07/12/2019
Research Article

Nanotechnology to improve the biofouling and corrosion performance of marine paints: from lab experiments to real tests in sea

George Kordas*

Nanocontainers of the type CuO, ZnO and CeMo were developed in the present work and incorporated into commercial paints. The nanocontainers were filled with bromosphaerol (CuO and ZnO), SeaNineTM 211 (CuO and ZnO), and 8Hydroxyquinoline (CeMo). The new resulting paints were tested in the lab a...

07/15/2019
Research Article

Research of possibilities of studying the areas of development of erosion of slope lands in Azerbaijan and fight it

Rans Aliev ZH*

Annotation

The study proved that in gully systems with the largest catchment area ranging from 5.0 to 28.8 km2, the degree of dismemberment of gully systems is small, varies mainly from 1 to 3 km / km2, less often from 3 to 5 km / km2. As can be seen, the average annual growth of ravi...

07/27/2019
Case Report

A fatal portal vein thrombosis: A case report

M Kechida*, W Ben Yahia and W Mnari

Background: Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare acquired hematologic condition which could be revealed by deep venous thrombosis. It could be fatal unless correctly treated.

Case report: We report here the case of a 28 year-old male ...

07/29/2019
Review Article

Fifth “dark” force completely change our understanding of the universe

Robert Skopec*

Abstract

For something that’s literally as old as the universe, dark matter doesn’t get much attention outside scientific circles. Maybe that’s because, other than a short-lived SyFy series and a late-period Randy Newman album, this nebulous star stuff has had a toug...

07/26/2019
Research Article

The effects of a clinical ladder program on professional development and job satisfaction of acute care nurses

Yolanda A Coleman* and Romy Desai

Nurses play a vital role in acute care hospitals and health care delivery. The purpose of this research study is to identify the nurse’s perception of the Clinical Ladder Program at their hospital and the correlation it has on the nurse’s job satisfaction and their professional development...

07/26/2019
Review Article

Subungual exostosis: Pediatric aspects

Mohamed Anouar Dendane, Achraf El Bakkaly*, Zakaria Alami Hassani and Abdelouahed Amrani

Introduction

Subungual exostosis (SUE) is a benign phalangeal tumor of an osteocartilaginous nature [1]. SUE is most commonly diagnosed in children and young adults; most of these lesions are located in the big toe, although they can occur (albeit infrequently) in other toes. We repor...

07/24/2019
Research Article

Epidemiological Prevalence of Tuberculosis in the State of Maranhão between 2014 and 2016

Pedro Agnel Dias Miranda Neto*, Hortência Biatriz de Melo Santana, Vanessa Maria das Neves, Hermerson Sousa Maia, Thayna Milena Nunes Franca and Rosana Karla Costa

Introduction: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Bacillus of Koch), and presents chronic evolution affecting the lungs frequently.

Objectives: Analyse, in the state of Maranhão, the epidemiological prevalenc...

07/24/2019
Research Article

The New (2018) European Hypertension Guidelines an overview and comments

Mohsen Ibrahim M*

Review Article

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) jointly developed a series of hypertension guidelines in the years 2003, 207 and 2013. The most recent guidelines were issued by the two societies in August this year (2018) and were...

07/24/2019
Research Article

Rehabilitation of hearing by cochlear implantation

Abdelaziz Raji*, Houda Mounji, Youssef Rochdi, Hassan Nouri and Mehdi Elfakiri

Background: Cochlear implants (CI) are nowadays a widely accepted treatment for sensorineural hearing loss SNHL.

Aim: This study aimed to describe the epidemiological characteristics and the surgical approach and to evaluate the outcomes of our expe...

07/23/2019
Research Article

Prevalence and seasonal variations of eggs of gastrointestinal nematode parasites of goats from smallholder farms in Mozambique

Alsacia Atanasio-Nhacumbe* and Carlos Francisco Sitoe

A survey was carried out to determine the prevalence and seasonal variations of eggs of gastrointestinal nematodes in goats in four provinces of Mozambique, from November 2016 to October 2017 in Tete and Cabo Delgado, and from November 2016 to October 2018 in Maputo and Gaza. In each province,...

07/24/2019
Case Report

Severe Infantile Transaldolase deficiency: A case report

Khaled Alqoaer*, Ziad Asaad and Maisa Halabi

Abstract

Transaldolase TALDO deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of the pentose phosphate pathway. It has variable presentations with poor outcome when present early in life. We present a young Saudi infant with a fatal early presentation of TALD deficiency.

