Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

The “Colour Family Drawing Test”: Assessing Children’s Perception of Family Relationships. Studies on Mental Health and Cross-Cultural Comparisons

-+*Author(s): Valeria Biasi1, Paolo Bonaiuto, James M. Levin We apply the Colour Family Drawing Test, as a development of the traditional black and white test, for cross-cultural comparison. The participants, aged 7 – 10 years, both genders, were examined individually. … Continue reading

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The Development of LISTEN: A Novel Intervention for Loneliness

-+*Author(s):Laurie A. Theeke, Jennifer A. Mallow ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the development of LISTEN (Loneliness Intervention using Story Theory to Enhance Nursing-sensitive outcomes), a new intervention for loneliness. Methods: LISTEN was developed using the … Continue reading

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A Change in Bathing Style May Improve Mental Fitness

-+*Author(s): Takaaki Kubo, Tomonori Yasuda, Yoshihisa Masumitsu, Yoshihiro Iwashita, Satoshi Watanabe, Taichi Ishizawa, Mitsuo Tsunakawa, Shingo Yano, Junichi Iimaya ABSTRACT Frequent bathtub bathing (BB) improves the mental health of middle-aged and older Japanese in-dividuals. This study investigated the chronic mental … Continue reading

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Cancers in Children Ages 8 to 12 Are Injury-Related

-+*Author(s): Kirsten H. Walen ABSTRACT Cancers in young children in early growing age was a short PBS (KQED) report (11/21/2014), but without informational source, which prompted a Google search. Sports-associated injuries with medical healing treatments concluded that there were no … Continue reading

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Transmittance Spectrum of Unbranded Sunglasses Using Spectrophotometer

-+*Author(s): Huseyin Gursoy, Hikmet Basmak, Hamza Esen, Ferhan Esen ABSTRACT Background: The sunglass standards are not strictly implemented in many countries except Aus-tralia. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the optical properties of unbranded sunglasses for light transmittance. … Continue reading

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Human Nail Clippings as a Source of DNA for Genetic Studies

-+*Author(s) :Le Truong, Hannah Lui Park, Seong Sil Chang, Argyrios Ziogas, Susan L. Neuhausen, Sophia S. Wang, Leslie Bernstein, Hoda Anton-Culver ABSTRACT Blood samples have traditionally been used as the main source of DNA for genetic analysis. How-ever, this source … Continue reading

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Time of Conception and Birth-Relation of “Big Killers” Patients and Longevity

-+*Author(s):Eliyahu Stoupel, Abdonas Tamoshiunas, Richardas Radishauskas, Gailute Bernotiene, Abid Assali, Hanna Vaknin, Igal Teplitzki, Ran Kornowski, Evgeny Abramson, Eyal Fenig ABSTRACT In recent years some interrelationships between time of birth and longevity were published. Concomitant publications appeared demonstrating links between … Continue reading

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Sleep Posture Affects Sleep Parameters Differently in Young and Senior Japanese as Assessed by Actigraphy

-+*Author(s) :Akiko Nojiri, Chikako Okumura, Yushi Ito ABSTRACT In an attempt to study the relationship between sleep postures and sleep parameters assessed by actigraphy, we applied the newly developed Activity Monitoring and Evaluation System (A-MES) and actigraphy at the same … Continue reading

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Time of Conception and Birth-Relation of “Big Killers” Patients and Longevity

-+*Author(s):Eliyahu Stoupel, Abdonas Tamoshiunas, Richardas Radishauskas, Gailute Bernotiene, Abid Assali, Hanna Vaknin, Igal Teplitzki, Ran Kornowski, Evgeny Abramson, Eyal Fenig ABSTRACT In recent years some interrelationships between time of birth and longevity were published. Concomitant publications appeared demonstrating links between … Continue reading

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In Response to Accusations Related to a Controversial Article and the “Publishing Empire”

-+*This is SCIRP’s response to a blog post published on 2014-12-16 by Jeffrey Beall who is campaigning against Open Access and as such also against SCIRP as one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. Beall’s campaign is criticized for … Continue reading

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