February 2016

  1. Darinka Marolova and Eva Gjorgjievska
    This paper aims to wards a review of the history of determining and debating about the term equivalence in the translation studies and by giving examples from German, French and Macedonian, it tries to apply the theoretical statements into practicing translation. The notation equivalence has caused heated controversy in the translation theory as...
  2. Bijal Patel and Dr. Vinayak Patel
    The present study was carried out to optimize cheese whey media composition for maximum lactic acid production by Lactobacillus casei using Response Surface Methodology. Four media components i.e. CSL, K2HPO4, MgSO4, and Sodium acetate were subjected for optimization Response surface methodology (RSM) a central composite design to determine the...
  3. Manveet Kaur, Nidhi Sagar and Mamta
    Aim: To assess the knowledge and practices regarding antenatal assessment among nurses working in obstetric units. Method: A descriptive research was done and data was collected from 60 nurses working in obstetric units of selected hospitals. Structured questionnaire and checklist was used to assess the knowledge and practices regarding antenatal...
  4. Adal Arasu, P. and Victor Williams, R.
    This paper reports the influence of annealing temperature on optical and dispersion energy parameters of sol-gel routed spin – coated Molybdenum tri Oxide (MoO3) thin films. The higher annealing temperatures increase the values of dispersion energy parameters.XRD study reveals the formation of α- orthorhombic phase at higher annealing...
  5. El Ouadi, Y., Lahhit, N., Bouyanzer, A. Elmsellem, H., Majidi, L., Znini, M., Abdel-Rahman, I., Hammouti, B., El Mahi, B. and Costa, J.
    Thymus Capitatus is a shrub, which is native of the Mediterranean basin. The purpose of this study was to determine the chemical composition and inhibitory effect of essential oil of Thymus Capitatus on the corrosion of mild steel in hydrochloric acid (1M).The essential oil of Thymus Capitatus has been studied using gas chromatography (GC) and GC-...
  6. Anju Singh and Vijayalakshmi, A.
    A field experiment was conducted to study the effect of composted coirpith, composted pressmud, farmyard manure and NPK on soil enzyme activities and nutrient status of post harvested soil of clusterbean. The experiment consisting of twelve treatments (T1- Control,T2- Composted coirpith (12.5t ha -1, T3- Composted pressmud (12.5t ha-1), T4-...
  7. Qun Chen, Gongkan Chen, Yan Wu, Huazhong Chen and Huiqing Tao
    This paper discusses the problems that the interest rates of shadow banks under the current Chinese financial system are too high, which is unhealthy to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and that the magnitude of the amount of total debts released by shadow banks cannot be measured accurately. In order to support that, this paper collects...
  8. Ghalaut, M.S.
    Many environmental factors, biotic and abiotic interact to influence the organismal development. Organisms respond to environmental stresses with behavioral, physiological or morphological adjustment to counter its effects and maintain normal functioning. In the present study, the high parental density results in offspring with smaller body size...
  9. Esther Wanjugu Gitundu, Lawrence Kangogo Kibet, Symon Kibet Kiprop, and Sifunjo E. Kisaka
    This study discusses the changing role of government in commercial activities in Kenya since the colonial era. The focus is whether the state played a minimal or greater in commercial activities and the instruments used to achieve the desired role. The study traces and discusses historical events, theories, studies, policies, and institutions used...
  10. Ehab Abdou, Khaled Al-Shahhat and and Mohamed Gaafar
    Objective: Retrospective assessment of response rate, clinical outcome and toxicity in head and neck cancer patients treated with induction chemotherapy followed by concomitant chemo radiotherapy. Patients and Methods: From April 2011 till March 2014, we collected the data for patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer who were treatment...
  11. Neeta Austin Singha
    Pressure ulceration of the skin is a pervasive problem in health care. The cost of the problem is enormous, both in terms of individual human suffering and in terms of the financial expenses to society. Approximately 60,000 people a year die from complications of pressure ulcers. The epidemiology reveals at least three major at risk groups: (1)...
