Monthly Archives: May 2014

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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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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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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