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A review on the role of antioxidants in the management of diabetes and its complications.
Diabetes is a prevalent systemic disease affecting a significant proportion of the population worldwide. The effects of diabetes are devastating and well documented. There is increasing evidence thatExpand
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A review on the mechanisms involved in hyperglycemia induced by organophosphorus pesticides
Organophosphorus (OP) compounds are cholinesterase-inhibiting chemicals used as pesticide. Exposures to OPs cause a significant number of poisonings and deaths each year. One of the reported adverseExpand
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A Meta-Analysis on the Efficacy of Probiotics for Maintenance of Remission and Prevention of Clinical and Endoscopic Relapse in Crohn’s Disease
Objective To evaluate whether probiotics maintain remission in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). Design A meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials. Methods PUBMED and Cochrane Central RegisterExpand
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A review of the herbal phosphodiesterase inhibitors; future perspective of new drugs.
Phosphodiesterase inhibitors (PDEIs) are a class of drugs that are widely used because of their various pharmacological properties including cardiotonic, vasodilator, smooth muscle relaxant,Expand
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Medicinal plants and their natural components as future drugs for the treatment of burn wounds: an integrative review
Burn wound healing is a complicated process including inflammation, re-epithelialization, granulation, neovascularization and wound contraction. Several biochemicals are involved in burn healingExpand
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Effects of Satureja khuzestanica on Serum Glucose, Lipids and Markers of Oxidative Stress in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Satureja khuzestanica is an endemic plant of Iran that is widely distributed in the Southern part of the country. It has antioxidant properties and thus it seems to be useful in diseases related toExpand
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Efficacy and tolerability of Hypericum perforatum in major depressive disorder in comparison with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: A meta-analysis
Hypericum perforatum is a medicinal plant with established antidepressant properties. The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of this antidepressant with selectiveExpand
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Role of dietary polyphenols in the management of peptic ulcer.
Peptic ulcer disease is a multifactorial and complex disease involving gastric and duodenal ulcers. Despite medical advances, the management of peptic ulcer and its complications remains a challenge,Expand
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A review of the efficacy of traditional Iranian medicine for inflammatory bowel disease.
The etiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is not yet known, but many factors such as defects in the immune system, oxidative stress, microbial content in the gastrointestinal tract, nuclearExpand
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The Role of Visceral Hypersensitivity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Pharmacological Targets and Novel Treatments
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common disorder referred to gastroenterologists and is characterized by altered bowel habits, abdominal pain, and bloating. Visceral hypersensitivity (VH)Expand
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