Feb 13, 2017

Austin Pediatrics

Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokines in Diagnosis of Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Abstract:Acute bacterial meningitis in children is associated with high mortality and morbidity in developing countries including India due to poor immunization coverage, delayed diagnosis and lack of appropriate treatment. Although...

Feb 13, 2017

Annals of Nursing Research and Practice

Intersection of Homelessness, End of Life, Substance Use and Mental Illness: Challenges for Homeless Veterans and Providers

Abstract:Homeless Veterans at the end of life and the providers who serve them face a many challenges. In addition to the simultaneous demands presented by being both homeless and end of life, many Veterans also struggle with...

Feb 13, 2017

Journal of Pediatrics & Child Health Care

What do Children with ADHD believe about Cigarette Smoking?

Abstract:ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a common psychiatric disorder in children and adolescents. Studies show that children and adolescents with ADHD are at a higher risk of smoking cigarettes and abusing substances...

Feb 13, 2017

Austin Journal of Clinical Pathology

Weil-Felix Test - A Diagnostic Tool for Rickettsial Diseases

Abstract:Rickettsial diseases are generally classified under the causes of Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (PUO) and high prevalence of this disease is found in developing countries like India. Diagnosis in such cases is difficult because...

Feb 13, 2017

Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

Prevalence of Behavioral Risk Factors of Noncommunicable Diseases in a Rural Population of Bangladesh

Abstract:Behavioral risk factors reduction is a key to Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) control. This survey on NCD risk factors was done in randomly selected cross-sectional sample of 443 rural individuals aged 15 years or older. More...

Feb 14, 2017

Journal of Family Medicine

Investigating Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (Ends) Use Amongst Telephone Quitline Participants

Abstract:Introduction: Tobacco cessation quitlines are effective in helping smokers quit. With recent classification of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) as a tobacco product further investigation is needed to understand the impact...

Feb 14, 2017

Annals of Translational Medicine & Epidemiology

Urban-Rural Disparities in Female Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Trivandrum, South India

Abstract:Background: Cancer incidence and mortality have been observed higher among females in urban than rural around the world. This study assessed the pattern of cancer incidence and mortality among females in urban and rural...

Feb 14, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Functional Assessment of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells, Mesenchymal Stromal Cells, and Regulatory T Cells for the Control of T Cell Function: Implications for Graftversus-Host Disease

Abstract:Uncontrolled T cell responses cause harm in various diseases, which lead to cell-based therapeutic approaches to dampen T cell activation, including mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs), regulatory T cells (Tregs) and myeloidderived...

Feb 14, 2017

Annals of Agricultural & Crop Sciences

Development of a Novel Ultrasound Assisted Hydrothermal Pretreatment Strategy for the Production of Bioethanol from Chili Post-Harvest Residue

Abstract:A novel ultrasound assisted hydrothermal pretreatment strategy was evaluated for the production of bioethanol from chili post-harvest residue. Various process parameters affecting pretreatment were optimized by adopting...

Feb 15, 2017

Austin Journal of Orthopedics & Rheumatology

Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Lumbar Spine

Abstract:Low Back Pain (LBP) or Lumbago is a leading cause of disability in the United States. There are several etiologies including but not limited to muscle strains, discherniation, vertebral instability and fractures. Most serious...

Feb 15, 2017

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

A Case Report of Renal Artery Thrombosis in a Patient with Occult Neuroendocrine Tumor

Abstract:Acute renal artery thrombosis is a rare diagnosis. In absence of underlying cardiac and hypercoagulable etiologies, underlying malignancy must be considered. We present a unique case and review of literature of renal artery...

Feb 15, 2017

Annals of Yoga and Physical Therapy

The Intersection of Yoga and Physical Therapy is Found in Breath Awareness

Abstract:Practitioners should pay close attention to the use of breath in Yoga poses and in physical therapy modalities to ensure greater healing. Yoga tends to be thought of as a form of personal expression....

Austin | Open Access Journals