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

The ‘Nucleolus’ Hypothesis of Autoimmune Diseases and Its Implications

The ‘Nucleolus’ Hypothesis of Autoimmune Diseases and Its Implications

June 1, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Wesley H. Brooks,1 Yves Renaudineau2,3 1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA 2. INSERM ESPRI, ERI29/EA2216, LabEx IGO “Immunotherapy Graft Oncology”, Réseau épigénétique et réseau canaux ioniques du Cancéropole Grand Ouest, European University of Brittany, Brest, France 3. Laboratory of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Brest University Medical SchoolRead More

Pain During Illusory Own Arm Movement: A Study in Immersive Virtual Reality

Pain During Illusory Own Arm Movement: A Study in Immersive Virtual Reality

June 1, 2017 at 8:18 AM 0 comments

Alessandro Zanini, Martina Montalti, Barbara Caola, Antony Leadbetter, *Matteo Martini School of Psychology, University of East London, London, UK *Correspondence to m.martini@uel.ac.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The authors are thankful to Cameron Magrath and Jackson Davies for their help with data collection. Support: ThisRead More

Paradigm Shift for Thrombolysis for Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke, from Extension of the Time Window to the Rapid Recanalisation After Symptom Onset

Paradigm Shift for Thrombolysis for Patients with Acute Ischaemic Stroke, from Extension of the Time Window to the Rapid Recanalisation After Symptom Onset

June 1, 2017 at 8:17 AM 0 comments

Hye Seon Jeong, *Jei Kim Department of Neurology and Daejeon-Chungnam Regional Cerebrovascular Center, Hospital and School of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea *Correspondence to jeikim@cnu.ac.kr Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 01.02.16 Accepted: 14.06.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:98-103. Abstract Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) and intra-arterial thrombolysisRead More