Journal Articles

Effect of Buteyko breathing technique on clinical and functional parameters in adult patients with asthma: a randomized, controlled study Eur J Med Res. 2024 Jan 11;29(1):42

Body Dissatisfaction Directs Avatar Perception: Embodiment and Selective Visual Attention in Body Mass-Modified Self-Avatars Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking Vol. 26, No. 11

Antibiotic Use in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Practicing Integrative Medicine-A Retrospective Analysis J Integr Complement Med. 2023 Oct 9.

Editorial: Case reports in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition 2022 Front. Pediatr., 25 May 2023 Sec. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Lessons Learned—The Impact of the Third Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic on German Waldorf Parents’ Support Needs and Their Rating of Children’s Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Online Survey Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2023, 20(6), 4756

Parasympathetic vs. sympathetic changes in heart rate variability following a multimodal integrative medicine intervention for frontline COVID-19 personnel Psychosomatic Medicine, Jan 2023

Proctoclysis for rehydration in children – A scoping review and a pilot survey among medical doctors Complementary Therapies in Medicine Volume 71, December 2022, 102902

Do Chest Compresses with Mustard or Ginger Affect Warmth Regulation in Healthy Adults? A Randomized Controlled Trial Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2022 (Pages 5034572)

Do ginger footbaths improve symptoms of insomnia more than footbaths with warm water only? – A randomized controlled study Complementary Therapies in Medicine Volume 67, August 2022, 102834

Complementary and integrative medicine intervention in front-line COVID-19 clinicians BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care Published Online First: 05 April 2022

Measurement and processing of stress for physicians in hospitals providing basic and specialized care in Germany over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic Nervenheilkunde 2022; 41(01/02): 27-35

Topical Rosmarinus officinalis L. in Systemic Sclerosis-Related Raynaud’s Phenomenon: An Open-Label Pilot Study Complement Med Res (2022 Feb 9.)

The Immediate Effect of Sinapis nigra and Zingiber officinale as Thermogenic Substances during Footbaths: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial Complementary Medicine Research (2022), Bd. 29, H. 3, S. 213-222

Increasing Warmth in Oncological Patients: A Randomized Controlled Cross-Over Pilot Trial Examining the Efficacy of Mustard and Ginger Footbaths Integrative Cancer Therapies, Volume: 20 (2021)

A Comprehensive Prospective Comparison of Acute Skin Toxicity after Hypofractionated and Normofractionated Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer Cancers, Volume 13, Issue 22, Pages 5826 (2021)

Sensing the lightness: a narrative analysis of an integrative medicine program for healthcare providers in the COVID-19 department Supportive Care in Cancer, Pages 1-8 (2021)

Warm Footbaths with Sinapis nigra or Zingiber officinale Enhance Self-Reported Vitality in Healthy Adults More than Footbaths with Warm Water Only: A Randomized, Controlled Trial Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2021

COVID-19: The significance of platelets, mitochondria, vitamin D, serotonin and the gut microbiota. Current Medicinal Chemistry 2021

Sense of coherence in long-term follow-up of adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2021.

The Sao Paulo Agreement on Integrative Pediatrics: A Consensus-based Document Fostering Integrative Health of Children and Adolescents Globally. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2021.

The P.E.A.N.U.T. Method: Update on an Integrative System Approach for the Treatment of Chronic Otitis Media with Effusion and Adenoid Hypertrophy in Children. Antibiotics, 2021.

The Buteyko breathing technique in children with asthma: a randomized controlled pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2021, Vol. 56.

Comparing Effectiveness of HRV-Biofeedback and Mindfulness for Workplace Stress Reduction: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 2020.

Restrictive antibiotic use in children hospitalized for pneumonia: A retrospective inpatient study. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2020, 34 (2020).

Gut dysbiosis and serotonin: intestinal 5-HT as a ubiquitous membrane permeability regulator in host tissues, organs, and the brain. Reviews in the Neurosciences, 2020, 31 (4), pages 415-425.

Increasing Warmth in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial Examining the Efficacy of Mustard and Ginger Footbaths. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2020, Vol. 2020.

