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Mike Savage New Canaan What Really Makes a Muscle Car?

Posted by Mike Savage New Canaan on September 27, 2022 at 1:54am 0 Comments

What do you think it takes to make a muscle car? Is it foot/lbs of torque? Horsepower? Is it purely the image? The hype and build-up surrounding a muscle cars can get a little confusing when a new model is released, but the "tried and true" dream cars have proven their power and performance year after year and decade after decade. American, European, and Asian cars appeal to different segments of muscle car enthusiasts, for different reasons.

Several cars immediately race into your… Continue

What Is Queue Management System In Hospital?

Posted by WAVE TEC on September 27, 2022 at 1:52am 0 Comments

Choosing a queue management system is a critical step in improving the health and safety of your business, while also boosting your bottom line. You should also consider the robust analytics provided by a queue management system, which can help you spot trends and optimize your strategies. This can help you staff customer journeys more efficiently, which can only benefit your bottom line. Listed below are the top three agencies that provide queue management systems.

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CNG vehicles Market Size and Share | Gain Immense Growth Opportunities Forecast 2022-2030

Posted by Devanand Patil on September 27, 2022 at 1:52am 0 Comments

CNG vehicles Market Overview:

In addition, the global CNG vehicles market is expected to increase at a CAGR of 14.72%, with a value of USD 310.32 billion during the estimated the forecasting year of 2022-2030.

Because they are more affordable and efficient than conventional fuels like gasoline and diesel, CNG and LPG cars are in great demand worldwide. These cars provide an appealing alternative in terms of lower operating costs and removing worries about range due to the availability… Continue

The Antiviral Activities of Artemisinin and Artesunate

Traditional Chinese medicine commands a unique position among all traditional medicines because of its 5000 years of history. Our own interest in natural products from traditional Chinese medicine was triggered in the 1990s, by Artemisinin-type sesquiterpene lactones from Artemisia annua L. As demonstrated in recent years, this class of compounds has activity against malaria, cancer cells, and schistosomiasis. Interestingly, the bioactivity of Artemisinin and its semisynthetic derivative artesunate is even broader and includes the inhibition of certain viruses, such as human cytomegalovirus and other members of the Herpesviridae family (e.g., herpes simplex virus type 1 and Epstein-Barr virus), hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and bovine viral diarrhea virus. Analysis of the complete profile of the pharmacological activities and molecular modes of action of Artemisinin and artesunate and their performance in clinical trials will further elucidate the full antimicrobial potential of these versatile pharmacological tools from nature.

Artemisinin is a natural product derived from the Chinese herb Artemisia annua (figure 1). During the Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh asked Mao Zedong for help, because more North Vietnamese soldiers were dying from malaria than from armed conflicts. The Chinese government launched a program to find new antimalarial drugs. As a result, Tu Youyou, a Chinese scientist from the Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Beijing, China), identified Artemisinin as the active compound of A. annua in 1972 [1]. Its overwhelming antimalarial activity was demonstrated in numerous clinical studies by Chinese and Western scientists. Despite this success, the true potential of Artemisinin was underestimated in the Western world for many years [2]. In the meantime, the World Health Organization officially recommends Artemisinin and its derivatives, such as artesunate and artemether, for the treatment of malaria, particularly as a part of combination therapies with other antimalarial drugs.
After being used in traditional Chinese medicine for 2 millennia, 1 of the “gems” of traditional Chinese medicine's treasure box has been rediscovered during recent years. Artemisinin is certainly one of the most promising natural products investigated in the past 2 decades. With regard to malaria, artemesinin has the potential to considerably contribute to a change in the desperate situation that the world is facing. Fortunately, the value of this compound is not limited to the treatment of malaria, and a wealth of studies have demonstrating the activity of Artemisinin and its derivatives against cancer cells, schistosomiasis, and as reviewed here, various viral diseases.

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