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  1. Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition with exertional heat stroke occurring frequently among soldiers and athletes. Because of its common occurrence, many military trainees practice preventive measures p...

    Authors: Buddhika T. B. Wijerathne, Senaka D. Pilapitiya, Vadivel Vijitharan, Mohammed M. F. Farah, Yashodhara V. M. Wimalasooriya and Sisira H Siribaddana

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:8

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. The optimal time to save a person who has had a sudden cardiac arrest is within the first few minutes of the incident. Early compression and early defibrillation should be performed at this time. Timeliness is...

    Authors: Xiang-Min Gu, Zhi-Hui Li, Zhong-jie He, Zhe-Wei Zhao and Shuang-Qing Liu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  3. Military operation personnel often suffer from sleep difficulty because of their work requirements. In this study, we investigated the efficacy of zaleplon at two doses to induce afternoon-sleep under noise in...

    Authors: Liang-En Chen, An-Dong Zhao, Qing-Jun Zhang, Feng Wu, Zhao-Li Ge, Hua Ge and Hao Zhan

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common vaginal disorder in women of reproductive age. Since the initial work of Leopoldo in 1953 and Gardner and Dukes in 1955, researchers have not been able to identify the caus...

    Authors: Christian T. Bautista, Eyako Wurapa, Warren B. Sateren, Sara Morris, Bruce Hollingsworth and Jose L. Sanchez

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:4

    Content type: Review

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  5. Indirect traumatic optic neuropathy (ITON) refers to optic nerve injury resulting from impact remote to the optic nerve. The mechanism of injury is not understood, and there are no confirmed protocols for prev...

    Authors: Eric L. Singman, Nitin Daphalapurkar, Helen White, Thao D. Nguyen, Lijo Panghat, Jessica Chang and Timothy McCulley

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:2

    Content type: Review

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  6. Acne vulgaris, a common skin disease, affects up to 80 % of the population. Moderate to severe acne requires treatment with a combination of topical and oral drugs such as antibiotics, hormones and retinoids. ...

    Authors: Chen Fleischmann, Lior Cohen, Elimelech Adams and Michael Hartal

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:37

    Content type: Research

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  7. The department of defense’s FM 3-11 is among the military’s field manuals for preparing for, reacting to and recovering from chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks. Since post 9-11, U.S. milita...

    Authors: George Edafese Alakpa and John W. Collins Jr

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  8. The global war on terrorism has prompted an increase in the deployment of security personnel from multi-national forces on foreign lands, especially in places where known terrorist groups are based. The aim of...

    Authors: George Edafese Alakpa and John W. Collins Jr

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:34

    Content type: Research

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  9. Syncope is a relevant health problem in military environments. Reliable diagnosis is challenging. Tilt table testing is an important tool for syncope diagnosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether s...

    Authors: Hans-Joachim Gilfrich, Lena Marie Heidelmann, Franziska Grube, Hagen Frickmann and Sven Andreas Jungblut

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  10. Traumatic brain injury is a major health problem that frequently leads to deficits in executive function. Self-regulation processes, such as goal-setting, may become disordered after traumatic brain injury, pa...

    Authors: Alexander V. Libin, Joel Scholten, Manon Maitland Schladen, Ellen Danford, Nawar Shara, Walter Penk, Jordan Grafman, Linda Resnik, Dwan Bruner, Samantha Cichon, Miriam Philmon, Brenda Tsai, Marc Blackman and Alexander Dromerick

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:32

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  11. To describe the mental health status of 78 child and adolescent survivors of post-war landmine explosions.

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Hemmati, Hamid Shokoohi, Mehdi Masoumi, Shahriar Khateri, Mohammadreza Soroush, Ehsan Modirian, Mahtab Poor Zamany Nejat Kermany, Maryam Hosseini and Batool Mousavi

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:30

    Content type: Research

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  12. Military medicine cadets undergo strenuous military training alongside demanding medical studies. This stressful and complex educational environment can lead to the emergence of depressive symptoms. We investi...

    Authors: Dimitrios Nasioudis, Leonidas Palaiodimos, Matthaios Dagiasis, Angeliki Katsarou and Evangelos Ntouros

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:28

    Content type: Research

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  13. So far, there have been no measurements confirmed useful in diagnosing acute mountain sickness (AMS). The aim of this study was to determine the role of heart rate (HR) difference (ΔHR) and oxygen saturation ( Sa...

    Authors: Ming Li, Ji-Hang Zhang, Guo-Xi Zhao, Shi-Zhu Bian, Xu-Bin Gao, Xi Liu, Jie Yu, Jun-Qing Dong, Guo-Zhu Chen, Hong Wang and Lan Huang

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:26

    Content type: Research

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  14. Vitreous hemorrhages are important clinical manifestations of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Non-cleared vitreous hemorrhages could lead to hemosiderosis bulbi and glaucoma. Here, we describe the case of ...

