Eagle Syndrome Secondary to Osteoradionecrosis of the Styloid Process.
CONCLUSION: Radiation is a common component of treatment for head and neck cancers. The diagnosis of Eagle syndrome secondary to osteoradionecrosis of the styloid process is an elusive, but important, diagnosis to consider because the condition can be treated successfully. PMID: 28638295 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Peñailillo L, Mackay K, Abbiss CR Abstract Despite the terms often being used interchangeably it has been suggested that perceptions of effort and perceptions of exertion may differ. Eccentric cycling may provide a model of exercise by which differences between these perceptions can be examined. PURPOSE: of this study was to examine and compare perceptions of effort and exertion during eccentric and concentric cycling at four intensities. METHODS: Ten healthy male participants (mean ± SD; age: 29.8 ± 2.3 y) performed an incremental cycling test for the determination of maximal ...
CONCLUSION: Pooled results from 5 studies with low risk of bias showed low-quality evidence for small to moderate beneficial effects of exercise on hand pain, function, and finger joint stiffness postintervention. Estimated effect sizes were small, and whether they represent a clinically important change may be debated. PMID: 29032354 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: The findings suggest beneficial effects of dietary bioactive compounds such as SFN and EGCG and their effect on BC cells by restoring estrogen receptor gene expression, modulating epigenetic changes and events, and interfering with tumor growth rate. Publication bias limits the generalizability of the conclusions. High-quality studies are needed.J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics 2017;10:126-135
Authors: Lowey SE Abstract Globally, there are 18-million individuals living with heart failure, a disease that is responsible for 12-15 million office visits and 6.5 million inpatient hospitalizations each year. As HF becomes advanced or end-stage, patients often live in a cycle of frequent transitions between care settings, and with unmet needs, including distress from inadequately managed symptoms. Prognostication in patients with heart failure can be challenging due to the unpredictable exacerbating-remitting illness trajectory that is associated with this progressive disease. Recurrent hospitalizatio...
This report, aligned with the Five Year Forward View and the Independent Cancer Taskforce Report, details Public Health England's approach to co-ordinating cancer work for the next 5 years.
In conclusion a hypothetic model for the implication of actual findings in everyday clinical practice is proposed. In this context personalized treatment could be used to tailor treatment to specific individuals according to their clinical endophenotypes. Moreover a potential target for the development of novel intervention strategies might be used.Neurosignals 2017;25:54 –73
HIGH risk breast cancer lesions could be spotted by using robots, potentially saving the NHS thousands on unnecessary surgeries.
More than 25.5 million people around the world are dying each year with serious physical and psychological suffering caused by disease, injury or illness, according to a major new report.
Dig Dis 2017;35:493-497
Background: Sofosbuvir plus ribavirin (RBV) therapy showed higher sustained virological response at 12 weeks after treatment (SVR12) than pegylated interferon (peg-IFN) plus RBV; however, liver function, fibrosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma markers have not been assessed so far.Summary: Patients (n = 21) receiving Sofosbuvir plus RBV and those (n = 24) receiving peg-IFN plus RBV were enrolled in this study. Changes in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and α-fetoprotein (AFP) levels, platelet (PLT) counts, FIB-4, and aspartate aminotransferase-to-platelet ratio index (APRI) in both groups were assessed in patients achi...