Recipient Comorbidity and Survival Outcomes After Kidney Transplantation: A UK-wide Prospective Cohort Study
Conclusions. The key comorbidities that predict poorer 2-year survival outcomes after kidney transplantation have been identified in this large prospective cohort study. The findings will facilitate assessment of individual patient risks and evidence-based decision making.
(1) Background: The high prevalence of childhood obesity and its multicausal etiology make it necessary to approach it through different strategies, whose objective is to promote the physical, mental, and social well-being of children. Regular physical act...
Publication date: September–October 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &Reviews, Volume 14, Issue 5Author(s): Abhinav Vepa, Joseph P. Bae, Faheem Ahmed, Manish Pareek, Kamlesh Khunti
Abstract Background/Objectives: To investigate the association between vitiligo and metabolic syndrome. Methods: A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted between 2014 and 2016. Study (n = 155) and control groups (n = 155) were evaluated for metabolic syndrome according to National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III and the International Diabetes Federation criteria. Study group was divided into three groups according to their vitiligo area severity index and vitiligo disease activity score values (Group 1: 6.89 for VASI score, Group A: − 1-0, Group B: 1-2 and Group C: 3-4 for vitiligo di...
Abstract Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory skin disease, which affects 1% of the population, being more common in young, obese and smokers, and mainly affects armpits and groin, with formation of pustules, nodules, abscesses, scars and fistulas. Recently, its association with other autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, pyogenic arthritis and ulcerative colitis have been reported. These associated forms are usually resistant to standard treatment, with immunobiologicals as promising therapy. The case of a rare form of association is reported, with only one case pr...
We present a new case of protothecosis in Brazil in a kidney transplant recipient.
This article reports a case of the disease caused by mites of the species Dermanyssus gallinae. Increasingly, the agents that cause this disease are found in urban environments, increasing the incidence of people affected by the disease. This dermatosis has a self-limiting clinical picture and the treatment is done with the use of topical corticosteroids and oral antihistamines.
Publication date: Available online 10 June 2020Source: JACC: Heart FailureAuthor(s): Douglas L. Mann, Stephen J. Greene, Michael M. Givertz, Justin M. Vader, Randall C. Starling, Andrew P. Ambrosy, Palak Shah, Steven E. McNulty, Claudius Mahr, Divya Gupta, Margaret M. Redfield, Anuradha Lala, Gregory D. Lewis, Selma F. Mohammed, Nisha A. Gilotra, Adam D. DeVore, Eiran Z. Gorodeski, Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, Adrian F. Hernandez, Eugene Braunwald
French pharmaceutical company Servier Laboratories is facing millions of euros in potential fines after a massive trial around a diabetes drug used as a diet pill
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Publication date: 5 January 2021Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 401Author(s): Man Cheng, Yun Zhou, Bin Wang, Ge Mu, Jixuan Ma, Min Zhou, Dongming Wang, Meng Yang, Limin Cao, Li xie, Xing Wang, Xiuquan Nie, LingLing Yu, Jing Yuan, Weihong Chen
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