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Probiotics for Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients: A Meta-Analysis with Trial Sequential Analysis
Background and Objective: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is still an important cause of morbidity and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients. The efficacy of the probiotics forExpand
WU and KI polyomavirus present in the respiratory tract of children, but not in immunocompetent adults
Abstract Background Recently, two new polyomaviruses (PyV), termed WUPyV and KIPyV, were identified in respiratory tract specimensExpand
Genotype shift in human coronavirus OC43 and emergence of a novel genotype by natural recombination
Summary Background Human coronavirus (HCoV) OC43 is the most prevalent HCoV in respiratory tract infections. Its molecularExpand
Human parainfluenza virus type 4 infection in Chinese children with lower respiratory tract infections: A comparison study
Abstract Background Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) are a leading cause of acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs). AlthoughExpand
Prevalence of human coronaviruses in adults with acute respiratory tract infections in Beijing, China†
Human coronaviruses (HCoVs) are a common etiological agent of acute respiratory tract infections. HCoV infections, especially those caused by the two HCoVs identified most recently, NL63 and HKU‐1,Expand
Transforming growth factor-β 1 enhances the invasiveness of breast cancer cells by inducing a Smad2-dependent epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
Metastasis is unequivocally the most lethal aspect of breast cancer and the most prominent feature associated with disease recurrence, the molecular mechanisms wherebyExpand
Mapping of hepatic expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs) in a Han Chinese population
Background Elucidating the genetic basis underlying hepatic gene expression variability is of importance to understand the aetiology of the disease and variation in drug metabolism. To date, noExpand
Fatal acute liver failure after intravenous amiodarone administration.
Acute hepatotoxicity is a rare adverse effect of intravenous administration of amiodarone, but may be fatal if not recognized early and treated in a timely manner. Herein we report two cases of acuteExpand
Induced immune tolerance of autoantigen loaded immature dendritic cells in homogenic lupus mice.
  • J. Xie, Y. Lin, +5 authors D. Liang
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Genetics and molecular research : GMR
  • 27 February 2014
This study investigated the induced immune tolerance of autoantigen dendritic cells (imDCs) in homogenic lupus mice to support the use of dendritic cell treatment against autoimmune diseases, such asExpand
Drugs controlling proteinuria of patients with Alport syndrome
BackgroundProteinuria is one of the risk factors for the progression of renal diseases including Alport syndrome (AS), a hereditary glomerular renal disease. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacyExpand