Researchers from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom found that a pleural adherence score derived from thoracic ultrasound (TUS) at 24 hours post-talc administration is predictive of long-term pleurodesis success in patients with symptomatic malignant pleural effusion (MPE). Findings were published in CHEST.
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Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), 38% were found to have pulmonary artery aneurysms (PAA), and both the PAH time course and connective tissue disease were shown to modify the risk for PAA development, according to study results published in The American Journal of Cardiology.
Integral Molecular, the industry leader in membrane protein technologies, was awarded to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the NIH to initiate a target discovery program for Alzheimer's disease. Under the grant, Integral Molecular will use its highly successful Membrane Proteome Array (MPA) platform to discover novel neuroimmune targets for treating Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Even a single episode of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in school-aged children may have an enduring effect on cognitive function, a study suggests. DKA is the most common acute cause of morbidity and mortality in children with type 1 diabetes, Dr. Tandy Aye of Stanford University School of Medicine, in California, and colleagues note Diabetes Care, online December 20.
Diabetes and hyperglycemia are associated with thicker central corneal thickness (CCT), which could lead to overestimation of intraocular pressure when assessing patients for glaucoma, new research suggests.
Research out of University Minnesota Medical School and published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight uncovers what causes diastolic heart failure and how it can be treated.
Long work hours (≥60 hours / week) are associated with poor glycemic control in young Japanese men with type 2 diabetes , according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Diabetes Investigation .
PTSD following terrorist attacks were linked to a higher prevalence of neoplastic disease, according to study findings published in the Journal of Neuroscience Research.
Findings from a novel online questionnaire of people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) who rated their perceptions of care in a hospital's emergency department suggest the majority of these patients do not receive proper care, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center.