Maternal and obstetric complications in fetal surgery for prenatal myelomeningocele repair: a systematic review.

CONCLUSIONS: Although the efforts of further advancement of intrauterine prenatal MMC repair aim to increase neonatal outcomes, maternal health hazard will continue to be an issue of crucial importance and further studies are required. PMID: 31574465 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Neurosurgical Focus - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Neurosurg Focus Source Type: research

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Source: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, linagliptin produced sustained reductions in HbA1c and had a safety profile consistent with the established safety profile of linagliptin.Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov (NCT01650259).
Source: Diabetes Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo determine the dose-response associations of sedentary behaviour with cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancer, and all-cause mortality, and to examine whether the sedentary-associated all-cause mortality risk was affected by appearance of diabetes and hypertension, physical activity, and body mass index (BMI).DesignWe carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis to search Medline, SportDiscus, and Web of Science for eligible studies.SettingsProspective cohort studies that reported sedentary time and CVD, cancer, and mortality incidents.MeasurementsTwo authors independently extracted data based on predef...
Source: The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
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Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
In conclusion, high-dose NR induces the onset of WAT dysfunction, which may in part explain the deterioration of metabolic health. Towards a Rigorous Definition of Cellular Senescence https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2019/11/towards-a-rigorous-definition-of-cellular-senescence/ The accumulation of lingering senescent cells is a significant cause of aging, disrupting tissue function and generating chronic inflammation throughout the body. Even while the first senolytic drugs capable of selectively destroying these cells already exist, and while a number of biotech companies are working on the productio...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Authors: Chudek A, Owczarek AJ, Ficek J, Almgren-Rachtan A, Chudek J Abstract Background: Home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) became a standard in the management of hypertension. However, there are few data concerning the utilisation of blood pressure (BP) monitors in daily clinical practice.Aim: The aim of this analysis was to show: (1) how frequently hypertensive patients are equipped with BP monitors, (2) how often they perform regular HBPM and running BP diaries, (3) what are the correlates of utilisation of BP monitors, in a large real-life cohort of hypertensives examined for the efficacy of antihypertensiv...
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Publication date: December 2019Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 7, Issue 12Author(s): Jaya A George, Jean-Tristan Brandenburg, June Fabian, Nigel J Crowther, Godfred Agongo, Marianne Alberts, Stuart Ali, Gershim Asiki, Palwende R Boua, F Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Felistas Mashinya, Lisa Micklesfield, Shukri F Mohamed, Freedom Mukomana, Shane A Norris, Abraham R Oduro, Cassandra Soo, Hermann Sorgho, Alisha Wade, Saraladevi NaickerSummaryBackgroundRapid epidemiological health transitions occurring in vulnerable populations in Africa that have an existing burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases pred...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
A 78-year-old man with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, chronic anemia and recent-onset nephrotic syndrome presented with a 1-day complain of abdominal pain on his left side. He did not report any other symptoms. In his medical history, he had a partial gastrectomy for cancer 3 years ago
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