Case Report
Published On: January 26, 2018

Clinical and Psychological Profile of Three Adolescent Female Patients with Chronic Unexplained Vomiting: Relevant Diagnostic and Nosological Issues

Srivastava P1* and Pattnayak R2
The paper discusses the clinical presentation and profile of a series of cases with psychogenic vomiting presenting to child and adolescent psychiatric clinic at a tertiary care hospital, A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi, India. It adds to the scarce reports on vomiting of psychogenic origin. Current classificatory systems subsume the psychogenic vomiting as a form of eating disorder, in spite of several obvious differences...

Published On: March 23, 2018

Importance of Caregivers Training as Predictor of Outcome in Stroke Survivors at Low Resource Setting

Rahman S*
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the world. Many variables have an impact on disability and quality of life after stroke including age, comorbidities, severity of neurological deficit, state of mind and social risk [1]. Predicting functional outcome in stroke is challenging to most clinicians, partly because of the complexity of the condition...

Short Communication
Published On: March 30, 2018

MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound: A State-of-the-Art Technology for 21st Century Medicine

Frenkel V*
New and promising medical discoveries and treatments are being reported on a near-daily basis. Few developments however have been as transformative and far-reaching as combining high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and noninvasive energy deposition using focused ultrasound (FUS) [1]. MRI-guided FUS (MRgFUS) continues to make headlines...

Review Article
Published On: April 30, 2018

New Insights into Vitamin D Supplementation in Athletes

Teixeira P*, Santos AC, Almeida M, Ermida V, Caldas J and Fontes-Ribeiro C
Nowadays, we are observing a growing tendency for spending longer periods of time indoors and, as such, a lower solar exposure. This tendency is highlighted by several studies which depict worrying levels of vitamin D...

Research Article
Published On: May 11, 2018

Does Stretching of Pectoralis Major Stretch the Muscle or The Neural Tissue? The Use of Structural Differentiation as a Tool for Discrimination

Bueno-Gracia E*, Ho-Van X, Ramos-García I, López-de-Celis C, Caudevilla-Polo S, Pérez-Bellmunt A, Seijas R and Estébanez-de-Miguel E
Background: Stretching of the pectoralis major muscle is very similar to the neural tension position for the median nerve. This raises doubts about the specificity of the stretching technique on the...