John L Rowe

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Urinary activity of N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) has been used as an indicator of subtle renal injury in a variety of conditions. Such enzyme activity has been shown to be increased in human and other animals with diabetes mellitus. The mechanism of this increase in urinary NAG activity is not known. To determine if the osmotic diuretic effect of(More)
Immunoxel (Dzherelo) is a water-alcohol extract of medicinal plants used in Ukraine as an adjunct immunotherapy to TB and HIV therapy. Four types of solid sublingual formulations of Immunoxel were made: sugar dragées, sugar-coated pills, gelatin pastilles and dried-honey lozenges. They were administered once-daily along with TB drugs. After 1 month, 84.1%(More)
AIM Safer and shorter antituberculosis treatment (ATT) regimens represent the unmet medical need. PATIENTS & METHODS The patients were randomly assigned into two arms: the first (n = 137) received once-daily sublingual honey lozenge formulated with botanical immunomodulator Immunoxel and the second (n = 132) received placebo lozenges along with(More)
Urinary N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG), a lysosomal hydrolase located the proximal tubule of the kidney, has been used as a marker for subtle renal injury. In humans and other animals with diabetes mellitus, urinary NAG activity has been shown to increase within 12 hours of the onset of hyperglycemia and glycosuria. Whether the rise in urinary NAG(More)
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