Daily Archives: May 19, 2014


Author: Qiuan Zhong Background: Body mass index (BMI) and hemoglobin (Hb) are positively associated with hypertensive disorders among pregnant women. The aim of this study was to estimate a potential interaction between high BMI and high Hb concentrations on systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in pregnancy. […]

Interaction of body mass index and hemoglobin concentration on blood ...


Author: Paulino Barragán-Iglesias Background: The participation of spinal P2X receptors in pain neuropathic is well recognized. However, the role of P2Y receptors has been less studied. The purpose of this study was to investigate the contribution of spinal P2Y6,11 receptors following peripheral nerve damage induced by spinal nerve ligation. In […]

Role of spinal P2Y6 and P2Y11 receptors in neuropathic pain ...



Author: Punita Sharma Background: In recent years, it has been well documented that gut flora not only influence mosquito physiology, but also significantly alter vector competency. Although, salivary gland and gut constitute key partners of the digestive system, it is still believed that salivary glands may harbor less flora than […]

Salivary glands harbor more diverse microbial communities than gut in ...


Author: Thomas Mücke Background: The evidence base to inform the decision making process in patients with early stage oral cancer and a clinical and radiological N0 neck remains insufficient to answer the question when it is safe to "watch and wait" and when to proceed with a selective neck dissection. […]

Incidence and outcome for patients with occult lymph node involvement ...




Author: Antonia Efstathiou Background: In search of new antiparasitic agents for overcoming the limitations of current leishmaniasis chemotherapy, we have previously shown that 6-bromoindirubin-3[prime]-oxime (6-BIO) and several other 6-substituted analogues of indirubin, a naturally occurring bis-indole present in mollusks and plants, displayed reverse selectivity from the respective mammalian kinases, targeting […]

An inhibitor-driven study for enhancing the selectivity of indirubin derivatives ...



Author: Ning Wen Background: The Forkhead box M1 (FOXM1), an important regulator of cell differentiation and proliferation, is overexpressed in a number of aggressive human carcinomas. The purpose of this study was to examine the expression levels of FOXM1 in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), to identify the relationship between FOXM1 […]

Overexpression of FOXM1 predicts poor prognosis and promotes cancer cell ...


Author: Angelo Compare Background: Evidence demonstrates that physical exercise and psychological wellbeing are closely interlinked, particularly in older-aged women. However, research investigating how different forms of exercise influence mental health in older-aged women is underdeveloped. Methods: A randomized controlled trial (N = 300) will assess the relative effectiveness of two […]

PAHA study: Psychological Active and Healthy Aging: psychological wellbeing, proactive ...



Author: Denglu Yan ObjectiveThis research aims to investigate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the tibial epiphyseal growth plate development of Wistar rat. Methods: Fifty weanling Wistar rats were divided by a computerized blocking procedure into five groups. The rats received standard commercial feed with or without T-2 toxin additive, low-protein […]

Magnetic resonance imaging in the tibial epiphyseal growth plate development ...


Author: Andréa S Almeida Spatial heterogeneity in the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is an important aspect to be considered in planning control actions for the disease. The objective of this study was to predict areas at high risk for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) based on socioeconomic indicators and remote sensing […]

Prediction of high-risk areas for visceral leishmaniasis using socioeconomic indicators ...



Author: Hannah Maria Jennings Background: This paper explores the nature of food and plants and their meanings in a British Bengali urban context. It focuses on the nature of plants and food in terms of their role in home making, transnational connections, generational and concepts of health. Methods: An ethnographic […]

Food, home and health: the meanings of food amongst Bengali ...


Author: Kaoru Kaseda Solitary papilloma of the lung is thought to be a rare benign epithelial tumor, and complete surgical resection is currently the standard treatment for this pathology. However, some cases of papilloma have reportedly shown malignant potential. We report two cases of solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral […]

Solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung: a report of ...