Ayurveda & complementary 
Systems of Medicine

(Acupuncture, Alternative medicine, Ayurveda, Complementary medicine,
 Herbal medicine, Homeopathy, Siddha and Traditional medicine

 ( SEVAMED 2003)

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January 2003


6381.      Altshuler LH, Maher JH. Acupuncture: a physician's primer, Part I. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2002 Aug;95(8):527-33. Review.

6382.      Beinfield H. Tribulations and trials: acupuncture study designs affect outcome. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Jul-Aug;8(4):40-3.

6383.      Ernst E. Re: Does acupuncture have additional value to standard poststroke motor rehabilitation? Stroke. 2002 Jul;33(7):1744; discussion 1744.

Alternative Medicine / Complementary Medicine:

6384.      Aragon D, Farris C, Byers JF. The effects of harp music in vascular and thoracic surgical patients. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):52-4, 56-60.

6385.      Astin JA. Complementary and alternative medicine and the need for evidence-based criticism. Acad Med. 2002 Sep;77(9):864-8; discussion 869-75.

6386.      Baldwin C. Early menopause & self-care. AWHONN Lifelines. 2002 Aug-Sep;6(4):376, 373-8.

6387.      Barlow SE, Trowbridge FL, Klish WJ, Dietz WH. Treatment of child and adolescent obesity: reports from pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, and registered dietitians. Pediatrics. 2002 Jul;110(1 Pt 2):229-35.

6388.      Bauer-Wu SM. Psychoneuroimmunology. Part II: Mind-body interventions. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2002 Jul-Aug;6(4):243-6. Review.

6389.      Bielory L. 'Complementary and alternative medicine' population based studies: a growing focus on allergy and asthma. Allergy. 2002 Aug;57(8):655-8. Review.

6390.      Bockenhauer SE, Julliard KN, Lo KS, Huang E, Sheth AM. Quantifiable effects of osteopathic manipulative techniques on patients with chronic asthma. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2002 Jul;102(7):371-5; discussion 375.

6391.      Brokaw JJ, Tunnicliff G, Raess BU, Saxon DW. The teaching of complementary and alternative medicine in U.S. medical schools: a survey of course directors. Acad Med. 2002 Sep;77(9):876-81.

6392.      Bruce JC. Marrying modern health practices and technology with traditional practices: issues for the African continent. Int Nurs Rev. 2002 Sep;49(3):161-7.

6393.      Chiradejnant A, Latimer J, Maher CG. Forces applied during manual therapy to patients with low back pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2002 Jul-Aug;25(6):362-9.

6394.      Contestabile MT, Recupero SM, Palladino D, De Stefanis M, Abdolrahimzadeh S, Suppressa F, Balacco Gabrieli C.  A new method of biofeedback in the management of low vision. Eye. 2002 Jul;16(4):472-80.

6395.      Couper RT. Complementary therapies and children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2002 Aug;38(4):339-40.

6396.      Cunningham E. Do cranberries aid in the treatment of urinary tract infections? J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 Aug;102(8):1118.

6397.      Day AS. Use of complementary and alternative therapies and probiotic agents by children attending gastroenterology outpatient clinics. J Paediatr Child Health. 2002 Aug;38(4):343-6.

6398.      DiGianni LM, Garber JE, Winer EP. Complementary and alternative medicine use among women with breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2002 Sep 15;20(18 Suppl):34S-8S. Review.

6399.      Eisenberg L. Complementary and alternative medicine: what is its role? Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2002 Jul-Aug;10(4):221-30. Review.

6400.      Ernst E, Schmidt K. 'Alternative' cancer cures via the Internet? Br J Cancer. 2002 Aug 27;87(5):479-80.

6401.      Foley CL, Bott SR, Arya M, Kirby RS. Benign prostatic hyperplasia: solutions to an ageing problem. Hosp Med. 2002 Aug;63(8):460-4. Review.

6402.      Gaudet TW, Snyderman R. Integrative medicine and the search for the best practice of medicine. Acad Med. 2002 Sep;77(9):861-3.

6403.      Greenfield S. Mind, brain and consciousness. Br J Psychiatry. 2002 Aug;181:91-3.

6404.      Hansen G. The role of massage in the care of the critically ill. Nurs N Z. 2002 Aug;8(7):14-6. Review.

6405.      Holden C. Alternative medicine. NIH trial to test chelation therapy. Science. 2002 Aug 16;297(5584):1109.

6406.      Kaberi-Otarod J, Conetta R, Kundo KK, Farkash A. Ischemic stroke in a user of thermadrene: a case study in alternative medicine. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2002 Sep;72(3):343-6.

6407.      Kennedy JE, Abbott RA, Rosenberg BS. Changes in spirituality and well-being in a retreat program for cardiac patients. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Jul-Aug;8(4):64-6, 68-70, 72-3.

6408.      Lamberg L. Mind-body medicine explored at APA meeting. JAMA. 2002 Jul 24-31;288(4):435-9.

6409.      Lawson KL, Horneffer KJ. Roots and wings: a pilot of a mind-body-spirit program. J Holist Nurs. 2002 Sep;20(3):250-63.

6410.      Lodi G, Sardella A, Bez C, Demarosi F, Carrassi A. Systematic review of randomized trials for the treatment of oral leukoplakia. J Dent Educ. 2002 Aug;66(8):896-902. Review.

6411.      Maizes V, Schneider C, Bell I, Weil A. Integrative medical education: development and implementation of a comprehensive curriculum at the University of Arizona. Acad Med. 2002 Sep;77(9):851-60. Review.

6412.      Mills PJ, Farag NH, Newton RP, Parry BL. Effects of a traditional herbal supplement on anxiety in patients with generalized anxiety disorder. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2002 Aug;22(4):443-4.

6413.      Newton KM, Buist DS, Keenan NL, Anderson LA, LaCroix AZ. Use of alternative therapies for menopause symptoms: results of a population-based survey. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Jul;100(1):18-25.

6414.      Pal SK. Use of alternative cancer medicine in India. Lancet Oncol. 2002 Jul;3(7):394-5.

6415.      Pizzorno JE Jr. Survey of naturopathic physicians: implications and recommendations. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Jul-Aug;8(4):38-9.

6416.      Raguram R, Venkateswaran A, Ramakrishna J, Weiss MG. Traditional community resources for mental health: a report of temple healing from India. BMJ. 2002 Jul 6;325(7354):38-40.

6417.      Schafer T, Riehle A, Wichmann HE, Ring J. Alternative medicine in allergies - prevalence, patterns of use, and costs. Allergy. 2002 Aug;57(8):694-700.

6418.      Schneider J. Hospitals get alternative. Acupuncture, massage, and even herbs pop up in mainstream medical settings. US News World Rep. 2002 Jul 22;133(3):68, 70.

6419.      Standish LJ, Greene K, Greenlee H, Kim JG, Grosshans C. Complementary and alternative medical treatment of breast cancer: a survey of licensed North American naturopathic physicians. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):68-70; 72-5.

6420.      Targ EF, Levine EG. The efficacy of a mind-body-spirit group for women with breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2002 Jul-Aug;24(4):238-48.

6421.      Vogelzang JL. Using special foods and supplements as alternative cancer treatments. Home Healthc Nurse. 2002 Jul;20(7):431-3.


6422.      Ballard CG, O'Brien JT, Reichelt K, Perry EK. Aromatherapy as a safe and effective treatment for the management of agitation in severe dementia: the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with Melissa. J Clin Psychiatry  2002 Jul;63(7):553-8


6423.      Ahuja D; Ahuja N; Kumar. Breast fed babies are the best fed babies Antiseptic. 2002 Jul; 99(7): 260.

6424.      Goel RK; Sairam K. Anti-ulcer drugs from indigenous sources with emphasis on musa sapientum, tamarabhasma, asparagus racemosus and zingiber officinale Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2002 Apr; 34(2): 100-10.

6425.      Herron RE, Fagan JB. Lipophil-mediated reduction of toxicants in humans: an evaluation of an ayurvedic detoxification procedure. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):40-51.

6426.      Irvine KN, Warber SL. Greening healthcare: practicing as if the natural environment really mattered. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):76-83. Review.

6427.      Keating A, Chez RA. Ginger syrup as an antiemetic in early pregnancy. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):89-91.

Herbal Medicine:

6428.      Brokaw JJ, Tunnicliff G, Raess BU, Saxon DW. The teaching of complementary and alternative medicine in U.S. medical schools: a survey of course directors. Acad Med. 2002 Sep;77(9):876-81.

6429.      Cheng TO. Interaction of herbal drugs with digoxin. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Aug 21;40(4):838-9.

6430.      Davidson J. Botanical medicines for anxiety: do they have a place? Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2002 Aug;4(4):245-6.

6431.      Downey RP. Healing with flower essences. Beginnings. 2002 Jul-Aug;22(4):11-2.

6432.      Farooqi A H A, Fatima S, Sharma S, Sushil Kumar. Recent trends in the development of herbal formulations from medicinal plants for common use. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23 (4A & 1A), 597-601.

