Silambu Janaki

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The alcoholic extracts of the aerial portion and fruits of Aglaia roxburghiana (W.& A.) Miq. var. beddomei and the triterpenes roxburghiadiol A and B isolated from this plant were investigated for their anti-inflammatory activity in rats by carrageenin induced rat paw oedema and cotton pellet granuloma methods. They were also studied for their effect on(More)
The immunosuppressive activity of the Aqueous extract of fruit of Lagenaria siceraria consisting of mixture of saponins, flavonoids, tannins, steroids, phenol and glycosides was studied in mice. The assessment of immunomodulatory activity was carried out by testing the humoral (antibody titre) and cellular (foot pad swelling) immune responses to the(More)
The results of a comparative clinical study with pentoxifylline -- a new vasoactive compound -- and xanthinol nicotinate in fifty-eight patients suffering from cerebral thrombosis with hemiplegia or monoplegia, are presented. Pentoxifylline appeared to be more effective in reducing motor deficit and was significantly better in improving the patients'(More)
Twenty-six patients under 20 years of age having cerebrovascular disease were studied from 1968 to 1972. Common risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia and heart disease were not present. Angiographical study showed a variety of abnormalities. No consistent defect was present. There was a high incidence of pyrexia and(More)