Category Archives: Medicine & Healthcare

Journals from Medicine & Healthcare

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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Effect of Music on State of Ischaemia in Stable Angina; a Randomized Controlled Trial

Author(s):Samitha Siritunga, Kumudu Wijewardena, Ruwan Ekanayaka, Premadasa Mudunkotuwa ABSTRACT Introduction: Ischaemic heart disease is the number one cause of deaths in the world. As these patients experience severe distress due to a number of associated reasons, it is important to … Continue reading

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Case Report: Massive Painless Ascites in a Newly Diagnosed Case of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Author:Salwa Ibrahim ABSTRACT Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with inflammation of one or more of serous membranes resulting in pleural, peritoneal and pericardial effusion. Massive effusion had rarely been reported in patients with SLE and responded well to immunosuppressive … Continue reading

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Autologous Natural Killer Cell/Natural Killer T Cell Immunotherapy of Malignant Diseases

Author(s) :Aaron J. Smith, John Oertle, Dino Prato ABSTRACT Adoptive immunotherapy, the therapeutic infusion of ex vivo activated cancer-fighting white blood cells that was pioneered by Dr. Steven Rosenberg over 30 years ago, has become more widespread due to outstanding published … Continue reading

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Preparation of Microcapsules Containing Triple Core Materials with Interfacial Condensation Reaction

Author(s) :Yoshinari Taguchi, Mikihiko Aoki, Masato Tanaka ABSTRACT In this manuscript, we describe the novel method for preparing the microcapsules containing α-tocopherol oil droplets as the first core material, calcium chloride powder as the second core material and the fine water … Continue reading

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Transcatheter Technologies in Treating Brain Atherosclerosis Complicated by Chronic Cerebrovascular Insufficiency

Author:Ivan V. Maksimovich ABSTRACT The research investigates the possibility of restoring the blood supply in patients with atherosclerosis of the brain, as well as the treatment of chronic cerebrovascular insufficiency. The research involves 946 patients aged 29 – 81 (average … Continue reading

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PLASTIC SURGEONS APPLY BRUCE LEE’S PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPTS IN SURGERY

Author: Vasco Senna-Fernandes Philosopher, martial artist and renaissance man – Bruce Lee continues to influence generations after his passing. Although better known for kung fu flicks that captivated audience and motivated young men to take up martial arts around the … Continue reading

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New report asks why Canadian jurisdictions under fund mental health despite significant social and economic costs

Author: Steve Lurie (Monday, August 18, 2014) – In spite of ongoing concerns about the staggering social and economic costs of mental illness, funding in Canada and Ontario pales in comparison to other global jurisdictions, according to a new report authored … Continue reading

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