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Oct 17, 2017

Austin Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia

Occupational Exposure to Nitrous Oxide and Desflurane during Ear-Nose-Throat-Surgery

Abstract: Purpose: To determine occupational exposure of the anesthesiologist and surgeon to nitrous oxide and desflurane during general anesthesia for Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) surgery in children and adults...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

The Retrograde Signal: Dependency on Glucose Marks the Cancerous Phenotype

Abstract: Nearly a century ago, Otto Warburg suggested that mitochondrial malfunction creates cytoplasmic fermentation resulting in increased anabolism leading to tumor genesis and decreased catabolism. Now, after focusing for...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Autism & Related Disabilities

Providing Dental Care Under General Anaesthesia for People with Autism

Abstract: Dental management for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be challenging. However, with the right information, facilities, and training, the dental journey can be smoother and successful. This paper discusses some of...

Oct 16, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Docetaxel Induced Myositis

Abstract: Taxane chemotherapeutic agents are widely used in the treatment of both early and advanced stage breast cancer and in other solid tumors over the last three decades. Though taxanes have a well-documented side effect profile...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Environmental Toxicology

Health Issues and Heavy Metals

Abstract: Several health hazards have been associated with heavy metals for a long time. The risk is continuously increasing though emissions have declined in developed countries over the last century. It is because of the fact that the heavy...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Business Administration and Management

Trade Sale versus IPO as Exit Strategy - An Empirical Analysis of European and US VC Backed Biotechnology Companies

Abstract: This paper studies the influence factors that characterize a trade sale versus an IPO exit strategy of VC-backed biotechnology companies. Using a dataset of 142 European and US privately held companies, exiting between 2005 and the...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Radiology

Bone Tumors of the Hands: Focus on CT and MR Findings

Abstract: Enchondroma is the most common tumor in hands. However, various kinds of bone tumors involve the hands, including osteoid osteoma, periosteal chondroma, osteochondroma, intraosseous lipoma, parosteal lipoma...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Reproductive Medicine & Infertility

Male Contraceptives: A New Frontier in Contraception Medicine

Abstract: In the field of contraceptive studies, discussions primarily focus on the practice of women's health and contraception. While it is true that unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STI) pose major...

Oct 16, 2017

Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke

Ischemic Cerebro-Vascular Strokes: Current Research Aspects on Neuroprotection

Abstract: The cerebro-vascular disease leading to cerebral strokes can be insidious in onset, slowly progressive and without neurological manifestations for a long period of time. However, the cerebro-vascular strokes are common clinical...

Oct 16, 2017

Journal of Cardiovascular Disorders

Measurement of Strain by Speckle Tracking: Its Current use in Medicine and in Animal Models

Abstract: Echocardiography and Doppler techniques have revolutionized cardiovascular imaging and diagnosis, enabling the visualization of structures in real time and the determination of haemodynamic aspects, which have improved...

Oct 13, 2017

Journal of Community Medicine & Health Care

An Exploratory Study of Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge, Information-Seeking Behaviour and Attitudes among Saudi Women: A Questionnaire Survey of University Students

Abstract: Context: In Saudi Arabia, women's Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) is an area commonly linked with morality, tradition and religion and is thus not solely about providing SRH education or services. Little is known about the attitudes of Saudi women in relation to sexual practices or norms...

Oct 13, 2017

Austin Sports Medicine

Whole-Body Vibration Training in Workplace-Health Promotion: A Promising Intervention?

Abstract: Introduction: Whole-body vibration training is more and more subject of scientific research and frequently used in practice. It is considered to be effective and well-suited for older people and a safe and effective preventive intervention...

Oct 13, 2017

Austin Journal of Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke

Neurovascular Oxidative Stress and Autonomic Modulation Contributing to QT Interval Variations in Acute Large Artery Ischemic Stroke

Abstract: Background: Acute stroke can disturb autonomic regulation and promoting oxidative stress. Prolongation of QT interval is very common in stroke and related with stroke recurrent and sudden death. In this study, we hypothesize...

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