Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 61 - Number 4 October - 2017

Orignial Articles
Medical Education
Short Communication
News and Announcement


Innovations in Physiology : Way to Make Rapid Advances in Research :Dr. K. K. Deepak ...322

Original Articles

Autonomic Function Based Classification of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1 and 2 Using Machine Learning Classifiers : Dibashree Tamuli, Anoop Kant Godiyal, Manpreet Kaur, Ashok Kumar Jaryal, Achal Kumar Srivastava and Kishore Kumar Deepak... 323

Peak Expiratory Flow Rate of Healthy Sri Lankan Tamil Children in Jaffna District : K. Shobijah, N. Vasikaran, A. Puvana, M.P.F. Nusra, M. Balasubramaniam and K. Sivapalan...333

Are Rice Millers an At-Risk Group for Lung Disease? – An Occupational Health Concern in Rural Sri Lanka : S.P. Wickramage, A.A.J. Rajaratne and M. Udupihille...340

Differential Deficits in Attention, Working and Semantic Memory Discriminates Between Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease : Shweta Sharma, Simran Kaur, Manjari Tripathi, Anjana Talwar and Ratna Sharma ...348

Effect of Acute Mental Stress on Heart Rate Variability in Obese Adults – A comparative Study : S.A. Priya, R. Rajalakshmi and Y. Vijaya Vageesh...357

Effect of Ramadan Intermittent Fasting on Haematological Parameters, Lipid Profile and Renal Markers in Young Muslim Males of Kolkata, India : Anindita Singha Roy and Amit Bandyopadhyay....361

Metabolic Syndrome : Not Even the Urban Indian Youth is Spared : Anumeha Bhagat, Anita S. Malhotra, Gurjit Kaur and Nandini Kapoor...368

Nerve Conduction Velocity and Total Antioxidant Capacity among Cigarette Smokers : Abha Shrivastava, Sukhmani Saini and Barnali Kakati ..378

Association of Mental health to Emotional Intelligence in Medical Undergraduate Students: Are there Gender Differences? : Rashmi Mahaur, Preeti Jain and Ajay Kumar Jain ...383

H-reflex Studies in Lumbosacral Meningomyelocele : Priyanka Bhagat, Aparna Debbarma, Sarita Chowdhary, A.N. Gangopadhyay, S.P. Sharma and Udai Prakash ...392

Attenuating Potential of Calendula Officinalis on Biochemical and Antioxidant Parameters in Hepatotoxic Rats : Pawan Kumar Verma, Rajinder Raina, Maninder Singh, Virendera S. Wazir and Pawan Kumar ...398

Insulin Resistance and Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women : K. R. Vinitha, M. S. Roopakala and K. Harish ...411

Neuroprotective Effect of Pirfenidone on Scopolamine Induced Cognitive Impairment and Oxidative Stress : Deepika Dutta, S.L. Hari Kumar and Amarjot Kaur Grewal ...416

Role of Low Calcium and High Calcium Diet on Adipocyte Metabolism with Respect to Serum Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) Levels in Male Wistar Rats : Das Sandeep and Choudhuri Dipayan ...430

Medical Education

First Year MBBS Student’s Perception of Objective Structured Clinical Examination and Objective Structured Practical Examination : S.D. Mamatha, R. Rajalakshmi and C.M. Ramya...440

Short Communication

The Effects of Tempo of Music on Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Respiratory Rate – A Study in Gauhati Medical College : Bonti Bora, Manas Krishna and Kankana Dutta Phukan...445

News and Announcement

News and Announcement ... 449