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: March 2014; 6(3)

March 2014

Histopathological study of prostatic lesions on needle biopsies with serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA)

Prostate develops from a series of endodermal buds from the lining of primitive urethra and the adjacent portion of urogenital sinus during the first 3 months of intra-uterine life. A prostate needle biopsy is a surgical procedure in which a small sample of tissue is removed from the prostate gland and examined under the microscope by a pathologist. In all investigated individuals, the level of prostate-specific antigen...

Author(s): Rukhsana Akhter, Ruby Reshi, Zubair Ahmad Dar and Parvaiz Ahmad Dar

March 2014

Correlates of sexual outcome expectations and risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among male inmates in the United States

This study sought to identify variables that independently correlate with sexual outcome expectations among a sample of 187 convicted felons in Georgia. Trained interviewers collected data from study participants after explaining the purpose of the study and obtaining informed consent. Relationships between individual sexual outcome expectation variables and other demographics were examined using multiple linear...

Author(s): Torrance Stephens and Ronald Braithwaite

March 2014

Risk factors of non-communicable diseases among female university students of the Health Colleges of Taif University

Two-thirds of 2010 deaths worldwide were caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), with cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes mellitus coming top as the causes of mortality. In 2008, 26.6 per 1000 female population deaths, and 46 per 1000 male population deaths in Saudi Arabia were attributed to non-communicable diseases. Data about the magnitude of NCDs among young population in the Kingdom of Saudi...

Author(s): Dalia S. Desouky, Mohamed S. Omar, Dalal M. Nemenqani, Jaweed Jabbar and Nighat M. Tarak-Khan

March 2014

Prevalence of risk factors of chronic diseases in Senegalese retired men

The prevalence of chronic-degenerative diseases (CDD) is increasing rapidly in many countries throughout the world. This increase is mainly related to changes in lifestyles, but very little is known on adults from the developing countries. The aim of the study was to provide data on the prevalence of risk factors of chronic diseases in retired Senegalese men, and to investigate the relation between these risk factors...

Author(s): M. Coumé, R. Ndour, K. Touré, Nicole Dossou and S. Wade