Do patients of integrative anthroposophic pediatric inpatient departments differ? Comparative analysis to all pediatric inpatients in Germany considering demographic and clinical characteristics. BMC Public Health, 2019, 19 (1).

Anthroposophic Medicine: A multimodal medical system integrating complementary therapies into mainstream medicine. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2019, Vol. 47.

Personal perception and body awareness of dysmenorrhea and the effects of rhythmical massage therapy and heart rate variability biofeedback-A qualitative study in the context of a randomized controlled trail. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2019, Vol. 45, pages 280-288.

An expert consensus-based guideline for the integrative anthroposophic treatment of acute gastroenteritis in children. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2019, Vol. 45, pages 289-294.

Observational study on the influence of averaging time on oximetry results in infants and children. Acta Paediatrica, 2019, 108 (12), pages 2246-2252.

The Contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to Reduce Antibiotic Use: A Narrative Review of Health Concepts, Prevention, and Treatment Strategies. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2019, Vol. 2019.

Celiac plexus block increases quality of life in patients with pancreatic cancer. Journal of Pain Research, 2019, Vol. 12, pages 307-315.

Efficacy of rhythmical massage in comparison to heart rate variability biofeedback in patients with dysmenorrhea-A randomized, controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2019, Vol. 42, pages 438-444.

Effects of Footbaths with Mustard, Ginger, or Warm Water Only on Objective and Subjective Warmth Distribution in Healthy Subjects: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018, Vol. 41, pages 287-294.

Acceptance, satisfaction and cost of an integrative anthroposophic program for pediatric respiratory diseases in a Swiss teaching hospital: An implementation report. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018, Vol. 40, pages 179-184.

Effect of topical rosemary essential oil on Raynaud phenomenon in systemic sclerosis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018, Vol. 40, pages 191-194.

Feeling the sound – short-term effect of a vibroacoustic music intervention on well-being and subjectively assessed warmth distribution in cancer patients-A randomized controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018, Vol. 40, pages 171-178.

High-resolution infrared body surface temperature and self-perceived warmth distribution in adolescent anorexia nervosa patients. Journal of Psychophysiology, 2018, 33 (3), pages 139-147.

Physiological and emotional effects of pentatonic live music played for preterm neonates and their mothers in the newborn intensive care unit: a randomized controlled trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018, 41 (1), pages 240-246.

A General Pediatrics and Integrative Medicine Approach to Pervasive Refusal Syndrome: A Case Report. The Permanente Journal, 2016, 20 (4).

Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Agrimoniin-Enriched Fractions of Potentilla erecta. Molecules, 2016, 21 (6).

External Nursing Applications in the Supportive Management of Prolonged Postoperative Ileus: Description of Interventions and Case Report. Holistic Nursing Practice, 2016, 30 (4), pages 216-221.

Improvement of Asthma and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease With Oral Pulvis stomachicus cum Belladonna, a Combination of Matricaria recutita, Atropa belladonna, Bismuth, and Antimonite: A Pediatric Case Report. Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 2016, 5 (1), pages 107-111.

High-Dose Viscum album Extract Treatment in the Prevention of Recurrent Bladder Cancer: A Retrospective Case Series. The Permanente Journal, 2015, 19 (4), pages 76-83.

Viscum Album in the Treatment of a Girl With Refractory Childhood Absence Epilepsy. Journal of Child Neurology, 2015, 30 (8), pages 1048-1052.

Disappearance of an advanced adenomatous colon polyp after intratumoural injection with Viscum album (European mistletoe) extract: a case report. Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, 2014, 23 (4), pages 449-452.

A conversion formula for comparing pulse oximeter desaturation rates obtained with different averaging times. PLoS One, 2014, 9 (1).

Under-recognition of alarms in a neonatal intensive care unit. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 2013, 98 (6).

Averaging time, desaturation level, duration and extent. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 2013, 98 (3).

How accurate is pulse rate variability as an estimate of heart rate variability? A review on studies comparing photoplethysmographic technology with an electrocardiogram. International Journal of Cardiology, 2013, 166 (1), pages 15-29.