Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

Quantitative Assessment of Protective Effects of Antioxidant Agents against Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography

Author(s): Kenya Murase, Akihiro Kitamura, Atsushi Tachibana, Yoshinori Kusakabe, Risa Matsuura, Shohei Miyazaki ABSTRACT Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop a method for quantifying the extent of renal dysfunction due to drug-induced nephrotoxicity using dynamic contrast-enhanced computed … Continue reading

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Peer Pressure and Family Smoking Habits Influence Smoking Uptake in Teenage Boys Attending School: Multilevel Modeling of Survey Data

Author(s): Shafquat Rozi, Sadia Mahmud, Gillian Lancaster, Nida Zahid ABSTRACT Introduction: Among young teens, about one in five smokes worldwide. Adolescents spend a considerable amount of their time in school, and the school environment is therefore important for child health … Continue reading

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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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