American Journal of Health Research

Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017

  • Focused Antenatal Care Service Utilization and Associated Factors in Damot Sore District, Southern Ethiopia, Community Based Cross Sectional Study

    Abera Beyamo, Wolde Facha, Alemu Lire

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 167-172
    Received: Aug. 08, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2017
    Published: Oct. 23, 2017
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    Abstract: One of the important factors in reducing maternal morbidity and mortality is focused antenatal care which considers every pregnant woman who was at high risk for developing pregnancy related complications. Hence, all pregnant women should receive at least four antenatal visits to early identify the complications and intervene accordingly. The study... Show More
  • Pattern of Skin Disease Among Clients Attending Dermatologic Clinic at Finote Selam Hospital, West Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017

    Sintayehu Worku Aynalem

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 178-182
    Received: Jun. 29, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 21, 2017
    Published: Dec. 03, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Skin diseases and their complications are a significant burden on the health system of many nations. Skin problem account significant public health issue in developing countries and affects 20-30% of the general population. Pattern of skin diseases vary from region to region which are influenced by various factors and the consequent mor... Show More
  • Immunomodulatory Activity of Biofield Energy Healing Based Herbomineral Formulation in Sprague Dawley Rats: Evidence for Humoral and Cell-Mediated Responses

    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, Madeline E. Michaels, 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: 183-192
    Received: Oct. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2017
    Published: Dec. 11, 2017
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    Abstract: Herbomineral formulations are used extensively in the world-wide for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of disorders. 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 Tre... Show More
  • Mobile Mammography Unit Utilization: Perceptions and Interests Among African American Women

    Marla B. Hall, Jeffrey J. Guidry, Lovell A. Jones

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017
    Pages: 193-197
    Received: Nov. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2017
    Published: Dec. 25, 2017
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    Abstract: Among women globally, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy and the leading cause of cancer mortality. Moreover, for racial/ethnic minorities and those of low socioeconomic status (SES), these groups experience a poorer quality of life and diminished survival. This is due, in part, to underutilization of mammography screening an... Show More