Brijesh Purwar

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The aim of this study was to develop a relationship between foot length and stature using linear and curvilinear regression models. Measurements of foot length and stature were taken from 250 medical students (125 males and 125 females) aged 18-30 years. General multiple linear regression model was highly significant (P<0.001) and validated with highest(More)
BACKGROUND Although several factors such as respiratory muscle strength, lung compliance, resistance to airflow, and even obesity affect the lung functions, the nature of relationship with markers of adiposity is not clear. We hypothesised that central pattern of fat distribution is a significant predictor of decreased peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR). The(More)
Curcumin has been used in traditional medicine as a household remedy for various diseases including biliary diseases, cough, hepatic diseases, wound healing. For past few decades, extensive work has been done on biological activities of curcumin. This study was carried out to provide scientific basis for the use of curcumin in gastrointestinal disorders.(More)
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane), a polyphenol, is an active principle of the perennial herb Curcuma longa commonly known as turmeric. Turmeric (CURCUMA LONGA L.) is a medicinal plant extensively used in Ayurveda, Unani, and Siddha medicine as a home remedy for various diseases including biliary diseases, cough, hepatic diseases, wound healing. However studies(More)
Domestic violence is a pattern of assault and coercive behaviour including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, by a person against his/her own intimate partner. Women are more frequently the victims. After a global overview of the prevalence and nature of domestic violence against women especially in Mauritius, this articles provides a discussion(More)
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia, which leads to severe morbid complications. In view of the effectiveness of conventional herbal adjutants the present study was taken to assess the anti-diabetic and anti-lipidemic effect of Dolichos biflorus. 32 healthy albino rats of either sex were randomly divided(More)
BACKGROUND Horsegram (Dolichos biflorus Linn.) is a known antilithiatic, hypolipedemic and has free radical scavenging activity and increased production of reactive oxygen species play a role in pathophysiological mechanisms that trigger diabetic complications. AIM To see the effect of daily oral feeding of D.biflorous on nephropathy and retinopathy in(More)
Torture in custody is a global problem. Many declarations and conventions by different agencies throughout the world have sought to address this issue. Health professionals are required to detect, treat, and rehabilitate victims of torture. In the last few years, medical personnel have emphasised their stand against the practice of torture. We surveyed 155(More)
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