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Pharmacology and Nutritional Intervention in the Treatment of Disease

Edited by Faik Atroshi

University of Helsinki, Finland

Pharmacology and Nutritional Intervention in the Treatment of Disease is a book dealing with an important research field that has worldwide significance. Its aim is to strengthen the research base of this field of investigation as it yields knowledge that has important implications for biomedicine, public health and biotechnology. The book has brought together an interdisciplinary group of contributors and prominent scholars from different parts of the world. The basic purpose of this book was to promote interaction and discussion of problems of mutual interests among people in related fields everywhere. The main subjects of the book include nutrition, mechanisms underlying treatments, physiological aspects of vitamins and trace elements, antioxidants: regulation, signalling, infection and inflammation, and degenerative and chronic diseases.

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Pharmacology and Nutritional Intervention in the Treatment of DiseaseEdited by Faik Atroshi

Published: May 28th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57023

ISBN: 978-953-51-1383-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7208-6

Copyright year: 2014

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40482 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. Epilepsy Treatment and Nutritional Intervention

By Jerzy Majkowski


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2. Use of Trace Elements and Halotherapy in the Treatment of Human Diseases

By Vincent S. Gallicchio


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3. Oxidative Stress and Dietary Interventions in Autism: Exploring the Role of Zinc, Antioxidant Enzymes and Other Micronutrients in the Neurobiology of Autism

By Maija L. Castrén, Tuomas Westermarck and Faik Atroshi


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4. Antioxidants as Complementary Medication in Thalassemia

By Somdet Srichairatanakool and Suthat Fucharoen


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5. General Aspects of Ozone Therapy

By Ruhi Cakir


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6. Dietary Aspects in Cancer Prevention — A Mini-Review

By Mohamed Abdulla and Sangeeta Shukla


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7. Nutrition, Sleep and Sleep Disorders – Relations of Some Food Constituents and Sleep

By Markku Partinen, Tuomas Westermarck and Faik Atroshi


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8. Bioelements and Bioelementology in Pharmacology and Nutrition: Fundamental and Practical Aspects

By A.V. Skalny


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9. Impact of CoQ10, L-Carnitine and Cocktail Antioxidants on Oxidative Stress Markers in HIV Patients — Mini Review and Clinical Trial

By M Sauka, G Selga, A Skesters, A Silova, T Westermarck, A Latvus and F Atroshi


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10. Pharmacological and Clinical Effectiveness of Zingiber officinale and Alpinia galanga in Patients with Osteoarthritis

By Guntars Selga, M. Sauka, L. Aboltina, A. Davidova, P. Kaipainen, D. Kheder, T. Westermarck and F. Atroshi


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11. Trace Elements, Antioxidant Enzymes and Free Carnitine Levels Among Epileptic Patients Treated with Valproate Monotherapy

By Elżbieta Płonka-Półtorak, Tuomas Westermarck, Pekka Kaipainen, Markus Kaski and Faik Atroshi


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12. Clinical and Hematological Profiles During Valproate Treatment of Epileptic Patients with Intellectual Disability — Case Study and Mini Review

By P. Kaipainen, T. Westermarck, F. Atroshi, M. Kaski and M. Iivanainen


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13. Anti Oxidative, Anti Peroxidative and Hepatoprotective Potential of Phyllanthus amarus Against Anti Tb Drugs

By Sangeeta Shukla, Neelu Sinha and Amita Jaswal


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14. The Pharmacology and Biochemistry of Selenium in Cancer

By T. Westermarck, Arno Latvus and Faik Atroshi


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15. Adaptive Behaviour Change and Health in Adults with Down Syndrome: A Prospective Clinical Follow-Up Study

By T. Määttä, T. Tervo-Määttä, A. Taanila, M. Kaski and M. Iivanainen


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16. The Nutritional Status of Children with Suspected Abuse

By Eileen Harper, Shirley Ekvall, Valli Ekvall and Wei Pan


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17. Copper Deficiency a New Reason of Androgenetic Alopecia?

By Margarita G. Skalnaya


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18. Pharmacological Interventions of Selenium in Duchene Muscular Dystrophy: The Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Mediating Lipid Peroxide Formation

By Tuomas Westermarck, Shirly Ekvall and Kaski Markus


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19. Green Tea: Just a Drink or Nutraceutical

By Sakaewan Ounjaijean, Suthat Fucharoen and Somdet Srichairatanakool


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20. Possible Relation Between Trace Element Status and Clinical Outcomes in Parkinson Syndrome

By Erland Johansson, Tuomas Westermarck and Faik Atroshi


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21. Metabolism Changes as Indicated by the Erythrocytes of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

By Erland Johansson, Tuomas Westermarck, Paul Ek and Faik Atroshi


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