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Thirteen non-conventional foods including fruits, leaves and grains consumed in various parts of the Indian subcontinent were analysed for their nutritional value. Khejri beans (Prsopsis cineria), Pinju (Capparis decidua) and Kachri (Cucumis species) contained considerable amounts of protein (15-18%). Kachri was rich in fat (13%). Bhakri (Tribulus(More)
A retrospective analysis of 1140 cases of cancer of oral cavity and oropharynx treated with definitive radiotherapy was carried out with regard to the incidence and precipitating factors of mandibular osteoradionecrosis. 14 cases developed osteoradionecrosis out of which 10 had spontaneous mandibular necrosis and 4 had dental extractions in the area where(More)
11012 Background: We report the development of a gene expression based blood test to detect breast cancer (BC). Validation of the test has been performed in multiethnic populations (European/US and Indian). Here we report findings from a multi-centre validation study. METHODS In a multicentre-study, blood samples were collected from women recruited in 4(More)
Phalanx bone metastasis as the initial manifestation of lung cancer is a rare presentation. A 70-year-old man presented with swelling and pain in his right ring finger. He had no other complaints or abnormal findings on clinical examination. A right hand radiograph showed an osteolytic lesion in the first phalanx of the ring finger. Fine needle aspiration(More)
Phytic acid, saponin and polyphenol contents in grains of various varieties of black gram (Vigna mungo) Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) amphidiploids ranged from 697 to 750, 2746 to 2972 and 702 to 783 mg/100 g, respectively. Domestic processing and cooking methods including soaking, ordinary and pressure cooking of soaked and unsoaked seeds, and sprouting(More)
The effects of different domestic processing and cooking methods on starch digestibility (in vitro) and protein digestibility (in vitro) of four strains of amphidiploids (black gram x mung bean) were investigated. An increase of 35 to 48% and 22 to 25% was observed in starch digestibility and protein digestibility, respectively, when the seed of(More)
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