Elroy Saldanha

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Broiler chicks aged 12 h after hatching were allotted according to a block design in a 7 x 2 factorial schedule of 14 treatments and four replications of 50 chicks each one. The main experimental factors were fasting for 0, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, and 36 h after chick placement and sex. Independent of sex, fasting had a negative linear effect on weight and(More)
The rhizomes of Zingiber officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as ginger is an important kitchen spice and also possess a myriad health benefits. The rhizomes have been used since antiquity in the various traditional systems of medicine to treat arthritis, rheumatism, sprains, muscular aches, pains, sore throats, cramps, hypertension, dementia,(More)
Ocimum sanctum L. or Ocimum tenuiflorum L, commonly known as the Holy Basil in English or Tulsi in the various Indian languages, is a important medicinal plant in the various traditional and folk systems of medicine in Southeast Asia. Scientific studies have shown it to possess antiinflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective,(More)
AIM Assessment of safety and efficacy profile of disulfiram (DSM) in the alcoholic de-addiction regimen. OBJECTIVES a. Assessment of Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) profile; b. Evaluation of effectiveness of various deaddiction regimen; c. Defaulters and dropouts PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-one patients in a de-addiction center were investigated on 0(th) ,(More)
Weight management means lifestyle modification, behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Drugs have wide ranging side effects and contraindication for its widespread use. Orlistat and sibutramine are the most popular in the present day context. Anti depressants especially fluoxetine is a valuable adjunct for therapy of obesity. There are many newer(More)
Castleman`s Disease (CD) is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder and a mesenteric location is unusual. The unicentric variety is more difficult to diagnose clinically and it requires a histopathological confirmation. The excision biopsy itself will help both in the diagnosis and in planning the treatment. Here, we are presenting a case of unicentric(More)
Venoms have long since been known to have therapeutic value. Venoms have been characterised into their individual components and each of their functions extensively studied. These components of venoms and toxins show potential as antihypertensive, anticoagulant, fibrinolytic, anticancerous, immunomodulators, muscle relaxant, etc. Only the most promising and(More)
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