    Authors: Pedro Cuevas, Luis Antonio Outeiriño, Carlos Azanza, Javier Angulo and Guillermo Giménez-Gallego

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:23

    Content type: Case Report

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  15. Given the multiple terrorist attacks that have occurred in recent years in China, medical rescue teams and specialized incident assessment teams have been established by the government; however, medical rescue...

    Authors: Hai-Long Li, Wen-Jun Tang, Ya-Kun Ma, Ji-Min Jia, Rong-Li Dang and Er-Chen Qiu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:19

    Content type: Perspective

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  16. There has been no large-scale naval combat in the last 30 years. With the rapid development of battleships, weapons manufacturing and electronic technology, naval combat will present some new characteristics. ...

    Authors: Hai Jin, Li-Jun Hou and Xiao-Bing Fu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:21

    Content type: Perspective

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  17. Colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) poses a hygiene risk that does not spare field hospitals or military medical field camps during military deployments. Diagnostic options for un...

    Authors: Volker Micheel, Benedikt Hogan, Thomas Köller, Philipp Warnke, Sabine Crusius, Rebecca Hinz, Ralf Matthias Hagen, Norbert Georg Schwarz and Hagen Frickmann

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:18

    Content type: Research

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  18. Diagnostic microbial isolates of bio-safety levels 3 and 4 are difficult to handle in medical field camps under military deployment settings. International transport of such isolates is challenging due to rest...

    Authors: Andreas E. Zautner, Wycliffe O. Masanta, Rebecca Hinz, Ralf Matthias Hagen and Hagen Frickmann

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:17

    Content type: Review

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  19. Cell death plays an important role in the regulation of inflammation and may be the result of inflammation. The maintenance of tissue homeostasis necessitates both the recognition and removal of invading micro...

    Authors: Yong Yang, Gening Jiang, Peng Zhang and Jie Fan

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:12

    Content type: Review

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  20. Targeted mutagenesis based on homologous recombination has been a powerful tool for understanding the mechanisms underlying development, normal physiology, and disease. A recent breakthrough in genome engineer...

    Authors: Xiao Yang

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:11

    Content type: Review

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  21. Quadricuspid pulmonic valve (QPV) is almost always a benign anomaly and is therefore usually discovered incidentally on radiographic studies or post-mortem at autopsy. Because of its rarity, the true extent of...

    Authors: Stephen N Dunay, Robert A Roberge and Lena S Avedissian

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:10

    Content type: Case Report

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Military Medical Research 2015 2:16

  22. The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) continues to spread through West Africa. Since the first report of EVD in March 2014, the number of cases has increased rapidly, with the fatality rate of >50%. The mo...

    Authors: Wen Bin Liu, Zi Xiong Li, Yan Du and Guang Wen Cao

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:7

    Content type: Review

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  23. Hearing plays a vital role in the performance of a soldier and is important for speech processing. Noise-induced hearing loss is a significant impairment in the military and can affect combat performance. Mili...

    Authors: Jenica Su-ern Yong and De-Yun Wang

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:6

    Content type: Review

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  24. Chronic hepatitis is a major public health problem. Hepatitis B virus is the primary cause, and Hepatitis B and C together are responsible for 60% of cirrhosis and 80% of hepatocellular carcinomas. This study ...

    Authors: Abdoul A Ndiaye, Ibrahima Socé Fall, Gora Lo, Sidy Mouhamed Seck, Alioune Badara Tall, Boubacar Gueye, Amady Barro Mbodj and Anta Tal-Dia

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  25. The Mesoamerican Ministers of Health have set 2020 as the target for malaria elimination to be achieved in the region. Imported malaria cases are a potential threat to countries attempting elimination or worki...

    Authors: María Eugenia Castellanos, Sheilee Díaz, Emily Parsons, Leonard F Peruski, Fabiola Enríquez, Juan Luis Ramírez and Norma Padilla

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:3

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. In clinical studies, the findings on sulfur mustard (SM) toxicity for CD3+CD4+ and CD3+CD8+ T lymphocyte subsets are contradictory. In animal experiments, the effect of SM on the T cell number and proliferation i...

    Authors: Yi-Zhou Mei, Xiao-Rui Zhang, Ning Jiang, Jun-Ping Cheng, Feng Liu, Pan Zheng, Wen-Xia Zhou and Yong-Xiang Zhang

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2014 1:28

    Content type: Research

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  27. The terahertz (THz) band lies between microwave and infrared rays in wavelength and consists of non-ionizing radiation. Both domestic and foreign research institutions, including the army, have attached consid...

    Authors: Li Zhao, Yan-Hui Hao and Rui-Yun Peng

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2014 1:26

    Content type: Review

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  28. The circadian clock and sleep are essential for human physiology and behavior; deregulation of circadian rhythms impairs health and performance. Circadian clocks and sleep evolved to adapt to Earth’s environme...

    Authors: Jin-Hu Guo, Wei-Min Qu, Shan-Guang Chen, Xiao-Ping Chen, Ke Lv, Zhi-Li Huang and Yi-Lan Wu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2014 1:23

    Content type: Review

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