Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 52 - Number 2 April - 2008

Guest Editorial
Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Short Communications
Letter to Editor
News and Announcement

Guest Editorial

Fundamentalism in Science : ... 103

Review Article

Dietary Spices in Health and Diseases  :  I :  K. P. Kochhar ... 106

Original Articles

Effect of  Yoga Based Lifestyle Intervention on Subjective Well - Being : Ratna Sharma, Nidhi Gupta and R. L. Bijlani ...123

Effects of Exogenous Selenium on Nicotine Induced Hyperlipidemia in Rats : S. Sreekala and M. Indira... 132

Effects of Nigella Sativa Supplementation for one month on Cardiac Reserve in Rats : T. Yar, M. El - Hariri , M. N. El - Bahai and A. O. Bamosa... 141

Antioxidants and Lipid Peroxidation in Gestational Diabetes- A Preliminary Study : Prasenjit Dey , Preeti Gupta , Nimish Kumar Acharya, Srinivasa Nageswara Rao, Swagat Ray, Sanjiban Chakrabarty , Sharanya Ramprasad , Tina Ann Kurian, Anatoli Mawroh, Aishwarya Kundu, Geetha Bhaktha , Christy Philip Joseph, Pratap Kumar, Lavanya Rai and Anjali Rao ...149

Ptychodiscus Brevis Toxic Decreases the Spontaneous Activity of Rat Right Atria Involving  Muscarinic Receptors and Potassium Channels : Jitendra N. Singh , Maloy B. Mandal and Shripad B. Deshpande ... 157

Effect of Six weeks Yoga Training on Weight Loss Following Step Test, Respiratory Pressures, Handgrip Strength and Handgrip Endurance in Young Healthy Subjects : Madanmohan, Sivasubraminyan K. Mahadevan, Selvakumar Balakrishnan, Maya Gopalkrishnan and E.S Prakash ...163

Attenuation of the Effect of Lindane on Immune Responses and Oxidative Stress by Ocimum Sanctum Seed Oil (OSSO) in Rats : Pramod K. Mediratta , Krishna Tanwar, Reeta KH , Rajni Mathur , Basu D. Benerjee, Surender Singh and Krishna K. Sharma  ...171

Effect of Extract of Benincasa Hispida on Oxidative Stress in Rats with Indomethacin Induced Gastric Ulcers : Beena V. Shetty, Albina Arjuman , Aparna Jorapur, Rajshree Samanth , Sudhir Kumar Yadav, Valliammai N, Anna Deepthy Tharian, Sudha K. and  Gayathri M. Rao...177

A Comparative Study of Median Nerve Somatosensory Evoked Potential in the Totally Blind and Normal Subjects :  Dayananda G. , Roopakala M. S. , Srinivasa R and Rajeev Sharma ...183

Sensory Nerve Conduction Velocity is Greater in Left Handed Persons : Navin Gupta, Sharmila Sanyal and Rashmi Babbar ...189

Comparative Study of Pulmonary Function Variables in Relation to Type of Smoking : K. M. Padmavathy ...193

Short Communications

Immediate Effects of Right and Left Nostril Breathing on Verbal and Spatial Scores : Meesha Joshi and Shirley Telles ...197

Blood Leukocyte Profile in Different Phases of Menstrual Cycle : Swati N. Tikare , Kusal K. Das and Salim A. Dhundasi  ...201

Letter to Editor

Atherogenic Lipid Risk Factors in Men Classified as Overweight and Obese According to the Preliminary WHO Guidelines for Asians : Hanumanthappa Nandeesha , Viswanathan Sathiyapriya, Zachariah Bobby, Nambiar selvaraj, Purushothaman Pavithran and Aparna Agarawal ... 205

Are Fresh water Fish Safe to Eat ? : R. G. Cooper  ... 209

Transport of Glucose in Isolated Goat Ileum Preparation : An Alternative Research Tool for Absorption Study :S. V. Tembhurne and D. M . Sakarkar  ... 211

News and Announcement

News and announcement ...214