Negar Jamshidi, Marc M. Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is indigenous to the Indian continent and highly revered for its medicinal uses within the Ayurvedic and Siddha medical systems. We conducted a comprehensive literature review of human studies that reported on a clinical outcome after ingestion of tulsi. A total of 24 studies were identified that reported therapeutic effects on metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease, immunity, and neurocognition.
Traditional reviews vs. systematic reviews
Literature Review: Herbal Medicine Treatment after Large-Scale Disasters
It has been described as "fraught with pseudoscience ", and the majority of its treatments as having no logical mechanism of action. The practice includes various forms of herbal medicine , acupuncture , cupping therapy , gua sha , massage tui na , bonesetter die-da , exercise qigong , and dietary therapy. Concepts of the body and of disease used in TCM reflect its ancient origins and its emphasis on dynamic processes over material structure, similar to the humoral theory of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. There is no scientific evidence for traditional Chinese concepts such as qi , meridians, and acupuncture points. Trafficked and farm-raised animals used in TCM are a source of several fatal zoonotic diseases. Additional concerns exist over the illegal trade and transport of endangered species including rhinoceroses and tigers, and the welfare of specially farmed animals including bears.
Traditional Medicine in Indonesia: Literature Review & Background
Wearable technologies can be innovative solutions for healthcare problems. In this study, we conducted a literature review of wearable technology applications in healthcare. Some wearable technology applications are designed for prevention of diseases and maintenance of health, such as weight control and physical activity monitoring.
This report was prepared under contract between the U. Humphrey Building, Independence Avenue, S. The e-mail address is: webmaster. The Project Officer was Jennie Harvell. The purpose of the project is to provide ASPE with a synthesis of subacute care research, practices, and trends; to provide an assessment of public policies that impact subacute care; to identify areas for which future research is needed; and to help formulate the studies that ASPE will need in order to evaluate alternative policies regarding subacute care.