RSS Medical Articles

Prevention of krait bites by sleeping above ground: preliminary results from an observational pilot study
Δευτέρα, 03.27.2017, 03:00am
Neurotoxic envenoming following the bites of kraits (Bungarus spp.) is a common cause of death in the dry zone of Sri Lanka and elsewhere in South Asia. Most of these bites occur at night and are inflicted on peo...
Effect of low-level CO2 on innate inflammatory protein response to organic dust from swine confinement barns
Παρασκευή, 03.24.2017, 03:00am
Organic hog barn dust (HDE) exposure induces lung inflammation and long-term decreases in lung function in agricultural workers. While concentrations of common gasses in confined animal facilities are well cha...
Ford and Edison in a modern regulatory environment: the first-in-human trial of night-work and artificial light
Πέπμτη, 03.16.2017, 03:00am
A thought experiment places Henry Ford and Thomas Alva Edison in a modern regulatory environment. In a utopian occupational world devoid of night-shifts or artificial light, Ford wants to experiment with “work...
Work related injury among Saudi Star Agro Industry workers in Gambella region, Ethiopia; a cross-sectional study
Πέπμτη, 03.16.2017, 03:00am
Work injury is an important cause of morbidity and mortality, much of these work injuries burden can be found in industry required heavy manual work such as, agriculture and fishers. Hence; agriculture is cons...
Potential exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals and selected adverse pregnancy outcomes: a follow-up study of pregnant women referred for occupational counselling
Πέπμτη, 03.09.2017, 03:00am
Experimental evidence indicates that fetal exposure to xenobiotics with the potential to interfere with the endogenous steroid hormone regulation of fetal development may reduce birth weight. However, epidemio...
August 2016 Issue Highlights
Δευτέρα, 08.01.2016, 03:00am
Reducing Homelessness by Embracing Housing as a Medicaid Benefit
Δευτέρα, 08.01.2016, 03:00am
This Viewpoint examines how loosening federal restrictions on the use of Medicaid funds for housing could benefit the health and quality of life for the homeleless population while also reducing medical costs.
Disadvantage and Diabetes Prevention
Δευτέρα, 08.01.2016, 03:00am
This Viewpoint examines socioeconomic factors associated with type 2 diabetes.
Ascertaining Costs and Benefits of Colonoscopy
Δευτέρα, 08.01.2016, 03:00am
My grandfather died of colorectal cancer when my mother was 13 years old, a catastrophic event that tore his family apart. When I was a child and even a young adult, his death seemed to me more an abstraction than a tragedy that unfolded slowly, devastating people I love.
Partial Codes—When “Less” May Not Be “More”
Δευτέρα, 08.01.2016, 03:00am
“Is he a code or not?” shouted the cardiology fellow.
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