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The seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among health care workers before the Era of vaccination: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Koç University İş Bank Research Center for Infectious Diseases (KUISCID), Istanbul, Turkey; Koç University, School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address:

Background: The prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among HCWs provide information to for the spread of COVID-19 within health care facilities, and to detect the risk groups.

Objective: We aimed to describe the rate of SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and its determinants among health care workers.

Data Sources: We used Web of Science, Scopus, MEDLINE, EBSCOhost and Cochrane Library. Read More

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Case report: Control of intestinal nematodes in captive Chlorocebus sabaeus.

Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2021 May 28;88(1):e1-e5. Epub 2021 May 28.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, West Indies; and, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Molecular Parasitology, University of Granada, Granada, Spain.

There are limited data on the efficacy of antiparasitic treatments and husbandry methods to control nematode infections in captive populations of African green monkeys (AGMs), Chlorocebus sabaeus. In faecal egg count (FEC) tests, 10 of the 11 (91%) adult male AGMs captured from the large feral population on the island of St Kitts had evidence of nematode infections, mostly Capillaria (8/11, 73%), Trichuris trichiura (7/11, 64%) and strongylid species (7/11, 64%) specifically (hookworm and Trichostrongylus, 50/50), but also Strongyloides fuelleborni (1/11, 9%). When kept in individual cages with cleaning and feeding regimens to prevent reinfections and treated concurrently with ivermectin (300 µg/kg, given subcutaneously) and albendazole (10 mg/kg, given orally) daily for 3 days, 60% (6/10) of the AGMs were negative at a follow-up FEC at 3 months and by FEC and necropsy at the end of the study 5-8 months later. Read More

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Isoprenoid Derivatives of Lysophosphatidylcholines Enhance Insulin and GLP-1 Secretion through Lipid-Binding GPCRs.

Int J Mol Sci 2021 May 27;22(11). Epub 2021 May 27.

Institute of Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Lodz University of Technology, Stefanowskiego 4/10, 90-924 Lodz, Poland.

Insulin plays a significant role in carbohydrate homeostasis as the blood glucose lowering hormone. Glucose-induced insulin secretion (GSIS) is augmented by glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1), a gastrointestinal peptide released in response to ingesting nutriments. The secretion of insulin and GLP-1 is mediated by the binding of nutrients to G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) expressed by pancreatic β-cells and enteroendocrine cells, respectively. Read More

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The course of subjective and objective chemosensory dysfunction in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: a 6-month follow-up.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistr. 15, 81377, Munich, Germany.

Purpose: It has been established that the infection with SARS-CoV-2 may cause an impairment of chemosensory function. However, there is little data on the long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection on chemosensory function.

Methods: Twenty three SARS-CoV-2-positive patients diagnosed in spring 2020 with subjective hyposmia (out of 57 positive patients, 40. Read More

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Severe Preeclampsia is Associated with Functional and Structural Cardiac Alterations: A Case-control Study.

Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Cardiology, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey.

Background: The aim of the current study is to compare electrocardiographic and echocardiographic changes in patients with severe preeclampsia (PE) and those with uncomplicated pregnancies.

Methods: This is a case-controlled prospective study consisting of 21 pregnant women with severe preeclampsia and a control group consisting of age- and gestational age-matched 24 healthy pregnant women. All patients underwent electrocardiographic and echocardiographic investigation. Read More

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Influence of strain, age, origin, and anesthesia on the cardioprotective efficacy by local and remote ischemic conditioning in an ex vivo rat model.

Physiol Rep 2021 Apr;9(7):e14810

Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark.

Background: Local ischemic preconditioning (IPC) and remote ischemic conditioning (RIC) induced by brief periods of ischemia and reperfusion protect against ischemia-reperfusion injury.

Methods: We studied the sensitivity to IR-injury and the influence of strain, age, supplier, and anesthesia upon the efficacy of IPC and RIC in 7- and 16-weeks-old Sprague-Dawley and Wistar rats from three different suppliers. The influence of sedation with a hypnorm and midazolam mixture (rodent mixture) and pentobarbiturate was compared. Read More

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Relationship of paced left bundle branch pacing morphology with anatomic location and physiological outcomes.

Heart Rhythm 2021 Jun 27;18(6):946-953. Epub 2021 Mar 27.

State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Arrhythmia Center, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Background: Left bundle branch pacing (LBBP) is an emerging physiological pacing modality. However, little is known about pacing at different locations on the left bundle branch (LBB).

Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore pacing and physiological characteristics associated with different LBBP locations. Read More

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Pharmacist-Directed Self-Management of Blood Pressure Versus Conventional Management in Patients with Hypertension: A Randomized Control Trial.

High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 2021 May 25;28(3):283-290. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Drug Applied Research Center and Cardiovascular Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Daneshgah St., Tabriz, Iran.

Introduction: Data has shown that pharmacist-directed health services play a key role in the treatment of hypertension.

Aim: We aimed to perform this study to compare two methods of the pharmacist-directed home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) and the usual care.

Methods: A total of 126 patients with uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) were randomized 1:1 into the pharmacist-directed HBPM and the usual care groups. Read More

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Hydroazulene Diterpenes from a Brown Alga and Their Antioxidant and Neuroprotective Effects Against Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury.

J Nat Prod 2021 04 16;84(4):1306-1315. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325035, People's Republic of China.

Five new diterpenes, including four new hydroazulenes, (8,11)-8,11-diacetoxypachydictyol A (), (8*,11*)-6--acetyl-8-acetoxy-11-hydroxypachydictyol A (), (8*,11*)-8-acetoxy-11-hydroxypachydictyol A (), and (8*,11*)-6--acetyl-8,11-dihydroxypachydictyol A (), and a secohydroazulene derivative, named 7-7,8-seco-7,11-didehydro-8- acetoxypachydictyol A (), were isolated from a South China Sea collection of a sp. nov. brown alga, together with five known analogues (-). Read More

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In vitro antibiofilm efficacy of farnesol against Candida species.

Int Microbiol 2021 May 18;24(2):251-262. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

Central Research Laboratory Application and Research Center, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey.

Candida species are opportunistic fungi that can cause mucosal or invasive infections. Especially in biofilm-related infections, resistance is very high to anifungals; therefore more effective treatment strategies are needed. Farnesol(3,7,11-trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatriene-1-ol) is the quorum sensing (QS) signal molecule and can interact with Candida species both as a QS molecule and as an exogenous agent. Read More

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Muscle fibre conduction velocity varies in opposite directions after short- vs. long-duration muscle contractions.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2021 May 14;121(5):1315-1325. Epub 2021 Feb 14.

Department of Physiology, Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Introduction: The effects of muscle contractions on muscle fibre conduction velocity have normally been investigated for contractions of a given duration and intensity, with most studies being focused on the decline on conduction velocity during/after prolonged contractions. Herein, we perform a systematic analysis of the changes in conduction velocity after voluntary contractions of different durations and intensities.

Methods: Conduction velocity was estimated in the vastus lateralis before and after knee extensor isometric maximal voluntary contractions (MVCs) of 1, 3, 6, 10, 30 and 60 s, and after brief (3 s) contractions at 10, 30, 50, 70, and 90% of MVC force. Read More

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Farnesane-Type Sesquiterpenoids with Antibiotic Activity from .

Antibiotics (Basel) 2021 Feb 2;10(2). Epub 2021 Feb 2.

Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, via Cintia 4, 80126 Napoli, Italy.

Brullo is an Asteraceae plant species endemic to Lampedusa island, the largest island of the Pelage archipelago, Italy. The organic extract of its whole aerial parts, showing antibiotic activity against and , wasfractionated employing bioguided purification procedures affording three main farnesane-type sesquiterpenoids. They were identified by spectroscopic methods (NMR and ESIMS data) as the ()-3,7,11-trimethyldodeca-1,6,10-triene-3,9-diol, ()-10-hydroxy-2,6,10-trimethyldodeca-2,6,11- trien-4-one and ()-10-hydroxy-2,6,10-trimethyl-dodeca-6,11-dien-4-one, commonly named 9-hydroxynerolidol, 9-oxonerolidol, and chiliadenol B, respectively. Read More

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February 2021

Determination and Pharmacokinetic Profiles of Four Active Components From in Rats.

Front Pharmacol 2020 13;11:612534. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

Acteoside, angoroside C, harpagoside, and cinnamic acid, which are the main bioactive ingredients of , have wide clinical use with various biological effects. A new and sensitive ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) method was established with taxifolin as the internal standard (IS) in this study and was successfully used to study the pharmacokinetic profiles of four active components from in rats after sublingual intravenous administration. After protein precipitation with acetonitrile, the mobile phase (consisting of acetonitrile and 0. Read More

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January 2021

Comparison of the Prevalence and Trend of Malnutrition between 0-6 Years and 7-11 Years Old Iranian Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Int J Prev Med 2020 26;11:182. Epub 2020 Nov 26.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Health, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran.

