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  • Case report - Medical Published: Jul 03, 2017

    Acetylcholine Suppresses Release of Interleukin-6 in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The central role of cytokines in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been thoroughly recognized. RA commonly involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) resulting in craniomandibular pain, jaw functional limitations and risk of anterior open bite. Due to destruction of cartilage and bone tissue in the joint with sometimes debilitating…

    -Amal Al-Khotani, Alstergren P

  • Letter to editor - Medical Published: Jul 06, 2017

    Accuracy of Dermatoscopy as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool

    The dermatoscopy is a technique used for dermatologists as a diagnostic tool and also to monitor the response to treatments. Although this non-invasive imaging set has been used over decades, new applications have arisen such as preoperative evaluation of tumor margins, monitoring the response of topical treatments and post-treatment follow-up.…

    -Husein Husein-ElAhmed

  • Research article - Medical Published: Jun 26, 2017

    The Occurrence of Pneumoconiosis in a Talc Mining Population Exposed to Non-asbestos Elongate Mineral Particulate

    The pulmonary toxicity of non-asbestos elongate mineral particulate (EMP) is of ongoing interest due, in part, to the known pulmonary risk of exposure to asbestos fiber. The purpose of this study is to provide new data relevant to the assessment of risk from exposure to non-asbestos EMP. One non-asbestos EMP…

    -John W. Kelse, John F. Gamble, and Brian A. Boehlecke

  • Editorial - Medical Published: Jul 07, 2017

    International Ties: Why It Matters?

    The Journal of Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care is a humble step towards the goal of building a stronger International Emergency Medicine Community in this world. An open platform where teachers and clinician from different corners of the world can exchange ideas/research and experiences. An online tool to help learn…

    -Anumeha Singh

  • Research article - Medical Published: May 05, 2017

    Inadequate and Excessive Urinary Iodine Concentration in School Age Girls and Women in Makueni, Eastern Kenya

    Both inadequate and excessive iodine intake may lead to thyroid dysfunction or disease including cretinism, endemic goiter, intellectual impairments, increased miscarriages and infant mortality when inadequate and autoimmune disease and iodine induced hyperthyroidism when in excess.

    -Zipporah N. Bukania, Judith Kimiywe, Timothy Johns, Moses Mwangi, Lydia U.Kaduka, and Frits van der