Preparation of Phytopharmaceuticals for the Management of Disorders

Preparation of Phytopharmaceuticals for the Management of Disorders
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Abhay Prakash Mishra,Megh R. Goyal
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 574
Release: 2020-11-03
ISBN: 0128202858
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Preparation of Phytopharmaceuticals for the Management of Disorders Book Excerpt:

Preparation of Phytopharmaceuticals for the Management of Disorders: The Development of Nutraceuticals and Traditional Medicine presents comprehensive coverage and recent advances surrounding phytopharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and traditional and alternative systems of medicines. Sections cover the concepts of phytopharmaceuticals, their history, and current highlights in phytomedicine. Also included are classifications of crude drugs, herbal remedies and toxicity, traditional and alternative systems of medicine, nanotechnology applications, and herbal cosmeticology. Final sections cover applications of microbiology and biotechnology in drug discovery. This book provides key information for everyone interested in drug discovery, including medicinal chemists, nutritionists, biochemists, toxicologists, drug developers and health care professionals. Students, professors and researchers working in the area of pharmaceutical sciences and beyond will also find the book useful. Includes the history and current highlights in phytomedicine, along with classifications of crude drugs, herbal drug technologies and herbal cosmeticology Provides detailed information on herbal remedies and toxicity, traditional and alternative systems of medicine, and applications of microbiology and biotechnology in drug discovery Discusses the nutritional and health benefits of nutraceuticals and how they help in the management and treatment of metabolic diseases

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Muhammad Akram,Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-10-12
ISBN: 1119616603
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery Book Excerpt:

Explore novel drug discovery updates from medicinal plants to help fight the devastating effects of neglected tropical diseases Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery delivers a comprehensive exploration of the drug discovery process as it pertains to neglected tropical diseases. The book covers recent advancements in drug discovery, as well as druggable targets and new challenges facing the industry. It offers readers expansive discussions of specific diseases, including protozoan, helminth, bacterial, viral, fungal, and ectoparasitic infections. This book provides readers with insightful perspectives from leading industry voices on fifty years of trends and progress in the search for new, safe, and affordable therapeutic drugs in the fight against neglected tropical diseases. It includes information beneficial to researchers in a variety of fields of biology, chemistry, medicine, and pharmaceuticals. The distinguished authors cover topics including the effects of phytochemicals on the causative agent of leprosy and the potential applicability of phytochemicals in the management of Dengue fever. Readers will also enjoy the inclusion of: Thorough introductions to neglected tropical diseases, phytochemicals, protein targets, and mechanisms in drug discovery, as well as the epidemiology of neglected tropical diseases An exploration of novel bioactive lead compounds for drug discovery against neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, trypanosomiasis, and schistosomiasis Discussions of protozoan infections, including herbal, nutritional, and traditional remedies for giardiasis and the anti-leishmanial potentials of phytochemicals Examinations of helminth infections, including the prospects of phytochemicals in the treatment of helminthiasis Perfect for medicinal chemists, drug developers, and research and development scientists, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Phytochemicals in Drug Discovery will also earn a place in the libraries of toxicologists and researchers in biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, ethnobotany, and bioinformatics seeking a one-stop resource for drug discovery for neglected tropical diseases.

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources
Author: Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 934
Release: 2022-06-23
ISBN: 0323904807
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources Book Excerpt:

Medical Textiles from Natural Resources provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals, production methods, processing techniques, characterization techniques, properties and applications of medical textile materials from natural resources. Medical textiles offer a variety of technical and functional properties valued in medical and healthcare sectors, often relating to hygiene. As medical textile products remain in close contact with the human body, the fibre must have characteristics such as biological compatibility, biological degradability, permeability and nontoxicity. Only materials from natural renewable sources have such characteristics. This book provides the latest information on a wide range of medical applications, from single suture and wound dressings, to implants and tissue scaffolds. It also offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties and applications of technical textiles for medical use. Explains the latest technologies related to fibre extraction from natural sources, chemical treatments, weave constructions, fabric finishes and coatings. Describes innovative applications of nanomaterials in the treatment of textile fabric and the utilization of carbohydrate polymers in the preparation of nanoparticles deposited in nonwoven fabrics. Helps product designers to find appropriate materials from natural resources with the characteristics of biodegradability, renewability, biocompatibility and nontoxicity.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Genevieve Dable Tupas
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2020-08-24
ISBN: 3030423190
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Excerpt:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals are food products that naturally offer or have been modified to offer additional health benefits beyond basic nutrition. As such products have surged in popularity in recent years, it is crucial that researchers and manufacturers understand the concepts underpinning functional foods and the opportunity they represent to improve human health, reduce healthcare costs, and support economic development worldwide. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations presents a guide to functional foods from experienced professionals in key institutions around the world. The text provides background information on the health benefits, bioavailability, and safety measurements of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Subsequent chapters detail the bioactive components in functional foods responsible for these health benefits, as well as the different formulations of these products and recent innovations spurred by consumer demands. Authors emphasize product development for increased marketability, taking into account safety issues associated with functional food adulteration and solutions to be found in GMP adherence. Various food preservation methods aimed at enhancing the quality and shelf life of functional food are also highlighted. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations is the first of its kind, designed to be useful to students, teachers, nutritionists, food scientists, food technologists and public health regulators alike.

