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Beta Cell Regenerating Potential of Azadirachta indica (Neem) Extract in Diabetic Rats

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.224
Pages: 
13–17
Synopsis: 
Neem leaf extract improved β cell regeneration but did not reduce blood glucose in diabetic rats.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study evaluated the ability of 0.8% neem leaf extract (NLE) to treat diabetes mellitus by assessing its effects on blood glucose, insulin levels and islet morphology in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic Sprague-Dawley rats.

Accepted: 
31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 05 May, 2015

An Extract of Neem Leaves Reduces Anxiety without Causing Motor Side Effects in an Experimental Model

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Pages: 
245–8
Synopsis: 
Anxiety levels were assessed after treatment with either a steroidal extract of neem leaves or diazepam. An animal model of anxiety, the elevated X maze, provided reliable evidence of anxiolysis without motor deficit in neem treated rats.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013
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