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Hepatitis C Virus Reinfection after Sustained Virological Response in Those Who Continue to Inject Drugs at the Time of Treatment
Data regarding reinfection post sustained virological response (SVR) is starting to emerge but study numbers are limited. People who inject drugs (PWID) are responsible for the largest number of hepat...
Diesel Spray Behaviour and Air Entrainment
Formulation of diesel spray tip penetration is one of the basic research works of diesel spray. Since physical relationships among various injection parameters of diesel spray are included in the equa...
Reduced graphene oxide as an excellent temperature sensor
In this study we demonstrated an efficient way to fabricate a reduced graphene oxide (rGO) temperature sensor and studied its sensing properties. The sensor device was fabricated by drop casting of th...
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: Case Report
Alice In Wonderland Syndrome (AIWS) is a syndrome characterized by visual distortions, like seeing objects or body images as being larger than normal (macropsia), smaller than normal....
Spontaneous Rupture of Dilated Thoracic Duct in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
A 55 year old female patient was diagnosed 15 years ago within lymphangioleiomyomatosis By a laparoscopic ovarian biopsy. Since then the patient was treated hormonally. ...
Mortality in HIV-1 Patients under First Line Antiretroviral Therapy at the Out Patients Treatment Center (CTA) Fann Hospital, Dakar, Senegal
Infection with HIV and AIDS is a major public health problem on a global scale, with more than 39 million deaths to date. The number of annual AIDS-related deaths declined steadily worldwide according...
Adult Alveolar Paranasal Rhabdomyosarcoma; A Rare Aggressive Disease with Pulmonary, Brain and Skeletal Metastasis: Review of an Institutional Experience
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is predominantly seen in children, most commonly occurring in the head and neck region while extremity tumors are more common in adults. An adult onset RMS of nasal cavity and p...
Chronic Hepatitis C in Children in the Russian Federation: A Multicenter Study
We present the results of a multicenter epidemiological study of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) in the children population of Russia, which reflect the data of a study of 306 children with CHC from three r...
Comparison of In Vivo and In Vitro Tests of Resistance in Plasmodium Falciparum Positive Patients Treated With Artemisinin Based Combination Therapy in Northwestern Nigeria
Comparative studies on in vitro and in vivo drug response of Plasmodium falciparum isolates were carried out among malaria positive resident of Kano and Katsina states of Nigeria, to determine the eff...
A Rare Case Report of Venous Thromboembolism in a Child
Thromboembolism, or the development of a clot within blood vessels, can occur in arteries or veins. Venous thromboembolism (VTE), a leading cause of adult morbidity and mortality, has a lower incidenc...
Effects of Newborn Health regarding Maternal Awareness with Antenatal Care in Bangladesh
New born care is an effective way to meet the baby’s needs which mothers’ have been achieved from antenatal care services. This service is extremely important during pregnancy to reduce neonatal a...
Thrombocytopenia as Additional Marker of Severity in African Children with Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria
Thrombocytopenia (platelets counts < 100,000/mm3) is predictive of death in African children with falciparum malaria exposed to low seasonal transmission. However, the impact of this indicator on mala...
Evaluation of Genxpert Real Time PCR POC in the Diagnosis of Multidrug Resistant TB Among Patients Attending NTBLTC Saye-Zaria Nigeria
Xpert MTB/RIF is a novel automated molecular diagnostic platform recently endorsed by the World Health Organization. However, performance-related data from high HIV prevalence settings are limited....
Antimalarial Phytochemicals: Delineation of the Triterpene Asiatic Acid Malarial Anti-Disease and Pathophysiological Remedial Activities - Part II
Malaria is a composite condition of the Plasmodium parasite infection and accompanying pathologies. Parasite induced red blood cell perturbations and immunological response to infection drive various ...
Antimalarial Phytochemicals: Delineation of the Triterpene Asiatic Acid Malarial Anti-Disease and Pathophysiological Remedial Activities - Part I
Malaria is a composite condition of the Plasmodium parasite infection and accompanying pathologies. Parasite induced red blood cell perturbations and immunological response to infection drive various ...
Gastric Perforation: Postmortem Diagnosis
Gastric perforation, in neonates, is a rare complication, but with high morbidity. Generally, the diagnosis is made, in vivo, in premature, low-weight children, with or without several risk factors, s...
