Acute Pneumonia and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Case Discussion) (Clinical Report)

Acute Pneumonia and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Case Discussion) (Clinical Report)

CASE PRESENTATION MICHELLE V. SUN, MD: On March 29, 2000, a 40-year-old black woman with known systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) presented to Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) with fevers to 40[degrees]C (104[degrees]F), yellow to green diarrhea without blood, dyspnea, fatigue, headache, photophobia, cold sores, and a productive cough of 3 days’ duration. She was on […]

Acute and Subacute Phase of Cerebral Infarction After Treatment with Acupuncture and Medical Therapy.

Acute and Subacute Phase of Cerebral Infarction After Treatment with Acupuncture and Medical Therapy.

Abstract: Stroke is the third leading cause of death in developed countries and the second cause of death in patients aged 65 years or more. Stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function. The aim of this study is to […]

Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Introduction Kava is an intoxicating drink that has been used traditionally by the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific (Singh 1992). Much like alcohol in Western cultures, kava plays an important role in many South Pacific social and religious rituals and is also used as a recreational intoxicant (Singh 1992). Traditionally kava is prepared through […]

Lipid Profile Levels on the Second Day of Acute Myocardial Infarction; Is It the Right Time for Estimation?(Brief Communication) (Report)

Lipid Profile Levels on the Second Day of Acute Myocardial Infarction; Is It the Right Time for Estimation?(Brief Communication) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of ischemic heart disease and remains the most common cause of death despite significant advancements in prevention and treatment. Several risk factors (smoking, hypertension, diabetes, obesity etc.) play a major role in the development of CAD (1,2). High levels of TC, LDL and TG […]