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Maximum potential cost-savings attributable to generic substitution of antipsychotics 2008 to 2013
Background Schizophrenia is a costly illness to treat, especially during a time of escalating medicine inflation costs, putting a large economic strain on patients, their families and the community. Treatment, however, ...
Adjustments to the preanalytical phase of quantitative cell-free DNA analysis
Evaluating the kinetics of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in the blood of cancer patients could be a strong auxiliary component to the molecular characterization of cfDNA, but its potential clinical significance is obscured by the ...
Elimination of Schistosoma mansoni in infected mice by slow release of artemisone
The current treatment of schistosomiasis is based on the anti-helminthic drug praziquantel (PZQ). PZQ affects only the adult stages of schistosomes. In addition, resistance to PZQ is emerging. We suggest a drug, which ...
Dietary sodium and cardiovascular disease risk
(Massachusetts Medical Society, 2016)
Women’s experiences of continuous support during childbirth: a meta-synthesis
(BioMed Central, 2018)
Background Despite the known benefits of continuous support during childbirth, the practice is still not routinely implemented in all maternity settings and women’s views and experiences might not be considered. The ...
Inactivation of Anopheles gambiae Glutathione Transferase ε2 by Epiphyllocoumarin
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)
Glutathione transferases (GSTs) are part of a major family of detoxifying enzymes that can catalyze the reductive dehydrochlorination of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT). The delta and epsilon classes of insect GSTs ...
Students’ perception of the perceived availability and diversion of methylphenidate in a South African tertiary academic institution
Aims: To determine where residence students from a South African tertiary institution get methylphenidate for both appropriate and non-medical use, where they think they could get it and how easy they think it is to ...
Global, regional, and national burden of cardiovascular diseases for 10 causes, 1990 to 2015
Background The burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remains unclear in many regions of the world. Objectives The GBD (Global Burden of Disease) 2015 study integrated data on disease incidence, prevalence, and mortality ...
Physical fitness, physical activity, sedentary behavior, or diet: what are the correlates of obesity in Polish school children?
There is substantial evidence of rising prevalence of overweight and obesity and its co-morbidities among children in western-high income developed countries. In the European Union, the prevalence of overweight and obesity ...
Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years
(Massachusetts Medical Society, 2017)
BACKGROUND Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain. METHODS We analyzed data ...