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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28804631/the-influence-of-d-chiro-inositol-and-d-myo-inositol-in-pregnant-women-with-glucose-intolerance
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Domenico Dell'Edera, Francesca Sarlo, Arianna Allegretti, Francesca Simone, Maria Giovanna Lupo, Annunziata Anna Epifania
The aim of the present study was to demonstrate that the use of inositol and folic acid from the first trimester of pregnancy, counteracts the onset of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women at risk, preserving the infants from macrosomia, hypoglycemia and preterm delivery. The authors collected data from the pregnant women at the laboratory (Unit of Cytogenic and Molecular Genetics), from January 2014 to April 2016, all with first trimester fasting plasma glucose (FPG) >92 mg/dl. A total of 40 women were treated with 250 mg/day D-chiro-inositol, 1...
August 2017: Biomedical Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28790224/comparison-of-glucosamine-chondroitin-sulfate-with-and-without-methylsulfonylmethane-in-grade-i-ii-knee-osteoarthritis-a-double-blind-randomized-controlled-trial
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Andri M T Lubis, Carles Siagian, Erick Wonggokusuma, Aldo F Marsetyo, Bambang Setyohadi
BACKGROUND: Glucosamine, chondroitinsulfate are frequently used to prevent further joint degeneration in osteoarthritis (OA). Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a supplement containing organic sulphur and also reported to slow anatomical joint progressivity in the knee OA. The MSM is often combined with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate. However, there are controversies whether glucosamine-chondroitin sulfate or their combination with methylsulfonylmethane could effectively reduce pain in OA...
April 2017: Acta Medica Indonesiana
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28770950/prevention-of-neural-tube-defects-and-maternal-gestational-diabetes-through-the-inositol-supplementation-preliminary-results
#3
D Dell'Edera, F Sarlo, A Allegretti, A A Epifania, F Simone, M G Lupo, M Benedetto, M R D'Apice, A Capalbo
OBJECTIVE: Our study aims to demonstrate that the use in the preconceptional period until the 24th week of pregnancy of inositol and folic acid, first of all, preserves the product of conception from neural tube defects (NTDs) and then, thanks to inositol supplementation, it possibly counteracts and prevents the onset of maternal gestational diabetes (GDM). PATIENTS AND METHODS: We have collected data derived from pregnant women arrived at our laboratory, from January 2014 to January 2016, with no family history of type 2 diabetes and hypertension...
July 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28752939/effect-of-organic-silicon-methylsulfonylmethane-and-glucosamine-sulfate-in-mandibular-bone-defects-in-rats
#4
Flávia Santiago de Sousa Rosa, Rúbia Teodoro Stuepp, Filipe Modolo, Michelle Tillmann Biz
Organic silicon (OS), glucosamine sulfate (GS), and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) have been related to bone and connective tissue health and have been considered as basic therapy for osteoarthrosis disorders. Therefore, the aim was to analyze the effect of the association of these three components in mandibular bone defects in rats. Nine rats were used for histocompatibility test. In each animal was implanted the composition (70% OS, 15% GS, 15% MSM) and gutta percha (control) under the dorsal subcutaneous tissue...
July 28, 2017: Microscopy Research and Technique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28736511/effects-of-methylsulfonylmethane-msm-on-exercise-induced-oxidative-stress-muscle-damage-and-pain-following-a-half-marathon-a-double-blind-randomized-placebo-controlled-trial
#5
Eric D Withee, Kimberly M Tippens, Regina Dehen, Deanne Tibbitts, Douglas Hanes, Heather Zwickey
BACKGROUND: Oxidative stress and muscle damage occur during exhaustive bouts of exercise, and many runners report pain and soreness as major influences on changes or breaks in training regimens, creating a barrier to training persistence. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulfur-based nutritional supplement that is purported to have pain and inflammation-reducing effects. To investigate the effects of MSM in attenuating damage associated with physical exertion, this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluated the effects of MSM supplementation on exercise-induced pain, oxidative stress and muscle damage...
