Category: Volume 2, Issue 2

Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception of Voluntary and Replacement Blood Donors regarding Organ Donation


Abstract: Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and perception about organ donation among blood donors in Dakshin Kannada district of Karnataka…

Sudhir Prabhu H, Delma D’Cunha*

Department of Community Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India

Primary Amenorrhoea with Pituitary Dwarfism: A rare case report


Abstract:  Females with pituitary dwarfism and a multiple deficiency of pituitary hormones show ovarian dysfunction due to hypogonadotropism. Primary amenorrhea can be diagnosed if a patient has…

Siva S*1 , Divya Gopineni1 , Shafi P2 , Chandra sekhar2

1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanoor-517503, AP, India 2Department of Surgery and General Medicine, Sri Venkateswara Ramnarain Ruia Government General Hospital, Tirupati-517501, AP, India

Book review: Deadly medicines and organized crime


Clinical trials have attracted negative attention recently. The degree of control of the pharmaceutical industry over the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials has been criticized….

Shankar PR* 1 , Alshakka MAM2

1Department of Pharmacology, Xavier University School of Medicine, Oranjestad, Aruba 2Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Aden University, Aden, Yemen

A review on extraction and phytochemical screening methods


Plants are the source of different drugs belonging to various therapeutic categories like antidiabetics, antispasmodics, antihypertensive, anticancer, antidepressants, antimicrobials, etc. Plants are used to treat various ailments…

Anuj Agarwal*, Ashish Kumar, Bhuvnesh Kumar Singh, Neelanchal Trivedi, K. K. Jha

Teerthanker Mahaveer College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad, UP, India

Hair Dye Poisoning: A Case Report


Abstract: Hair dye has become more widely used domestic product for suicidal attempts. In this case, we have observed rare complications of a local hair dye to…

Dr. Sripraharshita G

1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanur, India 2Department of General Medicine, SV Medical College, Tirupathi, AP, India

Self-medication in Underserved Population in India: A Review


Self-medication is a common practice in treating symptoms due to acute and chronic illnesses. It is a significant health dilemma in India. Exposure to advertising, low level…

Akshay Parihar1 , Thuy Tien Tran2 ,Thanveer Gadwal2 , Rajesh Balkrishnan3 , Isha Patel4*

1Bhupal Nobles Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001, India 2Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA 22601, US 3Department of Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottsville, VA 22908, US 4Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA 22601,US

Selfie Syndrome: A Disease of New Era


Abstract: Over a period of time, technological advancement has given us new addiction disorders. Last two decades were known for computer addiction disorder and internet addiction disorders….

Sai Krishna G1* , Komal Krishna T2

SIMS College of Pharmacy, Guntur-522001, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA SIMS College of Physiotherapy, Guntur-522001, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

Overview of the Pharmacological Management of Neuropathic Pain


Neuropathic pain refers lesions or disease affecting the somatosensory nervous system either in the periphery or centrally. Examples of neuropathic pain include painful polyneuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, trigeminal…

Virendra Yadav* , Manish Singh, Manoj Shukla, Ashish Singh, Virendra Shukla

KRS College of Pharmacy, Gonda, UP, India

Response of Plant growth regulators on leaf photosynthetic pigments of pot marigold


Abstract: Effect of gibberellic acid on marigold (Calendula Officinalis L.) was evaluated in a pot culture experiment. A factorial experiment based on completely randomized design including 12…

Seyedeh Fatemeh Moosavi Sardoo

Department of Agriculture sciences, Payam Noor University of Tehran, Iran

A Cross-sectional Study on the Level of Perceived Stress and Self-reported Morbidity among Call Handlers Working in Call Centers in Gurgaon, Haryana


Objective: To study prevalence of self reported mental health problems among call center employees and to determine the risk factors associated with them. Setting and Design: Study design: Descriptive cross…

Hossain S*, Hossain Q, Singh S, Samdarshi N

1Department of Community Medicine, NIMS Medical College, Jaipur, India 2Recruiting Coordinator/Administrative Assistant and Senior CSE, Converges, Gurgaon, India

Prevalence of Obesity and Overweight among Adolescent School Children in Jaipur, India


Objective: The potential public health problem that is emerging now a days is an increasing incidence of childhood obesity and overweight in developing countries. It lead to a…

Hossain S*, Singh S, Samdarshi N, Khatri V

Department of Community Medicine, NIMS Medical College, Jaipur, India

Solubility Enhancement of Poorly Soluble Drug Simvastatin by Solid Dispersion Technique


This study aims to formulate solid dispersions (SDs) of Simvastatin (SIM) to improve the aqueous solubility, dissolution rate and to facilitate faster onset of action. Simvastatin is…

Neelima Rani T*, Pavani A, Sobhita RaniP, Srilakshmi N

Mallareddy Pharmacy College, Dhulapalli, Secundarabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Evaluation of anti-Diabetic Activity for Ethanoic extract of Syzygium cumini leaf in Dexamethasone induced diabetic rats


Syzygium cumini is commonly known as insulin plant in India. Consumption of leaves of this plant are believed to lower blood glucose level in healthy normal and…

Chattu Maheswararao

Department of Pharmacology, Yalamarty Pharmacy College, Yalamarty Nagar, Tarluvada, Visakhapatanam-530052, India