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Empathic responses to others’ gains and losses: An electrophysiological investigation
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A growing number of studies in exploring empathic modulation have revealed the neural substrates of how social stimuli are represented in the human brain, especially the pain of others. Expand
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Elevated circulating PAI-1 levels are related to lung function decline, systemic inflammation, and small airway obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Background Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) and soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) participate in inflammation and tissue remolding in various diseases, but theirExpand
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Gender difference in plasma fatty-acid-binding protein 4 levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Plasma FABP4 levels were higher in females with COPD compared with both males with COPD and healthy females. FABP4 levels correlated inversely with lung function, and positively with adiponectin andExpand
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Survival and prognostic factors in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a meta-analysis
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous disorder but data on survival rates are still conflicting and have not so far been quantitatively reviewed. The aim ofExpand
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Ghrelin Inhibits Interleukin-6 Production Induced by Cigarette Smoke Extract in the Bronchial Epithelial Cell Via NF-κB Pathway
Cigarette smoke (CS)-induced airway inflammation is the main pathogenesis of COPD. The present study was designed to evaluate whether ghrelin, a novel growth hormone-releasing peptide, can affect theExpand
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Calretinin for Malignant Mesothelioma in Serous Effusions: a Meta-analysis
Numerous studies have investigated the utility of calretinin in differentiating malignant mesothelioma (MM) from metastatic carcinoma (MC) in serous effusions. However, the results remainExpand
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Relationship quality predicts online sexual activities among Chinese heterosexual men and women in committed relationships
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Men scored a higher prevalence and frequency of OSAs than women.Lower relationship quality motivates individuals in relationship to OSAs.Variables influencing offline infidelity may also influence online infidelity. Expand
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Anchors as Semantic Primes in Value Construction: An EEG Study of the Anchoring Effect
Previous research regarding anchoring effects has demonstrated that human judgments are often assimilated to irrelevant information. Studies have demonstrated that anchors influence the economicExpand
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Influence of the Perceived Infidelity of Online Sexual Activities (OSAs) on OSA Experiences Among Chinese Heterosexual Individuals in Committed Relationships
ABSTRACT Previous studies have revealed that many individuals in settled relationships engage in online sexual activities (OSAs). Considering this, this study examined the influence the perceivedExpand
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Silymarin attenuates cigarette smoke extract-induced inflammation via simultaneous inhibition of autophagy and ERK/p38 MAPK pathway in human bronchial epithelial cells
Cigarette smoke (CS) is a major risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), contributing to airway inflammation. Our previous study revealed that silymarin had an anti-inflammatory effectExpand
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