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Audiology - Communication Research     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Auris Nasus Larynx     Full-text available via subscription  
Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (AJUM)     Hybrid Journal  
Australian Coeliac     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australian Family Physician     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australian Journal of Medical Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Autopsy and Case Reports     Open Access  
Avicenna     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Avicenna Journal of Clinical Medicine     Open Access  
Avicenna Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Biochemistry     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Education     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Microbiology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Physics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology     Open Access  
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Medical Journal     Open Access  
Bangladesh Medical Journal Khulna     Open Access  
Basal Ganglia     Hybrid Journal  
Basic Sciences of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Batı Karadeniz Tıp Dergisi / Medical Journal of Western Black Sea     Open Access  
Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings     Hybrid Journal  
BBA Clinical     Open Access  
BC Medical Journal     Free  
Benha Medical Journal     Open Access  
Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Bijblijven     Hybrid Journal  
Bijzijn     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bijzijn XL     Hybrid Journal  
Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BioDiscovery     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bioelectromagnetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Bioelectronic Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bioengineering & Translational Medicine     Open Access  
Bioethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Bioethics Research Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Biologics in Therapy     Open Access  
Biology of Sex Differences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Biomarker Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Biomarkers in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BioMed Research International     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Biomédica     Open Access  
Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Biomedical and Biotechnology Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Biomedical Engineering Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Biomedical Engineering Research     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Biomedical Informatics Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Biomedical Materials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Biomedical Microdevices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Optics Express     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Biomedical Photonics     Open Access  
Biomedical Reports     Full-text available via subscription  
Biomedical Research Reports     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Biomedical Safety & Standards     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Biomedical Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
BioMedicine     Open Access  
Biomedicine Hub     Open Access  
Biomedicines     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomedika     Open Access  
Biomolecular and Health Science Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biophysics Reports     Open Access  
BioPsychoSocial Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Biosalud     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biostatistics & Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Birat Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
BIRDEM Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Birth Defects Research     Hybrid Journal  
Birth Defects Research Part A : Clinical and Molecular Teratology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Birth Defects Research Part C : Embryo Today : Reviews     Hybrid Journal  
BJR|Open     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BJS Open     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Black Sea Journal of Health Science     Open Access  
BLDE University Journal of Health Sciences     Open Access  
Blickpunkt Medizin     Hybrid Journal  
BMC Biomedical Engineering     Open Access  
BMC Medical Ethics     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
BMC Medical Research Methodology     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
BMC Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
BMC Obesity     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
BMC Proceedings     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
BMC Research Notes     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 34)
BMH Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BMI Journal : Bariátrica & Metabólica Iberoamericana     Open Access  
BMJ     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1750)
BMJ Case Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
BMJ Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
BMJ Innovations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
BMJ Leader     Hybrid Journal  
BMJ Open     Open Access   (Followers: 42)
BMJ Open Quality     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
BMJ Open Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies     Open Access  
Bodine Journal     Open Access  
Boletín del Consejo Académico de Ética en Medicina     Open Access  
Boletín del ECEMC     Open Access  
Boletin Médico de Postgrado     Open Access  
Boletín Médico del Hospital Infantil de México     Open Access  
Bone     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Bone and Tissue Regeneration Insights     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bone Marrow Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bone Reports     Open Access  
Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Bozok Tıp Dergisi / Bozok Medical Journal     Open Access  
Brachytherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Brain and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Brain Connectivity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Brain Impairment     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Medicine and Human Health     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Pain (BrJP)     Open Access  
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Breastfeeding Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
British Journal of Biomedical Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
British Journal of General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
British Journal of Hospital Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Buddhachinaraj Medical Journal     Open Access  
Bulletin Amades     Open Access  
Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Legal Medicine     Open Access  
Bulletin of Medical Sciences     Open Access  
Bulletin of the History of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic     Full-text available via subscription  
Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England     Free  
Bulletin of the Scientific Centre for Expert Evaluation of Medicinal Products     Open Access  
Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Burapha Journal of Medicine     Open Access  
Burns     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Cadernos de Naturologia e Terapias Complementares     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Calcified Tissue International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Family Physician     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
Canadian Journal of Pain     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Medical Association Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Canadian Medical Education Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Prosthetics & Orthotics Journal     Open Access  
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Care Management Journals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Case Reports     Open Access  
Case Reports in Acute Medicine     Open Access  
Case Reports in Clinical Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Clinical Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Case Reports in Transplantation     Open Access  
Case Reports in Vascular Medicine     Open Access  
Case Reports in Women's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Case Study and Case Report     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
CBU International Conference Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cell & Bioscience     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cell Adhesion & Migration     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Cell and Molecular Response to Stress     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Cell and Tissue Transplantation and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cell Cycle     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Cell Death and Differentiation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Cell Death Discovery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cell Health and Cytoskeleton     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cell Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Cell Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cell Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
CEN Case Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Central African Journal of Medicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Ceylon Journal of Medical Science     Open Access  
Ceylon Medical Journal     Open Access  
Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal     Open Access  
Chiang Mai Medical Journal     Open Access  
ChiangRai Medical Journal     Open Access  
Chimerism     Full-text available via subscription  
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Medical Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Chinese Medical Record English Edition     Hybrid Journal  
Chinese Medical Sciences Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Christian Journal for Global Health     Open Access  
Chronic Diseases and Translational Medicine     Open Access  
Chronic Illness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Chronic Wound Care Management and Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Chronobiology International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
ChronoPhysiology and Therapy     Open Access  
Chulalongkorn Medical Bulletin     Open Access  
Chulalongkorn Medical Journal     Open Access  
Ciencia e Innovación en Salud     Open Access  
Ciencia e Investigación Medico Estudiantil Latinoamericana     Open Access  
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  • Sodium Fluoride tubes versus plain tubes for In vitro blood glucose
           analysis

