Samraj K

Samraj K
Siddha Clinical Research Unit Tirupati · Clinical Research

Doctor of Medicine(Siddha)

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Samraj K currently works at the Clinical Research, Siddha Clinical Research Unit Tirupati.

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Integrative Medicine (IM) is a rapidly growing field because of increased demand, which requires further evidence-based research to provide more information on the effectiveness and safety. The aim of the study was to assess morbidity and drug utilization among patients using IM attending Siddha Clinical Research Unit (SCRU), Tirupati, India.The in...
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Integrative Medicine (IM) is a rapidly growing field because of increased demand, which requires further evidence-based research to provide more information on the effectiveness and safety. The aim of the study was to assess morbidity and drug utilization among patients using IM attending Siddha Clinical Research Unit (SCRU), Tirupati, India.The in...
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Background: The present study analysed the impact of the integrated medical care of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Siddha herbal preparation KSK on asymptomatic COVID-19 patients based on their body constitution. Objective: The present study aimed to analyse the duration of the hospital stay of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients treated with the integra...
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Despite the threat of coronavirus infection, the Siddha system of medicine, India's traditional medicine, plays an important role in southern India, particularly in Tamilnadu. It contributed considerably not only in the first wave of Covid-19, but also in the second wave. The Government of Tamilnadu developed Siddha COVID-19 treatment centers for a...
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Objective To analyse the duration of hospital stay of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in Integrated Medical care of Hydroxychloroquine and Kaba Sura Kudineer (Herbal decoction). Design A retrospective case series of 19 asymptomatic confirmed SARS-Cov-2 patients from District COVID Care Centre, Tirupati, India, between 23rd May to 7th June 2020. Me...
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Siddha Clinical Research Unit (SCRU) Tirupati, working under the Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS), Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, conducted a National Web conference titled “Integrated Siddha Approach in Clinical Practice and Research on COVID-19 Pandemic (ISACC)” on 23<sup>rd</sup> Dec 2020, as a part of the fourth Pre-Siddha Day...
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Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) are the most common, and potentially most severe, of infections treated by health care practitioners. Lower RTIs along with influenza, are the most common cause of death by infection. The fatality risk is doubled if the person is with other morbid conditions or in extremes of age. These seasonal respiratory infec...
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Background: Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) are infections are rapidly increasing in incidence or geographic range; includes previously unrecognized diseases such as AIDS, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), ebola-haemorrhagic fever, nipah virus encephalitis, dengue fever and recent COVID-19 pandemic. Most pathogens involved in EID events...
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Introduction: COVID-19 is the current most affecting pandemic disease more than 200 countries. The rapid transmission of corona viral disease is a challenging and invention of an effective drug for its management is the need of the hour. Antiviral drugs, anti-pyretic drugs and immunomodulators are commonly used for the management of SARS CoV-2 infe...
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COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease-2019) is an infectious respiratory disease caused by the most recently discovered corona virus, SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus-2). This new viral disease was unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. As of November 16th 2020, it affects about 54.3 million populati...
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In India, according to WHO 2018 statistics, there were 63% of death occurred due to Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), in which Cardiovascular diseases were leading cause of death 27%, followed by Cancer 9%, Chronic respiratory disease 11%, Diabetes 3% and other NCDs 13%. This indicates that NCDs needs to become a priority in controlling and prevent...
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In India, according to WHO 2018 statistics, there were 63% of death occurred due to Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), in which Cardiovascular diseases were leading cause of death 27%, followed by Cancer 9%, Chronic respiratory disease 11%, Diabetes 3% and other NCDs 13%. This indicates that NCDs needs to become a priority in controlling and prevent...
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Siddha day is an auspicious occasion celebrated on the star birthday of Siddha Agathiyar, the father of Siddha Medicine and this year, the third Siddha day falls on 13th Jan 2020. It was proposed by the Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) to conduct pre siddha day events in peripheral Siddha Clinical Research Units, Siddha Medical & Hospi...
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Background: In worldwide, 20-25% of the population have the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). The highest prevalence rate reported in South Asia of MetS in the Punjabi community in India by Adult Treatment Panel III criteria. The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major and escalating public-health and clinical challenge worldwide in the wake of rapid urbaniz...
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Integrative medicine is an approach to integrated health care that focuses mainly on the patient with the range of physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health of the person, which can help people with cancer, persistent pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and many other conditions better manage their symptoms and improve their qualit...
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Hyperlipidemia is one among the Non communicable disease with its incidence on the raise across the globe. High-energy, high-fat, and high-saturated fatty acid diet, which can promote the synthesis of cholesterol, is the most common risk factor of hyperlipidemia, especially hypercholesterolemia. Hypercholesterolemia, a significant cardiovascular ri...
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ABSTRACT Aim: The patients with psoriasis, like those with other major medical disorders, have reduced levels of employment and income as well as a decreased quality of life. The treatments such as methotrexate, cyclosporine have been used for many years, but the safety profile of this treatment is minimal. Hence an idea is created to conduct a cli...
