Archive for December, 2010

TYPES OF INFECTION: GERMAN MEASLES OR RUBELLA

Friday, December 31st, 2010

A virus like that of measles but distinct from it, as recognized by the different nature of the condition produced, causes German measles. This condition has assumed increasing importance recently, since it has been recognized that German measles infecting a prospective mother during the first three months of pregnancy can seriously damage the unborn child. [...]

THE LAW OF STRENGTH OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

If I tap my patellar tendon just below the kneecap when my leg is flexed at the knee, the leg will extend. This is the knee-jerk reflex. If I tap it harder, the reflex is more brisk and the response is stronger. Within limits, there is a simple law operating in the nervous system with [...]

ASTHMA IN CHILDREN: THE INHALED ALLERGENS – INDOOR ALLERGENS – WHAT IS HOUSE DUST?

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

House dust has been recognized as an important asthma trigger. Indoor dust, as sometimes the house dust is referred to, is not quite the same as outdoor dust, which is a simple nonallergic irritant. House dust is the dust produced indoors by the breakdown of animal and plant material present in the house. Such material [...]

ANTIBIOTIC FROM ACTINOMYCETES: OBSERVATION AND RESULTS

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

(1)     Antagonistic Activity A perusal of the data indicate that the Streptomyces Ac43 has pronounced antagonistic properties against all the test organisms. The strain was found active against all the test otomycosis pathogens. It showed strong antifungal activity against A. niger and produced a clear inhibition zone measuring 11.0 mm. It was also [...]

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