Autologous Hematological Stem Cell Transplantation for Systemic Sclerosis in Israel.

CONCLUSIONS: HSCT is an important step in the treatment of progressive SSc in Israel. Careful patient selection reduces treatment related morbidity and mortality. PMID: 32043328 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research

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In conclusion, the decreased numbers of VZV-specific CD8+T-cells during the acute phase and VZV-specific CD4+T-cells during the convalescent phase of disease may account for severe varicella in immunocompromised children. PMID: 32213753 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Tohoku J Exp Med Source Type: research
Authors: Ma W, Wang W, Huang X, Yao G, Jia Q, Shen J, Ouyang H, Chang Y, He J Abstract Red ginseng is often combined with Aconiti Lateralis Radix Praeparata to reduce alkaloids-related toxicity of the latter. Such herb-pairing also results in better therapeutic effect in heart failure, as compared to the singular use of either herb. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Aconiti Lateralis Radix Praeparata and its combination with red ginseng on the activities of CYP450 enzymes in rats. A sensitive and reliable HPLC-MS/MS method was established and validated for the simultaneous determination of ...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: JACC: Heart FailureAuthor(s): William T. Abraham, Mona Fiuzat, Mitchell A. Psotka, Christopher M. O’Connor
Source: JACC: Heart Failure - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
European Journal of Heart Failure, EarlyView.
Source: European Journal of Heart Failure - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Editorial Comment Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Ming-Chang Chiang, Christopher J.B. Nicol, Yi-Chuan Cheng, Chiahui Yen, Chien-Hung Lin, Shiang-Jiuun Chen, Rong-Nan Huang
Source: Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: MiR-144 regulates proliferation and apoptosis of HG-induced AC16 cardiomyocytes through targeting the CTRP3/JNK signaling pathway, providing a novel avenue for treatment of DCM. PMID: 32211094 [PubMed]
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Int J Clin Exp Pathol Source Type: research
Abstract Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality all over the world, particularly in China. Metastasis is the main factor resulting in the poor prognosis of patients with NSCLC. CXCR4 and EGFR have been widely studied due to their critical role in tumor metastasis, but it remains more elusive then the relationship between CXCR4 and EGFR. Studies have demonstrated that many tumors have been found the existence of the "cross-talk" between EGFR and CXCR4 signaling pathways. In this context, we explored the relationship between EGFR and CXCR4 signaling pathways in ...
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Int J Clin Exp Pathol Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the inhibitory effect of siRNA-Annexin A7 on growth, migration, and invasion of transplanted gastric cancer in nude mice. METHODS: The siRNA sequence targeting to human Annexin A7 gene was designed, and based on that a pair of complementary oligonucleotides were synthesized, annealed, and cloned into plasmid pGenesil-1.1 to construct recombinant plasmid siRNA-Annexin A7. Transplanted gastric cancer model was established by injecting s.c. nude mice with human gastric cancer BGC823 cells, and siRNA-Annexin A7 was injected into the tumors formed. The nude mice were observed for cli...
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Int J Clin Exp Pathol Source Type: research
Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
RARITAN, NJ, March 28, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &Johnson today announced the VOYAGER PAD study met its primary efficacy and principal safety endpoints, demonstrating the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily) plus aspirin (100 mg once daily) was superior to aspirin alone in reducing the risk of major adverse limb and cardiovascular (CV) events by 15 percent in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) after lower-extremity revascularization, with similar rates of TIMI[1] major bleeding. VOYAGER PAD is the only study to show a significant benefit...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news
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