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Mohd Rizwan, Mohd Akhtar, Abul Kalam Najmi, Kuldeep Singh
AIM: This study was carried out to record the sensitivity/resistance pattern of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae towards antimicrobial drugs prescribed to urinary tract infection (UTI) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 68 bacteriologically proven simple UTI patients were included in the study, based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. Subjects demographics, antibiotics prescribed, sensitivity pattern of antibiotics towards the urinary pathogens were recorded in drug utilization and documentation form...
March 12, 2018: Drug Research
Eldiza Puji Rahmi, Jamia Azdina Jamal, Endang Kumolosasi, Juriyati Jalil, Nor-Ashila Aladdin
Background: Marantodes pumilum is traditionally used for dysentery, gonorrhea, and sickness in the bones. Previous studies revealed its antibacterial and xanthine oxidase inhibitory activities. Objective: To evaluate the inhibitory effects of three M. pumilum varieties on the secretion of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)- and monosodium urate crystal (MSU)-induced cytokines and plasma prostaglandin E2 (PGE2 ) in vitro . Materials and Methods: The leaves and roots of M...
October 2017: Pharmacognosy Magazine
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Althoff, T, Clark K, Leskovec, J. Large-scale Analysis of Counseling Conversations: An Application of Natural Language Processing to Mental Health. Trans Assoc Comput Linguist 2016(4):463-76 Kilicoglu, H, Demner-Fushman, D. Bio-SCoRes: A Smorgasbord Architecture for Coreference Resolution in Biomedical Text. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 2;11(3):e0148538 Morid, MA, Fiszman, M, Raja, K, Jonnalagadda, SR, Del Fiol, G...
August 2017: Yearbook of Medical Informatics
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Agarwal V, Podchiyska T, Banda JM, Goel V, Leung TI, Minty EP, Sweeney TE, Gyang E, Shah NH. Learning statistical models of phenotypes using noisy labeled training data. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2016;23(6):1166-73 Harmanci A, Gerstein M. Quantification of private information leakage from phenotype-genotype data: linking attacks. Nat Methods 2016;13(3):251-6 Pfiffner PB, Pinyol I, Natter MD, Mandl KD...
August 2017: Yearbook of Medical Informatics
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Bahous MC, Shadmi E. Health information exchange and information gaps in referrals to a pediatric emergency department. Int J Med Inform 2016;87:68-74 Esmaeilzadeh P, Sambasivan M. Health Information Exchange (HIE): A literature review, assimilation pattern and a proposed classification for a new policy approach. J Biomed Inform 2016;64:74-86 Massoudi BL, Marcial LH, Tant E, Adler-Milstein J, West SL...
August 2017: Yearbook of Medical Informatics
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Chen J, Podchiyska T, Altman R. OrderRex: clinical order decision support and outcome predictions by data-mining electronic medical records. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2016;23:339-48 Miotto R, Li L, Kidd BA, Dudley JT. Deep Patient: An Unsupervised Representation to Predict the Future of Patients from the Electronic Health Records. Sci Rep 2016;6:26094 Prasser F, Kohlmayer F, Kuhn KA. The Importance of Context: Risk-based De-identification of Biomedical Data...
August 2017: Yearbook of Medical Informatics
Lucila Ohno-Machado
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November 1, 2017: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA
Haryati Ahmad Hairi, Ahmad Nazrun Shuid, Nurul Izzah Ibrahim, Jamia Azdina Jamal, Norazlina Mohamed, Isa Naina Mohamed
Phytoestrogens has recently been claimed to positively influence menopausal discomforts, including hot flashes. However, little is known about the influence of phytoestrogens on core body temperature during estrogen fluctuation at menopause. With many published findings that phytoestrogens could relieve menopausal complaints, the present review was aimed at assessing the effects of phytoestrogens on thermoregulatory mechanism during menopausal transition. Thephytoestrogens of interest in relation to human health include isoflavones, lignans, coumestans and stilbenes, which are widely distributed within nature...
August 16, 2017: Current Drug Targets
Md Akbar, Uma Bhandari, Anwar Habib, Razi Ahmad
Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) is a common and most neglected complication of diabetes, estimated to be roughly 8% in recently diagnosed patients and greater than 50% in patients with chronic disease history. The insulin resistance (IR) itself is bidirectionally associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and CAN is a predisposing factor. The primary objective of the present study was aimed to find a correlation of triglyceride glucose index (TyG index) in CAN patients along with the prevalence of CAN in T2DM patients as a secondary objective...
July 2017: Journal of Korean Medical Science
M Pujani, G B Madaan, Z S Jairajpuri, S Jetley, M J Hassan, S Khan
BACKGROUND: Adnexal skin tumors are a heterogeneous group of uncommon tumors usually misdiagnosed clinically due to a huge variety of types and their variants. Histopathology usually helps in establishing the diagnosis. AIMS: The study was undertaken to analyze the morphological, clinical, and histological features of adnexal tumors (ATs) of the skin at our center over a period of 4 years. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: retrospective study was conducted over a period of 4 years (April 2010-March 2014), comprising 25 ATs of skin diagnosed in the Department of Pathology, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi...
September 2016: Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research
Zubia Veqar, Mohammed Ejaz Hussain
OBJECTIVE: Insomnia severity index (ISI) is a widely used scale in various demographic groups but its psychometric properties have not been established in a sample of Indian subjects. This study was conducted as a preliminary study to extend and confirm the applicability of ISI to an Indian population of university students and to establish its correlation with the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was conducted among the student population of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, with due approval by the institutional ethical committee...
