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The essential oils of six plant species [peppermint, Mentha piperita, and bergamot mint, Mentha citrata (both, Lamiales: Lamiaceae); blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtales: Myrtaceae); lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, and khus grass, Vetiver zizanoides (both, Poales: Poaceae), and turmeric, Curcuma longa (Ziniberales: Zingiberaceae)] were screened for(More)
OBJECTIVES To find out the prevalence of otitis media in school going children from lower socio-economic strata. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study was carried out in a government school, Shree Naragram Secondary School in Morang district, eastern Nepal, and included 1050 children aged between 5-15 years. RESULTS Of the 1050 school children, 346 children(More)
The objective of this study was to assess the extent of conductive hearing loss in relation to different sizes and sites of simple central tympanic membrane perforations. Total 100 cases attending ENT OPD, BPKIHS during period of April 2003 to Mar 2004 without any discrimination of sex, race and religion were taken for the cross sectional prospective study.(More)
BACKGROUND Four validated psoriatic arthritis (PsA) screening tools are used for diagnosing PsA in patients with psoriasis. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of the Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis Screen II (ToPAS II), the Psoriatic Arthritis Screening and Evaluation (PASE), the Psoriasis Epidemiology Screening Tool (PEST) and the Early(More)
The effect of time of administration of exogenous melatonin (M) at the rate of 100 microg/Kg BW of rat/day for 14 days on immunomodulation to killed Pasteurella multocida (P52 strain) vaccine (KPMV) was investigated in male albino rats during spring season with photoperiod of LL 13: DD 11 h and 25 +/- 2.5 degrees C air temperature and 70 +/- 4% relative(More)
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal. Corresponding author: Dr. Ajit Nepal, MS, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery, BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal. e-mail-ajitnepal2001@yahoo.com ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to assess the extent of conductive hearing loss in(More)
A 2 year old female child with Niemann-Pick disease was referred as case of chronic liver disease; clinically, she had neurological involvement. Liver biopsy showed Niemann-Pick cells. Hepatic manifestations of Niemann-Pick disease as seen in nine cases reported from India are discussed.
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