Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

Uterine Perforation after Pose of IUD, the Place of Abdomen Radiography without Preparation

Author(s): Abdel Karim Sermé, Aboubacar Coulibaly, Koumpielimé Sosthène Somda, Dimitri Darankoum, Delphine Napon/Zongo, Soré Moussa Zanga, Hector Godonou, Kadidiatou Cissé, Issiaka Ouedraogo, Ali Ouedraogo ABSTRACT Uterine perforation is a serious complication after insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD). We report … Continue reading

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Female Sex Workers and Their Association with Self-Help Groups in Thane, Maharashtra, India: A Comparative Analysis in the Context of HIV Program Outcome

Author(s): Awdhesh Yadav, Saravanamurthy P. Sakthivel, Shaikh Tayyaba, Uma Shah, Ashok Agarwal ABSTRACT Objectives: Understanding the role of Self-Help Group (SHG) in light of the evolving dynamics of sex work needs to be delved into to strategize HIV interventions among … Continue reading

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Perceptions and Receipt of Cancer Screening among African Americans: A Community Networks Program Project

Author(s): Sylvie A. Akohoue, Donna Kenerson, Zudi-Mwak Takizala, Katina Beard, Marilyn Burress, Helen Pinkerton, Jianguo Liu, Kushal Patel, Margaret Hargreaves ABSTRACT Objective: Minority groups constitute one of the nation’s highest cancer risk groups. Historically, these groups have not been adequately … Continue reading

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“With This Disease, You Take Whatever Chances There Are”—A Study on Socio-Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Experiments Regarding Huntington’s Disease

Author(s): Susanne Lundin, Eva Torkelson, Marsanna Petersen ABSTRACT Although relatively rare, Huntington’s disease (HD) has fatal consequences. There is no cure for the disease, which leads to an early death. Worldwide, scientists are trying to develop therapeutic methods that could … Continue reading

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