American Journal of BioScience

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Development of a Score Based on Urinalysis to Improve the Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Children

    Mohamed Hamed Bahbah, Ahmed Anower Khattab, Rania Salah El Zayat, Abdelwahab Mohamed Badr

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 12 December 2014
    Accepted: 23 December 2014
    Published: 31 December 2014
    Abstract: Objectives: Our aim is to develop a score that may help in reducing the misuse of antibiotics in treatment of urinary tract infection before appearance of urine culture. Background: The need for reducing unnecessary antibiotic treatment is being emphasized in the management of urinary tract infections (UTI), a disease frequent in childhood. An idea... Show More
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases in a Teaching Hospital in Northern, Nigeria

    Ibrahim Yakasai, Idris Abubakar, Yunus Eze

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 6 December 2014
    Accepted: 22 December 2014
    Published: 20 January 2015
    Abstract: Background: Gestational trophoblastic diseases (GTD) is a spectrum of pregnancy-related premalignant disorders of complete and partial hydatidiform mole, and the malignant disorders of invasive mole, choriocarcinoma, and the rare placental-site trophoblastic tumour. Objective: This study was carried out to determine the incidence of gestational tro... Show More
  • Age-Related Decrease in Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 in Mouse Prefrontal Cortex but Not in Hippocampus Despite the Preservation of Its Receptor

    Ryo Ohshima, Kanae Hotsumi, Christian Holscher, Kenjiro Seki

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 11-27
    Received: 5 January 2015
    Accepted: 20 January 2015
    Published: 30 January 2015
    Abstract: Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) agonist treatment has the potential to be a novel therapeutic treatment for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). We previously reported that exendin-4, a Gαs protein-coupled GLP-1R agonist, up-regulates the membrane AMPA receptor GluR1 subunit in the neocortex. However, it is uncertain whether GLP-1R agonists have an ... Show More