Sep 06, 2016

Annals of Hematology & Oncology

Severe Secondary Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Triggered by Chronic Active Epstein - Barr Virus Infection

Abstract: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an aggressive and rare syndrome caused by pathologic activation of the immune system. It is classified into primary HLH, which is familial, and secondary HLH, which is acquired and...

Sep 06, 2016

Austin Occupational Medicine

Key Significance of Occupational Medicine in Prevention of Tragic Events due to Misuse of Firearms

Abstract: Occupational medicine is an extremely important branch of medicine that deals with examination of persons who do jobs in special working conditions. Thus, it enables that an adequate person comes to adequate workplace and...

Sep 06, 2016

Austin Journal of Cancer and Clinical Research

Fighting Breast Cancer with the Aid of Artificial Intelligence: A Big Challenge

Abstract: According to official statistics, in the U.S. about 12% of women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, and an estimated 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected...

Sep 06, 2016

Austin Journal of HIV/AIDS Research

Key Beliefs Underlying Students' Behaviour and Decisions towards HIV/AIDS: Implications for Educational Interventions

Abstract: Education programmes towards HIV/AIDS prevention are still considered important in response to the epidemic. The study sought to determine key beliefs underlying students' decisions and behavior towards HIV/AIDS. Beliefs are so...

Sep 02, 2016

Journal of Family Medicine

Osteoporosis in a 61 Year-old Male with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Abstract: This article describes a patient who developed osteoporosis with significant risk of fracture after chronic therapy with high dose proton pump inhibitors for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Recent research has shown...

Sep 02, 2016

Journal of Family Medicine

Predictors of Adherence to Nicotine Replacement Therapy (Nicotine Patch) Among Homeless Persons Enrolled in a Randomized Controlled Trial Targeting Smoking Cessation

Abstract: Introduction: Adherence to smoking cessation treatment is generally low, especially among socio-economically disadvantaged groups including individuals experiencing homelessness and those with mental illnesses. Despite...

Sep 02, 2016

Austin Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism

Vitamin D and Bone Health in Children

Abstract: Vitamin D insufficiency is a major public health concern worldwide. Vitamin D plays a vital role in bone health through the regulation of calcium and phosphate absorption. In this article, we will discuss various aspects of...

Sep 02, 2016

Chronic Diseases - International

The Burden of Asthma: Delineation of Acute Healthcare Utilization among Asthma Patients in Missouri, 2007-2009

Abstract: Many people with asthma experience exacerbations. This study was conducted to describe the acute care utilization among patients with asthma in the state of Missouri and associated charges. Using the Patient Abstract...

Sep 02, 2016

Austin Journal of Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Development and Validation of High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography Method for the Simultaneous Densitometric Determination of Metformin and Rosiglitazone in Tablets

Abstract: This paper describes validated High-Performance thin-layer chromatography (HPTLC) method for the simultaneous determination of metformin (MET) and rosiglitazone (ROS) in combined tablet dosage forms. The HPTLC separation...

Sep 02, 2016

Annals of Surgery and Perioperative Care

Effect of Repeat Sternotomy on Cardiac Surgery Outcomes

Abstract: Purpose: To determine the impact of repeat sternotomy after adult cardiac surgery on surgical outcomes. The primary endpoints include operative mortality and rate of reoperation for bleeding....

Sep 02, 2016

Austin Oncology

Progress of New Formulations of Paclitaxel

Abstract: Over the past two decades, paclitaxel shows remarkable potency as an antineoplastic agent with a broad range of cancers, such as lung, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, etc. However, traditional treatment regimens limited the....

Sep 02, 2016

Austin Journal of Dentistry

Dentin Hypersensitivity Related to Apical Fenestration

Abstract: Dentinal hypersensitivity is a common clinical symptom which is caused by multiple factors. Apical anatomic abnormality including apical fenestration could contribute to dentin exposure, thus may lead to tooth sensation. The purpose of....

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