Pre-Pregnancy BMI : A Part from The Book Chapter : Women and Pregnancies as an Immediate Target against the Obesity Epidemic

Considering crude results on a reproductive population, only women with a normal BMI (20-24.9 kg/m²) seem to achieve a “natural” equilibrium in the newborns’ SGA/LGA risk (both 10%). Very thin mothers have a higher risk of small for gestational age (SGA, until 25% of births) infants, and rarely give birth to a large for gestational…

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Uneasy Thoughts Regarding Parkinson’s Disease

Early Parkinson disease symptoms are mediated by CD4 T lymphocytes in the gastrointestinal tract. Parkinson’s patients contact neurologists when they have tremors, but by then the disease has spread to their central nervous systems. Parkinson’s disease is characterized by gut-related symptoms, such as weight loss and constipation, which can occur 20 years before serious neurological…

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Aumkar Chanting Produces a Vibratory Sensation : A Part from the Book Chapter : Aumkar Meditation: A Pathway to Blissful Pregnancy

Effect of Aumkar on Parasympathetic Nervous System Aumkar chanting produces a vibratory sensation in the ears, which spreads through the auricular branch of vagus nerve, stimulating the vagal centers which activates the parasympathetic nervous system and calms down the body. This has been now proved by functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). Ganagarajan Inbaraj et. al….

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card reader machines

The Card Reader Machines : A Part from the Book Chapter : Geo-coding of Voters Residential Addresses: A Panacea to Election Malpractices in Jos South LGA of

Besides all these Bill Sweeney in his article says, Goodluck Jonathan (the then incumbent President in early 2015) congratulated Muhammadu Buhari after the polls, but there is never a perfect election and the 2015 general election in Nigeria was no exception. The Card reader machines with the permanent voter’s card (PVC) for voter verification could…

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Global warming: The temperature of our planet has increased by 1.5°C according to 300-year-old sponges

A new measuring technique that examines the past indicates that the planet has already surpassed 1.5 °C of warming, which is the guardrail for climate change set at the 2015 Paris Climate Accords. The accord established that nations must not exceed 1.5 °C in order to prevent climate change from progressing beyond a certain point….

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Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase [ERK]: A Part from The Book Chapter: Multistep Oncogenesis of Adult T-cell Leukemia/ Lymphoma and Significance of Carbon Anhydrase IX Activated via NF-k B and PI3K

Immediately after HTLV-1 infection, expression of many virus-derived components and transactivating proteins is stimulated, and replication of HTLV-1 and proliferation of HTVL-1-infected T-cells are promoted. The main player at the early stage of ATL oncogenesis is Tax. Tax activates several signaling pathways (NF-κB, KRAS/mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase [MEK]/extracellular signal-regulated kinase [ERK], PI3K/AKT/mTOR, and other signaling…

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Maternity booklet

This Epidemiological Perinatal Database Contains Information on Obstetrical Risk Factors : A Part from The Book Chapter : A Retrospective Analysis on the Urgent Need to Optimize Gestation Weight in Overweight/Obese Women to Lower Maternal-Fetal Morbidities: 59000 Singleton Term Pregnancies

From January 1st, 2001, to December 31st, 2019, the hospital records of all women who gave birth at the maternity of the University of South Reunion Island were abstracted in a standardized fashion. The study sample was drawn from the hospital perinatal database which prospectively records data of all mother-infant pairs since 2001. Information is…

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Impact of the Spanish Inquisition on Healthcare Practices in Early Modern Hispanic Societies

Hispanic communities in the United States have been facing significant health disparities and inequities, which are connected to a long history of health injustice in the Hispanic world. The healthcare landscape of early modern Hispanic societies, particularly from the late 15th to 18th centuries, was a complex interplay between professional and nonprofessional providers that shaped…

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Cassava leaves crops in green, tropical tree plant cassava plant

Detection of Cassava Mosaic Begomoviruses : A Part from the Book Chapter : Identifying New Species of Cassava Mosaic Begomovirus and Ageratum Leaf Curl Cameroon Virus on Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) in Togo

Foliar Sampling and DNA Extraction Foliar samples from pepper plants intercropped with cassava showing typical symptoms of viral diseases (mosaic, distortion, leaf curling, yellowing and deformation) were collected through the five economic regions of Togo. Total DNA was extracted from collected leaves using the DNA mini preparation method. PCR Diagnosis Detection of cassava mosaic begomoviruses…

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technological development

The Ability to Develop New Ideas and Innovation has Become a Priority for many Organizations : A Part from The Book Chapter : Significance of Technology in Service Innovation: An Overview

The ability to develop new ideas and innovation has become a priority for many organizations. Intense global competition and technological development have made innovation be a source of competitive advantage. Research on innovation has addressed a number of ways, such as using levels of innovation in individuals, teams /projects or organizations, or by the intensity…

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