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Liposarcoma of the Spermatic Cord –A Rare Pathological Entity.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):89-93

Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord is a very rare neoplasm with fewer than 200 cases recorded in world literature. This report describes a case of liposarcoma of the spermatic cord which developed after radical prostatectomy and salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer treatment. Four years following surgical treatment of the primary neoplasm and one year following radiotherapy, the 67 –year –old patient was referred to the urology clinic for the emergence of a mass in the right hemiscrotum region. Read More

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March 2017
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The Risk for Fall and Functional Dependence in Polish Adults 60–87 Years Old.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):81-7

The constantly rising percentage of the elderly (60+), who are particularly at risk of the dangerous consequence of falls, results not only in the loss of independence in daily life, but also in a serious threat to health and life. Therefore, many authors emphasize the necessity of conducting prophylaxis and prevention among senior citizens. The most important aspect of fall prophylaxis is care about the optimum level of agility. Read More

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March 2017
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Metrically adjusted questionnaires can provide more information for scientists- an example from the tourism.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):73-9

The article deals with the issue of research methodology, illustrating the use of known research methods for new purposes. Questionnaires that originally do not have metric characteristics can be called »handy questionnaires«. In this article, the author is trying to consider the possibilities of their improved scientific usability, which can be primarily ensured by improving their metric characteristics, consequently using multivariate instead of univariate statistical methods. Read More

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March 2017
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Construction of the Questionnaire on Foreign Language Learning Strategies in Specific Croatian Context.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):61-71

Learning strategies are special thoughts or behaviours that individuals use to understand, learn or retain new information, according to the point of view of O’Malley & Chamot. The other view, promoted by Oxford, believes learning strategies are specific actions taken by the learner to make learning easier, faster, more enjoyable, and more transferrable to new situations of language learning and use. The use of appropriate strategies ensures greater success in language learning. Read More

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March 2017
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Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Ornamental Traditions in the Eastern Adriatic Coast and Hinterland.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):45-59

Archaeological finds of personal ornaments reveal not only behavioural patterns of the society they belong to, but also their forms of manifestations indicate connections, contacts and communication paths, exchange networks and movements of prehistoric populations. This paper advances the current knowledge regarding ornamental traditions in Eastern Adriatic area during Late Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods. Thirteen prehistoric sites from this area have yielded more than thousand finds of ornamental assemblage, making Eastern Adriatic coast and hinterland fruitful area for the research of this type of archaeological assemblage. Read More

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March 2017
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Is Increased Facial Asymmetry Associated With The Use Of Hormonal Contraceptive Among Polish Young Women In Wroclaw?

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):39-43

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) is the small random deviations from a perfect bilateral symmetry in a morphological trait. It is considered as an indicator of biological quality and developmental stability of individual. Adverse environmental conditions and high levels of sex steroids may increase FA. Read More

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March 2017
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Physical Fitness And Digit Ratio (2D:4D) In Male Students From Wrocław, Poland.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):31-7

There is sex-difference in humans as regards aerobic efficiency, physical strength and endurance and the sex difference is greatly dependent upon differential concentration of testosterone during different phases of growth and development including the intrauterine phase or prenatal growth. Second-to-fourth digit lengths ratio (2D:4D) is an putative indicator of prenatal testosterone exposure. Lower 2D:4D indicates higher prenatal testosterone exposure and vice versa. Read More

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March 2017
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Finger Length Ratio and Body Composition In Chuvashians.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):25-30

Very few studies that evaluated the association between fi nger length ratio and body composition in adult population showed very diverse results. We carried out a radiographic study on a large population sample who had participated in a Chuvashian skeletal aging study investigating different aspects of skeletal aging. The aims of this study were to evaluate the association between 2D:4D ratio and various indices of body composition in Chuvashian males and females. Read More

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March 2017
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Body Image Issues In Lithuanian Magazines Aimed For Children And Adolescents In Relation To Body Mass Index And Body Size Perception Of 16-19 Y. Old Girls During The Last 15 Years.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):19-

Mass media plays an important role in forming body image and makes the significant impact on body size perception in children and adolescents. The aim of present study was to reveal trends in depiction of body image cues in Lithuanian magazines aimed for children and adolescents in relation to changes of real body mass index (BMI) and body size perception of 16-19 y. old girls in the year 2000 and the 2015. Read More

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March 2017
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The remote isolate of the Croatian littoral – 50 years of research on the island of Susak with new insights into its genetic diversity.

