PLoS One 2011 12;6(10):e26125. Epub 2011 Oct 12.
Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
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Artif Intell Med 2018 Aug 31;90:53-60. Epub 2018 Jul 31.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil.
Globally, the proportion of elderly individuals in the population has increased substantially in the last few decades. However, the risk factors that should be managed in advance to ensure a natural process of mental decline due to aging remain unknown. In this study, a dataset consisting of a Brazilian elderly sample was modelled using a Bayesian Network (BN) approach to uncover connections between cognitive performance measures and potential influence factors. Read More
BMC Infect Dis 2017 02 13;17(1):142. Epub 2017 Feb 13.
Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, P.O. Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Background: There is paucity data on the association of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and active tuberculosis (TB) in southern Africa where the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is co-endemic. We examined the association of serum vitamin D concentrations with active pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in HIV-infected (n = 284) and uninfected (n = 267) Black Zimbabweans, in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of 551 participants comprising 145 HIV/PTB , 139 HIV/PTB, 134 HIV/PTB and 133 HIV/PTB. Read More
Jpn J Infect Dis 2016 Nov 18;69(6):500-504. Epub 2016 Mar 18.
National Institute of Virology (Kerala Unit), Government Thirumala Dewaswom Medical College (TDMC) Hospital.
Adenoviruses are responsible for approximately 5-10% of acute respiratory infections globally. However, there are a limited number of reports on the types of circulating respiratory human adenoviruses (HAdV) in India. We detected HAdV in the post-mortem specimens of a young child who died as a result of an acute febrile illness. Read More
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J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2007 Feb;17(1):115-20
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
This report describes the use of metyrosine (Demser) in an adolescent male with psychosis associated with the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (velocardiofacial syndrome; VCFS), diagnosed by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). He presented with multiple features of 22q11. Read More