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Thunbergia mysorensis

Thunbergia mysorensis

Gallery, Medicinal Plants
This is an ornamental plant. The word, 'Thunbergia is given after the name of Swedish botanist Thunberg. The species name, 'mysorensis' is based on the name of the place, Mysore (Karnataka, India). Like other species of Thunbergia, this plant is also used as antibacterial, anthelmintic etc. in folklore. Still researches are needed.
Gut microbes helps to remove gut toxicity

Gut microbes helps to remove gut toxicity

New Researches
A research conducted at Montana University and published in Nature Communications shows that gut microbes play an important role to combat arsenic toxicity. Scientists from Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK and Institut Pasteur, France have revealed the most likely source of cholera epidemic of Yemen through genome sequencing. A work of scientists from University of Washington published in Environmental Science & Technology exposes the development of new genetically modified houseplant capable of removing the chloroform and benzene from environment. Scientists of Imperial College, London have published his work in Clinical Chemistry linking many of miscarriages with poor quality of man’s sperm.
Multiple choice questions in Research Methodology

Multiple choice questions in Research Methodology

News & Events, Research Methadology & Bio-statistics, Uncategorized
1. Which is the first step of research process? a. Literature survey b. Identification of problem c. Writing of hypothesis d. Finding the solution 2. Which is not true for selection of research problem? a. Area of interest b. Brainstorming of ideas c. Making of hypothesis d. Using keywords and indexes 3. Which is the type of research used to generate theory? a. Phenomenal research b. Case-study research c. Grounded theory research d. Historical research 4. Good research is: a. Logical b. Non-logical c. Narrow d. Systematic 5. Which is true one for observation? a. Less time consumption b. Less cost c. Doesn’t answer why people behave in specific manner d. All of the above 6. Which is the type of research depending up
Concept of Karana-Karya (Cause-Effect) in Indian Philosophy

Concept of Karana-Karya (Cause-Effect) in Indian Philosophy

Articles
Man is the animal of connected logical discourse1. Aristotle finds interesting weaving of rational and irrational aspects in humans as inseparable and based on cause and origin2. It means nothing happens without cause/s3. Number of times matters are taken as effect which are formed after certain causes3. Hence, a person or thing that gives rise to an action, phenomenon or condition is termed as cause (Karana)4 and an effect of cause is Karya5. On certain occasions, numbers of causes appear for any effect (Karya). Some of them may be right even, but whatever is present till the performance of action, is considered as real Karana. It is invariably antecedent to some product and is not otherwise constituted6. Indian philosophy has contradictory theories on Karya-karana. Shankhya Darshana sugg...

Objective questions on Research Methdologies

Research Methadology & Bio-statistics, Uncategorized
1. Research is: a. Searching again and again b. Finding solution to any problem c. Working in a scientific way to search for of any problem d. None of the above 2. Rejection of null hypothesis is a conclusive proof that alternative hypothesis is: a. True b. False c. Neither 3. Which is the first step in starting the research process? a. Survey of literature b. Identification of problem c. Location of problem through sources d. Solution of problem 4. In hypothesis testing, the hypothesis which is tentatively assumed to be true is called the a. Correct hypothesis b. Null hypothesis c. Alternative hypothesis d. Level of significance 5. A research plan: a. Should be detailed b. Should be given to others for review and comments c...
Editorial- January

Editorial- January

Editorial
Description of Quantitative Dietetics mentioned by Charak Samhita (Sutrasthana 5/3-14) is still relevant to people after lots of researches done in field of nutrition and dietetics. Based on power of digestion and metabolism of individual, the quantity of food taken is advocated in Charak Samhita. The proper quantity is referred to the amount not causing any disequilibrium in dhatu and dosas. It is an apparent indication for utilization of nutrients and calorie by the body. The quality of food articles is also discussed in details for healthy regime. The heavy food articles are recommended to be taken in quantity of ½-3/4th when compared to quantity of light food articles. The heavy food articles are rich in ap and prithvi mahabhuta while light foods are rich in Vayu and Agni mahabhuta. Th
Increasing use of pesticides causes Pancreatitis: Vaidya Balendu Prakash

Increasing use of pesticides causes Pancreatitis: Vaidya Balendu Prakash

New Researches, News & Events
A research done by Vaidya Balendu Prakash revealed the accelerated uses of pesticides have flared the number of incidences of Pancreatitis. He further endorses the cure of Pancreatitis through Ayurveda. A drug composed of Copper, Mercury, Sulphur and many of herbal constituents. It is claimed to be safe as per the guidelines and standards of World Health Organization (WHO). He runs his research center in Dehradun. Patients from USA, Australia, Japan, Scotland, Nepal, Bangladesh and Kenya have been treated successfully. Out of 620 patients approached to him, 319 patients have been completely cured without any highlighted undesired effect. He is eminent member of American Pancreatic Association. He is reputed Ayurvedic physician awarded with Padmashree Award. Lots of awards are the...

Research process and stages of research process

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Identification, location, assessment, and analysis of information to support raised research question or problem is research process. It results in developing and expressing ideas. Following steps are included in typical research process: Selection of research problems Formulation of research aim and objectives and development of hypothesis Survey or review of literature Selection of research design, materials and methods for data collection (Materials and methods) Collection of data (Observation/result) Data analysis (Discussion) Reaching conclusion Communicating the research (presentation)