11/28/2017
Research Article

Development and quality evaluation of Jam from Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus) and Pawpaw (Carica Papaya) juice

Adedeji Temileye Omotayo*

The seasonal nature of most fruits available in the market coupled with inadequate storage and processing facilities has limited their consumption by majority of the people in the country. Jams made from fruits are good bread spread rather than any other food products because they serve as ade...

11/23/2017
Research Article

Influence of elbow angle on the reliability and validity of bioelectrical impedance analysis

Robert W Pettitt , Jacob B Mehrhoff, David S Mandeville , Cherie D Pettitt and Steven Ross Murray*

Abstract

Hand-to-hand bioelectrical impedance (HH BIA) is a low-cost method to estimate percent body fat (%BF). The BIA method is consistently reliable, but questions on validity remain.We have observed anecdotally that elbow position can render consistently different measures of %BF ...

11/24/2017
Research Article

Intravitreal ranibizumab in the management of acute central serous Chorioretinopathy

Ibrahim Nawaiseh, Ahmad Halawa* and Dina Alardah

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of ranibizumab in hastening the recovery of acute CSCR when given immediately at time of diagnosis.

Methods: In This retrospective case series, a total of 72 patients diagnosed with acute CSCR where reviewed, of whi...

11/24/2017
Case Report

Clinical Case: Necrotizing Fasciitis of the neck after surgery of a Mandibular Radicular Cyst

Egils Kornevs* and Normunds Bauers

Necrotizing fasciitis is a quickly progressing soft tissue infection that can be described with diffuse necrosis of subcutaneous tissue and superficial fascia. The cause of this can be infectious process of odontogenic origin, most commonly caused by mixed gram+ and gram- , aerobic and anaero...

11/20/2017
Procedure

Fabrication of Lingual Retainer made easy

Madhvi Bhardwaj, Shantanu Khattri and Rohit Kulshrestha*

Direct bonding of a lingual retainer is challenging because it requires a long working time on the lingual aspect of the anterior teeth. Due to no direct vision there is a risk of contamination from saliva and moisture, which can cause bond failure; and it is difficult to apply the adhesive ex...

11/21/2017
Research Article

Safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic management in 210 patients with erosion of adjustable Gastric banding

Ramiro Galvez-Valdovinos*, Juan francisco Funes-Rodriguez, Ernesto Marin Y Santillan, Gustavo Lopez Ambriz and Juan Francisco Ramirez-Arias

Background: The band erosion (BE) is defined as the partial or complete movement towards the lumen of the stomach, is also known as migration, gastric incorporation and gastric inclusion. The presentation of this complication involves failure of bariatric procedures being inef...

11/16/2017
Review Article

Impact of alloimmunization on transfusion-dependent patients

Surapon Tangvarasittichai*

Abstract

Red blood cell (RBC) alloimmunization can be a life-threatening complication for patients with thalassemia major and sickle cell disease (SCD) who must receive chronic therapeutic transfusions. Chronic transfusions can lead to erythrocyte alloimmunization, patients continue t...

11/15/2017
Research Article

Pros and Cons Controversy on Molecular Imaging and Dynamics of Double- Standard DNA/RNA of Human Preserving Stem Cells-Binding Nano Molecules with Androgens/Anabolic Steroids (AAS) or Testosterone Derivatives through Tracking of Helium-4 Nucleus (Alpha Particle) Using Synchrotron Radiation

Alireza Heidari*

In the current study, we have investigated pros and cons controversy on molecular imaging and dynamics of double-standard DNA/RNA of human preserving stem cells-binding Nano molecules with Androgens/Anabolic Steroids (AAS) or Testosterone derivatives through tracking of Helium-4 nucleus (Alpha...

11/14/2017
Case Report

New era of liver transplantation for HIV-HCV Co-infected patients: A case report

Konstantinos A Zorbas*, Sunil S Karhadkar, Kwan N Lau, Andreas Karachristos and Antonio Di Carlo

Morbidity and mortality of HIV-infected patients have been improved over the last decades with the advent of combined antiretroviral therapy. As a result, other comorbidities such as chronic kidney and chronic liver diseases have emerged in the HIV population. A considerable percentage of end-...

