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Mindfulness mechanisms and psychological effects for aMCI patients: A comparison with psychoeducation.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 12;34:93-104. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

École de psychologie, Université Laval, Canada; Centre de Recherche CERVO Brain Research Center, Canada. Electronic address:

Amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), an Alzheimer's disease prodrome, is characterized by cognitive and psychological symptoms, the latter aggravating prognosis. A mindfulness-based intervention (MBI) represents a promising non-pharmacological framework for Alzheimer's disease prevention. The Monitoring + Acceptance Theory (MAT) postulates that MBI improves cognition through monitoring, and psychological well-being, through acceptance. Read More

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February 2019
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Yoga positively affected depression and blood pressure in women with premenstrual syndrome in a randomized controlled clinical trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 9;34:87-92. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran. Electronic address:

Women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) often complain about depression when their menstrual cycle begins. This study investigated the effects of yoga on women with PMS suffering from depression during menstrual cycle.

Methods: This randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted from April to October 2015 in Tabriz, Iran. Read More

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A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of yoga-based interventions for maternal depression during pregnancy.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 28;34:8-12. Epub 2018 Oct 28.

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, 229899, Singapore.

Prompt and effective treatment of maternal depression during pregnancy is important as it is an independent predictor of negative maternal and fetal outcomes. Yoga is an increasingly popular non-pharmacological modality. This study thus aimed to undertake a meta-analysis of the efficacy of yoga-based interventions for maternal depression during pregnancy. Read More

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February 2019
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Mindfulness for people with long-term conditions and their family caregivers: A systematic review.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 1;34:76-86. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, UK.

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February 2019

The effect of progressive muscle relaxation on cancer patients' self-efficacy.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 30;34:70-75. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Master of Nursing, Valiasr Hospital Arak, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.

Background And Purpose: Self-efficacy is considered as one of the influential parameters affecting the health of patients. This study aimed to investigate the effect of relaxation techniques on self-efficacy of patients suffering from cancer.

Materials And Methods: This study was a clinical trial in which 80 patients suffering from cancer were randomly assigned to two groups of experimental and control. Read More

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February 2019
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Gua Sha therapy for chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 10;34:64-69. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany; Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Objective: To test the efficacy of Gua Sha therapy in patients with chronic low back pain.

Methods: 50 patients with chronic low back pain (78% female, 49.7 ± 10. Read More

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February 2019

Is spinal mobilization effective for low back pain?: A systematic review.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 5;34:51-63. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd/ MS 2002, Kansas City, KS, 66160, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Effect of lavender aromatherapy through inhalation on quality of life among postmenopausal women covered by a governmental health center in Isfahan, Iran: A single-blind clinical trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 7;34:46-50. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. Electronic address:

Background: Various studies indicate the negative effects of menopausal symptoms and complications on the quality of life (QOL) of women. The tendency to use different methods of complementary medicine to control menopausal symptoms is increasing. In addition, lavender essential oil has been shown to have positive effects on some symptoms associated with menopause. Read More

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February 2019

Effect of yoga on physical and psychological outcomes in patients on chronic hemodialysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 7;34:41-45. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Oakland University, 433 Meadowbrook Rd., Office 2033 HHB, Rochester, MI, 48309, USA. Electronic address:

Introduction: Patients on chronic hemodialysis suffer from a myriad of problems associated with dialysis including increased cardiovascular disease, deconditioning, fatigue, sleep disturbances, anxiety and depression, and decreased health related quality of life. Yoga has been reported to have positive effects on distress and functional performance in patients with chronic diseases. The effect of yoga in patients on chronic hemodialysis is unknown. Read More

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February 2019

Pilates exercises and quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 1;34:35-40. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Autoimmune Diseases Research Center, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: There is a need to investigate the effects of pilates exercises on the quality of life (QOL) of patients with chronic kidney diseases (CKD). The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of pilates exercises on the QOL of CKD patients.

