The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases

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The Benefits of Natural Products for Neurodegenerative Diseases by M. Mohamed Essa

Focuses on the effects of natural products and their active components on brain function and neurodegenerative disease prevention. Phytochemicals such as alkaloids, terpenes, flavanoids, isoflavones, saponins etc are known to possess protective activity against many neurological diseases. The molecular mechanisms behind the curative effects rely mainly on the action of phytonutrients on distinct signaling pathways associated with protein folding and neuro-inflammation. The diverse array of bioactive nutrients present in these natural products plays a pivotal role in prevention and cure of various neurodegenerative diseases, disorders, or insults, such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, traumatic brain injury, and other neuronal dysfunctions. However, the use of these antioxidants in the management of neurodegenerative conditions has so far been not well understood. This is a comprehensive collection addressing the effects on the brain of natural products and edible items such as reservatrol, curcumin, gingerol, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and marine products.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319803401
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Series: Advances in Neurobiology , #12
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Dr. Ross Grant, Australasian Research Institute, Sydney, Australia Role of reseveterol on NAD metabolism in AD.- 2 Dr. Edwin Lim, Macquire University, Sydney, Australia Effect of edible items on Neurotransmitters during various brain diseases.- 3 Dr. Mohamed Essa, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Marine products and their benefits on Parkinson’s disease pathology.- 4 Prof. Susan Mcguire, Loyalla University, Chicago, IL, USA Berries and Brain function.- 5 Dr. Mustaq A Memon, WSU. Pullman, USA Edible Natural products on Huntington’s disease.- 6 Dr. Mohamed Akbar, NIH, USA Curcumin and neurodegeneration.- 7 Dr. Annamalai Prakasam, MUSC, Charleston, USA Neuro nutrition.- 8 Ashfaq A Sheikh, NYSIBR, NY, USA Gingerol and neurodegenerative diseases.- 9 Dr. Mostafa Waly, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Vitamin B12 and neurological disorders.- 10 Mrs. Layeeq Fatima, TAUB, Toronto, Canada Importance of natural products on brain functions.- 11 Dr. Mohammed Fayaz, University of Manitoba, Canada Nano technological approach of edible items for brain health.- 12 Dr. Mullaicharam, Oman Medical college, Oman Active phytochemicals and their benefit on Huntington’s disease.- 13 Dr. Nady Braidy, UNSW, Sydney, Australia Neuro protective effects of natural products on Ageing.- 14 Dr. Shanmugam Manoharan, Annamalai University, India Effect of nuts on brain ageing.- 15 Dr. Scendhilkumar P, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA Effect of active compounds of vegetables on Brain.- 16 Dr. Kumar Ramsamy, UTCH, San Antanio, TX, USA Involvement of Food on brain health.- 17 Dr. Suthagar Ganapathy, Harvard University, Boston, USA Effect of Nuts and Fruits on Alzheimer models.- 18 Dr. Sengotuvelan Murugan, Rutgers University, NJ, USA Jamun and Neurodegenerative diseases.- 19 Prof. Samir Al-Adawi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Food and human Behavior.- 20 Dr. T. Manivasagam, Annamalai University, India Black tea polyphenols and Parkinson’s disease.

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