Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

History and Current Status of Evidence-Based Korean Medicine


Publishing date
23 Aug 2013
Status
Published
Submission deadline
05 Apr 2013

Lead Editor

1Laboratory of Clinical Biology and Pharmacogenomics and Center for Clinical Research and Genomics, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea

2Department of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1901 East Road, Houston, TX 77054, USA

3School of Life Science and Institute of Biomedical Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China

4Acupuncture and Meridian Science Research Center, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea

5Institute for Innovative Cancer Research, Asan Institute for Life Sciences, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 138-736, Republic of Korea

6Office of Health Services Research, National Evidence-Based Healthcare Collaborating Agency, Seoul 110-450, Republic of Korea


History and Current Status of Evidence-Based Korean Medicine

Description

The biomedical effects of natural products have been increasingly identified. Korean medicine originates from prehistoric times and shares its origin with Chinese medicine. However, Korean medicine, compared with the Chinese medicine, is not well known relatively. Though Korean medicine and Chinese medicine have a lot in common, Korean medicine has developed its own realm by developing unique approaches and research— "Four-Constitution (Sasang Constitutional) Medicine" as one of the diagnostic tools and Saam acupuncture as one of the treatments. In recent years, Korean medicine expanded its usages, thus, by integrating both traditional and modern approaches. Korean medicine covers many complementary and alternative approaches that are actively validated and developed. These efforts in the field of Korean medicine have been, and will be, an important contribution to the evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine.

In the light of these aims, we invite investigators to contribute original basic research articles, as well as comprehensive review articles, that reflect recent developments of Korean medicine as an evidence-based complementary and alternative approach. The contributing authors are encouraged to focus on Korean medicine as a system distinct from other approaches. A summarizing diagram is recommended to deliver the main results of their works. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • New drugs discovery and development from natural products
  • Current clinical application
  • Latest technologies for clinical evaluation and measurement
  • Implication of Korean medicine in the treatment of refractory diseases, such as cancer, inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and neuronal disorders
  • Biological activities of extracts and isolated compounds from medicinal herbs developed

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Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 732126
  • - Research Article

Interaction of Veratrum nigrum with Panax ginseng against Obesity: A Sang-ban Relationship

Jinbong Park | Yong-Deok Jeon | ... | Jae-Young Um
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 976270
  • - Research Article

Dangguijakyak-San Protects against 1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6,-tetrahydropyridine-Induced Neuronal Damage via Anti-Inflammatory Action

Deok-Sang Hwang | Hyo Geun Kim | ... | Myung Sook Oh
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 761497
  • - Research Article

Multivariate Analysis as a Method for Evaluating the Conceptual Perceptions of Korean Medicine Students regarding Phlegm Pattern

Hyungsuk Kim | Hyunho Kim | ... | Young-Bae Park
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 498935
  • - Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Taeeumjowi-tang in Obese Korean Adults: A Double-Blind, Randomized, and Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial

Sunju Park | Won Nahmkoong | ... | Seong-Gyu Ko
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 920384
  • - Research Article

Recent Progress in Voice-Based Sasang Constitutional Medicine: Improving Stability of Diagnosis

Jun-Su Jang | Young-Su Kim | ... | Jong Yeol Kim
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 402585
  • - Research Article

Autonomic Conditions in Tinnitus and Implications for Korean Medicine

Eun Ji Choi | Younghee Yun | ... | Inhwa Choi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 936257
  • - Research Article

Saussurea lappa Clarke-Derived Costunolide Prevents TNFα-Induced Breast Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion by Inhibiting NF-κB Activity

Youn Kyung Choi | Sung-Gook Cho | ... | Seong-Gyu Ko
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 561290
  • - Research Article

Detoxification Combining Fasting with Fluid Therapy for Refractory Cases of Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Kyu Seok Kim | Hae Jeong Nam
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 527561
  • - Research Article

Cartilage Protective and Chondrogenic Capacity of WIN-34B, a New Herbal Agent, in the Collagenase-Induced Osteoarthritis Rabbit Model and in Progenitor Cells from Subchondral Bone

Jeong-Eun Huh | Yeon-Cheol Park | ... | Dong-Suk Park
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 586741
  • - Research Article

Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Radix Activates the Proliferation of Mouse Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Induces Osteogenic Lineage Differentiation through the Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2/Smad-Dependent Runx2 Pathway

Do Rim Kim | Ha Young Kim | ... | Mun Seog Chang
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