Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018

  • Ethnobotanical Survey and Biological Activities of Two Lactogenic Plants in the Cascades Region of Burkina Faso

    Doukouré Maya, Bayala Balé, Tindano Basile, Belemtougri G. Raymond, Tamboura H. Hamidou, Armel Herve Nwabo Kamdje, Sawadogo Laya

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Nov. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 18, 2017
    Published: Feb. 28, 2018
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    Abstract: An ethnobotanical survey for a better knowledge of lactogenic plants has been conducted in Cascades region of Burkina Faso. Biological activities of the two most used plants were evaluated. The survey concerned 25 species classified into 22 genera and 19 families. The most represented families were Moraceae, Apocynaceae, Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae a... Show More
  • Biofield Energy Based Vitamin D3 Stimulates In vitro Osteoblasts Differentiation in MG-63 Cell line

    Patricia Margaret Rowe, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 9-17
    Received: Jan. 15, 2018
    Accepted: Feb. 01, 2018
    Published: Mar. 08, 2018
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    Abstract: In most of the people, bone loss and deterioration of bone structure results in bone disorders such as osteoporosis, arthritis, decreased bone mass, rickets, and deformed bones. Insufficient level of vitamin D3 and calcium in the body are the major causes of bone disorders. The present study aimed to explore the potential of Consciousness Energy He... Show More
  • Transdermal Drug Delivery of Asiatic Acid Influences Renal Function and Electrolyte Handling in Plasmodium berghei - Infected Sprague-Dawley Male Rats

    Mavondo Greanious Alfred, Musabayane Cephas Tagumirwa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 18-29
    Received: Oct. 24, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2017
    Published: Apr. 03, 2018
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    Abstract: Background: Malaria is one of the most important infectious inflammatory diseases worldwide which affects vital organs including gastrointestinal and kidneys. Higher prevalence of malaria related renal failure, current malaria drugs nephrotoxicity and drug resistance to malaria calls for continued research in anti-parasitic as well as anti-disease ... Show More
  • Caustic Burns in Adults: Epidemiological, Clinical, Endoscopic and Evolutionary Aspects at Sourô Sanou University Hospital Center in Bobo-Dioulasso

    Koura Mâli, Barro Sié Drissa, Ouattara Zanga Damien, Zougmore Honoré, Napon/Zongo Passolguewindé Delphine, Zouré Nogogna, Kamboulé Bébar Euloges, Sawadogo Appolinaire

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 30-34
    Received: Feb. 28, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 19, 2018
    Published: Apr. 10, 2018
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    Abstract: The ingestion of a caustic product is a frequent and sometimes serious accident which can, in the acute phase, bring into play the vital and functional prognosis. The authors report the results of their experiments on 18 cases of caustic ingestion. This was a retrospective descriptive study conducted from February 2012 to January 2016 in the Hepato... Show More