Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to a new study published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology. The increased risk is due to a reduction in a type of kidney function called renal functional reserve (RFR).
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The goal of the present study is to determine whether selected pesticides are capable of inducing double strand breaks (DSB) in an in vitro model and the recombinational pathway ensuing this damage.
According to study, researchers from the George Washington University (GW) and US Acute Care Solutions. There are major measurement issues in patient experience data collected from U.S. emergency departments, including high variability and limited construct validity. Patient experience data is becoming increasingly important in healthcare. The study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
According to a new research published in American Journal of Hematology, exome sequencing (ES) has the potential to molecularly diagnose causes of inherited platelet disorders (IPD) and to identify candidate genes for functional evaluation.
Kessler Foundation receives a major federal grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), which funds an Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Project in Rehabilitation Neuroscience and Engineering.
In a study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described that influenza-related deaths in the United States have ranged from a low of 12,000 in 2011–12 to 56,000 in 2012–13. This year's influenza outbreak is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track about a dozen years ago, with millions of Americans being infected by emerging and current strains such as the dominant H3N2.
Researchers from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, was concerned to see if depressive symptoms might also affect patients' health outcomes. Many patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer experience symptoms of depression, which can make it difficult for them to manage treatment side effects, quit smoking, or maintain adequate nutrition or sleep habits. The study got published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
In this study, researchers are designing and building proteins that can fold and mimic the chemical processes that sustain life. Now they have confirmed that at least one of their new proteins can catalyze biological reactions in E. coli, meaning that a protein designed entirely from scratch functions in cells as a genuine enzyme. The study published the paper in Nature Chemical Biology.
An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of the malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one of the currently used drugs. The discovery was described in a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
According to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, many healthcare providers in China–especially those at village clinics and township health centres–fail to correctly manage tuberculosis (TB) cases.
According to new research from scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, Beneficial bacteria on the skin of lab mice work with the animals' immune systems to defend against disease-causing microbes and accelerate wound healing . The study findings were published in the Cell .