American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019

  • MP-1™ Polyimide for Medical Devices: 1. Pre Clinical Studies

    Peter James Burn, Alisa Buchman, Simha Sibony, Amir Oron

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 42-51
    Received: 30 April 2019
    Accepted: 12 June 2019
    Published: 2 July 2019
    Abstract: Due to constant increase in human life expectancy, more people require primary and revision total hip replacement surgeries, costing billions of US$ per year. Currently used ceramic on X-linked Polyethylene appears to be the best choice by default, but it still wears. The wear particles generated, are the major cause of osteolysis and joint failure... Show More
  • Utilization of Job’s Tear (Coix Lacryma-Joba L.) Flour as Composite for All Purpose Flour in Saltine Crackers

    Cherry Jane Naingue Andoy, Iren Vy Ruiz Enot, Aireen Jane Dominguez Mabaza, Ive Joy Cases Quillo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: 10 May 2019
    Accepted: 27 June 2019
    Published: 9 July 2019
    Abstract: Nowadays, urbanization and smaller households are influencing Filipino consumers in procuring convenience food products. As a convenience food and a potential staple food, saltine crackers were made in this study by combining Job’s tear (adlay) flour (Coix lacryma-Joba L.) and all-purpose flour to develop an improved convenience food product with h... Show More
  • Down Standardization Process and Prospects

    Wang Yicheng, Wang Shaoping

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 57-62
    Received: 21 February 2019
    Accepted: 4 April 2019
    Published: 11 July 2019
    Abstract: The internationalization process of the standardization development of down products in China is relatively slow. This paper analyzes the standardization of the national standard and international standard of down products, between the current domestic and international standards for down products, there are some differences in the type of project ... Show More
  • Prevalence and Multi-Drug Resistance Pattern of Food Poisoning Enteric Bacteria Associated with Diarrhoea Patients

    Douye Victor Zige, Christian Kosisochukwu Anumudu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 63-67
    Received: 6 March 2019
    Accepted: 26 April 2019
    Published: 12 July 2019
    Abstract: Diarrhoea continues to be a burden especially in developing countries of Africa. However, the treatment of diarrhoea is complicated due to the increase in resistance of enteric and food poisoning bacteria to commonly utilized antibiotics. This work was focused on the identification of enteric bacteria pathogens implicated in cases of diarrhoea orch... Show More
  • Burden of Unplanned Antenatal Visits in a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria: Making a Case for an Improved Referral System

    Awoleke Jacob Olumuyiwa, Olofinbiyi Babatunde Ajayi, Awoleke Adeola Olabisi, Olofinbiyi Rebecca Oluwafunke

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 68-72
    Received: 4 June 2019
    Accepted: 3 July 2019
    Published: 13 July 2019
    Abstract: Non-urgent unplanned visits are frequently observed in pregnancy. However, there are no studies from Nigeria exploring its burden. A cross-sectional cohort survey of 1,182 women at the only state-owned teaching hospital in Ado - Ekiti was conducted to address this need. One-quarter of the population studied had unplanned antenatal visits during the... Show More