Authors:
Jelena Šarac

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):11-8

This paper presents a review of the 50-year long anthropological and epidemiological research of the Susak population. Island of Susak is an example of extreme genetic isolate, with a very low level of heterozygosity and a significantly high level of inbreeding, due to the practice of endogamy. Its specific features have put the island in the focus of diverse research during the last five decades and in this study we additionally present new insights into the island’s maternal genetic heritage. Read More

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March 2017
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Matrilineal Heritage in Southern Iberia Reveals Deep Genetic Links between Continents.

Coll Antropol 2017 Mar;41(1):1-10

Within the Mediterranean Basin, the Iberian Peninsula has been a focus of attraction for several cultures and civilizations from its prehistory and history, making it a target territory for studying human migration patterns and peopling processes using a wide and heterogeneous spectrum of genomic markers. While its Cantabrian fringe represents the most regularly analysed area in terms of its mitochondrial diversity, the absence of monographic surveys on the maternal genetic composition of southern Iberians (i.e. Read More

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March 2017
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Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) as a Marker of Clinical Disorders.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):211-8

Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is an important protein, not only for transporting sex steroids which is its primary role, but with the discovery of a specific receptor that binds SHBG, a novel approach regarding classic ‘free-hormone hypothesis’ should be implemented. Research in SHBG gene and it expression has been done, as well as cellular signaling that controls it. It provides significant knowledge of the impact of certain well –defined cellular level signaling pathways and how they affect the level of SHBG production. Read More

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September 2016
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Transnational and Intercultural Practices in the Adriatic Littoral of the Late Habsburg Empire.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):199-210

The paper describes the strategy of an interdisciplinary project on the patterns of transnational interactions and mobility that shaped intercultural dialogue in the south-eastern periphery of the late Austro-Hungarian Empire. Methodologically, it is structured around three interconnected analytic levels of institutions, associations and everyday life, that are mutually constitutive, and the exploration of three dimensions characterizing social spaces: social practices in different domains of life, symbolic system (focusing on language) and the use of artifacts, or material life. Based on secondary sources, the imperial naval port of Pula is analyzed within the methodological frame that goes beyond methodological nationalism. Read More

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September 2016
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Diversity of Y-chromosomal and mtDNA Markers Included in Mediscope Chip within Two Albanian Subpopulations from Croatia and Kosovo: Preliminary Data.

Coll Antropol 2016 09;40(3):195-8

The aim of this preliminary study is to analyze genetic specificity of Kosovo Albanians comparing with neighboring populations using new genetic tool - MEDISCOPE gene chip, to investigate the feasibility of this approach. We collected 37 DNA samples (9 Croats, 17 Albanians from Croatia and 11 Albanians from Kosovo) from unrelated males born in Croatia and Kosovo. Additionally, samples were expanded with female individuals and mtDNA analysis included a total of 61 samples (15 Croats, 23 Albanians from Croatia and 23 Albanians from Kosovo). Read More

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September 2016
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Differences in Movement of Temporomandibular Joints in Athletes With and Without Orofacial Injuries.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):189-93

All sporting activities have an associated risk of orofacial injuries due to falls, collisions with players, devices, and hard surfaces. The purpose of this investigation was to determine is there alteration of condylar path and frontal guidance values in athletes with and without orofacial injuries. The sample consists of 34 athletes who were divided into two groups (Control and Examines group). Read More

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September 2016
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Effects of Trigeminal Nerve Dysfunction in Various Types of Headaches.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):183-8

Headaches are one of the most common ailments in modern society, leading to severe diminishing of general activities and they result in significant impact on the patient's quality of life. Blink reflex is an objective neurophysiological method for determining the status of the trigeminal system, facial nerve and the lateral part of medulla oblongata. The aim of this study was to examine the connection between trigeminal nerve dysfunction and various types of headaches using functional electrophysiological assessment of blink reflex tests in patients and controls. Read More