07/31/2019
Research Article

Is there improvement in renal function in patients undergoing bariatric surgery?

Juliana Amaro Borborema Bezerra, Carlos Teixeira Brandt*, Daniel Mozart Bezerra Borborema, Arthur Quirino Ramos, Matheus Rodrigues de Souza and Fernanda Andrea Menezes Florencio Maciel

Introduction: Obesity may cause progressive chronic kidney disease. Weight loss in the postoperative follow-up of bariatric surgery may improve renal function in these patients. Thus, the purpose of this study was to give insight on the subject using a sensible biomarker.

07/31/2019
Research Article

The turing machine theory for some spinal cord and brain condition, A toxicological - antidotic depurative approach

Mauro Luisetto*, Behzad Nili Ahmadabadi, Ahmed Yesvi Rafa, Ram Kumar Sahu, Luca Cabianca, Ghulam Rasool Mashori and Farhan Ahmad Khan

Aim of this work is to produce a general theory related an new depurative strategy to be devalued for reduce or delay some spinal cord and brain degenerative and inflammatory chronic disease or acute traumatic condition. It is used and informatics approach in order to set correct the problem a...

07/24/2019
Research Article

Comparative study of carboxylate and amide forms of HLDF-6 peptide: Neuroprotective and nootropic effects in animal models of ischemic stroke

Аnna P Bogachuk*, Zinaida I Storozheva, Andrey Т Proshin, Vyacheslav V Sherstnev, Irina V Smirnova, Tatyana M Shuvaeva and Valery M Lipkin

Aim: The work was to perform a comparative study of the neuroprotective and nootropic activities of two pharmaceutical substances, the HLDF-6 peptide and its amide form (HLDF-6-NH2).

Materials and Methods: We used in the study healthy adult male Wis...

07/31/2019
Research Article

P wave dispersion in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Seyda Yavuzkir, Suna Aydin*, Melike Baspinar, Sevda Korkmaz, Murad Atmaca, Rulin Deniz, Yakup Baykus and Mustafa Yavuzkir

Background: Growing evidence has revealed that fear and anxiety related situations could affect cardiac parameters. P wave dispersion (Pd) is an important index. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate Pd values in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

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07/31/2019
Research Article

Preclinical stiff heart is a marker of cardiovascular morbimortality in apparently healthy population

Charles Fauvel, Michael Bubenheim, Olivier Raitiere, Charlotte Vallet, Nassima Si Belkacem and Fabrice Bauer*

Background: The prognostic signifi cance of impaired left ventricular (LV) relaxation and increased LV stiffness as precursor of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and death is still largely unknown in apparently healthy subjects.

Methods:

07/30/2019
Case Report

Severe Infantile Coarctation and Mid Aortic Stenosis in Williams Syndrome

Lousararian Marina, Troglia Ana, Cabrera Maria J and Alday Luis E*

We report a challenging patient with Williams syndrome and severe coarctation of the aorta. As in a few similar cases reported, several surgical and catheter interventions for recoarctation, intrastent intimal proliferation and stenosis of the left sub-clavian artery were required. Aortic patc...

07/23/2019
Research Article

Longitudinal and transverse dimensions of Hypertrophied Cardiomyocytes in human Left Ventricle (LV) at autopsy; Heart failure might result from changes in chamber geometry without contractile weakening

Richard E Tracy*

Abstract

The shapes and sizes of human cardiomyocytes are accessible to systematic observation under most circumstances only at autopsy. This constraint has seriously curbed the study of these topics, thereby leaving a crippling gap in our understanding of heart failure. In recent yea...

07/30/2019
Research Article

Determination of anthocyanin content in two varieties of Hibiscus Sabdariffa from Selangor, Malaysia using a combination of chromatography and spectroscopy

Yew-Keong Choong*, Nor Syaidatul Akmal Mohd Yousof, Jamia Azdina Jamal and Mohd Isa Wasiman

The calyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa have been used by many communities as herbal tea. Their anthocyanin contents have been reported as the key component in anti-obesity studies. This present work reported results of anthocyanin content of calyces in two varieties of H. sabdariffa collected from...

07/23/2019
Research Article

Analysis of the characteristics of chinese traditional sports culture in the new period

SC Wang*

Abstract

Through cultural consciousness, the characteristics of traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period are analyzed and studied, and the traditional Chinese sports culture in the new period has the following six characteristics: 1. Sports social model of “etiquette...

