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Psychosocial Flag Signs in Patients with Compensable Occupational Lumbar Spine Injuries

Purpose: The purposes of this study were to examine the prevalence of psychological flag signs (yellow, black and blue) in workers who had sustained a low back injury and to examine the relationship between the presence and number of these signs and the level of pain, disability, anxiety, depression and ability to work. Methods: This study involved a review of the electronic files of injured workers with an active work-related claim related to the lumbar spine. The information on demographics, presence and number of psychosocial and workplace risk factors, level of disability as measured by the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), pain intensity as measured by the numeric pain rating scale (NPRS), and anxiety and depression as measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was extracted from standardized forms.
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Epigenetic Changes Caused by Occupational Stress in Humans Revealed through Noninvasive Assessment of DNA Methylation of the Tyrosine Hydroxylase Gene

Tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) catalyzes the rate-limiting step in the synthesis of L-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA), a precursor of dopamine, and is considered to be involved in many aspects of mental health. On the other hand, the epigenetic mechanisms have been recognized as mediators of stable changes in brain function.
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Penetrating Arrow Wound of the Chest - A Case Report

In ancient India arrow injury was prevalent as it was a one of the most frequently used weapon. With passage of time use of bow and arrow became restricted to tribal area and its use became limited mostly to hunting. But in the recent years with progressively increasing terrorist activity in some areas arrow injuries are becoming more and more frequent.
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m6a RNA Methylation: The Implications for Health and Disease

The recent resurgence of interest in m6A has been spurred by some intriguing findings detailing the effects and dynamics of this epigenetic modification. The m6A modification is a highly reactive and fluid modification which can respond rapidly to a broad variety of stimuli, and translate these signals into cellular activity. The little information that has been established on its functional capacity has opened up many new avenues of research and has tremendous implications for several fields of study.
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The Flesh Fly Sarcophaga (Liopygia) crassipalpis Macquart 1839 as an Invader of a Corpse in Calabria (Southern Italy)

We present an indoor forensic case that occurred in spring 2013 in Cosenza (southern Italy). The entomological evidence collected at the scene consisted of Calliphoridae (Calliphora vicina, Lucilia sericata), Sarcophagidae (Sarcophaga crassipalpis), Fanniidae (Fannia scalaris) and Muscidae (Hydrotaea ignava).
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Heart Rate Variability and Occupational Stress: Future Directions

Statistics across industrialised societies show that occupational stress results in social and financial costs for individuals, organisations, and economies. Occupational stress is prevalent in many different forms, for example, work intensification, dissatisfaction with current work schedules, feelings of job insecurity, more work being done at odd hours, the spread of new information and communication technologies, and long hours becoming more common.
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Editorial Board Members Related to uPA

Nilgun Ulutasdemir

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Eurasia University

Moinuddin Sarker

Natural State Research Inc.
Stamford, Connecticut
United States

Changle Chen

Department of Polymer Science
University of Science and Technology of China

Mohammad Khayatzadeh Mahani

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Staff member of Occupational Therapy department
Ahvaz Jundishapoor University of Medical Sciences

Perihan Akan

Department of Environmental Engineering
Hacettepe University


Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
National Formosa University


Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy
RK University


Assistant Professor
National Forensic Laboratory

Cameron Newton

Associate Professor
School of Management
Queensland University of Technology

Carla J. Kinslow

Principal Consultant
Rimkus Consulting Group
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