Identification of a New Site of Metabolism for Phenprocoumon by modeling its CYP2C9 hydroxylation Pattern
Molecular modeling conducted to study the observed sites of metabolism for cytochrome P450 enzyme CYP2C9 and find a hitherto unknown hydroxylation site for phenprocoumon. Four hydroxylation patterns o...
Use of Zygomatic Implants for Atrophic Maxilla Rehabilitation - A Clinical Case Report of Unilateral Zygomatic Implant
Traditionally the atrophic maxilla has been treated with autologous bone grafts, alloplastic grafts, and techniques such as sinus lift. Now a day the use of zygomatic implant allows us to make a prost...
Alpha Sarcoglycanopathy in a Turkish Family
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2D (LGMD-2D) is an autosomal recessive muscular disease caused by genetic defects in sarcolemmal alpha-sarcoglycan (α-SGC) glycoprotein. A 5-year-old girl applied ...
Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Using Phyto-Constituents of Ficus Auriculata Lour. Leaf Extract: Mechanistic Approach
Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles from silver nitrate using Ficus auriculata leaf decoction as a reducing agent has been elucidated with possible mechanism of reaction. Preliminary phytochemical...
Severe Residual Tricuspid Regurgitation with a Flail Leaflet Following Endovascular Pacing Wire Removal
A 71-year-old man with a dual chamber pacemaker presented for a pacemaker lead extraction under general anesthesia. Two months prior to this admission, he had pyrexia and chills and was admitted to ou...
Side Effects of Phenytoin in the Oral Cavity: A Review
The purpose of this article is to share with professionals in dentistry and related personnel in the health area, the oral findings in epileptic patients under treatment of phenytoin. Epilepsy contrib...
Ethical Dilemmas and Research
The practice of medicine, especially research, continuously confronts the doctor with ethical dilemmas, where many conflicting alternatives force physicians to make value judgments choosing a path tha...
Patient Engagement - Comprehensive Care is a Way
Patient engagement is a dynamic process that requires different sources by the physician and patient, as well as preparation, infrastructure, leadership and time for the result to be successful that i...
Caesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: A Rare Case Report with Emphasis on Imaging Findings
Caesarean Scar Ectopic Pregnancy: A Rare Case Report with Emphasis on Imaging Findings...
Caries Incidence in Children of Primorsko Goranska County, Croatia
The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of caries in a 6-year follow-up study, to determine the Treatment Needs Index for dental caries, and the restorative Care Index....
Evaluation of the Stability, pH, Density and Sedimentation of Green Tea and Green Tea Plus Ginger Mouthwash: A Phytochemical Study
Dental plaque is the chief pathologic agent for the commencement of gingivitis. Diseased gingiva if left untreated may result in a compromised periodontium. The progression of gingival diseases can be...
A Modified Functionally Generated Path Technique (FGP) for Making Posterior Unit Metal-Ceramic Crown
Conventional techniques for construction accurate fixed prostheses have been unsuccessful in producing a prosthesis that can be inserted without intraoral occlusal adjustment. Successful oral rehabili...
Antimicrobial Effect of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesised with Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract on Periodontal Pathogens
Nano silver particles have been widely used in biomedical applications for diagnosis and treatment. Green synthesis of nanoparicles by using Ocimum sanctum results in rapid, economical and ecofriendly...
Simulation of Electrical Fields in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Temperature Spread in HF Ablation
The electrical field (E-field) of the biventricular (BV) stimulation is important for the success of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients with cardiac insufficiency and widened QRS comp...
Antibiotic Resistance Involves Antimicrobial Inactivation in Global Communities
The science of aging has become of critical interest to the antimicrobial drug industry with aging and geriatric medicine associated with antibiotic resistance and mitochondrial apoptosis with relevan...
Antibiotic Resistance Involves Antimicrobial Inactivation in Global Communities
The science of aging has become of critical interest to the antimicrobial drug industry with aging and geriatric medicine associated with antibiotic resistance and mitochondrial apoptosis with relevan...
A Clinically Intriguing Case of One Sided Axillary Lipoma and Other Sided Axillary Hidrocystadenoma in the Same Patient- Case Report
Differences in the effect of cocaine based on the route of administration have been an interest of researchers and clinicians for the past few decades. Intranasal administration of the powder form of...
Nasal Septum Perforation due to Cocaïne Abuse
Differences in the effect of cocaine based on the route of administration have been an interest of researchers and clinicians for the past few decades. Intranasal administration of the powder form of...
