What is it about?

At present, the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in the world are facing severe challenges. Xinmailong injection, which is derived from the animal medicine Periplaneta Americana, has certain advantages in the clinical treatment of cardiovascular disease. In this study, the basic researches about the intervention mechanisms of Xinmailong Injection on cardiovascular disease were systematically organized. Te aim is to provide a reference for further research and clinical application of Xinmailong Injection.

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Why is it important?

The study results show that Xinmailong Injection can protect cardiomyocytes and maintain the normal function of the heart in various ways, thus efectively preventing the development of cardiovascular disease. Terefore, Xinmailong Injection has great potential for clinical application, and more basic researches need to be carried out to explore the medicinal value of Xinmailong Injection.

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Writing this article was a great pleasure as it has co-authors with whom I have had long standing collaborations. Xinmailong Injection has great potential in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. It is a multicomponent pharmaceutical preparation whose active ingredients can act on multiple targets of the body through diferent routes. The relevant intervention mechanism is like a huge treasure house, waiting for more researchers to dig.

Shan-Shan Lin
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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This page is a summary of: Intervention Mechanisms of Xinmailong Injection, a Periplaneta Americana Extract, on Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review of Basic Researches, Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, July 2019, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, DOI: 10.1155/2019/8512405.
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