Kamali Zahra, Saber-Mohammad Ala

Posttraumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that occurs after exposure to an event that causes injury or threat. The prevalence of preeclampsia was reported to be 28%. Considering the significant role of spiritual care in physical and psychological outcomes of patients, this study was conducted to determine "the effect of spiritual care...

img 2018, Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology

Mannan Tania, Raqib Rubhana

There is limited knowledge of association between arsenic exposure and telomere length (TL) and signal joint T-cell receptor excision circle (sjTREC) that are potential biomarkers of immune senescence and disease susceptibility. We aimed to clarify whether long-term inorganic arsenic exposure influences TL and sjTRECs in childhood. Children born...

img 2018, European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Barbero Cristina, Parmar Jasvir

Donor organ utilization and shortage remain the major limitations to the opportunity of a lung transplantation (LTx). Donation after circulatory determined death (DCD) has been adopted as a source of additional organs worldwide. However, concerns about organ quality and ischaemia-reperfusion injury have limited its application. The aim of this...

Maureille Aurélien, Honnorat Jérôme

To report the clinical features and long-term outcome of 22 newly diagnosed paraneoplastic patients with GABAB receptor antibodies (GABABR-Abs). Retrospective clinical study of CSF-confirmed cases of GABABR-Abs encephalitis. We identified 22 patients (4 female) with GABABR-Abs, with a median age of 64 years (range 55-85). All were paraneoplastic:...

Di Maria Michael V, Younoszai Adel K

Infants with single ventricle physiology typically undergo cardiac catheterization prior to superior cavopulmonary anastomosis (SCPA) to assess operative suitability. Predictors of poor outcome at sea level include elevated pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP), indexed pulmonary vascular resistance (PVRi), age

Mehta Hita H, Mehta Hemant B

Biophysical parameters of skin such as trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), hydration, elasticity, pH, and sebum reflects it functional integrity. Advances in technology have made it possible to measure these parameters by non-invasive methods. These parameters are useful for the prediction of disease and its prognosis. It also helps in developing...

Gandhi Uppal, Chhablani Preeti Patil

The purpose of this study is to detect the optic nerve head (ONH) and peripapillary perfusion in eyes with acute nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) compared to the fellow normal eyes using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and to compare with nonischemic disc edema (papilledema). Retrospective analysis of...

Giles Brandon, Gucciardi Daniel F

The purpose of this study was to conduct a conceptual replication of the proposition that mental toughness is associated positively with behavioural perseverance. Repeated-measures design. In total, 38 male Australian rules footballers took part in this study (age, 21±3 y; mass, 82.7±11.0kg; height, 1.84±.07m; football experience, 13±4 y)....

img 2018, Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research

Bednarek Anna, Emeryk Andrzej

BACKGROUND A program of immunization that ensures optimal development of acquired immunity should be carried out in all healthy newborns. The aim of the present study was to verify, at 2.5-3 years after the last dose of basic vaccination, if preschool children who have been delivered preterm and at term differ in their levels of post-vaccination...

Deino Alan L, Potts Richard

The origin of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) marks the transition from a highly persistent mode of stone toolmaking, the Acheulean, to a period of increasing technological innovation and cultural indicators associated with the evolution of Homo sapiens We used argon-40/argon-39 and uranium-series dating to calibrate the chronology of Acheulean and...

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