Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

Human Sexuality in Medical Social Work

Particularly valuable to social workers and health care personnel, this timely volume offers practical guidelines and unique treatment approaches to use with clients who have sex-related problems. Experts address sexual health and social work intervention in sexual problems. They also present important information on significant health problems–cancer, chronic illness; patient characteristics; and special issues, which […]

Sex Determination from Fingerprint Ridge Density (Original Work)

Sex Determination from Fingerprint Ridge Density (Original Work)

ABSTRACT: This study was conducted with an aim to establish a relationship between sex and fingerprint ridge density. The fingerprints were taken from 500 subjects (250 males and 250 females) in the age group of 18-60 years. After taking fingerprints, the ridges were counted in the upper portion of the radial border of each print […]

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).

Marital Adjustment, Stress and Depression Among Working and Nonworking Married Women (Original Work)

Marital Adjustment, Stress and Depression Among Working and Nonworking Married Women (Original Work)

ABSTRACT: The present study is aimed at exploring the relationship between marital adjustment, stress and depression. Sample of the study consisted of 150 working and non-working married women (working married women = 75, non-working married women = 75). Their age ranged between 18 to 50 years. Their education was at least gradation and above. They […]

Prevalence of Obesity and Hypertension Among Adults in Ogbomoso, Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

Prevalence of Obesity and Hypertension Among Adults in Ogbomoso, Nigeria (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Developing countries are now witnessing an increase in overweight, obesity and obesity-related morbidity. (1) Urbanization and economic development has resulted into a nutritional transition characterized by a shift to a higher caloric content of diet and/or to the reduction of physical activity, and whose consequences are changes in the body composition of the individuals. […]

Sonographic Evaluation of Cervical Length Changes During Normal Pregnancy (Original Work) (Report)

Sonographic Evaluation of Cervical Length Changes During Normal Pregnancy (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Sonographic evaluation of the gravid cervix is important for the assessment of cervical incompetence, preterm labor and placenta previa (1-12). Premature delivery affects 7% to 11% of all newborn infants and remains a major cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Despite the increasingly varied choice of therapies and treatments available to present day obstetricians […]

Prevalence and Susceptibility of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Urinary Isolates of Escherichia Coli in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Chennai-South India (Original Work) (Report)

Prevalence and Susceptibility of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases in Urinary Isolates of Escherichia Coli in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Chennai-South India (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Resistant bacteria are emerging worldwide as a threat to favorable outcome in the treatment of common infections in community and hospital settings (1). Among the wide array of antibiotics, [beta]-lactams are the most widely used agents. The most common cause of resistance to [beta]-lactam antibiotics is the production of [beta]-lactamases. Emergence of resistance to […]