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Babesia, a tick-borne genus of intraerythrocytic parasites, is understudied in humans outside of established high-endemic areas. There is a paucity of data on Babesia in Africa, despite evidence that it is regionally present. A pilot study suggested that Babesia was present in a rural district of Tanzania.
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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Baobab (Adansonia digitata) fruit is a part of the baobab tree, a revered multi-purpose tree native to Africa with a myriad of potentials in providing shelter, food, medicine, clothing and as a valuab...
Evaluation of the Relationship Between Type II Diabetes Mellitus and the Prevalence of Apical Periodontitis in Root-Filled Teeth Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study.
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of apical periodontitis (AP) in type II diabetic (DM) patients with either optimal glycemic control (OGC) or poor glycemic control (PGC) compared with no...
The rapid increase in apartment construction in Australia has raised concerns about the impacts of poorly designed and located buildings on resident health and well-being. While apartment design polic...
Screening for developmental delay is recommended for pediatricians, yet validated screening tools in Arabic are scarce.
Bracing is the most commonly used treatment for scoliosis. But braces remain predominantly "handcrafted." Our objective was to create a novel brace simulator using a high-fidelity 3D "avatar" of the p...
Multi-country, cross-sectional, observational study in diverse geographic locations all over the world.
This study aims to characterise cough in severe asthma through an observational cross-sectional analysis of patients stratified by inflammatory biomarker profile using a number of subjecti...
Phase IV, observational, post-authorization, cross sectional, open-label, multicenter study to evaluate the acceptability of oral solution of levetiracetam in patients with partial epileps...
Observational, Cross-sectional, longitudinal, multi-center, diagnostic study Cross-sectional part of the study: To evaluate the influence of acromegaly on glucose tolerance Longitu...
This non-interventional, multi-centric, cross-sectional study is aimed to determine the prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Indian patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM). 3000 patients w...
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Studies designed to examine associations, commonly, hypothesized causal relations. They are usually concerned with identifying or measuring the effects of risk factors or exposures. The common types of analytic study are CASE-CONTROL STUDIES; COHORT STUDIES; and CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES.
A work that reports on the results of a clinical study in which participants may receive diagnostic, therapeutic, or other types of interventions, but the investigator does not assign participants to specific interventions (as in an interventional study).
Descriptive anatomy based on three-dimensional imaging (IMAGING, THREE-DIMENSIONAL) of the body, organs, and structures using a series of computer multiplane sections, displayed by transverse, coronal, and sagittal analyses. It is essential to accurate interpretation by the radiologist of such techniques as ultrasonic diagnosis, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, and computed tomography (TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED). (From Lane & Sharfaei, Modern Sectional Anatomy, 1992, Preface)
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...