Table of contents (Vol 10, No 6)
EDITORIAL

Contribution of Generic Medicine towards HIV/AIDS treatment
 

This Editorial highlights the contribution of Generic Medicine towards HIV/AIDS treatment.

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By Mainul Haque

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RESEARCH

The relationship between Computed Tomography and DXA results: A potential bias in Bone Mineral Density assessment
 

This study evaluates the relationships between the results of DXA and CT with the assessment of potential bias related to the influence of different structures.

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By Andrey Bokov, Sergey Mlyavykh, Alexander Aleynik, Marina Rasteryaeva, Tatiana Malysheva

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Pre-operative immunonutrition therapy in upper gastrointestinal cancer patients
 

This research provides information on patient acceptance of pre-operative supplementation and the factors affecting.

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By Ellen Paynter, Emma Whelan, Chanelle Curnuck, Satvinder Dhaliwal, Jill Sherriff

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Improving Chances? A design strategy to improve health and wellbeing for marginalised people
 

This study provides alternative ways of approaching the design of facilities or places that integrate the end-user as a collaborator in the evolution of design ideas in order to create places, which will support their wellbeing.

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By Dianne Smith, Elizabeth Karol

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Renal transplantation: Sonography and Doppler assessment of transplanted kidneys in in adult Sudanese patients
 

This cross-sectional study evaluates the sonographic findings of renal allograft and tdetermines the correlation between Doppler resistive index and size of allograft and echogenicity.

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By Moawia Gameraddin, Awadia Gareeballah, Bushra A.Malik, Mohamed Yousef, Safa Siddig, Mowada Burai, Sultan Alshoabi

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Risk of in-itinere accident in primary health care professionals
 

This study offers a basic questionnaire to establish the risk level of commuting accidents in primary care facility.

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By Verónica A. Cruz-Toscano, Enrique Aurelio Barrios-Queipo, Yamirlis Gallar-Pérez, Antonio Ramón Gómez-García

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Australian general practitioners’ current practice for chronic kidney disease (CKD) detection and management
 

This cross-sectional study utilises a random sample of Genaral practitioners' identified by interrogation of the national online telephone directory, and stratified by geographical location.

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By Marie Ludlow, Timothy Mathew, Timothy Usherwood, Shanthi Ramanathan, Ivor Katz, Katherine Fawcett, David W Johnson

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REVIEW

Plasma rich in growth factors in dentistry
 

This review provides an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of PRGF therapy on humans in the last nine years.

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By Ana Glavina, Vanja Vucicevic Boras, Dragana Gabric, Mato Susic, Marko Granic, Ivica Pelivan

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BRIEF REPORT

HeberFERON, formulation based on IFNs alpha2b and gamma for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer
 

This report provides a summary of the most relevant clinical results with the combination of IFNs alpha2b and gamma in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer.

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By Lorenzo Anasagasti-Angulo, Yanelda Garcia-Vega, Sonia Collazo, Yanisel Jimenez-Barban, Edgar Tijerino-Arrieta, Yoddali Ballester-Caballero, Vladimir Sánchez-Linares, Jorge Marin-Guerra, Katherine Batista, Yaquelin Duncan-Roberts, Carmen Valenzuela-Silva, Angela Tuero-Iglesias, Leovaldo Álvarez-Falcon, Iraldo Bello-Rivero

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CASE STUDY

Design and implementation of pay-for-quality in primary healthcare
 

This study describes the design and implementation of a P4Q program in the primary healthcare (PHc) in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

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By Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Mostafa Farahbakhsh, Shabnam Iezadi, Alireza Mahboub Ahari

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Painful shoulder? Remote clinical management of a Field Guide with shoulder pain and loss of shoulder function in Antarctica
 

This case highlights challenges associated with diagnoses of musculoskeletal injuries in remote settings and the need to carefully monitor load and risk of injury.

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By Gareth Jones, Mark I Johnson

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Hypothyroidism in a 45, X phenotypic male with a Y/18 translocation
 

This case study highlights that the 45, X karyotype in males are rare. and explains that early recognition would promote the early initiation of therapy.

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By Wadah Khriesat, Zouhair Amarin, Mahammad Raqad, Asmaa Al-Abbadi

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Trichobezoar - A hair-raising surgical emergency
 

This study presents a case of an intellectually impaired 14-year-old girl with a gastric trichobezoar discovered during an emergency laparotomy.

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By Elizabeth Tan, Pramod Durgakeri, Beth Penington

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Oral rehabilitation with an implant-supported mesostructure on a microvascularized mandibular graft
 

This case study aims to demonstrate an aesthetic and functional oral rehabilitation method, both in terms of the oral cavity and the lower face using a mesostructure fixed onto implants.

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By José Manuel Mendes, António Sérgio Silva, Carlos Manuel Aroso, Filomena Salazar

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Healthcare meets Aesthetics: New approaches to the complex oral rehabilitations with implant-supported dental prostheses
 

This case study offers new aesthetic approach which is useful to avoid the delay in the rehabilitation of edentulous jaws, in order to avoid anatomic and psychologic worsening.

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By Roberto Scrascia, Pietro Venezia

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Fluconazole-Warfarin Interaction: A case report with deadly consequences
 

This case describes a fatal cerebral haemorrhage in an 80-year old male on stable doses of warfarin prescribed by his cardiologist.

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By Elliot V Hersh

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Oral Candidiasis and Inflammatory Response: a Potential Synergic Contribution to the Onset of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus
 

This study explores the hypothesis that yeast colonization of the oral cavity directly influences the tendency of an individual to develop type 2 Diabetes. 

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By Adriana Monea, Luigi Santacroce, Massimo Marrelli, Adrian Man

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor
 

Nature comment piece “Predatory journals recruit fake editor”.

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By Filipe Prazeres

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