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Early and dynamic changes in gene expression in septic shock patients: a genome-wide approach

As early and appropriate care of severe septic patients is associated with better outcome, understanding of the very first events in the disease process is needed. 33 more words

Enterovirus 71-induced autophagy increases viral replication and pathogenesis in a suckling mouse model

We previously reported that Enterovirus 71 (EV71) infection activates autophagy, which promotes viral replication both in vitro and in vivo. In the present study we further investigated whether EV71 infection of neuronal SK-N-SH cells induces an autophagic flux. 17 more words

Grants approved for earthquake and flood victims on the Mainland

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Government has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved two grants from the Disaster Relief Fund totalling $9.387 million to two agencies for providing relief to earthquake victims in Yunnan Province in the… … 10 more words

Study protocol: the JEU cohort study ?transversal multiaxial evaluation and 5-year follow-up of a cohort of French gamblers

There is abundant literature on how to distinguish problem gambling (PG) from social gambling, but there are very few studies of the long-term evolution of gambling practice. 37 more words

Antimicrobial activity of alexidine, chlorhexidine and cetrimide against Streptococcus mutans biofilm

The use of antimicrobial solutions has been recommended to disinfect demineralized dentin prior to placing the filling material. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of several antimicrobials in controlling Streptococcus mutans (SM) biofilm formed in dentin. 13 more words

Fingolimod in active multiple sclerosis: an impressive decrease in Gd-enhancing lesions

Fingolimod is a disease modifying therapy (DMT) in highly active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), as is natalizumab. Fingolimod decreases annual relapse rates and gadolinium enhancing lesions on MRI as compared to either interferon beta (IFN?) or placebo. 15 more words

Pressure mat analysis of naturally occurring lameness in young pigs after weaning

Lameness is a common problem in modern swine husbandry. It causes welfare problems in affected pigs as well as financial problems for farmers.
To minimize these negative consequences of lameness, new treatment and prevention strategies need to be developed and validated using objective and… … 12 more words