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  • Editorial - Medical Published: Jan 19, 2017

    Self-Care and Promotion of Patient’s Health in Chemotherapy: Contribution to the Practice of Nurses

    Cancer is a major cause of mortality in all age groups and is now considered a chronic disease that is treatable in many situations, especially when diagnosed early. It continues to be a stigmatized disease, full of mysteries. Cancer originates a rupture in the habitual way of life and the…

    -Anjos Frade, Manuel Lopes, Ana F. Ramos and Cesar Fonseca

  • Research article - Medical Published: Jan 09, 2017

    The Development of the Mother-Infant Mutualistic Screening Scale

    Background: The integrity of a mother-infant dyad is essential for the proper development of maternal behavior and infant growth/ development. At present, there is a lack of objective approaches to monitor mother-infant behavioral exchanges.

    -Emily Zimmerman* and Chantal Lau

  • Research article - Medical Published: Dec 30, 2016

    Reasons for Movement Therapy Alternatives for Older Adults from the NHIS Survey: A Guide for Practitioners

    Although approximately one-third of Americans engage in some form of complementary and alternative health practices, there is still much to learn about the reasons and conditions under which these therapies are used. A recent report by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates a doubling of yoga…

    -Brian Raming, Elizabeth M. Tait and Marianne Hollis

  • Review article - Lifesciences Published: Jan 09, 2017

    Nutraceutical Properties of Bioactive Peptides in Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

    Recently, the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) has been considered as a nutraceutical because of the presence of bioactive compounds such as polyphenols, resistant starch, oligosaccharides, and bioactive peptides. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the study of bioactive peptides from the proteolytic degradation of this…

    -Heredia-Rodríguez L, de la Garza AL, Garza-Juarez AJ, and Vazquez-Rodriguez JA

  • Case report - Medical Published: Nov 07, 2016

    Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation Treatment of Recurrent Bone Giant Cell Tumor

    Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation (PRFTA) is the method of choice to treat most of the cases of osteoid osteoma. The Good results on other benign bone tumors as osteoblastoma and chondroblastoma have been reported. The treatment for bone Giant Cell Tumor (GCT) is surgical resection. The PRFTA has not been…

    -Ignacio L. Franco, Angel B. Horcajadas, Jose Martel and Eduardo Ortiz