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A novel naphthanol glycoside from Terminalia arjuna with antioxidant
and nitric oxide inhibitory activities.
Ali A, Kaur G, Hayat K, Ali M, Ather M
Pharmazie 2003; 58:932-4.

Abstract: A novel naphthanol glycoside, arjunaphthanoloside (1), was
isolated from the stem bark of Terminalia arjuna and its structure was
established as 2,3,6,7,8,9-hexahydroxynaphthalene-2-O-alpha-L(-)-
rhamnoside by means of spectroscopic and chemical methods. Compound 1
showed potent antioxidant activity and inhibited nitric oxide (NO)
production in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated rat peritoneal
macrophages.
MeSH: Animals; Antioxidants; Cardiotonic Agents; Free Radical
Scavengers; Glycosides; Hydrolysis; Lipopolysaccharides; Lipoproteins,
LDL; Macrophages, Peritoneal; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy;
Naphthalenes; Nitric Oxide; Nitric Oxide Synthase; Nitric Oxide
Synthase Type II; Picrates; Plant Bark; Plant Extracts; Rats;
Spectrophotometry, Infrared; Spectrophotometry, Ultraviolet;
Superoxides; Terminalia
CAS Registry Number (Substance Name): 0 (Antioxidants), 0 (Cardiotonic
Agents), 0 (Free Radical Scavengers), 0 (Glycosides), 0
(Lipopolysaccharides), 0 (Lipoproteins, LDL), 0 (Naphthalenes), 0
(Picrates), 0 (Plant Extracts), 0 (arjunaphthanoloside), 10102-43-9
(Nitric Oxide), 11062-77-4 (Superoxides), 1898-66-4 (2,2-diphenyl-1-
picrylhydrazyl), EC 1.14.13.39 (Nitric Oxide Synthase), EC 1.14.13.39
(Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II), EC 1.14.13.39 (Nos2 protein, rat)
Author Address: Faculty of Pharmacy, Hamdard University, Hamdard
Nagar, New Delhi, India.
MEDLINE record details
Publication Type: In Vitro; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-
U.S. Gov't
ISSN: 0031-7144
Country: Germany
Language: eng
Date of Entry: 20040105
Unique Identifier: 14703977
Journal Subset: IM
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J Indian Med Assoc. 1966 Mar 1;46(5):234-7.
A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino rats.
Prasad DN, Achari G.
PMID: 5906161 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5906161
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A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino rats.
Author(s): Prasad, D.N. and G. Achari
Title: A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino
rats
Publication date: 1966
Published in: Journal of the Indian Medical Association 46, 234
Checked: no
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A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino rats.
Prasad DN, Achari G
J Indian Med Assoc 1966; 46:234-7.
MeSH: Animals; Arthritis; Glycosides; Male; Medicine, Ayurvedic;
Plants, Medicinal; Prednisolone; Rats
CAS Registry Number (Substance Name)
0 (Glycosides), 50-24-8 (Prednisolone)
MEDLINE record details
Publication Type: Comparative Study; In Vitro; Journal Article
ISSN: 0019-5847
Country: INDIA
Language: eng
Date of Entry: 19660522
Unique Identifier: 5906161
Journal Subset: IM

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J Indian Med Assoc. 1966 Mar 1;46(5):234-7.
A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino rats.
Prasad DN, Achari G.
PMID: 5906161 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5906161
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A study of anti-arthritic action of Vanda roxburghii in albino rats.
http://www.ophsource.org/periodicals/ophtha/medline/record/MDLN.5906161

Prasad DN, Achari G
J Indian Med Assoc 1966; 46:234-7.
MeSH: Animals; Arthritis; Glycosides; Male; Medicine, Ayurvedic;
Plants, Medicinal; Prednisolone; Rats
CAS Registry Number (Substance Name)
0 (Glycosides), 50-24-8 (Prednisolone)
MEDLINE record details
Publication Type: Comparative Study; In Vitro; Journal Article
ISSN: 0019-5847
Country: INDIA
Language: eng
Date of Entry: 19660522
Unique Identifier: 5906161
Journal Subset: IM
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Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2005 Nov;27(9):633-8.

Antilithiatic effect of Asparagus racemosus Willd on ethylene glycol-
induced lithiasis in male albino Wistar rats.

Christina AJ, Ashok K, Packialakshmi M, Tobin GC, Preethi J, Murugesh
N.