Myasthenia Gravis following Coxsackie Encephalitis
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a common autoimmune neuromuscular disorder.There is scarce literature on preceding infection leading to MG. We present a case of MG developed after coxsackie virus encephalit...
Demand for Clean Energies Efficient Development in Buildings Technologies
The increased availability of reliable and efficient energy services stimulates new development alternatives. This article discusses the potential for such integrated systems in the stationary and por...
Developing 21st Century Healthcare Leaders
In this rapidly changing world, there is a real demand for leaders and a growing concern with the lack of individuals capable of assuming these challenging roles. Healthcare shares this dilemma of bei...
Effect of Aligned Implants on the Stress Promoted by Loads in Fixed Partial Prosthesis: A Photoelastic Study
This in vitro study verified the effect of aligned implants on the stress in partial fixed prosthesis when the teeth were submitted to axial or oblique loads. A photoelastic model (n=1) was made for e...
A Rare Cause of Seizure: Gitelman Syndrome
Gitelman syndrome is an autosomal recessive disease which is a broad clinical spectrum with hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, hypomagnesemia and hypocalciuria caused by reabsorption of Na and Cl in th...
Thoracic Aortic Laceration Resulting in Death, Six Days after a Motor Vehicle Accident: A Case Study
Blunt traumatic aortic rupture (BTAR) resulting from an intimal fracture following a motor vehicle accident is quite rare. Although a standard chest x-ray is an initial gold standard screening test, ...
A Case of Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
A 50 yr old gentleman with a diagnosis of metastatic pancreatic cancer was admitted with a history of a swollen leg. ...
Fluconazole Resistance in Candida Species: Ten Years’ Experience at a Rural Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in India
Although Candida albicans is considered as the most common cause of candidiasis, recent studies have documented increased isolation of non albicans Candida (NAC) species. Most of the published studies...
Tackling the Spreading of HIV in the Ivory Coast
The spread of HIV in Ivory Coast is examined to evaluate Ivorian perspectives’ on which factors explicate the rising of HIV. This study reports the findings of an in-depth mixed method study with 39...
Effects of Diet and Exercise-Induced Weight Loss in Sedentary Obese Women on Inflammatory Markers, Resistin, and Visfatin
Resistin and Visfatin are secreted by adipose tissue and are potential regulators of inflammation and insulin sensitivity. This study examined the effects of exercise and diet-induced weight loss on r...
A Case of Aortic Dissection Determined with Clinical Suspicion in Young Female Patient Who Admitted with Chest and Back Pain
Aortic dissection is an urgent clinical situation and mortality is not have been diagnosed early that presenting with usually chest and back pain and seen more frequently in men and over 50 years. We ...
Rapid Distension of Abdomen in a Young Woman
The clinical image of a 35 years old lady admitted to the medical assessment Unit with 2 weeks of progressive breathlessness and distended abdomen. On examination she did have a large right pleural ef...
Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in a Patient Treated with Denosumab and Temsirolimus
The number of osteonecrosis related medications of the jaw is constantly increasing, as is apparent from the many molecular target and immunological drugs in the last years introduced in the cancer tr...
Mushroom Spores in the Stool Mimicking Parasite Ova
The mushroom Agaricus blazei Murill from the Brazilian has been used as health food for the prevention of a range of diseases, including infection, allergy, and cancer. In this brief communication, I ...
Novel Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles from Leaf Aqueous Extract of Aloe Vera and their Anti-Microbial Activity
The novel approach has been carried for the green synthesis of silver Nanoparticle using leaf extract of Aloe Vera and silver nitrate solution. The synthesis silver nanoparticles were characterized by...
Dry Socket Following Teeth Extraction: Effect of Excessive Socket Saline Irrigation
Alveolar osteitis, “dry socket”, is reported among the most common complications following teeth extraction. Many controversies are present in the literature of the pathogenesis of alveolar osteit...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate w...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Evaluation of Heart Block in Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction in context of Intervention: Temporary Pacemaker Implantation Versus Conservative Medical Management, a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India
Association between Inferior wall Myocardial infarction (IWMI) and various degree of heart block is well known. However, most of these blocks are transient. Objective of this study was to re-evaluate ...
Prevalence of Thyroid Abnormalities among Adults with HIV Infection in Oman
Thyroid dysfunction is a common endocrinopathy in HIV and occurs in 35% of all HIV infected adults. A retrospective cross-sectional design was used for the study. Adults with HIV infection attending t...
