Research Article

An experimental study on effects of fluoridated water on Abelmoschus esculentus var. Soh-198 (Lady Finger)

Abstract

An experimental study of fluoride (F) accumulation in Abelmoschus esculentus var. Soh-198 and its effect on the growth and crop yield was conducted in a pot experiment. Eight different concentrations of F in the water were used for irrigation ranging from 2 ...

Research Article

Pattern of injuries in different types of victims of road traffic accident in central India: A comparative study

Abstract

Death due to road traffic accident (RTA) was one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in India. In the present cross-sectional study, only the victim using two-wheelers, four-wheelers, and pedestrians were included for comparison to determine the...

Review Article

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on anti-microbial resistance and secondary microbial infections

Abstract

Corona Virus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) has become one of the most serious diseases in the history of mankind. It has captured the entire world and solutions are yet to be discovered to fight this global crisis. The outcomes of COVID-19 are influenced by a vari...

Review Article

Living with ‘Long COVID-19’: The long-term complications and sequelae

Abstract

Introduction - the perennial pandemic: It is being increasingly realised that the COVID-19 may have become the new reality associated with human existence world over and the mankind may have to live with it for years or even decades. Further, the grievous na...

Research Article

Estimation of cotinine level among the tobacco users and nonusers: A cross-sectional study among the Indian population

Abstract

Background: Epidemiological studies in smokers indicate a dose-response relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked per day and the risk of developing certain smoking related diseases. The alkaloid nicotine is the major pharmacologically active subs...

Clinical Image

Severe hypertriglycerdemia in pregnancy

31 year old female presented with abdominal pain and respiratory distress in the third trimester of her second pregnancy.

Research Article

A study of coagulation profile in patients with cancer in a tertiary care hospital

The complicated process of cancer triggers many physiological systems like vascular endothelial functions and hemostasis, which signifies the increased risk of thrombosis, which triggers thromboembolic events resulting in increased mortality and morbidity [1-3]. Tumorigenesis contributes by...

Case Report

Cholecysto-colonic fistula after xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis: Surgeon’s nightmare

Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis is a rare benign inflammatory disease of gallbladder that may be misdiagnosed as carcinoma of the gallbladder intraoperative or in pre-operative imaging. Intramural accumulation of lipid-laden macrophages and acute and chronic inflammatory cells is the hall...

Opinion

Blood disorders: Touching of erythrocytes

In general, Erythrocytes may referred to as corpuscle (Red Blood Cells).These erythrocytes will play a significant role in our body. It carries the element round the body and produce dioxide&a...

Mini Review

Corrosive base neutralization process: Review

Summary

A balance response is the point at which a corrosive and a base respond to shape water and a salt and includes the mix of H+ particles and OH-particles to produce water. The balance of a solid corrosive and solid base has a pH equivalent to 7.

Review Article

Exploring COVID-19: Relating the spike protein to infectivity, pathogenicity and Immunogenicity

Abstract

Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 life cycle: The disease which reportedly began in Chinese city Wuhan in November-December 2019 manifesting as severe respiratory illness, soon spread to various parts of the world, and was named COVID-19, and declared a pandemic by W...

Thesis

After human: The world of brain-net on earth

“The mind of man is capable of anything….because everything in in it, all the past as well as all the future [Joseph Conrad]”. Why I am using above quote and what is the relation to what point I am coining you will understand its relevant your own as you movin...

Research Article

Chemical constituents and biological activities of Artocarpus heterophyllus lam (Jackfruit): A review

Abstract

Artocarpus (Moraceae) is a deciduous tree with appreciable importance as a source of edible fruit and is widely used in folk medicines. The extracts and metabolites of Artocarpus heterophyllus particularly those from leaves, bark, stem and fruit possess seve...

Review Article

The coral crunch: Amyloidoma

Preface

Amyloidoma is an exceptional, progressive disorder demonstrating a characteristic accumulation of significant quantities of amyloid within soft tissues. Amyloidoma is additionally nomenclated as tumoural amyloidosis, nodular amyloid or localized amyloidosis. ...

Research Article

Role of HRCT Thorax in pre-operative assessment of RT-PCR COVID-19 negative oral cancer patients

Abstract

Background: Oral cancer accounts for 30% of all types of cancer in India. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment but due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, there is a partial or complete disruption of health services in the country. The initial delay in the tre...

Research Article

Ivabradine versus carvedilol in the management of palpitation with sinus tachycardia among recovered COVID-19 patients

Abstract

Introduction: One of the major complications among COVID-19 patients include cardiac arrhythmias. Commonest arrhythmia is sinus tachycardia which is usually associated with palpitation causing discomfort to patients. In this stud...

Review Article

The blubbery protrusions: Lipoma arborescens

Lipoma arborescens is an exceptional condition comprised of frond-like excrescences of mature adipose tissue. The condition was originally described by Albert Hoffa in 1904 with characteristic morphology of macroscopic, villous, frond- like excrescences recapitulating a tree-like appearance...