The ethanolic extract of Asparagus racemosus Willd. was evaluated for
its inhibitory potential on lithiasis (stone formation), induced by
oral administration of 0.75% ethylene glycolated water to adult male
albino Wistar rats for 28 days. The ionic chemistry of urine was
altered by ethylene glycol, which elevated the urinary concentration
of crucial ions viz. calcium, oxalate, and phosphate, thereby
contributing to renal stone formation. The ethanolic extract, however,
significantly (p < 0.05) reduced the elevated level of these ions in
urine. Also, it elevated the urinary concentration of magnesium, which
is considered as one of the inhibitors of crystallization. The high
serum creatinine level observed in ethylene glycol-treated rats was
also reduced, following treatment with the extract. The
histopathological findings also showed signs of improvement after
treatment with the extract. All these observations provided the basis
for the conclusion that this plant extract inhibits stone formation
induced by ethylene glycol treatment.
PMID: 16357948 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Publisher: Prous
Identify: ISSN: 0379-0355
Source: Methods and findings in experimental and clinical pharmacology
Y. 2005, vol. 27, No. 9, pages 633-638 [6 pages] [bibl. 32 ref.]
Language: English
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=17338773
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Methods and Findings
Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 2005, 27(9): 633
ISSN 0379-0355
Copyright 2005 Prous Science
CCC: 0379-0355
DOI: 10.1358/mf.2005.27.9.939338
Antilithiatic effect of Asparagus racemosus willd on ethylene glycol
induced lithiasis in male albino Wistar rats
Christina, A.J.M.
The ethanolic extract of Asparagus racemosus Willd. was evaluated for
its inhibitory potential on lithiasis (stone formation), induced by
oral administration of 0.75% ethylene glycolated water to adult male
albino Wistar rats for 28 days. The ionic chemistry of urine was
altered by ethylene glycol, which elevated the urinary concentration
of crucial ions viz. calcium, oxalate, and phosphate, thereby
contributing to renal stone formation. The ethanolic extract, however,
significantly (p < 0.05) reduced the elevated level of these ions in
urine. Also, it elevated the urinary concentration of magnesium, which
is considered as one of the inhibitors of crystallization. The high
serum creatinine level observed in ethylene glycol-treated rats was
also reduced, following treatment with the extract. The
histopathological findings also showed signs of improvement after
treatment with the extract. All these observations provided the basis
for the conclusion that this plant extract inhibits stone formation
induced by ethylene glycol treatment.
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Title: Antioxidant and hypocholesterolaemic effects of Terminalia
arjuna tree-bark powder: a randomised placebo-controlled trial.

Author: Gupta, R : Singhal, S : Goyle, A : Sharma, V N
Citation: J-Assoc-Physicians-India. 2001 Feb; 49231-5

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the antioxidant and
hypocholesterolaemic effects of Terminalia arjuna tree bark (a popular
cardiotonic substance in Indian pharmacopoeia) and to compare it with
a known antioxidant, vitamin E, we performed a randomized controlled
trial. METHODS: One hundred and five successive patients with coronary
heart disease (CHD) presenting to our centre were recruited and using
a Latin-square design divided into 3 groups of 35 each. The groups
were matched for age, lifestyle and dietary variables, clinical
diagnosis and drug treatment status. None of the patients was on lipid-
lowering drugs. Supplemental vitamins were stopped for one month
before study began and American Heart Association Step II dietary
advice was given to all. At baseline, total cholesterol,
triglycerides, HDL and LDL cholesterol and lipid peroxide estimated as
thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) were determined. Group
I received placebo capsules; Group II vitamin E capsules 400 units/
day; and Group III received finely pulverized T. arjuna tree bark-
powder (500 mg) in capsules daily. Lipids and lipid peroxide levels
were determined at 30 days follow-up. RESULTS: Response rate in
various groups varied from 86% to 91%. No significant changes in
total, HDL, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides levels were seen in
Groups I and II (paired t-test p greater than 0.05). In Group III
there was a significant decrease in total cholesterol (-9.7 +/-
12.7%), and LDL cholesterol (-15.8 +/- 25.6%) (paired t-test p less
than 0.01). Lipid peroxide levels decreased significantly in both the
treatment groups (p less than 0.01). This decrease was more in vitamin
E group (-36.4 +/- 17.7%) as compared to the T. arjuna group (-29.3
+/- 18.9%). CONCLUSIONS: Terminalia arjuna tree bark powder has
significant antioxidant action that is comparable to vitamin E. In
addition, it also has a significant hypocholesterolaemic effect.
Review References: None
Notes: None
Language: English
Publication Type: Clinical-Trial; Journal-Article; Randomized-
Controlled-Trial
Keywords: Anticholesteremic Agents therapeutic use : Antioxidants
therapeutic use : Hyperlipidemia drug therapy : Plants, Medicinal
therapeutic use : Vitamin E therapeutic use.
URL: No URL associated with this record.
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Cardio-protective role of Terminalia arjuna bark extract is possibly
mediated through alterations in thyroid hormones
Author(s): H. S. Parmar 1, | S. Panda 2, | R. Jatwa 3, | A. Kar 4 *

