NHR Oct-Dec 2018: Research Highlights

Research Highlights


  1. Utilization, preference, perception and characteristics of people adopting traditional and AYUSH systems of medicine in India: a systematic review.

Authors: Samal J, Dehury RK.

Journal reference: J Complement Integr Med. 2018. doi: 10.1515/jcim-2018-0020

  1. Evaluation of antipyretic activity of Belladonna and Pyrogenium ultrahigh dilutions in induced fever model.

Authors: Ahmad S, Abbasi WM, Rehman T.

Journal reference:  J Complement Integr Med. 2018. doi: 10.1515/jcim-2018-0127

  1. Biological Actions, Electrical Conductance and Silicon-Containing Microparticles of Arsenicum Album Prepared in Plastic and Glass Vials.

Authors: Dalboni LC, Coelho CP, Palombo Pedro RR, Correia MS, de Santana FR, Cardoso TN, Pinto SAG, Alvares-Saraiva AM, Dutra-Correa M, Peres GB, Holandino C, Rossi A, César AT, Waisse S, Bonamin LV.

Journal reference:  Homeopathy. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670675.

  1. The physical features -size and granularity- of solid materials are strongly affected by trituration in lactose, before turning them into homeopathic solutions.

Authors: Kalliantas D, Kassalia ME, Georgiadou A, Karagianni CS.

Journal reference: Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2018;93:305-318.

  1. Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Lung Cancer: Questions and Challenges.

Authors: Frenkel M, Slater R, Sapire K, Sierpina V.

Journal reference: J Altern Complement Med. 2018;24(9-10):862-871.

  1. India-United States Dialogue on Traditional Medicine: Toward Collaborative Research and Generation of an Evidence Base.

Authors: White JD, O’Keefe BR, Sharma J, Javed G, Nukala V, Ganguly A, Khan IA, Kumar NB, Mukhtar H, Pauli GF, Walker L, Sivaram S, Rajaraman P, Trimble EL.

Journal reference: J Glob Oncol. 2018;(4):1-10.

  1. Reasons for Use of and Experiences with Homeopathic Treatment as an Adjunct to Usual Cancer Care: Results of a Small Qualitative Study.

Authors: Yde C, Viksveen P, Duckworth J.

Journal reference: Homeopathy. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670689.

  1. Homeopathy Seen as Personalised Nanomedicine.

Author: Rajendran ES.

Journal reference: Homeopathy. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1669988.

  1. Ultra-diluted Toxicodendron pubescens attenuates pro-inflammatory cytokines and ROS- mediated neuropathic pain in rats.

Authors: Magar S, Nayak D, Mahajan UB, Patil KR, Shinde SD, Goyal SN, Swaminarayan S, Patil CR, Ojha S, Kundu CN.

Journal reference: Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):13562.

  1. Prevalence and expectations of “alternative and complementary medicine” use during radiotherapy in 2016: A prospective study.

Authors: Dupin C, Arsène-Henry A, Charleux T, Haaser T, Trouette R, Vendrely V.

Journal reference: Cancer Radiother. 2018;22(6-7):682-687.

  1. Homeopathic medicinal products for preventing and treating acute respiratory tract infections in children.

Authors: Hawke K, van Driel ML, Buffington BJ, McGuire TM, King D.

Journal reference: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;9:CD005974. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005974.

  1. Does a homeopathic medicine reduce hot flushes induced by adjuvant endocrine therapy in localized breast cancer patients? A multicenter randomized placebo-controlled phase III trial.

Authors: Heudel PE, Van Praagh-Doreau I, Duvert B, Cauvin I, Hardy-Bessard AC, Jacquin JP, Stefani L, Vincent L, Dramais D, Guastalla JP, Blanc E, Belleville A, Lavergne E, Pérol D.

Journal reference: Support Care Cancer. 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4449-x.

  1. An integrated approach with homeopathic medicine and electro-acupuncture in anaesthesiology during breast cancer surgery: Case reports.

Authors: Bosco F, Cidin S, Maceri F, Ghilli M, Roncella M, De Simone L.

Journal reference: J Pharmacopuncture. 2018;21(2):126-131.

  1. Equality, efficiency and effectiveness: going beyond RCTs in A. L. Cochrane’s vision of health care.

Authors: Trnka S, Stöckelová T.

Journal reference: Sociol Health Illn. 2018. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12817.

  1. Nanoparticle Characterisation of Traditional Homeopathically Manufactured Cuprum metallicum and Gelsemium sempervirens Medicines and Controls.

Authors: Van Wassenhoven M, Goyens M, Capieaux E, Devos P, Dorfman P.

Journal reference: Homeopathy. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1666864.

  1. Use of Alternative Medicine Is Delaying Health-Seeking Behavior by Bangladeshi Breast Cancer Patients.

Authors: Akhtar K, Akhtar K, Rahman MM.

Journal reference: Eur J Breast Health. 2018 Jul 1;14(3):166-172.

  1. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised, Other-than-Placebo Controlled, Trials of Individualised Homeopathic Treatment.

Authors: Mathie RT, Ulbrich-Zürni S, Viksveen P, Roberts ER, Baitson ES, Legg LA, Davidson JRT.

Journal reference: Homeopathy. 2018. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1667129.

  1. Improvements in long standing cardiac pathologies by individualized homeopathic remedies: A case series.

Authors: Tenzera L, Djindjic B, Mihajlovic-Elez O, Pulparampil BJ, Mahesh S, Vithoulkas G.

Journal reference: SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2018;6:2050313X18792813. doi: 10.1177/2050313X18792813.

  1. Role of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Infectious Disease.

Authors: Baker JH, Qiu J, Grine K.

Journal reference: Prim Care. 2018;45(3):533-539.

Compiled by:

Dr. Arunava Nath

Postgraduate Trainee

Dept. of Organon of Medicine

& Homoeopathic Philosophy

National Institute of Homoeopathy

E-mail: arunavanath585@gmail.com


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