Review Article

Stages in COVID-19 vaccine development: The Nemesis, the Hubris and the Elpis

Abstract

The nemesis: SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: Leaving in its wake millions of infections, accompanied by an immense magnitude of morbidity and multitude of mortality, and an unfathomable economic toll, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a global calamity. An effective and...

Research Article

A review on efficacy of Cissus quadrangularis in pharmacological mechanisms

Abstract

Cissus quadrangularis a succulent vine belongs to Vitaceae family is widely distributed throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world and used frequently to various disorders. The plant has been reported to contain flavonoids, triterpenoids, phyto...

Case Report

A rare case report on pediatric shellfish allergy

Shellfish are extensively consumed worldwide because of their nutritional value. In general they are good sources of low-fat protein rich in several essential vitamins and minerals as well as in the essential nutrients omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPUFAs) [1].

Review Article

Auditory effects and consequences of noise pollution in humans: A scoping review

Abstract

Noise is widespread in everyday life and can cause both auditory and non-auditory health impacts. Noise-induced hearing loss remains highly prevalent in occupational settings and is now increasingly caused by exposure to social and environmental noise. Incid...

Research Article

Endometrial thickness and frozen thaw embryo transfer: A prospective study

Abstract

Aim and objectives: Endometrial Window of Implantation (WOI) is open in the midsecretory phase wherein the markers of invasion and cell adhesion are manifested .The primary objective was to find out the predictive value of Endometrial thickness and profile a...

Research Article

Effect of sperm DNA fragmentation on ICSI outcome: A prospective study

Abstract

Aim and objectives: The primary aim was to measure the sperm DNA damage and to study the magnitude of sperm DNA damage. Secondary objective was to study the effect of sperm DNA fragmentation on Day 5 Blastocyst expansion (graded 1-5).

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Research Article

Comparison of oocyte maturity rates in recombinant Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) and triptorelin acetate triggers: A prospective randomized study

Abstract

Luteinizing Hormone (LH) like exposure in the mid cycle for inducing the oocyte maturation is the very crucial step in the success of ICSI treatment. Introduction of LH surge endogenously by GnRH-agonist for final oocyte maturation induction, may be more ph...

Review Article

COVID-19 pandemic, recurrent outbreaks and prospects for assimilation of hCoV-19 into the human genome

Abstract

The outbreaks and resurgence: The disease which reportedly began in the Chinese city Wuhan in November-December 2019, soon spread to various parts of the world, and was named and declared a pandemic disease by WHO. While the European countries were recoverin...

Research Article

Incidence and outcome of no flow after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction

Abstract

Background: Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of the infarct-related artery (IRA) is the most effective treatment modality in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Incidence of no flow is 8.8-10% in p...

Procedure

A Simplified approach for fabrication of custom tray for Facial prosthesis

Abstract

Maxillofacial defects are very common and can be due to congenital defect, trauma, infections and neoplasms of facial region. These defects can be restored using different materials and retention methods to give a life like appearance. Rehabilitation of faci...

Mini Review

Air pollution and respiratory health

As per report of WHO  [1] (World Health Organization), air pollution (ambient/outdoor and household/indoor air pollution) kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year largely as a result of increased mortality from stroke, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonar...

Research Article

Central nervous system diseases associated with blood brain barrier breakdown - A Comprehensive update of existing literatures

Abstract

Blood vessels that supply and feed the central nervous system (CNS) possess unique and exclusive properties, named as blood–brain barrier (BBB). It is responsible for tight regulation of the movement of ions, molecules, and cells between the blood ...

Research Article

Estimating global case fatality rate of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic

Abstract

Background: There is a huge global loss of lives due to COVID-19 pandemic, the primary epicentre of which is China, where the causative agent of the disease, SARS-CoV-2 was first emerged in December 2019. This study aims to explo...

Research Article

Stress evaluation of maxillary central incisor restored with different post materials: A finite element analysis

Abstract

Introduction: With the availability of different post systems and various studies on the strength of teeth restored with posts, the controversy as to which post systems provide better stress distribution of post and longevity of ...

Case Report

Acute necrotising pancreatitis masquerading as psoas abscess: A report of two cases

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is commonly diagnosed clinically, with its classical presentation of upper abdominal pain, backed by raised serum levels of enzymes amylase and lipase. However, unusual presentation of this common surgical emergency as a psoas abscess is a...

Research Article

In silico comparative analysis of HIV protease inhibitors effect on 2019-nCoV coronavirus 3CLpro

Abstract

The novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV has become a bane to mankind and spread worldwide and infected many people. Thus, there is an urgent need of a cure for the severe pneumonia disease caused by this virus. In this study, in silico comparative analysis has been ...

