Sexual Activities in Methamphetamine Users: A Qualitative Study on a Sample of Iranian Methamphetamine Users in Tehran

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It is known that psychostimulants including methamphetamine have a great effect on sexual behaviors. Since the rate of methamphetamine use has recently increased in Iranian population, there are concerns that this may drive up sexual risky behaviors among users. The result could shift the dominant mode of HIV transmission from drug injection to sexual contact in the country. The intention of the current study, which is the first one in Iran, was to restate the threat to the decision makers in the country.

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Establishing the Behavioral Function of Video Game Use: Development of the Video Game Functional Assessment

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A great deal of attention has been focused on individuals who play video and computer games despite physical and psychological consequences. Unfortunately, instruments that have been developed to determine problematic gaming have not completely measured the behavioral component of video game addiction. Identifying the behavioral functions of video game play would allow for the development of behavioral interventions specifically targeted at reducing or replacing those functions.

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Precisely targeted radiation controls sinus cancer with fewer side effects

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Treating paranasal sinus cancer with three-dimensional radiation that conforms to the shape of the tumor — a technique that minimizes side effects such as severe dry mouth and vision problems — is safe and effective, new research shows.

Source: Fox Chase Cancer Center

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Recharge with sleep: Pediatric sleep recommendations promoting optimal health

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For the first time, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released official consensus recommendations for the amount of sleep needed to promote optimal health in children and teenagers to avoid the health risks of insufficient sleep.

Source: American Academy of Sleep Medicine

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Anti-Microbial Activity

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Since last three decades pharma industries have been producing the more number of antibiotics while resistance to these drugs by microorganisms has increased. Actual situation explains is different, industries who producing the antibiotics should rethink in manufacturing the drugs and to design and necessary precautions should follow during production instead adding the preventives and using of natural process may give better results. These therapeutic agents should be used more to relative control Of microbial activity

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Anti-proliferative Activity

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Thin layer Chromatography is used to identify the activity fraction of alcohols like ethanol, methanol, butanol, chloroform, n-hexane while evaluation of anticancer agents in invitro conditions for anti-proliferative activity against Hep-2, MCF-7, and Vero cell lines. Methanol was extracted from aerial parts of the Ononis hirta and from flowers of Inula viscosa

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Short note on Geriatric Dentistry

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It is also known as gerodontists and deals with the dental problems especially for older peoples. It involves diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems related to aging and age related diseases. It is the branch of dentistry which deals with the special knowledge and technical skills to provide oral health care for old age people. There are many benefits associated with geriatric dentistry. For example: It improves socialization, mastication of food and nutrition. Geriatric treatment is based on comprehensive dental, medical, psychological, social and functional assessment of patient. Geriatric Dentistry is a specialty which deals with the delivery of oral health care through diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral and dental health issues of old aged patients. It deals with the management of the dental issues which appear due to the normal aging and other age-related factors. These issues include problems with mastication, speech, aesthetics, and oral health related quality of life.