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2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

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Editoral Forum

*Vaidya Nisha Gupta, **Vaidya Kamalesh Kumar Sharma

Climate changes and global warming - Impacts on Human Health

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Climate changes, global warming, Greenhouse effect, CO., IPCC, nityaga kala, Japadodhwansa, Rasayana
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All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster. Global warming is the worst and most prominent form of climate changes that has resulted from the over emission of Greenhouse gases by voluntary human activities. Ecological deforming is evident from the extreme events like heat waves, storms, cyclones, hurricanes etc. those are putting direct and indirect ill effects on health. All these events has made difficult to the task of total eradication of contagious disorders from this planet. On the contrary microorganisms are getting a life line in such environmental favours to them. According to McMichael, Infectious diseases cannot be stabilized in circumstances of climatic instability ,refugee flows and impoverishment. In other words this is a manmade web of disasters that looks very complicated and unstoppable at this stage. But there is no time to wait and watch now and hold others responsible for this. Actually this is the most appropriate time to get into action to overcome the pathogenesis of such natural disasters, otherwise we will pass a point of no return and lock ourselves into centuries of global warming.

Editoral Forum

*Vaidya Pawankumar Godatwar

Bio-Statistics: A ready reckoner Part I

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Statistics, hypothesis, parametric, nonparametric, t test, chi square, anova
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Generally statistical books are like cookbooks; they contain the recipes for many statistical tests, and their goal is to train "Instant statistical chefs," able to cook a P value. This article is based on the "Hypothesis" that statistical tests are best calculated by computer programs or by experts. This article, therefore, will not teach you to be a chef, or for that matter a professional cricket player but rather to become an educated connoisseur or critic who can appreciate and criticize what the chef or the cricketing great has done: just like watching a game of cricket. But just as you must learn a bit about the differences between bowling and batting, Maiden over and fineleg, a bouncer and a six to become a connoisseur of good cricket, you must learn a bit about Variability, probability and hypotheses to become an educated "consumer" if not a "Manufacturer" of the biomedical literature.

Clinical Studies

Dr. G. P. Upadhyay*, Dr. Anurag Girdhar**

Vatarakta - A Clinical Study

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

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The joint diseases are becoming main health problem in the present era. Gout (Vatarakta) is a very painful condition and it curtails the output of day today work of the patient. Wide description of Vatarakta in samhitas shows that Vatarakta was one of the main articular diseases in the past. In present era also the number of Vatarakta patients is increasing day by day. The present study aimed to study the clinical pattern of Vatarakta and to observe the role of Punarnava amrita Guggulu on Vatarakta patients.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Sandeep Tomar, **Prof. Abhimanyu Kumar

"Clinical Study To Assess The Role of 'Shringyadi Yog' In Respiratory Allergic Disorders of Children"

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

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Nowadays, more than 3o% of the population is recognized to suffer from one or other allergic ailment, such as bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis are noticeably ever-increasing all over the world including India. Risk of allergic sensitization and development of allergies varies with age. Mostly young children are at risk. The study shows that syrup Shringyadi yog is effective in alleviating and reducing the morbidity model of RADs (Respiratory Allergic Disorders). The study drug shows highly significant reduction in the incidence and frequency of the symptoms i.e. Cough, Nasal Obstruction, Itching (Nasal/Eye/Throat) and sneezing while Nasal discharge, Loss of smell, Dyspnoea, Wheezing, Headache, Throat inflammation , Hoarseness of voice and Fever have significant shown improvement.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Kartar Singh Dhiman, **Dr. Shailendra Singh

A Comparative Study on the Effect of Triyushanadi Anjana and Sodium Cromoglycate 2% Eye Drops on Kaphaja Abhishyanda W.S.R. To Spring Catarrh

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

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Humankind is still suffering from much different type of eye diseases. Description of four types of Abhishyanda had found amongst 76 diseases of eye in Ayurvedic texts. Kaphaja Abhishyanda is one among the four Abhishyanda whose feature are similar to spring catarrh. comparative study had been done between Triyushanadi Anjana (which is a herbomineral compound containing Triyushna, Triphala, Vakra, Saindhava lavana and Manahshila) and Sodium cromoglycate 2% eye drops, which is a mast cell stabilizer, on Spring Catarrh. The effect of Triyushanadi Anjana on the conjunctival Cytology changes was the prime objective of this study. Triyushanadi Anjana show good results in comparison of Sodium Cromoglycate 2% eye drops.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Manisha Goyal, **Dr. P. K. Prajapati, ***Dr. B.J. Patgiri, ****Dr. Galib

