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May 15, 2019

Puerarin prevents cadmium-induced hepatic cell damage by suppressing apoptosis and restoring autophagic flux.

PMID:  Biomed Pharmacother. 2019 May 3 ;115:108929. Epub 2019 May 3. PMID: 31060001 Abstract Title:  Puerarin prevents cadmium-induced hepatic cell damage by suppressing apoptosis and restoring autophagic flux. Abstract:  Cadmium (Cd) is a common heavy metal contamination that is highly… Continue Reading →

Berberine inhibits the ischemia-reperfusion induced testicular injury through decreasing oxidative stress.

PMID:  Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Apr 2. Epub 2019 Apr 2. PMID: 30971358 Abstract Title:  Berberine inhibits the ischemia-reperfusion induced testicular injury through decreasing oxidative stress. Abstract:  PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of… Continue Reading →

Berberine protects immortalized line of human melanocytes from H2O2-induced oxidative stress.

PMID:  J Dermatol Sci. 2019 Apr 2. Epub 2019 Apr 2. PMID: 30987854 Abstract Title:  Berberine protects immortalized line of human melanocytes from HO-induced oxidative stress via activation of Nrf2 and Mitf signaling pathway. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress plays important… Continue Reading →

‘Bruise’ turned out to be deadly melanoma hiding on 21-year-old’s nail

Karolina Jasko was a senior in high school when a strange spot appeared on her right thumbnail. The technician at her local beauty salon noticed it, a thin line vertically across the nail as if she drew it with a… Continue Reading →

Berberine inhibits the interleukin-1 beta-induced inflammatory response via MAPK downregulation in rat articular chondrocytes.

PMID:  Drug Dev Res. 2019 Apr 29. Epub 2019 Apr 29. PMID: 31032997 Abstract Title:  Berberine inhibits the interleukin-1 beta-induced inflammatory response via MAPK downregulation in rat articular chondrocytes. Abstract:  Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most chronic degenerative arthritic… Continue Reading →

Study Shows Students Learn Better When They Take Handwritten Notes

The educational system is being swept along in the race for technological advancement and supremacy in nearly every country. I’m not anti-technology, but I’m aware of the disadvantages of the Computer Age. Students don’t engage in interesting practical work in… Continue Reading →

A review of berberine in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

PMID:  Theranostics. 2019 ;9(7):1923-1951. Epub 2019 Mar 16. PMID: 31037148 Abstract Title:  Berberine in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases: From Mechanisms to Therapeutics. Abstract:  Cardiovascular and metabolic diseases (CVMD) are the leading causes of death worldwide, underscoring the urgent necessity to… Continue Reading →

These Ladybug Impostors are not Here to Bring You Good Luck, They’re Here to Bite

When you notice a tiny, friendly ladybug sitting on your shoulder – their appearance is thought to herald good fortune. In reality, it might not be a ladybug at all – it could be a tree-dwelling multicolored Asian lady beetle,… Continue Reading →

Sheet Pan Chicken & Mushrooms (Whole30, Paleo)

Berberine ameliorates oxidative stress-induced apoptosis by modulating ER stress and autophagy in human nucleus pulposus cells.

PMID:  Life Sci. 2019 Apr 29. Epub 2019 Apr 29. PMID: 31047897 Abstract Title:  Berberine ameliorates oxidative stress-induced apoptosis by modulating ER stress and autophagy in human nucleus pulposus cells. Abstract:  AIM: Nucleus pulposus (NP) cell apoptosis induced by oxidative… Continue Reading →

Jane’s Testimonial

Keto: Dr. Cate Shanahan: How to Become Cancer-Proof!

Dr. Cate Shanahan, the author of Deep Nutrition and Food Rules, pulls no punches when discussing how our conventional view of screening and treating cancer could be ill-advised. Referencing the work of Dr. Thomas Seyfried, Cate explains that cancer is… Continue Reading →

Ghost in the Machine: Lies, Denial, Deceit and Manipulative ‘Research’

Food Burnout + What to Eat (When You Don’t Really Feel Like Cooking)

Hey guys! So today’s post is about how to feed yourself for health and happiness when you (honestly) just don’t feel like cooking. When you just want to feed yourself well – with extreme ease and satisfaction. Plus, a bit… Continue Reading →

Raman spectrum spectral imaging revealing the molecular mechanism of Berberine-induced Jurkat cell apoptosis.

PMID:  Biomed Opt Express. 2019 Apr 1 ;10(4):1581-1600. Epub 2019 Mar 4. PMID: 31061758 Abstract Title:  Raman spectrum spectral imaging revealing the molecular mechanism of Berberine-induced Jurkat cell apoptosis and the receptor-mediated Berberine delivery system. Abstract:  Berberine (BBR), a traditional… Continue Reading →

Berberine improves advanced glycation end products‑induced osteogenic differentiation responses in human periodontal ligament stem cells.

