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Open Access Editorial

Acknowlegement to Reviewers of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine in 2020

Received: 07 January 2021;  Published: 07 January 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2101001

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The editors of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2020. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial t [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Auricular Acupuncture with Beads Supports Sustained Weight Loss

Received: 17 May 2020;  Published: 09 December 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004045

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Obesity causes serious long-term health problems in people worldwide. Since the effect of dietary advice is possibly limited, weight loss can be a major challenge; therefore, additional weight control techniques may be beneficial. We conducted four experiments to evaluate if auricular acupuncture po [...]

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Open Access Review

Nutritional Interventions in Cancer Cachexia Prevention and Treatment

Received: 28 September 2020;  Published: 07 December 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004044

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Cancer cachexia contributes to 30% of cancer-related deaths. There is currently no treatment or standard of care for cancer cachexia. Many nutritional interventions show promise for the treatment and or prevention of cachexia. Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, protein and vitamins either alo [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Dynamic Pulse Reaction – Update 2020

Received: 11 November 2020;  Published: 13 November 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004043

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The Nogier reflex or reflex auriculo-cardiac (RAC) or the dynamic pulse reaction is a physiological phenomenon that is not generally accepted in conventional medicine. Therefore, evidence-based research in this sub-area is important for auricular medicine as it provides appropriate scientific eviden [...]

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Open Access Opinion

A Potential Role of Coenzyme Q10 Deficiency in Severe SARS-CoV2 Infection

Received: 01 August 2020;  Published: 26 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004042

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There is a dramatic need for extensive research into the predictors of severe infection with SARS-CoV2 and therapeutic options for infected people. People who suffer from severe illness and higher mortality display a pattern of having specific co-morbidities (diabetes, obesity, hypertension) and are [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Comparing the Perspectives of Professionals and Relatives Toward the Quality of Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study

Received: 14 July 2020;  Published: 20 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004041

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High-quality care is an important aim of palliative care services. However, the quality of care is a complex phenomenon and is subjectively perceived by those who are closest to the services and are often evaluated poorly. Prior research has highlighted the difficulties in evaluating the [...]

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Open Access Review

The Roles of Inflammation, Oxidative Stress and the Gut-Brain Axis in Treatment Refractory Depression in Youth: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Interventions

Received: 06 April 2020;  Published: 19 October 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2004040

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Teen depression and suicide rates have risen despite conventional treatments. This article reviews adjunctive interventions that may improve outcomes. A search of the National Library of Medicine database used tailored searches with combinations of specific terms. Modern lifestyle is associated with [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Hypnosis: From Neural Mechanisms to Clinical Practice

Received: 25 August 2020;  Published: 31 August 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2003039

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Open Access Review

Health Benefits of Green Tea in Obesity

Received: 26 June 2020;  Published: 31 August 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2003038

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Adipocytes play a central role in maintaining lipid homeostasis and energy balance by storing triacylglycerols (TAGs) or releasing free fatty acids in response to changes in energy requirements. Obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular di [...]

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Open Access Review

Serious Illness Management: A Fuller Approach to Integrative Palliative Care

Received: 29 March 2020;  Published: 26 August 2020;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2003037

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