Short Communication

Patterns of drugs and alcohol abuse among youth


The study attempted to answer several questions: Does the cultural and social background of immigrant youth from the Former Soviet Union (FSU) affect their use of addictive substances? Do these youth show distinctive patterns of drug and alcohol abuse? Do th...

Review Article

Drug treatment and rehabilitation in China: Theoretical rationales and current situations

Global drug use has reached epidemic levels, with approximately 269 million drug users worldwide [1]. Problematic drug use may lead to serious physical, social, and mental health problems.

Case Report

Mimicking multiple sclerosis - Ghost tumor that comes and goes in different parts of the brain without any treatment


Lesions that spontaneously come and go in central nervous system without any treatment at different time points and at different locations (CNS) usually lead ones to think of the possibilities of multiple sclerosis. However, sometimes there are exceptions. Su...

Case Report

Brachial Plexus Schwannoma: Report of 4 cases with Intralesional Enucleation


Brachial plexus tumours are rare. It comprises of only 5% of all tumours of upper limb [1]. The two most common brachial plexus region tumors are schwannomas and neurofibromas [2 4].Both are benign and arise from the nerve sheath. XiaotianJia et al., pub...


Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): Penetration and Photobiomodulation


Mester et al. stated the laser effects in a review of their studies of 15 various biological systems, they observed the stimulating effect of low energy (in terms of J/cm2) laser and inhibiting effect of high energy laser and later reported the relationship...

Case Report

Dealing with Depression in Family Caregivers


Aims and objectives: By reporting the use of therapeutic nursing interventions to facilitate the process of change in a depressive elderly caregiver, this paper seeks to underline the importance of fitting interventions to indivi...