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Classification of healthcare-associated infection: a systematic review 10 years after the first proposal

Background:Ten years after the first proposal, a consensus definition of healthcare-associated...

A cohort study on the incidence and outcome of pulmonary embolism in trauma and orthopedic patients

Background:This study aims to determine the incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE)...

Automated tests of ANA immunofluorescence as throughput autoantibody detection technology: strengths and limitations

Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) assay is a screening test used for almost all autoimmune...

Personalized medicine: risk prediction, targeted therapies and mobile health technology

Personalized medicine is increasingly being employed across many areas of clinical...

Step counter use in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Background:While step counter use has become popular among type 2 diabetes (T2D)...

Epigenetics in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis

Autoantibodies against MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A are associated with increased risk of concomitant autoimmune diseases in celiac patients

Early life programming as a target for prevention of child and adolescent mental disorders

Molecular determinants of context-dependent progesterone receptor action in breast cancer

Invasive bacterial co-infection in African children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a systematic review

Current status of standardization of acupuncture and moxibustion in China

Malignant pleural effusion

The impact of age and chronic kidney disease on secondary prevention post-primary percutaneous coronary intervention

High sensitivity troponin T in acute medicine; more questions than answers

Impact of EBUS-TBNA on modalities for tissue acquisition in patients with lung cancer

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WIKImedicina

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Specialistica

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An investigation into IgE-facilitated allergen recognition and presentation by human dendritic cells

An investigation into IgE-facilitated allergen recognition and presentation by human dendritic cells

Background:Allergen recognition by dendritic cells (DCs) is a key event in the allergic...

Engrafted human cells generate adaptive immune responses to Mycobacterium bovis BCG infection in humanized mice

Engrafted human cells generate adaptive immune responses to Mycobacterium bovis BCG infection in humanized mice

Background:Currently used mouse models fail to fully reflect human immunity to tuberculosis...

Analysis of localized immune responses reveals presence of Th17 and Treg cells in cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania tropica

PurposeThe interaction between the Leishmania parasite and the host cell involves...

Anti-inflammatory effect of a retrovirus-derived immunosuppressive peptide in mouse models

Background:Short dimeric or mulitmeric peptides derived from a highly conserved stretch...

The IL-6 response to Chlamydia from primary reproductive epithelial cells is highly variable and may be involved in differential susceptibility to the immunopathological consequences of chlamydial inf

Background:Chlamydia trachomatis infection results in reproductive damage in some...

Characterisation of CD154+ T cells following ex vivo allergen stimulation illustrates distinct T cell responses to seasonal and perennial allergens in allergic and non-allergic individuals

The 30-kDa and 38-kDa antigens from Mycobacterium tuberculosis induce partial maturation of human dendritic cells shifting CD4+ T cell responses towards IL-4 production

Lupus-like oral mucosal lesions in mercury-induced autoimmune response in Brown Norway rats

Human casein alpha s1 (CSN1S1) skews in vitro differentiation of monocytes towards macrophages

Age-dependent changes in the expression of regulatory cell surface ligands in activated human T-cells

Remission of severe aphthous stomatitis of celiac disease with etanercept

The silent sinus syndrome: protean manifestations of a rare upper respiratory disorder revisited

The retinoic acid receptor-¿ modulators ATRA and Ro415253 reciprocally regulate human IL-5+ Th2 cell proliferation and cytokine expression

Association between a low IgE response to Phl p 5 and absence of asthma in patients with grass pollen allergy

ß-lactam allergy: clinical implications and costs

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Effects of Carbapenem consumption on the prevalence of Acinetobacter infection in intensive care unit patients

Effects of Carbapenem consumption on the prevalence of Acinetobacter infection in intensive care unit patients

Background:The consumption of carbapenems has increased worldwide, together with...

Implementation of a novel in vitro model of infection of reconstituted human epithelium for expression of virulence genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from catheter-

Implementation of a novel in vitro model of infection of reconstituted human epithelium for expression of virulence genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from catheter-

Background:Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are clinically relevant...

The interrelations of radiologic findings and mechanical ventilation in community acquired pneumonia patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a multicentre retrospective study

Background:We evaluated patients admitted to the intensive care units with the diagnosis...

Molecular characteristics of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in Riyadh: emergence of CTX-M-15-producing E. coli ST131

Background:The prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia...

Real-time PCR TaqMan assay for rapid screening of bloodstream infection

Background:Sepsis is one of the main causes of mortality and morbidity. The rapid...

Investigation of aminoglycoside resistance inducing conditions and a putative AmrAB-OprM efflux system in Burkholderia vietnamiensis

Molecular identification of clinical ¿difficult-to-identify¿ microbes from sequencing 16S ribosomal DNA and internal transcribed spacer 2

Prevalence of antibiotic resistance in multi-drug resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from invasive infection in very low birth weight neonates in two Polish NICUs

Recurrent cryptococcal immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV-infected patient after anti-retroviral therapy: a case report

Bacterial contamination, bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of isolates from stethoscopes at Jimma University Specialized Hospital

Score that combines genetic and epigenetic changes might help guide acute myeloid leukemia therapy

New method established for studying RNA's regulatory 'footprint'

Cholera's early evolution and identification of strain responsible for early pandemics

Express yourself: UCLA researchers develop novel approach to study how genetic differences affect gene expression

Inherited gene copies 'randomly activated,' study suggests

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Terapia

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Use Of Regional PACS Network Associated With Lower Repeat Rates, Costs And Less Radiation Exposure

Use Of Regional PACS Network Associated With Lower Repeat Rates, Costs And Less Radiation Exposure

According to a study in the Sept. issue of the Journal of the American College of...

