This analysis of the prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes is a critical aspect for the health care of the Aruban population. This study is a point prevalence assessment of these factors in a small subset of the population, hotel workers at the Hyatt.
The vast majority of available evidence on the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of hydroxyurea in childhood sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is mostly from high-income countries. The conclusions drawn from this study would be useful in guiding hydroxyurea use in other less developed countries with limited resources.
Among clinic attendees the most popular perceived methods for promoting tobacco cessation were joining a Tobacco Cessation clinic (n=23), followed by Quitting on your own (n=13) and seeing a Physician (n=8). Willpower (n=11) was cited as the most common method that assisted in smoking cessation.
This pharmacist evaluative research study (PHARMERS) sought to empower pharmacists to assist in the management of poorly-controlled, diabetic patients. We hoped to demonstrate that patients stand a better chance of achieving improved glycaemic control if closely monitored by a pharmacist.
M Khurshid, A Rashid, N Aslam, SS Najam, T Siddique, M Islam, M Zain, AR Khan, AA Shah, FR Awan
The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between HBV infection and type 2 diabetes mellitus first time from Pakistan and found that HBV infection did not enhance the risk of diabetes despite the significant differences in the biochemical parameters among the study's sample.
N Eshghi, O Ghasemian Karyak, AA Malekirad, F Dehnamaki, S Abdi, E Shiri Malekabad, M Rezaei
This study evaluated the antibacterial activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra roots extract was evaluated against several food-borne pathogenic bacteria. Results show that the aqueous extract was more effective than the others; while, among the tested bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were the most sensitive and the most resistant, respectively.
H Khan, AA Shad, I Khan, A Aziz, G AlI, SM Hizbullah, I Jan
In the current investigation, we have made an effort to scientifically validate Gymnosporea royleana's traditional use in various pathological conditions such as antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antioxidant, anticancer and haemagglutination, which could be attributed to the phenolic content of the extract.
H Khan, I Khan, NK Khalil, A Shahidullah, A Aziz, A Wajid, H Jan, IU Rahman
This research study deals with the screening of methanolic extract of Gymnosporia royleana for antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities using reported models of brewer’s yeast induced pyrexia model and carrageenan-induced paw edema as well as xylene- induced ear edema models of mice.
H Khan, I Khan, MR Shah, A Shahidullah, NK Khalil, A Aziz, A Wajid, H Jan, IU Rahman
The research study deals with the antibacterial and antifungal activities of compounds isolated from aerial parts of Gymnosporia royleana by using selected bacterial and fungal species and employing macrodilution method for determination of MIC.
S Cırrık, E Benli, SN Ayyıldız, E Karagüzel, A Kaçar, T Noyan, A Ayyıldız, S Köktürk
This study was aimed to determine the possible therapeutic effects of tadalafil, a specific PDE5 inhibitor, on renal fibrosis induced by unilateral ureteral obstruction (UUO). Our results suggested that tadalafil treatment ameliorated renal fibrosis by reducing TGF-β expression and might have important clinical relevance since tadalafil is currently used clinically to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.
DM Hernández-Corona, T González-Heredia, E Martínez-Abundis, M González-Ortiz
In impaired glucose tolerance patients, administration of linagliptin during three months decreased glucose levels at 90 and 120 minutes after a 75-g oral dextrose load and area under the curve of glucose, meanwhile metformin just decreased insulin at 0 minutes.
This research was funded by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of HPV vaccine receipt among adolescents attending high schools in Trinidad and Tobago.
The present study on 22 Chinese patients with subacromial impingement syndrome showed that a dminutive incision acromioplasty assisted with arthroscopy is a reliable approach to treat subacromial impingement syndrome.
West Indian Medical Journal
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