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Association of urinary sodium and potassium excretion with blood pressure.
- A. Mente, M. O'Donnell, +26 authors S. Yusuf
- The New England journal of medicine
- 13 August 2014
BACKGROUND Higher levels of sodium intake are reported to be associated with higher blood pressure. Whether this relationship varies according to levels of sodium or potassium intake and in different… Expand
Rate of CD4 Decline and HIV-RNA Change Following HIV Seroconversion in Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Comparison Between the Beijing PRIMO and CASCADE Cohorts
- X. Huang, S. Lodi, +9 authors A. Johnson
- Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 1 April 2013
Objective:Little is known about the natural history of the HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. Methods:We compared changes in CD4+ T-cell count and HIV-RNA following… Expand
Observed Prevalence of Congenital Heart Defects From a Surveillance Study in China
- Y. Zhang, Tiffany J Riehle-Colarusso, +14 authors Z. Li
- Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official…
- 1 July 2011
The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of major and minor congenital heart defects among fetuses and neonates using sonography in a general population of 4 areas surrounding… Expand
The value of ultrasound elastography in differential diagnosis of superficial lymph nodes
The study evaluated the value of ultrasound elastography in differentiating the benign and malignant superficial lymph nodes. A total of 112 subjects, including 82 patients with enlarged lymph nodes… Expand
OlympiAD: Phase III trial of olaparib monotherapy versus chemotherapy for patients (pts) with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and a germline BRCA mutation (gBRCAm).
LBA4Background: Olaparib is an oral PARP inhibitor with anti-tumor activity in HER2-negative mBC with a gBRCAm (NCT00494234). OlympiAD (NCT02000622) was a randomized, open-label, phase III study that… Expand
Mechanical characterization of stomach tissue under uniaxial tensile action.
In this article, the tensile properties of gastric wall were investigated by using biomechanical test and theoretical analysis. The samples of porcine stomach strips from smaller and greater… Expand
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome accompanied by severe skeletal abnormalities in two Chinese siblings: two case reports
IntroductionHutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is a rare pediatric genetic syndrome with an incidence of one per eight million live births. The disorder is characterized by premature aging,… Expand
Using continuous glucose monitoring to measure glucose variation of patients with type 2 diabetes: switching from premixed human insulin 70/30 to insulin lispro mix 75/25 or lispro mix 50/50 for 8…
Aim: To compare the impact of premixed human insulin 70/30 and two different premixed insulin analogues (insulin lispro mix 75/25 and 50/50) on glucose variation of the patients with type 2 diabetes… Expand
Determinants of compassion satisfaction, compassion fatigue and burn out in nursing
Background: Compassionate care is essential for better clinical and patient outcomes, but during healthcare provision it can be compromised by several factors. This study evaluates factors affecting… Expand
Effectiveness of Acupuncture Used for the Management of Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background Previous studies have demonstrated that acupuncture was an effective alternative for treating major depressive disorders. However, the use of acupuncture for the treatment of postpartum… Expand