Materials And Methods: For this randomized controlled clinical trial, we enrolled 50 CKD patients. Read More

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February 2019

The effects of Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) on mental health and well-being among a non-clinical sample.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 28;34:30-34. Epub 2018 Oct 28.

Center of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Institute of Oncology at Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel; The Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

Background: Mental problems are highly common among the general population. Mind-body interventions were found to be highly effective in treating them. The current study assessed the effect of Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) meditation on psychological parameters in a general population sample. Read More

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February 2019

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on indices of glycemic control in Iranian diabetics: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 19;34:294-304. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Category 2 Institutes and Centers Under the Auspices of UNESCO, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran; Metabolic Syndrome Research Center, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the effects of vitamin D supplements on indices of glycemic control [homeostatic model assessment-insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C), fasting blood glucose (FBG), and quantitative insulin-sensitivity check index (QUICKI) and lipid profile in diabetic patients.

Methods: Eight databases were searched, for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) or cross-sectional and cohort studies that have been published up to December 2017. We used the comprehensive meta-analysis (CMA) software for all statistical analysis and used the I index for assessing heterogeneity. Read More

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February 2019

Effect of yoga on cardiac autonomic dysfunction and insulin resistance in non-diabetic offspring of type-2-diabetes parents: A randomized controlled study.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 8;34:288-293. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, BLDEA's Shri B.M.Patil Institute of Nursing Sciences, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India. Electronic address:

Objective: The present study was aimed to determine the effect of yoga program on cardiac autonomic dysfunction and insulin resistance in non-diabetic offspring of diabetes parents.

Methods: A randomized passive-controlled study was conducted on 64 non-diabetic offspring of type-2-diabetes parents (mean-age:25.17years). Read More

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The effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation and interactive guided imagery as a pain-reducing intervention in advanced cancer patients: A multicentre randomised controlled non-pharmacological trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 28;34:280-287. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Antea, Palliative Care Unit, Roma, Italy.

Background And Purpose: Interactive guided imagery (IGI) and progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) are complementary therapies with a recognised positive effect on cancer pain relief. This multicentre randomised controlled trial was designed to assess the adjuvant effect of PMR-IGI in alleviating pain in a sample of hospice patients with terminal cancer.

Materials And Methods: A total of 104 patients were randomised to two groups. Read More

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February 2019

The effect of a kind of whey protein (Ma'oljobon) on Insomnia: A randomized clinical trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 3;34:275-279. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Research Institute for Islamic and Complementary Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; School of Persian Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2019
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Effect of expressıve touchıng on labour paın and maternal satısfactıon: A randomized controlled trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 3;34:268-274. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Erciyes Universty, Faculty of Health Sciences Nursing Department, Gyneacology and Obstetric Nursing Department, Kayseri, Turkey. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Acupuncture for primary trigeminal neuralgia: A systematic review and PRISMA-compliant meta-analysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 24;34:254-267. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

The Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China; Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Acupuncture is increasingly used by patients with primary trigeminal neuralgia (PTN). We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for PTN.

Methods: Seven databases were searched. Read More

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February 2019

Acupuncture therapy for the treatment of stable angina pectoris: An updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 24;34:247-253. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medicine University, Nanjing, China. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Stable angina pectoris is a common symptom imperiling patients' life quality. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture alone or acupuncture plus medicine for the treatment of stable angina pectoris.

Methods: Seven databases were searched ranging from 1959 to February 2018. Read More

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February 2019
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Expressive writing to improve resilience to trauma: A clinical feasibility trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 16;34:240-246. Epub 2018 Dec 16.

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt, 3401 West End Ave, Suite 380, Nashville, TN, 37203, USA. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Trauma is highly prevalent, with estimates that up to 90% of the U.S. population have been exposed to a traumatic event. Read More

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February 2019

Midwives' personal views and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): A national survey.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 17;34:235-239. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Centre for Midwifery and Child and Family Health, Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, City Campus, PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW, 2007, Australia. Electronic address:

Complementary and Alternative Medicine/Therapies (CAM) options have increasingly been used by pregnant women, however literature describing midwives' views and beliefs towards CAM is sparse. This study aimed to investigate Australian midwives' views and beliefs about CAM.

