Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Introduction: Forensic anthropology is a branch of physical anthropology which interacts with other disciplines pertaining to the understanding of crime and its investigations. Many human features have been  used  to  estimate  stature  from  skeletal  remains  and  body  parts  owing  to  the  established relationship between stature and different parts of the body. Aims: The study was […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Introduction: In central nervous system (CNS), oligodendrocytes form myelin. In peripheral nervous system large proportions of axons are unmyelinated, instead they are ensheathed by non myelinating schwann cells  and  arranged  in  Remak  bundles.  Osmotic  demyelination  (ODS)  syndrome  is  a neurologic disorder that can occur after rapid correction of hyponatremia. Acute hypernatremia results in  sudden  shrinkage  […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Background: Biobanking today plays a key tool in biomedical research. Establishment and proper running of biobanks in developing countries is confronted with a number of challenges of legal, ethical, and financial nature. Considering that there are no guidelines or regulations to control biobanking in Egypt;  major  ethical  issues  arise  and  are  often  managed  by  research  […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Introduction: Arterial  stiffness  is  an  emerging  field  of  interest  in  atherosclerosis. Patients  with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are predisposed to have premature atherosclerosis. Aims: To compare the arterial stiffness among patients with SLE and non-SLE controls. The study also compared arterial stiffness among SLE patients in relation to disease activity (SLEDAI) and end organ damage […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Ozone is a very reactive gas and is toxic for the respiratory system but, under precise rules, it can be therapeutically useful  for  human  disease  with  a  chronic  oxidative  stress.  Ozone  is  an  extremely versatile  drug  and  the  therapeutic  range  has  been  precisely  defined  to  exclude  acute  and  chronic toxicity.  It  is  remarkable  that  the  […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Newer mechanisms of action of Acetyl Salicylic acid have been discovered in proresolving pathway of various disorders. Omega 3 fatty acids are also involved in the synthesis of resolvins via an aspirin triggered pathway. The  present  review  aims  to  discuss  the  role  of  recently  discovered  aspirin triggered lipoxins, resolvins, protectins, maresins in understanding the pathophysiology […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Introduction: Cytology  is  a  simple,  fast,  low  cost,  minimally  invasive  and  sensitive  technique  for evaluating  cells  sampled  from  lesions  in  the  body. Cytology  also  has  the  peculiar  advantages  of minimal invasiveness, low cost and speed. It is an aspect of pathology service at its fledgling stage in most institutions in sub-Saharan African countries. Aims: This  […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Background: Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD) are defined as malformations of the heart and great vessels that develop in utero which may manifest at birth or later in childhood. They can be caused by numerous genetic and environmental factors.  Genetic factors are nonmodifiable.  However, identification  of  modifiable  environmental  risk  factors  is  important  to  develop  population  based […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

Introduction: Diabetic dyslipidemia (DD)  is  a collection  of  quantitative,  qualitative and  kinetic  lipid abnormalities associated with diabetes mellitus that together caused the lipid profile to become more atherogenic.  It  consists  of  elevated  serum  concentration  of  triglyceride-cholesterol  (TG-C),  a  high serum level of small dense low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (sd LDL-C), low level of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) […]

Editor Papa Research July 20, 2019

A 12-year-old child with bilateral congenital microtia and ear canal atresia was bilaterally implanted with a Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB) on the right side and a Bonebridge on the left side. Prior to these surgeries the child was using percutaneous bone conduction devices (BCDs) on a headband for more than 9 years. No complications occurred during […]