Research Papers/Topics in Biomedical Science

AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON PATHOLOGY OF COVID 19

ABSRACT Covid 19, a disease which created havoc in the world by its severe acute respiratory corona virus syndome-2 [SARS-coV-2], rigorous studies have been taking place to study the cause, pathogenesis, symptoms, treatment protocols of the disease. Ayurveda has considered it as a type of a janapadodhwamsa , the infection is caused due to virus which in Ayurveda is considered as, bhuta[microbes] which is a agantuja hetu [external factors] This jivanu/microbe enters the bod...

Fabrication of a Sach Foot And its Comparisons With Foreign Sach Foot And Single Axis Foot

ABSTRACT The aim of this study is to fabricate a solid ankle cushion heel (SACH foot) and comparison of the differences and effect of this SACH foot on the cardiovascular responses and gait efficiency of fifteen unilateral transtibial amputees with foreign SACH foot and Single axis foot. The SACH foot was fabricated using available local materials. The patients were recruited from Royal Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinic, Egbu, Owerri. The systolic, diastolic blood pressure and heart rate ...

FAECAL PANCREATIC ELASTASE 1 - A USEFUL NON INVASIVE MEASURE OF EXOCRINE PANCREATIC FUNCTION

ABSTRACTThe major objective o f this work was to establish the assay o f faecal elastase I in spot stool samples as an exocrine pancreatic function test for the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. The assay o f faecal elastase I was carried out in spot stool samples from apparently healthy persons and subjects with various pancreatic and non pancreatic diseases. The result obtained confirmed the diagnostic efficiency o f pancreatic elastase 1 determination in stool as a stand...