ISSN: 2456-4494

                   Volume 2, Issue 2

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Current Issue (Volume 02 - Issue 02) (May 2017)


Title:
Differential Resistance of Soil Borne Microbes to Commonly Used Antibiotics
Authors:
Ranjana Shee, Adrija Chakraborty, Ankita Chakraborty, Krittika Rao, Ritu Upadhyay, Arup Kumar Mitra
Source:
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications, pp 01-10, Vol 02 - No. 02, 2017
Abstract:

Three antibiotic resistance bacteria were isolated from Belur Sramajibi Hospital, Howrah district, on the outskirts of Kolkata. The microscopic, biochemical and pathogenicity tests suggested them to be Pseudomonas sp (isolate 1), Salmonella sp (isolate 2) and Enterococcus sp (isolate 3). The major aim was to check the effect of several aqueous plant extract on these multiple drug resistant strains and also study the change in antibiotic susceptibility pattern of the isolates, after UV irradiation using disc diffusion method. It was found that clove, neem and tulsi were the most effective agents in inhibiting growth of these pathogens. UV exposure (180-200 nm) of 10-20 minutes changed the susceptibility pattern of isolate 3 from resistance to sensitive towards all common and a few advance antibiotics (Ciprofloxacin and Imipenem).

Keywords:
Antibiotic susceptibility, common antibiotic, disc diffusion, multiple drug resistant, natural extract, UV exposure.
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Title:
Influence of Sialogogue on Complete Denture Retention in Patients on Anti-Hypertensive Drug Therapy
Authors:
Dr. RoselineMeshramkar || Dr.Aastha Ganjoo || Dr. Lekha K || Dr. Ramesh K. Nadiger
Source:
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications, pp 11-16, Vol 02 - No. 02, 2017
Abstract:
As the ageing population continues to expand and the number of older people requiring removable prostheses increases there is a great need to identify existing and novel products that will enhance the oral health and quality of life in denture patients with hyposalivation and dry mouth. As elderly people live longer in association with coexisting medical disorders, the likelihood of developing dry mouth problems increases.1,2 Hypertension is one of the most important etiologic factors in cardiovascular disease among the elderly. The prevalence rate of hypertension increases...............
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Title:
Knowledge of Osteoporosis among Women in UAE
Authors:
Balsam Saad || Salwa Sami || Heba Gaber || ManarFarrag || Nageeb Hassan || Ahmed Gaili
Source:
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications, pp 16-19, Vol 02 - No. 02, 2017
Abstract:
Osteoporosis (OP) is a chronic progressive disease. The current study was conducted to assess knowledge about Osteoporosis among women aged more than 40 years in UAE, to identify their source of knowledge and to assess the impact of some variables on their level of knowledge.A cross-sectional, observation study was performed as the method of data collection. Convenient samples of 368 questionnaires were collected out of 500 as the method of data collection. SPSS version 20 was used for data entry and analysis.Participating women were sub-divided into two categories, pre-menopause 232 and post-menopause 136. Out of the 232 pre-menopausal women, (82.76%) scored within the high knowledge category, while only (17.24%)) scored within the poor knowledge category. While for the post-menopause women, (72.79%) scored within the high knowledge category, while (27.21%) scored within the poor knowledge category.
Keywords:
Osteoporosis, knowledge,pre-menopause, post-menopause, UAE.
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