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Outcome of Labour Monitored by W.H.O. Modified Partograph and Latent Phase Partograph

Authors: Renu Meena, Mamta Gangwal, Sonal Agarwal,Ramavtar Bairwa, Mohan Meena,Archana Meena

Background: Partograph is a graphical record of maternal and foetal data during progress of labour entered against time on a single paper sheet. Entire labour can be interpretated in a glance on the partograph. Partograph has been shown to be efficacious tool for monitoring labour and identified women in need of an obstetrician intervention.

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Spatial-Temporal Variation of Benthic-Community in Gopalpur Coastal Sediment, East Coast of India

Authors : Satyabrata Das Sharma, Lakshman Nayak, Upananda Mohanty, Mitali Priyadarsini Pati

The study on the macrobenthos of Gopalpur coast, Odisha, East coast of India was undertaken during January 2015 to December 2015. The environmental parameters, sediment characteristics and macrobenthic organisms were collected from 3 stations. The physico-chemical parameters with relation to benthic community structure were studied. The salinity and sediment texture were the most important parameter at Gopalpur coast controlled the distribution and community structure of benthos. The annual rainfall at Gopalpur varied from 001.4-230.7mm. The temperature, salinity, DO, BOD showed spatio-temporal variation.

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A Survey of Traditional Medicinal Uses of Catha Edulis (Celastraceae) in Meru and Embu Counties of Kenya

Authors : Josphat K. Kiunga, Catherine W. Lukhoba, Saifuddin F. Dossaji, Abiy Yenesew

Catha edulis (qat) is an evergreen tree or shrub whose young leaves and stems are widely chewed in Eastern Africa. The aim of the present study was to document ethnomedicinal value of Catha edulis as used traditionally by the Ameru and Aembu communities of Kenya.

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The Epidemiology Of Myelodysplastic Syndromes Retrospective Study In The Hematology Department Of The Military Hospital Of Rabat

There is no data on myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in Morocco. Indeed, this disease has long remained unexplored. We present the epidemiological data on MDS of the department of hematology of the Mohamed V Military Hospital for a period of 9 years and 4 months. In this study, we registered the MDS cases diagnosed by bone marrow examinations between January 2006 and April 2015. We classified these cases according to the 2008 WHO classification. Patients with secondary MDS (post-chemo/radiotherapy were excluded from the analysis. Continue reading

Sensory acceptability of squash (cucurbita maxima) in baking cake

Authors : Ramona Borro, Raymund Gemora

This research study aimed to ascertain the sensory acceptability of squash (Cucurbita Maxima) of varied quantities in baking cake as to appearance, taste, color, texture and general acceptability. A panel of 20 evaluators, purposely picked, from the School of Hotel and Restaurant Services Technology of the West Visayas State University – Janiuay Campus, were utilized as respondents. Formulated in the study were four treatments– three of which used squash at various quantities while as the control variable, one treatment, which contained no squash at all, was used. Continue reading

Details of the treatments tried for the preliminary field trial

Effect of growth regulators on sucker production in exotic varieties of heliconia

Authors : C. R. Reshmi,V.L. Sheela

The demend of heliconias for cut flower trade is increasing day-by-day because of the long vase life, attractive colour and exotic shape. A study was  conducted to standardize growth regulators for enhacing propagation efficiency in  three  viz., St. Vincent Red (small erect type), Golden Torch Adrian (hybrid) and Sexy Pink (large pendent type) .  Two field trials were carried out for this purpose. Based on the results of the preliminary field trial, second experiment was laid out. Continue reading


Role of the laboratory in the diagnosis of plasma cell leukemia, about an observation

Authors : Anass Yahyaoui,Hafid Zahid,Nezha Messaoudi

The plasma cell leukemia (PCL) is an extremely uncommon malignant blood disorder with a pejorative prognosis. It is defined by the presence of at least 20% of plasma cells in the peripheral blood or an absolute number of circulating plasma cells greater than 2 G /L. It appears under two variants: secondary PCL that complicates known multiple myeloma and primitive PCL that is immediately leukemic. Continue reading

Good Governance

Good governance and solid waste management: An overview of legislative regulations in India

Authors : Vaishali Gupta,Sushma Goel,T. G. Rupa

Across the political and economic spectrum in India society, natural resources play an important role in providing good quality of life to individuals. Management of solid waste has become a major issue affecting nations around the world. Rapid urbanization, increasing population and unplanned development clubbed with the problem of solid waste management in the country is worsening every day. In an effort to build a resource efficient India, it is important to improve waste management practices. Continue reading

health related quality

Health related quality of life assessment in patients with dhs surgically treated pertrochanteric kyle fracture type i, ii

Authors : Mitrevska B,Poposka A,Nikolik-Dimitrova E,Koevska V,Grkova-Miskovska E

Treatment of hip fractures is a major challenge to the health care system and society. Proper treatment of hip fractures in the elderly is still controversial. Objectives: To assess health-related quality of life and to demonstrate any difference following a rehabilitation treatment with kinesitherapy, magnetic therapy, and interferential currents. Material and methods: A quantitative analytical study of 28 patients, all females older than 65. Continue reading


Karyotypic diversity between rainbow trout (oncorhynchus mykiss, walbaum) and snow trout (schizothorax richardsonii, gray)

Authors : Satesh Vasave,Amita Saxena,S. K. Srivastava

The Cytogenetic studies were carried out in two important coldwater fishes, Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and Snow trout (Schizothorax richardsonii), by Giemsa staining. The diploid chromosome number (2n) in Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) the modal diploid number was found to be 2n = 60. The karyotype formula obtained consist of 38 metacentric (M), 6 submetacentric (Sm) and 16 telocentric chromosomes (24M + 20 Sm + 16 T).  Continue reading