Fakultas Kedokteran

Universitas Brawijaya
Ditulis pada 3 Januari 2013 , oleh angga , pada kategori Agenda Kegiatan

The Prevalence of degenerative diseases such as atherosclerosis (stroke and myocardial infarction), diabetes and its complications, cancer and neurodegenerative are increasing. Even the onset of the disease is likely to be at an earlier age.

Changes in lifestyle, diet, and environmental factors such as pollutant from the air , water, soil and food additives are suspected to contribute to the occurrence of this degenerative disease. Genetic factors, environmental factors through oxidative stress, and chronic inflammation are involved in pathomechanism and the acceleration of the onset of degenerative diseases.

A wide range of herbal, both located on land or in the waters of Indonesia, has the active ingredients as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, as well as other nutritious content that has not been widely explored. Herbs and its products can be used singly or in combination for the prevention of degenerative diseases.

This international seminar will discuss the effects of pollutants on degenerative diseases and discuss the use of herbs or its products for the prevention of degenerative diseases.