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Dendrosomal curcumin significantly suppresses cancer cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo.
Curcumin, the main compound of spice turmeric, is one of the natural products that has been shown to possess effective anti-cancer properties. However, the absorption efficacy of curcumin is too lowExpand
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Roles of IL-8 in Ocular Inflammations: A Review
Introduction: This review presents the current in vitro and in vivo animal and human research on the roles of IL-8 in ocular inflammatory diseases. Materials and Methods: Data sources were aExpand
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Immunobiological consequences of sulfur mustard contamination.
Sulfur mustard has been employed in chemical warfare in certain regions including Iran. The short and long term biological effects of sulfur mustard contamination have been studied in both basic andExpand
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Enhancement of peritoneal macrophage phagocytic activity against Leishmania major by garlic (Allium sativum) treatment.
It has been shown that garlic (Allium sativum) extract modulates immune responses. Macrophage activation is required to establish control of the intracellular infection and progressive disease ofExpand
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Evaluation of relationship between the serum levels of inflammatory mediators and ocular injuries induced by sulfur mustard: Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study.
Ocular damages induced by sulfur mustard (SM) are the important problems in exposed patients. The damaging mechanisms are not clearly understood. In the present study the relationship between theExpand
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Alterations in the serum levels of soluble L, P and E-selectin 20 years after sulfur mustard exposure: Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study.
The selectins (L, P and E) are carbohydrate-binding membrane glycoproteins acting as adhesion molecules involved in the development of different inflammatory reactions. Various eye, skin and lungExpand
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Lactobacillus casei ssp.casei induced Th1 cytokine profile and natural killer cells activity in invasive ductal carcinoma bearing mice.
Lactic acid bacteria which are used as probiotics have ability to modulate immune responses and modify immune mechanisms. It has also been indicated that some strains of this family can affect theExpand
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Immunomodulatory affect of R10 fraction of garlic extract on natural killer activity.
Naturally occurring modulators of carcinogenesis, including dietary compounds, can either stimulate or inhibit cancer development. Mechanisms responsible for these effects are unknown. Garlics usedExpand
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Oral administration of Lactobacillus acidophilus induces IL-12 production in spleen cell culture of BALB/c mice bearing transplanted breast tumour.
Lactic acid bacteria can affect the maturation of immune cells and their products not only in the gut but also on the systemic immune organs such as lymph nodes and spleen. In the present work, weExpand
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Alterations in serum levels of inflammatory cytokines (TNF, IL-1alpha, IL-1beta and IL-1Ra) 20 years after sulfur mustard exposure: Sardasht-Iran cohort study.
Mustard gas, even in low doses, has the ability to inflict damage in multiple organs especially the skin, eyes, as well as the respiratory tract. This damage may cause many complications whichExpand
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