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Ghosh Dishari - - 2012
With an aim to categorize the animals exposed to simulated hypobaric hypoxia and to evaluate the hormonal profile responsible for individual variation in response to hypoxic stress, degree of tolerance to hypobaric hypoxia was measured by exposing the animals to a simulated altitude of 10,668 m at 32 degrees C ...
Wilkie Ross - - 2012
The impact of musculoskeletal disorders on work is demanding more attention from clinicians. For many rheumatologists, inflammatory arthritis is the most frequently encountered condition that interferes with work. However, the cumulative burden of non-inflammatory arthropathies and disorders such as back pain, osteoarthritis and limb pain as a whole results in ...
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Modern medical wallets, accepted by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation as a support supply, include innovative pharma products and medical goods providing effectiveness of first paramedical and first medical aid for wounded during combat training, warfighting with conventional weapon, mass destruction weapon and in case of natural and ...
Minomo Shojiro - - 2012
We described enlargement of intrathoracic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) during treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in a 78-year-old man. The patient had previously undergone treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis about 50 years ago and showed disease recurrence in 2010. Although after tuberculosis treatment with the standard chemotherapy regimen of isoniazid, rifampicin, ...
Valera Beatriz - - 2012
Studies conducted in the Faeroe Islands and Japan suggest a negative impact of mercury on heart rate variability (HRV) among children while the results regarding blood pressure (BP) are less consistent. To assess the impact of mercury on HRV and BP among Nunavik Inuit children. A cohort of 226 children ...
Yu Xiaolin - - 2013
Cellulose@hydroxyapatite (HA) nanocomposites were prepared in NaOH/thiourea/urea/H(2)O solution via situ hybridization. The composite materials combine the advantage of cellulose and HA with the high specific surface area and the strong affinity toward fluoride. The composite materials were characterized by FTIR, SEM, XRD, TG and XPS, and the adsorption of fluoride ...
Liu Hui-tong - - 2012
To investigate the changes of creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) and heat shock protein 60 (HSP 60) in rats without electric marks after electric injury, to identify the relationship of the CK-MB, HSP 60 and the time of electric injuries, and to evaluate the damage to cells after electric injury. The animal ...
Zaitsu Wataru - - 2012
The effects of false memories on polygraph examinations with the Concealed Information Test (CIT) were investigated by using the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm, which allows participants to evoke false memories. Physiological responses to questions consisting of learned, lure, and unlearned items were measured and recorded. The results indicated that responses to ...
Li Shi-ying - - 2012
Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy was applied to observe the postmortem degradation process in mechanical asphyxiated rat's liver and spleen for providing a new method of estimating PMI. Rats were sacrificed by mechanical asphyxia and cadavers were kept at (20 +/- 2) degrees C in a control chamber. The liver ...
Naka Makiko - - 2012
We investigated how different ways of interviewing, i.e., free recall (FR), free recall with context reinstatement (CR), asking misleading questions (Q), or interviewing with open-ended questions (O) affect children's eyewitness reports and their subsequent memory of a viewed event. Participants were 249 eight and ten year-old children. Children were shown ...
Biles Brian - - 2012
The Affordable Care Act enacts a new payment system for private health plans available to Medicare beneficiaries through the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. The system, which is being phased in through 2017, aims to (1) reduce the excess pay­ments received by private plans relative to per capita spending in traditional ...
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Flue and other respiratory diseases morbidity of servicemen of training students are researched. Epidemiological and economic effectiveness of flue vaccine "Bakcuspun" (Vaksigrip) is estimated. Its non-specific protective effect in case of acute respiratory diseases and pyodermia is shown.
Satoh Hiroaki - - 2012
We report the case of an 85-year-old woman who had pulmonary tuberculosis when she was in her forties. She was referred to our hospital because of hemoptysis, which lasted for a few days. Her laboratory data was unremarkable. Chest computed tomography (CT) scan showed a thin-walled cavity with extensive calcification ...
Savill Peter - - 2012
Prompt identification and management of patients with peripheral arterial disease can improve quality of life, save limbs and reduce cardiovascular events. The most common initial symptom is leg pain on exertion or intermittent claudication. More severe or critical limb ischaemia can present with pain at rest, ulceration, tissue loss and/or ...
Kumar Konda Shravan - - 2012
Linezolid resistant cultures are emerging in hospitals. In the present study 3 soil actinomycetes were isolated in a screening programme having potential to produce antibiotic against linezolid resistant cases. One culture was coded as RK-46 and further studied. The micromorphology, biochemical tests and 16S ribosomal DNA gene sequence analysis were ...
Panopalis Pantelis - - 2012
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterised by variable and unpredictable manifestations that can severely affect a person's physical and mental well-being, social life and ability to acquire and maintain gainful employment. Damage to vital organs may ensue as a result of the disease itself or as ...
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The goal of the given research was actualization of an issue of promptness of making decision for evacuation of aircraft by the pilot as a method of improvement of the effectiveness of the air staff saving. The aims were review of trends in safety benefits of the air staff in ...
