International Journal of Chinese Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017

  • A Review of Composition and Health Effects of Lycium barbarum

    Emine Kocyigit, Nevin Sanlier

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Dec. 24, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2017
    Published: Jan. 24, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170101.11
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    Abstract: Lycium barbarum has a radical place in traditional Chinese medicine, also draws attention due to the potential health benefits in recent years. The antioxidant effects of Lycium barbarum have been studied in many aspects: as an anti-aging agent, for general health protection, against tumor growth, for the development of the immune system regulatory... Show More
  • Effects of Pregnanton Some Biochemical Parameters in Healthy Subjects

    Hamed Khouja

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 10-15
    Received: Jan. 15, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 04, 2017
    Published: Feb. 22, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170101.12
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    Abstract: Biological marker changes during pregnancy and adequate reference values are of importance for correct clinical decisions. There are only few studies on the variations of laboratory tests during normal pregnancies, especially during the first trimesters. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of pregnancy in the first trimester on several ... Show More
  • Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Emergency Contraceptive Methods among Female Students in Abdisa Aga High School, Fiche Town, Northern, Ethiopia, 2016

    Abebe Feyissa

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: Dec. 14, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2017
    Published: Mar. 03, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170101.13
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    Abstract: Despite the availability of highly effective methods of contraception, many pregnancies are unplanned and unwanted. These pregnancies carry a higher risk of morbidity and mortality, often due to unsafe abortion. Many of these unplanned pregnancies can be avoided using emergency contraception. Literature reveals that there is existence of knowledge,... Show More
  • FTIR and GC-MS Analyses of Phytochemicals from Methanol Leaf Extract of Cissus Multistriata and Physiological Changes Induced in Male Rats Exposed to Naja Nigricollis Venom

    James Omale, Umar Farouq Idris, Ojodale Adejoh, Abu Paul

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 24-31
    Received: Feb. 03, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2017
    Published: Mar. 09, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170101.14
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    Abstract: The present study sought to develop a blueprint for the identification of phyto-chemicals present in the methanol leaves extract of Cissus multistriata by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC-MS) and test its antivenom activities against Naja nigricollis venom in male rats. Powdered leaves of C... Show More