Severe Plasmodium falciparum infection mimicking acute myocardial infarction
Malaria Journal 2014, 13:341 (30 August 2014)
This case report illustrates that diagnosis of malaria based on clinical features alone is difficult and requires a high index of suspicion in travellers to endemic areas. The diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome due to severe malaria should be considered in those who present with features suggestive of myocardial ischaemia.
Phenotypic variation in Blastocystis sp. ST3
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:404 (29 August 2014)
Changes in the gut environment facilitates the adaptation of parasites, possibly for survival, which has shown phenotypic differences seen within a particular subtype in Blastocystis. Image: Scanning electron microscopy showing that Blastocystis isolated from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) had a coarse and folded surface..
Does vitamin A supplementation protect schoolchildren from acquiring soil-transmitted helminthiasis? A randomized controlled trial
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:367 (15 August 2014)
This study investigated the effects of a single high-dose of vitamin A supplementation (200 000 IU) on soil-transmitted helminth (STH) reinfection among Orang Asli (aboriginal) schoolchildren in Malaysia, and reported the incidence rates and intensity of STH infections for a period of 6 months. Image: Orang Asli village at the study area.
Chlorophytum borivilianum (Safed Musli) root extract prevents impairment in characteristics and elevation of oxidative stress in sperm of streptozotocin-induced adult male diabetic Wistar rats
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:291 (8 August 2014)
Risk factors of malnutrition among preschool children in Terengganu, Malaysia: a case control study
BMC Public Health 2014, 14:785 (3 August 2014)
Prosthetics socket that incorporates an air splint system focusing on dynamic interface pressure
BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2014, 13:108 (1 August 2014)
The genome of the Tiger Milk mushroom, Lignosus rhinocerotis, provides insights into the genetic basis of its medicinal properties
BMC Genomics 2014, 15:635 (29 July 2014)
Malaria in Hadhramout, a southeast province of Yemen: prevalence, risk factors, knowledge, attitude and practices (KAPs)
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:351 (29 July 2014)
This is a community-based study, conducted in Hadhramout, Yemen, which showed that malaria is still prevalent due to contributing behavioral related factors, bad housing and poor knowledge to the importance of ITNs and IRS. Image: Map of the study area.
A magnetic resonance imaging study on the articulatory and acoustic speech parameters of Malay vowels
BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2014, 13:103 (25 July 2014)
HelicoBase: a Helicobacter genomic resource and analysis platform
BMC Genomics 2014, 15:600 (16 July 2014)
Gene clusters of Hafnia alvei strain FB1 important in survival and pathogenesis: a draft genome perspective
Gut Pathogens 2014, 6:29 (15 July 2014)
On the weakness of linear programming to interpret the nature of solution of fully fuzzy linear system
Journal of Uncertainty Analysis and Applications 2014, 2:16 (14 July 2014)
Comparing income inequalities in healthcare utilization in the low income community in suburban Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 2):P144 (7 July 2014)
Development and pilot testing of a National Men’s Health Index
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 2):P126 (7 July 2014)
Developing a clinical practice guideline implementation strategy based on needs, evidence and theory
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 2):P85 (7 July 2014)
Determinants of health insurance enrolment in Sudan: evidence from Health Utilisation and Expenditure Household Survey 2009
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 2):O17 (7 July 2014)
Does health insurance improve utilisation of healthcare services, for chronic illnesses in Sudan?
BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14(Suppl 2):P6 (7 July 2014)
Prevalence and predictors of resistant hypertension in a primary care setting: a cross-sectional study
BMC Family Practice 2014, 15:131 (5 July 2014)
Phylogenetic study of six species of Anopheles mosquitoes in Peninsular Malaysia based on inter-transcribed spacer region 2 (ITS2) of ribosomal DNA
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:309 (3 July 2014)
Although posing close evolutionary relationship with other Asian anophelines, genetic differences due to geographical segregation can be seen in several peninsular Malaysian anophelines. The emergence of distinct clusters in An. sinensis population from this region suggests vicariance. Image: Peninsular Malaysia with sites of anopheline catchment.
Sero-diagnostic evaluation of Toxoplasma gondii recombinant Rhoptry antigen 8 expressed in E. coli
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:297 (1 July 2014)
This study describes the specific and sensitive detection of toxoplasmosis infection in human serum samples. The Western blot results indicate the importance of Rhoptry antigen 8 in serodiagnosis of the infection. Image: Western blot detection of toxoplasmosis by rROP8.
Clinical implication of interface pressure for a new prosthetic suspension system
BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2014, 13:89 (30 June 2014)
Peri-operative management of hysterostomy in a parturient with complete heart block, placenta accreta and intrauterine death
BMC Anesthesiology 2014, 14:49 (28 June 2014)
Immunomodulatory effect of an isolated fraction from Tinospora crispa on intracellular expression of INF- γ, IL-6 and IL-8
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:205 (27 June 2014)
Cytotoxic effects of Mangifera indica L. kernel extract on human breast cancer (MCF-7 and MDA-MB-231 cell lines) and bioactive constituents in the crude extract
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:199 (25 June 2014)
Effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy verses oral hygiene instructions on Type 2 diabetes subjects with chronic periodontitis: a randomised clinical trial
BMC Oral Health 2014, 14:79 (25 June 2014)