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Phenotype frequencies of Rh and Kell Blood Group Systems in Blood Transfusion department of Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

Authors:- Hafid Zahid, Anass Yahyaoui, Jean Uwingabiye, Abdelhak El Khazraji, Fayçal Labrini, Rachid Hadef, Nezha Messaoudi

Introduction: The purpose of our study is presenting new national statistics of phenotypic prevalence Rhesus systems (Rh) and Kell using a new sample of blood donors.

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Ethnomedicinal plants used for dysentery and diarrhoea by tribes in Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors:-Mastan Valli, O. Aniel Kumar, S. B. Padal

The local people are very much closely associated with nature, and with their ethno biological knowledge about the plants available around them, they can easily avert and cure themselves from several disease complications. The present study deals with the Ethno-medicinal plants used by tribal communities in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ethnomedicinal plants used for Rheumatoid arthritis by tribal people in Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors: T. Shyamala, O. Aniel Kumar, S. B. Padal

This study aimed to identify and understand the utilization of medicinal plants for curing Rheumatoid arthritis used by tribes of Visakhapatnam District. A field study was conducted in Visakhapatnam tribal area during different seasons. The study area was found to use 32 plant species of 23 families for rheumatoid arthritis cure.

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The Protective Effects of Phyllanthus Emblica in Cyclophosphamide Induced Genotoxicity in Mice

Authors:-Rudrama Devi K, Keshava Rao K

In the present study the antimutagenic effects of Phyllanthus fruit extract (PFE) has been evaluated against cyclophosphamide induced genotoxicity in bone marrow cells of mice. when animals are treated with different doses of phyllanthus fruit extract i.e., 170,340 and 680 mg/kg to mice, the treated group has not showed any significant increase in the percentage of chromosomal aberrations in bone marrow cells of mice at 48 hrs treatment.

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Phytochemical assessment, in vitro antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Acacia hockii De Wild

Authors: Latifou Lagnika, Mounirou Tchatchedre, Abdou Madjid O. Amoussa, Kamal Latoundji, Ambaliou Sanni

Aqueous and ethanolic extracts of leafy stems of Acacia hockii harvested in Tanguiéta, were examined for antimicrobial and antioxidant activities. Phytochemical screening of A. hockii was performed using two complementary methods: tube test and thin layer chromatography method. Continue reading

Histological observations of kidney and liver A : Control liver B : liver of treated rats a : kidney of control ; b : kidney of treated rats ; G : cortical glomeruli VC : central veins; H: hepatocytes

Assessment of Heavy Metals Content and Their Effects on Toxicity of Acmella uliginosa Sw

Authors: Latifou Lagnika, Toussaint Sourou Odjougbele, Anatole Laleye, Ambaliou Sanni

The use of medicinal plants has increased in recent decades due to their affordability and especially because of the assumption that natural remedies are safe. Some medicinal plants are used as leafy vegetable. In Bénin, Acmella uliginosa is one of these medicinal plants used as green leafy vegetable.

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Phenotypic and allelic distribution of ABO And Rh-D blood Groups in Blood Transfusion Center of Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

Authors: Hafid Zahid, Anass Yahyaoui, Jean Uwingabiye, Abdelhak El Khazraji, Rachid El Hadef, Nezha Messaoudi

Introduction: the purpose of our work was to present new national statistical of phenotypic and genotypic prevalence of ABO and Rhesus (D) blood groups using a new sample.

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A Study of Meticillin Resistant Pattern on Clinical Isolates of Staphylococcus aureus in Tertiary Care Hospitals of Pokhara

Authors: Suresh Jaiswal,Anching Thapa,Gaurab Mali,Sabina Magar,Sanjaya Gurung, Sweekriti Shakya,Bishnu Raj Tiwari

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become one of the well-known etiologic agents for a wide variety of infections in both hospital and community settings. It is also a growing threat to the immunocompromised as well as to the general public. A total of 98 S. aureus isolates from 450 different human clinical specimens comprising pus, nasal swab, blood, urine and sputum were obtained at two tertiary care hospitals of Pokhara; Manipal Teaching Hospital (MTH) and Western Regional Hospital (WRH).

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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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