins (namely, (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate; EGCG) on TROP-2 expression. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Western blot and RT-PCR were applied to assess TROP2 expression in colorectal cancer cells and tissues. RESULTS: Two different mechanisms were found to operate in diverse cell lines. In SW480 cells, EGCG affected the post-transcriptional processing of the TROP-2 mRNA, as this was quickly and specifically degraded in the presence of EGCG ...


Mcc-555-Induced Nag-1 Expression Is Mediated In Part By Klf4., Maria Cekanova, Seong-Ho Lee, Michael McEntee, Seung Baek 2010 The University of Tennessee

Mcc-555-Induced Nag-1 Expression Is Mediated In Part By Klf4., Maria Cekanova, Seong-Ho Lee, Michael Mcentee, Seung Baek

Seong-Ho Lee

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) plays a central role in cell differentiation, metabolism and tumorigenesis. We have investigated the therapeutic properties of 5-[[6-[(2-fluorophenyl)-methoxy]-2-napthalenyl]-methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione (MCC-555) a PPARgamma agonist in human colorectal cancer cells. To elucidate the molecular mechanism(s), by which MCC-555 exerts its effects on the human colorectal cancer cells, we have analyzed the expression of two pro-apoptotic proteins, Krüppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-activated gene-1 (NAG-1). MCC-555-induced expression of the transcription factor, KLF-4 was blocked by a PPARgamma specific antagonist GW9662 in PPARgamma-dependent manner in HCT-116 cells. We ...


Organ Transplants: Ethical, Social, And Religious Issues In A Multicultural Society, Noorzurani Robson Associate Prof. Dr., A. H. Razack, N. Dublin 2010 Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala

Organ Transplants: Ethical, Social, And Religious Issues In A Multicultural Society, Noorzurani Robson Associate Prof. Dr., A. H. Razack, N. Dublin

Associate Prof. Dr. Noorzurani Robson

Recent advances in the fields of organ donation and organ transplant have introduced new hope for the treatment of serious diseases. However, this promise has been accompanied by several issues. The most common issue raised is ethical implications, but in a multicultural society like Malaysia, additional concerns arise pertaining to social and religious issues. These concerns needs to be addressed as attitudes toward and acceptability of organ donation varies according to social, culture, and religion. The diverse cultural, religious, and traditional concepts pertaining to organ donation may hamper its acceptability and cause a lack of willingness to donate organs. The ...


Gsk-3alpha Directly Regulates Beta-Adrenergic Signaling And The Response Of The Heart To Hemodynamic Stress In Mice., Jibin Zhou, Hind Lal, Xiongwen Chen, Xiying Shang, Jianliang Song, Yingxin Li, Risto Kerkela, Bradley W Doble, Katrina MacAulay, Morgan DeCaul, Walter J Koch, John Farber, James Woodgett, Erhe Gao, Thomas Force 2010 Center for Translational Medicine, Cardiology Division, Thomas Jefferson University

Gsk-3alpha Directly Regulates Beta-Adrenergic Signaling And The Response Of The Heart To Hemodynamic Stress In Mice., Jibin Zhou, Hind Lal, Xiongwen Chen, Xiying Shang, Jianliang Song, Yingxin Li, Risto Kerkela, Bradley W Doble, Katrina Macaulay, Morgan Decaul, Walter J Koch, John Farber, James Woodgett, Erhe Gao, Thomas Force

Center for Translational Medicine Faculty Papers

The glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) family of serine/threonine kinases consists of 2 highly related isoforms, alpha and beta. Although GSK-3beta has an important role in cardiac development, much remains unknown about the function of either GSK-3 isoform in the postnatal heart. Herein, we present what we believe to be the first studies defining the role of GSK-3alpha in the mouse heart using gene targeting. Gsk3a(-/-) mice over 2 months of age developed progressive cardiomyocyte and cardiac hypertrophy and contractile dysfunction. Following thoracic aortic constriction in young mice, we observed enhanced hypertrophy that rapidly transitioned to ventricular dilatation and contractile ...


Mcc-555-Induced Nag-1 Expression Is Mediated In Part By Klf4., Maria Cekanova, Seong-Ho Lee, Michael McEntee, Seung Baek 2010 The University of Tennessee

Mcc-555-Induced Nag-1 Expression Is Mediated In Part By Klf4., Maria Cekanova, Seong-Ho Lee, Michael Mcentee, Seung Baek

Seung J Baek

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) plays a central role in cell differentiation, metabolism and tumorigenesis. We have investigated the therapeutic properties of 5-[[6-[(2-fluorophenyl)-methoxy]-2-napthalenyl]-methyl]-2,4-thiazolidinedione (MCC-555) a PPARgamma agonist in human colorectal cancer cells. To elucidate the molecular mechanism(s), by which MCC-555 exerts its effects on the human colorectal cancer cells, we have analyzed the expression of two pro-apoptotic proteins, Krüppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-activated gene-1 (NAG-1). MCC-555-induced expression of the transcription factor, KLF-4 was blocked by a PPARgamma specific antagonist GW9662 in PPARgamma-dependent manner in HCT-116 cells. We ...


Review Of Bioactive Components In Milk And Dairy Products, Madeleine K. Charney 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Review Of Bioactive Components In Milk And Dairy Products, Madeleine K. Charney

Madeleine K. Charney

The Western world tends to consider cows to be the main source of milk and dairy products. However, Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products presents the production, chemistry, and nutritional qualities of milk from a variety of mammals: goat, sheep, buffalo, camel, and mare, as well as the cow.


