Monthly Archives: November 2011

Complement system- active transport

Dr Smitha Madhavan   BHMS,MD(Hom) Active transport Definition : Movement of solute molecules against a concentration gradient by an energy dependent mechanism. Two basic forms: 1. Primary active...

Intra cranial space occupying lesions

Dr Bindu K   BHMS,MD(HOM) These are lesions which expand in volume to displace normal neural structures & lead to increase in intra – cranial...

Hypersensitivity – applied aspects

When adaptive immune response occurs in an exaggerated or inappropriate form, the term hypersensitivity is applied. Hypersensitivity reactions are the result of normally beneficial...

Effectiveness of Clinically Oriented Physiology Teaching

Validating the effectiveness of Clinically Oriented Physiology Teaching (COPT)   in undergraduate physiology curriculum Download the full article: www.homeobook.com/pdf/physiology-teaching.pdf

Transport Across the plasma membrane

Dr Sreekumar A Transport across the plasma membrane is essential to the life of a cell. Certain substances must move into the cell to support metabolic...

Immediate hypersensitivity (Type1 hypersensitivity)

Dr.Sreekumar.A. The Immune Sysyem is made up of a complex network of Lymphoid organs Cells Humoral factors and Cytokines. Which enable us to recognize self from nonself or altered self...

Leucocytes and its applied Physiology

Dr.Sreekumar.A Leucocytes -Its Development, Functions, Normal Values, Variations. Leucocytes or white blood cells have an important function in defending the body cells against the microbes and...

RBC – Applied Physiology

Dr Sunila BHMS,MD(Hom) RBC (Normal Red Cell) – Erythrocyte Human red cell is normally a circular, non-nucleated, biconcave disc; it is very elastic and can undergo...

Venous Drainage of Lower Limbs

Dr Meera Narendran BHMS,MD(Hom) The lower limbs has superficial and deep veins; the superficial veins are in subcutaneous tissue, and the deep veins are in...

Haemoglobin – Applied Physiology

Dr Meera Narendran   BHMS,MD(Hom) Chemistry Haemoglobin is the red pignent of blood consist of 2 parts. Globin A specific simple protein constituting 96% of Hb Haem (Non specific...

Clinical enzymology

Dr Smitha Madhavan BHMS,MD(Hom) This branch of medical science deals with the usage of enzymes for diagnosis & prognosis of various diseases. Enzymes – a brief...

Regulation of Acid Base Balance

Dr Ameer Khalid  BHMSMD(Hom) Regulation of acid-base balance, regulation of hydrogen ion concentration in the body fluids is actually meant. The hydrogen ion concentration in...

Glomerular filtration

Dr Bindu K BHMS,MD(Hom) The kidneys are the primary means of eliminating waste products of metabolism that are no longer needed by the body. These products...

Cranial nerves- A comprehensive study

Dr. Achamma Lenu Thomas BHMS,MD(Hom) Medical Officer, Dept. of Homoeopathy, Govt. of Kerala We know that there are 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs...

Cerebrospinal fluid

Dr.Anitha MA BHMS,MD(Hom) Dr.Padiyar Homoeopathic Medical College.Kerala Cerebrospinal fluid is a modified tissue fluid present in the cerebral ventricles, spinal canal and subarachnoid spaces thus bathing...

The Cerebellum – applied physiology

Dr Anitha MA BHMS,MD(Hom) Dr.Padiyar Homoeopathic Medical College.Kerala Anatomical functional areas of the cerebellum:- Anatomically, the cerebellum is divided into three lobes by two deep fissures. 1.The anterior...

Tracts – Applied Physiology

Dr.Jeena Aslam BHMS,MD(Hom) Definition : - A tract may be defined as a bundle of fiber carrying one or a group of fiber of motor...

Adverse Drug Events Cause Many Hospitalizations in Elders

A few medications cause most of the problems that lead to emergency hospitalization in older patients. Adverse drug events (ADEs) leading to emergency department (ED)...

Ayush to get more funds 13th Five Year Plan

BANGALORE: Next financial year may see more funds for Ayush. Minister of state for health and family welfare G Gandhiselvan announced this at a...

AYUSH doctors to go on hunger strike

BANGALORE: Demanding regularisation of services and better pay, nearly 721 doctors working under the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy...