Microbial symbiosis influencing the quality of life in health and disease

Microbial symbiosis influencing the quality of life in health and disease

Arun H S. KumarEditor in Chief, Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, IrelandDOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_11_19 Communities of microorganisms are often observed to be closely associated several host organisms. The collection of all such microorganisms of a host is…

Impact of probiotics on health-related quality of life in Type II diabetes mellitus: A randomized single-blind, placebo-controlled study

Impact of probiotics on health-related quality of life in Type II diabetes mellitus: A randomized single-blind, placebo-controlled study

Rajesh Venkataraman, Princy Jose, Juwal JoseDepartment of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Mandya, Karnataka, IndiaDOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_31_18 ABSTRACT Objective: The objective of this study is to analyze the impact of probiotics on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of type 2 diabetes…

Development of a bait carrier material for apple snail (Pomacea maculata) based on its feed preferences using snail attractant tracking device

Development of a bait carrier material for apple snail (Pomacea maculata) based on its feed preferences using snail attractant tracking device

Guruswamy Prabhakaran, Subhash Janardhan Bhore, Manikam RavichandranDepartment of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, AIMST University, Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_121_18 ABSTRACT Background: Synthetic molluscicides are routinely used in the control of apple snails (Pomacea spp of Ampullariidae family), the invasive rice…

Swallowing thin liquids from the rim of the cup and through the straw in healthy geriatrics

Swallowing thin liquids from the rim of the cup and through the straw in healthy geriatrics

Thejaswi Dodderi1, Nidhi D Karkera2, Neeraja Sunil31Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Nitte Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mangalore, Karnataka, India2Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pune, Maharashtra, India3Department of Speech-Langauge Pathology, All India Institute of Speech and…

Overexpression of renal proapoptotic factors is attenuated subsequent to endurance exercise in Type I diabetes: An immunohistochemistry study

Overexpression of renal proapoptotic factors is attenuated subsequent to endurance exercise in Type I diabetes: An immunohistochemistry study

Nour S Erekat1, Rawan A Rababa’h2, Muhammed D Al-Jarrah31Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan2Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, JUST, Irbid, Jordan3Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Applied…

Evaluation of osteoporosis among medical and paramedical staffs in a tertiary health-care hospital in India

Evaluation of osteoporosis among medical and paramedical staffs in a tertiary health-care hospital in India

Vetrivel Chezian Sengodan, Marimuthu Sivagnanam, Nandakumar Thiagarajan, Surendar VellaiyanInstitute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, IndiaDOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_154_18 ABSTRACT Background: Osteoporosis is a silent, underdiagnosed disease, which is characterized by low bone mass leading to increased susceptibility…

Phenotypic detection and molecular characterization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci

Phenotypic detection and molecular characterization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci

Vishal C Shete1, Naveen Grover1, Mahadevan Kumar1, Puneet Bhatt21Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India.2Department of Microbiology, Command Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_170_18 ABSTRACT Background: The emergence of resistance among enterococci threatens to make vancomycin obsolete in the treatment…

Studies on Phytoconstituents, in vitro Antioxidant,<br>Antibacterial, Antiparasitic, Antimicrobial, and Anticancer<br>Potential of Medicinal Plant Lasiosiphon eriocephalus Decne<br>(Family: Thymelaeaceae)

Studies on Phytoconstituents, in vitro Antioxidant,
Antibacterial, Antiparasitic, Antimicrobial, and Anticancer
Potential of Medicinal Plant Lasiosiphon eriocephalus Decne
(Family: Thymelaeaceae)

Pratik P Durgawale, Madhavi N Patil, Shreepad A Joshi, Kalpita S Korabu, Kailas D DatkhileDepartment of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Molecular and Genetic Laboratory, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Satara, Maharashtra, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_183_18 ABSTRACT Background: The present study has been undertaken…

Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in indonesian patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in indonesian patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Harry Akza Putrawan1, Budhi Antariksa1, Faisal Yunus1, Muhammad Abbas Basalamah2, Fariz Nurwidya11Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia2Department of Cardiology, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, IndonesiaDOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_2_18 ABSTRACT Background: Pulmonary hypertension (HT) is a common comorbidity…

Comparison of tuberculin skin test and interferon-gamma release assay in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among indonesian health-care workers

Comparison of tuberculin skin test and interferon-gamma release assay in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among indonesian health-care workers

Ratnawati1, Erlina Burhan1, Cempaka Nova Intani1, Heni Handayani2, Fariz Nurwidya11Departement of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.2Community Lung Health Center, Balai Besar Kesehatan Paru Masyarakat, Bandung, Indonesia.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_67_18 ABSTRACT Background: Health-care workers are groups that…