Correlation of Mothers' Educational Level and Depression of Mothers with PKU Children
Iakovou K and Schulpis K
Article Type: Editorial | First Published: 2023/12/24
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inborn error of phenylalanine (phe) metabolism due to the deficiency of the hepatic enzyme phe hydroxylase activity. Mothers of phenylketonuric children are obligatory heterozygous of the disease. PKU is characterized by high phe blood levels resulting in executive function impairment, convulsions and microcephaly caused by toxic effect of phe accumulation in the brain...
The Relationship between Personality Traits and Effectiveness of Ethiopian Athletes in Long Distance Running
Fenta Bitew, Awoke Tibebu and Berhanu Anjet
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/07/17
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality traits and athletes performance in long distance runners in Ethiopia. Cross-sectional research design was employed. The data was collected using questionnaires and through field study procedure. The targeted populations of the study were 138 of successful and unsuccessful athletes in long distance runners 2019/2020. Of the Non-probability sampling type purposive sampling techniques was employed....
Adjustment Disorder in Long Covid: A Case Report
Daniel Waiganjo Kinyanjui, MMed, Geoffrey Masika Wechuli, MMed and Harriet Kigaro Musimbi, BSc
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/15
This was a case of adjustment disorder in 'long COVID'. Working in a far-flung, hardship environment with limited medical resources, isolation, and poor primary support systems were identified as the stressors and social determinants of health. Recommendations include timely management of co-morbid conditions and improvement in work-place policy, especially during epidemics and pandemics....