Methods: A national survey of Australian College of Midwives midwife members (n = 3552) (UTSHREC 2015000614) included questions on midwives' views and support of CAM, and beliefs using a validated CAM Health Belief Questionnaire (CHBQ). Read More

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February 2019

The effects of qigong on neck pain: A systematic review.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 25;34:23-29. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Independent Researcher, USA. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal condition that affects a large portion of the population. It is not known if qigong affects neck pain. The purpose of this review is to systematically review the effects of qigong in subjects with neck pain. Read More

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February 2019

Changes in body awareness and self-compassion in clinical psychology trainees through a mindfulness program.

Authors:
Sheila Pintado

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 19;34:229-234. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Psychology, Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), Ex Hacienda Sta Catarina Mártir, San Andrés Cholula, 72810, Puebla, Mexico. Electronic address:

Background: and purpose: Health professional trainees can experience the costs of caring, thus the importance of the teaching self-care. The aim of the present study is to analyze the changes in body awareness and self-compassion in clinical psychologists in training through a mindfulness program.

Materials And Methods: Eight clinical psychologist trainees received eight weekly sessions; qualitative analysis of participants' personal journal was conducted. Read More

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February 2019

Effects of nonpharmacological interventions on depressive symptoms and depression among nursing students: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 19;34:217-228. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Nursing School of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin province, China. Electronic address:

Objectives: We aim to examine whether nonpharmacological interventions could effectively improve depressive symptoms and depression to provide more treatment options for nursing students.

Methods: PubMed, the Cochrane Library, EMBase, Web of Science, PsycINFO, and three Chinese electronic databases were comprehensively searched for papers that were published from January 1990 through March 2018. Quality assessment, sensitivity analysis and heterogeneity were performed. Read More

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February 2019

Experiences of children and parents in MiYoga, an embodied mindfulness yoga program for cerebral palsy: A mixed method study.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 19;34:208-216. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Level 6, Centre for Children's Health Research, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: A mindfulness yoga program (MiYoga) was developed and trialled with children with cerebral palsy and their parents. This mixed-method study explores the experiences of children and parents who participated in MiYoga, to assess its acceptability, feasibility and implementation.

Materials And Methods: Of the forty-two child-parent dyads who participated in the MiYoga randomised control trial, 19 children and 22 parents were interviewed individually in a semi-structured way about their experiences of MiYoga. Read More

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February 2019
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The effect of inhalation aromatherapy with rose essential oil on the anxiety of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 1;34:201-207. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Anxiety is one of the most common responses of patients awaiting coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to stressful conditions before surgery. This study is intended to examine the effect of inhalation aromatherapy with rose essential oil on the anxiety of patients undergoing CABG surgery.

Materials And Methods: This was a single-blind randomized clinical trial of 66 patients undergoing CABG surgery. Read More

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February 2019
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Aquatic exercise for persons with haemophilia: A review of literature.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 14;34:195-200. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Background: and purpose: Aquatic exercise exerts low contact stresses on the joints and may expedite an efficient recovery in persons with haemophilia. The objective of this review is to provide a qualitative summary of the interventional trials on the effects of aquatic exercise for haemophilia.

Methods: The literature search was carried out in the databases PubMed, CINAHL, CENTRAL, and PEDro to identify the interventional trials published in the English language from their inception to December 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for hypertension: An overview of systematic reviews.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 7;34:185-194. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

School of Nursing, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hangkong Road 13, Qiaokou District, Wuhan, 430030, China. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Acupuncture is widely used in the treatment of hypertension, yet its efficacy and safety for hypertension remain controversial. This overview aimed to summarize the evidence on acupuncture for hypertension.

