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Diversity and behavioral activity of Anopheles mosquitoes on the slopes of Mount Cameroon.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05472-8
Parasites & Vectors; Kwi PN, Ewane EE et. al.

Sep 29th, 2022 - Malaria remains endemic in Cameroon, with heterogeneous transmission related to eco-climatic variations, vector diversity and spatial distribution. The intensification of malaria prevention and control through the free distribution of insecticide-treated nets in recent years may have altered the composition, geographic distribution and natural infection rate of Anopheles species, with implicati...

Laboratory and field evaluation of the STANDARD Q and Panbio™ SARS-CoV-2 antigen rapid ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9514621
PloS One; Konstantinus I, Chiwara D et. al.

Sep 28th, 2022 - As new SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern emerge, there is a need to scale up testing to minimize transmission of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Many countries especially those in the developing world continue to struggle with scaling up reverse transcriptase polymerase reaction (RT-PCR) to detect SARS-CoV-2 due to scarcity of resources. Alternatives such as antigen rapid diagnostics test...

An integrative bioinformatics investigation and experimental validation of critically i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9508723
Diagnostic Pathology; Ahmadi-Beni R, Shahbazi S et. al.

Sep 25th, 2022 - Lack of knowledge around underlying mechanisms of gliomas mandates intense research efforts to improve the disease outcomes. Identification of high-grade gliomas pathogenesis which is known for poor prognosis and low survival is of particular importance. Distinguishing the differentially expressed genes is one of the core approaches to clarify the causative factors. Microarray datasets of the t...

Estimation of the Frequency and Time of Human Exposure to Arsenic by Single Hair Analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517363
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Li B, Xu W et. al.

Sep 24th, 2022 - Arsenic (As) and its compounds are widely used in many applications. Long-term exposure to As can cause acute and chronic poisoning. In severe cases, it can lead to adverse effects, such as gene mutation, cell cancer and fetal malformation. The objective of this study was to accurately estimate As exposure frequency and time. Quantitative analysis of As in single hairs obtained from APL (acute ...

Effects of Return Air Inlets' Location on the Control of Fine Particle Transportation i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517334
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Ren J, Duan S et. al.

Sep 24th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has made significant impacts on public health, including human exposure to airborne pathogens. In healthcare facilities, the locations of return air vents in ventilation systems may have important effects on lowering airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission. This study conducted experiments to examine the influence of different return air vents' heights (0.7 m, 1.2 m, and 1.6 m) o...

Quantifying the Relationship between SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Concentrations and Building-...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9517461
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Acer PT, Kelly LM et. al.

Sep 24th, 2022 - SARS-CoV-2 RNA loads can be detected in the excreta of individuals with COVID-19 and have demonstrated positive correlations with clinical infection trends. Consequently, wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approaches have been implemented globally as a public health surveillance tool to monitor community-level prevalence of infections. The majority of wastewater specimens are gathered as eithe...

Integrative analysis reveals a clinicogenomic landscape associated with liver metastasi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9461653
International Journal of Biological Sciences; Jiang J, Ding Y et. al.

Sep 24th, 2022 - Hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the stomach (HAS) is a rare subtype of gastric cancer (GC) that histologically resembles hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Despite its low incidence, HAS had a poor 5-year survival rate. Currently, the linkages between clinicopathological and genomic features of HAS and its therapeutic targets remain largely unknown. Herein, we enrolled 90 HAS patients and 270 stage-mat...

Hematological and molecular analyses of the HbS allele among the Sudanese population.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9502246
The Journal of International Medical Research; Khalafallah TO, Ajab Eldoor AA et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2022 - The purpose of this study was to perform hematological and molecular analyses of the HbS allele of the hemoglobin subunit beta gene in the Sudanese population. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study. Hematological parameters and fetal hemoglobin (HbF) levels were assessed in all participants. Data were gathered through the use of questionnaires and laboratory investigations. The βS-globin...

Seafood carbon footprint, malaria vaccine and a US health chief.
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-02960-w
Nature

Sep 22nd, 2022 - Seafood carbon footprint, malaria vaccine and a US health chief.|2022||analysis,

Predictive Value of FNA-Tg and TgAb in Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis of Papillary Thyr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9500251
Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment; Wu X, Liu Y et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2022 - Objectives: To analyze whether thyroglobulin (Tg) and anti-Tg antibody (TgAb) detection in fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of cervical lymph node (LN; LN-FNA-Tg and LN-FNA-TgAb) can predict LN metastasis and obtain the best cutoff value. Methods: The patients admitted to our hospital from January 2020 to March 2021 were prospectively enrolled. The LNs were sampled by FNA. All patients underwent th...