07/23/2019
Short Communication

Triathlon challenge – from craggy to crazzy a different kind of pain management program

Michael G Serpell*

Abstract

Sea swim (2.4 mile), bike ride (112 mile) and Marathon (26 mile), all in one day!
There are lessons that the 7.8 million UK Chronic Pain patients can learn from the world of endurance sports, and vice versa [1]. The training, psychological tools and strategies used by ...

07/22/2019
Review Article

Update on Phenobarbital for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Intensive Care

Rukma Parthvi* and Parker Agne

Alcohol abuse is a global health problem. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) ranges from mild to severe symptoms that can lead to fatal delirium tremens requiring ICU admission and incurring high health care cost as high as $20,000 a month. The latest published reports suggest that phenobarbita...

07/19/2019
Research Article

Causal agents of Post-harvest Rot of Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) and their control using Indigenous Practices in Hong, Adamawa State

Kazi N, Chimbekujwo IB and Anjili SM*

Pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo) are grown all around the world for a variety of reasons ranging from agricultural purposes to commercial and ornamental sales. The pathogens causing the rot of pumpkin in the world include fungi, bacteria, and viruses. The study was aim to identify fungal pathogens of...

07/15/2019
Research Article

The beneficial effects of varicella zoster virus

Khalid Ahmed Al-Anazi*, Al-Anazi WK and Al-Jasser AM

Varicella zoster virus behaves differently from other herpes viruses as it differs from them in many aspects. Recently, there has been growing evidence on the beneficial effects of the virus in immune compromised hosts and these effects are translated into prolongation of survival. The reporte...

07/22/2019
Research Article

ROGAVF STUDY 2019 - Relationship of HbA1C (GLYCEMIC Control) on outcomes of AV FISTULAS: A prospective observational study

Premjeet Singh*, Zainal Ariffin, Hafizan Tajri, Azim Md Idris, Lenny Suryati and Lily Sofida

Abstract

Objective: The main aim of the study was to compare outcomes based on diabetic control for patients undergoing formation of a new upper limb arteriovenous fistula (AVF). Research design and methods: A prospective cohort study was performed where we obtained b...

07/22/2019
Review Article

Idiopathic post-operative biliary duct system dilatation; potential etiology and management

Mohamed M Nasr* and Maged M Nasr

Summary

What is called “idiopathic biliary duct system dilatation” or better to name it “un-explained biliary dilatation” is mostly following surgical procedures related to upper gastrointestinal and hepato-bilio-pancreatic systems. Having such situation, adapt...

07/19/2019
Review Article

Lecture: “First aid to the population for wounds during accidents, сatastrophes, natural disasters, and terrorist attacks” for Humanitarian and Technical Universities

Shapovalov KA, Shapovalova LA

Study questions

  1. The concept of wounds.
  2. Classification of wounds.
  3. Signs of wounds.
  4. Factors affecting the course of the wound process.
  5. Phases of the wound process.
  6. Types of wound healing.
  7. Features of wounds in chi...

07/17/2019
Case Report

Anasarca in a 35 year old man- A diagnostic dilemma

Okafor UH*, Okorie GO and Ede S

Anasarca is generalized swelling of the body following accumulation of fluid in the extracellular compartments. It may result from multiple aetiology mainly of renal, hepatic or cardiovascular origin. 

The aim of this case report is to highlight the challenges encountered in making...

07/17/2019
Research Article

Cognition and Memory Impairment among Patients of Depression in Pakistan-The Role of Conventional and Newer Anti-Depressants

Madeeha Malik*, Muhammad Usama Khan, Azhar Hussain and Ayisha Hashmi

Abstract

Background: Antidepressant therapy is the most adopted treatment option for depression. The evaluation of cognitive effects related to antidepressant drug use is important for better selection of antidepressant drugs that leads to improved cognitive performan...

07/16/2019
Research Article

Assessment of lipid and hematological profile among blood donors in European Gaza Hospital, Palestine

Ahmad M Tabash, Wesam M Afana, Abdrabbou M Elregeb, Sameer Abu Eid and Ayman M Abu Mustafa*

Background: There is an important shortage of blood in the greatest blood banks worldwide to meet up with requirements for numerous medical interventions. Limited studies have associated regular blood donation to the lowering of lipid function parameters. Assessing the lipid f...

07/16/2019
Case Report

Single Trans apical access for double aortic and mitral valves-in-valves procedures with high risk of thrombus embolism

Julien Adjedj*, Mathias Kirsch, Anna Nowacka and Olivier Muller

Background: Persistent left atrial thrombus remains a contra indication to transeptal valves in valves procedure. We aimed to perform a double valves in valves replacement through transapical access with cerebral angiography control during the procedure just after implantation...