Pharmazie Print ISSN: 0031-7144 | Electronic ISSN: 0031-7144
Volume: 61 | Issue: 9 Cover date: September 2006 Page(s): 793-795
Abstract: Terminalia arjuna bark extract is believed to exhibit cardio-
protective effects. In the present study we investigated the possible
involvement of thyroid hormones in the amelioration of cardiac and
hepatic lipid peroxidation (LPO) by a bark extract of the plant in
albino rats. While l-thyroxine (l-T4) treatment increased the level of
thyroid hormones, heart/body weight ratio as well as cardiac and
hepatic lipid peroxidation, simultaneous administration of 21.42 and
42.84 mg/kg of the plant extract decreased the level of thyroid
hormones and also the cardiac LPO, suggesting the possible mediation
of the drug action through an inhibition in thyroid function. These
effects were comparable to a standard antithyroid drug, propyl
thiouracil (PTU). When the drug was administered to euthyroid animals,
serum concentrations of thyroid hormones were decreased, whereas the
hepatic LPO increased indicating a drug induced toxicity in euthyroid
subjects. Although a suboptimal dose of the drug was found to be
nontoxic to the liver, it appeared to be of no use, as it could
neither affect the thyroid functions nor the cardiac lipid
peroxidation. Since in euthyroid animals, thyroid hormones were
decreased and hepatic LPO was increased, it is suggested that high
amounts of this plant extract should not be consumed, as
hepatotoxicity as well as hypothyroidism may be caused.
http://www.atypon-link.com/GVR/doi/abs/10.5555/phmz.61.9.793
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Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1971 Jul;15(3):93-6.
Effect of Tribulus terrestris fruit extracts on chloride and
creatinine renal clearances in dogs.
Singh RC, Sisodia CS.
PMID: 5137670 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5137670
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The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Volume 49, Issues 2-3, June 1994, Pages 153-160
doi:10.1016/0960-0760(94)90005-1 | How to Cite or Link Using DOI
Copyright © 1994 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Cited By in Scopus (215)

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Interaction of naturally occurring nonsteroidal estrogens with
expressed recombinant human estrogen receptor
Richard J. Miksiceka
Abstract: The interaction between the recombinant human estrogen
receptor and a variety of nonsteroidal estrogens was studied using a
transient transfection assay in mammalian cells. Eight naturally
occurring compounds were confirmed to stimulate the transcriptional
activity of the human estrogen receptor and to compete for the binding
of radiolabeled 17β-estradiol to this protein. In order of biological
potency, these were zearalenone, β-zearalenol, coumestrol, genistein,
daidzein, phloretin, formononetin, and biochanin A. As with steroidal
estrogens, the hormonal activity of these compounds was specific for
the estrogen receptor and sensitive to inhibition by 4-
hydroxytamoxifen and ICI-164,384. Evidence is also presented to
indicate that the stimulatory activity of genistein is unrelated to
the protein tyrosine kinase inhibitory activity of this isoflavone.
These results demonstrate that a significant number of structurally
diverse plant and fungal secondary metabolites exist in nature that
may contribute to the total estrogen exposure of the human population.
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume 4, Issue 2, September 1981, Pages 229-232
doi:10.1016/0378-8741(81)90037-4 | How to Cite or Link Using DOI
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Short communication
Scientific evidence on the role of Ayurvedic herbals on
bioavailability of drugs
C.K. Atala, Usha Zutshia and P.G. Raoa
aRegional Research Laboratory, Jammu-Tawi J&K, India
Received 7 March 1980;
Revised 14 August 1980.
Available online 6 November 2002.
Abstract: Experiments were conducted to evaluate the scientific basis
of the use of the trikatu group of acrids (long pepper, black pepper
and ginger) in the large number of prescriptions in Ayurveda. [3H]
vasicine and [3H] sparteine were taken as test drugs. Piper longum
(long pepper) increased the blood levels of vasicine by nearly 233%.
Under the influence of piperine, the active principle of Piper
species, sparteine blood levels increased more than 100%. The results
suggest that these acrids have the capacity to increase the
bioavailability of certain drugs. It appears that the trikatu group of
drugs increase bioavailability either by promoting rapid absorption
from the gastrointestinal tract, or by protecting the drug from being
metabolised/oxidised in its first passage through the liver after
being absorbed, or by a combination of these two mechanisms.
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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2322 International Journal for Equity in Health- Annotated Bibliography on Equity in Health, 1980-2001

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Equity in health has been conceptualized and defined in several ways,
as its principles derive from the fields of philosophy, ethics,
economics, medicine, public health, and others. Common to most
definitions of health equity is the idea that certain health
differences (most often called inequalities in health) are unfair or
unjust. The subset of health inequalities that are judged unjust or
unfair constitute health inequities. Although the difference between
these two terms is acknowledged in much of the literature reviewed
here, many authors are inconsistent in their use of terminology. Two
main forms of health equity are identified, vertical equity
(preferential treatment for those with greater health needs), and
horizontal equity (equal treatment for equivalent needs). By and
large, the published literature focuses on horizontal equity.