  12. Swapan K. Tripathy, Chinmayee Behera, Monalisha Jena, Somanath Panda, Pavitra Mohan Mohapatra, Sasmita Dash, Susanta Kumar Mohanty and Dayanidhi Mishra
    Character association and component analysis at genotypic level were studied in mutagenised populations (M2) of grasspea land race “Dhenkanal local” following seed treatment with gamma-rays, EMS, NG and their combinations. Seeds/plant emerged as an independent direct yield contributing trait in all treatments except 40kR gamma-rays + 0...
  13. Abdul-Rahim, Abdulai, Abdul-Wadudu Mohammed Adam and Alhassan, Yakubu Alhassan
    There has been a decline in the textile industry of Ghana in recent years. This is attributed largely to the growing competition posed by imported products. This competition affects the entire industry with the traditional sub sector being no exception. With smock, and for that matter, the smock industry, which is a traditional textile based in...
  14. Yang Yan
    In order to understand the photosynthetic physiological characteristics of Davidia involucrata, using portable LI-6400 photosynthesis Davidia involucrata measured net photosynthetic rate ( Pn), stomatal conductance (Gs), CO2 concentration between cells (Ci) and transpiration rate (Tr). Results: Davidia involucrata leaf net photosynthetic rate (Pn...
  15. Faridah Salam, Ramlah Mailok, Norhasbiah Ubaidullah and Umar Ahmad
    This research was conducted to study the effects of project-based learning approach in terms of students' engagement in classroom of Information Communication Technology (ICTs). The study involved two sets of the modules, namely project-based learning with scaffolding and existing approaches. Both modules are used as a guide in the...
  16. Srividhya, C. and Gobu, B.
    The study aims to effects of Land Use/Land Cover Changes (LU/LCC) is the quantitative method, to expound the impact of land use/land cover changes in Ambuliyar watershed, Tamilnadu, India. The relationship between Land Use Changes and its trend is analyzed using IRS LISS III data. Further, the preparation of LU/LC map using Survey of India (SOI)...
  17. Dr. Minal Desai, Dr. Jyoti Mandlik, and Dr. Nitin Shah
    Background: Modern restorative dentistry offers many methods of restoring the carious teeth. The advancements in adhesive dentistry have brought significant changes in the treatment of caries. Dental composite formulations have been continuously evolving ever since BISGMA was introduced to dentistry by Boven in 1962. The composite materials can be...
  18. AbdelRahman Zueter, Chan Yean Yean, Zakuan Z. Deris and Azian Harun
    We have reviewed the antibiotic susceptibility profiles for 138 clinical isolates of B. pseudomallei obtained from the first positive clinical specimen from 138 melioidosis patients over 13 years. All isolates of B. pseudomallei (100%) tested against imipenem, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, piperacillin/ tazobactam and meropenem were sensitive....
  19. Dr. G. N. Qasba, Kapil Sharma and Adil Ashraf Tanki
    “The study is about National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) and its impact on women in terms of their empowerment. This study covers structure, objectives, implementation and impact of NRLM through SHG approach on lives of women in one of the intervention Block-Bishnah of Jammu And Kashmir State. The effort has been made to highlight the...
  20. Kwong Fai Andrew Lo, Thomas Chao-Chun Huang and Guanghui Jiang
    Karst areas are usually water deficit due to lack of surface runoff, groundwater exceeding 120 m depth, and no obvious sign of underground streams on the ground surface. Guangxi Province karst areas in the southwestern part of China are well known for its drought conditions. It is often classified as extremely fragile karst ecosystem. Rock...
  21. Swaroopa Rani, B. and Sowjanya, M.
    Adolescent is a period whereas most thrilling, challenging, distressing and consequential aspects. They need to have a number of skills to function as individual and as a member of social group. The present study is undertaken to assess the role of life skills and social maturity among adolescence to get employment. The study was conducted in...
  22. Nasir A. M. Al Jurayyan
    Background: Congenital hypopituitarism is a rare clinical syndrome of deficiency in pituitary hormones. It is a life threatening. Design and selling: A retrospective hospital- based study was conducted at King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during the period January 1989 and December 2014 Methods: Medical records of...
