Muhammad Akram

Muhammad Akram
Government College University Faisalabad | GCUF · Department of Eastern Medicine and Surgery

BEMS, M.PhiL, Ph.D

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Introduction
Muhammad Akram currently works at the Department of Eastern Medicine and Surgery, Government College University Faisalabad.
Additional affiliations
February 2014 - present
University of Aaz Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan
Position
  • Lecturer
March 2012 - November 2015
University of Poonch Rawalakot
Position
  • CEO
February 2006 - March 2012
Hamdard University
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
March 2010 - September 2013
Hamdard University
Field of study
  • Eastern Medicine

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Phytomedicine has found more relevance and is becoming more accepted as a complementary medical strategy. In the current study, phytochemical components of Taraxacum officinale were tested in vitro for their ability to act as antioxidants and their effects on common hepatoprotective measures. Using accepted procedures, the phytochemicals, cytotoxic...
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Medicinal plants with their ingredients, extract, seeds, oils and fruit are gradually used in the treatment of many diseases. Inflammation is a pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytological and chemical reactions. The medicinal plants reduce inflammation by blocking the inflammatory proc...
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People with learning disabilities (LDs) sometimes struggle with mental health concerns, which can make it difficult for them to live happy lives. The purpose of this study is to investigate the various therapies and reasonable adaptations that can be done to assist people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. Individuals with learnin...
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The goal of this study was to see how albino mice responded to a hydroethanolic extract of Elaeagnus parvifolia fruits. Phytochemical analysis, FTIR spectroscopy and HPLC, findings confirmed the existence of functional groups and a wide spectrum of phenolic compounds, respectively. Furthermore, extract did not cause significant hemolysis (5.39±0.17...
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Retinal blood vessels have become promising biomarkers for the early diagnosis and evaluation of systemic disorders, including myocardial infarction (heart disease) and cerebrovascular diseases. With an emphasis on current developments in retinal imaging techniques and their importance in identifying early vascular changes connected to both disea...
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This comprehensive reference explores medicinal plants, phytomedicines, and traditional herbal remedies as potential sources for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. It features 9 chapters authored and edited by renowned experts. The book specifically highlights the promising drug discovery opportunities grounded in bioactive compounds from me...
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Natural sweetener honey has been valued for generations for its delectable flavor and therapeutic benefits. This mini-review examines the various medicinal advantages of the bioactive substances present in honey. Although sugars are the main component of honey, it also contains a variety of secondary metabolites, including phenolic chemicals, flav...
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Millions of people around the world suffer from gout, a form of arthritis characterized by excruciating inflammation brought on by the build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints. Pharmaceutical interventions are frequently used in traditional therapy methods to control symptoms and lower uric acid levels. However, the use of herbal remedies as su...
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Poor dental health has an impact on the general population's quality of life and everyday functioning, particularly in people with mental health conditions. Because of the huge burden of oral health-associated quality of life in patients with mental health issues, nurses must understand how they can assist patients at an early stage. The purpose of...
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Inflammatory disorders and auto-inflammatory diseases are multifaceted ailments marked by dysregulated immune responses and chronic inflammation. Understanding the pathophysiology of these disorders and creating successful treatment techniques are major areas of research and clinical interest. This review article gives an updated summary of the pat...
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The well-known medicinal plant milk thistle (Silybummarianum) has a long history of traditional use, and a growing body of scientific study is demonstrating its therapeutic potential. In-depth information about milk thistle's phytochemistry, pharmacology, and customary usage is provided in this review article. We explore the numerous phytochemicals...
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Healthcare delivery, management, and optimization have undergone a radical change as a result of the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into the sector. This review article examines the diverse effects of AI in healthcare, encompassing a wide range of applications from administrative and operational improvements to support for diagnostic...
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The agonising disorder known as dysmenorrhea, which is characterized by painful menstruation, affects women all over the world. Due to their apparent efficacy and lack of side effects, traditional and herbal treatments for the management of dysmenorrhea have attracted increasing interest in recent years. The goal of this review is to offer a thorou...
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Awareness and current knowledge of chronic lower back pain. IAIM, 2023; 10(10): 21-35. Abstract Sitting lifestyle and remote work habits increase risks of spine maladies. Among them, chronic lower back pain (CLBP) is an injury of the spine decreasing living levels by painful movement of affected people. In the research, we described recent achievem...
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Interest in cupping is an emerging non-pharmacological option for treatment of pain. Cupping proved to be valuable treatment option for various illnesses including chronic pain. It is also named as prophetic medicine Cupping therapy, dry or wet cupping, have been used since ancient times in TCM owing to believe that it has more efficacy than pharma...
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Diabetes and cancer are two complicated and common diseases that have received a lot of attention in the fields of medical and public health. The goal of this in-depth review article is to offer a full analysis of the complex connection between cancer and diabetes. the epidemiological data connecting these two illnesses, underlining the elevated ri...
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The climacteric syndrome, commonly known as menopause, is a normal stage of a woman's life that is characterised by numerous physiological and psychological changes. These modifications might cause symptoms like hot flashes, mood swings, cognitive impairments, and genitourinary issues, which can interfere with daily life. The search for efficient t...