The fundamental concern about fairness raises another question-how is
fairness to be assessed? Whitehead [2] proposes that criteria for
assessing which health inequalities are unfair should include whether
they are due to inherent biological variation, due to informed
individual choices, or are potentially avoidable. Starfield [3] adds
that health inequities must be potentially remediable and affect the
health status of groups in a systematic way. Others, such as Andersson
and Lyttkens 1999 [4], Williams 1997 [5], and Lindholm, et al 1998 [6]
try to quantify the concept of fairness, by measuring societal
preferences for health equity. Each author finds that societies tend
to value health equity, but the magnitude of this value is dependent
on both the population interviewed and the characteristics of the
group suffering health inequalities. That is, there is no way to
assess 'fairness' without imposing some value judgment. For this
reason, the ISEqH defines equity as "the absence of systematic and
potentially remediable differences in one or more aspect of health
across populations of population subgroups defined socially,
economically, demographically, or geographically." [1]

Another contemporary debate on the meaning of health equity concerns
whether health equity should be measured at the individual or the
group level. The World Health Report 2000[7] and its background papers
[8,9] present an individually-based rather than a group-based approach
to measuring health inequalities. Other researchers [10,11] argue that
such an approach can measure health inequalities only. Because
individually-based measures only capture the health status of
individuals without regard to other characteristics, they do not
provide the information necessary to determine whether or not such
inequalities are inequitable [12].

In attempting to measure health equity, relatively few articles in the
published literature focus on equity in health outcomes or health
status. This review deliberately includes several such articles
[13-19].

In terms of methodology, the extent of health status inequalities
appears to be sensitive to the type of health measure used (see
Turrell and Mathers 2001 [13]) and the way in which groups are defined
(see Kunst, et al 1998 [14]; Manor, et al 1997 [15]). For the most
part, the literature does not assess whether or not these inequalities
are unfair or unjust.

The majority of the published literature on equity in health focuses
on access, utilization and financing of health services (see Van
Doorslaer, et al 2000 [20]; Waters 2000 [21]) sometimes confusing this
with equity in health (see Musgrove 1986 [22]). The extent of
inequities in access and use of health services appears to be
sensitive to measurement issues as well, including 1) whether or not
access is adjusted for different health needs and 2) the type of
medical care being studied (e.g. primary versus specialist versus
hospital care).

In order to explain the global preponderance of health inequities,
many authors have attempted to elucidate the pathways by which
inequities in health come to be and are perpetuated. One of the most
prevalent theories concerns the role of socioeconomic status, measured
by education [16], occupation [18], and/or income [13]. Other
explanations involve social discrimination based on gender[16,23,24]
or race/ethnicity [17,25]. Proposed pathways include the environment
in which people live, such as their living conditions and the
distribution of income in their country or state [26-28]. Still other
hypothesized pathways involve the political and policy context,
including the extent of primary care [29], the geographic distribution
and mix of health services [30-33], the fairness of health
financing[34,35], social policies [18,19,36] and political, social,
and economic relationships [37,38]. Several articles point to the
importance of complex pathways potentially acting in concert to
exacerbate or propagate health inequities, and probably differing in
the relative strength of their components within different populations
(See Whitehead, et al 2001 [19]; Kawachi, et al 1999 [23]; Sacker, et
al 2001[18]; Shi and Starfield 2000 [29]).

The literature contains a number of policy and program evaluations
intended to assess the varied responses of communities and nations to
health inequities. Three main types of approaches have been
identified, 1) increasing or improving the provision of health
services to those in greatest need [39,40], 2) restructuring health
financing mechanisms to aid the disadvantaged [41-43], and 3) altering
broader social and economic structures intended to influence more
distal determinants of health inequities. Few articles in the health
literature address the latter approach.

In attempting to assess what works in reducing health inequities,
there is a tension between absolute and relative definitions of the
concept, i.e. whether success is to be measured only by the size of
the reduction in the gap between the better- and worse-off groups, or
to improvements in the worst-off group relative to where they started
before the intervention. For example, how successful is a program that
decreases injuries among the poor by 50 percent, but decreases them
for the rich by 75 percent? The absolute conditions are better for
both groups, but the health inequity gap has actually increased.
Several authors have pointed out this tension and its implications for
policy and program evaluation (see Gilson, et al 2000 [41]; Yip and
Berman 2001 [40]).

Although research on various aspects of health equity has been part of
the published literature for more than three decades, this review
suggests that the field is only recently moving forward with greater
speed. Most of the more recent articles are clearer in concept and
more sophisticated in methods than was the case for earlier studies.
The International Society for Equity in Health is devoted to
encouraging enhancements in the state of knowledge through well
conceived and well conducted research, the findings of which can then
be applied to develop and implement better policies and programs to
improve equity both across and within countries


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AccessFinance Newsletter No. 31 - March 2010

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  A BIMONTHLY NEWSLETTER WHICH DISSEMINATES INFORMATION ON IMPROVING ACCESS TO FINANCE MARCH 2010 | ISSUE No. 31

Know Your Borrower: The Case for Microfinance Credit Reporting
By Shalini Sankaranarayanan, Global Credit Bureau Program, IFC

