Antiviral diseases

August 13, 2018

An aspirin a day keeps HIV1-infections at bay: Aspirin, an analgesic/antipyretic drug, 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 upregulation of its target gene, 13/August/2018, 6.28 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: An aspirin a day keeps HIV1-infections at bay: Aspirin, an analgesic/antipyretic drug, increases Heme […]
August 13, 2018

Birth control/contraceptive pills as anti-infective agents:  17-α-Ethynylestradiol, one of the main components of contraceptive/birth control pills, 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 131/August/2018, 6.11 pm

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 […]
August 1, 2018

Deoxy sugar-based anti-infective Therapy: D Rhamnose β-hederin (DRβ-H), isolated from Clematis ganpiniana, 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, 1/August/2018,  9.54 pm

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 […]
July 22, 2018

 Polysaccharide-based anti-infective Therapy: Astragalus polysaccharide, isolated from astragalus membraneous, 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, 22/July/2018,  5.41 pm

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 […]