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Cancer or carcinoma is abnormal and excessive growth of respective tissues or parts of the body, which begins with nodules and latter formation extends to the nearby areas of the affected organ through metastasis. It affects the vast population of the world, including Asia. Various studies and data show increasing incidence and prevalence of gastro...
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This paper offers an insightful exploration of the ecological roles played by endophytic bacteria within plants, underscoring their indispensable importance in promoting overall plant growth and health. Endophytic bacteria represent a fascinating group of microorganisms that take up residence within plants during at least a portion of their life cy...
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Article History This paper offers an insightful exploration of the ecological roles played by endophytic bacteria within plants, underscoring their indispensable importance in promoting overall plant growth and health. Endophytic bacteria represent a fascinating group of microorganisms that take up residence within plants during at least a portion...
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Plant biotechnology is the deliberate application of biotechnology tools such as protoplast fusion, DNA extraction, plant bioinformatics, PCR and cloning in creating plants with new, improved and desired traits for human benefit. Protoplasts are often referred to as plant cells which the cell wall has been removed and it has many applications in pl...
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Green nanotechnology represents a burgeoning field that holds immense promise in the realm of nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. This comprehensive review explores the multifaceted applications of green nanotechnology, offering an extensive analysis of its potential and current achievements in these vital sectors. The utilization of plant extracts...
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Since centuries ago, people have valued honey, a naturally sweet substance made by bees from the nectar of flowers, for its therapeutic and nutritional benefits. The objective of this review paper is to thoroughly analyze the pharmacological and therapeutic properties of honey. Honey's complex chemical make-up, which includes sugars, enzymes, pheno...
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In alternative medicine, Saw palmetto is used in the treatment of many diseases, as it is effective in treating urinary system diseases through anti-androgen effects and effects on involuntary receptors in the lower urinary tract, in addition to being used in the treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia and cancer Prostatitis, chroni...
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In the past ten years, the use of herbal and ayurvedic medications has gained international attention due to their potential medicinal and financial benefits. The consistency, safety, and effectiveness of herbs have come under scrutiny due to their extensive use throughout the world. Also known as Black Cutch, Acacia catechu wild is employed for se...
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Background: Thyroid hormone is related to metabolism, a poly-organ normal function including blood chemistry, hemodynamics and erythropoiesis. Hypertrophic gland causes iodine deficiency and rarely cancer. Hypothalamus signals pituitary gland to produce thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), which regulates hormone production. Insufficient TSH uptake a...
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In developed countries, the population is aging. The aging process brings forth a slew of physical and mental changes. There has been a progressive deterioration in the degree of cognitive processes closely tied to the aging process, which is most commonly associated with age-related disorders such as dementia, throughout time. Physical activity an...
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Hypertension becomes the main reason behind various deaths. About twenty percent of the American population are suffering from hypertension & 1/3 of these Americans are unaware that they are hypertensive. Consequently, hypertension is sometimes known as a silent killer as well. Hypertension is mostly without any symptoms till the destructive conseq...
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Impairment of the central nervous system (CNS) or the nerves conducting messages results in CNS disorders. These CNS disorders could be mild or severe depending on the type of disorder. CNS disorders include depression, anxiety, Huntington's disease, epilepsy, and others. Over the years, natural medicine has been used globally in the management of...
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In the meantime, the epidemic of the Covid-19 virus (COVID-19) in December 2019, cases of infection and death rates are constantly increasing. So far, no effective treatment for Covid Covid-19 has been identified, so thus efforts are being made to search for a treatment extracted from natural sources such as plants to reduce the side effects of che...
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A CO2 laser produces infrared photons that are largely absorbed by the skin and cause morphological alterations. Twenty-four (Wistar) rats weighing 290-380 g and ranging in age from 8 months to a year were chosen at random and divided into sixteen rats for histological examination and eight rats for tensile testing to determine the extent of injury...
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In the past ten years, the use of herbal and ayurvedic medications has gained international attention due to their potential medicinal and financial benefits. The consistency, safety, and effectiveness of herbs have come under scrutiny due to their extensive use throughout the world. Rosa damascena is the flower's king and a symbol of inspiration,...
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) that allows others to share and adapt the material for any purpose (even commercially), in any medium with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. Abstract With the increase in the world's po...
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Myristicin is an allylbenzene and a major key constituent of many plant species, such as Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg), Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (fennel), and Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Fuss (parsley). Their plant parts have been used in traditional medicine and as a flavoring seasoning for cooking but, and as biopesticides with natural comp...
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BACKGROUND In Bangladesh, parents are crucial in ensuring that teens use digital devices responsibly. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to figure out the parental interventions along with the implementing model in order to tackle the misuse of digital media among teenagers. METHODS Nineteen key informants took part in this study as part of...