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Rupali J Limaye, Amanda Berman, Jane Brown, Triza Kakhobwe
Concurrent sexual partnerships have been identified as a potential driver in the HIV epidemic in Southern Africa. This study utilised an innovative approach to explore perceptions of why Malawians may engage in these relationships, and their suggestions for reducing the practice among a select population of radio listeners. Using radio listener feedback in the form of text messages, we analysed approximately 1 000 text messages sent by individuals who listened to a reality radio programme that included real stories, told by Malawians, on topics related to HIV/AIDS...
March 2018: African Journal of AIDS Research: AJAR
Lakshman Kumar, Triza Kumar Laksman
Colonic lipomas are rare benign tumours that are usually asymptomatic. Large colonic lipomas can present with symptoms such as constipation, abdominal pain, bleeding per rectum, and intussusception. We report the case of an 82-year-old man presenting with sudden onset lower abdomen pain and features of peritonitis. An exploratory laparotomy revealed a perforation of sigmoid colon with a fleshy mass protruding through the perforation. No case of spontaneous perforated sigmoid colon by submucous giant lipoma is reported yet in the literature...
January 2015: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
Triza Jiwan
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August 2011: Nursing Journal of India
Alec Okun, Ping Liu, Peg Davis, Jiyang Ren, Bethany Remeniuk, Triza Brion, Michael H Ossipov, Jennifer Xie, Gregory O Dussor, Tamara King, Frank Porreca
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition characterized by pain during joint movement. Additionally, patients with advanced disease experience pain at rest (ie, ongoing pain) that is generally resistant to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Injection of monosodium iodoacetate (MIA) into the intraarticular space of the rodent knee is a well-established model of OA that elicits weight-bearing asymmetry and referred tactile and thermal hypersensitivity. Whether ongoing pain is present in this model is unknown...
April 2012: Pain
Tamara King, Chaoling Qu, Alec Okun, Ramon Mercado, Jiyang Ren, Triza Brion, Josephine Lai, Frank Porreca
A predominant complaint in patients with neuropathic pain is spontaneous pain, often described as burning. Recent studies have demonstrated that negative reinforcement can be used to unmask spontaneous neuropathic pain, allowing for mechanistic investigations. Here, ascending pathways that might contribute to evoked and spontaneous components of an experimental neuropathic pain model were explored. Desensitization of TRPV1-positive fibers with systemic resiniferatoxin (RTX) abolished spinal nerve ligation (SNL) injury-induced thermal hypersensitivity and spontaneous pain, but had no effect on tactile hypersensitivity...
September 2011: Pain
Triza Jiwan
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March 2010: Nursing Journal of India
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