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Applications of nanotechnology in medical field: a brief review

Nanotechnology has extensive application as nanomedicine in the medical field. Some nanoparticles have possible applications in novel diagnostic instruments, imagery and methodologies, targeted medicinal...

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Smart healthcare: making medical care more intelligent

With the development of information technology, the concept of smart healthcare has gradually come to the fore. Smart healthcare uses a new generation of information technologies, such as the internet...

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Omega-3 fatty acids and mental health

Nutrition plays a key role in brain development, mental health, and psychiatric disorders. The role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in physical health is well established, and their role in mental...

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Sensors and healthcare 5.0: transformative shift in virtual care through emerging digital health technologies

Emerging digital technologies continues to evolve posing unprecedented opportunities in health systems globally to improve healthcare services delivery. There has been significant progress in healthcare....

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3D printing applications for healthcare research and development

There is a growing demand for customised, biocompatible, and sterilisable components in the medical business. 3D Printing is a disruptive technology for healthcare and provides significant research...

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Virtual healthcare services and digital health technologies deployed during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in South Africa: a systematic review

To identify virtual healthcare services and digital health technologies deployed in South Africa during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the challenges associated with their use....

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Dengue epidemiology

Dengue is the fastest spreading, mosquito-borne viral infectious disease worldwide, with remarkable morbidity and mortality. In the past decades, profound contributions have been made towards understanding...

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Vulnerability and everyday health risks of urban informal settlements in Sub-Saharan Africa

More than half of the world population lives in the cities and around one billion in poor urban areas. These numbers are projected to increase, while Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest...

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Aging in China: perspectives on public health

In line with the worldwide trend in population aging, China has stepped into an aging society since 2000. The outstanding features of aging, including a large proportion of the older population, rapid...

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Knowledge of sexually transmitted infections among senior high school adolescents in the Wa Municipality of Ghana

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are responsible for a high burden of morbidity and mortality in many developing countries especially among adolescents. Adolescents are predisposed to STIs because...

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Management strategy of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine and metabolic disease in women of reproductive age. PCOS is characterized by ovulatory disruption, which can lead to infertility. Patients...

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Comparison of efficacy of metformin and D-chiro-inositol on clinical biomarkers in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome: an open label study

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a pathophysiological disorder affecting reproductive and metabolic indices in females. The present study was designed to compare the efficacy of metformin and D-chiro-inositol...

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The role of drug utilization evaluation in medical sciences

Drug utilization evaluation (DUE) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and focuses on the medical, social, and economic consequences of pharmaceutical marketing, distribution, prescribing,...

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Prions: a threat to health security and the need for effective medical countermeasures

Prions are infectious conformations of certain naturally occurring proteins. These misfolded proteins can structurally alter healthy protein, creating misfolded copies that repeat the process and form...

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Rudolf Virchow, poverty and global health: from “politics as medicine on a grand scale” to “health in all policies”

The German pathologist and politician Rudolf Virchow proposed the concept of sociomedical causation, emphasising the role of social and environmental factors in the aetiology and prevention of diseases....

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Planetary health risks in urban agriculture

Urban agriculture is gaining recognition for its potential contributions to environmental resilience and climate change adaptation, providing advantages such as urban greening, reduced heat island effects,...

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Risk factors and strategies for prevention of depression, anxiety and eating disorders among adolescents during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: a review

The purpose of this review is to identify prevalent trends and risk factors in depression, anxiety, and eating disorders in the adolescent population in the post coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

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Big tech, big data and the new world of digital health

This commentary shows the exponential growth of digital health and the accompanying explosion of health data. It discusses three major shifts in the global health landscape. The first will be the move...

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Optimizing menopausal hormone therapy: for treatment and prevention, menstrual regulation, and reduction of possible risks

Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is used to treat menopausal complaints including the genitourinary syndrome of menopause, to prevent osteoporosis, and to treat bleeding problems. Since these can be...

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Determinants of overweight and obesity and preventive strategies in Pacific countries: a systematic review

This study aimed to explore more on contributing factors and prevention of overweight and obesity among Pacific islanders....

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The development of anti-fall functional clothing for elderly

The consequences of falls in the elderly are severe, ranging from skin abrasion to hip fracture, which is very easy to cause death. Using advanced technology to develop anti-fall clothing that meets...

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A review on emerging smart technological innovations in healthcare sector for increasing patient's medication adherence

In this paper, we reviewed the various advanced technologies and methods that could help patients for measuring adherence of patients. There exist intelligent technologies that are available for measuring...

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E-cigarettes in ten Southeast Asian countries: a comparison of national regulations

The market and popularity of e-cigarettes are growing rapidly worldwide. However, the research and regulation of this novel products have lagged behind. In this paper, we reviewed and compared the regulatory...

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Obesity intervention efforts in China and the 2022 World Obesity Day

Obesity has become a serious public health problem globally. China has the world's largest number of people with obesity or overweight. More than 50% of adults and about 20% of children and adolescents...

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Bio-effects of 5th generation electromagnetic waves on organs of human beings

The uses of devices of electromagnetic waves (EMWs) are increasing day by day. Similarly, the generation of the waves is increasing. The frequency spectrum of the generation of waves is also increased....

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