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73 Abstracts with Spirulina Research

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Pubmed Data : Clin Nutr. 2015 Sep 25. Epub 2015 Sep 25. PMID: 26433766
Study Type : Meta Analysis, Review
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Anticholesteremic Agents, Hypolipidemic
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Pubmed Data : Cancer Res. 2006 Oct 15;66(20):10064-72. PMID: 20089363
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Citrulline, Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Nutr J. 2015 ;14:70. Epub 2015 Jul 21. PMID: 26195001
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : HIV Infections
Pharmacological Actions : Immunomodulatory
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Pubmed Data : Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2016 Jan ;20(1):150-6. PMID: 26813468
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Hypertension
Pharmacological Actions : Antihypertensive Agents
Additional Keywords : Anti-Obesity Agents
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Pubmed Data : Vopr Pitan. 2007;76(3):35-9. PMID: 17674518
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Selenium, Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2015 Jan-Apr;5(1):11-5. Epub 2015 Jan 22. PMID: 25853042
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Aloe Vera, Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Anticarcinogenic Agents, Antioxidants
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Pubmed Data : J Nutr Sci. 2012 ;1:e19. Epub 2012 Dec 13. PMID: 25191548
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Ann Nutr Metab. 2008;52(4):322-8. Epub 2008 Aug 19. PMID: 18714150
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : High Cholesterol
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Pubmed Data : BMC Gastroenterol. 2012 ;12:32. Epub 2012 Apr 12. PMID: 22497849
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Milk Thistle, Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents
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Pubmed Data : Nutrients. 2011 Jul ;3(7):712-24. Epub 2011 Jul 18. PMID: 22254118
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Insulin Sensitizers
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Pubmed Data : Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015:486120. Epub 2015 Jan 22. PMID: 25685791
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Br J Nutr. 2012 Feb 7:1-9. Epub 2012 Feb 7. PMID: 22313576
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : J Sci Food Agric. 2014 Feb ;94(3):432-7. Epub 2013 Jul 10. PMID: 23754631
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Hypolipidemic
Additional Keywords : Significant Treatment Outcome
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Pubmed Data : Ann Gastroenterol. 2014 ;27(4):387-394. PMID: 25331487
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic
Additional Keywords : Significant Treatment Outcome
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Pubmed Data : Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2016 Feb 17:1-4. Epub 2016 Feb 17. PMID: 26888417
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Therapeutic Actions : Exercise
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Pubmed Data : Int J Biol Macromol. 2015 Sep 26 ;81:951-959. Epub 2015 Sep 26. PMID: 26410814
Study Type : Human In Vitro
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Ovarian Cancer
Pharmacological Actions : Apoptotic
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Pubmed Data : Ann Hepatol. 2014 Mar-Apr;13(2):273-83. PMID: 24552870
Study Type : Animal Study, Human In Vitro
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Substances : Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Tetrapyrrolic compounds
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Pubmed Data : Altern Ther Health Med. 2015 Aug ;21 Suppl 2:68-72. PMID: 26308762
Study Type : Human: Case Report
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Vulvar Cancer
Pharmacological Actions : Cytotoxic, Radioprotective
Additional Keywords : Significant Treatment Outcome
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Pubmed Data : Dig Liver Dis. 2012 Mar 21. Epub 2012 Mar 21. PMID: 22444524
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Neural Regen Res. 2015 Feb ;10(2):308-13. PMID: 25883632
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : Cell J. 2015 ;17(1):137-44. Epub 2015 Apr 8. PMID: 25870843
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Cardioprotective
Additional Keywords : Veterinary medicine.
