PAIN How and Why We Hurt


Provides information about acute pain. Response of nociceptors to a variety of types of potentially painful stimuli; Dispersion of bradykinin in ruptured blood vessels; Effectiveness of applying ...

Physiologic Basis of Acupuncture


This article presents the author's views on the physiologic basis of acupuncture. A rational and consistent approach to the clinical application of needling therapy is better achieved if one has ...

Anti-inflammatory activity of roots of Achyranthes aspera


This study investigated the anti-inflammatory potential of the alcohol extract of Achyranthes aspera Linn. (Amaranthaceae) in Wistar rats after oral administration (50, 100, and 200 mg/kg). This ...

Anti-inflammatory Activity of the Aqueous Leaf Extract of Ixora coccinea


The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory potential of an aqueous leaf extract (ALE) of Ixora coccinea (Rubiaceae) in rats after oral administration (500, 1000 and 1500 mg/kg...

Antispasmodic Effects of Bauhinia microstachya on Isolated Smooth Muscle


Bauhinia microstachya (Raddi) Macbr. (Leguminosae) is a Brazilian medicinal plant used in folk medicine to treat several ailments, including kidney disorders. This study reports on the evaluation...

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