Tuberculin skin test and predictive host factors for false negative results in patients with pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis

ConclusionThese results highlight the importance of knowing which factors influence TST results, such as HIV status, substance abuse or age, thus improving its usefulness as a screening method for LTBI.
Source: The Clinical Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: Despite a reduction in the overall burden of depressive symptoms, the migrant subgroup population has a higher probability of presenting these symptoms. Mental health strategies for migrant women are a priority in Peru. PMID: 32237886 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Rural and Remote Health - Category: Rural Health Tags: Rural Remote Health Source Type: research
Authors: Godman B, McCabe H, D Leong T, Mueller D, Martin AP, Hoxha I, Mwita JC, Rwegerera GM, Massele A, Costa JO, do Nascimento RCRM, Lemos LLP, Tachkov K, Milushewa P, Patrick O, Niba LL, Laius O, Sefah I, Abdulsalim S, Soleymani F, Guantai AN, Achieng L, Oluka M, Jakupi A, Logviss K, Hassali MA, Kibuule D, Kalemeera F, Mubita M, Fadare J, Ogunleye OO, Saleem Z, Hussain S, Bochenek T, Mardare I, Alrasheedy AA, Furst J, Tomek D, Markovic-Pekovic V, Rampamba EM, Alfadl A, Amu AA, Matsebula Z, Phuong TNT, Thanh BN, Chichonyi Kalungia A, Zaranyika T, Masuka N, Olaru ID, Wale J, Hill R, Kurdi A, Timoney A, Campbell S, Meyer ...
Source: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res Source Type: research
Authors: Whiteside A, Parker W, Schramm M PMID: 32233915 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: African Journal of AIDS Research - Category: African Health Tags: Afr J AIDS Res Source Type: research
This article describes some of our experiences operating mobile field hospitals in order to provide a reference and to better inform countries that are dealing with this crisis. PMID: 32238673 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: BioScience Trends - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Biosci Trends Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS These findings indicate diffusion expansion, a unique spatial diffusion pattern of Zika, Chikungunya, and Dengue epidemics in Salvador-Bahia, namely. Knowing how and where arboviruses spread in Salvador-Bahia can help improve subsequent specific epidemic control interventions.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Colloids and Surfaces B: BiointerfacesAuthor(s): Kannan Badri Narayanan, Gyu Tae Park, Sung Soo Han
Source: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0TA00871K, PaperJunquan Meng, Cher Hon Lau, Yunlong Xue, Rui Zhang, Bing Cao, pei li The incompatibility between hydrophobic polymers such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and hydrophilic polymers like polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) is typically overcomed by reducing the large surface energy difference between these materials via... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Authors: Hormoznejad R, Mohammad Shahi M, Rahim F, Helli B, Alavinejad P, Sharhani A Abstract A double-blind placebo-controlled randomised clinical trial was conducted on 41 patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Participants were randomly allocated to receive either a cranberry supplement or a placebo for 12 weeks. Both groups were assigned to follow a weight loss diet. At the end of the study, alanine aminotransferase and insulin decreased significantly in both groups (p 
Source: International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Tags: Int J Food Sci Nutr Source Type: research
When it takes up its next bill to combat the coronavirus raging across the U.S., Congress should include measures to combat a second epidemic that is spreading in COVID-19’s wake: social isolation.        
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Publications - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Alcohol-induced blackouts are a common high-risk outcome of heavy episodic drinking and considered a marker of problematic alcohol consumption. One's estimates of the prevalence and peer approval of heavy episodic drinking (i.e., social norm pe...
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