2017: Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666801/methylsulfonylmethane-is-effective-against-gastric-mucosal-injury
#6
Keyvan Amirshahrokhi, Ali-Reza Khalili
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a natural organosulfur compound has been widely used as a dietary supplement. MSM has protective effects against various disorders through its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties however the effect of MSM on gastric mucosal injury remains unclear. The aim of the present study is to determine whether MSM has beneficial effects on ethanol/HCl-induced gastric ulcer in mice. Macroscopic and histopathological evaluation of gastric mucosa revealed that ethanol/HCl administration produced apparent mucosal injuries, while pretreatment with MSM (200 and 400mg/kg, orally) could effectively protect gastric mucosa against the injuries caused by acidified ethanol...
June 27, 2017: European Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586015/evaluation-of-the-anti-inflammatory-actions-of-various-functional-food-materials-including-glucosamine-on-synovial-cells
#7
Yoshie Yamagishi, Akimasa Someya, Kensuke Imai, Junji Nagao, Isao Nagaoka
The anti-inflammatory actions of glucosamine (GlcN) on arthritic disorders involve the suppression of inflammatory mediator production from synovial cells. GlcN has also been reported to inhibit the activation of the p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway. The present study aimed to determine the cooperative and anti‑inflammatory actions of functional food materials and evaluated the production of interleukin (IL)‑8 and phosphorylation of p38 MAPK in IL-1β-activated synovial cells, incubated with the combination of GlcN and various functional food materials containing L‑methionine (Met), undenatured type II collagen (UC‑II), chondroitin sulfate (CS), methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) and agaro-oligosaccharide (AO)...
August 2017: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28373424/methylsulfonylmethane-induces-g1-arrest-and-mitochondrial-apoptosis-in-yd-38-gingival-cancer-cells
#8
Nipin S P, Dong Young Kang, Baek Joong Kim, Youn Hee Joung, Pramod Darvin, Hyo Joo Byun, Joong Gon Kim, Je Uk Park, Young Mok Yang
Gingival squamous cell carcinoma is a rare form of cancer that accounts for less than 10% of all head and neck cancers. Targeted therapies with natural compounds are of interest because they possess high efficacy with fewer side-effects. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organic sulfur-containing compound with anticancer activities. The main goal of this study was to induce proliferation inhibition and apoptosis in the metastatic YD-38 cell line. MSM up-regulated expression of P21(Waf1/Cip1) and P27(Kip1) genes and down-regulated expression of cyclin D1 (CCND1) and CDK4...
April 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28300758/methylsulfonylmethane-applications-and-safety-of-a-novel-dietary-supplement
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REVIEW
Matthew Butawan, Rodney L Benjamin, Richard J Bloomer
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) has become a popular dietary supplement used for a variety of purposes, including its most common use as an anti-inflammatory agent. It has been well-investigated in animal models, as well as in human clinical trials and experiments. A variety of health-specific outcome measures are improved with MSM supplementation, including inflammation, joint/muscle pain, oxidative stress, and antioxidant capacity. Initial evidence is available regarding the dose of MSM needed to provide benefit, although additional work is underway to determine the precise dose and time course of treatment needed to provide optimal benefits...
March 16, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205185/use-of-an-alpha-lipoic-methylsulfonylmethane-and-bromelain-dietary-supplement-opera-%C3%A2-for-chemotherapy-induced-peripheral-neuropathy-management-a-prospective-study
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Isacco Desideri, Giulio Francolini, Carlotta Becherini, Francesca Terziani, Camilla Delli Paoli, Emanuela Olmetto, Mauro Loi, Marco Perna, Icro Meattini, Vieri Scotti, Daniela Greto, Pierluigi Bonomo, Susanna Sulprizio, Lorenzo Livi
Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a major clinical problem associated with a number of cytotoxic agents. OPERA(®) (GAMFARMA srl, Milan, Italy) is a new dietary supplement where α-lipoic acid, Boswellia Serrata, methylsulfonylmethane and bromelain are combined in a single capsule. The aim of this prospective study was to determine the efficacy and safety of OPERA(®) supplementation in a series of patients affected by CIPN. We selected 25 subjects with CIPN evolving during or after chemotherapy with potentially neurotoxic agents...
