Editors: Ferid Murad, Nobel Laureate, Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, Ka Bian

Series Title: Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future

Cardiovascular Diseases

Volume 1

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Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2542-9981 (Print)
ISSN: 2542-999X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-490-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-489-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/97816810848931170101

Introduction

Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

This volume presents reviews of traditional Chinese medicine and other nutritional therapies useful for treating cardiovascular diseases, including:

  • - cardiovascular benefits of the European Olive and bottle gourd
  • - a review of the cardiovascular benefits of Naoxintong
  • - herbal and micronutrient supplements for cardiovascular disease patients
  • - herbal remedies for atherosclerosis
  • - cardio-protective alkaloids

This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of natural product chemistry and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in cardiovascular care who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies will also benefit from the contents of the volume.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Ferid Murad
Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
California
USA


Atta-ur-Rahman
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
UK


Ka Bian
George Washington University
School of Medicine
Washington
USA




Contributor(s):
Aamer Saeed
Department of Chemistry
Quaid-I-Azam University
Islamabad 45320
Pakistan


Abhijit Dey
Department of Life Sciences
Presidency University, 86/1 College Street
Kolkata-700073
India


Aijun Sun
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China
/
Institute of Biomedical Science
Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Aman Upaganlawar
SNJB’s SSDJ College of Pharmacy
Neminagar
Chandwad-423 101
India


Ana M. L. Seca
Department of Chemistry & Organic Chemistry
Natural Products and Food Stuffs (QOPNA), University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal
/
cE3c-Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group & Faculty of Sciences and Technology
University of Azores, Rua Mãe de Deus
9501-801 Ponta Delgada
Portugal


Anuradha Mukherjee
Life Sciences
MMHS
West Bengal
India


Artur M. S. Silva
Department of Chemistry & Organic Chemistry
Natural Products and Food Stuffs (QOPNA), University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal


Buchang Zhao
Xi’an Buchang Cardio-cerebrovascular Diseases TCM hospital
Shaanxi
China


Chao Zhao
Xi’an Buchang Cardio-cerebrovascular Diseases TCM hospital
Shaanxi
China


Daniela Ferreira
Department of Chemistry & Organic Chemistry
Natural Products and Food Stuffs (QOPNA), University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal


Diana C. G. A. Pinto
Department of Chemistry & Organic Chemistry
Natural Products and Food Stuffs (QOPNA), University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal


Fayaz Ali Larik
Department of Chemistry
Quaid-I-Azam University
Islamabad 45320
Pakistan


Haiqin Wu
Xi’an Buchang Cardio-cerebrovascular Diseases TCM hospital
Shaanxi
China


Hong Zhu
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Jacob Joseph
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
Harvard Medical School, Boston
Massachusetts
USA


Jingjing Zhao
Department of Cardiology
The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University
Guangdong
China


Junbo Ge
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China
/
Institute of Biomedical Science
Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Kai Hu
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Lei Xu
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China


Li Li
Laboratory for DMPK Research of Herbal Medicines
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai
China


Lu Chen
Tianjin State Key Laboratory of Modern Chinese Medicine
Key Laboratory of Pharmacology of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formulae, and Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tianjin
China


Mohammad Hosein Farzaei
Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
Kermanshah
Iran
/
Medical Biology Research Center
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
Kermanshah
Iran


Na Liu
Xi’an Buchang Cardio-cerebrovascular Diseases TCM hospital
Shaanxi
China


Rabindranath Bhattacharyya
Department of Life Sciences
Presidency University, 86/1 College Street
Kolkata-700073
India


Roja Rahimi
Department of Traditional Pharmacy
School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran


Roodabeh Bahramsoltani
Department of Traditional Pharmacy
School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Tehran
Iran


Samapika Nandy
Department of Life Sciences
Presidency University, 86/1 College Street
Kolkata-700073
India


Tasnim F. Imran
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
Harvard Medical School, Boston
Massachusetts
USA


Yimin Wang
Xi’an Buchang Cardio-cerebrovascular Diseases TCM hospital
Shaanxi
China


Zhen Dong
Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
Shanghai
China




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