Association between Aspartate Aminotransferase-to-Platelet Ratio Index and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis: A Meta-Analysis of Cohort Study.

Conclusion: Results revealed a significant association between elevated APRI and HCC development in patients with chronic hepatitis, suggesting that APRI might serve as a valuable predictor for HCC risk in patients with chronic hepatitis. PMID: 31814857 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Disease Markers - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Dis Markers Source Type: research

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Conclusion: Our study demonstrated that the aberrant expression of CDCA gene family members plays an indispensable role in tumorigenesis. PMID: 31955607 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Future Medicine: Biomarkers in Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Biomark Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION We identified a population of HCV-specific CD4+ T cells with a follicular T helper cell signature that is maintained after therapy-induced elimination of persistent infection and may constitute an important target population for vaccination efforts to prevent reinfection and immunotherapeutic approaches for persistent viral infections.FUNDING Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the European Union, the Berta-Ottenstein-Programme for Advanced Clinician Scientists, and the ANRS.
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: February 2020Source: Journal of Catalysis, Volume 382Author(s): Nirala Singh, Udishnu Sanyal, Griffin Ruehl, Kelsey A. Stoerzinger, Oliver Y. Gutiérrez, Donald M. Camaioni, John L. Fulton, Johannes A. Lercher, Charles T. CampbellAbstractThe mechanisms of aqueous-phase thermal catalytic hydrogenation (TCH) and electrocatalytic hydrogenation (ECH) of organic molecules over Pt group metals are not as well-understood as gas-phase thermal catalytic hydrogenation. In gas-phase, the reactions generally occur via a Langmuir-Hinshelwood mechanism with adsorbed hydrogen adding to adsorbed organics. Here, we ...
Source: Journal of Catalysis - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Conclusions: Many interventions showed positive actions towards gender responsiveness. However, only one was classified as gender responsive. Others failed to supply enough data for assessment. Recommendations about how sex and gender could be integrated into social marketing interventions are provided. PMID: 31955668 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Global Health Action - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Glob Health Action Source Type: research
As vulnerable road users, cyclists are suffering from a disproportionate burden of crash injuries and fatalities. Road anger has been demonstrated as an important precursor of unsafe behaviors and crash-related outcomes for drivers. However, little attenti...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
As the prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes increases and population-level patterns of alcohol and illicit drug use evolve, clinicians will continue to encounter people with diabetes whose substance use is affecting health outcomes. Substance use contr...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
75 years old patient, with controlled diabetes and hypertension, very fit. he underwent in 2009, a radical prostatectomy followed 30 fractions of adjuvant 3D conformal radiation therapy to the prostatic bed only. in 2018: PSA rise to 2.16 2019: PSA 2.16 Pet PSMA showed a 7 mm LN at the level of L4-5 secondary lesion, with no recurrence in the tumor bed, neither in bone or other LNs. He was put on decapeptyl + casodex. please vote the poll
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums
Publication date: 15 April 2020Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 157Author(s): Ying Liu, Jiayi Liu, Guoxiang Zhao, Jinyan FanAbstractWithin selection settings, job applicants are motivated to engage in dishonest behaviors such as cheating and faking, in order to increase their chance of getting the job. The present research investigates whether applicants engage in dishonest behaviors across selection hurdles. We place two opposite conceptual views on trial: (a) the behavioral consistency view predicting that applicants should display consistent behavior patterns (honest or dishonest) across selection ...
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Thailand has found a second case of a new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as they ramped up checks on Chinese visitors, nearly a million of whom are expected for Lunar New Year holidays next week.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news
We examined the level of fragile histidine triad (FHIT) and p16 gene methylation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and explored the relationship to liver cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS There were 56 patients with primary liver cancer who were admitted to the hospital from July 2015 to October 2017 included in the liver cancer group, and 24 non-hepatoma patients (hepatitis A/hepatitis B/hepatitis C, liver cirrhosis, liver fibrosis, and fatty liver, alcoholic liver identified as a control group. Fasting venous blood samples were collected from the 2 groups. Methylation-specific PCR (MSP) was used to detect the methylat...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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