Molecular Mechanisms for Curcumin Benefits Against Ischemic Injury

19 07 2010

To the Editor:

Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is the yellow bioactive pigment from the powdered dry rhizomes of Curcuma longa Linn (commonly known as turmeric). Heretofore, numerous biological targets and pharmacological activities have been reported for curcumin, thereby posing this polyphenol as a promising therapeutic agent against a wide variety of disorders. Read the rest of this entry »


The typical ovarian endometrioma has a surface origin.

9 07 2010

To the Editor:

While the complexity of the ovarian endometrioma is well appreciated, reconstructive surgery may differ according to the pathogenesis. Resected cysts are useful for confirmation of the diagnosis, but fail to demonstrate the structure and pathogenesis of the endometrioma. Read the rest of this entry »