6 Essential Updates in Lyme Disease Research

With the start of peak tick season, check here to spot some of the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.
Source: ConsultantLive - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Hepatitis C Source Type: news

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This study aimed to evaluate the effects of LLV on HCC development, mortality, and cirrhotic complications among patients according to their adherence to entecavir (ETV) treatment. Methods: We performed a retrospective observational analysis of data from 894 consecutive adult patients with treatment-naïve CHB undergoing ETV treatment. LLV was defined according to either persistent or intermittent episodes of
Source: Clinical and molecular hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Mol Hepatol Source Type: research
Authors: Woo HY, Park JY, Bae SH, Kim CW, Jang JY, Tak WY, Kim DJ, Kim IH, Heo J, Ahn SH Abstract Background/Aims: Suboptimal responses to lamivudine or telbivudine plus adefovir (LAM/LdT+ADV) rescue therapy are common in patients with LAM-resistant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. We compared patients switched to entecavir plus tenofovir (ETV+TDF) to those maintained on LAM/LdT+ADV. Methods: This prospective randomized controlled trial examined 91 patients whose serum HBV DNA levels were greater than 60 IU/mL after at least 24 weeks of treatment with LAM/LdT+ADV for LAM-resistant HBV. Patients were randomiz...
Source: Clinical and molecular hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Mol Hepatol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 May 2020Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious DiseasesAuthor(s): Ludy Vargas, Fernanda Bastos, André Guimarães, Sávio Amaral, Tarcisio Fausto, Maria Arriaga, Manoel Sarno, Carlos Brites
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: MiR-98-5p inhibits the secretion of HBV, proliferation, migration, and invasion of HBV-HCC cells by targeting NIK. PMID: 32469170 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
This article provides an update on changes in case definitions that have been made since the case definitions were last published in 2009, and describes updates that have been made to the interactive website since 2013. Changes were made to the case definitions of five diseases. For hepatitis C, the new case definition now distinguishes between acute and chronic infection. For cyclosporiasis, the probable case definition requires an epidemiologic link, with the clarification that this would likely be due to exposure to a common food source. For rabies, the probable case definition now refers to detection of rabies-neutrali...
Source: Can Commun Dis Rep - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Can Commun Dis Rep Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 January 2018 Source:Microbial Pathogenesis Author(s): Sanjeev Kumar Shukla, Govind Singh, Shahzad Ahmad, Prabhat Pant In Autoimmune disease a combination of infection, genetic and environmental factors causes an autoimmune response to the thyroid gland (characterized by lymphocytic infiltrations), thyroid stimulating hormone receptor (TSHR) and different thyroid antigens. Graves' and Hashimoto disease are autoimmune disorders with genetic predisposition. CD40 that stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of lymphocytes is an essential immunomodulatory component for follicular c...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Science is just beginning to understand how important your mitochondria are to warding off the diseases of aging. And, as usual, mainstream medicine is lagging way behind. Along with your telomeres, the cellular time keepers at the ends of your chromosomes, your mitochondria are another key component of the anti-aging equation. You see, these tiny organelles in your cells are the power plants that turn fuel into energy for your body. Healthy mitochondria keep you young and energetic.  Research shows that damaged mitochondria can lead to: Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s d...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Natural Cures Source Type: news
This article describes a cluster of cases of Chagas disease among a single family, which was discovered on screening after two affected members of the family donated blood. The current state of screening programs for Trypanosoma cruzi are discussed, and suggestions for future directions are included. Parents? and adolescents? willingness to be vaccinated against serogroup B meningococcal disease during a mass vaccination in Saguenay?Lac-St-Jean (Quebec)Since the implementation of the meningococcal C conjugate vaccine as a component of the routine vaccination schedule of children in Quebec, the incidence of meningitis cause...
Source: Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Abstract Marginal zone lymphomas (MZL) represent around 8 % of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas. During the last decades a number of studies have addressed the mechanisms underlying the disease development. Extranodal MZL lymphoma usually arises in mucosal sites where lymphocytes are not normally present from a background of either autoimmune processes, such as Hashimoto thyroiditis or Sjögren syndrome or chronic infectious conditions. In the context of a persistent antigenic stimulation, successive genetic abnormalities can progressively hit a B-cell clone among the reactive B-cells of the chronic inflammatory tiss...
Source: Cancer Control - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Cancer Treat Res Source Type: research
00:00 to 02.26—Dr. Bihari gives his background and credentials. Dr. Bihari: My medical training started at Harvard Medical School. I graduated in 1957. Then I trained in Internal Medicine at one of the Harvard teaching hospitals in Boston, Beth Israel, and then in Neurology at Massachusetts General in Boston. Then I went to the National Institutes of Health for two years doing brain physiology—brain research. I did another residency training in Psychiatry in New York, at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and then, over the following five or six years, I got very involved in working in Drug Addiction. By 197...
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