Shalini Adiga

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OBJECTIVE Memory loss is universal and is the first symptom to manifest in majority of the patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease. This study is designed to investigate the effect of Ferula asafoetida linn. (F. foetida) extract on learning and memory in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Learning and memory were evaluated using elevated plus maze and(More)
BACKGROUND The effects and benefits of Acacia auriculiformis on health are not well established. This study was planned to evaluate the effect of ethanolic extract of Acacia auriculiformis leaves on learning and memory in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Learning and memory were evaluated using passive avoidance paradigm and rewarded alternation test (T-maze)(More)
BACKGROUND Trichosanthes dioica is used to treat diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, alopecia, and skin disease in folklore medicine. The leaf extract of the plant is used in diabetes mellitus but there have been no scientific studies reported. AIMS To study the effect of Trichosanthes dioica on serum glucose level in glucose loaded, normal and hyperglycemic(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to analyze the adverse drug reaction (ADR) profile of microtubule-damaging antineoplastic drugs (taxanes and vinca alkaloids) and to look for unexpected ADRs among the local population. Focused study on these drugs, rampantly used in oncology department for a wide variety of tumors including early and advanced(More)
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