Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Mini Review Volume 3 Issue 7

A Note on the Importance of Phytonutrients in Rehabilitation of Cancer Survivors with Cognitive Impairment

P Karnan1, A Anbarasu2, K Ramalingam3* and K Devisri4

1Associate Professor, GRT College of Education, Tiruttani, India
2Assistant Professor, Vadaranyam College of Education, Tiruvallur, India
3Mediclone Biotech Research Centre, Chennai, Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre (Cancer Treatment and Research), I.E.C Member, India
4Deputy Controller of Examinations, TNTEU, Karapakkam, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: K Ramalingam, Mediclone Biotech Research Centre, Chennai, Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre (Cancer Treatment and Research), I.E.C Member, India.

Received: May 06, 2022 Published: June 24, 2022


Toxicological studies have revealed that certain chemical pesticides and chlorine could cause abnormal changes in the CNS of animal models. These chemicals being the uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation may destabilize the mitochondrial functions. In recent years the cancer survivors were reported to exhibit cognitive impairment and dementia. Phytochemical compounds have been documented to reinstate the brain functions to normalcy, in animal models. Hence phytochemicals may be of use in reinstating the brain functions in cancer survivors suffering dementia/cognitive memory loss.

Keywords: Toxicology; Chlorine; Phytochemical; Brain; Mitochondrial; Cognitive Impairment


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Citation: K Ramalingam., et al. “A Note on the Importance of Phytonutrients in Rehabilitation of Cancer Survivors with Cognitive Impairment". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 3.7 (2022): 19-21.


Copyright: © 2022 K Ramalingam., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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