Lecture on Arthritis held
ALIGARH: Chemistry Department, Aligarh Muslim University organized a lecture by Prof. Tariq Haqqi, Northeast Ohio Medical University, USA on â€œDietary Antioxidant: Useful or Useless in Osteoarthririsâ€.
In his lecture, Professor Haqqi highlighted the role of reactive oxygen species in the treatment of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. He also threw light on the use of pomegranate and butea monosperma (Gulmohar) plant in the treatment of arthritis and various other bone diseases.
Pro-Vice Chancellor, Brig. S. Ahmad Ali presided over the programme. He also presented a memento to Professor Tariq Haqqi.
Earlier, Prof. Shakir, Chairman, Department of Chemistry introduced Prof. Haqqi and said that he has been working in the field of inflammatory and degenerative joint diseases for the last 25 years. The programme was attended by faculty members from different departments of study.