Exposure to vector-borne pathogens in privately owned dogs living in different socioeconomic settings in Brazil

This study reveals disparate results in terms of dog exposure to fleas and ticks in the studied communities, which may be related to factors such as the owners’ capability/willingness to afford the use of ectoparasiticides on their dogs and level of restriction. Further research is needed to establish the relationship between dog owners’ socioeconomic situation and the level of exposure to ectoparasites and their transmitted pathogens.
Source: Veterinary Parasitology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: When gastroenterologists encounter NAFLD/NASH patients, serum CK should be verified. If hyperCKemia, frontal baldness, a hatched face, history of cataract surgery, and grip myotonia are noted, the possibility of MD may be considered. PMID: 33033573 [PubMed]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: As the present study was the first investigation on the coagulation status in patients with AA, elevated D-dimer levels in alopecia areata may suggest a deficient coagulation in these patients that may contribute to an increase in the risk of thrombosis. Further studies are needed to evaluate this hypothesis using a larger sample size. PMID: 33034439 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to lower your risk of hair loss; a condition that affects many people in the UK. You could treat alopecia, or lower your chances of losing your hair, by adding this "key" mineral to your daily diet. Should you consider adding a hair loss treatment to your shower routine?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
arts Hair loss resulting from childhood irradiation for tinea capitis has been linked to mental health effects in women. However, the association of hair loss severity with mental health in this population is unknown. To address this gap, this study examined the association between hair loss severity and mental health outcomes in women irradiated for tinea capitis in childhood as well as the factors that contribute to these outcomes. Medical records, held at the archives of the Israel National Center for Compensation of Scalp Ringworm Victims, were retrospectively reviewed for 2509 women who received compensation for f...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
ConclusionFollow-up cachexia had an early onset, but was not a prognostic factor for overall survival in patients with PDAC. Some adverse events tended to be more frequent in patients with follow-up cachexia than in those without follow-up cachexia.
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, tiredness, and passing more urine than normal. But making some diet and exercise swaps could lower your risk of high blood sugar. You could protect against diabetes signs by eating more of this "diabetes superfood".
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
HAIR loss is a common condition that affects many people in the UK - but it can be upsetting. You could treat alopecia, or lower your chances of losing your hair, by applying this "powerful" essential oil to your scalp to stop hair thinning. Should you consider adding a hair loss treatment to your shower routine?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
However, not all neuropathy measures showed improvement despite significant weight loss; exercise may play the key role.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
Abstract Asymptomatic VL is a concern, considering the risk of transmission in highly endemic areas due to human-to-human transmission. The aim of this study was to report the sero-epidemiological prevalence in Bihar, India, a highly endemic area of VL, using the leishmanin skin test (LST) and the direct agglutination test (DAT). This was a cross-sectional study performed in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India. Relatives of patients with VL were tested by LST and DAT. Other epidemiological data were evaluated and correlated with tests results. Forty individuals (either previous or current patients), and 109 household contac...
Source: Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Tags: Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo Source Type: research
Conclusion: The findings of this study can help inform joint patient-physician decision making in managing moderate-to-severe AD. PMID: 33023361 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
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