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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3987.1510022

Serum Copeptin Levels in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ebru Sengul Parlak, MD, Habibe Hezer, MD, Emine Arguder, MD, Hatice Kilic, MD, Murat Alisik, MD, Gokhan Yalciner, MD, Mehmet Ali Babademez, MD, Ozcan Erel, MD and Hatice Canan Hasanoglu, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 06, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an important public health concern with numerous consequences at the societal level, including motor vehicle accidents, increased cardiovascular morbidity, metabolic dysfunction, and behavioral and cognitive deficit. OSA is characterized by a decrease in, or complete cessation of, airflow despite ongoing efforts to breathe, and is related to oxygen desaturation and sleep fragmentation. The prevalence of OSA has been estimated at 14% in men and 5% in women...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510077

Comparative Study of the Online Over-The-Counter Hair Loss Products

Abdullah Alyoussef

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 04, 2020

There are tremendous amount of the overthe- counter (OTC) hair loss products available online and widely purchase all over the world by many consumers. We conducted this study to evaluate some popular and widely used OTC hair loss products that are introduced by famous online retailer websites. Most of hair loss products are natural products, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and proteins. The products found in the top sellers are different between the online retailers regarding their type, side, dosage forms and prices. Minoxidil, the only FDA approved OTC hair loss drug, is found only in the l...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510076

The Role of the CD57+ T-Lymphocytes in Various Malignancies and Their Potential Contribution to the Increased Frequency and Aggressiveness of Cscc in OTR

Shaikah Al-Aojan

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: December 30, 2019

Organ transplant recipients (OTR) have 100-fold increased risk for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) compared to the general population. Modified immune surveillance mechanisms may contribute to the perceived differences in incidence, clinical behavior and increased aggressiveness of cSCC in OTR. It could also provide some insight into the pathogenesis of cSCC in various disorders characterized by low immunity such as HIV, hematological malignancies and immune-mediated inflammatory disorders. In a recently published study, immunological senescence resulting from an increased expression ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710029

Surgical Management of Growing Patients through Orthognathic Surgery: A Review

Juan Alberto O'Ryan Silva, DDS, Alfredo Noguera Pantoja, DDS, MFS, and Pedro Sole Ventura, DDS, MFS

Article Type: Review article | First Published: January 10, 2020

Facial aesthetics has a meaningful relationship with the capacity of people to form interpersonal relationships, which can lead to cases of harassment when there are severe facial disharmonies. For a long time, orthognathic surgery has been indicated in patients whose growth has ended in order to achieve more stable and predictable results over time. However, there are cases where psychosocial stress due to dentofacial deformities makes necessary to intervene patients at a younger age. This review article aims to describe the surgical management and stability of growing patients through orthog...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410156

Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Acute Abdomen in Adolescent Girls

Maher AlZaiem, MD, CU, ABPS, Abdulnaser Ali Alatili, MD, Ahmed Alawi, SBPS and Fadi Zaiem, MBBS

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 30, 2019

Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWHS) is a rare developmental anomaly of Mullerian ducts, characterized by the presence of a uterus didelphys with longitudinal vaginal septum obstructing the hemivagina and the presence of ipsilateral renal agenesis. It is a very rare syndrome with only a few cases that have been reported. We describe, In this report, the clinical presentation and the successful surgical management of an 11-year-old girl who presented with acute lower abdominal pain and palpable tender mass in the lower abdomen. The diagnosis of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome was suspecte...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4053.1510027

Vitamin B12 and Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders: Patient Treatments vs. Controlled Studies

Behrooz Kamgar-Parsi, PhD

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: December 30, 2019

Despite earlier reports of success, controlled studies have not confirmed the effectiveness of vitamin B12 in treating circadian rhythm sleep disorders. We try to explain why these two types of studies do not produce similar results. Individuals with circadian rhythm sleep disorder suffer from recurrent patterns of disrupted sleep that can significantly affect their daily functioning. Evidence suggests that vitamin B12 supplements may have a beneficial effect on sleep patterns. However, research on the effects of vitamin B12 supplements on sleep is limited. This study will determine the effec...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510071

Gender and Ethnic Differences in Seeking Healthcare Plus Time of Recovery from Procedures for Shoulder and Knee Conditions

Amanda Weaver, Katerina Kellar, William H Miears, Rhett Butler, Ali Ashraf, MD, Adam Woolridge, MD, Anudeep Dasaraju, John Chappa, Matthew Ferguson, MD, George Brindley, MD, Phillip Watkins and Mimi Zumwalt, MD

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: January 08, 2020

Previous studies have demonstrated that females have more severe pain in more locations in the body than males but tend to wait longer to seek help which leads to worse postoperative outcomes. Also, physicians may have an unconscious bias in recommending surgery more often for men than women. We analyzed 798 medical charts with chief complaints of shoulder or knee pain from 2007-2015. We categorized patients based on acute or chronic injury and then looked at time from referral to first orthopedic appointment, delay of time to surgery, and duration of recovery....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510104

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Ebola Virus Disease among Students at a School of Medicine in Dakar, Senegal

Diallo Mbaye K, Fortes L, Lakhe NA, Cisse Diallo VMP, Ka D, Kemi R, Massaly A, Thioub D, Badiane AS, Fall NM, Ndour CT, Soumaré M and Seydi M

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 21, 2019

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a serious and highly contagious viral disease. It constitutes a public health threat and emergency. Therefore, all medical staff, notably medical students, should be trained to lessen the health outcomes during an outbreak. The aims of this paperwork are to determine the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices regarding EVD of students at St Christopher Iba Mar Diop Medical School in Dakar in the one hand and identify the associated factors the other hand. We carried out a cross-sectional, observational, descriptive and analytical study on St. Christopher School medical...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510045

Opportunistic Screening for Hypertension, Overweight and Obesity among Companions of Patients Attending the Family Medicine Clinic of a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital

Oyeyemi Olaniran, Olayinka O Ogunleye and Funke Ojomu

Article Type: Cross Sectional Study | First Published: January 09, 2020

Current evidence reveals that the prevalence of hypertension and obesity is rising, and health care providers have the responsibility to treat a fast-growing population of individuals with these diseases. Health providers focus interventions on their patients, while ignoring the burden of non-communicable diseases in family members. Patients, particularly those with chronic diseases, often come accompanied to clinic visits by caregivers, family members or paid employees. This presents an often-ignored opportunity for screening these companions for common diseases like hypertension an...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510044

A Review Nutraceuticals with Antihypertensive Properties

Kate Levenberg, David Proctor, Michael Flanagan, Yasina Somani and Faisal Aziz

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 26, 2019

Supplementation with key nutrients that favorably influence vascular health is a promising integrative intervention in the management of hypertension. Thus far, the clinical use of such adjuncts has been limited due to a history of minimal regulatory standards for supplements. In recent years, clinical trials researching the impact of supplements on hypertension has begun to catch up to the marketplace, which may promote increased use of supplements to more effectively control hypertension. The following review aims to facilitate informed use of supplements as pharmaceutical agents, termed nut...

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