International Archives of

Public Health and Community MedicineISSN: 2643-4512


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710050

Pathophysiology and Non-Pharmacological Management of Allergic Rhinitis

Kamlesh Kumar Dubey and Mila Nu Nu Htay

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 30, 2020

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the commonest allergic manifestations affecting approximately 400 million people worldwide. It is associated with a reduced quality of life, low productivity in the workplace, and poor school performance. On the other hand, medical cost increases. Allergic rhinitis has a considerable effect on the quality of life and can have significant consequences if left untreated. Many patients downplay rhinitis symptoms as an inconvenience rather than a disease. The majorit...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710049

A Narrative Review of the Association between Pesticides, Organochlorines and Breast Cancer: Current Advances and Research Perspectives

Vinod K Ramani, MBBS, MD, MPH and Radheshyam Naik, MBBS, MD, DM

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 18, 2020

Incidence of breast cancer is steadily rising in the US. The role of estrogenic environmental contaminants such as the pesticide ‘Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT)’ and the industrial products ‘polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)’ are gaining concern in recent years. Our study tries to draw inference by reviewing published research articles on this association. Pesticides may be classified as chemical carcinogens and they operate in a variety of ways. Some are mutagenic which interact...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710048

Mobile App Training and Informative Experience in Health Education

Ana Belén Sánchez-García, Eva Abad-Corpa and Juan José Rodriguez-Mondejar

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 10, 2020

A wide variety of studies have shown that new technologies facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills. New technologies were introduced into the nursing field in the mid-1960s with the advent of basic computer programs. In the 21st century, the use of mobile devices such as tablets, smart phones and PDAs has been introduced. Currently, gambling techniques and serious games are proposed and studied in nursing education....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710047

Strategies and Methods to Improve Compliance in Special Patient Groups and with Specific Health Problems

Jose Luis Turabian

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 09, 2020

Adherence to long-term treatments for chronic conditions remains a challenging issue in general medicine. A low proportion of patients follow the recommendations from general practitioners. The attention of all recurrent or chronic health problems and turning points of natural or physiological situations but that present medical health risks requires co-operation with patients and changes in behaviour. Taking into account the complexity of the phenomenon of therapeutic compliance, it is necessar...

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