The Comparing of Antimicrobial Activity of CSN1S2 Protein of Fresh Milk and Yoghurt Goat Breed Ethawah Inhibited the Pathogenic Bacteria

Lidwina Faraline Triprisila, Suharjono Suharjono, Antonius Christianto, Fatchiyah Fatchiyah Abstract Background: Goat milk is reported to have antimicrobial activity of several pathogen bacteria that contained on food materials. The research related with antimicrobial activity of Alpha-S2 casein from goat milk is relatively less than other casein components. Herein, we reported the antimicrobial activity of caprine…

Beliefs About Medicines in Patients with Hypertension: the Instrument Validity and Reliability in Iran

Firoozeh Mostafavi, Arash Najimi, Gholamreza Sharifirad, Parastoo Golshiri Abstract Purpose: Despite the importance of patients believes as one of the most important predictors of treatment adherence behavior, it is rarely considered in numerous studies. Then the current survey was aimed to develop and study the beliefs about medicines questionnaire (BMQ) in patients with hypertension. Materials…

Adherence and Quality of Life in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Northern Greece

Efrosini Zioga, Kyriakos Kazakos, Evagelos Dimopoulos, Christos Koutras, Kalliopi Marmara, Eleni-Efrosini Marmara, Athanasios Marmaras, Maria Lavdaniti Abstract Introduction: Adherence as a concept includes various types of health-related behavior. Better medical adherence leads to improved disease control and fewer diabetes and ndash;related complications. Quality of life and medication adherence are interrelated. Patients with diabetes who adhere…

Hyperhomocysteinemia and Its Treatment in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Omer C. Ibrahimagic, Dzevdet Smajlovic, Zikrija Dostovic, Zejneba Pasic, Suljo Kunic, Amra Iljazovic, Denisa Salihovic Hajdarevic Abstract Introduction: Homocysteine is process-product of methionine demethylation. It has proatherogenic, prothrombotic, prooxidative, proapoptotic, osteoporotic, neurotoxic, neuroinflamatory, and neurodegenerative effects. Hyperhomocysteinemia correlates with C667T MTHFR mutation, decrease of folic acid and vitamin B, as well as prolonged use of…

Are Macro and Micro Environment Affecting Management of Fresh Water Resources? A Case from Iran with PESTLE Analysis

Golrokh Atighechian, Mohammadreza Maleki, Aidin Aryankhesal, Katayoun Jahangiri Abstract Introduction: Oil spill in fresh water can affect ecological processes and accordingly it can influence human health. Iran, due to having 58.8 % of the world oil reserves, is highly vulnerable to water contamination by oil products. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine…

The Quantitative Study of the Faculty Members Performance in Documentation of the Medical Records in Teaching Hospitals of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

Zolaykha Asghari, Alireza Mardanshahi, Ebrahim Bagherian Farahabadi, Hasan Siamian, Ali Morad Heidari Gorji, Benyamin Mohseni Saravi, Esmaeil Rezazadeh, Seyyed Payam Paymard Abstract Introduction: Documentation of patients’ medical records has been always emphasized because medical records are as a means to be applied by patients, all medical staff, quality evaluations of health care, lawsuits, medical education…

Study of the Status of Tuberculosis Control Program Based on the Implementation of the Directly Observed Treatment Short-course Strategy (DOTS)

Fereshteh Farzianpour, Mahdokht Afarin Kooshad Abstract Introduction: Ascendant trend of tuberculosis in the world introduces this disease to be one of the most important infectious diseases in the world. So that every year, 9 million people are afflicted to active TB and about 5.1 million people die of the disease. As the HIV contaminated cases…

Bologna Model of Medical Education and ndash;Utopia or Reality

Lejla Zunic, Doncho Donev Abstract Higher education in Europe and in the Balkan’s countries is undergoing major reforms. The Bologna Process was a major reform created with the claimed goal of providing responses to issues such as the public responsibility for higher education and research, higher education governance, the social dimension of higher education and…