Peripheral Arterial Disease and Intermittent Claudication: Efficacy of Short-Term Upper Body Strength Training, Dynamic Exercise Training, And Advice to Exercise at Home (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Peripheral Arterial Disease and Intermittent Claudication: Efficacy of Short-Term Upper Body Strength Training, Dynamic Exercise Training, And Advice to Exercise at Home (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Exercise training improves walking tolerance in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). (1-8) Typically this includes walking as the principal mode of training. (4,5) Patients with PAD who walk with pain have greater improvements in walking distances than those who walk only to the point at which pain begins. (6,7) However, forcing patients with PAD […]

Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse and Co-Occurring Infections: A Brief Review (Clinical Report)

Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse and Co-Occurring Infections: A Brief Review (Clinical Report)

Abstract: Today substance abuse remains one of the major problems in the world with millions of people abusing legal and illegal drugs. In addition, almost one-third of the world population of 6.7 billion people may also be infected with one or more infections. Both drugs of abuse and infections are associated with enormous burden of […]

Spinal Cord Stimulation As a Method of Reducing Opioids in Severe Chronic Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Case Study)

Spinal Cord Stimulation As a Method of Reducing Opioids in Severe Chronic Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Case Study)

Introduction Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) was first described in the literature in 1967, when it was used by Shealy to treat pain secondary to invasive cancer involving the thoracic nerve roots. (1) Shortly after this initial report, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of SCS for neuropathic pain of the trunk and […]

1963 JFK Assassination: Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board - President John F. Kennedy, The JFK Act, Investigations, FBI and CIA, Zapruder Film, Medical and Ballistics, Critics

1963 JFK Assassination: Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board – President John F. Kennedy, The JFK Act, Investigations, FBI and CIA, Zapruder Film, Medical and Ballistics, Critics

This is the 1998 report of the panel formed as a result of the 1992 President John F. Kennedy Records Collection Act. “The Review Board has worked hard to obtain all records relating to the assassination of President Kennedy and to release the records to the fullest extent possible to the American people. The Board […]

Effect of Levothyroxine Therapy on Hypertension in Hypothyroid Patients (Original Work) (Report)

Effect of Levothyroxine Therapy on Hypertension in Hypothyroid Patients (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hypothyroidism is a syndrome resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormones namely thyroxine ([T.sub.4]) and tri-iodothyronine ([T.sub.3]). Patients having elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and low [T.sub.3] and [T.sub.4] values than normal have overt hypothyroidism (OH), and those with elevated TSH level but normal [T.sub.3] and [T.sub.4] hormone levels have subclinical hypothyroidism (SH). Overt hypothyroidism […]

The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of

The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner’s Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of

Michael Jackson died with six different drugs in his body, and the coroner stated that Propofol intoxication and the benzodiazepine effect produced by Lorazepam were the causes of death. What are the effects of these drugs, and why was Michael Jackson using them the day he died? Why did Michael Jackson start abusing prescription drugs […]