1996), and LPS might stimulate
liver Kupffer cells to release TNF-[alpha] (Suzuki et al.
Some cleansing herbs work in obvious ways, for example, bitter herbs that stimulate
liver function, or herbs that increase urine production in the kidneys, or diaphoretic herbs that cause sweating, kind of an herbal sauna.
Although there are drugs that prevent bone resorption by osteoclasts, only one Food and Drug Administration-approved compound, parathyroid hormone, stimulates
Massage can alleviate some of the anxiety associated with Alzheimer's by inducing relaxation, but it can also stimulate
the nervous system to maintain nerve passageways in decline because of the disease.
PHOTO (1) An acupuncturist inserts fine needles to stimulate
points on or beneath the skin.
Briefly, adult female Sprague-Dawley rats were ovariectomized and implanted with 20-[micro]g estradiol-containing beeswax pellets to promote nuclear ER retention and stimulate
nuclear type II sites (Markaverich et al.
Physically, it is thought to improve circulation and stimulate
red blood cells.
Still other receptor mutations allow nonandrogens (such as the estrogens) and even androgen inhibitors to stimulate
They show that cells damaged by heat, chemicals, or radiation increase production of this compound and that it stimulates
the activity of the cells that launch an immune response.
IRX-2 seeks to correct both dendritic cell and T-cell defects to stimulate
an immune response to destroy tumor cells.
This initiative will unite interdisciplinary teams of researchers with expertise in innate immunity, mucosal immunity, and protozoan microbiology to stimulate
scientifically sound, original research that will advance the field and encourage productive interactions among Principal Investigators.
Platelet-derived CD154 may be the link that stimulates
these pathogenic antibody responses," he says.