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MECP2 Mutation Type and Disease Severity in Rett Syndrome

MECP2 Mutation Type and Disease Severity in Rett Syndrome

Do specific MECP2 mutations lead to different degrees of disease severity in Rett syndrome?
Silica Exposure and Lung Cancer Risk

Silica Exposure and Lung Cancer Risk

Crystalline silica is one of the most common minerals and a common air pollutant in both working and living environments. This large, long-term study assesses its relationship to lung cancer risk.
Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast

Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma of the Breast

It has long been known that the mammary epithelium might give rise to a large variety of types of breast carcinoma with different morphologic features and biologic behavior.
Antioxidant Vitamin Intake and Mortality

Antioxidant Vitamin Intake and Mortality

Oxidative stress has been suggested to increase the incidence of chronic disease and mortality. Does intake of antioxidant vitamins--either via food or supplements--impact longevity?
JAK2 Mutation Status and Cytogenetic Abnormalities

JAK2 Mutation Status and Cytogenetic Abnormalities

Myeloproliferative neoplasms and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms are heterogeneous disorders that may share some important traits.
Implementing Teams in a PCMH Residency Practice

Implementing Teams in a PCMH Residency Practice

Implementing a team approach in a residency practice, especially in ambulatory settings, poses unique challenges. Learn from one site's experience.
Disaster Management at the 1904 New Market, Tennessee Train Wreck

Disaster Management at the 1904 New Market, Tennessee Train Wreck

An historical analysis of the events of this mass casualty incident and the medical and community response may serve as a template for modern disaster management and the role of surgeons in that management.
p-mTOR Expression in Luminal Breast Carcinoma

p-mTOR Expression in Luminal Breast Carcinoma

This study examined the expression pattern of p-mTOR in various molecular subtypes of breast cancer, with the aim of determining its association with outcome.
Acute Chest Pain and Three Cardiac Troponin Assays

Acute Chest Pain and Three Cardiac Troponin Assays

Several high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays have recently been developed, but which one provides the most accurate prognostic information?
The Femoral Gateway

The Femoral Gateway

The intravenous (IV) drug abuser is a familiar and frequent visitor to hospitals, often for reasons related to trauma or overdose, but also because these abusers have a propensity for infections. In the subspecialty of infectious diseases, IV drug abusers hold a special place, almost a fond and ...
Benchmarks for Acute Stroke Care Delivery

Benchmarks for Acute Stroke Care Delivery

How can benchmarks for acute stroke care delivery assist clinicians in diagnosis, management, and healthcare quality?
Adherence to Artemisinin Combination Therapy for Malaria

Adherence to Artemisinin Combination Therapy for Malaria

What strategies are needed to increase adherence to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria?
Alternative Therapies: Ginger

Alternative Therapies: Ginger

Ginger has a long history of medicinal use. It is one of the best-known medicinal herbs in China and Japan, where it has commonly been prescribed for headaches, nausea and other stomach problems, and colds.
Non-Narcotic Options for Pain Relief with Chronic Neuropathic Conditions

Non-Narcotic Options for Pain Relief with Chronic Neuropathic Conditions

Learn about the types, mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of neuropathic pain.
Impact of an Interdisciplinary Team on Drug Therapy Outcomes

Impact of an Interdisciplinary Team on Drug Therapy Outcomes

The report from this geratric clinic found that including a pharmacist in a multidisciplinary team improved overall prescribing and use of critical medications.
Use of the Internet as a Medical Resource

Use of the Internet as a Medical Resource

Rural physicians are using the Internet with the same frequency as a broader population of physicians, but their surfing styles differ drastically.
Isolated Septic Arthritis

Isolated Septic Arthritis

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common cause of infection in the pediatric population, as well as an important cause of septic arthritis.
The Global Context of Pharmacy Education

The Global Context of Pharmacy Education

Does the global pharmacy workforce have a surplus or shortage of pharmacists?
Extensive DVT Following Prolonged Gaming

Extensive DVT Following Prolonged Gaming

A 31-year-old man presented with a three-day history of left leg pain and swelling. Was his recent four-day stint of video gaming to blame?
Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in Surgical Patients

Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in Surgical Patients

What impact does the metabolic sydrome have on surgical outcomes?