Coronavirus Drug Discovery

Coronavirus Drug Discovery
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2022-05-25
ISBN: 0323851789
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coronavirus Drug Discovery Book Excerpt:

Coronavirus Drug Discovery: SARS-CoV-2 (Covid 19) Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment presents comprehensive information on antiviral drug discovery from medicinal plants, animals, marine organisms and microorganisms. This book present special chapters on the COVID-19 disease outbreak and detailed information on drug discovery for the COVID-19 virus, including its diagnosis and prevention strategies. Subsequent chapters present drug discovery opportunities for the treatment and management of respiratory viral diseases, gastrointestinal viral diseases, exanthematous viral diseases, hepatic viral diseases, cutaneous viral diseases, hemorrhagic viral diseases and neurologic viral diseases. The book's contributors are specialists from key institutions around the world, making this a key resource for drug developers, medicinal chemists, public health scientists, molecular biologists, biochemists, and toxicologists, among others. Details the various natural bioactive compounds for antiviral drug discoveries surrounding treatments for the coronavirus Discuses recent drug discovery for covid-19 treatment and drug discovery from natural sources Focuses on the discovery of drugs against acute viral diseases of world importance Reviews recent advances in research tools for the discovery of new antiviral drugs

Application of Nanotechnology in Food Science Processing and Packaging

Application of Nanotechnology in Food Science  Processing and Packaging
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 3030988201
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bee Products and Their Applications in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries

Bee Products and Their Applications in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries
Author: Dilek Boyacioglu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2022-04-14
ISBN: 0323900747
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bee Products and Their Applications in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries Book Excerpt:

Bee Products and Their Applications in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries focuses on the health benefits of selected bee products by looking more closely at their pharmacological potentials and therapeutic applications in coping with various diseases. The book explores some of these products, such as royal jelly, propolis and bee venom, which is highly attractive to the food supplement sector due to the biological actions that are proved by scientific studies. Bee products also attract the cosmetics industry by utilizing those products in various applications such as hair products, toothpaste, sunscreen creams, lip balsams, or facial moisturizing creams. Each chapter focuses on a particular health benefit, providing more compact and detailed information about each activity for a specific interest. The mainframe of the book is based on the medicinal and pharmacological functions of bee products, with the therapeutic applications for each bee product supporting the mechanism of action of their biological functions. Explores bee products such as honey, royal jelly, propolis, bee venom, bee pollen, bee bread, and beeswax health benefits Includes the potential of bee products as a food supplement and cosmetic product Covers the medicinal and pharmacological functions of bee products

Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases

Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases
Author: Kamal Dua,Srinivas Nammi,Dennis Chang,Dinesh Kumar Chellappan,Gaurav Gupta,Trudi Collet
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 622
Release: 2021-07-30
ISBN: 9813368500
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medicinal Plants for Lung Diseases Book Excerpt:

This book summarizes experimentally-supported research on the therapeutic efficacy of plant extracts and their constituents on a range of respiratory diseases including infections. It discusses the pharmacological, cellular and molecular factors involved in the pathogenies of respiratory diseases and their modulation by plant-derived compounds. Additionally, it underlines the growing relevance of medicinal plant-based advanced drug delivery systems for treating lung diseases providing maximal therapeutic efficacy with better patient compliance. Overall, this comprehensive book is a blend of translational, biological, chemical and drug delivery aspects of medicinal plants employed in targeting respiratory diseases and attracts a range of audiences including physiochemist, translational and clinical researchers working in the field of respiratory diseases.

Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders

Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders
Author: Shirley Ekvall,Valli K. Ekvall
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2005-03-03
ISBN: 9780195165647
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders Book Excerpt:

Bridges the gap between nutrition research and its practical application to children with developmental and chronic disorders. After reviewing prenatal and postnatal growth, and the evaluation of nutritional status, the authors provide succinct accounts of a wide range of pediatric disorders that present special nutritional problems. Each chapter is organized to cover biochemical and clinical abnormalities, techniques in nutrition evaluation, nutritional management, and follow-up procedures. Among the diverse conditions covered in this volume are neurogenetic disorders, behavioral disorders, drug toxicity, obesity, cancer, diabetes, and inborn errors of metabolism. A companion study guide is available from the author.

Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases Developmental Disabilities and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders

Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases  Developmental Disabilities  and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders
Author: Shirley W. Ekvall,Valli K. Ekvall
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2017-03-09
ISBN: 0199398933
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases Developmental Disabilities and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders Book Excerpt:

"Packed with information that is useful on a daily basis. This book will be useful for all who care for children with disabilities or chronic disase." --Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Food and nutrition studies are more relevant to the practice of medicine than ever before. As scientific understanding of these links has expanded over the last decade, the need for an authoritative reference has never been greater. This fully revised and updated edition of PEDIATRIC AND ADULT NUTRITION IN CHRONIC DISEASES, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND HEREDITARY METABOLIC DISORDERS offers a comprehensive reference to the nutritional interventions for diseases across the lifespan. Comprising more than 60 topic-based chapters from leading figures in nutrition and medicine, this book is the most up-to-date work on diet as a symptom of, and therapy for, chronic, hereditary, and developmental disorders. Enriched with tables and charts that distill the latest recommendations for nutrient intake, physical activity, this third edition is a convenient and essential resource for busy clinicians and students in nutrition, dietetics, and medical specialties.

Recent Advances in Neurodegeneration

Recent Advances in Neurodegeneration
Author: Antonella Borreca
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2019-10-09
ISBN: 1838812334
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Neurodegeneration Book Excerpt:

This Edited Volume Recent Advances in Neurodegeneration is a is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of neurodegeneration. The book comprises single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the neurodegeneration research area. All chapters are complete in itself but united under a common research study topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on neurodegeneration, and open new possible research paths for further novel developments.

Studies on Arthritis and Joint Disorders

Studies on Arthritis and Joint Disorders
Author: Maria Jose Alcaraz,Oreste Gualillo,Olga Sánchez-Pernaute
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 411
Release: 2013-02-20
ISBN: 1461461669
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies on Arthritis and Joint Disorders Book Excerpt:

This next volume in our established series proposes to systematically review the basic science and clinical knowledge of the role of free radicals and antioxidants, collectively known as “oxidative stress”, in the pathology of arthritis and other joint diseases. It will describe the most current diagnostic tools , laboratory methods and technology, to suggest ways of prevention and treatment and to emphasize the concept of the bench-to-bedside approach. The book will also provide specific coverage on emerging technology and medical applications including discussions of biomarkers and antioxidants as therapeutic agents and several more relevant aspects. In addition, the book will promote the concept of using biomarkers representative of oxidative stress reactions and free radical damage , as well as describe the effect of antioxidants in treating disease in clinical trials. The content will be valuable to researchers studying the development of arthritis/joint disease, and clinicians treating patients with these diagnoses.

Phytotherapies

Phytotherapies
Author: Iqbal Ramzan
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2015-04-17
ISBN: 1119006236
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytotherapies Book Excerpt:

Covering fundamentals and new developments in phytotherapy, this book combines pharmaceutical sciences and chemistry with clinical issues. • Helps readers better understand phytotherapy and learn the fundamentals of and how to analyze phytotherapeutic agents • Discusses phytotherapy in modern medicine, chemoprevention of disease, and alternatives to western medicines for specific diseases • Chapters summarizes the uses and applications of phytomedicines, by type like Chinese, Greco-Arab, Indian, European, and Ayurvedic • Includes international regulatory perspectives and discusses emerging regulations for various established and emerging markets

