The Role of Cysteine Protease in Alzheimer Disease

Samra Hasanbasic, Alma Jahic, Emina Karahmet, Asja Sejranic, and Besim Prnjavorac Abstract Introduction: Cysteine protease are biological catalysts which play a pivotal role in numerous biological reactions in organism. Much of the literature is inscribed to their biochemical significance, distribution and mechanism of action. Many diseases, e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, develop due to enzyme balance disruption.…

Assessment of Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Edin Begic, Amira Arnautovic, and Izet Masic Abstract Introduction: Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia, and represents a disease of the modern age, disease of the 21st century. Prevention of this disease is listed as imperative. Aim of this article was to evaluate questionnaires on the assessment of risk factors for…

Retracted Papers from the Journal Materia Socio-Medica and rdquo;

Editorial Board Abstract Regarding of un-ethical behaviors of some authors of the papers published in previous issues of the journal and ldquo;Materia Socio-Medica and rdquo; Editorial Board and me as Editor-in-Chief decided to retract a paper. We follow COPE Retraction Guidelines (http://publicationethics.org/files/retraction%20guidelines_0.pdf) and nbsp;and publish a separately citation for retracted article. The case is: Jafari…

The Effect of the Internet Addiction on the Information-seeking Behavior of the Postgraduate Students

Mohammad Reza Soleymani, Asieh Garivani, and Firoozeh Zare-Farashbandi Abstract Introduction: Internet addiction is a typical use of the internet that causes the psychological, social, educational, or occupational problems for the people. Students need the internet more than other people due to their educational or research needs. The rate and type of the internet use may…

Socio-demographic and Lifestyle Correlates of Self-perceived Health Status in a Population-based Sample of Albanian Adult Men and Women

Fatjona Kraja, Bledar Kraja, Luljeta Cakerri, and Genc Burazeri Abstract Aim: Self-perceived health is considered a suitable health indicator, based on a single item asking individuals to rate their health. It has been recommended as a reliable factor to assess the population health. Several socio-demographic and lifestyle determinants of self-perceived health status have been documented…

The Relationship between Organizational Justice and Turnover intention of Hospital Nurses in Iran

Sogand Tourani, Omid Khosravizadeh, Amir Omrani, Mobin Sokhanvar, Edris Kakemam, and Behnam Najafi Abstract Background: Despite advances in science and technology, human resources are of the major capital for organizations. Workforce retention is required to improve organizational efficiencies. Objective: Therefore, in this study, the relationship between organizational justice (as one of the most influential factors)…

Work Ethics, Organizational Alienation and Justice Among Health Information Technology Managers

Jamileh Mahdi Zadeh, Mehdi Kahouei, Omran Cheshmenour, and Sajjad Sangestani Abstract Introduction: Failure to comply with work ethics by employees working in Health Information Technology (HIT) Departments and their negative attitudes about organizational justice may have an adverse impact on patient satisfaction, quality of care, collecting health statistics, reimbursement, and management and planning at all…