Complementary Therapies in Medicine
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#1Yasemin Sezgin (Başkent University)H-Index: 1
#2Betul Memiş Ozgul (Başkent University)H-Index: 1
Last.Nilgun Ozlem Alptekin (Başkent University)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Objectives The aim of this study was to evaluate the plaque-inhibiting effects of oil pulling using 4- day plaque regrowth study model compared to 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHX) containing mouthrinse. Design The study was an observer-masked, randomized, cross-over design clinical trial, involving 29 volunteers to compare 0.2% CHX and oil pulling therapy in a 4- day plaque regrowth model. After the preparatory period, in which the subjects received professional prophylaxis, the subje...
#1Alexandra S. Wimberly (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 1
Abstract Objectives Nascent research reflects the promise of yoga as a complementary treatment for substance use. While putative mechanisms behind yoga’s impact on substance use have been proposed, the research is limited. This manuscript aims to determine how a hatha yoga intervention impacts the substance use of people who are in reentry from prison or jail (returning citizens), and living with HIV and substance use problems. Design Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 28 returning c...
#1Wenbo He (Lanzhou University)
#2Meng Wang (Lanzhou University)
Last.Xuemei Han (Lanzhou University)
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Abstract Purpose Conducting an overview of systematic reviews (SRs)/Meta analyses (MAs) to assess the effectiveness of cognitive interventions on participants with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia and evaluate the methodological quality of SRs/MAs. Methods PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane library, Web of science, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) and Chinese Biomedical Databases (CBM) were systematically searched from inception to January 1, 2019 to identify SRs/MAs. Three review...
#1Mohammadreza Rafati (Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
#2Arash Ghasemi (Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 4
Last.Monireh Maham (Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)
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Abstract Objective The present study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Nigella sativa L. (N. sativa) extract on preventing the incidence of acute radiation dermatitis (ARD) in breast cancer patients. Methods Sixty-two breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy (RT) were randomly assigned to receiveN. sativa 5% gel or placebo. Patients were instructed to apply the medications twice daily during RT period. The severity of ARD, the incidence of moist desquamation, worst experienced pain, a...
#1Aline Fernanda Perez Machado (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 4
#2Monica Rodrigues Perracini (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 18
Last.Richard Eloin Liebano (UFSCar: Federal University of São Carlos)H-Index: 2
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Abstract Objectives To evaluate the effects of thermotherapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on pain intensity, pressure pain threshold (PPT) and conditioned pain modulation (CPM) in patients with primary dysmenorrhea (PD). Design A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. Setting Physiotherapy Department of the Universidade Cidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo (Brazil). Interventions Eighty-eight dysmenorrheic women were randomly allocated into four groups: ...
#1Raymundo Velasco-Rodríguez (University of Colima)H-Index: 3
#2Pérez-Hernández Mg (University of Colima)H-Index: 1
Last.Clemente Vásquez (University of Colima)H-Index: 11
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Abstract Objective Physiologically, blood melatonin levels decrease as a person ages and the older adult commonly presents with insomnia and other types of sleep disorders. Alternative therapies can be used to attenuate sleep disturbances. The aim of the present study was to analyze the effect of aromatherapy with lavender on serum melatonin levels in the noninstitutionalized older adult (OA). Design and setting A pre-experimental, quantitative study with a pre-test – post-test design was conduc...