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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Effect of pea protein plus grape seed dry extract on a murine model of Candida albicans induced vaginitis.

n/a PMID:  Future Microbiol. 2018 09 ;13:1375-1382. Epub 2018 Sep 26. PMID: 30256168 Abstract Title:  Effect of pea protein plus grape seed dry extract on a murine model of Candida albicans induced vaginitis. Abstract:  AIM: The objective of this research was to evaluate the antifungal properties of the association between grape seed and pea by using a nonpharmacological medical device that contains them. MATERIALS & METHODS: A murine model of vulvovaginal candidiasis, induced by Candida albicans infection, was used. RESULTS: We showed that topical treatment with the device significantly reduced the fungal burden in vagina and preserved vagina tissue architecture from C. albicans infection. CONCLUSION: We can support the potential beneficial effect of the association between grape and pea extract present in the medical device. Together these results supported this device as a favorable antifungal agent and a promising synergist with fluconazole in the clinical management of vulvovaginal candidiasis caused by C. albicans biofilms.

from GreenMedInfo http://bit.ly/2AHSSBD

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