SCIREA Journal of Health (ISSN: 2995-7699)

SCIREA Journal of Health is an international, scientific peer-reviewed open access journal published online by SCIREA.

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Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2024

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Ambreen Siddique
Abstract: Background: Paracetamol, lead, and arsenic are substances known for their potential hepatotoxic effects. Paracetamol overdose can lead to severe liver damage, while lead and arsenic, heavy metals commonly found in the environment, have been associated with liver toxicity upon exposure. Understanding the comparative effects
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Linda Dwi Novial Fitri, Mohamad Hussain Habil, Perjit Kaur Singh, Mega Suryani Oktaviani
Abstract: Background: COVID-19 or Corona Virus Disease is a new type of infectious disease that first occurred in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Furthermore, WHO (2020) stated that COVID-19 is a pandemic because it has a high risk of very severe disease and spreads rapidly throughout the world. The impact of the COVID-19 pand
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Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2023

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Abstract: Objectives: Tobacco and cannabis are the most used inhaled drugs worldwide. This review looked at the effects of their combined use, the dependence induced, and the ways of helping people to quit.
Method: Medline was searched using the keywords « tobacco smoking » or « cannabis use » or « tobacco mariju
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Linda Dwi Novial Fitri, Adhies Satya Putra, Iskandar Iskandar
Abstract: Background: The negative impact felt by the community from this disaster like a COVID-19 pandemic also led to changes in health conditions, both physical and mental. People are anxious when they have to stay at home, they are afraid when doing activities, let alone having to undergo independent isolation at home. Anxiety ne
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Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2023

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Marakhouski Y.K., Zharskaya O.M.
Abstract: Background. Metabolic flexibility describes the body's adaptive ability to changing metabolic or energy requirements.
Objective. To determine the possibility of detecting dysmetabolism based on bioimpedancometry (systemic dysmetabolism) and metabolic flexibility (local dysmetabolism) by the intensity of s
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Abdulrazaq Yusuf Ahmed
Abstract: Somalia is a country facing numerous challenges in achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and ensuring adequate healthcare financing , This article explores the complexities and obstacles that Somalia must overcome in its pursuit of UHC, the paper begins by providing an overview of the current healthcare landscape in Som
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Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2022

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Dr. Juventina Ngjela, MSc. Irena Xhaferri, Dr. Natalja Qana, MSc. Jonida Hyka, Suada Hawa, Dr. Edvaldo Begotaraj
Abstract: The study of the family constitutes one of the most important fields of sociology. Everyone in all societies grows up in a family environment and marriage is a very widespread social institution. The structure of the family has changed throughout the world, affecting aspects of behavior, attitudes, beliefs, and relationship
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Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2022

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Joan Deniel-Rosanas, Jordi Prat-Quinzaños, Pere Roura-Poch, Maria-Àngels Casas-Capdevila, Victor Farré-Guerrero
Abstract: Background: The total cholesterol values ​​of the Spanish population are high. The Preventive Activities Programs developed are not being sufficiently effective in improving population cholesterolemia. The involvement of other elements of society (education, the media, the food industry, etc.) may be essential in con
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Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2022

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Dion Ravinder Theodeus Subroto, Astra Dea Simanungkalit, Tirta Darmawan Susanto
Abstract: Background: Peer pressure is defined as the pressure to conform from peers, which can occur both directly and indirectly. This can be strongly influenced by the interaction among peers. Anxiety is the most common mental disorder, caused by several factors, such as peer pressure. Several studies have found that peer p
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Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2022

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Kamille Gardner, Shabana Zaeem, Jagadishwor Ghimire, AKM Anisuzzaman, Bergson Kakule Syaivuya, Alison Greer, Anushka Kalyanpur, Nguyen Toan Tran
Abstract: Background – Access to modern family planning methods, including long-acting and reversible contraceptives (LARCs), to prevent unplanned pregnancy is critical to avert maternal deaths in humanitarian and fragile settings, where clinicians often have limited LARC competencies. This paper explores the perspectives and recomme
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Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2022

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Segundo Nicolas Seclen, Marlon Yovera-Aldana
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To describe the mortality of cardio-metabolic diseases by non-COVID-19 during the pandemic first wave 2020.
METHODOLOGY: We analyzed open data from Peruvian death certificates from March 01 to December 31, 2020, and 2019. Confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 by ICD-10 and the text of the di
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Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2021

