Ginger (Zingiber officinale) prevents severe damage to the lungs due to hyperoxia and inflammation


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ÇİFCİ A., Tayman C., Yakut H. I. , Halil H., Cakir E., Cakir U., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.4, pp.892-900, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1803-223
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.892-900

Abstract

Background/aim: Hyperoxia- and inflammation-induced lung injury is an important cause of the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in premature infants. We aimed to ascertain the beneficial effects of ginger (Zingiber officinale) on rat pups exposed to hyperoxia and inflammation.