Comparison of Tolterodine with Estazolam Versus Tolterodine Alone for the Treatment of Women with Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia: A Non-Randomized Prospective Comparative Study (Report)

Comparison of Tolterodine with Estazolam Versus Tolterodine Alone for the Treatment of Women with Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia: A Non-Randomized Prospective Comparative Study (Report)

Byline: ZhengYong Yuan, ChangXiao He, HanHui Wang, YingChuan Huang, Dong Li, ShouYang Ren, XueFei Li and Hong Shen Abstract

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

Byline: Sayed Abbas Haghayegh, Mehrdad Kalantari, Hosein Molavi, Majid Talebi and Javad Alemohamad ABSTRACT

Risky Sexual Behaviours of High-School Pupils in an Era of HIV and Aids (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Risky Sexual Behaviours of High-School Pupils in an Era of HIV and Aids (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Objective. To identify risky sexual behaviours and demographic factors that place high-school pupils at risk of HIV and AIDS. Methods. A cross-sectional study was undertaken to explore factors influencing the sexual behaviour of high-school pupils (mean age 15.4 years; SD 1.11). Structured self-reported questionnaires were completed by all grade 10 pupils (N=805) at all the […]

Ectopic Cushing's Syndrome: Some Facts (Commentary) (Report)

Ectopic Cushing’s Syndrome: Some Facts (Commentary) (Report)

ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome (CS) can be caused by an ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma (Cushing’s disease, CD) or by ectopic production of ACTH (ectopic ACTH syndrome, EAS) by a vast array of benign or malignant tumours that can vary from small carcinoids (in various locations), to medullary thyroid cancer, small cell lung cancer, pheochromocytomas, or rarer tumours […]

The Role of Neurotransmitters in IBS Pathophysiology: A Literature Review (Under Grad) (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

The Role of Neurotransmitters in IBS Pathophysiology: A Literature Review (Under Grad) (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Objective: To determine if neurotransmitters have relevance in the pathology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Review methods: Electronic searches of literature from PUBMED, MEDLINE and EBSCO in October and November 2006 using the terms IBS, neurotransmitters, serotonin, CCK, mast cell, 5-HT, substance P. Some of the articles were only published in abstract form.