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Tumor markers are substances produced by tumor cells or by other cells of the body in response to cancer or certain benign (noncancerous) conditions. These substances can be found in the blood, in t...
A sampling of more than 1,000 Gulf of Mexico fish, shrimp, oysters and blue crabs taken from Cedar Key, Fla., to Mobile Bay, Ala., between 2011 to 2013, shows no elevated contaminant levels, according...
To the Editor An article in the Diagnostic Test Interpretation series discussed elevated lactate levels in a non–critically ill patient. We wish to underscore the importance of considering infection...
(MedPage Today) -- Higher levels of visfatin in particular predict radiographic progression of ankylosing spondylitis.
(HealthDay)—For older adults, elevated amyloid-β (Aβ) levels correlate with cognitive decline, and elevated anxiety moderates these associations, according to a study published online Jan. 28 in J...
A study of aggression in mice finds that high levels of glutamate are produced in the brain during aggressive behavior, which also results in heightened levels of serotonin.
A quarter of adults in the United States have elevated triglyceride levels (≥150 mg/dL)—an improvement from a decade ago.
A 13-year-old girl presented with progressive dyspnoea and palpitation, diagnosed on echocardiography as primary right ventricular cardiomyopathy with atrial fibrillation. Her thyroid profile was posi...
The mammalian haem peroxidase superfamily consists of myeloperoxidase (MPO), lactoperoxidase (LPO), eosinophil peroxidase (EPO) and thyroid peroxidase (TPO). These enzymes catalyze a number of oxidati...
Abstract We report a 9-year-old female who presented with new onset intractable seizure activity followed by a prolonged encephalopathic state. After ruling out common etiologies, Hashimoto's encephal...
Our aim was to determine the presence and possible role of autoantibodies in epileptic patients with an undetermined etiology. Eighty epilepsy patients, who were referred to the Pediatric Neurology De...
Graves' disease (GD) accounts for 10%-15% of thyroid disorders in children and adolescents. The use of antithyroid drugs as the initial treatment option in GD is well accepted. An average two years re...