Low Carb, High Fat Food Revolution

You hear miraculous stories in the news all the time—a man loses 370 pounds, another is able to return ten of his twelve medications at the pharmacy, and an epileptic child suddenly stops having seizures—each experiences a miraculous change...

What High Schools Don’t Tell You (And Other Parents Don’t Want You to Know)

From the author of What Colleges Don’t Tell You, a plan to help parents of middle and early high school students prepare their kids for the best colleges In order to succeed in the fiercely competitive college admissions game, you...

Too High to Fail

The first in-depth look at the burgeoning legal cannabis industry and how the “new green economy” is shaping our country The nation’s economy is in trouble, but there’s one cash crop that has the potential to turn it around:...

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune’s Poisoned Chalice: The Origins of High Blood Pressure.) (Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults.) (Editorial)

SALT AND BLOOD PRESSURE A number of years ago, I covered my food with a heavy dose of salt before taking a single bite. After a while, my blood pressure began to rise, and I considered how foolish I...

Rubella Seroprevalance Among the Girls (Aged 7-15) in the Primary-School Period Living in Low and High Socio-Economic Areas in Denizli, Turkey (Report)

Byline: Ali Ihsan Bozkurt, Nural Cevahir, Mehmet Bostanci, Ahmet Ergin, Nurhan Meydan Acimis, Esma Alkis and Ugur Yildirim – E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT

Site Specific Response to High Cholesterol Diet in Aorta of Rabbit (Report)

Byline: Uzma Shahid, Shadab Ahmed Butt and Azhar Mubarik Abstract

Usefulness of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Patients at High Risk of Choledocholithiasis (Clinical Report)

Background: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been considered the nonsurgical gold standard for the diagnosis and treatment of choledocholithiasis (CDL). Complications include a 0.1% to 1.3% mortality rate and a 5% to 19% morbidity rate, including a reported 1.8%...

High Incidence of Zidovudine Induced Anaemia in HIV Infected Patients in Eastern India (Report)

Availability of free antiretroviral drugs to HIV infected individuals in India and other countries has provided a new lease of life to these patients. However, resource constraints limit the national programme to use nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) like...

Hyperglycemic Crisis in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa: High Mortality and Association of Hyperosmolar Ketoacidosis with a New Diagnosis of Diabetes (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Diabetic hyperglycaemic crisis is a major reason for high-care unit admissions, (1) with mortality rates of up to 30%. (2-9) It is characteristically classified as ketoacidotic or hyperosmolar.10 Presentations with the combination of ketoacidosis and hyperosmolality are recognised, (6,7,11-16)...

High Risk Behaviours Following Alcohol Use in Alcohol Dependent Men (Report)

Background & objectives: Heavy alcohol drinking and propensity to risk taking behaviour may both be associated with the occurrence of high risk behaviour. The present study was carried out to examine the association between high risk behaviours and alcohol...

Medical School from High School

This book is the most complete source on the nations medical school early admission programs. These programs allow informed and motivated students to apply directly to medical school while applying to colleges, all directly from high school. These programs...

Court Rules on Marijuana (Courts) (Oregon’s High Court Affirms That Employers are Not Obligated to Accept a Worker’s Use of Medical Marijuana)

Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard In a Eugene case with national implications, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that employers do not have to accommodate a worker’s medical marijuana use – even if it’s off the job.

Leading Hospital Chain Delivers High Quality, Affordable Healthcare with Desktop Virtualization Solutions from Wyse and Citrix; Leon Medical Centers Switch from Pcs to Virtual Desktops to Improve Secure Access to Patient Data, Achieve Greater System Reliability and Cut Cost

ENPNewswire-12 May 2010-Leading Hospital Chain Delivers High Quality, Affordable Healthcare with Desktop Virtualization Solutions from Wyse and Citrix; Leon Medical Centers Switch from PCs to Virtual Desktops to Improve Secure Access to Patient Data, Achieve Greater System Reliability and...

High Prevalence of Abnormal Pap Smears Among Young Women Co-Infected with HIV in Rural South Africa–Implications for Cervical Cancer Screening Policies in High HIV Prevalence Populations (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Case Study)

Objective. To establish the relationship between HIV infection and cervical dysplasia in young women in rural South Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted at a primary health care clinic in Vulindlela, KwaZulu-Natal. Standardised questionnaires were used to collect sociodemographic...

Estimating the Burden of Disease Attributable to High Cholesterol in South Africa in 2000 (Original Articles)

Objectives. To estimate the burden of disease attributable to high cholesterol in adults aged 30 years and older in South Africa in 2000. Design. World Health Organization comparative risk assessment (CRA) methodology was followed. Small community studies were used...

High Blood Lead Levels Compromise the Total Antioxidant Status of Normal Healthy Adults in a Population in Karachi (Report)

Byline: Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal and Mohsin Yakub ABSTRACT

From High Tech to High Touch: Integrating Community Voices in Mobile Mammography Outreach (Scientific Article)

Objectives 1) The reader will have knowledge of the “community voices” project that was key to the “Bonnie’s Bus” mobile mammography program’s ability to address the needs of the community.

High Prevalence of Mild Hyperhomocysteinemia and Folate, B12 and B6 Deficiencies in an Urban Population in Karachi, Pakistan (Report)

Byline: Mohsin Yakub, Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal, Ghulam Nabi Kakepoto, Ghazala Rafique, Yousuf Memon5, Iqbal Azam, Naseema Mehboobali, Siddiqa Parveen and Ghulam Haider – Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT

High Risk Behaviours & Alcohol Dependence (Commentary) (Report)

In this issue, Poulose et al (1) report high-risk behaviour following alcohol use in patients admitted for treatment of alcohol dependence. The authors approached patients admitted for alcohol dependence syndrome and used the event analysis technique which involves inquiring...

High Tech Harvest

Genetically engineered plant products line the shelves of our grocery stores, but we don’t know which ones they are because no label identifies them. Should we be concerned? It is true that biotech companies are saying that engineered corn...