Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

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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Post Abortion Women’s Perceptions of Utilizing Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods in Uganda. A Qualitative Study

Author(s):Othman Kakaire, Janet Nakiggude, John C. Lule, Josaphat K. Byamugisha ABSTRACT Background: About one-third of all pregnancies that occur in low income countries are unintended. An estimated 1.2 million unwanted pregnancies occur in Uganda annually. The majority of the unwanted … Continue reading

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Announcement from Health Editorial Board

This is to declare that the article entitled “Basic Principles Underlying Human Physiology” [Health 6 (2014) 1816-1821] published in Health has been withdrawn due to the fact that the contents of this paper need further research and study. The article … Continue reading

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First Evidence of Hantavirus in Central Iran as an Emerging Viral Disease

Author(s):Sadegh Chinikar, Abbas Ali Javadi, Arash Hajiannia, Behroz Ataei, Tahmineh Jalali, Sahar Khakifirouz, Norbert Nowotny, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit ABSTRACT Hantavirus is a zoonosis transmitted from rodents to humans. Asymptomatic infected rodents can secrete hantaviruses in the urine, feces, and saliva. The … Continue reading

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Ultrasound for Detection of Ascites and for Guidance of the Paracentesis Procedure: Technique and Review of the Literature

Author(s): Josh Ennis, Geoffrey Schultz, Phillips Perera, Sarah Williams, Laleh Gharahbaghian, Diku Mandavia ABSTRACT Objective: To review the use of ultrasound (US) for the detection of free intraperitoneal fluid (ascites) and for the procedural guidance of the paracentesis procedure. Methods: … Continue reading

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Can Ophthalmoscope Predict Silent Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Author(s):Naglaa Abdul-Maboud Soliman, Wafaa Mostafa Abd-El Gawad ABSTRACT Background & Aim: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) share similar pathophysiological background of vascular damage. So we aimed to study the relationship between DR and silent CAD in patients … Continue reading

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