Introduction of salvage prostatectomy in Denmark: the initial experience
To introduce salvage prostatectomy in Denmark. Prior to this, no national curative treatment for recurrent prostate cancer following radiation therapy existed in Denmark. This pilot study represent our initial... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 21, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Mike Allan Mortensen, Charlotte Aaberg Poulsen, G öran Ahlgren, Kirsten Madsen and Mads Hvid Poulsen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Is there an association between COVID-19 mortality and Human development index? The case study of Nigeria and some selected countries
We assessed Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of COVID-19 as an indicator to situate the performance of Nigeria relative to other selected countries. We obtained case fatality rates of different countries from data set... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 21, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Sanyaolu Alani Ameye, Temitope Olumuyiwa Ojo, Tajudin Adesegun Adetunji and Michael Olusesan Awoleye Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Examining the role of person-to-person transmission during a verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli outbreak in Ontario, Canada
This study aimed to examine the role of per... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 21, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Roksolana Hovdey, Jan M. Sargeant, David N. Fisman and Amy L. Greer Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Phosphoglucomutase 1 contributes to optimal cyst development in Toxoplasma gondii
Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous parasite of medical and veterinary importance; however, there exists no cure for chronic toxoplasmosis. Metabolic enzymes required for the production and maintenance of tissue cy... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 21, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Emily V. Quach, Binh Cao, Edres Babacarkhial, Daniel Ho, Janak Sharma and Pascale S. Guiton Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Trinity review: integrating Registered Reports with research ethics and funding reviews
One major source of exhaustion for researchers is the redundant paperwork of three different documents —research papers, ethics review applications, and research grant applications—for the same research plan. T... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 19, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Yuki Mori, Kaito Takashima, Kohei Ueda, Kyoshiro Sasaki and Yuki Yamada Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Contribution of a novel gene to lysergic acid amide synthesis in Metarhizium brunneum
The fungus Metarhizium brunneum produces ergot alkaloids of the lysergic acid amide class, most abundantly lysergic acid α-hydroxyethylamide (LAH). Genes for making ergot alkaloids are clustered in the genomes of... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 18, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Kelcie N. Britton, Chey R. Steen, Kyle A. Davis, Jessi K. Sampson and Daniel G. Panaccione Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a health technician-delivered brief intervention for alcohol: a Bayesian reanalysis of a clinical trial
To reanalyze a clinical trial on the effectiveness of a Brief Intervention (BI) delivered by non-professionals to reduce risky alcohol drinking. Our previous null-hypothesis test of the effects of the BI yield... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 16, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Nicolas A. Barticevic, Fernando Poblete, Laura Bradshaw and Marcus Bendtsen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Can home rehabilitation impact impulse oscillometry and lung ultrasound findings in patients with scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease? A pilot study
This study... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Samantha Gomes de Alegria, Patr ícia Frascari Litrento, Iasmim de Oliveira Farias, Thiago Thomaz Mafort and Agnaldo José Lopes Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Improving research integrity: a framework for responsible science communication
Research integrity, an essential precept of scientific inquiry and discovery, comprises norms such as Rigor, Reproducibility, and Responsibility (the 3R ’s). Over the past decades, numerous issues have arisen t... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Ilinca I. Ciubotariu and Gundula Bosch Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

The kyphosis –lordosis difference parameter and its utility in understanding the pathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
The relationship of sagittal spinal shape in the pathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is recognised. What is not clear is the relationship between the sagittal shape of those without scoliosis... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Adrian Gardner, Fiona Berryman and Paul Pynsent Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A feasible and reliable self-administered parental assessment of children ’s lifestyle (SAPLACL): an ancillary study based on the VIF program
In children, achieving an acceptable degree of accuracy from dietary or physical activity (PA) assessments remains a challenge. Children tend to overestimate their time spent in daily PA and underestimate thei... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2022 Category: Research Authors: J érémy Vanhelst, Valérie Deken, Gaëlle Boulic, Alain Duhamel and Monique Romon Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Children ’s social evaluation toward prestige-based and dominance-based powerholders
Social scientists have suggested two typical ways of acquiring social power: dominance approach (gaining social power by applying violence, coercion, threat, and punishment) and prestige approach (gaining admi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 15, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Masahiro Amakusa, Xianwei Meng and Yasuhiro Kanakogi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Influence of combined action observation and motor imagery of walking on lower limb reflex modulation in patients after stroke –preliminary results
The combined use of action observation and motor imagery (AOMI) is a promising technique in neurorehabilitation that can be usefully applied in addition to conventional forms of therapy. Previous studies with ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 13, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Frank Behrendt, Monika Le-Minh and Corina Schuster-Amft Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Microbiological profile and infection potential of different cryopreserved skull flaps after decompressive hemicraniectomy. Is cryopreservation at − 80 ℃ better?
Patterns of cryopreservation of explanted skull bone flaps have long been a matter of debate, in particular the appropriate temperature of storage. To the best of our knowledge no study to date has compared th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 13, 2022 Category: Research Authors: R. Agrawal, C. Rompf, A. B. Pranada, P. Vollmar, A. De Lorenzo, A. Hoyer and K. Gousias Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Genotyping data of French wild boar populations using porcine genome-wide genotyping array
The admixture of domestic pig into wild boar populations is controlled until now, by cytogenetic analysis. Even if a first-generation hybrid animal is discernable because of its 37-chromosome karyotype, the cy... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - May 13, 2022 Category: Research Authors: Nathalie Iannuccelli, Nicolas Mary, Nathalie Bonnet, Geoffrey Petit, Carine Valle, Alain Ducos and Juliette Riquet Tags: Data note Source Type: research