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Role of Nutraceuticals on Human Health

Dr Sanjay Agrawal                                                     Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday “The physical body is the product of diet and sensory input (lifestyle). Similarly, all diseases are the result...

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Nutraceutical and UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are amongst the most common community-acquired infectious diseases, with annual costs estimated to be higher than $1.5 billion in the United States. The impact on public health is significant due to the high recurrence rate...

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Diabetes and Antioxidants

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder with a rapidly increasing prevalence1 highlighting the importance of continued research and the need for novel methods to both prevent and treat this pandemic. Although...

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Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a small, circular and partially double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) virus in the Hepadnaviridae family. Hepatitis refers inflammation of liver cells and finally getting damage to the liver. The functions of liver include detoxifying the...

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Biotin (5 mg) and Benefits

Biotin, also known as vitamin H (the H represents Haar and Haut, German words for “hair and skin”) or vitamin B7, is a watersoluble vitamin of B-complex. It is composed of an ureido (tetrahydroimidizalone) ring fused with...

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Antioxidants and Menopause

Menopause, a form of reproductive aging, is defined as the permanent cessation of ovarian follicular activity and eventually, the menstrual cycle. Normally, menopause is a natural process of the body; however, it can be the result of...

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Biotin and its Benefits

Biotin, a water-soluble vitamin of B-complex, is often recommended as a dietary supplement for strengthening hair and nails. In addition to being taken as a supplement, many health and beauty products include biotin as...

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Antioxidants and Thyroid disorders

It is well known that oxidative stress (OS), defined as an imbalance between radicals and antioxidant defense, is implicated as a pathophysiological mechanism of different diseases and is a topic of growing interest. Cell injury is a consequence...

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Diabetes and antioxidants

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder with a rapidly increasing prevalence highlighting the importance of continued research and need for novel methods to both prevent and treat this pandemic. Although obesity and physical...

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Old wine in a new bottle

There is confusion over the terms nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, food supplements and pharmaceuticals. ‘Nutraceutical’ products may range from isolated nutrients, dietary supplements and specific diets to genetically engineered designer foods and herbal products. A dietary supplement is a product...

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Nutraceuticals and Placebo

Herbal medicines are often perceived by the general public as a ‘soft’ alternative to Western medicine, but the use of these substances can be risky since they can induce nocebo effect. In 1961 Walter Kennedy chose...

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Nutraceuticals and hormonal regulation

The human body is made of complex cellular organisation. This complex structure constantly strives to maintain a constant balance of the internal environment in the body what we call as ‘Homeostasis’. Homeostasis is essential for successful performance of basic...

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Stress and spicy food

Stress can be of anything that poses a challenge or a threat to our well-being. Simply it is a fight or flight response. The latest research by workspace provider shows that Indian workers are getting more...

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