Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma
Banaras Hindu University | BHU · Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishjya Kalpana (Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics)

MD, PhD (Ayurveda), PDCR, PCPV

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Quantum dots are the serendipitous outcome of materials research. It is the tiny carbonaceous nanoparticles with diameters ranging from 1 to 10 nm. This review is a brief discussion of the synthesis, properties, and biomedical applicability of quantum dots, especially in herbal therapy. As quantum dots are highly polar, they can be surface decorate...
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Objectives Abha Guggulu (AG) is a traditional Ayurvedic herbal formulation used for treating joint disorders and bone fractures. Individually, the ingredients are known for their promising anti-inflammatory and rejuvenating actions. The present study attempts to explore the anti–arthritic potential of AG through an exploratory clinical trial. Meth...
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In the last couple of years, viral infections have been leading the globe, Q7 considered one of the most widespread and extremely damaging health problems and one of the leading causes of mortality in the modern period. Although several viral infections are discovered, such as SARS CoV-2, Langya Henipavirus, there have only been a limited number of...
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Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for 10-15% of all breast tumors (TNBC). Triple-negative breast cancer lacks either estrogen or progesterone receptors (ER or PR), producing either too little or too much HER2. (All three tests result in "negative" results for the cells.) These cancers are more common in women under 40 who are Black or have the...
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The mitochondrial permeability transition pore (mtPTP) plays a vital role in altering the structure and function of mitochondria. Cyclophilin D (CypD) is a mitochondrial protein that regulates mtPTP function and a known drug target for therapeutic studies involving mitochondria. While the effect of aromatase inhibition on the mtPTP has been studied...
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Garlic (Allium sativum) is an edible tuber belonging to the family Liliaceae. It has been used since ancient times as a spice to enhance the sensory characteristics of food and as a household remedy for the treatment of a variety of ailments. Garlic has been studied for its medicinal and therapeutic effects in the treatment of various human disease...
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Food color additives are used to make food more appetizing. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted nine artificial colorings in foods, drugs, and cosmetics, whereas the European Union (EU) approved five artificial colors (E-104, 122, 124, 131, and 142) for food. However, these synthetic coloring materials raise various healt...
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The human monkeypox virus (MPV), a zoonotic illness that was hitherto solely prevalent in Central and West Africa, has lately been discovered to infect people all over the world and has become a major threat to global health. Humans unintentionally contract this zoonotic orthopoxvirus, which resembles smallpox, when they come into contact with infe...
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Research and utilization of nanotechnology are growing exponentially in every aspect of life. The constant growth of applications for magnetic nanoparticles, specifically nanoferrites, attracted many researchers. Among them, nanocobalt ferrite is the most crucial and studied magnetic nanoparticle. Environmentally benign synthetic methods became nec...
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The growing concern about the monkeypox (Mpox) virus infection has garnered a lot of public attention. However, the treatment options available to combat the same is limited to tecovirimat. Additionally, in a possible incidence of resistance, hypersensitivity, or adverse drug reaction, it is imperative to devise and reinforce the second-line therap...
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Climate change can have catastrophic effects on human societies, and its detrimental effects on health are no exception.¹ Approximately 58% (218 of the 375) of infectious diseases that humanity has ever encountered have been exacerbated by climatic changes. Empirical cases highlight 1006 different ways in which climate change paves the way for a sp...
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Many people in tropical and subtropical nations depend on banana, a fruit crop, for their survival. Unfortunately, in India, the soil-borne fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) is responsible for Fusarium wilt, which threatens the banana crop. A purposive sampling survey was conducted in 2018 in the various districts of Kerala to study th...
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The present article reports the synthesis of thoria nanoparticles (ThO2 NPs) via sol-gel process and examines the effect of calcination temperature of ThO2 on the morphology and photocatalytic degradation of indigo carmine (IC) and methylene blue (MB) under visible-light. As-synthesized white crystals of ThO2 were subjected to calcination at differ...
