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Thirty three normal male and forty two normal female subjects, of average age of 18.5 years, underwent six weeks course in 'Pranayam' and their ventilatory lung functions were studied before and after this practice. They had improved ventilatory functions in the form of lowered respiratory rate (RR), and increases in the forced vital capacity (FVC), forced(More)
The effect of raw garlic on serum cholesterol, fibrinolytic activity and clotting time was studied in 50 medical students of the age group of 17 to 22 years before and after feeding raw garlic. All pre-experimental values ranged within normal limits. The volunteers were then divided into experimental and control groups. The subjects of the experimental(More)
Bevacizumab is a monoclonal antibody that inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). It is a novel chemotherapeutic agent currently approved as part of combination chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and breast cancer (Hurwitz et al 2004; Sandler et al 2006; Traina et al 2007). Arterial thrombosis, including(More)
Ventilatory functions were studied in 36 male and 35 female subjects (mean age 18.5 years), who underwent six weeks course in forced breathing. Ventilatory functions were studied in the form of Forced Vital Capacity (FVC), Forced Expiratory Volume at the end of one second as % of FVC (FEV1%), Maximum Voluntary Ventilation (MVV), Peak expiratory flow rate(More)
In the context of bioremediation, solubilization of metal contaminants serves a means of their removal from solid matrices, such as soils, sediments, dumps and other solid industrial wastes. In the present study, three bacterial species Staphylococcus sp, Streptomyces sp and Flavobacterium sp were acclimatized for heavy metal removal. The waste samples(More)
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to investigate the effect of etoricoxib on the anticonvulsant activity of phenytoin and diazepam against seizure models in mice. In addition the acute adverse effect of etoricoxib was assessed with a chimney test. METHODS The maximal seizure pattern was induced in mice by giving an alternating current of 50 mA for 0.2 s, while(More)
BACKGROUND The nature of the container material and temperature employed for deep-frying can have an influence on the development of trans fatty acids (TFAs) in the fat used. The present study was undertaken to determine the effect of heating vegetable oils and partially hydrogenated vegetable fats with different initial TFA content in stainless steel,(More)
Effects of intra-amniotic instillation of hypertonic saline and prostaglandin F2 alpha for medical termination of pregnancy were studied. Fibrinolytic activity significantly increased at 4 hr and 24 hr after hypertonic saline but only at 24 hrs after prostaglandin. There was no significant change in prothrombin time after hypertonic saline but significant(More)
A process for production of gluconic acid from glucose by a Micrococcus sp. is described. More than 400 bacterial cultures isolated from local soil were tested for gluconic acid production. Three isolates, were selected on basis of their ability to produce gluconic acid and high titrable acidity. These were identified as Micrococcus sp. and were named M 27,(More)