The Latest Journal Articles in Physician Assistant

1Cord blood vitamin D and neurocognitive development are nonlinearly related in toddlersThe Journal of Nutrition, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
2Effect of cinacalcet and vitamin D analogs on fibroblast growth factor-23 during the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidismClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
3Beverage consumption in Brazil: Results from the first National Dietary SurveyPublic Health Nutrition, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
4High-fat diet-related stimulation of sweetness desire is greater in women than in men despite high vegetable intakePublic Health Nutrition, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
5Social capital, tolerance of diversity and adherence to Mediterranean diet: The Rhea Mother-Child Cohort in Crete, GreecePublic Health Nutrition, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
6Subclinical atherosclerosis and obesity phenotypes among Mexican AmericansJournal of the American Heart Association, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7Understanding the associations between modifying factors, individual health beliefs, and hemodialysis patients adherence to a low-phosphorus dietJournal of Renal Nutrition, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
8The personal shopper – a pilot randomized trial of grocery store-based dietary adviceClinical Obesity, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
9Adaptations to a diet-based weight-reducing programme in obese women resistant to weight lossClinical Obesity, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
10Correlation between salivary and serum oxidized LDL levels: a pilot study on overweight/obese subjectsJournal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
1Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water usersUniversity of Exeter Medical School, April 17, 2015
2Impact of domestic violence on women's mental healthUniversite de Montreal News, April 17, 2015
3Only half of chronic cough patients receive a diagnosisEuropean Respiratory Society News, April 17, 2015
4Dodo bird verdict given new life by psychosis therapy studyThe University of Manchester News, April 17, 2015
5Some atrial fibrillation patients receive unnecessary blood thinnersUCSF News, April 17, 2015
6How deep-brain stimulation reshapes neural circuits in Parkinson's diseaseUCSF News, April 17, 2015
7New treatment for older men with 'slow flow' problemsUNSW Australia Health News, April 17, 2015
8UW among select universities to use investigational Medtronic device, advance research into brain activityUniversity of Washington Health and Medicine News, April 17, 2015
9New research sheds light on how popular probiotic benefits the gutUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine News, April 17, 2015
10Unnecessary preoperative testing still done on cataract patientsUCSF News, April 17, 2015

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Intermittent ?-lactam bolus therapy less effective than prolonged infusion

Based on a meta-analysis (n=29 studies [2206 patients]) published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, intermittent β-lactam therapy was less effective than prolonged infusion with respect to mortality rate (RR = 0.66) and clinical success (RR = 1.12).

Decreased PTPN12 expression associated with poor prognosis in HCC

As reported in PLoS ONE, the expression of PTPN12 was decreased in hepatocellular carcinoma tissue samples compared with adjacent normal tissues. Furthermore, decreased PTPN12 expression was associated with tumor recurrence, decreased cancer-specific survival, and decreased recurrence-free survival.

s-H-FABP levels predict outcome in ICU patients

As reported in Clinical Research in Cardiology, the level of serum heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (s-H-FABP) is higher in ER patients admitted to the ICU than ER patients admitted to other departments. The s-H-FABP level was also higher in ICU non-survivors than ICU survivors. A s-H-FABP level of 20.95 ng/ml had a 81.1% and 66.0% sensitivity and specificity, respectively, for in-hospital mortality.

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