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Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510099

Stigma Related to Fear and Shame Restricts Access to HIV Testing and Treatment in Tanzania

Danielle A Walker, Kyle L Johnson and Jacen S Moore

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 22, 2019

Tanzania is one of 15 nations that share 75% of the HIV burden in sub-Saharan Africa, with a national prevalence of 5.3% and prevalence rates as high as 30% in special populations. Knowledge about HIV infection, testing, and treatment is low, especially in younger populations, suggesting a need for effective HIV educational programs. We sought to understand the impact of HIV-related stigma and gender roles in HIV education and knowledge in educational programs and explored methodologies that eff...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510098

Genetic Counseling, Polymorphisms and Breast Cancer

Kleber Santiago Freitas e Silva

Article Type: REVIEW ARTICLE | First Published: January 21, 2019

Breast cancer, a highly penetrant hereditary disorder, is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Approximately 10% of breast cancer cases are hereditary and 15% of patients with invasive breast cancer have a first-degree relative with the same disorder. Genetic counseling has become an important tool of the health care system providing information and support to families at risk of a genetic disorder. Oncology research teams have designed breast cancer screening guidelines for high-risk pati...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510097

Simple Protocol to Initiate and Intensify Insulin in Primary Care

Faris Matloub

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 21, 2019

The primary care physician often faced with type 2 diabetes that need insulin, usually when two or more oral hypoglycemic agents were tried and failed to maintain target glycemic control, owing to gradual decline in insulin secretion due to reduction of beta cell function. The likelihood for starting insulin is more the longer duration of diabetes. The United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study told us that 53% of patients initially treated with sulphonylureas required insulin therapy at 6 years,...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510096

Stigma Remains a Significant Barrier to HIV Knowledge and Treatment in Zambia

Danielle A Walker, Kyle L Johnson and Jacen S Moore

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 21, 2019

Despite high HIV prevalence in Zambia, which lies within the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, early implementation of public policy and programs to effectively manage the burden of disease has insured consistently high testing rates. Zambian strategies to combat the HIV/AIDS crisis employ governmental support for HIV testing and public education and can serve as models for neighboring countries to advance the development of effective testing and treatment initiatives. Although these testing programs...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510095

Miraculous Properties of Camel Milk and Perspective of Modern Science

Yaseen Galali and Hanee M Al-Dmoor

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 07, 2019

Camel has been mentioned in Quran in different places and described a miracle of almighty God. Also, prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has recommend camel in his speech (hadith). The prophet (PBUH) has recommended camel milk for some diseases such as skin disease as remedy. Camel plays in important livestock which produced milk longer than any other ruminant under harsh condition of desert ecosystem. Camel milk is different from other ruminant milk different ways. Camel milk is rich in vitamin C and prote...

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