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September 2016
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Changes in Blood Pressure After Single Bout of Aerobic Exercise in Young Healthy People- Influence of Body Composition.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):177-81

Amount of change in blood pressure after exercise is related to risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. The aim of this study was to determine whether there is a difference in the amount of change of blood pressure after exercise among people with different morphological characteristics, especially with differences in percent of body fat. 30 healthy subjects (15 males and 15 females) aged 25-30 years were included in the study. Read More

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September 2016
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Roman Military Medicine and Croatian Archaeological Perspectives.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):171--6

This article offers a general examination of the sources responsible for understanding Roman military medicine, starting with literal and epigraphical sources all the way to archaeological remains consisting of hospitals, the infrastructure of military garrisons and small medical tools. Given that not one of the literary sources does not directly mention the medical personnel within the various military units, epigraphical discoveries widely represent the main source of our knowledge on the subject. On the other hand, the archaeological exploration of military garrisons offers proof of the medical care of Roman soldiers. Read More

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September 2016
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Separated Children’s Migration in the Mediterranean Sea. An Ethnohistorical Perspective.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):165-9

In the imaginary of Italian people, the Island of Lampedusa (Italy) has always been considered a paradise destination for summer holidays. The beauty of this small island at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, far from big harbors and cities, with its rich biodiversity and unspoilt nature, has made it a national and international tourist attraction. However, in recent years its name become associated with scenes of tragic, desperate journeys made by people of different origins trying to reach Europe from North African coasts. Read More

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September 2016
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Intercultural Contact and Multilingualism in an Intimate Relationship in the Austro-Hungarian Littoral.

Coll Antropol 2016 Sep;40(3):159-64

The paper presents a case study of multilingualism in private correspondence in turn-of-the-century Austro-Hungarian Istria. Language attitudes and use of German, Italian and Slovenian are analyzed, with results indicating the compatibility of national feelings with an appreciation of multilingualism, as well as the important role that intimate intercultural relationships play in this regard in a culturally mixed region. Read More

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September 2016
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Prof. Gian Franco De Stefano (Turin, September 3rd 1939-Rome, January 1st 2016).

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):69-70

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April 2016
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Historical Contribution of Otorhinolaryngology in Split Region till 1923.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):65-8

The beginnings of the modern otorhinolaryngology in Croatia started in the second half of the 19th century. Before that, there were only rare attempts of some doctors who published medical papers touching the frame of otorhinolaryngology. Mainly those were the PhD's disertations at Vienna, Budapest and Padua University. Read More

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April 2016
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Similar Distributions of Dupuytren's Contracture and Y-Chromosome Haplogroup I Among Modern Europeans Suggest Simultaneous Spreading of These Traits Some 40 to 10 KYA.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):63-4

A proposition is made that when two independent traits show similar regional patterns of incidence among modern European regions, a plausible expectation is that these two, otherwise unrelated traits, have simultaneously been spread by migration of our ancestors. As a potential example for the proposed concept, distribution of patients with Dupuytren's contracture is here compared with the reported European distribution of Y-Chromosome Haplogroup I, a genetic marker linked to the last glaciation period. Read More

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April 2016
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Indicators of Cellular and Developmental Disorders in Multiple Primary Cancers.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):59-62

In human organism development is a very complex and highly regulated system that enables the functional balance of each organ in a whole body. Disorders and tumor micro-environment weaken host immune system that is not able to recognize the tumor as a unknown body and fight against its uncontrollable forces. Tumor avoids the immune system in a way that promotes immunosuppression and orientation cytokine production towards Th2 immune responses which are responsible for infection appearances. Read More

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April 2016
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Giant Spinal Schwannoma in a 76-year-old Woman--A Case Report.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):55-7

A schwannoma is a benign nerve sheath tumor composed of Schwann cells. Spinal schwannoma originates from dorsal roots of the spinal cord, causing symptoms due to the compression of neighboring structures. We present a patient with a low back pain and left L2 and L3 radiculopathy. Read More

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April 2016
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Relationship between the Names of People and Enterprises with Plant Origin with Phytotoponyms in Five Croatian Regions.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):49-54

