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‘Vaginal Rejuvenation’ and the Regulation of New Technologies: Controls Are Still Lacking

‘Vaginal Rejuvenation’ and the Regulation of New Technologies: Controls Are Still Lacking

June 1, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Antonios Antoniou, Ahmed Yassin Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar *Correspondence to aantoniou@sidra.org Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.01.17 Accepted: 17.02.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:12-14.

Editor’s Pick: A Regenerative Biology View on Artificial Tissue Construction and Three-Dimensional Bioprinting: What May We Learn from Natural Regenerative Phenomena?

Editor’s Pick: A Regenerative Biology View on Artificial Tissue Construction and Three-Dimensional Bioprinting: What May We Learn from Natural Regenerative Phenomena?

June 1, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

The choice of editor’s pick for this edition comes courtesy of Henrik Lauridsen. A stimulating consideration of the nature of regeneration and the impact of humans’ low regenerative potential is given throughout this paper. The author provides some excellent examples from the natural world and, in discussing the current technologicalRead More

Efficacy of the Artificial Urinary Sphincter ZSI 375 for Treatment of Post-Radical Prostatectomy Incontinence in Patients with Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: A Preliminary Study

Efficacy of the Artificial Urinary Sphincter ZSI 375 for Treatment of Post-Radical Prostatectomy Incontinence in Patients with Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: A Preliminary Study

June 1, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

*Alejandro Carvajal Obando,1 Federico Gavira Gil,2 Álvaro Gutiérrez Martinez,3 Luis Fernando Echeverry Molina,4 Juan Carlos Castaño Botero5 1. Hospital Universitario San Vicente Fundación, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia 2. Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe Calle, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia 3. Urobosque Centro Urologico, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia 4. Fundación SaluVite, Cali, Colombia 5. Clínica UniversitariaRead More

Digital Technology Healthcare Solutions in an Era of Moving Populations and Chronic Illnesses: Are We Being Realistically Smart?

Digital Technology Healthcare Solutions in an Era of Moving Populations and Chronic Illnesses: Are We Being Realistically Smart?

June 1, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Judith Ansaa Osae-Larbi Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana *Correspondence to jaosae-larbi@st.ug.edu.gh Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: I gratefully acknowledge David Lackland Sam, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, for his constructive comments. Received: 04.11.16 Accepted: 19.12.16Read More

Comprehensive Assessment and Pharmacotherapy of Patients with Chronic Pain Syndrome Due to Diabetic Neuropathy and Postherpetic Neuralgia

Comprehensive Assessment and Pharmacotherapy of Patients with Chronic Pain Syndrome Due to Diabetic Neuropathy and Postherpetic Neuralgia

June 1, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Katarzyna Rygiel Department of Family Practice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice-Zabrze, Poland *Correspondence to kasiaalpha@yahoo.co.uk Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 25.11.16 Accepted: 24.03.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:35-41. Abstract Management of chronic pain, usually associated with comorbid conditions, remains challenging. General practitioners, together with multidisciplinary teams ofRead More

Benchmarking Outcomes That Matter Most to Patients: The Globe Programme

Benchmarking Outcomes That Matter Most to Patients: The Globe Programme

June 1, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

Andre G. Dias,1 *Charlotte J. Roberts,2 Jacob Lippa,1 Jason Arora,2 Mats Lundström,3 Ola Rolfson,4 Sarah T. Tonn1 1. International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement, Headquarters, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 2. International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement, Europe Office, London, UK 3. Department of Clinical Sciences, Opthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund,Read More

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Docetaxel-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Docetaxel-Resistant Prostate Cancer

June 1, 2017 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Camila Libardi do Amaral Laboratory of Disorders of Metabolism, School of Applied Sciences, University of Campinas, Limeira, São Paulo, Brazil *Correspondence to camilalibardi09@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.10.16 Accepted: 03.04.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:50-56. Abstract Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPCa) is an advanced stage of prostateRead More

Concerns About the Use of Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol as a Lipid Predictor

Concerns About the Use of Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol as a Lipid Predictor

June 1, 2017 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*William E. Feeman, Jnr Bowling Green Study, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA *Correspondence to bgs43402@yahoo.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 06.01.17 Accepted: 20.03.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:57-64. Abstract Introduction: Non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL) cholesterol is the sum of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, andRead More

Occupational Allergy

Occupational Allergy

June 1, 2017 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

*Stacey E. Anderson,1 Carrie Long,1 G. Scott Dotson2 1. Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA 2. Education and Information Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA *Correspondence to sanderson4@cdc.gov Disclosure: TheRead More

Extension of 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) Classification into a New Set of Clinical, Laboratory, Molecular, and Pathological Criteria for the Diagnosis of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: From Dameshek to Vainchenker, Green, and Kralovics

Extension of 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) Classification into a New Set of Clinical, Laboratory, Molecular, and Pathological Criteria for the Diagnosis of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: From Dameshek to Vainchenker, Green, and Kralovics

June 1, 2017 at 8:20 AM 0 comments

*Jan Jacques Michiels,1,2,3 Hendrik De Raeve,4 Francisca Valster,3 Vincent Potters,3 Yonggoo Kim,5,6 *Myungshin Kim5,6 1. International Hematology, Blood and Coagulation Research Center, Goodheart Institute and Foundation in Nature Medicine, Freedom in Science and Education Erasmus Tower, Rotterdam, Netherlands 2. International Collaboration and Academic Research on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: ICAR.MPN, Rotterdam, Netherlands 3.Read More