Parkinson’s Disease in the Very Old – Clinicopathological Observations
The incidence of Parkinson syndrome (PS) increases dramatically after age 80 years. As the number of the very old (>80 years) is rising in the population, the number of PS cases would increase....
A Case Report of a Paediatric Intestinal Evisceration by Road Traffic Accident in Nepal
Road traffic accidents are on a rise with the number of vehicles increasing on the roads every day. With it the morbidity and the mortality associated with such accidents including both the people ins...
Court Obstetric – Pediatric Issues: Evidence-Based Practice
The article reviews the impact (or lack of it) of Evidence-Based Practice on obstetric - pediatric jurisprudence within the remit of the Bolam test. It briefly reviews the judicial outcome of the clas...
Esthetic Restoration of Two Severely Decayed Maxillary Central Incisors: A Case Report
Materials selection is the second in the series on crowns and other extra-coronal restorations. Some of us are less than inspired by dental materials science. Restoration of an anterior root-filled to...
Role of memory formation (with emphasis on Hippocampal memory formation) and retrieval in cognitive learning
We are virtually learning all the time from our sensory stimuli. Sometimes we do it consciously and sometimes unconsciously. Basically, we absorb certain information from outside, convert them to suit...
Efficacy of Subcutaneous Tocilizumab for the Treatment of Refractory Large Vessel Vasculitis in a Patient with Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Tocilizumab (TCZ), a specific IL-6 inhibitor, has been shown to be effective and well tolerated in the treatment of refractory large-vessel vasculitis with monthly intravenous (i.v) infusions of 8 mg/...
Structural and Optical Characteristics of Cu Doped Sno2 Nanostructures
Copper doped tin oxide nanostructures were prepared by sol-gel method. Before that tin oxide and copper nanoparticles were synthesized using sol-gel and their structural and Optical properties were st...
Elastomeric Clay Nanocomposites Prepared by Colloidal Route: Study of Interrelationship of Structure and Physical-Chemistry Properties
Nanocomposites of SBR and NBR with Laponite were synthesized by the colloidal route and were homogeneous at the nanometer scale. ...
Reactive Amyloidosis in a middle aged female with Behcet’s disease – Case report
Behcet’s disease is a multisystem vasculitis typically characterized by recurrent oral aphthae and genital ulcerations. Renal involvement in Behcet’s disease is less frequent and often less severe...
A Conceptual Analysis of Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder Engaging in Mass Violence
Research investigating the potential mechanisms underlying the development of a mass shooter is currently in its infancy. One of the main explanations for this is the challenges with applying conventi...
Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy Responded to Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Progressive myoclonus epilepsies (PMEs) are a group of heterogeneous disorders characterized by different seizure types and multifocal neurological deficit. They have a deleterious effect on patient...
Anesthetic Strategy for a Femur Fracture Surgery in a Patient with Hemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency): A Case Report
Hemophilia is a hemorrhagic trend affects mostly males (X-related recessive disease). In 85% of cases, it is caused by factor VIII deficiency, being called hemophilia A or classic hemophilia. In appro...
Vulvar Fibroadenoma: Case Report and Review of Literature
Vulvar fibroadenoma is an uncommon benign tumor with few reported cases in literature. The histogenesis of this tumor has remained controversial. We report a case of a 39 year old woman with a well-de...
Postpartum Dilated Cardiomyopathy, the Role of Genes
We presented a 28-year-old woman presenting a postpartum cardiomyopathy who required heart transplantation. Interestingly; her mother presented 2 years after a dilated cardiomyopathy so they were both...
Giant Liver Abscess Following Transarterial Chemoembolization
Liver abscess is a rare yet highly mortal complication of transarterial chemoembolization. We present a 69 years old man with hepatocellular carcinoma that developed a giant liver abscess after transa...
Influence of Irrigant Solutions and Apex Locators in Working Length Determination
The objective of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of three apex locators using four irrigant solutions to determine the working length of root canals. Material and methods: thirty unirradicular ...
Restorative Treatment Options for Fractured Teeth
The incidence of fractured teeth seems to be increasing. Fractures normally result from cracks that develop over a period of time until the tooth separates into either buccal or lingual fragments. The...
False Claims: A Case Report of a Questionable Head Injury
Fabricated injury is a major problem for forensic experts. Such injuries are also termed as feigned/fictitious/ simulated injuries involving pretense of the patient to present with an injury. We prese...
