Huimin Kong4
Muhammad Usman Ashhab4
Na Gan3
4Huimin Kong
4Muhammad Usman Ashhab
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Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) is a particularly devastating form of human epilepsy with significant incidence of medical intractability. MicroRNAs (miRs) are small, noncoding RNAs that regulate the posttranscriptional expression of protein-coding mRNAs, which may have key roles in the pathogenesis of MTLE development. To study the dynamic expression(More)
Although there have been tremendous advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric brain diseases in the last few decades, the causes and pathogenesis of these diseases remain to be elucidated. Pediatric central nervous system (CNS) diseases create both short- and long-term impairments and disabilities and are therefore one of the leading causes for(More)
Astrocyte activation, associated with the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines interleukin 1-β (IL-1β), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), is a hallmark of multiple brain diseases, including mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. In recent years, several microRNAs have emerged as important controllers of Toll-like receptor (TLR)(More)
Chronic diseases are the major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and have shown increasing incidence rates among children in the last decades. Chronic illnesses in the pediatric population, even if well managed, affect social, psychological, and physical development and often limit education and active participation and increase the risk for health(More)
The global increase in incidence of Tuberculosis (TB) is returning to be a major health issue grabbing a universal concern. Although extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) has a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations, primary involvement of the adrenal glands along with spine without pulmonary affection has been rarely reported. We report a case of(More)
Astrocytes are now recognized as a heterogeneous class of cells with many important and diverse functions in healthy and diseased central nervous system (CNS). MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small, noncoding RNAs which may have key roles in astrocytes activation in response to various stimuli. We performed quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) to detect changes in the(More)
Microglia plays important role in central nervous system immune surveillance and has emerged as an essential cellular component for understanding brain diseases. MicroRNAs (miRs) are small, noncoding RNAs that regulate the post-transcriptional expression of protein-coding mRNAs, which may have key roles in microglial activation in response to brain ischemia(More)
INTRODUCTION Thrombocytopenia with absent radii is a rare congenital defect with hypomegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia and bilateral radial aplasia that may have additional anomalies. We report the case of a girl baby with thrombocytopenia and absent radii syndrome and bilateral congenital cataract. This anomaly has not been previously reported in the(More)
Primary hypothyroidism in the juvenile population generally leads to retardation of linear growth and delay or even arrest of puberty. However, in rare conditions, children with long-standing hypothyroidism present with signs of Van Wyk-Grumbach's syndrome (VWGS) which include juvenile hypothyroidism, delayed bone age, and pseudoprecocious puberty. We(More)
Research on the future of the Egyptian tourism industry has become the subject of countless studies and debates. Different wildcards have high impacts on this crucial industry and ultimately of the future of the Egyptian national income. This paper is about an Intelligent Decision Support System (DSS) that specifically focuses on assessing the impacts of(More)