Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Forensic medicine, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Dermatology and Venereal diseases, Infectious Diseases, Anaesthesia, Cancer research, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Nephrology, Medical education, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Reproduction, Cardiology, Diabetes, Surgery, Nursing, Otolaryngology, Dental, Psychology, Anesthesiology Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Urology, Venereology, Psychiatry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, ENT, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pulmonology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical, Phatmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics, Industrial Pharmacy, Drug Design, Quality Assurance, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Phytochemistry, Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Toxicology, Clinical Research, Pharmacogenomics, Phrmacoinformatics, Pharmacovigilance<, Life Sciences like Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Forensic, Epidemiology, Oncology, Biomedicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Gynaecology, Dermatoepidemiology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Sexology, Osteology, Kinesiology, Angiology/Vascular Medicine, Critical care Medicine, Haematology, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Bariatrics, Pharmacy and Nursing, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Radiobiology, Clinical immunology, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Cell Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Healthcare Services, Healthcare Management, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Geriatric Medicine,

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

The Effectiveness of Oral and Topical Glutathione on Improving Signs of Skin Aging: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Abstract : Glutathione is a well-known potent antioxidant which also possesses skin-lightening and anti-aging properties. Despite its popularity as main ingredients on skin care and supplementation, the anti-aging effect of of oral and topical glutathione combination is unknown. This study aimed to compare the anti-aging effect of oral and topical glutathione combination therapy against monotherapy and placebo. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted on healthy women age


Effectivity of Polidocanol, Ethanol, and Bleomycin as Sclerosing Agent in Vivo

Abstract : This study aims to examine the effectiveness of polidocanol, ethanol and bleomycin as sclerosant agents in the animal model. An experimental study design was performed on 24 Lepus nigricollis rabbits (48 ears) which were divided into three treatment groups: polidocanol (group I, n=16), ethanol (group II, n=16), and bleomycin (group 3, n=16). All animals received treatment by injection into the dorsal vein behind the ear, then damming the vein 10 minutes later. After that, punch tissue samples we


Quality of Life Factors Associated with Diabetes Mellitus in Patients with Pre-Ulcers: Cross Sectional Study in Takalar Regency

Abstract : Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disease, of which its prevalence remains increased worldwide. So far, the focus of research in several countries is only on DM patients who have experienced diabetic foot ulcers without paying attention or seeing the condition of pre-ulcerss. If pre-ulcers can be controlled from the start, it will improve the condition of DM patients so that the quality of life will also be better. This study aimed to examine factors associated with the quality of li


Protective effect of Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) and Carrot (Daucus carota L.) juices against gastric ulcer induced experimentally

Abstract : Gastric ulcer (GU) is a serious gastrointestinal disease, poses a considerable threat to humans, It’s pathophysiology involves an imbalance between mucosal protective and offensive factors. This study highlighted the protective effect of either sweet potato juice (SPJ) carrot juice (CJ) or their combination against gastric ulcer induced by indomethacin. Sixty male adult albino rats Sprague-Dawley strain were equally divided into six groups, group (1) healthy control group, group (2) GU group,


The Effectiveness of Dequalinium Chloride Compared to Metronidazole as a Therapy for Bacterial Vaginosis

Abstract : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends antibiotics metronidazole and clindamycin as the first-line therapy for bacterial vaginosis. It correlates with the number of antibiotic resistances. Therefore, an alternative to antibiotic, such as antiseptic, is sought to deal with these problems. Dequalinium chloride (DQC) is one of the antiseptics that has been widely studied as a therapy for bacterial vaginosis. The broad spectrum activity of DQC increases its effectiveness against


Breast Mass Among Young and Adolescent Attending Al-Elwiya Teaching Hospital

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and clinical manifestations of benign breast lumps in adolescents admitted to a Al-Elwiya Teaching Hospital. All adolescents who visited the outpatient department (OPD) with breast lump complaints were enrolled in the study. Patients were a one hundred cases with breast lump with age of 25 years or less. All patients had assessment in the form of short history, clinical examination, ultrasound examination and fine needle aspiration cytology


Changes in sitting height ratio of Yogyakarta children aged 7-15 years

Abstract : Poor health status, unhealthy behavior, nutritional status, and lifestyle can cause disproportionate growth, and body proportions can be seen from the sitting height ratio. This study aimed to evaluate the changes of sitting height ratio of Yogyakarta boys and girls aged 7-15 years. A cross sectional data was performed on 492 Javanese children consisting of 237 boys and 255 girls, aged 6-12 years. The body height and sitting height of each subject was measured in order to calculate the ratio bet


¬Comparison of sperm parameters improvement and complications between retroperitoneal and microsurgical varicocelectomy

Abstract : Varicocele is one of the causes of male infertility that can be corrected surgically. There are several varicocelectomy surgical techniques, including retroperitoneal technique and microsurgical technique. This study aims to compare the sperm parameters improvement and complications between retroperitoneal and microsurgical techniques. This study is a prospective cohort study. Data were taken from the medical records of patients who underwent varicocelectomy surgery from January 2016 to February


Effect of metformin on gamma radiation -Induced DNA oxidation damage in Human Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes in vitro.

Abstract : The aim of the study was to assess the effect of metformin (an anti-hyperglycemic drug in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patient) on DNA oxidative damage in vitro in human peripheral blood lymphocyte from 10 donors; evaluation of the oxidative damage induced by 1 and 2 Gy gamma rays; and assessed the role of metformin in protecting lymphocytes against the oxidative damage induced by gamma rays. The 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) ELISA Kit was used to detect the DNA oxidative damage in blood lymphocytes


Foundational Competencies of PHNs in Dealing with Disaster Recovery Phase: An Integrative Review

Abstract : Disasters have continued worldwide, and these events constitute an essential concern for nurses in pursuing a strategic map to address this issue. As a discipline that plays a fundamental role in delivering disaster care, PHNs will be part of the discipline and are expected to participate actively in disaster management programs. This review paper investigates the foundational competencies of PHNs in dealing with the disaster recovery phase. An integrative review approach is achieved with variou