Antiviral diseases

December 1, 2018

Probiotics function as anti-HIV agents: Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus 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, 12/November/2018, 11.00 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Probiotics function as anti-HIV agents: Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus increases Heme oxygenase 2 (HO-2) expression, blocks […]
October 24, 2018

Combating infective agents with Probiotics:  Probiotics-based adjuvant therapy for viral and bacterial infections: Probiotic Bacillus subtilis B10 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, 24/October/2018, 10.31 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 […]
October 22, 2018

Taming microbial infections with anti-tapeworm drugs:  Niclosamide (trade name: Niclocide, Fenasal, Phenasal), an anti-tapeworm drug, 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 22/October/2018, 11.59 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 […]
October 11, 2018

Analgesic pills as anti-infective agents:  Parecoxib (trade name: Dynastat), a selective Cox-2 inhibitor, 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 12/October/2018, 2.27 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 […]