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Hermann Badolo, A. Sathiya Susuman, Aristide Romaric Bado
Abstract: Introduction: Several mechanisms come into play for the child to have good health. This study aimed to examine the effect of mothers’ preventive health care use for themselves and their children on their children's health status.
Methods: For this study, data come from the end-line survey conducted to eval
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Carolyn A. Parshall, Francisco Soto Mas, Fares Qeadan
Abstract: Research indicates that farmers’ demographic characteristics and production practices have safety and health implications. However, current systems do not identify organic farmers independently from conventional farmers, and literature on how organic and conventional farmers compare is very limited. We conducted a secondary
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Ibekwe Ogechukwu C. MPH, BNSC., Kareem Abiodun J. FMCPaed, MPH, MBChB., Akpoti Okehi O. MBBS., Ogunromo Ayodele Y. MPH, BSc
Abstract: Introduction: This study aimed to assess COVID-19 preventive measures and violence against women and girls and determine the factors that contribute to COVID-19 preventive practices and violence against women and girls in Nigeria.
Method: A descriptive cross-sectional design was used for this study. Data w
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Theodore Walker Jr.
Abstract: The Biology of the Cell Surface (1939a) by Ernest Everett Just is focused on marine egg cells and egg cell surfaces. By studying egg cells, and cell surface mediated co-operation with sperm and environment, E. E. Just advanced egg cell fertilization and developmental biology, including embryo morphogenesis, ecological devel
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Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2021

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GinaMarie Piane, Precious Chidozie Azubuike
Abstract: Background: The Maternal Mortality Ratio in Nigeria remains the highest in Africa and second highest in the world. Best practices in reducing maternal deaths are to provide all women emergency obstetric care by trained attendants in well-equipped facilities.
Method: This research applies the Theory of Pl
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Karen Itzel González-Martínez, Aldo Giovanni Cerón-Solano, David Rafael Cañez-Martínez, Francisco Javier López-Parra, Luis Eduardo Bejarano-López
Abstract: Ultrasound at the bedside has gained popularity in more emergency departments and has been integrated as a central element in the training of residents. The Ocular Ultrasound was used for the detection of the Optical Nerve Sheath Diameter in the Ocular Trauma, Retinal Detachment , Intracranial Pressure and Vitreal Hemorrhag
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Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2021

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Siping Wang, Lulu Yan, Shanshan Huang, Yan Li, Xianlong Wang
Abstract: Background: China's aging population is accelerating, and a large number of professional nursing talents need to be trained to improve the quality of care for the elderly. However, there is a shortage of elderly caregivers in China. The aim of the study is to investigate higher vocational nursing students' attitudes
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Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2021

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Chindo Ibrahim Bisallah, Onyilo Ochigbo Michael, Prince Obinna Anyanwu, Bilkisu Sulaiman
Abstract: Introduction: The Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Index case testing strategy involves the provision of HIV testing services (HTS) to sexual partners or family members of known HIV positive individuals (index clients). This approach was introduced in our facility in September 2019 aimed at identifying sexual partn
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Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2021

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Ricardo Allende, Gérald Barbeau, Josep Rodés-Cabau
Abstract: Background: A successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on complex coronary anatomy can be up to 90% of cases and depends on many factors such as successfully guiding catheter support, which entails a perfect entry in the ostium of the treated artery, the guidewire´s ability to cross the culprit lesion and the ste
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Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2021

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Huan Liu
Abstract: Background With the development of the medical security system, the problem of "difficult and expensive to see a doctor" has been greatly improved for Chinese residents. But at the same time, the Chinese people's view of value medical care has also taken on a great change, and then transferred to medical treatment be
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Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2020

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Nosa Obanor, Kofi Johnson, Chandrika Johnson
Abstract: Objective: Sexual harassment is a major issue of universal discourse. However, the degree of attention to the issue is not universal because of cultural, economic and perception of sexual harassment differences. This study provides a description of perceptions and experiences of sexual harassment of health care workers in a
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Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2020

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Eccentric hamstring training is a contemporary approach to reducing injury risk in elite footballers. Understanding the temporal pattern of recovery would inform training design.
20 male professional football players completed baseline assessments of eccentric hamstring strengt
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Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2019

