Effects of Nigella sativa on endothelial dysfunction in diabetes mellitus: A review

ConclusionThymoquinone, the main phenolic terpene found in Nigella sativa, has several important properties such as antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant activity. Therefore, Nigella sativa can improve endothelial dysfunction.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS These results indicate that GDLP against T2DM-induced hepatic steatosis, oxidative stress, and inflammation by improving the Nrf2/HO-1 signaling pathway in db/db mice, suggesting the GDLP may serve as an effective strategy for in fatty liver treatment. PMID: 32245940 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Naresh Kumar P, Ragavendrasamy Balakrishnan, Vibhas Kana
Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Omid Asbaghi, Faezeh Fouladvand, Sajjad Moradi, Damoon Ashtary-Larky, Razieh Choghakhori, Amir Abbasnezhad
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Authors: Shao C, Wang J, Tian J, Tang YD Abstract In most developed countries, coronary artery disease (CAD), mostly caused by atherosclerosis of coronary arteries, is one of the primary causes of death. From 1990s to 2000s, mortality caused by acute MI declined up to 50%. The incidence of CAD is related with age, gender, economic, etc. Atherosclerosis contains some highly correlative processes such as lipid disturbances, thrombosis, inflammation, vascular smooth cell activation, remodeling, platelet activation, endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, altered matrix metabolism, and genetic factors. Risk factors ...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: DM contributes unfavorably to the evolution of periodontal disease. The poor glycemic control and the improper oral hygiene have a negative impact on the health of the periodontium, highlighted by increased scores on PI, CI and GI scales. PMID: 32239094 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Authors: Popa A, Georgescu M, Popa SG, Nica AE, Georgescu EF Abstract Steadily, cancer is becoming the first cause of mortality, with over 9 million deaths estimated in 2018. Increasing evidence supports a direct association between obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cancer, with a higher risk of cancer mortality especially for some of the most common malignancies, such as breast, colon, and rectal cancers. So far, several mechanisms underlying the cancer-diabetes relationship have been investigated revealing dysregulations of the insulin-insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system as the most important parad...
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur findings suggest that pretreatment basal GH levels are higher in younger patients with acromegaly. Furthermore, higher GH values (0, 60 and 120 min) during OGTT are associated with higher systolic blood pressure. A comprehensive evaluation of this population regarding comorbidities should be performed.
Source: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionThere has been no epidemiological study of diabetes mellitus (DM) in Macao. Also, multidisciplinary treatment is yet to be popularized and complications of DM cannot be managed promptly in this region. Therefore, this study was performed to compare the clinical characteristics, treatment, and prognosis of diabetic foot disease between patients in Macao and Beijing.MethodsA total of 243 patients with diabetic foot disease were enrolled: 124 from a tertiary hospital in Beijing and 119 from a tertiary hospital in Macao. The clinical profiles were collected and analyzed.ResultsThe surgical treatment rate in...
Source: Diabetes Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusions: In the current study, the prevalence of depression among diabetic outpatients was higher than that of studies conducted in other settings. Depression was significantly associated with female sex, rural residency, type 2 diabetes mellitus, duration of illness> 6 years, high fear of complications, and poor social support. PMID: 32243106 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders - Category: Primary Care Tags: Prim Care Companion CNS Disord Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS By downregulating expression of the SNHG5 gene and then altering expression of the TGR5 gene, the damage to colorectal cells induced by high glucose was alleviated. This may be one of the mechanisms underlying the effect of sleeve gastric surgery in treatment of diabetes mellitus. PMID: 32242546 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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