Glaucopsia in Emergency Department
Sinan Cem Uzunget, MD, Zamir Kemal Erturk, MD, Vahide Bilir Ozban, MD and Osman Hakan Guclu, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 15, 2019
Glaucopsia is a rare disease that ensue with blue/gray vision or blurring of vision as a result of amine exhalation effect. It is known that the amine vapor forms caused epithelial edema and microcysts formation under the epithelium of the corneal surface. This mechanism is reason of ocular effects. The symptoms of amine effect start 30-90 minutes after exposure and within 4-6 hours and it recover...
Enhancement of NK Cell Cytotoxicity against MDA-MB-231 Cell by Presence of OK432
Sellamuthu Subbanna Gounder, Rafeezul bin Mohamed and Baskar Subramani
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 12, 2019
Several advancements are made in the field of immunotherapy for enabling an effective cure for cancer. Treatments are being approached with multipronged approach with combination therapies as well as by gene therapy. Cancer incidence however progressing further mainly due to the changes in lifestyle. Epidemiological surveys indicate that cancer incidence is being more predominant in females; in pa...
The Importance of Detecting Regulatory T Cells in Neonatal Sepsis
Yao Yu, Yingzuo Shi and Yisen Zhang, MD
Article Type: Short Review | First Published: April 11, 2019
Sepsis is a deadly complication of pediatric infection. Tregs are a typical subset of lymphocytes showing immune suppressive function. Tregs show grateful influence to immune system in neonatal sepsis. The proportion of Tregs relate with inflammatory response, Oxidative stress sepsis and this would be a new curing targeting to immunotherapy. In this short review, we analysis the research findings ...
Well Differentiated Neuroendocrine Uncommon Primary Breast Carcinoma: A Case Report
Angela Strazzanti, MD, Claudio Trovato, Angelo Caponnetto, Santi Gangi, Loredana R Villari, Pietro Gangemi and Francesco Basile
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 11, 2019
Neuroendocrine breast carcinomas (NEBC) are rarely malignant with a frequency of less than 0.1-0.3% of all breast tumors. The actual incidence of NEBC in BC (Breast Cancer) populations being still largely unknown due to the lack of a clear cut diagnostic criteria. In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumors of the Breast and Female Genital Organs definitely established th...
Examining the Effects of Exercise and Practice on the SCAT3, and Association between Mood, Pain & SCAT3 Symptom Report
Ashley E. Paxton and Catherine Willmott, PhD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 15, 2019
In the field of sports medicine, concussions can be one of the most complex and difficult injuries to diagnose, assess and manage. This is due to the signs and symptoms often being subtle, varied and non-specific with only 10% of sport-related concussions resulting in a loss of consciousness. A multidimensional assessment model which encompasses the athlete's concussion history, presenting symptoms, cognitive capability, balance, comorbidities or other complicating factors has been suggested as best-practice. The Sports Concussion Assessment Tool, 3rd Edition (SCAT3) has been recommended inter...
Biopsychosocial Stressors in Pre-liver Transplant Patients: A Case Series
Mahdod Eftekar, MD, FRACGP, FRANZCP
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: April 13, 2019
Liver transplant candidates undergo multiple stressors due to the complexity of the medical, social and psychological circumstances about the transplantation. These stressors may predispose candidates to psychiatric disorders or acopic responses. Authors looked at the medical documents of 43 transplant candidates referred from Jan 2015 to May 2018 retrospectively. The biopsychosocial stressors ext...
Staphylococcemia due to Cosmetic Doping: An Important Etiology of Fever of Undetermined Origin
Ronisie Duarte de Oliveira, Raquel Rodrigues Ferreira Rocha de Alencar, Bruno Vianei Real Antonio, Andre Luiz Tiuba Mendonca and Aryadine Allinne Machado de Miranda
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 13, 2019
A new problem, called cosmetic doping, has been inserted globally for some decades, and has grown in importance in Brazil in recent years, affecting athletes and non-athletes. The cosmetic doping consists in the use of oily substances by the intramuscular route to increase volumetrically the muscle, which can lead to the formation of oil deposits in the muscle, called oleomas, necrosis, physical d...
Public and Environmental Health Effects of Plastic Wastes Disposal: A Review
Okunola A Alabi, Kehinde I Ologbonjaye, Oluwaseun Awosolu and Olufiropo E Alalade
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 12, 2019
Since 1950 to 2018, about 6.3 billion tonnes of plastics have been produced worldwide, 9% and 12% of which have been recycled and incinerated, respectively. Human population increase and consistent demand for plastics and plastic products are responsible for continuous increase in the production of plastics, generation of plastic waste and its accompanied environmental pollution. We have reviewed in this paper, the most relevant literatures on the different types of plastics in production, the hazardous chemical constituents, prevailing disposal methods and the detrimental effects of these con...
Occupational Dog Allergy among Police Dog Trainers
Gulin Gokcen Kesici, MD, Arzu Karataş, MD, Ilhan Unlu and Engin Tutkun
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 12, 2019
Occupational allergy is an important health problem. This study was aimed to reveal the prevalence of dog allergy and other common allergy and allergic symptoms in police dog trainers. Fifty-six police dog trainers and 150 workers as control group were included in this study. Medical records of dog trainers including respiratory, skin, eye symptoms and physical examinations and skin prick test results are compared with the medical records of control group. To predict skin prick test (SPT) positivity to dog allergen, binary logistic regression was used for multivariate analysis of all potential...
Use of Mouthguards by Amateur Basketball Athletes in Greece and The USA
Elena-Lito Exarchou, Ioannis Kotsanos and Nikolaos Kotsanos
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 11, 2019
Mouthguard use reduces the consequences of oral trauma in sports with intense physical contact. The use of mouthguards is recommended by the Academy for Sports Dentistry for all sports involving physical contact and collision, and by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for sports in which orofacial injury can occur, e.g. basketball. The aim of this study is to evaluate mouthguard use and r...