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The glycosides of two flavonoids, naringin and naringenin, are found in various citrus fruits, bergamots, tomatoes, and other fruits. These phytochemicals are associated with multiple biological functions, including neuroprotective, antioxidant, anticancer, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiadipogenic, and cardioprotective effects. T...
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The main objective of the current research work was to synthesize mesoporous silica nanoparticles for controlled delivery of mometasone furoate for potential nasal delivery. The optimized sol-gel method was used for the synthesis of mesoporous silica nanoparticles. Synthesized nanoparticles were processed through Zeta sizer, SEM, TEM, FTIR, TGA, DS...
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Background The development of digital technologies and the evolution of open innovation approaches have enabled the creation of diverse virtual organizations and enterprises coordinating their activities primarily online. The open innovation platform titled “International Natural Product Sciences Taskforce” (INPST) was established in 2018, to bring...
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Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Identification of gene biomarkers and their regulatory factors and signaling pathways is very essential to reveal the molecular mechanisms of NSCLC initiation and progression. Thus, the goal of this study is to identif...
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One of the leading global causes of death is cancer; even though several treatment methods have improved survival rates, the incidence and fatality rates remain high. Naphthoquinones are a type of quinone that is found in nature and has vital biological roles. These chemicals have anticancer (antineoplastic), analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimalar...
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Objectives Antioxidant property like radical scavenging is a primary target to elucidate the efficacy mechanism of a drug against diseases linked to oxidative stress such as cancer, metabolic disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. In alternative therapies, homeopathy is one of the preferred choices by patients and clinicians due to its potential to...
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Nanotechnology is now playing an emerging role in green synthesis in agriculture as nanoparticles (NPs) are used for various applications in plant growth and development. Copper is a plant micronutrient; the amount of copper oxide nanoparticles (CuONPs) in the soil determines whether it has positive or adverse efects. CuONPs can be used to grow cor...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the world, affecting an estimated 50 million individuals. The nerve cells become impaired and die due to the formation of amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaques and neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs). Dementia is one of the most common symptoms seen in people with AD. Genes, lifestyle, mitoch...
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Degenerative nerve diseases are age-related, progressive and cause irreversible neurological loss that may lead to death. Chronic diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease are associated with insoluble protein depositions and pose serious health challenges that may intensify in t...
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Background Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm. is a valuable traditional therapeutic plant belonging to the family Lamiaceae. It is a dense and wool-like shrub that is mostly found in subtropical regions of some countries of Asia, such as China and India. It has been widely used for the mitigation of nervous system disorders like epilepsy. The active con...
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Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is essential for infant and child health. This study aimed to explore the trend in the EBF over the last decade in Bangladesh and investigated if there was a significant association with maternal employment by analyzing the data extracted from three consecutive nationally representative surveys Bangladesh Demographic a...
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Nano-formulations of Gold (Au) are proven drug delivery vehicles. Ayurveda i.e. Indian traditional medicine system, involves metal Bhasmas (like Au, Ag, Fe, Cu) for therapeutic purposes. Ayurveda literature prompts Gold Bhasma/Incinerated Gold Particle (InGPs) synergizes the co-administered drug and/or act as a drug delivery vehicle. Comparative ph...
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Trikatu Churna (TC) comprising Zingiber officinale rhizome, Piper longum, and Piper nigrum fruit, is effective in treating liver diseases and has high nutraceutical values. However, the efficacy of TC in treating alcoholic liver disease (ALD) and its mechanism remain largely unknown. This study evaluated the hepatoprotective effects of different do...
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Moringa oleifera Lam. (M. oleifera), aka "Shigru," "mother's best friend," "miracle tree," "horseradish tree," "drumstick tree," and "oil tree," native of the sub-Himalayan region of northern India, belongs to the Moringaceae family. The high nutritional value of M. oleifera makes it suitable for both nutritional and medicinal purposes. Because of...
