Tag: Index Medicus

Blueberry ameliorates hepatic fibrosis

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Ye-Ru Wang wjg@wjgnet.com 86-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology Conventional drugs used in the treatment of liver diseases inevitably have side effects. An increasing number of natural substances have been studied to explore if they have protective effects on the liver. Blueberries have […]

Antifibrotic effects of green tea

2009 study posted for filing   Contact: Ye-Ru Wang wjg@wjgnet.com 86-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology Several studies have shown that lipid peroxidation stimulates collagen production in fibroblasts and hepatic stellate cells (HSC), and plays an important role in the development of liver fibrosis. Hepatoprotective effects of green tea […]

Acid-reducing medicines may lead to dependency: After 8 weeks

Contact: Alissa J. Cruz media@gastro.org 301-272-1602 American Gastroenterological Association Data suggests proton pump inhibitors can induce acid-related symptoms in healthy adults Bethesda, MD (July 1, 2009) – Treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for eight weeks induces acid-related symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation and dyspepsia once treatment is […]

How did glycine significantly decrease liver injury?:Protected both the lung and liver against lethal doses of endotoxins

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Lin-Lin Xiao wjg@wjgnet.com 86-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology The nonessential amino acid glycine has been shown to be anti-inflammatory in several animal injury models. Recent studies demonstrated that dietary glycine protected both the lung and liver against lethal doses of endotoxin in […]

Fu-Zheng-Jie-Du-Decoction acts PTEN expression in hepatocellular carcinoma (Liver Cancer) Superior to Chemotherapy

Contact:  Jing Zhu wjg@wjgnet.com 0086-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology Many hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients in China may be treated with Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Some say it works, others doubt its effectiveness. These stated that a research group in China had found TCM can down-regulate the expression of […]