July 2015

  1. Sankha Maji
    This paper seeks to explore the feministic issues in Margaret Atwood’s novel The Edible Woman. In this novel Atwood deconstructs the traditional gender discourses that intend to limit women’s choice, agency, and subjectivity. The novel is a representative fiction focusing upon the pangs of the women trapped in the web of patriarchy. It traces the...
  2. Navaneeta Rath
    Child poverty rates are edging up in many countries creating a risk society. It is endangering the fate and future of the child population of the world. This present research paper on “Child Poverty: The Shocking Ins and Outs” aims to shed light on the complex issues of child poverty and its impact on the children during their development period....
  3. Okolo, Victor, Agu, Okoro Agu, Obikeze Chinedum Okey and Ugonna, Ikechukwu, A.
    Mobile telecommunication companies in Nigeria have lackluster attitude and approach towards delivering superior customer service, values and satisfaction but, are rather more interested in maximizing profit. The research was conducted to evaluate the impact of customer loyalty strategies adopted among selected Global System for Mobile...
  4. Mubarak Zeb, Ausaf Ahmed, Madiha Jilani, Hina Tariq, Sabir Hanif and Badar Jehan Farooqi
    Introduction: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is the leading cause of bacterial infections. Billions of dollars are spent on a yearly basis to treat it empirically and fruitful results cannot be obtained unless we direct our efforts to a judicious choice of antibiotics and means to avoid the increasing bacterial resistance.1, 2, 3, 7 We observed the...
  5. Yuvraj Singh Surana, Purnima, A, Raunak Srivastava, Nilesh Yadav, Ramesh, P and Shiva Shanker Rai
    Objective: The present study aimed at evaluating the newly synthesized novel phenothiazine derivative (N14&N15) for memory enhancing activity in scopolamine and diazepam induced amnesic rodents using cook’s pole climbing, elevated plus maze and passive avoidance paradigm Background: N14 and N15 are newly synthesized novel phenothiazine...
  6. Gangadhara Rao Koneru, Rekha Prabhu, Haritha, P. and Prabha Devi Kodey
    Objective: To know the incidence of infections in preterm labour (PTL), premature rupture of membranes (PROM), neonatal morbidity and preventive strategies of preterm labour. Methods: study consists of 100 urine and vaginal samples obtained from patients with preterm labour / PROM. The study group includes patients admitted into NRI General...
  7. Kamal Eldin Ahmed Abdelsalam
    Background: Changes in value of certain serum liver function tests occur during normal pregnancy and an understanding of these physiological changes is necessary for the management of liver diseases. Objective: To compare the levels of liver function tests in grand multiparas with nulliparas [control] and primiparas. Materials: A cross-sectional...
  8. Sangita and Dr. Bir, T.
    Family planning means the restriction for the child’s conception and prevention through the application of different methods of contraceptives after certain number of children in the family. The small family size has been suggested or recommended by the government health institutions and the population expert of the society. The public health...
  9. Chambang Both Kach, Kibet Ng’etich and Eric Kiprono Bor
    Migration is part of human life and involves peoples’ movement from one place to another depending on many factors that include resource distribution and the opportunities that some areas in the world present as compared to other areas. As a result of the conflict in Sudan, from 1983-2005, South Sudanese migrated to Kenya for fear of political...
  10. Eragamreddy Nagamurali
    Now-a-days computer and technology play a prominent role in our daily life where we employ them if we understand that or not, every aspect of living are employing technology to improve a product, to ease a way to do thing or to merely do something novel. Technology affects every industry and work, and by that employing computer and technology in...
  11. Pinaki Dey Mullick, Kundan Ghosh, Paramita Sen and Dr. Arnab Das
    The leading objective of the present study is to represent the meaningful and subjective insights of the lived experiences of flood among the residents of a rural setting of Ghatal (West Midnapore), West Bengal. Through Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), the study seeks to explore the insider’s perspectives of the flood that are a...
  12. Mustapha, I. O.
    The study evaluates the knowledge, attitude and practices of improved nutrition programme among rural women (nursing mothers) in Oyo state, Nigeria. Simple random sampling technique was used to select three (3) LGAs; Saki West LGA, Iseyin LGA and Ibadan North LGA. 150 respondents were finally selected from the study area. Data was collected from...
  13. Harikrishna, G. L., Praveen C. Thulasi and Meera K Pillai
    The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in selected rural community of Trivandrum district. A descriptive design was used to conduct the study. A population of 447 from rural area were surveyed. A mental health screening tool was prepared by the investigators, each of which has certain subsets that...
  14. Dr. Diptendu Chatterjee and Arup Ratan Bandyopadhyay
    Self medication is defined as the use of medication by a Patient on his own initiative or on the advice of a Pharmacist or a lay person instead of consulting a medical practitioner. Self-care, including self-medication, has been a feature of healthcare for many years. The World Health Organization has emphasized that self medication must be...
