Case Report

Fishing in the Dark: Retrieving Broken Instruments during a Spinal Lumbar Discectomy

The equipment utilized in surgical operations must be durable and safe. Regular checks to ensure no signs of wear or fatigue (that may result in failu... Read more


Review Article

Low-Cycle-Fatigue Failures of Solder Material in Electronics Packaging: Analytical Modeling Enables to Predict and Possibly Prevent Them-Review

This review paper is based mostly on the author's recent publications and addresses the application of analytical ("mathematical") predictive modeling... Read more


Research Article

An Overview of the Effects of Heavy Metals Content in Wastewater on Anammox Bacteria

The application of Anammox process in treating nitrogen rich wastewater had been more preferable since the discovery of Anammox process and Anammox ba... Read more


Original Article

The Risk of Developing Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis in a German Inception Cohort of Coal Miners of Ruhr Area - Results after 30 Years of Follow-up

Comprehensive dust control and health protection measures have been implemented to prevent coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) in German collieries sin... Read more


Case Report

Intradiploic Skull Hematoma in Infants: An Underestimated Diagnosis

Intradiploic hematoma was first reported in 1934 by Chorbski and Davis. It usually occurs after a mild trauma where a small bleeding accumulates withi... Read more


Original Article

Salvia Hispanica L (Chia Seeds) as Brain Superfood-How Seeds Increase Intelligence

The influence of nutrition on cognitive abilities is undisputed in academic literature. Numerous studies have shown that the effects of polyunsaturate... Read more


Review Article

Pre-Season Training Affects Negatively the Immunological Parameters and Creatine Kinase but not Power Performance in Young Soccer Players

The training content, volume and intensity are determinants on the training load understand, since it can lead to a chronic fatigue status that affect... Read more


Original Article

Prognostic Value of Pre-Procedural Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction Flow in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

We investigated the prognostic value of pre-procedural Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) flow for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) and c... Read more


Research Article

Utility of Exome Sequencing Databases in Validating Genetic Variants Associated with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) syndromes and Familial Medullary Thyroid Cancer have a well-documented genetic origin; However, it is not always cl... Read more


Letter To Editor

Fluoroquinolones Awareness Cipro/ciprofloxacin, Levaquin/levofloxacin, Avelox/moxifloxacin

Please recognize that I am not a Medical Doctor. Rather, I do consider myself a medical detective. I have been an avid student researching and studyin... Read more