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The impact of hearing loss on the quality of life of elderly adults
Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit in the elderly, and it is becoming a severe social and health problem. Especially in the elderly, hearing loss can impair the exchange of information,Expand
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SLUG: a new target of lymphoid enhancer factor-1 in human osteoblasts
BackgroundLymphoid Enhancer Factor-1 (Lef-1) is a member of a transcription factor family that acts as downstream mediator of the Wnt/β-catenin signalling pathway which plays a critical role inExpand
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Th2 cytokines impair innate immune responses to rhinovirus in respiratory epithelial cells
Asthma and other Th2 inflammatory conditions have been associated with increased susceptibility to viral infections. The mechanisms by which Th2 cytokines can influence immune responses to infectionsExpand
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Neuroendocrine differentiation in human prostate tissue: is it detectable and treatable?
which is present in the normal, hyperplastic and dysplastic prostate. NE cells are located in all regions of the human prostate at birth, but rapidly decrease in the peripheral prostate after birthExpand
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Potential Markers of Tongue Tumor Progression Selected by cDNA Micro Array
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), the most frequent malignant tumor of the oral cavity, generally exhibits a poor prognosis and metastases are the main cause of death. This tumor often arises fromExpand
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A prospective randomized study to compare pelvic floor rehabilitation and dapoxetine for treatment of lifelong premature ejaculation.
Premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common male sexual disorder. We compared pelvic floor muscle rehabilitation to on-demand treatment with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor dapoxetine inExpand
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Transurethral resection of prostate and the role of pharmacological treatment with dutasteride in decreasing surgical blood loss.
PURPOSE Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) still represents the gold standard in the surgical treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The most frequent complication isExpand
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Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidopexy for recurrence of early-stage glottic carcinoma after irradiation. Long-term oncological and functional results*
Conclusions These results suggest that, in selected cases, SCL-CHP may be used to treat laryngeal carcinomas after radiation failure, with good oncological and functional results. ObjectivesExpand
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Overactive bladder in diabetes mellitus patients: a questionnaire-based observational investigation
PurposeBladder dysfunction, secondary to diabetes, is mainly characterized by poor bladder emptying and overflow incontinence. However, there is evidence in literature that storage symptoms, as thoseExpand
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Akt, protein kinase C, and mitogen‐activated protein kinase phosphorylation status in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
To detect epigenetic changes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and between metastatic and nonmetastatic tumors, we performed a systematic phosphorylation screening on different proteinExpand
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