Methods: Eight databases were searched. Read More

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February 2019
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The use of cold therapy, music therapy and lidocaine spray for reducing pain and anxiety following chest tube removal.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 5;34:179-184. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey.

Aim: To determine the effect of cold therapy, music therapy and lidocaine spray on pain and anxiety following chest tube removal (CTR).

Methods: This study was a randomized clinical trial. The participants were randomly assigned either one of four groups: control group, cold therapy, music therapy, and lidocaine spray. Read More

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February 2019

Filling the gaps in contemporary maternity care: The perceptions of complementary medicine practitioners providing care to women during pregnancy.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 1;34:174-178. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Health, Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 15 Broadway, Ultimo, NSW, 2007, Australia. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: As many as one in two women consult with a complementary medicine (CM) practitioner for pregnancy-related health care, yet little is known about the reason for such a high rate of use. This paper presents the perceptions of CM practitioners regarding the role they play within the existing maternity care system.

Materials And Methods: Semi-structured interviews with 23 CM practitioners were conducted and the transcripts analysed, using a Framework approach. Read More

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February 2019

Yoga led by a physical therapist for individuals with Essential Tremor: An explorative pilot study.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 19;34:17-22. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health Professions, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, USA.

Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate the outcomes for individuals with Essential Tremor (ET) who participate in a community-based yoga class, led by a neurologic physical therapist.

Methods: Six subjects with ET completed an 8-week intervention consisting of weekly 1-h yoga classes (in the Vinyasa style) guided by an instructor (200-h registered yoga teacher, physical therapist, and neurological resident).

Results: Five subjects demonstrated improvements on the Tremor Research Group Essential Tremor Rating Scale (mean 15. Read More

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February 2019

Evolution of homeopathy: A scientometric analysis of global homeopathy literature between 1975 and 2017.

Authors:
Engin Şenel

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 1;34:165-173. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Hitit University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Çorum, Turkey; Hitit University, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Application and Research Center, Çorum, Turkey; Hitit University, Beekeeping and Bee Products Application and Research Center, Çorum, Turkey. Electronic address:

Objective: Scientometrics is the evaluation of scientific literature in a certain field. Although popularity and use of homeopathy have increased in the recent years, scientific literature lacks a bibliometric or scientometric evaluation of homeopathy literature.

Methods: We collected all data of this study from four databases provided by Web of Science. Read More

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February 2019

The benefits of yoga for people living with HIV/AIDS: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 8;34:157-164. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA; Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA; Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, USA.

Background: People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) often experience psychological stress associated with disease management. This meta-analysis examines the benefits of yoga interventions on psychological distress among PLWHA.

Methods: Included were studies that (a) evaluated a yoga intervention in PLWHA; (b) provided between-group or within-group changes; and (c) assessed a psychological, physiological, or biomedical outcome. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364312PMC
February 2019

Perceived benefits and barriers to yoga participation after stroke: A focus group approach.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 30;34:153-156. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Canada; Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

Background: and Purpose: There is increasing evidence to suggest yoga can be beneficial to health and wellbeing after stroke. The purpose of this study was to identify perceived benefits and barriers to yoga participation among adults with chronic stroke.

Materials And Methods: Twenty-six community dwelling adults (14 female, 12 male) who were at least 6-months post-stroke participated in four focus groups held at local stroke recovery meetings. Read More

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February 2019

Honey in the management of side effects of radiotherapy- or radio/chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis. A systematic review.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 30;34:145-152. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department Hematology and Internal Oncology, University of Jena, Am Klinikum 1, 07747, Jena, Germany.

Background: and purpose: In spite of several trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, honey is not considered as a viable candidate for the prophylaxis and treatment of radiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in the practice guidelines for supportive care. The purpose of this study was to analyse the value of honey in this treatment situation based on randomized trials acknowledging the fact that manuka honey which is used in some trials distinguishes itself from other honey due to the presence of methylglyoxal.