Bowers, Joseph P. (Fa 269), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Bowers, Joseph P. (Fa 269), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 269. Paper: Analysis of Brooks Campbell written by Joseph P. Bowers for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Puckin’ Fiction: Where Characters Meet The Cultural Mirror – Bobby Bonaduce, Felix Batterinski, And Percival Leary, Don Morrow 2010 Western University

Puckin’ Fiction: Where Characters Meet The Cultural Mirror – Bobby Bonaduce, Felix Batterinski, And Percival Leary, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


The Ribald To The Profound: Paul Quarrington’S Lens On Sport, Don Morrow 2010 Western University

The Ribald To The Profound: Paul Quarrington’S Lens On Sport, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Atmospheric Non-Thermal Plasma On Invasion Of Colorectal Cancer Cells., Seung Baek, Chul-Ho Kim, S Kwon, K Lee, S Jun, Philip Rack 2010 The University of Tennessee

Effects Of Atmospheric Non-Thermal Plasma On Invasion Of Colorectal Cancer Cells., Seung Baek, Chul-Ho Kim, S Kwon, K Lee, S Jun, Philip Rack

Seung J Baek

No abstract provided.


Chilean Stories: Exploring Herbal Medicine In South America, Sue Evans 2010 Southern Cross University

Chilean Stories: Exploring Herbal Medicine In South America, Sue Evans

Dr Sue Evans

I visited Chile for a month to teach herbal medicine and learn about its place in Chilean life and particularly in the culture of indigenous people there, the Mapuche. The Mapuche culture is animistic and highly complex. Any attempt on my part to summarise their approach to medicine in a short article such as this would be woefully inadequate. However my contact with the culture deepened my understanding of what it is for me to be a herbalist, and challenged my perspectives on some of the pressing contemporary issues for our profession. In this article I will first introduce the ...


Integrative Health Studies Newsletter, CIIS 2010 California Institute of Integral Studies

Integrative Health Studies Newsletter, Ciis

Integrative Health Studies Newsletter

This is the Summer 2010 issue of the Integrative Health Studies Newsletter at CIIS.


Illicit Ketamine Induced Frequency Of Micturition In A Young Malay Woman, Noorzurani Robson Associate Prof. Dr., B. Vicknasingam, S. Narayanan 2010 Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala

Illicit Ketamine Induced Frequency Of Micturition In A Young Malay Woman, Noorzurani Robson Associate Prof. Dr., B. Vicknasingam, S. Narayanan

Associate Prof. Dr. Noorzurani Robson

Issues. The growing use of illicit ketamine among young adults poses a public health concern in Malaysia. In contrast to medical use of ketamine, illicit use has been reported to produce adverse effects on the urinary tract and, in particular the bladder. Approach and Key Findings. This case report describes a young Malay woman who developed severe bladder symptoms (urinary frequency) after consuming illicit ketamine. A history of illicit ketamine use was initially missed, and she was consequently diagnosed and treated for a urinary tract infection. Her symptoms persisted despite several courses of antibiotics. The patient was subsequently referred to ...


Enhanced Psychosocial Well-Being Following Participation In A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program Is Associated With Increased Natural Killer Cell Activity., Carolyn Y Fang, Diane K Reibel, Margaret L Longacre, Steven Rosenzweig, Donald E Campbell, Steven D Douglas 2010 Fox Chase Cancer Center

Enhanced Psychosocial Well-Being Following Participation In A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program Is Associated With Increased Natural Killer Cell Activity., Carolyn Y Fang, Diane K Reibel, Margaret L Longacre, Steven Rosenzweig, Donald E Campbell, Steven D Douglas

Marcus Institute of Integrative Health Faculty Papers

BACKGROUND: Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programs have consistently been shown to enhance the psychosocial well-being of participants. Given the well-established association between psychosocial factors and immunologic functioning, it has been hypothesized that enhanced psychosocial well-being among MBSR participants would be associated with corresponding changes in markers of immune activity.

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to examine changes in psychosocial and immunologic measures in a heterogeneous patient sample following participation in a MBSR program.

DESIGN: A single-group, pretest/post-test design was utilized.

SETTING: The intervention was conducted at an academic health center.

SUBJECTS: This pilot study involved 24 participants ...


Discovery Of Quinic Acid Derivatives As Oral Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Kui Zeng 2010 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Discovery Of Quinic Acid Derivatives As Oral Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Kui Zeng

Theses and Dissertations (ETD)

Quinic acid (QA) esters found in hot water extracts of Uncaria tomentosa (a.k.a. Cat’s claw) exert anti-inflammatory activity through mechanisms involving inhibition of the pro-inflammatory transcription factor nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB). Herein, we described the synthesis and biological testing of novel QA derivatives. Inhibition of NF-κB was assessed using A549 (Type II alveolar epithelial-like) cells that stably express a secreted alkaline phosphatase (SEAP) reporter driven by an NF-κB response element. A549- NF-κB cells were stimulated with TNF-α (10 ng/mL) in the presence or absence of QA derivative for 18 hours followed by measurement of SEAP ...


Echinacea-Associated Anaphylaxis, Stephen Myers, Hans Wohlmuth 2010 Southern Cross University

Echinacea-Associated Anaphylaxis, Stephen Myers, Hans Wohlmuth

Dr Hans Wohlmuth

No abstract provided.


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