Research Article

Intraoperative Assessment of Carotid Endarterectomy Using Near-Infrared Indocyanine Green Video Angiography

The benefits and safety of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for the treatment of carotid artery stenosis are well established. Perioperative complications... Read more


Research Article

Hormones of Bone Metabolism Changed with Vitamin D Agents Treatment in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

To compare the circulation levels of hormones related with bone metabolism in a cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease in stage 3-5 who were t... Read more


Review Article

Contested Fracking Environments: What's the Stories?

Within the UK there are several areas, including sizeable parts of north-west, central and eastern England, smaller parts of south and north east Engl... Read more


Review Article

The Use of Eye-Tracking in the Investigation of Prelinguistic Infants: A Review

Advances in technology have yielded new techniques for investigating phenomena in the area of early childhood developmental science. Electronic eye-tr... Read more


Research Article

ICR-Like and Osteoarthritis in Geriatric Patients: Pilot Study at an RCH Facility

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a rheumatic disease that affects the joints. It is a chronic degenerative disorder of an inflammatory nature affecting joint el... Read more


Orginal Research

Near Infrared Spectroscopy alike Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Complementary Data in Rat Brain after Cocaine Treatment

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) are two major in vivo non invasive methodologies more and more applied in resea... Read more


Research Article

Impact of Social and Behavior Change Communication in Nutrition Specific Interventions on Selected Indicators of Nutritional Status

The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition has focused on elimination of malnutrition in all its forms. To achieve this goal, countries are focu... Read more


Research Article

Enzyme Activity of 3ß-HSD and 11ß-HSD as Important Indicators of Steroid Bio-Synthesis and Inactivation in Preterm Infants

The fetus lacks 3ß-hydroxysteroiddehydrogenase (3ß-HSD) activity until the last trimenon (requiring placental progesterone) and active cortisol conc... Read more


Research Article

An Exercise in Happiness: Physical Activity Choices and Psychological Wellbeing in Post-Partum Mothers

Depression in the post-partum period affects a substantial number of mothers and can have serious consequences for quality of life and parenting. It i... Read more


Case Report

Amyloidosis Diagnosed by Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)

We present a patient with Amyloidosis diagnosed by EBUS-TBNA. A 55-year-old African American man with past medical history of hypertension; was referr... Read more