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About subalcbasak

I am an Associate Professor of pharmacy at Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Chidambaram,Tamilnadu. I am a person who is interested in pharmaceutical sciences and its education in India. Originally from West Bengal, I am now living in CHIDAMBARAM, Tamilnadu. I just want to share some of my subject basics; and thoughts associated with travelling and living. I also enjoy clicking camera, eating bengali cuisine, listening Rabindra sangeet, reading, learning, and open source of literature/publications.

Yercaud: A Cosy Small Lake Hill

A quaint little hill station on the Shevoray hills in the Eastern Ghats nestled in flourishing green grass plots and prolific hills, Yercaud may not resonate the popularity of other hill stations despite being surrounded by beautiful coffee plantations amid … Continue reading

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Oral Rehydration Salts: A Wonder Medicine

Since its discovery in 1960’s, Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) solution has been used successfully in millions of cases worldwide for the treatment of dehydration due to diarrhea. From 1978 WHO recommended a single formulation ORS to treat or prevent dehydration … Continue reading

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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: An Indian Perspectives

The general population in India usually will say that Pharmacy is a medical store or a place where you buy your medicines. Most people do not think about Pharmacy as a profession. The word “Pharmacy” is derived from the Greek … Continue reading

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New Drug Research And its Development: An Arduous Path

Throughout history, various methods have contributed to the advancement of public health and quality of life. Of these methods, Drug therapy (pharmacotherapy) has certainly been the major factor in extending our life expectancy. The history of drug research and development … Continue reading

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Transdermal Patch: An innovative approach for controlled drug delivery

Medicines that are administered by oral and parenteral routes still dominate the technology by which drugs are delivered to the patients for treating diseases and ailments. However one form of delivery system where drugs are delivered smoothly through the pores … Continue reading

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The Allure of Famed Hoysala Architechture at Belur and Halebidu

My earliest memory of Belur and Halebidu in Hassan District of Karnataka, a State of India  was in February 1986 when I visited it as a group of newly joined faculties and was completely taken aback in by these architectural splendours which were … Continue reading

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A visit to Tranquebar: A forgotten rich Danish colonial heritage

Located on the Coromandel coast, Tranquebar is a small fishing panchayat town with some 7,000 inhabitants in Nagapattinam district in Indian State of Tamilnadu,  120 KM south  of Puducherry and 50 KM south of Chidambaram. Tanquebar was a Danish colony in … Continue reading

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