Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Abstract: Crude extracts (in 50% v/v, ethanol) of Wax negundo L. (Verbenaceae), Argemone maxicana L. (Papaveraceae), Cuminum cyminum L. (Apiaceae), Moringa oleifera Lamk (Moringaceae), Solanum virginianum L. (Solanaceae), Datura metal L. (Solanaceae) and Zingiber officinale Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) were screened for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory related activities. The antioxidant potentials were determined by performing reducing ability assay, […]

Total Perinatally Related Losses at Tygerberg Hospital--a Comparison Between 1986, 1993 and 2006 (Original Articles) (Report)

Total Perinatally Related Losses at Tygerberg Hospital–a Comparison Between 1986, 1993 and 2006 (Original Articles) (Report)

We aimed to identify the leading causes of perinatal deaths in the Tygerberg Hospital (TBH) drainage area in order to target care more effectively. The outcome of the audit was compared with two previous, similar studies, which1,2 highlighted trends over nearly 20 years regarding primary and final causes of deaths as well as perinatal mortality […]

Defending Claims Related to Prescribing Drugs Or Using Medical Devices (Medicolegal Issues)

Defending Claims Related to Prescribing Drugs Or Using Medical Devices (Medicolegal Issues)

Review of health care liability claims since the early 1990s shows that without interruption there has been some form of mass tort litigation involving medical devices or products. The 1990s began with the breast implant litigation that is finally now in its last death throes. The breast implant litigation was succeeded by the pedicle screw […]

Effect of Pranayama & Yoga-Asana on Cognitive Brain Functions in Type 2 Diabetes-P3 Event Related Evoked Potential (Erp) (Report)

Effect of Pranayama & Yoga-Asana on Cognitive Brain Functions in Type 2 Diabetes-P3 Event Related Evoked Potential (Erp) (Report)

Diabetes mellitus (DM) are a group of metabolic disorders that share the common phenotype of hyperglycemia, polydipsia, polyuria and polyphagia. Although peripheral and autonomic neuropathy is a common complication of DM, the central nervous system (CNS) does not seem to be spared either. In the past few years, CNS involvement in DM has received a […]

Prevalence of Health Related Disability Among Community Dwelling Urban Elderly from Middle Socioeconomic Strata in Bangaluru, India (Report)

Prevalence of Health Related Disability Among Community Dwelling Urban Elderly from Middle Socioeconomic Strata in Bangaluru, India (Report)

India is an ageing society (1) with the rate of growth of ageing population exceeding the growth of the general population (2). In India, it is estimated that the elderly in the age group 60 and above is expected to increase from 71 million in 2001 to 179 million in 2031 and in the case […]

Phytotherapeutic Treatments for Menopause Related Symptoms (Report)

Phytotherapeutic Treatments for Menopause Related Symptoms (Report)

Introduction Treatment of menopause related complaints in Anglo American phytotherapeutic practice aims not to indefinitely ‘replace’ hormones but to facilitate comfortable adaptation to the fluctuating hormone levels of perimenopause and lower levels of the postmenopause. As symptoms vary according to the individual and the stage of the transition, a range of agents and actions may […]