  23. Amzad Basha Kolar, Abdul Khayum and Sabiha Sultana, M.
    A good DNA extraction procedure for the isolation of genomic DNA should yield adequate and intact DNA of reasonable purity. The procedure should also be quick, simple, and cheap and if possible should avoid the use of dangerous chemicals. This paper describes a simple, rapid and efficient method for isolating genomic DNA extraction methods for...
  24. Nidhi Verma, Dr. Indu Banal and Dr. Suman Prasad Maurya
    Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases. When children become anxious more easily, more often and more intensely than other children, they may be diagnosed with an anxious disorder. Having an anxious (‘internalizing’ behaviour) temperament often means that children react more to threats in the...
  25. Saiful Deni, Thamrin Husain, Aji Deni and Agusmawanda
    This study aims to determine the perceptions and expectations of the people associated with the integrity and professionalism of the organizers of the election in the 2014 presidential election in the 4th District / City of North Maluku province, as well as provide a thorough assessment of the quality of the 2014 presidential election as an input...
  26. Dr. Zaid Ahmad Ansari and Dr. Abdulrahman Alhazemi
    Purpose: The main objective of this study is to find out the level of consumer awareness about online shopping in Saudi Arabia. The study also aims to compare the awareness level about online shopping between Saudi and Non Saudi consumers. The study aims to suggest the needed action for enhancing the online shopping activity in the country....
  27. Maha A. Rabie, Nihad I. Eid, Mohammed M. Nooh and Sanaa A. Kenawy
    Background: Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is recognized by the innate immune system. This study was designed to investigate the effects of simvastatin on LPS-induced renal oxidative and immunological changes of mice. Methods: Male Swiss mice were injected with LPS (1 mg/kg; i.p.) and the effects of pretreatment with simvastatin (10 mg/kg; i.p.) on LPS-...
  28. Dr. Nagesh Malik and Vaibhav Shinde
    Enzymes produced from microorganisms that can survive under extreme pH could be particularly useful for commercial applications under high alkaline conditions. In this research project comparative analysis of solid state fermentation and submerged fermentation is carried out, in order to find out which is better of the two. Fungal isolates were...
  29. Rani Lalitha, P., Sukumaran, M. and Muthukumaravel, K.
    Effect of 10 % sublethal concentration (12.4 ppm; 96 h LC50) of nickel on the gill ultra structure of Liza parsia after the exposure period of 30 days was studied. The SEM studies revealed many morphological changes in the gill of Liza parsia such as epithelial hypertrophy, fusion of secondary lamellae, necrosis and degenerating microridges with...
  30. Rani Lalitha, P., Sukumaran, M. and Muthukumaravel, K.
    Effect of 10 and 30 % sublethal concentration (12.4 ppm; 96 h LC50) of nickel on the haematology of Liza parsia after the exposure period of 30 days was studied. The RBC count (-35.82%) and Hb content (-63.28%) decreased significantly with an increase in WBC count (+28.95%). The light microscopic studies revealed many morphological changes in the...
  31. Florenda S. Frivaldo
    This study generally aimed to assess the implementation of Republic Act No. 9344 otherwise known as the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 in the Philippines and its effects to minors in conflict with the law. Descriptive method was used in this study. Multi-sampling technique was employed due to a relatively large number of population. The...
  32. Jamaluddin Hos
    This study aimed to understand the socio-politic situation as the source of the political behavioral change of Muhammadiyah post-new order regime and to analyze factors that contribute to that political behavioral change. This study used qualitative approach by perceiving the political behavior changes of Muhammadiyah post-new order regime through...
  33. Dr. Bambang Sudaryana
    Fishermen Society Santolo Coast Village District Cikelet Pamalayan Garut , have as many as 622 poor people, and 616 borrowed / debt to make ends meet . The poverty of fishing communities caused erratic income (depending on season) and did not have any other skills besides catching fish in the sea. This study aims to assess the potential Santolo...
  34. Prosper Gameli Agbanu, Israel Kofi Nyarko and Peace Fiadzomor
    The objective of this study is to identify health and safety management measures that are put in place in Basic Education Institutions in Adaklu District in Ghana. The ultimate goal of this study is to help parents and rural communities to identify healthy means of caring for children in basic schools. Again the study is meant to expose parents...