In this study, the first and last names of people (FN and LN), enterprises (EN) (with plants'species roots in their names) and phytotoponyms (PT) in five Croatian regions are analyzed, in their relationships. The goals of the study were: to determine the correlations between FN, LN, EN and PT; to determine the latent structure of these variables; to forecast number of PT (criterion) on the base of predictors (FN, LN, EN); to determine grouping of the places (within certain regions) as cases by two plants' categorizations; to determine grouping of the plants as cases by regions. We have analyzed 15 places, grouped in five regions, with 39 different plant species. Read More

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April 2016
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English Phraseological Units with an Onomastic Element and their Translation Equivalents in Slovene.

Authors:
Marjeta Vrbinc

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):41-7

This article presents the findings of the study where 173 English onomastic phraseological units (PUs) were classified according to their translations into Slovene. Four groups were identified. More than 61% of all PUs belongs to the group where the translation equivalent is either descriptive or represented by a one-word equivalent. Read More

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April 2016
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Prebiotic and Synbiotic Treatment before Colorectal Surgery--Randomised Double Blind Trial.

Authors:
Bojan Krebs

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):35-40

The aim of our study was to demonstrate higher concentrations of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) on the colonic mucosa in operated colorectal cancer patients treated with oral intake of synbiotics or prebiotics preoperatively. We also tried to prove that the systemic inflammatory response after surgery is not so severe in patients who took synbiotics or prebiotics, furthermore these patients have less postoperative complications and a favorable postoperative course. 73 patients with preceding colorectal operations were recruited. Read More

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April 2016
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Influence of Oral Hygiene Knowledge and Habits on Dental Fear in Croatian Preschool Children.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):29-33

Preschool age is defined as the time from age 3 to age 6. This period in a child's life is when important attitudes and oral hygiene habits are developed and dental fear can be a severely limiting factor in dental health maintenance. The purpose of this research was to collect data on oral hygiene habits and the quality of dental fear with respect to preschool aged children, and to try to define statistically significant differences, with respect to age, sex and geographical background. Read More

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April 2016
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Sexual Dimorphism in the Dimensions of Teeth in Serbian Population.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):23-8

The study of teeth is of great interest to anthropologists, biologists, orthodontists and forensic scientists. The existence of sexual dimorphism in permanent teeth is a known phenomenon. Aim of this study was to analyze the presence of sexual dimorphism in the mesiodistal and vestibulolingual diameter of permanent teeth in the sample of Serbian population. Read More

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April 2016
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Sex Assessment Using the Femur and Tibia in Medieval Skeletal Remains from Ireland: Discriminant Function Analysis.

Authors:
Mario Novak

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):17-22

Sex determination based on discriminant function analysis of skeletal measurements is probably the most effective method for assessment of sex in archaeological and contemporary populations due to various reasons, but it also suffers from limitations such as population specificity. In this paper standards for sex assessment from the femur and tibia in the medieval Irish population are presented. Six femoral and six tibial measurements obtained from 56 male and 45 female skeletons were subjected to discriminant function analysis. Read More

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April 2016
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From Morocco to Italy: How Women's Bodies Reflect their Change of Residence.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):9-15

The body structure and nutritional status of Moroccan women who have immigrated to Italy are examined here in relation to changes in their alimentary behaviors and life-styles, and compared with those of women living in Morocco, who still retain a traditional rural life-style. It is known that the choice to migrate to a foreign country may not only lead to conflicting situations, when the people involved encounter socio-cultural contexts which are very different from those of their original countries, but such choices may also involve severe consequences for health and nutritional status, following changes in alimentary behaviors and life-styles. Among groups recently migrated to Italy, the Moroccan-community is an appropriate reference to highlight these effects. Read More

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April 2016
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Prediction of the Y-Chromosome Haplogroups Within a Recently Settled Turkish Population in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Coll Antropol 2016 Apr;40(1):1-7

Analysis of Y-chromosome haplogroup distribution is widely used when investigating geographical clustering of different populations, which is why it plays an important role in population genetics, human migration patterns and even in forensic investigations. Individual determination of these haplogroups is mostly based on the analysis of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers located in the non-recombining part of Y-chromosome (NRY). On the other hand, the number of forensic and anthropology studies investigating short tandem repeats on the Y-chromosome (Y-STRs) increases rapidly every year. Read More

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April 2016
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The Partnership of Public Health and Anthropology.