Background: To plan for decreasing the prevalence of malnutrition among children, reliable data of current status are required. The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to estimate the prevalence and trend of malnutrition among Iranian children.

Methods: PubMed, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, and Iranian databases including SID and Magiran were searched for studies published prior to October 2017 with MeSH terms of Malnutrition, Nutrition Disorders, Wasting, Stunting, Underweight, Undernutrition, Nutrition, Anthropometry, Weight, and Children and Iran. Read More

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November 2020

Two prophylactic pain management regimens for medical abortion ≤63 days' gestation with mifepristone and misoprostol: A multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

Contraception 2021 Mar 13;103(3):163-170. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, UNFP/UNDP/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Geneva, Switzerland.

Objective: To determine if either prophylactic tramadol 50 mg or ibuprofen 400 mg/metoclopramide 10 mg result in lower maximal pain compared to placebo in women ≤63 days' gestation having a mifepristone-misoprostol medical abortion.

Study Design: We conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Nepal, South Africa, and Vietnam. Participants seeking medical abortion received active treatment or placebo, taken at time of misoprostol and repeated 4 hours later. Read More

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A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Approach for Language Laterality Assessment in Young Children.

Front Pediatr 2020 17;8:587593. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, UMC Utrecht Brain Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a usable technique to determine hemispheric dominance of language function, but high-quality fMRI images are difficult to acquire in young children. Here we aimed to develop and validate an fMRI approach to reliably determine hemispheric language dominance in young children. We designed two new tasks (story, SR; Letter picture matching, LPM) that aimed to match the interests and the levels of cognitive development of young children. Read More

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November 2020

Effect of High-Intensity Interval Training on Body Composition, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Blood Pressure, and Substrate Utilization During Exercise Among Prehypertensive and Hypertensive Patients With Excessive Adiposity.

Front Physiol 2020 19;11:558910. Epub 2020 Oct 19.

Quality of Life and Wellness Research Group, Department of Physical Activity Sciences, Universidad de Los Lagos, Osorno, Chile.

Regular exercise training is a recognized lifestyle strategy to lower resting blood pressure (BP), but little is known about substrate metabolism in population with high BP. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 16-weeks of HIIT on body composition, BP, cardiorespiratory fitness by O , and substrate utilization during exercise among prehypertensive and hypertensive patients with excessive adiposity. We also aimed to test the potential association between changes in cardiorespiratory fitness, substrate utilization during exercise and BP. Read More

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October 2020

Erratum: Involving Individuals with Developmental Language Disorder and their Parents/Carers in Research Priority Setting.

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J Vis Exp 2020 10 19(164). Epub 2020 Oct 19.

An erratum was issued for: Involving Individuals with Developmental Language Disorder and their Parents/Carers in Research Priority Setting. The tables in the Representative Results section were updated. The tables in the Representative Results section were updated from: Participant (n=42) Topic Rating Identification Assessment/ diagnosis Bilingualism Lifelong impact Provision- primary Provision- secondary Provision- adults Intervention Working with others Raising awareness Technology 1 10 10 9 10 10 9 10 8 2 10 10 10 10 10 10 5 10 3 10 4 6 9 8 2 1 7 5 11 3 4 8 7 1 11 9 3 2 10 5 6 4 5 7 11 10 9 8 6 3 5 2 4 1 6 10 8 2 6 9 7 5 4 3 11 1 7 1 2 10 7 9 5 6 4 3 8 11 8 10 1 6 11 2 7 9 5 8 4 3 9 1 2 11 7 3 9 10 4 5 6 8 10 1 4 11 10 3 6 9 2 8 5 7 11 1 2 11 8 3 9 10 4 6 5 7 12 10 8 3 6 7 6 9 11 8 5 4 13 2 3 11 6 4 7 8 10 5 9 1 14 2 5 9 11 10 7 3 6 1 8 5 15 6 3 5 10 9 7 8 4 2 16 10 8 3 6 9 1 2 4 5 1 17 11 9 2 7 3 6 1 8 10 4 5 18 8 9 2 1 3 7 6 5 4 10 19 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 20 10 10 1 9 10 9 9 9 10 8 7 21 10 7 10 7 6 1 9 6 8 6 22 10 1 10 10 10 5 23 1 10 10 5 10 24 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 25 10 9 10 10 6 9 10 8 7 10 8 26 10 9 6 7 8 5 4 3 2 1 27 10 9 2 3 6 5 4 8 7 1 28 10 3 2 4 8 5 1 9 6 7 29 10 6 2 4 7 5 3 9 8 1 30 10 2 1 9 8 4 5 4 3 6 31 10 10 7 10 9 10 9 10 9 8 9 32 8 7 1 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 5 33 5 6 4 10 8 10 7 10 8 9 5 34 9 10 6 8 10 1 7 10 4 10 10 35 7 5 6 10 9 7 5 10 1 10 1 36 11 9 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 8 6 37 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 38 7 5 6 8 5 6 4 10 5 39 10 5 5 6 8 9 6 10 10 40 7 3 7 8 7 8 6 6 9 41 8 5 4 6 8 6 7 5 1 42 8 5 5 5 8 5 7 5 8 Corrector value 26 16 14 24 23 15 15 24 13 20 12 Table 3: Unadjusted and adjusted top ten research priorities lists. Read More

