COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE MACROMOLECULAR COMPOSITION, FREE AMINO ACIDS AND ENZYMATIC ASSAY ON THE STING GLAND AND RESERVOIR OF THE EUROPEAN HONEY BEE Apis Mellifera L.

Neelima R Kumar, Anita Devi and Namita ABSTRACT Background: Apitoxin or the bee venom is made in the venom gland and is stored in the venom sac at the base of the sting apparatus. It is a bitter colorless liquid having active portion of a mixture of proteins, which causes local inflammation and acts as…

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EVALUATION AND UTILIZATION OF ANTIPLATELET AND ANTICOAGULANT DRUGS IN THE PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS AND STROKE

M. SRIHARSHA, P. ALEKHYA, PURUSHOTHAMA REDDY. K ABSTRACT Introduction: Cardio vascular disease is the most common cause in elderly people worldwide reaching 17- million annually. Stroke has been used to include episodes of focal brain dysfunction due to focal ischemia or hemorrhage as well as sub-arachanoid hemorrhages. Stroke ranking 3rd in mortality behind heart disease…

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SALIVARY GLUCOSE LEVEL IN DIABETIC PATIENTS: A COMPARATIVE CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

Prakash Chandra Karki, Seraj Ahmed Khan, Rajendra Kumar Chaudhari, Rajendra KC ABSTRACT Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic endocrine disease characterized by hyperglycemic state owing to insulin deficiency or its resistance. Its diagnosis and monitoring requires regular measurement of blood glucose level, which is very apprehensive and painful to the patients. Therefore it necessitates the need…

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A SURVEY OF SURGICAL PROTOCOL PRACTICED BY DENTAL PRACTITIONERS FOR IMPLANT PLACEMENT IN BANGALORE (INDIA)

D.R. PRITHVIRAJ, VIBHOR MADAN, HARSHAMAYI P., GYAN KUMAR C. ABSTRACT Purpose: To present results of a survey to know the surgical protocol and associated materials used by dental professionals in Bangalore (Karnataka, India) for an efficacious implant practice. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire was distributed to 200 dentists. The survey specifically targeted dentists who place…

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AN ANALYSIS OF NERVE CONDUCTION STUDY: DEMOGRAPHIC AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Dilip Thakur, Bishnu Hari Paudel, Nirmala Limbu ABSTRACT Nerve conduction study (NCS) assesses peripheral nerve functions and is indicated in nerve or/and muscle disorders. This retrospective NCS done in Neurophysiology lab of BPKIHS, aimed to explore the pattern of neurological disorders, demographic and electrophysiological profile of patients’ referred for NCS. Demographic profiles, provisional clinical and…

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