Non-Invasive Diagnostic Imaging Costs To Medicare Part B Down Significantly Since 2006

Non-Invasive Diagnostic Imaging Costs To Medicare Part B Down Significantly Since 2006

According to a study in the Sept. issue of the Journal of the American College of...

The influence of basic ventilation strategies and anesthetic techniques on cerebral oxygenation in the beach chair position: study protocol

Background:Beach chair positioning during general anesthesia is associated with a...

Theoretical effect of hyperventilation on speed of recovery and risk of rehypnotization following recovery - a GasMan(R) simulation

Background:Hyperventilation may be used to hasten recovery from general anesthesia...

The functional comorbidity index had high inter-rater reliability in patients with acute lung injury

Background:The Functional Comorbidity Index (FCI) was recently developed to predict...

Ventilation strategies in obese patients undergoing surgery: a quantitative systematic review and meta-analysis

Role of microparticles in sepsis

Non-invasive continuous arterial pressure and cardiac index monitoring with Nexfin after cardiac surgery

Accuracy of non-invasive measurement of haemoglobin concentration by pulse co-oximetry during steady-state and dynamic conditions in liver surgery

Pretreatment with intrathecal or intravenous morphine attenuates hepatic ischaemia-reperfusion injury in normal and cirrhotic rat liver

Alterations in rotation thromboelastometry (ROTEM(R)) parameters: point-of-care testing vs analysis after pneumatic tube system transport

Nottingham Hip Fracture Score: longitudinal and multi-assessment

Performance of alfentanil target-controlled infusion in normal and morbidly obese female patients

In vivo optical spectroscopy monitoring in a new model of muscular compartment syndrome

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing predicts postoperative outcome in patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery

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BYU Biochemistry Professor And Students Solve A Birth-Defect Mystery

BYU Biochemistry Professor And Students Solve A Birth-Defect Mystery

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems...

Novel Surgery Removes Rare Tumor, Rebuilds Face And Jaw

Novel Surgery Removes Rare Tumor, Rebuilds Face And Jaw

Using a novel surgical approach, it's possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw...

Double-Lumen Saline Implant Design Feels More Natural, New Study Suggests

Investigational implant also shows lower rate of capsular contracture at two years...

Socioeconomic Status Determines Lung Transplant Approval Rates

After initial evaluations, patients with adult cystic fibrosis (CF) have a greater...

Ivacaftor Improves Lung Function And Symptoms In Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Specific Genetic Mutation

Ivacaftor, a novel oral agent that potentiates a membrane channel blocked in patients...

Evaluating the Learning Curve of Experienced Laparoscopic Surgeons in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Radical Nephrectomy for Large Renal Masses

Renal Hypothermia With Ice Slush in Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: The Outcome of Renal Function

Cross-Cultural Application of the Korean Version of Ureteral Stent Symptoms Questionnaire

A Simple Technique for the Retraction of the Liver in Laparoscopic Right Renal Surgery

Variations Among Urology Trainees in Their Use of Fluoroscopy During Ureteroscopy

The Impact of Previous Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair on Radical Prostatectomy

Transurethral Vapor Enucleation and Resection of the Prostate with Plasma Vaporization Button Electrode for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Feasibility Study

Photoselective Laser Vaporization of the Prostate in the Treatment of Bladder Outlet Obstruction in Advanced-Stage Prostate Cancer: A Single-Center Experience

Novel High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Clamp Potential Adjunct for Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

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Oral Bacteria Associated With Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Oral Bacteria Associated With Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Pancreatic cancer is highly lethal and difficult to detect early. In a new study,...

Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is...

FTIR and SEM analysis of CO2 laser irradiated human enamel

Abstract: Objectives: Considering the enamel chemical structure, especially carbonate...

Immunohistochemical analysis of FoxP3+ cells in periapical granulomas and radicular cysts

Abstract: Objectives: To compare the number of FoxP3+ cells between periapical granulomas...

Dentin sialophosphoprotein and dentin matrix protein-1: Two highly phosphorylated proteins in mineralized tissues

Abstract: Dentin sialophosphoprotein (DSPP) and dentin matrix protein-1 (DMP-1) are...

Erosive-abrasive tissue loss in dentine under simulated bulimic conditions

Distribution of periodontopathic bacterial species in dogs and their owners

Sialic acid reduction in the saliva of streptozotocin induced diabetic rats

Is human papilloma virus associated with salivary gland neoplasms An in situ-hybridization study

Effect of NaCl and sucrose tastants on protein composition of oral fluid analysed by SELDI-TOF-MS

Ethanol consumption enhances periodontal inflammatory markers in rats

Influence of cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) gene polymorphisms in periodontitis

Effect of excessive methionine on the development of the cranial growth plate in newborn rats

Comparative characterization of stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth and dental pulp stem cells

Application of eGFP to label human periodontal ligament stem cells in periodontal tissue engineering