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October 2020

Socioeconomic level and associations between heat exposure and all-cause and cause-specific hospitalization in 1,814 Brazilian cities: A nationwide case-crossover study.

PLoS Med 2020 10 8;17(10):e1003369. Epub 2020 Oct 8.

School of Public Health and Management, Binzhou Medical University, Yantai, China.

Background: Heat exposure, which will increase with global warming, has been linked to increased risk of a range of types of cause-specific hospitalizations. However, little is known about socioeconomic disparities in vulnerability to heat. We aimed to evaluate whether there were socioeconomic disparities in vulnerability to heat-related all-cause and cause-specific hospitalization among Brazilian cities. Read More

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October 2020

Outcome of CentriMag™ extracorporeal mechanical circulatory support use in critical cardiogenic shock (INTERMACS 1) patients.

Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Sep 30:1-10. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT UK.

Purpose: Prognosis of patients presenting with INTERMACS 1 critical cardiogenic shock is generally poor. The aim of our study was to investigate the results of CentriMag™ extracorporeal short-term mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to decision in patients presenting with critical cardiogenic shock in our unit.

Methods: We retrospectively analysed 63 consecutive patients from January 2005 to June 2017, who were treated with a CentriMag™ device at our institution as a bridge to decision. Read More

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September 2020

Prognostic significance of a low T/R ratio in Brugada syndrome.

J Electrocardiol 2020 Nov - Dec;63:6-11. Epub 2020 Sep 2.

Service de Rythmologie, Centre de Référence National des Troubles du Rythme Cardiaque d'Origine Héréditaire de Lyon, Hôpital Cardiologique Louis Pradel, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Avenue du Doyen Jean Lépine, 69500 Bron, France; Université de Lyon, Lyon, France. Electronic address:

Objectives: To determine the prognostic value of a low T/R ratio, defined as the amplitude ratio between the T waves and the R waves, in patients (pts) with a spontaneous type-1 Brugada pattern (SBT1).

Background: Abnormalities of myocardial repolarization may play a key role in the initiation of ventricular fibrillation (VF) in Brugada syndrome (BrS). Recent studies have shown that the height of the T waves and the T/R ratio are inversely proportional to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) risk in early repolarization syndrome and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Read More

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September 2020

[Retreatment with immunosuppression for 23 patients with refractory or relapsed severe aplastic anemia].

Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi 2020 Aug;41(8):661-665

State Key Laboratory of Experimental Hematology, National Clinical Research Center for Blood Diseases, Institute of Hematology & Blood Diseases Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Tianjin 300020, China.

This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of secondary immunosuppressive therapy (IST) in refractory or relapsed severe aplastic anemia. The hematologic response and safety of 23 patients with refractory or relapsed SAA treated with secondary IST (including ATG/ALG + cyclosporine or HD-CTX) in our hospital were retrospectively analyzed. A total of 23 patients were involved, including 11 males and 12 females, with a median age of 21 (11-62) years. Read More

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Biologics for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Their Safety in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Sep 12. Epub 2020 Sep 12.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Background & Aims: Biologics are used routinely in pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but large-scale data reporting adverse pregnancy outcomes among biologic users are lacking. We sought to estimate the prevalence of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with IBD on biologic therapies.

