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Cadmium-induced autophagy in rat kidney: an early biomarker of subtoxic exposure.
Environmental exposures to cadmium (Cd) are a major cause of human toxicity. The kidney is the most sensitive organ; however, the natures of injuries and of adaptive responses have not beenExpand
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The inhibitory effects on adult male reproductive functions of crude garlic (Allium sativum) feeding.
AIM to investigate the effects of crude garlic on adult male rat reproductive functions. METHODS Thirty male rats were divided into five groups: group 1 (untreated) and groups 2, 3, 4 and 5 wereExpand
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Protective effects of crude garlic by reducing iron-mediated oxidative stress, proliferation and autophagy in rats
The impact of garlic, known for its antioxidant activities, on iron metabolism has been poorly investigated. The aim of this work was to study the effect of crude garlic pre-treatment onExpand
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Influence of garlic or its main active component diallyl disulfide on iron bioavailability and toxicity.
Garlic is regularly consumed and is known to have diverse biologic activities, particularly due to its antioxidant properties. In this study, we hypothesized that crude garlic can preventExpand
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Descriptive analysis of molecular subtypes in Tunisian breast cancer
The objective is to report the correlation between pathology and molecular subtype classifications of breast cancer in Tunisian women.
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Impact of electronic-cigarette refill liquid on rat testis
Abstract Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are becoming the fashionable alternative to decrease tobacco smoking, although their impact on health has not been fully assessed yet. The present studyExpand
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Protective Effect of Grape Seed and Skin Extract Against High-Fat Diet-Induced Liver Steatosis and Zinc Depletion in Rat
BackgroundObesity is a tremendous public health problem, characterized by ectopic deposition of fat into non-adipose tissues as liver generating an oxidative stress that could lead toExpand
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Chronic crude garlic-feeding modified adult male rat testicular markers: mechanisms of action
BackgroundGarlic or Allium sativum (As) shows therapeutic effects such as reduction of blood pressure or hypercholesterolemia but side-effects on reproductive functions remain poorly investigated.Expand
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Grape seed and skin extract protects against arsenic trioxide induced oxidative stress in rat heart.
Arsenic is a metalloid found in water, soil, and air from natural and anthropogenic sources, and is commonly found in inorganic as well as organic forms. The clinical use of arsenic trioxide (As2O3)Expand
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Qualitative and quantitative assessment of noise at moderate intensities on extra-auditory system in adult rats.
Noise has long been realized as an environmental stress causing physiological, psychological and behavioral changes in humans. The aim of the present study was to determinate the effect of chronicExpand
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