6433.      Goel RK; Sairam K. Anti-ulcer drugs from indigenous sources with emphasis on musa sapientum, tamarabhasma, asparagus racemosus and zingiber officinale Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2002 Apr; 34(2): 100-10

6434.      Kanjilal P B, Singh R S, Bordoloi S. Effect of planting density and time of planting of growth and herb yield of Wedelia calendulacea, a traditional medicinal plant. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23 (4A & 1A), 370-2.

6435.      Kasera P K, Shukla J K, Jai Prakash, Saharan P, Chawan D D. Biology, conservation and mediculture of important medicinal plants from Indian thar desert. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23(4A & 1A), 432-43.

6436.      Mehmood Z, Mohammad F, Ahmed I, Ahmad S. Herbal formulations based on Indian medicinal plants. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01, 22/23 (4A & 1A), 522-7.

6437.      Natarajan D, John Britto S, Selvaraj R, Arockiasamy DI. Effect of extracts of two medicinal plants on some phytopathogenic fungi. Geobios, Jodhpur. 2001; 28(4), 223-4.

6438.      Sharma S S, Gill K, Malik M S, Malik O P. Insecticidal, antifeedant and growth inhibitory activities of essential oils of some medicinal plants. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23(4A & 1A), 373-7.

6439.      Singh BL, Singh DV, Verma RK, Gupta MM, Jain DC, Sushil Kumar. Simultaneous determination of antimalarial artemisinin, dihydroartemisinin and arteenther using reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography. J Indian chem. Soc 2001; 78(9): 489-91.

6440.      Vaidya R R, Dhumal K N. Physiological investigation in Microstylis versicolor a rare medicinal plant of Mahabaleshwar. J. medicinal Aromatics PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23 (4A & 1A), 314-15.

6441.      Verma S, Sharma R K, Srivastava D. Seed germination, viability and invigoration studies in medicinal plants of commercial value. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23(4A & 1A), 426-8.


6442.      Suramanian P, Sunil Kumar. Standardization and quality control in homeopathic medicinal plants. J medicinal Aromatic PI Sci 2000/01; 22/23 (4A & 1A), 628-32.


6443.      Remington R. Calming music and hand massage with agitated elderly. Nurs Res  2002 Sep-Oct;51(5):317-23

Traditional Medicine:

6444.      Lee R, Balick MJ. Micronesian massage and massage oils: ancient practice and contemporary medical therapy. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Sep-Oct;8(5):107-10.

6445.      Shoskes DA. Phytotherapy and other alternative forms of care for the patient with prostatitis. Curr Urol Rep. 2002 Aug;3(4):330-4.



6446.      Khare KC; Rai S Study of lipid profile in post myocardial infarction subjects following yogic life style intervention Indian Practitioner. 2002 Jun; 55(6): 369-73

6447.      Yadav R K, Das S. Effect of yogic practice on pulmonary functions in young females. Indian J Physiol Pharmac 2001; 46(4), 493-6.

 April 2003 


  1. Allais G, De Lorenzo C, Quirico PE, Airola G, Tolardo G, Mana O, Benedetto C. Acupuncture in the prophylactic treatment of migraine without aura: a comparison with flunarizine. Headache. 2002 Oct;42(9):855-61.

  2. Alraek T, Soedal LI, Fagerheim SU, Digranes A, Baerheim A. Acupuncture treatment in the prevention of uncomplicated recurrent lower urinary tract infections in adult women. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1609-11.

  3. Fee E, Brown TM, Lazarus J, Theerman P. Exploring acupuncture: ancient ideas, modern techniques. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1592-3.

  4. Kemper KJ, Highfield ES, McLellan M, Ott MJ, Dvorkin L, Whelan JS. Pediatric faculty development in integrative medicine. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):70-3.

  5. Kronenberg F, Fugh-Berman A. Complementary and alternative medicine for menopausal symptoms: a review of randomized, controlled trials. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Nov 19;137(10):805-13.

  6. Parthasarathy S. Acupuncture an analgesic supplement in post appendicectomy  pain .Indian J Anaesth 2001,45(4),267-9.

  7. Sze FK, Wong E, Or KK, Lau J, Woo J. Does acupuncture improve motor recovery after stroke? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Stroke. 2002 Nov;33(11):2604-19.

Alternative Medicine / Complementary Medicine:  

  1. Agarwal C, Singh RP, Agarwal R. Grape seed extract induces apoptotic death of human prostate carcinoma DU145 cells via caspases activation accompanied by dissipation of mitochondrial membrane potential and cytochrome c release. Carcinogenesis. 2002 Nov;23(11):1869-76.

  2. Amro B, Aburjai T, Al-Khalil S. Antioxidative and radical scavenging effects of olive cake extract. Fitoterapia. 2002 Oct;73(6):456-61.

  3. Anjum A, Ekramul Haque M, Mukhlesur Rahman M, Sarker SD. Antibacterial compounds from the flowers of Alangium salviifolium. Fitoterapia. 2002 Oct;73(6):526-8.

  4. Arai S.  Global view on functional foods: Asian perspectives. Br J Nutr. 2002 Nov;88 Suppl 2:S139-43.

  5. Barak V, Birkenfeld S, Halperin T, Kalickman I. The effect of herbal remedies on the production of human inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002 Nov;4(11 Suppl):919-22.

  6. Baser KH, Demirci B, Demirci F, Kocak S, Akinci C, Malyer H, Guleryuz G. Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Achillea multifida. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):941-3.

  7. Berman SM, Naliboff BD, Chang L, Fitzgerald L, Antolin T, Camplone A, Mayer EA. Enhanced preattentive central nervous system reactivity in irritable bowel syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Nov;97(11):2791-7.

  8. Bhathena SJ, Velasquez MT. Beneficial role of dietary phytoestrogens in obesity and diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Dec;76(6):1191-201. Review.

  9. Biswas R, Paul A, Shetty KJ. A yoga teacher with persistent reflux symptoms. Int J Clin Pract. 2002 Nov;56(9):723.

  10. Blank MB, Mahmood M, Fox JC, Guterbock T. Alternative mental health services: the role of the black church in the South. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1668-72.

  11. Bodeker G, Kronenberg F. A public health agenda for traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine. Am J Public Heaalth. 2002 Oct;92(10):1582-91

  12. Bonham MJ, Galkin A, Montgomery B, Stahl WL, Agus D, Nelson PS. Effects of the herbal extract PC-SPES on microtubule dynamics and paclitaxel-mediated prostate tumor growth inhibition. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Nov 6;94(21):1641-7.

  13. Bratton RL, Montero DP, Adams KS, Novas MA, McKay TC, Hall LJ, Foust JG, Mueller MB, O'Brien PC, Atkinson EJ, Maurer MS. Effect of "ionized" wrist bracelets on musculoskeletal pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Nov;77(11):1164-8.

  14. Burge SK, Albright TL. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among family practice patients in south Texas. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1614-6.

  15. Conforti F, Statti GA, Tundis R, Menichini F, Houghton P. Antioxidant activity of methanolic extract of Hypericum triquetrifolium Turra aerial part. Fitoterapia. 2002 Oct;73(6):479-83.

  16. Curtis P, McDermott J, Gaylord S, Mann D, Norton SK, Motyka T, Tresolini C. Preparing complementary and alternative practitioners to teach learners in conventional health professions. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):54-9.

  17. Daniels C. The last taboo. It's not sex. It's not drinking. It's stress--and it's soaring. Fortune. 2002 Oct 28;146(8):136-8, 140, 142 passim.

  18. Danz H, Stoyanova S, Thomet OA, Simon HU, Dannhardt G, Ulbrich H, Hamburger M. Inhibitory activity of tryptanthrin on prostaglandin and leukotriene synthesis. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):875-80.

  19. De Smet PA. Herbal remedies. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 19;347(25):2046-56. Review.

  20. de Visser R, Grierson J. Use of alternative therapies by people living with HIV/AIDS in Australia. AIDS Care. 2002 Oct;14(5):599-606.

  21. Dell'Orfano S. The meaning of spiritual care in a pediatric setting. J Pediatr Nurs. 2002 Oct;17(5):380-5.

  22. Desai PP, Ng JB, Bryant SG. Care of children and families in the CICU: A focus on their developmental, psychosocial, and spiritual needs. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2002 Nov;25(3):88-97. Review.

  23. deVere White RW, Hackman RM, Soares SE, Beckett LA, Sun B. Effects of a mushroom mycelium extract on the treatment of prostate cancer. Urology. 2002 Oct;60(4):640-4.

  24. Dimsdale JE, Mills PJ. An unanticipated effect of meditation on cardiovascular pharmacology and physiology. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Oct 15;90(8):908-9.

  25. Ernst E. Stevens' cure for tuberculosis. J R Soc Med. 2002 Nov;95(11):575.

  26. Fee E, Brown TM, Lazarus J, Theerman P. Exploring acupuncture: ancient ideas, modern techniques. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1592-3.

  27. Fink DJ. Chiropractic. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Oct 15;137(8):701-2; author reply 701-2.

  28. Fink S. International efforts spotlight traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine. Am J Public Health. 2002 Nov;92(11):1734-9.

