Upendra K. Jain

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Congenitally missing teeth have been observed as one of the most common human dental developmental anomalies. In the permanent dentition the prevalence rate of true partial exodontias is 3.5% to 6.5%. The most likely factors of hypondontia are hereditary, environmental factors and evolution. Various studies have demonstrated differences in frequency and(More)
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have exhibited glucose lowering action in animal models of diabetes; however, their potential in diabetes-related complications has not yet been evaluated. Hence, the present study has been undertaken to investigate the renoprotective potential of lansoprazole in streptozotocin-induced diabetic nephropathy in wistar rats.(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the mean shear bond strength (SBS) of moisture insensitive primer (MIP) used for orthodontic bonding in the presence and absence of saliva. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 60 human noncarious maxillary premolars with sound buccal surfaces, recently extracted were collected in two groups of each 30. Maxillary premolar brackets were(More)
Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. The chronic hyperglycemia of diabetes is associated with long-term damage, dysfunction,and failure of different organs, especially the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and blood vessel. Diet remains the mainstay of(More)
Acute diarrhoea is one of the principal causes of death in the infants, particularly in developing countries. An array of medicinal plants with anti-diarrhoeal properties has been widely used by the traditional practitioners; however, the efficacy of many of these anti-diarrhoeal conventional medicines has not been scientifically evaluated. Hence the(More)
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