Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Effect of an Acute Dose of Crude Kava Root Extract on Problem Solving in Healthy Young Adults (Report)

Introduction Kava is an intoxicating drink that has been used traditionally by the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific (Singh 1992). Much like alcohol in Western cultures, kava plays an important role in many South Pacific social and religious rituals and is also used as a recreational intoxicant (Singh 1992). Traditionally kava is prepared through […]

High Prevalence of Abnormal Pap Smears Among Young Women Co-Infected with HIV in Rural South Africa--Implications for Cervical Cancer Screening Policies in High HIV Prevalence Populations (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Case Study)

High Prevalence of Abnormal Pap Smears Among Young Women Co-Infected with HIV in Rural South Africa–Implications for Cervical Cancer Screening Policies in High HIV Prevalence Populations (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Case Study)

Objective. To establish the relationship between HIV infection and cervical dysplasia in young women in rural South Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted at a primary health care clinic in Vulindlela, KwaZulu-Natal. Standardised questionnaires were used to collect sociodemographic and clinical presentation data from women attending family planning and other reproductive health services. Pap smears […]

Filling an Unmet Need: A Support Group for Early Stage/ Young Onset Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Offered by the Alzheimer's Association of West Virginia (Special Issue: Commentary)

Filling an Unmet Need: A Support Group for Early Stage/ Young Onset Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Offered by the Alzheimer’s Association of West Virginia (Special Issue: Commentary)

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), is the most common form of dementia, afflicting an estimated 5.3 million individuals nationwide. (1) Included in this figure are approximately 220,000-640,000 individuals considered to have “Early Onset” or “Young Onset” dementia,” defined as dementia occurring before the age of 65. (2) Alzheimer’s afflicts women more than men. In the Framingham Study, […]

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons.

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons.

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons., William Dease. Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons. Dease, William, 1752?-1798. vii,[1],32p. ; 8⁰. Dublin : printed by James Reilly, 1793. Anonymous. By William Dease. With a half-title. Reproduction of original from the […]