Identification of Philadelphia Chromosome by Cytogenetic Analysis in Patients of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia – A Hospital-Based Study in Eastern Nepal

Presha Baral, Chandra Bhushan Jha, Prahlad Karki ABSTRACT Background: Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) is a consistent chromosomal abnormality in chronic myeloid leukemia. This abnormality is caused by reciprocal translocation involving breaks on chromosome 9 and 22 and translocation of genetic material t (9; 22) (q34; q11) giving rise to oncogene breakpoint cluster region – Abelson murine…

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Determinants of Adherence to Iron Folic Acid Supplementation among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Asella Town, Ethiopia

Wondwossen Niguse, Rajalakshmi Murugan ABSTRACT Introduction:Globally, 41.8% of pregnant women are anemic with the highest proportion affected in developing countries. In Ethiopia, only 0.4% of the pregnant women take iron supplements during pregnancy time.  Objective:The aim of this study was to assess the determinants of adherence to iron and folic acid (IFA) supplements among pregnant…

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Relationship of Waist Circumference, Waist Hip Ratio and Body Mass Index as Predictors of Obesity among Elderly Population of Sunsari & Morang Districts of Nepal

Yadav P, Jha CB, Koirala S, Yadav D, Baral DD ABSTRACT: Background: Body Mass Index (BMI) has gained international acceptance as a standard for recognition and classification of overweight and obesity.  Waist Hip Ratio (WHR) is a method for assessing abdominal fat. Waist Circumference (WC) alone is a simpler way of assessing for abdominal fat…

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Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterization of Iron Complexes with Bidentate Schiff’s Base Ligands Derived from 2-Benzoylpyridine, 2-Benzoylthiophene and Thiosemicarbazone, Semicarbazone, and their Biological Activity

Meenakshi Gupta, Bhupendra Kumar Sarma, S.Chandra, Sangeeta Gupta, Sanjay Singhal Abstract Objective: To synthesise and characterize Schiff’s base ligands and their iron complexes and study their antimicrobial activity. Material and method: The Schiff’s base ligands and their complexes were prepared by reflux method for 7-8 hrs. In each case pH was adjusted as per the…

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Study of Coordination Mode of Bidentate Ligands Derivative of 2-Benzoylpyridine Thiosemicarbazone, 2-Benzoylpyridine semicarbazone, and 2-Benzoyl thiophene thiosemicarbazone and their Co(II) complexes : Synthesis, Characterization, and their Biological Ac

Meenakshi Gupta, Bhupendra Kumar Sarma, S.Chandra, Sangeeta Gupta, Sanjay Singhal Abstract Objective: To study the synthesis, characterization and biological activity of Co(II) complexes. Material and Method: All the complexes and ligands were prepared by reflux for 7-8 hrs. Ethyl alcohol was used as solvent and pH was adjusted in the range of 3-4 in case…

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