Methods: On the basis of a literature search, we identified and analysed 17 randomized trials on the topic. Read More

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February 2019

The effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on the illness perception and Psychological Symptoms in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 27;34:139-144. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Psychology, Torbat-e-Jam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Torbat-e-Jam, Iran. Electronic address:

This study was conducted to evaluate the Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) on the Illness Perception (IP) and Psychological Symptoms (PS) for Patients in primary care with an active symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The present design is a clinical trial that uses the pre-test and post-test design with a control group. MBCT as an evidence-based psychotherapeutic intervention and Mindfulness-Based Intervention (MBI), is an 8-week course developed for patients with relapsing depression that integrates mindfulness meditation practices and cognitive therapy. Read More

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February 2019

Recommendations for a culturally-responsive mindfulness-based intervention for African Americans.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 27;34:132-138. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Psychology, Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane SW, Box 1657, Atlanta, GA, 30314, USA. Electronic address:

Background: African Americans are at increased risk for stress-related disparities. Mindfulness-based interventions are effective in reducing adverse outcomes; yet, racial/ethnic minorities are underrepresented in these interventions. Also, the development of culturally-responsive interventions has been mostly non-existent. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364322PMC
February 2019

Green tea as an adjunctive therapy for treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis in women: A randomized clinical trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 30;34:13-16. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Herbal and Traditional Medicines Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

Background: and purpose: Different in vitro studies have reported the antimicrobial effects of green tea catechins and also their synergistic effects with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole against E. coli. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of green tea as an adjunctive therapy to standard antimicrobial treatment in women with acute uncomplicated cystitis. Read More

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February 2019

Effectiveness of honey dressing in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 21;34:123-131. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

School of Nursing, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China. Electronic address:

Objective: Honey dressing has been applied in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). However, there is a lack of research showing ample evidence that honey dressing is more effective in the treatment of DFUs than other dressings. This study aimed to examine the effects of honey dressing on wound-healing process for DFUs. Read More

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February 2019
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"I can do almost anything": The experience of adults with type 2 diabetes with a yoga intervention.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 16;34:116-122. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Psychiatry & Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 167 Point Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6367938PMC
February 2019

Bone marrow aspiration concentrate and platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: A report of three cases.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 15;34:113-115. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Dermancan Medical Center, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Adana, Turkey. Electronic address:

This paper presents the cases of 3 females with knee osteoarthritis. All 3 received a single bone marrow aspiration concentrate (BMAC) injection followed one month later by a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection. Compared with the baseline values, pain and functionality scores improved in all the patients. Read More

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February 2019
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Massage and reflexology for post-operative cancer cystectomy patients: Evaluation of a pilot service.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 14;34:109-112. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

St Luke's Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, England, GU2 7XX, United Kingdom.

Background: and purpose: Radical cystectomy is a gold standard treatment for invasive bladder cancer. However the length of the operation is long and recovery is usually slow and painful. There is growing recognition of the importance of health related quality of life among patients undergoing invasive surgical procedures. Read More

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February 2019

Contrasting implicit and explicit measures of attitudes to complementary and alternative medicines.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 12;34:105-108. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Laboratoire Interuniversitaire de Psychologie (LIP/PC2S), Université Grenoble Alpes, Département de Psychologie, Grenoble, France.

We aimed to contrast implicit and explicit measures of attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicines, to determine which best predicts medicine adherence. 117 participants from Université Grenoble Alpes completed online measures of attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicines, including implicit measures (Affect Misattribution Procedure (AMP); Implicit Association Test (IAT)), and explicit measures (Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire (BMQ), modified explicit AMP); and self-reported medicine adherence (Medication Adherence Scale (MARS); Probabilistic Medication Adherence Scale (ProMAS)). AMP measures of implicit and explicit attitudes predicted beliefs toward medicine and medicines adherence. Read More

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February 2019

Yoga in primary health care: A quasi-experimental study to access the effects on quality of life and psychological distress.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019 Feb 25;34:1-7. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Molecular Genetics and Pathology Unit, Hospital of Divino Espírito Santo of Ponta Delgada, EPER, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal; BioISI - Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa, Portugal; Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal.

