Category Archives: Biomedical & Life Sciences

Journals from Biomedical & Life Sciences

Milk: An Alternative Beverage for Hydration?

-+*Author(s): Cássia Pegoretti, Adriane Elisabete Costa Antunes, Fúlvia de Barros Manchado-Gobatto, Caroline Dario Capitani ABSTRACT The hydration status of a physically active individual or athlete can influence his/her physical or mental performance. The degree of hypohydration may lead to serious … Continue reading

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SCIRP’s Journal Ranking (January 2015)

-+*SCIRP’s Journal Ranking comprises the compilation and sorting of all results gathered from the pages called “Journal Metrics / Impact Factor” of each journal. The page can be reached by clicking “Google-based Impact Factor” on the journal home page (Figure … Continue reading

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Calling into Question the Efficacy of Evidence-Based Medicine: Is It Always the Best Approach? Is That Really the Placebo Effect?

-+*Author(s): Yoshiro Fujii ABSTRACT The techniques of evidence-based medicine (EBM) are being frequently used recently. The generally accepted theory is that if a medicine is not absorbed by the body, it will have no effect. However, the author has noticed … Continue reading

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A One Century Record of Changes at Nenskra and Nakra River Basins Glaciers, Causasus Mountains, Georgia

-+*Author(s): Levan G. Tielidze, Lela Gadrani, Roman Kumladze ABSTRACT The article considers the variability of Nenskra and Nakra River basins glaciers’ parameters in the years of 1911-2014. Nenskra and Nakra River basins are located on the southern slope of the … Continue reading

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Change of Receptor Binding Preference of Novel Avian Origin H7N9 in China from 2013 to 2014

-+*Author(s): Wei Hu ABSTRACT The advent of a novel avian origin H7N9 emerged in China in March 2013 is of major health concern, as it has little virulence in birds but can cause severe illness and death in humans. As … Continue reading

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A New Species of Ehretia, Ehretia retroserrata in Nujiang County, Yunnan Province, China

-+*Author(s): Shaoyong Yang, Fan Du, Dan Zhou, Zhaoqiang Hou ABSTRACT On the investigation of the biodiverisities of plant resources of Nujiang River Valley in Nujiang Autonomous Prefacure, Yunnan Province, China, a new species of Ehretia has been described and illustrated … Continue reading

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Cryopreservation of Seeds and Embryos of Jatropha curcas L.

-+*Author(s):Julián Andrés Prada, María Elena Aguilar, Ana Abdelnour-Esquivel, Florent Engelmann ABSTRACT Jatropha curcas is a species with a variety of uses. It is grown primarily for oil for biodiesel, but also has agronomic and medicinal applications. Two methods were evaluated … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modeling of a Metabolic Network to Study the Impact of Food Contaminants on Genomic Methylation and DNA Instability

-+*Author(s):Etienne Z. Gnimpieba, Souad Bousseroue, Abalo Chango ABSTRACT Environmental contamination of food is a worldwide public health problem. Folate mediated one- carbon metabolism plays an important role in epigenetic regulation of gene expression and mutagenesis. Many contaminants in food cause … Continue reading

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Mathematical Modelling of Sterile Insect Technology for Mosquito Control

-+*Author(s): Regina Jijoho Patinvoh1, Alfred Akpoveta Susu2 ABSTRACT Reduction of mosquito populations will, at least, reduce substantially the transmission of malaria disease. One potential method of achieving this reduction is the environmentally-friendly population control method known as the Sterile Insect … Continue reading

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