March 2017: Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27844051/the-influence-of-methylsulfonylmethane-on-inflammation-associated-cytokine-release-before-and-following-strenuous-exercise
#11
Mariè van der Merwe, Richard J Bloomer
Background. Inflammation is associated with strenuous exercise and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. Methods. Physically active men were supplemented with either placebo or MSM (3 grams per day) for 28 days before performing 100 repetitions of eccentric knee extension exercise. Ex vivo and in vitro testing consisted of evaluating cytokine production in blood (whole blood and isolated peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs)) exposed to lipopolysaccharide (LPS), before and through 72 hours after exercise, while in vivo testing included the evaluation of cytokines before and through 72 hours after exercise...
2016: Journal of Sports Medicine (Hindawi Publishing Corporation)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27711089/serenoa-repens-associated-with-selenium-and-lycopene-extract-and-bromelain-and-methylsulfonylmethane-extract-are-able-to-improve-the-efficacy-of-levofloxacin-in-chronic-bacterial-prostatitis-patients
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Tommaso Cai, Daniele Tiscione, Luca Gallelli, Paolo Verze, Alessandro Palmieri, Vincenzo Mirone, Riccardo Bartoletti, Gianni Malossini
OBJECTIVE: To date, the management of patients with chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is not satisfactory, especially in terms of symptoms relief. Here, we evaluated the efficacy and the safety of a combination of serenoa repens, selenium and lycopene extract + bromelain and methylsulfonylmethane extract associated with levofloxacin in patients with CBP. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients with clinical and instrumental diagnosis of CBP, admitted to a single Urological Institution from March to June 2015 were enrolled in this phase III study...
October 5, 2016: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27621186/methylsulfonylmethane-msm-an-organosulfur-compound-is-effective-against-obesity-induced-metabolic-disorders-in-mice
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Inês Sousa-Lima, Shin-Young Park, Michelle Chung, Hyun Ju Jung, Min-Cheol Kang, Joana M Gaspar, Ji A Seo, M Paula Macedo, Kyong Soo Park, Christos Mantzoros, Seung-Hoon Lee, Young-Bum Kim
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), an organosulfur compound, has been used as a dietary supplement that can improve various metabolic diseases. However, the effect of MSM on obesity-linked metabolic disorders remains unclear. The goal of the current study is to determine whether MSM has beneficial effects on glucose and lipid homeostasis in obesity-associated pathophysiologic states. High-fat diet-induced obese (DIO) and genetically obese diabetic db/db mice treated with MSM (1%-5% v/v, by drinking water) were studied...
October 2016: Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27594189/evidence-based-evaluation-of-complementary-health-approaches-for-pain-management-in-the-united-states
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REVIEW
Richard L Nahin, Robin Boineau, Partap S Khalsa, Barbara J Stussman, Wendy J Weber
Although most pain is acute and resolves within a few days or weeks, millions of Americans have persistent or recurring pain that may become chronic and debilitating. Medications may provide only partial relief from this chronic pain and can be associated with unwanted effects. As a result, many individuals turn to complementary health approaches as part of their pain management strategy. This article examines the clinical trial evidence for the efficacy and safety of several specific approaches-acupuncture, manipulation, massage therapy, relaxation techniques including meditation, selected natural product supplements (chondroitin, glucosamine, methylsulfonylmethane, S-adenosylmethionine), tai chi, and yoga-as used to manage chronic pain and related disability associated with back pain, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, neck pain, and severe headaches or migraines...
September 2016: Mayo Clinic Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27447722/methylsulfonylmethane-inhibits-rankl-induced-osteoclastogenesis-in-bmms-by-suppressing-nf-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-and-stat3-activities
#15
Youn Hee Joung, Pramod Darvin, Dong Young Kang, Nipin Sp, Hyo Joo Byun, Chi-Ho Lee, Hak Kyo Lee, Young Mok Yang
Osteoclast differentiation is dependent on the activities of receptor activator NF-kB ligand (RANKL) and macrophage colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF). Given that RANKL plays a critical role in osteoclast formation and bone resorption, any new compounds found to alter its activity would be predicted to have therapeutic potential for disorders associated with bone loss. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a naturally occurring sulfur compound with well-documented anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties; currently its effects on osteoclast differentiation are unknown...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27428957/methylsulfonylmethane-induces-p53-independent-apoptosis-in-hct-116-colon-cancer-cells
#16
Arzu Zeynep Karabay, Asli Koc, Tulin Ozkan, Yalda Hekmatshoar, Asuman Sunguroglu, Fugen Aktan, Zeliha Buyukbingol
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organic sulfur-containing compound which has been used as a dietary supplement for osteoarthritis. MSM has been shown to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, as well as exhibit apoptotic or anti-apoptotic effects depending on the cell type or activating stimuli. However, there are still a lot of unknowns about the mechanisms of actions of MSM. In this study, MSM was tested on colon cancer cells. 3-(4,5-Dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5 diphenyltetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay and flow cytometric analysis revealed that MSM inhibited cell viability and increased apoptotic markers in both HCT-116 p53 +/+ and HCT-116 p53 -/- colon cancer cells...
