Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 44 - Number 1 Jan - 2000

Guest Editorial
Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Letter to Editor


The Past Predicts a Bright Future for Indian Science : ....1

Guest Editorial

Historical Background of Science and Technology in the West and in India : N. K Bhide ...6

Review Article

Antiepileptic Drug Therapy in the Twenty First Century : Y. K. Gupta and Jatinder Malhotra ...8

Original Articles

Modulation of Feeding and Drinking Behaviour by CatechoJimines Injected into Nucleus Accumbens in Rats : Pravati Pal, Selvam Sri Ramchandra Raj, Madan Mohan and G. K. Pal ...24

Effect of Glutamic Acid and Ketamine on Morphine-induced Analgesic Response in Rats : Prem Suman, Anita Talwar and Om P. Tandon ...33

Protective Role of Estrogen in the Neurodegenerative Disorders : Shripad B. Deshpande ...43

Antidotal Efficacy of Pyridinium Oximes and Cholineacetyltransferase Inhibitors against Organophosphorus Intoxication in Rodents : S. N. Dube, Deo Kumar, J. Acharya, D. K. Dubey, Purnanand and A. K Sikder ...50

An Observational Study on Neurobehavioural Effects of Acute Oxydemeton-Methyl (Insectices and Acaricide) Exposure in Rats : D. K Bansal and A. Chakrabarti ...57

Effect of Azadirachta Ondica (Neern) Leaf Aqueous Extract on Paracetamol-Induced Liver Damage in Rats : Sangeeta Bhanuira, J. Singh and P. Khosla ...64

A Study of Hypoglycaemic Effects of Azadirachta Indica (Neern) in Normal and Alloxan Diabetic Rabbits : P. Khosla, Sangeeta Bharuora, J. Singh, S. Seth and R. K Srivastava ...69

Mechanism of Action of 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12-Hexahydro-Azepine-[2, 1-B] Quinazolin-12-one-(RLX) - A Novel
: R. K. Johri and U. Zutshi ...75

Effect of HD-03 - A Herbal Formulation in Galactosamine-induced Hepatopathy in Rats : S. K. Mitra, S. J. Seshadri, M. V. Venkataranganna, S. Gopumadhavan, U. Venkatesh Udupa and D. N. K. Sarma ...82

Effect of Occupation on Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidants' Status in Masons : R. Mallika, D. N. Srinivasan and K V. Pugalendi ...87

Task Related Changes in ERP Auditory Vs Visual Tasks : Vineet Sahai, O. P. Tandon and S. S. Sircar ...92

Effects of different Levels of Coconut Fiber on Blood Glucose, Serum Insulin and Minerals in Rats : Sindurani J. A. and T. Rajamohan ...97

Anti-inflammatory Activity of Sodium Pyruvate - A Physiological Antioxidant : S. K. Gupta, S. Rastogi, Jai Prakash, Sujata Joshi, Y. K. Gupta, Len Awor and S. D. Verma ...101

Acute Noise-Induced Alterations in the Immune Status of Albino Rats : R. Acharya and A. Namasivayam ...105

Patterns of Prescriptions and Drug Use in two Tertiary Hospitals in Delhi : Nihar R. Biswas, Rajat S. Biswas, Prem S. Pal, Sunil K. Jain, Satya P. Malhotra, Ashok Gupta and Shanthi N. Pal ...109


Letter to Editor

Adverse Drug Reactions to Fluoroquinolones in Pediatric Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital : Reeta Kh., R. Uppal, R. Jhaj, S. Malhotra and V. K Bhargava ...113

Pulmonary Functions in Punjabi Pregnant Women : Usha Monga and Kanta Kumari ...115

Effect of Environmental Lead Pollution on Haemoglobin and Erythrocyte Alad Activity : D. C. Sharma, Nirupa Seervi and Jairam Rawtani ...117

Woes of Researchers in India : Manjit Sidhu ...119