Inam ullah Khan

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This paper is based on data recorded from various literatures pertaining to ethnophytomedicinal recipes used against diabetes in South East Asia (India, Pakistan and Srilanka). Traditional plant treatments have been used throughout the world for the therapy of diabetes mellitus. In total 419 useful phytorecipes of 270 plant species belonging to 74(More)
Two gamma- and UV-radiation-resistant, pink-coloured bacterial strains, designated YIM F302T and YIM F235, were isolated from the desert of Yanbu' al Bahr located in west of Saudi Arabia. Taxonomic positions of the two isolates were investigated by polyphasic taxonomic approaches. Cells of the two strains were Gram-stain-negative, aerobic and rod-shaped.(More)
Bergenin is an isocoumarin natural product which aides in fat loss, healthy weight maintenance, enhancing the lipolytic effects of norepinephrine, inhibiting the formation of interleukin 1α and cyclooxygenases-2. Here we describe the anti-inflammatory activity of new bergenin derivatives 1-15 in the respiratory burst assay. Bergenin was isolated from the(More)
Jaundice is not a disease but rather a sign that can occur in many different diseases. Jaundice may result from various diseases or conditions that affect the liver, like hepatitis and others. This paper is based on data recorded from various literatures pertaining to ethnophytomedicinal recipes used against jaundice and hepatitis in Indo-Pak subcontinent(More)
Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) is the most widely grown legume used as green manure in the tropics where it is also grown as a fiber and animal fodder crop. It has been reported that sunn hemp seeds contain several pyrrolizidine alkaloids that when ingested in sufficient amount can be toxic to animals and birds. No information is available regarding(More)
Malaria is one of the serious diseases threatening human health in Pakistan and contributes to a large proportion of the total malaria deaths in South Asia. However, little is known about the nature and extent of genetic diversity of the malarial parasites circulating in Pakistan. This study was designed to assess the infection status of Plasmodium and the(More)
BACKGROUND Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the commonest peripheral neuropathies which effects mainly middle aged women. Different techniques are being tried to decrease the postoperative pain in patients operated for CTS. The objective of this study was to compare effectiveness of local injection of steroid and mini incision technique in the(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the surgical and medical efficacy of the patients operated for Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) with Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Resistance (PVR). Infants and children with elevated PVR and Pulmonary Hypertension are associated with significant mortality and morbidity after surgical closure. Circulatory assist devices(More)
The routing protocols are of great importance to researchers which deal with the QoS, energy consumption, network design and packet overhead. This paper describes a new method for efficient performance of wireless sensor networks concentrating on cluster design strategy. The proposed approach Water-Rippling Shaped Clustering (WARIS), is a hybrid approach(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Acinetobacter species isolated from pus and pus swab specimens at a tertiary care setting. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, from July 2008 to July 2012.(More)