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March 16, 2019

Hinokitiol as a broad-spectrum anti-infective agent: Hinokitiol, one of the main components of Cypress leaves,  inhibits Hepatitis-B/C, Dengue, Zika, Ebola, HIV-1, Mtb, Malaria, CMV, Influenza H1NI1,  respiratory syncytial,  Sindbis, and SFV viruses by increasing the Levels of the Antiviral Proteins IFITM3, & Interferon-stimulated gene 15, 14/March/2019,  6.07 am

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA […]
March 16, 2019

Combinatorial therapy for Deafness: A therapeutic mix encompassing LncRNA HOTAIR, Cholecalciferol, Ajoene and DIM (HCAD)  increases the expression of ATG5 (Autophagy-related 5), prevents aggregation of proteins in inclusion bodies, inhibits hair cell degeneration,  improves hearing loss via upregulation of its target genes, 16/March/2019, 5.58 am

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that:  Combinatorial therapy for Deafness: A therapeutic mix encompassing LncRNA HOTAIR, Cholecalciferol, Ajoene and DIM (HCAD)  increases the […]
March 16, 2019

Repurposing the known anti-hyperglycemic drug Sitagliptin into a stroke medicine: Sitagliptin (brand name: Januvia, Tesavel, Xelevia, and others ), used to bring down high blood glucose levels in Type II diabetes patients, attenuates hippocampal neurons injury, augments regenerative neurogenesis after Ischemic Stroke, and ameliorates stroke damage and neurological deficits, via up-regulation of its target genes BDNF and NAMPT, 16/March/2019, 5.46 am

Introduction: What they say  A recent study from Research Center for Neurobiology and Department of Neurobiology, Xuzhou Medical College, 209 Tongshan Road, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221004, PR China; […]
March 16, 2019

Ribonucleic acid-based therapy for glaucoma:  LncRNA DGCR5 increases Nmnat1 expression, increases NAD+ levels, improves neuronal dysfunction, and protects against glaucoma,  via down regulation of its target gene, 16/March/2019, 5.30 am

Introduction: What they say A study from the The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, […]