The studies’ abstracts

Evaluation of the pharmacotherapeutic efficacy of Garcinia cambogia plus Amorphophallus konjac for the treatment of obesity

Evaluation of the pharmacotherapeutic efficacy of Garcinia cambogia plus Amorphophallus konjac for the treatment of obesity

Hydroxycitric acid (HCA), the main compound of Garcinia cambogia extract, is a competitive blocker of ATP-citrate-lyase, presenting a potential inhibition of fatty acid biosynthesis.

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African Mango Glycosidically Bound Volatile Compounds

African Mango Glycosidically Bound Volatile Compounds

Carbohydrate and aglycon moieties released, respectively, by acid and enzymatic hydrolysis of African mango pulp extracts containing glycosidically bound compounds were identified by TLC, GC, and GC/MS. Glucose was found […]

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Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with a Kampo-formula, San’o-shashin-to: a case report

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with a Kampo-formula, San’o-shashin-to: a case report

The following describes a 76 year old male with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome successfully treated with a Kampo-formula, San’o-shashin-to (Formula: medicamentorum tres ad dispellendi cordis).

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Obstructive sleep apnea — “killer”

Obstructive sleep apnea — killer

Breathing disorders during sleep are heterogeneous group of diseases, which include obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Family medical history can enable the initial diagnosis. The main cause of the disease are […]

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Evaluation of usefulness of selected elements of medial examination in prognosticating the degree of severity of obstructive sleep apnea

Evaluation of usefulness of selected elements of medial examination in prognosticating the degree of severity of obstructive sleep apnea

The dissemination of knowledge concerning sleep-related breathing disorder (SRBD) resulted in an increase in diagnosing obstructive sleep dyspnea (OSD) in highly developed countries. The results of studies confirm the presence […]

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