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Manoj A Suva, Dharmesh B Kheni, Varun P Sureja
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January 2017: Ayu
Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit
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January 2017: Ayu
Jyoti Rani, Mahesh P Savalagimath
Introduction: Monosodium glutamate (MSG), an extensively used flavor enhancer, produces degenerative changes in cell and causes neural death which cause imbalance in endocrine system and disturb the body system. While taking consideration of its potency and affinity, it falls under the category of Dooshi Visha , which leads to various diseases among which Kshapayet Shukram is one and can be correlated with disturbance in reproductive system which may be endocrinological or related to gametes...
January 2017: Ayu
Sanjay U Nipanikar, Dheeraj Nagore, Soham S Chitlange, Devashree Buzruk
Background: Acne vulgaris is almost a widespread disease occurring in all races. Propionibacterium acnes initiate acne and inflammatory mediators aggravate it. Conventional therapies for acne include comedolytic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-biotic agents. Due to adverse effects of these therapies, people are searching for alternative options. In this context, a polyherbal formulation AHPL/AYTOP/0213 cream was developed for the treatment of Acne. Objective: The objective of this study is to study anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities of AHPL/AYTOP/0213 cream...
January 2017: Ayu
Prachi Saini, L Lakshmayya, Vinod Singh Bisht
Aim: The aim of this study is to find out the anti-Alzheimer's activity of isolated karanjin and embelin. Materials and Methods: Karanjin isolated from Pongamia pinnata (L.) pierre and embelin from Embelia ribes Burm.f. and their purity was confirmed by ultraviolet spectrophotometric and Thin layer chromatography based study. Anti-Alzheimer's activity of isolated compounds were evaluated through elevated plus maze and Morris water maze model on Swiss albino mice...
January 2017: Ayu
Ashutosh Bhardwaj, Nikhil Srivastava, Vivek Rana, Vivek Kumar Adlakha, Ashish Kumar Asthana
Introduction: In endodontics, despite careful instrumentation and antimicrobial irrigation, root canals still harbor cultivable microorganisms. Such cases require intra canal medicament that eliminates the microbial inhabitants from the canals. Recent trend advocates the use of herbal extracts due to easy availability, cost-effectiveness, low toxicity, and lack of microbial resistance. Hence, in the present study, Neem , Tulsi , and Guduchi extracts were used as intracanal medicaments...
January 2017: Ayu
Anjaly Muraleedharan, Parvathy Unnikrishnan, Priyadarshana Narayan, Hemavathi Shivapura Krishnarajabhatt
Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) produced by granulosa cells of preantral and antral follicles acts as a potential marker for ovarian reserve useful in predicting ovarian response to controlled ovarian stimulation. A woman undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) with low AMH has poor success rate and ultimately the couple is left with the only option of IVF with a donor egg. The signs and symptoms of a patient with low AMH level can be compared to Dhatukshayajanya Vandhyata . The present case report documents the efficacy of an Ayurvedic treatment protocol in improving the AMH value, which is a prerequisite for assisted reproductive technique (ART) without a donor egg...
January 2017: Ayu
Sameer N Naik, Y Raghavendra
Anti-phospholipid antibody (APLA) syndrome is defined by the presence of thrombo-embolic complications and pregnancy morbidity in the presence of persistently increased titers of APLA syndrome. Its clinical presentation can be diverse and any organ can be involved with a current impact in the most surgical and medical specialties. Here, the case of a 34-year-old young lady with APLA syndrome presented with the cerebral venous thrombosis and subsequently deep vein thrombosis of the left leg veins. Three classes of APLAs (IgG, IgM and activated protein C) were elevated...
January 2017: Ayu
Vinay Ankush Pawar
Introduction: Education in the field of Ayurveda is regulated by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM). The weightage of Sanskrit subject in first Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and surgery (BAMS) course has been decreased from 250 marks to 100 marks by CCIM notification in 2012. Decrease in weightage of marks of Sanskrit subject from 250 marks to 100 marks may affect the knowledge of Sanskrit subject. Aims: To established a causal relationship between knowledge of Sanskrit language and results of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery examination...
January 2017: Ayu
Nitika Ganjoo
Introduction: Ayurveda has a rich and comprehensive concept of life and health. Callosity is a French word meaning a local thickened or hardened part of the skin. It is a plaque of hyperkeratosis caused by repeated friction or pressure. It is assumed that frictional forces induce hyperkeratosis leading to thickening of stratum corneum of the skin over certain areas prone to mechanical stresses. Kadara , as described by the Samhitas , can be closely related to lesions of the skin caused by hyperkeratosis...
January 2017: Ayu
Jigna Ratilal Patel, Tukaram Sambhaji Dudhamal
Background: Parikartika is a common painful condition among anorectal diseases which resembles with fissure-in-ano. In the present era, due to changing lifestyle such as sedentary work pattern, increased stress, improper dietary and sleep habits, various lifestyle disorders are increasing continuously. Aim and Objective: The aim is to assess the effect of Yashtimadhu Ghrita in comparison with lignocaine-nifedipine ointment in the management of Parikartika (Acute fissure-in-ano)...
