Growing burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in Turkey: A single-center experience.

CONCLUSION: The growing burden of NAFLD as a public health problem in Turkey is underscored by its marked histological severity in terms of NASH and fibrosis. Well-conducted clinical trials will be essential for slowing down the NASH progression. PMID: 31258138 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Turk J Gastroenterol Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: High Galectin-3, MMP-9, and ST-2 are independently influenced to a certain degree by demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics. However, no single characteristic was found to be commonly associated with all of the three biomarkers. PMID: 31438834 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Cardiovascular and Hematological Disorders Drug Targets - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets Source Type: research
TYPE 2 diabetes is a life-long condition that requires a person to overhaul aspects of their lifestyle to avert the risks. Mike Trenell, founder and CEO of changing Health sheds a light on a vital yet too often overlooked area of diabetes management - behavioural science.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Artis zee and Artis Q/ Q.zen Interventional Fluoroscopic X-Ray System with patient tables as follows: Systems Material Number Artis zee biplane 10094141; Artis Q floor 10848280; Artis Q biplane 10848282; Artis Q.zen floor 10848353; Artis Q.zen biplane 10848355; Artis zee ceiling 10094137; Artis Q ceiling 10848281; Artis Q zeego 10848283 ArtisQ.zen ceiling 10848354 Product Usage: Artis is a family of dedicated angiography systems developed for single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures including, but not limited to, pediatric and obese patients. Procedures that can be performed with t...
Source: Medical Device Recalls - Category: Medical Devices Source Type: alerts
Publication date: Available online 23 August 2019Source: American Journal of Kidney DiseasesAuthor(s): Enrico Fiaccadori, Carmela Cosola, Alice Sabatino
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
This study assessed whether the effects of poverty on the longitudinal fitness-absenteeism relationship are consistent across poverty measures at the student, school, and neighborhood levels and across sex in New York City (NYC) public school youth individually followed over 4 years. Negative binomial longitudinal mixed models with random-intercepts were developed stratified by five dichotomized student, school and neighborhood poverty measures and sex to test the change in fitness-lagged absenteeism relationship in six cohorts of NYC middle school students (2006/7–2012/13). Models were adjusted for individual-leve...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionOnly a few cases of penile FG have been reported. Early debridement of all necrotic tissue is the golden rule.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: Al Shidhani KSH, Al Maani AS, Al Jabri ATJ Abstract Subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn is a form of panniculitis that often occurs in term and post-term neonate with predisposing risk factors such as perinatal asphyxia and maternal gestational diabetes. A cutaneous involvement may be associated with metabolic complications such as hypoglycemia, hypercalcemia and hypertriglyceridemia. Here, we present a case of Subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn with bilateral symmetrical involvement of both axillas in a perinatal asphyxiated newborn that has not been previously described in the literature. In this case...
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Genomic analysis of three recent ZIKV isolates revealed some nonsynonymous substitutions, which could have an impact on the viral fitness in mammalian and insect cells. PMID: 31432892 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz Source Type: research
Purpose: Among eyes with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, identify whether baseline characteristics impact the benefit of ranibizumab over panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) in Protocol S. Methods: Participants had proliferative diabetic retinopathy, visual acuity of 20/320 or better, and no previous PRP. Eyes were randomized to PRP or intravitreous 0.5-mg ranibizumab. Results: Ranibizumab was superior to PRP for change in visual acuity and development of vision-impairing central-involved diabetic macular edema over 2 years (P
Source: RETINA - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Original Study Source Type: research
Conclusion: Multispectral imaging displayed an excellent agreement with fundus fluorescein angiography in DR grading, which suggested that it might serve as a new diagnostic technique and an informative tool for evaluating DR.
Source: RETINA - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Original Study Source Type: research
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