September 24, 2018

The tiny Probiotic L. Rhamnosus may extend the lifespan of mighty humans: Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus inhibits the expression of Ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 (p70S6 Kinase) and extends mammalian lifespan, 24/September/2018, 10.27 am

What they say: A study from the Institute of Healthy Ageing, Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University College London, London WC1E 6JJ, UK shows that “Ribosomal […]
September 12, 2018

A live -attenuated pneumococcal vaccine-based therapy for lowering cholesterol, and triglycerides levels: Repurposing the live -attenuated pneumococcal vaccine into a cholesterol-lowering vaccine that inhibits Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): Live -attenuated pneumococcal vaccine decreases the levels of HMGCR,  triglycerides, free cholesterol, and total cholesterol and prevents the progression of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, via down-regulation of its target gene, 12/September/2018, 11.58 pm

The significance of the study: Given that: (1)  15-30% of Western populations suffer from Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), while 6-25% of Asian populations suffer from it; (2) 75 […]
November 14, 2016

Natural product therapy for Breast Cancer: γ-Bisabolene, one of the components in Cardamom, Cubeb, lemon, and Oregano, among others, increases the levels of tumor suppressor p53, decreases the expression of metastasis promoter Snail1, inhibits the proliferation of tumor-initiating cells, suppresses epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and the progression of metastasis, and supports tumor relapse-free survival in breast cancer patients, 14/November/2015, 11.40 am

What they say:  A study from the Division of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine, The Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, […]
July 28, 2016

Natural product-based therapy for Bone disorders: Genistein inhibits osteoporosis and bone metastasis via up regulation of its target gene, 28/July/2016, 7.45 am

A study from the Department of Pharmacology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA has reported that “miR-34a blocks osteoporosis and bone metastasis by inhibiting […]