    • Abstract: Background:In terms of diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus, the most commonly requested core biochemistry test worldwide is measurement of glucose in blood. Despite the wide use of sodium fluoride (NaF) as the specimen preservative, its use has been critically questioned. Objective: This study investigated the stability of glucose in blood obtained into plain tubes in comparison with sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (NaF/K2C2O4) tubes in a routine laboratory setup. Methods: Sixty one pairs of blood specimens were collected into plain tubes and NaF/K2C2O4 tubes. Following separation of plasma (NaF/K2C2O4 tubes) and serum (plain tubes), glucose concentration was measured. Five determinants were obtained; the baseline glucose value, glucose concentrations at one, two, four and six hours after collection of blood into NaF/K2C2O4 or plain tubes. Results: A high rate of haemolysis was observed in NaF/K2C2O4 tubes when compared with that of plain tubes (11% vs. 4%). No effect of tube type on serum/plasma glucose concentration (p>.05) was noted until two hours post collection. A significant reduction (p<.001) of blood glucose in plain tubes was observed in comparison with plasma measurements after four hour spot collection. Conclusion: Plain tubes are a better option for collection and processing blood in measurement of glucose if the separation is achieved within a reasonable time period. Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Low dietary intakes, BMI, iron and aerobic endurance among Sri Lankan
           professional female Hockey players

    • Abstract: Background:Compromised micronutrient or energy intake can influence body composition which could affect aerobic endurance of athletes potentially resulting in poor sports performance.Objective:To study the nutritional status, nutritional intake and aerobic endurance, and to identify potential associations between these parameters in Sri Lankan professional female hockey players.Methods:Professional, female hockey players (n=31) were recruited exclusively from professional clubs and the national team. Pretested questionnaires were administered to assess sport specific data and dietary intake. BMI, haemoglobin, serum ferritin and aerobic endurance were assessed.Results:Total energy intake from the diet was less than the individual specific requirement in 52%. Less diversity in carbohydrate intake observed (approximately 1/3 of total energy intake and 1/2 of the carbohydrates, is from rice). Twenty nine per cent were under weight (BMI<18.5 kg/m2).Over half the players were anaemic (Hb<120 g/L) and 25% were iron deficient (ferritin<15.00 µg/L). Dietary intake of iron was less than the Recommended Dietary Allowance (<18 mg/day) in 90%. Mean aerobic endurance (27.98±6.90 mL/min/kg) (maximal oxygen uptake, VO2 max) was very low. A moderate negative correlation (r=-0.672) (P<0.01) for BMI and a moderate positive correlation (r=+0.538) (P<0.01) for energy balance were observed for VO2 Max. Conclusion: Inadequate and less diverse dietary intakes, low BMI and iron deficiency were observed in this cohort of professional hockey players. Observed low aerobic endurance levels in these athletes is a concern for performance and the nutritional factors that coexist may have played a part. Education on the concept of optimum nutrition for performance in these individuals is warranted. Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Body weight perception and weight loss practices among a group of Sri
           Lankan university students