Background: and purpose: Yoga is growing in popularity, but its benefits and integration into primary care remain uncertain. Here, we determine yoga effects on quality of life and psychological distress, and evaluate the feasibility of introducing yoga at primary care level.

Materials And Methods: This is a prospective, longitudinal, quasi-experimental study, with an intervention (n = 49) and a control group (n = 37). Read More

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February 2019

The impact of self-administered acupressure on sleep quality and fatigue among patients with migraine: A randomized controlled trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Oct 19. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran.

Background And Aim: Poor sleep and fatigue are among the most common complaints of patients with migraine. These problems can lead to different negative consequences such as headaches. This study aimed to examine the impacts of self-administered acupressure on sleep quality and fatigue among patients with migraine. Read More

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October 2018
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Accessibility and feasibility of using technology to support mindfulness practice, reduce stress and promote long term mental health.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Nov 8;33:93-99. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, 680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.

Background And Purpose: We evaluated the feasibility of using an activity monitor to support mindfulness practice, reduce self-reported stress and physiological indicators of stress.

Materials And Methods: Adult women (N = 19) who previously participated in a mindfulness intervention wore an activity monitor for eight-weeks. The activity monitor notified them when they were stressed (based on standard deviation pulse pressure). Read More

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November 2018
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A systematic review of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for postpartum depression.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Nov 28;33:85-92. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangdong Provincial Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, and The Second Clinical College, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, PR China; The China-Australia International Research Centre for Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

Background And Purpose: Chinese medicine is increasingly used by women with postpartum depression (PPD). We systematically analyzed randomized controlled trials of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) for PPD.

Methods: Studies were retrieved from English and Chinese databases. Read More

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November 2018
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The effect of hypnobirthing training given in the antenatal period on birth pain and fear.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 11 18;33:77-84. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

İstanbul University, Faculty of Florence Nıgtıngale Nursing, İstanbul, Turkey. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) disclosure to health care providers: A qualitative insight from Malaysian thalassemia patients.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Nov 9;33:71-76. Epub 2018 Jun 9.

Faculty of Health Sciences Universiti Teknologi MARA, Penang, Kepala Batas, 13200, Penang, Malaysia.

Background And Purpose: This study investigated the disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use to health care providers by Malaysian thalassemia patients.

Methods: The semi-structured interviews were audio taped, transcribed verbatim, and translated into English.

Results: Thematic analysis identified four themes: 1) reason for CAM disclosure, 2) attempt to disclose CAM, 3) withdrawal from CAM disclosure, and 4) non-disclosure of CAM use. Read More

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November 2018
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The effect of wheelchair Tai Chi on balance control and quality of life among survivors of spinal cord injuries: A randomized controlled trial.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Nov 20;33:7-11. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Shanghai Yangzhi Rehabilitation Hospital, Shanghai Sunshine Rehabilitation Centre, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai 201615, China. Electronic address:

Background: Wheelchair-related falls are common in survivors with spinal cord injury (SCI). We aimed to assess the effects of wheelchair Tai Chi (WCTC) practice on balance control and quality of life (QOL) among SCI survivors.

Materials And Methods: Forty SCI survivors were equally divided into WCTC and control groups. Read More

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November 2018
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Does auriculotherapy have therapeutic effectiveness? An overview of systematic reviews.

Complement Ther Clin Pract 2018 Nov 23;33:61-70. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Sport Sciences School of Rio Maior, 2040-413, Rio Maior, Portugal.

Background And Purpose: Auriculotherapy is a therapeutic technique used for a wide variety of conditions. Nevertheless, similarly to any health related intervention, the clinical use of this therapy requires scientific evidence of effectiveness in order to support its rational use. The main goal of this article is to critically analyze published literature on auriculotherapy and to provide an overview of the effectiveness of this technique in the management of health disorders. Read More

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November 2018
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