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Is Nigella sativa supplementation effective for asthma?

  • Kai Zhang
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    Corresponding author at: Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Tianjin Gong An Hospital, No. 78 Nanjing Road, Heping District, Tianjin 300042, China.
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    Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Tianjin Gong An Hospital, Tianjin 300042, China
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Published:February 08, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.02.007
      I read with interest carefully the article by He et al. [
      • He T.
      • Xu X.
      The influency of Nigella sativa for asthma control: a meta-analysis.
      ] published in a recent issue of American Journal of Emergency Medicine. The topic of the meta-analysis is interesting and much work and effort was put in this study to evaluate the efficacy of Nigella sativa supplementation in asthmatic patients. While I generally agree with the conclusions of the study, I would like to express our concerns regarding some methodological issues.

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