Authors:
Marjetka Jelenc

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):151

Public health focuses on health of the population and it is concerned with threats to health based on population health analysis. Anthropology covers most aspects that concern human beings. Both sciences converge on community and this fact represents a foundation for the partnership between public health and anthropology. Read More

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June 2016
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Historical Overview of the Human Population-Genetic Studies in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Small Country, Great Diversity.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):145-9

Modern Bosnia and Herzegovina is a multinational and multi-religious country, situated in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula in South-eastern Europe. According to recent archaeological fi ndings, Bosnia and Herzegovina has been occupied by modern humans since the Palaeolithic period. The structure of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s human populations is very complex and specifi c, due to which it is interesting for various population-genetic surveys. Read More

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June 2016
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Treatment of Severe Acquired Haemophilia A with Immunosuppressive Agent: A Case Report of One Patient.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):139-43

Acquired haemophilia A (AHA) is a rare hemorrhagic disease caused by an autoantibody against coagulation factor VIII. Nonhaemophiliac patients develop autoantibodies (inhibitors) directed against the factor VIII circulating coagulation protein. Disease is associated with an increased morbidity and mortality. Read More

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June 2016
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First report on PVL-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of SCCmec type V, spa type T441 in Croatia.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):133-7

The aim of the study was to investigate the molecular epidemiology of community- associated MRSA in Primorsko-Goranska County of Croatia during a six-year period(2001-2007). In period from 2001 and 2007, 46 MRSA isolates were collected in Rijeka, strains were subjected to susceptibility testing according to CLSI guidelines, mecA gene detection and SCCmec typing as well as detection of PVL. Strains were typed by Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) and spa typing. Read More

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June 2016
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Prevalence of epilepsy in Podgorica, Montenegro.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):127-32

The purpose of this study was to assess for the first time the prevalence of epilepsy in the capital of Montenegro and to describe the clinical and epidemiological profile of the disorder. A door-to-door screening was performed on population of 6 randomly selected areas of Podgorica (capital of Montenegro) using validated screening questionnaire. In phase 1, the screening by questionnaire of 4007 individuals identified 307 suspected cases of epilepsy. Read More

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June 2016
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Histopathological Changes in Tracheal Mucosa Following Total Laryngectomy.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):123-6

The aim of this study was to determine the long term histopathologic changes in tracheal mucosa after a total laryngectomy , and to find out the relationship between the progression of histopathologic changes in tracheal mucosa and the duration of breathing through the tracheostomy. Tracheal mucosal biopsies were taken from a total of 35 patients, of both sexes, who underwent a total laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinoma at least one year prior. Histologic specimens of tracheal mucosa were stained with hematoxylin and eosin and examined under light microscopy. Read More

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June 2016
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Menstrual Changes in Body Composition of Female Athletes.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):111-22

The aim of the study was to determine whether the tendencies and scope of changes in body mass, body composition and body girths across the menstrual cycle were similar or different in women of different body build. Anthropometric examinations were carried out in a group of 40 naturally regularly menstruated females practicing team sports (aged 19-21, B-v 169.3+/-6. Read More

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June 2016
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Is sports choice and participation related to 2D:4D? A study among adult male students in Wrocław, Poland.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):105-10

Psychology and personality of individuals may have implications for choice of, and performance in sports disciplines. Individual- and group sports differ in psychological requirements, such as, competitiveness, sensation seeking and risk taking attitude, often required in sports. There is sex difference in human in these qualities, which also show association with prenatal testosterone exposures. Read More

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June 2016
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Genetic Structure of an Isolated Rural Population in North Albania Evaluated Through Isonymic Method.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):99-103

The genetic structure of a rural isolated population living in Kukës District in northern part of Albania, was analyzed through the surnames distribution. The data suitable for this analysis were obtained from Electoral Register (2009) offered by Central Election Commission of Albania. In order to estimate the population diversity, the information from the populations of 10 administrative units (communes) for a total of 1768 surnames belonging to 39571 individuals was used. Read More

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June 2016
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Czech contributions to searching for starting points of transculturality.