Ikeue Tatsuyoshi - - 2012
Cervical lymphadenitis due to Mycobacterium avium complex is relatively common in children but is extremely rare in adults, except in immunocompromised patients. In this report, we describe a case of isolated cervical lymphadenitis in an immunocompetent adult woman. Histological examination of the excised lymph node showed multiple epithelioid cell granulomata ...
Ben-Zvi Galia T - - 2012
Scurvy is caused by prolonged dietary deficiency of vitamin C, the plasma concentration of which appears inversely related to mortality from all causes. Its clinical importance relates principally to its role as a cofactor in a number of enzyme reactions involved in collagen synthesis, dysfunction of which disrupts connective tissue ...
Singh Dwijendra - - 2012
Plant oils and oil components were screened in vitro for antibacterial and antifungal activity by disc diffusion method. Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations (MICs) of oils (% v/v) against bacteria and fungi were determined by agar dilution method. Results showed that potential antimicrobial activity was demonstrated by geranium oil, geraniol, and terpineol. ...
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We reviewed the tuberculosis (TB) surveillance database to determine the mode of detection, delays in achieving a TB diagnosis, and patients' occupational status upon registration. Of the 23,261 TB patients who were newly notified in 2010, 81.7% were diagnosed at medical institutions. Of these, 12.0% were diagnosed during hospitalisation with ...
Murphy Louise B - - 2012
Study objectives were to: 1) determine the magnitude of three outcomes (prescription unaffordable, care delayed and needed care not obtained) related to cost-attributable compromised medical care access among US adults ≥18 years with and without arthritis and 2) identify US adults with arthritis with the highest levels of these outcomes. ...
Nakahara Susumu - - 2012
Concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) has been widely used in organ preservation for advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Malnutrition, one of the most detrimental side effects concerned with CCRT, occurs frequently in patients with CCRT, but few studies have reported on the nutritional status in detail during CCRT. The aim ...
Iwasaki Satoshi - - 2012
Usher syndrome is an autosomal-recessive disorder that causes bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, retinitis pigmentosa (RP), and occasionally vestibular dysfunction. Usher syndrome types 1, 2, and 3 can be distinguished by differences in audiovestibular features. The objectives of this retrospective study were to evaluate 26 patients with Usher syndrome clinically. The ...
Abu-Taweel Gasem M - - 2012
Lithium (Li) was given to female Swiss-Webster strain mice at the doses of 15 and 30 mg/kg body weight in their drinking water. Treatment started from the first day of pregnancy until the postnatal day fifteen of delivery. Thereafter, the dams were switched to plain tap water. All offspring were ...
Ravi Bheeshma - - 2012
The rates of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) of the hip and knee have increased in North America over the last decade. While initially designed for elderly patients (>70 years of age), several reports suggest that an increasing number of younger patients are undergoing joint replacements. This suggests that more people ...
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The article is dedicated to one nor enough investigated question of medical supplement of irregular Cossak army in North Caucasus in XIX--beginning XX c. The role of the government and cossaks in formation and development of medical service in Terek Cossak Army is showed. Characteristic pecularities of health care of ...
Mizuta Keisuke - - 2012
Surgery is not usually indicated for the involvement of cervical lymph node metastasis to the subclavian vein. Although surgery is indicated for the involvement of cervical lymph node metastasis to the venous angle, the usual visual field associated with cervical lymph node dissection cannot sufficiently visualize the subclavian vein, and ...
Wan Lei - - 2012
It is never an easy thing to diagnose heart vascular disease only depending on the unenhanced postmortem computed tomography (PMCT). This article reported a case of sudden natural death after the complaint of anterior chest pain in which coronary artery calcification (CAC) was clearly displayed using PMCT scan. The entire ...
Yang Ya-ran - - 2012
Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in gene expression other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence. Such changes include DNA methylation, histone modification, chromatin remodeling, genomic imprinting, X chromosome inactivation and non-coding RNA regulation. Recent progresses on epigenetics open new possibilities in tackling these challenging problems in forensic ...
Zhan Lan-fen - - 2012
To establish a method for determination of strychnine and brucine in formaldehyde fixed tissue by LC-MS/MS analysis. The samples were pretreated with solid phase extraction using SCX cartridges and separated on SB-C18 column with mobile phase 0.1% formic acid : 0.1% formic acid-acetonitrile (75:25). Electrospray ionization (ESI) source was utilized ...
Silverman Jeffrey - - 2012
Mobile and wireless technologies are rapidly changing how home care is delivered and operationalized. "mHealth," or mobile health, in general, refers to healthcare practice that is supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and other wireless devices.
Shimoda Yoshiyuki - - 2012
This study developed the Japanese version of the Multidimensional School Anger Inventory (MSAI; Smith & Furlong, 1998). The MSAI was devised to assess anger in the school context from a multidimensional perspective, which includes Anger Experience (affective component), Cynical Attitude (cognitive component), Destructive Expression and Positive Coping (behavioral component). The ...
