Pedro Ronikeile da Costa, Departamento de Biofísica e Biometria, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Danúbia da Cunha Sá-Caputo, Mestrado Profissional em Saúde, Medicina Laboratorial e Tecnologia Forense, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Adriano Arnóbio, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Médicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Dulciane Nunes Paiva, Universidade Santa Cruz do Sul, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, Brasil.
Rafaelle Pacheco, Departamento de Biofísica e Biometria, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Cristiane Kutter, Departamento de Biofísica e Biometria, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Rebeca Costa, Mestrado Profissional em Saúde, Medicina Laboratorial e Tecnologia Forense, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Pedro Jesus Marin, Laboratory of Physiology, European University Miguel de Cervantes, Valladolid, Spain.
Jay R. Salmon, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida, USA;
Mark Tillman, Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, Troy University, USA
Mario Bernardo-Filho Departamento de Biofísica e Biometria, Instituto de Biologia Roberto Alcantara Gomes, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Journal Year: 2014, Volume and Issue: Vol.6(9), P. 201 - 210

Published: Sept. 30, 2014

Whole body vibration (WBV) can be an important tool to treat patients with osteoarthritis (OA). The purpose of this study was to systematically review published research concerning the use of WBV in people with OA. In PubMed and Scopus, the number of publications (NP) is respectively to the keywords arthrosis, 289,586 and 10,569, osteoarthrosis, 299,158 and 3,952, arthritis, 251,453 and 236,849 and osteoarthritis, 56,323 and 80,008. Putting together the information found in the analyzed 4 papers, the numbers of subjects were ranging from 15 to 52 and frequencies ranging from 24 to 40 Hz. Self-report of the status of disease …

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Naushaba Rizwan, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
Syed Farhan Uddin Department of Physiology, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Journal Year: 2014, Volume and Issue: Vol.6(9), P. 211 - 214

Published: Sept. 30, 2014

The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of misoprostol in patients with complication of first trimester pregnancy loss. After the departmental approval, a total of 102 women with first trimester pregnancy failure were recruited for treatment with misoprostol. The inclusion criteria were gestational age of less than 12 weeks and hemodynamically stable. The exclusion criteria were patients with history of hypersensitivity to prostaglandin, bronchial asthma and hemoglobin less than 9 g. Main outcome measures were the successful resolution of miscarriages without surgical intervention; secondary outcomes were incidence of pain, vaginal bleeding, infection, pyrexia and gastrointestinal side effects. …

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Asrat Agalu, Department of Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wollo University, Dessie, Ethiopia.
Mirkuzie Woldie, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Yemane Ayele, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
Worku Bedada College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Journal Year: 2014, Volume and Issue: Vol.6(9), P. 195 - 200

Published: Sept. 30, 2014

Many studies have been conducted in the intensive care unit (ICU). But little is known about the outcomes of ICU admissions. This is particularly the case in the ICU of developing countries. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess reasons and outcomes of admissions in the ICU of Jimma University Specialized Hospital (JUSH). A longitudinal study was conducted in the ICU of JUSH from February 7 to April 15, 2011. All patients admitted to the ICU during the study period were followed till discharge or death. Data was coded and entered into the Statistical Package for Social Sciences …

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Amjad Ali Channa, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Saeed Ahmed Soomro, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Animal Husbandry animal Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Roshan Ali Korejo, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Band-e-Ali Khaskeli, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Tofique Ahmed Qureshi, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Pakistan.
Imtiaz Ahmed Shah, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Nawab Ali Kalhoro, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
Hinesh Kumar Maheshwari Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. Pakistan.
International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Journal Year: 2014, Volume and Issue: Vol.6(9), P. 183 - 189

Published: Aug. 30, 2014

Due to excessive use, synthetic medicines are going to be expensive and resistant, their residues accumulate in blood, that is why slowly and gradually they become resistant. Alternatives to synthetic medicines are herbal medicines that are cheap, with minimum or no side effect. Previous studies found that liquid extract of Aloe vera plant proved beneficial for animal’s health as it has immune-modulating, hypolipidemic, hypoglycemic and haematinic effects. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of A. vera extract on plasma biochemistry. A total of twenty (n = 20) male rabbits were selected and divided into 4 groups; …

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