Methylation Status and Human Age at Three Autosomal Loci: A New Forensic Profiling Tool
Existing criminal DNA profiling methods require prior inclusion of a profile within a criminal database. The ability to obtain descriptive information about an offender from DNA, regardless of databas...
A Rare Cause of Palpitations
An 87 years lady presented to the Acute Medical Unit with palpitations and breathlessness. She was haemodinamically stable and ECG was normal in sinus rhythm but cardiac monitoring demonstrated runs o...
Circulating MicroRNAs as Potential Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most dominant cancer among men in America and Europe. Currently used clinical diagnostic markers are ineffective due to low specificity and poor sensitivity. A novel bioma...
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Urban Older Adults of Hyderabad Metropolitan City in South India
Background: Ageing is associated with decline in metabolism, physical activity and increased prevalence of non-communicable diseases like hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia. This study was carrie...
Medico-Legal Implications of Assessing Unreliability in Civil Compensation Cases: A Case Study Reflecting Potential Unreliability
The expert witness assessing claimant self-report behaviour in the interview needs to be able to identify characteristics reflecting reliability and/or unreliability. This case study uses interview da...
Ratios of Magnesium/Trace Element Contents in Prostate Gland as Carcinoma’s Markers
The aim of the study was to evaluate whether significant changes in the prostatic tissue levels of ratios Mg/trace element contents exist in the malignantly transformed prostate. Contents of Mg and 43...
Crouzon Syndrome - A Case Report of Rare Genetic Disorder with Review of Literature
In 1912, a French neurologist, Octave Crouzon (1874-1938) first described the crouzon syndrome and in 1937 Atkinson reviewed eighty six cases that were published and found about 67% of the cases were ...
Prevalence, Incidence and Characterization of Neurocognitive Impairment in Acute Coronary Syndrome. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Background: Neuropsychological research in cardiovascular diseases has focused mainly in heart failure. The present systematic review aims to determine the incidence of neurocognitive dysfunction in a...
Regional Dysregulation and Aberrant Functional Connectivity in ADHD
The trajectory of neurodevelopmental adversity determining attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from childhood to adulthood which is recognized increasingly by the long-term impairment and ...
A Giant Ovarian Tumour (7.5kg) During Pregnancy with its Successful Perinatal and Surgical Outcome
Here we are reporting an unusual case of a large ovarian tumour during pregnancy. A 26 years female with 8 months of amenorrhea presented with chief complaint of pain in abdomen and an ultrasonography...
A Rare Case of Vanishing Lung Syndrome
Vanishing lung syndrome (VLS) or idiopathic giant bullous emphysema is a rare condition characterized by giant bulla in one or both upper lobes of the lung, occupying at least one third of hemithorax....
Autologous Bone Marrow Therapy to Operative Site Following Modified Radical Mastectomy to Prevent Flap Complications
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, second to lung cancer, with approximately 40,000 deaths caused by breast cancer annually. Breast cancer is also a global health prob...
Trigeminal Neuralgia - A Case Report with Review of Literature
Trigeminal neuralgia also known as ‘Fothergill’s disease’ or ‘tic douloureux’ is a very peculiar disease. The severe pain is paroxystic and can be triggered by a mild cutaneous stimulus on t...
Human body via art
The human body is the entire structure of a human being and comprises a head, neck, trunk (which includes the thorax and abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. Every part of the body is composed of ...
Rare Side Effects of Metronidazole
A 24 year old male with history of road traffic accident (sustained multiple head and neck injuries) was referred to our multispecialty hospital from a local hospital after initial stabilization and t...
Medico-Legal Implications of Assessing and Treating the Aftermath of Trauma
A case involving a road traffic accident resulting in severe personal injuries was illustrated in the context of the medico-legal trail towards compensation. Key clinical and medico-legal issues were ...
A Rapidly Progressive Hydatid Disease Imitating Metastatic Malignancy: An Unusual Multi-Organ Presentation. Report of a Case and Review of Literature
Hydatid disease is still a major health and socio-economic problem in endemic regions. It is the most frequent parasitic infection that commonly affects the liver and rarely involves multiple organs. ...
Nephropathy Associated With Prolong Lithium Administration
Lithium carbonate is often used for treatment of bipolar disorder, but caries various side effects affecting kidney function such as polyuria, impaired renal concentrating ability, impaired urinary ac...
