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 61 - Number 2 April - 2017

Orignial Articles
Medical Education


Research for Innovation : Time for Adapting the Changes : Thirumurthy Velpandian ...86

Original Articles

Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference and Hip Circumference are Independent Predictors of Obesity : Amit Kumar Madeshiya, Shraddha Singh, Shipra Dwivedi, Akhilesh Krishna and Dileep Kumar Verma... 88

Characterizing the Water Immersion Finger Wrinkling Test in Healthy Subjects :C.N. Angel Deepa, S. Sucharita and Sandhya T Avadhany...93

Influence of Meditation on Visual and Auditory Reaction Time in Young Healthy Volunteers : Aditi Lohot, Santosh Gite, Gajanan Kelkar and P.M. Dongre...100

Slow Deep Breathing Increases Pain-tolerance and Modulates Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System : Purnima Sharma, Manisha Mavai, Om Lata Bhagat, Meghna Murugesh and Sabyasachi Sircar ...107

Anthropometric and Physiological Basis of Endurance Capacity in Young Indian Field Hockey Players : Hanjabam Barun Sharma and Jyotsna Kailashiya...114

Effect of Menstrual Cycle in H-reflex of Abductor Pollicis Brevis of Healthy Adult Female Volunteers : D. Rekha and N. Krishnamurthy....122

Effect of Tobacco Smoking; Pre and Post Cessation on Autonomic Functions Among Health Science Professionals; An Interventional Study : Padmini Thalanjeri, Vinutha Shankar, Karthiyanee Kutty and R. Aswini Dutt...128

Administration of 5-Hydroxydecanoate, a Selective Inhibitor of Mitochondrial ATP-sensitive Potassium Channels, Inhibits Apelin-Induced cardioprotection in Ischemia/Reperfusion Model of Male Rats: Leila Gholami Chookalaei, Alireza Imani, Mahdieh Faghihi, Yaser Azizi and Sulail Fatima Rajani ..134

Effects of Stress on Serum and Hippocampal IL-1b and Glucose Levels as well as Retention in Rats : Maryam Radahmadi, Nasrin Hosseini, Hojjatallah Alaei and Mohammad Reza Sharifi ...141

Effects of Ginseng Extract on Chemerin, Apelin and Glycemic Biomarkers in Type 2 Diabetic Patients : Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, Ehsan Ghaedi, Mehrnoosh Zakerkish, Ata Ghadiri, Damoon Ashtary-larky, Maryam Safari, Mehdi Parsanahad and Meysam Alipour ...152

Beneficial Effects of Megadoses of Biotin in Streptozotocin-induced Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Rats – A Preliminary Study : Premila Abraham, Hemalatha Ramamoorthy, Deepak Vinod Francis and Suganthy Rabi ...159

Iodine in Excess : Impact on Ovarian and Uterine Histology in Adult Rats : Dakshayani Mahapatra, Sreya Chattopadhyay and Amar K Chandra ...166

Hepatoprotective Activity of Morin and its Semi-Synthetic Derivatives Against Alcohol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats : Ganesh Singh Bhakuni, Onkar Bedi, Jitender Bariwal and Puneet Kumar ...175

Imatinib Alleviates Neurological Deficits and Brain Injury After Transient Focal Cerebral Ischemia Associated With Comorbid Type 2 Diabetes : Vishal Sachan, Krishnamoorthy Srinivasan and Shyam S. Sharma ...191

Medical Education

Impact of Computer Assisted Learning as Teaching Modality on Learning & Understanding of Pharmacology Among Undergraduate Medical Students: R. Amirtha, Rachna Gupta, Harmeet Singh Rehan and Lalit Kumar Gupta...202

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