Torres-Castillo Nathaly, Martinez-Lopez Erika

Metabolically healthy (MH) and metabolically unhealthy (MUH) phenotypes can be present in any subject independently of their body mass index (BMI). However, factors related to the presence of these phenotypes are poorly understood. Therefore, the aim of this cross-sectional study is to describe the prevalence and characteristics associated with...

Kobayashi Masato, Takayama Chitoshi

The inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) plays important roles in energy balance and feeding behavior in the hypothalamus. To reveal the time course of GABAergic network formation, we examined the immunohistochemical localization of glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD), a GABAergic neuron marker, vesicular GABA transporter...

Yeung Ling, Lai Chi-Chun

To determine the incidence and clinical characteristics of angiographic subtypes of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). It is a prospective, multicenter, cross-sectional study. Patients with newly diagnosed exudative macular degeneration are classified into PCV, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and retinal angiomatous proliferation....

Sun Li, Zhang Hai-Ning

We report a rare case of syphilitic meningomyelitis presenting with visceral crisis and possessing characteristic imaging findings. The patient, a 50-year-old woman, complained of pain in the upper abdomen and back. She then developed numbness in both lower extremities and weakness in the left lower limb. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the...

img 2018, Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine

Bech Camilla Nørgaard, Lassen Annmarie

Preventing death is the most important outcome pursued in the Emergency Department. Prompt accurate assessment, followed by competent and efficient investigation and treatment is the recipe sought. Abnormal physiological measurements are common antecedents to deterioration and therefore a cornerstone in many risk stratification tools. Some risk...

img 2018, Revista medica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Basurto-Acevedo Lourdes, Sánchez-Arenas Rosalinda

Recent studies have shown that osteocalcin (OC) is related to not only bone metabolism but also energy metabolism. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether OC was associated with metabolic factors and bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly men. A cross-sectional study was done including 122 healthy men aged 60 years or older. Serum...

Salehi-Tali Shahriar, Fereidooni-Moghadam Malek

Caregivers of patients undergoing haemodialysis often experience an intensive burden of care; therefore, it is important to understand the type of strategies that are used by caregivers to adapt and to commit themselves to caring for another individual. The aim of this study was to explore the specific coping strategies used by family caregivers...

Le A, Vandergheynst F

Hypercalcemia is a common pathological condition in clinical practice. The two most common causes are primary hyperparathyroidism and cancer. SIADH is often encountered in cancer cases and is the most common cause of hyponatremia. The aim of this study is to evaluate serum sodium levels in a cohort of patients with hypercalcemia and consider its...

Moucheraud Corrina

To meet global AIDS goals, pediatric HIV diagnosis must be strengthened. Provider-initiated counseling and testing, which is recommended by the WHO, faces persistent implementation challenges in low-resource settings. Alternative approaches are needed. Malawi has achieved high coverage of HIV diagnosis and treatment, but there are gaps among...

Rössler Roland, Faude Oliver

To evaluate a potential reduction in injury related healthcare costs when using the '11+ Kids' injury prevention programme compared with a usual warmup in children's football. This cost effectiveness analysis was based on data collected in a cluster randomised controlled trial over one season from football teams (under-9 to under-13 age groups) in...

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