Saumya Subramanian's scientific contributions

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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the human coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has led to the death of millions across the globe. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is highly infectious, and mutates rapidly. This creates additional challenges for the development of robust therapeutic solutions. Along with modern healthcare, there is a need to explore natural,...
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Background: In the last two years, COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has created a mass destruction among humanity causing a major health crisis around the world. With the emergence of new strains of the virus, lack of targeted drugs and antimicrobial resistance, there is a dire need to discover specific antiviral with minimum side effects ta...
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The world was shocked with the sudden outbreak of a virus in the early 2020 destroying lives and livelihoods of millions across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic with its epicentre in Wuhan, China spread across the globe like a fire. To restrict the further spread of the virus, nations around the world went into complete lockdown restraining people...
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Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health crisis that has affected millions of people worldwide. Apart from measures taken to reduce the transmission of virus and provide symptomatic relief to patients, a potent drug targeted against the virus is required to manage the disease. Traditional medicines with an array of phytochemicals and...
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Background The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is a highly contagious and rapidly mutating virus. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions globally over the last 18 months and continues to overwhelm the healthcare system in several countries to date. The healthcare and scientific community has been vigorously searching for...
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Background Traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda contain a vast repository of naturally occurring herbs with strong antimicrobial potency. A multitude of complementary therapies have been explored for their therapeutic role to treat COVID-19 during the pandemic. There have been promising results reported from in silico, in vitro and in vivo...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has infected millions of people around the world and the resulting disease burden has challenged the already stressed healthcare systems globally. Amidst the increasing morbidity rate of SARS-CoV-2, the scientific community is vigorously researching possible remedies targeted against the virus. Natural herbs have a great poten...
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Background: COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2 is one of the major health crisis that has affected the world in the past century. With the emergence of new strains of viruses and antimicrobial resistance, the world is looking for an alternate therapeutic option to fight infectious disease. Objective: The present study evaluated the efficacy of a novel...
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the human coronavirus SARS CoV-2, has led to millions of deaths across the globe. Not only is the SARS CoV-2 virus highly infectious, it also mutates very easily. This creates additional challenges for development of robust therapeutic solutions. Along with modern system of healthcare, there is a definit...
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Background: The ongoing pandemic caused by human coronavirus SARS CoV-2 has led to millions of death across the globe. Not only the virus is highly infectious, it is also mutates very easily. Currently there are no approved drugs for the therapeutic cure of COVID-19. The world is in search for an alternative that has antiviral properties directed a...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the human coronavirus SARS CoV-2, has led to millions of deaths across the globe. Not only is the SARS CoV-2 virus highly infectious, it also mutates very easily. This creates additional challenges for development of robust therapeutic solutions. Along with modern system of healthcare, there is a definite...
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Background The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the human coronavirus SARS- CoV-2, has led to millions of deaths across the globe. Not only is the SARS-CoV-2 virus highly infectious, it also mutates very easily. This creates additional challenges for development of robust therapeutic solutions. Along with modern system of healthcare, there is a definit...
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Background: Mental health problems are increasing at an alarming rate throughout the world, and teenagers are no exception. They experience high levels of stress in their formative years which often leads to poor social behavior. In the present study, we examine the effect of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY), a yogic breathing technique on perceived str...
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Background Background: Today’s teenagers face several challenges that result in poor mental health, depression and anxiety. Several studies in the past decade have explored meditation as an adjunctive therapy for mental illness however the long term residual benefits of meditation have rarely been studied. Objective The aim of the study was to inv...
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Background Medical science is increasingly recognizing the role of gut health in achieving optimal wellbeing. A healthy gut improves digestion. Additionally, it has a positive impact on multiple physiological networks such as immune system, central nervous system and hepato-endocrine system, thus contributing to the overall quality of life. Functio...

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... [31] An Ayurvedic formulation, NOQ19 which contained W. somnifera herb displayed potent antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 in Vero E6 cell line. [56] - ...
... Sherchan et al. (2020) and Kumar et al. (2021) confirmed that the adsorptioncoagulation step was the most efficient for Covid-19 virus removal. Some recent research about SARS-CoV-2 mentions tannic acid as one of the principal Covid-19 inhibitors (Kanchibhotla et al., 2021;Coelho et al., 2020). Vilhelmova-Ilieva et al. (2020) state that tannins and polyphenols exhibit good antiviral properties. ...
... This role is attributed to the bioavailability enhancement property of piperine [24] . Previous in vitro studies on NF2 have shown 100% antiviral e cacy in a Vero E6 cell line-based assay [25] . The in vivo study in a hamster model showed a 78.2% reduction in lung viral load in the NF2 group when compared to untreated controls [26] . ...