Jameel Fayyad Bzour

Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan, Jordan


  • Short Communication   

    Author(s): Jameel Fayyad Bzour

    Inflammatory arthritis, in particular rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is a chronic inflammatory disease which is an important health problem for millions of people worldwide. It has been the focus of intense investigation, but its etiology and pathogenesis remains controversial [1]. The current pharmacological treatment continues to be inadequate in preventing the progression of this disease to the stage of irreversible joint erosion and deformity [2]. Therefore, development of new anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic drugs continues to be essential. There is growing interest in the pharmacological potential of natural products [3]. Salvia are being used extensively in folk medicine in Jordan and many other Mediterranean countries and this study aimed to investigate the ability of S. fruticosa to inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokines production[4]. We first examined the inhibitory effects of .. Read More»

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