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The study aims to review the involvement of differentdietary habits in Laotian, Cambodian, and Vietnamesepopulations in reducing COVID19 impact.Materials and Methods. The methods of collection,systematization, analysis and generalization of information data have been used. The analysis ofliterature in scientific databases and analytical platforms b...
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A simple process based on the dual roles of both magnesium oxide (MgO) and iron oxide (FeO) with boron (B) as precursors and catalysts has been developed for the synthesis of borate composites of magnesium and iron (Mg2B2O5-Fe3BO6) at 1200°C. The as-synthesized composites can be a single material with the improved and collective properties of both...
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Clinically approved therapeutics associated with cancer are limited to mostly chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy in spite of the advancements in the biomedical field. Due to the cardiotoxicity and un-countable side effects brought by the prevailing treatment strategies, demands are growing for targeted drug delivery using nanomaterials. For thi...
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Manufacturing of Metal and metal oxide nanoparticles (M/MO NPs) in large quantities needed a strong reliable, sustainable, and eco-friendly protocol. Present work represents on biogenic approaches to fabricate green nanoparticles using green technology. The fabrications of M/MO NPs using natural Bio-resources were engaged by means of alternative te...
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Multiple myeloma (MM) is an aggressive cancer characterised by malignancy of the plasma cells and a rising global incidence. The gold standard for optimum response is aggressive chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT). However, majority of the patients are above 60 years and this presents the clinician with complication...
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More than 90 percent of India's arable land meets the dryland definition. Residents of locations where livestock is a major source of revenue and stability rely heavily on their livestock for their livelihoods. Fodder crops may not receive the attention they need in dryland agriculture, where a single cropping system is the only viable option due t...
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Pectin is an acidic heteropolysaccharide found in the cell walls and the primary and middle lamella of land plants. To be authorized as a food additive, industrial pectins must meet strict guidelines set forth by the Food and Agricultural Organization and must contain at least 65% polygalacturonic acid to achieve the E440 level. Fruit pectin derive...
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Metformin is a plant-based drug belonging to the class of biguanides and is known to treat type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The drug, combined with controlling blood glucose levels, improves the body's response to insulin. In addition, trials have identified the cardioprotective potential of metformin in the diabetic population receiving the drug....
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Metal Nanoparticles (MNPs) are popular in different research fields due to their unique physical and chemical properties and superior antimicrobial, anti-cancer, antioxidant, larvicidal, and catalytic potential. Although conventional wet methods like colloidal synthesis, calcination, and spark ablation for synthesizing MNPs are effective, their syn...
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This review investigates black rice's photochemistry, functional properties, food applications, and health prospects. There are different varieties of black rice available in the World. The origins of this product can be traced back to Asian countries. This rice is also known as prohibited rice, emperor's rice, and royal's rice. Black rice is compo...
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Natural substances originating from plants have long been used to treat neurodegenerative disorders (NDs). Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a ND. The deterioration and subsequent cognitive impairments of the midbrain nigral dopaminergic neurons distinguish by this characteristic. Various pathogenic mechanisms and critical components have been reported,...
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SARS-CoV-2 was first discovered in Wuhan in late 2019 and has since spread over the world, resulting in the present epidemic. Because targeted therapeutics are unavailable, scientists have the opportunity to discover new drugs or vaccines to counter COVID-19, and a number of synthetic bioactive compounds are now being tested in clinical studies. Du...
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Millions of people are affected by neuronal disorders that are emerging as a principal cause of death after cancer. Alzheimer’s disease, ataxia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy, and autism comprise the most common ones, being accompanied by loss of cognitive power, impaired balance, and movement. In past decades, natural polyphenols ob...
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Ovarian cancer, and particularly its most frequent type, epithelial ovarian carcinoma, constitutes one of the most dangerous malignant tumors among females. Substantial evidence has described the potential of phytochemicals against ovarian cancer. The effect of natural compounds on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress is of great relevance in this reg...