Methods: We searched major databases from inception to June 2020 for studies estimating the prevalence of adverse pregnancy outcomes in IBD when using biologics (anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF], anti-integrins, and anticytokines). Read More

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September 2020

Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Mortality among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Initial Three-Month Experience.

medRxiv 2020 Aug 12. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Importance: Passive antibody transfer is a longstanding treatment strategy for infectious diseases that involve the respiratory system. In this context, human convalescent plasma has been used to treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but the efficacy remains uncertain.

Objective: To explore potential signals of efficacy of COVID-19 convalescent plasma. Read More

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Effect of Intravenous Dexmedetomidine on Intraocular Pressure in Patients Undergoing Glaucoma Surgery Under Local Anesthesia: A Pilot Study.

J Glaucoma 2020 10;29(10):846-850

VST Glaucoma Center.

Precis: Preoperative intravenous (IV) dexmedetomidine produced a 33% reduction in intraocular pressure (IOP) within 15 minutes of administration in patients with glaucoma.

Purpose: To evaluate the effect of preoperative IV dexmedetomidine on IOP in adult patients undergoing glaucoma surgery under local anesthesia.

Methods: In a prospective interventional case series, 12 patients with uncontrolled IOP (IOP>24 mm Hg in both the eyes) with the systemic status of American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classification I-II, received IV dexmedetomidine 0. Read More

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October 2020

Multitarget stool DNA test compared with fecal occult blood test for colorectal cancer screening.

Oncol Lett 2020 Aug 25;20(2):1193-1200. Epub 2020 May 25.

Department of Gastroenterology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, Ruijin Hospital North, Shanghai 201800, P.R. China.

Patient screening is important for early diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC). The present study aimed to compare the multitarget stool DNA (mt-sDNA) test with the fecal occult blood test (FOBT) for CRC screening. A total of 151 individuals were screened using colonoscopy, mt-sDNA and FOBT for the detection of CRC and adenoma. Read More

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Improvement of Aglycone Content in Soy Isoflavones Extract by Free and Immobilized Β-Glucosidase and their Effects in Lipid Accumulation.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2020 Nov 13;192(3):734-750. Epub 2020 Jun 13.

Department of Food and Nutrition, Faculty of Food Engineering, State University of Campinas-UNICAMP, Rua Monteiro Lobato, 80, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, CP 6121, CEP, Campinas, SP, 13083-862, Brazil.

Soybean is one of the most important commodities in the world, being applied in feed crops and food, pharmaceutical industries in different ways. Soy is rich in isoflavones that in aglycone forms have exhibited significant anti-obesity and anti-lipogenic effects. Obesity is a global problem as several diseases have been related to this worldwide epidemic. Read More

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November 2020

Venomics and antivenomics of the poorly studied Brazil's lancehead, (Hoge, 1954), from the Brazilian State of Pará.

J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis 2020 17;26:e20190103. Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Center for the Study of Biomolecules Applied to Health (CEBio), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation Rondônia, Porto Velho, RO, Brazil.

Background: The Brazil's lancehead, , is a poorly studied pit viper distributed in lowlands of the equatorial rainforests of southern Colombia, northeastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, southern and southeastern Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, and northern Bolivia. Few studies have been reported on toxins isolated from venom of Ecuadorian and Brazilian . The aim of the present study was to elucidate the qualitative and quantitative protein composition of venom from Pará (Brazil), and to carry out a comparative antivenomics assessment of the immunoreactivity of the Brazilian antibothropic pentavalent antivenom [ (SAB) in Portuguese] against the venoms of and reference species, . Read More

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[Comparison of critical care resources between second-class hospitals and third-class hospitals in Guizhou Province of China].

Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue 2020 Feb;32(2):230-234

Department of Critical Care Medicine, the Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang 550004, Guizhou, China.

Objective: To know the critical care resources of the different class-hospitals in Guizhou Province, China, and to provide the direction and evidence for quality improvement and discipline construction of critical care medicine in Guizhou Province.

Methods: The resource status of the departments of intensive care unit (ICU) in Guizhou Province was obtained through form filling and/or field investigation. The forms were filled and submitted from May 2017 to February 2018, and the field investigation (some of the hospitals) was carried out in March 2018. Read More

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February 2020

Antioxidant and protective effect of Stachys pilifera Benth against nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin in rats.

J Food Biochem 2020 05 10;44(5):e13190. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

Medicinal Plants Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran.

The aim of current study was to assess the antioxidant and renoprotective effects of Stachys pilifera Benth (S.P.B. Read More

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