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Antibiotics/antibacterial drug use, their marketing and promotion during the post-antibiotic golden age and their role in emergence of bacterial resistance

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Author:Godfrey S. Bbosa Why are common bacterial infections that were sensitive to antibiotics/antibacterial agents during the antibiotic golden age have developed resistance in the post-antibiotic golden age and hence causing global public health challenge? Golden antibiotic age (1940s -1990s) is … Continue reading

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Family, the most influential factor on happiness in high school students

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Author:Zhenzhu Wu High school students’ happiness status is person, family, and school, the result of joint action. In Zhenzhu Wu’s research review from school of psychology, south china normal university, Guangdong, published in health journal 2014 vol.6 by Scientific Research … Continue reading

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Antibiotics/antibacterial drug use, their marketing and promotion during the post-antibiotic golden age and their role in emergence of bacterial resistance

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Author(s) :Godfrey S. Bbosa, Norah Mwebaza, John Odda, David B.Kyegombe, Muhammad Ntale During the post-antibiotic golden age, it has seen a massive antibiotic/antibacterial production and an increase in irrational use of these few existing drugs in the medical and veterinary practice, food industries, tissue cultures, … Continue reading

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Do You Like Cola Flavor?

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Author:Atsushi Imai Do you know risk of reproductive hazards in heavy cola-consumers ?  In addition to the possible detrimental effects of chronic cola consumption (enamel softening, bone demineralization, hypokalemic myopathy, development of metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus, and chronic kidney … Continue reading

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Treating Comorbid Insomnia in Older Adults via Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment, Bright Light and Exercise

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Author(s) :K. Richter, J. Myllymaeki, S. Scharold-Schaefer, I. Tomova, R. Mayrer, G. Niklewski Background: Insomnia occurs frequently in older adults. The underlying factors for the disorder are physiological changes of the sleep-wake cycle, comorbid diseases and drug treatment. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT I) combined with light … Continue reading

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Diets of Obese and Non-Obese Older Subjects

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The increasing incidence of obesity, and its contribution to metabolic syndrome in all age group, is becoming an urgent public health syndrome in all ages. We compared diets between obese and non-obese older subjects and compared diets with physical activity. … Continue reading

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Diversity of Eating Patterns and Obesity in Older Adults – A New Challenge

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It is well know, nowadays, that obesity affects children, adults and older adults due to the  increase in the variety of food choices. In this way, there is an increase of non-transmitted diseases representing a severe public health problem and … Continue reading

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The Role of Irrational Beliefs on Depression and Anxiety

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Feeling depressed? You can think yourself a way out. Why depressive and anxiety disorders exist is much associated with irrational beliefs. Irrational by definition is the state of being without or deprived of normal mental clarity or sound judgment. Our brain … Continue reading

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