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Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510048

Prenatal Vitamins Deficient in Recommended Choline Intake for Pregnant Women

Carl C Bell and Jessie Aujla

Article Type: Short Commentary | First Published: December 01, 2016

These findings indicate that currently pregnant women cannot get daily-recommended choline from prenatal vitamins. Accordingly, considering the general prevalence, and higher rates of fetal alcohol exposure in various communities, the authors suggest prenatal vitamin makers incorporate more choline into prenatal multivitamins in order to ensure unborn fetuses are guaranteed optimal development by preventing choline deficiency in pregnant women....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510047

On the Tip of the Tongue: Tongue Necrosis as the Initial Presentation of Systemic Vasculitis in Adult and Pediatric Patients - Case Reports and a Literature Review

Reshmi Raveendran, Sharon Banks, Michael Beck, Shirley Albano-Aluquin, Shyam Sabat and Barbara Ostrov

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 28, 2016

Tongue necrosis is a rare manifestation of large to medium vessel vasculitis. It has rarely been reported in adults and children. We present two cases of tongue necrosis in adult and pediatric patients with pathologically different etiologies related to different subsets of vasculitis and review their clinical course. To our knowledge, this is the first comprehensive review of the literature on the vasculitides which cause tongue necrosis in adults and children which include giant cell arteritis...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510046

Screening for Urethral, Rectal and Pharyngeal Gonorrhea & Chlamydia among Asymptomatic Male Adolescents and Young Men who have Sex with Men

Faiza Ali, Gaurav N Kaushik, Nicole D Carr, Ericka Hayes and Katie L Plax

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 08, 2016

Urban young men (13-25 years old) who have sex with men (YMSM) are at high risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations are to screen asymptomatic MSM for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neiserria gonorrheae (GC) based on sexual history. However, this approach misses asymptomatic non-genital infections in men who do not disclose or are not asked about sexual behavior. Our study aimed to determine prevalence of asymptomatic phary...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510045

Real-Data Comparison of Data Mining Methods in Early Detection of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in General Practice

Rodriguez-Alvarez Cristobalina, Ruperez Felix, Gonzalez-Davila Enrique, Gonzalez-Martin Isidro, Castro Beatrizand and Arias Angeles

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: November 07, 2016

Health authorities have increased the attention given to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in recent years. Even so, under-diagnosis and late diagnosis rates remain high. The aim of this study was to determine which factors allow to discriminate between people with COPD and which do not, trying to provide a simple tool that can be used by primary health care personnel....

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