American Journal of Health Research

Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021

  • Pseudomona Aeruginosa: A Challenge for Intensive Care Units

    Evelin Noriega Campos

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 112-116
    Received: Jul. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2021
    Published: Sep. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa is one of the main gram-negative germs that cause nosocomial infections, very frequent in intensive care units, with an increase in antimicrobial resistance in recent years. The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed the existence of a problem that threatens modern medicine: bacterial resistance together with... Show More
  • Modification of Dietary Habits for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People: Gout and the Japanese Diet

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 117-127
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, and it is characterized by the deposition of monosodium urate crystals that form in the presence of increased uric acid concentrations. A high serum uric acid concentration (hyperuricemia) is frequently associated with gout. The burden of gout has increased between 1990 and 2017 globally. In J... Show More
  • Modification of Dietary Habits for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People: Gout and Macronutrient Intake

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 128-142
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: In Japan, most of gout patients are adults, and the prevalence of gout has increased markedly since the 1960s. This phenomenon is thought to be attributed to the westernization of the Japanese diet since 1955. Monitoring the intake of nutrients and foods in Japanese people is essential in the prevention of gout. The objective of this article is to ... Show More
  • Modification of Dietary Habits for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People: Gout and Micronutrient Intake or Alcohol Consumption

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 143-157
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: In Japan, most of gout patients are adults, and the prevalence of gout has increased markedly since the 1960s. This phenomenon is thought to be attributed to the westernization of the Japanese diet since 1955. Monitoring the intake of nutrients and foods in Japanese people is essential in the prevention of gout. The objective of this article is to ... Show More
  • Modification of Dietary Habits for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People: Gout and Food Intake

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 158-175
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: In Japan, most of gout patients are adults, and the prevalence of gout has increased markedly since the 1960s. This phenomenon is thought to be attributed to the westernization of the Japanese diet since 1955. Monitoring the intake of nutrients and foods in Japanese people is essential in the prevention of gout. The objective of this article is to ... Show More
  • Modification of Dietary Habits for Prevention of Gout in Japanese People: Gout and Diet

    Takashi Koguchi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 176-189
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: The prevalence of gout in Japan has increased markedly since the 1960s. This phenomenon is thought to be attributed to the westernization of the Japanese diet since 1955. The objective of this article is to propose a preventive method for gout through the evaluation of recent dietary habits in Japanese people. In this article, the author suggests w... Show More
  • Perception of Regular Physical Activities and Factors Affecting Physical Activities Among Adult Government Office Worker in Adama Town, Ethiopia: Qualitative Study

    Ebrahim Mohammed, Mirgissa Kaba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 190-197
    Received: Aug. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 01, 2021
    Published: Sep. 14, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Physical activity has been traditionally defined as any bodily movement produced by contraction of skeletal muscle that substantially increases energy expenditure, although the intensity and duration can vary substantially. Physical activities prevent non communicable diseases. Objectives: To assess perception of regular physical acti... Show More
  • Evaluation of Risk Factors for Primary Fracture in Elderly Patients with Osteoporosis

    Xiao Li, Jun Wu, Xiang Li, Ka Li Frankie Leung, Tak Man Wong, Xinshuo Christian Fang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 198-203
    Received: Aug. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 30, 2021
    Published: Sep. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Osteoporosis is one of the major fundamental causes of fractures in individuals over 50 years old. Preventing the first fragility fracture is the most cost-effective strategy for addressing osteoporosis. Therefore, identifying individuals with a high risk of developing osteoporotic fractures is important to save limited medical resour... Show More
  • Treatment Outcomes and Predictors of Outcome in Multidrug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Cohort of Patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Netsanet Aragaw, Mekonnen Teferi, Oumer Ali, Emawayish Tesema, Samuel Ayele, Habtamu Jarso, Kifle Woldemichael

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 204-212
    Received: Aug. 12, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2021
    Published: Sep. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Multidrug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a major global public health crisis that needs great emphasis. Ethiopia is one of the 30 high TB, TB/HIV and drug resistant TB (DR-TB) burden countries globally and stands third among African countries. Treatment outcomes of MDR-TB are one of the essential performance indicators in evaluating the nation... Show More