American Journal of Health Research

Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016

  • Clinical Endpoints and Economic Parameters for Market Access and Value Creation

    Anish Desai, Nilesh Mahajan, Reshmi Pillai

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 151-157
    Received: Aug. 24, 2016
    Accepted: Sep. 10, 2016
    Published: Oct. 15, 2016
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    Abstract: On the contrary to limited and shrinking health care budgets, there is an ever increasing pressure on healthcare system providers for more and newer resource-oriented health care along with significant cost constraints. Therefore, one should not be surprised if an effective new therapy does not find its way in practice within publicly funded health... Show More
  • Awareness, Accessibility and Utilization of Insecticide Treated Net in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

    Usiplawrence P. E., Ekwere U. L.

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 158-165
    Received: Jul. 06, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 08, 2016
    Published: Oct. 18, 2016
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    Abstract: The study on Awareness, accessibility and utilization of insecticide treated nets in Uyo the capital City of Akwa Ibom State Nigeria was investigated between June to November 2015. Randomly selected household were used for the study. Data was collected using pre tested semi – structured interviewer administered questionnaires. Test of statistical s... Show More
  • Occupational Stress Among Nurses Working in Intensive Care Units in Public Hospitals of Khartoum State, Sudan 2016

    Randa Abdalla Mohamedkheir, Zeinab Mohamed Amara, Siham Ahmed Balla, Haieder Abu Ahmed Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 166-171
    Received: Sep. 19, 2016
    Accepted: Sep. 30, 2016
    Published: Oct. 25, 2016
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    Abstract: Background: Stress is frequently associated with critical care nursing. Nurses experience stressful situations in their daily working environments. Objective: To study occupational stress and stressors experienced by nurses working in intensive care units at public hospitals of Khartoum state. Methods: A cross-section study was carried at 14 public... Show More
  • Reaction of Men to Breast-Implants of Women

    Katharina Grundmann, Klaus Hoffmann, Erich Kasten

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 172-178
    Received: Oct. 02, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2016
    Published: Nov. 09, 2016
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    Abstract: Goal of this study was the investigation of men’s attitudes toward breast-implants of women. It was examined which opinion men have in regard to artificial filled breasts and whether a preference for big breasts exists, even if the breasts are filled with an implant. A questionnaire was developed, which registered men’s opinions concerning breast-i... Show More
  • Effect of Biofield Energy Healing Treatment (The Trivedi Effect®) Based Herbomineral Formulation on Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Expression in Murine Dendritic and Splenocyte Cells

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Cathryn Dawn Nykvist, Celine Lavelle, Daniel Paul Przybylski, Dianne Heather Vincent, Dorothy Felger, Douglas Jay Konersman, Elizabeth Ann Feeney, Jay Anthony Prague, Joanne Lydia Starodub, Karan Rasdan, Karen Mie Strassman, Leonid Soboleff, Maire Anne Mayne, Mary M. Keesee, Padmanabha Narayana Pillai, Pamela Clarkson Ansley, Ronald David Schmitz, Sharyn Marie Sodomora, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 179-188
    Received: Nov. 15, 2016
    Accepted: Nov. 26, 2016
    Published: Dec. 08, 2016
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    Abstract: The utilization and demand of self-medication with herbomineral-based formulations have increased day-by-day across the globe over the last decade. A new proprietary herbomineral formulation was prepared with the mixture of minerals (zinc, magnesium, and selenium) and the herbal root extract of ashwagandha. The current study was undertaken to evalu... Show More
  • Seroprevalance of Hepatitis B Virus Markers Among Village Midwives in Khartoum State, Sudan, 2014

    Yosra Mohammed Osman Abu Swait, Taha Ahmed Elmukashfi Elsheikh, Abdelgadir Ali Bashir, Siham Ahmed Balla, Asma Abdelaal Abdalla, Zeinab Swareldahab

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 189-193
    Received: Nov. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2016
    Published: Jan. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: Background information: HBV infection is a serious health problem and a leading cause for morbidity and mortality. Objective: To determine HBV markers ((Anti-HBcore (IgM), Anti-HBcore (IgG), HBsAb, HBsAg, and HBeAg)) among Village Midwifes in Khartoum State, Sudan, 2014. Method: It is a cross sectional study where 335 village midwives were surveyed... Show More
  • Assessment on Nutritional Status of Pregnant Women and Their New Born Baby in the Hospitalized Care System

    U. K. Prodhan, M. S. Islam, M. R. Alam, T. K. Vasker, H. Kabir, M. A. Alim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016
    Pages: 194-198
    Received: Dec. 01, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2016
    Published: Jan. 18, 2017
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    Abstract: The study was conducted to know the nutritional status of pregnant women and their newborn babies (n=120) at Tangail Medical College and Hospital, Bangladesh. About 16% illiterate pregnant women were not any nutritional knowledge and delivered their first child before 20 years where, about 89% surgical delivery was needed and 21% of newborn did not... Show More