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Low-dose creatine combined with protein during resistance training in older men.
PURPOSE To determine whether low-dose creatine and protein supplementation during resistance training (RT; 3 d x wk(-1); 10 wk) in older men (59-77 yr) is effective for improving strength and muscleExpand
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A review of the pharmacological effects of Arctium lappa (burdock)
Arctium lappa, commonly known as burdock, is being promoted/recommended as a healthy and nutritive food in Chinese societies. Burdock has been used therapeutically in Europe, North America and AsiaExpand
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Chlorogenic Acid Exhibits Cholesterol Lowering and Fatty Liver Attenuating Properties by Up‐regulating the Gene Expression of PPAR‐α in Hypercholesterolemic Rats Induced with a High‐Cholesterol Diet
Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Natural compounds have been proved to be useful in lowering serumExpand
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Evaluation of anti-oxidant capacity of root of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi, in comparison with roots of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb and Panax ginseng CA Meyer.
In Chinese communities, regular consumption of Chinese-medicated diets (CMD) (usually in the form of soup) is a traditional practice to promote health and prevent disease development. The overallExpand
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Nutrient release and sediment oxygen demand in a eutrophic land-locked embayment in Hong Kong.
Tolo Harbour is a large eutrophic land-locked estuarine embayment in Hong Kong. The rapid urbanization, commercio-industrial activities and lack of legislative control around the Tolo catchmentExpand
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A review of the anticancer and immunomodulatory effects of Lycium barbarum fruit
The anticancer effects of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) have attracted the attention of the public vis-à-vis existing cancer therapies with various side effects. Lycium barbarum fruit, commonlyExpand
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Water extract of Rheum officinale Baill. induces apoptosis in human lung adenocarcinoma A549 and human breast cancer MCF-7 cell lines.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Rheum officinale Baill. (Da Huang) is one of the herbs commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine formulae against cancer. The traditional decoction is similar toExpand
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Neuroprotective effects of luteolin against apoptosis induced by 6-hydroxydopamine on rat pheochromocytoma PC12 cells
Context: Apoptotic neuronal cell death plays an important role in Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Luteolin, a flavonoid, has been shown to possess variousExpand
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Correlation Between Antioxidative Power and Anticancer Activity in Herbs from Traditional Chinese Medicine Formulae with Anticancer Therapeutic Effect
Abstract Lobeliae chinensis. Herba (“ban bian lian”), Rheum officinale. Baill. (“da huang”), Sanguisorba officinalis. Linn. (“di yu”), Agrimonia pilosa. Ledeb. (“xian he cao”), and Paris polyphylla.Expand
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Removal and recovery of copper (II) ions by bacterial biosorption
Studies were conducted toinvestigate the removal and recovery of copper (II) ions from aqueous solutions by Micrococcus sp., which was isolated from a local activated sludge process. The equilibriumExpand
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