January 7, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Md Dilshad Manzar, Wassilatul Zannat, M Ejaz Hussain, Seithikurippu R Pandi-Perumal, Ahmed S Bahammam, Doaa Barakat, Nwakile Izuchukwu Ojike, Awad Olaish, D Warren Spence
PURPOSE: To explore and validate the factor structure of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) in the collegiate young adults. METHODS: Six hundred university students were initially contacted and invited to participate in a survey of their sleep experience and history. Of this preliminary sample 418 of the students (age = 20.92 ± 1.81 years, BMI = 23.30 ± 2.57 kg/m(2)) fulfilled the screening criteria and ultimately completed the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), a self-report survey of respondents' sleep habits and sleep quality...
2016: SpringerPlus
Larry F Chu, Audun Utengen, Bassam Kadry, Sarah E Kucharski, Hugo Campos, Jamia Crockett, Nick Dawson, Kevin A Clauson
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September 14, 2016: BMJ: British Medical Journal
Dane T Plaza, Jamia L Mealy, J Nicholas Lane, M Neal Parsons, Abigail S Bathrick, Donia P Slack
In forensic science, biological material is typically collected from evidence via wet/dry double swabbing with cotton swabs, which is effective but can visibly damage an item's surface. When an item's appearance must be maintained, dry swabbing and tape-lifting may be employed as collection techniques that are visually nondestructive to substrates' surfaces. This study examined the efficacy of alternative swab matrices and adhesive lifters when collecting blood and fingerprints from glass, painted drywall, 100% cotton, and copy paper...
March 2016: Journal of Forensic Sciences
Md Dilshad Manzar, Mohammad Muntafa Rajput, Wassilatul Zannat, Seithikurippu R Pandi-Perumal, Ahmed S BaHammam, M Ejaz Hussain
PURPOSE: To study spontaneous K-complex (KC) densities during slow-wave sleep. The secondary objective was to estimate intra-non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep differences in KC density. MATERIALS AND METHODS: It is a retrospective study using EEG data included in polysomnographic records from the archive at the sleep research laboratory of the Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, India. The EEG records of 4459 minutes were used...
2016: PloS One
Sherry Chavis, Vicki Wagner, Melanie Becker, Mercelita I Bowerman, Mary Shirley Jamias
Evidence of the harmful effects of surgical smoke has been recognized in the literature and by professional organizations for many years, yet surgical smoke continues to pose a safety hazard for patients and perioperative personnel. A team of perioperative nurses and educators sought to improve compliance with policies and procedures for surgical smoke management in the OR. The team quantified smoke-evacuator use, assessed staff members' knowledge using a pre-education survey, and presented a three-part multimodal education program...
March 2016: AORN Journal
Dong Han, Shuang Wang, Chao Jiang, Xiaoqian Jiang, Hyeon-Eui Kim, Jimeng Sun, Lucila Ohno-Machado
Biomedical Informatics is a growing interdisciplinary field in which research topics and citation trends have been evolving rapidly in recent years. To analyze these data in a fast, reproducible manner, automation of certain processes is needed. JAMIA is a "generalist" journal for biomedical informatics. Its articles reflect the wide range of topics in informatics. In this study, we retrieved Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms and citations of JAMIA articles published between 2009 and 2014. We use tensors (i...
November 2015: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA
Md Dilshad Manzar, Jamal A Moiz, Wassilatul Zannat, David W Spence, Seithikurippu R Pandi-Perumal, M Ejaz Hussain
OBJECTIVES: Despite the demonstrated utility of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) in various demographic groups, it has never been validated in a sample of Indian subjects. To extend and confirm the PSQI's applicability for South Asian subjects, this preliminary study aimed to assess its psychometric and diagnostic validity in a sample of university students. METHODS: Forty-seven male students were recruited from Jamia Millia Islamia, a public central university in New Delhi, India...
May 2015: Oman Medical Journal
Juriyati Jalil, Carla W Sabandar, Norizan Ahmat, Jamia A Jamal, Ibrahim Jantan, Nor-Ashila Aladdin, Kartiniwati Muhammad, Fhataheya Buang, Hazni Falina Mohamad, Idin Sahidin
The crude methanol extracts and fractions of the root and stem barks of Dillenia serrata Thunb. showed 64% to 73% inhibition on the production of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in lipopolysaccharide-induced human whole blood using a radioimmunoassay technique. Three triterpenoids isolated from the root bark of the plant, koetjapic (1), 3-oxoolean-12-en-30-oic (2), and betulinic (3) acids, exhibited significant concentration-dependent inhibitory effects on PGE2 production with IC50 values of 1.05, 1.54, and 2.59 μM, respectively, as compared with the positive control, indomethacin (IC50 = 0...
2015: Molecules: a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
Deepika Shukla, Deepika Bablani, Aman Chowdhry, Raveena Thapar, Puneet Gupta, Shashwat Mishra
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of certain oral characteristics usually associated with Down syndrome and to determine the oral health status of these patients. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted among patients attending a special education program at Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India. The study design consisted of closed-ended questions on demographic characteristics (age, sex, and education and income of parents), dietary habits, and oral hygiene habits...
December 2014: Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives
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