A Novel Function for Kojic Acid, a Secondary Metabolite from Aspergillus Fungi, as Antileishmanial Agent

Abstract Kojic acid (KA) is a fungal metabolite used as a topical treatment skin-whitening cosmetic agent for melasma in humans; however its potential as an anti-leishmanial agent is unknown. Chemotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for Leishmaniasis. However, […]

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Role of plasma-rich fibrin in oral surgery

Abstract Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a fibrin meshwork, in which platelet cytokines, growth factors, and cells are entrapped and discharged after a period and can serve as a resorbable film. PRF is the next generation of platelet concentrates equipped to […]

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Therapeutic Efficacy of 1,927-nm Fractionated Thulium Laser Energy and Polydeoxyribonucleotide on Pattern Hair Loss

Therapeutic Efficacy of 1,927-nm Fractionated Thulium Laser Energy and Polydeoxyribonucleotide on Pattern Hair Loss Background and Objectives Intra-perifollicular polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN) injections result in clinical improvements in hair thickness and density in patients with pattern hair loss (PHL). The objective of […]

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Mesotherapy with Dutasteride in the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia

Int J Trichology. 2017 Jul-Sep; 9(3): 143–145. Dutasteride is used off-label worldwide in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and has proved its efficacy in different studies.[1] Mesotherapy using dutasteride (MD) has also been used in patients with AGA.[2,3,4] Therapy […]

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Solasodine rhamnosyl glycosides cause apoptosis in cancer cells. Do they also prime the immune system resulting in long-term protection against cancer?

Abstract Solasodine rhamnosyl glycosides (SRGs) induce apoptosis in a wide variety of cancer cells and are more effective than many well-established anticancer agents. Combination therapy of SRGs with cisplatin treats cisplatin-resistant cells such as lung cancer and breast cancer cells. […]

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