Zirconia based Crowns for Esthetic Rehabilitation of Severely Discolored Teeth: A Case Report
According to studies, the smile is the first contact in human relationship. With the “media smile” in our society today, esthetic concerns of our patients are increasing. Despite the long-term rel...
Administration of Vasoconstrictor, But Not Volume Expander Prevents Maternal Hypotension During Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia For Elective Cesarean Section
To determine the best management option for preventing maternal hypotension after combined spinal-epidural anesthesia (CSEA) in elective cesarean section patients. A total of 240 full-term, single pre...
A Case Report of Psychosis in a Patient of Myxedema: Myxedema Madness
Myxedema is one of the most important causes of organic psychosis and sometimes can be missed. There are some cases showing extreme degree of hypothyroidism leading to psychiatric illnesses like mania...
Exploring the Transmissible Zoonotic Potential of Animal Prion Diseases
Mad Cow disease is a fatal and serious disease often found in Europe. Mad Cow disease, also known as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, is often characterized by vacuoles found within the cytoplasm of ...
Benchmarking the Hygiene of Utensils in Butcheries or Retail Stores
This study is benchmarking the hygiene of utensils (knives, cleavers, trays) for butchery stores within supermarkets. Aerobic Plate Count, Coliform count and E.coli count were used as indicators. Sa...
The Sea Star Igkappa Gene: Effects Against Human Cancerous Cells
It was shown 32 years ago that the sea star axial organ cells (AO cells) produced a spontaneous cytotoxicity against mouse cancerous cells. Recently, we discovered a sea star Igkappa gene with immune ...
Current Perspectives in the Management of Hypertension
Hypertension, more precisely, systemic arterial hypertension is one of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases worldwide. High blood pressure is the most common modifiable risk factor for cardiov...
Immunological Genetic Variants Underlying Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common chronic gynaecologic disease defined as presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity, primarily on pelvic peritoneum and ovary, which affects 3-20% of women in t...
History of Nazi Dental Gold: From Dead Bodies till Swiss Bank
The SS Reichsfürher Heinrich Himmler, on the 23rd of September 1940 gave the SS doctors orders to collect the golden teeth in the mouth of the dead. Everybody knows that....
Tubular Apocrine Adenoma - Case Report and Systematic Review
Tubular apocrine adenomas are relatively rare, benign, skin adnexal tumors with a limited number of cases reported in the literature. Herein is offered an additional case, as well as a thorough review...
Stent Fracture Following Recanalization of a Totally Occluded Artery: A Word of Caution
Although the dissection and re-entry strategy using the Crossboss and the Stingray system has increased procedural success, there is lack of evidence about the midterm efficacy of this approach. This ...
Study of Zinc Oxide Nanofluids for Heat Transfer Application
This paper describes preparation of zinc oxide (ZnO) based nanofluids in polymer matrix. The rheological properties of nanofluid were studied and were applied in heat transfer application....
Ageing Associated Changes in Macromolecule Synthesis in the Endocrine Organs as Revealed by Microscopic Radioautography
The endocrine system of men and experimental animals consists of several endocrine organs. The term “Cell Ageing” initially means how the cells change due to their ageing. It contains 2 meanings, ...
Acetabular Reconstruction Using Massive Allografts for Combined Cavitary and Segmental Defects
Acetabular reconstruction in cavitary, segmental defects and pelvic discontinuity is a technically challenging surgical procedure. Today in orthopaedic surgery there are some available solutions to fa...
A Double Phase Culture System: An Economic and Time Saving Protocol for In Vitro Propagation of Plant
Low cost and time saving tissue culture techniques by improving process efficiency and better utilization of resources without compromising the quality of the plants are of high priority for commercia...
Recurrent Pleomorphic Adenoma of Submandibular Region
Salivary gland tumors are the 2-3% of all tumors and great majority of cases are pleomorphic adenomas. Pleomorphic adenomas are benign tumors but rarely seen as metastatic, recurrent or malign transf...
Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of Larynx: Case report
Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare form of laryngeal cancer which corresponds only 2-3% of all laryngeal cancers. This type of laryngeal cancer is presented mostly with hoarseness and dyspnea. On the end...
Metformin like Stress Response Modulating Effects of Turmeric Curcuminoids in Mice
The aim of the study was to compare the protective efficacies of a single and repeated daily oral doses (5, 20, 80, and 320 mg/kg) of a Curcuma longa extract (C. longa) enriched in curcuminoids (95.4%...
