International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science

Volume 2, Issue 1, November 2016

  • Unusual HBV Mixed Genotype Infections Among Hepatitis Type B Iraqi Patients in Wasit Province/Iraq

    Ali Shakir Kamil Al-Suraifi, Ahmed Darwish Jabbar Al-Rubaie, Sareaa Maseer Gatya Al-Mayahie, Naeem Mohammed Mohsen Al-Abedy

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, November 2016
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 29 August 2016
    Accepted: 3 November 2016
    Published: 9 December 2016
    Abstract: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the leading cause to liver disease, cirrhosis and primary liver cancer. About 1 million people die from HBV each year, which equates to about 2 HBV related deaths each minute. Depending on the virus sequence homogeneity as a minimum 10 genotypes (A to J) and numerous subgenotypes have been identified. Hepatitis B virus va... Show More
  • Modulation of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines Expression of the Biofield Energy Healing (The Trivedi Effect®) Based Herbomineral Formulation in Mouse Splenocytes

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, William Dean Plikerd, Peter L. Surguy, Robert John Kock, Rolando Baptista Piedad, Russell Phillip Callas, Sakina A. Ansari, Sandra Lee Barrett, Sara Friedman, Steven Lee Christie, Su-Mei Chen Liu, Susan Elizabeth Starling, Susan Jones, Susan Mardis Allen, Susanne Kathrin Wasmus, Terry Ann Benczik, Thomas Charles Slade, Thomas Orban, Victoria L. Vannes, Victoria Margot Schlosser, Yusif Sarkis Yamin Albino, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, November 2016
    Pages: 8-17
    Received: 29 November 2016
    Accepted: 26 December 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    Abstract: With the increasing popularity of herbomineral preparations in healthcare, a new proprietary herbomineral formulation was formulated with ashwagandha root extract and three minerals viz. zinc, magnesium, and selenium. The aim of the study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory potential of Biofield Energy Healing (The Trivedi Effect®) on the herbomin... Show More