Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why You Don’t Laugh?

Author : Shen Tu Humor is a high-level cognitive activity that plays a crucial role in social life. The ability to comprehend humor is considered to be a significant component of what makes us unique as human beings, and to … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality for Divorce: Little Children, Big Challenges

Author: Thomas Babalis People say that it is better for a child to have two happy separated parents rather than a united misery in the house. Partly this is true. But what really is the effect of divorce on preschool … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Increase the Effectiveness of Traditional Methods of Treating Obesity?

Author:Boris B. Pinkhasov Why such a traditional methods of treating obesity as restrictive diets and increased physical activity have shown success for short-term weight loss, but long-term results are disappointing because regaining weight is the rule. One of the most … Continue reading

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Standing on the Shoulders of the Giants: Stories of 3 Pioneers

Author :Abdulsalam Y. Taha The history of medicine and surgery is a rich source of interesting stories of genius and brave people who paved the way ahead of mankind towards the current status of medical and surgical practice. One has … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression: A Quantitative, Biochemical Diagnosis is Possible!

Author: Massimo Cocchi Although there are evidences of a continuing effort by the international psychiatric community to refine the diagnosis of mood disorders, to date, the traditional diagnostic criteria are not enough sensitive in identifying patients with bipolar disorder (BD) from … Continue reading

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Do Patients in a Primary Care Practice Know the Current Cancer Screening Guidelines?

Author(s)  : Neil D’Souza, Morgan Slater, Aisha Lofters Background: In spite of supporting evidence and widespread promotional campaigns, screening rates for breast, cervical and colorectal cancers in Ontario are lower than expected. These low screening rates may be partially due to lack of … Continue reading

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Antibiotics/antibacterial drug use, their marketing and promotion during the post-antibiotic golden age and their role in emergence of bacterial resistance

Author(s) :Godfrey S. Bbosa, Norah Mwebaza, John Odda, David B.Kyegombe, Muhammad Ntale During the post-antibiotic golden age, it has seen a massive antibiotic/antibacterial production and an increase in irrational use of these few existing drugs in the medical and veterinary practice, food industries, tissue cultures, … Continue reading

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The in Vitro Propagation Techniques for Producing Banana Using Shoot Tip Cultures

Author:Munguatosha Ngomuo, Emerald Mneney, Patrick A. Ndakidemi Banana is an important food crop and the second most important fruit crop. Despite the significant commercial value of the crop, the main production constrain is the availability of reliable and safe planting material. The … Continue reading

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PE Growth and Risk: Evidences from Value Investing in Thailand

Author:Paiboon Sareewiwatthana This study employed the concept of value investing, whereby PE, PEG, and PERG ratios were used for stock screening. PE is the basic price to earnings ratio; while PEG is the PE with growth incorporated. PERG is the … Continue reading

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Information Literacy in Chinese Studies

Author:Luo Shaodan The present essay proposes a dual stratification of information literacy (IL). Information search in academia generally takes place in specific subject areas. While recognizing the importance of basic IL in one’s search for information, the essay observes that … Continue reading

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