Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2015

  • Oxidative Role of HIV/AIDS: Antiretroviral Drugs and Medicinal Plants with Anti-HIV Activity

    Franklin Nyenty Tabe, Nicolas Njintang Yanou, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje, Aurelie-Solange Agume Ntso

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2015
    Pages: 68-75
    Received: Oct. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 22, 2015
    Published: Dec. 25, 2015
    Abstract: More than three decades after its outbreak, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) remains a great mystery because there is neither an existing vaccine against its causative agent (the human immune deficiency virus) nor a cure against it. Worst of all is the popular attention that is tuned to the AIDS virus, ignoring oxidative stress which ... Show More
  • Signaling Pathways in Leukemia: Any Role for Medicinal Plants in Leukemia Therapy

    Paul Takam Kamga, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2015
    Pages: 76-79
    Received: Dec. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2015
    Published: Jan. 23, 2016
    Abstract: Leukemia is a cancer of the early blood-forming cells. Most often, leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells, but some leukemias start in other blood cell types. Scientists in the U.S. believe they have identified a new pathway in the progression of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). They have also discovered that an extract from the root of a... Show More