Problem Substances : Antibiotics
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Pubmed Data : Audiol Neurootol. 2015 Aug 5 ;20(5):322-329. Epub 2015 Aug 5. PMID: 26277928
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : Med Hypotheses. 2011 Jul 15. Epub 2011 Jul 15. PMID: 21764223
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Astaxanthin, Spirulina
Diseases : Fatty Liver
Pharmacological Actions : Hepatoprotective
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Pubmed Data : J Med Food. 2015 Nov 13. Epub 2015 Nov 13. PMID: 26566121
Study Type : Transgenic Animal Study
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Substances : Seaweed, Spirulina
Diseases : Atherosclerosis
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-atherogenic
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Pubmed Data : Oncotarget. 2016 Mar 17. Epub 2016 Mar 17. PMID: 27008700
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Fertility Agents: Female
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Pubmed Data : J Med Food. 2015 Jan 19. Epub 2015 Jan 19. PMID: 25599112
Study Type : Animal Study, In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Antioxidants
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Exp Biol. 2005 Sep;43(9):773-81. PMID: 16187527
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 ;15:296. Epub 2015 Aug 25. PMID: 26306668
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : Ren Fail. 2016 May 17:1-7. Epub 2016 May 17. PMID: 27183989
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Renoprotective
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Pubmed Data : J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Oct ;134(10):2610-9. Epub 2014 Apr 14. PMID: 24732403
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2016 ;2016:7174351. Epub 2016 Jan 13. PMID: 26881036
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Cytoprotective
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Pubmed Data : J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Jan-Feb;5(1):57-64. Epub 2016 Jan 5. PMID: 27069726
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : Nutrition. 2015 Sep ;31(9):1148-54. Epub 2015 Apr 28. PMID: 26233874
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 ;14:470. Epub 2014 Dec 6. PMID: 25481402
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Fish Oil, Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Risk Reduction
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Pubmed Data : J Med Food. 2014 May ;17(5):527-34. Epub 2014 May 2. PMID: 24787733
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : PLoS One. 2013 ;8(9):e72991. Epub 2013 Sep 9. PMID: 24039839
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Dose Response
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Pharmacol. 2015 Jan-Feb;47(1):39-44. PMID: 25821309
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Glycyrrhizin, Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroprotective Agents
Additional Keywords : Natural Substance Synergy
Problem Substances : Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Exp Biol. 2016 Jan ;54(1):44-55. PMID: 26891552
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina, Tamarind
Pharmacological Actions : Renoprotective
Additional Keywords : Natural Substance Synergy
Problem Substances : Sodium Fluoride
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Pubmed Data : Sci Rep. 2016 ;6:24253. Epub 2016 Apr 12. PMID: 27067133
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Influenza A
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents, Prophylactic Agents
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Pubmed Data : Food Chem Toxicol. 2007 Dec;45(12):2412-9. Epub 2007 Jun 28. PMID: 17706852
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Bratisl Lek Listy. 2011;112(5):235-43. PMID: 21682075
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Colitis
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents
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Pubmed Data : Int J Biol Sci. 2009 ;5(4):377-87. Epub 2009 Jun 2. PMID: 19521547
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Liver Cancer
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Pubmed Data : Phytother Res. 2005 Dec;19(12):1030-7. PMID: 16372368
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Food Chem. 2013 Dec 1 ;141(3):1972-9. Epub 2013 May 9. PMID: 23870917
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 1990 Apr;36(2):165-71. PMID: 2117648
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Problem Substances : Fructose
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Pubmed Data : Pharmacogn Mag. 2015 Oct ;11(Suppl 4):S619-24. PMID: 27013804
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013 ;2013:604535. Epub 2013 Nov 28. PMID: 24369479
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Pak J Pharm Sci. 2014 Sep ;27(5):1277-80. PMID: 25176383
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Inflammation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Anti-pyretic
Additional Keywords : Dose Response, Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2015 Apr ;37(2):126-39. Epub 2015 Jan 8. PMID: 25567297
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Vet World. 2015 Oct ;8(10):1260-5. Epub 2015 Oct 31. PMID: 27047027
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents
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Pubmed Data : Biotech Histochem. 2016 Jan 28:1-13. Epub 2016 Jan 28. PMID: 26820259
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : High Fat Diet
Pharmacological Actions : Hepatoprotective
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Pubmed Data : PLoS One. 2015 ;10(6):e0126780. Epub 2015 Jun 1. PMID: 26029926
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Oxidative Stress
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Renoprotective
Additional Keywords : Risk Reduction
Adverse Pharmacological Actions : Nephrotoxic
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Pubmed Data : Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jun 25. Epub 2016 Jun 25. PMID: 27341811
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Hepatoprotective
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Pubmed Data : J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2011;57(2):186-91. PMID: 21697639
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : PLoS One. 2010;5(5):e10496. Epub 2010 May 5. PMID: 20463965
