Natural Products from Chinese Medicines with Potential Benefits to Bone Health
作者: Chun-Tao CheMan Sau WongChristopher Wai Kei Lam
作者单位: 1Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
2Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
3State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau Institute for Applied Research in Medicine and Health, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China
刊名: Molecules, 2016, Vol.21 (3)
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.3390/molecules21030239
关键词: Anti-osteoporosisOsteoprotectionBone healthNatural productChinese medicine
原始语种摘要: Osteoporosis is a progressive, systemic bone disorder characterized by loss of bone mass and microstructure, leading to reduced bone strength and increased risk of fracture. It is often associated with reduced quality of life and other medical complications. The disease is common in the aging population, particularly among postmenopausal women and patients who receive long-term steroidal therapy. Given the rapid growth of the aging population, increasing life expectancy, the prevalence of bone loss, and financial burden to the healthcare system and individuals, demand for new therapeutic agents and nutritional supplements for the management and promotion of bone health is pressing. With the advent of global interest in complementary and alternative medicine and natural products, Chinese...
全文获取路径: DOAJ  (合作)
影响因子:2.428 (2012)

  • Chinese 汉语
  • products 制品
  • system 
  • development 开发
  • information 报告
  • benefits 津贴费
  • scientific 科学
  • financial 财政的
  • osteoporosis 骨质疏松
  • medicine