  29. Freedman RR. A woman attempting to discontinue hormone therapy. JAMA. 2002 Nov 13;288(18):2264; author reply 2264-5.

  30. Gallagher EB, Wadsworth AL, Stratton TD. Religion, spirituality, and mental health. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2002 Oct;190(10):697-704.

  31. Ginandes C. Extended, strategic therapy for recalcitrant mind/body healing: an integrative model. Am J Clin Hypn. 2002 Oct;45(2):91-102.

  32. Gold PW, Charney DS. Diseases of the mind and brain: depression: a disease of the mind, brain, and body. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Nov;159(11):1826.

  33. Gorman C, Park A. The new science of headaches. Time. 2002 Oct 7;160(15):76-82.

  34. Greendale GA, McDivit A, Carpenter A, Seeger L, Huang MH.  Yoga for women with hyperkyphosis: results of a pilot study. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1611-4.

  35. Horn WL. The magic of music. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2002 Dec;40(12):8.

  36. Hsing AW, Chokkalingam AP, Gao YT, Madigan MP, Deng J, Gridley G, Fraumeni JF Jr. Allium vegetables and risk of prostate cancer: a population-based study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002 Nov 6;94(21):1648-51.

  37. Jacobs BP, Dennehy C, Ramirez G, Sapp J, Lawrence VA. Milk thistle for the treatment of liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Med. 2002 Oct 15;113(6):506-15.

  38. Juteau F, Masotti V, Bessiere JM, Dherbomez M, Viano J. Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of Artemisia annua essential oil. Fitoterapia. 2002 Oct;73(6):532-5.

  39. Kalantri SP. Temple healing. Healing temples may breed superstitions. BMJ. 2002 Oct 26;325(7370):968; author reply 968.

  40. Kemper KJ, Highfield ES, McLellan M, Ott MJ, Dvorkin L, Whelan JS. Pediatric faculty development in integrative medicine. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):70-3.

  41. Kerr C. Curry ingredient protects skin against radiation. Lancet Oncol. 2002 Dec;3(12):713.

  42. Lee SI, Khang YH, Lee MS, Kang W. Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and experience of complementary and alternative medicine in Western medicine- and oriental medicine-trained physicians in Korea. Am J Public Health. 2002 Dec;92(12):1994-2000.

  43. Lipe AW. Beyond therapy: music, spirituality, and health in human experience: a review of literature. J Music Ther. 2002 Fall;39(3):209-40. Review.

  44. Marcus DM. Integrative medicine is a trojan horse. Arch Intern Med. 2002 Nov 11;162(20):2381-3; author reply 2383.

  45. McFarland B, Bigelow D, Zani B, Newsom J, Kaplan M. Complementary and alternative medicine use in Canada and the United States. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1616-8.

  46. Mercer SW, Hasegawa H, Reilly D, Bikker AP. Length of consultations. Time and stress are limiting holistic care in Scotland. BMJ. 2002 Nov 23;325(7374):1241.

  47. Milner JA. Functional foods and health: a US perspective. Br J Nutr. 2002 Nov;88 Suppl 2:S151-8. Review.

  48. Mitaine-Offer AC, Hornebeck W, Sauvain M, Zeches-Hanrot M. Triterpenes and phytosterols as human leucocyte elastase inhibitors. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):930-2.

  49. Oberbaum M, Schlesinger M. "Scientifying" herbal medicine. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002 Nov;4(11 Suppl):944-6. Review.

  50. O'Connor TS, McCarroll-Butler P, Meakes E, Davis A, Jadad A. Review of quantity and types of spirituality research in three health care databases (1962-1999): implications for the health care ministry. J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2002 Fall;56(3):227-32.

  51. Oh H, Ko EK, Jun JY, Oh MH, Park SU, Kang KH, Lee HS, Kim YC. Hepatoprotective and free radical scavenging activities of prenylflavonoids, coumarin, and stilbene from Morus alba. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):932-4.

  52. Palsson OS, Whitehead WE. The growing case for hypnosis as adjunctive therapy for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Gastroenterology. 2002 Dec;123(6):2132-5. Review.

  53. Pelletier KR. Kenneth R. Pelletier, PhD, MD(hc) mindbody medicine. Interview by Alternative Therapies. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):90-9.

  54. Quinn C, Chandler C, Moraska A. Massage therapy and frequency of chronic tension headaches. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1657-61.

  55. Rafter JJ. Scientific basis of biomarkers and benefits of functional foods for reduction of disease risk: cancer. Br J Nutr. 2002 Nov;88 Suppl 2:S219-24. Review.

  56. Reznik M, Ozuah PO, Franco K, Cohen R, Motlow F. Use of complementary therapy by adolescents with asthma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Oct;156(10):1042-4.

  57. Saw SM, Gazzard G, Au Eong KG, Tan DT. Myopia: attempts to arrest progression. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002 Nov;86(11):1306-11. Review.

  58. Shermer M. Mesmerized by magnetism. An 18th-century investigation into mesmerism shows us how to think about 21st-century therapeutic magnets. Sci Am. 2002 Nov;287(5):41.

  59. Shuval JT, Mizrachi N, Smetannikov E. Entering the well-guarded fortress: alternative practitioners in hospital settings. Soc Sci Med. 2002 Nov;55(10):1745-55.

  60. Singh V, Sinha HV, Gupta R. Barriers in the management of asthma and attitudes towards complementary medicine. Respir Med. 2002 Oct;96(10):835-40.

  61. Thomet OA, Simon HU. Petasins in the treatment of allergic diseases: results of preclinical and clinical studies. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2002 Oct;129(2):108-12. Review.

  62. Tuffs A. Three out of four Germans have used complementary or natural remedies. BMJ. 2002 Nov 2;325(7371):990.

  63. Wang CC, Huang YJ, Chen LG, Lee LT, Yang LL. Inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibitors of Chinese herbs III. Rheum palmatum. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):869-74.

  64. Yeh GY, Eisenberg DM, Davis RB, Phillips RS. Use of complementary and alternative medicine among persons with diabetes mellitus: results of a national survey. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1648-52.


  1. Dunwoody L, Smyth A, Davidson R. Cancer patients' experiences and evaluations of aromatherapy massage in palliative care. Int J Palliat Nurs  2002 Oct;8(10):497-504

  2. Louis M, Kowalski SD. Use of aromatherapy with hospice patients to decrease pain, anxiety, and depression and to promote an increased sense of well-being. Am J Hosp Palliat Care  2002 Nov-Dec;19(6):381-6


  1. Emami Limited . Process for preparing ayurvedic tonic cum restorative preparation for given sufficient energy to body and having booster, reflaxant, digestive and restorative properties .India 187339.

  2. Gautam  H R. Set your body clock for good health.kisan wld 2001,28(9),47(9).

  3. Kronenberg F, Fugh-Berman A. Complementary and alternative medicine for menopausal symptoms: a review of randomized, controlled trials. Ann Intern Med  2002 Nov 19;137(10):805-13.

  4. Muzaffer Alam, Jaya N, Saraswathy VN, Venugopal TN, Tewari NS. Hypoglycaemic action of some ayurvedic medicines. Aryavaidyan. 2002 Aug-Oct; XVI(1): 45-50.


Herbal Medicine:  

  1. Barak V, Birkenfeld S, Halperin T, Kalickman I. The effect of herbal remedies on the production of human inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. Isr Med Assoc J. 2002 Nov;4(11 Suppl):919-22.

  2. Danz H, Stoyanova S, Thomet OA, Simon HU, Dannhardt G, Ulbrich H, Hamburger M.  Inhibitory activity of tryptanthrin on prostaglandin and leukotriene synthesis. Planta Med. 2002 Oct;68(10):875-80.

  3. De Smet PA. Herbal remedies. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 19;347(25):2046-56. Review.

  4. Ganguly M , Manna A Chandra G, Ghosh D Ghosh L.K. Gupta B.K. Andrographis paniculata : a promising herbal plant. Indian J Pharm Education 2001,35(2),63-4.

  5. McCulloch M, Broffman M, Gao J, Colford JM Jr. Chinese herbal medicine and interferon in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1619-28.

  6. Natarajan D, Lavarasan RI, Chandra babu S, Sahib Thambi Refai MAC, Thameemul Ansari LH. Antimicrobial studies on methanol extract of Benincasa hispida cogn. Fruit. Ancient Science of Life. 2003 Jan; XXII(3): 98-100. 

  7. Satish Nayak, Singhai AK. Antimicrobial activity of the roots of cocculus hirsutus. Ancient Science of Life. 2003 Jan; XXII(3): 101-105.

  8. Singh OP, Das B, Padhi MM, Tewari NS. Common herbs used in different skin disorders as described in Ayurvedic classics. Ancient Science of Life. 2003 Jan; XXII(3): 88-94.


