International Journal of Chinese Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017

  • Case Report – Pediatric Bell's Palsy Treatment with Acupuncture

    Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017
    Pages: 113-115
    Received: Jun. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2017
    Published: Aug. 01, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170104.11
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    Abstract: Bell's palsy is a facial paralysis that affects one side of the face accompanied with facial weakness. The condition is less common in children, but if it appears the possible causes are trauma, infections, tumor, inflammation or it may be idiopathic. In the 8 year old treated patient the condition appeared because of stressful situation, experienc... Show More
  • Antidiarrheal Potential of Adenanthera pavonina Linn Seed Aqueous Extract in Experimental Animals

    Ramdas Pandhare, Sangameswaran Balakrishnan, Gaurav Bangar, Pramod Dighe, Vinayak Deshmukh

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017
    Pages: 116-120
    Received: Apr. 04, 2017
    Accepted: May 06, 2017
    Published: Aug. 11, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170104.12
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    Abstract: The objective of present investigation is to investigate antidiarrheal potential of Adenanthera pavonina seed aqueous extract (APSAE) in experimental animals. The APSAE was administered orally to three groups of animals (six per group) in order to investigate activity against castor oil and magnesium sulphate-induced diarrhoea in rats. The effect o... Show More
  • Case Report - Acupuncture Treatment for Hyperthyroidism

    Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017
    Pages: 121-123
    Received: Aug. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 28, 2017
    Published: Sep. 23, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170104.13
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    Abstract: Hyperthyroidism is one of the most common disorders of the thyroid gland, which occurs as a result of too much secretion of the thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland. The usual symptoms are: increased appetite, anxiety, tiredness, insomnia, hair loss, weakness in the muscles, diarrhea, weight loss, changes in the menstrual cycle and etc. According ... Show More
  • Antioxidant and Ameliorative Effects of Zingiber officinale Against Aluminum Chloride Toxicity

    Nabil A. Hasona, Mohammed Q. Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017
    Pages: 124-131
    Received: Dec. 25, 2016
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2017
    Published: Oct. 11, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170104.14
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    Abstract: The present study was performed to assess the antioxidant capacity of different doses of Zingiber officinale extract and its efficacy in alleviating the biochemical alterations induced by aluminum chloride in rabbits. Twenty-eight male rabbits were allocated into four groups (7 rabbits in each); Group I: served as normal control, Group II: treated ... Show More
  • Aerobic Bacteriological Contamination of Sudanese Currency in Port Sudan, Sudan

    Abd Elrahman Mustafa Abd Elrahman Osman, Shingray Osman Hashim, Mohammed Abdall Musa, Omer Mohammed Tahir

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, October 2017
    Pages: 132-136
    Received: Nov. 22, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2017
    Published: Jan. 03, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170104.15
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    Abstract: In this review, we show that contaminated money and coins are a public health risk when associated with the simultaneous handling of food, and currency may spread nosocomial infections. The currency circulating in different parts of the world could serve as a vehicle for transmission of drug resistant pathogenic or potential organisms and contamina... Show More