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Pyoderma Gangrenosum Showed Clinical Presentation Among Different Age Groups

A study showed of 356 cases of PG showed that although clinical presentation is similar among different age groups, patients with pyoderma gangrenosum who are younger than 65 years are more likely to have associated inflammatory bowel disease, while those 65 years or older are more likely to have associated inflammatory arthritides, solid organ and hematologic malignant neoplasms, and hematologic disorders; specifically, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, myelodysplastic syndrome.

Survival Rates of Newborns in U.S. and Sri Lanka are same, UNICEF

Five newborn babies die every minute on Earth, an "alarmingly high" statistic as up to 80% of them are preventable, according to a new report from UNICEF. That's 1 million children who die on the same day they are born and about 2.6 million who are stillborn around the world. The United Nations' children's agency found that in America, a baby's risk of dying as a newborn is just barely lower than the risk in Sri Lanka or Ukraine.

Sporadic Breast Cancer in Sri Lankan women: Genetic Determinants

In the present study, researchers carry out a comprehensive evaluation of genetic polymorphisms associated with sporadic breast cancer in Sri Lankan women. Using a case-control approach, we conducted association testing on 700 women using single variant and haplotype association testing strategies on 56 SNPs in 36 breast cancer-related genes.