ASSESSMENTS OF ADHERENCE TO HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENTS AND ITS INFLUENCING FACTORS AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS ATTENDING BLACK LION HOSPITAL CHRONIC FOLLOW UP UNIT, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA-A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY
Background: In Ethiopia 10.6% and Addis Ababa, 30% of the population has been estimated to have hypertension. Adherence to medication therapy and lifestyle change is an aspect of patients’ care that is often overlooked and should be evaluated as a crucial part of cardiovascular management. Objective: The aim is to assess adherence and influencing factors of adherence to hypertensive managemen...
To evaluate the in vivo antioxidant activity of alcoholic extract of the roots of Rubia cordifolia (RC). Male mice, were exposed, either to a diet containing 40mg/kg body weight of Pb nitrate or combined with Rubia cordifolia for the first period of 40 days, where the animals were sacrificed for oxidative studies. Ingestion of Pb (NO3)2 was significantly decreased RBC count, WBC count, Hb level ...
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEW ON CLITORIA TERNATEA FOR ANTIASTHMATIC ACTIVITY
In recent times, focus on plant research has increased all over the world and a large body of evidence has collected to show immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional systems. Use of plant based drugs and chemicals for curing various ailments and personal adornment is as old as human civilization Clitoria ternatea is used for curing various diseases and symptoms. Clitoria t...
Carissa spinarum L. is a small spinous evergreen shrub growing throughout India in dry regions.The plant used locally in Indian and Chinese system of medicines to cure various diseases. Carissa spinarum has also been used in the Ayurvedic medical system because of its therapeutic effects against liver disease, epileptic disease, microbial disease, cytotoxic, viral diseases.Th...
Embelia ribes Burm F. is large scandent shrub, disturbed throughout India and belongs to the family Myrsinacae. It is commonly known as false black pepper or Vidanga. E. ribes grows in semi-evergreen and deciduous forests at an altitude of 1,500m found in central and lower Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh throughout India. Embelia ribes h...
COMPARATIVE IN VITRO DISSOLUTION STUDY OF SOME CIPROFLOXACIN GENERIC TABLETS UNDER BIOWAIVER CONDITIONS BY RP-HPLC
This study is aimed to assess the bioequivalence of five generic ciprofloxacin tablets from different manufacturer using in vitro dissolution study under biowaiver conditions by RP-HPLC. Dissolution media were USP buffer solutions at pH 1.2 (hydrochloric acid solution), pH 4.5 (acetate buffer solution), and pH 6.8 (phosphate buffer solution). Other general quality assessment tests of these tablets...
ANALYSIS OF DATA MINING AND SOFT COMPUTING TECHNIQUES IN PROSPECTING DIABETES DISORDER IN HUMAN BEINGS: A REVIEW
Diabetes is one of the deadliest and non-contagious diseases that can adversely affect several parts of human body. Early prognosis of diabetes can inkling the grievous complications and help to save human life. Several researchers have used different data mining (Iterative Dichotomiser 3, Random Forest, Support Vector Machine, k-Nearest Neighbour, C4.5) and soft computing (Genetic Algorithm, Ant ...
Methanolic extracts of the tuber of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius were investigated for its antihelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma and Tubifex tubifex. The extract with the concentrations of 25, 50 and 100 mg/ml were tested in the bioassay, which involved determination of time of paralysis and time of death of the worms. The extract exhibited significant antihelmintic activity at highest...
Centella asiatica is a medicinal plant. It is severely affected by leaf spot disease caused by a harmful, antibiotic resistant phyto pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. centellae (X. c. pv. c). Farmers used synthetic pesticides to control the disease. When pesticides are applied to control this pathogen, pesticides may cause environmental hazards and health problems in man. But traditionally plant...
High performance liquid chromatography is one of the most accurate methods widely used for the quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of drug product and is used for determining drug product stability. Stability indicating HPLC methods are used to separate various drug related impurities that are formed during the synthesis or manufacture of drug product. This article discusses the strategie...