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Oreocharis zhenpingensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Shaanxi, China
Oreocharis zhenpingensis is described and illustrated as a new species from Shaanxi province, China. The new species is easily distinguished from O. giraldii by crenate leaf blade margin, unbranched… Expand
Glycyrrhizic acid as an adjunctive treatment for depression through anti-inflammation: A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial.
BACKGROUND Recently, abundant evidence indicated proinflammatory cytokines might play a crucial role in pathophysiology and treatment of depression. According to our preclinical research, we propose… Expand
Diagnosis and survival values of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and red blood cell distribution width (RDW) in esophageal cancer.
BACKGROUND Recent studies have borne out claims that inflammation has a vital role in the development and progression of many diseases, including cancers. It has been reported that… Expand
Influence of lung function and sleep‐disordered breathing on stroke: a community‐based study
Impaired lung function is regarded as a risk factor for stroke in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, the association between reduced lung function and incident stroke in a… Expand
Study on the influence of pregnancy-induced hypertension on neonatal birth weight
To explore the effect of pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) on neonatal birth weight and provide the necessary reference value for the maternal and children health service. A cross-sectional study… Expand
Genetic Variants of PTPN2 Gene in Chinese Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
- H. Peng, J. Li, X. Chen, Xiao Zhou, W. Zhu, F. Li
- Biology, Medicine
- Medical science monitor : international medical…
- 7 September 2015
Background Several studies have reported the association of PTPN2 gene with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in many populations but not in the Chinese Han population. Therefore, the goal of our study… Expand
Prognostic value of KRAS/TP53/PIK3CA in non-small cell lung cancer
The present study explored the association between KRAS proto-oncogene GTPase (KRAS), phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate 3-kinase catalytic subunit α (PIK3CA) and tumor protein p53 (TP53)… Expand
The association of neck circumference with incident congestive heart failure and coronary heart disease mortality in a community-based population with or without sleep-disordered breathing
BackgroundNeck circumference (NC), representing upper body subcutaneous adipose tissue, may be correlated with increased risk of overweight/obesity, obstructive sleep apnoea, and metabolic and… Expand
Maternal adherence to micronutrient supplementation before and during pregnancy in Northwest China: a large-scale population-based cross-sectional survey
Objectives To report the situation of maternal micronutrient supplementation before and during pregnancy in Northwest China and to examine the rates of and factors related to the adherence to… Expand
Effectiveness of recombinant human granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor for treating deep second-degree burns: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
INTRODUCTION It is uncertain whether treatment by recombinant human granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor (rhGM-CSF) can promote healing of deep second-degree burns. This meta-analysis… Expand