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Lack of association between kir and hla-c type and susceptibility to idiopathic bronchiectasis
(Elsevier BV, 2014-08-01)
The effects of blood–brain barrier disruption on glial cell function in multiple sclerosis: figure 1
(Portland Press Ltd., 2009-02-01)
Dysfunction of the BBB (blood-brain barrier) is a major hallmark of MS (multiple sclerosis). Studies in our laboratories over the last decade have shown that increased 131313 permeability is associated with decreased ...
Antimicrobial susceptibility of flavobacterium psychrophilum from chilean salmon farms and their epidemiological cut-off values using agar dilution and disk diffusion methods
(Frontiers Media SA, 2016-11-25)
Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the most important bacterial pathogen for freshwater farmed salmonids in Chile. The aims of this study were to determine the susceptibility to antimicrobials used in fish farming of Chilean ...
Therapeutic use of dolls for people living with dementia: a critical review of the literature
(SAGE Publications, 2014-08-25)
Background: There are a number of therapies currently available to assist healthcare professionals and carers with non-pharmacological treatment for people living with dementia. One such therapy that has been growing in ...
Resolution of a protracted serogroup b meningococcal outbreak with whole-genome sequencing shows interspecies genetic transfer
(American Society for Microbiology, 2016-09-14)
A carriage study was undertaken (n = 112) to ascertain the prevalence of Neisseria spp. following the eighth case of invasive meningococcal disease in young children (5 to 46 months) and members of a large extended indigenous ...
Identification and characterization of novel associations in the casp8/als2cr12 region on chromosome 2 with breast cancer risk
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-08-28)
Previous studies have suggested that polymorphisms in CASP8 on chromosome 2 are associated with breast cancer risk. To clarify the role of CASP8 in breast cancer susceptibility, we carried out dense genotyping of this ...
Increased risk of cognitive and functional decline in patients with atrial fibrillation: results of the ontarget and transcend studies
(Joule Inc., 2012-02-27)
Background: The role of atrial fibrillation in cognitive impairment and dementia, independent of stroke, is uncertain. We sought to determine the association of atrial fibrillation with cognitive and physical impairment ...
Occurrence and co-occurrence of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
(Elsevier BV, 2017-06-01)
It is not only unclear why hallucinations in schizophrenia occur with different prevalence by modality, but also to what extent they do. Reliable prevalence estimates of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia are ...
Heberden's nodes and what heberden could not see: the pivotal role of ligaments in the pathogenesis of early nodal osteoarthritis and beyond
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2008-04-04)
Despite its relatively high prevalence, polyarticular nature, limited treatment options and recognized genetic contribution, the study of generalized OA (GOA) has lagged behind that of isolated knee OA. Whilst the pathogenesis ...
Human metapneumovirus-associated respiratory tract infections in the republic of ireland during the influenza season of 2003–2004
(Elsevier BV, 2005-05-01)
Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) is a newly identified paramyxovirus that has been associated with respiratory tract illness in children aged < 5 years, the elderly, and immunocompromised patients. This study determined the ...