PMID:  Mol Med Rep. 2019 Jun ;19(6):5440-5452. Epub 2019 Apr 25. PMID: 31059099 Abstract Title:  Berberine improves advanced glycation end products‑induced osteogenic differentiation responses in human periodontal ligament stem cells through the canonical Wnt/β‑catenin pathway. Abstract:  The aim of the… Continue Reading →

Berberine inhibited angiogenesis in glioblastoma xenografts.

PMID:  Pharm Biol. 2018 Dec ;56(1):665-671. PMID: 31070539 Abstract Title:  Berberine inhibits angiogenesis in glioblastoma xenografts by targeting the VEGFR2/ERK pathway. Abstract:  CONTEXT: Berberine is used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years with recent reports of its anticancer… Continue Reading →

Berberine is a potential therapeutic alleviating diabetes and diabetic neuropathic pain

PMID:  Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2019 May 12. Epub 2019 May 12. PMID: 31079200 Abstract Title:  Berberine ameliorates diabetic neuropathic pain in a rat model: involvement of oxidative stress, inflammation, andμ-opioid receptors. Abstract:  Berberine, a chemical found in plants, is… Continue Reading →

Arctigenin may act as a suitable adjunct therapy for oral submucous fibrosis.

PMID:  Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Mar 16 ;20(6). Epub 2019 Mar 16. PMID: 30884781 Abstract Title:  Arctigenin Reduces Myofibroblast Activities in Oral Submucous Fibrosis by LINC00974 Inhibition. Abstract:  Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is an oral precancerous condition associated with… Continue Reading →

How Laura Prepon Lost Weight Naturally Without Going Hungry

Arctigenin induces apoptosis in human hepatoblastoma cells.

PMID:  Pediatr Surg Int. 2019 Jun ;35(6):723-728. Epub 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30891641 Abstract Title:  Arctigenin induces apoptosis in human hepatoblastoma cells. Abstract:  PURPOSE: Arctigenin has been shown to have anti-tumor effects in various types of cancers. This study was… Continue Reading →

Arctigenin improves lipid metabolism by regulating AMP-activated protein kinase and downstream signaling pathways.

PMID:  J Cell Biochem. 2019 Mar 19. Epub 2019 Mar 19. PMID: 30891825 Abstract Title:  Arctigenin improves lipid metabolism by regulating AMP-activated protein kinase and downstream signaling pathways. Abstract:  Although it has been reported that arctigenin (ARG) can reduce the… Continue Reading →

Is Corporate Organic a Problem? It Depends on Who You Ask

As consumer demand for organic food continues to rise, many corporations that previously only marketed conventional food have thrown their hats into the ring. While they claim to be making organic food more widely available, the effects of their vertically… Continue Reading →

Arctigenin is a novel therapeutic agent that inhibits resistance to etoposide associated with microenvironmental stress conditions.

PMID:  J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2019 Apr 28 ;29(4):571-576. PMID: 30955254 Abstract Title:  Arctigenin Inhibits Etoposide Resistance in HT-29 Colon Cancer Cells during Microenvironmental Stress. Abstract:  Microenvironmental stress, which is naturally observed in solid tumors, has been implicated in anticancer drug… Continue Reading →

Diabetes: What price comfort and habit?

I was in suburban Chicago recently one morning, hoping to get something to eat for breakfast. I’d heard that the Panera chain was now serving breakfast that you could order any way you wanted. It’s called “Panera Bread,” but I… Continue Reading →

Paleo AIP Recipe Roundtable #267

This week’s Paleo AIP Recipe Roundtable is now live! The featured recipes from last week are: Queso Beef Lasagna, Banana Cream Pie Parfaits, Fermented Garlic Paste, and Pickled Radishes with Ginger and Garlic. Happy cooking, everyone!

What To Cook Right Now- Late Spring / Early Summer

Regardless of what the weather is currently doing (RAIN in SF in mid-May?!), it is Spring, and Summer is right around the corner. That means that Farmers markets are bursting with options, and produce is much more exciting than it… Continue Reading →

Gates Foundation Funded “Fact-Checker” (POLITIFACT) Censors GreenMedInfo on Facebook for Reposting Accurate Vaccine Meme

This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2019Visit our Re-post guidelines Recently, Politifact.com, a website run by the Poynter Institute and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ran an article titled, “No, anti-vaccination meme is way off on… Continue Reading →

McDougall Program Maximum Weight Loss 10-Point Checklist and Recipes

Summer is almost here. If you need a little kick start or would like to add some meals with low calorie density try some of our Maximum Weight Loss Recipes.

The antitumor function of arctigenin in human retinoblastoma cells is mediated by jagged‑1.

PMID:  Mol Med Rep. 2019 May ;19(5):3642-3648. Epub 2019 Mar 14. PMID: 30896794 Abstract Title:  The antitumor function of arctigenin in human retinoblastoma cells is mediated by jagged‑1. Abstract:  Retinoblastoma is an intraocular malignant tumor that may severely affect vision… Continue Reading →

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