07/16/2019
Research Article

The relationship between serum and sputum levels of azithromycin and clinical endpoints in patients with bronchiectasis using azithromycin maintenance treatment

Josje Altenburg*, Erik B Wilms and Wim G Boersma

Abstract

Background: Azithromycin (AZM) is a macrolide antibiotic with distinct pharmacokinetic properties and is increasingly used as maintenance treatment in patients with bronchiectasis in order to reduce infectious exacerbations and improve pulmonary symptoms. The...

07/16/2019
Research Article

Cloning and Characterization of a Pseudo-Response Regulator 7 (PRR7) Gene from Medicago Sativa Involved In Regulating the Circadian Clock

Yilin Shen and Weifeng Nian*

The circadian clock is an endogenous molecular oscillator with a period of about 24 hours, which regulates the physiology and developmental processes of almost all higher plants. Pseudo-response regulators (PRRs) are an important part of the central clock oscillator, together with other clock ...

07/12/2019
Research Article

Feasibility study on the evaluation of the effect of narrow-band CEChirp ASSR in the hearing fi eld after hearing aid in hearingimpaired children

Wang Yonghua* and Xing Shuoyao

Abstract

Objective Study: Whether the narrow-band CE-Chirp ASSR test in the sound field is an objective evaluation method for the hearing aid compensation effect, and whether there is a difference in children with different hearing loss levels.

Metho...

07/12/2019
Case Report

Methotrexate in management of Morbidly Adherent Placenta at Latifa Hospital, DHA, Dubai, UAE.: Case report

Atif BE Fazari*, Maria Eugenia Ramirez Aristondo, Faiqa Azim, Basma Abdo AlMaamari and Rasha Eltayeb

Abstract

Morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) includes the spectrum of placenta accreta, increta, and percreta. It is a major cause of obstetric hemorrhage. Caesarean section is main risk factor for MAP. Ultrasound scan is highly sensitive method for MAP diagnosis and sometime Magnetic re...

07/15/2019
Review Article

Predictive vision on governance and total quality in sports

Ibouchoukene Mohamed, Aboura Rabah, Hadiouche Abdelnour, Labane Karim* and Fahssi Mohamed Riadh

Abstract

The aim of our study is to try to give a predictive vision on governance in the field of sports in Algeria.

This predictive approach looks at the overall quality of governance in order to be at the continental level or even across the Arab world.

To identi...

07/11/2019
Opinion

The science of enduring pain. What can athletes and chronic pain patients learn from each other?

Michael G Serpell*

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” Muhammad Ali

What mind strategies can an endurance athlete use to get their body that bit further or faster, to be a inisher? At "top-level" sport, some say it'...

07/12/2019
Research Article

High water intake in preventing the risk of Uric Acid Nephrolithiasis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Zhijian Lin, John C Lieske*, Yue Li and Muthuvel Jayachandran

Background: Hyperuricosuria, persistently low urinary pH, and low urinary volume are the main risk factors of uric acid nephrolithiasis. Epidemiologic studies suggest that high water intake is protective against the occurrence of symptomatic kidney stone events of all types. T...

07/11/2019
Research Article

Complications of Internal jugular catheters in haemodialysis patients at a kidney care center in Nigeria

Okafor Umezurike Hughes*, Alade Stella and Edeh Samuel

Internal jugular vein catheters (IJC) is recommended as the central venous access of choice in haemodialysis patients. However it is associated with complications of variable severity.

Objectives: To study the complications associated with internal jugular vei...

07/11/2019
Opinion

Proposal for the elimination of allergies

James F Walles*

A man I knew had an extreme allergy to poison ivy when he was a child. When he was about four-teen, he was hanging out with a group of his friends who dared him to eat some poison ivy. He did, and never got poison ivy again. Presumably, the ingestion of the allergen led to the development of i...

07/02/2019
Research Article

Gestational hypercholesterolemia helps detect familial hypercholesterolemia and prevent late pregnancy complications

Josef Hyanek* František Pehal, Kseniya Dryahina, Ladislava Dubska, Blanka Míkova, Lada Gombíkova, Miroslav Prucha, Stanislav Kubu, Petra Halackova and Jaroslav Feyreisl

Abstract

Introduction: In this retrospective study, we comment on the cause and diagnostic potential of the elevated serum total cholesterol and some non-cholesterol sterols in a population of healthy pregnant women from Prague, Czech Republic.