  1. Fleisher MA, McCarter DF. Homeopathy or isopathy? J Fam Pract  2002 Nov;51(11):984, 986.


  1. Calvert EL, Houghton LA, Cooper P, Morris J, Whorwell PJ. Long-term improvement in functional dyspepsia using hypnotherapy. Gastroenterology  2002 Dec;123(6):1778-85


  1. Steyer TE, Freed GL, Lantz PM. Medicaid reimbursement for alternative therapies. Altern Ther Health Med  2002 Nov-Dec;8(6):84-8


  1. Mantle F. The role of alternative medicine in treating postnatal depression. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2002 Nov;8(4):197-203. Review.

  2. Quinn C, Chandler C, Moraska A. Massage therapy and frequency of chronic tension headaches. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1657-61.

  3. Stuttard P. Working in partnership to develop evidence-based practice within the massage profession. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2002 Nov;8(4):185-90.

        Traditional Medicine:

  1. Baumann B, Bohnenstengel F, Siegmund D, Wajant H, Weber C, Herr I, Debatin KM, Proksch P, Wirth T. Rocaglamide derivatives are potent inhibitors of NF-kappa B activation in T-cells. J Biol Chem. 2002 Nov 22;277(47):44791-800.

  2. Bodeker G, Kronenberg F. A public health agenda for traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine. Am J Public Health. 2002 Oct;92(10):1582-91.


  1. Biswas R, Paul A, Shetty KJ. A yoga teacher with persistent reflux symptoms. Int J Clin Pract  2002 Nov;56(9):723

  2. Greendale GA, McDivit A, Carpenter A, Seeger L, Huang MH. Yoga for women with hyperkyphosis: results of a pilot study. Am J Public Health  2002 Oct;92(10):1611-4

  3. Sahay BK. Role of exercise  and yoga in diabetes millitus. JIMSA 2000 ,13(2),154-9.


  1. Siddiqui MMH, Hakkim MH. Effect of majoon dabid-ward-al-ward and sharbat buzoori motadil in yarqan-e-suddi (obstructive jaundice). Aryavaidyan. 2002 Aug-Oct; XVI(1): 30-35.

 July 2003

Alternative / Complementary Medicine:

  1. Agadi S. IatrogenicCushing's syndrome: a different story. Lancet. 2003 Mar 22;361(9362):1059.

  2. Akbay P, Basaran AA, Undeger U, Basaran N. In vitro immunomodulatoryactivity of flavonoid glycosides from Urtica dioica L. Phytother Res. 2003Jan;17(1):34-7.

  3. Akhondzadeh S, Kashani L, Fotouhi A, Jarvandi S, Mobaseri M, Moin M,Khani M, Jamshidi AH, Baghalian K, Taghizadeh M. Comparison of Lavandulaangustifolia Mill. tincture and imipramine in the treatment of mild to moderatedepression: a double-blind, randomized trial. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol BiolPsychiatry. 2003 Feb;27(1):123-7.

  4. Almerud S, Petersson K. Music therapy--a complementary treatment formechanically ventilated intensive care patients. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2003Feb;19(1):21-30.

  5. Anand Kumar BH; Sachidanand YN. Herbal formulation in the treatment ofdifferent types of dermatitis IndianPractitioner. 2001 Aug; 54(8): 571-5

  6. Atkinson HG. Are acupressure wrist bands helpful for motion sickness?Health News. 2003 Jan;9(1):12.

  7. Bagchi D, Sen CK, Ray SD, Das DK, Bagchi M, Preuss HG, Vinson JA.Molecular mechanisms of cardioprotection by a novel grape seed proanthocyanidinextract. Mutat Res. 2003 Feb-Mar;523-524:87-97. Review.

  8. Bennett MP, Zeller JM, Rosenberg L, McCann J. The effect of mirthfullaughter on stress and natural killer cell activity. Altern Ther Health Med.2003 Mar-Apr;9(2):38-45.

  9. Bhardwaj M, Macer DR. Policy and ethical issues in applying medicalbiotechnology in developing countries. Med Sci Monit. 2003 Feb;9(2):RA49-54.Review.

  10. Buckle J. Aromatherapy for health professionals. Beginnings. 2003Jan-Feb;23(1):6-7.

  11. Chen QH, Wang FP. Further studies on the synthesis of 7,17-seconorditerpenoid alkaloids. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2003 Mar;5(1):43-8.

  12. Chrubasik S, Model A, Black A, Pollak S. A randomized double-blind pilotstudy comparing Doloteffin and Vioxx in the treatment of low back pain.Rheumatology (Oxford). 2003 Jan;42(1):141-8.

  13. Dai JG, Guo HZ, Ye M, Zhu WH, Zhang DY, Hu Q, Han J, Zheng JH, Guo DA.Biotransformation of 4(20),11-taxadienes by cell suspension cultures ofPlatycodon grandiflorum. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2003 Mar;5(1):5-10.

  14. Devine EC. Meta-analysis of the effect of psychoeducational interventionson pain in adults with cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2003 Jan-Feb;30(1):75-89.

  15. Drisko JA, Chapman J, Hunter VJ. The use of antioxidant therapies duringchemotherapy. Gynecol Oncol. 2003 Mar;88(3):434-9. Review.

  16. Edwards-Jones V, Greenwood JE. What's new in burn microbiology? JamesLaing Memorial Prize Essay 2000. Burns. 2003 Feb;29(1):15-24. Review.

  17. Eger E, Sterzer P, Russ MO, Giraud AL, Kleinschmidt A. A supramodalnumber representation in human intraparietal cortex. Neuron. 2003 Feb20;37(4):719-25.

  18. Farriol M, Segovia-Silvestre T, Venereo Y, Orta X. Antioxidant effect ofpolyamines on erythrocyte cell membrane lipoperoxidation after free-radicaldamage. Phytother Res. 2003 Jan;17(1):44-7.

  19. Feinberg AW. Are there any studies showing whether ginkgo biloba iseffective for tinnitus (ringing in the ears)? Health News. 2003 Jan;9(1):12.

  20. Foulds R. Holistic medicine HealthAdministrator. 1996 Jul&1997 Dec; 7&8(1&2): 130

  21. Gearon CJ. Women's health. The whole woman. Hosp Health Netw. 2003Jan;77(1):18.

  22. Gopal MG; Farahana B. Effectiveness of herbal medications in thetreatment of acne vulgaris - a pilot study. Indian Practitioner. 2001 Oct;54(10): 723-7

  23. Hazra J; Srikanth N; Chopra KK. Holistic approach to the management ofdiabetes mellitus with classical and folk plant drugs Health Administrator. 1996 Jul&1997 Dec; 7&8(1&2):131-7

  24. Henderson JW, Donatelle RJ. The relationship between cancer locus ofcontrol and complementary and alternative medicine use by women diagnosed withbreast cancer. Psychooncology. 2003 Jan-Feb;12(1):59-67.

  25. Hensick J. Build theexcitement when they're young. Mich Nurse. 2003 Feb;76(2):18-9.

  26. Hill EL, Frith U. Understanding autism: insights from mind and brain.Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2003 Feb 28;358(1430):281-9. Review.

  27. Jonas WB, Crawford CC. Science and spiritual healing: a critical reviewof spiritual healing,"energy"medicine, and intentionality. AlternTher Health Med. 2003 Mar-Apr;9(2):56-61.

  28. Kayser J, Fong R, Tenke CE, Bruder GE. Event-related brain potentialsduring auditory and visual word recognition memory tasks. Brain Res Cogn BrainRes. 2003 Mar;16(1):11-25.

  29. Lal M, H Mann C, CallenderR, Radley S. Does cesarean deliveryprevent anal incontinence? Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Feb;101(2):305-12.

  30. Lemonick MD. The power ofmood. Time. 2003 Jan 20;161(3):64-9.

  31. Lemonick MD. Your mind yourbody. Time. 2003 Jan 20;161(3):62-3.

  32. Li XH, Shen DD, Li N, Yu SS. Bioactive triterpenoids from Symplocoschinensis. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2003 Mar;5(1):49-56.

  33. Loft M, McWilliam C, Ward-Griffin C. Patient empowerment after total hipand knee replacement. Orthop Nurs. 2003 Jan-Feb;22(1):42-7.

  34. Longtin R. The pomegranate: nature's power fruit? J Natl Cancer Inst.2003 Mar 5;95(5):346-8.

  35. Majumdar R; Bagade A; Phadke MA. Seizure control and pattern of behaviourin children with simple febrile convulsions-effect of mentat syrup. IndianPractitioner. 2001 Oct; 54(10): 729-32

  36. McCarney R, Warner J, Fisher P, Van Haselen R. Homeopathy for dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003;(1):CD003803.Review.

  37. McConkey B. Adrenalcorticosteroids in Chinese herbal remedies. QJM. 2003 Jan;96(1):81-2.

  38. McDonald JJ, Teder-Salejarvi WA, Di Russo F, Hillyard SA. Neuralsubstrates of perceptual enhancement by cross-modal spatial attention. J CognNeurosci. 2003 Jan 1;15(1):10-9.

  39. McGuire H, Hawton K. Interventionsfor vaginismus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003;(1):CD001760. Review.

  40. McNeal S. A character in search of character: Narcissistic PersonalityDisorder and Ego State Therapy. Am J Clin Hypn. 2003 Jan;45(3):233-43.