A comparative clinical study of Karpanpatru Taila w.s.r. Switra (vitiligo)

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Karpanpatru Taila, Gomutra, Takra, Kanji, Switra, vitiligo
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Karpanpatru Taila is derived from Siddha system of medicine, used in the therapeutic areas of vitiligo. Karpanpatru Taila was prepared by using three different medias i.e. Gomutra, Takra, and Kanji. Charaka has mentioned detailed description of Switra under Kushtha elaborating its symptoms, typoloQ., and Dhatugatatva of the Switra. In Ayurveda, Switra has been listed to be the worst amongst Kustha to cause disfigurement of the body which is the challenging problem to any physician. Contemporary fields also struggling to find out an effective remedy for this disfigurement. Most of the drugs of Karpanpatru Taila are mentioned as having Kushthaghna properties and are indicated in treating Switra. Even in Ayurvedic texts, Bakuchi as a main ingredient, which is the natural source of 5-methoxy-psoralen has been utilized since dates back. A clinical trial was done randomly in three groups which showed encouraging results.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Shweta Agarwal, **Prof. M.S. Baghel

Clinical evaluation of Shireeshadi Ghanavati in the disease 'Tamaka Shwasa'

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Alternative Medicine, clinical trial, Shireeshadi Ghanavati, SGV, herbal, trial drug, etiological factors, remission, Tamaka Shwasa, Shwasa Raga.
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As per the GINA Workshop report 2005, The rate of asthma increases as communities adopt western lifestyles and become urbanized. Considering the high prevalence of the disease and the need to look for an Alternative Medicine, an open clinical trial with a new herbal formulation i.e. Shireeshadighanavati was carried out in IPGT & RA Hospital, Jamnagar, in which 19 cases, screened on the basis of clinical fin ding were given the trial drug Shireeshadi Ghanavati (SGV) and an effort was made to find out some etiological factors for the disease Bronchial Asthma through some relevant observations and to evaluate the effect of therapy. 13.33% of patients were having complete remission, 40% patients got marked improvement and 20% reported improvement. The response was encouraging and leaves scope for further study. Material, method and result of the study are given in detail in the full paper.

Clinical Studies

*Dr. Radhey Shyam Sharma, **Dr. Bharti Bandil

A Clinical Evaluation of Rasnadi Guggulu & Katibasti In Katishool (w.s.r. to Mumbo-Sacral Disorders)

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Katishool, Lumbo-sacral disorder, Low Back ache, Rasna, Guggulu, Dashmool, Panchakarma, Snehana, Swedana, Katibasti, Vata Vyadhi, Scatica, Lumber spondylosis
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Katishool or pain around Lumbo-sacral region is the most Challenging problem arising due to adaptation of modern life style and a majority of people are suffering from this Palliative disease with no proper treatment found in modern medicine except for analgesics and Surgery. Ayurvedic System of medicine is a time tested therapy with a good hold on this particular disease. Here is a detail study of a clinical Trial done on 30 patients of Katishool treated with Ayurvedic oral medicine (Rasnadi Guggulu) as well as Panchakarma therapy (snehana, swedana and Katibasti with Dashmool oil), conducted at PG department of Panchakarma NIA Jaipur. In this clinical trial 10 Pts. of group A (Rasnadi Guggulu) have got 47.89% relief, 10 Pts. of group B (Katibasti) have got 47.3 % relief and io Pts. of group C (Rasnadi Guggulu + katibasti) have got 84.05% relief, showing the importance of combined therapy i.e. oral + Panchakarma, on Katishool.

Case Studies

dr. sushila sharma

Ayurvedic Approach for the Management of Secondary Infertility

2008   |   April-June   |   VOLUME - II   |   ISSUE - 2

KEYWORDS - Infertility, ATT (anti tubercular treatment), Vasti
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"A healthy mother gives a healthy generation" A female is not called complete, when she doesn't become a mother So mother has her own importance in the society. Infertility implies apparent failure to conceive. Infertility is termed primary if conception has never occurred and secondary if one fails to conceive after having achieved a previous conception. Although male and female are near about responsible for this, but the main blame goes to the female by this society. Sometimes every thing is normal but the female is unable to conceive due to some reasons such as un-ovulatory cycle, pelvic congestion etc. Such a condition requires some specific medicine which may help induction of ovum for conception and strengthening the reproductive system. Puspadhanva rasa and Ojasuani vati are such type of medicine. Therefore, these were used in a patient. She was admitted in Arogyashala N.I.A. with complaint of backache and history of secondary infertility. The study was carried out with the help of Puspadhariva rasa, Ojasvani vati and Vasti (Uttar Vasti)

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