Bashyam Balachandran

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Neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) are a group of illness with diverse clinical importance and etiologies. NDD include motor neuron disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebellar disorders, Parkinson's disease (PD), Huntington's disease (HD), cortical destructive Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Schizophrenia. Numerous epidemiological and(More)
Fishes and vegetables are preserved by salting and sundrying; and later fried in oil and consumed. Such preparations have been found to contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and are genotoxic and mutagenic. The potential carcinogenic effects of these and other dietary items have been studied by oral feeding to swiss mice at 100 mg/animal/day for 12(More)
Dietary antioxidants play an important role against oxidation, an underlying mechanism in the incidence of chronic diseases. Greens+ is a commercially available preparation containing a variety of plant-derived ingredients. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the antioxidant potential of the methanolic extract of greens+ powder using in vitro and(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Oxidative stress has been associated with osteoporosis. Greens+™ is a commercially available nutritional supplement containing antioxidative polyphenols. METHODS To study the effects of greens+™ on differentiation and bone formation in human osteoblasts, the cells were cultured in Ham's F-12 medium in the absence or presence of varying(More)
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