Has the credit crisis reached the microfinance community? Last summer's Wall Street Journal article, entitled, "A Global Surge in Tiny Loans Spurs Credit Bubble in Slums" presented some of the first evidence on a growing problem in the microfinance space.1 The article discussed the plight of microfinance (MFI) borrowers in Ramanagaram, Karnataka, India, characterized by unscrupulous lending practices fueled by a funding glut and distorted lender staff incentive structures, culminating in unsustainable borrowing levels and rising default rates. However, there are many sides to each story. This particular story certainly elicited a less than favorable response from the Indian microfinance industry, that have elaborated various explanations for what they are calling an atypical situation within the Indian microfinance sector.2 But the stories are not limited to Karnataka, or India for that matter, and the issue is not whether the MFI community is lacking scruples. The past few years has seen a surge in the provision of financial services at the bottom of the pyramid similar to what was happening in the mainstream financial services industry. The microfinance market in particular has experienced commercialization with IPO offerings from some of the larger players, and greater levels of competition fueled by an influx of external funding from private equity houses and donor funded institutions. It would be fair to say that the market has expanded at breakneck speed and is now in need of some checks and balances - also, not unlike the mainstream financial services industry. (more on page 2)

Increasing Access to Finance Through the Modernization of Secured Transactions Systems and Collateral Registries
By Alejandro Alvarez de la Campa, World Bank Group

It is well accepted that access to credit is crucial for economic growth and is the engine for private sector development. While access to credit varies from one jurisdiction to another, constrained access to finance remains among the top three limitations on private sector growth in the developing world. More than half of private firms in emerging markets have no access to credit. The number of firms that use loans to finance investments in the developing world is half the number of those firms operating OECD countries.1 While in the developing world 78 percent of the capital stock of a business enterprise is typically movable assets such as machinery, equipment or receivables and only 22 percent immovable property, financial institutions are reluctant to accept movable property as collateral. Banks heavily prefer land and real estate as collateral.2

This article provides a brief synopsis of the new full toolkit available online at: http://www.fias.net/ifcext/fias.nsf/Content/Pubs_SecuredLending
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PAYMENT SYSTEMS AND REMITTANCES
In March 2010, Remittance Prices Worldwide published new data for the third time since the site was launched in September 2008. (more on page 7)

INCLUSIVE FINANCIAL SYSTEMS
Uganda Bank Launches Warehouse Receipts Financing Facility.  Housing Finance Bank (HFB) has moved to become the first bank to provide finances to warehouses, four years after the Warehouse Receipt System Act was passed.  (more on page 11) .

NONBANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (LEASING, HOUSING FINANCE, INSURANCE)
4th Global Conference on Housing Finance in Emerging Markets. Organized by the World Bank and IFC, this conference is open to external participants. (more on page 16)

CREDIT REPORTING & COLLATERAL REGISTRIES
IFC, Central Banks Promote Credit for SMEs. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, launched a series of programs in cooperation with the central banks of Ethiopia. (more on page 18)

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2321 Drik Gallery MD threatened with death

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Drik Gallery managing director, Shahidul Alam, on Monday filed a general diary with the Dhanmondi police station, following a death threat by an unidentified person.
   Quoting the complainant, assistant sub-inspector Joynal Abedin of the Dhanmondi police station told New Age, 'An unidentified young man stormed into the Drik Gallery on March 27 (Saturday) morning and rudely asked the security guard about Shahidul Alam.'
   'But when the security guard inquired about the identity of the man, the young man refused to give his identity and told the guard that Alam would meet his death in the street.'
   A Drik Gallery source said, 'After the closure of the exhibition "Crossfire", an unknown young man came to the gallery premises in the morning of March 27 and asked the guard to tell Shahidul Alam that he would meet his death in the street.'
   The general diary is numbered 1542/29th March 2010.
   Earlier on the day, Drik Picture Library Ltd filed a writ petition (No 2543/29th March 2010) against the government decision stopping the exhibition titled 'Crossfire'.

Courtesy : Newage  The Daily News Paper, Dhaka 30 March 2010

This is to note that Mahasweta Devi the legendary activist and author of India along with Drik India members went to Dhaka to open the exhibition  "Crossfire" by Shahidul Alam which was scheduled to be opened on 22 March, 2010. The state machinery cordoned Drik gallery and did not allow her to see the exhibition. The exhibition and installation, 'Crossfire', featuring photos evocative of the sites where the paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion killed citizens under suspicious circumstances, was closed eight days ago by the government. RAB , the paramilitary forces have been implicated in numerous extrajudicial killings.

More in the blogs :

New York Times preview of the exhibition by David Gonzalez plus follow-up on the exhibition's shutdown.

http://bxpnyc.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/in-person-death-threat-in-dhaka/

 

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2320 Chandigarh's Condom Bar shuts shop

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IANS, Tuesday March 30, 2010, Chandigarh

What was probably India's only Condom Bar has shut shop after it fell
victim to official prudishness. The concept had generated
international curiosity.

