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  • Evaluation of Different Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) Hybrids for Growth, Yield and Quality May 13, 2024
    Cucumber is a popular vegetable belonging to the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). It is widely cultivated and consumed worldwide for its refreshing and crunchy texture. Cucumbers are typically grown as annual climbing or creeping vines, producing elongated, cylindrical, or oval-shaped fruits with green skin and edible seeds. They are known for their high-water content, making them […]
    Amber Ejaz
  • Benefits Availed and Constraints Faced by Beneficiaries of Jalasamrudhi, Project, Thiruvananthapuram May 13, 2024
    The study analysed the benefits availed and constraints faced by beneficiaries of Jalasamrudhi Project, Thiruvananthapuram. A systematic sampling technique was adopted for the data collection and information was collected from 80 beneficiaries of the project, thus making the total sample size 80. The farmers responded to the benefits availed and the constraints were ranked using […]
    P, M, Anjana
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management System and Organizational Performance in Selected Industries in Cross River State, Nigeria March 29, 2023
    The study adopted qualitative research design to examine Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) implementation and organizational performance of Food/ Beverage and Building/Construction industries in Cross River State, Nigeria. Three companies from each category and 25 workers from each company totaling 150 research subjects were selected for the study. Three research questions and three […]
    U. K. Okeke
  • Awareness of Emergency Eye Diseases and Red Flag Symptoms in Population of Western Province March 23, 2023
    Background: Emergency eye disease can lead to visual loss when the patient delay seeking medical care quickly due to poor knowledge and awareness of red flags and symptoms that eventually end by late diagnosis then possibly devastating outcomes for example permanent visual loss. This study aims to examine the level of awareness and knowledge regarding […]
    Abdulaziz Shehri
  • Study of Placental Chorangiosis in a Tertiary Care Centre March 21, 2023
    Background: Chorangiosis is a condition in which the number of vascular channels in the noninfarcted, nonischemic areas of the placenta increases dramatically. Chorangiosis rarely occurs in normal pregnancies. Aims: To study the demography, maternal and fetal causes of chorangiosis. Study Design: A retrospective descriptive study. Place and Duration of Study: Total of 73 patients with […]
    M. Vanishree
  • Oral Submucous Fibrosis with and without Associated Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma March 8, 2023
    Introduction: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a potentially malignant disorder of the oral cavity. Aims and Objectives: The core objective of the study is to analyze the oral submucous fibrosis with and without associated oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Materials and Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted in Baqai Dental College Karachi during October […]
    Ahmad Masoud
    As of now, the observation of worldwide line regions is a challenging assignment. It isn't feasible for our soldiers to watch the lines every second. The Indian boundary military power is confronting a gigantic annihilation from Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Trespassers and inducers cross our lines deceptively. To conquer the above issues, […]
    VedanthSrivatson A
  • Improving the Solder Joint Reliability Prediction Accuracy for Quad Flat No Lead Packages February 4, 2023
    This paper discusses the modeling approach used in improving the solder joint reliability prediction for Quad Flat No Lead (QFN) packages. A new power equation fatigue prediction model was developed based on the accumulated creep strain energy density from FEA (finite element analysis) simulation and the corresponding actual experimental result in terms of solder characteristic […]
    Jefferson Talledo
  • Experimental Design of Physical Unconfined Aquifer for Evaluation of Well Abstraction Effects: Laboratory Approach January 31, 2023
    In unconfined aquifer water flows in both horizontal and vertical direction when pumping. So its study during pumping action is more complex. Soil type, porosity, hydraulic conductivity and transmissivity are important parameters that control the specific yield, drawdown and radius of influence on aquifer while abstraction. Due to large extraction of water from the aquifer, […]
    Dak Bahadur Khadka
  • Gene Expression Dynamics in Rice Peduncles at the Heading Stage January 28, 2023
    Improving grain yield in the staple food crop rice has been long sought goal of plant biotechnology. One of the traits with significant impact on rice breeding programs is peduncle elongation at the time of heading failing which leads to significant reduction in grain yield due to incomplete panicle exsertion. To decipher transcriptional dynamics and […]
    Manu Kandpal
  • Online Epileptic Seizure Prediction Using Phase Synchronization and Two Time Characteristics: SOP and SPH January 24, 2023
