American Journal of Health Research

Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018

  • The Current Status of Blood Glucose Level in Patients with Hypertension Complicated with Diabetes Mellitus

    Yu Jian, Chen Jiali, Zeng Liuping, Huang Xianzhen, Li Wenying, Zhou Peiru

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 126-129
    Received: Oct. 03, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2018
    Published: Dec. 21, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20180606.11
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    Abstract: Background: Hypertension, characterized by elevated systemic arterial blood pressure, can cause various complications. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (hereinafter referred to as diabetes) is the most common complication in patients with hypertension, and hypertension complicated with diabetes can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is pointed... Show More
  • Blood Drain: A Threat to Maternal Health in Zimbabwe

    Dodzo Munyaradzi Kenneth, Mhloyi Marvellous, Dodzo Memory

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 130-137
    Received: Nov. 10, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2018
    Published: Dec. 21, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20180606.12
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    Abstract: Maternal death due to haemorrhage is common in developing countries. The clinical and physiological aspects of maternal bleeding are well researched and better known whereas the social, cultural and religious beliefs are not well understood. These cause delays that increase the risk of maternal death. This study sought to close that gap by using qu... Show More
  • The Interplay Between Solar Radiation, Climate Change and Immunotoxicants in Relation to Immune Response Modulation: A Concern for Outdoor Workers’ Health

    Carlo Grandi, Maria Concetta D’Ovidio

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2018
    Pages: 138-149
    Received: Oct. 30, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 21, 2018
    Published: Jan. 03, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajhr.20180606.13
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    Abstract: Immune response may be dysregulated at multiple levels for multiple reasons, spanning from congenital defects to diseases, medical treatments, environmental and occupational exposures. The consequences of immune dysregulation, especially in the case of mild immune dysfunction, are not easy to predict, being dependent on several factors, but may be ... Show More