Advances in Applied Physiology

Volume 2, Issue 1, October 2017

  • Mn2+ - Negatively Charged Pegylated Dendrimer G2-Tryptophan: Novel Nano Magnetic Resonance Imaging Agent

    Asma Keshavarz, Soodeh Hajbabaei, Jafar Sojoodi, Mostafa Saffari, Mohammad Amin Aghaii Afshar, Fatemeh Monnavari, Esmaeil Mohammadi Pargoo, Rahimeh Rasouli, Hadi Hejazinia, Artin Assadi, Leila Badrzadeh, Shirin Abbasnezhad, Seyed Ataollah Sadat Shandiz, Mohammad Saffari, Masood Bamedi, Mehdi Shafiee Ardestani

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, October 2017
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 24 December 2016
    Accepted: 22 March 2017
    Published: 14 July 2017
  • Medical Students Academic Performance Assessment in Physiology Courses Using Formative and Summative Quizzes at SMBB Medical College Karachi, Pakistan

    Muhammad Noman Rashid, Ali Muhammad Soomro, Aftab Hussain Abro, Syeda Beenish Noman

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, October 2017
    Pages: 10-17
    Received: 17 April 2017
    Accepted: 16 May 2017
    Published: 28 August 2017
    Abstract: Background Formative practice quizzes have become common resources for self-evaluation and focused reviews of course content in the medical curriculum. In the current study two separate studies were conducted to (1) compare the effects of a single or multiple voluntary practice quizzes on subsequent summative examinations and (2) examine when stude... Show More
  • Immunomodulatory Potential of New Classical Herbomineral Formulation in Experimental Animals: Impact of Biofield Energy Healing Treatment

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Alan Joseph Balmer, Dimitrius Anagnos, Janice Patricia Kinney, Joni Marie Holling, Joy Angevin Balmer, Lauree Ann Duprey-Reed, Vaibhav Rajan Parulkar, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, October 2017
    Pages: 18-27
    Received: 30 October 2017
    Accepted: 21 November 2017
    Published: 5 December 2017
    Abstract: A new proprietary herbomineral formulation was formulated, consisting of essential ingredients viz. herbal root extract ashwagandha and minerals (zinc, magnesium, and selenium). The aim of the study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory potential of Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment on the herbomineral formulation in male Sprague Dawley rats. T... Show More