  15. Adedokun, O. A. O. and Mustapha, I. O.
    The use of garnishes and colourful materials like sliced eggs, onions, tomatoes and the likes when presenting food for consumption appeal to the eyes to promote appetite thereby encouraging dietary intake and better nutritional status in the long run. This study examines the role of garnishing and colouring in food service as perceived by the...
  16. Ranjdar Mahmood Talabani
    Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of distribution of posterior amalgam and composite restoration and to register various reasons for replacement or repair of amalgam or composite restorations of patients visiting a dental school. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study on 635 patients aged 17 years and above,...
  17. Sara Sapharina, G. J., Dr. Neelakshi, G., Dr. Prasannababy and Vijayasamundeeswari, P.
    Objectives: The objectives of the study are to assess the level of adjustment among first year B.Sc., (N) Basic students and associate the level of adjustment among first year B.Sc., (N) Basic with selected demographic variables. Design: Descriptive design research design was adopted to measure the level of understanding Methods: 30 B.Sc (N)...
  18. Jayanta Kumar Barman
    The traditional folk musical instruments are the mirror of any community in the society. At earlier days, man used the instruments cared about the instruments and hence protected them and was preserved as traditional instrument or folk musical instrument. It reflects in their rituals, spiritual and the traditional activities through music, song,...
  19. Moatula Ao and Sapana Ngangbam
    The objective of this study is to examine the association of different factors with psychological well-being in middle-aged adults and elderly in India. The study uses Longitudinal Ageing Survey in India (LASI) pilot data, collected in 2010 in four states viz. Punjab, Rajasthan, Kerala and Karnataka from a sample of 872 middle-aged adult (45-59)...
  20. Dr. Parul Popat
    Testing has always remained at the core of the language learning because it helps decide the level of the learners. Language Testing has witnessed very significant developments in recent years. This has, in turn, led to a major reconsideration of the way language tests are designed, written, analyzed, administered, scored, and used. World testing...
  21. Nyako, H. D., Malgwi, I. H., Kibon, A., Yahya, M. M., Abdullahi, S., Aminu, I. M., and Gabdo, I. I.
    The research was conducted at the Department of Animal Science Teaching and Research Farm, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria. A total of 12Yankasa rams aged 6-12 months of age weighing 18.5-21.5kg were used. The rams were randomly divided into 4 treatments of 3 animals/treatment in a completely randomised design (CRD). The...
  22. Udeh Sergius Nwannebuike and Onwuka Ifeanyi Onuka
    All over the world, the demand for critical infrastructures clearly outstripped the supply and most countries are continually tinkering with various measures to address the deficit. Infrastructural situation in Nigeria especially road network is pathetic. Decades of poor maintenance, underinvestment and outright abandonment by successive regimes...
  23. Thiago Pardo Pizarro, Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho, Fernanda SoubhiaLiedtke Kaiser, Igor Soubhia Liedtke, Henrique Colombo Cabrini, Mariana Mayumi Yanaguihara, Joice Vasconcelos de Brito, Francine Thaise Brunca, Joe Silva Feliz, Mariana Fonseca Lima, Denise Ortega Sulzer and Marina de Senzi Germano
    According to statistical data, Chronic Blepharitis has the highest incidence of eye diseases. In a survey conducted in the United States (USA), 37% to 47% of patients seen by respondents were diagnosed with blepharitis. In 2014, blepharitis accounted for 700,000 patient visits in the USA. There are few epidemiological data estimate that the true...
  24. Eme, Okechukwu, I. and Okeke Martin Ifeanyi
    Barring last minutes political permutations, there are indications that the race to the Senate in 2015 will be hotly contested as most of the governors currently serving out their second term have never hidden their ambition to pick up their parties’ tickets for the Upper Chamber. While those already serving will be battling to retain their seats...
  25. Alexandrova Kamelia, Velizarova Milena, Hadjiev Evgueniy, Stanchev Atanas and Popova Dora
    Severe immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a frequently associated hematologic condition in CLL with low frequency in the earlier stages of the disease. The aim of the study was to correlate of severe ITP (platelet count <30x109/L) evidence in the earlier CLL stages with biological features, phenotypic and cytogenetic abnormalities and disease...
  26. Marlon B. Ocampo and Lerma C. Ocampo
    Objective: In this study, the potential role of L-carnitine supplementation in the maturation and preimplantation development was investigated using porcine as a model. Materials and Methods: In Expt. 1, porcine oocytes were matured in the presence of L-carnitine (1.0, 0.5. 0.25 mg/ml) or absence (control), subjected to in vitro fertilization and...
