BAOJ Medical and Nursing

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Clinical phenotypes in COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care units. A Cuban study

The COVID-19 pandemic remains to impact healthcare sys- tems all over the world. To date, October 16, 2021, the World Health Organization has recorded 241 578 403 cases world- wide, and more than 4 900 000 confirmed ...

Molecular histopathology of benign uterine mesenchymal tumors

Uterine leiomyoma is a benign tumor that develops in the myometrium of the uterus. Estrogen is involved in the development and increase of uterine leiomyoma, and even in patients who had strong symptoms before menopause, uterine leiomyoma significantly shrinks after menopause. However ...

Prevalence and Trends of Primary Generalized Anxiety Disorder from A Nationwide Population Based Study

Literature on Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and its impact has consistently focused on not only comorbidities but also homogenous and small populations. The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence and trends of primary GAD in a nation wide population based study in Malaysia. A cross-sectional survey was conducted using Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview Version 5.0.0 (MINI) to ascertain GAD status of subjects.All Malaysian aged 16 years and above were eligible ...

Moderate Exercise Improves Cognitive Performance and Decreases Cortical Activation in Go/No-Go Task

Background: A lot of studies have reported that physical activity has a beneficial influence not only on physical and mental disorders but also on cognitive and brain function. Performance of a go/no-go task improves after exercise. However, few studies have compared neural activity in a go/no-go task performed before and after exercise to identify brain regions that may respond ...

Case Report - Gigantism Diagnosed in a Grown-Up Male

Gigantism is a rare disorder due to growth hormone (GH) excess that occurs before fusion of the epiphyseal growth plates, therefore, this condition is usually only seen in growing children.If the condition is not recognized before adulthood, a diagnosis could still be made in a grown-up based on clinical, biochemical, and histological characteristics. ...

Comparison of the Effects of Two Types of Stretching Warm Ups for Rehabilitation

This pilot study compares the effects of static therapeutic trunk stretching using an unstable flex chair, a stretching bench and a stretching stick on physical fitness with those of a general Japanese style of static stretching. The participants underwent physical fitness tests. Before and after warming up using a general Japanese style of stretching and trunk treatment stretching. ...

Learning Styles on Third Year Pediatric Medical Residents

Medical residents needs to acquire knowledge to solve problems. Learning style is the way in which pupil learn and put the knowledge in him/her. Pediatrics Residents have two learning styles (reflective and theoric) most of the other two (pragmatic and active). Many papers show that characteristic for health science, while humanities show different way for learn. ...

Case Report - Gigantism Diagnosed in a Grown-Up Male

Gigantism is a rare disorder due to growth hormone (GH) excess that occurs before fusion of the epiphyseal growth plates, therefore, this condition is usually only seen in growing children.If the condition is not recognized before adulthood, a diagnosis could still be made in a grown-up based on clinical, biochemical, and histological characteristics. ...

Assessment of the Tongue's Stereognostic Ability of Healthy Subject in the Absence of Visual Reference Objects

The aim of the present study was to examine the tongue's stereognostic ability of healthy subject in the absence of visual reference objects. The stereognostic ability of the tongue was assessed by placing 10 different test pieces in the mouth, and subjects were asked to draw the shape of each test piece in their mouths, and the drawings ...

Perfect Pitch: The Neural Basis and Perceptual Mechanisms Involved

The perception of music depends on many factors. When a person can identify any pitch without any external reference, that person is said to have perfect pitch. To date, the perfect pitch has been considered one of the most important, perhaps more than the relative pitch, but we see that is not necessarily so. ...

Ocular Conditions among Small Scale Miners in Selected Communities in the Ashanti Region of Ghana

To determine the prevalence of common ocular conditions among small scale miners in the Ashanti region of Ghana. ...

Taming the AIDS Epidemic: a Commentary on Vaccine and Non-Vaccine Approaches to Combatting HIV-1

Early in the 1980's the AIDS era began, with multiple cases of a peculiar and deadly disease marked by immune deficiency appearing simultaneously around the world. Epidemiologists soon traced the disease to Africa, from where it was spread by a particularly active and well-travelled air steward. The causative agent having been identified as a retrovirus, researchers throughout ...

Causes of Anemia on Aids Treatment in Brazilian Population

The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) that hit the world in 1981 spread worldwide. Twenty million people have died from AIDS and every day fourteen thousand people thereabout contract the virus. Due to the use of medicines, studies that aim to eradicate the disease have been successful. ...

House Hold Members Knowledge and Practice on Food from Animal Sources for Under Two Years Old Children in Alive & Thrive Areas of Bangladesh

Rice is consumed as main staple food in Bangladesh by the two-third of the total population especially the poor, adding with some vegetables, pulses and small amount of fish, meat, egg, milk etc if and when available. In the Alive and Thrive (A&T) intervention areas in spite of counseling on feed from animal sources still found lower practices. Research and evaluation division ...

Radiation Induced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue after Hodgkin Disease treatment: Case Report and Literature Revue

Radiation-induced tumors of the tongue, secondary to radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease are rare. Some authors reported a recent increase in the incidence of this rare complication, especially because of the improved prognosis and survival of patients after radiotherapy. Precise pathogenic mechanisms ...

A Broad Scope of Prion Biochemical Assays and its Reproducibility, Utility and Applications

An increasing number of neurological diseases have been linked to prion-like processes. Prions are made of a normal cellular protein that has undergone a pathological alteration that allows it to replicate through a template-assisted mechanism. The prion protein, or PrP, provided the first example of this process in which the normally alpha helical PrP undergoes ...