PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING, ANTIOXIDANT AND CARBOHYDRATE DIGESTING ENZYME INHIBITORY POTENTIAL OF LEUCAENA LEUCOCEPHALA LEAVES EXTRACT
The study aims to investigate the antioxidant and antidiabetic activity of Leucaena leucocephala ethanol leaf extract (LLME). L. leucocephala leaves extraction was carried out by the maceration method. Phytochemical analysis was performed using standard analytical procedures. Diphenyl picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical and 2, 2’-azinobis (3-ethylbenzathiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS) radical scaveng...
SMARTPHONE IS IT “BEHAVIOUR ADDICTION OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER”: A REVIEW TO FIND CHEMISTRY BEHIND
Several behavioral addictions have been hypothesized as having similarities to substance abuse addictions. The DSM-4-TR has designated formal diagnostic criteria for several addictive disorders classifying them as impulse control disorders, a separate category from substance use disorder. There have been a lot of behavioral addiction studies like tanning, cosmetic surgery, sexual addiction, etc....
Suppression of wound repair is a challenge for patients and healthcare workers globally. Excision and incision wounds were created on Wistar albino rats on the back of the experimental animals. The rats were categorized into seven groups (n = 6). The study aimed to determine the effect of topical administration of successive extracts of Ventilago calyculata (stem bark) against dexamethasone-suppre...
Environmental management is becoming the need of the hour due to rising pollution and environmental hazards. Incorporating green thinking into an organization will not serve the purpose in entirety. Therefore, we need to move towards greening the entire supply chain, here termed as Green supply chain management (GSCM). Adopting green supply chain management practices has been argued to enhance the...
The macro and micro nutrients content estimation was carried out for leaves of indigenous medicinal plant Murraya koenigii (L.) Sprenge collected from different places of North Karnataka region viz. Bidar, Kalaburagi, Shahapur, Sandur and Kappathgudda. About few kg of leaves of Murraya koenigii (L.) Sprenge plant material was collected and then they were washed in deionized water to eliminate cont...
Aspirin became a cornerstone in the treatment of coronary artery disease and widely used in the secondary prevention of vascular events. Aspirin resistance remains a poorly defined term though clinical definition is failure of the drug to prevent an atherothrombotic event despite the regular intake of appropriate doses is a relatively common problem. Various laboratory parameters assessing its eff...
Every drug has two facets and the sinister side is becoming more apparent every day, sometimes resulting in product recalls by regulatory agencies due to serious adverse effects. Monitoring of unwanted side effects of allopathic drugs administered alone, and in combination with other drugs or dietary products causing drug-drug and drug-herbal/food interactions were lacking earlier, but information...
RESPONSES OR EFFECT OF CEREBRAL MALARIA ON PLATELET COUNT, PLATELET FACTOR – 3 AND PLATELET AGGREGATE AVAILABILITY IN CHILDREN
Background and Objective: Malaria, a formidable global parasitic infection represent a major health problem in tropical countries in terms of geographical spread, high morbidity, severe mortality especially among children. This study investigated platelet function’s role and its strength to make platelet factor 3 (PF-3) available for coagulation in children with cerebral malaria. Subjects and...
EVALUATION OF OCULOHYPOTENSIVE EFFECT OF ENALAPRILAT USING INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE (IOP) RECOVERY MODEL IN RABBITS
The present study was designed to evaluate the oculohypotensive effect of enalaprilat in comparison to timolol using an intraocular pressure (IOP) recovery model. The study was carried out in 18 adult albino rabbits of 2.5-3.0 kg which were divided into 3 groups.Group Ireceivednormal saline,group II received enalaprilat (0.1%) and timolol (0.5%) was administered in group III. IOP recovery model wa...
FORMULATION, EVALUATION AND ESTIMATION OF PROPRANOLOL HYDROCHLORIDE AND FLUNARIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE CONVENTIONAL TABLETS IN COMBINED DOSAGE FORM AND ITS COMPARISON WITH MARKETED FORMULATIONS
Oral route of drug administration have wide acceptance up to 50-60% of total dosage forms. Solid dosage forms are popular because of ease of administration, accurate dosage, self-medication, pain avoidance and most importantly the patient compliance. This study was aimed at development of Propranolol hydrochloride and flunarizine dihydrochloride conventional dissolving tablets in combined dosage f...