  27. Kola M. Owonikoko, Muibata Adeniran, Aramide M. Tijani and Samuel Akinola
    Background: Public health concerns have heightened due to the increasing rate of caeserean section (CS). Aim:To identify demographic and obstetric determinants of CS in aTeaching Hospital. Material and Methods:The records of all cases of Caesarean delivery carried out in LAUTECH Teaching Hospital (LTH), Ogbomoso between January 2011 and December...
  28. Ajitha, R. and Avila Thanga Booshan, S.
    The production of polyurethanes from cardanol, a renewable organic resource obtained as a by product of the cashew industry. Cardanol based novolac type phenolic resins were synthesized by condensing cardanol phenol mixture with furfuraldehyde in different molar ratios in the presence of hydrochloric acid as catalyst. The novolac resins were...
  29. Avramov, T., 1Shirov, T., Vitcheva, D., Valev, D., Manolova, A., Tafradgiiska, M. and Petkov, R.
    Introduction: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is a relatively rare disease. Although histologically RRP is a benign entity, it is a major clinical problem because of its location, often dramatic presentation due to significant airway obstruction, the ongoing resistance to therapies, frequent recurrences, spread to the lower respiratory...
  30. Vu Van Tien, Dao Van Bay, Dang Xuan Thu and Tran Van Chung
    Arsenic compounds are widely used, have been recognized as toxicants. The arsenic contaminated drinking water Arsenic from water may be determined by many methods such as atomic adsorption spectroscopy (AAS), Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES), electrochemistry and spectrophotometry with silver diethyldithiocarbamate...
  31. Mousumi Gogoi and Dr. Sayeed Unisa
    A quantitative study was carried out in a tertiary-care hospital to examine the level of birth-preparedness and experience of obstetric health complications among women those were from lower socio-economic strata of Mumbai. Asemi-structured questionnaire was developed and open-ended questions were included to interview 300 women who delivered...
  32. Gurfateh Singh, Anu Khanna, Raminderjit Kaur, S. L. Hari Kumar
    In the recent years there is growing interest in nutraceuticals. These are natural products and provide alternative to medicines. Risk of toxicity or adverse effect of allopathic and ayurvedic drugs has shift more emphasis on the safe use of nutraceuticals. Nutraceuticals provide health benefits and helps in the prevention or treatment of various...
  33. Vieux Boukhaly Traore, Soussou Sambou, Hyacinthe Sambou and Amadou Tahirou Diaw
    In many developing countries, food safety became a top priority for authorities and water resources managers. It is directly related to human’s life and economic development. Due to this necessity, the government of Senegal has selected the valley of Anambe of 16000 ha, to develop irrigated agriculture through rice cultivation. Two dams (Niandouba...
  34. Mahmoud Hajipour, Maryam Soltani, Rahimeh Najafifar, Shahab Rezaeian, Sara Bistoon-beigloo, Tannaz Valadbeigi, 7Mohsen Shafiee, Mehdi Sharafi, Mehran Rezaei, Farzaneh Mobasheri and Ali Ghasemi
    Purpose: β-thalassemia is one of the most common hereditary diseases in the world. Frequent blood transfusions for symptomatic treatment of the disease minimize the associated complications such as ineffective hematopoises and anemia. However, iron overloading is caused by frequent blood transfusions leading to a variety of other complications...
  35. Mpala Canisius
    Traditional vegetables have been consumed by many rural communities for centuries and have a potential to contribute to household food security by providing direct access to readily accessible nutritious food and income. The availability of fresh vegetables is however seasonal but local communities in Hwange have made it an all year round activity...
  36. Tina Davoodi and Abolfazl Dehghanmongabadi
    During the last two decades, social sustainability in communities has become an interested topic among urban scholars and researchers. Unfortunately, there is no pervasive study that has been carried out to evaluate the impacts of social sustainability on the livability of public spaces in urban settlements. Especially, pedestrian streets are an...
  37. Yasser A. El-Amier, Mohammed A. Abbas and Salwan H. Dawood
    In Egypt Echinocloa crus-galli is one of the most successful yield-limiting weeds in the rice fields that its control mostly relies on herbicides. Plant species Nauplius graveolens, Picris asplenioides, Reichardia tingitana and Urospermum picroides were collected from naturally growing population in coastal (Deltaic Mediterreanean coast) and...
  38. Randrianariveloseheno Arsène, Rakotozandriny Jean de Neupomuscène and Daccord Roger
    The edible forage resources were studied with Ruminants behaviour in the High Bassin zone of Mandrare in Southern Madagascar. Analysing the floristic components and goat foraging behaviour allowed determination of nutritive value, bite rate and preference ratio in rangelands. Sampled areas were monitored to record the floristic formation within...
