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From the Obesity Medicine Association - The Alarming Link Between Screen Time & Pediatric Obesity

Jan 26, 2022

It’s nearly impossible to avoid screen time these days; between smartphones, TVs, computers, and tablets, almost everyone’s daily routine revolves around time spent on screens. That includes child...

Validation of a predictive model for identifying an increased risk for recurrence in adolescents and young adults with a first provoked thromboembolism.

Jan 24, 2022

To develop and validate a predictive model to determinate patients at increased risk to suffer from recurrence following a first provoked deep vein thrombosis (VTE).Predictive variables, i.e. male sex...

Eculizumab for Refractory Thrombosis in Antiphospholipid Syndrome.

Jan 24, 2022

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is characterized by arterial and/or venous thrombosis with antiphospholipid antibodies. Dysregulation of the complement pathway has been implicated in APS pathophysiolo...

Neurocoagulation from a Mechanistic Point of View in the Central Nervous System.

Jan 24, 2022

Coagulation mechanisms are critical for maintaining homeostasis in the central nervous system (CNS). Thrombin, an important player of the coagulation cascade, activates protease activator receptors (P...

High on-treatment platelet reactivity to aspirin in patients after myocardial infarction.

Jan 24, 2022

Aspirin (ASA) is widely used as an antiplatelet therapeutic drug in secondary prevention. Last years brought many reports on ASA resistance or high on-treatment platelet reactivity (HTPR) to aspirin.T...

Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and Cardiometabolic Health in Heavy Goods Vehicle Drivers: A Cross-Sectional Analysis.

Jan 24, 2022

Physical inactivity, prolonged sitting, and unhealthy dietary habits are common in Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers. These factors increase risk of long-term health conditions.329 HGV drivers across ...

The Role of ADAMTS-4 in Atherosclerosis and Vessel Wall Abnormalities.

Jan 24, 2022

Extracellular matrix proteins are regulated by metzincin proteases, like the disintegrin metalloproteinases with thrombospondin motifs (ADAMTS) family members. This review focuses on the emerging role...

Non-invasive Investigation of the Presence and Extent of Coronary Artery Disease by the Evaluation of Fingertip Reactive Hyperemia.

Jan 24, 2022

Fingertip reactive hyperemia-peripheral artery tonometry (RH-PAT) is an emerging novel non-invasive method for evaluating endothelial function. We aimed to evaluate endothelial function with fingertip...

Atrial fibrillation and mortality in outpatients with heart failure in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study.

Jan 24, 2022

In recent years, the prevalence and mortality of heart failure (HF) and other associated cardiovascular diseases have doubled in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Studies in high-income countries indicate tha...

Comparison of co-administration of amiodarone and rivaroxaban to co-administration of dronedarone and rivaroxaban for hemorrhage risks after atrial fibrillation ablation.

Jan 24, 2022

To investigate whether co-administration of antiarrhythmic dronedarone and anticoagulant rivaroxaban would increase the risks of hemorrhage after atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation.A total of 100 patie...

The experience and outcomes of multidisciplinary clinical pharmacist-led parenteral nutrition service for individuals with intestinal failure in a center without home parenteral nutrition.

Jan 17, 2022

Intestinal Failure (IF) is a rare but serious form of organ failure, and patients with IF are dependent on Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) to maintain growth and development. This study aimed to desc...

Cerebrospinal Fluid Ion Analysis in Neonatal Seizures.

Jan 17, 2022

There is a gap of knowledge regarding cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ion concentrations in normal and pathological states, particularly during the neonatal period. We aim to compare CSF ion concentrations ...

Association between kidney function and intracerebral hematoma volume.

Jan 17, 2022

Renal dysfunction has been reported to be associated with larger hematoma volume in intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) due to concomitant nutritional imbalances and platelet dysfunction; however, this ass...

Non-contact whole-chamber charge density mapping of the left ventricle: preclinical evaluation in a sheep model.

Jan 17, 2022

Conventional contact-based electroanatomic mapping is poorly suited for rapid or dynamic ventricular arrhythmias. Whole-chamber charge density (CD) mapping could efficiently characterize complex ventr...

Continuum modeling of thrombus formation and growth under different shear rates.

Jan 17, 2022

Obstruction of blood flow due to thrombosis is a major cause of ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, and in severe cases, mortality. In particular, in blood wetting medical devices, thrombosis is a...

Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Detects Intracranial Hypertension in Acute Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction.

Jan 17, 2022

To evaluate optic nerve sheath diameter in the acute phase of patients with malignant ischemic middle cerebral artery stroke submitted or not to decompressive craniectomy surgery.Forty patients partic...

The dynamic interplay between AMPK/NFκB signaling and NLRP3 is a new therapeutic target in inflammation: Emerging role of dapagliflozin in overcoming lipopolysaccharide-mediated lung injury.

Jan 17, 2022

Acute lung injury (ALI) is one the most common causes of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. In this study, we examined for first time the role of dapagliflozin (DPGZ) in lipopolysacch...

Hypoxia preconditioning increases the ability of healthy but not diabetic rat-derived adipose stromal/stem cells (ASC) to improve histological lesions of streptozotocin-induced diabetic nephropathy.

Jan 17, 2022

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) have demonstrated ability to improve diabetic nephropathy (DN) in experimental models, as well as by improving kidney endogenous progenitor cells proliferation and diff...

Long-Term Mortality and Morbidity Related to Congestive Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction (CHFrEF) in Palestinian Patients Maintained on Submaximal Sacubitril/Valsartan Doses: A Pilot Study.

Jan 17, 2022

The efficacy of sacubitril/valsartan, a newly introduced combination drug for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), was demonstrated in the PARADIGM-HF trial conducted in Western count...

Liraglutide prevents high glucose induced HUVECs dysfunction via inhibition of PINK1/Parkin-dependent mitophagy.

Jan 17, 2022

Functional loss of endothelial cells will lead to development and progression of atherosclerosis in diabetic patients. However, dysfunction of endothelial cells in diabetes has yet to be fully underst...