Volume 1 Issue 1


Review

Conceptual Implications of Family Medicine in the Study of the Seasonal Variation of Diseases: A Narrative Review

Jose Luis Turabian1*,  Raul Cucho-Jove1, Sandra Moreno-Ruiz1

Perform a non-systematic review of the seasonal variation of diseases and the role of continuing care in family medicine in the study of these seasonal variations, with the aim of conceptualizing the epidemiological knowledge by family medicine.

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Review

Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis C: An Important Risk Factor of Hepato-Cellular carcinoma

Amine Elmekkaoui1*, Zineb Benbrahim2, Nada Lahmidani3, Zahi Ismaili1

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major global health issue. It is estimated that more than 177,5 million people in the world are chronically infected with this virus [1]. Its high genetic variability is responsible of its escape from immune response...

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Research

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Varicose Veins of Lower Limb Detected in Healthcare Workers in Surgery Hospital, Vietnam

Kim Van Nguyen1, Sasitorn Taptagaporn2*, Teeraphun Kaewdok2, Ba Hung Do3, Nhan Thanh Nguyen4, Hoan Dinh Dang4

One of the most common vascular disorders in humans is varicose vein (VV) of the lower limbs, which causes signs and symptoms with the differences from mild to severe levels in patients. Sometimes the operation is available to treating this disorder [1], which increases morbidity [2].It is still one of the essential causes of increase in morbidity in Western countries and The United States [3]...

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Research

Study on Prevalence of Bovine Trypanosomosis in Dale Wabera District,Kellam Wollega Zone, Western Ethiopia

Taye Itefa Gemtessa1, Kumela Lelisa Dera2*

To A cross-sectional study was conducted from November 2009 to April 2010 in Dale Wabera district, western Ethiopia. The objectives of the study were to determine the prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis and to assess the distribution and apparent densities of vectors of the trypanosomosis. A parasitological study using convectional buffy coat technique was employed for the determination of prevalence of trypanosomosis while baited traps were used for the vector survey. A total of 479 tsetse flies were collected and the density of Glossina species was 11.98 fly/trap/day. Three species of tsetse fly including Glossina morsistans submorsistans, G. pallidipes and G. tachnoides were recorded from the area.

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Research

Prevalence of Chronic Diseases: in Defence of Epidemiological Craftsmanship in Family Medicine

Jose Luis Turabian1*

The term chronic disease applies to a group of diseases that tend to be long lasting and have persistent effects. Chronic diseases have a range of potential impacts on a person's individual circumstances, including quality of life and broader social and economic effects.

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