International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 16(1)

March 2024

Chlorine dioxide and chlorite as treatments for diabetic foot ulcers

The global prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rising and is predicted to exceed 10% by 2030. Foot ulcers are a frequent complication of diabetes mellitus.  Existing treatments for diabetic foot ulcers are only partially effective and when these ulcers do not heal, amputation of the affected limb may result. It is estimated that an amputation due to diabetic foot infection occurs every 30 seconds somewhere in the...

Author(s): Patricia Calliperis, Yohanny Andrade, Raul Pineda Aquino, Martin Vargas, Susan Raj Kota and Mitchell Liester  

April 2024

Pathophysiology of spinal cord injury and potential health benefits of omega-3 fatty acid

Spinal cord injury (SCI), is a life changing threatening neurological condition that completely changes patients’ life. It has been shown that early treatment soon after the injury may improve neurological recovery. To date, no therapeutic modalities exist that have shown very positive effect on neurological outcomes. However, recent clinical and preclinical studies have shown little hope for the treatment of SCI....

Author(s): Shah Waliullah, Zeenat Ara, Mohammed Lafi Al-Otaibi, Khurshid Alam and Shatakshi Pant