Molecular therapy for Stroke: Garcinone D, isolated from Garcinia mangostana/Mangosteen, 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/October/2017, 11.27 pm

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; and School of Public Health, Xuzhou Medical College, PR China shows that “HO-1 attenuates hippocampal neurons injury via the activation of BDNF-TrkB-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in stroke.“ This study was published, in the July 2 […]

Natural product therapy for body weight control, energy homeostasis and TIIDM:  Elatoside C, isolated from Aralia elata, decreases CADM1 and its downstream target genes that promote glucose-induced insulin secretion, improves insulin sensitivity, increases energy utilization, promotes weight loss and protects from diet-induced obesity and TIIDM via up regulation of its target gene, 16/December/2017, 11.08 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany shows that “Regulation of body weight and energy homeostasis by neuronal cell adhesion molecule1.” This research paper was published, in the June 2017 issue of the journal “Nature Neuroscience” [One of the best research journals in Neuroscience with an […]

Natural product-derived  therapy for enhancing anti-cancer immunity: Andrographolide, isolated from Andrographis paniculata, decreases the level of LATS1/2 (large tumor suppressor 1 and 2), increases immunogenicity of tumors, enhances anti-tumor immune responses, and inhibits tumor growth via down regulation of its target gene, 16/December/2017, 12.29 am

Introduction: What they say:  A study from the Department of Pharmacology and Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA shows that “The Hippo Pathway Kinases LATS1/2 Suppress Cancer Immunity.” This study was published, in the 1 December 2016 issue of the journal “Cell” [the number 1 journal in General Biology with […]

Molecular therapy for inflammation and arthritis: R-flurbiprofen increases IL-9 levels, increases proliferation of ILC2s (type 2 innate lymphoid cells) and regulatory T (Treg) cells, promotes resolution of inflammation, attenuates cartilage destruction, decreases bone loss, and inhibits pathological features associated with arthritis via upregulation of its target genes, 15/December/2017, 11.36 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from Department of Internal Medicine 3-Rheumatology and Immunology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany shows that “Resolution of inflammation by interleukin-9-producing type 2 innate lymphoid cells.” This research paper was published, in the 17 July 2017 issue of the journal “Nature Medicine” [One of the […]

Natural product-derived PD-L1 pathway blockade enhances the efficacy of Cancer immunotherapy in Glioblastoma: A therapeutic mix encompassing Gedunine, Dianhydrogalactitol, EGCG, Salinomycin, Simvastatin and Fluoxetine (GDESSF) inhibits oncoproteins EGFR, and Bcl-xl expression, increases tumor suppressor p53 expression, inhibits glioblastoma proliferation, increases interferon-IFNγ signalling, increase antigen presentation and unfolding response, increases Cytotoxic activity of T-cells, decreases tumor burden and increases survival via up-regulation of its target gene, 15/December/2017, 11.23 pm

Introduction:What they say: A recent study from Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA; Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA; and Ahmanson Translational Imaging Division, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA shows that “Cytoplasmic […]

Lifespan extension therapy: Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), isolated from Kiwifruits,  increases life span via up-regulation of its target gene BubR1, 15/December/2017, 10.05 am

 What they say: Introduction:  A recent study from the Department of Genetics, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging Harvard Medical School, Boston,USA; and Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia shows that Sirtuin-2 induces the checkpoint kinase BubR1 to increase lifespan. This study was published, in the 1 July  2014 issue of the […]