The bar, located in the Kalagram complex on the busy Chandigarh-
Panchkula highway, was inaugurated by a woman AIDS patient in May
2007. It was launched with a lot of hype by the Chandigarh Industrial
and Tourism Development Corporation (CITCO), a semi-government
corporation.

In less than three years after it made national and international
headlines for the unique concept, the condom theme has been dumped by
CITCO officials, though the bar drinking area continues at the
Kalagram complex.

Instead of condoms, the theme will now be a village.

"We are changing the concept of the bar to a village theme. The
earlier bar continues to be there but the condom concept is being
replaced. The requirement arose after a crafts fair was organised at
Kalagram recently," CITCO managing director D.K. Tiwari told IANS.

Sources in CITCO, however, revealed that the management and the
Chandigarh administration officials were "too embarassed" with the
condom theme and hence got it removed.

The bar was the brainchild of senior Punjab-cadre IAS officer Jasbir
Singh Bir, who was then managing director of CITCO. When it was
launched, it was decorated with real condoms in different colours and
varieties dotting the wall amid the liquor bottles. Now, the condoms
at the bar have been removed along with all souvenirs that were
initially put up to go with the condom theme.

An upset Bir told IANS: "I feel sad that the unique condom concept has
been taken off. This is a regressive step. When the condom bar opened,
we had enquiries from all over the world as other countries and local
authorities wanted to replicate the concept in their cities. The
concept was appreciated by the union health ministry, UN organizations
and international media."

Besides having souvenirs like cups, T-shirts and caps highlighting the
use of condoms and safe sex, the bar even had a counter that offered
free condoms. Even female condoms were freely offered at the bar.

When it was being opened, several senior officers of the Chandigarh
administration, had reportedly tried to scuttle the condom bar
concept. None of the top officials came for the inaugugation.

Pooja Thakur, a woman in her late 20s with AIDS, had her moment of
being a celebrity when she inaugurated the country's first condom bar
in May 2007.

Thakur, who has two sons, one of whom is HIV positive, had discovered
she has AIDS when her husband died in 2005 due to the disease.

"We at CITCO thought this was one social cause that we could be
attached with. There were some apprehensions earlier, but the whole
concept came out beautifully," Bir said.

The Condom Bar hit a high within four months of its launch. Liquor
sales combined with distribution of free condoms were on the rise -
making it a successful venture despite initial apprehensions. People
coming to the bar started picking the free condoms, and even the paid
condoms. Though not in big numbers, female condoms were also being
taken away from the bar by women.

While 465 condoms, including six female condoms, were picked up by
people visiting the place in the first month (May 2007), the figure
rose to 873 in June, nearly doubled to 1,394 in July and hit a high of
about 2,200 in August that year.

A condom vending machine was also installed in the washroom of the
condom bar for paid pickings. Sales at the bar increased too after the
condom bar opened.

However, CITCO did not pay much attention to the condom bar after Bir
was transferred from his post of managing director in 2008. The
vending machine would rarely have condoms nor were free condoms
available.

CITCO is a semi-government corporation to promote tourism in the union
territory of Chandigarh. It runs three of the biggest hotels in the
city - Mountview (5-star), Shivalikview and Parkview - besides some of
the other prime eateries at the Sukhna Lake, Leisure Valley and
Kalagram complex.

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2319 Myriad Genetics shares fall after court denies patents

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(Reuters) - Shares of Myriad Genetics (MYGN.O) fell as much as 7
percent, a day after a federal court invalidated the diagnostic
products maker's patents on two human genes associated with breast and
ovarian cancers.

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"Myriad will appeal the decision to the court of appeals for the
Federal Circuit and will continue to vigorously defend this
litigation," the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

The company believes that the final outcome of the litigation will not
have a material impact on its operations due to the protection over
its remaining patents.

"We do not believe the court case represents a real risk to Myriad's
market position," William Blair & Co analyst Amanda Murphy said in a
note to clients.

The lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the
Association for Molecular Pathology and individual women sought ruling
over 15 claims under Myriad's seven patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2
genes, the company said.

However, there are 164 claims remaining under these seven patents
which were not challenged, Myriad said.

"Even if the 15 claims do end up ultimately invalidated, Myriad's
management has maintained the company will still have blocking
protection with its remaining 160 patent claims," Murphy said.

Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk said it's "not the end of the
world" for the company.

The ACLU and other groups sued in May to invalidate a patent on two
genes held by Myriad on grounds those patents stifled the free flow of
information and hampered research.

Mutations on those genes are responsible for most cases of hereditary
breast and ovarian cancers.

Oppenheimer & Co analyst Amit Hazan said, "It would be missing the
point to say last night's ruling will not have any near-term impact on
Myriad operations, for the decision against its patents adds
significant risk to its long-term value."