Authors:
Frantisek Burda

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):91-8

This study concerns with defining and classifying particular attempts to find outlines of transculturality in the Czech surroundings. It makes efforts especially to characterize the so called Hradec Králové school of transculturality, which it reduces into two dominating different streams: the socio-cultural and the metaphysical stream. The study divides the socio-cultural ways of transculturality into three central models: the nihilistic, the symbolical and the humanitarian-psychological model. Read More

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June 2016
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Are Patients Ready for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Family Physicians - A Croatian Study.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):83-90

Discrimination and harassment of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) physicians from their colleagues and superiors are known. However there is little knowledge about the patients’ attitudes and discrimination toward physicians. A cross sectional Internet survey was conducted in urban Croatian regions. Read More

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June 2016
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Self-perception of Physical Appearance in Adolescents: Gender, Age and Ethnic Aspects.

Coll Antropol 2016 Jun;40(2):73-81

The study used cross-sectional data of 462 girls and 372 boys of Russian ethnicity and 90 Kalmyk girls 12-17-year-olds. In both groups children were examined by the same researchers according to the same research protocol. All of the observations have been performed in agreement with bioethical procedures; protocols of consent were filled either by the subject (elder children) or by his/her parent(s). Read More

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June 2016
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Historical and Social Evolution of the Healers' Charisma.

Coll Antropol 2015 Dec;39(4):957-63

This study aims to explore the relation between charisma and healing and how the concept of charisma evolved within medical profession over time. The development of medical profession from shamans to modern medical doctors, the gradual transition from ritual to physical healing, the relation between the physician and common people, and the transition from personal to professional charisma are presented in a medico-historical context. The article concludes that there is an indisputable link between the phenomenon of charisma and healing. Read More

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December 2015
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Successful Treatment of Acute Aortic Dissection Type Stanford A Presenting as Limb Ischemia, Successfully Treated with Operative and Endovascular Procedures.

Coll Antropol 2015 Dec;39(4):953-6

We report a successful treatment of unusual case of a 48 year old male patient with acute aortic dissection type Stanford A that expanded into left common and external iliac artery diagnosed by MSCT angiography, presenting as a single leg paresis, without symptoms of a chest or back pain. Patient was operated with conventional ascending aortic replacement. Patient had no known prior medical condition. Read More

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December 2015
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Nationwide Survey of Klebsiella Pneumoniae Strains Producing CTX-M Extended-spectrum β-lactamases in Croatia.

Coll Antropol 2015 Dec;39(4):947-51

Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) producing bacteria have been increasingly reported in both hospital and community patients. Production of ESBLs is the major mechanism of resistance to oxymino-cephalosporins and aztreonam in Gram-negative bacteria. Recently a new family of ESBLs with predominant activity against cefotaxime (CTX-M β-lactamases) has been reported. Read More

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December 2015
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Bronze and Iron Age Finds from Romuald's Cave, Istria: 2014 Excavation Season.

Coll Antropol 2015 Dec;39(4):943-6

Archaeological excavations in Romuald's Cave (Lim Channel, Istria, Croatia) have yielded evidence of human activity stretching back to the Middle Palaeolithic. This paper reports on recent Bronze Age/Early Iron Age discoveries uncovered during excavations as part of the Croatian National Science Foundation funded project: "Archaeological Investigations into the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene of the Lim Channel, Istria". Fragmentary skeletal remains from at least two individuals were excavated, and a direct radiocarbon date from one of the remains is commensurate with a Bronze Age attribution. Read More

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December 2015
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Mediatisation or PR-ization of Public--Media Communication--Analysis of Mediated Communication of Zoran Milanović.

Coll Antropol 2015 Dec;39(4):935-42

Politicians and their public relations advisors depend on the mass communication media to transmit messages dailyand communicate effectively. The development of the mass media, from traditional to new, has changed the working conditions of these professions where one inevitably affects the other. Consequently, the way of formatting information in the newshas changed, along with the way of monitoring the political developments and informs the public on political activities. Read More

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December 2015
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