This volume provides a selection of chapters on new developments in various areas of clinical medicine, including dental, surgery, and general practice. These scientific chapters analyze the diagnostic processes and inform of new and novel diagnostic techniques. This book is divided into two sections; the first section contains review papers and includes an overview of experimental and clinical medicine, explaining its history to modern times. The second section presents a selection of original research papers from respected authors on a variety of topics.

part Part I|155 pages

Review Papers

chapter Chapter 1|28 pages

Developments of Health Care: A Brief History of Medicine

ByP. Mereena Luke, K. R. Dhanya, Tomy Muringayil Joseph, Józef T. Haponiuk, Didier Rouxel, S. Thomas

chapter Chapter 2|22 pages

Immunomodulatory Effect of Plant-Based Extracts on Neurodegeneration

ByKoel Sinha, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay

chapter Chapter 4|23 pages

Versatile Nature of Poly(Vinylpyrrolidone) in Clinical Medicine

ByK. R. Dhanya, P. Mereena Luke, Sabu Thomas, Didier Rouxel, Nandakumar Kalarikkal

chapter Chapter 5|16 pages

Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90) Inhibitory Potentials of Some Chalcone Compounds as Novel Anti-Proliferative Candidates

ByDebarshi Kar Mahapatra, Sayan Dutta Gupta, Sanjay Kumar Bharti, Tomy Muringayil Joseph, Józef T. Haponiuk, Sabu Thomas

chapter Chapter 6|11 pages

Perspectives of Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) in a Pharmacotherapeutic Context

ByTomy Muringayil Joseph, Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, P. Mereena Luke, Józef T. Haponiuk, Sabu Thomas

chapter Chapter 7|21 pages

Role of Tandem Mass Spectrometry in Diagnosis and Management of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

ByKannan Vaidyanathan, Sandhya Gopalakrishnan

part Part II|119 pages

Research Papers

chapter Chapter 8|7 pages

Elevated Cytosolic Phospholipase A2α as a Target for Treatment and Prevention the Progression of Neurodegenerative Diseases

ByRachel Levy, Yulia Solomonov, Kesenia Kasianov, Yafa Malada-Edelstein, Nurit Hadad

chapter Chapter 9|14 pages

Application of Biospeckle Laser Method for Drug Testing on Parasites

ByMohammad Zaheer Ansari, Humberto Cabrera, Hilda C. Grassi, Ana Velásquez, Efrén D. J. Andrades, A. Mujeeb

chapter Chapter 10|14 pages

Hirak Bhasma: A Potential Ayurvedic Antibacterial Drug Assessed by In Vitro Pre-Clinical Studies

BySutapa Som Chaudhury, Bhuban Ruidas, Prasanta Kumar Sarkar, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay

chapter Chapter 12|10 pages

Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Sputum DNA Using Multiplex PCR

ByR. Gopinath, Suthandira Munisamy, M. Jeyadevasena, J. M. Jeffrey, Elanchezhiyan Manickan

chapter Chapter 13|17 pages

Anti-HSV and Cytotoxicity Properties of Three Different Nanoparticles Derived from Indian Medicinal Plants

ByK. Vasanthi, G. Reena, G. Sathyanarayanan, Elanchezhiyan Manickan

chapter Chapter 14|14 pages

A Positive Correlation Between IgG2 Antibody Preponderance and Clearance of HSV During Active HSV Infections

ByK. Vasanthi, G. Sathya Narayanan, Pugalendhi, Elanchezhiyan Manickan