Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Objectives The success of prosthetic vascular grafts in the management of peripheral arterial disease is frequently limited by the development of anastomotic neointimal hyperplasia (ANIH), with the host response to prosthetic grafts beginning soon after implantation....

["Bioengineering","Drugs and Devices","Hematology","Pharmacology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7377
172 downloads
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Background The safety of vaccines is a critical factor in maintaining public trust in national vaccination programs. This study aimed to evaluate the safety profiles of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines with regard to the distribution of adverse events (AE) across...

["Neuroscience","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7490
98 downloads
520 views

Background Movement velocity has been proposed as an effective tool to prescribe the load during resistance training in young healthy adults. This study aimed to elucidate whether movement velocity could also be used to estimate the relative load (i.e., % of the...

["Geriatrics","Kinesiology","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7533
174 downloads
1,257 views

The current study investigated the independent and combined effects of caffeine and taurine on anxiety-like behavior and neuroendocrine responses in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylpurine-2,6-dione), the world’s most commonly used psychoactive...

["Animal Behavior","Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Neuroscience","Pharmacology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7546
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Background The main aim of this study was to assess the frequency of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients admitted to the emergency room (ER). Additionally, we aimed to evaluate the socio-demographic and clinical factors associated with...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Epidemiology","Pharmacology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7584
91 downloads
234 views

Background Dentistry has undergone an evolution in endodontics practice caused by the advancement of rotary techniques for root canal preparation and their subsequent incorporation into the teaching of dentistry undergraduates. This research aimed to evaluate the...

["Biotechnology","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7419
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Hepatitis A (HAV), hepatitis B (HBV), and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses are hepatotropic viruses responsible for acute/chronic hepatitis associated with liver failure, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Due to the limited data on the prevalence of hepatitis in...

["Virology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7492
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Background Anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) as induction therapy in renal transplantation is facing the dilemma of reducing the incidence of acute rejection (AR) and delayed graft function (DGF) or increasing risks of infection and malignancy. The purpose of this...

["Nephrology","Urology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7274
87 downloads
861 views

Current theories argue that hyper-sensitisation of social threat perception is central to paranoia. Affected people often also report misperceptions of group cohesion (conspiracy) but little is known about the cognitive mechanisms underpinning this conspiracy thinking...

["Evolutionary Studies","Cognitive Disorders","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7403
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257 views

Background Organ cross-talk describes interactions between a primary affected organ and a secondarily injured remote organ, particularly in lung-brain interactions. A common theory is the systemic distribution of inflammatory mediators that are released by the...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Hematology","Respiratory Medicine","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7439
67 downloads
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Background Previous studies have indicated that variations in the vaginal microbiome result in symptomatic conditions. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a significant neonatal pathogen and maternal vaginal colonization has been recognized as an important risk factor...

["Microbiology","Epidemiology","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7474
72 downloads
295 views

Purpose This research aimed to identify risk factors of pulmonary metastasis (PM) from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and prognostic factors of patients with PM from HCC at initial diagnosis. Methods Patients diagnosed with HCC between 2010 and 2015 were reviewed...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Oncology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7496
93 downloads
327 views

Background Lactobacillus spp. are common bacteria in the cervical and vaginal microbiota (CVM) and are thought to represent a “healthy” cervicovaginal state. Several studies have found an independent association between ethnicity/race and cervical and vaginal microbiota...

["Ecology","Microbiology","Epidemiology","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7488
74 downloads
295 views

Background We aimed to assess the factors influencing primary care physicians’ (PCPs) approach to adult vaccination in specific risk groups and evaluate the compliance to adult immunization guidelines. Methods This cross-sectional study performed between January...

["Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7516
44 downloads
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Background This study has analyzed the impact of applying a decision training program, in which video-feedback and questioning were used, on the development of decision-making, skill execution and procedural knowledge in basketball players. Methods Participants...

["Kinesiology","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.7392

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