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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 […]

Long-term treatment with Antacids can increase weight

Contact: Ye-Ru Wang wjg@wjgnet.com 86-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology Long-term treatment with proton pump inhibitor can increase weight Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common esophageal disorder, and frequently encountered in the primary care setting. Accumulating evidence has confirmed the excellent efficacy and safety of proton pump […]

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 […]

How does ellagic acid exert anti-cancer effect on pancreatic cancer cells?

Contact: Lai-Fu Li wjg@wjgnet.com 86-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology Ellagic acid was previousely shown to have anticarcinogenic, antioxidant and antifibrosis properties. The anticarcinogenic effect of ellagic acid was shown in several types of cancers including skin, esophageal, and colon cancers. However the mechanisms mediating anti-cancer effect of ellagic […]

What effect does melatonin have in colitis (IBD) ? ” bacterial translocation in postcolitis rats has been reversed by melatonin administration”

Contact: Jing Zhu wjg@wjgnet.com 0086-105-908-0039 World Journal of Gastroenterology In rats with experimental colitis, the marked increase in bacterial translocation in postcolitis rats has been reversed by melatonin administration. This is due to melatonin’s anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic effects. Using an elegant study design, including experimental colitis model, this […]

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 […]