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A radiographic study estimating age of mandibular third molars by periodontal ligament visibility.
BACKGROUND: Visibility of the periodontal ligament of mandibular third molars (M3) has been suggested as a method to estimate age. AIM: To assess the accuracy of this method and compare the visibility of the periodontal ...
Skeletal Muscle Ultrasonography in Nutrition and Functional Outcome Assessment of Critically Ill Children: Experience and Insights From Pediatric Disease and Adult Critical Care Studies [Formula: see text].
(Wiley Online, 2016-12-01)
Evidence suggests that critically ill children develop muscle wasting, which could affect outcomes. Muscle ultrasound has been used to track muscle wasting and association with outcomes in critically ill adults but not ...
Variants in the Mannose-binding Lectin Gene MBL2 do not Associate With Sepsis Susceptibility or Survival in a Large European Cohort.
(Oxford University Press, 2015-09-01)
BACKGROUND: Sepsis is an increasingly common condition, which continues to be associated with unacceptably high mortality. A large number of association studies have investigated susceptibility to, or mortality from, sepsis ...
Prevalence of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in adult civilian survivors of war who stay in war-afflicted regions. A systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.
BACKGROUND: Epidemiological surveys on depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among civilian war survivors in war-afflicted regions have produced heterogeneous prevalence estimates of these conditions. METHODS: ...
Genetic risk scores in adult-onset type 1 diabetes.
In-silico investigation of coding variants potentially affecting the functioning of the glutamatergic N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor in schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND: Several lines of evidence support the hypothesis that impaired functioning of the glutamatergic N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) might be involved in the etiology of schizophrenia. NMDAR is activated by ...
Pain experience in adults undergoing treatment: A longitudinal evaluation.
OBJECTIVES: To quantify the intensity and duration of pain experience in adults over the initial three visits of fixed appliance-based orthodontic treatment. A secondary objective was to assess the relationship between ...
First Genome-Wide Association Study of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults Reveals Novel Insights Linking Immune and Metabolic Diabetes.
(American Diabetes Association, 2018-09-25)
OBJECTIVE: Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) shares clinical features with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes; however, there is ongoing debate regarding the precise definition of LADA. Understanding its genetic ...
Schistosomiasis in the first 1000 days.
Infections during the first 1000 days-the period from conception to a child's second birthday-can have lifelong effects on health, because this is a crucial phase of growth and development. There is increasing recognition ...