Gastroprotective effect of L-carnitine on indomethacin-induced gastric mucosal injury

Numerous studies have shown that use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with various gastric mucosal lesions, L-carnitine, protects the biological membranes against lipid peroxidation. It has recently been shown that L-carnitine has a gastroprotective effect on gastric mucosa. RESULTS: The intragastric administration of indomethacin induced hyperemia and hemorrhagic erosions in the rat stomachs. … Continue reading Gastroprotective effect of L-carnitine on indomethacin-induced gastric mucosal injury

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Statin Drug Protects Against Ulcers

Statin Drug Protects Against Ulcers Gastroprotective effect of simvastatin against indomethacin-induced gastric ulcer Simvastatin significantly increased the gastric mucosal total nitrite and prostaglandin E(2) levels. Additionally, simvastatin attenuated the elevations in gastric mucosal superoxide dismutase observed with indomethacin. The gastroprotective effect afforded by simvastatin was significantly augmented by coadministration with L-arginine (a nitric oxide precursor) … Continue reading Statin Drug Protects Against Ulcers

Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Aug;43(8):1538-43. Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritisAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govMed Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Aug;43(8):1538-43.Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis.Neves M Jr, Gualano B, Roschel H, Fuller R, Benatti FB, Pinto AL, Lima FR, Pereira RM, Lancha AH Jr, Bonfá E.SourceSchool of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology-University of … Continue reading Beneficial effect of creatine supplementation in knee osteoarthritis

The effect of 4-week chilli supplementation

When analysed separately, men had a lower resting heart rate (P=0.02) and higher subendocardial-viability ratio (P=0.05) at the end of the chilli diet than the bland diet.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Mar;61(3):326-33. Epub 2006 Aug 23.The effect of 4-week chilli supplementation on metabolic and arterial function in humans.Ahuja KD, Robertson IK, Geraghty DP, … Continue reading The effect of 4-week chilli supplementation

Orlistat has antitumor effects?

Orlistat has antitumor effects?Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govBiomed Pharmacother. 2011 Jul;65(4):286-92. Epub 2011 Jun 12.Antitumor effect of orlistat, a fatty acid synthase inhibitor, is via activation of caspase-3 on human colorectal carcinoma-bearing animal.Chuang HY, Chang YF, Hwang JJ.SourceDepartment of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Sec. 2, Li-Nong St., Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan.AbstractWe … Continue reading Orlistat has antitumor effects?

Resveratrol is may be anti-diabetic

Resveratrol, a phytoalexin present in the skin of grapes and red wine, has been demonstrated to possess a wide range of health promoting activities including anti-diabetic properties.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Clin Biochem Nutr. 2011 May;48(3):237-44. Epub 2011 Apr 13.Hypoglycemic effect of resveratrol in type 2 diabetic model db/db mice and its actions in cultured L6 myotubes … Continue reading Resveratrol is may be anti-diabetic

Resveratrol may help with neck and back pain

Resveratrol may help with neck and back painAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govSpine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]The red wine polyphenol resveratrol shows promising potential for the treatment of nucleus pulposus mediated pain in vitro and in vivo.Wuertz K, Quero L, Sekiguchi M, Klawitter M, Nerlich A, Konno S, Kikuchi S, Boos N.Source1 … Continue reading Resveratrol may help with neck and back pain

Lipitor (atorvastatin) pretreatment protects against nerve injury

high-dose atorvastatin pretreatment can protect against sciatic nerve crush injuryAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNeurosurgery. 2010 Aug;67(2):376-88; discussion 388-9.Neuroprotective effect of atorvastatin in an experimental model of nerve crush injury.Pan HC, Yang DY, Ou YC, Ho SP, Cheng FC, Chen CJ.SourceDepartment of Neurosurgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.AbstractBACKGROUND: Statins have therapeutic benefits for the management of several … Continue reading Lipitor (atorvastatin) pretreatment protects against nerve injury

Reflux (GERD) from Sleeve and the Band

Among bariatric procedures, ** gastric sleeve ** and vertical banded gastroplasty were shown to worsen reflux symptoms ** Gastric banding ** is associated with reflux symptoms in a considerable proportion of patients.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govCurr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011 Jun;13(3):205-12.Obesity and GERD: Pathophysiology and Effect of Bariatric Surgery.Tutuian R.SourceDivision of Gastroenterology, University Clinics of Visceral Surgery and … Continue reading Reflux (GERD) from Sleeve and the Band

Honey Helps Post Op Healing

Honey and pollen were found to be effective in preventing postoperative intraabdominal adhesions, and these effects were thought to be a result of their antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govTurk J Gastroenterol. 2011 Feb;22(1):65-72.The effect of oral honey and pollen on postoperative intraabdominal adhesions.Celeplı S, Kismet K, Kaptanoğlu B, Erel S, Ozer S, Celeplı P, … Continue reading Honey Helps Post Op Healing