Clinical Oral Pathology I - Cysts in the Orofacial Region

Clinical Oral Pathology I – Cysts in the Orofacial Region

The series is designed as a pathological guide to the diagnostic and treatment of oral diseases. Students, dentists and oral surgeons may use it as a helpful handbook for their studies as well as their practical work. Microscopic photographies showing the histological findings, illustrations and videos support the reader in identifiing the manyfold diseases in […]

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

In recent years, the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) has caused increasing public concern around the globe. Women constitute a special risk category for NMUPD and understanding gender as it relates to this phenomenon is now a critical requirement for effective policy and practice. Intended primarily for policy makers and researchers, this Pompidou Group […]

Iodine Deficiency Disorders After a Decade of Universal Salt Iodization in a Severe Iodine Deficiency Region in China (Report)

Iodine Deficiency Disorders After a Decade of Universal Salt Iodization in a Severe Iodine Deficiency Region in China (Report)

Iodine is an essential ingredient for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. Iodine deficiency (ID) causes goiter and different forms of physical and mental retardation. Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) affect the poor, pregnant woman and preschool children (1,2). Normal levels of thyroid hormones are required for neuronal migration and myelination of the foetal brain, and lack […]

Alcohol-Related Traumatic Deaths in Transki Region, South Africa (Documentation)

Alcohol-Related Traumatic Deaths in Transki Region, South Africa (Documentation)

ABSTRACT: This is a retrospective descriptive study on 105 trauma related deaths. Interviews of the family members were conducted individually before carrying out the autopsies at Umtata General Hospital (UGH). The cause of death was recorded along with the age, and personal habits such as alcohol, and tobacco smoking. This is the referral hospital for […]

In Vitro Effect of Fluoroquinolones Against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Isolates from Agra & Kanpur Region of North India.

In Vitro Effect of Fluoroquinolones Against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Isolates from Agra & Kanpur Region of North India.

Background & objectives: Fluoroquinolones (FQs) are important drugs used for treatment of drug resistant tuberculosis and are also now being considered as first line drugs to shorten the duration of treatment of tuberculosis (TB). In order to find out useful FQs for treatment of tuberculosis, the comparative efficacy of five FQs, namely, ofloxacin (OFL), ciprofloxacin […]