Review Article

A Perspective on therapeutic potential of weeds

Abstract

Nature gives us a diverse plethora of floral wealth. Weeds have been recognized as invasive plant by most of scholars in today’s world with extraordinary travel history. They are considered to be noxious for adjoining plant species and also as econ...

Research Article

Anticancer activity of novel surface functionalized metal doped hydroxyapatite

Abstract

In this manuscript it has been described a novel synthesis of mercury doped hydroxyapatite (Hap) and its application on human liver carcinoma cell line (Hep G2) and human lung fibroblast carcinoma cell line (MRC 5). Nano-sized hydroxyapatite doped with Hg2+ ...

Case Report

Acute pancreatitis with uncommon presentation of myocardial infarction

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that may be accompanied by a systemic inflammatory response which results in impairment of the functioning of various organs, systems. Pancreatitis associated vascular complications very often cause morbidit...

Opinion

Demystifying the power of magnesium

Epsom salts was inadvertently discovered in Epson spring in England and used as magnesium salt in 1697. It is simply the magnesium sulphate, a commonly used ingredient in beauty and wellness kiosks for soothing joints, muscles and mind. Richard Martin Willstatter working on plant pigments b...

Clinical Image

Opera-glass hand with arthritis mutilans in psoriatic arthritis

A 42 years old gentleman who was a known case of  Psoriasis vulgaris since last 5 years presented to the Rheumatology clinic with inflammatory arthritis predominantly involving the joints of the upper extremities. Musculoskeletal examination of both hands revealed dactylitis and di...

Review Article

Role of yoga in Parkinson’s disease-A comprehensive update of the literature

Abstract

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive degenerative motor symptoms (e.g., tremors, impaired balance and gait) and nonmotor symptoms (e.g., fatigue, sleep disturbances, pain) that can negatively influen...

Short Communication

Contemporary learning or E-Learning in physiotherapy, pre and post COVID-19: Short communication

Since December 2019, an outbreak of novel corona virus disease was reported in Wuhan, which has subsequently affected more than 160 countries worldwide. The ongoing outbreak has been declared as a pandemic by WHO, a global public health emergency. Several countries are successfully fighting...

Review Article

PISA Syndrome-Orthopedic manifestation of a neurological disease?

Abstract

Pleurothotonus, commonly known as Pisa Syndrome (PS), is a rare neurological disorder characterized by lateral bending of the trunk with a tendency to lean to one side. This is typically mobile and resolves in supine position. It often presents as an incapac...

Case Report

Frequent, Genetic Polyps-Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Familial adenomatous polyposis is an autosomal dominant syndrome of variable penetration and constitutes the second frequent inherited syndrome enunciating the emergence of a colorectal carcinoma.

Opinion

Fever is not a symptom in COVID-19: None of the diseases require fever as its symptom

We have been hearing for centuries that ‘fever is not a disease but a symptom’. Physicians say that fever is a symptom of diseases like flu to cancer.

 

Case Report

Twin-stage technique for occlusal rehabilitation of a mutilated dentition – A case report

Summary

Functional and aesthetic rehabilitation of an extremely worn dentition is one of the most challenging aspects of Prosthodontics. A thorough examination and diagnosis & selection of appropriate occlusal scheme are key factors to achieve optimal clinica...

Research Article

Physicochemical and microbiological quality of tanker waters in Bengaluru urban for safe water supply

Abstract

This study investigated the water quality of tanker waters that was collected from Bengaluru urban areas to assess its suitability for domestic purpose. A total of 50 samples were collected in dry (March 2019) season. All samples were analyzed for various hy...

Research Article

Can we predict Alzheimer’s Disease through the eye lens?

Abstract

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a common dementia problem of the old population. The two main hallmarks of AD are tau protein and amyloid-beta protein. The relevant investigations on AD suggest that these proteins are also seen in the eye. There are ma...

Review Article

Identifying patterns in COVID-19: Morbidity, recovery and the aftermath

Abstract

The infectivity and pathogenesis: SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19, involves Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors on type II alveolar type 2 (AT2) cells in lungs. Apart from, the upper and lower respiratory t...

Review Article

Exploring pathophysiology of COVID-19 infection: Faux espoir and dormant therapeutic options

Abstract

COVID-19 virus structural components: The 2019-nCoV, also called SARS-CoV-2, was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The disease was named Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the virus responsible for it as the C...

Review Article

Impact of Community Oriented Ear Care (COEC) on national programme for control of deafness in India: A critical look

Abstract

The National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPCD) was launched in 2006 by Government of India, but despite its phase wise implementation, the community oriented ear care has not been properly realized in view of existing IPHS Standards 201...

Editorial

Behaviour management during dental treatment!!!

Behavioral dentistry is an interdisciplinary science, which needs to be learned, practiced and reinforced in the context of clinical care and within the community oral health care system. The objective of this science is to develop in a dental practitioner an understanding of the interperso...