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Advanced Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Advanced Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is an incurable, progressive, neurological disease1 that develops gradually, eventually becoming severely disabling despite treatment2. PD is associated with various motor and non-motor symptoms (NMS). The severity of these motor and NMS increases with disease progression1. The prevalence of PD ranges between 57 and 230 cases per 100,000 and increases with … Read more

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Early mycosis fungoides (MF)

MMP-9 staining in the epidermis changed significantly from basal cell pattern in 70% of the controls to a suprabasal single cell or patchy epidermal cell–staining patterns in patients with MF (P , 0.001). MMP-9 plays an important role in the regulation of formation of the basement membrane Early mycosis fungoides (MF) poses a great diagnostic … Read more

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Rates of cancer in indigenous Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Inhabitants

Introduction: Indigenous Australians are a group of Aboriginal individuals and Torres Strait Islanders in some parts of Australia. Their beliefs are a mixture of modern and traditional customs and practices. They have different beliefs, philosophies, theories, socioeconomic and health problems. Cancer is an under highlighted matter in indigenous Australia. Cancer is a common syndrome in … Read more

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Interpret the implications of child psychology?

Child psychology is the branch of psychology that studies the mental states and psychological processes of children and, specifically, how these processes differ from those of adults and how and why they differ from one child to the next. It includes both mental and social development of child. Implications of child psychology: • Child psychology … Read more

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Human assisted reproductive techniques (ART)

In recent decades, human assisted reproductive techniques (ART) have been widely applied in treatment of infertility. ART involves follicular stimulation, oocyte isolation, gamete manipulation, in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and other related procedures. Laboratory manipulation of gametes and embryos coincides with a period when genes at various imprinted loci are extensively reprogrammed1 … Read more

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a pathogen that causes many complicated infections in humans. MRSA is a type of S. aureus that has produced by process of resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics, which include the penicillins (methicillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, Oxacillin, etc.) and the cephalosporins. In this study isolation of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains was done … Read more

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Identification of nursing concepts and theories

Incidence rate is used as a measuring instrument in public health. Incidence gives an expression of how a disease/injury occurs frequently in a population and defined as proportion of group initially free from disease, that develop the disease over a period of time. This will help identify new cases of a disease condition, symptoms presentation, … Read more

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Immunosuppressive therapy

The evolution of immunosuppressive regimens over the past few decades has led to considerable improvement in acute rejection rates and short-term graft survival [1]. Patient and graft survival at 1 year post-transplantation now exceed 95% in the case of living donation and 90% after deceased donation. However, the long-term outcomes post kidney transplantation do not … Read more

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly – Cholesterol

Understanding Cholesterol: In simple words, cholesterol is a substance that is present in our body naturally in membranes and cell wall of the human body. It is fat-like and buttery and is used to produce substances like bile acids, hormones and vitamin D to digest the fat present in our body. It travels in special … Read more

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Stress, its causes in a medical/dental facility and methods and techniques for its management

How to manage stress in medical facilities-with special emphasis on dental- using ergonomic design, relaxation techniques and patient education # Chapter page 1 What is Stress 2 Consequences of Stress 3 Stress Management Interventions 4 Primary Stress Management Interventions 5 Secondary Stress Management Interventions Chapter One: What is stress? The non-specific response of the human … Read more

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Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: A Clinical review

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome is a rare but serious idiosyncratic drug reaction to psychotropic medication and is potentially fatal if diagnosis and medical intervention are delayed. As stated in the ‘Royal college of Psychiatrists’ recent position statement on the syndrome (December 2014) all psychiatrists practising without immediate clinical supervision should be able to diagnose this medical … Read more

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Hepatitis C – genotypes and treatment regimens

Abstract The hepatitis C develops into cirrhosis of the liver and Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) both of fatal diseases. In This review highlights are genotypes and treatment regimens. Searched for articles on pub med. The bibliographies of the articles found were used to find other references. The data was summarized and presented in figures. The highest … Read more

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Bordetella pertussis (bacterium)

Bordetella pertussis is the bacterium that causes pertussis, otherwise known asor whooping cough . Despite vaccination, incidence of pertussis cases have been growing over the last two decades. Current vaccines lack the ability to give long-lasting immunity and must be improved. Complement evasion molecules would make good candidates for vaccine components, because the complement system … Read more

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Comparison of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Non-Coronary Patients with Mild and Severe Chest Pain

Abstract Background: With respect to the fact that physical and psychological factors affect each other in patients with non-cardiac chest pain: Objective: The present study was carried out to compare the depression, anxiety, and stress severity in non-coronary patients with mild and severe chest pain. Patients and Methods: A cross-sectional design was used. The statistical … Read more

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