Assessing Menopausal Status in Women Aged 40-49 Using Depot-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Norethisterone Enanthate Or Combined Oral Contraception (Original Articles) (Report)

Assessing Menopausal Status in Women Aged 40-49 Using Depot-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Norethisterone Enanthate Or Combined Oral Contraception (Original Articles) (Report)

Determining the onset of menopause in older users of hormonal injectable contraceptives depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN) can be challenging. These contraceptive methods may mask menopausal symptoms such as amenorrhoea, which is a common side-effect of the method itself and increases in incidence over length of time used. (1) DMPA has been […]

Arthropod Borne Viral Infections: Current Status and Research: The Eighth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium

Arthropod Borne Viral Infections: Current Status and Research: The Eighth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium

Arthropod borne viral infections: current status and research: The Eighth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium, D. Raghunath, C. Durga Rao, editors (Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi) 2008. Pages: 430. Price: not quoted. The proceedings of the 8th Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium on “Arthropod borne viral infections: current status and research” held at Bangalore […]

Nutritional Status in Rural Adolescent Girls Residing at Hills of Garhwal in India (2009) (Original Work) (Report)

Nutritional Status in Rural Adolescent Girls Residing at Hills of Garhwal in India (2009) (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Nutrition is a major component of human health and is a determinant of the quality of life, as inadequacy of it leads to health hazards and even mortality especially during the period of increased demand. Adolescence (10-19 years)–a period of transition between childhood and adulthood is a potential group in view of rapid growth […]

The Yield of Lumbar Puncture to Exclude Nosocomial Meningitis As Aetiology for Mental Status Changes in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.

The Yield of Lumbar Puncture to Exclude Nosocomial Meningitis As Aetiology for Mental Status Changes in the Medical Intensive Care Unit.

SUMMARY We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic value of lumbar puncture in excluding nosocomial meningitis as the cause of mental status changes in medical intensive care unit patients. We retrospectively reviewed the records of all patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit at our institution over a four-year period who had a lumbar puncture […]

The Status of Graduate Students and That of Medical Residents Under the National Labor Relations Act As a Starting Point for Crafting a Statutory Definition of "Employee".

The Status of Graduate Students and That of Medical Residents Under the National Labor Relations Act As a Starting Point for Crafting a Statutory Definition of “Employee”.

Hundreds of graduate students [at Yale and Columbia] will not teach classes, hold review sessions or participate in research next week. The strike will be the first by Ivy League graduate students since the National Labor Relations Board ruled last year that graduate students at private colleges are students, not workers, and cannot form unions.

The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

The Effect of Marital Status and Self-Reported Physical Exercise on the Adiposity and Blood Pressure of the Igbos of Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Physical inactivity has become a major public hazard (1,2). Epidemiological and experimental studies over the past 50 years convincingly show that physical inactivity contributes substantially to morbidity and mortality (3,4,5). In males low-frequency regular physical training activities were associated with lower body fat than that present in sedentary males (1).