Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious metabolic disease which has several complications including diabetic nephropathy, coronary heart disease and hypertension.It has been estimated that by the year 2010, the prevalence of DM worldwide will reach approximately 240 million.Despite considerable progress in the management of diabetes mellitus by synthetic drugs, the search for indigenous and diabetic...
ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT OF CRUDE WATER EXTRACT OF VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES (GRAMINEAE) IN MICE WITH ACETAMINOPHEN INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY
SYNTHESIS OF SOME NEW ANTIMICROBIAL 5,6,7,8-TETRAHYDROPYRIMIDO [4,5-b] QUINOLONE DERIVATIVES
ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF LAGENARIA SICERARIA CRUDE EXTRACT OBTAINED FROM ITS FLOWERS
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Volume 3 (2016) - Issue 7, July
MICROSPHERE FORMULATION OF ESSENTIAL OIL OF ACORUS CALAMUS L. CONTROLS ASPERGILLUS NIGER GROWTH IN FINISHED LEATHER AT AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF STORAGE: FEATURING EXTRACTION, FORMULATION AND EVALUATION
Plant oils have been used for a variety of purposes for many thousands of years. In particular, the anti-microbial & anti-fungal activity of plant extracts and oils have formed the basis of many applications. Since, Aspergillus niger contamination in leather and leather apparels reduces the export value considerably, demand appropriate solution. The present study emphasizes anti-Aspergillus...
DRUG USE EVALUATION OF ARTEMETHER-LUMEFANTRINE (COARTEM®) FOR FALCIPARUM MALARIA IN KARA MARA HOSPITAL, JI-JIGA TOWN, FAFAN ZONE, EASTERN ETHIOPIA
Background: Malaria remains the most common public health problem in developing countries and is the number one cause of morbidity and mortality especially in children below five years of age. Since November 2006, Coartem® an artemisinin combination therapy containing artemether-lumefantrine replaced sulphadoxine/ pyrimethamine as first line drug for treatment of uncomplicated malaria in...
ANALGESIC EFFECT OF CUPPING THERAPY IN OSTEOARTHRITIS ON TIMELINE: AN OPEN COMPARATIVE CLINICAL STUDY
Objective: To evaluate the analgesic effect of dry cupping therapy with respect to time at a clinical setting and to compare its effect among cases of cervical, lumbar and knee osteoarthritis (OA). Method: A comparative open clinical trial was conducted. The patients were divided into three groups on the basis of the joint affected. Group A had patients suffering from cervical OA, group B was of...
The present study was undertaken to evaluate antidiabetic and antioxidant activities of Aloe vera (A. vera,Ghee-kuwar; family: Liliaceae) extract against alloxan induced diabetes in male adult Charles Foster rats to scientifically validate its use against diabetes. A. vera extract and standard drug (glibenclamide) prepared in aqueous gum acacia (2%, w/v) suspension and fed orally to alloxan...
PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND EVALUATION OF BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF ROOT EXTRACTS OF SYZYGIUM SAMARANGENSE
Phytochemical constituents are non-nutritive plant chemical that have preventive and curative properties of disease. The use of plants and phytochemicals, both with known biological properties, can be of great significance in therapeutic treatments. The present study includes phytochemical screening and quantification of secondary metabolites and their biological activities of root extract of...