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  • Emergency surgery for a Morgagni hernia causing respiratory failure

    Emergency surgery for a Morgagni hernia causing respiratory failure Yoshitsugu Tsukamoto, Takeharu Enomoto, Takehito Otsubo, Kenta Katsumata, Natsuko Kamei, Jin Shimada, Shinya Mikami Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, St. Marianna University School of Medicine Reports of emergency surgical repair of a retrosternal hernia causing respiratory failure in an adult are rare. We treated an 82-year-old man who had been suffering breathlessness upon exertion, some speech difficulty, and, most recently, visual hallucinations. He had consulted a physician…

  • An Extensive Review on Sunscreen and Suntan Preparations

    An Extensive Review on Sunscreen and Suntan Preparations AK Mohiuddin, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh The sunscreen industry is achieving remarkable worldwide prominence by responding to the growing need for skin protection with fast-paced innovation. Increased consumer awareness of the harmful effects of sunlight has fueled the demand for improved photo protection. The need for broad-spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays has inspired scientists worldwide to…

  • Skin Lightening and Management of Hyperpigmentation

    Skin Lightening & Management of Hyperpigmentation AK Mohiuddin, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh Skin color, along with hair and eye color, is genetically determined by the amount of melanin found in the top layers of skin. Its varied presence – which accounts for different skin colors – is linked to a population’s historic levels of sun exposure. Skin-lightening is just one of the multiple options for augmenting the…

  • Skin Care Creams: Formulation and Use

    Skin Care Creams: Formulation and Use AK Mohiuddin, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh Skin reflects origin, lifestyle, age and state of health. Skin color, tone and evenness, pigmentation, as well as skin surface characteristics are signs of skin’s health. The cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry offers a vast armamentarium of skin care products and procedures to clean, soothe, restore, reinforce, protect and to treat our skin and hence to…

  • An Extensive Review of Cosmetics in Use

    An Extensive Review of Cosmetics in Use AK Mohiuddin, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh The word “cosmetics” actually stems from its use in Ancient Rome. They were typically produced by female slaves known as “cosmetae,” which is where the word “cosmetics” stemmed from. Cosmetics are used to enhance appearance. Makeup has been around for many centuries. The first known people who used cosmetics to enhance their beauty were…

  • Acne Vulgaris: Measures and Miseries

    Acne Vulgaris: Measures and Miseries AK Mohiuddin, Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh 151/8, Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh Acne, also known as acne vulgaris (AV), is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. It is characterized by blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, oily skin, and possible scarring. An intact stratum corneum and barrier, normal natural moisturizing factor and hyaluronic acid levels, normal…

  • Serious Staphylococcus Aureus Infection in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus

    Serious Staphylococcus Aureus Infection in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus Cátia Pereira, Joana Cascais Costa, Joana Coelho Internal Medicine Departement – Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra The immune system and metabolism are closely related and it is recognized that diabetes mellitus (DM) and its complications have a compromising impact on the degree of immunosuppression. The authors present the case of a 65-year-old man with a history of type 2 DM and ulcers of the lower limbs who went to the…

  • On the happiness of e-commerce majors in employment

    On the happiness of e-commerce majors in employment Lei Yu1, Yinhua Tian1, Qingzhi Liu1* 1Shandong University of Science and Technology, Taian 271000, China. The practical significance of this paper is to enrich and deepen the research on the employment happiness of e-commerce majors by understanding their employment happiness.It provides valuable reference for the education and training of college students, analyzes the psychological changes of e-commerce majors in the process of job-hunting, and helps e-commerce majors build up confidence and solve…

  • Construction and Niche-fitness Evaluation of the Science and Technology Financial Ecosphere

    Construction and Niche-fitness Evaluation of the Science and Technology Financial Ecosphere Tian Miao1,* and Fei Wenni2 1School of Management, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China 2School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China Firstly, based on the analysis of ecological theory, the paper defines the sci-tech financial ecosphere, which is the key way to achieve high quality economic development, can promote the integration and development of capital chain, innovation chain and industrial chain. And the model of sci-tech financial ecosphere that reveals…

  • Oral pyridostigmine for treatment of postoperative ileus associated with elevated catecholamine levels: A case report

    Oral pyridostigmine for treatment of postoperative ileus associated with elevated catecholamine levels: A case report Sherif Aly, MD 1,2; Gentian Kristo, MD, MPH, FACS1,3. 1Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA; 2Department of Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA; 3Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. The etiology of post-operative ileus is usually multifactorial, but increased catecholamines have been implicated as an important cause….