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  • Gamage, H.P. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Communicable diseases are a main health problem in the present world. Diseases of heart and liver are most common among them. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the effect of therapeutic purgation on liver ...
  • Muthukuda, M.A.C.L (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    In vitro antibacterial activity of fresh extracts of stem bark, leaves and combined sample of Acronychia pedunculata found in Sri Lanka were investigated against Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 25923) and found the Minimum ...
  • Jayasooriya, L.B.D.M.; Jayakody, J.A.D.P.P. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    The disease Śvitra is described as vitiligo in modern concept. Vitiligo is characterized by depigmentation of the skin, where circumscribed depigmented macules and patches can be seen. Vitiligo is a progressive disorder ...
  • Dharshika, A.K.D.; Wickramarachchi, W.J. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Hair loss becomes one of the common problems in society. Falling hair is one of the diseases of head region, known as “Kalithya” in Ayurveda. There are varieties of reasons for hair loss, including autoimmune diseases, ...
  • Madushani, P.A.K.; Wickramarachchi, W.J. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Acne vulgaris is a chronic disease which destroys the beauty and cause disfigurement of the face especially in the adolescence. Acne vulgaris is known as Mukhadushika or Yuvana Pidaka in Ayurveda. Acne vulgaris, secondary ...
  • Dissanayake, A.M.S.H.; Jayakody, J.A.D.P.P. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Tinea versicolor is a frequent benign superficial fungal infection of the skin. It belongs to Malassezia related disease. Clinical features of Tinea versicolor include either hyperpigmented or hypopigmented finely scaly ...
  • Weragoda, W.A.D.L; Wickramarachchi, W.J. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    There is an ongoing change in the sexual behaviour patterns of adolescents all over the world. Therefore, early implementation of factors related to AIDS and STD education among adolescents is important. The study aimed ...
  • Thiwanthika, U.A.C.; Vitharana, P. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Ayurveda and indigenous herbal preparations are used in the treatment of various types of infectious wounds. They are composed of many herbs which naturally contain anti-microbial compounds. They can be effectively used ...
  • Weerasooriya, W.A.A.P.S (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Varicose vein ulcers are wounds that are thought to occur due to improper function of venous valves. Venous ulcers develop mostly along the medial distal leg and can be very painful. There can be edema, fibrous exudates, ...
  • Uyanege, P.P. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Visual disorders have been represented the most complex problem in the field of ophthalmology and has been of great interest since the dawn of human life on this earth. While immature cataract is a physiological anomaly ...
  • Vithana, V.K.V.N.; Kasthurirathna, K.T.S.C. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Headaches are classified as primary and secondary. Migraine is the most common of primary headache disorders. Migraine disorders are further classified into migraine without aura, migraine with aura, familial or sporadic ...
  • Prabash, K.G.D.; Wickramarachchi, W.J. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Amavata is a disease caused by vitiation of Vata by Ama, which is the product of incomplete digestion and metabolism. Agni in Ayurveda includes the digestive processes of gastrointestinal tract as well as the metabolic ...
  • de Zoysa, H.K.S.; Amarasinghe, U.S.; Edirisinghe, E.M.R.K.B.; Sundarabarathy, T.V. (NeBIO, An International Journal of Environment and Biodiversity, Vol.10(3), pp.152-163, 2019)
    Ehirava fluviatilis is a marine origin clupeid found in Southern India and Sri Lanka, also found in two freshwater lakes, namely Parakarama Samudraya and Rajanaganaya reservoir, and that places are identified as secondarily ...
  • Gunasekara, P.; Handunnetti, S.M.; Premawansa, S.; Kaluarachchi, P.; Karunatilake, C.; Ratnayake, I.P.; Dias, R. K. S.; Premakumara, G. A. S.; Dasanayake, W. M. D. K.; Seneviratne, S.L.; de Silva, R. (Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 2019)
    Background: Allergy to Vespa affinis venom is common in the Asia Pacific region. Venom preparations for diagnosis are not commercially available for this species. Methods: The prominent allergens in V. affinis venom were ...
  • Dias, R.K.S.; Udeshika, K.G.I. (Caucasian Entomological Bulletin, Vol. 15. No.2., 2019)
    Crematogaster rogenhoferi Mayr, 1879 in a home garden in Sri Lanka was reported to cause health hazards and an investigation was conducted from February to November in 2016 to list the tree species bearing its nests and ...
  • Dissanayake, S.A.R.R.P. (Second Language Learning Issues-A Collection of Articles, 2018, ISBN:978-955-71396-0-9, 2018)
    There is now widespread acceptance of the importance of formulaic expressions in language learning. This experimental component was based on the assumption that second language learning is facilitated by acquisition ...
  • Pieris, D.; Wijegunasekera, M.C.; Dias, N.G.J. (Proceedings of the Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2019, Vol.-1, 2019)
    The Entity Relationship (ER) model is widely used for creating ER schemas for modelling application domains in the field of Information Systems development. However, when an ER schema is transformed to a Relational Database ...
  • Balasooriya, B.P.L.R. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Sheetada is one of the dantha moolagatha roga mentioned in Susruthasamhitha under the headings of Mukha roga. It occurs due to vitiation of Kapha Raktha. In modern medicine Sheetada can be correlated with marginal gingivitis ...
  • Abeysingha, W.A.M.U.S.; Nilmini, R.R.P.S.; Rajapakse, C.S.K.; Weerasooriya, W.M.B. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Rasna sapthaka kwatha is a widely used Ayurvedic decoction. Medicinal plants that are the ingredients of this decoction are collected from different habitats of the country. The decoction can be contaminated with metals ...
  • Nilmini, R.R.P.S.; Dissanayake, K.G.C. (Young Ayurveda Researchers' and Innovators' Symposium (YARIS – 2019), Institutional Research Committee, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, University of Kelaniya, Yakkala, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Pityriasis versicolor is a common skin condition that produces well demarcated round or oval macules on the trunk, neck, and upper arms where the density of sebaceous glands is high. These lesions often appear as hyper-pigmented ...

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