Self-medication is the selection and use of medicines by individuals to treat self-recognized illnesses or symptoms. Studies performed on self-medication reveal that it is a fairly common practice, especially in economically deprived communities. This Descriptive cross sectional study assessed the self‑medication issue among medical students of Aleppo Government University (AGU) and Al-Andalus P...
A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL TO ASSESS AND COMPARE THE ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF PLANTS OF LYTHRACEAE FAMILY WITH HIORA MOUTH WASHES IN SUBJECTS WITH CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS – “UNVEILING THE UNSEEN EFFECTS”
Aims and objectives: Periodontal disease is the most common disease associated with microbial infection with destruction of supporting structures. The aim of the present study is compare the antimicrobial efficacy of plants of lythraceae family with hiora mouthwash in subjects with chronic periodontitis. Materials and methods: A total of 90 subjects were taken and randomly divided into three group...
The present work aimed to explore in vivo the effect of Helix Aspersa Crude Extract (HACE) on the chemo-induced damages occurred in rat colon specially on the histology of the crypts foci in liberkhun glands. The toxicity of HACE was evaluated with different HACE concentrations. With the concentration of 160 mg, animals showed the best gain weight, stayed normal and all animals survived. Therefore...
ASSESSMENT OF PYRAZINO-PYRIMIDINE COMPOUND AND SOME INFLAMMATORY BIOMARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
Neopterin, pyrazino-pyrimidine compound, is a metabolite of guanosine triphosphate and is produced by the activated monocytes, macrophages and dendritic cells upon stimulation by interferon gamma produced by T-lymphocytes. Aim: This study purposed to analyze the serum level of neopterin and to evaluate its correlation with other markers of inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes at various s...
Ocular inserts are sterile preparations, with a thin, multilayered, drug-impregnated, solid or semisolid consistency devices placed into cul-de-sac or conjunctiva sac. They are usually made up of polymeric vehicle containing drug. Ocular drug delivery is one of the most fascinating and challenging tasks being faced by the Pharmaceutical researchers. One of the major barriers of ocular medication i...
ANTIOXIDANT, ANTIBACTERIAL EFFECTS OF SOLANINE ISOLATED FROM SOLANUM NIGRUM AND ITS CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY ON THE HEP-2 AND AGS CELL LINES
Solanum nigrum is a well known traditional medicinal plant. This study was intended to isolated active compound from the Solanum nigrum leaf. Solanine were isolated and purified from leaves of Solanum nigrum by using acid extraction along with alkaline precipitation methods and results shows that leaves of Solanum nigrum found to good sources of Steroidal glycol-alkaloids together with their struc...
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the principal causes of death in the world. DM causes many diseases with different pathogenesis disturbing glucose, protein and lipid metabolism. The primary characteristic is elevated glucose, blood level, which may be due to deficiency in the secretion of insulin and / act. Fenugreek oil is covered to recover glucose levels, intolerance, and insulin sensitivity a...