Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, April 16th, 2003
A study from Mexico "evaluated the effects of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) on the cellular immune response of rats, with immunosuppression induced by activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Groups of 5 rats were subjected to chronic stress by the application of daily electric shocks (ES) over 7 days.
"This stress produced a significant decrement in the delayed-type hypersensitivity response (DTH) to dinitrofluorobenzene (DNFB), and a decrease in the proliferation index of splenocytes. Treatment with oral doses of the...
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