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Wednesday 1st October 2014

Lentiviral Vector-based Insertional Mutagenesis Identifies Genes Involved in the Resistance to Targeted Anticancer Therapies

A Functional Variant of Elafin With Improved Anti-inflammatory Activity for Pulmonary Inflammation

Neovascularization Capacity of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells From Critical Limb Ischemia Patients Is Equivalent to Healthy Controls

CTLA-4 and PD-L1 Checkpoint Blockade Enhances Oncolytic Measles Virus Therapy

Combining Viral Vectored and Protein-in-adjuvant Vaccines Against the Blood-stage Malaria Antigen AMA1: Report on a Phase 1a Clinical Trial

In Vivo Evaluation of Candidate Allele-specific Mutant Huntingtin Gene Silencing Antisense Oligonucleotides

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Face to Scalp Hair Transplant is Changing the Future of Hair Restoration

US Hair Restoration, a hair transplant center with offices in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, presents face to scalp hair transplant, a unique and efficient FUE transplant method, which offers new hope to those who have hair loss. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hair transplant surgeon, Parsa Mohebi, MD, the inventor of several methods of modern hair restoration and chairman of FUE Rese...

Mexico says Ghanaian patient shows no signs of Ebola virus

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A 52-year-old man from Ghana who has been hospitalized in Mexico does not shows signs of the deadly Ebola virus, the country's health ministry said in a statement on Tuesday night.

Dendritic cells and macrophages in the kidney: a spectrum of good and evil

Renal dendritic cells and macrophages are key factors in the initiation and propagation of renal disease and tissue regeneration. In this Review, the authors discuss the common and distinct characteristics of dendritic cells and macrophages as well a...

An approach to cystic kidney diseases: the clinician's view

Genetic studies have revealed a large number of gene mutations that can lead to the development of cystic kidney disease, but interpretation of genetic findings is complex and requires knowledge of differential diagnoses. This Review describes a clin...

Risk factors: Familial aggregation of ESRD in Europeans—is it in the genes?

A new population-based study of a Norwegian registry containing data on more than 5 million individuals has confirmed the existence of powerful familial clustering of complex aetiologies of end-stage renal disease. Novel strategies for identifying ad...

Dialysis: Is it realistic to compare peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis?

A new study suggests that peritoneal dialysis achieves a favourable mortality outcome compared with haemodialysis for the first 2 years of treatment. However, registry-based comparisons of mortality outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease o...

Pre-eclampsia: Low-dose aspirin for pre-eclampsia

Stones: Ultrasonography and computed tomography: performance in detection of kidney stones

Fosun Bids $584 Million for Portuguese Healthcare Chain

Demonstrating its continuing interest in healthcare assets, Fosun International raised its offer to acquire Espirito Santo Saude, a Portuguese chain of hospitals clinics and nursing homes, to $584 million, making Fosun the current high bidder. The ta...

What share of society’s “raise” should go to healthcare? has an interesting series of articles titled Obamacare 2.0, which examines different perspectives on how to improve the Affordable Care Act.   One common theme in about half the articles is that the ACA does not do enough to cut health...

Honolulu Florist Hawaii Flower Lei Will Donate $10 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for Each "Breast Cancer Research Lei" Sold this Month

Hawaii Flower Lei, a small florist in Honolulu, is making a big difference in the fight to find a cure for breast cancer by donating $10 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) for every "Breast Cancer Research Lei" sold during the month of October. Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hawaii Flower Lei, a small florist in Honolulu, is making a big difference in the fight...

Houston's Dr Gary Brewton Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Receives Top Level 3 award by Washington D.C.-based National Committee for Quality Assurance. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ award measures the quality of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In today's world, consumers seeking quality medical health care face an ever changing landscape. Between hospital system mergers and acq...

Royal Candy Company Announces “Pin it & Win it” Sweepstakes to Support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Participants who enter Royal Candy Company's “Pin it & Win it” sweepstakes have a chance to win a $200 gift card while helping to raise awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Royal Candy Company, a leading online distributor of candy, chocolates, nuts and dried fruit, announced its sweepstakes today to raise awaren...

US Hair Restoration Ushers in New Name, Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration in a New Era of Innovation

US Hair Restoration will now be known by the name of its founder, Dr. Parsa Mohebi, who promises exciting new advancements in modern hair restoration technology with the new name. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles hair transplant centers known as US Hair Restoration has announced the renaming of his practice, which he establi...

Sales Horizons Launches Online Sales Skills Training to Help Salespeople Develop the Critical Sales Skills to Communicate with Customers Effectively and Win More Business

Sales Horizons introduces online sales skills training to help B2B salespeople develop those critical sales skills needed to more effectively communicate with customers - and close more sales. With 18 online lectures, salespeople can build their sales skills anytime, anyplace. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Sales Horizons, a leader in sales training, today announces the launch of its o...

Healthy obese versus unhealthy lean: the obesity paradox

The prevalence of obesity has increased to epidemic proportions. In the past few years, whether patients with obesity can be metabolically healthy has been debated. This Review discusses the controversy regarding metabolically healthy obesity, as wel...

Epidemiology: Obesity and cancer—the evidence is fattening up

A large-scale study with 5.24 million participants has found statistically significant associations between increased BMI and 17 of 22 frequent cancers. The strongest associations were observed for cancers of the endometrium, kidney, gallbladder and ...

Bone: Statin therapy for skeletal dysplasia

Diabetes: MSC transplant prevents β-cell dysfunction

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