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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 809741, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/809741
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Herbal Medicines for Cardiovascular Diseases

1Department of Cardiology, Guang’anmen Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100053, China
2Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
3Laboratory of Human Motion Analysis, Augusto Motta University Center, 21041-021 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
4Department of Family Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan

Received 3 September 2014; Accepted 3 September 2014; Published 25 November 2014

Copyright © 2014 Xingjiang Xiong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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