  41. Mellor JM. Resolving arthritis, allergies,&immune compromisingdisorders with the JMT technique. Beginnings. 2003 Jan-Feb;23(1):10-1.

  42. Mok E, Wong KY. Effects of music on patient anxiety. AORN J. 2003Feb;77(2):396-7, 401-6, 409-10.

  43. Moritz CH, Rogers BP, Meyerand ME. Power spectrum ranked independentcomponent analysis of a periodic fMRI complex motor paradigm. Hum Brain Mapp.2003 Feb;18(2):111-22.

  44. Nenadic I, Gaser C, Volz HP, Rammsayer T, Hager F, Sauer H. Processing oftemporal information and the basal ganglia: new evidence from fMRI. Exp BrainRes. 2003 Jan;148(2):238-46.

  45. Ng JK, Parnianpour M, Richardson CA, Kippers V. Effect of fatigue ontorque output and electromyographic measures of trunk muscles during isometricaxial rotation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Mar;84(3):374-81.

  46. Pahwa S. Matter of faith HealthAdministrator. 1996 Jul&1997 Dec; 7&8(1&2): 169-71

  47. Pizzuti A, Flex E, Di Bonaventura C, Dottorini T, Egeo G, Manfredi M,Dallapiccola B, Giallonardo AT. Epilepsy with auditory features: a LGI1 genemutation suggests a loss-of-function mechanism. Ann Neurol. 2003Mar;53(3):396-9.

  48. Polo MD, Escera C, Yago E, Alho K, Gual A, Grau C. Electrophysiologicalevidence of abnormal activation of the cerebral network of involuntary attentionin alcoholism. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Jan;114(1):134-46.

  49. Polyakov A, Pratt H. The cumulative effect of high click rate on monauraland binaural processing in the human auditory brainstem. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003Feb;114(2):366-75.

  50. Porchezhian E, Dobriyal RM. An overview on the advances of Gymnemasylvestre: chemistry, pharmacology and patents. Pharmazie. 2003 Jan;58(1):5-12.Review.

  51. Quaranta L, Bettelli S, Uva MG, Semeraro F, Turano R, Gandolfo E. Effectof Ginkgo biloba extract on preexisting visual field damage in normal tensionglaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2003 Feb;110(2):359-62; discussion 362-4.

  52. Ramakrishnan S. Role for alternative system of medicine : our experience.JIRA. 1994 Oct-Dec; 2(4): 63-5

  53. Ranjan; Mishra DN. India Evaluation of the efficacy of V-Gel in vaginitisand cervicitis Indian Practitioner. 2001 Sep; 54(9): 645-9

  54. Reed KS. Grief is more thantears. Nurs Sci Q. 2003 Jan;16(1):77-81. Review.

  55. Rosburg T. Left hemispheric dipole locations of the neuromagneticmismatch negativity to frequency, intensity and duration deviants. Brain ResCogn Brain Res. 2003 Mar;16(1):83-90.

  56. Sayal SK; Banerjee S; Das AL; Gupta CM; Doiphade VV; Gogte RB; Uppal SS. Role of ayurvedic drugs in treatment of HIV infection [Letter] MedicalJournal Armed Forces India. 1998 Oct; 54(4): 374

  57. Schmehr R. Enhancing the treatment of HIV/AIDS with Reiki training andtreatment. Altern Ther Health Med. 2003 Mar-Apr;9(2):120, 118.

  58. Shallow H. Should cord pH beperformed routinely after normal birth? RCM Midwives J. 2003 Jan;6(1):28-31.

  59. Shankar A. Strychnus nuxvomica consumption a changing trend in ruralpoisoning Antiseptic. 2003 Feb; 100(2): 69-72

  60. Sridevi K; Rao KPV; Rao K PV. Yoga practice and menstrual distress. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. 1996 Jan-Jul; 22(1-2):47-53

  61. Takechi M, Doi K, Wakayama Y. Biological activities of synthetic saponinsand cardiac glycosides. Phytother Res. 2003 Jan;17(1):83-5.

  62. Van Wijk R, Van Wijk EP. The search for a biosensor as a witness of ahuman laying on of hands ritual. Altern Ther Health Med. 2003Mar-Apr;9(2):48-55.

  63. Wang S, Chen RY, Yu SS, Yu DQ. Uvamalols D-G: novel polyoxygenatedseco-cyclohexenes from the roots of Uvaria macrophylla. J Asian Nat Prod Res.2003 Mar;5(1):17-23.

  64. Wartenberg M, Budde P, De Marees M, Grunheck F, Tsang SY, Huang Y, ChenZY, Hescheler J, Sauer H. Inhibition of tumor-induced angiogenesis and matrix-metalloproteinaseexpression in confrontation cultures of embryoid bodies and tumor spheroids byplant ingredients used in traditional chinese medicine. Lab Invest. 2003Jan;83(1):87-98.

  65. Weber DO Mainstreaming of alternative medicine Health Administrator. 1996Jul&1997 Dec; 7&8(1&2): 26-40

  66. Weil A. Mother nature's little helpers. Time. 2003 Jan 20;161(3):70-1.

  67. Zappa SB, Cassileth BR. Complementary approaches to palliativeoncological care. J Nurs Care Qual. 2003 Jan-Mar;18(1):22-6.

  68. Zhong L, Chen F, Han J, Shao N, Ouyang R. Effects ofred orpiment on cell morphology and expression of PML mRNA and protein in NB4and HL-60 cells. Chin Med J (Engl). 2003 Jan;116(1):148-50.


  1. Crane R. Acupuncture andsmoking cessation: pinning down the claims. Am J Public Health. 2003Feb;93(2):187.

  2. Fassoulaki A, Paraskeva A, Patris K, Pourgiezi T, Kostopanagiotou G. Pressure applied on the extra 1 acupuncture point reduces bispectralindex values and stress in volunteers. Anesth Analg. 2003 Mar;96(3):885-90..

  3. Han JS. Acupuncture: neuropeptide release produced by electricalstimulation of different frequencies. Trends Neurosci. 2003 Jan;26(1):17-22.Review.

  4. Melchart D, Thormaehlen J, Hager S, Liao J, Linde K, Weidenhammer W. Acupuncture versus placebo versus sumatriptan for early treatment ofmigraine attacks: a randomized controlled trial. J Intern Med. 2003Feb;253(2):181-8.


    7637.      Auddy B, Ferreira M, Blasina F, Lafon L, Arredondo F, Dajas F, TripathiPC, Seal T, Mukherjee B. Screening of antioxidant activity of three Indianmedicinal plants, traditionally used for the management of neurodegenerativediseases. J Ethnopharmacol 2003Feb;84(2-3):131-8

    7638.      Falkenbach A, Oberguggenberger R. Ayurveda in ankylosing spondylitis andlow back pain. Ann Rheum Dis 2003Mar;62(3):276-7

Herbal Medicine:

  1. Agrawala SK; Chatterjee S; Misra SK Immune-potentiation activity of apolyherbal formulation"IMMU-21"(Research name) Phytomedica. 2001;2(1&2): 1-22

  2. Auddy B, Ferreira M, Blasina F, Lafon L, Arredondo F, Dajas F, TripathiPC, Seal T, Mukherjee B. Screening of antioxidant activity of three Indianmedicinal plants, traditionally used for the management of neurodegenerativediseases. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Feb;84(2-3):131-8.

  3. Babu MR; Rao RVK; Annapurna A; Babu DRK. Immunostimulant profile of apolyherbal formulation rv08 Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2001 Dec; 33(6):454-5

  4. Blumenthal M. Ginger as anantiemetic during pregnancy. Altern Ther Health Med. 2003 Jan-Feb;9(1):19-21;author reply 19-21.

  5. Chatterjee S. Effect of immu-21, a herbal formulation on granulocyte-macrophagecolony stimulating factors, macrophage maturation and splenic plaque formingcells in experimental animals IndianJournal of Pharmacology. 2001 Dec; 33(6): 442-4

  6. Chatterjee S; Agrawala SK. Mast cell stabilizing and lipoxygenaseinhibitory activity of AAC 400: a herbal antiasthmatic formulation Phytomedica. 2001; 2(1&2): 63-8

  7. Chauhan SK; Singh BP. Determination of pistacienoic acids in pistaciaintegerrima stewart ex brand's by HPTLC and HPLC Indian Journal ofPharmaceutical Sciences. 2002 Jul-Aug; 64(4): 403-5

  8. Chauhan SK; Singh BP; Tuago A; Agrawal S. Accelerated stability studiesof a polyherbal preparation (Eumil) capsule. Indian Journal of PharmaceuticalSciences. 2000 May-Jun.; 62(3): 181-4

  9. Das SN; Singh Y; Agrawala SK. Some Pharmacological and toxicologicalstudies on herbal anti-arthritic product art 400. Phytomedica. 2001; 2(1&2): 85-8

  10. Das SN; Singh Y; Agrawala SK; Mathur AK. Effect of nefroliv onischaemia-reperfused renal damage in rats Phytomedica. 2001; 2(1&2): 37-40

  11. Diallo D, Paulsen BS, Liljeback TH, Michaelsen TE. The malian medicinalplant Trichilia emetica; studies on polysaccharides with complement fixingability. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Feb;84(2-3):279-87.