Burke Molly K - - 2012
Combining experimental evolution with whole-genome resequencing is a promising new strategy for investigating the dynamics of evolutionary change. Published studies that have resequenced laboratory-selected populations of sexual organisms have typically focused on populations sampled at the end of an evolution experiment. These studies have attempted to associate particular alleles with ...
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Nowadays the infection of a vascular implants in abdominal aorta is the heaviest and terrible complication in vascular surgery. Frequency of suppuration of vascular implants in aortic position is from 1 up to 3,5%, with lethality from 21 up to 80%. Average age is 61,4 +/- 4,3 years. In 6 ...
Takahashi Nobumasa - - 2012
Secondary pneumothorax caused by mycobacteriosis is rare. The frequency of incidence of pneumothorax in tuberculosis patients is reported to be only 1.5%, and that in nontuberculous mycobacteriosis patients may be very low. It is important to detect mycobacteriosis at an earlier stage in patients hospitalized for pneumothorax, in general wards ...
Merghani Ahmed - - 2012
Most GPs will encounter at least one case of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) during their career. They may have to evaluate a young person at risk of SADS or offer support and screening to family members. SADS is the term used to describe an unexpected death in individuals with ...
Dabhadkar Dinesh - - 2012
To evaluate the potential abortifacient activity of the aqueous, alcohol, ethyl acetate and chloroform extracts of P. rubra pod in female albino rats 50, 100 and 200 mg/kg body weight doses of each extract were administered from day 11 to 15 of pregnancy and animals were allowed to go full-term. ...
Sehgal Lalit - - 2012
The study of protein-protein interactions, protein localization, protein organization into higher order structures and organelle dynamics in live cells, has greatly enhanced the understanding of various cellular processes. Live cell imaging experiments employ plasmid or viral vectors to express the protein/proteins of interest fused to a fluorescent protein. Unlike plasmid ...
Zhang Wei - - 2012
Many health systems are interested in the impact of disease and interventions on non-health outcomes. Over the last 10 years, work productivity has become one of the most important topics. This study was conducted to review guidelines for economic evaluations worldwide to identify how views on the types of productivity ...
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The article is dedicated to the history of the one of educational units of the Kirov Medical Academy. Department of training of physicians (for Missile Forces and Army) traces its origins to 1942 published in the resolution of the State Committee of Defense of the USSR, but in fact is ...
Jiao Wei - - 2012
To investigate the genetic polymorphisms of 16 Y-STR loci and to evaluate the forensic application in Miao, Yao and Dong nationalities of Guangxi population. Genotypes of Y-STR loci were tested in a total of 253 healthy unrelated individuals (67 Miao people, 99 Yao people, 87 Dong people) using AmpFlSTR Yfiler ...
Brackett Cameron - - 2012
Set against the backdrop of global healthcare reform--which is being enabled and driven by technology--new telehealth solutions are earning their mettle by cutting costs throughout the care continuum, improving the quality of patient care, and giving patients greater access to the healthcare services and providers they need. But is telehealth ...
Higuchi Osamu - - 2012
This research investigated how to overcome temptations and protect high-order goals while pursuing a goal. We hypothesized that in order to promote self-regulation, individuals non-cousciously engage in asymmetric evaluative responses to goal-relevant and temptation-relevant stimuli. In an experiment, we manipulated either diet goal or academic goal. Then, we measured evaluations ...
Simpson G - - 2012
Tension pneumothorax is variously defined but is generally thought of as a pneumothorax in which the pressure of intrapleural gas exceeds atmospheric pressure, producing adverse effects, including mediastinal shift associated with cardiovascular collapse, often attributed to reduced venous return and kinking of the great vessels. The mechanism of tension pneumothorax ...
Du Zhong-bo - - 2012
To observe the changes of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF-1alpha), the expression in the early stage (within 6 h) of acute myocardial ischemia and to explore the potential forensic application. SD rats were randomly divided into one control group, one sham operation group and five myocardial ischemia groups which received ligation ...
Meifu Yasuko - - 2012
Although it is generally believed that frequent lateness might lead to absenteeism, the evidence for this has not been ascertained. We investigated the relationship between earlier lateness and subsequent absenteeism in a three-year longitudinal study in a public junior high school in Japan. The participants were 263 students (124 males, ...
Wang Ying-xi - - 2012
To explore the tissue-specific gene expressions of the peripheral blood and the menstrual blood, and to search some specific factors to establish an effective method for identifying the peripheral blood and the menstrual blood. The specific products of the peripheral blood and the menstrual blood were detected by RT-PCR and ...
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The history of formation and development of branch No. 1 FSI "Main Military Clinical Hospital n. a. N.N.Burdenko of the Ministry of Defense of the RF" is described in the article. The hospital celebrates in this year the 65-years anniversary of scientific and medical activity in the field of military ...
Huang Mei-Han - - 2012
Ketamine (KT), a dissociative anesthetic, is known to induce schizophrenia-like psychosis. The percentage of KT abuse has recently grown fast despite KT being a controlled drug. The mechanism of KT actions is related to the inhibition of NMDA receptors. Whether KT produces other effects on ion currents in hippocampal neurons ...
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