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The acetone, chloroform, ethyl acetate, hexane, and methanol leaf and flower extracts of Ocimum sanctum were studied against fourth instar larvae of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus. The highest larval mortality was found in leaf extract of O. sanctum against the larvae of A. aegypti and C. quinquefasciatus. The LC50 values of O. sanctum against the(More)
In a series of 124 patients admitted to hospital with liver disease, 23 (18.6%) had malignant liver disease, either primary or secondary; 12 (9.7%) had cirrhosis of the liver, while another 25 (20.2%) had inflammatory liver disease, including such parasitic infections as hydatid disease and schistosomiasis. The remaining biopsies showed non-specific changes(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the antecedent risk factors in the causation of gallstone disease in a hospital-based case control study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cases (n = 150) from all age groups and both sexes with sonographically proven gallstones were recruited over a duration of 3 months from the surgical wards of a tertiary care teaching hospital. Modes of(More)
In this paper, we consider a continuous mathematically tractable model and its discrete analogue for the tumour growth. The model formulation is based on stoichiometric principles considering tumour-immune cell interactions in potassium (K (+))-limited environment. Our both continuous and discrete models illustrate 'cancer immunoediting' as a dynamic(More)
We encountered a 55-year-old man, who presented with an orifice in the suprapubic region, through which fecal material was discharged. On physical examination, the patient was unstable. After resuscitation, thorough evaluation, and laboratory and imaging investigations, he underwent an exploratory laparotomy. The ileum was entrapped at the deep inguinal(More)