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Current Issue (Volume 02 - Issue 03) (August 2017)


Title:
Anti Microbial Screening of A Siddha Formulation Nandukkal Parpam
Authors:
H.Nalini Sofia, K.Manickavasakam,Thomas M.Walter, H.Vetha Merlin Kumari
Source:
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications, pp 01-04, Vol 02 - No. 03, August 2017
Abstract:

Nandukkal parpam is a siddha formulation indicated mainly for kidney diseases especially kidney stone. This drug was tested for anti microbial property against Proteus Vulgaris, E-cloi, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus by Agar-disk diffusion method and the results obtained from the study showed that NKP has anti- microbial property against Proteus Vulgaris, E-cloi, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the drug is not effective against Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus.

Keywords:
Anti microbial, siddha formulation, nandukkal parpam
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Title:
Several Parasitic Diseases Occasionally Affect the Heart in Childhood
Authors:
Ragaa Mohamed Issa
Source:
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Applications, pp 05-13, Vol 02 - No. 03, August 2017
Abstract:

Background/aim: Several parasitic diseases occasionally affect the heart, causing myocarditis, cardiomyopathy and pericarditis. Heart defects usually develop while a baby is still in the uterus. About a month after conception, the heart begins to develop. Pediatric myocarditis is an inflammatory condition of the heart muscle in infants and toddlers, it is uncommon and infrequent in young children due to parasitic diseases. It is more likely to occur in older children and adults. A tendency to be more extreme in newborns and young infants than in children over age two. Symtoms start gentle at first and difficult to recognize, yet show up abruptly in babies and newborn children. Pediatric myocarditis can be difficult to recognize and diganose in light of the fact that the signs and indications frequently impersonate those of other heart and lung infections. A quick pulse , rapid heart beat and unusual aberrant heart sounds with a stethoscope. A physical examination may distinguish liquid in the lungs , neoplasm and swelling in the legs of older children..........

Keywords:
Parasitic diseases, myocarditis, pericarditis, pancarditis, heart disease, heart failure
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