Modification of Medical Device Surface to Attain Anti-Infection.

Modification of Medical Device Surface to Attain Anti-Infection.

Extensive use of antibiotics to treat device-associated infections has contributed to the acceleration of the appearance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by spreading through contaminated hospital environments to patients (1,2). Comprehensive research has had limited success in the reduction of device-associated infections, and usually the only therapy to treat the infections is removal of the infected devices […]

Plain Language Summaries of Important Research Articles - Topic: Prevention of Hypertension - Sub-Topic: Diet and Lifestyle Modification (Report)

Plain Language Summaries of Important Research Articles – Topic: Prevention of Hypertension – Sub-Topic: Diet and Lifestyle Modification (Report)

Usually medical journals are loaded with scholorly scientefic research articles and these journals offer very little to an ordinary reader. We are starting a new section in KMJ where a very high quality research by Cochrane network will be presented as plain language summary on topics of public interest. In this issue, we will look […]

Association of Changes in Oxidative and Proinflammatory States with Changes in Vascular Function After a Lifestyle Modification Trial Among Obese Children (Lipids, Lipoproteins, And Cardiovascular Risk Factors)

Association of Changes in Oxidative and Proinflammatory States with Changes in Vascular Function After a Lifestyle Modification Trial Among Obese Children (Lipids, Lipoproteins, And Cardiovascular Risk Factors)

The prevalence of childhood obesity and its consequences are increasing rapidly in low- and middle-income countries (1). It is well documented that childhood obesity tracks into adulthood. Of special concern are the cardiometabolic consequences of obesity, especially hypertension, dyslipidemia, and impaired glucose metabolism, that are already present in young children of different ethnicities (2, 3). […]