Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

Mobile Phone Usage and the Risk of Brain Tumors

Author(s): Naina Sawal, Amir Hossein Mortazavi Entesab ABSTRACT Purpose: This literature review investigated the possible association between the use of mobile phones and brain tumors. Methods: In brief, 11 publications were retrieved from JSTOR, PubMed, Google Scholar and Summon in … Continue reading

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A Derived Exposure Chart for Computed Radiography in a Negroid Population

Author(s): Thomas Adejoh, Odira C. Ewuzie, Joshua K. Ogbonna, Stanley O. Nwefuru, Nnamdi C. Onuegbu ABSTRACT Background: Computed radiography has a wider exposure latitude when compared with film-screen imaging system. Consequently, the risk of dose creep is high. A conscientious … Continue reading

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Did the Medical Policy Reduce the Long Hospital Stay in Japan?

Author(s):Kazumitsu Nawata, Koichi Kawabuchi ABSTRACT In this paper, we conducted a long term survey of the cataract surgeries. The sample period was about 7 years, from July 2005 to March 2012. We evaluated the effects of three revisions of the … Continue reading

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Vaccines and Antibodies for Therapeutic Use in Cancers

Author(s): G. P. Talwar, Jagdish C. Gupta, M. Diwan1, J. Frick, S. K. Sharma, S. N. Wadhwa, R. M. Gupta, S. K. Gupta, Shilpi Purswani, Hemant K. Vyas ABSTRACT This review describes briefly the beneficial use of two vaccines developed … Continue reading

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Appropriate Needle Lengths Determined Using Ultrasonic Echograms for Intramuscular Injections in Japanese Infants

Author(s):Tetsuo Nakayama, Urara Kohdera, Motoko Fujino, Toshihiro Tanaka, Keitaro Yatabe, Tomoyuki Hashiguchi, Tomohide Sato, Minoru Kino ABSTRACT Adjuvanted vaccines are recommended for administration through an intramuscular route. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the anterolateral thigh … Continue reading

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Prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains Isolated from Both Pulmonary and Extra Pulmonary Samples and Their Resistance to Rifampicin: A Study from Kolkata and Surrounding Suburbs

Author(s): Soma Chakraborty, Arindam Chakraborty, Tathagata Talukder, Mita Mukherjee, Tridip Chatterjee ABSTRACT Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In India, nearly 1.8 million new cases of TB are reported annually, which accounts for … Continue reading

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Clinical Outcomes of 67 Patients Treated with Chemoradiotherapy for Primary Thyroid Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in Osaka Medical College

Author(s): Tsuyoshi Komori, Isamu Narabayashi, Yoshifumi Narumi, Taisuke Inomata ABSTRACT Background: The reports of clinical outcomes of patients treated with chemoradiotherapy for primary thyroid non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are rare. We report our results of chemoradiotherapy for primary thyroid non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Materials … Continue reading

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Linear Regression Relationship between Lychee Juice Content and Buffering Capacity

Author(s): Celia Cohen Barros, Célia Pereira Caldas ABSTRACT Purpose: It has been established that physical exercise generally improves the physical performance of older people. This finding has led to an increase in studies into the most efficient forms of exercise. … Continue reading

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Strength, Power and Resistance Training in Older Women

Author(s):Celia Cohen Barros, Célia Pereira Caldas ABSTRACT Purpose: It has been established that physical exercise generally improves the physical performance of older people. This finding has led to an increase in studies into the most efficient forms of exercise. The … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Potentially Fatal Complication in a Patient without Predisposing Factor Following Oral Bowel Preparation Commonly Used for Colonoscopy

Author(s): Iris Wai Sum Li, Ling Pong Leung, Sik Hon Tsui ABSTRACT We described the case report of a patient presented with no known predisposing factor, generalized malaise with vomiting, locked jaw, perioral paraesthesia, carpopedal spasm and a positive Chvostek’s … Continue reading

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