American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • The Effect of Softener in Polyester Textile Fibers to the Pruritus Response and Erythema with Atopic Dermatitis Patients

    Rahmat Hidayat, Alwi Andi Mappiasse, Farida Tabri, Yohanes Widodo, Firdaus Hamid, Raden Satriono

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 186-189
    Received: Feb. 21, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2017
    Published: Sep. 25, 2017
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    Abstract: Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease that most commonly occurs in children. This study aimed to assess the effective of softener on polyester textile material on the pruritus degree and erythema of patients with atopic dermatitis. The research was conducted at Senior High School 17 of Makassar. The method used was clinical test with experime... Show More
  • The Effects of Acetate-Free Citrate-Containing Dialysate on Calcium Metabolism and Fatigue in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis

    Shinsuke Yamada, Masaaki Inaba, Shoji Tsuchiya, Motoyuki Masai, Koichi Murakami, Junji Uchino, Masanori Emoto, Toyohiko Yoshida

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 190-196
    Received: Aug. 17, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 08, 2017
    Published: Oct. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: Although the significance of acetate-free citrate with 3.0 mEq/L Ca-containing-dialysate (A(−)D) has been reported, its effective Ca level and the overtreatment needed to correct metabolic acidosis on the basis of serum whole parathyroid hormone (wPTH) and arterial pH have not been evaluated in detail. Furthermore, recent reports have suggested the... Show More
  • Nocturnal Enuresis as a Specific Compensatory Syndrome

    Alexander Zaler Golbin, Anastasiia Tsarenko

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 197-204
    Received: Aug. 22, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2017
    Published: Oct. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: The pathophysiological nature of the monosymptomatic primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) in children is still the unresolved problem. The most hypotheses of pathogenesis of nocturnal enuresis are limited within anatomical, biochemical and physiological regulation of the urinary control. Based on our own observations as well as the data reported in the... Show More
  • Oral Manifestation of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Patient with AIDS: Case Report

    Elcio Magdalena Giovani, Bruno Vieira Caputo, Ruth Ydania Andia-Merlin, Camila Correia Dos Santos, Rodolfo Georgevich Neto, Kelly Cristine Tarquinio Marinho, Claudio Costa, Fátima Cristina Carneiro Marques, Alfredo Mikail Melo Mesquista, Gilberto Araujo Noro Filho

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 205-208
    Received: Aug. 01, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 14, 2017
    Published: Nov. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: In the early 1980s, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome was recognized and described in men who had sex with previously healthy men and young people, who were affected by atypical pneumopathy caused by an opportunistic microorganism, identified as Pneumocystis carinii, and now known as Pneumocystis jiroveci, evidenced by purplish or brown nodular le... Show More
  • Evaluation of Immune Biomarkers After Oral Administration of the Novel Herbomineral Formulation Treated with The Trivedi Effect® - Biofield Energy Healing in Male Sprague Dawley Rats

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Michael Peter Ellis, James Jeffery Peoples, James Joseph Meuer, Johanne Dodon, John Lawrence Griffin, John Suzuki, Joseph Michael Foty, Judy Weber, Julia Grace McCammon, Karen Brynes Allen, Kathryn Regina Sweas, Lezley Jo-Anne Wright, Lisa A. Knoll, Madeline E. Michaels, Margaret Kweya Wahl, Mark E. Stutheit, Michelle Barnard, Muriel Mae Ranger, Paromvong Sinbandhit, V. J. Kris Elig, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 209-217
    Received: Oct. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2017
    Published: Dec. 11, 2017
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    Abstract: Herbomineral formulations have been used worldwide against various chronic and degenerative diseases due to its fewer side effects. A new proprietary herbomineral formulation was formulated consisted of an ashwagandha root extract and minerals (zinc, magnesium, and selenium). The present study was aimed to evaluate the impact of the Biofield Energy... Show More
  • Contraceptive Use Among Women Living with HIV and AIDS Receiving Care at Secondary and Tertiary Health Care Facilities in Ibadan, Nigeria

    Adenuga Faidat Adesola, Bakarey Adeleye Solomon, Titiloye Musibau Ayoade, Oladepo Oladimeji, Ngene Samuel Osobuchi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 218-223
    Received: Oct. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 14, 2017
    Published: Dec. 18, 2017
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    Abstract: Contraceptive use is a form of family planning and it is one practice among the most important health decisions that many people make and this does not exclude women living with HIV/AIDS. Lack of adequate information on available contraceptive methods and restriction of choices are the major constraints for contraceptive users to obtain a method th... Show More
  • Radiation-Induced Changes in Structural Network in Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

    Yin Tian, Yi Zhao

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 224-233
    Received: Dec. 27, 2017
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    Published: Dec. 29, 2017
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    Abstract: Radiation therapy (RT) is the standard radical treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), and has produced excellent effects in terms of survival rate [1, 2]. However, one of the serious complications gave rise by the RT is brain injury. Previous studies have found that RT could cause brain structural abnormalities on gray matter and white matte... Show More
  • Semaphorin 3B Gene Suppresses Tumor Growth Through the p53 Signaling Pathway and Neuropilin Receptors

    Yan Ma, Mingming Fang, Xifa Zhou

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 234-238
    Received: Dec. 27, 2017
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    Published: Dec. 29, 2017
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    Abstract: The semaphorin family has been demonstrated to possess tumor suppressor activity; semaphorin 3B (SEMA3B) is differentially expressed in several types of tumors, and has been identified as a tumor suppressor gene. SEMA3B is shown to be a target gene of p53, and it suppresses tumor growth through the p53 signaling pathway. The mechanisms underlying t... Show More