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  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Sep 07, 2017

    An Experimental Study on Utilization of Waste Transformer Oil in a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine as an Alternative Fuel

    The price hikes due to the conflict of increasing energy demands and limited reserves of petroleum oils, coupled with environmental issues caused by limited degradation of spilled petroleum hydrocarbons have posed great pressure on human to explore alternative/renewable energy sources. To resolve above problems, Waste Transformer Oil (WTO) may be…

    -Amit K. Sharma

  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Sep 06, 2017

    Web-Based Geographical Information System for Urban Emergency Management Decision-Making Support

    Web-based Geographical Information System (GIS) is an enabling technology for decision-makers. Through analysis and visualization, it allows for timely access information in extreme situations. Operation teams can collect and share field data to reduce or eliminate the impact of emergencies. This study evaluates developmental challenges in emergency management that prevent…

    -Rifaat Abdalla

  • Review article - Medical Published: Aug 23, 2017

    Issues in Measuring Quality of Life in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

    The evaluation of quality of life (QoL) among older adults has become increasingly important in health and social science. Acknowledging people’s understanding and perception on QoL varies especially among those of different age groups; this literature review focuses on the QoL of older adults with cognitive impairment.

    -Azlina W. Nikmat, Aimi N. Yusof, and Norley Shuib

  • Case report - Medical Published: Sep 21, 2017

    Diagnosis of Urachal Cyst Misinterpreted as Umbilical Hernia: A Case Report

    Urachal diseases are the congenital anomalies resulting from persistent embryonic connection between bladder and umbilicus. Urachal cysts are one of these anomalies. They are very rare in adults and generally asymptomatic unless they are infected and ruptured. In this paper, we present a case of urachal cyst that was misinterpreted…

    -Tufan Suelozgen, Ender Siyez, Ebru Tanyer, Cemal S. Isoglu and Yusuf Ilbey

  • Research article - Lifesciences Published: Aug 28, 2017

    Raising Food Safety by Food Safety Training Program to Street-Food Vendors in an Urban Area of Yangon

    With increasing population and urbanization, time is precious for busy people. At the same time street foods generally known as ready-to-eat foods and beverages prepared and sold by vendors or hawkers especially in the streets and other similar places become popular and are in an increasing demand by people on…

    -Nay S. Maung, Htin Z. Soe*, Aye MM. Lwin, Myint Myint, Cho C. Oo, Myint Thein, Than T. Aye, Wai H. A