J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 Mar 2. Epub 2021 Mar 2.
Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
J Complement Integr Med 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
Mother and Child Care Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
Objectives: Hemodialysis (HD) patients suffer more sleep problems (poor sleep quality and restless leg syndrome [RLS]). Complementary therapy, especially massage with aromatherapy oil is one of the non-pharmacological treatment options with less adverse effects than routine methods. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of foot massage with of lavender and orange essential oil on HD patients' sleep quality and RLS. Read More
Dermatol Reports 2021 Mar 17;13(1):9017. Epub 2021 Mar 17.
Research Division, Hospital de Especialidades Centro Médico Nacional La Raza, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City, Mexico.
The Sweet's syndrome, is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by extensive infiltration of neutrophils in the dermis with extension to the subcutis, known as acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis. It may occur as a paraneoplastic syndrome. To our knowledge, there are currently few reports about transformation of a myelodysplastic syndrome to acute myeloid leukemia and concurrent necrotizing Sweet syndrome in the literature. Read More
Hum Mol Genet 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
Translational Gastroenterology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Background: Ultrarare genetic disorders can provide proof of concept for efficacy of targeted therapeutics and reveal pathogenic mechanisms relevant to more common conditions. Juvenile polyposis of infancy (JPI) is caused by microdeletions in chromosome 10 that result in haploinsufficiency of two tumor suppressor genes: phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10 (PTEN) and bone morphogenetic protein receptor, type IA (BMPR1A). Loss of PTEN and BMPR1A results in a much more severe phenotype then deletion of either gene alone, with infantile onset pan-enteric polyposis and a high mortality rate. Read More
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2021 Feb;118(5):71-78
Background: The excessive consumption of free sugars, including fructose, is considered a cause of overweight and metabolic syndrome throughout the Western world. In Germany, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults (54%, 18%) and children (15%, 6%) has risen in the past few decades and has now become stable at a high level. The causative role of fructose is unclear. Read More