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Anticancer activity of a lectin-rich mistletoe extract injected intratumorally into human pancreatic cancer xenografts.
BACKGROUND In single case observations, tumour remissions after intratumoral injections of mistletoe extracts have been described. MATERIALS AND METHODS We investigated the antitumour activity ofExpand
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Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) in tamoxifen-treated breast cancer patients with climacteric complaints – a prospective observational study
Objective. The antihormonal therapy of breast cancer patients with the antiestrogen tamoxifen often induces or aggravates menopausal complaints. As estrogen substitution is contraindicated, herbalExpand
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A homeopathic remedy from arnica, marigold, St. John’s wort and comfrey accelerates in vitro wound scratch closure of NIH 3T3 fibroblasts
BackgroundDrugs of plant origin such as Arnica montana, Calendula officinalis or Hypericum perforatum have been frequently used to promote wound healing. While their effect on wound healing usingExpand
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An Exploratory Study on the Quality of Life and Individual Coping of Cancer Patients During Mistletoe Therapy
Background. Although several clinical studies have shown that mistletoe therapy (MT, Viscum album) may improve cancer patients’ quality-of-life (QoL), qualitative information on the improvement’sExpand
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Alteration of anti‐inflammatory activity of Harpagophytum procumbens (devil's claw) extract after external metabolic activation with S9 mix
Extracts of the tubers of Harpagophytum procumbens (devil's claw, DC) inhibit different proinflammatory mediators important in the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis. Many plant‐derived preparationsExpand
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Phytodolor® in Musculoskeletal Disorders: Re-Analysis and Meta-Analysis
Background: Treatment of rheumatic or musculoskeletal disorders (MD) is multi-disciplinary and includes herbal analgesics. Although already reviewed, no quantitative evaluation of efficacy and safetyExpand
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Misteltherapie: Ihr aktueller Stellenwert bei der Behandlung von Tumorerkrankungen
Mistelpraparate werden seit ca. 80 Jahren bei Patienten mit Tumorerkrankungen eingesetzt. Die Anwendung geht zuruck auf den Begrunder der Anthroposophie, RudolfSteiner (1861–1925), der um 1920 dieExpand
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Randomized and Double-Blind Studies – Demands and Reality as Demonstrated by Two Examples of Mistletoe Research
Background: Two examples of clinical research with mistletoe extracts were used to demonstrate essential difficulties in carrying out randomized and placebo-controlled trials. Study 1: In aExpand
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