11/14/2017
Prospective

Dendritic cells and TNF-Related apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) represent new possibilities for sepsis treatment

Petya Ganova, Lyudmila Belenska-Todorova and Nina Ivanovska*

Sepsis refers to a generalized inflammatory response of the organism to an infection or to bacterial products in circulation, rather than the development of an infection per se. Despite recent advances in clinical practice and overall medical care, sepsis remains a great health care problem an...

11/13/2017
Research Article

Chemical composition and organoleptic properties of Cocoyam starch-wheat fl our blend noodles

Adedeji Temileye Omotayo*

Noodles are strips or strands cut from a sheet of dough made from flour, water and either common salt or a mixture of alkaline salt. Noodles consumption represents about 40% of the total wheat flour which are mainly consumed by school children. The use of composite flour has been encouraged si...

11/08/2017
Research Article

The outcome of Acute Kidney Injury in patients with severe Malaria

Joao Alberto Brandao1 and Joao Egidio Romao Jr.*

Background: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent and serious clinical complication in patients with severe malaria. The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of AKI in a large population of hospitalized patients with a primary admission diagnosis of malaria, and...

11/09/2017
Research Article

Assessment of Complementary Feeding Practice of infants and young children aged 6-23 months in Gode Town, Somali Regional State of Ethiopia

Yimer Mihretie*

Malnutrition is the largest risk factor caused by inadequate nutrition that leads to childhood morbidity and mortality, as well as inadequate growth and development. Infants are at increased risk of malnutrition by six months, when breast milk alone is no longer sufficient to meet their nutrit...

11/06/2017
Research Article

Administration of Non- Pharmachologic Intervention in the control of Hypertension among selected volunteer retirees in Awka Metropolis Anambra State Nigeria

Alagbu Chukwubuikem Eugene*, Alagbu Chinwe Adline, Chike Ijezie Ifeoma Blessing and Agwubike Elias Okey

Abstract

High blood pressure under medical palance is associated with a variety of circulatory diseases, and it has been estimated that over 12% of all deaths in the world is directly or remotely connected with hypertension. It is said that one out of every five persons, can expect to...

11/06/2017
Case Report

The transnasal bilobed flap for medial canthal reconstruction

Corredor-Osorio Rafael*, Massaro-Corredor Martha Gabriela and Buitrago-Corredor Vanessa Gabriela

Reconstruction of the eyelids, especially medial canthal area, is one of the greatest challenges faced by the oculoplastic, head and neck surgeons. A patient with a medial canthal defect, following oncological resection involving the medial canthus, upper and lower eyelids, and nose is present...

11/03/2017
Research Article

Perception of Nutrition and Exercise as a Tool in Controlling Cardiovascular Diseases among the Elderly in Anambra State

Alagbu Chukwubuikem Eugene*, Alagbu Chinwe Adline, Chike Ijezie Ifeoma Blessing and Agwubike Elias Okey

Abstract

The research investigated the perception of nutrition and exercise as a tool in controlling Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) among elderly civil servants in Anambra State of Nigeria.A total of 250 respondents comprising 150 elderly academic staff Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka ...

11/02/2017
Research Article

Assessment of Oral Hygiene awareness in Geriatric patients attending OPD at ESIC Dental College, Rohini, New Delhi

Abhishek Singh, Aanchal Sahani, Rohit Kulshrestha*, Sahil Gupta, Deepak Passi and Mayank Gupta

Aim: To assess and learn oral health awareness and hygiene practices among geriatric patients and also to identify important barriers in the establishment of oral health services, disease prevention and oral health promotion programmes for the same.

Material...

11/02/2017
Review Article

Intensive Care Units (ICU): The clinical pharmacist role to improve clinical outcomes and reduce mortality rate- An undeniable function

Luisetto M* and Ghulam Rasool Mashori

Observing relevant biomedical literature we have see that clinical pharmacist play a crucial role in ICU settings with reducing in mortality rate and improving some clinical outcomes.