Cell-Mediated and Humoral Immune Responses in the Sea-Star Asterias Rubens (Echinoderm): Notion of Invertebrate Primitive Antibody
The axial organ is considered as ancestral lymphoïd organ. It contains T-like and B-like sea star lymphocytes and Phagocytes. It plays a fundamental rôle in the sea star cell-mediated immune respons...
Evaluation of Pharmacologically Interesting Dose Range of Ascorbic Acid in Mice
Ascorbic acid is the most abundant water-soluble naturally occurring organic compound with antioxidant properties. It serves as a cofactor for enzymes involved in hormone biosynthesis, and the regener...
Basal Cell Adenoma of the Parotid Gland: Case Report
Basal cell adenomas are rare form of monomorfic adenomas of the parotid gland. This rare form of the tumors are mostly seen on suprafacial part of the parotid gland. Basal cell adenomas are well demar...
Public Mental Health Stigma and Mass Shootings
Mass shootings exert a strong influence on public policy and on public perception despite the fact that they are relatively rare. Mass shootings are defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FB...
Sub-Laminar Wiring in Spinal Fractures - A Viable Alternative
In Sri Lanka toddy tapping is a common form industry in the coast line villages. Falls from palm trees of forty feet is a common occupational hazard. Spinal fractures are common in these patients....
Chronotherapeutic Drug Delivery of Pectin Vs. Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum Controlled Release Colon Targeted Directly Compressed Propranolol Hcl Matrix Tablets
The study has been designed to develop a delayed release matrix tablets by using various natural polymers. The polsaccharide Pectin was used in the formulation Vs. Xanthan gum and Guar gum. The perfor...
Knee Infection Caused By Candida Albicans Following A Knee Arthroscopy - A Case Report
Candidiasis is a disease caused by the infection of a fungus, Candida albicans, which is more commonly observed at the skin, oral and genital mucosa, and less frequently (and secondary to its dissemin...
Cold-Shock Stress Induces Formation of a Biopolymer Flocculant by Bacillus alvei NRC-14 under Static Incubation Conditions
Bacillus alvei NRC-14, a soil bacterial isolate, was found to exhibit multiple-adaptive response when exposed to abiotic stress factors. In the present study, chemical and flocculation properties of a...
Cancer Stem Cells in Tumors Arisen from Digestive Organs
The digestive system encompasses several organs in which tumors occur with an elevated prevalence and mortality worldwide. Increasing evidence shows that cancer stem cells (CSCs) may play a critical r...
Suicidal Ligature Strangulation without a Knot - A Case Report
Strangulation is a form of death due to asphyxia. Suicide by ligature strangulation is rare & very unique. In suicidal strangulation, the signs of venous congestion are very well developed above the l...
Super-Innervation of a Free Latissimus Dorsi Flap in Facial Reanimation: A Novel Strategy for Supplementing Muscle Innervation
The gold-standard for facial reanimation in facial palsy involves a first stage crossed facial nerve graft and a second stage free muscle flap transfer, with a single neurorrhaphy of the muscle flap n...
Henoch-Scholein Purpura Nephritis in Children: A Severe IgA Mediated Glomerulonephritis
Henoch-SchÖlein purpura nephritis (HSPN) and IgA nephropathy (IgAN) are common in children and characterized by IgA deposits in glomeruli. HSPN shows more severe glomerular lesions than IgAN; however...
Cystic Neck Masses-A diagnostic and management challenge
Cervical metastasis is often the only presenting feature in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC). These metastases frequently undergo cystic degeneration, and may be diff...
Concepts of Process Validation in Solid Dosage Form [Tablet] An Overview
Drugs having an important role in curing the various diseases in health care. Therefore, drugs must be manufactured to achieve a predictable therapeutic response with highest quality levels. End produ...
Self-Report Justifications for Serial Sex Murder: An Exploratory Study of Neutralization Techniques
Thirty-eight out of seventy-five convicted serial sex murderers returned a survey which asked them to indicate their reasons for committing the crime of first degree murder along with at least one sex...
Urinary Beta2-Microglobulin is a Sensitive Indicator for Renal Tubular Injury
After filtration through the glomeruli of the kidney, β2-microglobulin is reabsorbed by the renal proximal tubules. Increase in urinary β2-microglobulin indicates tubular dysfunction, and measuremen...
