Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Compound Unani Herbal Formulation Sharbat-E-Unsul Murakkab in Sual-E-Muzmin (Chronic Bronchitis) (Global Dispensary) (Clinical Report)

Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Compound Unani Herbal Formulation Sharbat-E-Unsul Murakkab in Sual-E-Muzmin (Chronic Bronchitis) (Global Dispensary) (Clinical Report)

Introduction Chronic bronchitis is a common ailment of respiratory systems manifesting as productive cough and dyspnea due to mucosal irritation caused by smoking, occupational irritants, bacterial and viral infections (Davidson 1971). In winter there is worsening of the patient’s condition which is known as acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis or winter cough (Davidson 1971). It […]

Hispanics' Use of Internet Health Information: An Exploratory Study (Report)

Hispanics’ Use of Internet Health Information: An Exploratory Study (Report)

INTRODUCTION A paradox in Internet health information technology is that it is free and available to all; yet, for large segments of the US population, it is not within reach [13]. Disparity in Web access, or the “digital divide,” is especially pronounced among Hispanics [1-3].[dagger] Few studies have explored how Hispanics seek and use Internet […]

A Study of Tb-Associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Using the Consensus Case-Definition (Report)

A Study of Tb-Associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Using the Consensus Case-Definition (Report)

Tuberculosis (TB) is the most common opportunistic infection among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients in developing countries (1). Patients with HIV-associated TB have advanced HIV disease and are at increased risk of death and new opportunistic infections (2-8). Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) markedly decreases HIV-related morbidity and mortality in these patients (8). While […]

Cytogenetic Study of Myelodysplastic Syndrome from India (Report)

Cytogenetic Study of Myelodysplastic Syndrome from India (Report)

Background & objectives: Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) represents a group of clonal haematological disorders characterized by progressive cytopenia reflecting defects in erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic maturation. The incidence of MDS is more in older age groups and frequent chromosome abnormalities reported to be monosomies 5 and 7. However, the data on cytogenetic changes in Indian MDS […]