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Hypoglycemic Activity of Some Kenyan Plants Traditionally used to Manage Diabetes Mellitus in Eastern Province
In this study five aqueous extracts; Bidens pilosa, StrychnoS.henningsii, Aspilia pluriseta, Catha edulis and Erythrina abyssinica were screened for anti-diabetic activity and their in vivo safetyExpand
A floating-type oral dosage form for piroxicam based on hollow polycarbonate microspheres: in vitro and in vivo evaluation in rabbits.
A floating type dosage form (FDF) of piroxicam in hollow polycarbonate (PC) microspheres capable of floating on simulated gastric and intestinal fluids was prepared by a solvent evaporationExpand
In Vivo Antidiabetic Activity and Safety in Rats of Cissampelos pareira Traditionally Used in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Embu County, Kenya
Cissampelos pareira Linn has been used traditionally in the management of several diseases including diabetes mellitus but its efficacy and safety after long term use is not scientifically evaluated.Expand
Diabetes mellitus has experimentally been shown to be managed by medicinal plant extracts. Among the factors attributable to the hypoglycemic potential of the medicinal plants, are the trace elementsExpand
Hypoglycemic Effects of Caesalpinia Volkensii on Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Mice
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder caused by inherited and/or acquired deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced by the target cells.Expand
A Review of the Biochemical, Hematological and Histological Modulations in Acetaminophen Induced Hepatoxicity and the Potential of Urtica Dioica in the Regeneration of the Liver
Acetaminophen is a common antipyretic/analgesic drug available as an over the counter prescription. It is an acetilide and phenacetic derivatives. Extensive studies on the safety of acetaminophenExpand
Prevention of Type I Diabetes Mellitus: The Role of Immune Interventions
Diabetes mellitus is a disease of antiquity with an estimated 20,000 people dying prematurely per year due to diabetes associated disease. Type 1 diabetes results from autoimmune destruction ofExpand
Anti-inflammatory activity of craterostigma pumilum (hochst) is associated with hyperalgesia
Inflammation and pain are ubiquitous signs and symptoms of a large number of ailments affecting humanity. There are equally as many methods and substances that are used as remedies for theExpand
Effects of HAART on the Integrity of the Liver and Kidney in HIV Patients at Coast Province General Hospital, Kenya
The emergence of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has led to dramatic improvements in prolonging survival of HIV-infected patients on treatment in resource-limited settings. However, theExpand