Research Article

Different Conceptualizations of Optimism/Pessimism and Their Relationship with Physical and Mental Health and Health-Related Behaviors

There are practically no studies on the relationship between defensive pessimism and health. The objectives are (i) To examine the relationship betwee... Read more


Review Article

Photo-Prevention and Surgical Interventions in Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a genodermatosis that results in increased sensitivity to UV-radiation, resulting in early onset of photodamage and skin... Read more


Review Article

Fluoride: Double-Edged Sword Implicated in Caries Prevention and in Fluorosis

How fluoride acts to prevent caries as well as cause demineralization is not well understood. Tunnels located inside apatite crystals are acting as io... Read more


Systematic Review

Ultrasound Guided Standalone Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review

Lateral epicondylitis is the most frequent cause of pain in the elbow. It is 7-10 times more frequent than medial epicondylitis, and one of the most c... Read more


Research Article

Management of Interpersonal Conflict between Principals and Teachers in Selected Secondary Schools in Bermuda

This quantitative study was designed to identify and manage factors contributing to interpersonal conflicts between principals and teachers in Seconda... Read more


Research Article

Cognitive Behavioral Tests May Predict Eye Affection in High-Fat Diet Induced Pre-Obese Mice: Implications for Diabetic Retinopathy

Indicators of progression to diabetic retinopathy (DR) are needed in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) obese patients. We assessed the predictive power ... Read more


Research Article

Perception of Nursing Staff towards Disclosure of Adverse Events

The patients and their relatives today are well educated and have better awareness of their medical conditions and rights. This narrowed information a... Read more


Review Article

NeoEssentialism, Species, and Molecular Phylogenetics Regarding Hominin Evolution

A number of recent articles have appeared on the hominin Denisova fossil remains. Many of them focus on attempts to produce DNA sequences from the ext... Read more


Research Article

Translational NIRS: Parallel Alteration of Brain Metabolism Following Alcohol Intake in Rodents and Man

Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) provides a non-invasive, non-ionizing means to monitor total haemoglobin concentration and oxygen saturation in the ... Read more


Research Article

An Investigation into the Effect of Blood Flow Restriction on Pain and Muscular Endurance in Healthy Human Participants

Within-subject repeated measures cross-over study comparing full BFR (200 mmHg), partial BFR (100 mmHg) and no (control) BFR during hand-grip exercis... Read more