  39. Dewarde, D. H. and Kahate, S. A.
    One of the important research area in data mining is high utility pattern mining. Discovering item sets with high utility like profit from database is known as high utility item set mining. There are number of existing algorithms have been work on this issue. Some of them incurs problem of generating large number of candidate item sets. This leads...
  40. Dr. Dwarapu Pragati Rao, Dr. Bhavana, J and Dr. Deva Rahul, C.
    We report a case of 25 yr old female who came to our Pulmonary OPD with insidious left sided chest pain and was proved to have Agensis left lung associated and left kidney, a rare association. On further investigations there is absence of left pulmonary artery and hypoplastic left radius with bowing of ulna.
  41. Nassim Fayedi
    Solar cell materials with more than one bandgap offer the possibility to increase the efficiency of the solar cell beyond that of a single bandgap cell. In the present study comprehensive analysis is carried out on ZnSe doped with transition metals. Theoretical studies confirm the formation of suitable mini-bands within ZnSe band gap by doping of...
  42. Vasudevan, R. and Vasanth, K.
    Agrobacterium infiltration is a common method used for effective gene transfer in many cultivated plants. In this study, the various concentrations (0.5, 1.0 and 1.5 × 109 cells ml-1) of A.tumefaciens was injected into the young leaves and germinated seeds of Cowpea by syringe method and vacuum infiltration. Then the morphological and biochemical...
  43. Nilson Luiz Costa, Antônio Cordeiro De Santana, Carlos André Corrêa De Mattos and Antônio Joreci Flores
    Agribusiness plays a very significant role in the economy of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul because it generates jobs and income in rural and urban areas. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between factors of production and gross output value in farms. Such analysis can underpin policies for maximization of the...
  44. Alireza Pournajafian, M. D., Ali Khatibi, M. D., Mohammadreza Ghodraty, M. D. and Masood Mohseni, M. D.
    Background: Preoperative pain management is an important aspect for anesthetists. Using analgesics before the surgery can delay pain feeling and analgesic request by patients. We compared the effectiveness and priority of single dose 400 mg celecoxib, over two doses of 200 mg celecoxib in patients undergoing leg surgery. Methods: We performed a...
  45. Dr. Tingote, R. S., Pawar, M. B. and Mane, U. H.
    The PFZ advisory consist of Chlorophyll and Sea Surface Temperature is called Potential Fishing Zone on the contrary fishing is performed in the absence of PFZ advisory away from the PFZ is called as non-PFZ zone. With the help of PFZ advisory fishing activities are carried out in both within and outside PFZ realm by trawl & gill net upon...
  46. Adegbite, Afeez Ayoade
    The combination of Comparative Analysis Performance and Decision Rank Matrix results were used to assess; accuracy, experimental process, cost per 1000 samples, portability and durability of Delagua, Colilert (P/A), Colilert (MPN) and Petrifilm methods for examination of microbiology water quality during emergencies. The assessment further...
  47. Keswet, L. A. and Abia, F. O.
    The study was aimed at producing and analyzing the nutritional components of a typical It sekiri food seasoning (pepper soup spice). The following ingredients (1) Monodora Mystristica (Iwo), (2) Tetrapleura Tetreapera (Iyanghangangh), (3) Panirari Curatellifolia (Aghafilo), (4) Chrysobalanus Icaco and (5) Xylopia Ethiopica were bought, cleaned...
  48. Seyed Ali Asghar Hashemi, Hoda Karimipour and Houshang Jazi
    The implementation of soil preservation programs and measures to combat erosion and sedimentation could substantially assist the protection of resources and the maintenance of the reservoir constructions under the framework of watershed management activities. The assessment of watershed management activities and the level of public support is...
  49. Aparupa Borgohain
    The Muga silk is one of the most precious silk produced by Antheraea assamensis is monopoly of Assam. The silk is very famous due to its unique golden yellow colour and lustre of the fibre. The Muga silkworm is present only in the North-Eastern region of India. This silkworm primarily feeds on Som plant (Persea bombycina) but some other plants...
  50. Vijai Malik
    This paper gives an insight to 70 rare species belonging to 65 genera and 37 families of Muzaffarnagar district (U.P.) collected from different localities. Out of these 59 are Dicots and 11 are Monocots. Poaceae and Asteraceae were found to have maximum rare species.
  51. Subin K. Jose, Rajan, R.V., Santhosh Kumar, R and Madhu, G.
    Soil erosion is the process of detachment, transportation and deposition of soil particles from land surface. Agencies or the energy sources involved in the process of soil erosion are mainly water, wind, sea waves, human beings and animals. Soil erosion is a growing problem in Western Ghats of Kerala and particularly in the Neyyar wild life...

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