  35. Dr. Nerrie E. Malaluan
    The study attempted to come up with expectations and new agenda that would accelerate the growth of the College of Teacher Education in Batangas State University (BSU) System. This study described the CTE’ sphilosophy/vision/mission, organizational structure, faculty qualification and admission and retention policies. The respondents assessed and...
  36. Dr. Ghori, A. S. K.
    The article discusses the concept of organisational politics. What exactly the concept is all about and how does this happen as a part of organisational dynamics is explored. The aspect of manipulation, gossip, games and issues that one encounters as a part of organisational politics have also been evaluated. Some discussion on how one need to...
  37. Chandana Rajput and Harinder
    India has a strong history of crafts and traditions. These craft traditions especially in the Indian Textile sector led to India being one of the top most countries when it came to textile exports even before the British Raj, and probably leading to it. Due to modernisation and mechanization a lot of crafts were slowly beginning to get lost in...
  38. Obi, Franca and Agha Nancy Chinwe
    The essence of this study ‘apprenticeship practices and sustainable economic growth in Nigeria is to unveil the opportunities for economic growth in Nigeria through apprenticeship practices. The problem statement led to the formulation of the specific objectives of the study which include to investigate the employment generation capacities of...
  39. Niwaha Moreen, Schmidt Oliver and Tumuramye Provia
    Financial literacy is the ability to read, analyze, manage and discuss various financial conditions that eventually lead to individuals’ economic well-being. It includes the understanding of different financial choices and making the right financial decisions for better future planning (Stone, 2004; Vitt et al., 2000). This paper presents a quasi...
  40. Mahin Karimi and Abdolreza Pazhakh
    Research into classroom interaction can be contributive to achieving a better comprehending of what goes on in an EFL classroom. This might shed light into the mental processes of speakers. This study aims to investigate the impact of teaching discourse markers on Iranian EFL learners’ pragmatic fluency. 70 Iranian advanced EFL learners (15 male...
  41. JasemYousefAl-Hashel, Doaa Youssry, Ayman Elkilany, SamarFarouk Ahmed, Mohamed A M Abdelrazek and Mohammed I. Oraby
    Background and Purpose: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) can alter the configuration of anatomic structures of the brain and can be associated with abnormal MRI findings. We aimed to assess the MRI signs suggesting elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) that are found in patients with IIH. Materials and Methods: 46 Patients with IIH were...
  42. Ritu P. Naihar
    Oxygen is used as a medical treatment in both chronic and acute cases, and can be used in hospital, pre-hospital or entirely out of hospital, depend on the needs of the patient and the views of the medical professional advising. Ensuring that oxygen is administered in a timely and appropriate way using the right device is an important aspect of...
  43. Nawaf Abdulkarim K Aldhuwayhi, WaelObaid A Alanazi, Radwan Hussam Eddin alfahel, Rakan Mohammed A alhuwaydi and Abdul Majeed Obaid A Alanazi
    This study has focused on the prevelance of asthma in the Smokers and non Smokers in Al Jouf University, Sakaka. However, why the disease burden remains high in this group is unclear. The prevalence rate of asthma among smokers is (7.8%) and among non-smokers is (6.5%). We found that the cigarette smoking is not common among young university...
  44. Duncan D Mugala, Emmanuel Sibale, Michelo Miyabo and Anchindika T Mugala
    Abdominal conditions in children are always a challenge to a general surgeon working at a district hospital in a developing country like Zambia, in most situations working alone with limited resources. The situation is compounded by the shortage of specialized pediatric surgeons in the vicinity, shortage of specialized investigations like CT scan...
  45. Dr. Annasaheb A. Bhujbal, Dr. Daivashala B. Shelke, Dr. Sumedh V. Wasnik, Dr. Vaibhav B. Sulakhe and Dr. Rameshwar Pawar
    Pain creates uneasiness in human, compel him to rest. Postoperative pain can cause restlessness & that’s why many times damage to suturing material, wound dehiscence causing incisional hernia or recurrent hernia. There are many methods to relieve pain like psycho prophylactic preparation, use of nerve blocks, continuous epidural analgesia and...
