European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019

  • Impact of Low-Carbohydrate Diet (LCD) and Obesity Management Program on Obese Patients

    Rohit Sane, Deepali Amin, Vaishali Koli, Rupali Kore, Sneha Paranjpe, Rahul Mandole

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 5 November 2018
    Accepted: 27 November 2018
    Published: 29 January 2019
    Abstract: The past two decades witnessed a rapid escalation in the prevalence of obesity. Ayurvedic physicians use a multi-faceted strategy to treat obesity which includes a combination of Low-Carbohydrate Diet and Obesity Management Procedure. The present study was conducted to demonstrate the efficacy of low carbohydrate diet and the Ayurvedic obesity mana... Show More
  • Assessment of Knowledge Levels and Information Sources Related to Breast Diseases: A Prospective Questionnaire Survey

    Safak Ozturk

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 7-10
    Received: 18 December 2018
    Accepted: 28 December 2018
    Published: 15 February 2019
    Abstract: Introduction: We aimed to improve the chance of early diagnosis and curative treatment, to evaluate the level of knowledge about breast diseases and complaints, to increase the awareness and relationship between patients and surgeons, and to put forth the patient's expectations from surgeons because of the importance of breast cancer. Materials and... Show More
  • Application of Public Health Risk Assessment Methodology for Typhoon Disaster in China

    Wang Zhe, Li Yonghong, Zhang Bike, Ren Jinghuan, Jiang Fanxiao

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 11-16
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 15 February 2019
    Published: 11 March 2019
    Abstract: Objective We conducted a public health risk assessment program for the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region for typhoon disaster, to provide scientific evidence for public health emergency response and preparedness. Methods The public health risk assessment model for natural disaster is established through literature reviews, brainstorming, Delphi’s ex... Show More
  • Alcoholic Beverage Use Among Somali Youth Living in Eastleigh, an Urban Suburb in Nairobi, Kenya

    Abdi Aden Korio, Eunice Jemalel Nyavanga

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 5 September 2018
    Accepted: 14 September 2018
    Published: 21 March 2019
    Abstract: Background: Harmful use of alcohol causes a large disease, social and economic burden to societies. Alcohol use is the third largest disease risk factor for deaths among youths between 15-29 years that contribute to 4% of the global burden of disease. Eastleigh also is known as “Little Mogadishu” is a suburb in Nairobi that is mostly inhabited by b... Show More
  • Hidden Suffering — Unemployed Voice Concerns About Transmission of Their Health Data to the Job Centre

    Hummernbrum Sabine

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 29-31
    Received: 13 January 2019
    Accepted: 4 March 2019
    Published: 28 March 2019
    Abstract: There are only few clinical studies that address the effects of unemployment on somatic health. Only under certain, particularly strict criteria, are unemployed adults to be included in studies as they are subjected to special attention by ethics committees given their status as "vulnerable subjects". Our original goal was to obtain data on the ris... Show More