Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 62 - Number 1 January - 2018

Guest Editorial
Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Medical Education
Short Communication

Guest Editorial

Medical Council of India’s Amended Qualifications for Indian Medical Teachers : Well Intended, Yet Half-hearted :Sunita VS Bandewar, Amita Aggarwal, Rajeev Kumar, Rakesh Aggarwal, Peush Sahni and Sanjay A. Pai ...1


Does Current Human Ethical Guidelines Support Translational Research in Indian Medical Systems? :Thirumurthy Velpandian ...6

Review Articles

Role of Terminalia Arjuna in Improving Cardiovascular Functions : A Review :Farah Khaliq and M. Fahim ...8

Original Articles

Dynamics of Heart Rate Responses to Exercise in Normotensive Men : Rayana L. Gomes, Franciele M. Vanderlei, Luiz Carlos M. Vanderlei, David M. Garner, Letícia Santana Oliveira, Rodrigo D. Raimundo, Andrey A. Porto and Vitor E. Valenti... 20

CD14 Positive Selection Displays an Edge in the Isolation of Macrophages from Induced Sputum of COPD Patients Using Immunobead Technology : Anjali Trivedi, Debabrata Ghosh, Randeep Guleria, Nalin Mehta and Anjana Talwar...32

Immediate Effects of Yoga Breathing with Intermittent Breath Retention on the Autonomic and Cardiovascular Variables Amongst Healthy Volunteers : Apar Avinas.h Saoji, B. R. Raghavendra and N. K. Manjunath...41

Effects of Yoga in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus With Hypertension : Alteration in RBC Morphology as a Marker for Oxidative Stress : L. Gowtham, B. Vasanthi, N. Jayshree, Ambika and S. Mini Jacob ...51

Estimation of Lung Functions and Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Wind Instrument Players : Rajam Krishna Subramanian, P. Saikumar, Silas Danielraj Joshua, P.R. Devaki and L. Jagadeesh Marthandam...59

Physical Fitness of Male Eastern Indian Judo Players : Rishna Dalui and Amit Bandyopadhyay...66

Association Between Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio and Cognitive Function in Type II Diabetes Mellitus : G. Sasirekha, D. Celine, C. C. Umayal, Devanand Viji, M. Indumathi, S. Subathra and B. Shabina ..74

Comparative Efficacy of Grotto Cream with Fucidin Cream on Normal and Diabetic Wound Models in Rats : H. A. El Banna, H. El Zorba, A. Hossny and W. Kamel ...80

Early Adaptive Changes in Transporters of Blood Retinal Barriers and Glutamate Excitotoxicity in Experimental Diabetes : Vetrivel Sharmilee, Nath Madhu, Halder Nabanita and Velpandian Thirumurthy ...87

Current Density of Voltage-gated Proton Currents Decreases During Differentiation of Human Peripheral Blood Monocytes to Macrophages in Culture : S. Snekalatha and Praghalathan Kanthakumar ...97

To Evaluate the Effect of Olmesartan on Blood Glucose Levels and Blood Lipid Levels in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats : Siddamma Amoghimath, R. N. Suresha, M. K. Jayanthi and S. L. Shruthi ...105

Cognitive Status in Hypothyroid Patients Before & After Attainment of Euthyroid State : Shilpi Goyal, Abhinav Dixit, Neelam Vaney and S. V. Madhu ...113

Protective Role of Eugenol on Acute Promyelocyte Leukemia Drug Arsenic Trioxide Induced Renal Injury in Wistar Rats : P. Binu, S. Abhilash, R. C. Vineetha, P. Arathi and R. Harikumaran Nair ...120

Assessment of Heart Rate Recovery and Chronotropic incompetence in Subclinical Hypothyroid Adults : Pooja Jaiswal, Yogesh Saxena, Rani Gupta and R. M. Kaushik ...132

Nephroprotective Potential of Lens Culinaris Against Cisplatin-induced Nephrotoxicity : Adikay Sreedevi ...139

Medical Education

Student Feedback in Medical Teaching Evaluation: Designing the Perfect Mechanism : Latika Mohan, Rajesh Kathrotia and Sunita Mittal...149

Short Communication

No Effect of Long Distance Cycling on Physical Fitness of Medical Students Routinelycycling to College : Krishan Singh, Madhu Bhatt, Bernard Rodrigues and Puja Dudeja...156