International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: 22 December, 2011; 3(14)

December 2011

Antibiotic prescription and resistance: A contemporary literature review

  Worldwide, antibiotics are among the most commonly used and misused drugs because of the perception in some practitioners and patients that antibiotic resistance is theoretical or only a minor risk. This review therefore aims to update knowledge and promote proper antibiotic prescription with the goal of optimizing use and halting the trend of rising resistance. A literature and internet (Medline, embase,...

Author(s): Godfrey B. S. Iyalomhe, Sarah I. Iyalomhe and Richard E. Eholor

November 2011

Patterns of electroencephalography (EEG) change against stress through noise and memorization test

  This study aims to investigate the appearance of brainwaves due to mental stress caused by memory recall and mental calculation, and physical stress caused by noises. We obtainedElectroencephalography (EEG) data from 34 healthy subjects while they were at memory test interrupted by noises. Noise was accompanied by instability as it significantly decreased the relative power of the alpha wave of the left...

Author(s): Kwang Shin Park, Hyun Choi, Kuem Ju Lee Jae Yun Lee, Kwang Ok An, Eun Ju Kim

December 2011

Modulating effect of soy protein on serum cardiac enzymes in cholesterol-fed rats

  The effects of soy protein on the activities of serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), alanine aminotransaminase (ALT), aspartate aminotransaminase (AST) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (γ-GT) in rats fed cholesterol-diet were investigated. Rats were subjected to feeding over a period of six weeks on formulated diets containing: 20% soy protein with no cholesterol (group A); 20% soy protein with 5%...

Author(s): Nader Saki, Ghasem Saki, Fakher Rahim, Abolfazl Shiravi khoozani and Soheila Nikakhlagh

December 2011

Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) Cw allele association among psoriasis patients from Western India

  Psoriasis a common autoimmune disorder characterized by T cell mediated keratinocyte hyperproliferation known to be associated with the presence of certain specific HLA alleles. In this study our aim was to evaluate distribution of Human leukocyte antigen (HLA-Cw) susceptible allele of psoriasis from patients in Western India. The study included 84 Psoriasis patients and 91 normal individuals from...

Author(s): U. Shankarkumar, A. Shankarkumar and K. Ghosh

December 2011

A comparative study on ofloxacin and azithromycin in combination with metronidazole to outpatients with pelvic inflammatory disease

  This study aims to compare two oral treatments: Ofloxacin and Metronidazole, with Azithromycin and Metronidazole in outpatients with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. This study was carried out by Randomized Clinical Trial in Al-zahra Women Hospital of Rasht. Two hundred women were selected based on eligibility criteria of having three out of the five following symptoms: lower abdominal pain, vaginal...

Author(s): Fariba Mirblook, Maryam Asgharnia, Kambiz Forghanparast, Mitra Ahmad Soltani