Intranasal delivery- opportunities for systemic and brain targeting

Vibhu Nagpal; R. N. Saha*

Advances in pharmaceutical technology have led to development of specialized drug delivery systems that allow drugs to be delivered through the various alternative routes. Mucosal membranes, particularly the nasal mucosa, offer the potential for a rapid absorption of …

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A review on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)

S. K. Mandal

NSAIDs constitute an important class of drugs with therapeutic applications that have spanned several centuries. Treatment of inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) starting from…

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The versatility of proteins: from biomolecules to biopharmaceuticals

Ambika C. Banerjee

The vast majority of genes in any life form encode information for the production of proteins through the biosynthesis of polypeptide chains from amino acids having different side groups. Interactions among these side groups and the environmental conditions cause the proteins to…

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Ultrasound guided microbubble technology – guiding the future of drug delivery

Anurag Khirwal*, R. N. Gupta

Current research supports ultrasound being a future method for treatment using micro bubble technology. A lipid shell coats the micro bubble to give it stability in the human vascular system and allows for…

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Consciousness, a step forward towards scientific interpretation from spiritual perception

Souvik Basak*

Theories have been postulated to define consciousness through spiritual perception, often lacking proper scientific justification to explain it. However, scientifically it can be encrypted as a physically interacting self that comprises…

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Evaluation of antioxidant activity of ethanol extract of roots obtained from Aasparagus racemosus by in vitro and ex vivo models

M. Kundu1*, R. Mazumder2, M. D. Kushwaha3

The objective of the study was to explore the antioxidant activity of ethanol extract of roots of Asparagus racemosus by in vitro and ex vivo models to substantiate the folklore claim of the traditional practitioners. The roots of the plant showed sufficient antioxidant activity by in vitro…

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Solid dispersions: a promising tool for enhancement of oral bioavailability of poorly water soluble drugs

Kaushik Mukherjee*, Avijit Chatterjee

Systemic absorption of an orally administered drug is primarily dependent on two important parameters. They are dissolution of drug in the biological fluids at the site of …..

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Investigation of analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities of ethanol extract from Muntingia calabura stem bark

Sumanta Mondal, Mohana Vamsi Y, Padilam Suresh*

Muntingia calabura L. (Family: Elaeocarpaceae) is commonly known as Jamaican cherry, Panama berry or Singapore cherry. It is a very fast-growing tree and wildly distribute throughout ….

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