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  • Genetic Analysis of the Clinical Manifestations of Lipofuscinosis (Batten Syndrome)

    Genetic Analysis of the Clinical Manifestations of Lipofuscinosis (Batten Syndrome) Cursino G.T¹, Donato H.M.G², Luis J.M.S³, Ferreira K.M.L.M4, Soares T.A.B5, Souza M.B.R6 1,2,3,4,5Medical Student – UNICAP; 6Teacher/Researcher of Dept. of Biological Sciences and Health – UNICAP Introduction: Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (NCL) is a group of neurodegenerative genetic diseases characterized by the accumulation of lipid pigment in neuronal lysosomes and other tissues. Batten syndrome (BS) is the juvenile form of this group, beginning in childhood, with its primary symptomatology manifested between…

  • Genetic Analysis of Clinical Manifestations of Friedreich Ataxia

    Genetic Analysis of Clinical Manifestations of Friedreich Ataxia Cursino G.T¹, Donato H.M.G², Luis J.M.S³, Ferreira K.M.L.M4, Soares T.A.B5, Souza M.B.R6 1,2,3,4,5Medical Student – UNICAP; 6Teacher/Researcher of Dept. of Biological Sciences and Health – UNICAP Introduction:Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), an autosomal neurodegenerative disorder, conditions a destruction of nerve cells during the progression of the disease, affecting cardiac, bone and pancreatic cells. It has as main symptoms walking difficulty, progressing to changes in limb sensitivity, speech problems, atypical ocular movements, heart disease and…

  • Transaction Costs and Optimal Liability Rule in the Context of Hadley v Baxendale (1854)

    Transaction Costs and Optimal Liability Rule in the Context of Hadley v Baxendale (1854) Teng, Jimmy American University of Ras Al Khaimah This paper uses a signaling game model to address the debate between limited liability rule and unlimited liability rule in the context of the case of Hadley v Baxendale (1854). This paper compares the levels of net social surplus obtained by the two legal rules under different sets of parameter values. The parameters investigated are the level of…

  • Towards Economic Survival and Self-sufficiency: a Historical Exploration of Nigeria’s Indigenisation Policy, 1972 and 1977

    Towards Economic Survival and Self-sufficiency: a Historical Exploration of Nigeria’s Indigenisation Policy, 1972 and 1977 Adeyinka Theresa AJAYI (Ph.D) Department of History and International Studies, Ekiti State University, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria. Indigenisation was a major strategy employed by the Nigerian government in the 1970s to exercise more control over the nation’s economy. It was indeed a bold attempt to enhance the economic survival and self-sufficiency of the nation. This study therefore interrogates the rationale, methods and impact of Nigeria’s indigenisation…

  • Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome

    Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome Leal A.J.G¹; Abreu A.M.A²; Moreira J.F.M.A³; Moura N.F⁴, Arruda H.S⁵ ¹²³⁴Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; ⁵Pesquisador do Departamento de Histologia/Embriologia da UFPE Introduction: Treacher Colling syndrome or mandibulo facial dysostosi is a malformation craniofacial that affects bones and face tissues. It’s considered a multifactorial are genetic disease. Objectives: Realize a review highlightening many ways of treatment and rehab of the pacients, whose purpose is to improve the pacient’s quality…

  • Relation Between the Rheumatoid Arthritis and Certain Oral Manifestations

    Relation Between the Rheumatoid Arthritis and Certain Oral Manifestations Paixão, T.S¹; Cândido, L.L.P¹; Almeida, A.V.T¹; Vasconcelos, E.R.L ¹; Costa, T.G¹; Silva, J.M.N2 Estudante do Curso de Odontologia-UFPE; ²Cirurgião Dentista FOP/UPE Introduction: The oral healthiness is a key component to the overall healthiness of the individual. Among numerous diseases and oral healthiness problems the Sjögren Syndrome, periodontal diseases and temporomandibular joint dysfunction have an important relation with the rheumatoid arthritis that is characterized by the joint inflammation. Objetive: The objetive of…

  • Nutritional Status of the Elderly With Respiratory Diseases and Their Association With the Diagnosis

    Nutritional Status of the Elderly With Respiratory Diseases and Their Association With the Diagnosis Silva, L.M.L.1; Ribeiro, L.L.N2; Santos, E.M.C1; Lustosa, M.F1; Melo, N.C.O1 1Coordenadora do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco, HSE; 2Pós-Graduanda do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco; 3Preceptor do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco, HSE Introduction: Respiratory tract diseases are among…

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Efficacy Test of the Intraoral Mandibular Advancement Devices by Video Nasopharyngolaryngoscope

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Efficacy Test of the Intraoral Mandibular Advancement Devices by Video Nasopharyngolaryngoscope Araújo, S.S1; Trindade, M.O2; Arruda, F.E.P3; Fernandes, G.A4 1,3,4Student of the Dentistry Course – UFPE; 2Professor of Prosthesis and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department– UFPE Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea is a multifactorial case that may involve craniofacial development, bone structures, muscular structures and any soft tissue adjacent to the pharynx have importance to this disorder. It is characterized by recurrent episodes of upper airway obstruction. In…

  • Living Style of Diabetic Patients Type 2

    Living Style of Diabetic Patients Type 2 Gomes, K.K.L¹; Lima, A.A.F² ¹Enfermeira da Atenção Básica e Especialista em Saúde da Família; ²Psicóloga do NASF e Especialista em Saúde Mental e Dependência Química Introduction: Due to the aging process, there are disabling chronic diseases that have gained greater evidence in the public health scenario. Among them is diabetes mellitus (DM), which is one of the most common chronic diseases among the elderly. Life style is an important determinant of glycemic control…

  • Incidence of Diabetic Foot in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus in a Basic Health Unit

    Incidence of Diabetic Foot in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus in a Basic Health Unit Nascimento, J.W.A¹; Silva, E.C.S²; Siqueira, A.C.P.R³; Jesus, S.B4 1,2Nursing Student in the Católica of Pernambuco University; br; 3Medical Student In Católica of Pernambuco University; 4Docent/Researcher in the Católica of Pernambuco University Introduction: Diabetic neuropathy is one of the complications that integrates the pathogenic diabetic foot triad. This neuropathy leads to a foot sensory loss, making the patient vulnerable to minor injuries that could precipitate lesions, subsequent…