    • Abstract: Background:The increasing trends in overweight and obesity is a public health issue globally. Self-perception of a person’s weight may influence the action taken by the individual in his/her weight management. Objective: The present study aims to evaluate the association between self-perception of body weight, weight management practices and calculated body mass index (BMI) among a group of Sri Lankan university students. Method: A sample of 384 students was selected from the Eastern University, Sri Lanka by using a systematic sampling technique. A self-administered questionnaire assessed the socio-demographic characters, weight management practices and perception of existing body weight. Weight, height and waist circumference (WC) were measured and compared with Asian anthropometric cut-offs for BMI and WC. Chi-squire test was used to find out the association between selected variables and calculated BMI. Results:The response rate was 87.5%. Out of 336 participants, the percentages of those overweight, obese and underweight were 35.2%, 10.7% and 8.6% respectively. Two- thirds of overweight males and a third of overweight females considered themselves as ‘about right weight’ or ‘underweight’. In the obese subjects, 5.3% and 23.5% men and women respectively perceived themselves as ‘about right weight’. Over two thirds of all obese subjects perceived themselves as being overweight. Of those who perceived themselves as overweight or very overweight, 71.2% tried to lose their weight. In the perceived ‘normal weight category, 6.4% tried to lose weight. Conclusions: Body weight misperception was common among overweight and obese students. Among the perceived overweight or very overweight categories, two thirds attempted to lose their body weight. This study highlights the importance of self-awareness of body weight in maintaining a healthy body weight. Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Clinico-demographic profile of patients treated for Tuberculous
           Lymphadenitis at the Central Chest Clinic, Colombo, Sri Lanka

    • Abstract: Background:Tuberculous lymphadenitis (TBLN) is the commonest form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Sri Lanka. The management of TBLN faces many challenges due to difficulty in achieving microbiological confirmation as well as slow or paradoxical clinical response during the treatment. Objective: To describe the demographic features and the characteristics associated with clinical presentation, diagnostic modalities and treatment outcome of patients with TBLN. Method: An audit was carried out revising clinical records of patients treated for peripheral lymph node enlargement due to tuberculosis at the Central Chest Clinic, Colombo.   Results:A total of 126 clinical records were analysed. The male:female ratio was 1:1.6 with a mean age of 36 years (SD=17.6). The most affected site were the cervical lymph nodes (94%). Mantoux test positivity (>10mm) was detected in 87.5%.  Evidence of granulomatous inflammation in primary investigations was seen in 122 (97%) of patients. Out of all only 12 (9.5%) were microbiologically confirmed including 5 culture positives. The rest of the patients (90.5%) were diagnosed based on supportive primary and ancillary diagnostic tests. Paradoxical reactions were identified in 4% of patients.   Adverse drug reactions including skin reactions and drug induce hepatitis were noted in 17%. Eighty-two patients achieved complete clinical resolution at the end of 6 months while others were found to have residual lymph nodes necessitating further evaluation. Conclusions: The incidence of TBLN was high among females and in the third decade of life, predominantly affecting cervical lymph nodes. The majority were treated based on primary and ancillary diagnostic test results. Prospective   studies are recommended for more descriptive assessment. Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology: the tip of the iceberg'

    • Abstract: No abstract available Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Right to access scholarship

    • Abstract: No abstract available Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Association between GCE Ordinary Level results and characteriestics of
           foreign employment of parents of Advanced Level students in a national
           school in Wennappuwa

    • Abstract: Background: Migration of parents seeking foreign employment has become an important issue, due to effects on their children’s health and educational performance. Such effects can depend on the characteristics of the parents’ foreign employment. Objective: To determine the association between academic performance and characteristics of foreign employment of parents in General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A/L) students of a national school in Wennappuwa. Methods:A descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out among randomly selected 110 A/L students whose parents are foreign employees. Information on socio demographic characteristics, GCE Ordinary Level (O/L) results and characteristics of foreign employment of their parents were collected using a self-administered questionnaire. Descriptive statistics and Chi-square test were used to analyse the data. Results:Majority of the parents of the study participants were employed in Italy (77%), more fathers employed abroad than mothers. A significantly higher proportion of students with fathers employed in foreign countries for less than or equal to 10 years had better academic performance than the proportion of students with fathers employed in foreign countries for more than 10 years (p=0.02). No significant association was found between the child’s academic performance and the category of parent’s employment, country of employment, number of visits to Sri Lanka and the duration of the mother’s employment. Conclusions: The GCE O/L results of this group of students was associated with a shorter duration of employment of the father overseas, but not with the country of employment, category of employment, which parent is employed and the regularity of visits back home. Published on 2018-12-31 00:00:00
       
