November Monthly Archives

A Short Guide to Heart Attack

You call it a heart attack when blood cannot enter one’s heart, leading to oxygen deprivation in it. This can damage or kill the cells of the heart. Restoring the blood flow quickly is the key to recovery. So, one need to avail medical help if he or she is experiencing heart attack symptoms. This article provides a comprehensive look into the heart attack including …

Know the Normal Breathing Rate for Your kid’s Age to Detect Abnormality

Breathing related illnesses often crop up during childhood. One of the signs is fast breathing. So, kids should be watched closely for fast breathing as this can be an initial symptom of lung infection. This holds true particularly for kids below three years of age, as such illness can be hard on them. Therefore, knowledge of what counts as healthy breathing is essential. This article …

Development of community based rehabilitation in Thailand: A case study in Samut Sakhon Province

Article Abstract Aims: To set up and conduct a community based rehabilitation (CBR) in urban area based on significant variables and particular conditions of previous meta-analysis studies. Methods: This study is participatory action research (PAR). The one particular community in Samut Sakhon Province, Thailand was purposively selected. The 13 CBR research participants were purposively and voluntarily recruited including officials of local, regional government and community …

Smog’S Effect On Your Respiratory System – The Molecular Pathway

Depending on its location in the earth’s atmosphere, ozone plays two contrasting roles. When it is in the stratosphere (upper atmosphere), it acts as a protective layer that prevents the entry of UV rays into the troposphere (lower atmosphere). And when it is present in the troposphere, it is a product of photo chemical smog, which acts as an air pollutant which has harmful health …

High Air Pollution Increases One’s Risk of Fractures from Osteoporosis

Every year, there are two million osteoporotic bone fractures in the USA, incurring an annual health cost of $20 billion. A study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal says that people living in areas with high air pollution are more likely to suffer from osteoporosis – related bone fractures. thedailystar A study was carried out by the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health …

Emerging Therapies for the Treatment of Cholangiocarcinoma

treatment of cholangiocarcinoma

Article Introduction: Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a cancer arising from the epithelium of intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts caused by the malignant transformation of hepatic biliary cholangiocytes [1][2]. Cholangiocarcinoma can occur anywhere from the small peripheral hepatic ducts to the distal common bile duct. The three primary types of CCA and their relative frequency are intrahepatic (10%), distal (40%) and perihilar (50%), the latter being confined …

The Health Consequences of Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter

Though heavy air pollution in Germany is a thing of the past, even today the air quality threshold in the country exceeds. Solutions discussed include bypass roads, low emission zones, personal lifestyle interventions, industrial restrictions, etc. Further, a significant change in the quality of air pollution exists due to several factors including effective filtering of larger particles. This has caused a relative increase in smaller …

Recurrent Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Article Abstract: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is an acute encephalopathy that manifests as headache, visual disturbance, altered mental state, and seizures. Introduction: Headache with visual changes is a common presentation with a broad differential and it is important not to miss serious causes. Neuroimaging is becoming more readily available, leading to quicker diagnosis of intracranial pathology. Article Citation: Ng M, Saber S, Stratton R. …

Testimonial – Purity Simasiku (Author)

“Edorium Journal is very effective and efficient in the process of publishing articles. It really took a reasonable time to publish my article. Keep it up.” Purity Simasiku (Author) Article Citation Linyaku PM, Mweemba O, Zulu JM. Experiences and coping strategies of adolescents living with HIV at community level in Zambia. Edorium J Public Health 2017;4:48–57. Click to Read Full Article If you would like …

Revealing the Sugar Quotient of Fruits

Natural sugar is decidedly better and always preferable to the added, artificial kind. And all nutritionists agree that consumption of sugar should be kept at a bare minimum and possibly under the limit prescribed. Therefore, when it comes to satisfying a sweet craving healthily, fruit is the best choice. They contain high nutritional values like antioxidants and many phytonutrients. Besides, the natural sugar in fruits …

Prevention and Cure for Ransomware Threats

The healthcare industry is facing an increasing number of ransomware attacks as attackers shift their focus from the heavily-defended targets of financial and retail industries. Healthcare is steadily being pin-pointed as the easy picks of ransomware attacks, one of the revenue sources for cyber criminals on the prowl for easy money. source Ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry can jeopardize access to important electronic files …