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OMICs-technologies: herbal drugs’ entry ticket into evidence-based science

Thousands of years of successful use of herbal medicine Herbal drugs combinations as a long historical use in traditional medicines, especially China, Japan and India. They consist of herbal preparations that contain active therapeutic ingredients. Their use is well established and widely acknowledged to be safe and effective, and may even be accepted by national …Read More

Dietary flavonols modulate the expression of genes associated with cardiovascular health

Epidemiological studies suggest that the beneficial cardiovascular health effects of diets rich in fruits and vegetables are in part mediated by their flavonoid content, with particular benefits provided by the flavanols (1). Data on the potential health benefits of dietary flavanols, especially in the context of cardiovascular health, are considerable and continue to accumulate (2). …Read More

Potential protective role of Vitamin B6 against oxidative DNA damage

Recently, studies on the role of certain micronutrients in genome stability have gathered a series of evidences for their impact on DNA synthesis, replication or on DNA repair mechanisms (1). Today, the magnitude of DNA damages due to micronutrient deficiencies is estimated to be of the same range of order than those due to UV …Read More

Can Multiple Micronutrient Interventions Improve Child Health?

In the past few decades, many studies have entered the “micronutrient area”, examining the benefits of micronutrients in health, especially in the context of improving maternal and child health. In particular, micronutrient deficiencies early in life lead to growth faltering, which results in stunting and its associated adverse outcomes such as impaired cognitive development and …Read More