Serum albumin, cognitive function, motor impairment, and survival prognosis in Parkinso...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9478219
Medicine Sun S, Wen Y et. al.

Sep 21st, 2022 - The role of albumin in Parkinson disease (PD) is not well understood, our study will investigate the association between the serum albumin level and risk of dementia, motor impairment, as well as survival outcome in PD. Data were obtained from the publicly available dataset in the DRYAD database (https://datadryad.org/). The original prospective study enrolled patients with PD from a single cen...

Acute exposure to air pollutants increase the risk of acute glaucoma.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9487138
BMC Public Health; Li L, Zhu Y et. al.

Sep 21st, 2022 - Ambient air pollution is related to the onset and progression of ocular disease. However, the effect of air pollutants on the acute glaucoma remains unclear. To investigate the effect of air pollutants on the incidence of acute glaucoma (acute angle closure glaucoma and glaucomatocyclitic crisis) among adults. We conducted a time-stratified case-crossover study based on the data of glaucoma out...

Effects of short-term exposure to air pollution on hospital admissions for autism spect...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058286
BMJ Open; Kim KN, Sohn JH et. al.

Sep 21st, 2022 - This study explored the effects of short-term exposure to air pollution on hospital admissions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a proxy for symptom aggravation, among Korean children aged 5-14 years. Time-series study. We used data from the National Health Insurance Service (2011-2015). Daily concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone (O3) levels in e...

Importance of ventilation and occupancy to Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission rate...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9483862
BMC Public Health; Deol AK, Shaikh N et. al.

Sep 20th, 2022 - Ventilation rates are a key determinant of the transmission rate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other airborne infections. Targeting infection prevention and control (IPC) interventions at locations where ventilation rates are low and occupancy high could be a highly effective intervention strategy. Despite this, few data are available on ventilation rates and occupancy in congregate locatio...

CD5+ diffuse large B-cell lymphoma has heterogeneous clinical features and poor prognos...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9483961
The Journal of International Medical Research; Yin T, Qi L et. al.

Sep 17th, 2022 - De novo CD5-positive (CD5+) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) has different clinical characteristics compared with CD5-negative (CD5-) DLBCL. However, few studies have been reported in Chinese cohorts. We investigated the clinical features and prognosis of patients with CD5+ DLBCL and summarized the related literature. Data from 245 patients with newly diagnosed DLBCL were retrospectively a...

Safety of single-dose primaquine as a Plasmodium falciparum gametocytocide: a systemati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9479278
BMC Medicine; Stepniewska K, Allen EN et. al.

Sep 16th, 2022 - In 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended single low-dose (SLD, 0.25 mg/kg) primaquine to be added as a Plasmodium (P.) falciparum gametocytocide to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) without glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) testing, to accelerate malaria elimination efforts and avoid the spread of artemisinin resistance. Uptake of this recommendation has been re...

The potential value of fibrinogen to albumin ratio (FAR) in the assessment of inflammat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9479360
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Ding Y, Xue L

Sep 16th, 2022 - Fibrinogen to albumin ratio (FAR) is a newly investigated indicator for inflammation. The study aimed to explore the potential ability of FAR in assessing the severity of inflammation in spondyloarthritis. The clinical data of 196 spondyloarthritis (SpA) patients, 66 osteoarthritis (OA) patients, and 81 healthy controls (HC) were collected in this retrospective study. The SpA group included 69 ...

Prognostic value of preoperative P-CRP in patients with osteosarcoma: A retrospective s...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9439842
Medicine Peng H, Fang X et. al.

Sep 16th, 2022 - This study aimed to investigate the value of the product of peripheral blood platelet and serum C-reactive protein (P-CRP), an inflammatory indicator, for the prognosis of patients with osteosarcoma. Patients with osteosarcoma who were diagnosed and treated at the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, China, between January 2012 and December 2019 were included in this retrosp...

The Predicting Role of Serum TSGF and sIL-2R for the Lymph Node Metastasis of Papillary...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9463009
Disease Markers; Xu X, Wang W et. al.

Sep 13th, 2022 - To explore the clinical utility of tumor-specific growth factor (TSGF) and the soluble interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptor (sIL-2R) as immune-related factors for predicting lymph node metastases (LNM) of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). A total of 206 patients with PTC subjected to curative surgery were enrolled. All patients had complete medical records. Serum levels of TSGF were detected using Au...

The Atmospheric Environment Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Metrological Study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9518114
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Chen Z, Shi D

Sep 10th, 2022 - Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the scientific community has been trying to clarify various problems, such as the mechanism of virus transmission, environmental impact, and socio-economic impact. The spread of COVID-19 in the atmospheric environment is variable and uncertain, potentially resulting in differences in air pollution. Many scholars are striving to explore the relationship between air q...