Areca

Known as: Arecas 
A plant genus of the family ARECACEAE. Members contain ARECOLINE and CATECHIN. The leaves and nuts have been used as masticatories, stimulants, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The mouth and oropharynx are among the ten most common sites affected by cancer worldwide, but global incidence varies widely… (More)
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2008
2008
Several hundred million Asians chew areca nut, which is strongly associated with oral carcinogenesis in people of this region… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Head and neck cancers are a major cancer burden in Pakistan. They share a common risk factor profile including regular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Betel quid (BQ) chewing is an etiologic factor of oral cancer and submucus fibrosis (OSF). Keratinocyte inflammation is crucial… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
South Asia is a major producer and net exporter of tobacco. Over one-third of tobacco consumed regionally is smokeless… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
To define a dependence syndrome may convey attention upon a public health problems hitherto relatively ignored. It may, however… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A case-control study on chewing and smoking habits and oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) was undertaken in Karachi in 1989/90. Cases… (More)
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1992
1992
The genotoxic potential of the aqueous extract of areca nut as well as arecoline, the major alkaloid of the areca nut, was tested… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A case-control study to elucidate the etiology of oral submucous fibrosis was conducted in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. Sixty… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) and 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl… (More)
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