Effects of Hydro-alcoholic Extract of Pumpkin Seeds on Oogenesis Pathway, Liver, and Kidney of Female Rats

samaneh motamed jahromi; sadegh niami jahromi

Volume 22, Issue 9 , 2020

  Background and Objectives: Pumpkin seed extract can be a good alternative to hormone replacement therapy since it is rich in phytoestrogens. In this regard, the present research aimed to investigate the effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of pumpkin seeds on the oogenesis pathway, liver, and kidney of ...  Read More

The Effect of Hydro-Alcoholic Extract of Pumpkin Seeds on Estrogen Levels and Kidney Markers in Adult Female Rats

Samaneh Motamed Jahromi; Sadegh Niami Jahromi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2020

  Background: Pumpkin seeds are rich in phytoestrogens (estrogen precursors) and can be good alternatives to synthetic estrogen therapy, without exerting destructive effects on renal and ovarian tissues. Objectives: In the present study, the effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of pumpkin seeds ...  Read More

Alterations of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Creatinine During Ramadan Fasting: A Prospective, Controlled Clinical Trial

Samaneh Khoshandam Ghashang; Imad Hamdan; Ralf Lichtinghagen; Christoph Gutenbrunner; Boya Nugraha

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-5

  Background: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is associated with mood-related symptoms. Fasting can improve mood. However, there was a lack of information about BDNF during prolonged fasting in Summertime in Germany.Objectives: This study aimed to determine (1) the effect of Ramadan fasting on ...  Read More