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BACKGROUND Interleukin (IL)-18 is an important regulator of innate and acquired immune responses and has multiple roles in chronic inflammation and autoimmune disorders. Obesity is characterized by low- grade chronic inflammation. IL-18 has been suggested as an adipogenic cytokine that is associated with excess adiposity. The purpose of this study is to(More)
Chlorogenic acid (CGA) has been reported to have various beneficial effects on the cardiovascular and central nervous systems. The purpose of the current study was to investigate whether CGA has protective effects against cerebral ischemia and whether these effects are due to modification of brain edema-related vascular factors. In a rat model of transient(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Corydalis turtschaninovii (CT) has been used for tumor therapy. However, it is still unclear how this herb prevents the diseases in experimental models. Nitric oxide (NO) as a potent macrophage-derived effector molecule against a variety of tumors has received increasing attention. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study, using mouse(More)
Angelicae Gigantis (AG) Radix, commonly used medicinal food, has been reported as a promising candidate for inflammatory diseases. However, the anti-allergic effects of AG and its molecular mechanisms have yet to be clarified. The present study investigated the anti-allergy effects of ethanol extracts of AG on mast cell-mediated allergic inflammation in(More)
Dance is the most human form of art that has developed along the flow of human history and has been developed in various forms since the ancient times. Also, dance has the community function to solidify the solidarity and unity of members in everyday life, the therapeutic function to relieve various agonies and hard feelings, and the expressive function, in(More)
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