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Siddha system of medicine is well known unique treatment and popular in Southern part of India. Siddhars conquered death, attained perfection and have discovered and endowed the valuable yogic asanas to the human beings. Enormous traditional formulations and yogic asanas are mentioned for various ailments in many Siddha texts. Sarvangasanam is one...
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Background: Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is quoted as Madumegapun (Diabetic Ulcer) in the Siddha literatures. Diabetic foot is one of the most significant and devastating complications of diabetes and is defined as a foot affected by ulceration that is associated with neuropathy. Case Report: Sixty-one years old male from sub-urban area of Chennai, Ta...
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Objectives: This study was aimed at scientifically evaluating the in vitro antipsoriatic activity of Siddha drug Panchamuga Chendhuram (PMC) in human keratinocyte (HacaT) cell lines. Methods: The Siddha drug PMC tested for antipsoriatic activity on HacaT cell lines was morphologically examined by phase contrast microscopy, and the cell viability w...
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A chronic ulcer is that, which does not heal within three months. Diabetic, arterial and venous ulcers are the common cause for non-healing lower extremity ulcers. The prevalence of chronic leg ulcers is 0.6-3% in people over 60 years and 5% in those over 80 years. Here, we report a case series of 6 patients with chronic non-healing ulcers. All the...
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A chronic ulcers are painful and it does not heal within three months. Arterial and venous ulcers are the more common cause for non-healing lower extremity ulcers. 1-2% of geriatric population have leg ulcers and 10-20% of population have arterial ulcers. In this study 15 patients were observed during the routine treatment. Eight of them have venou...
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The purpose of this case series is to describe a Siddha Herbo-mineral drug VP(Velvanga parpam) in treating a small group with Benign Prostatic hyperplasia. Clinically, BPH is distinguished by the progressive development of Lower Urinary Tract Syndrome (LUTS). Globally, benign prostatic hyperplasia affects about 210 million males as on 2010 (6% of t...
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One of the most essential organ in human is renal glands. Urolithiasis is the third most common disorder of the renal system. The present study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of Aavarai Vithaadhi Chooranam (AVC) against ethylene glycol induced urolithiasis in male Wistar albino rats. The Standard drug used was Cystone. Urolithiasis w...
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Urolithiasis is the condition where urinary stones are formed or located anywhere in the urinary system. Urolithiasis is the third most common disorder of urinary tract found in humans and its incidence is quite high all over the world. Urinary calculi are formed by deposits of polycrystalline aggregates composed of varied amount of crystalloid and...
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Microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, virus, protozoa are present everywhere in the soil, water, atmosphere and on the body surfaces are solely responsible for large number of infectious diseases in mankind. Commonly infectious organisms attacks, respiratory tract, Gastro intestinal tract, Urogenital tract, Skin etc. The use of antibiotics agains...
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Phytochemical and physicochemical analysis of the polyherbal siddha preparation 'Magizham pattai chooranam', being used as aphrodisiac drug. The powder of this formulation was subjected to physico-chemical study such as ash value (total ash 8.48%, acid insoluble ash 0.92%, water soluble ash 4.78%) water soluble extractive (11.25%), Alcohol soluble...
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INTRODUCTION: The Siddha System of Medicine (Traditional Tamil System of medicine), which has been most prevalent in the ancient Tamil land, is the foremost of all other medical systems in the world 1 . Siddha medicine has demonstrated path with record of 10000 years and forms part of the Health Service, existing alongside conventional medicine 2 ....
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The purpose of the present research work is to carryout pre-clinical and open clinical study on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Clinically, BPH is distinguished by the progressive development of Lower Urinary Tract Syndrome (LUTS). According to NIH there are more than 7.8 million BPH diagnoses made per year. BPH is the 5th most prevalent non-cancer-r...
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Herbal medicine and their preparations have been widely used for the thousands of years in developing and developed countries. Herbal medicines are the synthesis of therapeutic experiences on generations of practicing physicians in indigenous systems of medicine, for over hundreds of years. They are also in great demand in the developed world al...
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Bronchial Asthma (BA) is characterized by chronic airway inflammation and increased airway hyper-responsiveness leading to cough, wheeze, chest tightness and dyspnoea. The incidence of bronchial asthma is increasing nowadays. The drugs like Bronchodilators, Anti inflammatory agents, Mast cell stabilizers, LT receptor antagonists are used for BA in...
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Infertility is one of the most extremely tragic all over the world. Despite recent advances in the treatment of male infertility, the problem has not been satisfactorily tackled. The male infertility is mainly due to an inadequate number of spermatozoa in the semen, the failure of the spermatozoa to move with sufficient vigour towards their goal. H...
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Arthritis is a common problem among elderly persons. The condition is affecting the joints of both male and female. It is possibly due to either degenerative or inflammatory changes or with the both. Age factor is also responsible for degenerative changes. It is a well-defined condition with its inflammatory phases like redness, heat, pain; swellin...
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Siddha system of medicine is one of the oldest traditional systems of medicine, which has been originated from India and is practiced mostly in the southern part of this country for treating various diseases including even chronic conditions by the herbals and herbo-mineral drugs. Skin diseases are the major problem in worldwide. Skin diseases are...
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a common progressive disease among men, with an incidence that is high among elderly. Velvanga parpam (VP) has been employed as traditional remedy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) which is a herbo mineral formulation. As a mandate, steps were taken to evaluate safety profile of VP in rats and mice followi...
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a proliferation of nonmalignant stromal and epithelial cells in the prostate. BPH is the 5th most prevalent non-cancer-related disorder among men aged 50 years and older. The DAL (Dalton Ascitis Lymphoma) cancer cell line proliferation in animal models to ascertain the efficacy of the interventional drug Velvan...

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