Journal of
Clinical Medicine and Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Med. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2235
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCMR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 104

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Oxidative stress in myocardial infarction: Advanced glycation end-products causes oxidative stress in older myocardial infarction patients

Older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have a two- to four-fold increased risk of myocardial infarction. This study aims to determine the association between oxidative stress and advanced glycation end product (AGE). Human serum samples from normal older subjects (n = 31), older diabetic patients without myocardial infarction (n = 33), older diabetic patients with myocardial infarction (n = 32),...

Author(s): Anjuman Gul, M. Ataur Rahman and Sadaf Hamid

February 2013

Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy vs. Betamethasone lotion in the management of Alopecia areata

Alopecia areata (AA) is a common disease of hair follicles. Cryotherapy has been employed to stimulate hair regrowth. We decided to evaluate the efficacy of this method in patchy AA. Forty patients of age >5 years and with 120 recalcitrant patches were enrolled in this study. AA had covered less than 25% of patients’ scalps. In each individual, one lesion was treated with nitrogen cryotherapy once weekly...

Author(s): Faghihi Gita and Radan Mohammadreza 

February 2013

Revealing the effect of probiotic combination: Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Lactobacillus acidophilus (Lacidofil®) on acute diarrhea in adult patients

The concept of taking probiotic supplementation for better health and improving acute episodes of diarrhea has been well-known. Several studies have indicated that probiotic supplementation bring beneficial effects for patients with diarrhea. However, there is a striking lack of evidence on the supplementation of probiotic products in adult patients with acute diarrhea and prescribing probiotics for acute diarrhea has...

Author(s): Marcellus Simadibrata, Suzanna Ndraha, Robert Tedjasaputra, Ari Fahrial Syam, Achmad Fauzi Aan Santi and Aziz Rani