Category: HEALTH

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Associated with Three Gram-negative Bacteria Found at Low Frequencies in Female Genital Microbiomes

Three Gram-negative bacterial genera are involved with low frequencies in genital infections, Acinetobacter, Hafnia and Campylobacter, contributing to adverse pregnancy outcomes. This research discusses the microbiological, epidemiological, diagnostic and treatment features of each of these taxa and describes some unique cases of maternal and infant infections, demonstrating the problems faced by these pathogens and in […]

Monitoring the Risk Factors Associated with Asthma among Saudi Adults in Najran

Context: Asthma is a respiratory condition that affects individuals of all ages. Over the last few decades, its prevalence in Saudi Arabia has increased. The goal of this study was to explore common asthma-related risk factors among Saudi adults in Najran between December 2016 and October 2017. In addition to another 184 healthy people as […]

Domestic Violence in Senegal: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study

Introduction: The under-denunciation remains shrill among victims linked to socio-cultural constraints in the face of the predominance of domestic abuse. A descriptive analysis of the epidemiological and clinical dimensions of domestic violence and the experiences of victims in Senegal is the purpose of this research. Methodology: A mixed procedure was done. The information was compiled […]

The Lifespan Hormesis Phenomenon in a Population does not Make It’s Healthier

Radiation hormesis, when total-body irradiation (TBI) is administered at a cumulative dose of 1.5 Gy at around 0.1 Gy/day, has recently been considered a type of useful cancer therapy. Many studies have linked hormesis to immune system potentiation. The aim of this research was to examine the impact of natural variation on the signs of […]

Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adult General Out-patient Clinics in Nigeria: A Country Analysis of The Africa and Middle East Cardiovascular Epidemiological (ACE) Study

Context: Demographic and epidemiological changes have become significant determinants for the emergence of cardiovascular disease with globalization and rapid urbanization (CVD). In recent decades, cardiovascular disease (CVD) has emerged as a significant cause of morbidity and mortality globally. An estimated 17 million deaths worldwide were attributed to CVD in 2002, and by 2020, CVD or […]

Descriptive Study on Benchmarking of the Results from the Performed Activities in the Preventive Medicine in Schools in Some Regions of Republic of Bulgaria

Introduction: The Strategy for the Efficient Functioning of Maternity, Child and School Health requires steps for coordinated systemic approach and advertising for the health of children. The health status of the population depends, for the most part, on factors whose impact begins in infancy. It is also a reflection of the argument that child health […]

Detailed Study on Age Related Pattern of Awareness and Basic Knowledge on Zika Virus Disease among Women Visiting Children Immunization Unit in Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Southeast Nigeria

Background: The Zika virus, which re-emerged in 2015, is an infectious agent of considerable public health significance. In certain infants of infected mothers, it is spread by mosquito bite, and is associated with microcephaly and some other neurological malformations. In the past, mild infections with this virus have been reported in the Americas, Asia, Africa, […]

An Overview of Candida-associated Gastric Ulcer Until Yesterday, Today, and from Tomorrow — In Quest of the Etiology — | Chapter 3 | Challenges in Disease and Health Research Vol. 5

Gastric ulcer associated with Candida, although formerly thought to affect only weakened people, has been reported to occur in seemingly healthy people. While nothing but unspecific endoscopic features have been documented, the disease sometimes exhibits an apparently typical finding designated by the author as a candidarium. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)-negative, apparently immunocompetent patient without prior […]

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