  46. Dr. Garima Srivastava, Dr Garima Srivastava, Dr Rucha Varu, Dr Yadavendra, Dr Shilpi Singh, Dr mohit Wadhwan and Dr Vivek Gupta
    The calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is a rare benign odontogenic neoplasm epithelial in origin that accounts for approximately 1% of all odontogenic tumors. Epithelial cells of Pindborg tumour arise from remnants of the cells in the stratum intermedium layer of the enamel organ in tooth development.It mostly occurs in the mandibular...
  47. Ankita A Katara, Abhishek Pandey, Milan Purohit and Jagdish D Dalsaniya
    Background: Bone marrow is involved in various hematological and non hematological disorders. Therefore, bone marrow examination is required to analyse the underlying etiology. Materials and Methods: A retrospective study was carried out in the department of Pathology, Government Medical College Rajkot, Gujarat (India) from January 2013 to June...
  48. Nur Hamim and Ro’isah
    Baground and the objective: Diabetes Millitus according to the public referred to as diabetes is a metabolic disorder that caused by various factors, with the symtoms of chronic hyperglycemia and metabolic disorder in carbohidrate, fat, and protein (Yakti, 2011). Kraksaan district health centers, there were 173 patients with diabetes militus in...
  49. Musa, A. H., Mshelia, D. S., Gali, R. M., Ahmed, A. and Arjinoma, Z. G.
    Background: Evaluation of proteinuria in HIV naive infected patients is important, as it is often an early indicator of underlying kidney dysfunction, a common sequel of HIV infection. Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of proteinuria in HIV positive naïve patients. Method: This is a cross-sectional study involving hundred (100...
  50. Yahya Mari Alneami
    Background: In the United States, Type-2 Diabetes has now become the most common public health problem among Hispanics. Understanding risk factors for and barriers to control Type-2 Diabetes may lead to strategies that prevent and manage the disease. Purpose: To describe risk factors for and barriers to control Type- 2 Diabetes among Hispanics....
  51. Jatinder Sharma and Manharleen Kaur
    This study investigated the effect of 6 weeks of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and dynamic stretching techniques on select fitness measures of power athletes. To obtain data, the investigators had selected sixty (N=60) female power athletes of 18-23 years of age to act as subjects All the subjects were purposively assigned to...
  52. Dr. Amitandra Kumar Tripathi, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Dr. Ranjan Mani Tripathi, Dr. Krishna Dev, Dr. Gurpreet Dhinsa and Dr. Mohd. Sarfraj,
    Gingival pigmentation due to melanin is caused by deposition of melanin pigments within the gingival epithelium. Excessive gingival pigmentation is a major esthetic problems for many people because they causes an unaesthetic dark gums. Although clinical melanin pigmentation does not present a medical problem, demand for esthetic de-pigmentation...
  53. Tripathi Amitandra K., Yadav Virendra, K., Dhinsa Gurpreet, Jaiswal Rajeev, Dr. Ranjan Mani Tripathi and Sarfraj Mohd
    Tongue tie or Ankyloglossia is a rare congenital anomaly. In this condition the tongue is attached to floor of the mouth. The patient is unable to protrude his tongue properly. Difficulty in speech, suction, feeding and difficulty in maintaining oral hygiene has been reported. We report a case of partial ankyloglossia in a 35 year old male child...
  54. Abdelrahman Mohamed Sidahmed, Mutaz Ibrahim Hassan and Rashid Eltayeb Abdalla
    Background: The parity is the number of times that she has given birth to a fetus with a gestational age of (24) weeks or more, regardless of whether the child was born alive or was stillborn. The aim of this study is to shed more like on the role of effect parity on fibrinogen level. Objectives: study the effect of parity on the plasma fibrinogen...
  55. Muhammad A. Albahadili and Ammar S. Alatbee
    Pain, tenderness and rebound tenderness in right iliac fossa in 15 years old is extremely difficult to diagnoses of Fallopian tube&fimbrial cyst torsion especially the incidence is about 1 in 1500000 women in age between 21 and 40 years. This case emphasize the need to include tubal torsion in the differential diagnosis of acute appendicitis...