The company holds 16 other patents covering BRACAnalysis -- a test to
assess the risk of breast and ovarian cancer -- that were not the
subject of the ACLU suit, but some of them could be affected by the
description of isolated gene patents in this case, Hazan said.

Shares of the company were down 6 percent at $23.53 in morning trade
on Nasdaq. They earlier touched a low of $23.07.

(Reporting by Anand Basu in Bangalore; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2317 The HIV epidemic in Pakistan

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Adnan Ahmad Khan ( Research and Development Solutions, Islamabad,
Pakistan) Ayesha Khan ( Ministry of Health, Pakistan )
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Issue Vol:64, No:4 April, 2010

Abstract

Pakistan's HIV epidemic is fully established and expanding among
injection drug users (IDUs) of whom 20% are infected with HIV. Nascent
epidemics are seen in some cities among Male sex workers and
transgenders who form sexual contacts of IDUs. With involvement of sex
workers, Pakistan appears to be following the "Asian Epidemic Model".

On the other hand, nearly all patients in HIV clinics are expatriated
migrant workers and their immediate relations. Almost all principle
population sub-groups have at least some cases of HIV in most cities.
While universally known risk of HIV transmission are present among sex
workers, IDUs, a sub-group of men from the general population and
other groups, epidemics among male sex workers have preceded those
among female sex workers suggesting local nuances in sex behaviors.

Universal male circumcision and limited contact between sex workers
and IDUs may have slowed the initial progress of the epidemic thus far
although that will change as the numbers of HIV-infected IDUs and
their sexual contacts grows. The government runs HIV prevention
programs for IDUs and sex workers in many cities, but must enhance the
levels of coverage and quality of services provided. The slow early
progression has provided a window of opportunity; it must not be
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[socialactionfoundationforequity:2318 Weekly Report - United States and Pakistan commit to a long-term strategic partnership

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1338 words - "This is a meeting between equals," said U.S. military
officials. In recent years, misperceptions and mistrust have grown
between the United States and Pakistan. On March 24, 2010, the two
countries held their first Strategic Dialogue at the Ministerial level
Washington, D.C., that is to say at the highest level of civilian
democratic leadership. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
and Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi co-
chaired the talks.
Topics for discussion included economic development, water and energy,
education, communications and public diplomacy, agriculture, and
security. Also were participating Defense Minister Ahmed Mukhtar, the
adviser to the prime minister on social issues, Wazir Ali; the adviser
to the prime minister on agriculture and water, Majid Ullah; the chief
of staff of the army, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, and many others. Among the
American delegation, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Deputy
Secretary of State Jack Lew, Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin,
National Security Council Senior Director David Lipton, the
administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development Rajiv
Shah, and others participated.
U.S. President Obama has repeatedly stressed the breadth and depth of
the U.S.-Pakistan relationship. Extremist groups still threaten both
Pakistan's security and stability in the larger region and American
national security as well. "We've been working this past year to
qualitatively change the nature of our relationship between the United
States and Pakistan," Clinton told in an interview with Dunya TV.
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The Strategic Dialogue "represents a shared commitment on the part of
both nations to strengthening the bilateral relationship and building
an even broader partnership based on mutual respect and mutual trust,"
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, President Obama's special representative
for Afghanistan and Pakistan, said. It represents the main opportunity
to take the bilateral relationship to a deeper level within the
framework of ongoing consultation and dialogue. It's an indication of
the importance and the expanding relationship between the United
States and Pakistan, spokesman said.
"They want to treat bilateral relations beyond the sole security lens,
there are many other areas in which they can develop relations," a
Pakistani source told ISRIA although they mostly discussed Pakistan's
national security priorities, ongoing counterinsurgency operations,
and long-term military modernization and recapitalization effort. As a
result, their emphasis primarily is bringing the level of civilian
cooperation up to the existing level of military cooperation.
Besides, if Clinton and Qureshi chaired the meeting, it's because
Strategic Dialogue is not primarily a security discussion. The
landmark Kerry-Lugar-Berman legislation supports Pakistan's economic
and social development goals with $7.5 billion in assistance over five
years. U.S. welcomed efforts to dismantle the A.Q. Khan network and
reiterated that any further investigations that Pakistan decides to do
is Pakistan's business.
Pakistan seems willing to do more as it says it's been better
considered by the U.S. since Obama became President. "The people of
Pakistan expected a democracy to treat a democracy differently, and
(the United States)'ve done so," Qureshi said. Stressing how important
it is for stabilizing Pakistan's economy, he also urged quick passage
of Reconstruction Opportunity Zone (ROZ) bill for which U.S. pledges
support.
Last October during a visit in Pakistan, Clinton announced a $125
million aid for Pakistan's energy sector projects. On March 25, 2010,
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Jacob J. Lew and Pakistan's Finance
Secretary Salman Siddique signed a letter of intent regarding
cooperation in construction of priority roads in Pakistan to aid in
Malakand Reconstruction. The project will consist of $40 million in
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Thymoquinone suppressses in vitro production of IL-5 and IL-13 by mast cells in response to lipopolysaccharide stimulation

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Title: The interactions of polarographic measurements of oxygen
tension and histological grade in human glioma.