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Due to an unhealthy lifestyle, gastric ulcers have become a very common disease these days. Moreover, the side effects linked with the prolonged use of conventional treatments have shifted the paradigm towards herbal therapies. The leaves of Morus alba L. (Family-Moraceae) have been traditionally used for a large number of metabolic diseases. In th...
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Moringa oleifera and strawberry are cultivated extensively in Worldwide, and divinely blessed with enormous amount of nutritional and medicinal constituents such as vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, potassium and phenolic antioxidants that’s play pivotal role in treating, confining and preventing the diabetes and many kinds of cancer. Focus of the study...
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Pistacia integerrima Stew ex Brandis is a valued medicinal plant used for curing various diseases such as diarrhea, fever, liver disorder, pain, asthma, and inflammation. The aim of this study was the isolation of bioactive leishmanicidal agents from the methanolic extract. The methanolic extract led to the isolation of flavonoids 3,5,7,4/-tetrahyd...
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Background: Bergenin, 4-O-methyl gallic acid glucoside, is a bioactive compound found in the cortex of Mallotus japonicus (L.f.) Müll.Arg. along with many other natural resources including that from Bergenia species. The present study delineates the neuroprotective potential of bergenin through the modulation of PPAR-γ receptors. Method: Dementia w...
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Each biopharmaceutical research and new drug development investigation is targeted at discovering novel and potent medications for managing specific ailments. Thus, to discover and develop new potent medications, it should be performed sequentially or step by step. This is because drug development is a lengthy and risky work that requires significa...
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G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are intricately involved in the conversion of extracellular feedback to intracellular responses. These specialized receptors possess a crucial role in neurological and psychiatric disorders. Most nonsensory GPCRs are active in almost 90% of complex brain functions. At the time of receptor phosphorylation, a GPCR...
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Cancer is commonly thought to be the product of irregular cell division. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the major cause of death globally. Nature offers an abundant supply of bioactive compounds with high therapeutic efficacy. Anticancer effects have been studied in a variety of phytochemicals found in nature. When Food...
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Cancer is still one of the world’s deadliest health concerns. As per latest statistics, lung, breast, liver, prostate, and cervical cancers are reported topmost worldwide. Although chemotherapy is most widely used methodology to treat cancer, poor pharmacokinetic parameters of anticancer drugs render them less effective. Novel nano-drug delivery sy...
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During the 3rd wave or post‐covid‐19 epidemic and nearly two years after identifying the pathogenic coronavirus, another highly pathogenic zoonotic virus has been documented in the two eastern provinces of China, with 35 incidences infected so far, which is known as Langya virus This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Although surgery is the primary treatment, serious maladies that dissipate to other parts of the body may require chemotherapy. As there is no effective procedure to treat stomach cancer, natural small molecules are a current focus of research interest for the developme...
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In recent decades, research scientists, molecular biologists, and pharmacologists have placed a strong emphasis on cutting-edge nanostructured materials technologies to increase medicine delivery to the central nervous system (CNS). The application of nanoscience for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD)...
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Pleurotus ostreatus is the second cultivated and most popular edible mushroom after Agaricus bisporus worldwide. As dietary supplements, nutraceuticals like Pleurotus ostreatus that go beyond the usual health benefits of mushrooms are becoming more popular. The objective of this study is to put together a summary of the nutrition information and li...
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Molecules with at least one unpaired electron in their outermost shell are known as free radicals. Free radical molecules are produced either within our bodies or by external sources such as ozone, cigarette smoking, X-rays, industrial chemicals, and air pollution. Disruption of normal cellular homeostasis by redox signaling may result in cardiovas...
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The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused a substantial number of deaths around the world, making it a serious and pressing public health hazard. Phytochemicals could thus provide a rich source of potent and safer anti-SARS-CoV-2 drugs. The absence of approved treatments or vaccinations continues to be an issue, fo...
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Based on the diverse physiological influence, the impact of glial cells has become much more evident on neurological illnesses, resulting in the origins of many diseases appearing to be more convoluted than previously happened. Since neurological disorders are often random and unknown, hence the construction of animal models is difficult to build,...