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Oxidative stress and inflammatory response are important elements of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathogenesis, but the role of redox signaling cascade and its cross-talk with inflammatory mediators have not been elucidated in details in this disorder. The review summarizes the facts about redox-signaling cascade in the cells operating through an array of… (More)
Zoledronate is a Nitrogen containing bisphosphonate (NBP) used in many conditions like osteoporosis, Paget's disease and hypercalcemia of malignancy. Unlike oral bisphosphonates, Zoledronate is not seen to be associated with gastroesophageal side effects but the drug is not free of certain rare but life threatening adverse effects like hypocalcemia and… (More)
MicroRNAs are non-coding RNA sequences that act as regulators of gene expression. They are aberrantly expressed in many pathological conditions. Cardiovascular diseases are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the general population. Various knock-in and knockdown approaches have shown abnormal signature patterns of microRNAs in… (More)
Thalidomide, previously banned owing to the issues of teratogenicity is being used and tested for a variety of dermatological and non dermatological conditions. The drug has been approved for the management of ENL and Multiple myeloma. The drug is commonly known to produce adverse effects like peripheral neuropathy and constipation. Deep vein thrombosis… (More)
Metabolic acidosis is one of the common manifestations of Isoniazid toxicity but rare with normally used doses of the drug. Among anti tubercular drugs, rifampicin, streptomycin and capreomycin are commonly implicated in renal injury. Here we report the first case of metabolic acidosis and renal injury caused by isoniazid at normal prescribed dose.