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Carina Cavalcanti Nogueira Lopez, Luana Nepomuceno Gondim Costa Lima
Abstract: This research purpose was to verify if declines the patient´s quality of life and the disease perception by this and their families through questionnaires. It was used Dermatology Life Quality Index questionnaire in 50 patients and other semi-structured questionnaire to 21 family members attending a Reference Health Center
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Ibrahim S. Yar’Zever, Ibrahim Rabiu
Abstract: If many women in rural Kano are not using family planning, it is not due to a lack of knowledge. Knowledge of contraception is nearly universal; 98 percent of currently married women know at least one modern family planning method. About two out of every five women (43 percent) have knowledge of at least one traditional met
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Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2019

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Dr. Saganuwan Alhaji Saganuwan
Abstract: Parkinsonism is a neuro-degenerative disease caused by destruction or impairment of basal ganglia which secretes dopamine from dopaminergic nerve that is connected to cholinergic nerve that secretes acetylcholine leading to decreased level of dopamine production. Piroxicam when administered to monogastric animals caused Par
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Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2019

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Christine Bocéréan, Emilie Dupret, Martine Feltrin
Abstract: Background: This study presents the French validation of the Maslach Burnout Inventory – General Survey (MBI-GS). The MBI-Human Services Survey, MBI-Educators Survey and MBI-GS questionnaires have been validated in numerous languages and are currently being used in many countries, as attested by the abundant literature on t
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Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2019

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Shagufta Zafar Qureshi, Abdul Wali Khan
Abstract: Objectives: To assess the trend and effectiveness of Ajwa dates usage in management of coronary artery disease.Methods: In this, hospital based descriptive study, 150 cases of CAD were divided into 3 groups. Group One taking Ajwa alone, group Two on allopathic medicine and group Three taking both Ajwa and allopathic treatme
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Sahbanathul Missiriya, Tahani Alabdusalam, Ghofran Albaqal, Hawraa Alghadeer
Abstract: Back Ground: People of all ages, races and ethnicity can develop anemia at some point in their lives. It can be treated successfully or prevented. Southeast Asia has more prevalence with nearly 800 million affected. World Health Organization estimated that 35% to 75% of pregnant women in developing countries and 18% of wome
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Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017

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Lambrini Kourkouta, Christos Iliadis, Alexandros Monios, Petros Ouzounakis
Abstract: AbstractIntroduction: The poisoning problem is acute, complex and multifaceted. The child poisoning is dangerous and may jeopardize their lives.Purpose: the present literature retrospective study was to list information about the poisoning in pediatric patients.Methodology: The study material has recently been articles on t
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Easter Godwin Nwokah, Oroma Eddeh-Adjugah, Constancy Prisca Aleru
Abstract: Health-care workers are presumably important in MRSA transmission, although, they more frequently act as vectors than the main sources of MRSA transmission. Asymptomatic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage among Health care workers (HCWs) in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
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Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017

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G. L. Apanasenko
Abstract: It becomes firmly established on the basis of long-term researches, that epidemic of chronic noninfectious diseases a decline of ability of aerobic formation of energy is the basis of, that specifies the functions of mitochondria’s on insufficiency
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Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2016

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Patric Schubert, Magnus Liebherr, Stephanie Kersten, Christian T Haas
Abstract: Objectives: Gait is often affected in people with motor disorders. Obtaining feasible parameters from gait measurements is a central issue in clinical reasoning. A key problem is that practicable tests lack sensitivity of underlying parameters and vice versa. To examine gait impairments or to evaluate interventions aimed at
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Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2016

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N. Manandhar, S. Subedi
Abstract: Background: Low back pain is neither a disease nor a diagnostic entity of any sort. The term refers to pain in an area of the anatomy afflicted so often that it has become a paradigm of responses to external and internal stimuli. The prevalence of low back pain among hospital workers varies between different countries 39% i
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Eslam A. Header, Naser A. ElSawy
Abstract: Background: Food habit and lifestyle doubtless play a fundamental position in colon cancer incidence; however, the proportion of colon cancer risk that might be preventable is unknown. Objective: This investigation aimed to evaluate the food intake, fatty acids, specific amino acids, hematological results for colon cancer
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Manandhar N., Raman T.P.
Abstract: Hypertension affects one billion people and it is estimated that high blood pressure kills nine million people worldwide. Prevalence of high blood pressure in adult aged 25 years and above in Nepal is 36% male and 26.2% female. The objective of the study is to find out the risk factors of hypertension by applying logistic
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