  56. Dr. Hewa Ahmed Salih, Dr. Cheman A. AL-Jmoor and Dr. Jwan Rahman Abdulazeez
    Background: Growth of the aging population will presumably increase the edentulous population in need of care with complete den¬ture prostheses. Complete dentures are the most common form of prosthetics rehabilitation for edentulism. A major challenge in dental practice continues to be the successful management of the complete denture patient who...
  57. Athiskumar, K.
    This study was performed to know the effects of the long-term use of the dried powder of A. paniculata on reproductive attributes of pigeons, and to know whether this herbal powder can be used as a dietary supplement to pigeon. Oral administration of the low dose of this herbal powder (50mg/day) slightly enhanced the growth and reproductive...
  58. Yu-Shou Su
    Floods caused extensive damage during the 1960s while Taipei was experiencing fast urbanization. In the early 1970s, Taiwan’s central government planned a new town, the Linkou New Town, to move people from Taipei’s area of high risk for flooding. Numerous levees and dikes, flood pumping stations, and gates have been built in Taipei since the 1970s...
  59. Mohamed M. Osman
    In this paper is In this paper some fundamental theorems , definitions in Laplace – Beltrami operator Riemannian geometry to pervious of differentiable manifolds which are used in an essential way in basic concepts of Spectrum of Discrete , bounded Riemannian geometry, we study the defections, examples of the problem of differentially projection...
  60. Shaziya Mohammed Irfan Momin
    The physico-chemical parameters of water samples collected from eight sites of Varal Devi lake in Bhiwandi city, Dist Thane-Maharashtra were assessed. This lake provide drinking water in the Bhiwandi city. The physicochemical parameter like Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Hardness (Ca2+) and (Mg2+), Phosphate (PO3-4) were determined .The...
  61. Dr. Amol Hartalkar, Dr. Sheetal Hartalkar, Khushal Choudhary, Krithika Peshwe, Dr. Alex Mathew and Dr. Pratik Shete
    Background: Cardiovascular system has been involved in patients with diabetes in various ways. It is very important to know the electrocardiographic changes that can occur in patients with diabetes. Methods: The electrocardiographic changes were studied in 50 cases with diabetes and compared with 50 healthy age and sex matched controls. Results:...
  62. Ahmad Fazilat
    Stem cells are unspecialized cells in the human body that are capable of becoming specialized cells, each with new specialized cell functions. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) originated from mesodermal hemangioblast cells which have an ability to self-renew and multipotent nature. These HSCs usually express CD34+ and CD133+ glycoproteins on their...
  63. Şenol ÇELİK and Adile TATLIYER
    In this study, the level of development of provinces in Turkey in regard to numbers of animals were investigated through factor analysis. A total of 13 animal typesin 81 provinces were investigated in the scope of the study. Kaiser-Mayer-Olkin (KMO) coefficient of factor analysis was identified as 0.617 and Bartlett global test significance value...
  64. Sharma Richa, Sahay Manisha and Kumbhat Sunita
    The voltamatric behavior of some aromatic amino compound, such as alpha naphthyl amine and beta naphthyl amine was investigated and the method was developed for the simultaneous determination of these compounds. Adsorption of alpha naphthyl amine and beta naphthyl amine at solid electrode such as platinum and gold has been studied using cyclic...
  65. Chumo C., Sulo T K., Tuitoek D.K. and Saina, E.K.
    Agricultural growth is considered a very close link to rural development and hence poverty alleviation. There’s therefore an urgent need for sustainable increase in agricultural productivity through adoption of new and efficient technologies to improve food security, alleviate poverty and stimulate economic growth. Efforts have been made by the...
  66. Vian Ahmed Wasta Ismael, Dler Shamsulddin Hamid and Rawa Abdullatif Ratha
    Flu-like symptoms usually occur during the first weeks of treatment with administration of pegylated interferon α-2a and severity declines thereafter. These symptoms include fever, chills, headache, arthralgia, and myalgia. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence or frequency of this flu-like syndrome occurrences among chronic HCV-...

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