Beneficial therapeutic effects of Nigella sativa and/or Zingiber officinale in HCV patients in Egypt

@inproceedings{AbdelMoneim2013BeneficialTE,
  title={Beneficial therapeutic effects of Nigella sativa and/or Zingiber officinale in HCV patients in Egypt},
  author={Adel Abdel-Moneim and Basant M. Morsy and Ayman M Mahmoud and Mohamed A. Abo-Seif and Mohamed I. Zanaty},
  booktitle={EXCLI journal},
  year={2013}
}
Hepatitis C is a major global health burden and Egypt has the highest prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide. The current study was designed to evaluate the beneficial therapeutic effects of ethanolic extracts of Nigella sativa, Zingiber officinale and their mixture in Egyptian HCV patients. Sixty volunteer patients with proven HCV and fifteen age matched healthy subjects were included in this study. Exclusion criteria included patients on interferon alpha (IFN-α) therapy, infection… CONTINUE READING

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