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2015 Oct 1. Epub 2015 Oct 1. PMID: 26423278
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Cytoprotective
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Pubmed Data : PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0121523. Epub 2015 Apr 8. PMID: 25853428
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Med Hypotheses. 2010 Jan 16. Epub 2010 Jan 16. PMID: 20083360
Study Type : Commentary
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Pubmed Data : Minerva Urol Nefrol. 1985 Jan-Mar;37(1):35-50. PMID: PMC2864748
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Pubmed Data : J Food Sci Technol. 2015 Jun ;52(6):3627-33. Epub 2014 Jun 6. PMID: 26028745
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Sep 2. Epub 2015 Sep 2. PMID: 26341274
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents
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Pubmed Data : J Nat Prod. 1996 Jan;59(1):83-7. PMID: 8984158
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents
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Pubmed Data : Eur J Nutr. 2015 Jun ;54(4):509-22. Epub 2014 Aug 12. PMID: 25112514
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Pubmed Data : BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 ;15:217. Epub 2015 Jul 9. PMID: 26156631
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Glucosamine, Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Antioxidants
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Pubmed Data : J Agric Food Chem. 2010 Sep 22 ;58(18):9925-30. PMID: 20799700
Study Type : Plant Study
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Substances : Spirulina
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Pubmed Data : Pharm Biol. 2015 Oct 6:1-9. Epub 2015 Oct 6. PMID: 26439611
Study Type : Review
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Pubmed Data : Cytotechnology. 2003 Nov;43(1-3):149-54. PMID: 2505406
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Radioprotective
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Pubmed Data : Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 2001 Mar-Apr;(2):114-8. PMID: 11548244
Study Type : Commentary
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiviral Agents
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Pubmed Data : Pharm Biol. 2016 Jan 22:1-5. Epub 2016 Jan 22. PMID: 26799655
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : Food Funct. 2015 Nov 19. Epub 2015 Nov 19. PMID: 26584028
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Pharmacological Actions : Antiproliferative
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Pubmed Data : Nutrients. 2016 ;8(6). Epub 2016 Jun 21. PMID: 27338466
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Substances : Spirulina
Diseases : Inflammation
Additional Keywords : Dose Response, Epigenetic Modification
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Pubmed Data : Arch Toxicol. 2016 Aug ;90(8):1817-40. Epub 2016 Jun 3. PMID: 27259333
Study Type : Review
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Pubmed Data : Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Oct;265(10):1219-23. Epub 2008 Mar 15. PMID: 18343939
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Substances : Spirulina

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99 Diseases Researched for Spirulina
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Oxidative Stress1433Locked
Triglycerides: Elevated230Locked
HIV Infections422Locked
Cholesterol: High120Locked
Colitis314Locked
Insulin Resistance314Locked
Dyslipidemias212Locked
Inflammation712Locked
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) 212Locked
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease211Locked
Anemia: Sickle Cell 110Locked
Carotenoid Deficiency: Zeaxanthin110Locked
Colitis: Mucous110Locked
Fatigue110Locked
High Cholesterol110Locked
Hypertension110Locked
Irritable Bowel Syndrome110Locked
Leukoplakia110Locked
Mental Fatigue110Locked
Oral Cancer: Prevention110Locked
Quality of Life: Poor110Locked
Vitamin A Deficiency110Locked
Cadmium Poisoning 47Locked
Ovarian Cancer15Locked
Pancreatic Cancer15Locked
Atherosclerosis24Locked
High Fat Diet24Locked
Neurodegenerative Diseases24Locked
Parkinson's Disease24Locked
Tubercolosis Drug Induced Toxicity 24Locked
Arsenic Poisoning23Locked
Breast Cancer23Locked
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 223Locked
Influenza A23Locked
Lipid Peroxidation23Locked
Liver Cancer23Locked
Mercury Poisoning23Locked
Vulvar Cancer13Locked
Aging12Locked
Aging: Brain 12Locked
Animal Diseases: Infectious 12Locked
Antibiotic Toxicity 12Locked
Arthritis12Locked
Benzo[a]pyrene-induced Toxicity 12Locked
Brain: Microglial Activation12Locked
Cardiotoxicity: Chemotherapy-Induced12Locked
Cardiovascular Disease: Prevention12Locked
Cardiovascular Diseases12Locked
Chemically-Induced Liver Damage12Locked
Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity: Doxorubicin12Locked
Cognitive Decline/Dysfunction12Locked
Colon Cancer: Prevention12Locked
Colon Polyps12Locked
Cytomegalovirus Infections22Locked
Endothelial Dysfunction12Locked
Fatty Liver12Locked
Fluoride Toxicity 12Locked
Fructose-Induced Toxicity 12Locked
High Fructose Diet12Locked
Hypercholesterolemia12Locked
Hyperlipidemia12Locked
Infertility: Female12Locked
Leptin: Elevated Levels12Locked
Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Toxicity12Locked
Memory Disorders12Locked
Metabolic Syndrome X12Locked
Nutritional Deficiencies12Locked
Obesity12Locked
Pesticide Toxicity 12Locked
Skin Cancer12Locked
Tinnitus12Locked
Ultraviolet Radiation Induced Damage12Locked
Allergic Rhinitis21Locked
Anemia11Locked
Atrial Fibrillation11Locked
Bacillus Cereus infection11Locked
Brain Inflammation 11Locked
Brain: Oxidative Stress11Locked
Cardiac Arrhythmias11Locked
Cardiac Hypertrophy11Locked
Colon Cancer11Locked
DNA damage11Locked
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2: Prevention11Locked
Gastric Cancer11Locked
HSV-111Locked
Herpes Labialis11Locked
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 111Locked
Lead Poisoning11Locked
Lung Cancer11Locked
Measles11Locked
Mitochondrial Dysfunction 11Locked
Mumps11Locked
Oral Submucous Fibrosis11Locked
Periodontitis11Locked
Radiation Induced Illness11Locked
Staphylococcus aureus infection11Locked
Tendinopathy11Locked
Tendon Injury11Locked
Vitamin B 12 Deficiency11Locked
45 Pharmacological Actions Researched for Spirulina

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