The Latest Journal Articles in Internal Medicine

1Prednisolone or pentoxifylline for alcoholic hepatitisNew England Journal of Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
2Results of a trial of PET-directed therapy for early-stage Hodgkin's lymphomaNew England Journal of Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
3Combined ginger extract & Gelam honey modulate Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT pathway genes in colon cancer HT29 cellsNutrition Journal, April 24, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
4Fibromyalgia, milnacipran and experimental pain modulation: study protocol for a double blind randomized controlled trialTrials, April 24, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
5Efficacy of chinese herbal medicine on health-related quality of life (sf-36) in hypertensive patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsComplementary Therapies in Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
6Differences in pharmacokinetics of apple polyphenols after standardized oral consumption of unprocessed apple juiceNutrition Journal, April 24, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7Clinical studies of the treatment of facial atrophic acne scars and acne with a bipolar fractional radiofrequency systemThe Journal of Dermatology, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
8Case of Sjogren-Larsson syndrome with a large deletion in the ALDH3A2 gene confirmed by single nucleotide polymorphism array analysisThe Journal of Dermatology, April 24, 2015
9The influence of a peer-based HIV prevention intervention on conversation about HIV prevention among people who inject drugs in Baltimore, MarylandAIDS and Behavior, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
10Engineering {beta}-cell islets or islet-like structures for type 1 diabetes treatmentMedical Hypotheses, April 24, 2015  Review Article
1Cognitive problems are common after cardiac arrestLund University News, April 24, 2015
2Brainy Bones: New research reveals how our skeleton is a lot like our brainMonash University News, April 24, 2015
3Statins show promise as a prevention tool for adults 75 and older, OSU study showsOregon State University News, April 24, 2015
4Delayed diagnosis of coeliac disease may put lives at risk: Is screening the solution?United European Gastroenterology News, April 24, 2015
5New research shows how to tackle obesityThe University of Sheffield News, April 24, 2015
6Using human fat cells to fight infectionQueensland Brain Insitute News, April 24, 2015
7Nih-funded research leads to approval of drug for acute radiation injuryNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease - News, April 24, 2015
8New test helps doctors tailor treatment for individual patientsThe University of Iowa Health News, April 24, 2015
9Solving real-world problems with unconventional solutions: Using bacteria to heal woundsTexas A&M University News, April 24, 2015
10New gel medication delays release of drug to benefit the patientThe University of Huddersfield News, April 24, 2015

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Muscle strength in adolescence decreases CVD risk

As reported in BMC Medicine, adolescents (n=38588) with the highest tertile of muscle strength had a decreased risk of CVD (HR=0.88) compared to adolescents with the lowest tertile of muscle strength after 42 y of follow-up. Of note, low muscle strength in adolescence by itself had no effect on CVD risk in middle age (HR=0.99). In contrast, high muscle strength in adolescence significantly decreased the risk of CVD in middle age (HR=1.31).

Mean platelet volume predicts silent cerebral infarction

As reported in the Internal Medicine Journal, the mean platelet volume is increased in patients with a silent cerebral infarction than in those without (10.4 vs. 9.2 fL). The OR for silent cerebral infarction was 7.822 in patients in the highest mean platelet volume quartile compared to the lowest quartile.

Soluble TNF receptor II increased in MS patients

As reported in the Journal of Neuroimmunology, soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor II levels are increased in patients with untreated multiple sclerosis (n-161) compared to healthy controls (n=46), and the levels increased over a 2-year follow-up, but were not associated with the severity of disability.

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