Does the Consumption of Green Tea Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer Among Smokers?


Experimental and epidemiological studies were reviewed to assess whether the consumption of green tea could reduce the risk of lung cancer in smokers. Articles published since 1990 were located b...

Oxidant Stress and B Vitamins Status in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer


In this study, we examined oxidative stress and B vitamins status in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients at different stages. NSCLC patients were divided into 2 groups, stage III (IIIA + ...

Congenital Syndromes Involving the Lungs: Pathogenetic Models Based on Chinese Medicine Theories


Background: Striking similarity seems to exist between the Jing-Luo and Zang-Fu theories of Chinese Medicine (CM) and clinical features of many so-called multiple congenital anomaly/mental retard...

Non-pharmacological interventions for breathlessness management in patients with lung cancer: a systematic review


The aim is to review the published scientific literature for studies evaluating non-pharmacological interventions for breathlessness management in patients with lung cancer. The following selecti...

Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Dyspnea in Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease


Objectives: Patients with chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) suffer from significant dyspnea and may benefit from complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies aimed at mitigating s...

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