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    Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its relation to cardiovascular risk among elderly diabetic female patients Walaa W. Aly1, Hend M. Taha1, Khalid E. Elsorady1, Wessam E. Saad2, Ahmed K. Mortagy1 1Geriatric and Gerontology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. 2Clinical Pathology Department, Ain Shams University Hospitals. Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent worldwide and certain groups as elderly persons women and institutionalized persons are particularly prone to severe deficiency. Objective: To identify the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and its…

  • Natural orifice endoscopic drainage of a perforated duodenal ulcer

    Natural orifice endoscopic drainage of a perforated duodenal ulcer Mark Scaife MD, Thomas J Melvin MD, Harry W Sell MD, Kurt R Stahlfeld MD UPMC Mercy Department of Surgery 1400 Locust St Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Posterior perforation of gastric and duodenal ulcers is uncommon and frequently misdiagnosed due to nonspecific clinical exam findings. The need for surgical treatment has recently been questioned in patients with contained perforations due to the success of nonoperative management and the morbidity and mortality associated…

  • Homeopathic Treatment for Oligospermia

    Homeopathic Treatment for Oligospermia Dr Balaji Deekshitulu P V Alternative Medicine (Homeopathy) Physician and Psychologist, Sri Balaji Clinic, Tirupati, A.P, India.cell:8885391722,7207255557. The review article focus on the effect of homeopathy on male infertility based on sperm count, hormone values and general health. The variables ‘sperm density’, ‘percentage of sperm with good progressive motility’ and ‘density of sperm with good propulsive motility’ improved, especially in cases of oligoasthenozoospermia. The general health of patients improved significantly. The following factors emerged as positive…

  • Effectiveness of the “Kwido-Mementia” computerized cognitive stimulation programme in older adults

    Effectiveness of the “Kwido-Mementia” computerized cognitive stimulation programme in older adults 1Álvarez-Lombardía, I., 2Migueles, M., 2Aritzeta, A., 1Acedo-Gil, K. 1Grupo Servicio Sociales Integrados-(SSI)-Integrated Social Services Group 2Basic Psychological Processes Department, Faculty of Psychology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) Despite the importance of cognitive stimulation to counteract the cognitive decline associated with age, there is contradictory evidence about the benefits of cognitive training programs that are carried out through new technologies, and little evidence about those programs conducted at home….

  • Implementation of IFOC Algorithm for a Three-Phase Induction Motor Embedded on DSP Microcontroller

    Implementation of IFOC Algorithm for a Three-Phase Induction Motor Embedded on DSP Microcontroller Denis Carlini Alexandre, Alexandre Simiao Caporali and Cesar da Costa IFSP Institute Federal of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil. Asynchronous machines are well known to have natural limitations because of the highly nonlinearity and complexity of their motor models. To resolve these problems, an indirect field-oriented control (IFOC) algorithm is applied to control the instantaneous electrical quantities such as torque and flux component. Medium-voltage drives are generally…

  • Effects of 940 MHz electromagnetic fields on Malondealdehyde content in Zeamays

    Effects of 940 MHz electromagnetic fields on Malondealdehyde content in Zeamays Habibeh Zare Ph.D Biology, Department of Biology, Payame Noor University (PNU) , Iran Electromagnetic fields are examples of abiotic stresses. Nowadays, the world sinks in lesser-known species of messages and signals that encompasses the environment. So living creatures are in exposure of electromagnetic fields. Living cells are charged that are created by ions and free radicals. Electromagnetic fields with interaction between the ions particularly fero magnetic materials such as…

  • Controversy on the role of iron and a clinical trial with intermittent iron and nutritional supplements in hair loss management

    Controversy on the role of iron and a clinical trial with intermittent iron and nutritional supplements in hair loss management Dr Rajendrasingh J Rajput, M.S., M.Ch., Hair Transplant Surgeon,Member ISHRS, IAT, & AHRS India. Background: Reports dating 1932, (86 years prior) emphasise the role of iron deficiency in hair loss. However, blood tests sometimes show normal iron levels in these patients. Should we still include iron in our treatment or conclude that iron has no role in hair loss management? In…

  • Molecular Docking and Pharmacophore-Based Virtual Screening of Novel Inhibitors for HCV NS5B RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase Enzyme from Crude Sesame Essential Oil.

    Molecular Docking and Pharmacophore-Based Virtual Screening of Novel Inhibitors for HCV NS5B RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase Enzyme from Crude Sesame Essential Oil. Lukeman A.J Shittu 1, 2*, Abiodun M. Jinadu 2, Remilekun K. Shittu 3, Solomon A. Shittu2. 1.Department of Anatomical Sciences, University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria. 2.Research and Development Department, Jireh Laboratories International LLC, P. O. Box 1813, Alief Texas, 77411, USA. 3.Department of Microbiology, Jireh International Laboratory, P. O. Box 882, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria. Concern has been expressed…

  • Welcome Dr. Victor Eduardo de Souza Batista to International Journal of Dental Research and Reviews

    Dr. Victor Eduardo de Souza Batista Associate Professor, Department Prosthodontics Presidente Prudente Dental School, University of Western São Paulo – UNOESTE, Presidente Prudente, São Paulo, Brazil. Biography & Research Interest Welcome Dr. Victor Eduardo de Souza Batista to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Dental Research and Reviews. Victor Eduardo de Souza Batista (de Souza Batista VE) is Bachelor’s in Dentistry (2008 – 2012), MSc in Dentistry (2013 – 2015) and PhD in Dentistry (2015 – 2018) at Araçatuba…

  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Class IV Lupus Nephritis – Case report and brief review of literature

    Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Class IV Lupus Nephritis – Case report and brief review of literature Kalpita Hatti1, Amit Habbu2, Joe R. Gamboa3, Arezoo Haghshenas4, Karina D. Torralba5 1Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;2Attending Radiologist, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Richland, WA;3Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;4Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA;5Associate Professor of Medicine, Division…