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Three years evaluation of peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis absorption costing: perspective of the service provider compared to funds transfers from the public and private healthcare systems.

Jan 24, 2022

72% of renal replacement therapy (RRT) clinics in Brazil are private. However, regarding payment for dialysis therapy, 80% of the patients are covered by the Unified Health System (SUS) and 20% by pri...

Loss of hepatitis D virus infectivity upon farnesyl transferase inhibitor treatment associates with increasing RNA editing rates revealed by a new RT-ddPCR method.

Jan 24, 2022

Chronic hepatitis D is the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis and to date, efficient therapeutic approaches against hepatitis D virus (HDV) are limited. Among the antiviral molecules currentl...

Polymerase Spiral Reaction (PSR) as a novel rapid colorimetric isothermal point of care assay for detection of Trypanosoma evansi genomic DNA.

Jan 17, 2022

Polymerase spiral reaction (PSR) opens new avenues for specific diagnosis of pathogens known for cryptic infection at field level and its application is still unexplored in the field of parasitology. ...

LncRNA LINC00924 upregulates NDRG2 to inhibit epithelial-mesenchymal transition via sponging miR-6755-5p in hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma.

Jan 10, 2022

Hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a life-threatening cancer. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) participate in HBV-related HCC progression. Based on the bioinformatics analy...

Clinical Evaluation of Plasma Separation Cards as a Tool to Collect, Store, and Test Blood Samples for Hepatitis B and C Serological Markers.

Jan 03, 2022

The plasma separation card (PSC) is a new device for collecting finger-pricking-derived small amount of blood in a solid support that is stable at room temperature and can be archived, mailed, and pro...

An Evaluation of Hepatitis E Virus Molecular Typing Methods.

Jan 03, 2022

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major cause of acute viral hepatitis. Better understanding of HEV subtypes involved in hepatitis E infections is essential. Investigation of sources and routes of transmis...

HPV RNA and DNA testing in Polish women screened for cervical cancer - A single oncological center study.

Dec 20, 2021

To evaluate the incidence of HPV infection, and the frequency of the various genotypes, using mRNA and DNA testing; to assess their relationship with the cervical lesions and women's age in the Polish...

Multiple microRNA signature panel as promising potential for diagnosis and prognosis of head and neck cancer.

Nov 29, 2021

MicroRNAs are small non-coding RNA that regulate gene expressions of human body. To date, numerous studies have reported that microRNAs possess great diagnostic and prognostic power in head and neck c...

"Potential entry receptors for human γ-herpesvirus into epithelial cells: a plausible therapeutic target for viral infections".

Nov 22, 2021

Herpesviruses are ubiquitous viruses, specifically the Epstein Barr virus (EBV). EBV and Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) establish their latency for a long period in B-cells and their r...

Aspartate Aminotransferase-To-Platelet Ratio Index: a Potential Predictor of Prognosis in the Most Common Types of Cirrhosis.

Nov 15, 2021

Cirrhosis is often an asymptomatic disease. Its early diagnosis before the development of life-threatening complications is an important step to prevent the progression of the disease. The aim of the ...

Occurrence, removal and mass loads of antiviral drugs in seven wastewater treatment plants with various treatment processes.

Nov 08, 2021

Antiviral drugs are among the most common and important classes of pharmaceuticals to treat viral infections, however their continuous emission and persistence in the receiving environment has attract...

Sex-based differences in outcomes among surgically treated patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Nov 08, 2021

Sex differences in surgically treated HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma are not defined due to the low number of affected women. We explored the oncologic outcomes of men and women ...

Human genetic polymorphisms and risk of viral infection after solid organ transplantation.

Oct 25, 2021

The immune system plays a key role in the host defense against viral pathogens. A signaling cascade is activated upon infection involving a variety of molecules such as pattern-recognition receptors (...

Worse outcome and distinct mutational pattern in follicular lymphoma with anti-HBc positivity.

Oct 18, 2021

Epidemiological studies have demonstrated the association between hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), mainly for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicu...

Hepatocyte growth factor and fish oil facilitated reversal of D-galactosamine-induced toxicity in primary hepatocyte cultures of albino mice.

Oct 04, 2021

D-galactosamine (Ga1N), a well-known hepatotoxic agent, induces liver injury resembling human viral hepatitis usually followed by the regeneration processes. Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) is a cytopr...

Bio-nanogate manipulation on electrode surface as an electrochemical immunosensing strategy for detecting anti-hepatitis B surface antigen.

Oct 04, 2021

The diagnosis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and monitoring of the vaccination efficiency against HBV require real-time analysis. The presence of antibody against hepatitis B virus surface antigen (anti-H...

The effect of 5-Aminolaevulinic Acid Photodynamic Therapy versus CO laser in the Treatment of Cervical Low-grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions with High-Risk HPV Infection: a non-randomized, controlled pilot study.

Sep 27, 2021

There are insufficient studies comparing the efficacy of 5-aminolaevulinic acid (ALA) photodynamic therapy (PDT) and CO laser therapy in the treatment of cervical low-grade squamous intraepithelial le...

Novel variant in glycophorin c gene protects against ribavirin-induced anemia during chronic hepatitis C treatment.

Sep 27, 2021

The current use of ribavirin in difficult-to-cure chronic hepatitis C patients (HCV) and patients with severe respiratory infections is constrained by the issue of ribavirin-induced hemolytic anemia t...

Multiple-type HPV infection predicting condyloma acuminatum recurrence after aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy.

Sep 20, 2021

Aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) has been widely used in the treatment of condyloma acuminatum (CA), but there is a lack of reports on clinical factors related to CA relapse after ph...

Sandwich nanohybrid of chitosan-polyvinyl alcohol for water treatment and Sofosbuvir drug delivery for anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Sep 06, 2021

The incorporation between nano-polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and nano-chitosan (Cs) to produce sandwich nanohybrid (SNH) for water treatment and improvement the adsorption of sofosbuvir drug (SOF). The phot...