P M Krishna Mohan

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Ayurveda, the Indian system of traditional medicine, uses a concoction of several spices, herbs and minerals for the treatment of diseases. In a clinical prospective study we have evaluated the efficacy of Ayurveda treatment (a concoction in cow's milk of powdered Mucuna pruriens and Hyoscyamus reticulatus seeds and Withania somnifera and Sida cordifolia(More)
Computerized tomography (CT) is widely used in the diagnostic work-up of epilepsy. However, there are only scant reports of transient postictal CT abnormalities. Three patients who presented with elementary partial seizures and manifested transient CT findings are presented. The need for an adequate ictus-free period for CT evaluation of seizure disorders(More)
Psychiatric disorder was studied in 62 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (study group) and 70 patients with grand mal epilepsy (control group), both diagnosed electroencephalographically. The two groups were similar as regards age, sex, socio-economic status, duration and frequency of fits, family history and premorbid personality. A significantly(More)
Botulinum neurotoxins (types A and B), which are microbial proteins consisting of two disulfide-linked chains, inhibit specifically and with high potency the release of acetylcholine from peripheral nerve terminals. As a prerequisite for a long-term development of effective treatments for botulism, the internalization and inhibitory action of the toxin and(More)
Thirty-two cases of juvenile and adult onset, non-familial, spinal, segmental muscular atrophy seen in two widely separated geographical regions of India were studied over the last 15 years. The characteristic features were: the non-familial, non-endemic nature, the strictly segmental distribution from the clinical and EMG point of view, which involved(More)
Six cases of bacterial intracavernous carotid artery aneurysms of extravascular origin secondary to cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis are reported along with a review of 12 similar cases collected from the literature. Of the authors' six cases, there were three children and three adults. Meningitis was found in five patients. All patients received prolonged(More)
The protein folding energy landscape allows a thorough understanding of the protein folding problem which in turn helps in understanding various aspects of biological functions. Characterizing the cooperative unfolding units and the intermediates along the folding funnel of a protein is a challenging task. In this paper, we investigated the native energy(More)
Twenty patients with Tropical Pancreatic Diabetes (TPD) were evaluated by Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials (BAEP) in order to detect any possible subclinical involvement of auditory pathways. The latencies of BAEP Wave III (p < 0.009) and V (p < 0.47) as well as the Interpeak Latencies I-III (p < 0.002), and I-V (p < 0.019) were significantly prolonged(More)
During the development of behavioral tolerance to the organophosphate monocrotophos, the activities of AChE and BuChE and the content of ACh were affected in different brain areas of male albino rats. The inhibition of AChE and BuChE activities and the elevation of ACh content were progressive till 7 days and were followed by a recovery trend towards(More)