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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3308.1510020

Evaluation of Vitamin D, IL6 and Hs-CRP in Different Stages of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Their Correlation with Severity of Disease and Frequency of Exacerbations

Balakrishnan Menon, Charanjeet Kaur, Harsh Vardhan, Arya Gopi and Md Yousoof Dar

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2016

The role of systemic inflammation in COPD has been proved in recent studies. It is associated with increased level of inflammatory cytokines such as IL-6 (Interleukin 6) & inflammatory mediators such as hs-CRP (high sensitivity C Reactive Protein). There is also extensive evidence supporting the action of vitamin D in immunity & inflammation. Low blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D have been assoc...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510039

Use of Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Survival

Emelie Nilsson, Stina Olsson, Henrik Thorlacius and Salma Butt Tuna

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 10, 2016

Data was collected from Malmo Diet and Cancer Study, with baseline examinations between 1991 and 1996. Out of 17035 women who completed all study parts, 765 women with incident breast cancer were included in this study. Kaplan Meier and Cox Proportional Hazards analyses, with 95% confidence intervals (CI), were used to study OC in relation to breast cancer-specific and overall survival. All analys...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510038

Inclusion of Sexual and Reproductive Health in Managing Humanitarian Emergencies in Senegal

Ndiaye P, Niang K, Thiam O, Maro JP and Sambou A

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 03, 2016

The evaluation focused on the past 15 years. Interviews with key informants were conducted at three ministries (Health and Social Welfare, Interior, Armed Forces), the Executive Secretary of the National Council for Food Security, three UN agencies (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA), and three health districts. The review analyzed nineteen national planning and/or programming documents....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510037

Birth Practices in Port Harcourt, Nigeria: A Retrospective Case Study Review

Faith Diorgu and Mary Steen

Article Type: Case Study Review | First Published: October 01, 2016

During a student nurse-midwives portfolio review in 2013, it was noted that a high proportion of women had a caesarean section and that all vaginal births were performed in a lithotomy position. The lithotomy birthing position is associated with increased risk of an episiotomy. This instigated the undertaking of a retrospective review of maternity case notes of 569 women, who gave birth at the two...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510036

Knowledge and Experience of Domestic Violence among Women in Kathmandu Metropolitan City of Nepal

Rajan Paudel, Uma Shahi Thakuri, Mohan Paudel and Dilaram Acharya

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 24, 2016

Domestic violence has emerged as one of the global social and medical concerns, particularly in developing countries. It has affected women from all spheres of life. The consequences of domestic violence are well documented across the world; however, there is still scanty literature related to the domestic violence exploring its knowledge and experience among Nepalese women....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510035

Recommendations for Caffeine Intake Reduction in Women with Urinary Incontinence: A Systematic Review of Literature

Marcela Gurovich, Cristhel K Fagerstrom, Maria J Prieto and Hugo Sanchez

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 22, 2016

Urinary incontinence (UI) affects millions of people around the world and affects quality of life (QoL). Even though public exposure to this problem in recent years through commercial advertisements has facilitated women seeking care, the frequency is still low. Prevalence of the condition varies according to study participants and measurement of UI. The different methodologies used across studies...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510015

Prevalence of Echocardiographic Abnormalities and its Relation to Thyroid Abnormalities among Hemodialysis Patients

Osama A Khamis, Salama S Abdellatif, Mostafa A Alsawasany, Abdellah H ELSadek, Amin M Hegazy, Khaled M Dessouky and Ahmed M Fahmy

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 19, 2016

The kidney is involved in the regulation of thyroid hormones metabolism. Numerous abnormalities of thyroid hormones in end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have been described. The aim of our study was to estimate the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction and its relation to Echocardiologic abnormalities in patients with end stage kidney disease....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3286.1510014

Nephrologist Personality Traits and Optimal Renal Replacement Therapy Modality Initiation - 'Teamwork Makes the Dream Work'

Agnes Masengu, Melanie Wolfenden, Alexander P Maxwell and Jennifer B Hanko

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 12, 2016

Personality traits have been associated with job performance. Previous studies have explored nephrologist preferences regarding optimal renal replacement therapy (RRT) outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease. The role of physician personality traits and patient outcomes has not been investigated. A pilot study was carried out at a single centre to investigate this....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3419/3/5/1067

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Targeted Biopsies alone are not Sufficient for Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Cayce B Nawaf, Nathanial T Ondeck, Laura A Skrip, Rollin K Say, John M Gunselman, Jamil Syed, Peter G Schulam and Preston C Sprenkle

Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: September 22, 2016

Magnetic resonance imaging targeted biopsies (MRI-Tbx) has the potential to detect significant prostate cancer with a small number of cores; however, there are concerns that some clinically significant (CS) cancers may not be visible on MRI or identified with targeted biopsies alone....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3001/3/4/1055

MR as a Biomarker for Metronidazole Induced Encephalopathy: Clinical, Neuroimaging and Differential Diagnostic Features

Charles D Donohoe and Paul A Guidos

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 27, 2016

Central nervous system CNS toxicity is a rare complication of a commonly used antibiotic, metronidazole. We report a representative case of metronidazole-induced encephalopathy in an individual with increased vulnerability due to underlying liver disease. Features included the essential clinical symptoms of dysarthria and ataxia and characteristic MR abnormalities of increased T2 and FLAIR signal ...

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