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Eighteen hundred two pregnant women consisting of 750 primigravida and 1,052 multigravida were screened for hypertension between July 2000 to June 2002. Hypertension was noted in 97 (5.38%) patients. Twenty five patients were lost to follow up and only 72 patients were included in the final study. The age of the patients ranged between 19 to 32 (mean +/- SD(More)
A study of 131 patients with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease in Orissa State, India, indicated that, compared with Jamaican patients, Indian patients have higher frequencies of alpha thalassaemia, higher fetal haemoglobin, total haemoglobin, and red cell counts, and lower mean cell volume, mean cell haemoglobin concentration, and reticulocyte counts.(More)
Hymenodictyon excelsum Wall. (Rubiaceae) is a middle sized deciduous tree found in Himalayan regions of India and traditionally used for medicinal purposes. The present study was carried out to evaluate the antioxidant and in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of H. excelsum bark. The antioxidant activity H. excelsum was evaluated by means(More)
The present paper aims to evaluate antihyperglycemic activity of methanol extract of Citrus limetta fruit peel (MECL) in streptozotocin-induced (STZ; 65 mg/kg b.w.) diabetic rats. Three days after STZ induction, diabetic rats received MECL orally at 200 and 400 mg kg(-1) body weight daily for 15 days. Glibenclamide (0.5 mg kg(-1) p. o.) was used as(More)
Streblus asper Lour (Moraceae), commonly known as Siamee Rough Brush in English is widely distributed in subtropical Asia and traditionally used for several medicinal purposes. In the present study, the ethyl acetate fraction of the methanol extract from Streblus asper bark (EASA) was evaluated for antitumor effect against Dalton's ascitic lymphoma (DAL) in(More)
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