  • Role of lumbar disc degeneration and genetic variation in chronic low back
           pain

    • Abstract: Low back pain (LBP) is a common symptom and leading cause of disability worldwide. The majority of LBP is due to mechanical causes. However, it is challenging to accurately identify a causative factor for chronic LBP and it is considered a multifactorial condition. Lumbar disc degeneration (LDD) is frequently seen in patients with chronic LBP, but radiological features of disc degeneration is poorly correlated with the symptoms of LBP. The role of radiological investigations in chronic LBP is controversial, but it is frequently used in primary care despite the recommendation to use it only on selected patients with serious underlying pathology or progressive neurological symptoms. Pathophysiology of LDD is complex and is mainly genetically determined. Genetic variation may help in classifying varying degrees of LBP in patients with LDD. Improved understanding of the role of radiological features in LDD and genetic investigations help in advancing personalized care and implementing innovative strategies in the management of chronic LBP. Published on 2018-08-30 00:00:00
       
  • Does inhibitory dysfunction contribute to poor emotional aspect of eating
           behaviours in obesity' A study among a sample of young adults in
           Colombo District, Sri Lanka.

    • Abstract: Background:Recent studies have suggested that poor inhibitory control can lead to poor emotional aspect of eating behaviour resulting in obesity. Considering this, a study was conducted to assess the association between obesity, inhibitory control and emotional aspect of eating behaviour among young adults in Colombo District, Sri Lanka.Methods:Young adults of age 21–25 years (n=231) were studied. Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) were calculated to assess the generalized and central obesity, while inhibitory control was assessed through number of incorrect responses in Stroop, Stop signal and Go/no-go tasks. The emotional aspect of eating behaviour was assessed via self-administered Three Factor Eating Questionnaire (Revised-18), which consists of three subscales; cognitive restraint, uncontrolled eating and emotional eating.Results:The mean age of the study sample was 23.4±1.4 years with males comprising 51.9%. There was a statistically significant group effect in mean incorrect responses of Stroop task and Stop signal task scores with normal, overweight and obese individuals (p<0.001). Further, obese individuals reported significantly higher scores in cognitive restraint and uncontrolled eating when compared to the normal counterparts in Three Factor Eating Questionnaire Revised-18 (p<0.05). Among high WHR categories for males and females, there was a significantly higher incorrect response scores in Stroop task when compared to the normal WHR subjects (p<0.001). Three Factor Eating Questionnaire Revised-18 scores revealed that both males and females of high WHR category had a higher but insignificant cognitive restraint, uncontrolled eating and emotional eating when compared with normal WHR individuals (p>0.05). A positive significant correlation was observed in mean incorrect responses of Stroop task with cognitive restraint subscale (r=0.238, p<0.001).Conclusion:Poor inhibitory control with abnormal emotional aspect of eating despite cognitive restraint was seen in those with obesity. Published on 2018-08-30 00:00:00
       
  • Epidemiology and clinical presentation of patients with melioidoisis at
           the District General Hospital, Chilaw

    • Abstract: Background:Melioidosis is emerging in Sri Lanka. Clinical presentation is variable. Underlying risk factors include diabetes.Objective:To describe the epidemiology of patients with culture confirmed melioidosis presenting to the District General Hospital, Chilaw between 2014-2017.Method:Melioidosis was diagnosed in the microbiology laboratory by culture of Burkholderia pseudomallei from patients’ specimens. Isolates were confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Antibodies were detected using the Indirect Haemagglutination Assay (IHA). Epidemiological data were collected frompatients using a questionnaire.Results:Culture positive melioidosis was found in 15 patients. Melioidosis was more common in males and in adults. Clinical presentation was variable. Diabetes was the most important underlying risk factor. The case fatality rate was 40%.Conclusions:This case series demonstrates that melioidosis is endemic in the North Western Province and is an important cause of community acquired infection. Published on 2018-08-30 00:00:00
       
 
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