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Can Galantamine Act as an Antidote for Organophosphate Poisoning? A Review

T. H. Indu, D. Raja, B. Manjunatha and S. Ponnusankar*

Organophosphate compounds are commonly used as insecticides in rural areas and powerful warfare agents by military personnel. These agents inhibit cholinesterases especially acetylcholineste..

Research Paper p. 436

Evaluation of DPPH Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Various Extracts of Ligularia fischeri In Vitro: a Case Study of Shaanxi Region

G. Meng, Y. C. Tian, Y. Yang and J. Shi*

A comparison study of the antioxidative activities was conducted in vitro on the different extracts from the different origins, harvest seasons, solvents and plant parts of Ligularia fischer..

Research Paper p. 443

Physician Payment Incentives and Associated Healthcare Utilization Outcomes in Medicaid Enrolled Asthmatic Children

J. Chang, Isha Patel, R. Balkrishnan and W. S Suh,*

Very few studies have captured the differences in the outcomes of Medicaid patients between fee-for-service and capitation plan. This study measures the impact of fee-for-service vs. capitat..

Research Paper p. 452

Chemical Composition, Antibacterial and Antioxidant Properties of Essential Oil from the Rhizomes of Hedychium forrestii Var. Palaniense Sanoj and M. Sabu

Sinjumol Thomas* and B. Mani

The essential oil constituents of rhizomes of Hedychium forrestii var. palaniense were analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. A total of 26 constituents com..

Research Paper p. 458

Formulation and Evaluation of Gastro-bilayer Floating Tablets of Simvastatin as Immediate Release Layer and Atenolol as Sustained Release Layer

R. P. Swain*, Shilpa Pendela and S. Panda

Combination therapy is highly desired to deliver atenolol and simvastatin for dyslipidemia and hypertension for concomitant drug treatment. On other hand, atenolol has poor absorption in low..