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April

April 3, 2017

Natural product derived-therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients: Ursolic acid, found in Mirabilis Jalapa, Ocimum sanctum and apple peels among others, increases the expression of IGF1R, INSR, and IRS2, and promotes an insulin-sensitized state via up-regulation of its target, 3/April/2017, 10.15 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 3, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for glucose homeostasis and TIIDM: Ankaflavin, secondary metabolites from Monascus-fermented products, increases Pax6 and insulin expression, decreases the levels of glucagon, ghrelin and Somatostatin, reduces metabolic stress, improves insulin sensitivity, promotes glucose homeostasis and prevents progression to TIIDM via down regulation of their target gene, 3/April/2017, 7. 23 pm

Introduction: What they say  A study from the Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, The Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, […]
April 2, 2017

Natural product-derived antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Arctigenin, isolated from Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa) and Saussurea, 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, 2/April/2017, 7.16 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Natural product-derived antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Arctigenin, isolated from Greater Burdock (Arctium […]
April 2, 2017

Natural product-based therapy for TIIDM and obesity-associated metabolic deficits: Polydatin (PD), a longevity-promoting molecule isolated from Polygonum cuspidatum, among others, increases Lipocalin 2 (LCN2) expression, activates an MC4R-dependent anorexigenic pathway, suppresses appetite and weight gain, increases insulin secretion, improves glucose tolerance, promotes glucose homeostasis, improves obesity-associated metabolic deficits and prevents progression to TIIDM via down regulation of its target gene, 2/April/2017, 8.50 am

Introduction: What they say A study from the Department of Physiology-Cellular Biophysics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA shows that […]