New technology to manipulate cells could help treat Parkinson's, arthritis, other diseases

New technology to manipulate cells could help treat Parkinson’s, arthritis, other diseases A groundbreaking advancement in materials could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritic joints or any other condition requiring tissue regeneration, according to a new study. New technology to manipulate cells could help…

Faster diagnosis of inherited, lethal nerve disease could advance search for new treatments

Faster diagnosis of inherited, lethal nerve disease could advance search for new treatments Physicians report success in a small study of a modified skin biopsy that hastens the earlier diagnosis of an inherited and progressively fatal nerve disease and seems to offer a clearer view of the disorder’s severity and progression. With a quicker and…

Antimicrobial activity, toxicity and anti-inflammatory potential of methanolic extracts of four ethnomedicinal plant species from Punjab, Pakistan

Rabia Naz, Hafsa Ayub, Sajid Nawaz, Zia Ul Islam, Tayyaba Yasmin, Asghari Bano, Abdul Wakeel, Saqib Ziaand Thomas H. Roberts BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:302 DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1815-z ©  The Author(s). 2017 Received: 8 November 2016 Accepted: 31 May 2017 Published: 8 June 2017 Abstract Background The plant species Aristolochia indica (AI), Melilotus indicus (MI), Tribulus terrestris (TT) and Cuscuta pedicellata (CP) are widely used in folk medicine in the villages around Chowk Azam, South Punjab, Pakistan. The aim…

Dr. Meletis completes lecture series in Las Vegas at the World Health Conference for the A4M

Dr. Meletis just completed a lecture series in Las Vegas at the World Health Conference for the A4M, the topics included the relationship between diabetes, inflammation and anxiety/depression.  He also lectured on the balance between adrenal and thyroid function as it involves the proper balance of male and female gonadal hormones, as integrated under the…