American Journal of Health Research

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Two Case Reports: Acupuncture Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska, Karolina Nikolovska

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 54-56
    Received: Jan. 27, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2017
    Published: Mar. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: The trigeminal nerve is the 5th cranial nerve and it carries sensation from the face to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve and produces intense facial pain along one or more of the three branches of this nerve. Pain may be triggered by eating, brushing of the teeth, touching trigger points o... Show More
  • Anti-ulcerogenic Action Mechanism of Maytenus ilicifolia Detected by mRNA RT-PCR and Free Radical Scavenging Activity Evaluated by ESR

    Dalva Pazzini, Elder Bruno Fontes, Ana Paula D. Hory, Adevailton B. Santos, Oswaldo Baffa, Rosângela Bezerra, Silvana Pasetto, Eduardo José Crevelin, Luiz Alberto Beraldo Moraes, Angela Kinoshita, Ana Cláudia B. Paula-Zurron

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 57-64
    Received: Feb. 24, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 24, 2017
    Published: Mar. 30, 2017
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    Abstract: Maytenus ilicifolia, known as “espinheira-santa”, is used in the popular medicine for peptic ulcer treatment. This work evaluates the preventive and curative actions of M. ilicifolia in animals, the healing activity by EGF expression detected by RT-PCR as well as the anti-oxidative activity by Electron Spin Resonance spectroscopy (ESR). Oral admini... Show More
  • Evaluation of Skin Protective Effect Using in Vitro Cell Line Models of Biofield Energy-Consciousness Energy Healing Treated Herbomineral Formula

    William Dean Plikerd, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Mayank Gangwar, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 65-75
    Received: Mar. 28, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2017
    Published: May 09, 2017
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    Abstract: Alternative or natural systems of medicine are practiced worldwide that mostly emphasize research of herbal formulations, which might be helpful against various disorders. The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of The Trivedi Effect®-Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment on an herbomineral test formulation and cell medium (DMEM)... Show More
  • Bacteriuria and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern Among HIV Patients Attending ALERT Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Yemisrach Getu, Ibrahim Ali, Tsehaynesh Lema, Habtamu Belay, Biruk Yeshetela

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: Mar. 16, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2017
    Published: May 16, 2017
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    Abstract: Urinary tract infections are some of the most common bacterial diseases both in general population and amongst HIV infected patients. It is important to define the prevalence and drug susceptibility pattern of bacteriuria among HIV patients in Ethiopia and especially in Addis Ababa, because of the information scarcity about bacteriuria in HIV patie... Show More
  • Risk Factors of HIV/AIDS Among Secondary and Preparatory School Students in Dire Dawa City, Ethiopia

    Dawit Daniel, Zinabe Seyoum, Alemusa Gipo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 83-92
    Received: Mar. 21, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 01, 2017
    Published: Jun. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: Youth are exposed to risk behavior which includes unsafe sex, drug abuse & alcohol and also there are different factors which are associated with their risk behaviors. The main objective of this study is to identify behavioral risk factors for HIV/AIDS among high school students of Dire Dawa city. A cross-sectional school-based design using stratif... Show More