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Archive - October 2016

Natural product-based therapy for Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Resveratrol, a longevity promoting small molecule found in grapes and ground nuts, increases TRF1 expression and ameliorates pulmonary fibrosis via upregulation of its target gene

A study from the Spanish National Cancer Centre, Melchor Fernández Almagro 3, Madrid, Spain“ shows that: “Mice with Pulmonary Fibrosis Driven by Telomere Dysfunction.” This study was published in the 14 July 2015 issue...

Natural product Anti-telomerase cancer therapy: Honokiol, a bioactive constituent of Magnolia-grandiflora/dealbata/obovata/officinalis, suppresses the expression of Tripeptidyl Peptidase 1 (TPP1) and inhibits cancer progression via down regulation of its target gene

The 1989 Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, Prof. Thomas R. Cech from the BioFrontiers Institute, USA has published a research paper in the 13 December 2012 Nature (492(7428):285-9; and I.F: >42) stating that “The TEL...

Natural product therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension: Thymoquinone, the most abundant component in Black Cumin – Nigella sativa, inhibits the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension via down regulation of its target gene Notch3

A study from the University of California, La Jolla, California, USA shows that “Notch3 signaling promotes the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension.” This study was published in the 15 November 2009 issue of...