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Role of Physiotherapy in Pulmonary Diseases

Posted By Dr Sulbha Chawla, MPT (CP & IC), Dept. of Physiotherapy, Beehive College of Advance Studies, Dehradun Pulmonary diseases account for 10% hospitalization and 16% deaths in developed countries and rate is high in developing countries, diseases can be in any form mild that is cold or in severe form. Pulmonary diseases are further

Hypoxia

Posted By Miss Rashmi Verma, PhD research Scholar, Graphic Era University Dehradun, India. Condition in which tissues are starved of oxygen. The extreme is anoxia (absence of oxygen). There are four types hypoxia: hypoxemic, from low blood oxygen content (e.g., in altitude sickness); anemic, from low blood oxygen-carrying capacity (e.g., in carbon monoxide poisoning); distributive,

Soybean and Human Health

Posted By Dr. M.K.Tripathi, Senior Scientist (Biochemistry) APPD, CIAE, Bhopal, India Soybean is a grain legume and provides high quality nutrition, nutraceuticals and therapeutic ingredients that help people feel better and live longer with an enhanced quality of life. Soybean has tremendous potential to be transformed into a number of healthy foods and pharmaceuticals suiting

Indian Biodiversity Need to Protect its Heritage

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) India, with only 2.4% of the world’s area, is home to over 8% of its biological diversity. World’s mega diverse countries with rich biological diversity heritage. Its diversity of ecosystems (forests, wetlands, grasslands, marine areas, and deserts) is amongst the world’s

Transgenesis via Genetic Engineering: A Crop Improvemental Approach

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) Plants are the main source of micro and macro nutrients for most of the living systems. Their capacity to photosynthesize allows them to transform solar energy into chemical energy stored in organic and inorganic molecules and use it for their own

Anticancer Properties of Mushrooms

Posted By Shozeb Javed, Asst. Prof Dept. of Biotechnology, Beehive College , Selaqui, Dehradun Cancer is a disease of misguided cells which have high potential of excess proliferation without apparent relation to the physiological demand of the process. It is world’s second killer after cardiovascular disease. Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery are only three major existing modes

Polymeric membranes and Ultrafiltration

Posted By Ashok Kumar, Asst. Manager En-Vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Surat-395009, Gujarat (India) In the last decade, ultra filtration has been successfully developed from a useful laboratory tool to an industrial process. As raw materials, polymers have wide applications in chemical engineering, especially in novel technologies, such as membranes. Membrane materials allow for the

Nanotechnology in Food Processing Sector

Posted By Dr. M.K.Tripathi, Senior Scientist (Biochemistry) APPD, CIAE, Bhopal, India Nanotechnology is applied in various areas, such as biotechnology, computer science, electronics, communication, energy production, medical and food industry. The nanotechnology based devices are based on molecules found in nature which include proteins, DNA, carbohydrates, membranes and other natural biomolecules. In present scenerio, food

Crop- Weed Competition and Its Management

Posted ByDr Pawanika Chandola, Dept. of Plant Physiology, GB Pant University U.K Weeds are no strangers to man. They have been there ever since farmer started to cultivate crops about 10,000 BC and undoubtedly recognized as a problem from the beginning. Any plant in the field other than crop became weed or weeds are the

Modified-atmosphere packaging & Food processing

Posted By Dr. Shukadev Mangaraj Senior Scientist APPD, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering Nabibagh, Berasia Road,Bhopal – 462038 Fresh fruits and vegetables being living require oxygen for their metabolic processes especially for respiration. Modified-atmosphere packaging (MAP) of fresh produce refers to the technique of sealing actively respiring produce in polymeric film packages to modify the