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March 19, 2017

Life-extension therapy: Linalool, found in coriander oil, sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), tomato, oils of rose, neroli, lavender, laurel and sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) among others, inhibits the expression of Ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 (p70S6 Kinase) and extends mammalian life span, 19/March/2017, 11.58 pm

What they say: A study from the Institute of Healthy Ageing, Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University College London, London WC1E 6JJ, UK shows that “Ribosomal […]
March 19, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for pulmonary fibrosis: Berberine, found in Berberis, Berberis aristata, Hydrastis canadensis, Phellodendron amurense, and Argemone mexicana, among others, decreases miR-34 expression, increases Sirtuin-1 expression, suppresses tumor suppressor p53 acetylation, prevents apoptosis in Alveolar epithelial cell (AEC), and improves pulmonary fibrosis via down regulation of its target gene, 19/March/2017, 04.27 pm

What we say:  Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Natural product-derived therapy for pulmonary fibrosis: Berberine, found in Berberis, Berberis aristata, Hydrastis canadensis, Phellodendron amurense, […]
March 19, 2017

Natural product-based Lifespan extension therapy: Polydatin (PD), isolated from the root and rhizome of herb Polygonum cuspidatum, activates autophagy and extends lifespan via up regulation of ATG5, 19/March/2017, 9.45 am

Introduction: What they say A study from the Global Research Laboratory, Seoul National University, Korea shows that “Overexpression of Atg5 in mice activates autophagy and extends lifespan.” This study was […]
March 19, 2017

Natural product-derived antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Triptolide, isolated from herb Thunder God Vine, increases Heme oxygenase 2 (HO-2) expression, blocks N-myristoylation of HIV-1 Gag protein, disrupts HIV-1 budding, and restricts HIV-1 production via up regulation of its target gene, 19/March/2017, 8.24 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Natural product-derived antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Triptolide, isolated from herb Thunder God […]