Screening for human papillomavirus, cervical cytological abnormalities and associated risk factors in HIV ‐positive and HIV‐negative women in Rwanda

ConclusionsThe currently used quadrivalent vaccine may be insufficient to give satisfactory HPV coverage in Rwanda. HPV Screening may be effective to identify women at risk of developing cervical cancer, particularly if provided to high‐risk patients.
Source: HIV Medicine - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: August–September 2018Source: Medicina Intensiva (English Edition), Volume 42, Issue 6Author(s): F.D. Martos-Benítez, A. Gutiérrez-Noyola, M. Badal, N.A. DietrichAbstractObjectivesTo determine the risk factors for severe acute respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation (SARF-MV) and its effect upon clinical outcomes in critically ill cancer patients.DesignA retrospective cohort study was carried out.SettingA 12-bed oncological intensive care unit (ICU) from January 2014 to December 2015.PatientsA total of 878 consecutive cancer patients were included. Patients with an...
Source: Medicina Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
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Source: Medicina Intensiva - Category: Intensive Care Source Type: research
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Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A vaccine scandal in China, which has prompted angry reactions from citizens fed up with safety scares, is sending ripples across the local drug market and threatening Chinese ambitions to play a larger role in the global pharmaceutical space.
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Emma Neagu, now 14, from Toronto, was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer known as osteosarcoma in 2016. The teen endured nine months of grueling chemotherapy.
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This article focused on the CML and epigenetic and clinical significance. An electronic search of peer-reviewed articles was systematically performed to obtain the relevant literature with the CINAHL, cancer, Google scholar, self-experience and PubMed databases. The keywords included leukemia, cancer, illness, epigenetic. The inclusion criteria for the reviews were that the documents were original quantitative research and published in English. Articles that were not directly relevant to the present objective were excluded. Current progress in molecular biology and bioinformatics offer novel promising experiments namely as...
Source: Cellular and Molecular Biology - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) Source Type: research
Authors: Steckiewicz KP, Barcińska E, Woźniak M Abstract Nerve growth factor (NGF) is protein discovered by Rita Levi Montalcini in the 1950s. It plays a crucial role in the development of nervous system. NGF may be produced by a variety of cells even beyond nervous system. NGF modulate cell metabolism by binding to p75NTR and TrkA receptors. NGF is involved in psychological processes and may be the possible therapeutical agent for diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases, which will be described in the article. PMID: 30030957 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Cellular and Molecular Biology - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) Source Type: research
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Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, all of which have risen to epidemic levels in recent years, are linked to pancreatic cancer.
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