Category: Covid-19

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A research team from Australia and the USA performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to summarize contemporary studies on the use of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) to treat COVID-19 (​(Fan, Gu, and Alemi 2020)​). They screened out 7 original studes from 6 databases  (PubMed/MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar, Wanfang Data, and China National Knowledge […]

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2019-nCoV-CDC-23312.

Zhang et al. Sept. 01, 2020, Chinese Medicine. Retrospektive auf die Prävention und Therapie von Covid-19 mit Chinesischer Medizin in China Fan et al. Journal of Integrative Medicine. Chinese herbal medicine for COVID-19: Current evidence with systematic review and meta-analysis. Hussain et al, Jul. 09, 2020. Current strategies against COVID-19. Dr. Hui Zhang, Jun. 11, […]

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A research team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Suguang Hospital, Ruijing Hospital and Shanghai Jiaotong University reviewed the integrated application of traditional Chinese and Western medicine in China in combating COVID-19 (​(Ni et al. 2020)​). The inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in the Chinese protocol is based on its successful historic experience in […]

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A joint team from China and Pakistan reported their new review of current strategies against Covid-19 on Chinese Medicine on Jul. 09. This is an open-access article, therefore, I’m allowed to copy the abstract here: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) recently was declared a pandemic by world health […]

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The virus that causes COVID-19 was formally named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-CoV-2 because of the genome homology with the SARS-CoV-1 (approx. 80%) that originated a similar syndromic disease during the epidemic in 2002–2003. Fuzimoto from Brazil and Isidorob from Italy recently published their latest findings on herbs and compounds which potently-significantly inhibited-blocked SARS-CoVs-host protein […]

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It was a great honour to join the international research team (Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, and Irland)​(Luo et al. 2020)​. The findings were just published with Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, one of the top pharmaceutical journal. As COVID-19 pandemic poses a substantial global public health threat, TCM (mostly herbal medicine) was used in 91.50% of the […]

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2019-nCoV-CDC-23312.

Authors Title Journal Date Conclusion Ren et al. Traditional Chinese medicine for COVID-19 treatment Pharmacol Res. Mar. 4 a number of clinical practice results showed that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) plays significant role in the treatment of COVID-19, bringing new hope for the prevention and control of COVID-19 Chan et al. COVID-19: An Update on […]

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Ren JL et al ​(Ren, Zhang, and Wang 2020)​reported a case on how to use herbal medicine to treat a highly suspected COVID-19 patient. The male patient traveled to Wuhan several days before the onset. The early symptoms covered fever and cough. However respiratory rales of both lungs were not obvious. He was treated with […]

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The Lantern, a Chinese medicine journal from Australia just released an open-access issue on “COVID-19: PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR PRACTITIONERS”. The issue covers an introduction chapter on Wenyi i.e. epidemic diseases written by Volker Scheid and 7 translated chapters of Wu Youke (吴又可) and Te Tianshi (叶天士). Additionally, chapters on case reports and clinic guide are […]

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