Thursday, December 01, 2011

Honey: Current Research and Clinical Applications

Editors: Juraj Majtan (Institute of Zoology SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia)

Book Description:

In the last few years, with increasing frequency, modern medicine directs attention to natural products with biological and therapeutic properties and their use in clinical practice. The major arguments for implementing natural products, such as honey, are low cost and the absence of antimicrobial resistance risk. This book presents original current research and clinical results on the leading edge of honey research. Topics discussed include the antimicrobial and anti-biofilm properties of honey; possible anticancer and anti-diabetic properties of honey; immunomodulatory effects of honey on cutenous and immune cells during wound healing process; topical applications of honey and the use of honey in the treatment of burns, non-healing wounds and eye diseases. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1. Selected topics on honey volatile organic compounds research
(Igor Jerković)

Chapter 2. Honey melanoidins: Emerging novel understanding on the mechanism of antioxidant and antibacterial action of honey
(Katrine Brudzinsky)

Chapter 3. Anticancer activity of honey and its phenolic components
(Saravana Kumar Jaganathan and Mahitosh Mandal)

Chapter 4. Honey and microbes
(Laïd Boukraâ and Yuva Bellik)

Chapter 5. Antibiofilm activity of honey
(Juraj Majtan, Jana Bohova, Miroslava Horniackova and Viktor Majtan)

Chapter 6. Effect of honey on immune and cutaneous cells
(Juraj Majtan)

Chapter 7. Possible anti-diabetic effects of honey
(Karsten Münstedt and Philipp Teichfischer)

Chapter 8. Honey and male reproductive health
(Mahaneem Mohamed)

Chapter 9. Topical application of honey
(Biswa M. Biswal and Rajan Sain)

Chapter 10. Honey in treatment of burn wounds
(Mutya Subrahmanyam)

Chapter 11. The efficacy of honey dressing on chronic wounds and ulcers
(Kamaruddin Mohd Yusoff, Zainabe Syed Akka, Anwar Suhaimi, Mohd Razif Mohd Ali and Mohd Yassim Mohd Yusoff)

Chapter 12. Honey for treating eye diseases
(Juraj Majtan, Martin Cernak, Nora Majtanova and Andrej Cernak)

Pub. Date: 2012 2nd Quarter

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