Author(s): Lally BE, Rockwell S, Fischer DB, Collingridge DR,
Piepmeier JM, Knisely JP.

Name of journal: Cancer J.

Year, Volume, Issue, Page: 2006 Nov-Dec;12(6):461-6.

Pubmed Index No. (PMID): 17207315

Thanx..


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Re: Medarticles Request for references - Urgent

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On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Parijat Kanetkar <parijatkanetkar@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Friends,

Can anyone please help me in getting these references.


1. Journal of Fermentation and Bioengineering
    Volume 70, Issue 1, 1990, Pages 11-14
    doi:10.1016/0922-338X(90)90022-O
    Cell death of Bacillus subtilis caused by surfactants at low concentrations results from induced cell autolysis
    Heon-Young Cho§, a, Tetsuaki Tsuchido, a, Hisayo Onoa and Mitsuo Takanoa

2. Mechanisms of killing spores of Bacillus subtilis by acid, alkali and ethanol (p 362-375)
    B. Setlow, C.A. Loshon, P.C. Genest, A.E. Cowan, C. Setlow, P. Setlow
   Journal of Applied Microbiology Volume 92 Issue 2 , Pages 189 - 375 (February 2002)
   DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2672.2002.01540.x

3. Mechanisms of Bacillus subtilis spore killing by and resistance to an acidic Fe3+–EDTA–iodide–ethanol formulation (p 746-753)
    M.P. Shapiro, P. Setlow
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2006.02838.x
   JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 2006, VOL 100; NUMBER 4, pages 746-753


sincere thanks

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Re: Medarticles Articles Needed Urgently !!

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4th not online
5th one this is URL and yours is S.No. 11
http://c.wanfangdata.com.cn/periodical/hxkqyxzz/2002-5.aspx
at the moment I dont have access

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On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 7:46 AM, Jack <jwalin.parekh@gmail.com> wrote:
1.) Title : Understanding Romanowsky staining. I: The Romanowsky-

Giemsa effect in blood smears

Authors : R W Horobin, K J Walter

Journal : Histochemistry. 01/02/1987; 86(3):331-6.

ISSN: 0301-5564

Link to article :
http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=http://www.google.com/url%3Fsa%3DD%26q%3Dhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/20719192_Understanding_Romanowsky_staining._I_The_Romanowsky-Giemsa_effect_in_blood_smears%26usg%3DAFQjCNFUdOxlt8WSoIdGGDtAPYBg9Fvx_Q&usg=AFQjCNGfC3I6yJm4D3lclpOVwQ4ngpdarg



2.) Title : The wright-giemsa stain. Secrets revealed

Authors: Kristine Krafts Woronzoff-Dashkoff

Journal : Clinics in laboratory medicine. 01/04/2002; 22(1):15-23.

ISSN: 0272-2712

Link to article :
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/11431311_The_wright-giemsa_stain._Secrets_revealed%26usg%3DAFQjCNHSEbcIIlnjCGckxvYzcLdOXgpsHg&usg=AFQjCNGt3mJL8y7YAbIDxvOTVpKHQA7IWA



3.) Title : Blood film preparation and staining procedures

Authors : Berend Houwen MD, PhD

Journal : Clinics in Laboratory Medicine Volume 22, Issue 1, March
2002, Pages 1-14

DOI : 10.1016/S0272-2712(03)00064-7

Link to the article :
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science%253F_ob%253DArticleURL%2526_udi%253DB75HR-4DJB0TW-3%2526_user%253D10%2526_coverDate%253D03/31/2002%2526_rdoc%253D1%2526_fmt%253Dhigh%2526_orig%253Dsearch%2526_sort%253Dd%2526_docanchor%253D%2526view%253Dc%2526_searchStrId%253D1206144741%2526_rerunOrigin%253Dgoogle%2526_acct%253DC000050221%2526_version%253D1%2526_urlVersion%253D0%2526_userid%253D10%2526md5%253D8f6d84ee5de0ada6cac34345f6211c5f%26usg%3DAFQjCNEkiy0MBIeOYTmA9fzD-ibvvtfTew&usg=AFQjCNG6YFa7tdpmyDGFt799ZbeZRwDYUg



4.) Title : Evaluation of mast cells in oral lichen planus and oral
lichenoid reaction.

Authors: Jose M, Raghu AR, Rao NN.

Journal : Indian J Dent Res. 2001 Jul-Sep;12(3):175-9.

PMID: 11808069

Link to article : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11808069



5.) Title : A study on morphology and distribution of mast cells in
oral lichen planus.

Authors: Zhang Y, Wang Z, Yan L, Zhang C.

Journal : Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2002 Oct;20(5):346-8, 352.

PMID: 12607364

Link to article : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12607364



Thank you ! Looking forward for your favor !


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gmail.com

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