Transient Drug-Induced Myopia
Myopia (nearsightedness) is a refractive error, a condition in which the cornea and lens of the nonaccommoding eye have too much plus power for the length of eye. As a result, images of distant object...
Homicide-Suicide of an Older Couple Involving Complex Suicide: An Unusual Case
Homicide-suicide is defined by a homicide committed by someone who subsequently commits suicide. “Dyadic death” term has been also used for these deaths as these incidents often involve a pair of ...
Severe Hypoglycemic Coma Event on MRI: Specific Brain Necrosis
With the widespread of sale and use of oral hypoglycemic drugs or insulin, hypoglycemic coma event have become a common medical emergency. Some patients with severe hypoglycemic coma led to prolonged ...
Immune Properties Corroborated By A. Rubens Sea Star Igkappa Gene
The sea star Igkappa gene was showing 2 Ig sites after its (star sea) immunization to Horse- radish peroxides (HRP), observed in 2013-14. The gene showed a specific immune response to the enzyme HRP a...
Preparation and Characterization of Biodegradable Glimepiride Loaded PLA Nanoparticles by o/w Solvent Evaporation Method Using High Pressure Homogenizer: A Factorial Design Approach
Glimepiride is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, one of the third generation sulfonylurea drugs having poor aqueous solubility, slow dissolution rate and low elimination half life. T...
The Antioxidant Flavonoids, Orientin and Vicenin Enhance Repair of Radiation-Induced Damage
Orientin (Ot) and vicenin (Vc), two water soluble flavonoids isolated from the Indian Holy Basil, are potent radioprotectants, but the mechanisms of protection are not fully understood. In the present...
Chlorinated Pyridazin-3-(2H)-ones as Novel Anti-Cancer Agents
Analogues of new lead structures, such as amido-2(5H)-furanones, bisarylated acrylic acids and 3(2H)-pyridazones, were prepared from mucochloric acid. Initially, these simple butenolides and analogues...
Parietal Bone Metastasis of Rectal Adenocarcinoma as an Initial Diagnosis of Recurrence: Case Report
The most common metastatic sites of colorectal cancer are the regional lymph nodes, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Parietal bone metastasis without vertebral bone metastasis from colorectal cancer is an...
Association of Begomovirus with Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) leaf curl virus disease in southern India
A severe leaf curl disease of Okra with high disease incidence and loss of production was observed during field survey of various locations of Southern India, and causal organism was identified as Beg...
Human Osteoblast Growth and Maturation in Response to Metformin and the Thienopyridone, A769662
Metformin (Met) is a biguanide drug widely used in the treatment and management of non insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. In recent years it has emerged that Met, by stimulating adenosine monophosph...
In vitro Antioxidant and Antimycobacterial Activity of Seeds of Piper longum Linn: A comparative Study
Piper longum, belonging to the family Piperaceae, have been reported to have pharmacological and clinical importance. The present study was undertaken to compare the in vitro antioxidant and antimycob...
Bacterial Biofilm: Dispersal and Inhibition Strategies
Bacterial biofilms are communities of microorganisms residing within a polysaccharide matrix. Dental plaque, slimy coating in tanks, and algal mats on bodies of water are examples of biofilms. It is w...
Cancer informatics: a powerful approach to cancer research in the post-genomic age
Traditionally, the cancer biology has been an experimental science. However, with the advent of post-genomic age, the trend is shifting. The informatics approach is playing an increasingly important r...
Early Peripheral Blood Blast Clearance: A New Chemosensitivity Indicator for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a highly heterogeneous disease, and cytogenetics and molecular markers play important roles in the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of AML. Although cytogenetic kary...
CT Gently: Personalizing CT and CBCT Imaging for the Children
Medical imaging procedures such as computed tomography (CT) and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) have been widely used in the diagnosis, detection and treatments of cancers worldwide. The achieved...
On Chronophysiomics: Prospects to Optimize Appetite and Health
This editorial describes evolving chronophysiomical mediations of appetite and food intake (AFI). Chronophysiomics is a multiscience involving integrated chronophysiology and functional omics biotechn...
Comparative Analysis of Chemical, Fungal and Enzymatic Degradation of MCP
In general three different methods are used for the cleanup of pesticides. These include chemical, microbial and enzymatic methods. Therefore, the present study is an endeavor to compare the efficien...