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April 11, 2017

Natural product-derived antiviral therapy against Neuroinvasive West Nile virus: Cirsilol (3′,4′,5-trihydroxy-6,7-dimethoxyflavone), a flavone isolated from Achillea fragrantissima, an O-methylated flavonol found in Cloves, increases the expression of RIPK3, promotes chemokines production, inhibits neuroinflammation, and restricts neuroinvasive West Nile virus production and pathogenesis in neurons via up regulation of its target gene, 11/April/2017, 11. 36 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA; Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease, University […]
April 11, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for tuberculosis: Berberine, isolated from Berberis Vulgaris, and Hydrastis Canadensis among others, deacetylates RelA/p65, inhibits inflammatory gene expression downstream of RelA/p65, inhibits TB pathogenesis, increases the efficacy of anti-TB drug, and promotes M. tuberculosis clearance via up regulation of its target gene, 11/April/2017, 10.59 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Singapore Immunology Network, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore; and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang […]
April 11, 2017

Natural product derived-therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients: Lucidone, found in Lindera Erythrocarpa, increases the expression of IGF1R, INSR, and IRS2, and promotes an insulin-sensitized state via up-regulation of its target, 11/April/2017, 10.26 pm

Introduction: What they say:  A study from the Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA shows that “The […]
April 11, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for Metastatic cancers: γ-Bisabolene, found in Cardamom, Cubeb pepper and Oregano among others, decreases the expression of metastasis promoters ZBTB2 and PPM1F, inhibits cell cycle progression, and suppresses migration, invasion and metastasis of cancer cells via up regulation of its target gene, 11/April/2017, 6.36 am

From Significance of the study to Public health relevance: Given that: (i) each year nearly 14 million people are diagnosed with cancer globally, and little more […]