    Background: The successful prediction of epileptic seizures will significantly improve the living conditions of patients with refractory epilepsy. A proper warning impending seizure system should be resulted not only in high accuracy and low false-positive alarms but also in suitable prediction time.Methods: In this research, the mean phase coherence index used as a reliable indicator […]
    Hesam Shokouh Alaei
  • An Insight into 4-Thiazolidinones January 23, 2023
    Aims: This assessment is all about to get imminent into 4-thiazolidinones and comprehensively reviewing this molecule. 4-Thiazolidinones are known for their wide-ranging biological activities. 4 - Thiazolidinones contains thiazolidine ring having carbonyl group in the 4-position. The chemistry of thiazolidinones has drawn scientific interest through the years because this particular ring system is the core […]
    Smriti Sahu
  • Prognostic Factors for Functional Outcome of Patients with Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomas Treated with Stereotactic Radiotherapy–Evaluation of Own and Meta-Analysis of Published Data January 23, 2023
    Objective: To evaluate prognostic factors for a favorable outcome (improvement of the visual acuity or visual fields) after fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (fSRT) of optic nerve sheath meningioma (ONSM). Methods: We performed a database search for ONSM treatments during the period from April 2008 to September 2019 in the prospective database for stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy (SRS/SRT) of […]
    Bogdan Pintea
  • Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: A 20-Year Single-Center Experience January 23, 2023
    Despite improvement in treatments, the peritoneum remains the primary site of relapse in most ovarian cancer cases. Patients who underwent cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis from epithelial ovarian cancer were reviewed. Kaplan–Meier curves and multivariate Cox analyses were used to identify survival rates and prognostic factors. This study included 158 patients. […]
    Fabio Carboni
  • Silico Functional Annotation and Molecular Characterization of an Uncharacterized Protein MBO_502153 of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Variant Bovis January 21, 2023
    Background and aim: Bovine, zoonotic, and wildlife tuberculosis are caused by Mycobacterium Bovis, whose attenuated form is used in tuberculosis and cancer treatment. There are several proteins present in its genome considered as uncharacterized or hypothetical proteins. We aim to predict the structure and function of an uncharacterized protein present in the bacterial genome of […]
    Tarhima Jahan Jerin
  • Comparative Study on Grouting Protection Schemes for Shield Tunneling to Adjacent Viaduct Piles January 21, 2023
    Shield tunnels will inevitably pass through viaduct piles at a close distance due to the extensive construction of subways and viaducts in the city. In order to understand the influence of shield tunneling on the deformation of existing pile foundation and grouting protection measures, based on an engineering case, Changsha Metro Line 5 (from South […]
    Kan Huang
  • Importance of Advance Care of Planning and its Measure in Palliative Care for Patients Nearing Bitter End: A Review January 21, 2023
    Background: Palliative care aims to reduce pain and suffering in patients and their families by a thorough assessment and treatment of physical, psychological, and spiritual symptoms. As a patient's death approaches, his or her symptoms may necessitate more aggressive palliation. Support for the dying patient's family should increase as comfort measures become more intense. Palliative […]
    Shakib H. Sheikh
  • Down Presymptomatic View of Dementia Characteristics January 21, 2023
    Down syndrome (DS) is caused by complete or segmental chromosome 21 trisomy that results in neurodegeneration and progressive intellectual disability. Abnormal function in the prefrontal cortex, cerebellum, and hippocampus are the main reasons for cognitive deficits in DS that result in impaired cognitive function, delayed speech and language, learning and memory disability, and behavioral and […]
    Mohammad Amin Joshaghanian
  • Clinical and Prognostic Value of Vascular Wall Elasticity in Pregnant Women with Arterial Hypertension: A Review January 20, 2023
    In recent years, the attention of many researchers around the world has been focused on studying the risks associated with the development of the pathological course of pregnancy in women with arterial hypertension (AH). The pathogenesis of gestational complications is complex and is largely associated with endothelial dysfunction, changes in the structure and properties of […]
    Natalia Yurievna Borovkova
  • The Adhesome Network: Key Components Shaping the Tumour Stroma January 20, 2023
    Beyond the conventional perception of solid tumours as mere masses of cancer cells, advanced cancer research focuses on the complex contributions of tumour-associated host cells that are known as “tumour microenvironment” (TME). It has been long appreciated that the tumour stroma, composed mainly of blood vessels, cancer-associated fibroblasts and immune cells, together with the extracellular […]
    Pinelopi A. Nikolopoulou