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P2X7 purinoceptors contribute to the death of Schwann cells transplanted into the spinal cord.
(Nature Publishing Group, 2013-10-03)
The potential to use Schwann cells (SCs) in neural repair for patients suffering from neurotrauma and neurodegenerative diseases is well recognized. However, significant cell death after transplantation hinders the clinical ...
Pepsin in saliva for the diagnosis of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
(BMJ Publishing Group Limited, 2014-05-07)
OBJECTIVE: Current diagnostic methods for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) have moderate sensitivity/specificity and can be invasive and expensive. Pepsin detection in saliva has been proposed as an 'office-based' ...
Investigation of Dysphagia After Antireflux Surgery by High-resolution Manometry: Impact of Multiple Water Swallows and a Solid Test Meal on Diagnosis, Management, and Clinical Outcome.
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Management of patients with dysphagia, regurgitation, and related symptoms after antireflux surgery is challenging. This prospective, case-control study tested the hypothesis that compared with standard ...
Universal health coverage: a unique policy opportunity for oral health.
(SAGE Publications, 2015-02-20)
Developing and testing accelerated partner therapy for partner notification for people with genital Chlamydia trachomatis diagnosed in primary care: a pilot randomised controlled trial.
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2015-05-27)
BACKGROUND: Accelerated partner therapy (APT) is a promising partner notification (PN) intervention in specialist sexual health clinic attenders. To address its applicability in primary care, we undertook a pilot randomised ...
Addressing Oral Health Inequalities in the Africa and Middle East Region.
(SAGE Publications, 2015-07-01)
Changes in health in England, with analysis by English regions and areas of deprivation, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.
BACKGROUND: In the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013), knowledge about health and its determinants has been integrated into a comparable framework to inform health policy. Outputs of this analysis are relevant ...
Rapid Diagnosis of Infection in the Critically Ill, a Multicenter Study of Molecular Detection in Bloodstream Infections, Pneumonia, and Sterile Site Infections.
(Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2015-11)
OBJECTIVE: Early identification of causative microorganism(s) in patients with severe infection is crucial to optimize antimicrobial use and patient survival. However, current culture-based pathogen identification is slow ...
East London experience with enteric fever 2007-2012.
(PLoS ONE, 2015-03-19)
PURPOSE: The clinical presentation and epidemiology for patients with enteric fever at two hospitals in East London during 2007-2012 is described with the aim to identify preventive opportunities and to reduce the cost of ...