January 2017: Ayu
Madhumita Panigrahi, Mahesh Vyas, Kabi Prasad Mohanty
Background: Beauty is not only a source of joy but also gives confidence to some extent. Ayurvedic cosmetology starts from mother's womb and continues with Dinacharya (daily routines), Ratricharya (diet and regimen for night), Ritucharya (seasonal diet and regimen), etc. The symbiosis between cosmetology and Ayurveda is the most ancient one. With this research interest, the present study has been undertaken to assess the efficacy of Mukhakantivardhaka Lepa and Patoladi Ghanavati in Tvakvaivarnya (hypermelanosis)...
January 2017: Ayu
Shweta Agrawal, Manjusha Rajagopala
Introduction: Glaucoma is the second leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide and third leading cause in India. The disease progresses even intraocular pressure (IOP) is well under control; hence, now modern medicine is looking for strategies that are neuroprotective in glaucomatous optic neuropathy (GON) management. Aim: This study aimed to propound the concept of Chakshushya Rasayana and diuretic therapies and also evaluate the neuroprotective and IOP-lowering effects of Ayurvedic line of management in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)...
January 2017: Ayu
Shruti Agnihotri, Surya Kant, Satyendra Kumar Mishra, Ajay Verma
Background: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory respiratory disease characterized by periodic attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath and a tight feeling in the chest. The current study is based on the effect of Yoga on quality of life in asthmatics in Northern India. Materials and Methods: A total of 300 participants of mild-to-moderate persistent asthma (FEV1 >60%) aged between 12 and 60 years were recruited from the Department of Pulmonary Medicine. Their quality of life was assessed with the help of mini asthma quality-of-life questionnaire (AQLQ) at baseline and then after 3rd and 6th month from baseline...
January 2017: Ayu
Manjiri Ranade, Nikhil Mudgalkar
Introduction: Diabetes is prevalent in India. This study was conducted to assess the impact of ingestion of fenugreek seed on fasting blood glucose levels and glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1 C) levels in patients of Type 2 diabetes mellitus controlled with diet, exercise and oral hypoglycemic agents (OHAs) or insulin. Aims: Assessment of impact of ingestion of Trigonella foenum-graecum or fenugreek seed in patients with Type 2 diabetes controlled with OHAs and insulin on fasting blood sugar levels and HbA1 C levels...
January 2017: Ayu
Kuntal Ghosh, M S Baghel
Background: Amlapitta is a lifestyle disorder caused due to vitiation of Pitta and Kapha by Ama . Objective: The objective was to assess the role of Doshik predominance in the management of Amlapitta . Materials and Methods: Patients who had fulfilled the inclusion criteria were registered primarily for this study. Out of them, those who were selected only by the presence of cardinal features of Amlapitta were allotted randomly in Group C-1 and Group C-2 and rest of them were allotted in Group A and B after diagnosed by typical feaCharaka Samhita of Agnivesha, Chikitsa Sthana...
January 2017: Ayu
Shweta G Patil, Anup B Thakar
Introduction: Bronchial asthma is a highly prevalent disease, and in most of the etiopathogenesis and symptomatology, it can be correlated with Tamaka Shvasa . Ikshvaku ( Lagenaria vulgaris [Manila] Standley.) is an annual herbaceous climbing plant with a long history of medicinal uses for the treatment of various ailments including jaundice, diabetes, ulcer, piles, colitis, asthma, insanity, hypertension, congestive cardiac failure and skin disorders. Its fruit pulp is used both as an emetic and as a purgative...
January 2017: Ayu
K M Sweta, H H Awasthi, Amrit Godbole, Seema Prajapati
The present paper is aimed to ascertain the proper identity of Muladhara Chakra by a meticulous search. Proceeding in that direction, a review of the Muladhara Chakra was carried out in the texts of tantric literature, modern literature, journals and online publications. After going through various literatures, it is found that hindrance in normal body physiology may occur due to deactivation of Shat Chakra . Anatomically, each Chakra represents various plexus and sub-plexuses which are concerned with certain organs and its supply...
January 2017: Ayu
Saumi Datta, Abichal Chattopadhyay
The human body defends itself from harmful agents such as microorganisms present in the environment, which otherwise damage the individual's health. This defensive mechanism is the immune response mediated by the activation of T-cell and B-cell antibody production. The body recognizes and destroys these antigenic harmful agents. The defensive response is altered sometimes in the presence of allergens, causing hypersensitive reactions. The allergens are antigens. The hapten-carrier adduct often behaves as an allergen-producing hypersensitivity with a manifestation of sign and symptoms those are at times lethal...
January 2017: Ayu
Mandip Goyal
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January 2017: Ayu
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