July 15, 2016: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27175741/methylsulfonylmethane-enhances-bmp%C3%A2-2%C3%A2-induced-osteoblast-differentiation-in-mesenchymal-stem-cells
#17
Don Nam Kim, Youn Hee Joung, Pramod Darvin, Dong Young Kang, Nipin Sp, Hyo Joo Byun, Kwang Hyun Cho, Kyung Do Park, Hak Kyo Lee, Young Mok Yang
As human lifespans have increased, the incidence of osteoporosis has also increased. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) affects the process of mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) differentiation into osteoblasts via the Janus kinase 2 (Jak2)/signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT)5b signaling pathway, and bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP‑2) is also known to significantly affect bone health. In addition, the phosphorylation of small mothers against decapentaplegic (Smad)1/5/8 regulates the Runt‑related transcription factor 2 (Runx2) gene, which encodes a transcription factor for osteoblast differentiation markers...
July 2016: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26648017/methylsulfonylmethane-inhibits-her2-expression-through-stat5b-in-breast-cancer-cells
#18
Dong Young Kang, Pramod Darvin, Young Beom Yoo, Youn Hee Joung, Nipin Sp, Hyo Joo Byun, Young Mok Yang
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women globally. The factors that increase risk include: late age at first birth, alcohol, radiation exposure, family history of breast cancer, and postmenopausal hormone therapy. Numerous drugs are being developed to treat breast cancer. Among them, Herceptin is used for the treatment of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive cases and targets HER2 effectively and efficiently, but it is very expensive. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organic sulfur-containing natural compound having no reported toxicity...
February 2016: International Journal of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26550817/-evaluation-of-the-combined-treatment-of-oral-viscosupplementation-with-hyaluronic-acid-intra-articular-injection-on-symptomatic-knee-osteoarthritis
#19
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
E Panuccio, A Memeo, S Richetta
OBJECTIVES: Numerous clinical evidences support the treatment of knee OA (KOA) with oral formulations based on hyaluronic acid (HA) and chondroitin sulfate (CS). The formulation aim of the present study (IA) combines a hydrolyzed low molecular weight collagen matrix providing high content of depolymerised HA and CS, with methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Manganese and a milk glycoprotein. The goal was to evaluate whether combined treatment with intra - articular injection of HA and AI is more effective than treatment with HA only for the symptomatic treatment of knee OA...
2015: La Clinica Terapeutica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26084564/the-combination-of-methylsulfonylmethane-and-tamoxifen-inhibits-the-jak2-stat5b-pathway-and-synergistically-inhibits-tumor-growth-and-metastasis-in-er-positive-breast-cancer-xenografts
#20
Nipin S P, Pramod Darvin, Young Beom Yoo, Youn Hee Joung, Dong Young Kang, Don Nam Kim, Tae Sook Hwang, Sang Yoon Kim, Wan Seop Kim, Hak Kyo Lee, Byung Wook Cho, Heui Soo Kim, Kyung Do Park, Jong Hwan Park, Soung Hoon Chang, Young Mok Yang
BACKGROUND: Combination therapy, which reduces the dosage intensity of the individual drugs while increasing their efficacy, is not a novel approach for the treatment of cancer. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organic sulfur compound shown to act against tumor cells. Tamoxifen is a commercially available therapeutic agent for breast malignancies. METHODS: In the current study, we analyzed the combinatorial effect of MSM and tamoxifen on the suppression of ER-positive breast cancer xenograft growth and metastasis...
2015: BMC Cancer
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