Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Promising Candidate for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Zhi-Kun Sun, Hong-Qi Yang and Sheng-Di Chen Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder, characterized clinically by insidious onset of memory and cognition impairment, emergence of psychiatric symptoms and behavioral disorder, and impairment of activities of daily living (ADL). Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is practiced in the Chinese health care system for more than […]

microRNA Are the Real Regulators of Gene Transcription

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Jennifer Depew MicroRNA are non-coding short lengths of nucleotides (19-23 nucleotides) that have regulatory control over whether an mRNA will be transcribed into a protein or degraded by the cell. MicroRNAs affect specific mRNA and their proteins but may be able to affect 100s of them so it is not a simple thing to study […]

Cancer Therapy with Phytochemicals: Evidence from Clinical Studies

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Azar Hosseini and Ahmad Ghorbani Cancer is still one of the major causes of mortality in both developing and developed countries. At present, in spite of intensive interventions, a large number of patients suffer from poor prognosis. Therefore, the effort for finding new anticancer agents with better efficacy and lesser side effects has been continued. […]