Metho...

07/05/2019
Research Article

Knowledge, perception and practices of Suez Canal University students regarding Hepatitis C Virus infection risk and means of prevention

Hesham El-Sayed, Sohair Mehanna, Adel Hassan, Mahmoud Sheded, Maha Abdel-Fattah, Samar Elfiky, Nermine Elmaraghy*, Nehal Lotfy and Zeinab Khadr

Background: Egypt has the highest prevalence of HCV in the world as more than 10% of population suffers from HCV infection. High prevalence of HCV in Egypt represents a great risk to the whole population that requires aggressive mass awareness regarding routes of infection and...

07/05/2019
Research Article

Virulence Genes in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Strains Isolated at Suez Canal University Hospitals with Respect to the Site of Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance

Nermine Elmaraghy*, Said Abbadi, Gehan Elhadidi, Asmaa Hashem and Asmaa Yousef

Background: Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the top five pathogens causing healthcare-associated infections. Biofilm formation is nowadays a major problem. Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of virulence genes in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aerugino...

07/08/2019
Research Article

Endoscopic treatment of pancreatic diseases via Duodenal Minor Papilla: 135 cases treated by Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic Pancreatic Duct Balloon Dilation (EPDBD), and Pancreatic Stenting (EPS)

Tadao Tsuji*, G Sun, A Sugiyama, Y Amano, S Mano, T Shinobi, H Tanaka, M Kubochi, K Ohishi, Y Moriya, M Ono, T Masuda, H Shinozaki, H Kaneda, H Katsura, T Mizutani, K Miura, M Katoh, K Yamafuji, K Takeshima, N Okamoto, Y Hoshino, N Tsurumi, S Hisada, J Won, T Kogiso, K Yatsuji, M Iimura, T Kakimoto and S Nyuhzuki

Abstract

Treatments via the minor papilla is effective where the deep cannulation via the major papilla is impossible in such cases as [1] the Wirsung’s duct is inflammatory narrowed, bent or obstructed by impacted stones [2] pancreatic duct divisum (complete or incomplete) [3],...

07/09/2019
Research Article

Blockade of the distal sciatic nerve with the patient in the supine position using a newly developed position aid with integrated ultrasound probe holder

Jens Magunia, Hans-Bernd Hopf and Michael Schutz*

Background: We have developed a femoral supporting pad with an integrated ultrasound probe holder and examined its practical usability on patients with lower limb surgery.

Objectives: To evaluate the function of this novel femoral supporting p...

07/09/2019
Research Article

The value of routine ultrasound at discharge to identify patients at risk of developing symptomatic lymphoceles after kidney transplantation: A case-cohort study

Maja Joosten, Paul P Poyck, Frank C d’Ancona and Wilbert A van der Meijden*

Introduction: Ultrasound examination is frequently used to evaluate the graft after renal transplantation and to detect possible lymphoceles. The first ultrasound scan in our hospital is normally performed on the day of discharge. We questioned whether perirenal fluid collecti...

07/09/2019
Research Article

Effectiveness of dexamethasone and hyaluronidase + valerate of bethasone associated with prepucial massage in the treatment of child phimosis

Anna Karoline da Rocha and Karine Furtado Meyer*

Introduction: The phimosis condition is characterized by the inability to retract the foreskin on the glans, making it impossible to expose them. Surgical treatment, although effective, has been questioned by the risk to which the patient is exposed. Therefore, we have opted f...

07/09/2019
Case Report

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

Long Ching*, Ming Him Yuen, Tak Lap Poon, Fung Ching Cheung, Shun Hin Ting and Wing Chi Fong

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. Surgical biopsy remains an important ...

07/09/2019
Research Article

Diseases of the mental sphere revealed by the psychiatrist at contingent of patients of the consultative outpatient admission

Shapovalova LA, Shapovalov КA

Abstract

Introduction: The problem of protecting and strengthening the mental health of the population is the most important task of ensuring the socio-economic well-being of the Komi Republic (RK) as an integral part of the Russian Federation (RF), since it is a key ...

07/09/2019
Research Article

Micropollutants in wastewater irrigation systems: Impacts and perspectives

Jimena Lazaro Gil*

Introduction

Climate change and the increasing global population pose a severe threat to the availability of freshwater in the world. Over consumption of water and deteriorating water quality are problems that should be addressed in order to ensure water availability for the coming de...

