Indian Journal of Physiology
and Pharmacology

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The Official Journal of the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India



Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 62 - Number 2 April - 2018

Orignial Articles
Medical Education


Pursuing original research in Medicine :Dr. K. K. Deepak ...159

Original Articles

Nonlinear Dynamics of Heart Rate During Slow Breathing Exercise : Andrey A. Porto, Bruna S. Tavares, Giovanna Vidigal, David. M. Garner, Rodrigo D. Raimundo, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Danilo Bocalini and Vitor E. Valenti ... 160

Blindness Enhances Texture Perception: Role of Haptic Sense : B.G. Bhirud and L.M. Chandan ...170

Correlation of Age with Lung Parameters in Asthmatic Patients with Positive Parental History : S. Subashini, Rashmi Ramanathan, Mohan Jayapal, Manishankar Subramaniyam, Jyothi Sivalingiah and Rajeswari ...174

Effects of Tobacco Smoking on Innate Immunity: A Study Based on Neutrophil Phagocytic Index : Tanu Thakur, Arpana Bhide, Abhijit Chaudhury, Asha Thota, Latheef Kasala and Narendra Hulikal ...182

Fluorescent Light Induced Oxidative Damage in Wistar Strain Albino Rat : Possible Protective Effect of LED Light Induced Photobiomodulation : A. Ahamed Basha, D.C. Mathangi and R. Shyamala...187

Effect of co-administration of Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) on Clove- (Syzygium Aromaticum) Induced Hepatotoxicity and Oxidative Stress in Wistar Rats : Joseph A. Adeyemi, Olatunbosun K. Arowolo, Solomon T. Olawuyi, Daniel Alegbeleye, Aderopo Ogunleye, Olufemi Samuel Bamidele and Chris O. Adedire...195

Plastic Toxin Bisphenol-A Depresses the Contractile Activity of Rat Ileum and Colon in vitro : Kumari Nirja, Parul Sharma, Anil Kumar Tiwari and M. B. Mandal ..202

Effect of Meditation on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Exercise Performance in Coronary Artery Disease Patients : Shashank Shekhar Sinha, Ajay Kumar Jain, Sanjay Tyagi and Aarti Sood Mahajan ...209

Gemcitabine Sensitivity Evaluation in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Following Inhibition of ABCG2 and Wnt/b-Catenin Pathway : Somayeh Layeghi, Mehdi Fazeli, Jafar Jalaei and Maryam Dehghani ...217

Impaired Glucose Tolerance Secondary to Partial Intestinal Ischemia is Reversed by Sitagliptin : Mohamed-Ahdy Saad, Emad-El-Deen M. El-Henawy, Adel H. Omar, Magda A. Mansour, Hatem M. Samy, Mahmoud H. El–Odemi, Mohamed Abouelkheir and Nagat M. Saeid ...224

Sildenafil Attenuates Vincristine-induced Early Onset Tactile Allodynia in Rats : Vikram Patil, Rachna Gupta and Lalit Kumar Gupta ...231

Topical Losartan Reduces IOP by Altering TM Morphology in Rats with Steroid-induced Ocular Hypertension : Renu Agarwal, Anna Krasilnikova, Siti Nur Laili Mohamed, Puneet Agarwal, Nor Salmah Bakar, Lily Diana Binti Zainudin, Igor Iezhitsa, Nafeeza Mohd Ismail ...238

Treatment With Saffron Extract of the Diabetogenic Rats Induced by the Food Colorant Tartrazine : Iliass Lahmass, Assia Sabouni, Ali Berraouan, Kaoutar Zoheir, Safae Belakbir, Mohammed Elyoubi, Redouane Benabbes, Imane Himri, Slimane Mokhtari, Hassan Mekhfi, Mohammed Bnouham and Ennouamane Saalaoui ...249

Evaluation of Antitumor Activity of Crotalaria Burhia Buch.-Ham. Roots Against Ehrlich’s Ascites Carcinoma Treated Mice : Praful A. Talaviya, Bhavesh M. Vyas, Shaival K. Rao, Vimal Patel and Sneha Ghadiya ...259

Medical Education

Motivating but Not Labelling the Students: A Qualitative Study on the Preferences of Learning Styles Among Undergraduate
Medical Students
: Raja TAR and R. Priyadharsini...267


Professor Narayanji Krishnaji Bhide (1928-2017) : Exceptional, Eccentric and Extraordinary : Krishan Singh, Madhu Bhatt, Bernard Rodrigues and Puja Dudeja...274

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