  12. Edmonds SE, Montgomery JC. Reversible ovarian failure induced by aChinese herbal medicine: lei gong teng. BJOG. 2003 Jan;110(1):77-8.

  13. Fabio A, Corona A, Forte E, Quaglio P. Inhibitory activity of spices andessential oils on psychrotrophic bacteria. New Microbiol. 2003 Jan;26(1):115-20.

  14. Ghosal S. Free radicals, oxidative stress and antioxidant defencePhytomedica. 2000 Mar; 1(1&2): 1-8

  15. Goel RK; Sairam K. Anti-ulcer drugs from indigenous sources with emphasison musa sapientum, tamarabhasma, asparagus racemosus and zingiber officinaleIndian Journal of Pharmacology. 2002 Apr; 34(2): 100-10

  16. Gomes A; Dasgupta SC Antihistaminic and antianaphylactic property ofpolyherbal immunomodulator pulmoflex Phytomedica.2000 Mar; 1(1&2): 9-13

  17. Howes MJ, Perry NS, Houghton PJ. Plants with traditional uses andactivities, relevant to the management of Alzheimer's disease and othercognitive disorders. Phytother Res. 2003 Jan;17(1):1-18. Review.

  18. Kaur M; Chandola HM. Clinical study on the role of dazzle in themanagement of rheumatoid arthritis. Antiseptic. 2001 Jun; 98(6): 210-3

  19. Mary N K, Shylesh B S, Babu B H, Padikkala J. Antioxidant andhypolipidaemic activity of a herbal formulation Liposem. Indian J expl Biol2002, 40(8), 901-40(04).

  20. Mathur AK Jain AK; Vikas Kumar; Das SN; Agarwala SK. Clinical trial ofherbal nathaem in healthy human volunteers Antiseptic. 2002 Nov; 99(11): 420-2

  21. Mathur AK. Multicentre clinical evaluation of"eazmov plus"apolyherbal formulation in arthritic patients JK Practitioner. 2000 Apr-Jun; 7(2): 149-52

  22. Oza MI A Clinical evaluationof ovarin syrup-an ayurvedic preparation in 110 patients suffering fromirregular menstruation cycle, dysfunctional uterine bleeding&associatedsymptoms Antiseptic. 2003 Jan;100(1): 23-5

  23. Padmalatha K; Venkataraman BV; Roopa R. Antianaphylactic effect ofDLH-3041 (Polyherbal formulation) on rat mesenteric mast cell degranulation Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2002 Apr; 34(2): 119-22

  24. Pathak K P, Ghanchi F D, Zacharias S J. Dilemma of tuberculosis. Gujaratmed J 2002, 59(1), 71-2.

  25. Sahoo N; Behura NC; Mishra J Effectsof Immu-21 on certain blood biochemicals, milk, colostrum, body weight gain andlivability in goats Phytomedica. 2001; 2(1&2): 69-76

  26. Udupa V; Kulkarni KS; Rafiq Md; Gopumadhavan S; Venkataranganna MV; MitraSK Effect of HD-03 on levels ofvarious enzymes in paracetamol induced liver damage in rats. Indian Journal ofPharmacology. 2000 Dec.; 32(6): 361-4

  27. Vastrad CS; Pakkanavar RV. Clinical evaluation of PIL - 28, a herbalformulation in the management of hemorrhoids. Antiseptic. 2002 Sep; 99(9): 343-4

  28. Yang CH, Hsieh LL, Tsai CW, Chiou FS, Chou SL, Hsu BD, Pai CY. Evaluationof the DNA stability of forensic markers used in betel-quid chewers' oral swabsamples and oral cancerous specimens: implications for forensic application. JForensic Sci. 2003 Jan;48(1):88-92.

  29. Yeh SF, Gupta M, Sarma DN, Mitra SK. Downregulation of hepatitis Bsurface antigen expression in human hepatocellular carcinoma cell lines byHD-03, a polyherbal formulation. Phytother Res. 2003 Jan;17(1):89-91.


  1. Crump SC, Oxley M. Societyof Homeopaths does not advise against vaccination. BMJ. 2003 Jan18;326(7381):164.

  2. Hobbs B. Homeopathy: apotent alternative. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2003 Jan;29(1):6-7.

  3. Jonas WB, Kaptchuk TJ, Linde K. Acritical overview of homeopathy. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Mar 4;138(5):393-9.Review.

  4. Jones A. Homeopathic treatment for premenstrual symptoms. J Fam PlannReprod Health Care. 2003 Jan;29(1):25-8.

  5. McCarney R, Warner J, Fisher P, Van Haselen R. Homeopathy for dementia.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2003;(1):CD003803. Review.


  1. RunowiczCD. Alternative cancer therapiescan be dangerous."Natural"and"herbal"are not synonymouswith"safe". Health News. 2003 Feb;9(2):1-2.


  1. Hanley J, Stirling P, Brown C. Randomised controlled trial of therapeuticmassage in the management of stress. Br J Gen Pract. 2003 Jan;53(486):20-5.

  2. Hehir B. Head cases: an examination of craniosacral therapy. RCM MidwivesJ. 2003 Jan;6(1):38-40. Review.

  3. Hilbert JE, Sforzo GA, Swensen T. The effects of massage on delayed onsetmuscle soreness. Br J Sports Med. 2003 Feb;37(1):72-5.

  4. Ryle A. Supporting individuals with disabling multiple sclerosis. J R SocMed. 2003 Feb;96(2):104.

  5. Smith MC, Reeder F, Daniel L, Baramee J, Hagman J. Outcomes of touchtherapies during bone marrow transplant. Altern Ther Health Med. 2003Jan-Feb;9(1):40-9.

Traditional Medicine:

  1. Auddy B, Ferreira M, Blasina F, Lafon L, Arredondo F, Dajas F, TripathiPC, Seal T, Mukherjee B. Screening of antioxidant activity of three Indianmedicinal plants, traditionally used for the management of neurodegenerativediseases. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Feb;84(2-3):131-8.

  2. Falkenbach A, Oberguggenberger R. Ayurveda in ankylosing spondylitis andlow back pain. Ann Rheum Dis. 2003 Mar;62(3):276-7.

  3. Harris JJ, Shao J, Sugarman J. Disclosure of cancer diagnosis andprognosis in Northern Tanzania. Soc Sci Med. 2003 Mar;56(5):905-13.

  4. Im DS. Linking Chinese medicine and G-protein-coupled receptors. TrendsPharmacol Sci. 2003 Jan;24(1):2-4. Review.

  5. Jain A, Basal E. Inhibition of Propionibacterium acnes-induced mediatorsof inflammation by Indian herbs. Phytomedicine. 2003 Jan;10(1):34-8.

  6. Jing-Ping OY, Baohua W, Yongming L, Lei W, Jingwei Y. Effect of angelicaon the expressional changes of cytokines in endothelial cells induced byhyperlipidemic serum. Biorheology. 2003;40(1-3):395-9.

  7. Wartenberg M, Budde P, De Marees M, Grunheck F, Tsang SY, Huang Y, ChenZY, Hescheler J, Sauer H. Inhibition of tumor-induced angiogenesis and matrix-metalloproteinaseexpression in confrontation cultures of embryoid bodies and tumor spheroids byplant ingredients used in traditional chinese medicine. Lab Invest. 2003Jan;83(1):87-98.

  8. Yen PK. Maintaining cognitive function with diet. Geriatr Nurs. 2003Jan-Feb;24(1):62-3.

  9. ZhongL, Chen F, Han J, Shao N, Ouyang R. Effects of red orpiment on cell morphologyand expression of PML mRNA and protein in NB4 and HL-60 cells. Chin Med J (Engl).2003 Jan;116(1):148-50.


  1. O'ConnorD, Marshall S, Massy-Westropp N. Non-surgical treatment (other than steroidinjection) for carpal tunnel syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2003;(1):CD003219

  2. PatkiRA; Makwana JJ; Karmarkar G; Wadikar SS LTMMC, Sion Hospital, Mumbai, IndiaEffect of regular yogic practice on autonomic functions. Indian Practitioner.2003 Jan; 56(1): 9-11

  3. RamanPG; Tripathi S. Role of yoga in diabetes mellitus Antiseptic. 2003 Feb; 100(2): 63-6.

October 2003


8216.      Berman BM. Integrative approaches to pain management: how to get the best of both worlds. BMJ. 2003 Jun 14;326(7402):1320-1.

8217.      Cherkin DC, Sherman KJ, Deyo RA, Shekelle PG. A review of the evidence for the effectiveness, safety, and cost of acupuncture, massage therapy, and spinal manipulation for back pain. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jun 3;138(11):898-906. Review.

