This issue will focus on the global state of hematology and will include articles such as: The Global Burden of Anemia, Iron Deficiency Anemia: Problems in Diagnosis and Therapy, Progress Towards the Control and Management of the Thalassemias, Problems and Approaches for Blood Transfusion in the Developing Countries, and many more!
Introduction The liver is the largest gland in the human body and performs a number of functions including glycogen storage, plasma protein synthesis and detoxification. Exposure to a wide variety of insults such as alcohol, drugs, chemicals, viruses and bacteria makes the liver one of the most frequently injured organs in the body. This leads […]
ATHEROSCLEROSIS: ITS CAUSE AND ITS PREVENTION * I recently spoke at a university hospital and began the presentation by asking the audience to name the atherosclerotic risk factors. Various members of the audience spoke up, and the following was the order in which the risk factors were announced. I wrote them on the flip chart […]
Introduction Medicinal plants are still considered to be a source of new chemical entities with unique chemical structures and pharmacological properties. The same plants growing in different geographical locations under varying climactic conditions can and do differ in their phytochemical constituents (Benetis 2008, Li 1994, Pandita 1983), both qualitatively and quantitatively, and therefore may also […]
Abstract: Some reputed traditional practitioners of Sri Lanka claim that consumption of black tea brew/ infusion (BTB) of Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze (Theaceae) suppresses anxiety. But this claim has not been scientifically tested and proven. This study therefore investigated the anxiolytic potential of BTB of Camellia sinensis (with Sri Lankan high grown Dust grade […]
Introduction Mayodendron igneum Kurz Fam. Bignoniaceae, also known as Radermachera ignea Kurz, grows wildly in north Myanmar, north Thailand, Loas, Vietnam and south China. It is also planted as a vegetable, for medicinal uses and in home gardens of south Yonnan, as an ornamental (Chun-lin 1990).
Participants of the July 17-18, 2017, symposium titled Opportunities and Approaches for Supplying Molybdenum-99 and Associated Medical Isotopes to Global Markets examined current trends in molybdenum-99 production, prospects for new global supplies, and technical, economic, regulatory, and other considerations for supplying molybdenum-99 to global markets. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the symposium.