Open review system: The new trend in scientific reviewing to improve transparency and overcome biasness

Open review system: The new trend in scientific reviewing to improve transparency and overcome biasness

Arun H. S. KumarEditor in Chief, Journal of Natural Science Biology and Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 04, Ireland DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136134 Science journalism is very unique, as it is not only based on novelty scoop, but also on rigorously tested experiments. Over…

Migration and mental health: An interface

Migration and mental health: An interface

HG Virupaksha, Ashok Kumar, Bergai Parthsarathy NirmalaDepartment of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136141 ABSTRACT     Migration is a universal phenomenon, which existed with the subsistence of the human beings on earth. People migrate from one place to another for several…

The more allergens an atopic patient is exposed to, the easier and quicker anaphylactic shock and Kounis syndrome appear: Clinical and therapeutic paradoxes

The more allergens an atopic patient is exposed to, the easier and quicker anaphylactic shock and Kounis syndrome appear: Clinical and therapeutic paradoxes

NG Kounis1, A Mazarakis2, G Almpanis2, K Gkouias2, GN Kounis1, G Tsigkas31 Department of Medical Sciences, Patras Highest Institute of Education and Technology, Patras, Achaia, Greece2 Department of Cardiology, ” Saint Andrews” State General Hospital, Patras, Achaia, Greece3 Department of Cardiology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Achaia, Greece DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136145…

X-gal staining of canine skin tissues: A technique with multiple possible applications

X-gal staining of canine skin tissues: A technique with multiple possible applications

Soumyaranjan Pati1, Sumeet Jain2, Monalisa Behera1, Aditya Prasad Acharya1, Susen KPanda1, Shantibhusan Senapati21 Department of Veterinary Pathology, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, India2 Institute of Life Sciences, Department of Translational Research and Technology Development, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136147 ABSTRACT     Background: Estimation of β-galactosidase (βgal)…

Association of CYP19 polymorphisms with breast cancer risk: A case-control study

Association of CYP19 polymorphisms with breast cancer risk: A case-control study

Damineni Surekha1, Kagitha Sailaja1, Dunna Nageswara Rao1, Tirunalai Padma1, Digumarthi Raghunadharao2, Satti Vishnupriya11 Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India2 Department of Medical Oncology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136150 ABSTRACT     Background: The CYP19 gene is located on chromosome 15 and it…

Correlation between 24-h urine protein, spot urine protein/creatinine ratio, and serum uric acid and their association with fetomaternal outcomes in preeclamptic women

Correlation between 24-h urine protein, spot urine protein/creatinine ratio, and serum uric acid and their association with fetomaternal outcomes in preeclamptic women

S Nischintha, P Pallavee, Seetesh GhoseDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136151 ABSTRACT     Background: It is well-known that estimation of 24-h urine protein and spot urine protein/creatinine (P/C) ratio are commonly performed investigations…

Development of ultraviolet spectroscopic method for the estimation of metronidazole benzoate from pharmaceutical formulation

Development of ultraviolet spectroscopic method for the estimation of metronidazole benzoate from pharmaceutical formulation

Arun K Mishra, Arvind Kumar, Amrita Mishra, Hari V MishraDepartment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Central Facility of Instrumentation, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136154 ABSTRACT     Background: The present study was undertaken with an objective to develop a simple, accurate, cost-effective…

A cross-sectional clinical study on shape of nose inner-canthal distance and geometric progression as predictors for width of the maxillary incisor teeth

A cross-sectional clinical study on shape of nose inner-canthal distance and geometric progression as predictors for width of the maxillary incisor teeth

Naveen Reddy1, T Rajesh Singh2, Swetha Reddy3, Yadavalli Guruprasad41 Department of Prosthodontics, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram,…

Effect of chlorhexidine chip in the treatment of chronic periodontitis

Effect of chlorhexidine chip in the treatment of chronic periodontitis

A Jana Kumar, BV Ramesh Reddy, Vijay K ChavaDepartment of Periodontology, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136159 ABSTRACT     Aims: The evaluation of clinical and specific microbiological changes associated with chlorhexidine chip in the chronic periodontitis patients. Materials and Methods: A total…

Efficacy of topical application of beta urogastrone (recombinant human epidermal growth factor) in Wagner’s Grade 1 and 2 diabetic foot ulcers: Comparative analysis of 50 patients

Efficacy of topical application of beta urogastrone (recombinant human epidermal growth factor) in Wagner’s Grade 1 and 2 diabetic foot ulcers: Comparative analysis of 50 patients

Sanjeev Singla1, Ramneesh Garg2, Abhishek Kumar3, Chiranjiv Gill11 Department of General Surgery, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India2 Department of Plastic Surgery, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India3 Department of General Surgery, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, Punjab, India DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.136160 ABSTRACT    …