8218.      Cymet TC.  A practical approach to fibromyalgia. J Natl Med Assoc. 2003 Apr;95(4):278-85. Review.

8219.      Gore-Felton C, Vosvick M, Power R, Koopman C, Ashton E, Bachmann MH, Israelski D, Spiegel D. Alternative therapies: a common practice among men and women living with HIV. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2003 May-Jun;14(3):17-27.

8220.      Ishida Y.  Acupuncture for gastrointestinal disorders. Gut. 2003 Apr;52(4):614.

8221.      Lacey JM, Tershakovec AM, Foster GD.  Acupuncture for the treatment of obesity: a review of the evidence. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003 Apr;27(4):419-27. Review.

8222.      Seki T, Kurusu M, Tanji H, Arai H, Sasaki H. Acupuncture and swallowing reflex in poststroke patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 May;51(5):726-7.

Alternative / Complementary Medicine:

8223.      Abdin MZ, Israr M, Rehman RU, Jain SK. Artemisinin, a novel antimalarial drug: biochemical and molecular approaches for enhanced production. Planta Med. 2003 Apr;69(4):289-99. Review.

8224.      Allen JK, Scott LB. Alternative models in the delivery of primary and secondary prevention programs. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2003 Apr-Jun;18(2):150-6. Review.

8225.      Ananth S. Small steps toward integrating CAM. Health Forum J. 2003 Spring;46(2):43.

8226.      Argenziano G, Soyer HP, Chimenti S, Talamini R, Corona R, Sera F, Binder M, Cerroni L, De Rosa G, Ferrara G, Hofmann-Wellenhof R, Landthaler M, Menzies SW, Pehamberger H, Piccolo D, Rabinovitz HS, Schiffner R, Staibano S, Stolz W, Bartenjev I, Blum A, Braun R, Cabo H, Carli P, De Giorgi V, Fleming MG, Grichnik JM, Grin CM, Halpern AC, Johr R, Katz B, Kenet RO, Kittler H, Kreusch J, Malvehy J, Mazzocchetti G, Oliviero M, Ozdemir F, Peris K, Perotti R, Perusquia A, Pizzichetta MA, Puig S, Rao B, Rubegni P, Saida T, Scalvenzi M, Seidenari S, Stanganelli I, Tanaka M, Westerhoff K, Wolf IH, Braun-Falco O, Kerl H, Nishikawa T, Wolff K, Kopf AW.  Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 May;48(5):679-93. Review.

8227.      Aspinal F, Addington-Hall J, Hughes R, Higginson IJ. Using satisfaction to measure the quality of palliative care: a review of the literature. J Adv Nurs. 2003 May;42(4):324-39. Review.

8228.      Assendelft WJ, Morton SC, Yu EI, Suttorp MJ, Shekelle PG. Spinal manipulative therapy for low back pain. A meta-analysis of effectiveness relative to other therapies. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jun 3;138(11):871-81. Review. Summary for patients in: Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jun 3;138(11):I33.

8229.      Baldwin E. Time for a fresh look at complementary medicine. BMJ. 2003 Jun 14;326(7402):1322.

8230.      Basnyat B, Murdoch DR. High-altitude illness. Lancet. 2003 Jun 7;361(9373):1967-74. Review.

8231.      Bloch AS. Nutrition for health promotion: phytochemicals, functional foods, and alternative approaches to combat obesity. Dent Clin North Am. 2003 Apr;47(2):411-23, viii-ix. Review.

8232.      Brewer D, Nashelsky J. What nonhormonal therapies are effective for postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms? J Fam Pract. 2003 Apr;52(4):324-5, 329; discussion 329. Review.

8233.      Burton B. Complementary medicines industry in crisis after recall of 1546 products. BMJ. 2003 May 10;326(7397):1001.

8234.      Cassileth BR, Vickers AJ. Complementary and alternative therapies. Urol Clin North Am. 2003 May;30(2):369-76. Review.

8235.      Chaaib F, Queiroz EF, Ndjoko K, Diallo D, Hostettmann K. Antifungal and antioxidant compounds from the root bark of Fagara zanthoxyloides. Planta Med. 2003 Apr;69(4):316-20.

8236.      Chang GY, Lee KH. Sino-cerebral aspergillosis due to chronic herbal medicine use. QJM. 2003 May;96(5):379.

8237.      Cheng TO. Why did green tea not protect against coronary artery disease but protect against myocardial infarction? Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 15;91(10):1290-1.

8238.      Cuellar NG, Cahill B, Ford J, Aycock T. The development of an educational workshop on complementary and alternative medicine: what every nurse should know. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2003 May-Jun;34(3):128-35. Review.

8239.      Damre AS, Gokhale AB, Phadke AS, Kulkarni KR, Saraf MN. Studies on the immunomodulatory activity of flavonoidal fraction of Tephrosia purpurea. Fitoterapia. 2003 Apr;74(3):257-61.

8240.      Davis MP, Darden PM. Use of complementary and alternative medicine by children in the United States. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Apr;157(4):393-6.

8241.      Donia M, Hamann MT. Marine natural products and their potential applications as anti-infective agents. Lancet Infect Dis. 2003 Jun;3(6):338-48. Review.

8242.      Dunning T. Complementary therapies and diabetes. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2003 May;9(2):74-80.

8243.      Ernst E. Panel discussions about CAM and research: science friction. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2003 May;9(2):81-2.

8244.      Evans W. Chiropractic care: attempting a risk-benefit analysis. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):522-3; author reply 523.

8245.      Fleischhacker WW, Czobor P, Hummer M, Kemmler G, Kohnen R, Volavka J.  Placebo or active control trials of antipsychotic drugs? Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2003 May;60(5):458-64. Review.

8246.      Fugh-Berman A. "Bust enhancing" herbal products. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jun;101(6):1345-9. Review.

8247.      Furler MD, Einarson TR, Walmsley S, Millson M, Bendayan R. Use of complementary and alternative medicine by HIV-infected outpatients in Ontario, Canada. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2003 Apr;17(4):155-68.

8248.      Gene E, Calvet X, Azagra R, Gisbert JP.  Triple vs. quadruple therapy for treating Helicobacter pylori infection: a meta-analysis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2003 May 1;17(9):1137-43.

8249.      Geyoushi BE, Matthews Z, Stones RW. Pathways to evidence-based reproductive healthcare in developing countries. BJOG. 2003 May;110(5):500-7.

8250.      Gorman C. Steeped in health. Ordinary tea may help fight cancer, heart disease and, now, infection. Time. 2003 May 5;161(18):86.

8251.      Gow PJ, Connelly NJ, Hill RL, Crowley P, Angus PW. Fatal fulminant hepatic failure induced by a natural therapy containing kava. Med J Aust. 2003 May 5;178(9):442-3.

8252.      Hall J, Bulik R, Sierpina V. Community preceptors' attitudes toward and practices of complementary and alternative medicine: a Texas survey. Tex Med. 2003 May;99(5):50-3.

8253.      Hall JD, Bissonette EA, Boyd JC, Theodorescu D. Motivations and influences on the use of complementary medicine in patients with localized prostate cancer treated with curative intent: results of a pilot study. BJU Int. 2003 May;91(7):603-7.

8254.      Hurvitz EA, Leonard C, Ayyangar R, Nelson VS. Complementary and alternative medicine use in families of children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2003 Jun;45(6):364-70.

8255.      Hyodo I, Eguchi K, Nishina T, Endo H, Tanimizu M, Mikami I, Takashima S, Imanishi J. Perceptions and attitudes of clinical oncologists on complementary and alternative medicine: a nationwide survey in Japan. Cancer. 2003 Jun 1;97(11):2861-8.

8256.      Isbell B. Clinical training in complementary therapies for the 21st century. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2003 May;9(2):83-9.

8257.      Jordan M. A response to 'Herbal medicines - harmless or harmful?', Sehgal A, Hall JE, Anaesthesia 2002; 57: 947-8. Anaesthesia. 2003 Apr;58(4):403. \

8258.      Katz AR.  Urinary tract infections and acupuncture. Am J Public Health. 2003 May;93(5):702; author reply 702-3.

8259.      Killestein J, Hoogervorst EL, Reif M, Blauw B, Smits M, Uitdehaag BM, Nagelkerken L, Polman CH. Immunomodulatory effects of orally administered cannabinoids in multiple sclerosis. J Neuroimmunol. 2003 Apr;137(1-2):140-3.

8260.      Kim CG, June KJ, Song R. Effects of a health-promotion program on cardiovascular risk factors, health behaviors, and life satisfaction in institutionalized elderly women. Int J Nurs Stud. 2003 May;40(4):375-81.

8261.      Kim YS, Kim JS, Park SH, Choi SU, Lee CO, Kim SK, Kim YK, Kim SH, Ryu SY.  Two cytotoxic sesquiterpene lactones from the leaves of Xanthium strumarium and their in vitro inhibitory activity on farnesyltransferase. Planta Med. 2003 Apr;69(4):375-7.

8262.      Kumarasamy Y, Cox PJ, Jaspars M, Nahar L, Wilcock CC, Sarker SD. Biological activity of Euonymus europaeus. Fitoterapia. 2003 Apr;74(3):305-7.

