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Kallikrein-Mediated Cytokeratin 10 Degradation Is Required for Varicella Zoster Virus Propagation in Skin.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a skin-tropic virus that infects epidermal keratinocytes and causes chickenpox. Although common, VZV infection can be life-threatening, particularly in the immunocompromized. Therefore, ...
Cost-effectiveness of offering an area-level financial incentive on breast feeding: a within-cluster randomised controlled trial analysis.
OBJECTIVE: To provide the first estimate of the cost-effectiveness of financial incentive for breastfeeding intervention compared with usual care. DESIGN: Within-cluster ('ward'-level) randomised controlled trial ...
Identification of a subset of trace amine-associated receptors and ligands as potential modulators of insulin secretion.
The worldwide prevalence of diabetes has reached 8.5% among adults, and this is characterised by elevated glucose concentrations and failing insulin secretion. Furthermore, most people with type 2 diabetes are either obese ...
Glucagon-like Peptide 2 Concentrations Vary in Zambian Children During Diarrhoea, in Malnutrition and Seasonally.
OBJECTIVES: Glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2) is a 33 amino acid peptide hormone released from enteroendocrine L-cells following nutrient ingestion. It has been shown to exert trophic effects on the gut. We set out to measure ...
Socioeconomic status and disease-modifying therapy prescribing patterns in people with multiple sclerosis.
AIMS: To examine the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and disease-modifying therapy (DMT) prescribing patterns in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (pwRRMS). METHODS: A cross-sectional analysis ...