Perspectives of Indian Medicinal Plants in the Management of Liver Disorders

Perspectives of Indian Medicinal Plants in the Management of Liver Disorders
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Liver
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management
Author: Michael I. Weintraub, MD, FACP, FAAN,Ravinder Mamtani, MBBS, MD, MSc,Marc S. Micozzi, MD. PhD
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2008-05-12
ISBN: 9780826128751
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management Book Excerpt:

Pain is the most common complaint amongst all patients seeking care from all types of health practitioners. It is estimated that 40% of patient visits to health care practitioners are for the management of pain. The problem of pain and other functional complaints is an ever larger proportion of the practice of integrative medicine. Complementary and alternative medical modalities have much to offer in managing pain and functional complaints, as well as presenting new and unique perspectives on the phenomenon of pain. This book is also unique in taking into account cultural, historical and social factors in pain and pain management. While not a topic in itself (with the exception of the introductory chapter) it is a perspective that infuses all the topics of the book.

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs
Author: Heather Boon,Michael Smith
Publsiher: Robert Rose
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9780778800811
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Medicinal Herbs Book Excerpt:

Presents a comprehensive, full illustrated reference on the fifty most commonly prescribed herbal remedies, furnishing a detailed description of each herb, as well as information on potential side effects, drug interactions, and therapeutic uses, covering such herbs as Goldenseal, Burdock, Tumeric, Evening Primrose, and Aloe Vera, among others. Simultaneous.

Auerbach s Wilderness Medicine E Book

Auerbach s Wilderness Medicine E Book
Author: Paul S. Auerbach,Tracy A Cushing,N. Stuart Harris
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 2280
Release: 2016-09-21
ISBN: 0323396097
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Auerbach s Wilderness Medicine E Book Book Excerpt:

Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting! World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. This indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses – no matter where they happen! Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance from hundreds of outstanding world experts edited by Dr. Auerbach and 2 new associate editors, Drs.Tracy Cushing and N. Stuart Harris. New and expanded chapters with hundreds of new photos and illustrative drawings help increase your visual understanding of the material. Acquire the knowledge and skills you need with revised chapters providing expanded discussions of high-altitude medicine, improvisation, technical rescue, telemedicine, ultrasound, and wilderness medicine education. Ten new chapters cover Acute High-Altitude Medicine and Pathophysiology; High Altitude and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions; Cycles, Snowmobiles, and other Wilderness Conveyances; Medical Wilderness Adventure Races (MedWAR); Canyoneering and Canyon Medicine; Evidence-Based Wilderness Medicine; National Park Service Medicine; Genomics and Personalized Wilderness Medicine; Forestry; and Earth Sciences.

Dosage Form Design Considerations

Dosage Form Design Considerations
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 820
Release: 2018-07-28
ISBN: 0128144246
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dosage Form Design Considerations Book Excerpt:

Dosage Form Design Parameters, Volume I, examines the history and current state of the field within the pharmaceutical sciences, presenting key developments. Content includes drug development issues, the scale up of formulations, regulatory issues, intellectual property, solid state properties and polymorphism. Written by experts in the field, this volume in the Advances in Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research series deepens our understanding of dosage form design parameters. Chapters delve into a particular aspect of this fundamental field, covering principles, methodologies and the technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists. In addition, the book contains a comprehensive examination suitable for researchers and advanced students working in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biotechnology and related industries. Examines the history and recent developments in drug dosage forms for pharmaceutical sciences Focuses on physicochemical aspects, prefomulation solid state properties and polymorphism Contains extensive references for further discovery and learning that are appropriate for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and those interested in drug dosage design

Accenting Lipid Peroxidation

Accenting Lipid Peroxidation
Author: Pınar Atukeren
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2021-12-08
ISBN: 1839688254
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Accenting Lipid Peroxidation Book Excerpt:

Lipid peroxidation can occur via either enzymatic or nonenzymatic reactions due to excess production of free radical molecules. This process culminates in cellular damage causing various diseases. This book examines lipid peroxidation as a current and future biomarker of oxidative stress.

Complications in Anesthesia

Complications in Anesthesia
Author: John L. Atlee
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 994
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1416022155
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complications in Anesthesia Book Excerpt:

Practical text focuses on complications in the practice of anesthesia. Divided into sections similar to the thought processes involved in decision-making. Thumb indexing and cross-references are also included. All chapters have a case synopsis, problem analysis, and discussion of management and prevention.