8263.      Laws MB, Carballeira N. Use of nonallopathic healing methods by Latina women at midlife. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):524-5; author reply 525.

8264.      Leach M. Natural, complementary, alternative: which term to use? Aust J Holist Nurs. 2003 Apr;10(1):46-9. Review.

8265.      Leclercq C, Arcella D, Le Donne C, Piccinelli R, Sette S, Soggiu ME.  Stochastic modelling of human exposure to food chemicals and nutrients within the "Montecarlo" project: an exploration of the influence of brand loyalty and market share on intake estimates of intense sweeteners from sugar-free soft drinks. Toxicol Lett. 2003 Apr 11;140-141:443-57. Review.

8266.      Livingston J.  Pregnant children and half-dead adults: modern living and the quickening life cycle in Botswana. Bull Hist Med. 2003 Spring;77(1):133-62.

8267.      Makalowski W. Genomics. Not junk after all. Science. 2003 May 23;300(5623):1246-7.

8268.      Mariam DH. Indigenous social insurance as an alternative financing mechanism for health care in Ethiopia (the case of eders). Soc Sci Med. 2003 Apr;56(8):1719-26.

8269.      Mendel J. Scientific, philosophical and social informants of holistic health care. Aust J Holist Nurs. 2003 Apr;10(1):13-21. Review.

8270.      Paller AS, Nimmagadda S, Schachner L, Mallory SB, Kahn T, Willis I, Eichenfield LF.  Fluocinolone acetonide 0.01% in peanut oil: therapy for childhood atopic dermatitis, even in patients who are peanut sensitive. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Apr;48(4):569-77.

8271.      Parkman C. The furor over alternative therapy for menopause. Case Manager. 2003 May-Jun;14(3):32-4.

8272.      Partridge MR, Dockrell M, Smith NM. The use of complementary medicines by those with asthma. Respir Med. 2003 Apr;97(4):436-8.

8273.      Rawlings F, Meerabeau L. Implementing aromatherapy in nursing and midwifery practice. J Clin Nurs. 2003 May;12(3):405-11.

8274.      Reynolds EH.  Brain and mind: a challenge for WHO. Lancet. 2003 Jun 7;361(9373):1924-5.

8275.      Richardson J, Wildman J, Robertson IK. A critique of the World Health Organisation's evaluation of health system performance. Health Econ. 2003 May;12(5):355-66.

8276.      Robertson WO. Tomorrow today: plant-made pharmaceuticals. Vet Hum Toxicol. 2003 Jun;45(3):165-6.

8277.      Roitberg B.  The power of the mind. Surg Neurol. 2003 May;59(5):343-4.

8278.      Scrace J. Complementary therapies in palliative care of children with cancer: a literature review. Paediatr Nurs. 2003 Apr;15(3):36-9.

8279.      Smith-Toner M.  How Buddhism influences pain control choices. Nursing. 2003 Apr;33(4):17.

8280.      Tamaki Y, Miyoshi Y, Kim SJ, Tanji Y, Taguchi T, Noguchi S. Aromatase inhibitors for treatment of postmenopausal patients with breast cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2003 Apr;3(2):193-201. Review.

8281.      Tarabar AF, Nelson LS. The resurgence and abuse of heroin by children in the United States. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2003 Apr;15(2):210-5. Review.

8282.      Taylor JR.  Alternative medicine for glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2003 Jun;110(6):1267; author reply 1267-8.

8283.      Taylor JR. Alternative medicine for glaucoma.Ophthalmology. 2003 Apr;110(4):630; author reply 630-1.

8284.      Tesch BJ.  Herbs commonly used by women: an evidence-based review. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 May;188(5 Suppl):S44-55. Review.

8285.      Thompson Coon J, Pittler M, Ernst E. Herb-drug interactions: survey of leading pharmaceutical/herbal companies. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jun 9;163(11):1371.

8286.      Tsang HW, Mok CK, Au Yeung YT, Chan SY. The effect of Qigong on general and psychosocial health of elderly with chronic physical illnesses: a randomized clinical trial. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003 May;18(5):441-9.

8287.      Tsay SL, Rong JR, Lin PF. Acupoints massage in improving the quality of sleep and quality of life in patients with end-stage renal disease. J Adv Nurs. 2003 Apr;42(2):134-42.

8288.      Tseng CC, Tsai TL, Chen KT, Lin CZ. Choanal atresia: an unusual serious complication of complementary and alternative medical treatment. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Apr;129(4):475-7.

8289.      Vallerand AH, Fouladbakhsh JM, Templin T. The use of complementary/alternative medicine therapies for the self-treatment of pain among residents of urban, suburban, and rural communities. Am J Public Health. 2003 Jun;93(6):923-5.

8290.      Veasey SC. Molecular and physiologic basis of obstructive sleep apnea. Clin Chest Med. 2003 Jun;24(2):179-93. Review.

8291.      Vitetta L, Thomsen M, Sali A. Black cohosh and other herbal remedies associated with acute hepatitis. Med J Aust. 2003 Apr 21;178(8):411-2.

8292.      Wiener P.  Neuroactive steroids, relaxation, and seizure control. Int J Neurosci. 2003 May;113(5):631-9. Review.

8293.      Wilkinson S, Chodak GW. Critical review of complementary therapies for prostate cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Jun 1;21(11):2199-210. Review.

8294.      Wing SL, Askew EW, Luetkemeier MJ, Ryujin DT, Kamimori GH, Grissom CK. Lack of effect of Rhodiola or oxygenated water supplementation on hypoxemia and oxidative stress. Wilderness Environ Med. 2003 Spring;14(1):9-16.

8295.      Winkelman M. Complementary therapy for addiction: "drumming out drugs". Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr;93(4):647-51. Review.

8296.      Wood MJ, Stewart RL, Merry H, Johnstone DE, Cox JL. Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies in patients with cardiovascular disease. Am Heart J. 2003 May;145(5):806-12.

8297.      Yawn BP, Wollan P, Scanlon PD, Kurland M. Outcome results of a school-based screening program for undertreated asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 May;90(5):508-15.

8298.      Yueh B, Piccirillo JF. On equivalence trials and alternative medicine. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Apr;129(4):403-4.

Aroma therapy:

8299.        Edge J. A pilot study addressing the effect of aromatherapy massage on mood, anxiety and relaxation in adult mental health. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2003 May;9(2):90-7. 


8300.      Kurup RK, Kurup PA. Hypothalamic digoxin, hemispheric chemical dominance, and the tridosha theory. Int J Neurosci. 2003 May;113(5):657-81. 

Herbal Medicine:

8301.      Berrada D, Lembo T. Novel therapies in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2003 Apr;12(4):635-45. Review.

8302.      Glover DD, Amonkar M, Rybeck BF, Tracy TS. Prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medicine use in a rural, obstetric population. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Apr;188(4):1039-45.

8303.      Ness J, Johnson D, Nisly N. "Polyherbacy": herbal supplements as a form of polypharmacy in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2003 May;58(5):M478.

8304.      Rigassio Radler D. Nutritional supplements, ergogenic aids, and herbals. Dent Clin North Am. 2003 Apr;47(2):245-58, vi. Review.

8305.      Talley NJ. Pharmacologic therapy for the irritable bowel syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Apr;98(4):750-8. Review.

8306.      Thabrew MI, Dharmasiri MG, Senaratne L. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity in the polyherbal formulation Maharasnadhi Quathar. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Apr;85(2-3):261-7.


8307.      Stockton A. Homeopathy as an integral part of maternity care--why not? RCM Midwives J. 2003 Apr;Suppl:6-7. 

8308.      White A, Slade P, Hunt C, Hart A, Ernst E. Individualised homeopathy as an adjunct in the treatment of childhood asthma: a randomised placebo controlled trial. Thorax. 2003 Apr;58(4):317-21. 


8309.      Sarrell EM, Cohen HA, Kahan E. Naturopathic treatment for ear pain in children. Pediatrics. 2003 May;111(5 Pt 1):e574-9. 


8310.      Stephenson NL, Dalton JA. Using reflexology for pain management. A review. J Holist Nurs. 2003 Jun;21(2):179-91. Review.

Traditional Medicine:

8311.      Eccles R. Menthol: effects on nasal sensation of airflow and the drive to breathe. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2003 May;3(3):210-4. Review.

8312.      Ficker CE, Smith ML, Susiarti S, Leaman DJ, Irawati C, Arnason JT.  Inhibition of human pathogenic fungi by members of Zingiberaceae used by the Kenyah (Indonesian Borneo). J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Apr;85(2-3):289-93.

8313.      Lo V. The territory between life and death. Essay review. Med Hist. 2003 Apr;47(2):250-8.

8314.      Xue T, Roy R. Studying traditional Chinese medicine. Science. 2003 May 2;300(5620):740-1.  


8315.      Adams J. Exploring yoga to relieve menopausal symptoms. Holist Nurs Pract. 2003 May-Jun;17(3):166-7. 

8316.      Ram FS, Holloway EA, Jones PW. Breathing retraining for asthma. Respir Med. 2003 May;97(5):501-7.


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