07/04/2019
Case Report

Benzine as fire source in operation room

Domingos Dias Cicarelli*, Fernando Chuluck Silva, Carolina Martins Ricardo, Ana Carolina Makinoo Antunes, Murilo Alexandre Carmona and Maria Jose Carvalho Carmona

Provide a safety anesthesia to patient is only possible with the knowledge of material surrounding the operation room. Benzine is highly flammable substance and can produce several injures without the necessary care. This case describes a small fire caused by the presence of benzine in the sur...

07/04/2019
Review Article

Let us start an epidemic by giving away kindness

Yvonne Russer and Kuruvilla George*

‘Patients were left in soiled sheets or sitting on commodes for hours. Some patients needing pain relief got it late or not at all.’ These were a sample of the findings in the Francis Report which revealed severe failings in patient care in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust in the...

07/05/2019
Editorial

Varicella zoster virus: The potentially useful virus

Al-Anazi KA* and Al-Jasser AM

Varicella zoster virus (VZV), a double-stranded DNA virus, is a highly contagious human neurotropic virus that belongs to the alpha group of herpes viruses [1-4]. Primary VZV infection (chickenpox) occurs in childhood then the virus becomes latent in the nerve ganglia [1,5-7]. Reactivation of ...

07/02/2019
Research Article

Maternal mortality and factors affecting it, among pregnant women in Abeokuta South, Nigeria

Tumilara Busayo Amoo* and Oyinkansola Sarah Ajayi

Abstract

This observational study assessed the knowledge of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics at two selected hospitals in Abeokuta South, Nigeria on the causes and risk factors of maternal mortality, identified barriers to knowledge acquisition, and examined the influence of...

07/02/2019
Case Report

Mesenteric cysts: A rare case

Maryam Asgharnia*, Tayebeh Rahbar and Seyedeh Fatemeh Dalil Heirati

Abstract

Mesenteric cysts are rare benign intra-abdominal tumors with an incidence of 1 case per 250,000 hospital admission. This lesion occurs most frequently in women in the reproductive period.The etiology of such cysts remains unknown but several theories regarding their developme...

07/02/2019
Research Article

Focused Antenatal Care in urban Ghana: A qualitative study into physical accessibility of maternal health services in Kwabre East Municipality

Akowuah Jones Asafo* and Kwarteng Bernard Owusu

Abstract

Background: Accessibility to healthcare is a major component of primary health care campaign for maintaining population health. Owing to this, the government of Ghana has instituted the free maternal care and focused antenatal care policies into the maternal ...

07/02/2019
Research Article

Determinants of women’s perceived satisfaction on Antenatal care in urban Ghana: A cross-sectional study

Akowuah Jones Asafo* and Danquah Benedicta Adoma

Abstract

Despite evidence on major interventions on the uptake and scale up of interventions meant to promote maternal health care services, little is known about adequate use of such program in urban Ghana among reproductive aged women. This study examined the determinants of women&r...

07/04/2019
Research Article

Non-chemical control of Armillaria mellea infection of Prunus persica

Jim Downer* and Ben Faber

Peaches, Prunus persica were planted as grafted saplings in an avocado orchard previously infested with Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P.Kumm. Trees were planted in large or small holes with or without fresh yardwaste chips added as an amendment and with or without a Trichoderma bi...

07/21/2019
Case Report

Glomus Tumor of the Scrotum: A Case Report

Stephen Legg*

Glomus tumors are rare, usually benign, lesions that arise most often in the
extremities. They are derived from the glomus body and have a propensity to be found in the fingers and toes, and often in the subungual area [1]. They typically demonstrate pinprick sensitivity, cold hypersen...

07/02/2019
Research Article

Insilico investigation of TNFSF10 signaling cascade in ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma

Asima Tayyeb* and Zafar Abbas Shah

Abstract

The ovarian serous Cystadenocarcinoma shared large number of deaths in gynecologic carcinoma. It has various numbers of molecular events from initiation to progression and at advance stage, surgery is the end product of such molecular signaling. We assess in this study the wh...

07/01/2019
Review Article

Cardiomyopathies - The special entity of myocarditis and infl ammatory cardiomyopathy

Felicitas Escher*, Uwe Kuhl, Dirk Lassner and Heinz-Peter Schultheiss

Cardiomyopathy is a heart muscle disease with structural and functional myocardial abnormalities in the absence of coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular disease, and congenital heart disease. However, it has become clear that diverse etiologies and clinical manifestations (e.g. arrhy...