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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Estimation of stature from the measurement of forearm, hand, leg and foot dimensions in Uttar Pardesh region

Yadav S, Pathak B Abstract: Introduction: Measurement of human body and its different parts are used for various purposes like: industrial purpose for clothing design, medical, surgical and dental purpose. It is used in the detection and correction of body defects, preparation for cosmetic surgeries and estimation of general health. Criminal and other identification; anthropometry…

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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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